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Crafting Hope in Havana

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There is something about art that brings out the child in all of us. Maybe it is the guiltless self-expression or the limitless creativity – whatever it is, we are lucky in Canada to have access to arts programs and supplies wherever we go. Currently, many young students in Cuba are not as fortunate as we, and our children, have …

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What’s Going On In The Community! April 2015

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  Join GTAN on May 8th at Bingemans for GTAN|START, Waterloo Region’s Ultimate Early-Stage Pitch Competition and GTAN|LEARN, an opportunity to find out more about Angel Investing. Get tickets here. Abe Erb‘s Beer Wars event sold out in 45 minutes! If you were lucky enough to get a ticket, you be able to witness and taste four breweries battling for fun, bragging rights and the title of Best American Brown …

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Social Summit 2014

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It was an early morning for the DComm girls Friday Sept 26th, as we attended this year’s Social Summit at the Tannery Event Centre. The Summit was hosted by the Waterloo Region Small Business Centre and Mad Hatter Technology, and focused on strategies, tools, trends from some of our community’s most influential social media leaders. With colourful pens in one hand, …

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Can a film change your perspective?

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Can a film change your perspective? I hope so! One of my “passion projects” is the Zonta Film Festival and it’s happening right now at the Princess Twin in Uptown Waterloo.  I love watching incredible films that make you think differently and motivate activism. We have five incredible films this year that meet two simple criteria. The documentaries are made …

Melissa DurrellCan a film change your perspective?