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Changing lives
The way some people with mental health problems are treated in Guyana looks more like a prison than a way to help treat the mentally ill.
Andrew Coppolino
La yapa: pumpkins
It’s pumpkin season, and I just love the looks of them.

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Monday, October, 20, 2014 - 2:02:41 PM
Same old story "[...] for Rangers Rangers no longer Storm chasers Retired principal from Waterloo named Jr.B commissioner Same old story Siskins lose second in a row Spirit tie game late, defeat Rangers in shootout Storm clears [...]"
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Friday, October, 17, 2014 - 2:02:32 PM
School board trustee: the forgotten vote "It's totally true. I'm running for School Board Trustee and yesterday I received an email from another candidate and I stopped and went, "wait, who?" I think it goes without saying that as a candidate I have been paying attention to the race! Weird"
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Thursday, October, 16, 2014 - 7:07:44 PM
School board trustee: the forgotten vote "Hi James Thanks for linking to the TriTAG survey. We did not have the capacity to include school trustees in our survey for this election, but it's on our radar for the future, as how kids travel to and from school, and the education they receive "
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De Boer's treasures: Tin house
There is a courtyard in the popular Byward Market area in Ottawa where there is a façade of a tin house. This fascinating piece was once the front of a home on Guigues Street belonging to Honore Foisy, a tin smith who lived there from 1903 to 1913.
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Blue Jeans
Kathryn Rose, lead vocals, along with the rest of the The Jeans and Classics band, fills Centre in the Square with the sounds of Michael Bublé, Leonard Cohen and Neil Young last Wednesday night.
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Oktoberfest success
Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest officially ended its 46th year with closing ceremonies at Chicopee Haus on Sunday as the ceremonial keg was sealed until next year.
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Local movie gets international distribution
Matthew Ninaber never expected his local project would circle the globe.
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De Boer's treasures
Toronto’s smallest house is only seven ft. wide and 46 ft. deep. It is located at 128 Day Ave., jammed between two townhouses in the older residential district of York.
Zombies take over this Saturday
They’re back and they’re hungry.
La Yapa: schnitzel
Here we are at yet another near-conclusion to the beery annual festival of Oktoberfest in Waterloo Region, a good sloshing portion of which is held in our fair Kitchener, British though that name is.
12-hour draw-a-thon this Saturday
Whether you’re a scribbler or a doodler, the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery is asking artists and non-artists alike to leave their mark at their 12-hour drawing marathon. The event takes place on Oct. 18, starting at noon at KWAG.
Author explores the lost 10-point night and writes of his hockey hero
Chasing your boyhood idol and trying to explore some of the nostalgia of an era gone by is something that a lot of people still do, too often finding the tale doesn’t quite match the reality.
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Reality check
A couple of notes in the media recently caught my attention. They made me quite sad to see how far we haven’t come in understanding what I call “real food” and building a better food system.
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New festivities for 46th Oktoberfest
Even though Oktoberfest was recently named the number one Bavarian festival outside of Munich by National Geographic, its executive director said they can’t rest on their laurels.
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De Boer’s treasures: Rideau Canal
Many years ago, I had the pleasure of a leisurely houseboat cruise on the Rideau Canal from Ottawa to Kingston. This photo shows the locks in Ottawa, where the canal meets the Ottawa River. The route winds through a system of lakes and rivers made navigable by channels, locks and dams.
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The gate to the backyard of Carmen Jaray and Mike Hall opens up a hidden oasis. There’s a pool, deck, cabin and a newly refurbished waterfall.
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One week until keg tapping
Next Friday, Oct. 10, is the official launch of Oktoberfest in Kitchener. Toes will be tapping and beer will be flowing at the opening ceremonies downtown Kitchener, starting at 11:15 a.m.
GRFF announces shorts finalists
The Grand River Film Festival received more than 80 submissions for their annual short film competition, called SHORT Shorts.
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La yapa: Fall harvest dinner
During this harvest season, you can support a downtown Kitchener church and at the same time the United Nations Food and Agriculture Agency’s, International Year of Family Farming. It’s the St. John’s Fall Harvest Dinner, Oct. 17.
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