Within two weeks, the vaccine against this winter’s influenza strains will arrive — and injections will be available on Conestoga’s Doon campus.
EDITORIAL By Ahmad Khan Maxime Bernier criticizes “Trudeau’s extreme multiculturalism” but is he turning hate into a political belief? Maxime Bernier, leader of the People’s Party of Canada, stirred up a storm of controversy when he criticized Justin Trudeau of “extreme multiculturalism.” On Aug. 13 an article appeared on CBC that published a series of tweets from Bernier …. “Trudeau’s extreme multiculturalism and cult of diversity will divide us into … Continued
OPINION By Nathan Timmerman There are many avenues into the future that could possibly lead to a calamitous destruction of our society. Climate change, natural disaster, war and an uncertain geopolitical landscape all pose grave dangers, and are routinely discussed. However, there is a perilous change occurring within the fabric of society with substantially more imminent implications than climate change. Something that, unlike war or foreign dictatorship, is rarely addressed and … Continued
OPINION By Nathan Timmerman Despite our lack of claws or large canines humans have been finding ways to hunt and kill ever since we decided to stand up on two legs and walk out into the unforgiving African savanna. The consumption of large quantities of calorically dense fat and protein is likely what allowed us to grow the prestigiously large bundles of fat found in our heads, which we subsequently … Continued
Editorial By Terry Foster Few things can bring such nostalgia as your favourite film from your childhood. Rows of brightly lit movie posters featuring the latest in Hollywood magic. Waiting in line for the giant bucket of popcorn which spills over the edges of the carton, now nearly see-through from all the warm, salty butter. You get settled into your seat, the lights dim and the crowd begins to hush. … Continued
EDITORIAL By Colin Burrowes When Premier Doug Ford announced in the Legislature on Tuesday, Oct. 1 his government, which he claims is “for the people,” would be eliminating all of Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, we wondered, which people is this government for? There is more to Bill 148 than a raise of minimum wage to $15 or the first two of 10 emergency leave days being … Continued
It’s time, they say, to do a reality check on romantic mainstream notions of how the holiday came to be and, instead, see the season through a different lens.
When it comes to motoring in the snow and ice, the top tips from experts are to change over to winter tires and to have an emergency kit handy.
Some changes in practice sessions may have made the difference in getting the win at home against Mohawk College. Now, the team has some momentum as it pursues a break-even season.
The annual showcase is an opportunity for prospective students and their parents to meet representatives of a number of Ontario colleges, including Conestoga.
A Conestoga culinary crew whipped up a mountain of flapjacks for the annual Oktoberfest breakfast, with the aim of helping the Food Bank of Waterloo Region.
Immanuel City Church’s second autumn event featured fun activities for kids, but also information about serious topics, such as human trafficking, for adults.
Only about 10 per cent of students at Conestoga load funds onto their cards, but their use as a payment method, on and near campus, is inching upward.
Monday morning’s 90-minute procession through Kitchener-Waterloo featured bands, floats and a steady stream of good cheer.