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Nigel Gordijk

Nigel Gordijk serves his clients as a graphic designer, a social media communicator, and a copywriter. He has lived in New Hamburg since immigrating in 2007, and he is a newspaper reporter for The Wilmot-Tavistock Gazette. Born and raised in London, England, Gordijk is of Chinese and Black heritage. Earlier this year, he discovered that he is only the fourth generation of his family to carry the last name Gordijk, after tracing his father’s ancestors to his enslaved great-great-grandmother, Betje, who lived in Suriname. He tweets using the handle @LoveWilmot.

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Gimme shelter, gimme empathy

After it cleared a homeless encampment in Kitchener, the Region of Waterloo said, “This is not who we are.” So where is its compassion towards vulnerable citizens?

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