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Local businesses are suffering as the province shuts down due to COVID-19

Local businesses are suffering as the province shuts down due to COVID-19

Due to the latest public health recommendations surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, many companies, both small and large are seeing the need to engage in significant business changes.  On March 23, Ontario Premier Doug Ford ordered that all non-essential businesses close their doors in an effort to stop the spread of the virus, effective on Mar 24, at 11:59 p.m.  Despite […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Events, Life ·
Graphic by Jamie Mere

When it comes to summer jobs, connections aren’t everything

It’s February. For some of us, the hunt for a summer job is well underway. For others, like myself, it has just begun. Securing solid summer employment is difficult for most students, unless you’re one of the lucky few who have a connection that can get you a job without the stress of multiple interviews and months-long application processes. Thankfully, […]

by Victoria Marshall· · Opinion ·
Photo by Darien Funk

Laurier named one of Waterloo region’s top employers

For a second year in a row, Wilfrid Laurier University has been named one of Waterloo’s top employers by Canada’s Top 100 Employers due to the quality of programs and policies put in place by and for employees. Canada’s Top 100 Employers is a national competition that happens annually which recognizing both national and regional level leaders in employment, with […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Local, News ·