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  Thread: Electrohome Factory
Post: RE: Electrohome Factory

The 8-storey apartment building has been approved: https://www.therecord.com/news/waterloo-region/2022/02/15/8-storey-apartment-building-set-for-former-electrohome-site-in-kitchener.html (https://www....
  MidTowner Urban Areas 150 48,368 02-16-2022, 07:57 AM
  Thread: Winter Walking and Cycling
Post: RE: Winter Walking and Cycling

danbrotherston Wrote: (02-04-2022, 09:33 AM) -- I'm not sure if anyone is saying that. I carried my daughter to/from daycare for months on my 10 year old Walmart bike with a bike seat I got for fr...
  MidTowner Transportation and Infrastructure 1,182 347,569 02-04-2022, 10:45 AM
  Thread: Winter Walking and Cycling
Post: RE: Winter Walking and Cycling

No doubt even an extremely expensive bike is going to be way cheaper to operate than an expensive bike. To me, posting a picture of an expensive bike along with a sarcastic comment about it being "imp...
  MidTowner Transportation and Infrastructure 1,182 347,569 02-04-2022, 09:08 AM
  Thread: Winter Walking and Cycling
Post: RE: Winter Walking and Cycling

Bytor Wrote: (01-31-2022, 02:43 PM) -- Using bikes in winter or taking your kids somewhere with them is impossible, don'tcha know. https://twitter.com/bmdoucet/status/1488211901242916872 https:...
  MidTowner Transportation and Infrastructure 1,182 347,569 02-02-2022, 11:16 AM
  Thread: Winter Walking and Cycling
Post: RE: Winter Walking and Cycling

[/quote] I think it's pretty straight forward. Councils which raise taxes get replaced. This is the belief (rightly, or wrong, and I think mostly rightly) that councillors have. Therefore, only whe...
  MidTowner Transportation and Infrastructure 1,182 347,569 02-02-2022, 11:13 AM
  Thread: Winter Walking and Cycling
Post: RE: Winter Walking and Cycling

danbrotherston Wrote: (01-28-2022, 01:15 PM) -- My anger notwithstanding, I suspect that there'd have been a much better chance of this passing if it hadn't been in the middle of the pandemic when it...
  MidTowner Transportation and Infrastructure 1,182 347,569 01-31-2022, 07:43 AM
  Thread: Winter Walking and Cycling
Post: RE: Winter Walking and Cycling

danbrotherston Wrote: (01-26-2022, 10:40 AM) -- If you are tired of calling to complain to bylaw (which I understand), call your councillor instead. They need to start hearing this more. Only they ca...
  MidTowner Transportation and Infrastructure 1,182 347,569 01-28-2022, 10:53 AM
  Thread: Winter Walking and Cycling
Post: RE: Winter Walking and Cycling

" Literally no control over the snow"? They're moving the snow. I understand what you mean, it has to go somewhere. That's not snow from the street. An operator can't believe that he is clearing th...
  MidTowner Transportation and Infrastructure 1,182 347,569 01-25-2022, 07:47 PM
  Thread: Winter Walking and Cycling
Post: RE: Winter Walking and Cycling

Acitta Wrote: (01-25-2022, 05:02 PM) -- I was going to ask you if you reported it using the Pingstreet app, but I looked at mine, and it no longer lists the City of Kitchener, though Waterloo, Cambri...
  MidTowner Transportation and Infrastructure 1,182 347,569 01-25-2022, 06:56 PM
  Thread: Winter Walking and Cycling
Post: RE: Winter Walking and Cycling

More than five days after the only real snowfall we have had this winter, and sidewalks generally are pretty terrible this afternoon. Granted, it was a lot of snow, but every street is bare. Wherea...
  MidTowner Transportation and Infrastructure 1,182 347,569 01-22-2022, 03:25 PM
  Thread: Grand River Transit
Post: RE: Grand River Transit

There's still an impact even if it's very few. But it is sort of circular logic to say we need to remove the child discount (which we now have in Waterloo) to save money, but it's okay because only a ...
  MidTowner Transportation and Infrastructure 3,887 2,680,243 12-06-2021, 04:16 PM
  Thread: Grand River Transit
Post: RE: Grand River Transit

Free transit rides for kids in Guelph means better access to services, mayor says (https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/guelph-city-council-free-bid-fare-1.6274449) Quote: -- "I...
  MidTowner Transportation and Infrastructure 3,887 2,680,243 12-06-2021, 11:54 AM
  Thread: Victoria and Park | 25, 36, 38 fl | Proposed
Post: RE: Victoria and Park | 25, 36, 38 fl | Proposed

I think it's wrong to say that Victoria Park is busy in a general sense. First few nice days in Spring, maybe, and a really nice summer Saturday specific amenities- the playground and the splash pad c...
  MidTowner Urban Areas 269 22,866 12-02-2021, 09:04 AM
  Thread: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours
Post: RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours

Another example of the area losing commercial amenities (in this case, a convenience store and a shawarma take-out restaurant), not to be replaced. This won't be much of an issue soon, with other m...
  MidTowner Urban Areas 4,851 3,086,706 11-09-2021, 08:56 AM
  Thread: 900 King St W | 25 fl | Proposed
Post: RE: 900 King St W | 25 fl | Proposed

Joedelay Highhoe Wrote: (10-22-2021, 11:20 AM) -- Looks like the one neighbor with the solar roof is going to lose a few hours of direct sunlight. -- With respect to that solar array, its primary p...
  MidTowner Urban Areas 107 12,836 10-24-2021, 08:51 AM
  Thread: Winter Walking and Cycling
Post: RE: Winter Walking and Cycling

danbrotherston Wrote: (09-15-2020, 08:48 AM) -- ... In any case, the core of the issue is this. I am a taxpayer, and I am very angry that you are going to waste an excessive amount of money on pro-a...
  MidTowner Transportation and Infrastructure 1,182 347,569 09-15-2020, 10:09 AM
  Thread: Les Armstrong's racist FB post
Post: RE: Les Armstrong's racist FB post

panamaniac Wrote: (06-26-2020, 09:28 PM) -- And especially not on the issue of systemic racism ... By the way, I see in this evening’s news that the First Ministers we’re unable to reach unanimo...
  MidTowner Politics 35 4,365 06-27-2020, 08:57 AM
  Thread: Les Armstrong's racist FB post
Post: RE: Les Armstrong's racist FB post

Singh very clearly stated his position (as reported in this CBC article (https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/ndp-jagmeet-singh-rota-racist-therrien-1.5616661)): Quote: -- "Yes. I've said it reall...
  MidTowner Politics 35 4,365 06-26-2020, 08:19 PM
  Thread: The COVID-19 pandemic
Post: RE: Covid-19 -- Pandemic

As many as 100 of those 446 were from the Scottlynn migrant worker outbreak in Norfolk. Up to another couple of dozen are from the outbreak in Jordan (Niagara reported 23 new cases).
  MidTowner General and Off-Topic Discussion 4,333 438,688 06-02-2020, 11:48 AM
  Thread: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours
Post: RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours

tomh009 Wrote: (05-31-2020, 08:37 PM) -- danbrotherston Wrote: (05-31-2020, 01:43 PM) -- This works well in KW, but my friends in Toronto will point out that things are different in Toronto. A frien...
  MidTowner Urban Areas 4,851 3,086,706 05-31-2020, 09:05 PM
  Thread: The COVID-19 pandemic
Post: RE: Covid-19 -- Pandemic

danbrotherston Wrote: (05-29-2020, 02:52 PM) -- It does seem to make sense that different areas would open different. As for the "fines" they have nothing to do with that, fines should be issued f...
  MidTowner General and Off-Topic Discussion 4,333 438,688 05-29-2020, 08:33 PM
  Thread: The COVID-19 pandemic
Post: RE: Covid-19 -- Pandemic

Ford says he is considering regional reopening of Ontario as new testing strategy rolled out (https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/covid-19-coronavirus-ontario-may-29-testing-strategy-1.5589813) ...
  MidTowner General and Off-Topic Discussion 4,333 438,688 05-29-2020, 02:42 PM
  Thread: The COVID-19 pandemic
Post: RE: Covid-19 -- Pandemic

I have no idea if this is useful and a practice that should be followed by other companies, or something that's not helpful and might cause needless alarm, but Sobeys posts positive coronavirus test r...
  MidTowner General and Off-Topic Discussion 4,333 438,688 05-24-2020, 02:23 PM
  Thread: The COVID-19 pandemic
Post: RE: Covid-19 -- Pandemic

panamaniac Wrote: (05-22-2020, 11:57 AM) -- neonjoe Wrote: (05-22-2020, 11:53 AM) -- Hardware stores? -- Not likely (imo).  From what I've seen, they have been first rate at social distancing.  Fa...
  MidTowner General and Off-Topic Discussion 4,333 438,688 05-24-2020, 02:17 PM
  Thread: Road design, transportation and walkability
Post: RE: Grand River Transit

jeffster Wrote: (04-25-2020, 12:37 AM) -- Well, considering how much home owners paid for development fee's, $8M is very little of that total. It has needed to be done for a long time, and it simply ...
  MidTowner Transportation and Infrastructure 179 33,313 04-25-2020, 06:53 AM
  Thread: The COVID-19 pandemic
Post: RE: Covid-19 -- Pandemic

danbrotherston Wrote: (04-23-2020, 02:09 PM) -- First, I don't think that's why people are fixated on testing. If they were, they'd be saying, we need more testing to lift restrictions. Instead most ...
  MidTowner General and Off-Topic Discussion 4,333 438,688 04-23-2020, 08:58 PM

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