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Posted On Wednesday, May 22, 2019

This media release was originally issued by the Creative City Network of Canada. You can also view their media release online .
For 17 years the Creative City Network of Canada (CCNC) has united communities across the country in a quest to build creative capital and promote the economic and social well being of Canadians through culture. 
The latest figures from Statistics Canada and the Department of Canadian Heritage show that culture makes up $53.1 B of Canada’s...

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Posted On Wednesday, May 22, 2019

People sitting in a hydro bucketThe City of Waterloo Service Centre Open House is right around the corner, with free fun for the entire family. 
Event: Service Centre Open House Date: Saturday, June 8 Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Waterloo Service Centre, 265 Lexington Court 
This free family-oriented event features fire equipment, hydro bucket truck and backhoes. There will also be a pollinating seeds giveaway, a photo booth, bouncy castle and more. Kids will also enjoy the petting...

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Posted On Tuesday, May 21, 2019

The City of Waterloo has received a Tereo award from the Canadian Network of Asset Managers (CNAM) for excellence in asset management . The city was recognized for a new and complimentary cross-asset management tool that is helping the city be more efficient when identifying assets requiring renewal activities by optimizing timing while maintaining a high level of service with minimal disruptions to the community.
The new cross-asset tool helps by integrating asset performance...

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Posted On Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Do you know someone who has enhanced the quality of life in Waterloo? If so, consider nominating them for the city’s highest civic honour – the Waterloo Award.  
Waterloo is a vibrant city in which to live, work, learn and play. Its foundation is based on entrepreneurship and innovation. Its future will benefit from people who embody a spirit of creativity and collaboration, who demonstrate leadership and innovative thinking – people who look outside...

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Posted On Tuesday, May 21, 2019

The summer guide is here!
Pick up a copy at a City of Waterloo facility or view our popular online version . The City of Waterloo Program & Activities Guide is filled with fun and easy ways to stay engaged, healthy and active. Start making your summer plans!
Registration for summer programs begins Wednesday, June 5.
Ways to register:
Online -  waterloo.ca/activewaterloo
In person - visit a registration location
*Reminder: Swim and summer...

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