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Posted On Thursday, October 21, 2021

City of Waterloo Councillor Diane Freeman has become the first woman and Professional Engineer to be named as the Regimental Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel (HLCol) of the 31 Combat Engineer Regiment (The Elgins). The Regiment is one of the oldest elements of the Canadian Army dating back to 1866 and in modern times has played an important role in both active deployment and domestic emergency response.
Councillor Freeman is also the first civilian and first resident of the City...

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Posted On Monday, October 18, 2021

** 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.
City delivering against strategic plan
The new East Side Library Branch, the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex (WMRC) expansion and the construction of Platinum Drive on the City’s West Side Employment Lands, headline the projects making significant progress this year against the city’s...

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Posted On Monday, October 18, 2021

The City of Waterloo is working with consultant, Recreational Respite, to identify programming that will help improve the older adult experience in Waterloo, and both teams encourage the community to share their thoughts and ideas. 
Older adults can provide feedback on the type of programs they would like to see during the safe reopening of Waterloo recreation facilities. In addition, the survey asks about the overall revitalization of seniors programming that will commence...

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Posted On Thursday, October 07, 2021

In an Engage Waterloo survey conducted earlier this year, over 1500 people contributed thoughts and ideas to solve challenges associated with dog owners leaving dog poop on the ground and allowing their dogs off-leash.
Rory Doucette, Waterloo’s manager of turf, construction and playgrounds, is pleased with the survey results. “It’s clear the community recognizes these challenges and most of the suggestions are reasonable,” says Doucette. “We...

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Posted On Wednesday, October 06, 2021

Public information sessions on October 19
The municipal councils of Kitchener, Waterloo, Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich have approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) as a first step in the proposed merger of Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro and Waterloo North Hydro. The approvals, which came on October 4 and 5, follow the October 1 announcement that Kitchener Power Corporation and Waterloo North Hydro Holding Corporation are proposing a merger of the utilities.
Now that...

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