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Posted On Thursday, May 13, 2021

The City of Waterloo Museum along with the Glow Centre and SPECTRUM invites you on a tour of Waterloo’s Rainbow History.
What: Waterloo’s Rainbow History: A Tribute to the Rainbow Pioneers
Where: University of Waterloo Campus
When: June 6, 2021 at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Canada has its own rich history to honour each June for Pride Month. This year during Pride Month, join the City of Waterloo Museum, Spectrum and the Glow Centre for a walking tour on the...

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Posted On Wednesday, May 12, 2021

In recognition of the ongoing challenges presented by the pandemic, the City of Waterloo will be moving many of its summer community events online this year or exploring new program formats.
While there are no events planned for Victoria Day, Canada Day will feature temporary public art installations in each city ward, and will encourage small family picnics in parks throughout the city. An online component will also be available for community members to enjoy from home. 
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Posted On Friday, April 30, 2021

Alert Waterloo Region Waterloo Region – National Emergency Preparedness Week starts next week (May 2 to 8) and local municipalities, emergency services and utility companies are using it to ensure people living in Waterloo Region are ready for any emergency. 
“As we all continue to navigate through the ever-changing landscape of this pandemic, being ready for anything has been the constant,” said Diane Schofield, Manager of Emergency Management with the Region of Waterloo....

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Posted On Thursday, April 22, 2021

There will be temporary closures in two City of Waterloo recreational facilities over the coming months to accommodate summer campers as well as expansion construction activity.
Swimplex closure
The Swimplex at Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex (WMRC) is closed until on or about October 4, 2021.
The City of Waterloo is currently expanding this facility to include a new civic front that will include an activity court/gymnasium, additional lobby space, two exercise...

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Posted On Monday, April 19, 2021

** The council summary below provides a snapshot of the major items presented at this afternoon’s council meeting. Please refer to the minutes for an official record of the meeting.
Council provides further COVID tax relief 
The ongoing pandemic has put considerable strain on individuals and businesses. Council has unanimously agreed to a 60-day tax deferral program to assist individual and businesses who need additional time to pay property taxes. Similar...

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