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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

Suicide prevention initiative to focus on local needs

Suicide prevention initiative to focus on local needs

It's all a part of a new partnership by The Wellington Here4Hope Working Together to Prevent Suicide Initiative.
Ontario physician to Ford government: timeline to end hallway healthcare is too long

Ontario physician to Ford government: timeline to end hallway healthcare is too long

The doctor is criticizing the Premier's promise to end hallway medicine, saying we can't afford to wait five to 10 years for new patient beds
Parents find dirty needles in children's playground

Parents find dirty needles in children's playground

Concerned parents say they found it difficult to get the city to immediately clean up the area
Local house sale prices on an upward trend: study

Local house sale prices on an upward trend: study

It shows that people are willing to pay more when it comes to buying a house in Waterloo Region
Visitation services for Hespeler shooting victim

Visitation services for Hespeler shooting victim

Family members continue to mourn their loss
Finance Minister visits Cambridge, comments on Capital One breach

Finance Minister visits Cambridge, comments on Capital One breach

'We’re going to investigate what exactly happened here. We are going to remain vigilant in protecting people’s data, which we know is so important'
Local leaders react to latest announcement regarding Ontario Autism Program

Local leaders react to latest announcement regarding Ontario Autism Program

The new announcement means that families will receive funding according to their child's needs rather than based on their child's age
Power restored in Kitchener (update)

Power restored in Kitchener (update)

Over 1,000 customers in the Forest Heights area lost their power late Sunday afternoon
Police launch campaign to prevent person-on-person robberies

Police launch campaign to prevent person-on-person robberies

Person-on-person robberies occur when buying or selling things online through classified ads
Pedestrian gates at Erb and Caroline LRT crossing removed, unnecessary: Regional staff

Pedestrian gates at Erb and Caroline LRT crossing removed, unnecessary: Regional staff

Officials say in hindsight, the pedestrian gates are excessive
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