An Insider's Guide to Waterloo Region

Interesting places on and off the beaten track

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Hydro right-of-way beside Trillium Public School in Kitchener

Do you love or hate this picture? Dandelions have spread wildly since our bylaw forbidding the use of lawn pesticides was introduced. Many homeowners have given up trying to keep a weed-free lawn while others bring home pesticides from United States and apply it under cover of night.

Written by Ruth

May 27, 2011 at 8:23 am


The cool, wet spring has made the grass very green but has delayed the opening of fruit tree blossoms. They will soon be at their peak in the region. This picture was taken in the rain yesterday at Lakeside Park in Kitchener.

Written by Ruth

May 24, 2011 at 3:27 pm

Old City Hall Clock Tower

Clock at Victoria Park, Kitchener

Written by Ruth

May 7, 2011 at 10:10 pm

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Spring Daffodils

Blockline Road and Laurentian Drive, Kitchener

The  boulevard between Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church and Glencairn Mennonite Brethren Church is a mass of blooming daffodils this week. (map)

Written by Ruth

May 3, 2011 at 6:21 pm

We voted…did you?

Federal Election- May 2, 2011- Winners to be announced

Written by Ruth

May 2, 2011 at 6:21 pm

Waterloo Region Consolidated Courthouse

Duke and Frederick Streets in downtown Kitchener

“The Waterloo Region Consolidated Courthouse project will consolidate Superior Court of Justice and Ontario Court of Justice services in one facility. Currently, the courts operate from three separate locations.” Completion is expected in early 2013.  Follow this link for more information on the project.

Written by Ruth

April 28, 2011 at 10:02 pm

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Election Sign

Seen near Westmount Road and Greenbrook Drive

Written by Ruth

April 26, 2011 at 6:21 pm