The provincial government and media work together to ensure that the public is able to engage and join in the greater dialogue before and during the enacting of legislation. The release of The Changing Workplaces Review has laid out some of the potentially greatest reforms to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act. Ontario Federation of Labour president Chris Buckley stated that this […]
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As the summer months approach, many students are finding themselves scheduling job interview after job interview, in hopes of finding either summer or post-graduate employment. As much as we are trained in high school and even university to sell ourselves in job interviews, there are times when we are face-to-face with a future employer and we just draw a blank. […]
By far, the two scariest words in the English language are “group project.” The excuse I was always given in high school for making these collaborative nightmares mandatory was that it would give us preparation for the “real world” of employment, where we’d have to work with other people to reach a collective goal. That’s pretty difficult to see when […]
In the last few years, going to uptown Waterloo has seemed like a hassle to most students. Whether it’s the inconsistent bus routes or lack of parking, the construction made the core of Waterloo inaccessible and unappealing. The local businesses are now feeling the ramifications of these choices. They’re suffering, even now that the roads are open. We’re nothing if […]
Wilfrid Laurier University, along with community services, have begun preparing for one of the biggest holidays of the year: St. Patrick’s Day. Over 5,000 people gathered on Ezra Street last year to commemorate the holiday. Laurier’s dean of students, Leanne Holland-Brown, stressed the importance of participating with Laurier pride in mind, but the first and foremost concern of the university […]
On Friday Feb. 10, the Beating The Odds conference was held in the Turret on the Wilfrid Laurier University Waterloo campus. This event is dedicated to inspiring and educating black high school students in the Kitchener-Waterloo and Cambridge area to pursue post-secondary education. The conference was created 12 years ago by Laurier alumnus David Green, as there were an alarming […]
The recently proposed Gendered and Sexual Violence Policy and Students Procedure was approved by Wilfrid Laurier University’s Board of Governors on Nov. 24. The document outlines the university’s policy of not tolerating gendered or sexual violence, as well as the mechanisms in place for the university to handle cases of gendered and sexual violence, from reporting to investigation and resolution. […]