December 15, 2018

Kicking off fall at Strom’s Farm

BY JOSH PEDERSON Autumn got underway on Sept. 22, but you might not be aware of the new season. No one would blame you, all the usual signs that signify the arrival of fall are maintaining a low profile as many people enjoyed the extended summer heat over the usual chilly autumn breeze. However, that has not stopped one Guelph farm from bringing all the fun festivities of fall for … Continued

Diversity of Living Things

By: Riley Linseman Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo is a petting zoo and animal rescue organization that spans across the entire continent of North America. In recent times, the zoo has expanded from just hosting reptiles to an array of other animals.

More than just child’s play

BY BRANDY FULTON With the hustle and bustle of a nine to five job, it is hard to find time for yourself. For the past five months the City of Waterloo offered a helping hand, organizing an event that brought people back to their childhood. Since May, every third Wednesday of the month has been known as the Day of Play. Residents from the tri-cities were invited to the town … Continued

Moms of Conestoga College

BY ASHLEY NEQUEST Attending college is hard on it’s own, so how do people do this and raise their children? Victoria Amorim and Mahala Taylor tell us how.

Children should read daily

BY JOE WEPPLER According to www.literacy.ca, 42 per cent of Canadian adults between the ages of 16 and 65 have low literacy skills. As recently as 2013, Statistics Canada found that not even a quarter of work-aged respondents scored above level 3 – the minimum level of proficiency – on the International Adult Literacy Survey. According to professionals, the key to increasing the literacy rate in Canada is simple. Introduce … Continued