GUEST POST: from Sarah, Julian, Johanna and Mira Hi neighbours and friends,It’s been about 10 years now that we’ve held tiny and sometimes large lantern walks in our neighbourhood, joined by many of you. Winter solstice is today, Monday December 21, and we’ve been distracted and tired out, but we wanted to mark it anyway. … More December 21 is Lantern Night: See you in the darkness, with light
Guest Post from Michelle Buckner & neighbours organizing the 2020 Stocking Stuffer event. This year our annual Midtown Christmas stocking event is going to look a little different…..but the need hasn’t changed. This has always been a very successful community event and I want to thank everyone who is willing to help those who experience homelessness … More Christmas Stockings for Street Outreach – 2020 Edition
The new multi-modal transit hub will be built at the corner of King & Victoria Streets in Downtown Kitchener, just steps from our midtown Mount Hope neighbourhood. Needless to say, this is a significant public infrastructure development in the Region of Waterloo. The transit hub will connect pedestrians, cyclists, ION, GRT, GO Transit, VIA Rail, … More King Victoria Transit Hub designs ready for your review and comment
Getting outside this winter doesn’t need to take a great deal of effort, but if you need some extra motivation, how about volunteering to help maintain our neighbourhood ice rink? Just like walking the dog, it would be a commitment to get yourself outdoors to keep the rink beautiful for your neighbours! Winter rinks are … More The neighbourhood rink needs you!
Congratulations to the City of Kitchener Planning Department for responding to neighbourhood feedback on the challenges facing residents wanting to engage in city-led planning processes. Planning is a complex topic and hopefully these sessions will make it easier for all of us to understand what is happening in our neighbourhood. “Planning 101” will be offered online: … More Planning 101: Or, everything you need to know about planning but were afraid to ask