June 25, 2021

‘The Rush’ is real for Kitchener’s JJ Wilde

She’s seen a slew of success, having racked up multiple top 10 hits while her album Ruthless earned a nomination for Best Rock Album at the Juno Awards. She’s even had a beer can designed in her honour by Collective Arts Brewing.

Most recent shutdown leaves Waterloo Region tattoo artists frustrated

For the third time in just over a year, Tristan and Kim Everett have been forced to close up shop. The husband-and-wife pair run Iron Horse Tattoo in Waterloo and are just two of many tattoo artists in the region affected by the Ontario government’s shutdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic.

AUDIO: Regional Police scrap new ‘diversity cruisers’ following backlash

The Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) has suspended their new campaign of “diversity cruisers” amid criticism. The campaign, which was meant to educate the community on local cultures and racial heritages, instead faced a petition to cancel the program and continued calls to end racial police violence.