Mihevc Wants Tracks Gone

Ward 21 councillor Joe Mihevc is looking to remove the city’s unused streetcar tracks in hopes it will help prevent another fatal accident. Mihevc will be presenting a motion along with Ward 19 councillor Mike Layton to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee on Sept. 12 asking for city staff to come up with a plan for the city’s … [Read more...]

Charities Get A Break

A special category has been created for non-profit organizations to exempt them from paying huge garbage collection fees. “At the beginning, it wasn’t really thought out how much this would have an impact on charities and organizations that are trying to provide services in our city,” said Ward 19 councillor Mike Layton. Organizations that … [Read more...]

Feed The People Or Pay For Garbage

After 25 years of serving meals to those in need, St. John the Compassionate Mission’s meal program could be forced to close as a result of a new garbage collection fee the city plans to levy on non-profit organizations. The new policy, adopted by city council on Nov. 29, will result in all non-residential tenants including retirement homes, … [Read more...]