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Sunday, February 23, 2020


Despite much fuss and even more money, the suburbs still rule the roost

From limiting growth and encouraging intensification, from cycling lanes to an LRT boondoggle, we’re going to see an increasing number of projects designed to...

View From Here – May 17, 2018

The region says to expect a few glitches as it begins more extensive testing of its LRT system.

New Horizons learns more about Regional LRT

A large group of interested people came out on Thursday, January 11, 2018, to the New Horizon’s meeting. Guest speakers were Josh Graham, Project Manager...

View From Here – November 16, 2017

Keepin’ the dream alive, the region launches more public consultations on the putative second phase of the light rail transit scheme.

View From Here: October 26, 2017

Some ghost stories have been with us for years, while others will certainly be haunting us all into the future.

Bombardier the poster child for corporate welfare

Yet another round of delays for Waterloo Region’s LRT scheme has Bombardier back in the spotlight. As usual, it’s unflattering. The company has imposed massive...

View From Here – September 7, 2017

Another round of delays sees the days flying by, just like the self-driving cars that got a better handle on technology.
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U.S. edges out Canada in national para hockey battle

In the natural on-ice rivalry between Canada and the U.S., the American para hockey team has had the...

Federal funding to boost dementia research in Waterloo Region

An aging population and growing number of dementia cases have health researchers working on numerous fronts, from medical...

Judgment day for seven local maple syrup operators

And the winner is ... well, that’s still a secret. The winning entrant vying...

The finance industry always extracts its ounce of flesh

More than half of Canadians won’t be contributing to an RRSP this year, apparently immune to the exhortations...

The View From Here: February 20, 2020

The sap may not be running, but there's plenty of syrup on hand in these parts...