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.

Standing up for a livable community

Standing up for a livable community

I believe passionately in building a healthy Kitchener which can also be described as building a livable community. Striving to be a healthy community is a continuous process. We move towards that vision when the city makes decisions and takes actions on its diverse range of responsibilities that are consistent with the intent of improving theread more →

Keep city’s commitment to replace Margaret Ave. bridge quickly

Keep city’s commitment to replace Margaret Ave. bridge quickly

July 1 Update:  Success! By writing the original post below on Sunday and sharing it with the Mount Hope Breithaupt Park Neighbourhood Association, they learned about this proposal to pause the bridge for the first time and were able to make their voices heard. They urged city council to act now on a longer bridgeread more →

We need more sidewalks. Don’t politicize the process.

We need more sidewalks. Don’t politicize the process.

An article in last week’s Kitchener Post shared how Kitchener City Council used a vote on the tender of new sidewalks to reverse it’s earlier decisions in support of adding missing sidewalks. What follows is my response published today as a letter to the editor Citizens need to be involved in sidewalk process I regularly chooseread more →

Create an environment that attracts, creates & retains good jobs

Create an environment that attracts, creates & retains good jobs

Kitchener is aggressively pursuing the exciting opportunities and future offered by the tech sector as a key piece of its economic development strategy. And deservedly so since we are already seeing the benefits of this approach with the expansion of Google and the many start ups coming out of the Communitech Hub such as Thalmic Labs. I strongly supportread more →

What is happening at the Frederick Street Mall?

What is happening at the Frederick Street Mall?

Update: June 20 Another sign of change appeared at Frederick Street Mall yesterday. Unfortunately, the property managers did not respond to my invitations to come to the Central Frederick Neighbourhood Association’s AGM. I’ll keep looking for ways to connect them with what they are calling “Frederick Village.” Original Post The Jane’s Walk I recently co-lead beganread more →

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