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Time to speed up reforms of the OMB
The Kathleen Wynne provincial government promised in August 2013 to reform the Ontario Municipal Board.
Users beware of Uber app
Anyone who has used a taxi in town knows it can be expensive and inconvenient.
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Recent Comments
Saturday, November, 08, 2014 - 4:04:28 AM
Outgoing mayor unduly influenced the results "Very well put Bob. Won't miss him."
Comment by alan54g
Friday, October, 17, 2014 - 2:02:32 PM
School board trustee: the forgotten vote "It's totally true. I'm running for School Board Trustee and yesterday I received an email from another candidate and I stopped and went, "wait, who?" I think it goes without saying that as a candidate I have been paying attention to the race! Weird"
Comment by fmcalister
Thursday, October, 16, 2014 - 7:07:44 PM
School board trustee: the forgotten vote "Hi James Thanks for linking to the TriTAG survey. We did not have the capacity to include school trustees in our survey for this election, but it's on our radar for the future, as how kids travel to and from school, and the education they receive "
Comment by MikeOnABike
Hockey has to change with the times
It’s the good old hockey game, but as we saw in the recent four-part series published in the Post, there are real challenges for Canada’s favourite sport going forward.
Time to sharpen budget cuts
Despite the break we’re all enjoying at the pumps, the price of gas will have an effect on the inflation rate this year even though it isn’t included in the Consumer Price Index.
Looking back on another year
As we look to start a new year with the hope and optimism that come with the change of the calendar, we pause to look back on 2014.
Hoping the good news continues
Let’s hope the good news continues in the new year, especially when it comes to families and others seeking emergency shelter.
Speaking out shouldn’t be punished
A former member of Heritage Kitchener thinks he was left off the city committee for being too vocal, and is questioning council’s commitment to hearing dissenting views on controversial issues.
All about respecting public process
It’s official, Civic Square at Kitchener City Hall will now be forever known as Carl Zehr Square.
Celebrating an immigrant story
He came to Canada as a two year old and part of a wave of migration escaping Communist rule in eastern Europe in the 1960s.
Housing first will make a difference
Waterloo Region has launched a pilot project to tackle local homelessness that uses the housing first strategy, and it couldn’t have come at a better tim
Open the lines of communication
The City of Kitchener has a communication problem, and development on the future Strasburg Road extension is just the latest example.
Stick to the policies in place
Kitchener is a city on the grow might sound like a tag line from some 1960s economic development pitch, but it’s also the reality of this community as intensification becomes the dominant planning policy of the future.
Time to butt out on sidelines
It has always been a weird juxtaposition to see people lighting up cigarettes on the sidelines of their kids’ soccer game while supporting an activity that is supposed to be about promoting good physical health.
Slow down on Zehr Square
The City of Kitchener has decided to honour the legacy of outgoing Mayor Carl Zehr by renaming civic square in front of city hall in his honour.
Voter apathy is your fault
The election results are in and the big story is that too many of you don’t care enough about local democracy to bother voting.
Time to get out and vote
You can’t fight city hall is the old admonition, and it’s wrong — especially this year.
Seeing it through to the end
The decision to run or not to run for political office is a big one.
The right time to give thanks
The Thanksgiving holiday gives a lot of us pause to think of what we’re most thankful for at this time of year.
 
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