Food Banks nationwide are witnessing a distressing increase in visits as Canadians grapple with food insecurity due to rising living costs.
Conestoga College students in the Robotics and Automation program have been creating innovative fully functioning assembly lines for their capstone projects.
The provincial and federal government have announced more than $1.4 million to support the construction of 21 affordable housing units in an historic St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Similar initiatives include downtown’s St. Mark’s Lutheran Church conversion into a 40 affordable unit building, and St. Peter’s Lutheran Church with 41 units.
Conestoga College student volunteers went out Oct. 5 for a community clean-up event. With gloves, litter pickers and garbage bags in hand, they fanned out across the Doon campus and near residential neighbourhoods, on a mission to tidy up.
City councillor Rob Deutschmann held a virtual Town Hall addressing the issue of renovictions in Kitchener and the Waterloo Region. Deutschmann emphasized the need for tenants to be equipped with the knowledge and resources to challenge wrongful evictions by landlords.