“We don’t think our students should pay one dime more than university students.” — Conestoga College president John Tibbits
Author: Jessica Towriss
Jonathan Mansilla, known as JONY, has become a triple threat in the music industry. A talented singer, songwriter and producer, JONY has opened his own recording studio and is passionate about helping others explore their creativity and musical talents.
While the castle’s main floors offer a glimpse into Christmases past, visitors shouldn’t miss a special exhibit in the attic.
Support is now just a text away for Canadian youth as the Crisis Text Line, powered by Kids Help Phone, has launched across Canada.
Dental services, service dogs, massages, manicures and freebies — the expo in the Doon campus atrium had a little something for everyone.
Even experienced Canadian drivers need reminders that road travel in the winter months carries different risks than motoring in the summer.
John Tibbits says the proposed Milton campus was one in which Wilfrid Laurier University dominated. The Brantford model, he says, more closely resembles a partnership that works for the host city.
It is recommended that adults get between seven and nine hours of sleep every night. Unfortunately for students, this is difficult to achieve, resulting in longer reaction times, poor attention spans and a loss of motivation.
National Service Dogs, located in rural Cambridge, needs help from dozens of families each year to raise puppies to the ages of between 16 and 20 months.
EDITORIAL By Jessica Towriss Beaten, raped and murdered. Those are three words you never want to hear but they will haunt Tori Stafford’s family forever. Tori was only eight years old when she was abducted walking home from a school in Woodstock on April 8, 2009. She was lured away by a woman who dangled the promise of seeing a puppy in front of her. After being missing for almost … Continued
Many students living beyond the reach of Waterloo’s bus and LRT systems say they’ll be stuck with paying the cost of other students’ commutes. Meanwhile, the student association’s president isn’t commenting.
The 27-year-old computer programmer/analyst student at Conestoga College, better known as Tariq Musica, was inspired to pursue music by his father and grandfather.
EDITORIAL By Jessica Towriss Dangerous, disruptive, enabling and controversial. Those four words describe safe injection sites in Canada. In response to a rising drug crisis, cities have implemented safe injection sites in order to reduce incidents of public drug use and to provide a hygienic environment in which individuals are able to consume illicit recreational drugs intravenously. Injection sites are publicly funded facilities and last year alone they secured a … Continued
By Jessica Towriss, Spoke News With Canada’s legalization of marijuana effective Oct. 17, many citizens are concerned about how the Region of Waterloo is going to regulate and control these changes. With billions of dollars invested, Canada is scurrying to ready itself before the legalization occurs. There has been much preparation for this day and the Waterloo Regional Police Service has indicated it is ready to tackle the legalization head-on. … Continued