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Special Weather Statement For Snowfall In Effect

With a winter storm system coming through, Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement. This could last for a few days and see a fair accumulation of snow. The Statement reads: Multi-day snowfall event expected today into Wednesday. Total

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KW Oktoberfest Donates Meals To Food Bank Of Waterloo Region – GNSOTD Fri, Nov. 20th 2020

It’s been well documented the food bank donations are down while food bank use is up this year, it’s a common problem that has been exacerbated by the pandemic. But the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest has announced that it had a successful

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Kitchener-Waterloo To Have ‘Reverse’ Santa Claus Parades In November

It looks like Kitchener and Waterloo will be getting their Santa Claus parades after all… sort of. The Lions Club of Kitchener announced Monday that it will hold two “reverse” Santa Claus Parades this year. One in Kitchener, and one

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Open And Closed Thanksgiving Monday, October 11th 2020

It is the Thanksgiving long weekend and even though for many people their traditional thanksgiving dinners have had to be cancelled, that doesn’t mean the focus on family has been removed from the weekend. It’s still a long weekend where

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Kitchener-Waterloo Food Bank Sees Substantial Donations – GNSOTD Fri, Sept 4th 2020

The Food Bank of Waterloo Region says that more than 34,500 people have struggled to put food on the table during the pandemic. Saying there are so many unknowns about the fall, the question of will there be a second

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Solar Array Powerful Tool For Kitchener

A solar panel array installed by Kitchener in 2011, that at the time was the largest in Canada, has provided more than $100,000 for the cities bottom line in the first six months of this year. The cities Sustainability officer

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Kitchener Teens Help Church Build Homes For Homeless – GNSOTD Thur, Aug 6th 2020

Many Ontario teens had their summer plans ruined by the COVID-19 Coronavirus, but a number of them in Kitchener found an educational, productive, and helpful way to spend their summer. The courtyard outside St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in downtown

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Bike For Blood Begins Today

Today is the day that 29 Year Old, Lindsay Bowman, of Brantford will begin cycling 153 kilometres over the next two days. Canada is celebrating it’s 153rd birthday Tomorrow but Lindsay’s cause is using that number to help Canadians as

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Winter Travel Advisory For Kitchener-Waterloo & Hamilton

If you are looking to make your commute this morning, expect your drive to be affected by the snowfall this morning. Environment Canada has issued a Winter Travel Advisory affecting large sections of Southern Ontario including Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge, and Hamilton

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Kitchener Church Solves Inadequate Shelter Issue – GNSOTD Tuesday, Nov 19th, 2019

When the call came in that the region’s overflow shelter wasn’t ready in time for the early winter weather in Kitchener, The Working Centre and St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church on Duke Street stepped up to help those in need. They

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