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Posted On Wednesday, October 27, 2021

The City of Waterloo’s loose leaf collection program starts Monday, November 1, and we would like to remind residents of the guidelines for this service, as well as the many other options available for managing leaves.
Waterloo’s loose leaf collection service is for the leaves from street trees (those on your boulevard) only. Residents should check the map and schedules online at waterloo.ca/leafcollection or look for neighbourhood signs to see when their local...

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Posted On Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Beat the silent killer: Prevent CO in your home
Ontario’s Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week runs from November 1-7, and Waterloo Fire Rescue reminds you to prevent carbon monoxide (CO) in your home by getting all fuel-burning appliances inspected annually. 
“In Ontario, more than 65% of injuries and deaths from CO occur in the home,” says Fire Chief Richard Hepditch. “We want to make sure everyone is safe from CO. Get all fuel-burning appliances...

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Posted On Thursday, October 21, 2021

City of Waterloo Councillor Diane Freeman has become the first woman and Professional Engineer to be named as the Regimental Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel (HLCol) of the 31 Combat Engineer Regiment (The Elgins). The Regiment is one of the oldest elements of the Canadian Army dating back to 1866 and in modern times has played an important role in both active deployment and domestic emergency response.
Councillor Freeman is also the first civilian and first resident of the City...

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Posted On Monday, October 18, 2021

** The council summary below provides a snapshot of the major items presented at today's council meeting. Please refer to the minutes for an official record of the meeting.
City delivering against strategic plan
The new East Side Library Branch, the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex (WMRC) expansion and the construction of Platinum Drive on the City’s West Side Employment Lands, headline the projects making significant progress this year against the city’s...

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Posted On Monday, October 18, 2021

The City of Waterloo is working with consultant, Recreational Respite, to identify programming that will help improve the older adult experience in Waterloo, and both teams encourage the community to share their thoughts and ideas. 
Older adults can provide feedback on the type of programs they would like to see during the safe reopening of Waterloo recreation facilities. In addition, the survey asks about the overall revitalization of seniors programming that will commence...

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