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Robert Mendonsa

Teach the children well

July 24, 2013

Just as our kids were beginning their summer holidays, the Ministry of Education in all its infinite wisdom decided that it’s no longer acceptable for kids in Grade 7- 12 to receive a zero  when they hand in their work late, or even fail to complete the work at all. With this new policy, students […]

Read our lips… No new taxes!!

June 18, 2013

On May 27, Metrolinx, the provincial agency tasked with improving public transportation in the greater Toronto and Hamilton area, brought forth its grand plan to help raise revenues needed to bring their “Big Move” plan to fruition. Among some of the “revenue generators,” (love that new talking point) put forth, were raising the HST one […]

Cambridge, the new Cinderella not so fairy tale

May 2, 2013

Surprise, surprise, once again the city of Cambridge gets the proverbial shaft when it comes to dealing with the region. We in Cambridge have always felt that the region loved dumping on us. But if plans go ahead for the proposed biosolids plant in our city, than wouldn’t that just be the icing on the […]

Kips touching lives for 42 years

December 4, 2012

When you look up on the wall behind the parallel bars at the Kips Gymnastics Club in Cambridge you’re greeted with a sign that simply says, “It’s not how good you are, it’s how good you wanna be” this immediately tells what the Kips is all about. It’s about building futures; it’s about instilling in […]