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.
Author: Ivan Angelovski
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.
“President Biden has been clear throughout the campaign that this was something he would do because of his commitment to fighting climate change,” Rohinton Medhora, president of the Waterloo-based Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) told Spoke Online.
Steve Van De Keere, the Region’s Director of Transportation tells Spoke Online “the roads were able to function fairly well, even with reduced capacity.”
The Kitchener City Council voted to hire a team of five full-time staff to address social issues in the city. The team will cost around half a million dollars and will deal with racism, inequity, poverty and homelessness.
This year has broken all the records in overdoses in Waterloo Region. By Nov. 3, there were 78 suspected overdose deaths in the region. That’s 15 more than for the entire last year.
This Monday, the city of Kitchener will be voting on establishing a team dedicated to addressing social justice issues, equity, anti-racism, poverty and indigenous initiatives. This is Kitchener’s response to Black Lives Matter protests, the housing crisis and the Land Back Camp initiative that has been occupying the Victoria Park in Kitchener since June 21. Shawn Johnston, one of the founders of the Land Back Camp, says that Kitchener’s plan … Continued
Members of the Black community in Waterloo Region stood up to support Irene Ekweozoh, a PhD law student from Nigeria, who was arrested on Sep. 20.
Following protests over systematic racism, the federal government has announced new funding worth $221 million to support Black business owners.
In what turned out to be an almost two-hour Q and A session, Chan confronted students with realities in China, trade secrets of the media business and truths about what waits for them once they graduate. Some of those truths were not so comfortable.