August 21, 2014
It was delayed for a month, but the official groundbreaking of the new Ion light rail transit system took place yesterday, and it’s full speed ahead for the biggest infrastructure project in the Region of Waterloo’s history.
August 14, 2014
Organizers of the Out of the Cold program have been complaining for years that the church-based program, which provides emergency shelter for the homeless every winter, is bursting at the seams.
August 07, 2014
The Province of Ontario has put Kitchener staff and council in the unenviable position of having to make a decision without all the facts.
July 31, 2014
Maybe we’ve all become a little complacent about the demographic wave that promises to sweep over us, but we can’t afford inaction on the looming senior affordable housing problem in our community.
July 24, 2014
The City of Kitchener is creating a new natural play space in the Huron Natural Area that will use some of the features of the area to spark children’s imaginations.
July 17, 2014
Having a single voice in any political race isn’t ideal in a democracy.
July 10, 2014
Streamlining delivery of mental health and addiction services couldn’t have come at a better time, with the new Here 24/7 helpline run by the local chapter of the Canadian Mental Health Association.
July 03, 2014
The Margaret Avenue bridge rebuild is becoming a story about being careful of the promises people make, especially politicians when they’re on the campaign trail.
June 26, 2014
Creative Enterprise Initiative has come under scrutiny this week as the arts and culture organization announced the firing of its current CEO and a review of the organization’s mandate.
June 19, 2014
It’s pretty dumb to launch an airport expansion plan when you aren’t doing enough business to make the current model work.
June 12, 2014
The provincial election campaign proved to be one of the most mean-spirited, demoralizing and destructive ones in recent memory.
June 05, 2014
Those of you who don’t think your vote counts should remember the last provincial election.
May 29, 2014
Any time you hear someone preface their comments by saying they know someone who is part of an identifiable minority, hold on to your hat because you know what’s coming.
May 22, 2014
It might seem redundant with a municipal election coming this fall, but Compass Kitchener is seeking feedback from residents to help set priorities for the next four years.
May 15, 2014
Waving the flag is all about publicly showing your support for what that symbol represents and expressing your pride.
May 08, 2014
Anyone who wants more proof that we’re still experiencing the aftereffects of the recession of 2008 just has to look at family homelessness numbers in the region.
May 01, 2014
The growth of food truck culture has been a nice addition to the local food scene and they’ve been a great complement to festivals and special events.
April 25, 2014
No one deserves to die alone in the snow, cold and forgotten