Latest Regional Municipality of Waterloo Stories

2014-05-28 12:28:24

KITCHENER, ON, May 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The former hardscrabble town of Kitchener secures its reputation as a Canadian leader in experimental art this week when CAFKA.14, the region's 9th biennial exhibition of art in public spaces, opens May 31-June 29, 2014. CAFKA.14: Contemporary Art in the Public Space makes the usual unusual as dozens of local, national, and international artists put familiar Waterloo Region landmarks at the heart of ephemeral, outrageous, and sometimes astonishing...

2014-04-25 12:23:04

WATERLOO REGION, ON, April 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Close to 500 sustainability leaders joined Sustainable Waterloo Region to celebrate the release of its 2013 report and the commitments and accomplishments of SWR program members at Sustainable Waterloo Region's 5(th) Annual Evening of Recognition. The report reveals that Waterloo Region's innovative and collaborative spirit spreads beyond the tech sector. Below is the full release in PDF format. SOURCE Sustainable Waterloo Region

2011-08-18 23:01:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Phillips Lytle LLP, one of the region's best-known law firms, today announced it has established an office in Waterloo Region, Ontario. More than a dozen Phillips Lytle lawyers, who currently serve more than 200 Canadian clients, will spend time in its new Kitchener office, providing U.S. legal counsel in key areas such as corporate, tax, labor, intellectual property and other areas encountered in cross border business expansion. "Waterloo...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'