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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

Help save Preston Springs: Heritage Committee

Help save Preston Springs: Heritage Committee

Residents have until March 7 to file an objection against Cambridge city council’s plans to remove the hotel’s heritage designation
Kitchener GO Station seeing biggest boost in daily ridership: Metrolinx

Kitchener GO Station seeing biggest boost in daily ridership: Metrolinx

CEO and President Phil Verster says the promising numbers mean he will be prioritizing the Kitchener line as one of the most exciting extensions
Kitchener releases first Sustainability Report

Kitchener releases first Sustainability Report

The report says there's been a 27 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions within the city since 2010
Over 5,500 GRT riders have been refunded so far: Region

Over 5,500 GRT riders have been refunded so far: Region

Transit Director Peter Zinck says the cost of refunding all affected pass holders due to the strike is expected to cost $785,000
Volunteers asking for cash and potato donations

Volunteers asking for cash and potato donations

Donations will benefit the House of Friendship and the Cambridge Self-Help Food Bank
Highland Road in Kitchener to get much-needed upgrades

Highland Road in Kitchener to get much-needed upgrades

It includes a stretch of road where the body of a 40-year old man was discovered Monday morning
Finance Minister hears about how Ontario can help region

Finance Minister hears about how Ontario can help region

Rod Phillips took part in a consultation session with local mayors, business owners and non-profits on how to include Waterloo Region in this year's provincial budget
Waterloo looks to make no-idling bylaw more efficient

Waterloo looks to make no-idling bylaw more efficient

It has been active for a little more than ten years – since then, only 20 tickets have been issued
Celebration of life to take place this weekend for James Cameron

Celebration of life to take place this weekend for James Cameron

Family, friends and supporters will be fondly remembering the young musician on Saturday
CMHA: learn about mental health supports in the region

CMHA: learn about mental health supports in the region

Anyone can call 1-844-HERE247 for crisis support at any time of the week
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