Oct. 21, 2009

“Wilfrid Laurier University will continue to be one of Canada’s truly great academic institutions.”
–Minister of Canadian Heritage James Moore, during Friday’s announcement that the government has renewed its $39.5 million investment in a book publishing program

“Dirty Nil was loud. They were the loudest band … and that seems to be the thing that Last Band Standing is about.”
–Richard Garvey, vocalist and guitarist of Far From Rich, who was one of three bands who competed against the Dirty Nil for the LBS title at Wilf’s last Thursday

“Success is linked to the communities in which we operate.”
–Rick Purdy, president and CEO of the Frank Cowan Company, whose donations are helping to ensure the skating rink in the Waterloo public square will open Dec. 19, 2009