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Posted On Friday, 21 February, 2020

KITCHENER – The City of Kitchener will offer day programming for children ages 4 to 10 in the event a school closure takes place on Monday Feb. 24. Registration is now open for programming taking place at the Lions Arena.
The day camp will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Space is limited and the cost to participate is $25. Parental or guardian drop off and pick up is required. Participants are asked to come with a nut-free lunch, snacks and a water bottle. In the event...

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Posted On Wednesday, 19 February, 2020

In June of 2019, the City of Kitchener conducted its first-ever workforce census which asked employees to voluntarily answer a series of eight demographic questions intended to help better understand the make-up of its workforce. The questions focused on age, languages spoken, place of birth, Indigenous identity, racial/ethnic background, gender identity, sexual orientation and chronic conditions. On average, 1,766 employees answered each question, which represents an overall...
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Posted On Friday, 14 February, 2020

KITCHENER – The City of Kitchener will offer day programming for children ages 4 to 10 in the event a school closure takes place on Friday, Feb. 21. Registration is now open for programming taking place at the Lions Arena.
The day camp will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Space is limited and the cost to participate is $25. Parental or guardian drop off and pick up is required. Participants are asked to come with a nut-free lunch, snacks and a water bottle. In the event...

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Posted On Thursday, 13 February, 2020

Kitchener – According to its first annual Sustainability Report, the City of Kitchener has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 27 per cent since 2010. The report, released today by Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic and City staff, highlights the successes of Kitchener’s sustainability efforts as it works to implement its Corporate Climate Action Plan and achieve an absolute greenhouse gas reduction of 8 per cent from 2016 levels.
Highlights from the report include:
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Posted On Wednesday, 12 February, 2020

 
KITCHENER –Celebrate Family Day in Kitchener with family-themed events and activities across the city. Lyle Hallman Pool will hold a family swim from 1:30-3 p.m. Kingsdale Community Centre will be hosting a winter carnival, complete with free indoor and outdoor games and activities from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Country Hills Community Centre will be hosting a movie night, with a showing of the animated film, Smallfoot at 5 p.m. 
Bring your skates and enjoy the...

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