Monday Waterloo Region Roundup – Pro Hoops to Come to Guelph, Surprising New Census Figures, November Gun Amnesty and More

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Guelph Named as First Canadian Elite Basketball League Team


With only one Canadian team left in the NBA, the Canadian Elite Basketball League is being founded to meet the growing demand for elite level basketball in Canada. Last week Guelph was named as the first city that will be the home to a CEBL team. The as of yet to be named team will play out of the Sleeman Centre and will the CEBL hoping to attract and sign some major international basketball talent to the league world class hoops should be coming to our region very soon. Read More.

Waterloo Regional Police Designate November Gun Amnesty Month 

Local residents in possession of unwanted firearms in the Waterloo Region have the chance to hand them in to local police this month without penalty, as fourth Gun Amnesty Month is launched and will now run until the end of November. Read More

New Report Says 1 in 4 Waterloo Region Residents are Immigrants

Proving once again that the thriving Waterloo Region is one of the most diverse communities in Canada a newly released report based on 2016 census data states that 1 in 4 Waterloo Region residents are immigrants to Canada, the highest numbers recorded almost a century. Read More.

Young Cambridge Student Inspires Generous Donations to Local Food Banks


A young Cambridge student, Cameron Rego, challenged his friends to help him gather 500 food items to donate to local food banks to help meet increased seasonal demand. His friends rose to the challenge and then some, as the school has now collected 1,700 items and counting. Read More

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