Waterloo Region has joined the rest of the world to commemorate the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day as part of “Know your status” – a pioneering global health campaign.
Author: Saifullah Muhammad
Bob Rae, Canada’s special envoy to Myanmar, government officials and community leaders were honoured at the Payal Banquet Hall in Mississauga on Sunday night for their outstanding work helping to end the Rohingya genocide in Myanmar.
Communitech celebrated its 21st anniversary on Thursday, Nov. 9 at its annual general meeting held at the Tannery Event Centre and Communitech’s Area 151.
Journalist Mehdi Hasan delivered a passionate speech for Canadians to speak out against injustice and share values of humanitarianism and compassion around the globe Saturday night at an event at Toronto’s Pearson Convention Centre.
At a consultation on the weekend, influencers heard that social isolation is one of the biggest challenges for refugees and other recent arrivals to the area.
Waterloo Mayor Dave Jaworsky was returned to office by a huge margin, but the winner of the regional chair’s race won’t be known until Tuesday, due to voting problems.
Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Ahmed Hussen, says Canada is one of the most generous countries for international students and the new immigration system benefits them in several ways.
Udo Haan was connected to his first court hearing by telephone on Oct. 12.
The festival’s opening weekend featured a visit from Rogers Hometown Hockey, special jerseys for the Kitchener Rangers and an appearance by a well-known Canadian pop band.
The City of Kitchener, along with local dignitaries and residents, attended a groundbreaking event Sept. 26 to celebrate the start of construction to expand the Doon Pioneer Park Community Centre.
EDITORIAL By Saifullah Muhammad Every year, the country – and the community of Kitchener-Waterloo – benefit from the arrival of thousands of international students from around the world. For the most part the relationship is mutually beneficial. Canadian educational institutions benefit financially and culturally from international students coming to study here, and many students also get the academic and cross-cultural experience they have left home for. However, the price of … Continued
By Saifullah Muhammad, Spoke News Two candidates hoping to represent Ward 10 on Kitchener city council attended a debate hosted by The Working Center on Sept. 20. The debate was organized to help the public get to know the policies of their candidates and their views on major issues for change. The two candidates — Sarah Marsh and Peter Meier —gave their pitches on how to have a better municipal … Continued
By Saifullah Muhammad, Spoke News Conestoga College’s soccer Condors are still hopeful to come back despite losing their two previous home games of the season in the Ontario college men’s soccer league last week. “I am still happy and confident to shine despite suffering back-to-back defeats. This was really unfortunate for the last two games,” said Reza Ullah after the match against the Cambrian soccer team on Saturday at Condor … Continued