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Posted Friday, April 28, 2017

KITCHENER – Last night, the City of Kitchener took home two awards from Sustainability Waterloo Region for implementing effective sustainability strategies, a key priority in the city’s strategic plan.
Award winners are chosen by merit.
The Sustainability Promoter of the Year Award was given for going above and beyond to support a more sustainable community. Among the efforts for which the city was...
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Posted Friday, April 28, 2017

Kitchener – The renovation project that will provide significant updates to the Kiwanis Park Pool has begun. The pool is being completely demolished and rebuilt to meet current legislation by improving filtration and accessibility and should be completed this fall.
While the park is closed to vehicles, pedestrians can still access the trails, dog park, shoreline fishing and sports fields.  Those entering the park are asked to use caution and observe the signs and construction...
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Posted Friday, April 28, 2017

Kitchener – The 2017 Ontario budget is helping ensure that the Toronto-Waterloo Region Corridor continues to move forward. “Kitchener and Waterloo region as a whole are seeing the province’s continued commitment to Two-Way All-Day GO service between Kitchener and Toronto, as well as the possibility of High Speed Rail, a continued priority for our provincial government,” said Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic.
Mayor Vrbanovic has been a champion of improved transit links...
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Posted Wednesday, April 26, 2017

KITCHENER – Are you a do-it-yourself warrior?  Maybe you’re planning a new pool, deck or shed for the backyard or a renovation to your home? By speeding up the permit approval process, theCity of Kitchener is making it easier for homeowners to tackle their own projects.
The city’s “Tuesday Night Express Permits” program runs from 4 to 6:30 p.m., giving home owners a more convenient time to apply for and acquire...
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Posted Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Council cuts the red tape surrounding noise exemptions for neighbourhood events, small private parties 
Applying for a noise exemption to host a neighbourhood event or small private party in Kitchener will become easier for residents following the approval of a new process that cuts the red tape previously applied to the noise exemption approval process.
Effective immediately, small scale events such as neighbourhood parties or citizens’ small private events...
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