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  Thread: 22 Weber Street West | 15 fl | Proposed
Post: RE: 22 Weber Street West | 15 fl | Proposed

Spokes Wrote: (08-30-2022, 06:19 AM) -- Thanks for your support of the forum friends. Is the word choice of immediately problematic here? Did I paint myself into a corner? A simple word change co...
  robdrimmie Urban Areas 73 14,880 08-30-2022, 12:00 PM
  Thread: 22 Weber Street West | 15 fl | Proposed
Post: RE: 22 Weber Street West | 15 fl | Proposed

ijmorlan Wrote: (08-26-2022, 01:07 PM) -- We should all be grateful to Spokes and other creators who do positive things for the community. It is highly damaging to the community to hold those people ...
  robdrimmie Urban Areas 73 14,880 08-26-2022, 03:30 PM
  Thread: 22 Weber Street West | 15 fl | Proposed
Post: RE: 22 Weber Street West | 15 fl | Proposed

Spokes Wrote: (08-25-2022, 06:46 PM) -- Guys, things can't be patrolled 24/7, to expect it to be would be unrealistic. Yes, it was a bad post. It's been deleted. I've talked to the user. Sorry I didn...
  robdrimmie Urban Areas 73 14,880 08-26-2022, 09:01 AM
  Thread: 22 Weber Street West | 15 fl | Proposed
Post: RE: 22 Weber Street West | 15 fl | Proposed

I am really trying to understand what the joke here is. Is it because homosexuality is bad? That democrats are gay? Because it sure reads homophobic to me.
  robdrimmie Urban Areas 73 14,880 08-25-2022, 01:50 PM
  Thread: Knossos Housing (206 Duke St E) | 8 fl | Proposed
Post: RE: 206 Duke St E | 8 fl | Proposed

"Hellenic Community of KW" is the Site Owner of 560 Greenfield Avenue (https://housingcatalogue.regionofwaterloo.ca/Property/Details/16). They are a non-profit according to that listing, and they show...
  robdrimmie Urban Areas 34 11,137 08-19-2022, 04:40 PM
  Thread: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours
Post: RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours

Spur Line Commons (https://www.waterlooregionconnected.com/showthread.php?tid=1686), I think
  robdrimmie Urban Areas 5,629 4,139,556 07-24-2022, 02:45 PM
  Thread: Trails
Post: RE: Trails

danbrotherston Wrote: (06-10-2022, 02:42 PM) -- I really don't understand why someone who doesn't want to go mountain biking, would want to ride on gravel. Mountain biking has it's own appeal. But ri...
  robdrimmie Transportation and Infrastructure 2,703 1,662,162 06-10-2022, 02:57 PM
  Thread: General Politics Discussion
Post: RE: General Politics Discussion

jeffster Wrote: (06-05-2022, 10:42 PM) -- The LGBTQ+ itself -- What is the LGBTQ+? Can I go visit it?
  robdrimmie Politics 462 186,141 06-06-2022, 10:11 AM
  Thread: Population and Housing
Post: RE: Population and Housing

ac3r Wrote: (06-05-2022, 06:32 PM) -- comment sections saying asinine things. -- Like baseless ageist comments?
  robdrimmie Urban Issues 518 281,548 06-06-2022, 09:53 AM
  Thread: General Politics Discussion
Post: RE: General Politics Discussion

jamincan Wrote: (06-03-2022, 12:14 PM) -- Ultimately, I believe that we vote *for* someone. -- We have a fundamental difference in why we vote; I don't vote for people. There's no one person settin...
  robdrimmie Politics 462 186,141 06-03-2022, 02:16 PM
  Thread: General Politics Discussion
Post: RE: General Politics Discussion

jamincan Wrote: (06-03-2022, 07:20 AM) -- danbrotherston Wrote: (06-03-2022, 05:40 AM) -- That being said, I'll be blunt here, given the voter turnout....the people in Ontario (in general only, not ...
  robdrimmie Politics 462 186,141 06-03-2022, 08:38 AM
  Thread: 88 Queen St S | 44 fl | Proposed
Post: RE: 88 Queen St S | 44 fl | Proposed

tomh009 Wrote: (06-02-2022, 11:56 AM) -- More sidewalk is good. But the end building is currently about 11m wide. In the above drawing, the edge of the new building is about 6m from the property l...
  robdrimmie Urban Areas 49 12,020 06-02-2022, 12:58 PM
  Thread: 88 Queen St S | 44 fl | Proposed
Post: RE: 88 Queen St S | 44 fl | Proposed

From the render and based on the comments about road widening above, my read is that the Pearl Laundry facade will be kept, and the units closer to Charles knocked down to make space. There's a little...
  robdrimmie Urban Areas 49 12,020 06-01-2022, 02:12 PM
  Thread: Ending Chronic Homelessness
Post: RE: Ending Chronic Homelessness

If folks are genuinely interested in learning about the Housing First model that Dan is advocating for - and which has large amounts of supporting evidence - the wikipedia page for Pathways to Housing...
  robdrimmie Urban Issues 116 29,151 05-30-2022, 09:18 AM
  Thread: ION - Waterloo Region's Light Rail Transit
Post: RE: ION - Waterloo Region's Light Rail Transit

When the Breithaupt offices were opened, they were described as Quote: -- Google officially opened the new headquarters for its Canadian engineering and development team Thursday with a visit f...
  robdrimmie Transportation and Infrastructure 17,492 11,026,862 05-22-2022, 10:10 AM
  Thread: 81-85 Bridgeport Road East | 16-27 fl | Proposed
Post: RE: 81-85 Bridgeport Road East | 16-22 fl | Propos...

"WHAT'S GOING ON HERE?" is the name and styling of a regular column in the Waterloo Chronicle.
  robdrimmie Urban Areas 65 14,294 05-10-2022, 09:47 AM
  Thread: General Urban Waterloo Updates and Rumours
Post: RE: General Urban Waterloo Updates and Rumours

The article also includes this table. It is not as though Waterloo is markedly more dense than Kitchener. | **City**  | **Residents per square km in 2021** | **Increase since 2011** | | :-------- ...
  robdrimmie Urban Areas 1,254 1,036,674 03-09-2022, 01:49 PM
  Thread: Winter Walking and Cycling
Post: RE: Winter Walking and Cycling

danbrotherston Wrote: (02-25-2022, 10:28 AM) -- ijmorlan Wrote: (02-25-2022, 08:33 AM) -- Has any jurisdiction tried the experiment of plowing snow toward the middle of the road? Leave a pile along ...
  robdrimmie Transportation and Infrastructure 1,198 517,084 02-25-2022, 12:32 PM
  Thread: American Block Redevelopment | 3 fl | U/C
Post: RE: American Block Redevelopment | 3 fl | U/C

Anecdotally, most local tech companies that already had offices are following hybrid models. Many have revamped their existing space and worked out ways to support hoteling a little better, few have s...
  robdrimmie Urban Areas 247 137,122 01-21-2022, 01:41 PM
  Thread: The COVID-19 pandemic
Post: RE: The COVID-19 pandemic

danbrotherston Wrote: (01-05-2022, 12:21 PM) -- why do we use a different word? -- This piqued my curiosity, and a lot of it is the sort of typical result of colloquial use of technical terms. The ...
  robdrimmie General and Off-Topic Discussion 4,356 939,934 01-05-2022, 02:10 PM
  Thread: The COVID-19 pandemic
Post: RE: The COVID-19 pandemic

jeffster Wrote: (12-16-2021, 04:11 PM) -- Dan, the vaccine does 0 to prevent infection. There are literally hundreds of thousands of vaccinated people walking around infected and not knowing it. They...
  robdrimmie General and Off-Topic Discussion 4,356 939,934 12-16-2021, 05:03 PM
  Thread: The COVID-19 pandemic
Post: RE: The COVID-19 pandemic

danbrotherston Wrote: (12-16-2021, 07:38 AM) -- I thought they changed the six months to three? -- The use of "months" in both cases is an approximation. The number of days is fewer than the number...
  robdrimmie General and Off-Topic Discussion 4,356 939,934 12-16-2021, 12:42 PM
  Thread: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours
Post: RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours

cherrypark Wrote: (08-09-2021, 01:07 PM) -- Noticed that one each of a Sunbelt Rentals and United Rentals container have appeared - the latter looking like a packaged plant unit - on the triangle of ...
  robdrimmie Urban Areas 5,629 4,139,556 08-09-2021, 02:26 PM
  Thread: The COVID-19 pandemic
Post: RE: The COVID-19 pandemic

ac3r Wrote: (07-22-2021, 02:06 PM) -- I read some post on Reddit that made an analogy to sex: would you sleep with a friend who tends to have STDs - even if the sex is amazing - or are you more likel...
  robdrimmie General and Off-Topic Discussion 4,356 939,934 07-22-2021, 04:35 PM
  Thread: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF
Post: RE: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF

Bytor Wrote: (07-19-2021, 10:59 PM) -- Mumble, mumble, definition of insanity… -- It was literally laid out how this is not the same thing. There are many arguments to be had against this and they ...
  robdrimmie Transportation and Infrastructure 1,379 1,146,829 07-20-2021, 10:02 AM
  Thread: The COVID-19 pandemic
Post: RE: The COVID-19 pandemic

I booked at Bingeman's at 9am this morning for a 9:40 appointment and was back in my vehicle at 10:03. Super efficient, and very well worth doing for anyone who still needs a shot and can get out ther...
  robdrimmie General and Off-Topic Discussion 4,356 939,934 07-11-2021, 10:52 AM

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