They Make This Sound Like A Bad Thing

A recent Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) report forecasts a tough road ahead for Canadian real estate, with predictions that housing prices nationwide could fall 9 to 18 per cent from first-quarter levels this year before starting to recover next year. In Ontario, CMHC predicts that decline won’t reverse until the third quarter next […]

Please Make Your Voices Heard, But Try To Be Safe About It

If you’re going to break our current rules about large public gatherings, a march to protest ongoing systemic racism and the tragedies it brings is certainly a worthy reason to do it. But please, try to remember that those gathering rules don’t exist just because. They’re meant to protect us, because we’re still in the […]

What Does Getting Back To Normal Even Mean?

Empty Campus: Big changes at Waterloo’s two universities An interesting read looking at the impact that the Coronavirus is going to have on Waterloo Region. The focus is mostly on the university scene itself here (Waterloo proper has two of them plus there’s also Conestoga College in Kitchener), but it also touches on the wider […]

An Option For Grocery Delivery In Cambridge If You’re Disabled Or A Senior

When you’re generally in the business of airport shuttles and being people’s designated driver, what do you do when there’s suddenly no demand for either of those things? If you’re Driverseat Cambridge, you start offering free grocery delivery to seniors and disabled people. Those in need will be able to file a form including their […]

Live In KW And Want Groceries Delivered To You Sometime This Century? Central Fresh Market Is Your Friend

Selfishly I’m a little worried about posting this for fear of messing up the speed aspect of it, but sharing is caring and we could all use a little caring, especially these days. Until a few weeks ago, online grocery delivery was one of those luxury convenience things. A nice to have, but not a […]

The Food Bank Of Waterloo Region Could Really Use Donations About Now

This frigging Coronavirus is going to hit a lot of us very hard in many ways. Some of the hardest hit are going to be those among us who are already struggling financially. So even though I might sound like a broken record over here, if you’re one of the fortunate ones and are in […]

Waterloo Region’s Hospitals Are Looking For Donations To Help Them Buy More Supplies

Our hospitals here, much like the hospitals everywhere, need supplies and the money to buy them. If you can help out, please do. The COVID-19 outbreak is placing unprecedented pressure on our hospitals. The support of our community will help to tackle the growing demands. To help our Waterloo Region Hospitals prepare, a joint fund […]

I Found A Store In A Mall That Gets Christmas Music Right. No, I Can’t Believe It Either

I need to give a shoutout to the Bootlegger in Kitchener’s Fairview Mall, one of the few stores seemingly in the world that has figured out how to handle its Christmas music. I was in there doing some Christmas shopping this week and I couldn’t help but notice their music mix. I don’t know who […]