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Posted On Tuesday, 19 March, 2019

Kitchener - This afternoon, federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered a federal budget that is a positive vote of confidence in local governments and the relationship that has been built up between Canada’s cities and communities and Ottawa.  With well over $3 billion dollars being directly delivered to the municipal sector, this budget is about the federal government working directly with Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and local governments to...
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Posted On Wednesday, 13 March, 2019

Waterloo Region -The following statement has been issued on behalf of the Regional Chair and the mayors of Waterloo Region in response to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing’s announcement of the online consultation on Regional Government.
Today, the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing announced the next phase of consultation in the Regional Government Review. The public will now have an opportunity to provide input directly to the provincial government...

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Posted On Monday, 04 March, 2019

Council approves staff recommendations for 2019 traffic calming reviews
Tonight, Kitchener City Council approved traffic calming reviews for the following roadways: 
• Holborn Drive between River Road and Shaftsbury Drive 
• Deer Ridge Drive; and, 
• Robert Ferrie Drive between South Creek Drive and Doon South Drive
Transportation Services staff receive traffic calming requests from residents and council and currently...

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Posted On Monday, 04 March, 2019

KITCHENER – Today, city staff unveiled 15 recommendations from its customer service review that are strongly grounded in the input of more than 3,500 citizens and 1,700 city staff. The recommendations are intended to improve service and ensure friendlier, easier and more positive customer experiences for citizens.  
At today’s strategy session, council heard the findings and recommendations from the eight-month review which focus on key areas including: 
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Posted On Friday, 01 March, 2019

Waterloo Region – The Region of Waterloo, local area municipalities and the Waterloo Regional Police Service are jointly launching a new emergency notification system: Alert Waterloo Region (AlertWR).
AlertWR is a service that allows residents to receive important public safety messages in the event of large scale emergencies such as floods, severe weather, or significant power outages. Residents and businesses near an emergency can be informed using geo-mapping technology....

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