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  1. Anne Murray: The not-so-scary world of birdwatchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Georgia Straight

    Why on Earth would the agency need to warn the Kitchener-Waterloo Field Naturalists "to refrain from undertaking partisan activities" and threaten them with future audits? Could it be that the shocking decline of birds locally and globally is finally forcing even Canada's reticent and small-C conservative birdwatching community to speak out in defence of birds? In that case, the government must certainly have a problem. Let's take a look at who these infamous birdwatchers are: they live among us! Birdwatching, birding, or ornithology is a worldwide pastime.

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  2. Green Scene: Who is watching the bird-watchers - and why?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Kitchener-Waterloo Field Naturalists are, after all, a small, 100% volunteer-run group not unlike the local Burke Mountain Naturalists, to which I belong. What on Earth could its members have done to attract the attention of CRA? For the past 80 years, its activities have mostly included offering hikes and bird-watching outings to appreciate nature and promote the protection of wildlife habitat.

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  3. Police probe multiple shootings, suspects near Canadian ParliamentRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | USA Today

    Chaos in Canada: Gunfire erupts at Parliament Police identify the dead shooter as a Canadian man born in 1982. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1wkkAuw At least 30 shots are fired inside the main building of Canada's Parliament Hill, after a gunman shot and wounded a soldier at the Canadian War Memorial in Ottawa.

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  4. On the scene Oct. 22-29Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Waterloo Chronicle

    Trevor Smith Diggins, as Tim, tries to resist taking a bite out of Liz, played by Jennifer Cornish, as the waitress, played by Lisa MacNeill, looks on in Dine Her at the Harmony Lunch. The show returns to Waterloo to Oct. 31. Realspace Theatre and Practical Theatrics present Dine Her - The Return, Oct. 22 to Oct. 31, 7 p.m., at the Harmony Lunch, 90 King St. N., Waterloo.

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  5. Jazz Room brings in the best of local talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Waterloo Chronicle

    This weekend the Jazz Room brings the best in local and regional jazz talent in a big band format with The Big Band Theory on Friday, followed by Montreal-based trumpeter Joe Sullivan with his local quintet on Saturday. Big Band Theory had its genesis in Kitchener-Waterloo without any clear idea where the project might end up.

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  6. From Winnipeg today to Surrey, 11 mayoral races to watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | CBC News

    ... mayor had been "knowingly over-spending on her business travel on multiple occasions." In Woolwich, in Ontario's Waterloo Region, first-term mayor Todd Cowan is seeking re-election during an ongoing Ontario Provincial Police investigation into ...

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  7. Race for Toronto city councillor heats up in Ward 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Globe and Mail

    Ward 18 incumbent councillor Ana Bailao campaigns on Dundas Street in Toronto on October 16. There are nearly a dozen challengers looking to unseat Ms. Bailao, who took over for former councillor and TTC chair Adam Giambrone in 2010.

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  8. Fake charity unhappy RevCan discovered they are a fake charityRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Canadian Content

    Revenue Canada targets birdwatchers for political activity Canada Revenue Agency issues warning letter to wildlife club to curb any political activities A small group of nature lovers in southern Ontario enjoy spending weekends watching birds and other wildlife, but lately they're the ones under watch - by the Canada Revenue Agency. The Kitchener-Waterloo Field Naturalists, a registered charity, is apparently at risk of breaking tax agency rules that limit so-called political or partisan activities.

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  9. Fake charity unhappy RevCan discovered they are a fake charityRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2014 | Canadian Content

    Revenue Canada targets birdwatchers for political activity Canada Revenue Agency issues warning letter to wildlife club to curb any political activities A small group of nature lovers in southern Ontario enjoy spending weekends watching birds and other wildlife, but lately they're the ones under watch - by the Canada Revenue Agency. The Kitchener-Waterloo Field Naturalists, a registered charity, is apparently at risk of breaking tax agency rules that limit so-called political or partisan activities.

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  10. As Toronto dithers, Guelph sets sights on 21st centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | The Toronto Star

    ... corridor, stretching from Toronto through Guelph to Kitchener-Waterloo. The cities of Guelph, Kitchener, Waterloo and the Region of Waterloo partnered with financial and technology sectors to create a business case for provincial and federal ...

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  11. Oktoberfest de Blumenau and BlumenauRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Rio Times

    ... identified himself simply as "Bill" told The Rio Times, speaking about the Oktoberfest de Blumenau, the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest held yearly in Ontario, Canada and the main Oktoberfest, a sixteen-day event held annually in Munich, Bavaria, ...

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  12. Revenue Canada targets birdwatchers for political activityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | CBC News

    A small group of nature lovers in southern Ontario enjoy spending weekends watching birds and other wildlife, but lately they're the ones under watch - by the Canada Revenue Agency. The Kitchener-Waterloo Field Naturalists, a registered charity, is apparently at risk of breaking tax agency rules that limit so-called political or partisan activities.

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  13. On the Scene Oct. 15-22Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Waterloo Chronicle

    Theatre on the Edge presents live improv comedy every Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Waterloo Community Arts Centre, 24 Regina St. S., Waterloo. Admission is $5.

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  14. Time to party at Oktoberfest 2014 in Kitchener-WaterlooRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | The London Free Press

    The Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Day Parade attracts about 150,000 people along a five-kilometre route in Kitchener and Waterloo. ONTARIO - The familiar chant "Zicke zacke, zicke zacke, hoi, hoi, hoi" is being heard across Kitchener-Waterloo, meaning it's Oktoberfest party time.

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  15. London-St. Thomas unemployment rate edged down in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The London Free Press

    After five straight months of growth, the number of people with jobs or looking for jobs declined in London area in September. Statistics Canada said the labour force fell by 1,100 last month in London-St.

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  16. Harper Government is Cutting Red Tape: Minister Findlay Launches 2014 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Market Wire

    The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of National Revenue, was in Ottawa yesterday to highlight our Government's progress on red tape reduction, and kick off the Canada Revenue Agency's 2014 red tape reduction consultations with small and medium-sized businesses.

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  17. Oktoberfest gets set to live up to its reputationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Waterloo Chronicle

    ... drive, which collected 15,600 pounds of food and more than $14,500 in cash. The Oktoberfest opening ceremony in Waterloo is on Oct. 9 at 11 a.m. in Waterloo Public Square, with the Mayor's Oktoberfest Luncheon, featuring a free lunch, sponsored by ...

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  18. Healthcare remains a major issue in municipal voteRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Waterloo Chronicle

    ... The province in turn funds Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) and other service providers. The Region of Waterloo has responsibility for public health, therefore administration of the overall system is shared among all three levels of ...

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  19. Pro basketball a slam dunk in KW?Read the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | Waterloo Chronicle

    ... the potential of a team in KW earlier this year during a basketball camp at RIM Park. A K-W team would play at the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex, rather than a larger venue such as The Aud, due in part to its availability. "Professional ...

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  20. Girl, 12, among 18 rescued from cross-Canada sex trade ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | The Toronto Star

    Ontario Provincial Police in Orillia say a 12-year-old Winnipeg girl was among 18 people who were brought to safety during a nationwide human-trafficking investigation. They say 33 charges have been laid against nine people, including forcible confinement, making and distributing child pornography, assault and trafficking in persons. 2 comments