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Celebrating the environment

EcoFest, an event held to raise awareness about environmental initiatives, took place on June 5 and 6 at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and showcased...

Canda in Brief: June 24, 2009

NDP government elected NOVA SCOTIA — The New Democrat Party, with leader Darrell Dexter, won for the first time in history in Nova Scotia's provincial election on June 9 Their...

Breaking down Canadian politics

Conservative Party Chloe Arbutina, president of the Laurier Campus Conservatives, discussed the current Conservative government’s policies and initiatives The Campus...

Cuts total $8.9 million

The office of the vice-president academic has been given one year to figure out the best way to implement five per cent cuts within the various departments The cuts resulted...

Gay parenting researched

Though homosexuality is becoming increasingly accepted in society, one issue in particular has become more prominent: gay parenting and the questions that surround it Anna Wilk...

Education grants modified

On May 1, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities John Milloy announced changes to both the Distance and the Textbook and Technology Grant available to Ontario...

Election prospects

A loss to Stéphane Dion in December 2006 may have set back Michael Ignatieff’s political career temporarily, but he is quickly trying to extend the Liberal party’s power...

KW in Brief: May 20, 2009

Public square complete Waterloo Town Square was closed in spring 2008 to construct a new public square The project, which has cost the city nearly $3 million, is converting the...

Planning for the future

The compiled results of the Northdale Strategic Planning Session, held this past April, have been released, giving insight into the future of the Waterloo community The plan looks...

Spur property sold to developer

The Silver Spur, a favourite bar of many local residents and students, closed as of May 4 The property has been sold to developer and current owner of the neighbouring Waterloo...