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Celebrating Female Filmmakers

2019 ZONTA Film Festival

The ZONTA Film Festival (ZFF) showcases courageous, powerful and though-provoking films that are directed and produced by women.

During the 2019 festival, we were able to provide 50 students with festival passes to view a series of documentaries and films to continue to spark creativity amongst our youth in Waterloo Region.

Princess Cinemas, Waterloo, ON

'Let’s try to make sure nobody goes hungry this year': Cambridge and North Dumfries go all in on food bank donations

This season, the food bank and its partners will help put food on the table for more than 1,600 individuals and families across Cambridge and North Dumfries, as well as assist 20 other community organizations, said food bank executive director Cameron Dearlove. Many local companies helped kick off the Stuff-a-Bus campaign as HIP Developments presented a cheque for $2,500; local Tim Hortons stores donated $5,000; and $4,000 was given by BITtelligent Software.

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HIP Developments hasn’t just made civic pride their priority, but in fact leveraged it into a winning strategy.

Under the leadership of HIP Developments President Scott Higgins, this developer sees giving back to the community not just as an obligation, but as a rewarding act that provides value to the entire city. That’s because this developer views sustainable success as a result of contributing to both the social and economic growth of their communities.

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The cleanup of a contaminated property on a former Canada Post site in the uptown core will proceed with the city's blessing.

Proposed uptown Waterloo redevelopment gets city support for site cleanup

The cleanup of a contaminated property on a former Canada Post site in the uptown core will proceed with the city's blessing.

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Galt's Gaslight District Breaks Ground

The Gaslight District in Galt is finally underway. The HIP Developments celebrated the beginning of this project in a unique ground breaking ceremony.

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'All of the drawings show the Bradford Street view, which is lovely. The view from my house is a five-storey parking garage,' says Eccles Street resident

Parking garage, site design questioned as part of $200M Bradford Street project

Waterloo-based HIP Developments is looking to build a mixed-use development with three residential towers, including two 20-storey structures and another that is 10 storeys. It also includes a five-storey parking structure.

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