James HOWE is THE BEST choice for Councillor in Kitchener's Ward 10

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Since 2010, James Howe has been sharing on his blog his passion for a better world starting with a better Kitchener.

He regularly shares his perspectives on municipal issues affecting citizens of Kitchener.

Kitchener Post Profile of James Howe

Kitchener Post Profile of James Howe

Here are some excerpts from the Kitchener Post’s profile of me: “Howe has five priorities he says he will push for if elected. He wants the city to take a proactive approach in dealing with a problem building at 152 Shanley St. reduce the reliance upon on-street parking around the Aud, make Lancaster Street saferread more →

Moving forward with a safer Lancaster Street

Moving forward with a safer Lancaster Street

Drive like you live here “Drive like you live here,” is the message from parents of kids who cross Lancaster to attend Suddaby School. You can’t miss the signs. They underline the concern for pedestrian safety along this road especially at the school cross at Chapel Street. I’ve been giving making Lancaster safer for pedestriansread more →

How can Kitchener be a better place to live?

How can Kitchener be a better place to live?

Since late June, I’ve been out knocking on doors 2 or 3 times a week (except the week we went camping). While I haven’t counted how many doors I’ve gone to, it’s definitely over a thousand. Over that time, I’ve introduced myself to hundreds of people. I’ve asked them all the same question. “How can Kitchenerread more →

James Howe: Knows Ward 10. Knows how to make a difference.

James Howe: Knows Ward 10. Knows how to make a difference.

Here the speech I gave at my campaign launch. Learn more about who I am and why I’m best qualified to be Kitchener’s new Councillor for Ward 10. If you support me, there are several ways you can show your support.

3 reasons why John Milloy backs James Howe

3 reasons why John Milloy backs James Howe

John Milloy shares 3 reasons why he backs James Howe as the new Ward 10 Councillor for Kitchener. John Milloy’s three reasons 1) James is a great guy 2) James cares very, very strongly about this community, Ward 10 and the wider Waterloo Region. 3) James would make a phenomenal city councillor by combining hisread more →

Moving Kitchener forward on food trucks

Moving Kitchener forward on food trucks

I’m launching my campaign tomorrow by hosting Ward 10 Food Truck Eats. Why? There’s two reasons. 1) Food trucks attract people. People attract more people. 2) I played an important role in creating new opportunities for food trucks to meet customer demand in Kitchener. When the city recommended keeping food trucks as a novelty, I said:read more →

My ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

My ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Kevin Courts, a friend living in Gatineau, nominated me to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. A part of me hoped I might avoid the icy shower but when it came I knew I needed to step up and accept it. I took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and dedicated it to my friend Brian Parsons.read more →

The city needs to be proactive on 152 Shanley

The city needs to be proactive on 152 Shanley

“Tear it down.” That’s what the neighbours of the derelict building at 152 Shanley Street want. I can understand why. The former Electrohome building appears to be in poor shape. A column of bricks is noticeably bowing outwards. There are a number of holes that allow the weather and animals in. Even from the outsideread more →

Let’s move ahead with Margaret Avenue bridge

Let’s move ahead with Margaret Avenue bridge

It’s back to plan A for the Margaret Avenue bridge. And that’s a good thing. A new staff report recommends that the City of Kitchener go ahead with the bridge as originally designed. It re-confirms that only two tracks are needed for GO Transit’s plans for all day service to and from Toronto. See aread more →

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