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Art in the Neighbourhood

I only had one day to enjoy the Eastside Culture Crawl this year, so I decided to concentrate on some of the smaller studios.

I also took very few photos, snapshots with my iPhone, so I could give the bulk of my attention to the art. 34 more words


Community. What it means. #JoytoTheirWorld

When I was organizing the Homes with Woofs event (we auctioned off designer doghouses and donated the proceeds to the Humane Society) I met Karla Briones, a pet food store owner with a heart of gold. 586 more words


Art, Community, Strong Neighborhoods

Can art build safer, stronger neighbourhoods?  Could it be that simple?  Could it make a marked difference? Apparently the resounding answer is yes!  Read on to find out how Gina Reichert and Mitch Cope began a “little” project that’s making “big” impacts.   88 more words


Monster homes threaten heritage neighbourhoods

When it comes to the issue of historic buildings and heritage districts, Kitchener has for years had a dubious record for eating its old.

And, after my first four-year term during which I was council’s only representative on the city’s heritage committee, I start to see why the city has such a disappointing heritage history. 250 more words


"Landslide Frank" offers thanks for your support

Thanks, 2,322 times, my sincere thanks.

Approaching a new term as Ward 9 councillor, I would like to thank all 2,322 of you for your votes, kind words and support offered so generously on countless doorsteps during the recent campaign. 173 more words

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