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Posted On Wednesday, September 30, 2020

The Council of the City of Waterloo invites interested persons to apply for positions on its boards and committees. Volunteering on a committee provides an opportunity to be engaged with matters affecting the community. The city is looking for members that can assist council in strengthening Waterloo as a diverse and inclusive community.
Members of the public are invited to apply for the following positions:
Advisory Committee on Culture
Audit Committee
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Posted On Wednesday, September 30, 2020

With Fire Prevention Week just around the corner, Waterloo Fire Rescue urges everyone in Waterloo to take some simple steps to prevent kitchen fires in their home. This year’s theme of Fire Prevention Week, which runs from October 4-10, is “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!™” 
The theme is very timely as cooking fires continue to be the leading cause of home fires in Ontario. It focuses on the prevention of cooking fires and staying fire...

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Posted On Monday, September 28, 2020

Originally scheduled to start on October 4, 2020, non-aquatic registered recreation programs are cancelled in an effort to help slow COVID-19. Online registration for these programs is closed. Those who have already registered will receive an email with more details including refund information. 
Drop-in programs are still available through the current pre-registration process. Visit waterloo.ca/activewaterloo to browse available drop-in programs. Staff will continue...

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Posted On Wednesday, September 23, 2020

With the Province of Ontario’s new changes to gathering limits, Lumen Lite is moving to an online format with Lumen at Home. The event will take place online at lumenfestival.ca from September 26 to October 26, 2020. 
Due to changes to the permitted size of outdoor gatherings announced late last week, the City of Waterloo, in consultation with Region of Waterloo Public Health, identifies that the modified Lumen Lite event no longer complies with the province’s...

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Posted On Monday, September 21, 2020

** 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.
Special nuisance bylaw approved for this coming weekend
Council has approved the use of a special nuisance bylaw, which will be in effect from September 25-27, that addresses noises arising from or that generates unsanctioned public gatherings, (particularly large crowds) that congregate...

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