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Posted On Monday, 30 November, 2020

Kitchener’s annual 4-day festival and beloved Christkindl Market is expanding to 24-days this year – and it begins this week! The favourite traditional festivities at Kitchener City Hall move to an online format for 2020. The City of Kitchener, the Downtown Kitchener Business Improvement Area (BIA), and the Christkindl Market committee are excited to keep this joyful, award-winning family tradition alive again this year. Relive the sights and sounds from previous...
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Posted On Friday, 27 November, 2020

Waterloo Region  – The cities and townships of Waterloo Region have continued to work with local public health officials and the Province to clarify and interpret the provincial limits for recreation and sport in the  Red-Control category of the provincial response framework . As of today, the Province has provided updated guidance on the limits for recreation facilities and community centres. Across Waterloo Region, the following will now apply:
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Posted On Wednesday, 25 November, 2020

Due to planned work on a leaky valve we will be shutting off water to Thaler Ave Address's 104-187 and Fairway Rd N 99-168 and 199 Jansen Ave Thursday Nov 26th  8am until 8pm we are sorry for the inconvienience but this is critical work on our infrastructure
When the water is turned back on, this could result in discoloured or milky water.
Instructions for residents: When the water is turned back on you may find it to be slightly discoloured or "milky".
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Posted On Wednesday, 25 November, 2020

Waterloo Region – With Waterloo Region now in the Red-Control category of the provincial response framework , the cities and townships continue to work together with local public health officials to meet the new provincial regulations for the operation of recreation facilities and community centres.
Certain changes to sport and recreation are required in the Red-Control category. Program participants will receive targeted information for city and township programs,...

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Posted On Monday, 23 November, 2020

KITCHENER – Tonight Council approved the agreement between the City and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 636. The deal was ratified by union members on Thursday, November 5, 2020. IBEW 636 represents 61 full time utility workers. 
The one-year collective agreement runs April 1, 2020 - March 31, 2021 and takes effect immediately. It provides a salary adjustment of 1.6% and no benefit enhancements. The previous contract expired March...

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