Carmen Groleau


Carmen Groleau is a reporter with CBC Kitchener-Waterloo.

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Taxis in Waterloo region could soon increase starting rate by $1

Taxis in the region will soon be charging a base rate of $4.50 per ride. It comes as the region amended a bylaw to increase the price by one dollar.

Grand River Transit will bring back late night bus loop in Waterloo's university district

Grand River Transit will temporarily reinstate Route 9. The late night bus loop in the university district will meet student needs for safe and affordable transit.

Vacant Kitchener lot to become affordable housing after city donates land to Habitat for Humanity

The City of Kitchener has donated a parcel of land worth $5.5 million to Habitat for Humanity to build affordable housing. The land will have a mix of units, including three and four bedroom units for larger families.

Grand River and St. Mary's hospitals look to merge by next spring

Grand River and St. Mary's hospitals are looking ahead at the future as they want to become one organization. The merger still has to be approved by the hospital boards and the ministry of health.

Regional councillor's motion asks to bring back 2 bus routes that were axed during the pandemic

Regional Coun. Colleen James wants to see Grand River Transit re-introduce a late night bus after hearing from students and others in the community wanting the service.

Kitchener council moves forward with construction of new community centre in Williamsburg

Kitchener city council have unanimously voted to go ahead with a plan to build a new community centre in Williamsburg with the region's Catholic school board.

Conestoga College aware of lawsuit, wants to continue to foster positive learning environment

Conestoga College says it's aware of a defamation lawsuit filed by Sault College and its president, and wants to continue to foster a positive learning environment for students and staff.

Suspended officers with WRPS have cost Waterloo region taxpayers $6.4M over the last decade

New data from CBC News shows it has cost Waterloo region taxpayers more than $6 million over the last decade to pay for the salaries of suspended police officers.

Update on region's new hospital site selection process expected in May

Panel members looking into where the region's new hospital will be built have made recommendations to the Building the Future of Care Together Committee. It's expected the committee will make an announcement next month.

Health advocates say more patients in Waterloo region being charged out of pocket for cataract surgery

The local chapter of the Ontario Health Coalition says more patients being charged out of pocket for cataract services at for-profit clinics, according to a report the coalition released Tuesday.