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Local high school looks to expand

Big plans for the future of the Northdale area and Waterloo Collegiate Institute are currently being discussed amongst a partnership between the Waterloo Region District School Board, Wilfrid Laurier University and the City of Waterloo. The visionary project could include a complete renovation and a new four-storey building for Waterloo Collegiate Institute. The partners are also looking into the possibility […]

by Safina Husein· · Local, News ·
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Move-in delays for ICON Waterloo

While some students at Wilfrid Laurier University have been able to live comfortably since the beginning of classes, a few are still struggling with how and when they can move into their new apartments. On September 2, ICON Waterloo, two 25 storey high-rises located on Phillip and Columbia, announced in an email to their tenants that their move-in dates would […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Local, News ·
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Waterloo hospitals to receive over 2 million dollars in funding

Waterloo Region hospitals will soon be benefitting from over 2 million dollars in funding from the provincial government, announced earlier this year. The funds come as part of Ontario’s Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund (HIRF), with Grand River Hospital awarded 1,555,561 dollars and a further 524,334 dollars earmarked for St. Mary’s Hospital, the two Kitchener hospitals which service the Kitchener-Waterloo region. […]

by Maddy Cutts· · Local, News ·
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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 ·
Waterloo remembers Orlando at candlelight vigil

Waterloo remembers Orlando at candlelight vigil

Hundreds gathered late Thursday night for the Waterloo Region Candlelight Vigil for the Orlando Shootings, held in Waterloo Town Square. The event was a response to the mass shooting carried out early Sunday morning, June 12, at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The shooting, carried out on the club’s Latin themed night, resulted in the death of 49 individuals, […]

by Maddy Cutts· · Local, News ·