Category Archives: Centre In The Square News

Celtic Woman – Voices Of Angels

Ireland’s Popular Group is Back in Canada
Meet the women behind the angelic voices

The phenomenal Celtic Woman, about to embark on yet another world tour, is celebrating 12 years of success this year, with over 10 million albums and 3 million tickets sold worldwide. Let’s meet these talented, virtuoso singers.

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3 Doors Down: Good Ol’ Southern Boys

3 Doors Down: Good Ol’ Southern Boys
The Better Life Foundation has supported dozens of children’s and family charities

3 Doors Down established The Better Life Foundation in March of 2004 with the mission to make a positive change in the lives of children and young adults in need of food, shelter and medical assistance, and to also enhance their lives. The money that 3 Doors Down’s charity raises is distributed to organizations and hospitals that help children afford a better life, one in which they can develop their potential, achieve their goals, and become caring and responsible adults.

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Award-winning tech leader joins The Centre’s Board

Accelerator Centre’s CEO Dr. Paul Salvini brings his dynamic leadership to Centre In The Square’s Board of Directors.  Prior to joining the Accelerator Centre, Salvini held senior positions at Christie Digital and at Side Effects Software for over 18 years. (more…)

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Introducing Bruce Gordon, The Centre’s New Board Chair

On September 17, The Centre welcomed Bruce Gordon as the new Chair of the Board of Directors.  Bruce is a resident of Waterloo, and has truly made a name for himself as an enthusiastic and dedicated volunteer for a number of organizations since he moved to the community 15 years ago.  He is Chairman, Manulife Canada and Manulife Bank of Canada and serves on the board of the C.D. Howe Institute. (more…)

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Q&A: Recommendations Presented To Kitchener City Council On August 25

Over the last week we’ve received feedback and inquiries from a number of patrons about the recommendations presented to Kitchener City Council on August 25. The external review provided information across a range of issues for consideration by City of Kitchener, KWS and CITS.  From this information, there were four key recommendations which City Council approved: revisit the mission and mandate of CITS; review existing plans for the city’s funding relationship with CITS specifically as it relates to the city’s arts and culture strategy; review existing plans for physical improvements to the facility; and, analyze the costs and make recommendations to council regarding the proposed improvements.

We wanted to share a few of these questions and answers with you. (more…)

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City Council hears recommendations to resolve challenges for The Centre and K-W Symphony

This afternoon, four key recommendations coming from an Operational and Strategic Review of the Centre In The Square (CITS) and the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony (KWS) were presented to Kitchener city council. (more…)

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A Letter From The Chair

I wanted to take an opportunity to address recent reports on finances at The Centre In The Square and to clarify some facts. (more…)

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The Centre’s Vision For 2014/15: A Letter From Our CEO

With a vision to make this fine venue into an even greater hall, we continue to expand our programming to inspire and engage the largest proportion of our community. We satisfy existing audiences with legendary artists such as Boz Scaggs and Ziggy Marley to engaging those who do not traditionally engage with the venue using accessible programming and participation. (more…)

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