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Climate change protests raise awareness in Kitchener-Waterloo region

Climate change protests raise awareness in Kitchener-Waterloo region

As global protests surrounding the issue of recognizing climate change continue to grow, students and climate change advocates in the Kitchener-Waterloo region arranged their own protest alongside the global “Fridays for Future” climate strike that took place on May 24.    Over a hundred activists collected on the steps of Waterloo City Hall to participate in the conversation that began with […]

by Aaron Hagey· · Local, News ·
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The inside scoop on KW’s top ice cream shops

Although the weather isn’t showing it yet, summer is fast approaching, and what better way to prepare for those hot summer days than by making a trip to a local ice cream shop?  There is a multitude of options for ice cream in Kitchener-Waterloo, so narrowing down the top contenders was no easy task.  The following article includes three of […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Food ·
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BREAKING: Stampede Corral announces closing after 35 years in business

Stampede Corral, a country bar located in Kitchener, has announced they will be closing their doors next month after 35 years of business. According to Andrew Mackay, owner of Stampede Corral since 1999, the bars lease is set to expire on this upcoming June 30. Mackay and his business partner, Lauren Buckley, were unable to negotiate a new lease with their […]

by Safina Husein· · News ·
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K-W to see improvements in transportation options

Ontario’s provincial government recently announced that they will be boosting funding and support in the Region of Waterloo in order to improve transportation options. The support, which will start in 2019, will provide the Region of Waterloo with long-term and reliable funding to ultimately enhance and expand local transit while offering more travel options for families and individuals who commute. […]

by Safina Husein· · Local, News ·
Top 5 news stories of 2016

Top 5 news stories of 2016

Policy The latest major story to have come out of Wilfrid Laurier University is that of its new sexual and gendered violence policy and procedures, drafted by the Gendered Violence Task Force, the student group Advocates for Student Culture of Consent (ASCC) and other university partners. The lack of a policy was first discovered by ASCC and work began in […]

by Maddy Cutts· · Campus, News ·
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Bingemans hosts drive thru light display

This year, Bingemans is hosting a two kilometre drive-thru light display in partnership with the Gift of Lights. Located just off of Bingemans Centre Drive, the light show includes 30 animated and static light displays that consist of over one million twinkling lights. The Gift of Lights has arranged similar displays in throughout the states, however this is the first […]

by Emilia Curcic· · Local, News ·
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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 ·