December 5, 2023

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.

OPINION: Heritage homes, what’s the benefit?

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?

Your furry friends: How COVID-19 has affected pet adoption

The Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society has been working hard to make sure that every pet gets a forever place to stay, even during the pandemic. But it is not as simple as just keeping animals until they find their safe space.