Post Tagged with: "Waterloo Region"

Cultural and historical landmarks you can visit in KW

Cultural and historical landmarks you can visit in KW

When I first toured Laurier as an eager high school student, I fell in love with the campus. I loved the small, tight-knit feeling and I was eager to get as connected with the campus as possible. What I wasn’t expecting, though, was how much I’d come to love the entirety of the Waterloo region. I’d consider myself a somewhat […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
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Crime severity on the rise in Waterloo region

The Waterloo Regional Police Service has noted an overall increase in crime in the Waterloo region over the past couple of years. Through diligent observation and analysis of crime trends, the WRPS has been able to identify which crimes are on the rise and determine where to focus their actions. “Our frontline officers and investigators continue to work diligently to […]

by Sophia Cole· · Local, News ·
Laurier students work to create energy efficient homes

Laurier students work to create energy efficient homes

Fourth-year students in the departments of geography and environmental studies at Laurier have been determining ways to keep homes efficient and keep energy renewable thanks to their capstone project, the Capstone Urban Studies Project course.  The final project of the course is taught around the students acting as consultants for a real proposal from the city of Cambridge, using their […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, Local, News ·
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Study shows that KW-Cambridge the least safe place for women to live

Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge have been named as one of the least safe metro areas for women in Canada, according to a study published this past month. The recent study, published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, was titled “The Best and Worst Places to be a Woman in Canada 2019.” The publication ranked 26 metro areas across Canada, […]

by Safina Husein· · News ·
Photo by Jackie Vang

The LRT delay in Waterloo Region keeps passengers waiting for the bus

After a highly anticipated arrival, Kitchener-Waterloo’s new ION Light Rail Transit System has been again delayed until the spring of 2019. This 19-kilometre transit route, consisting of 19 stations between Conestoga Mall and Fairway Station, has been a project in the works since 2012. In 2013, Waterloo region entered into a contract with Metrolinx and Bombardier that outlined the purchase […]

by Margaret Russell· · Local, News ·
Photo by Yitian Cai

Graffiti Market puts a unique spin on the casual restaurant experience

If you’re looking for something new to experience in Waterloo, I would highly recommend heading over to Graffiti Market. Located at 137 Glasgow Street in Kitchener at Catalyst137 — the world’s largest IoT manufacturing hub — Graffiti Market aims to provide art, technology and great food to their customers. Graffiti Market, however, is more than a unique place to dine. […]

by Safina Husein· · Arts and Life ·
LGBTQ+ wellness study sheds light on some of the issues affecting marginalized communities

LGBTQ+ wellness study sheds light on some of the issues affecting marginalized communities

Though being part of the LGBTQ+ community in the Waterloo region might look like it is all rainbows and sparkles, things are a lot darker than they seem, as concluded and reiterated by The Outlook Study. The Outlook Study, led by Robb Travers, associate professor of Health Science at Wilfrid Laurier University, is one of the most comprehensive, in-depth studies […]

by Safina Husein· · News ·
Photo by Yitian Cai

Golden Hearth Bakery provides fresh, handmade goods to local community

Located on the corner of King and Cedar Street in Kitchener, is a local, 11 year-old confectionery that sells baked goods made completely from scratch with quality, organic ingredients. Providing a variety of fresh products for both the community and other localities in the area like Gilt Restaurant Bar and Lounge, Legacy Greens, Smile Tiger Coffee Roasters and Vincenzo’s — […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts and Life ·