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Posted Wednesday, 17 April, 2024

Waterloo Region – Families have only two weeks left to update their child’s vaccination records, obtain vaccines needed or apply for an exemption before secondary school suspensions take effect on Wednesday, May 1, 2024.
On April 8, 2024, the Region of Waterloo Public Health issued 6,819 suspension orders under the Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA) to secondary school students whose vaccination records were not up to date with Public Health. 
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Posted Monday, 15 April, 2024

Waterloo Region  – The Region of Waterloo has scheduled the rehabilitation of the Freeport Bridge for 2025. In preparing the scope of work for that project, the consultants’ initial structural investigation warranted a heavy vehicle restriction and more testing. 
“We regularly perform routine inspections and maintenance on all bridges across the region,” said Matthew Davis, director, Transportation Services. “In advance of the Freeport...

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Posted Thursday, 11 April, 2024

Waterloo Region  – The Children and Youth Planning Table (CYPT) of Waterloo Region has released age-focused  disaggregated snapshot data  from the  2023 Youth Impact Survey  (YIS). The Age Snapshot is the second of eight snapshots with data focusing on different subpopulations of young people in Waterloo Region.  The results are available here.
“The insights of young people from all walks of life are invaluable. With their help,...

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Posted Wednesday, 10 April, 2024

Waterloo Region – Considering future growth in the area, Regional staff is looking to improve safety and reduce delays for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers along Franklin Boulevard between Avenue Road and Bishop Street.
The project team has established a preferred option that focuses on the design of the two intersections at Saginaw Parkway and Can-Amera Parkway. The preferred option includes roundabouts at these two intersections and a pedestrian pathway that will...

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Posted Monday, 08 April, 2024

Waterloo Region – Region of Waterloo Public Health has issued 6,819 suspension orders for secondary students whose vaccine records are not up to date.
If Public Health has still not received up-to-date vaccination records or valid exemptions before Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 4:30 p.m., students will be suspended from school starting Wednesday, May 1, 2024.
“While we continue to work with families to resolve the remaining elementary school suspensions,...

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