Allie Libertini is already many things: award-winning alumna, community volunteer, two-time Special Olympics medalist. But she’s not finished yet.
Author: Darick Charbonneau
Within hours, a blue spruce that had stood in front of Siegfried and Alma Janssen’s home for 33 years was moved to the front of Kitchener city hall. Here’s how city crews did it.
End-of-life decisions regarding pets can be gut-wrenching and emotionally draining. It helps to think and plan ahead, in consultation with a vet.
When construction of the Ion system began, the completion date was mid-2017. Amid cost overruns, the system now won’t start carrying passengers until next spring — at the earliest.
Spoke News reporter Darick Charbonneau says he’s tired of thinking about what he is about to say, before he says it, in order to not offend anyone.
At the eleventh hour of the eleventh day, on the eleventh month of 1918, the guns across Europe finally fell silent, ending the fighting of what was known as The Great War.
Conestoga public relations and graphic design students helped solve communication challenges during this year’s Creative Day for Social Change.
The justice system isn’t perfect, no matter how much we’d like it to be. And we can’t exonerate someone back to life, writes Darick Charbonneau.
College president John Tibbits believes Conestoga students should pay the same as university students for GRT universal transit passes. In 2016, however, the student association offered to pay more, records show.
By Darick Charbonneau, Spoke News Oktoberfest is fast approaching, and organizers are hoping its 50th anniversary celebrations are going to be wunderbar. Kitchener’s Oktoberfest celebration started off as a small part of the Centennial celebrations of 1967, when the Chamber of Commerce gave the Concordia Club $200 and a mandate to develop a tourism event that would attract visitors. It was a huge success, with over 75,000 visitors drinking 215,000 … Continued
By Darick Charbonneau, Spoke News Wesley Rodricks considers his latest project, the animated movie Next Gen, to be the highlight of his career. The movie follows a lonely girl named Mai Su, who befriends a top secret robot that turns her life upside down as they team up to save the world from an evil madman and his army of robots. Next Gen was recently purchased by Netflix for $30 … Continued
By Darick Charbonneau, Spoke News Hundreds of people turned out on Sept. 8 for Rise for Climate, an international display of protest and calls for change that saw over 900 different actions in 91 countries across all seven continents. The Waterloo Region Citizens’ Climate Lobby and the Waterloo Region Labour Council, among others, in conjunction with 350.org, partnered to bring local activists and speakers together to demand change and accountability … Continued