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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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Posted On Friday, April 16, 2021

Waterloo Region – Additional shutdown restrictions announced by the province today will impact City and Township services and amenities.
All local municipalities continue to work together to follow the direction of federal, provincial and regional public health experts to ensure the health and safety of the local community.
Outdoor recreation and amenities
Beginning Saturday, April 17 all outdoor recreational amenities, such as basketball/tennis courts,...

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Posted On Friday, April 16, 2021

Waterloo Region – Today the Province of Ontario announced it is imposing additional restrictions throughout Ontario.
“The situation in Ontario is extremely serious. Our health care system's capacity is threatened. Cases, hospitalizations, and sadly, deaths, will continue to rise and rise quickly unless we significantly reduce our mobility and limit our contacts further,” said Dr. Hsiu-Li Wang, Medical Officer of Health.
“To protect ourselves,...

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