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Aastha Shetty

Aastha Shetty

Aastha is a reporter at 570 NEWS. She joined the team in June 2018 after graduating from the journalism program at the University of Guelph-Humber. During her time at Guelph-Humber, she won several awards of distinction for her journalism work and for being in the top 10 per cent of her graduating class. Aastha was born in the United Arab Emirates and lived there until she was 16 years old. She is now a proud Canadian, based in Kitchener, doing what she has always wanted to do - journalism.

Recent Work by Aastha

Drayton Entertainment to remain closed during Stage 3 reopening

Drayton Entertainment to remain closed during Stage 3 reopening

CEO Alex Mustakas says reopening will not make financial sense with Stage 3 indoor seating restrictions.
Empty space in Waterloo's Beechwood neighborhood designated as surplus land

Empty space in Waterloo's Beechwood neighborhood designated as surplus land

Regional council members passed the vote on Wednesday to designate 555 Beechwood Drive as surplus land, making way for new affordable housing units
GRT to start giving riders free face masks

GRT to start giving riders free face masks

All riders, except children under the age of five and people with medical reasons, are required to wear a mask when riding Grand River public transit
Local hospitals reminding people masks are mandatory

Local hospitals reminding people masks are mandatory

All people are required to wear a mask or face covering inside a hospital building in Waterloo Region
Waterloo-based small business calls out government

Waterloo-based small business calls out government

Ctrl V has already been forced to close three of its Ontario locations
Chief Larkin recommends decriminalizing all drugs for personal use

Chief Larkin recommends decriminalizing all drugs for personal use

The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police endorsed the move on Thursday
'Sports culture will have to adapt to pandemic': Bennett

'Sports culture will have to adapt to pandemic': Bennett

Sportsnet's Donnovan Bennett shares his thoughts on when sports may return back to normal
Waterloo Region expected to break hot weather record by weekend

Waterloo Region expected to break hot weather record by weekend

Temperatures have been soaring above 30 degrees back-to-back since July 1
Ontario should 'gradually phase out bottled water': Wellington Water Watchers

Ontario should 'gradually phase out bottled water': Wellington Water Watchers

They say water is an essential resource that should not be sold for profit
Managers can deny international travel time off during pandemic

Managers can deny international travel time off during pandemic

They can deny time off because of the mandatory 14-day self isolation period for international travellers