The Morning Edition - K-WWhy the University of Waterloo produces so many star poker playersDec 9, 2013 | 5:53The University of Waterloo is well known for cultivating brilliant minds, particularly in engineering and computer science. But as our reporter Matthew Kang found out, the school has also produced many top tier, world-class professional poker players.
The Morning Edition - K-WUniversity of Waterloo producing poker starsDec 9, 2013 | 5:53The University of Waterloo is known the world over for producing top engineering and computer science graduates. However, there is another subject in which UW alum are finding success. Poker. The CBC's Matthew Kang has this report.
The Morning Edition - K-WHuman rights complaint against University of Waterloo and Wilfrid LaurierDec 11, 2013 | 8:58Roch Longeepee says the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier are discriminating against him. He says they won't consider him as a prospective student or make accommodations for the traumatic brain injury and PTSD he acquired as an abused child.
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-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-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-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-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-WKitchener city council looks to shorten its meetingsDec 10, 2013 | 6:26Last night, Kitchener city council spent nearly four hours discussing how to make meetings shorter and more efficient. To tell us more about this issue, we spoke with Kitchener Post reporter Heather Abrey.
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-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-WWaterloo city council approves 2014 budgetDec 10, 2013 | 5:25The combined increased cost of property taxes, storm-water, water and sewer fees for an average household in the City of Waterloo will be $48.56. Ward 2 councillor and finance committee chair Karen Scian joined Craig Norris on The Morning Edition.
The Morning Edition - K-WCambridge women's hockey team mentors girlsNov 29, 2013 | 6:19A Cambridge junior women's hockey team plans to spend more time on the ice, but they won't be improving their game. Beatrice Harrietha and Hannah Askin tell us what they'll be doing with the extra time.
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-WTickets for pot possessionAug 22, 2013 | 8:37Canadian Association of Chief's of Police propose to change the laws around simple marijuana possession. Waterloo Regional Chief of Police Matt Torigian spoke with The Morning Edition host Craig Norris.