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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

Ward News

Lessons From Denver: Urban Chickens

The concept of small-scale urban homesteading has come up before in Winnipeg, but like most ideas that depart ever so slightly from the status quo, people assumed that it would make their lives miserable, and it ended up going nowhere. 460 more words


Tom DeLonge says Blink-182 have found "partner" to release album in 2015

Blink-182’s singer Tom DeLonge told fans that a new album would be released earlier this autumn, as now the band are ready to “get this thing out” … 247 more words


It starts with us, not with "mais vous"...

Just a few months ago I met close friends of mine whilst travelling from Ibiza to Zurich. We spent the day meandering the streets of one of Europe’s most historical cities, walking plazas, cathedrals, and cobbled streets covered by the first leaves of an early autumn. 1,034 more words


Léda, seduced by Zeus as a swan: the restaurant

We didn’t try to seduce Léda, it was the other way around. It started  the very moment we came face to face on a rainy afternoon in Paris. 43 more words