June 13, 2013
Waterloo city council was a lively place on Monday night. About 100 people packed council chambers, the vast majority of them to protest a proposal that would see the city sell a portion of the Iron Horse Trail to a developer in exchange for $83,000 and a new, reworked trail in a different location on the same block.
June 06, 2013
If you’re not trying to hide anything, then why would you destroy correspondence related to the gas plant controversy?
May 30, 2013
Waterloo Region’s green bin program is a wonder. Residents can put a myriad of waste into them, cutting down drastically on the amount that goes to the curb in garbage bags.
May 23, 2013
A city committee voted Wednesday night to go through with an alternate route to the Strasburg Road extension, despite growing concern that it will continue to feed urban sprawl in the southwest corner of the city.
May 16, 2013
When it’s finished in 2017, the LRT line will run right past the current site of Rockway Centre on King Street East.
May 09, 2013
How much is a little peace of mind worth to the residents of Kitchener neighbourhood rocked by an explosion in January?
May 02, 2013
Waterloo Region has a problem with addiction — a big problem.
April 25, 2013
The public has spoken on the casino debate in Kitchener and the overwhelming response was “No.”
April 22, 2013
Now is the time to make your views known on whether Kitchener should become a willing host for an OLG casino.
April 11, 2013
The announcement last week that two paramedics have been fired and two dozen more have been disciplined should set off the alarm bells — or lights and sirens — for all residents of Waterloo Region.
April 04, 2013
More parking in more places at more times of the day. What does that accomplish?
March 27, 2013
Kitchener council went around and around in circles Monday night deciding whether or not to open the Pandora’s box by allowing a discussion on casino gaming in the city.
March 22, 2013
It seems whenever lawyers get involved there is a nervous need for secrecy.
March 14, 2013
A contract has finally been settled with the Waterloo Regional Police Association, and the news is about as bad as earlier predictions.
March 07, 2013
Waterloo Region is a collection of communities that prides itself on planning for the future and avoiding the mistakes of the past.
February 28, 2013
LRT procurement process needs to be closely examined every step of the way
February 21, 2013
The Association of Municipalities of Ontario is calling on Queen’s Park to make the province’s arbitration system more efficient, transparent and accountable as they try to represent local taxpayers.
February 14, 2013
Ontario’s newest premier, Kathleen Wynne, was sworn in on Monday, promising a new age of co-operation and compromise with the minority government at Queen’s Park.