The Morning Edition - K-WFollow the peanut butter! A food bank donation's journeyDec 6, 2013 | 5:03What happens after you've left your food bank donation inside the box at your office or the local grocery store? The CBC's Colin Butler decided to track a jar of peanut butter from the time it gets donated until it reaches the family table.
The Morning Edition - K-WA Waterloo resident remembers South Africa's 1994 electionDec 6, 2013 | 5:31Waterloo resident Will Winterfeld saw Nelson Mandela ascend to the presidency of Africa first-hand in 1994. He spent six weeks in the country as an international observer, to help oversee the election
The Morning Edition - K-WDramatic increase in Wilfrid Laurier students using the food bankDec 6, 2013 | 3:20According to the Ontario Hunger Report, food bank usage is growing amongst post-secondary students. Taylor Burch, the co-ordinator of the Laurier Student Food Bank, says they've seen a dramatic increase in demand over the past year.
The Morning Edition - K-WVerifying the legitimacy of charitiesDec 6, 2013 | 6:31With the holiday season in full effect, you may be planning to give to charities. But how do you know which to give to and how the money will be used? Imagine Canada verifies the legitimacy of charities across Canada. We spoke with Senior VP Cathy Barr.
The Morning Edition - K-WSanta puts the 'fun' in funeral homeDec 5, 2013 | 5:54Kitchener's Westmount Funeral Chapel is looking to break down stereotypes, so it's holding a holiday open house with snacks, crafts..and the obligatory picture with Santa Claus.
The Morning Edition - K-WLocal quinoa crop an example of 'innovation inagriculture'Dec 5, 2013 | 5:51Trevor Herrle-Braun from Herrle's Country farm market says his first crop of quinoa went well, but he has a few ideas on how he can improve his yield next season.
The Morning Edition - K-WCambridge mayor says 2014 election will be a LRT referrendumDec 5, 2013 | 13:39Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig says the upcoming 2014 municipal election will end up being a referendum on Region of Waterloo's light rail project. Kitchener mayor Carl Zehr, responds saying the matter is not up for debate.
The Morning Edition - K-WRonald McDonald House a calm in the stormDec 4, 2013 | 7:03At just six weeks of age, one of our parenting columnist, Tenille Bonoguore's, twins became very ill. After being rushed to McMaster in Hamilton, her family found themselves at a Ronald McDonald House. She tells us her story.
The Morning Edition - K-WUnlicensed K-W daycare operator applauds stronger regulationsDec 4, 2013 | 7:32The Ontario government will adopt new legislation to make unlicensed home daycares more accountable, a move welcomed by Kelly Rakowski. She runs an unlicensed daycare in Kitchener Waterloo and says this will crack down on operators who ignore the rules.
The Morning Edition - K-WUniversity of Guelph apparent suicide attempt student 'doing well'Dec 4, 2013 | 5:48The University of Guelph continues trying to get a disturbing video a student apparently trying to commit suicide removed from the internet. We checked in with Brenda Whiteside, the university's vice president of student affairs.
The Morning Edition - K-WOf statues and ad sales: Kitchener City Hall, December 2, 2013Dec 3, 2013 | 6:13The City of Kitchener moved one step closer to bringing additional advertising revenue into its coffers. Kitchener Post reporter, Heather Abrey, tells about that...and more.
The Morning Edition - K-WWhy broadcast an apparent suicide attempt online?Dec 3, 2013 | 8:57After this weekend's scare at the University of Guelph where a student broadcasted his apparent suicide attempt online we hear from an expert in social and new media, Aimee Morrison, about the factors that would drive such behaviour.
The Morning Edition - K-WHuman trafficking growing in prevalence in Waterloo RegionDec 3, 2013 | 9:47Waterloo Regional Police charged a man, 21, with human trafficking. Police allege he exploited a girl, 17, working as an escort. We spoke with Detective Constable Graham Hawkins and Sexual Assault Support Centre Waterloo Region's Sara Casselman.
The Morning Edition - K-WData analysis leading to more arrests, fasterDec 2, 2013 | 7:02Using data analysis and metrics, Waterloo Regional Police say they're arresting more people soon after they commit crimes. Staff Sergeant Sean Tout spoke with Craig Norris on The Morning Edition.
The Morning Edition - K-WGifiting cookbooksNov 29, 2013 | 8:25There are lots of cookbook choices to give this season. Our food columnist Andrew Coppolino joins us to winnow down the many possibilities.