A series of thunderstorms passed through the region late Saturday night but one storm cell in particular caused a downburst over an isolated area of the city just before midnight.
Trapped in a friend’s home watching the constant downpour, Adam Vuylsteke didn’t expect his getaway from Guelph would look quite like this.
Flooding in southern Alberta that occurred in 2005 was then considered a one-in-100-years disaster, yet the heavy rains this week that have led to flooding in Banff, Canmore, Calgary and south toward Lethbridge have caused more widespread damage than the previous event.
A two-year-old boy was missing as fire crews battled a barn fire Friday evening on Lobsinger Line.
The normally quiet streets of an uptown neighbourhood were transformed into a series of concert venues enticing people to get outside and connect with their community.
The body of the 28-year-old Elmira woman was discovered in the Grand River near the Walter Bean trail off Riverbend Drive. A group of teens swimming in the river alerted police after seeing something suspicious in the water around 4 p.m. Friday.
The body of Erin Howlett was recovered from the river near the Walter Bean Trail next to Riverbend Drive in Kitchener by Waterloo Regional Police on Friday after teens swimming in the river reported something suspicious in the water, police confirmed Sunday.
The teen, commonly known as Camila Lopez, was kayaking in the waters by the Now Jade Riviera hotel in Puerto Morelos, less than 40 kilometres south of Cancun, when she was hit by a 16-year-old from London, England, who was driving a rental personal watercraft.
Police suspect foul play after the body of an unidentified woman was found in the Grand River near the Walter Bean trail Friday afternoon.
The Egyptian military forced Islamist president Mohammed Morsi from office Wednesday, following mass public protests against the leadership.
The great detail in the video has not gone unnoticed — it generated more than 127,000 views on YouTube as of Monday.
The sudden downpour that hit the region just after 2 p.m. resulted in flash flooding at many roadways and parking lots, forcing people to wade through knee-deep waters. While the flooding may have been a nightmare for some, children in Anstett’s Kitchener neighbourhood embraced the situation.
Sonya Russell, a 40-year-old Waterloo resident, has been charged with two counts of luring by computer, invitation to sexual touching and sexual exploitation. She was arrested Wednesday.
The fire grew so hot it pushed back crews that arrived only moments after the three men reached the front lawn. One firefighter sustained burns to his hand after the fire destroyed his protective gear.
Holding hands and wiping away tears, students at New Dawn School put shyness aside to speak out in support of the unique education program that has changed their lives.
When Waterloo Bowling Lanes announced last fall it would be closing its doors after 64 years of being an uptown landmark, manager Pauline Clayfield hoped she could save the business that was both her workplace and second home for 27 years.
The man living in the home — Harold Dey — was asleep in bed at the time of the fire. He is quadriplegic and was unable to call emergency crews himself once he realized what was happening, said Voisin.
The mural will feature images of peacekeepers and naval, army and air force soldiers from the First and Second World Wars, Korean War and up to the Afghanistan War. Smith said he plans to reflect the diversity of people involved in the wars as well.
Grade 11 students in the Housing and Design course at Sir John A. Macdonald Secondary School put the finishing touches on their garden Monday after a semester of learning about planting and maintaining the site.
Just after 12 p.m., black smoke and flames were seen coming out of a doorway leading to an apartment above a vacant storefront at 92 Queen St. S, just metres away from the intersection at Charles Street.