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- No justice for Tori Stafford EDITORIAL By Jessica Towriss Beaten, raped and murdered. Those are three words you never want to hear but they will haunt Tori Stafford’s family forever. Tori was only eight years old when she was abducted walking home from a school in Woodstock on April 8, 2009. She was lured away by a woman...
- Bradley Bahab: a musician in the making The 27-year-old computer programmer/analyst student at Conestoga College, better known as Tariq Musica, was inspired to pursue music by his father and grandfather.
- Students divided over U-Pass referendum, despite official results Many students living beyond the reach of Waterloo's bus and LRT systems say they'll be stuck with paying the cost of other students' commutes. Meanwhile, the student association's president isn't commenting.
- Protesters make the point that generosity can kill By Kaitlyn Mullin, Spoke News More than a dozen people protested to put an end to panhandling at the Delta intersection in Cambridge, Ont., yesterday. The goal of their protest was to send a message to not give beggars money but, instead, donate to charities that provide services to those who are...
- Hawk gives woman’s small dog a free ride across county lines Paisley, a seven-year-old pomchi from the Cambridge area, was scooped up by a hawk and later found many kilometres from home, slightly sore but otherwise OK.
- Regional council candidate’s signs become vandalism target Rob Brunette believes vandals may have been responding to his proposal to create a self-sufficient homeless shelter in Cambridge.
- Doug Ford, a man with a plan for the people, but which people? 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 Bi...
- Conestoga College bans the use of recreational marijuana on campus New guidelines released by Conestoga College outline the rules regarding cannabis consumption on campus once recreational marijuana becomes legal across Canada on Wednesday.
- Fashion ICONdors: Week of Oct. 4 This week's Fashion ICONdors: Josh Peressotti, Madison Raslovetzky, Jordan Malcolm, Taylor Holley, David Brown, Heather Aube and Jerome Zedo.
- Sanctuary and pet store join forces to help guinea pigs A weekend event sponsored by Pet Valu and Kitchener's Guinea Pig Sanctuary underlined why the furry rodents are near-perfect pets.
- It Takes a Village spreads a wealth of dignity and community The store, It Takes a Village, in Listowel, Ont., is making a difference. It’s similar to most thrift stores except no money is exchanged.
- Protest to stop panhandling sparks controversy Last week's demonstration at a Cambridge intersection provoked community debate that spilled over onto the airwaves and across social media.
- Oktoberfest: the festival that keeps on giving By Darick Charbonneau, Spoke News Oktoberfest is fast approaching, and organizers are hoping its 50th anniversary celebrations are going to be wunderbar. Kitchener’s Oktoberfest celebration started off as a small part of the Centennial celebrations of 1967, when the Chamber of Commerce gave th...
- Fashion ICONdors: Week of Sept. 27 This week's Fashion ICONdors: Erika Nageleisen, Destiny Hodgins, Kadin Stettner, Cassidy Borges, Emerson McIsaac, Jim Csehi and Joschka Sawatzky.
- Cost of minor sports varies greatly BY GREG STAMPER Minor hockey, basketball, soccer and baseball all promote teamwork, fitness and friendship starting at an early age. However, as many parents throughout the world can tell you, putting yourself, or children, through sports does have a drawback. Sports cost a lot, plain and simp...
- Residents concerned about Cambridge treatment centre By Kaitlyn Mullin, Spoke News Renovations are underway for a men’s addiction treatment centre in Cambridge, Ont., in the hopes of combatting the current opioid crisis in the region. The House of Haven women's shelter at 562 Concession Rd., is currently being restored to make way for House of Fri...
- VIDEO: Big crowd enjoys live music, tasty treats at Apple Butter and Cheese Festival An estimated 30,000 people enjoyed Wellesley's 43rd annual Apple Butter and Cheese Festival on Sunday.
- President surprised by CSI’s 2016 U-Pass pitch to Region College president John Tibbits believes Conestoga students should pay the same as university students for GRT universal transit passes. In 2016, however, the student association offered to pay more, records show.