Province appoints conciliator for City and ATU negotiations

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Press release. The Ontario Ministry of Labour (MOL) has appointed a conciliator, Greg Long, to assist with resolving outstanding labour bargaining matters between the City and the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1189. Negotiations between the City and ATU are scheduled to resume May 13. “We look forward to sitting down again with the ATU, […]

School Zone Speed Limits

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Staff memo. Staff continue to move forward to execute Council’s direction to reduce the speed limits on streets adjacent to elementary schools. I am informed this project remains on track and should conclude as expected by the end of May. We are quickly nearing the introduction of 30km/h zones on collector-classed roadways expected before the […]

More momentum for expanded two-way GO service to Kitchener

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During a pre-budget consultation today, Kitchener Mayor Carl Zehr presented the joint two-way GO train business case to the Hon. Charles Sousa, Ontario’s finance minister and to Kitchener Centre MPP John Milloy. The proposal is a collaborative initiative that, in addition to the City of Kitchener, includes the cities of Waterloo and Guelph, the Region […]