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Posted Thursday, 29 February, 2024

Waterloo Region – Starting March 2, 2024, the Region of Waterloo will transfer the management of the residential blue box program to Circular Materials. This is part of the provincial shift to a framework where producers are fully responsible for the end-of-life management of blue box materials.
“This community has a proud history as the birthplace of the blue box program,” said Chair Karen Redman. “As we transition to producer-responsible recycling,...

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Posted Wednesday, 28 February, 2024

With increased global measles activity and three recent travel-related cases of measles in Toronto, Peel Region, and Brant County, Region of Waterloo Public Health recommends that anyone planning to travel over March Break should ensure that they are protected against measles.
Measles is a highly contagious respiratory virus. It is easily spread through the air, from person to person, through breathing, coughing or sneezing. Infants under one year of age, pregnant individuals...

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Posted Friday, 23 February, 2024

The Region of Waterloo would like to recognize and celebrate the Waterloo Regional Heritage Foundation for its dedication to the community for the past 50 years. In 1974, the Waterloo Regional Heritage Foundation was incorporated as a non-profit organization to consult, advise, and offer moral support on a wide number of heritage issues throughout the Region. The Foundation was not only the first heritage organization set up and funded by a regional government, but it set a precedent...
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Posted Thursday, 15 February, 2024

Waterloo Region – Grand River Transit (GRT) is looking for resident feedback as part of the Customer Satisfaction Survey.
The annual survey asks customers about their experience using GRT’s services, including conventional buses, ION trains, and MobilityPLUS.
The results will help GRT make targeted improvements to serve customers better and develop GRT’s 2025-2030 business plan.
 “Getting feedback from customers on how they view GRT services...

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Posted Wednesday, 14 February, 2024

Waterloo Region – Here’s a list of Region of Waterloo service changes for   the Family Day holiday on Monday, February 19.
What’s open/not affected:
Grand River Transit  (GRT) will operate on a holiday service schedule on February 19. Holiday service is noted on all  route schedules . All MobilityPLUS subscription trips will be automatically cancelled. MobilityPLUS customers can rebook their trip seven days in advance by...

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