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Posted Friday, September 04, 2015

Like many Canadians, Kitchener residents have been watching the developing refugee crisis as a result of the conflict in Syria and the broader region. This week, the news and images of young Aylan Kurdi were devastating for many of us. And while my immediate reaction is that of a breaking heart for his remaining family, like so many others, my mind quickly began to reflect on the situation that led to this terrible tragedy and the historic role that we as Canadians have played globally in similar... Read More...

Posted Friday, August 28, 2015

KITCHENER -ndash; Offices at Kitchener City Hall will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7, in honour of Labour Day, but the building itself will remain open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. as it does on all holidays and weekends. Services normally offered by staff will be available again on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 8:30 a.m.
KITCHENER MARKET
The market will be closed as usual on Sunday, Sept. 6 and Monday, Sept. 7. The International Food Court re-opens as usual on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 8...
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Posted Thursday, August 27, 2015

Kitchener – The pool at Kiwanis Park is in need of renovation, and staff is looking for feedback from the public before bringing forward a recommended design for council’s consideration.
The proposed renovation will involve necessary updates to the pool at Kiwanis Park that will improve filtration, infrastructure, and overall appearance of the pool. This work will ensure the pool meets current legislation and health and safety requirements.
The pool at Kiwanis is a highly...
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Posted Monday, August 24, 2015

Kitchener – Great cities don’t just happen. They are built with purpose, with passion, and with a deliberate focus on smart and strategic investments designed to enhance the quality of life for citizens today, and in years to come.
Today, council approved a four-year strategic plan designed to make Kitchener a more innovative, caring and vibrant city for citizens to live, work and play. The plan includes five strategic priorities determined by council and staff after extensive...
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Posted Thursday, August 20, 2015

Media Release
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015
 
Former brownfield site to be redeveloped into new residential and commercial units
Kitchener – The former site of the City of Kitchener’s operation facility at 83 Elmsdale Dr. has officially been sold to NovaCore Communities Corporation in partnership with The Downing Street Group.
NovaCore...
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