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What’s Open And Closed Victoria Day 2019

It’s the Victoria Day Long Weekend! May 2-4, the unofficial start to summer, the Queen Victoria’s birthday, and a good looking weekend for being out of the house. But as with every long weekend that means some services and stores

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Open And Closed Easter Sunday And Monday 2019

It’s the Easter Long Weekend and as it continues on there are a number of closures for Easter Sunday, April 21st, and Easter Monday, April 22nd, that you should know about.   Firstly, most regions will have their curbside collection

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Freezing Rain Or Heavy Rain For Sunday April 14th 2019

Environment Canada has issued a Freezing Rain Warning and a Special Weather Statement regarding Heavy Rain and possible ponding, for your Sunday, mostly toward the evening. With some areas expected to get several hours of freezing rain and others up

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Ontario Holding Regional Government Review Online Consultation

If you would like to have a say in the current Regional Government Review the question is open to the public right now as to what they want to see change, or stay the same, about their local governments in

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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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