Carmen Groleau


Carmen Groleau is a reporter with CBC Kitchener-Waterloo.

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Big city mayors say new fiscal framework needed to deal with growing demand for services

The Big City Mayors’ Caucus discussed the need for a new fiscal framework from the provincial and federal governments at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Conference. The caucus says revenue tools cities have now aren't keeping up with economic growth and a demand for services.

Pair of Grade 6 students honoured for going above and beyond for their best friend

Two Grade 6 students from Waterloo received an award earlier this week from NDP MPP Catherine Fife's office for simply being a good friend. Sophie McConnell and Edl Lemlen have gone above and beyond to make sure their best friend Sebastian van Heiningen, who has autism and is non-verbal, feels included.

From office tower to housing: Frederick Street building to be renovated into 91 rental units

A former office tower in downtown Kitchener will soon have a fresh start as a place where people live. Work to renovate 22 Frederick St., into 91 rental units will begin in a few weeks.

Millbank man rescues unborn fawn after finding doe killed on road

A Millbank man was on his way to work when he saw a dead deer on the road. Taking a closer look, he realized it was a pregnant deer and her baby was still alive. After assisting with the birth, Jurgen Mannhardt took her to the Guelph Humane Society.

Waterloo woman charged as police investigate alleged hate-motivated altercation at Kitchener DriveTest centre

Waterloo regional police have arrested a 27-year-old woman as part of an investigation into an alleged hate-motivated altercation at a DriveTest Centre in Kitchener, Ont., on Wednesday.

These local archers take aim to represent Canada at world championship this summer

More than two dozen archers from across the country were in Cambridge this weekend competing for a chance to represent Canada at the world championships in Germany this summer. Reece Wilson-Poyton and Benjamen Lee from Waterloo region were among them.

143-year-old Cambridge church celebrates the completion of $2.5M restoration work

An iconic church in Cambridge that has served as a backdrop for popular shows like Murdoch Mysteries and The Handmaid's Tale, has recently completed restoration work on its roof, stained glass windows and stonework.

This new business is more than just a landscaping job for men who stayed at Cambridge Shelter

A partnership between Cambridge Shelter and The Community Company is providing an employment opportunity to people who have left the shelter, which they say will go a long way in helping people stay housed.

How Waterloo region's Upstream Fund will help these 3 organizations support local youth

Twelve local grassroot organizations have received upstream funding from the region to support their work with BIPOC youth and youth with disabilities. The region invested $1.4 million to support the 12 organizations, which is part of a larger $4 million investment this year.

Grand River Transit buses, MobilityPLUS and busPLUS not running as workers strike

The Region of Waterloo and the union representing GRT and Mobility Plus drivers, mechanics and service attendants did not reach a tentative agreement Sunday. As of Monday morning, buses are not running but the LRT remains in service.