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Woman Recycling
Beth, Preston | September 1, 2019
In this region overall, we do pretty well with how we deal with the things we throw away. Systems are in place for people to sort out compost, recycling, and garbage. We pat ourselves on the back when everything is on the curb. Here in Waterloo Region, we should feel pretty good! After all, it was our region that spearheaded the blue box movement back in 1981. However, people are producing more waste than ever, and the impact on our earth and... Read More»

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Artists, Activists, Academics. 2019 Photo by Vanessa Pejovic
Vanessa Pejovic | September 10, 2019
Last Wednesday, Masters students from the University of Waterloo’s Architecture program joined local artists and activists to share perspectives... Read More»
The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell
Leah and Phil, Queen's Square | September 6, 2019
Fall is the biggest book release period of the year. Often this is the time publishers release the titles that we will be talking about as the year’s... Read More»
Cassidy stands in the YA section at Queen's Square
Cassidy, Queen's Square | September 6, 2019
For many, Young Adult fiction represents something better than adulthood. It’s not only relatable to teenagers navigating the tumultuous in-between... Read More»

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