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Aastha Shetty

Aastha Shetty

Aastha is a reporter at 570 NEWS. She joined the team in June 2018 after graduating from the journalism program at the University of Guelph-Humber. During her time at Guelph-Humber, she won several awards of distinction for her journalism work and for being in the top 10 per cent of her graduating class. Aastha was born in the United Arab Emirates and lived there until she was 16 years old. She is now a proud Canadian, based in Kitchener, doing what she has always wanted to do - journalism.

Recent Work by Aastha

WRPS investigate fatal crash in Kitchener (update)

WRPS investigate fatal crash in Kitchener (update)

All lanes were closed on Homer Watson Blvd between Block Line and Hanson for approximately three hours on Friday.
Councilor Donna Reid: Cambridge would have probably voted for ranked ballots

Councilor Donna Reid: Cambridge would have probably voted for ranked ballots

She is responding to the Ford government's move to scrap ranked ballot elections for municipalities in Ontario
Land Back Camp moves, calls on Waterloo to do more anti-racism work

Land Back Camp moves, calls on Waterloo to do more anti-racism work

Waterloo Mayor Dave Jaworsky admits that the city is a few months behind Kitchener when it comes to doing more anti-racism work
Rangers Reach 50/50 Raffle raises thousands

Rangers Reach 50/50 Raffle raises thousands

The draw has managed to raise money despite the challenges of the pandemic
Federal government makes investment into regional effort to end homelessness

Federal government makes investment into regional effort to end homelessness

Three local organizations will be receiving $479,350 to help boost their initiatives to end homelessness
Kitchener to sell city-owned land to help fund economic recovery plan

Kitchener to sell city-owned land to help fund economic recovery plan

Council members want to raise $80-million dollars selling city-owned land, to help partially fund a $110-million dollar plan in support of economic recovery and growth
Kitchener surveys residents for last round of feedback on cycling infrastructure plan

Kitchener surveys residents for last round of feedback on cycling infrastructure plan

Mayor Berry Vrbanovic says so far, they have heard a lot of favorable feedback in regards to the temporary COVID bike lanes
Doctors prioritizing high-risk patients amid temporary flu shot shortage

Doctors prioritizing high-risk patients amid temporary flu shot shortage

The flu shot will not be available to the general public again until the end of October
Two people are dead after crash in Waterloo (update)

Two people are dead after crash in Waterloo (update)

Regional Police believe speed was the cause
Appointment-only COVID testing a good thing: St. Mary's Hospital

Appointment-only COVID testing a good thing: St. Mary's Hospital

St. Mary's Hospital Program Director Stephanie Pearsall says this will help hospital staff work more efficiently
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