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Construction on Carl Zehr Square begins (9 photos)

Construction on Carl Zehr Square begins (9 photos)

The project in downtown Kitchener is expected to be completed in spring 2021
National federation asking federal government to freeze the carbon tax increase

National federation asking federal government to freeze the carbon tax increase

While many face layoffs and pay cuts during the COVID-19 pandemic
French-language teachers reach tentative agreement with province

French-language teachers reach tentative agreement with province

Details won't be made public until the deal is ratified
New ventilators promised in days as industrial response to COVID-19 kicks in

New ventilators promised in days as industrial response to COVID-19 kicks in

Upwards of 60 million N95 masks are expected to be delivered this week, and at least 500 ventilators are slated to be added to the national supply
NDP Leader calling for measures for Ontario renters

NDP Leader calling for measures for Ontario renters

Andrea Horwath is calling for, among other things, a subsidy of up to 80 per cent of someone’s monthly rent cost
Elementary teachers get salary, benefits boosts in tentative contract deal

Elementary teachers get salary, benefits boosts in tentative contract deal

The Canadian Press has obtained a memo of highlights that the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario sent to its members
Humane Society has donation 'wish list'

Humane Society has donation 'wish list'

If you're able to help, The Humane Society of Kitchener-Waterloo and Stratford-Perth has some requests
Divorce lawyer offering advice to keep marriages strong during COVID-19

Divorce lawyer offering advice to keep marriages strong during COVID-19

This comes as many couples are spending all their time in the same space
Schools won't reopen until at least May 4

Schools won't reopen until at least May 4

The province also announced more details of its e-learning plan
Region confirms first death related to COVID-19 (update)

Region confirms first death related to COVID-19 (update)

The man, in his 40s, had pre-existing medical conditions
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