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Posted On Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Eclipse Automation has donated 100,000 masks to the City of Waterloo to give to small businesses free of charge. The company’s full donation of 1.5 million masks is being distributed through the Business & Economic Support Team of Waterloo (BESTWR) to small business owners across the region. 
Eclipse Automation specializes in building automation systems for some of the largest manufacturers in the world, and last year turned its talents to designing and fabricating...

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Posted On Friday, April 02, 2021

Waterloo Region will enter the new shutdown as ordered by the Province of Ontario on April 3, 2021. As a result, recreation facilities and community centres in all the cities and townships will be closed, and most rentals and programs within these facilities will be cancelled beginning April 3, 2021 for at least four weeks, pending further direction from the province.
The provincewide shutdown includes gathering limits of five people, and prohibits the use of facilities...

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Posted On Thursday, April 01, 2021

Waterloo Region – Today the Province of Ontario announced it is imposing a Province-wide shutdown effective at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, April 3, 2021 for at least four weeks.
“The situation remains precarious, our rates have started to increase again, and we continue to be at risk for a rapid acceleration in Waterloo Region,” said Dr. Hsiu-Li Wang, Medical Officer of Health.
“These shutdown measures are difficult but essential. Stricter measures...

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Posted On Thursday, March 25, 2021

Starting Monday, March 29th, 2021, the City of Waterloo Home Support Services team will offer free transportation to vaccination clinics for older adults (65+), and adults with a disability. The city is offering this service as part of our commitment to our public health system and local vaccination rollout. Vaccines can help protect you from COVID-19, and are an important tool to help stop the spread of the virus in our community.
Individuals who live in the city of...

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Posted On Monday, March 22, 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 approves funding for Alexandra Park 
Council has unanimously approved $750,000 for the expansion of Alexandra Park. The city had purchased two properties in 2017 to expand the popular neighbourhood park. The new funding will create additional recreational space and...

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