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Local cabs to be equipped with cameras

Following a series of sexual assault charges involving cab drivers, taxicab companies in Waterloo are making the effort to install surveillance cameras within their vehicles. According to Peter Neufeld, president of Waterloo Region Taxi and the Waterloo Region Taxi Association,…

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Revitalizing St. Jacobs

A year has passed since a fire devastated the St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market, but the businesses are bouncing back

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New chief for WRPS

Bryan Larkin has returned to serve as chief of police for the Waterloo Regional Police Service

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Mental health service launches

Here 24/7 is now the central service residents of Waterloo Region, Wellington County and Dufferin County can access in order to connect with services in the area.

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UW student killed in lightning strike

While walking to class Friday morning a first-year University of Waterloo student was struck by lightning and killed. The young woman was enrolled in the faculty of engineering and was from the Markham area. Her name has not yet been…

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Study show region’s adults more likely to drive distracted

A recent study has shown that province-wide, the primary demographic involved in distracted driving are teenagers. However the study, conducted by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, showed a different outcome for the Region of Waterloo. Around a third…