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Posted Friday, 21 June, 2024

Waterloo Region – The Region of Waterloo and Miovision Technologies have collaborated over the past few years to implement a real-time data collection system at signalized intersections through the Miovision TrafficLink Advanced Transportation Management System (ATMS). 
Regional Council’s approval to expand the system to the remaining signalized intersections across the Region of Waterloo will help guide how roads, transit, and pedestrian and cycling facilities...

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Posted Thursday, 20 June, 2024

Waterloo Region – The Region of Waterloo has purchased a strategic parcel of land in Woolwich, unlocking opportunity for a potential future GO Station site and new mixed-use development including affordable housing. This new parcel is a milestone investment in Breslau and will help ensure that the Region plans intentionally as we quickly grow to one million people.
The site is located along Fountain Street, adjacent the recently upgraded rail line and is ideally situated...

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Posted Wednesday, 19 June, 2024

Waterloo Region – Today, Region of Waterloo Council approved the purchase of 84 Frederick Street, Kitchener for use as a permanent emergency shelter and as a critical investment in future affordable housing in downtown Kitchener. The purchase from the building’s current owners, YW Kitchener-Waterloo, will be finalized as of July 1, 2024.  
“The purchase of 84 Frederick Street ensures we maintain flexibility in responding to the need for increased...

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Posted Wednesday, 19 June, 2024

Waterloo Region – Due to the extended heat warning issued by Environment and Climate Change Canada for Waterloo Region, cooling space hours at select Regional buildings are being extended until Friday, June 21.  
150 Main Street, Cambridge will stay open until 6 p.m. 
150 Frederick Street, Kitchener will stay open until 9 p.m. on June 19 and until 5:30 p.m. on June 20 and 21.  
Extended Saturday, Sunday and statutory holidays...

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Posted Friday, 14 June, 2024

Waterloo Region – The Service First Contact Centre (SFCC) has received the prestigious Excellence in Service Transformation award from Municipal Service Delivery Officials (MSDO), a national organization that brings together senior service delivery professionals from public sector organizations. This award highlights the transformation of the contact center operations, a strategic initiative that has enhanced how we deliver services to residents.
"The hard work and...

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