Since 2010, I have been sharing on this blog my passion for a better world starting with a better Kitchener.

Congratulations Sarah Marsh!

Congratulations to Sarah Marsh who has been elected the new City Councillor for Ward 10. The citizens of Ward 10 have made their voices heard. I respect their choice. Sarah ran a strong campaign from the day she entered the race until the very end. In the campaign, I identified 5 priority files for WardContinue Reading

What people say about James

What people say about James

I started the journey of becoming a candidate by asking what other people thought I should do this fall. As part of living my commitment to civic engagement,  I later shared what I heard. On the last day of the campaign, I thought it appropriate to give the final word to you and others onContinue Reading

My profile in the Waterloo Region Record

My profile in the Waterloo Region Record

An edited version of my Waterloo Region Record profile appeared in Saturday’s paper. You can read the complete profile below or at the Record’s website. James Howe James Howe, candidate for Ward 10, Kitchener. Waterloo Region Record City councillor, Kitchener Ward 10 Age: 49 Occupation: Communications Professional / Small business owner Educational background: Honours BA, King’s UniversityContinue Reading

Moving Kitchener forward on affordable housing

Moving Kitchener forward on affordable housing

No one in Waterloo Region should need to sleep on the streets. When that occurred regularly, a volunteer organization known as Out of the Cold grew out of a number of churches stepping up and providing a warm place to sleep throughout the coldest time of the year. Over recent months churches are choosing not to participateContinue Reading

Ward 10 in the Kitchener Citizen’s 2014 municipal election issue

Ward 10 in the Kitchener Citizen’s 2014 municipal election issue

Compare your Ward 10 candidates responses to the Kitchener Citizen My responses to the Kitchener Citizen Name: James Howe Age: 49 Occupation: Communications Professional / Small business owner Contact information: jameshowe.ca / vote@jameshowe.ca / 519-589-9597 Organizations you belong to or have served with and in what capacity (limit 3) • Central Frederick Neighbourhood Association (CommunicationsContinue Reading

Moving forward in an environmentally sustainable way

Moving forward in an environmentally sustainable way

There is a forum tonight on environmental issues. Unfortunately, I can not attend due to a Ward 10 debate organized by the Working Centre. Here are the details for the environmental forum followed by remarks I submitted to its organizers with additional remarks related to the LEAF Fund. Event: Environmental Election Forum Host: GREN, REEPContinue Reading

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