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Measuring the impact of the Brantford Downtown Outreach Program

The Brantford Downtown Outreach Team, otherwise known as BDOT, is a pilot program implemented in July of 2019 with a focus on reaching out to people struggling with addiction, homelessness and other challenges. The idea for the BDOT was born out of a need for a new approach to working with vulnerable populations, such as the homeless in Brantford, and […]

by Sophia Cole· · News ·
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Alumni Association donates $800,000 to student services to enhance the Laurier experience

Homecoming weekend saw the announcement of the Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni Association (WLUAA) donating $800,000 to enhance student services for current students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The donation was split up into four parts to cover different student services around campus that could use funding. $350,000 of the donation was put towards scholarships for students and $270,000 […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
Laurier to recieve $1.3 million to support women’s entrepreneurship

Laurier to recieve $1.3 million to support women’s entrepreneurship

Wilfrid Laurier University is set to receive $1.3 million of funding through FedDev Ontario as a part of Canada’s Women Entrepreneurship Strategy. The Women Entrepreneurship Strategy is a $2 billion investment made by the Government of Canada with the purpose of advancing womens’ economic empowerment in hopes of doubling the number of female entrepreneurs by the year 2025. The funding […]

by Sophia Cole· · Campus, Local, News ·