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WRPS cracks down on distracted driving

Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) is putting forth enhanced efforts in order to reinforce distracted driving laws. The new initiatives and efforts to curve distracted driving come in correspondence with Ontario’s provincial distracted driving campaign which is taking place throughout this entire week. With distracted driving becoming an increasingly prevalent issue amongst drivers, traffic officer Sgt. John Nymann, explained that […]

by Safina Husein· · Local, News ·
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Over 208 charges pressed during Waterloo St. Patrick’s Day festivities

This year’s St. Patrick’s Day had crowds ranging from 12,000-15,000 people throughout the day. The surrounding corridors of Ezra Avenue, Bricker Avenue, Clayfield Avenue and Albert Street had the most traffic. The St. Patrick’s Day events that take place within the Wilfrid Laurier University community are notorious for their outlandish festivities and this year was no different. The events that […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Local, News ·
Regional police and Special Constables have increased their surveillance in the university area after three assaults on females took place over the past six weeks. (Photo by Heather Davidson)

Knife-point robbery in Laurier area

Early this morning, four people who were walking home from Phil’s nightclub in Waterloo were robbed by a group of people armed with a rock and a knife. “At around 1:00 a.m., police responded to the area of Regina Street and Lodge Street in Waterloo, where three men and a woman were walking from a bar when they they were approached […]

by Bethany Bowles· · Campus, Local, News ·
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Reported sexual assault near Laurier campus

A statement was issued today on Wilfrid Laurier University’s website regarding two reported cases of sexual assault that occurred this morning near Laurier’s Waterloo campus. The statement read, “Wilfrid Laurier University would like to alert the Laurier community to two similar sexual assaults that took place in the vicinity of the university’s Waterloo campus early Friday morning. The first occurred […]

by Bethany Bowles· · Campus, Local, News ·