Monthly Archives: April 2011

Date set for Cambridge All Candidates Meeting (Tonight)

April 4, 2011

div>If you want to know where the candidates stand on the issues, the first all candidates meeting will be held at The Islamic Centre, across from the Cambridge Centre, on April 14th from 7 to 9p.m. Audience members will be able to ask questions of the candidates, but questions at this meeting are limited to […]

We Want Bands!

April 4, 2011

Enough of the politics. The recent closing of The Groove Kichen, followed closely by the death of The Grasshopper, has Cambridge music fans crying in thier beers. We need to do something before everyone breaks out the country music. We have been looking at the statistics, and some of the highest page views to date […]

The Liberal Platform

April 3, 2011

The Liberals inveiled their campaign platform today. The Liberals said they would pay for the promises by rescinding a Conservative corporate income tax cut worth $8 billion over two years. Highlights include in the $8.2 billion, two-year plan are: A permanent $400-million tax credit to help Canadians pay for energy-saving home renovations. Individuals will be […]

Should developers get tax breaks for cleaning up contaminated sites?

April 2, 2011

As reported in today’s Record, at last Monday’s Council Meeting Cambridge Resident Uwe Kretschmann beseeched council to stop giving tax breaks to developers for cleaning up former industrial sites for redevelopment. The complete story is here. Don’t give away tax money the city needs to help developers, council told Some of the site that have benfitted […]

Cambridge Green Party Candidate

April 2, 2011

The Green Party now has a candidate competing for the proverbial brass ring. Jacques Malette will represent the Greens on May 2nd for the Cambridge Riding. No further details are available at this time, but have been requested.

Campaign Confusion

April 1, 2011

Words and sentences can be very confusing even when constructed correctly. If however, the meaning of one word is obscure, or the order …words …is …properly…of… arranged… not…well, there you are. If your idea or message cannot be easily and clearly expressed you are reduced to clichés, at the end of the day, you get […]

Does the the Prosperity Council of Waterloo Region know where Cambidge is?

April 1, 2011

Heather Sinclair, the new Arts Director for the Prosperity Council of Waterloo Region is quoted as saying that she has “become acquainted with the many arts and cultural organizations, festivals and events” in this Region. Well, that’s interesting. I am the Founder and President of the Mill Race Folk Society in Cambridge, which has been […]