July 22, 2009

“Let’s all celebrate and say hallelujah.”
–President of WLU Max Blouw regarding federal and provincial money to repair the WLU pool.

“The ghettos of my experience are hapless and helpless places and I can tell you that your neighbourhood is anything but. It’s a neighbourhood filled with young people, mostly students, who are vibrant and full of life and full of hope for the future.”
–Councilor Mark Whaley addressing a Northdale resident at July’s city council meeting.

“Ever since I was young, I’ve always wanted to use hockey as a means to see the world.”
–Former Hawk Luke Girard will be moving to Belgium in September to play professional hockey.

“I just had a lot of fun. I like when we sing songs.”
–Roslin Grant, a nine-year-old participant in Arts Express, a Laurier camp for children with disabilies.

“In creating this global community, we want to show there is no discrimination between race, religion or education.”
–Dr. Ron Harris donated a house to WLU, to be used as a residence for both international and domestic students.

“There’s no way we can afford it from the local tax bank.”
–Councilor Sean Strickland referencing the need for provinical funding to ensure the approved light rail transit plan goes through.