Category: Local

News of the year: in Waterloo

The top stories of 2009-10 reported by The Cord 1 Public Square From it’s opening on May 20, Waterloo’s public square has been both a source of community-building and...

Redefining beauty

Self-confidence and embracing every body image were the main themes of the 5th annual Charity Spring Fashion Show, held on March 28 at the Kitchener City Hall Rotunda  The...

Environmental pains

Dante Ryel, a 26-year-old Waterloo resident, is just over three weeks into his fast for having the Bill C-311, the Climate Change Accountability Act, passed In maintaining a...

St. Patty’s day a success

Although the city was a sea of green for St Patrick’s day, Waterloo’s by-law services have announced that the number of by-law infractions were down from previous years...

KW in brief: March 17, 2010

Woman arrested for biting On March 15, police arrested and charged a 25-year-old woman with extortion for threatening to bite two men The threats, including infecting the men...

Fasting for the end of climate change

With six days passed and seven pounds lost, Dante Ryel is fasting with only a water and supplement diet in support of the passing of Bill C-311, Climate Change Accountability Act...

KW in brief: March 10, 2010

A vision for Northdale Waterloo city staff released their vision for Northdale on March 9 It was developed out of proposals made by the city and residents The vision includes...

Snow babe causes controversy

On Feb 27, a group of university students sculpted a naked woman out of snow on the front lawn of an Albert Street house The sculpture, approximately eight feet tall and...