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Posted Wednesday, May 18, 2016

KITCHENER – The City of Kitchener wants to start off the summer on a fun, but safe, note this Victoria Day weekend. Please abide by local regulations on lighting fireworks.
Under the City of Kitchener Municipal Code, fireworks can only be set off on Victoria Day, Canada Day and Diwali, and the day immediately before and after these holidays. Fireworks cannot be sold to anyone under the age of 18.
Questions about fireworks can be directed to the Kitchener Fire Department at 519-741-2496...
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Posted Tuesday, May 17, 2016

KITCHENER – Two and a half weeks after the City of Kitchener was made aware of and responded immediately to address the spill of used motor oil into the Grand River, substantial clean-up and remediation efforts have been completed by the city and its environmental contractor.
With the most significant environmental issues addressed by the city’s remediation efforts, the substance and responsible party identified, and an active investigation underway by the Ministry of the Environment...
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Posted Tuesday, May 17, 2016

City of Kitchener to donate $10,000 to Canadian Red Cross in support of Fort McMurray disaster relief
The City of Kitchener will contribute $10,000 towards disaster relief in Fort McMurray through a donation to the Canadian Red Cross. Funds will help the thousands of displaced residents in Fort McMurray following the devastating wildfires that covered more than 229,000 hectares, displaced more than 80,000 people and destroyed over 2,400 homes.
Council considered a...
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Posted Monday, May 16, 2016

Kitchener – On June 11, 2016, thousands of citizens will come together across Kitchener to participate in the second annual Neighbours Day; an event that celebrates the dynamic and vibrant places, spaces and people that live in Kitchener.
More than 5000 people attended last year’s Neighbours Day activities, and this year that number is anticipated to be even bigger as the community gets in on the action! Residents...
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Posted Thursday, May 12, 2016

Kitchener – Every year, the City of Kitchener implements a goose management program in Victoria Park to ensure the local population of Canada geese in the park is maintained at a manageable level that provides a safe environment for both park patrons and the geese.
Facts about the Goose Management Program:
The goose management program is not in place to eliminate all Canada geese from Victoria Park. The goal of the program...
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