Unemployment and underemployment and common for Muslim women, as bias and discrimination remain major hurdles.
With falls being the main reason that seniors lose their independence, a provincially sponsored program is trying to step up.
Frames by Verne is more than a retail store. Its owner offers a new exhibition of local work every 60 days or so.
Until the end of next month, Waterloo-based Flag Raiders hopes a bit of generosity now will turn into return visits later.
The books provide plentiful images and visual cues that help readers navigate their way through stories suitable for mature readers, rather than children.
A recent meeting included a talk about the option of using medical marijuana to deal with the stubborn disease.
Several members of a local club say handwork crafts play a role in keeping them happy, mentally healthy and engaged with others.
The annual sale and show, held on the weekend, featured handmade crafts, plenty of good cheer and a visit from Santa.
Peer-support drop-in groups, coordinated by Bereaved Families of Ontario, provide a safe place for those who want to share their stories.
Staff at the Kitchener facility, affiliated with The Working Centre, believe that helping the marginalized fit into a community happens one welcome, one meal and one conversation at a time.
Speakers at the Kitchener event highlighted the need to dispel the stereotypes produced media and popular culture, which can lead to hate crimes.
Over nearly five decades, Lutherwood’s services have helped more than 8,000 people in Waterloo Region to get back on their feet or keep a roof over their heads. Many of them are between the ages of 15 and 29.
Music, dancing and fashion finery filled the Blue Room on the weekend, as the Gujarati Students Association welcomed all who wished to attend.
Waterloo Regional Police Service has trained 304 officers in standardized field sobriety testing, with another 14 trained to recognize impairment.