Category Archives: Speeding Traffic

Red tape slows artistic traffic-calming concept

It’s too bad that an inexpensive, creative and community-building way to combat speeding traffic in our inner city neighbourhoods risks being tangled  in red tape. Kitchener staff and councillors have recently been examining a scheme proposed by residents on Ahrens and Wilhelm … Continue reading

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Ward 9 time of the signs

Today’s the day Kitchener’s election bylaw permits municipal candidates to put up lawn signs. Members of our campaign crew — recent experts in the use of boltcutters required to snip metal prongs that support signs — were out braving blisters … Continue reading

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In Kitchener, watch or listen to Frank

Rogers TV should be commended for programming a series of all-candidate debates for the October 25 election. The one-hour debate for Ward 9 council candidates will be live Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. on Rogers TV Cable 20 in Waterloo … Continue reading

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Ward 9 and speeding drivers

As I canvas different parts of the ward, I’m hearing frequent complaints about voters and their children put at almost risk by drivers speeding through residential neighbourhoods. Based on personal experience — we have low-rise speed bumps on the narrow … Continue reading

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Time for a change of approach at Kitchener city hall

After 38 years of local journalism and column writing, I’m seeking election to city council in Kitchener’s Ward 9. The ward includes Victoria Park, a beautiful neighbourhood where I live with the very patient and caring love of my life, … Continue reading

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