Monthly Archives: December 2011

Welcome to The Citizen Newspaper

December 29, 2011

The paper will be off the presses later today. I don’t have a lo-res pdf of the final copy, but there is the next to last copy below. (A few minor changes, such as the date on the Training Wheels Ad, were made) This is my introduction from page 6.   With meekness and humility, […]

Help us choose our new logo.

December 21, 2011

Rachelle has been working on a new logo for us, we wanted something a little brighter. We have it down to a few choices. Let us know what you think. [poll id=”37″]  

When newspapers reported news.

December 18, 2011

This was a good one from back in the days when being a reporter meant something. The Reporter learned from a reliable source that there was a shake up coming at city hall, Mayor Millar denied it, a few days later several officials were let go.

Enbridge Oil: Health and Safety Concerns for Cambridge

December 15, 2011

By Scot Ferguson-Barber and Sue Taylor Environmental Risks – Health and Safety Concerns Enbridge Corporation was in the news several times last year because of two major oil leaks, with a third being reported last September. The reported third leak was from Line 10 which runs through Westover, Ont (A “don’t blink or you’ll miss […]

Canada energy regulator lax on pipelines: watchdog

December 14, 2011

This came out this morning. CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – Canada’s energy regulator has failed to make adequate checks to ensure pipeline operators fix safety problems uncovered at their facilities and keep emergency procedures up to date, the country’s Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development said on Tuesday. In a report to Parliament that raises serious […]

The pipeline in our back yard

December 14, 2011

I’ve had this on my story list for awhile now, but after some preliminary investigation I knew it was going to be time consuming. After our journalism  students had done a couple of fluff stories, I gave it to Brendan to see what he could come up with. I expected them to stonewall him, and […]

The Sh** Hits the Fan! (and everything else)

December 14, 2011

A number of residents in Cambridge are cleaning up a stinky situation in their basements, after raw sewage backed up into their homes causing thousands of dollars in damage. The sewage began backing up into six homes and a church in the Preston Parkway and Linden Drive area around 4:30 p.m. on Monday. ** TAKE […]