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Posted On Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The City of Waterloo is pleased to announce award winning artists Richard Burrows and Christa Mercey as the 2020 Artists in Residence. Throughout the summer, Burrows and Mercey will present opportunities for the community to participate in an art project culminating in the creation of two community anthems, O Canada, and an original song, We are Waterloo.
“We are pleased to offer this unique programing and hope to unite the community through the power of song,”...

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Posted On Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The Region and area municipalities are making tentative plans to begin reopening their administrative buildings and City/Township halls to the public in the coming weeks.
The gradual reopening of facilities will align with provincial direction to reopen more office workplaces in Phase 2 of the Ontario recovery plan, expected to be implemented by mid-June.
On March 18, following provincial recommendations, the Region and area municipalities closed most of their buildings...

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Posted On Monday, May 25, 2020

(Waterloo, Ont. – May 25, 2020) – City of Waterloo Council has approved the extension of COVID-19 Economic Relief Plan valued at approximately $550,000 for the month of June to continue assisting residents and businesses dealing with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. This brings the total Economic Relief Plan to over $1.8 million, when including the financial relief measures that were previously approved for April and May.
The City’s financial package...

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Posted On Friday, May 22, 2020

The province has opened some park and outdoor space amenities with physical distancing protocols.  To keep everyone safe, it is important that all of us maintain physical distancing requirements. The following list provides additional information to help users understand what is open and what is not open in Waterloo, and how to use the outdoor park facilities that are open. We appreciate residents’ understanding and diligence in maintaining physical distancing...
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Posted On Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Consistent with revised regulations from the Province of Ontario, the City of Waterloo has reopened the following, effective today:
Tennis and outdoor pickle ball courts (open now)
Basketball courts (open now)
Dog park (open now)
Picnic shelters and benches (open now)
Parking lot at Waterloo Park (open now)
Skate park (opening soon)
Sports fields remain closed at this time as these areas have not been groomed or lined. Individuals, even...

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