Monthly Archives: July 2012

Water Donation by Richard Maxwell

July 12, 2012

Like most people in this fair city of ours, I have never had occasion to contact my city councilperson for any particular issues, even though I’m one of the minority that makes it a point to vote in municipal elections. However, my non-activist days it seems, are numbered. We have lived here for about 22 […]

How Many City Staff does it take to…

July 9, 2012

Below is a motion that’s before council tonight. They claim it’s going to take 10 to 12 hours to answer a few simple questions that they should have answers for anyways, and should take about 1/2 hour for anyone competent on a computer and access to the files. 16. COUNCILLORS TUCCI/COWSILL – SPECIAL COUNCIL REQUEST […]

Risky Ontario Tar Sands Pipeline Gets No Review by Federal Environmental Assessment Agency Under Weak New Rules

July 9, 2012

Enbridge, fined for 24 pipeline violations in Michigan, first big winner Toronto, ON – Enbridge, the tar sands pipeline giant, was recently fined for 24 separate violations in Michigan, where a pipeline spilled tar sands oil into a river. But there will be no review by the federal environmental assessment agency of its risky plan […]

It’s time for Cambridge Artists to join the Region

July 8, 2012

It’s time for Cambridge artists to join the artists of Waterloo Region The Cambridge art community has always been pretty isolated from the rest of the region, and it’s time to change that. This was really driven home to me when, earlier this year, I was honoured to be named a finalist for a Waterloo […]

String Up The Bankers

July 8, 2012

[httpv://] I know a lot of bankers.  Some are retired, some are still working, some are off doing even more amazing things in their careers.  I have to admit every one of them are pretty decent people in their own right.  Of course, you’d expect their life styles to reflect their industry, and for the […]