Office of Reconciliation and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Office of Reconciliation and Equity Diversity and Inclusion
The Region of Waterloo is situated on the lands within the Haldimand Treaty of 1784, a formally ratified agreement acknowledging six miles on either side of the Grand River as treaty territory belonging to Six Nations of the Grand River. The Region of Waterloo serves an area within the traditional territories of the Anishinaabe, Chonnonton and Haudenosaunee peoples. This territory is within the lands protected by the Dish with One Spoon wampum. We acknowledge the enduring presence, knowledge and philosophies of Indigenous Peoples. We acknowledge the continuing accomplishments and contributions Indigenous Peoples make in shaping Waterloo Region.  

Welcome to the Office of Reconciliation and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. The Region of Waterloo is committed to addressing systemic barriers, advancing Truth and Reconciliation, and creating a community where everyone belongs. Learn about the work we do, community initiatives, and explore how you can contribute to this profound change.

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Truth and Reconciliation
Learn more about the Region's commitment to Truth and Reconciliation
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Upstream Fund
The Upstream Fund is transforming our community - read about the incredible projects being funded and how you can get involved
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Community Safety and Wellbeing Plan
Creating a community where everyone feels safe, cared for and has the opportunity to thrive.

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