The traditional German celebration of food, crafts and toys seemed to resonate most with nostalgic older adults — but it drew younger patrons too.
Author: Terry Foster
The annual Christmas celebration, offering many traditional arts and crafts, will run through the weekend.
There are more than 4,000 households on waiting lists to get into more affordable housing, says a Region official.
One of the problems with the Lime scooter project is that riders have been driving the little vehicles far beyond the permitted pilot area.
A scramble to replace four stolen generators and a last-minute search for missing floats — all part of preparations for what looked like an orderly welcome for jolly old St. Nick.
An executive says the company will deploy “all necessary resources to meet the milestones” related to Waterloo Region’s Ion light rail system.
The strategic shift to intelligent eyewear grows out of the belief that Focals can succeed where Google Glass failed.
Guard-Ex, a Waterloo-based startup with the backing of five of CBC’s Dragons, is developing a foolproof device for testing all human indicators related to impairment.
The short film industry is thriving, thanks in part to smaller competitions such as the OWL 48.5 Hour B Film Challenge in Stratford, Ont., where film enthusiasts come together to meet, experiment and have fun.
The end of the emissions program may please taxpayers and motorists, but garages that specialize in the service offer mixed reactions.
Donna Strickland, associate professor at the University of Waterloo, became only the third woman in history to receive the Nobel Prize in the field of physics.
By Terry Foster, Spoke News Transportation giant Uber is set to open a new $200-million engineering and research facility in Toronto, as well as expand its Toronto-based Advanced Technologies Group Research & Development Centre (ATG). Uber’s CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, announced the plans for the ATG expansion and new engineering hub at a press conference earlier this month. The ATG facility has been working on Uber’s autonomous car technologies since May … Continued
EDITORIAL By Terry Foster Since the invention of fire, mankind has worked tirelessly to make life easier and more comfortable. Never has mankind seen a shift in labour like we did during the industrial revolution, however technology has finally caught up. We are now in an age of unlimited potential and using automation and artificial intelligence (AI), we are quickly replacing the need for not just physical labourers but even … Continued
By Terry Foster, Spoke News Despite the fact they’ve twice rejected a universal transit pass in the past, Conestoga College students will vote on the U-Pass again this week, from Sept. 24-28. If approved, the pass would allow them to ride any Grand River Transit bus and the Ion rail system. If voted in, the new pass would be a mandatory for all students and cost $137 per semester. There … Continued