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FREE STREETS is a white paper on zoning policy changes to meet the challenges of modern city building. FREE STREETS offers a new approach; altering the zoning rules to allow developers to use the money they are already required to invest in projects...

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Phidon Pens and Preston High School to bring the 100 Notebook Project to local high school students.

Creative Capital of Canada movement is growing as Cambridge students contribute to local exhibition CAMBRIDGE | June 4th, 2019 - 100 lucky students at Preston High School are taking part in the next edition of the 100 Notebook Project; an initiati...

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HIP Developments donates two properties in Uptown Waterloo to support local artistic talent, reinforcing the creative spirit of the region

The leader of the Creative Capital of Canada movement has partnered with Art$pay to provide studio space for young, emerging artists. WATERLOO | April 23, 2019 - Local real estate development company, HIP Developments, is announcing a new creative ...

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Do Something Great

Here are some ways to change your perspective for the day. Talk to a stranger. Eat lunch at a community table. Put down your phone and look up. Stop and listen seriously, don't talk for an hour. Observe an inanimate object - What's its story...

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Kwartzlab Grows to New Location

Kwartzlab, Waterloo Region’s makerspace, is reopening! With growing membership, this new space is more versatile, allowing for larger member projects, and continued support of community events, arts and culture! “Today we celebrate the great efforts...

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Creative... Just Like You

Creativity isn’t exclusive to the Arts. Certainly it’s found there but it’s also found on shop floors, in neighbourhoods, kitchens, boardrooms and schoolyards. It’s in us all, somewhere, even if we don’t always call it creativity. As Waterloo Region,...

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