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Editorial | Feb 22, 2017

Family day is a holiday worth having

It was once debated whether a Family Day holiday was worth the economic and social upheaval it would cause.

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Editorial | Feb 15, 2017

Rapid access clinic a needed solution

The last thing people caught up in the latest fentanyl drug crisis can afford to do is wait for help to get clean.

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Editorial | Feb 08, 2017

Time to better co-ordinate information

We know this is supposed to be the post-factual age and we have plenty of examples of governments who have tried to hide the...

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Editorial | Feb 01, 2017

Love should trump hate around us

With all eyes diverted to President Donald J. Trump’s travel restrictions for certain Muslim countries and the banning of...

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Editorial | Jan 25, 2017

City constrained in its budget choices

By using assessment growth to pay for workplace insurance claims and hitting up ratepayers with huge increases on their water...

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Editorial | Jan 18, 2017

Whose responsibility is it?

This year there were two separate groups looking to the city’s finance committee to help with doctor recruitment, which...

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Jan 11, 2017

A difference of opinions on strategy

There is a difference of opinion out there on the City of Kitchener’s new Digital Kitchener strategy as it tries to make...

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Jan 03, 2017

A way to mend the social safety net

The government of Ontario is looking into launching a basic guaranteed income pilot program with the ultimate goal of seeing...

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Dec 27, 2016

This is no time to despair for 2017

Some are calling 2016 a horrible year for things like the mounting death toll due to terrorism and the reactionary forces and...

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Dec 21, 2016

Kids teaching us all how to give

It’s the giving season again, and it’s no surprise that groups of kids all over the region are the ones to lead us in the...

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Dec 14, 2016

Time to get serious about overdoses

We haven’t seen public health officials, police and community volunteers as worried about a drug epidemic since crack cocaine...

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Dec 07, 2016

Getting the message through

After the tragic death of a young mother last week in a crash involving a suspected drunk driver the frustration was palpable...

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Nov 23, 2016

It comes down to percentages

Everybody gets there are no free rides and you have to pay your way even when it comes to government services.

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Nov 16, 2016

Province should have to pay

It’s interesting how some commitments made by senior levels of government continue to leave lower level municipalities...

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Nov 09, 2016

Paying respects to the day

How soon they forget might be the more appropriate motto this Remembrance Day, as we move closer to the century mark of...

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Nov 02, 2016

Laying the groundwork

Kitchener has seen its future and it comes with the expansion of two new tech hubs revealed last week.

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