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John Do Doe

This is an obituary notice for John Do Doe. A really good guy who just happened to die.

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Cambridge Times

'My party, by the way, is going to defund the CBC,' Cambridge residents hear:Residents fired up about guns, opioids and the CBC at All Candidates Meeting

It wasn’t until Cambridge residents asked about funding for the CBC and the city’s opioid crisis, coupled with gun violence and bans on guns, that emotions started to heighten at the Oct. 10 All Candidates Meeting, hosted by the Social Planning Council of Cambridge and North Dumfries, at Langs.


The Record

'My party, by the way, is going to defund the CBC,' Cambridge residents hear:Residents fired up about guns, opioids and the CBC at All Candidates Meeting

It wasn’t until Cambridge residents asked about funding for the CBC and the city’s opioid crisis, coupled with gun violence and bans on guns, that emotions started to heighten at the Oct. 10 All Candidates Meeting, hosted by the Social Planning Council of Cambridge and North Dumfries, at Langs.


Cambridge Times

Cambridge-North Dumfries proposing health-care revamp:Local proposal one of 31 being considered for new health team

The team representing 32 local and regional health-care partners has announced they submitted their full application to become an Ontario Health Team on Oct. 9.


The Record

Cambridge-North Dumfries proposing health-care revamp:Local proposal one of 31 being considered for new health team

The team representing 32 local and regional health-care partners has announced they submitted their full application to become an Ontario Health Team on Oct. 9.


Kitchener Post

New student lounge coming in Bomber's vacated space at University of Waterloo:Students will have big feedback into exact business plan

Almost a year after the historic Bombshelter Pub closed at the University of Waterloo, a decision on what to put in its place has been made.


The Record

New student lounge coming in Bomber's vacated space at University of Waterloo:Students will have big feedback into exact business plan

Almost a year after the historic Bombshelter Pub closed at the University of Waterloo, a decision on what to put in its place has been made.


Waterloo Chronicle

New student lounge coming in Bomber's vacated space at University of Waterloo:Students will have big feedback into exact business plan

Almost a year after the historic Bombshelter Pub closed at the University of Waterloo, a decision on what to put in its place has been made.


Cambridge Times

'A waste of taxpayers’ money': Neighbours oppose sidewalk upgrades in Galt heritage district:Character of Dickson Hill Heritage District takes another hit

The battle of the boulevards in west Galt's heritage district continued at Cambridge City Hall Oct. 8 and residents were the losers of the latest skirmish.


The Record

'A waste of taxpayers’ money': Neighbours oppose sidewalk upgrades in Galt heritage district:Character of Dickson Hill Heritage District takes another hit

The battle of the boulevards in west Galt's heritage district continued at Cambridge City Hall Oct. 8 and residents were the losers of the latest skirmish.


Kitchener Post

What’s in Waterloo Region's flu forecast?:Some experts expect influenza to strike early and often this fall, but others say looking Down Under isn’t always the best predictor to our flu season

Some experts expect influenza to strike early and often this fall, but others say looking Down Under isn’t always the best predictor to our flu season.


New Hamburg Independent

What’s in Waterloo Region's flu forecast?:Some experts expect influenza to strike early and often this fall, but others say looking Down Under isn’t always the best predictor to our flu season

Some experts expect influenza to strike early and often this fall, but others say looking Down Under isn’t always the best predictor to our flu season.


The Record

What’s in Waterloo Region's flu forecast?:Some experts expect influenza to strike early and often this fall, but others say looking Down Under isn’t always the best predictor to our flu season

Some experts expect influenza to strike early and often this fall, but others say looking Down Under isn’t always the best predictor to our flu season.


Waterloo Chronicle

What’s in Waterloo Region's flu forecast?:Some experts expect influenza to strike early and often this fall, but others say looking Down Under isn’t always the best predictor to our flu season

Some experts expect influenza to strike early and often this fall, but others say looking Down Under isn’t always the best predictor to our flu season.


Cambridge Times

The Friday Five: Top stories this week at CambridgeTimes.ca

Here are the top stories of this week at CambridgeTimes.ca.


The Record

The Friday Five: Top Waterloo Chronicle stories this week

Here are the top stories of this week on WaterlooChronicle.ca


The Record

The Friday Five: Top stories this week at CambridgeTimes.ca

Here are the top stories of this week at CambridgeTimes.ca.


Waterloo Chronicle

The Friday Five: Top Waterloo Chronicle stories this week

Here are the top stories of this week on WaterlooChronicle.ca

Observer Extra

Illuminating thoughts to lighten things

If you happen to notice more people walking around these days with white canes, seeing eye dogs and dark glasses, don’t be alarmed. It’s just because the days are now shorter and head lamp season is here. This was pointed out to me by one of the friendly people behind the post office counter the […]

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Cambridge Times

RECALLS: Meat sold at Metro, Fortinos, Longos recalled due to E. coli, Listeria concerns:President's Choice baby formula also recalled due to Cronobater concern

A massive Canada-wide meat recall and investigation is being conducted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency due to concerns over products being contaminated with E. coli and Listeria. Originally the agency recalled a number of meat products on O


Kitchener Post

RECALLS: Meat sold at Metro, Fortinos, Longos recalled due to E. coli, Listeria concerns:President's Choice baby formula also recalled due to Cronobater concern

A massive Canada-wide meat recall and investigation is being conducted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency due to concerns over products being contaminated with E. coli and Listeria. Originally the agency recalled a number of meat products on O


New Hamburg Independent

RECALLS: Meat sold at Metro, Fortinos, Longos recalled due to E. coli, Listeria concerns:President's Choice baby formula also recalled due to Cronobater concern

A massive Canada-wide meat recall and investigation is being conducted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency due to concerns over products being contaminated with E. coli and Listeria. Originally the agency recalled a number of meat products on O


The Record

RECALLS: Meat sold at Metro, Fortinos, Longos recalled due to E. coli, Listeria concerns:President's Choice baby formula also recalled due to Cronobater concern

A massive Canada-wide meat recall and investigation is being conducted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency due to concerns over products being contaminated with E. coli and Listeria. Originally the agency recalled a number of meat products on O


Waterloo Chronicle

RECALLS: Meat sold at Metro, Fortinos, Longos recalled due to E. coli, Listeria concerns:President's Choice baby formula also recalled due to Cronobater concern

A massive Canada-wide meat recall and investigation is being conducted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency due to concerns over products being contaminated with E. coli and Listeria. Originally the agency recalled a number of meat products on O


The Record

WHAT’S GOING ON HERE: Former White Rose in Waterloo:Property that’s sat vacant more than 15 years has a sudsy suitor

The old White Rose property at 200 Weber St. N has sat vacant for more than 15 years.


Waterloo Chronicle

WHAT’S GOING ON HERE: Former White Rose in Waterloo:Property that’s sat vacant more than 15 years has a sudsy suitor

The old White Rose property at 200 Weber St. N has sat vacant for more than 15 years.


Cambridge Times

WATCH LIVE: The 2019 French Federal Leaders' Debate

Hearing directly from federal party leaders remains a vital way to make an informed choice for the October 21 election. Here’s how you can watch, listen, and engage as five party leaders participate in the the French-language debate October 10.


Kitchener Post

WATCH LIVE: The 2019 French Federal Leaders' Debate

Hearing directly from federal party leaders remains a vital way to make an informed choice for the October 21 election. Here’s how you can watch, listen, and engage as five party leaders participate in the the French-language debate October 10.


New Hamburg Independent

WATCH LIVE: The 2019 French Federal Leaders' Debate

Hearing directly from federal party leaders remains a vital way to make an informed choice for the October 21 election. Here’s how you can watch, listen, and engage as five party leaders participate in the the French-language debate October 10.


The Record

WATCH LIVE: The 2019 French Federal Leaders' Debate

Hearing directly from federal party leaders remains a vital way to make an informed choice for the October 21 election. Here’s how you can watch, listen, and engage as five party leaders participate in the the French-language debate October 10.


Waterloo Chronicle

WATCH LIVE: The 2019 French Federal Leaders' Debate

Hearing directly from federal party leaders remains a vital way to make an informed choice for the October 21 election. Here’s how you can watch, listen, and engage as five party leaders participate in the the French-language debate October 10.


Observer Extra

Chinese likely to use violence against Hong Kong

After the 17th consecutive weekend of increasingly violent protests in Hong Kong, the first protester was wounded by a live bullet last week. Eighteen-year-old student Tsang Chi-kin, one of a group of about a dozen students attacking a policeman who had become separated from his comrades, was shot in the chest as he struck the […]

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Cambridge Times

Cambridge man lands in hospital after car partially submerged in water

Waterloo regional police are continuing to investigate a single-vehicle collision that sent a Cambridge man to hospital.


The Record

Cambridge man lands in hospital after car partially submerged in water

Waterloo regional police are continuing to investigate a single-vehicle collision that sent a Cambridge man to hospital.


Observer Extra

New Face

Since the middle of August there has been a new face in Maryhill.  Maud Paillet is from the city of Orleans, which is in the north-central part of France.   Maud  attends Lycée Jean Zay school in France. Her father thought of the idea to do the exchange and her mother researched the program and helped […]

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Observer Extra

Putting the green in the initiative

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Cambridge Times

Oktoberfest quiet in Cambridge this year

Oktoberfest may be wunderbar for Waterloo Region, but this year not so much for Cambridge.


The Record

Oktoberfest quiet in Cambridge this year

Oktoberfest may be wunderbar for Waterloo Region, but this year not so much for Cambridge.


Observer Extra

Kitchener-Conestoga too close to call

With less than five percentage points separating the Conservatives and Liberals in the riding, Kitchener-Conestoga has become too close to call with less than two weeks before the federal election. In his latest seat projections released Tuesday, Wilfrid Laurier University political scientist Barry Kay shifted the forecast for the riding, which had been leaning Conservative. […]

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Observer Extra

We’ve long used the wheel, but it’s no natural development

Q.  In August, 2013, a young Colorado woman named Kyra encountered a cougar (aka mountain lion) on one of her many hikes.  She had cellphone reception but help was more than a half-hour away.  How did singing some opera possibly save her life until rescuers arrived? A.  Kyra was familiar with the five tips posted […]

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Observer Extra

WCS expands eligibility for low-income programs

With a new financial benchmark in place, Woolwich Community Services has increased the number of households eligible for its support programs. The agency last week increased the range of its low income cut-offs (LICO), a reflection of increases in the cost of living and other expenses. The adjustment takes into account inflationary bumps that mean […]

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Cambridge Times

Portion of Water Street South in Cambridge closed in early morning hours

There will be an early morning stutter to some people's day on Oct. 11.


Observer Extra

Police looking for Elmira vandals

A business owner is seeking out those responsible for vandalizing her property, acts that have cost her some $15,000 in repairs over the past year. Juliane Shantz, doctor of audiology at the Elmira Ear and Hearing Clinic, said that this has been an ongoing issue in the community. The latest incident was caught on surveillance […]

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Observer Extra

With fall food drive, WCS looks to stock the shelves in preparation for holiday season

Thanksgiving is just ahead, and if you’re out shopping for items for a family dinner, it’s a prime time to pick up a few extra things for those who perhaps aren’t as fortunate, suggests the coordinator of the local food bank. “It’s important to feel like you’re supporting a cause, and what a great time […]

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Observer Extra

Wellesley council declares a climate emergency

Wellesley has officially recognized that the municipality is facing a climate emergency, a situation that requires bold action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Meeting Tuesday night, councillors voted unanimously to approve the decision, adding the township’s voice to a chorus of more than 1,000 municipalities globally that have taken the same stance.  “We’re already in […]

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New Hamburg Independent

New crosswalk goes up in downtown New Hamburg:On Huron Street near Union Street

A much discussed crosswalk in New Hamburg has finally been installed. The pedestrian crossover on Huron Street near Union Street was up as of the morning of Thursday Oct. 10. The crosswalk had a few different possibilities in terms of location


The Record

New crosswalk goes up in downtown New Hamburg:On Huron Street near Union Street

A much discussed crosswalk in New Hamburg has finally been installed. The pedestrian crossover on Huron Street near Union Street was up as of the morning of Thursday Oct. 10. The crosswalk had a few different possibilities in terms of location


Observer Extra

Fifty years of taking classrooms outdoors

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) outdoor and environmental education program last week celebrated a significant milestone at Heidelberg venue. The program provides students in elementary and secondary schools across the region a variety of environmental-related knowledge year-round. Topics include pond studies, bird watching, advanced map skills, honey bee hives, indigenous land studies, and […]

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Cambridge Times

What's going on here? Former Temple Bar on Hespeler Road:Kelseys making a return to Cambridge

Workers sprucing up the former Temple Bar location at 525 Hespeler Rd. confirmed this week the site will soon become a Kelseys restaurant.


The Record

What's going on here? Former Temple Bar on Hespeler Road:Kelseys making a return to Cambridge

Workers sprucing up the former Temple Bar location at 525 Hespeler Rd. confirmed this week the site will soon become a Kelseys restaurant.