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October 1, 2011

Here’s the last week of news (Sept 24-30) – lots to catch up on!

Recycling:

Council faces complex choice regarding curbside recycling (Leader Post)

Committee OKs recycling plan (Leader Post)

Encouraging recycling in the city (Moose Jaw Times Herald)

Taking the garbage out of lunch (Moose Jaw Times Herald)

 

Housing:

Commission oks controversial condominium conversion (Leader Post)

A ‘market’ solution to the rent crisis (Leader Post)

Public policy must encourage rental investment (Star Phoenix)

Problems ahead, reader response (Leader Post)

 

Education:

U of R students voice concerns over parking (Leader Post)

University celebrates 35 years (Leader Post)

$10M donation (Leader Post)

Schools ‘doomed’, reader response (Leader Post)

 

Community:

Play structure takes shape (Leader Post)

Regina food bank considers options as rent dispute strains finances (Leader Post)

What food bank woes teach us (Leader Post)

Neighbourhood tour guide (Star Phoenix)

Adding to Moose Jaw’s history (Moose Jaw Times Herald)

 

Transportation and Roadways:

Accelerate southeast bypass (Leader Post)

Weight restrictions continue on bridge (Star Phoenix)

Emergency expenditures for bridge amoung issues on council’s agenda (Prince Albert Daily Herald)

Bridge fatigue was likely result of constraint induced fracture (Prince Albert Daily Herald)

 

Escorts:

Saskatoon council considers licensing escorts (Leader Post)

Province watching debate (Leader Post)

Escort licence will be useful (Star Phoenix)

Renaming sex trade, reader response (Star Phoenix)

 

Development:

Massive project rises from the ground (Star Phoenix)

Population growth leads to Ward boundary review (Star Phoenix)

St. Anne school celebrates grand opening of new building (Prince Albert Daily Herald)

New senior housing project begins in Prince Albert (Prince Albert Daily Herald)

 

Hospice:

Effort to open hospice in city could fall through by Friday (Star Phoenix)

St. Paul’s foundation eyes hospice facility (Star Phoenix)

Education needed, reader response (Star Phoenix)

 

Grab bag:

Crime keeps trending downward (Leader Post)

Rock band meets the mayors (Star Phoenix)

Chamber demands lower biz taxes (Star Phoenix)

Walkway closure policy may change (Star Phoenix)

 

National:

Posted Toronto Political Panel: City Hall’s marathon to nowhere (National Post)

Ford plan to privatize garbage collection inches forward with contract bids (Globe and Mail)

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