Post Tagged with: "public safety"

To mask or unmask: mandatory face-covering bylaws spark unrest

To mask or unmask: mandatory face-covering bylaws spark unrest

On July 13, Waterloo Region municipality made face coverings mandatory to any individual travelling on public transit or entering enclosed spaces such as retail stores, grocery stores, and indoors restaurants.  This face-covering bylaw has been spreading throughout the province and making its way to each municipality, leaving mixed feelings amongst residents. These varying emotions are not unique to this bylaw […]

by Marina Black· · Opinion ·
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Local police issue reminder after increase in robberies

Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) has put out a reminder for anyone walking at night in the region to take proper safety precautions, as there has been an increase of person-on-person robberies in the area. On the nights of July 8 and July 9, two robberies took place on Albert Street and Young Street. In July 9 robbery, WRPS reported […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · News ·
Photo by Will Huang

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 ·