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Community collaboration is key to helping those most vulnerable during pandemic

Community collaboration is key to helping those most vulnerable during pandemic

HOF Executive Director John Neufeld said, 'How we respond today will shape who we are as a community tomorrow.'
Waterloo Knights of Columbus delivers free birthday gifts

Waterloo Knights of Columbus delivers free birthday gifts

‘We phone and make sure someone is there to receive and then the gift is placed at their door,’ said Martin Hickey
Large business, non-profits, charities all eligible for wage subsidy, Trudeau says

Large business, non-profits, charities all eligible for wage subsidy, Trudeau says

Employers will have to show that their revenues have fallen by at least 30 per cent
Over 30 new cases of COVID-19 reported in region

Over 30 new cases of COVID-19 reported in region

It puts the total at 103
Waterloo seniors serenaded from a safe distance

Waterloo seniors serenaded from a safe distance

Erick Traplin performed an outdoor concert and residents got to enjoy it from their balconies
Hold the elevator? How to stay safe in close quarters during COVID-19

Hold the elevator? How to stay safe in close quarters during COVID-19

Many residential buildings across the country have been implementing more safety measures since the outbreak was classified a pandemic
Kitchener employee tests positive for COVID-19: The Beer Store

Kitchener employee tests positive for COVID-19: The Beer Store

The employee was working at the 875 Highland Road West location
Local manufacturer switches gears to supply foam to healthcare system

Local manufacturer switches gears to supply foam to healthcare system

Manufacturing lines are being converted to produce more foam for hospital mattresses, stretcher pads, and foam strips for face shields
Health Canada investigating false online claims, ads, for products treating COVID-19

Health Canada investigating false online claims, ads, for products treating COVID-19

These claims include products such as some masks, colloidal silver, certain hand sanitizers, and more
Social media both a blessing and a curse during coronavirus pandemic

Social media both a blessing and a curse during coronavirus pandemic

Experts say we are facing an 'unprecedented crisis of public understanding'
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