Carmen Groleau

Associate Producer

Carmen Groleau is an associate producer and web writer for CBC K-W.

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Q & A: Meet Kyne Santos, the UW student vying to win Canada's Drag Race

University of Waterloo math student Kyne shares her experience on being a contestant in Canada's Drag Race with CBC K-W's The Morning Edition.

Racist flyers sent to apartment units in Waterloo; police investigating

A Waterloo woman says she received a racist flyer in the mail at her apartment near Wilfrid Laurier University. Police are investigating.

Meet some of the people living in Kitchener's tiny homes community

A community-led project has recently set up 12 tiny homes on the LOT42 property in Kitchener. Regional council will be discussing a report looking at the future of the emergency shelter system on Wednesday.

Local libraries shift to curbside pick up as COVID-19 measures continue

Libraries in Waterloo region, Guelph and Wellington County quickly moved to offer e-books and programs virtually when they were forced to close in March. As COVID-19 measures continue, many are now offering curbside pick up for their members.

Temporary shelter bridges gap for homeless men during COVID-19 pandemic

The region's temporary shelter at the YMCA has been operating for over eight weeks with roughly 60 men accessing the space everyday. Staff at the shelter say its more than just a safe place to stay during the pandemic. It's also a place where they focus on building relationships with the region's homeless population.

How COVID-19 has changed region's cancer care

COVID-19 has changed how people in Waterloo-Wellington access cancer care at the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre, with some treatments being delayed or changed. Patients are also feeling anxious, and fear getting sick with COVID-19.

What's with the hot weather lately? Environment Canada meteorologist explains

Waterloo region will be experiencing 30 C weather over the next few days after temperatures for most of May were below seasonal average.

Laurier and Waterloo universities to take most classes online in fall

Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo have announced next steps on the upcoming fall term. Most classes will be delivered online with a few in-person classes and activities.

3 cases of COVID-19 at Guelph beef processing plant, union says

A Cargill beef processing plant in Guelph, Ont. has three confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to the union representing workers there.

44 positive cases of COVID-19 confirmed at Conestoga Meats: public health

Region of Waterloo Public Health says there are 44 positive cases of COVID-19 at the Breslau meat processing facility Conestoga Meats.

The Helpers | This week's stories of people stepping up in a pandemic

This week on CBC Kitchener-Waterloo's The Morning Edition, we featured a range of good news stories from a local campaign that hopes to bring more business to local vendors to St. Jerome's University at UW offering rooms for patients at Grand River Hospital.

Community-led project proposes tiny homes for Kitchener's tent city residents

A tiny homes neighbourhood for the homeless may be coming to Kitchener sometime soon. Advocate Jeff Willmer is hoping A Better Tent City project comes to fruition in the next few months.

The Helpers | This week's stories of our community stepping up in a pandemic

This week on CBC Kitchener-Waterloo's The Morning Edition, we featured stories from an Elora group providing meals to front-line workers and a story from the University of Guelph on a device that can will allow N95 masks to be used up to 10 times.

The Helpers | This week's stories of our community stepping up in a pandemic

This week on CBC Kitchener-Waterloo's The Morning Edition, we featured a number of stories about our community's helpers, including a number of Len's Mill store workers making thousands of masks and gowns for front line workers, as well as a local artist taking time to paint storefronts in Elora.

The Helpers | This week's stories of our community stepping up in a pandemic

This week on CBC Kitchener-Waterloo's The Morning Edition, we featured a number of stories about them, including an update from Inksmith, how museums in Waterloo region want to archive your experience and more.

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