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.
Like countless others, I was devastated to learn the bowling alley would be closing this month to be levelled and replaced with a seven-storey apartment building with underground parking at the Princess Street location.
It has been a week since two men came to the 32-year-old’s house interested in buying the pickup he had advertised for sale on Kijiji and Auto Trader. Just before 9:30 p.m. last Monday he went with the men for a test drive. He has not been seen since.
Forgotten stories behind the many names of historic buildings and streets in the city are buried at Mount Hope Cemetery.
Most countries, including Canada and the United States, fail to manage their water and sewage systems properly and rely on aging infrastructure — problems that only worsen in bad economic times as local governments are forced to cut costs.
The software — a program called Prepar3D — that creates the real-life experience was donated to the Cadet Youth Development Centre, home of the 822 Tutor Squadron of the Royal Canadian Air Cadets.
On Thursday, Sustainable Waterloo Region celebrated 58 local organizations — representing 13 per cent of the region’s workforce — that have committed to reducing their greenhouse gas emissions at its annual evening of recognition.
Hundreds gathered at the Henry Walser Funeral Home Saturday to pay their final respects to Kreller, who died suddenly Monday due to a heart attack. He was 54 years old.
Catherine Todd, 48, was reported missing Thursday after last being heard from on March 18. Waterloo Regional Police announced Saturday they suspect foul play after conducting a forensic search of her apartment at 50 Lorraine Ave.
“We’re looking at mental health education on campus and to be able to provide that to all members of the Laurier community,” said Adrienne Luft, the university’s mental health and student support team leader.
According to data presented by Shilton, Ontario’s hospitals receive the lowest provincial funding per capita in the country. As a result, Ontario shows higher rates of patient care occurring outside hospitals.
From patients with non-emergency medical problems to delays in accessing medical test results, officials at the Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network say there are many reasons why the region’s emergency rooms appear to be overflowing.
“He was left for eight and a half hours and he was checked three times (by nurses),” Brindley explained. “I brought him to them to check him. They didn’t come to see how we were doing and his condition worsened as the night went on.”
A new report released by the Heart and Stroke Foundation found that baby boomers will experience a ten-year gap between how long they live and how long they live in good health.
“The discovery of human remains is something police are keenly aware is a concern in the community, especially for families who file a missing persons report,” said Olaf Heinzel, public affairs co-ordinator for Waterloo Regional Police.
KITCHENER — A widespread investigation is underway to identify the dismembered remains of a woman found in a garbage bin behind an apartment building near the city’s downtown core.
With so much variation and overlapping between Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, an individualized approach to treatment and support must be adopted by caregiving communities, Whitehouse said.