The Morning Edition - K-WElmira's Tim Schmalz forgives statue thiefDec 9, 2013 | 5:10A statue of Jesus as a beggar by Elmira's Tim Schmalz was stolen from a Toronto church last week. It was later returned with a note that read, "I'm sorry." What would Schmalz say to the thief if they met? Hear that, in this interview.
The Morning Edition - K-WCambridge self-help food bank funding is at riskDec 9, 2013 | 7:23The food bank in Cambridge does things a little differently than most. The people who use it, then pay back in volunteer hours. But Waterloo Region's deficit has put the food bank's funding at risk. Executive director Pat Singleton explains
The Morning Edition - K-WStolen Jesus statue returned with sorry noteDec 9, 2013 | 4:57The Morning Edition host Craig Norris talks to St. Jacob's sculptor Tim Schmaltz about how his statue depicting Jesus as homeless was first stolen from a Toronto church, then returned with a note from the thief that said "I'm sorry."
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-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-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.