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Kitchener Votes Ward 5: Kelly Galloway-Sealock
Kelly Galloway-Sealock has been a councillor for eight years, and has had a lifetime to get to know the south end of Kitchener.
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Boathouse timeline on track
While heritage and hydro issues caused the opening of The Boathouse to be delayed by several months, the venue’s new operator, Bill MacTavish, believes he will be able to meet the revised September target.
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Friday, July, 11, 2014 - 10:10:32 PM
Property owners get their wish by avoiding heritage list "[...] property owners in Kitchener dodged the bullet and kept their properties off the heritage list last week. That’s [...]"
Comment by Heritage homes, Margaret Avenue bridge and spam. This is the Marshall Report | KW Real Estate News
Monday, July, 07, 2014 - 6:06:36 AM
Cycling advisory committee gets new name and new direction "Yes, it's also very important to discuss the walkability of our sidewalks. Snow clearing in winter, and more shade trees, would make it much easier for those who must walk everywhere - especially seniors but not only seniors. I hope the new advisor"
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Sunday, July, 06, 2014 - 2:02:49 PM
Be careful of promises made "[...] Be careful of promises made -Editorial in  Kitchener Post [...]"
Comment by Keep city's commitment to replace Margaret Ave. bridge quickly - James HOWE
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Kitchener Votes Ward 5: Lala Malik
Lala Malik has lived in Ward 5 for eight years, and decided to put her name forward in this year’s municipal election because of what she feels has been a lack of public consultation.
Poverty protesters concerned about LRT housing impacts
A group of anti-poverty activists who recently set up a tent city in Victoria Park are warning about the impact development driven by light rail transit (LRT) could have on affordable housing.
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Developers reluctant to forgo profit for affordable housing
To understand just how many seniors in Waterloo Region are looking for affordable or low-income housing, look no further than My Owen Place in the City of Waterloo.
Assistance program helps residents keep the lights on
As Waterloo Region residents’ hydro bills continue to skyrocket, 919 people sought help from the Waterloo Region Energy Assistance Program in 2013.
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Pedalling for PKU
Bringing home a new baby can be an overwhelming experience. But for the parents of Avery Dent, that stressful time was compounded by a diagnosis, and the subsequent scramble of learning and adapting.
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Kitchener Votes Ward 4: Wayne Buchholtz
Wayne Buchholtz, a retired principal and former Waterloo Region Catholic District School Board trustee, believes his years of experience on boards has prepared him to represent Ward 4 as a city councillor.
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Kitchener Votes Ward 4: Yvonne Fernandes
After four years representing Ward 4 at city hall, Yvonne Fernandes is hoping to continue her community building efforts.
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Promoting natural play
A new place for children to play is coming soon to the Huron Natural Area, but it won’t be the brightly coloured play space that can be found in many Kitchener neighbourhoods.
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Kitchener Votes Ward 4: Rolf Malthaner
Rolf Malthaner, a real estate agent, member of the Concordia Club Board and regular Oktoberfest volunteer, wants to help make Kitchener a city that attracts and retains residents.
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Fire destroys Kitchener townhouses
Police are appealing for information about a suspicious fire Tuesday morning at Victoria Commons.
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Seniors wait two years or more for affordable housing
A stack of paper lands on the desk as Chuck Rosart settles into a chair inside a small office at the Charles Street Men’s Hostel in Kitchener.
Grants allow increased legal services for low-income residents
With the help of two grants, Waterloo Region Community Legal Services has been able to broaden its mandate and expand its reach.
Have your say on city sponsorship
The City of Kitchener wants to know how residents feel about using corporate advertising and sponsorships to generate non-tax revenue.
Police seek input on taser use
Waterloo Regional Police Service is seeking public input about tasers until July 31.
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Swinging in the rain
On Tuesday, Lily Zula, 8, was enjoying the swing set in Victoria Park with her family when the rain began. Despite cooler temperatures and threatening skies, several families came out to play in the splash pad at the park, as well as on the playground equipment.
Big Music Fest gets mostly positive reviews from residents
Despite the rocky beginnings caused by a neighbourhood blindsided by a large event, Big Music Fest was a success, according to city staff.
 
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