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Show me the money
Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Glen Murray was in Kitchener last Friday to reaffirm the provincial government’s investment in rapid and GO transit.
Judge sides with region on LRT
Light rail transit in Waterloo Region dodged a bullet Tuesday after a judge dismissed a request for a temporary injunction to stop the process.

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Thursday, April, 10, 2014 - 5:05:53 AM
Making K’nexions "[...] March 27 – Kitchener: Making K’nexions [...]"
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Sunday, April, 06, 2014 - 8:08:53 PM
Travelling the same old road "Explain to me again why we couldn't just widen the existing highway 7? Make it 5 lanes, with safe access to the greenhouse businesses, and a new entrance by way of Wellington St and Bingeman Centre Rd. Then a new hwy wouldn't be needed for a genera"
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Big Music Fest creates council division "[...] I saw some of it first hand via Rogers TV and read about it in this morning’s Waterloo Region Record and on CBC’s local station. And this week’s Kitchener Post. [...]"
Comment by Why all the fuss at City Council about Big Music Fest? | James Howe
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Three cities will pay for LRT
All three cities in the region will be paying for the LRT
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Mayoral candidate pushes province for referendum
Waterloo mayoral hopeful Dave MacDonald has asked the province to withhold its portion of the light rail transit funding until a regional referendum
Illustration courtesy of the Region of Waterloo
Region to defend LRT in court
Just one day before the region plans to ratify their decision to choose GrandLinq as the preferred consortium to design, build, finance, operate and maintain light rail transit, the region will have to convince a judge that it is within their power move forward.
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Kitchener’s LRT share could rise
If Cambridge doesn’t pay for light rail transit, Kitchener and Waterloo residents will have to pick up the whole tab
Region finalizing LRT funding
The region is still hammering out details with the federal government to finalize funding for light rail transit.
Region responds to LRT legal challenge
The region is still moving full steam ahead with light rail transit.
Illustration courtesy of the Region of Waterloo
Regional council accepts GrandLinq proposal
The Ion construction project is now just two short stops away from a signed agreement.
LRT cost unveiled Friday
Today, the Region of Waterloo will unveil the costs of light rail transit.
LRT timeline
The timeline includes important dates and events about LRT
Request to delay LRT contract ‘going nowhere’
No one at regional council made a peep about a letter received last week requesting that the light rail transit consortium contract be deferred until after this year’s election.
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Region to focus on promoting LRT in 2014
Regional councillors are going to rejig their message when it comes to communications on light rail transit.
Survey tracks LRT opinions
A new online survey is giving people the opportunity to share their opinion about the region’s light rail transit project.
Courtesy of Region of Waterloo
Mill St. to get LRT overhaul
The Mill and Ottawa Street intersection is about to get a complete overhaul, including the closure of part of Mill Street, in order to accommodate two future light rail tracks.
Budget punishes poor: Doug Craig
The draft regional budget punishes the poor, diminishes local arts and culture, and serves to grow the infrastructure deficit, argues Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig.
Region to spend $15k on LRT show-and-tell
Every time the Bombardier light rail vehicle model rolls into town, the Region of Waterloo shells out $5,000.
Communities are moving on, without Craig
Kudos to Mike Farwell for giving us a reality check. He’s right: the light rail transit project can’t be derailed now.
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