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Posted On Thursday, October 29, 2020

Waterloo Fire Rescue recommends residents to replace the old batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when they change their clocks this weekend for the end of daylight saving time (DST). 
“In order for smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to work, they need to have fresh batteries,” says public education officer John Percy. “Once a year, old batteries should be replaced with new ones. When you change your clocks this weekend, Waterloo Fire Rescue...

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Posted On Thursday, October 29, 2020

The City of Waterloo recognizes the importance of neighbourhood-led community building and is warmed by the displays of kindness and neighbourly connections taking place across the city during the pandemic. 
The neighbourhoods team is pleased to announce $5000 in additional funds for neighbours to continue building community connections in ways that align with public health direction and focus on neighbourhood initiatives specifically through the winter. 
“It’s...

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Posted On Wednesday, October 28, 2020

As we continue to meet the challenges of the pandemic, we recognize how important city and township recreational facilities are to participants and families. Facility staff are focused on providing a safe and healthy environment, and depend on everyone to follow the safety protocols in place. The cities and townships of Waterloo Region have worked together to standardize the protocols for recreation facilities and community centres as much as possible to ensure consistency and...
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Posted On Monday, October 26, 2020

From October 29 to November 24, the City of Waterloo will host its 2 nd annual Neighbourhood Summit through a series of free virtual sessions. The summit will bring together neighbours from across the city to share information and network. 
“The concept of the Neighbourhood Summit stems from a desire by residents to share ideas and get together – that hasn’t changed under the pandemic,” says Waterloo Mayor Dave Jaworsky. “In fact, there’s...

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Posted On Sunday, October 25, 2020

Mayor Marjorie CarrollIt is with great sadness I have learned about the passing of former city Mayor Marjorie Carroll. 
Marjorie was a trailblazer in our community, serving as the first female mayor in the city’s history. She also holds the distinction of being the City of Waterloo’s longest serving mayor, having held the position from 1977 to 1988. Equally as impressive is that Marjorie ran uncontested in three mayoralty elections – which is a testament to the confidence...

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