September 02, 2015
Another hot summer had a lot of people thinking about ways to beat the heat, and Kitchener’s Kiwanis Park pool has been a popular one.
August 26, 2015
Waiting in line can be frustrating. But can you imagine if was not just an inconvenience but a matter of life or death?
August 19, 2015
The chicken has come home to roost for Kitchener city council as the bylaw that governs this type of urban farming undergoes a review.
August 13, 2015
A simple request to increase speaking time for councillors and delegations from five to 10 minutes quickly backfired on Monday, confirming what everyone already knows about Kitchener City Council: they waste a lot of time talking.
August 05, 2015
The federal election is on and it will be the longest, most expensive election in modern Canadian history.
July 30, 2015
Safety is a matter of perception, and how comfortable one feels in any given situation will shape those feelings.
July 23, 2015
In a city that prides itself on creating walkable, complete neighbourhoods and the revitalization of its core, something very obvious is missing — a place downtown residents can actually walk to get groceries.
July 16, 2015
The numbers are down, but it’s still not time to celebrate a dramatic decline in the number of police-reported hate crimes.
July 08, 2015
There has been a lot of grumbling and bellyaching in the lead up to the Pan Am Games this week in Toronto and its environs.
June 30, 2015
You can’t travel along many streets in Kitchener without running into one — a construction sign.
June 25, 2015
When it comes to accidents, it’s common to think, ‘Oh, it will never happen to us.’ That is what we thought until our nine-year-old daughter, Zoe, a member of The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program, lost her leg in an accident.
June 25, 2015
The end of the school year will hopefully provide the kind of labour peace that couldn’t be found at the bargaining table.
June 17, 2015
There has always been a marketplace for goods and ideas — the online world has just made it more accessible.
June 15, 2015
The city has lamented enough about the lost opportunity of the Mayfair Hotel. While demolition continues this week, it’s time to move on.
June 03, 2015
Right out of the gates, Here 24/7 was a success in providing Waterloo Region a single access point for those struggling with addictions, mental health issues or were in crisis.
May 27, 2015
A big part of the euthanasia debate in Canada is people wanting their end of life to come with dignity.
May 20, 2015
The demolition of the 110-year--old landmark, the Mayfair Hotel, should be the final straw for those who want to preserve some of the city’s built heritage.
May 13, 2015
A lot of people will agree that good infrastructure and a solid road network are key to supporting economic development.