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House of Friendship offers home and hope during COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 01:38 PM

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March of 2021, the House of Friendship saw an opportunity to redefine the meaning of home for homeless residents in Kitchener. They made the bold...

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Exploring your own backyard

Posted on Friday, June 11, 2021 02:40 PM

“We started travelling and adventuring outdoors before we had kids and have just made it a part of who we are as a family,” Charlene said. “People think that the adventures end...

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KW Titans coach gives back during pandemic

Posted on Friday, May 28, 2021 04:19 PM

Cavell Johnson was known for his hustle and grit as a player on the basketball court. Now, he’s showing that same character off of it.

The former professional basketball player...

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Midtown Kitchener bakery feels the love during pandemic

Posted on Thursday, May 20, 2021 02:00 PM

It all started with a chocolate chip cookie.

For as long as Lenore Johnson can remember, her mom baked the best homemade cookies. As a young girl, helping her mom mix in the chocolate...

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Public Works

Posted on Monday, May 17, 2021 10:00 AM

They’re everywhere, working day and night for you and your family. Kitchener public works professionals deliver valuable services that make our community a great place to live,...