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Laurier alumna wins Masterchef Canada

Wilfrid Laurier University alumna, Mary Berg, was recently crowned the winner of the third season of CTV’s Masterchef Canada. Berg was one of 14 hopefuls chosen to compete on this past season of Masterchef Canada, where they were pitted against each other in weekly cooking competitions, with contestants systematically eliminated leading up to the finale on June 19. “It is […]

by Maddy Cutts· · Campus, Local, News ·
K-W’s food truck scene under evaluation

K-W’s food truck scene under evaluation

Last Saturday, members of The Cord staff took to the streets of downtown Kitchener for the King StrEATery Food Truck Rally. Contrast to the mass amounts of construction downtown, there were a considerable amount of people and food trucks outside of City Hall. The sun was scorching, the live music was blasting and the smell of deep fryers, sugar and […]

by Bethany Bowles· · Arts and Life ·
New mid-week market comes to Kitchener

New mid-week market comes to Kitchener

Downtown Kitchener is piloting a mid-week farmers’ market throughout the month of June. The pop-up market is running for five Wednesdays, until the end of June, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The market will feature a variety of vendors, activities and entertainment each week. “Back in 2012, we were doing some public consultation around Downtown Kitchener and overwhelmingly heard […]

by Safina Husein· · Local, News ·
Fire causes building evacuation at St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market

Fire causes building evacuation at St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market

This afternoon, a fire caused a secondary building at St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market to be evacuated. Dale Martin, deputy fire chief of Woolwich Fire explained what happened when the fire department arrived on scene. “We got a call around 1:35 [p.m.], alarm ringing, possible fire on the roof,” he said. “As we were getting near, there was a lot of […]

by Bethany Bowles· · Local, News ·
Breaking the Silence aim for safe spaces for LGBTQ

Breaking the Silence aim for safe spaces for LGBTQ

Graphic by Fani Hsieh While the number of hate crimes has dropped in the past five to six years, Waterloo Region is still working to educate and lessen unreported crimes. The Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council believes that violence is the result of an “out of balance” society. The council aims to restore that balance by working at ensuring that […]

by Erika Ymana· · Local, News ·
Kitchener-Waterloo’s future is digital with new strategy implementation

Kitchener-Waterloo’s future is digital with new strategy implementation

New strategy aims to create a tech-savvy community

by Erika Ymana· · Local, News ·
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the new building on Breithaupt Street on January 14

Google’s new building in Kitchener seen as an investment

Space on Breithaupt Street will now house over 350 engineer positions | Contributed Image Google unveiled its 185,000 square-foot building on January 14. Now home to over 350 engineers, the building works to promote environmentally-friendly and healthy choices such as a bike locker, group fitness space and a rock climbing wall. Additional and expected “fun” aspects about a Google office […]

by Erika Ymana· · Local ·