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Nearly three thousand people in the Guelph area have rushed to get a flu shot after Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health confirmed two children died from the flu last week.
The Ontario government has renewed a ten year agreement with the University of Guelph and Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) to build on agri-food research, agriculture and new advances in artificial intelligence.
Ontario Education Minister Indira Naidoo-Harris says her government is on track to bring high-speed internet to all students in Ontario by 2021.
Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health has added additional flu clinic times for the rest of this week after a community wide concern following the deaths of two young children in the City of Guelph.
Two University of Guelph students have started a Go Fund Me campaign after being fined for organizing a party that brought thousands of students and chaos to the campus during last Septembers homecoming.
A 58-year old traditional Chinese medicine practitioner and acupuncturist charged last year in a sex assault investigation now faces 10 more charges according to Guelph Police.
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is extending its flu shot clinics on Chancellors Way in Guelph on Sunday and Monday in response to two children dying from influenza B.
It may be a snowy weekend, but that doesn't mean you have to hibernate.
Layna Vu Pollard, 12, of Guelph died of the flu on Jan. 31. Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health said a second death of a student is also suspected to be from the flu.
The Wilson Street parking lot will be closed as of Sunday so construction can begin on a 496 space parkade on the site. The Norfolk Street footbridge will also be replaced. Construction is expected to be completed by mid-2019.
Almost 1,000 elementary school students in Guelph are at risk of being suspended if they do not update their immunization records immediately, warn school board and public health officials.
Guelph Police are looking for information about a hit and run on Friday morning between a pickup truck with a plow and a transport truck in the area of Woodlawn Road West and Elmira Road North.
The University of Guelph does not have mandatory mental health training for faculty and staff, but instead relies on an optional "training framework" for professors and staff to learn how to support students with mental health issues.
Tony LaMantia, president and CEO of Waterloo Economic Development, says its great news the Toronto region bid - which includes Waterloo region - made Amazon's shortlist for its second headquarters. But he also warns it's still early to get too excited.
Scaffolding used in the renovations of the facade of Guelph's renowned Petrie Building were coming down Tuesday, much to the delight of residents eager to see the historic building restored to its former glory.
Victim Services Wellington is looking for a group of mature candidates to help people who have unexpectedly become a victim of a crime or are experiencing a tragic circumstance.
The City of Guelph has begun to notify the more than 2,500 people who were affected by an email leak in February 2017 — 11 months after it was first announced.
CBC K-W food columnist Andrew Coppolino offers up his top dishes in Waterloo region — and beyond — in this list.
A peer support program out of Guelph plans to help those who have experienced an overdose by matching them up with a peer support worker who is a former user.
An investigation into a car stolen from the Jesuit Centre led OPP officers to a hotel on Stone Road E. in Guelph where three people were arrested for drug trafficking.
An information-sharing computer system that was piloted at Guelph General Hospital has been successfully rolled out to hospitals across the province, but other health care providers are still waiting for access.
Most people will be gearing up for the holidays, maybe doing some last minute shopping, but there are still a few things to do this holiday weekend in Waterloo region and area.
Amy Lalonde says she doesn't know who let her therapy pony Odin out of its pen earlier this month but after she got the animal back home, the humane society sent her a letter warning her to keep the pony from "running at large."audio
In a special weather statement, Environment Canada says flurries will begin to fall late Thursday afternoon and end Friday morning, but not before depositing between 5 to 10 cm of snow over Waterloo region and Wellington County.
Victim Services Wellington is helping at least a dozen people who witnessed a disturbing scene near the pedestrian crossover on Norfolk Street in Guelph's downtown Saturday night.
Waterloo region, Guelph and area municipalities are to receive money from the provincial gas tax program. Money will be used for infrastructure programs and public transit.
Don an ugly Hanukkah sweater or hit up a craft market for some last-minute shopping this weekend in Waterloo region and area.readcomments video
If we condemn eating dogs, shouldn't we also condemn eating pigs and chickens? A Guelph, Ont., professor weighs in on thoughts some people have when it comes to consuming meat.
City of Guelph councillors voted 10-3 in favour of a merger between Guelph Hydro and public utility company Alectra Wednesday evening.
Two teens from Brampton face assault charges after police say a GO bus driver was assaulted at the transit hub in downtown Guelph.
When wildfires burn forests to the ground, some are no longer growing back, new research shows. The findings add to growing evidence that climate change and forest fires are permanently altering forest ecosystems across North America.
Guelph teen Noah Irvine is one of four winners of the under 30 age category of the annual Everyday Political Citizen contest. He is being recognized for his advocacy work in mental health.
A soil researcher at the University of Waterloo says second-generation biofuels are a more sustainable option than corn for Ontario's new ethanol plan.
Students at the University of Guelph received caring cards from the university's Child Care and Learning Centre to help them de-stress during exam time.
An Ontario physicist is embarking on a NASA-funded expedition to Antarctica to collect meteorites, in hopes that the fallen space rocks will give researchers new insight into the outer reaches of the solar system.
Guelph Police say 200 people were charged during a two-week safety blitz along Gordon Street called Project Corridor. Charges were laid against drivers, cyclists and pedestrians.
Police are diverting traffic off Highway 124 northeast of Guelph after a collision between a tractor trailer and a passenger vehicle.
Guelph's 100 steps are set to reopen early in 2018 after the pedestrian bridge over the train tracks has been replaced, the city says.
A GO Transit bus was stopped going 71 km/h in a 50 km/h zone Tuesday afternoon by Guelph Police officers who are targeting drivers, cyclists and pedestrians on Gordon Street as part of Project Corridor.
The Guelph Humane Society is looking for the owner of three stray dogs found with severely matted fur wandering Centre Wellington last week.
Parents who will be registering their children for kindergarten with the Upper Grand District School Board in Guelph and Wellington have a new process this year, which includes online pre-registration.
A Guelph man, operating a motorized wheelchair, was killed in a collision on Gordon Street between Clair Road and Maltby Road Thursday night.
A study at the University of Guelph shows that — like human real estate principles —location and size matters when it comes to milkweed plantings aimed at helping monarch butterfly recovery programs.audio
A seven kilometre stretch of road in Guelph which has seen 149 collisions so far this year with 44 that led to personal injuries, will be on the radar of Guelph police for the next two weeks.
Guelph Hydro is advising customers to beware of a new hydro scam using text messages to target victims.
A traditional Chinese medicine practitioner who worked in Guelph for more than 20 years before moving his business to Morriston has been charged with sexual assault of a patient.
Guelph, Ont. is the first city to get a team in the new Canadian Elite Basketball League. The summer men's league will include teams from across the country.
Public consultation on the proposed Guelph Hydro merger with Alectra begins on Saturday morning at Guelph's Farmers' Market and goes until Nov. 9.
The faces you see in some places changed dramatically between 2011-2016, and other areas stayed constant. See how visible minority populations have changed, according to 2016 census data.
Two vehicles parked at Starkey Hill just southeast of Guelph on Oct. 18 had their windows smashed and purses left inside were taken, Wellington County OPP say.
Wellington County OPP have charged six drivers with racing on the Hanlon Parkway in Guelph.
Guelph Hydro has started merger negotiations with Alectra, announcing a memorandum of understanding Wednesday afternoon.
A Guelph Police officer who responded to a collision in the city's north end last month was likely exposed to fentanyl, the force says.
The average unsecured debt of those filing for insolvency in Kitchener, Waterloo and Wellington County is $48,437, slightly lower than the provincial average of $52,634, according to statistics published by Hoyes, Michalos & Associates Inc., an insolvency firm.
A community health van will be making its first stop in Guelph on Thursday night to help vulnerable people who cannot always make it to appointments.
Two people are dead and a highway is closed following a reported head-on collision between a transport truck and a vehicle that was being investigated by police over a possible abduction.
Canadian scientists strive to understand why heart disease manifests differently in men and women, which could open the door to new ways of understanding and treating the problem.
Kevin Stapleford-Francalanza, 24, and Rachel Hayden, 22, were arrested on Saturday by York Regional Police officers, according to Guelph police.
The Guelph Humane Society is looking for information after witnesses saw four black and white kittens thrown from a vehicle on Wellington County Road 32, near Speedvale Avenue W.
From Culture Days to Screampark, Homecoming to hiking, there are lots of options for this perfect fall weekend.
Teams of police officers, firefighters, paramedics and bylaw officers will be stationed throughout Uptown Waterloo and around Wilfrid Laurier University for homecoming weekend.
A group of designers in Guelph is speaking out about a city-sponsored contest they say amounts to unpaid work for artistic professionals.
Parts of the city of Guelph are recovering from a hangover of sorts Monday after a challenging homecoming weekend that had police responding to nearly 1,000 calls.
University of Guelph professor Catharine Wilson created the Rural Diary Archive so that people in Canada would have a better understanding of rural life in Ontario in the 19th and 20th centuries.audio
The first day of fall comes with a heat warning for the Waterloo region and Wellington County.
Sarnia, Ont., first-grader Sophia Spencer hated it when classmates taunted her for her love of insects, but seeing them kill her pet grasshoppers for fun was even worse.
"It's not so unusual to have four stolen vehicles," said Guelph Police Services Const. Bryan Dean, "but it's unusual to have four stolen vehicles so closely related in the same day."
Guelph's Westminster Woods Public School will be participating in First Lego League, a competition for students age nine to 16, to solve a real world water-related problem.
Two sisters in Guelph have planned a Halloween costume swap for Saturday to help parents save money while also keeping perfectly good costumes out of the landfill.
The University of Guelph says it's now considering a smoke-free campus after McMaster University in Hamilton announced plans to do so in January.
The City of Guelph held a special council meeting where it was revealed the city is losing just over $90 per tonne of recycling, while some cities are making money.
The SIU will not be laying charges against two Guelph Police officers in relation to the May, 2016 arrest of a 36-year-old man who claimed the officers assaulted him.
The City of Guelph is asking taxpayers to consider the future of a rebate plan for commercial and industrial property owners who have vacancies in their building.
Danby CEO Jim Estill is being recognized with an international award from the Global Hope Coalition for personally sponsoring 58 Syrian refugee families.
A 49-year-old teacher, charged with sexual offences involving a minor, is facing five additional charges and has been released on strict bail conditions.
The Canadian Football League announced it will ban full-contact padded practices during the season, but a school coach and manager says contactless practice has been a trend in junior sports for years.
A Guelph high school teacher is facing charges for a number of sexual offences involving a youth.
A man known to police was arrested early Tuesday morning in Goldie Mill Park in Guelph after he was first spotted riding a high-end mountain bike with no lights.
Can you smoke in your car? Who will be forbidden to buy it? What about online pot purchases? Here are questions (and answers) people in Kitchener-Waterloo have about Ontario's proposed government marijuana monopoly.
CBC K-W food columnist Andrew Coppolino offers up a smorgasbord of food festivals and events in Waterloo region and surrounding area.
From ribs to dogs in pools, craft beer to Canadian authors regaling us with their stories - there are many things to do around Waterloo region and Wellington county this weekend. Who says summer's over?
After extending the closure for two weeks, the Wilson Street parking lot in downtown Guelph has re-opened.
It's OK to pack a school lunch that allows students to nibble at this and that so long as the snacks are healthy, the associate director of the Guelph Family Health Study says. That means avoiding prepackaged foods like cookies and crackers.
A Cambridge man who has been seen protesting outside the courthouse in Kitchener dressed only in socks, sneakers and underwear held an impromptu protest in Guelph Tuesday morning.
The City of Guelph has reduced posted traffic speed limits on 16 roads near several school zones in an effort to increase road safety for students this school year.
Movies under the stars, ghost walks and some great tunes with a side of beer — sounds like a holiday weekend!
A list of what's open and closed on Monday, Sept. 4 for the Labour Day long weekend.
Wellington County OPP have charged a 19-year-old Erin man with mischief over $5,000 relating to the vandalism of Erin Public School.
University of Guelph researchers think humans can benefit from new knowledge on how how fish can change the size of their heart with temperature changes.audio
While the province has announced $222 million for fighting the opioid crisis, how the money will be distributed across different regions remains a question.
A Guelph man and his friend have made their way to Texas with an extreme terrain vehicle to help the man's sister, who has been forced out of her home due to the flood.
A Métis man from Guelph says renaming schools named after Sir John A. Macdonald is an important step in reconciliation.
Ontario Provincial Police are looking for suspects after Lakeside Church was spray-painted with Islamic State messaging.
A slight dip in the ground between two brand new ball diamonds in Guelph's Lyon Park is a safety concern according to the city.
A Guelph teen has been charged with mischief to property over $5,000 after eight homes on McCallister Street and Ambros Street were damaged.
A sunny but temperate weekend is ahead with many outdoor activities scheduled throughout the region. But it looks like as temperatures fall, gasoline prices are set to rise.
This summer a mobile squad of cucumbers, tomatoes and green peppers have been travelling throughout Ontario and the United States with the objective of teaching the general public about greenhouse produce.
More than 100 healthcare professionals across the country have signed a petition demanding the province declare a state of emergency over the opioid crisis. Adrienne Crowder, manager of the Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy, is one of them.audio
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- Have a tattoo? Odds are you're more impulsive and short-sighted, says study
- Parents of children killed by influenza B find solace in faith communities
- High hydro prices hurt Ontario factories, industry group says
- Man seen peeping into home in Cambridge
- Fentanyl found in naloxone kit 'human error' says Loblaw
- Canada raises 'concerns' over Israel's mass deportation plan for African migrants
- The burgeoning field of 'family economics' reveals hidden household strife: Don Pittis
- Advertisers warn social media to step up, or they're out
- Gerald Stanley murder trial was 'not the right case' for cameras in the courtroom: judge
- CRA raids locations in Toronto, Calgary and West Vancouver in Panama Papers probe
- Family boycotts inquiry into mistaken cremation over lack of transparency
- Missing money, unlicensed operator among newly revealed funeral industry complaints
- Against the odds: Why customers often lose in battles with banks
- New investors who thought markets only skyrocket learn a useful lesson: Don Pittis
- Gender gap shows high-tech sector still stuck in the past — and it could prove costly
- Despite low unemployment, young people say finding a job is as difficult as ever: Don Pittis
- Oil, water and wine: Escalating Alberta-B.C. feud threatens future of Trans Mountain pipeline
- Jagmeet Singh doesn't want to be timid, but it's still not clear how bold he will be
- Liberals to dig deeper, aim higher on gender equality in 2018 federal budget
- Sajjan asks Trudeau to meet Indian politician who accused Canada of Sikh separatist sympathies
- Quebec court to hear appeal of challenge to British royal succession law