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Celebrating local bike culture

With the summer months approaching, people are starting to get out of their cars and onto their bikes. This month, the townships have come together to promote National Bike Month in the region. National Bike Month is dedicated to promoting and celebrating cycling in Canadian cities. “It celebrates the fact that cycling brings a lot of benefits to the communities, […]

by Daina Goldfinger· · Local ·
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New plan to make Library more accessible

The Wilfrid Laurier University Library has been under construction since the beginning of May, with the entrance being the main renovation. The construction of the entrance, according to university librarian Gohar Ashoughian, is the first step of a project to make renovations to the building that will make it more usable and accessible for students and professors. Most of all, […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus ·
Student houses set for demolition

Student houses set for demolition

Student housing is continuously fluctuating in Waterloo. In many cases, this involves houses being demolished in order for new apartments to be built. Homes from 72 to 80 Balsam Street, 265, 269, 273 and 275 Larch Street, 69 to 77 Hickory Street West and 260 to 272 Hemlock Street were fenced off to prepare for the construction of a new […]

by Daina Goldfinger· · Local ·
Efforts made in student engagement

Efforts made in student engagement

In the June 12 provincial election, local NDP incumbent Catherine Fife was elected MPP for Kitchener-Waterloo with 37.4 per cent of the vote. Efforts were made by both universities, however, to engage students in the election. As in the past, Elections Ontario reached out to the students’ unions at both Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo to set […]

by Marissa Evans· · Local ·
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Fife re-elected in Kitchener-Waterloo

Catherine Fife was re-elected as MPP of the Kitchener-Waterloo riding on June 12, bringing the community under NDP representation once again. “You always win when you have good people around you. I just want to say how proud I am of all of you,” she said in her speech, after arriving at the Legion where her party supporters were gathered […]

by Cord Staff· · Local ·
Ontario election social media coverage

Ontario election social media coverage

We have reporters and photographers at the victory parties for the four major candidates running in the Kitchener-Waterloo riding.

by Mynt Marsellus· · Local ·
The PCs want to make a push towards math and science in the university classroom (File photo by Nick Lachance)

PCs push for post-secondary math and science expansion

Changes may be in sight for post-secondary students if the Progressive Conservatives are elected on June 12. The PCs are proposing for extra emphasis to be placed on math, science, engineering and business programs in universities and colleges. They claim this push to expand post-secondary math and science education will help foster job creation and help Ontario’s economy adjust for […]

by Connor Ward· · National ·
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Benny’s set to reopen at the end of June

Benny’s Restaurant will soon be open for business again, bouncing back from a fire last summer that caused them to shut down for what was labelled an indefinite period of time. Though they were hoping to open June 15, owner Dino Damianakis said they are now aiming to have a soft opening at the end of June. The road to […]

by Marissa Evans· · Local ·
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Candidates debate for Kitchener-Waterloo riding

Yesterday afternoon at the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex four of the provincial election candidates for the Kitchener-Waterloo riding gathered in front of a full room to discuss important issues province-wide and at the local scale. The forum, hosted by the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce, had NDP incumbent Catherine Fife, Green party candidate Stacey Danckert, Progressive Conservative candidate Tracey […]

by Kate Turner· · Local ·