GRT Shifting to Income-Based Discounts

This morning, GRT announced that starting July 1st, the reduced fair for seniors, elementary and high school students will end. King/Victoria, the soon to be the location of Kitchener Central Station The choice to end these discounts is apart of GRT’s movement away from age-based fare reductions to reductions based on income. Regional Council approved…

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Charges Laid after Collision with WRPS Cruiser

Waterloo Region, Ontario – On May 1, 2021, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Emergency Services responded to a motor vehicle collision that occurred at the intersection of Hespeler Road and Dunbar Road in Cambridge.  A fully marked Waterloo Regional Police Service vehicle was travelling west on Dunbar Road while responding to an emergency call for service. The…

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Slow Streets and food trucks reinstated by Kitchener Council

Several decisions emerged from discussion in Kitchener Council’s meeting yesterday. As previously discussed, the council has approved zoning by-law changes that now allow tiny homes to be built on some properties.  New decisions discussed within the meeting include the reinstatement of Slow Streets and food trucks. Fo’Cheezy Food Truck City Council approved reinstating the Slow…

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18 New Environmental Projects Funded by Waterloo

The Waterloo Regional Council has approved $149,992 in funding for 18 projects under the Community Environmental Fund (CEF) grant program this year. Applicants receiving funding include 15 community organizations and three schools, with projects ranging from Kids Cutting Carbon and community gardens, to reusable takeout containers. (The full list of recipients and projects is included…

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Waterloo Region “Crime Map”

Organize Crimes in Waterloo by Area with the “Crime Map” By: KWMotion, April 10th The Waterloo police service’s occurrence mapping software has provided a visual representation of their crime records in relation to the areas of Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge. On their website you can also find and display the approximate locations of recent calls…

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West Montrose Covered “Kissing” Bridge and Iron Horse Trail Section Get Funding for Repairs

Waterloo Region Critical Infrastructure Repair Programs Get Funding By: KWMotion, April 9th 2021 Today the federal and provincial governments collaborated in announcing funding being provided for 10 different community based infrastructure projects throughout southwestern Ontario. Among these projects are two critical infrastructural projects in the Waterloo Region, the repair of the West Montrose Covered “Kissing”…

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