May 29, 2024

OPINION: Has society forgotten that women deserve rights?

Women and men are so very different but when it comes down to the basic facts, we are the same. We are human, and yet we live in two completely different worlds. On June 24, 2022, the safety and protection of women was destroyed in much of the U.S.

Community drug alert warns Waterloo Region of increased overdoses

Community drug alert released by Waterloo Region Integrated Drugs Strategy warns locals about the abuse of certain drugs. From Nov. 7 to Nov. 14, 44 cases and two suspected deaths were reported. Fentanyl samples containing ketamine were found recently by the Kitchener CTS.

Local foodbank teams up with Tim Hortons for holiday fundraiser

Tim Hortons teams up with The Food Bank of Waterloo Region for the first ever Holiday Smile Cookies fundraiser campaign. Helping food insecurity within the region and 50 per cent of proceeds from the sold cookies at participating Tim Hortons restaurants throughout the Region will be received by the food bank.

AUDIO: Condor’s rugby team defeated by the Humber Hawks in final game

As the regular season for men’s varsity rugby comes to an end, Conestoga Condor’s face Humber Hawks. The teams battled hard against one another, and the game was exciting till the very last whistle. The Hawks came out on top winning their final game before the playoffs 24-20.

Conestoga holds fundraiser for Indigenous immersion school

Shirts specially designed by Jay Soule were sold at several Conestoga campuses for $25. The fundraiser partners up with Truth and Reconciliation week to spread awareness and knowledge about the tragedies that Indigenous Peoples have faces for hundreds of years.

VIDEO: St. Mary’s General Hospital prepares for future outbreaks

St. Mary’s General Hospital in Kitchener is taking action against possible upcoming disease outbreaks. To be ready for the next pandemic, the hospital has launched a series of initiatives such as precautionary isolations, routine testing, surprise inspections, and more.