May 30, 2024

Belmont Christmas Parade

The village of Belmont will celebrate Christmas on Dec. 6 with a parade down Belmont Avenue. Organizations and companies are putting their floats together to make this possible. Organizer Leigh Mauer is looking forward to the event.  “So the parade represents community spirit and I think a return to somewhat normal events. You know, what better time to celebrate than at Christmas,” Mauer said.  Mauer is expecting a normal turnout … Continued

The Nutcracker: A Canadian Christmas Tradition

Ballet Jorgen Du Canada will host its annual Christmas play, The Nutcracker, at the Centre in the Square in Kitchener on Dec. 28. The first show will be at 2 p.m. and the second, at 7 p.m. Ballet Jorgen Du Canada has a long history of hosting this Canadian tradition since its first showing in 1995. The creator of the ballet and co-founder of the company is Bengt Jorgen. The … Continued

Remembrance Day in Cambridge

The Royal Canadian Legion assembled on Nov. 11, for a day of appreciation for Canadian Armed Forces and veterans. Remembrance Day is a special time for Canadians who honour and appreciate the nations’ Armed Forces and Veterans. The Remembrance day assembly at the Cenotaph on King street on Nov. 11 showed that pride and patriotism for the city of Cambridge.  Red poppies flooded the property as the people of Cambridge … Continued

Conestoga Chat can help students prepare for next semester

With the Winter semester just around the corner, students may have questions about how to prepare for next year. Conestoga Chat can help with some of the answers. Conestoga Chat is an online service for students and parents to have their questions answered regarding fees, courses, degrees, trades and much more. Conestoga Chat is an easy way to book a meeting and worry less about your upcoming fee deadlines.  Online … Continued

Teens like…. Golf?

During the lockdowns in Canada, golf was the only accessible sport to the public. The number of teenagers and young adults playing golf has surged over the last two years. A sport once thought of by youths as a retirement pastime, has become popular. Even while organized sports are running again, it seems as though the younger generation has adopted the game of golf.  Kyle Young, an amateur golfer at … Continued

Online guided meditation

The Kitchener Natural Areas Program will host an online nature meditation on Monday, Oct. 18, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Zoom event will be free and is open to anyone who wants to join. You can register at any time before the event.   Meditation helps ease stress and can leave you feeling refreshed. The high amount of stress among students can actually decrease their cognitive function. Meditation can help … Continued

Rangers kick off season with win against rival Guelph Storm

The Kitchener Rangers beat the Guelph Storm in overtime 6-5 in their first game of the season on Friday night. The Rangers appeared shaky in the first period, but rallied during the second. According to the game preview on the Storm’s website, the Rangers enjoyed a record of five wins and only two losses against the Storm last season. In the last five years the Rangers have had the upper … Continued

Elder to speak at Truth and Reconciliation livestream event at Conestoga

Conestoga College will host a Truth and Reconciliation livestream event to recognize Orange Shirt Day on Sept. 30. The purpose of the online event is to “strengthen the reconciliation process between Canada and Indigenous Cultures within the local context”, as stated on the Conestoga website. The event will include a residential school survivor, Elder Geronimo Henry, who will have share his story. Attendees are encouraged to wear an orange shirt … Continued