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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.

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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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Tuesday, October, 14, 2014 - 1:01:54 AM
Kitchener Votes Region: Karen Redman "[...] Karen Redman – Redman is a household name in Kitchener because she’s served locally in several capacities. A good family friend, Karen has always demonstrated her passion for Kitchener and our region.  Her comments in a local news"
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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.
Melissa Murray file photo
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.
John De Boer photo
De Boer's treasures: Famous Five
Canadian artist Barbara Paterson created these larger than life bronze sculptures of the Famous Five standing on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.
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Who’s the Boz
Classic rocker Boz Scaggs played at Centre in the Square this past Sunday in support of his latest album Memphis and recalling his earlier hits like Lowdown and the Lido Shuffle off his semimal work Silk Degrees.
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Walking for hope
At first, Olga Knight was just uncomfortable. A bit of gas, a touch of indigestion, but nothing terribly alarming.
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La yapa: Verses
In the course of my former duties as the restaurant reviewer and food writer for the Waterloo Region Record, I had the good fortune to report on a new restaurant in Kitchener called Verses. It startles me somewhat to realize that was January 2004.
John De Boer photo
De Boer’s treasures: Oil Museum of Canada
The smell of oil still permeates the air near Petrolia as I view the ruins of abandoned oil drilling equipment. The driving tour begins at the Oil Museum of Canada in the village of Oil Springs. Here, in 1858, oil pioneers developed the first commercial oil field in North America.
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