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Posted Thursday, April 23, 2015

Mayor welcomes investment in local knowledge economy and post-secondary sectors, looks forward to progress on transit
KITCHENER ̶ Mayor Berry Vrbanovic is pleased to see the provincial government investing in Waterloo region’s knowledge economy and post-secondary sectors, and welcomes the expanded focus on infrastructure and transit projects outside the GTHA.
Today’s provincial budget announced funding of $1.5 million annually over the next 10 years to...
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Posted Thursday, April 23, 2015

Kitchener –Kitchener City Council has withdrawn the notice of intention to designate 11 Young St., the former Mayfair Hotel. The withdrawal was necessary to allow the city’s chief building official to issue a demolition permit after significant structural issues were discovered in the building last week.    "I am very disappointed that we are in this situation with a heritage building that had great potential to add to our downtown, however I'm not prepared... Read More...

Posted Tuesday, April 21, 2015

KITCHENER bsp; ̶   Mayor Berry Vrbanovic is pleased to see the federal government recognize the importance of investing in transit, the knowledge economy and traditional manufacturing, and looks forward to partnering with the government to achieve similar investment for other priority areas in the future.
“Today’s budget contains an important investment that demonstrates the federal government is ready to partner with municipalities in building the economy...
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Posted Monday, April 20, 2015

KITCHENER – When you think about conserving the city’s most significant heritage resources, you typically think of designated heritage buildings, but tonight, Kitchener became one of the first municipalities in the province to expand how we’ll think about and conserve our heritage in the future.
With the approval of the Kitchener Cultural Heritage Landscapes Study this evening, Kitchener’s planning and strategic initiatives committee positioned Kitchener as the first...
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Posted Friday, April 17, 2015

Brampton, ON – Two-way all-day GO rail service linking Toronto to Brampton-Guelph-Kitchener-Waterloo is an integral component of the 2015 Ontario budget and 10-year capital plan, say the mayors of these communities.
Today’s provincial announcement of its increased investment to improve GO Transit service along all corridors is a significant step to connect people and improve the economy.
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