Around the Region

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A piece of meat on the barbecue grill

Cook and eat safe this summer

Written by: Gina Alderman, Region of Waterloo Public Health Summer weekends mean lots of socializing and the pleasure of sharing food with friends...

Jun 29, 2022 2 min

A tick on a green plan

Tick season is here

Did you know that an infected blacklegged tick needs to be attached to its host for at least 24 hours to transmit Lyme...

Jun 8, 2022

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Community partners

Envisioning the future of public education in Waterloo Region

Reading Time: 3 minutes Around the Region showcases the work of community partners. For March, Waterloo District School Board Director of Education jeewan chanicka reflects on the first six months of his role and the board’s goals for public education in 2022. Written by: Alison Merchant, Waterloo Region District School Board Wednesdays are jeewan chanicka’s favourite day of the week. ...

Feb 25, 2022 3 min

Providing support for the Black community

Reading Time: 2 minutes Around the Region showcases the work of community partners. For February, we highlight how Kind Minds Family Wellness is helping to address anti-Black racism and systemic oppression in Waterloo Region. Written by: Destiny Cobbinah, Kind Minds Family Wellness Kind Minds Family Wellness (KMFW) provides culturally informed supports for the Black community in Waterloo Region. We specialize ...

Feb 1, 2022 2 min