The Morning Edition - K-WPutting Ontario math scores to the testAug 28, 2014 | 7:41The CEO of EQAO in Ontario, Bruce Rodrigues, tells CBC K-W that he wants to review the way students learn math after more than half of Grade 9 applied math students failed to meet provincial standards.
The Morning Edition - K-WAboriginal Homelessness Prevention Fair in KitchenerAug 28, 2014 | 7:57The KW Urban Native Wigwam Project is putting on an Aboriginal Homelessness Prevention Fair at Kitchener City Hall on Thursday. Organizer Tabitha Lavallee came on the The Morning Edition to explain what the fair hopes to achieve.
The Morning Edition - K-WBaby talk: Does it help, or hurt?Aug 27, 2014 | 6:42Our parenting columnist Tenille Bonoguore wondered if all of this "baby talk" or "parentese" was helping or harming her children. She's here to tell us what she found out.
The Morning Edition - K-WHow did space on airplanes get so tight?Aug 27, 2014 | 6:34A United Airlines flight was recently diverted to Chicago after two passengers fought over leg room. One passenger used a device called a Knee Defender, which stopped the woman in front of him from reclining. David Duval, director of the University of Man
The Morning Edition - K-WCentre in the Square: should it be about community arts or turning a profit?Aug 26, 2014 | 7:58Centre in the Square lost almost $1M last year, so is rethinking its mission and mandate, says Kitchener Mayor Carl Zehr. Should the premier performance space be for community groups, regardless of what they can pay, for for acts that can turn a profit?
The Morning Edition - K-W'Gabby' returned to National Service DogsAug 26, 2014 | 6:17It's a legal case that's set precedence. 'Gabby', a golden retriever, has been returned to the National Service Dogs. This happened after the woman who volunteered to train the dog did not want to give her back. Danielle Forbes, the executive director of
The Morning Edition - K-WThe world visits Waterloo for roller derby tournamentAug 25, 2014 | 5:04An International Roller Derby tournament drew teams from Germany, the U.S., and Canada to Waterloo this past weekend. CBC's Jane van Koeverden went to yesterday's tournament, and files this report.
The Morning Edition - K-WShould Snyders Flats be a leash-free zone for dogs?Aug 25, 2014 | 5:30Conservation officials are considering the idea of making Snyders Flats a leash-free zone for dogs. The CBC's Melanie Ferrier went to the park to see what makes it such a popular spot for dogs and their owners.
The Morning Edition - K-WCity of Waterloo may have to do repairs, charge landord at 154 Erb StreetAug 25, 2014 | 7:57Waterloo's director of municipal bylaw enforcement says the owner of a derelict Waterloo apartment building with water damage, mould problems and electrical issues could face charges.
The Morning Edition - K-WTemporary markets, good for Waterloo RegionAug 22, 2014 | 7:24Food Spaces, Vibrant Places was initiated to change municipal zoning and licensing by-laws to enable more temporary farmers' markets and community gardens to pop up. Andrew Coppolino explains the importance.
The Morning Edition - K-WWhere is the bust of Kaiser Wilhelm?Aug 22, 2014 | 10:00The disappearance of the bust of Kaiser Wilhelm I one hundred years ago is one of Kitchener's greatest unsolved mysteries. Local historian Rych Mills explains how it went missing, and what might have happened to it.
The Morning Edition - K-WChild-tailored Google and YouTube accounts a good thing, says analystAug 22, 2014 | 8:21The Washington Post reports Google plans to introduce special "kid accounts." University of Waterloo internet ethics expert Aimee Morrison thinks is a good move, because it means kids won't be posing as adults when they're online.
The Morning Edition - K-WWaterloo Region becomes home to 41 new CanadiansAug 21, 2014 | 5:0341 people from 14 countries became Canadian citizens in Kitchener on Wednesday. The CBC's Amanda Grant spoke to a number of them about what brought them to Waterloo Region.
The Morning Edition - K-WKindergarten: How young is too young?Aug 20, 2014 | 7:09We look at the growing trend to hold younger children back from kindergarten, and talk to our parenting columnist Tenille Bonoguore about whether that actually helps youngsters succeed.
The Morning Edition - K-WZoup restaurants in Canada adopt Waterloo startup technology to pay employeesAug 20, 2014 | 4:51Daryl Hunter, who runs Zoup restaurants in Kitchener and Waterloo, implemented the technology of Waterloo startup Wagepoint to make the process of paying his employees more efficient. Now the restaurant chain has decided for all of its locations in Canada