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Posted On Tuesday, 12 November, 2019

As of 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, staff will have completed a full plow of the city and be in a position to cancel the Snow Event.
The city's on-street parking bylaw (three hours unless otherwise marked) remains in effect.
For up-to-date information on snow events visit  www.kitchener.ca/subscribe  to join the city’s snow event email distribution list and receive a direct email when the city declares future Snow Events and when Snow Events are extended...

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Posted On Monday, 11 November, 2019

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR KITCHENER RESIDENTS: City Declares Snow Event Starting at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11 - Residents to Remove Cars from Streets by Midnight or Risk Being Ticketed and Towed
KITCHENER -- Based on the amount of snow accumulation, the City of Kitchener has declared an official Snow Event. Residents have until 11:59 p.m. tonight, Monday, Nov 11, 2019 to remove their parked cars from city streets or risk receiving an $80 ticket and being towed at the owner's...

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Posted On Friday, 08 November, 2019

KITCHENER – Snow has already fallen in Kitchener, so let’s get in the holiday spirit. Downtown festive events begin with next week’s arrival of the outdoor Christmas tree at city hall and continue with the opening of the outdoor skating rink, the tradition of Christkindl and the lighting of Christmas Fantasy.
Christmas Tree – Tuesday, Nov. 12 The installation of the outdoor Christmas tree is a signal of the beginning of the holiday season in Kitchener....

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Posted On Friday, 01 November, 2019

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week is November 1-7
Kitchener – Ontario’s Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week runs from November 1-7. Kitchener Fire and Kitchener Utilitiesreminds you to prevent carbon monoxide (CO) in your home by getting all fuel-burning appliances inspected annually.
“In Ontario, the majority of injuries and deaths from CO occur in the home,” said Tom O’Hara, public education officer for Kitchener Fire. “We want to make...

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Posted On Thursday, 31 October, 2019

Kitchener among twenty-five municipalities across Canada selected for an intensive pilot with the leading global climate initiative
Kitchener – Kitchener has been selected to join the first Showcase Cities cohort led by the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) Canada. Over the next year, Kitchener will receive intensive support to help reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and adapt to climate change. 
Municipalities are on the front...

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