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    Amber Alert for boy missing with mother from Mississauga, possibly en route to London

    Amber Alert for boy missing with mother from Mississauga, possibly en route to London


    A five-year-old boy who had gone missing from Mississauga, Ont., with his mother has been found, police say. He and his his 47-year-old mother were found in the region of Chatham-Kent, approximately 270 kilometres from...

    A five-year-old boy who had gone missing from Mississauga, Ont., with his mother has been found, police say. He and his his 47-year-old mother were found in the region of Chatham-Kent, approximately 270 kilometres from Mississauga.

    Court dismisses latest Oberlander effort to fight stripping of citizenship

    Court dismisses latest Oberlander effort to fight stripping of citizenship


    95-year-old Helmut Oberlander, who has had his citizenship revoked several times for lying about his membership in a Second World War Nazi death squad has lost yet another bid to have his...

    95-year-old Helmut Oberlander, who has had his citizenship revoked several times for lying about his membership in a Second World War Nazi death squad has lost yet another bid to have his case revisited.

    11 Ontario cannabis stores have been fined $12,500 for not being open yet

    11 Ontario cannabis stores have been fined $12,500 for not being open yet


    Cannabis retailers in Ontario who have failed to open their stores by a government-set deadline are facing a new round of financial...

    Cannabis retailers in Ontario who have failed to open their stores by a government-set deadline are facing a new round of financial penalties.

    From Aliens to Avengers Endgame, YouTube team builds superhero gadgets for millions

    From Aliens to Avengers Endgame, YouTube team builds superhero gadgets for millions


    "The funny thing about YouTube is, everyone assumes you're American." James Hobson of Kitchener is The Hacksmith on YouTube, where millions of people watch him engineer superhero movie gadgets like Iron Man's helmet to Thor's...

    "The funny thing about YouTube is, everyone assumes you're American." James Hobson of Kitchener is The Hacksmith on YouTube, where millions of people watch him engineer superhero movie gadgets like Iron Man's helmet to Thor's hammer.

    Justin Trudeau reads letters from Kitchener kids at nature summit

    Justin Trudeau reads letters from Kitchener kids at nature summit


    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau read letters written by students at St. Aloysius Catholic Elementary School in Kitchener at a nature summit in Montreal on...

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau read letters written by students at St. Aloysius Catholic Elementary School in Kitchener at a nature summit in Montreal on Thursday.

    Kitchener, Waterloo get water back after serious morning pipe break

    Kitchener, Waterloo get water back after serious morning pipe break


    City officials said a water main break that left people with little to no water in parts of Kitchener and Waterloo Thursday morning had been isolated and water pressure was being restored. The break brought local road closures and has affected...

    City officials said a water main break that left people with little to no water in parts of Kitchener and Waterloo Thursday morning had been isolated and water pressure was being restored. The break brought local road closures and has affected hospitals.

    By claiming Ontario's done its 'fair share,' Doug Ford pushes the climate burden west

    By claiming Ontario's done its 'fair share,' Doug Ford pushes the climate burden west


    Ontario Premier Doug Ford's latest line on carbon pricing is to claim that Ontarians have done their "fair share" already. He might want to run that strategy past his anti-carbon tax allies in the...

    Ontario Premier Doug Ford's latest line on carbon pricing is to claim that Ontarians have done their "fair share" already. He might want to run that strategy past his anti-carbon tax allies in the West.

    Experts say 'predatory' essay writing firms are thriving, and there's no law to stop them

    Experts say 'predatory' essay writing firms are thriving, and there's no law to stop them


    A CBC News investigation has revealed how fast and convenient it is to purchase a custom academic essay that can go undetected by university professors and plagiarism...

    A CBC News investigation has revealed how fast and convenient it is to purchase a custom academic essay that can go undetected by university professors and plagiarism software.

    Woman hit by car in power pole crash at MacGregor school

    Woman hit by car in power pole crash at MacGregor school


    A 43-year-old woman was rushed to hospital Wednesday after a vehicle hopped the curb and hit her while she was walking in front of a Waterloo public...

    A 43-year-old woman was rushed to hospital Wednesday after a vehicle hopped the curb and hit her while she was walking in front of a Waterloo public school.

    Ambulance dispatchers in 'hectic and unhealthy' office, MPP Fife says

    Ambulance dispatchers in 'hectic and unhealthy' office, MPP Fife says


    Waterloo MPP Catherine Fife has written a letter to Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott about what she calls a "hectic and unhealthy" work environment at the Hamilton Central Ambulance Communications Centre, which also currently serves Waterloo...

    Waterloo MPP Catherine Fife has written a letter to Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott about what she calls a "hectic and unhealthy" work environment at the Hamilton Central Ambulance Communications Centre, which also currently serves Waterloo region.

    Butt-dial 911? They might text you back under new strategy to reduce dispatch

    Butt-dial 911? They might text you back under new strategy to reduce dispatch


    Waterloo Regional Police Service has implemented a number of strategies to reduce the number of 911 calls they must dispatch a response team to, including more online reporting and using text messages to reply to pocket...

    Waterloo Regional Police Service has implemented a number of strategies to reduce the number of 911 calls they must dispatch a response team to, including more online reporting and using text messages to reply to pocket dials.

    Advisers hear 22 speakers talk about regional government review

    Advisers hear 22 speakers talk about regional government review


    Ontario's special advisers overseeing the regional municipal government review met with people in Kitchener Wednesday to hear opinions on the future of the Region of...

    Ontario's special advisers overseeing the regional municipal government review met with people in Kitchener Wednesday to hear opinions on the future of the Region of Waterloo.

    Fuel prices shoot up 30 per cent in 2 months around K-W

    Fuel prices shoot up 30 per cent in 2 months around K-W


    The price of a fill-up for your vehicle has increased dramatically in the past month, according to industry watcher Gasbuddy.com, and is nearing last year's near-record high...

    The price of a fill-up for your vehicle has increased dramatically in the past month, according to industry watcher Gasbuddy.com, and is nearing last year's near-record high prices.