Monthly Archives: October 2011

Bloody Buron by J. Allan Snowie

October 31, 2011

At the top of the page is a new tab for an electronic copy of Bloody Buron. It’s about the men from the Galt based Highland Light Infantry of Canada after they landed on D-Day.

Mosser Brothers did everything together

October 31, 2011

From the time they were born in the Galt Hospital on July 25, 1923, Robert and Andrew Mosser were inseparable.They played six-man rugby at the Preston High School and were ends on the team which won The W.O.S.S.A. championship. They joined the Boy Scouts in 1935, and in 1940 were both elevated to the rank […]

Region Should Abandon Silly Green Bin Program

October 19, 2011

The headline in today’s RECORD (Oct. 19, 2011) reads Residents slow to embrace costly green bin program–residents-slow-to-embrace-costly-green-bins I would prefer the article read: REGION ABANDONS SILLY GREEN BIN PROGRAM The timing of the article is interesting. Nyle Ludolph, founder of the Blue Box program has passed away within the past week. The article points […]

Develop Concerns at Dumfries Conservation Area

October 18, 2011

The Cambridge Official plan has some residents excited and concerned.             A developing plan was reviewed by the planning services department during a council meeting yesterday.             Director of policy planning Elaine Brunn Shaw presented the review and how it will affect the city. She talked about creating complete communities while […]

The Citizen: Your Advocate in Cambridge

October 18, 2011

Last night The Citizen took a major step forward when one of our interns, Jake Robinson, sat at the media table during a council meeting. I felt a sense of both pride and accomplishment watching Jake chat with Kevin Swayze from The Record. As a journalism intern, it was important for him, and Jake looked […]

Barking at City Hall

October 17, 2011

I don’t think that I need to go into all of the problems the City of Cambridge has had with its dog parks. Suffice it to say that the City has been less than successful with its various attempts to provide a place for our four legged friends to play. You would think that if […]

Sweater for a Soldier

October 17, 2011

My father, Jim Alexander, served overseas with the Lincoln and Welland Regiment during WWII. He was one of four Hespeler boys to receive the Military Medal for bravery. The others were Fred Baker, George Edmonds and John Spencer. This recount of one of my dad’s war stories, is dedicated to their memory. (B.A.) During World […]

The Future of Cambridge: Writing Contest. Over $500 in prizes!

October 12, 2011

“And in the death As the last few corpses lay rotting on the slimy thoroughfare The shutters lifted in inches in Temperance Building High on Poacher’s Hill And red, mutant eyes gaze down on Hunger City No more big wheels” From “Future Legend” by David Bowie The City of Cambridge has recently come out with […]