November 16, 2018

Honouring Humboldt

The hockey community stood in solidarity on April 7 as it mourned the loss of 15 members of the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team who lost their lives in a horrific bus crash in northern Saskatchewan the night before. NHL players on the Winnipeg Jets and Chicago Blackhawks sported the word Broncos on their jerseys instead of their last names and moments of silence were held before puck drop at … Continued

Support daffodil month

BY SHARON SAMUEL Want to help people who are fighting cancer? Then, buy a daffodil pin during the Canadian Cancer Society’s Daffodil Month. Every April the charity launches its daffodil campaign selling daffodil pins and fundraising door-to-door. The Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office, is looking for site co-ordinators and volunteers to help raise funds. “The co-ordinator’s job is a bit more of a responsible position than any other volunteers,” … Continued

Pregnant and alone? College and community have support services

By Christel Allison You’re in college and pregnant. That shouldn’t be the end of your life. If you’re pregnant and confused, make you way down to Health Services. College is really complicated and stressful in its entirety so, go get all the support you need. The first step will be getting a test to confirm that you are really pregnant, and then you’ll get an appointment with the doctor before … Continued

Homeless need more help

BY ALEX RIESE According to an Oct. 17 article in the Waterloo Region Record, living on the street is more feasible than staying in rooming houses when you’re living off of disability cheques. That’s the picture painted by Dan Simpson of Kitchener, who chooses to live in a tent in downtown Kitchener instead of living in a rooming house. Simpson was injured after being hit by an SUV in 2012. … Continued