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Is Canada as accepting as it seems to be?

  Growing up I was always taught that Canada was a loving and accepting place for every person no matter what they looked like or where they came from. Since hearing that, I was always proud to be a Canadian. I wa proud to see that the country I was born into was one of acceptance. Then, as I grew […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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Remembering a Canadian legend

When I heard the news that Gord Downie had passed away, I felt feelings of contempt wash over me. Those feelings were mostly directed inside, I’ll admit, but let me explain. Growing up in southern Ontario I can confidently say that I had hundreds of opportunities to see The Tragically Hip; some of them even being free concerts. Money was […]

by Kurtis Rideout· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
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Waterloo gives the community a walk to remember

“It’s sort of fun to learn what was here in the past,” Janet Seally, manager of information services and local history at the Waterloo Public Library, said regarding the walking tour of Waterloo Park she led on August 12. Oftentimes, we seem to take our surroundings for granted and we don’t think about local history. Even us history majors can […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Arts and Life, Life ·