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Campus support programs are helping a diverse set of students to succeed in a system that wasn't designed for them....
September 12, 2018 - 6:30pm
Meet the candidates running for Kitchener Ward 9 for the October 22 municipal election. Candidates will introduce...
To foster voter engagement during the 2018 municipal elections, the Working Centre is hosting a series of all-...
August 1, 2018 - 9:00am
A gathering to explore the continued significance of the thought of Wendell Berry. Join us for a day-long gathering of...
August 1, 2018 - 7:00pm
For forty years Wendell Berry has written eloquently about the need to honour the deep connections between people and...
The September Issue of Good Work News features articles on... All Candidates Meeting at Queen Street Commons...
May 17, 2018 - 7:15pm
We invite you to join the Working Centre and the Princess Cinemas for a showing of the film “Summer in the Forest.” “...
Are you a small employer looking to hire young people? You may qualify for Employment Ontario’s Employing Young Talent...
At the Queen Street Commons Café in downtown Kitchener, a standing-room-only crowd gathered to hear from Dr. Brian...
Laurier School in the Community: A2U *The A2U program is currently accepting application for fall 2018. The A2U program...
 "Storefront in downtown Kitchener offers local history alongside plant-based menu." D'Amato details Fresh Ground Cafe...
March 21, 2018 - 7:00pm
Detroit has come to symbolize deindustrialization and the challenges, and opportunities it presents. As our own region...
March 29, 2018 - 7:00pm
Why make the choice in the late 20th and early 21st century to farm with horses? New technology is not necessarily...
* New this year* We are offering BOOKABLE TIMES AND DROP-OFF SERVICES for your tax return in an effort to do more tax...
February 27, 2018 - 7:15pm
We invite you to join the Working Centre, Divest Waterloo and the Princess Cinemas to join us for a showing of the film...
Renison University College will be offering a free 12-week introduction to humanities course on Thursday evenings...
April 7, 2018 - 5:30pm
The Thirty-First Annual Mayors' Dinner invites Arleen Macpherson, Gretchen Jones, and Jennifer Mains to join Neil...
February 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
Join Lighthouse Equipment and Commons Studio for our Film-maker's Winter Showcase and Open House at the new studio this...
February 8, 2018 - 7:00pm
The modern world teaches us to be rushed and to be on the move. We have lost our ability to be committed to the same...
Waterloo region has a growing interest in film industry, says Commons Studio coordinator. Filmmakers in Waterloo region...
February 8, 2018 - 3:00pm
Information Session from the Access Centre for Regulated Employment Are you a New Canadian Professional who is...
Their Waterloo Region Crossing excursion benefits The Working Centre's programs to combat unemployment and poverty. "...
January 23, 2018 - 7:30pm
We invite you to join the Working Centre, Divest Waterloo and the Princess Cinemas for a showing of the film “Tomorrow...
Click here to download and print a .pdf of our 2017 Fundraising Letter. Dear Friends, The Working Centre community...
We are currently looking for people to work in our Resource Centre at 58 Queen Street South, and for people to work in...
December 4, 2017 - 7:00pm
Join us for a panel discussion with local farmers exploring the joys and complexities of farming and growing local...
November 15, 2017 - 7:00pm
Fresh Ground Cafe will be hosting the graduation ceremony for the 2016 Diploma in Local Democracy class. This past...
October 13, 2017 - 5:00pm
Local artists gathering together for a one night exhibition. 10% of all purchases will be donated to support The...
We are gathering together a group to read and discuss Wendell Berry’s essays in The Art of the Commonplace, a...
We invite you to join us for some of the following events. Fermented Thoughts is our new forum for imaginative thought...
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