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Seeing the Prairies through sound

Nick Faye & The Deputies latest album The Last Best West, which was released in May 2011, brings an honest and rock flavoured sound to the ears of its listeners through each of the eight tracks on the album. Faye’s music is that of long car rides and small towns. Inspired by the prairies of Saskatchewan, Faye shared in an […]

by Cord Import· · Arts ·

There and back again

Summer is fast approaching along with the enormous weight lifted off our shoulders from studying, exams and homework. With the end of torturous schoolwork comes for many students the return to your beloved hometown for four months to catch up with high school friends, home cooking and the return to working life. Though many of us are excited for this […]

by Cord Import· · Life ·

Braid’s handling of F-35 reckless with taxpayer dollars

Dear Editor, When undertaking the most expensive military procurement ever, respect for hard-earned taxpayer dollars should be priority number one. But when it comes to the costs of the F-35 stealth fighter jets, Peter Braid and the Conservative Party failed to be up front with Canadians. Braid claimed in Parliament that “the F-35 is the right plane for the Canadian […]

by Cord Import· · Opinion ·

Voters of Kitchener-Waterloo Must Get to the Bottom of Election Fraud Scandal

Many readers may have heard about the “robocall” Election Fraud Scandal in recent months. By now people have heard the reports of phone calls designed to deter supporters of particular parties from casting their ballot by misdirecting them to the wrong polling site, or harassing them so they won’t vote at all. What may surprise readers, however, is that this […]

by Cord Import· · Opinion ·

Bob Rae and the Liberals fear mongering on OAS changes

The Harper Government is committed to ensuring the sustainability of the Old Age Security program for future generations. As recently announced in Economic Action Plan 2012, we plan to gradually increase the age of eligibility for OAS to age 67, beginning in 2023. Canadians who are 54 or older on March 31, 2012 (born on or before March 31, 1958) […]

by Cord Import· · Opinion ·

Establishing a green community

After an evening of celebration with businesses, volunteers and government officials, Sustainable Waterloo Region executive director Mike Morrice admits that the environmental change the organization has brought to the community thus far is only the beginning. Founded only three years ago by Mike Morrice, fellow students and alumni at Wilfrid Laurier University, Sustainable Waterloo Region (SWR) announced in its annual […]

by Cord Import· · Local ·
Spring-cleaning your closet

Spring-cleaning your closet

Spring is upon us and it isn’t just about exposing pale body parts, wearing floral and actually working on your beach body — this is also the time to clear out the old and make way for the new. Yes, I’m talking about spring-cleaning. The biggest problem with being a shopaholic is that you dedicate precious time and funds to […]

by Cord Import· · Life ·

Busting out the bright and bold

The recent hot and sunny weather means it’s time to bust out the bright and bold colours. Coloured denim has become a very popular trend and it’s hard to ignore the bursts of colours that people are wearing around campus. No colour is excluded from this trend; they range from neons to pastel and primary colours. Bright coloured jeans may […]

by Cord Import· · Life ·

Putting Laurier on the map for Parkinson’s research

Dozens of red and white balloons were released into the cold wind this afternoon as a symbol of hope to mark World Parkinson’s Day. Watching the balloons drift upward, the group of about 150 people from the Waterloo Region community affected by Parkinson’s gathered to raise awareness and celebrate the achievements of the Sun Life Financial Movement Disorders Research and […]

by Cord Import· · Campus ·

Kitchener’s Hinindar takes the stage at The Artery

Stepping into the dim, rather bare looking art gallery The Artery for a folk rock show is like stepping into a hipster’s paradise. Hinindar, a local folk-rock band, took the stage for its CD debut, with Toronto’s Kite Hill opening and Bocce closing the show. The cozy venue was packed with fans on Mar. 31 and Hinindar delivered a worthy […]

by Cord Import· · Arts ·