Monthly Archives: March 2017

Craig’s attempt to control the Public the way he controls Council !!

March 30, 2017

Controversial new ‘inclusiveness standards’ for public behaviour at city events Policy is revised and renamed constituents’ code of conduct Mar 29, 2017 07:53 by Richard Vivian Cambridge Times CAMBRIDGE — Cheers, jeers and other “disruptive” behaviour won’t be tolerated during city functions, courtesy of a controversial new policy. Known as “inclusiveness standards”, the rules, many […]

It must be True if Craig’s bulldog ( donna reid) sez it’s so..

March 28, 2017

Mayor didn’t ‘snub’ Coun. Liggett at International Women’s Day event, says Coun. Reid International Women’s Day was celebrated on March 11 with a breakfast for the community sponsored by the partnership of the Cambridge Celebration of Women and the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW). I was dismayed when a story surfaced about our breakfast […]

Cambridge… A History of our Drinking Water .. by Alan Marshall

March 26, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017 HOW BAD DID CAMBRIDGE’S WATER USED TO BE? We all know lifetime smokers who have lived to 75 years of age. Ditto with people who are very overweight and or never exercised a day in their lives. Bad diets and fast food put some people in their graves by the time […]

Cambridge councillor Frank Monteiro diagnosed with cancer

March 25, 2017

Waterloo Region Record ByJeff Hicks CAMBRIDGE — Frank Monteiro, the tough old beat-cop-turned-city-councillor, wondered if he’d been collared by cancer and handed a sudden death sentence. Tests results confirmed a lump on one of his kidneys is cancerous. “How long have I got?” Monteiro asked doctors at St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton. But Cambridge’s first […]

my rant of the day… by Uwe Kretschmann

March 23, 2017

Taxation…at just about every level. But for today let’s stick with the city of Cambridge and the region. I would like anybody who has lived in this city for any length of time answer me this: When you get up at 6am every morning to go to work Is your life better today than it […]

Is Cambridge drinking water finally safe?…from the Elmira Advocate

March 22, 2017

**Editors note** Alan Marshall runs the very informative Elmira Advocate.. He has been advocating for Elmira’s residents for years.. He also has been a great SUPPORT AND ADVOCATE for  the residents of Cambridge. Who have never been told the truth about how TRULY  toxic our drinking water ACTUALLY IS..  (Middleton St. Wellfield is located on […]

There’s something ‘fishy’ about allowing online voting ( letter to Editor March 19, 2014)

March 19, 2017

The following  from 2014.. is still true today.. WE NEED A FAIR ELECTION PROCESS IN 2018 Dear Editor, I’m a first time writer, longtime reader and I’ve bit my tongue for long enough. I decided to write today because I sense that there’s something fishy going on with city council these days. I find it […]

Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig, ignores Councillor Jan Liggett at “ladies luncheon”

March 14, 2017

On March 11th, a breakfast was held at the Galt County Club to celebrate International Women’s Day. The mayor, Doug Craig was there, along with councillors Donna Reid, Pam Wolf and Jan Liggett as the city of Cambridge’s representatives. Before the mayor, Doug Craig, proceeded with his remarks, representing the city of Cambridge, he recognized […]

Cambridge – Keep highrises out of downtowns

March 11, 2017

Highrises just don’t belong in our unique city…we do not want to become a mini Toronto. Why is Council approving these developments with complete disregard to HERITAGE and other valid concerns. Why do they keep on revising zoning, bylaws and Official Plans without full engagement from the public to accommodate developers rather than strengthening them […]

Bad behaviour on city council not treated equally

March 1, 2017

Cambridge Times I sat in on a Cambridge council meeting last Tuesday (Feb. 21). During the meeting I listened to council member Donna Reid criticize another council member on their choice of words toward a woman which violated the code of conduct. The council member apologized and is taking steps to correct matters. The comments […]