April 16, 2014
We’d all like to remember the days when we didn’t have to lock our doors at night.
April 10, 2014
A city’s tree canopy is part of what contributes to a community’s quality of life.
April 03, 2014
Of all the provincial Liberal pre-budget documents leaked this week, the one that is most concerning for this region is a supposed plan to defer the start of the Hwy. 7 expansion for another year to 2016.
March 27, 2014
The news that three local youth struggling with the streets have lost that battle shouldn’t reach our ears through a tweet.
March 20, 2014
The last minute appeals have failed and during a Wednesday night meeting regional council officially endorsed GrandLinq as the consortium that will design, build, maintain, finance and operate the Ion.
March 13, 2014
City council has decided to go ahead with new sidewalks on Palmer and Kennedy avenues in Kitchener, despite the protest of some of the people who live there.
March 06, 2014
Despite a last-minute effort, there is no stopping light rail transit now.
February 27, 2014
Canada’s big city mayors were in Ottawa this week doing something that has become all too common
February 20, 2014
Keeping up with inflation was the main justification that the provincial government used when it recently decided to increase Ontario’s minimum wage to $11.
February 13, 2014
The numbers are in, and the public clearly does not like the idea.
February 06, 2014
With plans in place, a music venue, bar and restaurant is expected to be open in the boathouse at Victoria Park in time for the summer season. But it won’t come without a price for Kitchener citizens.
January 30, 2014
According to the Environics survey done for Compass Kitchener late last year, satisfaction with city government remains high.
January 23, 2014
Student leaders at University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier are either living in utopia, or spending a lot of time with their heads in a very dark place.
January 16, 2014
The Region of Waterloo approved a 1.86 per cent tax increase on Wednesday that will add another $32 to the average tax bill in 2014.
January 09, 2014
In this brutally cold week, many residents of Kitchener probably hunkered down at home as much as possible, snuggled under blankets and drank tea in their cosy homes.
January 03, 2014
It’s widely accepted that an incumbent is difficult to unseat, particularly in municipal elections.
December 24, 2013
An online crowd-funding campaign has started for one of life’s simple pleasures: a pizza party.
December 19, 2013
The House of Friendship Christmas Hamper program set another record this week, putting together and delivering more than 4,250 holiday meals to more than 12,000 people in need in the local community.