Philip Drost

Philip Drost is a reporter with the CBC.

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UNB wins women's hockey title 4 years after reinstatement due to human rights complaint

Just four years after being reinstated, the University of New Brunswick women's hockey team is the Atlantic University Sport conference champion.

University of Waterloo in Ontario part of global study on impact of e-cigarette rules

The University of Waterloo will be part of a five-year study on e-cigarettes to determine the impact of regulations in different parts of the world.

Flooding at Guelph hospital's emergency department means longer wait times this month

Patients can expect longer wait times at Guelph General Hospital's emergency department for the next three weeks due to recent flooding damage, according to an executive at the facility.

Travel virtually through rural Ontario thanks to a new archive of incredible photos and stories

From the stories of magicians to farmers, a new archive offers a glimpse into the lives and landscapes of rural Ontario — and, in doing so, showcases the diversity of experience across this province.

Solving hunger will take social policies and investing in technology, says expert

Evan Fraser says food insecurity and problems in the supply chain are growing challenges in society, and it will take a lot of different answers to come up with a solution. 

Laurel Greenway in Waterloo to get new master development plan

The City of Waterloo will be developing a master plan for the Laurel Greenway, as it wraps up a year of public consultation looking at how the park and trail system should evolve in the coming decade and beyond. 

How the UPEI Panthers became the top team in U Sports women's basketball

For the first time in the program’s history, the UPEI women’s basketball team is ranked the best team in the country, and it’s gotten there with homegrown talent.

What books should stay in Waterloo regional school libraries? Parents want their say

As the Waterloo Regional District School Board begins to review the books it keeps in school libraries, parents and trustees say they need to have input on what goes — and why.

Drayton Entertainment set to revive live theatre in Waterloo region after nearly 20 months of dark stages

It’s been 20 months of dark stages for Drayton Entertainment's theatres in the Waterloo region, but now two shows have been announced in December.

Waterloo regional police holding month-long weapons amnesty

The Waterloo Regional Police Service is holding a firearms and prohibited weapons amnesty for the month of November.