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Senior Volunteers Sought After In Waterloo

The City of Waterloo is looking for volunteers to help local seniors. The City says there are a handful of opportunities currently, including becoming a ‘shopper escort’. That particular task would involve driving senior shoppers to the store and helping

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Wind Warning And Blowing Snow Advisory For Sunday February 24 2019

With the forecast calling for winds gusting up to 100km/h or 110km/h for much of Southern Ontario or even higher possible around the shoreline it is no surprise that there has been a Wind Warning issued for Today;   Major

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Open And Closed Family Day Feb 18 2019

Given it is Family Day Long Weekend it seems fitting to take a look at what will be closed for the Holiday tomorrow. It isn’t a typical holiday however and there is a lot that is remaining open and running

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Snow Storm Warning Update & Extreme Cold Warning In Effect Sunday January 20

While yesterday’s Snow Storm Warning has ended, though there is an Extreme Cold Warning in effect for all of Southern Ontario including; Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge, Brantford, Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, St. Catharines, and Niagara Falls.   Environment Canada released the following Extreme

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Christmas Tree Pick-Up And Alternatives

Christmas Tree Collection weeks are coming up with dates ranging from currently under way to as far off as January 18, 2019. There will be a quick breakdown of the dates for different regions below, but first here are some

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Winter Weather Brings Watches And Travel Advisory

There are Snow Squall Watches in effect for parts of Southern Ontario this morning including the Waterloo region where Environment Canada is warning residents of Mount Forest, Arthur, and Northern Wellington County, as well as most areas west and north,

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Drivers Are Not Stopping For School Buses

School buses transport kids around every day for school bringing thousands of students to and from their day’s education; but it seems like it’s the drivers who need to learn an important lesson – Stop for Buses whose lights are

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Remembrance Day November 11 2018

On this Remembrance Day there are parades and services happening all over, this is going to lead to some road closures this morning, for details of where you can join in paying your respects wherever you may be continue reading.

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Fire Prevention Week Oct 7 to 13

Today marks the official start of Fire Prevention Week, with the theme for the week being “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware – fire can happen anywhere.” Fire Departments are encouraging Ontarians to Look for potential fire hazards in the home,

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Open And Closed On Thanksgiving

As on all long weekends there are certain locations that will be closed on Sunday, Oct 7th, and Monday, Oct 8th, for Thanksgiving. Locations you can expect to be closed nearly everywhere include: City offices All city/regional administrative offices will

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What’s Open And Closed Labour Day

The following locations will in general be closed on Labour Day Monday with very few exceptions:   All City Hall or Municipal Offices will be closed on Monday.   Public Libraries will be closed on Monday.   LCBO locations will

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Kitchener Waterloo Humane Society Rabies Clinics

It is World Rabies Day on September 28th and the Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society, in partnership with the Region of Waterloo Public Health, is encouraging animal owners to keep their communities rabies-free by having their animals vaccinated against the disease.  

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Heat Warning For August 27 To 29

With the forecast calling for some high temperatures in the 30’s humidity pushing that into the 40’s, with no real break overnight, Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for almost all of South Western Ontario.   From Environment Canada:

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Open And Closed Civic Holiday Weekend

It is a Holiday long weekend and that means there are going to be some closures this weekend that could impact what you do. With that in mind here is a brief summary of what is open and closed this

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Heat Warning For Sunday August 5th And Monday August 6th

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for this Civic Holiday long weekend which will include both the Sunday and the Monday having temperatures in the 30’s with Humidex values in the 40’s. It’s going to be warm and stick

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