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Posted Wednesday, 07 December, 2022

Waterloo Region – Community Services Committee approved the allocation of $3.4 million in funding yesterday to support the development of two new affordable housing projects for Waterloo Region residents.
The projects were selected from an Affordable Housing Request for Proposals (RFP) issued by the Region in August and will add at least 51 new affordable housing units. The two projects were the highest scoring through the evaluation process, which included criteria...

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Posted Thursday, 01 December, 2022

Waterloo Region – The Region of Waterloo, in cooperation with the Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO), is undertaking an Environmental Assessment to consider the closure of the ramps connecting Lancaster Street and Highway 85 in Kitchener.
The highway section on southbound Highway 85, where traffic from Bridgeport Road merges on and the traffic exiting to Lancaster Street diverges, is short and creates a weaving section known to have a high number of collisions....

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Posted Saturday, 26 November, 2022

The Region of Waterloo  – Effective at 03:30 a.m. the Region of Waterloo has reopened primary runway 08-26 and returned to regular operations.
The runway was closed early Friday morning after Flair Airlines flight F8501, arriving from Vancouver exited the runway at the end of its landing. All passengers and crew where removed from the aircraft and no injuries were reported.
The aircraft has been recovered and the Transportation Safety Board continue to...

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Posted Friday, 25 November, 2022

Waterloo Region – The Region of Waterloo’s Downtown Cambridge Truck Diversion Study will look at the impacts of diverting trucks from the downtown Cambridge area —and this is your opportunity to let us know what you think before staff takes a recommendation to Regional Council early 2023. 
Join us via Zoom, on Thursday, December 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. for a conversation about the Downtown Cambridge Truck Diversion Study.
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Posted Wednesday, 23 November, 2022

Waterloo Region – The inaugural meeting of the new Regional Council was held this evening, in council chambers at Regional headquarters.
In Chair Karen Redman’s inaugural address, she reflected on the increasing diversity around the council horseshoe and the role that friends, families, mentors, as well as local municipal campaign schools play in planting the seeds for positive change. Chair Redman also touched on the ingredients that have helped previous councils...

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