ODC August 22nd Meeting Recap from Anna-Marie

On August 22nd, nearly 50 neighbours met with the city’s development planner, Wendy Fisher, as well as ODC owner Ron Levine and representatives from GSP Group, the company acting as development consultant for the property at the corner of Roger and Moore Streets. We asked for the meeting because we believe neither our objections nor … More ODC August 22nd Meeting Recap from Anna-Marie

ODC Neighbourhood Meeting – Tuesday August 22

Another update from Anna-Marie Larsen & neighbourhood organizers about the Neighbourhood meeting this Tuesday August 22. When: Tuesday August 22, 6-8pm Where: Council Chambers, Waterloo City Hall, 100 Regina Street I hope you’ve all marked your calendars and plan to attend the session organized by the city’s planning dept to present our concerns and ideas … More ODC Neighbourhood Meeting – Tuesday August 22

Mount Hope front yards through the eyes of a RAIN visitor

On a Saturday morning in June, I made the walk from my house in Waterloo to the Mount Hope Neighbourhood to volunteer at a rain barrel fundraiser for a local charity. As I walked I began to notice subtle changes in the landscape. From biodiverse, grass-free lawns blooming with wildflowers and pollinator-friendly plants to low-growing … More Mount Hope front yards through the eyes of a RAIN visitor