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June 19, 2017 -Why a Waterloo artist is hanging boxes with trinkets in his neighbourhood
‘They’re meant to amuse and entertain, but they’re also meant to be thought-provoking’

Oct. 2, 2017 – McMaster students pitch in to honour ‘Friendly Frank,’ the singing bus driver
‘He’s a really, really great guy. He makes my day every single morning,’ says one rider

July 19, 2017 -Fairy tale spin-off performance finale for special needs arts camp

July 6, 2017 -‘I’m so glad here:’ Just 2 years in Canada, Asia Haraki now runs a store
Her Middle-Eastern grocery store is the first in Waterloo, Ont. to sell fresh baklava

Nov. 14, 2017 – Family and friends send off shooting victim Natasha Thompson with purple balloons
Family wants more awareness for domestic violence


Dec. 15, 2017 – It’s ‘a contradiction’ that we condemn eating dogs but not pigs, says Guelph professor
Susan Nance explores why North Americans find eating dogs so upsetting

Nov. 17, 2017 – Snowy owls arrive in Hamilton area, but bad fortune is waiting
‘They’re not used to looking for a car or a truck coming,’ says terrestrial ecologist

September 22, 2017 – Waterloo’s TheHub almost ready, but tenants unhappy with ongoing work
TheHub tenants say Accommod8u committed false advertising, with units not up to standard

Nov. 14, 2017 – ‘Scared and cowardly,’ woman says she sexually abused child because she was told to
Hamilton police charged her after discovering 7-year-old was listed on Craigslist as available for sex

August 24, 2017 – Parent of daughter with disability faces GRCA home eviction
‘A move for Tabitha would be absolutely devastating,’ says mother

August 18, 2017 – OSAP student funding considers income but not parents’ debt load
OSAP application doesn’t account for family debt when looking at parental income

Nov. 2, 2017 – New method to identify opioids faster may help in combatting overdose crisis
It’s hard to identify new synthetic drugs with current testing methods, says McMaster researcher

July 21, 2017 – 70 accessible, affordable, apartments going into Guelph’s Ignatius Jesuit Centre
Project aims to give a long-term, green solution for people who can’t find affordable housing

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July 19 – Waterloo Region residents give input on rising minimum wage
‘It is criminal to pay somebody $11.40 an hour,’ says former foreign executive

June 9, 2017 – Ringing ears may recover but nervous system doesn’t, says audiologist
Living in urban areas poses additional risks for people’s hearing

July 28, 2017 – Domestic violence and brain injuries are linked, says researcher
Researcher says victims need to be properly screened for traumatic brain injuries

May 16, 2017 – Class of 1967 nurses reunite in Kitchener for 50th reunion
‘When we got in trouble, we did it together, every one of us’