There are just a few clues that the building at 341 Marsland Drive in Waterloo was once a music venue, but in the 1990s people would come to hear legends like Public Enemy, Vanilla Ice and Ice-T.
The 68-year-old graduate of the broadcasting program donated $250,019.70 to the School of Creative Industries – the largest gift the college has ever received from an alumnus.
Many may argue that keeping these houses in pristine condition is the only way to maintain our local heritage. But that is simply not true. Instead of forcing homeowners to spend time and money on repairing these houses, why doesn’t the city invest in creating educational heritage spaces?
Earlier this year, anonymous members of the Reddit forum WallStreetBets, banded together to fuel epic gains in several stocks – local Blackberry, and now famous GameStop Corp, which is a parent company of the locally known brick and mortar game reseller EB Games.
“We will build back better this year,” said Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic.
The esports camps are three-day events held between March 13 and March 21, 2021, where campers will learn valuable life skills while also helping them improve at the games they love.
The two life-long friends found themselves united on a path to be the very best. One went on to become one of the most popular and iconic professional wrestlers of all-time, while the other often found himself in his dear friend’s shadow.
“It is extremely difficult,” said Rebeca Joanna Torres, a single mother with a four-year-old son in Kitchener. “Trying to keep him entertained while sitting through hours of conference calls is hard on him.”
While dealerships remained open by appointment during Ontario’s lockdown, they faced unpredictable sales and other issues, staff members said.
Since lockdown, many people have been stuck on what to do to keep themselves occupied. Two students, Ayryk Labib and Ricardo Arizpe, have been doing their best to keep busy while at home.
Michele McBride-Roach, event and program coordinator at the Kitchener Market, says these classes have already gained popularity across the community.
“There’s so much demand for books, puzzles, board games… it’s go-go-go all the time,” says Leah McGuire, an information specialist at the Queen’s Square branch of Idea Exchange Library.
It only took about 4 hours to raise $20,000 for Lil’ Pickles the Pug, thanks to her social media presence, her followers, and other popular dog account influencers.
The OHL season is still without a start date and it’s already mid-February. The Western Hockey League has agreed on a 24-game season and is waiting for final approval of health authorities in each province.