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Posted Monday, 16 May, 2022

Waterloo Region – Starting this week, the Waterloo Region COVID-19 Summary dashboard will be updated twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays at 1:30 p.m. The case information will be current as of 11:59 p.m. the previous day. This is a reduction from the current reporting schedule of five days a week (Monday to Friday, except holidays).
The dashboard is available on the Region of Waterloo’s website: Waterloo Region COVID-19 Summary .
Due to the changes in...

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Posted Friday, 13 May, 2022


Region of Waterloo – The Waterloo Regional Heritage Foundation is temporarily pausing the acceptance of grant applications to enable a review of their strategic priorities.
As part of its budget deliberations in December 2021, Region of Waterloo Council opted to pause funding to the Heritage Foundation as the Region undertakes...

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Posted Tuesday, 10 May, 2022

Waterloo Region – Significant progress continues on the Region’s Building Better Futures plan, with 990 total new homes forecast in 2022. Of the 990 units, 837 are in development. Approximately 141 of these homes will be supportive homes.
As one part of the strategy, the Region is reviewing its land portfolio and determining how surplus Region-owned lands can be optimized for affordable housing projects. 
Three Regionally-owned surplus land sites were...

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Posted Wednesday, 04 May, 2022

Waterloo Region –  The Region of Waterloo and its partners are delivering initiatives in 2022 that aim to build more equitable futures for all Waterloo Region residents.
Key investments in the Region’s 2022 Annual Business Plan will:
Accelerate the creation of affordable housing and support those facing the greatest housing barriers
Invest in the social and economic health and wellbeing of First Nation, Metis and Inuit communities, African, Caribbean...

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Posted Wednesday, 04 May, 2022

Waterloo Region – On Monday, May 9, 2022,the Region of Waterloo will join many other southwestern Ontario municipalities in participating in the first Professional Development Day (PD Day) for all early years and child care staff in licensed child care and EarlyON programs.
Created and hosted by the Municipality of Chatham-Kent, the “Heartwork and So Much More” Virtual PD Day will engage thousands of early years educators for a day of insightful and educational...

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