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  Thread: Charles St GRT terminal redevelopment
Post: RE: Charles St GRT terminal redevelopment

Just because only a portion of the population uses a public facility is hardly a reason not to invest in such facilities.  One imagines that there are people in Kitchener who have never been to CITS o...
  panamaniac Urban Areas 382 80,665 02-20-2024, 02:17 PM
  Thread: Hospitals in KW
Post: RE: Hospitals in KW

Then it’s up to Kitchener residents to work for a result that works for them. The lack of public action to influence the decision is remarkable.
  panamaniac Urban Issues 216 32,850 02-08-2024, 04:28 PM
  Thread: Lower Kitchener (534 Charles St E) | 32, 27, 15 fl | Proposed
Post: RE: Lower Kitchener (534 Charles St E) | 32, 27, 1...

Agree.
  panamaniac Urban Areas 133 28,240 01-31-2024, 10:17 AM
  Thread: Lower Kitchener (534 Charles St E) | 32, 27, 15 fl | Proposed
Post: RE: Lower Kitchener (534 Charles St E) | 32, 27, 1...

It would take a heck of a software to make the grey box on the tower look anything other than unsightly.
  panamaniac Urban Areas 133 28,240 01-30-2024, 10:25 PM
  Thread: General Food, Dining and Nightlife News
Post: RE: General Food, Dining and Nightlife News

Wasn't Four All Ice Cream planning a DTK location. By the way, anybody else old enough to remember when that address was The Nut Shack?
  panamaniac Food, Dining and Nightlife 2,284 1,988,072 01-28-2024, 09:54 PM
  Thread: Hospitals in KW
Post: RE: Hospitals in KW

westwardloo Wrote: (01-26-2024, 04:23 PM) -- panamaniac Wrote: (01-26-2024, 10:21 AM) -- The new Ottawa Hospital is on a bigger site and the first stage of construction, now underwayl, is an enormou...
  panamaniac Urban Issues 216 32,850 01-26-2024, 04:48 PM
  Thread: Lower Kitchener (534 Charles St E) | 32, 27, 15 fl | Proposed
Post: RE: Lower Kitchener (534 Charles St E) | 32, 27, 1...

Why would they consider slapping a multi-storey grey box onto the top of the tower. It's so unsightly.
  panamaniac Urban Areas 133 28,240 01-26-2024, 04:45 PM
  Thread: Hospitals in KW
Post: RE: Hospitals in KW

westwardloo Wrote: (01-26-2024, 09:22 AM) -- Bytor Wrote: (01-25-2024, 05:27 PM) -- Who decided that the new hospital needed 50 acres of space? What was the rationale given? -- we all know the ...
  panamaniac Urban Issues 216 32,850 01-26-2024, 10:21 AM
  Thread: St Mark's Place (825 King St W) | 4 fl | completed
Post: RE: St Mark's Place (825 King St W) | 4 fl | compl...

In this case, the target residents are people with disabilities, needing some support, not the homeless.
  panamaniac Urban Areas 22 5,176 01-24-2024, 05:10 PM
  Thread: Hospitals in KW
Post: RE: Hospitals in KW

ac3r Wrote: (01-22-2024, 06:52 PM) -- ac3r Wrote: (01-22-2024, 12:10 PM) -- R+T is actually another candidate, but not one high up on the list. -- Oops, I meant the RIM Park area is another candid...
  panamaniac Urban Issues 216 32,850 01-23-2024, 03:15 PM
  Thread: Hospitals in KW
Post: RE: Hospitals in KW

tomh009 Wrote: (01-22-2024, 05:26 PM) -- ac3r Wrote: (01-22-2024, 05:20 PM) -- For a forum that is often talking about a lack of green and recreation space, most of you seem hell bent on getting rid...
  panamaniac Urban Issues 216 32,850 01-23-2024, 03:13 PM
  Thread: Amalgamation
Post: RE: Amalgamation

We're from the government and we're here to help ...
  panamaniac Urban Issues 433 210,702 01-18-2024, 03:26 PM
  Thread: Hospitals in KW
Post: RE: Hospitals in KW

Isn't Bingemans land on the flood plain?
  panamaniac Urban Issues 216 32,850 01-17-2024, 03:01 PM
  Thread: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF
Post: RE: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF

With Porter building a hub at YOW, a daily YKF-YOW service seems like a no-brainer.
  panamaniac Transportation and Infrastructure 1,370 1,089,910 01-12-2024, 05:29 PM
  Thread: Hospitals in KW
Post: RE: Hospitals in KW

A UW site makes sense if UofW is aiming for a Faculty of Medicine. Otherwise, I continue to hope for a Kitchener location.
  panamaniac Urban Issues 216 32,850 01-12-2024, 05:27 PM
  Thread: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF
Post: RE: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF

tomh009 Wrote: (01-12-2024, 12:57 PM) -- SF22 Wrote: (01-12-2024, 11:46 AM) -- We also know that Pearson is working at near-capacity for how many passengers it can transport in a day, and that the p...
  panamaniac Transportation and Infrastructure 1,370 1,089,910 01-12-2024, 01:57 PM
  Thread: 387-397 King St E and 6 Madison Ave | 2 & 8 fl | U/C
Post: RE: 387-397 King St E and 6 Madison Ave | 2 & 8 fl...

BruceAshe Wrote: (01-10-2024, 08:28 AM) -- There are also signs for Seafood Boil, Nails and Spa, Bakery, and Bubble Tea. -- Wish it were a cheese shop rather than another baker so close to Golden H...
  panamaniac Urban Areas 209 114,847 01-10-2024, 12:02 PM
  Thread: Hospitals in KW
Post: RE: Hospitals in KW

Seems like a very small venue for such a major issue.
  panamaniac Urban Issues 216 32,850 01-09-2024, 10:16 PM
  Thread: TEK Tower (30 Francis) | 45 fl | U/C
Post: RE: TEK Tower (30 Francis) | 45 fl | U/C

tomh009 Wrote: (01-07-2024, 07:56 PM) -- Acitta Wrote: (01-07-2024, 05:50 PM) -- I don't know why they build balconies in tall buildings that are hardly useable. A sun room that can be used year rou...
  panamaniac Urban Areas 562 123,396 01-08-2024, 10:00 AM
  Thread: Housing shortfall, costs and affordability
Post: RE: Housing shortfall, costs and affordability

The issue is the developers, not the municipalities.
  panamaniac Urban Issues 168 21,648 01-07-2024, 10:28 PM
  Thread: Housing shortfall, costs and affordability
Post: RE: Housing shortfall, costs and affordability

bravado Wrote: (01-05-2024, 10:37 PM) -- tomh009 Wrote: (01-05-2024, 07:56 PM) -- The region's argument is that they have approved well more than the goal, but the developers have deferred the start...
  panamaniac Urban Issues 168 21,648 01-05-2024, 11:14 PM
  Thread: Hospitals in KW
Post: RE: Hospitals in KW

Rainrider22 Wrote: (01-04-2024, 01:04 PM) -- I cant say publicly, sorry -- National security?
  panamaniac Urban Issues 216 32,850 01-04-2024, 01:14 PM
  Thread: Hospitals in KW
Post: RE: Hospitals in KW

Rainrider22 Wrote: (01-04-2024, 08:00 AM) -- ac3r Wrote: (01-03-2024, 06:35 PM) -- So I was chatting and got some more news. Another option they are considering is somewhere near the University o...
  panamaniac Urban Issues 216 32,850 01-04-2024, 09:49 AM
  Thread: VIA Rail
Post: RE: VIA Rail

danbrotherston Wrote: (01-03-2024, 11:20 AM) -- panamaniac Wrote: (01-03-2024, 09:31 AM) -- VIA trains blend recirculated and fresh air, passed through MERV 13 filters, based on what I've seen on-li...
  panamaniac Transportation and Infrastructure 285 181,878 01-03-2024, 07:09 PM
  Thread: Victoria Park
Post: RE: Victoria Park

What has become of the (terrible) idea of removing Victoria's statue from it's location in the park? It seems to have gone dead quiet.
  panamaniac Sports and Recreation 105 68,591 01-03-2024, 07:04 PM
  Thread: Hospitals in KW
Post: RE: Hospitals in KW

westwardloo Wrote: (01-03-2024, 12:36 PM) -- I hope they don't let the minimum 50 Acres site determine the perfect site for the Hospital.  It is such an arbitrary number forced by the province. The A...
  panamaniac Urban Issues 216 32,850 01-03-2024, 07:02 PM

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