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A Letter to Andrew

Kitchener Housing Strategy Draft Requested response to the Kitchener Housing Strategy Draft and Focus Group provided by the City of Kitchener’s Engagement and Program Manager Andrew Ramsaroop Link to the Kitchener Housing Strategy draft here. Hi Andrew,  Thank you for taking the time to do small focus group meetings to discuss the CoK Housing Strategy. Our housing crisis needs to be solved. It should have been … Continue reading A Letter to Andrew

Dr, Gail Pool Presentation

Inclusionary Zoning presentation from delegate Dr. Gail Pool

Before Dr. Gail Pool’s presentation, I wanted to add what City Council officially passed for context. City Council October 5 2020 Agenda “NEW BUSINESS – a. Affordable Housing – Councillor B. Ioannidis has given notice that he will introduce the following motion for consideration this date: WHEREAS the City of Kitchener recognizes the importance of strong and diverse neighbourhoods where residents can grow and thrive; … Continue reading Inclusionary Zoning presentation from delegate Dr. Gail Pool

Will theft and property damage subside if King & Borden becomes the next “Better Tent City” – Discussion

A Better Tent City is a new solution for the homeless; a cluster of shed like structures to help house people who are not sheltered in the shelter system. They have access to a communal kitchen, showers and bathrooms. The ability to have access to a hot shower is understandably appreciated as well as the sense of security. At the moment, there are under 20 … Continue reading Will theft and property damage subside if King & Borden becomes the next “Better Tent City” – Discussion