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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

GRCA faces cuts to funding by provincial government

GRCA faces cuts to funding by provincial government

The GRCA's efforts are focused on reducing flood damages, improving water quality, and maintaining a reliable water supply, among many other things
GRCA faces cuts to funding by provincial government

GRCA faces cuts to funding by provincial government

The GRCA's efforts are focused on reducing flood damages, improving water quality, and maintaining a reliable water supply, among many other things
Council has voted unanimously for Kitchener safe consumption site

Council has voted unanimously for Kitchener safe consumption site

Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic says by voting unanimously, councillors are demonstrating their willingness to be part of the solution to a "public health crisis."
Local NDP politicians concerned with provincial government's 2019 budget

Local NDP politicians concerned with provincial government's 2019 budget

MPPs Laura Mae Lindo and Catherine Fife say they have several concerns with the provincial government's 2019 budget, which is lacking focus on Waterloo Region
Food Bank of WR responds to concerns with new food guide

Food Bank of WR responds to concerns with new food guide

The Waterloo Region Food Bank says low income levels are at the root of food insecurity
Foreign interference in 2019 election 'very likely': government report

Foreign interference in 2019 election 'very likely': government report

The report says foreign interference is likely to come in the form of misinformation spread through social media or untrustworthy websites
Volunteer association makes record-breaking donation to St Mary's General Hospital Foundation

Volunteer association makes record-breaking donation to St Mary's General Hospital Foundation

The St. Mary's General Hospital Foundation has received a $325,000 donation from the St. Mary's Volunteer Association
GRH Foundation receives $200,000 donation

GRH Foundation receives $200,000 donation

The Grand River Hospital Foundation is thanking the GRH Volunteer Association for their donation
Kitchener BluesFest reveals concert lineup

Kitchener BluesFest reveals concert lineup

August cannot come fast enough to Kitchener -- hundreds of thousands of music fans are pumped to see the recently released lineup for Kitchener BluesFest
Council set to vote on recommended Kitchener consumption site

Council set to vote on recommended Kitchener consumption site

A staff report recommends 150 Duke Street West as a viable location
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