Hockey hub model makes a comeback

Written by: Sheila Scott, Region of Waterloo In summer 2021, when the general population started to receive first and second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, the Waterloo Region Vaccine Distribution Task Force brought an innovative vaccination clinic model to Waterloo Region. Known as “hockey hub”, this clinic model doesn’t have much to do with theContinue reading “Hockey hub model makes a comeback”

The unconventional university of the future

Around the Region showcases the work of community partners. For January, we highlight how the University of Waterloo is preparing talent for a complex future. As an institution of higher learning, a key function of the University of Waterloo is to develop talent for a complex future. We want our students and alumni to think aboutContinue reading “The unconventional university of the future”

Game On!

Written by: Janine Toms, Region of Waterloo Library Many of us remember a time when families would gather around the kitchen table for a winner-takes-all night of Catan, Clue or Monopoly. These were the days where bluffing was as necessary as skill, and bragging rights reigned supreme. At least until the next games night cameContinue reading “Game On!”

2022 Plan and Budget: building a more equitable and sustainable future

Regional Council continues to discuss a comprehensive Plan and Budget that prioritizes a more equitable future for all residents. Guided by the Region’s Strategic Plan and continuing the work of the past year, the 2022 Plan and Budget responsibly invests in a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous community and supports Council’s vision. Some key investmentsContinue reading “2022 Plan and Budget: building a more equitable and sustainable future”

Council’s Corner: Farmer’s Market Trail

Opening in spring of 2022, the Farmer’s Market Trail will connect the ION Northfield station to the Market District in St. Jacobs with a 1.5 kilometre multi-use path. The trail will be lit and maintained during the winter months, providing the community with an opportunity to visit St. Jacobs using active transportation all year long.