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Wilfrid Laurier and University of Waterloo to receive upgrades to their athletic facilities

The city of Waterloo has committed to a $5 million donation to split between both of the universities in the city, Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo, in order to upgrade their athletic facilities. The University of Waterloo will be putting its half of the funding towards enhancing the Columbia Ice Field, a $23 million expansion, while Laurier’s […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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Laurier Brantford’s One Market space now open for classroom use

Laurier’s Brantford campus opened their One Market space for classroom use this fall after renovating the space to use for students as well as centralized services for the integrated campus. “In September of 2014 the City of Brantford approved the sale of the former Market Square Mall property to Wilfrid Laurier University for $5.8 million. In lieu of a lump […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Uncategorized ·
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New YMCA at Brantford campus enhances students’ athletic experience

Wilfrid Laurier University students on the Brantford campus have experienced an athletic and recreational experience closer to that of a Waterloo student this past year as a result of the newly opened YMCA.  The Laurier Brantford YMCA officially opened its doors on Sept. 14, 2018. The facility, which was brought to fruition through a partnership between Laurier and the YMCA […]

by Safina Husein· · Sports ·
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Laurier hosts annual Indigenous Research Event

  Wilfrid Laurier University hosted the Indigenous Research Symposium on Dec. 5. The event featured Indigenous graduate students and special guests speaking about their Indigenous research. The keynote speaker was Laurier alumni Allan Downey, who graduated in 2014 with a PhD in history. Downey is an assistant professor at McGill University, and he spoke about his current research on Indigenous […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, News ·
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Laurier launches programs in public safety

Wilfrid Laurier University is officially offering their students new programs in public safety, including a master’s degree program and five graduate diploma programs. The programs are offered at Laurier’s Brantford campus by the faculty of human and social sciences. The programs aim to provide working professionals with the skills and education they need to further continue their progress in their […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, News ·
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Laurier Brantford assists in Police pilot project

Wilfrid Laurier University’s Brantford campus plans to work with the Brantford Police Service to help properly respond to survivors of sexual assault when incidences are reported. Working along with the Laurier Brantford campus will be local community services such as the Sexual Assault Centre of Brant, Victim Services of Brant and the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care Team Brantford General Site […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · News ·
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Laurier’s new sexual violence policy is one step closer to approval

The Gendered Violence Task Force held a town hall meeting last Thursday on Wilfrid Laurier University’s Waterloo campus, to provide students a space to discuss and ask questions about the newly released sexual violence policy and procedure. Town halls were additionally held on both the Laurier Brantford and Kitchener campuses earlier that same week, ensuring that all interested students had […]

by Maddy Cutts· · Campus, News ·
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Unsigned: Brantford makes poor choice in activist-in-residence

Laurier’s Brantford campus is currently welcoming a member of the Yes Men, a radical journalist group who has been accused of falsifying stories, as their “activist-in-residence,” which leaves us with one simple question: why? Perhaps the Brantford campus just wanted to show a different aspect of journalism. After all, not all journalism students will go on to write for the […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·
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Laurier’s varsity sports expand to Brantford campus

This fall, Wilfrid Laurier University’s Brantford campus will see varsity sports on campus. For the first time, Laurier Brantford will be showcasing two varsity teams of their own: men’s indoor soccer and men’s and women’s cross country. In a joint effort with the Department of Athletics and Recreation, the city of Brantford and the YMCA, the Brantford Golden Hawks will […]

by Rob Fifield· · Sports ·
Laurier Brantford welcomes 24/7 Special Constables Services

Laurier Brantford welcomes 24/7 Special Constables Services

After years of campaigning and advocating, the Wilfrid Laurier University Brantford campus can now extend their Special Constable Services to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week coverage. After the university’s Board of Governors approved an increase of service hours on June 23, Tyler Van Herzele, Wilfrid Laurier University’s Students’ Union president, released a thank-you note on the Students’ […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, News ·