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UPDATED: GRT strike averted

It was announced on Thursday evening that Grand River Transit employees, including GRT operators, dispatchers, mechanics and service attendances, would officially be going on strike on Monday, April 3 at 5:00 a.m. On Sunday, it was announced that a tentative agreement was reached with the Region of Waterloo and operations would commence as usual on Monday. According to The Waterloo […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · 0 comments · Local, News ·
Sun Life Financial donates to new Laurier Centre

Sun Life Financial donates to new Laurier Centre

Wilfrid Laurier University is launching a centre to encourage youth within the Kitchener-Waterloo community to partake in physical activity programming in order to ultimately fight against childhood obesity and chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes. Laurier received a $500,000 donation from Sun Life Financial in order to open the centre, which will be named The Sun Life Financial Centre […]

by Safina Husein· · 0 comments · News ·
Summer music festival survival guide

Summer music festival survival guide

Summer festival season has kicked off strongly with Ever After 2016 having just concluded at Bingemans. July and August, as usual, are the months of festivals, with WayHome and Boots and Hearts quickly approaching. Whether or not you are a festival novice, here is a festival checklist to live by: MAKE UP Everyone, listen up. Now, if you’re going to […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · 0 comments · Arts, Arts and Life, Events, Life ·
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Terry Fox exhibit at THEMUSEUM

On April 8, THEMUSEUM in Kitchener revealed an exhibition called Terry Fox — Running  to the Heart of Canada, which explores the Canadian hero’s 143 day, 5,373 kilometer journey from St. John’s, Newfoundland to Thunder Bay, Ontario. Visitors to THEMUSEUM now have the opportunity to catch a glimpse of the exhibit’s array of materials from Fox’s journey, including his journal, […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · 0 comments · Local, News ·