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What to do in K-W: November 7, 2012

Weds, November 7 Juif Memory: documentary screening (by Prof. Marín-Dòmine) P3007, 7 p.m. Fire Away, Greater than Giants, Mayfield & Amberwood Maxwell’s Music House; $5, 8:30 p.m. Thurs, November 8 The Greatest Threesome Ever Starlight; $10 advance, $15 door, 8 p.m. Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day Princess Cinema; $10, 9 p.m. Fri, November 9 “Curbs” Opening Reception The Button Factory; Free, […]

by Cord Staff· · Arts ·
K-W in brief: November 7, 2012

K-W in brief: November 7, 2012

Consumption of contraband tobacco: a problem in K-W Contraband tobacco consumption is taking a hit in Waterloo after a council meeting presentation by Dave Bryans, the Ontario Convenience Stores Association chief executive officer. The presentation, which took place on Nov. 5, requested that contact be made with the provincial government to diminish these sales, which includes items such as tax […]

by Cord Staff· · Local, News ·
Canada in brief: November 7, 2012

Canada in brief: November 7, 2012

ServiceOntario kiosks out of service for good The Ontario Liberal government will be eliminating the use of ServiceOntario kiosks, which can be used currently to update information or renew license plates, among a total of 40 services. The province hosts 72 of the kiosks, all of which were shut down in June and will be removed due to safety and […]

by Cord Staff· · National, News ·
(Graphic by Steph Truong)

Rock/noise hits K-W

Canadian rock/noise duo, Death from Above 1979, made their way to Kitchener’s Wax nightclub last Thursday. After breaking up in 2006, they’ve since reunited and have begun writing new songs. Kitchener is one of many stops on their cross-Canada tour, and according to the bands’ website, they thought playing their new songs live was the only way to see if […]

by Cord Staff· · Arts ·
(Graphic by Steph Truong)

Being prepared for emergencies

Hurricane Sandy was a perfect reminder that Mother Nature can turn our lives upside down in the blink of an eye. Regarded as one of the largest tropical storms in history to hit North America, precautions were made to spare lives and increase safety by informing us the best safety methods. While the prospect of classes being cancelled may have […]

by Cord Staff· · Life ·

Cord-o-scopes: November 7, 2012

Scorpio (Oct. 24 – Nov. 22): It’s your month. Good for you. Some time around the 13th, you’ll encounter a man and/or woman named Peach. Stay away from Peach. Sagittarius (Nov. 23 – Dec. 21): Do your best to avoid putting money on that horse your friend recommends to you. He’s not gonna place and you’re gonna lose that allowance […]

by Cord Staff· · Life ·
(Photo by Justin Smirlies)

Laurier in brief: October 31, 2012

Laurier sees first cohort of EMTM program graduate Last Friday, Oct. 26 Laurier’s convocation ceremonies saw the first cohort of the Executive Masters in Technology Management (EMTM) graduate with their Masters of Science degrees in Management. The program, which can be completed on a part-time basis over an eleven-month period, is designed for people who work in leadership positions regarding […]

by Cord Staff· · Campus, News ·
(Photo from Flickr Commons)

Group costumes

No matter how old you are or how miserable the weather is I think it’s safe to assume everyone is pumped for Halloween. What could be more fun than dressing up and going door-to-door asking for candy? Simple, going bar to bar in an obnoxious group costume with your closest pals or roommates. Depending on how many people you plan […]

by Cord Staff· · Life ·
(Graphic by Steph Truong)

VIA forum comes to K-W

Last Thursday, National Dream Renewed, a public outreach project of Transport Action Canada, came to the Region of Waterloo’s administrative headquarters to inform the public on the potential of Canada’s national rail passenger service, VIA rail. The discussion was conducted by Greg Gormick, the director for National Dream Renewed and Toronto transportation writer, researcher and policy writer, and then followed […]

by Cord Staff· · Local, News ·
K-W in brief: October 31, 2012

K-W in brief: October 31, 2012

Storm effects from Hurricane Sandy reach Waterloo Region The impacts of Hurricane Sandy reached Waterloo Region on Monday night. Winds were recorded at speeds between 60 km/h and 90 km/h, which was sufficient to cause some damage to some trees and hydro lines in the area. Approximately 11,000 customers of Waterloo North Hyrdo lost power in the early evening in […]

by Cord Staff· · Local, News ·