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Posted Monday, 27 May, 2024

Waterloo Region – For National AccessAbility Week, May 26 to June 1, and in response to public feedback, Grand River Transit is launching an education campaign about priority seating.
On all GRT conventional buses and ION trains, seats will be marked with temporary stickers to remind customers where the seats are located and that they should be saved for customers of all ages with disabilities and mobility challenges.
“When you ride transit, you are part...

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Posted Friday, 24 May, 2024

Waterloo Region – The Region of Waterloo, in collaboration with Area Municipalities and the Waterloo Economic Development Corporation (WaterlooEDC), is pleased to launch the 2024 Workplace Count. This region-wide survey of local businesses, conducted every two to three years, serves as a vital tool in shaping the region's economic future and supporting the business community.
The Workplace Count will run May through August 2024, to gather essential data from diverse...

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Posted Thursday, 23 May, 2024

Waterloo Region – The Region of Waterloo plans to reconstruct Ainslie Street in the City of Cambridge, to improve pedestrian and cycle accessibility, and upgrade the roadway. The construction will include installing underground infrastructure such as sanitary, storm sewers, and watermains, resurfacing the road and sidewalks, replacing streetlights, and adding new cycle lanes to connect to the regional cycling network.
In-person meeting, May 29
Residents are invited...

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Posted Thursday, 23 May, 2024

Waterloo Region – On Saturday, May 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Region of Waterloo Paramedic Services invites the community to visit them at their North Headquarters at 1001A Erbs Road, Waterloo.
“This is the first time that members of the public can visit us at our North Headquarters, since the building opened in late February 2020,” says Paramedic Services Chief John Riches. “This is a great opportunity for our team to connect with the public. The...

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Posted Wednesday, 22 May, 2024

With input from the community, Regional Council sets the direction for the Region as an organization and makes decisions that help improve the lives of Waterloo Region residents every day. Please refer to the minutes for an official record of the meeting.
Major improvements coming to Ottawa Street Regional Council has approved major improvements to Ottawa Street in Kitchener, from Fischer-Hallman Road to Mowat Boulevard for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers.
The project...

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