Yes it’s true! According to a recent article in the Record, Kitchener’s tree canopy covers 26% of our city, whereas New York City’s covers 36 percent. In response to the many challenges facing our urban forest, the City of Kitchener has proposed a draft plan to improve tree management and protection on both public and private … More Did you know NYC has more trees than Kitchener?
Your response and engagement is needed! “The Region of Waterloo is building a transit hub at the corner of King and Victoria Streets. At the transit hub, you will feel like you have arrived at the centre of something different – a place that is in motion. The hub will give travellers their first and last impression … More Transit Hub: Public Information Sessions & Online Survey
Our neighbourhood is home to the Guelph Street Community Garden. They often host community events in the park like Summer Solstice, Wednesday night Potlucks in July & August & Yoga in the Park. This year there are close to 30 households gardening there! The City of Kitchener is updating some of its garden policies and … More City of Kitchener wants your input on Community Gardens
Those of you who are artistic types, or appreciate artistic types, may have been following the City of Kitchener’s efforts to establish a creative/artistic hub, which would ideally provide low cost studio, rehearsal, and performance space. After several consultations (one of which included a consideration of Sacred Heart as an arts hub), the city decided … More Creative hub in downtown Kitchener on hold
When I sent a ‘save-the-date’ notice at the end of March about the spring PARTS Midtown meeting, you rushed over to your calendar to mark the date, right? Right, I knew you would. If you need a refresher, here’s the ‘need-to-know’ details: PARTS is initiated by the Planning Department of the City of Kitchener and will … More PARTS, revealed, at long last!