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The Ontario government is slapping tighter restrictions on restaurants and bars, as well as ordering strips clubs to close, in an effort to crackdown on "outbreak clusters" of COVID-19.
The province says COVID-19 testing will be available next week at select pharmacies in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and Brantford.
Provincial police have charged 27 people in connection to an illegal cannabis operation in Norfolk County, and say they're anticipating more arrests.
As public health officials report more COVID-19 cases in schools, CTVNewsKitchener.ca tracks every known case in the school system.
The total number of cases in the region now sits at 1,676, while the number of resolved cases has increased by 11 to 1,407.
Waterloo regional police Chief Bryan Larkin has renewed the call to students to avoid large gatherings this Homecoming weekend.
The first few days of the fall season featured an abundance of sunshine and above-seasonal temperatures.
COVID-19 testing sites in rural Ontario are facing similar issues to ones in larger cities, including long lines and extended wait times.
Waterloo regional police are searching for a man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman on a Kitchener trail on Thursday afternoon.
Post-secondary institutions and the return of larger student populations were front and centre in a recent study that looked at COVID-19 infection rates in university towns.
Officials continue to investigate the cause of a fire that damaged three homes on Wasaga Cres. in Waterloo.
The opening ceremony will be held today for Oktoberfest 2020.
COVID-19 testing in Brantford is moving from the Brantford General Hospital to the Civic Centre starting on Monday.
Ontario is reporting more than 400 new cases of COVID-19 for the second straight day.
Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner Thomas Carrique shared on twitter a video of the moment OPP officers located a missing 6-year-old Ontario boy in a wooded area with the help of their helicopter.
Woodstock police say they've arrested and charged a man who they believe has been leaving needles, tacks and other sharp objects in play areas.
Region of Waterloo Public Health officials reported another 18 cases of COVID-19 on Thursday.
A 59-year-old man is dead after a bad crash in Erin on Thursday morning.
A local health official running COVID-19 assessment centres in Waterloo Region says she supports the province's decision to restrict who can go for a test.
A backlog for tests is putting pressure on parents keeping their kids home from school over COVID-19 concerns.
Police say two pedestrians were hit by a vehicle while crossing a Waterloo street on Thursday night.
A Kitchener mask and respirator manufacturer has announced a global, multi-year partnership with the mixed martial arts organization UFC.
It’s not just cities seeing a surge in demand for COVID-19 testing, rural Ontario is seeing an “incredible increase” in requests for tests.
Capturing more than just moments in time, local photographer Alicia Wynter likes to focus and find out more about her subjects.
Two women have been reunited with their wedding dresses after a mix-up at the cleaners led to them holding onto the wrong ones for more than three decades.
Rail safety was the message on Thursday at the scene of a tragic train crash that happened last year.
The train crossing at the intersection of Edinburgh Road and Paisley Street in Guelph is known for causing traffic delays.
Waterloo regional police say a Cambridge man is facing drug charges after he was arrested on a warrant on Wednesday evening.