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Doing well

The kittens are doing well.  I was concerned with the two wee ones not getting enough milk with the size of the litter, but all are gaining weight.   51 more words

BlackBerry's downturn sparks start-up boom in Canada's Silicon Valley

Reuters – The troubles at BlackBerry Ltd, which fired more than half its staff and lost more than 90 percent of its market value as consumers shunned its smart phones, might have spelled disaster for the company’s hometown of Waterloo, Ontario. 1,377 more words

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Inspired by your resilience, strength and faith

Emily Ritz, Kitchener ON

Dear Jozsef, Timea, and Lulu,

Though I have never met you, I am inspired by your resilience, strength, and faith.  Friends of mine speak of your kindness and generosity – I hope that one day I myself will be able to meet you in freedom! 84 more words

From Adults

What will happen to the old provincial courthouse?

There’s a buzz of activity at Frederick and Weber, in what originally was built as the Waterloo County Courthouse, as it is converted into office space for the Region of Waterloo. 327 more words


Kitchener criticized at Big Music Fest public meeting

KITCHENER — All was going well Wednesday at a public meeting about the Big Music Fest in Kitchener at Country Hills Community Centre.

And then Donna Gaulton spoke. 428 more words


Kitchener woman pleads guilty to poisoning four children

KITCHENER – A troubled woman who ran an unlicensed daycare in her Kitchener home admitted Wednesday to poisoning four children with over-the-counter eye drops, including an infant left with lifelong mental and physical disabilities. 407 more words


Waterloo Region’s plan for future intensification recognized with award

WATERLOO REGION — The region’s plan to foster intensification and build alternatives to car-snarled roadways has won an award from Canada’s top architecture body.

The region’s Central Transit Corridor Community Building Strategy secured a certificate of merit in the 2014 National Urban Design Awards from the Royal Architectural Conservancy of Canada, the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects on Wednesday. 407 more words