A place to call home

In All, Features, Health by Linda Givetash

Meeting Dora Fernandes, a funny and joyful woman, it’s hard to imagine she was ever known for never having a smile on her face.

Lunar ambitions take flight

In All, Features, Science & Technology by Linda Givetash

NEW HAMBURG, Canada — Tucked in a corner of an industrial building in New Hamburg that is filled with rubber tires, gears and transmissions is a small area where the future of space exploration is taking shape. Ontario Drive & …

‘Best of all possible worlds’

In All, Features by Linda Givetash

It’s rare to have a community where children attend the same school their parents did and neighbours all connect at Sunday worship, but for one neighbourhood this has been the norm for generations.

Universities, college speak out about mental illness

In All, Health, News by Linda Givetash

The University of Waterloo released a report last week that reviewed current services — health, counselling and support for disabilities — and made recommendations to improve ease of access and reach out to a wider range of students.

Keeping the faith

In All, News by Linda Givetash

Lydia was hit by a truck on May 17 while getting off a school bus at her Erb’s Road home. The accident, according to Waterloo Region Police Service, is still under investigation.