Tiffany Mongu

Tiffany Mongu is a Congolese-Canadian working journalist with CBC K-W. She's previously worked with news organizations such as Global News Toronto and Radio-Canada Toronto. For more news and updates, follow her Twitter account @mongumnews.

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How do you grow food in space? Guelph researchers to help judge innovative ideas

University of Guelph's Thomas Graham will co-chair a jury for the Deep Space Food Challenge along with Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield. The challenge is looking for innovative ways to grow food in space as well as in harsh and remote parts of Earth.

Stratford residents launch LGBTQ community centre

A group of Stratford residents have launched a virtual LGBTQ community centre that will serve as an information and social hub for present and future Stratford residents, as well as visitors. The group is also working to open a physical location in 2022.

Guelph Black Heritage Society celebrates Emancipation Day

The Guelph Black Heritage Society celebrated its first Emancipation Day since it was recognized by the Canadian federal government.

Indigenous students paddle handmade birch bark canoe on Speed River

Five Indigenous students launched the a birch bark canoe they made by hand under the direction of a long-time canoe builder Chuck Commanda. The students say the experience helped them better understand their heritage and ancestry.

Temporary DriveTest centre in Guelph to address huge backlog in road tests

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation will open a temporary DriveTest centre in Guelph to address a massive backlog in road tests in both the city and Waterloo region. Additional examiners will be hired to speed the process.

Referrals for eating disorder programs have tripled in Waterloo-Wellington since start of pandemic

Since the pandemic began, the Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington has seen an increase in referrals for eating disorders in the region. Kelly Forster, manager of the Eating Disorder Program talks to The Morning Edition host Craig Norris about the issue.
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Guelph's Kaleigh Rafter to play for bronze with Canada's Olympic softball team

For the first time since 2008, softball has made a comeback to this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo. Guelph's Kaleigh Rafter is back in the games for the second time with Team Canada and spoke to CBC K-W's 'The Morning Edition' about playing the sport she loves.

Giant quilt made of masks chronicles 'struggles and triumphs' amid pandemic

A free community art project was launched last fall to highlight the experiences of individuals who’ve undergone harsh experiences and triumphs during the COVID-19 pandemic, in the form of a mask and a big quilt.

Riverfest Elora to hold in-person concerts, but on a much smaller scale

Riverfest Elora will be hosting their annual summer festival towards the end of August, but at a limited capacity due to COVID-19 protocols. It will take place at the Elora Centre for the Arts, where it all began in 2009.

'It's exciting:' UW embraces return to in-person learning as province sends memo

Universities are working to ensure a safe return back to campus after Ontario's post-secondary institutions were told to prepare for a normal return to campus in the fall, with backup plans just in case of more coronavirus spread.

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