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Leah Gerber

Leah Gerber is a Local Journalism Initiative reporter based out of Waterloo Region Record. The LJI is funded by the government of Canada

Recent Work by Leah

Province funds species-at-risk projects, but also erodes environment protection

Province funds species-at-risk projects, but also erodes environment protection

Executive Director of the environmental advocacy group Environmental Defense says it is a "band-aid on a hemorrhage"
Water advocates call for Nestlé’ wells to be returned to municipalities if sale happens

Water advocates call for Nestlé’ wells to be returned to municipalities if sale happens

Wellington Water Watchers and other advocacy groups want the wells returned to the people if Nestlé sells its water bottling business
Grand River water walk going ahead during pandemic

Grand River water walk going ahead during pandemic

The Water Walk will pass through the Township of Centre Wellington
<b>CANADA:</b> The plight of migrant workers during COVID-19 pandemic

CANADA: The plight of migrant workers during COVID-19 pandemic

According to associate professor of health studies at Wilfrid Laurier, a two week quarantine for agricultural workers arriving in Canada was often done with multiple migrant workers together
Forget 'murder hornets,' the Varroa destructor mite should be the real concern

Forget 'murder hornets,' the Varroa destructor mite should be the real concern

'The objective is not to eradicate the mites. They will be here long after humans are gone. The objective is to keep their populations low,' says U of G expert