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Posted On Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Spring cleaning can seem like a daunting assignment, but a few tasks on the list can help eliminate potential fire hazards to your home.
“As residents embark on their annual spring cleanup, we encourage them to remember fire safety,” said Waterloo Fire Rescue fire chief Richard Hepditch. “Following these tips will help reduce the chances of a fire starting inside or outside of your home.” Beyond the usual tasks such as eliminating unused items, cleaning...

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Posted On Monday, March 18, 2019

CouncilThe council summary below provides a snapshot of the major items presented at this evening’s council meeting. Please refer to the minutes for an official record of the meeting.
Emerald Ash Borer Management Plan Council approved $319,000 to support the Emerald Ash Borer management plan which includes the removal of 800-1,000 ash trees infested by emerald ash borer and planting 700 replacement trees. A total of 1,046 ash trees were removed throughout the public city...

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Posted On Monday, March 18, 2019

After reviewing dozens of submissions for the Council for the Day contest, Mayor Jaworsky has selected eight Grade 5 students to spend a day with him next month. 
“In the past we’ve implemented Waterloo Exercise Day, One for Waterloo Day, Plant a Tree Day, and Waterloo Art Day,” says Mayor Jaworsky. “Our Grade 5 students are exceptionally bright, and their ideas help make life better in Waterloo. I look forward to sharing this year’s group...

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Posted On Friday, March 15, 2019

City of Waterloo Museum logoThe newest City of Waterloo Museum exhibit highlights its collaboration with the University of Waterloo’s Department of Knowledge Integration to host selected student exhibitions for a four-month period over the next three years. 
What: Knowledge Integration Exhibition Where: City of Waterloo Museum, located at Conestoga Mall (near the food court) When: March 26 to May 31, 2019 
The Knowledge Integration program, known affectionately as “KI,”...

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Posted On Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Waterloo Region - The following statement has been issued on behalf of the regional chair and the mayors of Waterloo region in response to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing’s announcement of the online consultation on regional government. Today, the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing announced the next phase of consultation in the Regional Government Review. The public will now have an opportunity to provide input directly to the provincial government...
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