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Made-in-Canada face masks help support humane societies

Made-in-Canada face masks help support humane societies

The Community Fundraiser is behind the initiative
Waterloo Region to enter Stage 3 of reopening Friday (update)

Waterloo Region to enter Stage 3 of reopening Friday (update)

The new rules will see restaurants, gyms, movie theatres and casinos reopen, with limits on how many people can be inside at a time
Federal wage subsidy to be extended to December, Trudeau says

Federal wage subsidy to be extended to December, Trudeau says

The program is the heart of the government's promise to help Canadians get back to work, even if has to be at a slower pace, as the pandemic wanes
COVID-19 update: 11 new cases, another death in Waterloo Region

COVID-19 update: 11 new cases, another death in Waterloo Region

The number of active cases is now below 50
Region's mandatory face covering by-law starts today

Region's mandatory face covering by-law starts today

Residents in Waterloo Region must have a face covering while in an indoor public space, public transit or bus shelters
KW Flamenco Fest 2020 goes online

KW Flamenco Fest 2020 goes online

All workshops and performances will run from July 21 to July 31
Public washroom access bad before, worse now: U of G expert

Public washroom access bad before, worse now: U of G expert

Finding a public washroom shouldn't be hard, but with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, that isn't the case
Genetic detectives begin work to trace spread of COVID-19 in Canada

Genetic detectives begin work to trace spread of COVID-19 in Canada

Canada's public health experts have been racing to stop the spread of COVID-19 by trying to figure out how everyone is getting it, and whom they might have given it to
Local small gym owner shares COVID-19 struggles

Local small gym owner shares COVID-19 struggles

Brittany McLean, owner of F45 Training in Kitchener, says boutique gyms like hers face more barriers for re-opening than big-box gyms
'Long row to hoe' in recovering from pandemic deficit

'Long row to hoe' in recovering from pandemic deficit

The President & CEO of the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce says we won't have a clear idea of how to dig ourselves out until we know when the pandemic will end
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