June 16 2017 What’s new in Kitchener Waterloo?

June 16

Today is June 16 2017. What’s new in Kitchener Waterloo?


 

 

Getting your goat

Yoga just got weird. A new phenomenon, which started in Oregon last year has spread now to Waterloo Region. Yoga with goats. You’ve got to be kidding!

Walk this way

A new kind of crosswalk might soon be coming to Jubilee Drive in Victoria Park. If only we could train the geese to use it too.

Community Services Annual Report

In 2015 and 2016, we successfully welcomed 1,800 Syrian refugee newcomers to Waterloo Region. The annual community service report is out. We are doing pretty good.

Never made it up to Minnesota.

“I want the guys that are really good at swinging the hammer to be really good at swinging the hammer. I don’t want them to be really good at doing paperwork. That’s not what they’re built for.” Waterloo Startup Quote Kong Wins the Top Prize at the 2017 Fundica Roadshow.

Innovative and collaborative education at Vista Hills

Waterloo’s newest elementary school looks like a high-tech hub. One of the first three-storey elementary schools in Waterloo Region looks like other innovative local buildings such as the Perimeter Institute and the Institute for Quantum Computing and Google.

Open Trails

Without many open streets to close, the livable cities movement which started in 2011 as Car Free Sundays is taking to the trails and other public spaces. There are lots of activities and lots of nodes

Just when you thought it was safe to go to Cambridge

A report on the second stage of the LRT project was released revealing feedback of public consultations. More public consultations are upcoming.

Kiwanis Park wading pool closed for the season.

Built in 1967, upgrades are much needed.

Getting your hipster on.

Death Valley’s Little Brother is a cosy little coffee shop and late night scotch whiskey saloon. Need I say more?

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