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.
December 12, 2013
Kitchener city councillors displayed a high tolerance for irony as they spent four hours Monday discussing ways to make their meetings more efficient, parsing each part of 10 separate suggestions.
December 05, 2013
The Region of Waterloo has been playing a rigged game ever since it assumed responsibility from the province for the administration of emergency medical services.
November 28, 2013
Both the public and Catholic school boards have made it official — bells will be ringing earlier or later at many elementary and secondary schools throughout the region next year.
November 21, 2013
The City of Kitchener now finds itself with one lone proposal for a restaurant and music venue in Victoria Park at the boathouse.
November 14, 2013
A working group in Waterloo Region that has been testing the waters for an open-space smoking ban may be able to discontinue its work after the province announced its own plans to restrict outdoor smoking.
November 07, 2013
It’s unfortunate that we only really pay attention to veterans’ and military issues around Remembrance Day.