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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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Walk-A-Thon In Waterloo For Refugee Family Reunion – GNSOTD Fri, Nov. 6th 2020

Students and staff at Waterloo Collegiate Institute (WCI) are completing a roughly 10,000 kilometre walk-a-thon to help a local family. The family are Syrian newcomers who arrived in Waterloo region six years ago and at the time had no choice

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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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GRCA Reminds Farmers Of Cover Crop Incentive

Attention Farmers! The Grand River Conservation Authority is offering area farmers incentives for Cover Crops under the Rural Water Quality Program. The program offers a per acre incentive to applicants in Waterloo Region, Wellington, Brant, Haldimand, and Dufferin counties. The

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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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QuaranTrivia Online Game Fights COVID Misinformation

University of Waterloo student is helping to combat COVID-19 misinformation with a little help from an adorable animation called Dr. Pixel. Science student Ridhi Patel found herself at home in Niagara Falls when the pandemic shut down the Waterloo campus

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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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Winter Travel Advisory & Snowfall Warning In Effect For Wednesday, Dec 18th, 2019

A band of snow coming from Lake Huron is looking to cause some potentially heavy snow squalls and travel troubles later Today. The farther north and west you look, the worse it becomes. In the Brantford/ Brant County & Kitchener/Waterloo

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