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May 10, 2019 - 6:00pm
Movie Show & Tell for Friday May 10 starting at 6pm: Shane – U.S. 1953 Queen Street Commons Café  43 Queen South...
May 11, 2019 - 7:00pm
An evening of theatre by members of the renowned Debajehmujig Theatre Group from Wiikwemkoong on Manitoulin Island....
Renison University College will be offering a free 12-week introduction to humanities course on Thursday evenings...
March 28, 2019 - 7:00pm
Ecological conversion begins with a spiritual revolution that upsets our sense of separation from other creatures....
The March Issue of Good Work News features articles on... 2019 Mayors’ Dinner: Saturday April 13, 2019 St. John’s...
February 28, 2019 - 7:00pm
The traditional works of mercy are personal acts that name how each of us can be in community and welcome each other....
“The environmental crisis.. is not simply a problem to be solved. Environmental issues are not out there, separate...
The Diploma in Local Democracy class is beginning again on Wednesday, January 9th at the Working Centre. The class runs...
Click here to download and print a .pdf of our 2018 Fundraising Letter. Click here to donate online       Dear Friends...
November 28, 2018 - 7:00pm
This past winter (January-April) we had a highly energetic group of participants who worked their way through engaging...
December 6, 2018 - 7:00pm
In late September the All Nations Water Walk began at the headwaters of the Grand River and followed the beautiful...
We are looking for people who want to join us in the work: We want to build into our team of people in outreach and...
October 2, 2018 - 2:00pm
You’re cordially invited… To the book launch of Under-Served: Health Determinants of Indigenous, Inner-City, and...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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