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Your contact for media enquiries is as follows:
Linda L. Fegan
Director, Corporate Communications and Marketing
City of Cambridge
50 Dickson Street North
PO Box 669
Cambridge, Ontario N1R 5W8
Tel: 519.740.4683 Ext. 4623
Cell: 519.212.3409
TTY: 519.623.6691
Fax: 519.740.4512
Email: feganl@cambridge.ca

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Media Releases
Pay your parking tickets with a gift this holiday season Sixth annual ‘Toys for Tickets’ program runs Dec. 1 to 14 Monday, Dec. 1 marks the beginning of the City of Cambridge's sixth annual Toys for Tickets program. 2014-11-26 PDF 258Kb
Christmas in Cambridge festival of events will brighten your holiday season The much-anticipated reveal of the 2014 Christmas in Cambridge Festival of Events lineup took place earlier today at Cambridge City Hall. 2014-11-18 PDF 357Kb
Pay it forward: Random Act of Kindness Day is November 7 The City of Cambridge will once again participate in the Cambridge and North Dumfries Community Foundation's (CNDCF) seventh annual Random Act of Kindness Day on Friday, Nov. 7. 2014-11-04 PDF 227Kb
Kick off your holiday shopping with the Cambridge Christmas Bazaars Get a head-start on your holiday shopping with one-of-a-kind finds at the 2014 Cambridge Christmas Bazaars. 2014-11-03 PDF 231Kb
Make smoke alarm check part of Daylight Savings routine This Sunday, Nov. 2 marks the end of Daylight Savings Time. The Cambridge Fire Department wants to remind residents that while... 2014-10-30 PDF 208Kb
Cambridge City Clerk declares official election results Cambridge City Clerk Michael Di Lullo has just released the official results for the 2014 Cambridge Municipal Election. 2014-10-29 PDF 203Kb
2014 Municipal Election Official Count   2014-10-29 PDF 58Kb
Cambridge Council to meet to consider recount for Ward 6 Cambridge City Clerk, Michael Di Lullo, declared the official 2014 Municipal Election results earlier today. 2014-10-29 PDF 171Kb
Unofficial Voting Results from the City of Cambridge Municipal Election 2014 Polls officially closed at 8 p.m. this evening. Below is a breakdown of the unofficial results. Details can also be found online at 2014-10-27 PDF 183Kb
Waterloo Region municipalities meet to coordinate security plans The Regional Emergency Planning Advisory Committee (REPAC) met this morning regarding the recent attacks in Ottawa and St. Jean Sur Richelieu, Quebec. 2014-10-24 PDF 67Kb
City-wide loose leaf pick-up begins November 3 The City of Cambridge's loose leaf pick-up services will begin city-wide on Monday, Nov. 3. 2014-10-22 PDF 321Kb
Celebrate Cambridge’s finest athletes and athletic organizations Sports awards banquet tickets on sale until Nov 3 The City of Cambridge would like to invite the community to attend the 41st annual Sports Awards Banquet on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. 2014-10-20 PDF 152Kb
Cambridge makes voting easy - 'Shop-N-Vote' Saturday October 11 or 18 It's never been easier to vote in Cambridge. Election Day is Monday, Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. but the City of Cambridge is also inviting voters to cast their ballot in advance. 2014-10-09 PDF 255Kb
Jane Brewer's election withdraw sparks voter awareness campaign Jane Brewer announced her decision to withdraw from the Municipal election on September 30, 2014 - too late to be officially removed from the ballot. 2014-10-08 PDF 73Kb
Thanksgiving Schedule Changes for the City of Cambridge The City of Cambridge would like to remind the community of the schedule changes in effect over the holiday weekend. 2014-10-08 PDF 234Kb
Kick off Oktoberfest at the City of Cambridge free community luncheon Join Mayor Doug Craig and Cambridge City Council for the fifth annual Oktoberfest luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. 2014-10-03 PDF 249Kb
City of Cambridge and Cambridge City Green host 'TD Tree Day' October 4th The City of Cambridge and local volunteer organization, Cambridge City Green, are hosting a morning of tree planting at Silverheights Park. 2014-10-02 PDF 258Kb
City of Cambridge Puts Election Information in the Palm of Your Hand The City of Cambridge makes voting easy. In addition to the new telephone and online voting initiatives offered this year, Cambridge is also launching an Election Tile for their mobile PingStreet App. 2014-10-02 PDF 208Kb
Cambridge Studio Tour & Sale Highlights City’s Greatest Local Art Discover local artists with the 2014 Cambridge Studio Tour and Sale. Presented by the Cambridge Centre for the Arts and the Cambridge Arts Guild, the annual self-guided tour is held at multiple locations throughout the city and showcases 24 unique artists and studios. 2014-09-23 PDF 776Kb
City of Cambridge Introduces Online & Telephone Voting for Municipal Election The upcoming 2014 Municipal Election will be the City of Cambridge's most accessible yet. In addition to Election Day and two advance poll dates, the City will be offering online and telephone voting methods. 2014-09-22 PDF 217Kb
Updated Artist Rendering of the Post Office Project Design changes that will adapt the historic Galt Post Office into a modern library, restaurant and facility with other public spaces can now be seen in a new artist's rendering below and on the City of Cambridge website. 2014-09-22 PDF 245Kb
The City of Cambridge Celebrates Diversity with the Cambridge International Festival On September 27 Cambridge will come together to celebrate diversity. Committed to reaching the goal of having all Canadians declare "I love culture", Culture Days sparks communities into action 2014-09-18 PDF 251Kb
Cambridge Farmers’ Market Raises Glass to Newest Market Vendor The Cambridge Farmers' Market is raising a glass to their newest vendor. The market welcomes Niagara-on-the-Lake winery, Between the Lines as their first wine vendor. 2014-09-17 PDF 308Kb
City Offers Three Opportunities to Have Your Say on Overnight Parking The City of Cambridge will be holding three public information meetings to gather community feedback on the City-Wide Parking Review. 2014-09-11 PDF 174Kb
Labour Day Schedule Changes for the City of Cambridge Cambridge Labour Day Schedule Hours Open Closed Services Farmers' Market Recreation Facilities Swimming Pools Lessons 2014-08-28 PDF 271Kb
Cambridge Schematic Plan for Restoration at the Post Office Praised "I keep thinking how beautiful it will be when it's lit at night," said John Oldfield chair of the Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee during a news conference and tour of the Old Post Office building at 12 1/2 Water Street on Thursday. 2014-08-21 PDF 180Kb
Celebrate Excellence: Cambridge City Council Presents the Arts and Cultural Achievement Awards Cambridge City Council invites you to submit nominations for the Arts and Cultural Achievement Awards. 2014-08-19 PDF 153Kb
Cambridge Appoints New Deputy Fire Chief for Cambridge Fire Department The City of Cambridge is pleased to announce Walter MacNeil as the new Deputy Fire Chief for the Cambridge Fire Department (CFD). 2014-08-18 PDF 243Kb
Rotary Presents Cambridge's First Annual Ribfest The Rotary Clubs of Cambridge (Cambridge North and Cambridge Sunrise) have organized the city's first annual Ribfest, to take place August 8 to 10, 2014 at Riverside Park. Opening ceremonies for the event begin at 12 noon on Friday, August 8. 2014-08-05 PDF 216Kb
Civic Holiday Schedule for the City of Cambridge The City of Cambridge wants to remind citizens and visitors of a few schedule changes that are in effect for the Civic Holiday long weekend. Cambridge City Hall and some City facilities will be closed on Monday, August 4th. 2014-07-30 PDF 186Kb
A Weekend of Music and Dance at the 22nd Annual Mill Race Festival The 22nd Annual Mill Race Festival of Traditional Folk music will be held on August 1-3, 2014. The multi-day festival, showcasing traditional folk music and dance, features performers from all over Southern Ontario, Quebec and the United Kingdom. 2014-07-22 PDF 199Kb
Storm Announce Details of Exhibition Game in Cambridge The Guelph Storm Hockey Club is pleased to announce details regarding an exhibition game between the Storm and the Barrie Colts on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 2:00pm at the Galt Arena Gardens in Cambridge, ON. 2014-07-22 PDF 232Kb
Architects Propose Glassed Additions with Panoramic Views of City at Restoration of the Post Office Public Meeting City residents had an opportunity to ask questions and provide input into the schematic design for the Restoration at the Old Post Office project during a public meeting on Thursday. 2014-07-11 PDF 245Kb
Transform Your July from Sad to Plaid at the 39th Cambridge Highland Games What's shriller than the skirl of a bagpipe? Flashes more leg than Marilyn Monroe? Flips more logs than Paul Bunyan? Why, laddies and lassies, it's the 39th Cambridge Highland Games, Friday, July 18th and Saturday, July 19th. 2014-07-09 PDF 271Kb
Family Fun Every Wednesday in July All Summer Long in Cambridge Civic Square Cambridge Civic Square is the place to be for free family fun every Wednesday in July! Join us for "Whimsical Wednesdays" for free, live and interactive entertainment that includes music concerts, a magic show and even a performance by an unusual puppeteer that get kids singing, dancing and otherwise involved in the acts. 2014-07-08 PDF 307Kb
Canada Day Holiday Schedule for the City of Cambridge The City of Cambridge wants to remind citizens and visitors of a few schedule changes that are in effect for Canada Day and the holiday weekend. Cambridge City Hall and some City facilitates will be closed on Tuesday, July 1st. 2014-06-27 PDF 168Kb
Skateboard or Bike, Show How You Roll on Saturday Whether you skateboard, BMX or mountain bike, Riverside Park is the place to be on Saturday, June 21st. 2014-06-20 PDF 297Kb
TVO Kids' Live Action TV Series 'GIVER' Begins Filming & Construction at Bechtel Park in Cambridge After beating out hundreds of other communities across the province, the City of Cambridge's Bechtel Park has been selected as one of ten community park makeover projects to be featured on TVO Kids TV series Giver. Sinking Ship Entertainment will be contributing $10,000 to the Bechtel Park project and the series will be airing on TVO Kids spring 2015. 2014-06-20 PDF 247Kb
Weekend of Arts in Cambridge Set for June 19 , 20 and 21 Cambridge Mayor's Celebration of the Arts, Cambridge Arts Festival and Art Attic 2014-06-10 PDF 312Kb
Master Plan for Old Post Office Draws Strong Interest Area residents turned out in large numbers on Tuesday for their first glimpse of the Heritage Conservation Master Plan to restore the former Galt Post Office and transform it into a community asset that links the past with Cambridge's future.
2014-06-04 PDF 261Kb
Deputy Neil Main Takes Top Spot as New Fire Chief for Cambridge Fire Department The City of Cambridge is pleased to announce Deputy Fire Chief Neil Main as the new Fire Chief for the Cambridge Fire Department (CFD). Main will officially serve as the new Cambridge Fire Chief effective July 1st, 2014. 2014-06-02 PDF 279Kb
Jeanette Chippendale Wins Special Trustee's Award Bernice Adams Awards Tickets Available at the Cambridge Centre for the Arts.

The "Special Trustees Award" goes to an individual or group that the committee determines has made a major contribution to Cambridge in two or more categories represented in the Bernice Adams Memorial Awards.
2014-05-22 PDF 282Kb
Victoria Day Weekend Holiday Schedule Victoria Day Weekend Holiday Schedule for the City of Cambridge 2014-05-15 PDF 161Kb
Back to the River Vision Revealed at Mayor Craig’s ‘State of the City Address’ Mayor Doug Craig tonight addressed a full house of business and civic leaders at his annual 'State of the City Address' that put a focus on the theme of 'Back to the River'. On behalf of Cambridge City Council, Mayor Craig spoke to the City's success, challenges and future and the importance of competitive taxes, health care, infrastructure, quality of life and social services. 2014-05-06 PDF 216Kb
Mayor's Workforce Training & Development Awards Recognize Local Leadership For over two decades, the Cambridge Mayor has been recognizing local leadership in workforce training and development through the Mayor's Workforce Awards. The award presentation and winners' reception took place this evening celebrating the accomplishments of Cambridge Eye Care, Diversco Supply Inc., Anchor Danly & Cambridge and North Dumfries Hydro Inc. 2014-05-05 PDF 259Kb
Know the Risks, Make a Plan & Get a Kit for Emergency Preparedness Week National 'Emergency Preparedness Week' May 4th - 10th, running from May 4th - 10th is an opportunity for residents to learn about the importance of being proactive in preparing for emergencies. The Cambridge Fire Department (CFD) wants to remind residents to take three simple steps to become better prepared to face a range of emergencies: know the risks, make a plan, and get an emergency kit.
2014-05-05 PDF 183Kb
'One Day in May' History Fair Remembering the 1974 Flood Set for May 10th The City of Cambridge Archives Board presents 'One Day in May' a local history exhibit and showcase that features the legacy of the Grand River. Set for Saturday, May 10th from 8:00am - 3:00pm at Cambridge City Hall, the day-long event includes the travelling exhibit entitled 'Shaping the Legacy of the Grand River' and presentation by Karen Richardson, Haldimand County Museum Curator, as well as presentations by Jolene Taylor from McDougall Cottage, Region of Waterloo and former retired WRPS Constable Danny Schmalz who will discuss memories of being on duty the day of the flood. 2014-04-28 PDF 179Kb
Free Drop In Activities Across Cambridge in Honour of Youth Week! Your Community. Your Talents. Your Week. Youth Week May 1st-8th

The beginning of May marks the kick-off of International Youth Week and National Youth Arts Week across Canada. The City of Cambridge and Idea Exchange, invite you to join in celebrating local youth with a week filled with free drop in activities all across the community.
2014-04-28 PDF 222Kb
Are you on the list to vote? Waterloo Region residents can now confirm their voter eligibility or update their information online for the upcoming municipal and school board elections. 2014-04-17 PDF 163Kb
Easter Weekend Holiday Schedule for the City of Cambridge Cambridge City Hall and some City facilities will be closed for the Easter long weekend. The City of Cambridge wishes to let you know of some of the schedule changes that will be in place on Friday, April 18th and Monday, April 21st. 2014-04-16 PDF 163Kb
Cambridge Adds New Building Permit Search Tool to Online Services Library The City of Cambridge is expanding its online services library. The Planning and Development Department launches a new permit search tool that allows residents, business owners and real estate agents to find building permit details and application status information online. 2014-04-15 PDF 194Kb
Cambridge Native Stars in 'Mona Rogers in Person' at Centre for the Arts Independent theatre director and performer Anne Meighan stars in Mona Rogers in Person at the Cambridge Centre for the Arts on May 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Written by playwright Phillip-Dimitri Galas, this new highly acclaimed version of the play presented by Wigs & Lipstick Theatre Co. premiered at the San Diego Fringe Festival in 2013. 2014-04-14 PDF 177Kb
City Collects Tree Debris Curbside from April 7th to April 17th Residents Encouraged to Place Ice Storm Tree Debris to the Curb for Collection

As temperatures begin to rise and snow begins to melt, City crews continue to clean up tree debris from the December ice storm.
2014-04-02 PDF 178Kb
Cambridge Readies for Earth Hour Challenge Residents Encouraged to Switch Off Lights Saturday Night

The City of Cambridge is going back to black this weekend as part of Earth Hour, a symbol of worldwide efforts to curb climate change.
2014-03-26 PDF 177Kb
Cambridge Fire Chief Bill Chesney Retires After 37 Years of Service The City of Cambridge announces today the retirement of Fire Chief Bill Chesney of the Cambridge Fire Department effective June 30, 2014, after 37 years of service. 2014-03-24 PDF 275Kb
RDH Architects Selected as Architectural Firm for the Old Post Office Cambridge Moves Forward With Plans on the New Library and Restaurant Project

Once known as the Galt Post Office, this 1885 heritage designated building located at 12 ½ Water Street South will be transformed by RDH Architects. The City of Cambridge is pleased to announce RDH Architects have been selected as the architectural firm to transform the Old Post Office into an innovative and creative destination for residents of Cambridge and surrounding areas.
2014-03-24 PDF 247Kb
New Director of Building & Enforcement Services at the City of Cambridge The City of Cambridge is pleased to announce that Mr. Dennis Purcell will serve as chief building official and the new Director of Building & Enforcement. 2014-03-11 PDF 209Kb
Cambridge's Prestigious Hall of Fame Looking for Nominations Nominations Are Being Accepted Until March 21st.

Do you know a community member who goes above-and-beyond for the betterment of the Cambridge community? We want to hear about it! Cambridge Hall of Fame nominations are now being accepted.
2014-03-06 PDF 198Kb
Hardy Bromberg Named New Commissioner of Planning and Development The City of Cambridge is pleased to announce that Mr. Hardy Bromberg will serve as the new Commissioner of Planning and Development effective today; February 26th. 2014-02-26 PDF 234Kb
Cambridge Centre for the Arts Announces New 2014 Artist-in-Residence The Cambridge Centre for the Arts welcomes urban sketcher and storyteller Michele Braniff as the new 2014 Artist-in-Residence. 2014-02-24 PDF 224Kb
Holiday Notice for the City of Cambridge - Family Day Monday February 17th Cambridge City Hall and some City facilities will be closed for Family Day on Monday February 17th and will re-open Tuesday February 18th. 2014-02-13 PDF 160Kb
City Continues Work on Storm Clean Up More than a month after the winter storm event that covered the region in ice, the City of Cambridge is still in the process of addressing its lingering effects. "We got a year's worth of work in one day" says City Forestry Manager Brian Geerts. “Staff has over 2,000 tree issues that have been recorded so far and we still haven’t done complete assessments on all the parks and trails." 2014-01-28 PDF 176Kb
Fundraiser to Support Cambridge Cardiac Rehabilitation Exercise-A-Thon Many of us have New Year's resolutions to get fit and lose weight, and here's a special fundraising event that will support this and raise money for much needed equipment for cardiac rehabilitation equipment. Sign up on site for classes like PX90, Yoga, Zumba, and Kick Boxing; have fun and support this important fundraiser. 2014-01-24 PDF 217Kb
Support Cambridge Arts Connect Event on Opening Night… Join Mayor Doug Craig, members of Cambridge City Council, and Arts Connect Cambridge committee members for the opening night of "Twist and Shout - The British Invasion" at Dunfield Theatre Cambridge on Wednesday March 5th. It's your chance to get your British on and support three very important arts groups in Cambridge that will benefit from the proceeds of this fundraiser: Grand River Film Festival (www.grff.ca), Mill Race Folk Society (www.millracefolksociety.com) and The Cambridge Symphony Orchestra (www.cambridgeorchestra.ca). 2014-01-17 PDF 361Kb
Cambridge Releases Draft 2014 Operating and Capital Budgets City of Cambridge Councillor and Budget Chair Gary Price today provided an overview of the City's draft 2014 operating and capital. 2014-01-14 PDF 240Kb
Clean Up Continues in Cambridge – Ensure Your Hydrants and Catch Basins Are Clear With temperatures expected to rise over the next few days, the risk of melting snow and flooding is a real possibility. The City of Cambridge is asking home and business owners to ensure that the catch basins for stormwater drainage near their properties are free of build-up and debris. 2014-01-08 PDF 181Kb
Clean Up Continues in Cambridge - Business as Usual at City Hall City workers and partner organizations like Cambridge and North Dumfries Hydro continue clean-up following a major ice storm over the weekend. The priority to restore hydro, and clear roads and emergency routes remains. The City expects there will be a long road to full clean up over the next few weeks. 2013-12-23 PDF 177Kb
Holiday Service Notice from the City of Cambridge Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
The City of Cambridge extends holiday greetings to the community and the many important partners who work with us.
2013-12-23 PDF 193Kb
Cambridge ‘Toys for Tickets’ Program Brings in Hundreds of Gifts for the Kids Another year of giving to families in need has wrapped up this past weekend through the unique 'Toys for Tickets' program in Cambridge. Now concluding its fifth year, the program provides an option for those who receive a parking ticket during the 14 days in December to pay with a toy. 2013-12-18 PDF 326Kb
Development of Regional Economic Development Plan Moves Forward Building on the synergies of collaboration for which this region is known is a key factor in the development of an overarching strategy for regional economic development. 2013-12-18 PDF 103Kb
Cambridge Moves Forward with Expanded Plans for the Old Post Office The project to save the old Post Office at 12 ½ Main Street in Cambridge took another step forward this week with the issuance of a tender for a Heritage Consultant. An iconic building for the citizens of Cambridge, the building is also designated by the Ontario Heritage Act and is on the Historic Sites and Monuments directory through Parks Canada. 2013-12-17 PDF 211Kb
Winter Services Update from the City of Cambridge No Overnight Parking Exemptions During Significant Snow Falls

As the first heavy snowfall of the season takes place, the City of Cambridge wishes to advise citizens that overnight parking exemptions will not be available on evenings where significant snow fall (10cm) is anticipated to better enable snow clearing operations and maintenance.
2013-12-16 PDF 183Kb
Free Skateboarding Competition in Cambridge Dust off your Ollie and freestyle moves as the City of Cambridge hosts an exciting skateboard competition this Saturday, December 14th. The event takes place at the Pipes and Rails facility, Duncan McIntosh Centre, 200 Christopher Drive. Registration is free and it opens at 3:00pm, followed by the competition that runs from 4:00 - 7:00pm. 2013-12-13 PDF 203Kb
New Director for Cambridge Economic Development – City Launches Boxwood Business Campus Opportunities The City of Cambridge is pleased to introduce the new Director of Economic Development, James Goodram. Goodram will lead the economic development team as the City launches an ecologically designed business park located close to the 401. 2013-12-12 PDF 226Kb
Mayor's Forum Shares Insights on the Regional Business Development Mission to Germany & the Netherlands Join the Mayor of Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo & Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. as they discuss internationalization and the importance of marketing Waterloo Region to the world. 2013-12-09 PDF 375Kb
New Citizen Engagement Feature - Cambridge launches UserVoice PingStreet Free mobile 'App' Helps Share Community Information

The City of Cambridge today introduces another online tool supporting citizen engagement; it's called UserVoice and can be found here: www.cambridge.uservoice.com.
2013-12-05 PDF 174Kb
Call for Nominations - Mayor's Workforce Training and Development Awards Nominations are now open for the 2014 Mayor's Award for Excellence in Workforce Training and Development, and there's an added bonus for applications received before January 24th, 2014. 2013-12-02 PDF 150Kb
Winter Clothing Drive - Recycle, Reuse and Help People in need! City of Cambridge Teams up with Babcock & Wilcox Canada Ltd. 2013-11-27 PDF 199Kb
Cambridge ‘Toys for Tickets’ Program Launches This Weekend Starting Sunday December 1st, the much anticipated 'Toys for Tickets' program at the City of Cambridge will be offered again this year. It's the fifth year that this incredible program that provides an option to pay for a parking ticket with toys is available in Cambridge. 2013-11-26 PDF 349Kb
City Unveils 2013 Christmas in Cambridge Festival of Events Line Up Christmas in Cambridge is going bigger and better than ever this year and unveiled the 2013 festival of events line up with life-size cupcakes. New this year the 'Christmas in Cambridge Market' will warm civic square with over 95 vendors selling unique gifts, seasonal food, and a unique light installation that you won't want to miss. Cambridge Mayor Craig revealed a sneak peek of the light display earlier today at the event kick off. 2013-11-20 PDF 322Kb
GHG Reduction Plan Moves Forward in Cambridge Calling for 6% Reduction - Partners for Climate Protection in Waterloo Region The City of Cambridge is moving forward with its sustainability initiatives and last night Cambridge City Council endorsed the game plan. 2013-11-14 PDF 178Kb
Canadian Outdoor Superstore, SAIL, to Anchor $25M Revitalization of Tri-City Centre in Cambridge Real Estate Developer Canderel and SAIL Join City of Cambridge to Announce Details of Planned 70,000 s.f. Superstore; Flagship Retailer Seen as Key to 19 Acre Site's Planned Redevelopment

2013-11-14 PDF 318Kb
New Corporate Direction for City of Cambridge - ‘Open for Business’ and Continuous Improvement Focus With the arrival of the new CAO Gary Dyke, city staff has been refining internal systems, reviewing customer service approaches and enhancing the development procedures to fine-tune services within this municipality located in one of the fast growing areas in the country. 2013-11-13 PDF 177Kb
Media Advisory-Major Retail Announcement & Redevelopment Plans for Cambridge’s Tri-City Centre Announcement from Real Estate Developer Canderel and City of Cambridge on New SAIL Superstore, Thursday November 14, 10:30am, at 150 Holiday Inn Drive.

Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig, members of Cambridge City Council and senior executives from developer Canderel will join Tony Mignacca, President of the Canadian outdoors superstore SAIL, for a news conference, Thursday November 14th, at 10:30am, to release details of SAIL's planned 70,000 s.f. flagship store to be located in Tri-City Centre.
2013-11-12 PDF 106Kb
Community Centre's Christmas Bazaars Help You Get Set for the Holiday Season Kick off the holiday season with some holiday shopping. The Allan Reutter 50+ Centre, 507 King Street and David Durward Centre, 62 Dickson Street are holding their annual weekend Christmas bazaars. 2013-11-05 PDF 300Kb
Community Services Master Plan Public Information Centre Set for Oct. 29th The City of Cambridge will be holding an information session to share options on future recreation facilities and gather community input. As part of the Community Services Department's five-year master plan review, this public meeting will focus on the growing need for recreation, sports, arts, and cultural facilities in Cambridge. 2013-10-21 PDF 176Kb
Cambridge Celebrates Athletes - Tickets on Sale Until Oct. 28th for Nov. 1st Event Meet Tour de France Cyclist and Renowned Athlete Steven Bauer

Accomplished athletes in sports like Boxing, Water Skiing and Muay Thai are among this year's athletic stars as the City of Cambridge hosts the 40th annual Cambridge Sports Awards.
2013-10-18 PDF 211Kb
Volunteers Needed for Cambridge Santa Claus Parade on Nov. 16th The young Cambridge native who has inspired a community and a country will be the Cambridge Santa Claus Parade Marshal on Saturday November 16th. Kayla Baker will be our ambassador and champion for 2013 and we are encouraging everyone to post well wishes and messages of support on the City's Facebook page(www.facebook.com/thecityofcambridge) with the social media hash tag #newlungsforkayla to continue to offer words of encouragement for this brave and courageous youth. 2013-10-18 PDF 176Kb
City-Wide Loose Leaf Pick Up Begins November 4th OK Cambridge...start raking as loose leaf pick-up commences on Monday November 4th. The City-wide loose leaf pick-up services will happen city-wide, and residents are asked to rake their leaves near the curbs and then just before the pick-up date, put them on the road as close to the curb as possible. 2013-10-16 PDF 254Kb
Thanksgiving Holiday Service Notice from the City of Cambridge As we enter into the Thanksgiving Day long weekend, the City of Cambridge wishes to highlight some changes to our regular services. Also, don't forget about the exciting DESTINATION CAMBRIDGE program underway. 2013-10-09 PDF 249Kb
Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest: An Important Regional Festival Join Cambridge City Council for the Community Luncheon on Oct 9th
Plan a visit to the Cambridge Bavaria Haus Oct 11-12th

That much anticipated Cambridge Community Oktoberfest Luncheon is back on again this year on Wednesday, October 9th. Join Miss Oktoberfest, Onkel Hans and his sidekicks the Steiners, as we celebrate the fourth annual event hosted by Cambridge City Council.
2013-10-07 PDF 193Kb
Come Visit a Cambridge Fire Station 'Get Cooking with Safety' A Focus For The Annual Fire Prevention Week
For all you ‘foodies’ out there who love to cook, here’s your chance to learn more about the safety measures you can take to prevent kitchen fires.
2013-10-03 PDF 65Kb
Cambridge Fire Department Supports Muscular Dystrophy - Annual Boot Drive Slated for September 21st The members of the Canadian Professional Fire Fighters' Association (CPFFA) are answering the fundraising call again this year and will be hitting the streets on Saturday September 21st between 9:00am and 5:00pm for the local 'Boot Drive' campaign in support of Muscular Dystrophy (MD). 2013-09-20 PDF 65Kb
Tour Cambridge Art Studios for Free Chance to Win a Gift Basket by Attending on September 21-22

It's time for the local Cambridge artists' showcase where the latest creations from a number of artists throughout Cambridge will be on display. You'll even
get to go behind the scenes and see their studios for free on Saturday September 21 (10:00am - 5:00pm) and Sunday September 22 (12noon to 5:00 pm).
2013-09-19 PDF 94Kb
Cambridge-based Kinetics is Growing, Hiring Skilled Trades Ontario Supports Investment in Equipment to Enhance Production Innovation 2013-09-18 PDF 293Kb
David Durward Centre Celebrates 20th Anniversary Unveiling Historical Photo Wall The 20th Anniversary of Cambridge's David Durward Centre was marked yesterday with an unveiling of a new historic photo wall. The ceremony also included recognition of the volunteers and one of the original volunteers at the centre, Fran Burnell, was in attendance. 2013-09-18 PDF 132Kb
Culture Days are back in Cambridge September 27-29th The nation's 4th annual "Culture Days" will take place September 27-29th and Cambridge is again part of the mix offering 15 local activities free of charge. It's a Canada-wide celebration of arts and culture that will see thousands of activities happen in approximately 850 communities across Canada during that time. 2013-09-16 PDF 68Kb
Cambridge CAO to Address the Business Community Join in on the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Session 2013-09-13 PDF 210Kb
Preston Scout House Band Recipient of Cambridge Mayor’s Movie Night Proceeds The prestigious Preston Scout House Band that's been an integral part of the community for 75 years will benefit from the proceeds of Mayor's Movie Night this Monday. Funds will help the band's newly-formed, youth Cadets program. 2013-09-12 PDF 232Kb
New Gold LEED® Building will be a Main Hub for Community Operations Following in the same sustainable building approach as Canada's first Gold Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certified City Hall, work is underway to create a new 3,000 square-foot facility for community services operations. 2013-09-12 PDF 154Kb
Community Services Revises Work Processes to Enhance Operations A new 'Micro City' work model for the operations division within the Community Services Department is changing processes and providing more flexibility in addressing the needs of the Cambridge community. The approach combines a number of operations such as arenas, parks, trails and other community amenities within a specific geographic area and encourages cross training of staff. It's a kin to running a 'micro city' and citizens will appreciate the streamlined process to report matters of interest. 2013-09-11 PDF 213Kb
Media Advisory: 'Fisheries and Oceans Improves Local Fishery' Fisheries and Oceans Improves Local Fishery through Grant to Friends of Mill Creek and Stewardship Ranger program. 2013-09-05 PDF 179Kb
Media Advisory: 'A Day and A Night' Art Meets Music Festival A unique annual village festival, now in its third year, is happening this Saturday, and it brings together dynamic arts and musical entertainment to showcase talent and bring people to the lovely downtown Hespeler neighbourhood. Join Mayor Craig in a historical walking tour, an anniversary cake cutting or catch graffiti artists in action. 2013-08-21 PDF 241Kb
New Volunteer Procedure in Cambridge Matches Skills with Opportunities City of Cambridge says Thanks to its Dedicated Volunteers

Community volunteers are essential to the fabric of our community and the program to offer exciting opportunities to work with the City of Cambridge is undergoing changes. The enhanced volunteer procedure will better match volunteer skills, experiences and interest with available opportunities, and better the quality and safety of programs and services.
2013-08-20 PDF 195Kb
Superior Court of Justice for Ontario Ruling Provides "Declaratory Relief" Regional Councillor & Cambridge Mayor Back In the Rapid Transit Debate

The decision from the Superior Court of Justice for Ontario now gives Cambridge Mayor and Regional Councillor Doug Craig the green light to represent his constituents and community in the rapid transit debate.
2013-08-19 PDF 534Kb
Tea Time at the Cottage - Annual Garden Party Hosted by Cambridge 50+ Centre Meet the current and past mayors in your fancy garden party attire as the Allan Reuter Centre hosts the Annual Garden Tea Party at the Cottage (outdoor gathering with an old fashion setting at Total World Travel), 465 King Street. 2013-08-16 PDF 236Kb
New Features for 'A Day & A Night' Art Meets Music Festival Village flavour, artistic flare for Hespeler Neighbourhood Event

A unique village festival will fill the Hespeler downtown neighbourhood with dynamic music and artists later this month. The annual 'A Day & A Night' now celebrating its third year, is even bigger and better and will take place on August 24th.
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Cambridge Brings Archive Information Online Responding to the demand for online services to access the comprehensive research index and heritage information, the City of Cambridge today launched a new research portal bringing over 250,000 individual records online. Now researchers, students, genealogists and other history enthusiasts have 24-7 access to information that indexes such things as census records, marriage licenses, obituaries, vital statistics, and reports. 2013-08-08 PDF 66Kb
Educating the Next Generation on Natural Environmental Benefits Junior Rangers Discover Nature in Cambridge

The City of Cambridge is celebrating Mill Creek, a rare coldwater stream that runs through Soper Park by bringing children to the water's edge to learn about nature. The "Junior Rangers Nature Day" will introduce the group to a unique spot in Cambridge that they probably thought was just another park, and acquaint them with the animals that provide indicators to water quality in this local stream.
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Introducing DESTINATION CAMBRIDGE - Artist in Residence Works with Local Retailers to Support Business Development The Cambridge Centre for the Arts' Artist in Residence (AIR), Danny Ingrouville, is lending his time and expertise to give retail operations a facelift and its supporting the transformation of the downtown neighbourhoods. 2013-08-01 PDF 114Kb
Holiday Notice from the City of Cambridge - Civic Holiday August 5th Cambridge City Hall and some City facilities will be closed for the Civic Holiday on Monday August 5th and will re-open on Tuesday August 6th. 2013-07-31 PDF 74Kb
Seeing the Urban Forest for the Value of the Trees - Cambridge Setting the Stage for Urban Forest Plan The City of Cambridge is on a mission to gather information for an Urban Forest Plan that kicks off with a Tree Canopy Assessment. The objective is to quantifying the current tree coverage in the city, assess its value, and identify the plantable spaces for more trees. 2013-07-04 PDF 158Kb
Preston Scout House Band - 75th anniversary archive display Cambridge Mayor Joins Preston Scout House Band for US Concert - Media advisory 2013-07-03 PDF 116Kb
17th Annual Forbes Park Music Festival - Free Fun for the Whole Family This Saturday, July 6th, take your family to the exciting Forbes Park Music Festival in the Hespeler neighbourhood of Cambridge.

"This free festival is a hit with the entire family, always delivering a very entertaining day to the citizens of Cambridge by showcasing both amateur and professional bands, arts and craft vendors, food, refreshments and much more" says Colleen Lichti, Recreation Co-ordinator for the City of Cambridge.
2013-07-03 PDF 77Kb
Canada Day Holiday Schedule & Cambridge Celebrates Canada Day Festivities As many gear up for the Canada Day long weekend, the City of Cambridge wishes to remind you of a few schedule changes that are in effect.

Celebrate Canada Day at Riverside Park (49 King Street West, Cambridge) Monday July 1st. Cambridge Celebrates Canada Day festivities include Ryan (6 Pack) Lapadat's car flipping strongman shows, fishing derby, carnival, children's play area, parade, live bands all afternoon and fireworks display at dusk. For more information visit www.cambridgecanadaday.ca
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Cambridge Confirms New Four-Year Deal with CUPE 32 The City of Cambridge and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 32 are pleased to announce the ratification of a new collective agreement. Cambridge City Council earlier this morning reviewed the contract and ratified the collective agreement which includes the following terms. (See full PDF link) 2013-06-21 PDF 73Kb
Gary Dyke To Take the Reins as New CAO for Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig and Members of Cambridge City Council are pleased to announce that Gary Dyke will be the new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the corporation effective September 2nd. 2013-06-20 PDF 253Kb
Public Meeting Slated for Input into Fire Master Plan Cambridge Fire Department (CFD) staff next week will hold an information session to share a draft of the 10 year master plan for the department. The meeting will take place on Monday June 24th at the Fire Hall Museum and Education Centre, 56 Dickson Street. The session begins at 7:00pm with a presentation slated for 7:30pm. 2013-06-18 PDF 114Kb
Designing Our Downtown Neighbourhoods - Cambridge Shares Info and Seeks Public Input Cambridge has a unique claim to fame having three distinctive downtown neighbourhoods, and how these areas develop and thrive is top of mind for the City. 2013-06-13 PDF 75Kb
Cambridge Mayor Seeks an Independent Review of his Declaration of Conflict-of-Interest from the Ontario Superior Court of Justic Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig is asking the Ontario Superior Court of Justice to examine his pecuniary interest under the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act. The objective is to seek an independent, objective review of his declared of pecuniary interest and find out whether he can legally speak on issues related to mass transit and represent the views of the citizens of Cambridge. 2013-06-11 PDF 68Kb
Cambridge Mayor's Celebration of the Arts Happens June 14th The much anticipated Cambridge Mayor's Celebration of the Arts (CMCA) is slated for next Friday, June 14th beginning at 4:30pm and a new feature this year will include a special appearance from Frank Augustyn, Canada's Ballet great. 2013-06-07 PDF 135Kb
'Cambridge Recreation Rocks' Contest Lets You Share Your Experiences Programs All Month Long for "June is Recreation and Parks Month"

The City of Cambridge recently rose to the top as Ontario's Recreational Capital for CBC's Live Right Now competition, and now we are rolling out a calendar of month-long programs to celebrate the provincial program "June is Recreation and Parks Month"(JRPM).
2013-05-31 PDF 330Kb
Cambridge Set for Outdoor Fun An Incredible Amount of Work Behind the Scenes to Ready the Playing Fields

Getting the sports fields ready for the Cambridge community takes a lot of behind the scenes preparation. The long winter conditions and slow start to spring this year sparked an even busier period for Cambridge crews as they worked to ensure the soccer fields, ball diamonds, and other outdoor amenities are set to go for the big season.
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Cambridge Horticulture Employee Embarks on Humanitarian Mission to Guatemala Keeping the city beautiful with fresh plants and flowers for the parks, open spaces and boulevards in Cambridge is a team effort and a full-time job for Bert Klein-Horsman, Horticulture Lead Hand. 2013-05-30 PDF 220Kb
Cambridge Hosts Info Session on Culture Days Learn about tools and resources available to Culture Days participants at an information session hosted by the Cambridge Centre for the Arts with Culture Days staff. 2013-05-24 PDF 392Kb
Cambridge Fitness Trail Launched in Partnership with Innovative Steam Technologies with Mobile Applications Part of the Mix You can now get mobile in more ways than one on the Bob McMullen Linear Trail in Cambridge. The new enhancements to the 3.2 km trail includes 'Trekfit' outdoor circuit training stations with Quick Response Codes (QR codes) to scan with your mobile device that links you to a video demonstration of the equipment applications. 2013-05-22 PDF 335Kb
Bernice Adams Finalists Announced The finalists for the prestigious Bernice Adams Awards are in and the winners will be announced at the 31st Annual Bernice Adams Memorial Awards Gala on May 24th at 6:30pm at the Galt Country Club, 750 Coronation Boulevard. 2013-05-22 PDF 4015Kb
Cambridge Farmers' Market Now Open for Outdoor Wednesday Market Bring on the sunshine and outdoor activities, and start with the Wednesday Cambridge Farmers' Market. The Cambridge Farmers' Market will kick off its extended Wednesday opportunity tomorrow, Wednesday May 8th to offer an added day for patrons until October 9th. 2013-05-07 PDF 306Kb
Cambridge Mayor's Workforce Training & Development Awards A Salute to Reid's Heritage Group, Langs, and Dynamo Gymnastics

For 20 years, the Cambridge Mayor has been celebrating the training and development accomplishments of our local businesses. This year, three Cambridge companies were recognized for their training and development strategies.
2013-05-06 PDF 364Kb
Cambridge Archives Collection Grows - We need Your Help to Identify an Artist Put on your detective's cap and help the City of Cambridge identify the artist of an important work of art that depicts Queen's Square in and around 1889. 2013-05-02 PDF 280Kb
Cambridge Fire Department Asks You to be Ready If the recent power outages due to severe weather didn't give us a reminder that we need to be prepared, the national Emergency Preparedness Week next week will serve as another reminder. National 'Emergency Preparedness Week' is May 5-11 2013-05-01 PDF 95Kb
E-Services Continue to Grow with New Online Wedding Bookings and Credit Card Payment Options in Cambridge The City of Cambridge today rolled out a new online service for Civic marriage ceremonies as part of the expanded electronic government services for the municipality. The new online form allows patrons to see the availability of Historic City Hall and Civic Wedding Services at a glance. 2013-04-25 PDF 120Kb
'Cambridge Core Area Patrol' Picks Up Provincial Honours You might recall seeing uniformed security bike patrols throughout the downtown Cambridge areas during your summer travels? These folks are the Cambridge Core Area Patrol (CCAP) unit and their program has just been recognized as an innovative way to support community safety. 2013-04-19 PDF 105Kb
City of Cambridge Rolls Out Earth Day Activities Green is the theme as the City of Cambridge rolls out a program focused on environment and community building leading up to national Earth Day slated for April 22nd. 2013-04-18 PDF 107Kb
Cambridge's Citizen Engagement Task Force Is Launching Another Survey The 'Citizen Engagement Task Force' at the City of Cambridge, established in the summer of 2012, is looking for your input. The goal of the task force is to explore new ways to engage our citizens. The group announced today that a new survey will be available to help take the pulse of the community. 2013-04-17 PDF 69Kb
MP Goodyear Presents the Queen’s Jubilee Medal to three City of Cambridge representatives Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig, Councillor Gary Price and Chief Administrative Officer Jim King last night were presented with the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.
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Reception to Celebrate Cambridge Court Staff Mayor Marks the Closing of Cambridge Court

Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig and members of City Council will hold a reception to pay tribute to the people who have worked at the local court house.
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It's Official - Arts Connect Cambridge Launches Inaugural Fundraiser Arts Connect Cambridge, a new umbrella group established by the City of Cambridge to support local artists, today unveiled details of a special fundraiser to be held at the prestigious Dunfield Theatre Cambridge, 46 Grand Avenue South, on May 31 2013. 2013-04-04 PDF 239Kb
Arts Connect Cambridge Launches Inaugural Fundraiser at Dunfield Theatre Cambridge Arts Connect Cambridge, a new umbrella group established by the City of Cambridge to support local artists today announced that it would be holding its initial event at the Dunfield Theatre Cambridge on May 31 2013. 2013-04-03 PDF 77Kb
Easter Holiday Schedule for the City of Cambridge The long weekend is just around the corner and the City of Cambridge wishes to let you know about some of the schedule changes that will be in place.
2013-03-26 PDF 72Kb
Cambridge Launches Online Portal for Water Customers Providing Easy Access to Account Information

The City of Cambridge today introduced a new online service for water customers to make it easier to access information and look at their consumption and conservation trends. It's called "MyWaterAccount" and it a secure online portal that provides customers with details of their water billing history.
2013-03-21 PDF 141Kb
Earth Hour on the Radar for the City of Cambridge On Saturday March 23rd at 8:30pm Cambridge City Hall and Historic City Hall will be black in honour of the international event 'Earth Hour'. The City of Cambridge is very focused on environmental initiatives and will participate in this symbolic show of support for energy conservation. 2013-03-19 PDF 31Kb
LUMIERES, RIDEAU, ACTION! INAUGURATION DU DUNFIELD THEATRE CAMBRIDGE Les residants et les membres de la communaute culturelle et artistique de Cambridge ont celebre aujourd'hui l'nauguration du nouvel amphitheatre ultramoderne de 500 places du Dunfield Theatre Cambridge. 2013-03-08 PDF 48Kb
LIGHTS, CURTAIN, ACTION! GRAND OPENING OF DUNFIELD THEATRE CAMBRIDGE Local residents and members of Cambridge's arts and culture community today celebrated the grand opening of the new state-of-the-art, 500-seat Dunfield Theatre Cambridge. Housed within a 59,000-square-foot performing arts complex, this theatre was built thanks to a partnership between the governments of Canada and Ontario, the City of Cambridge and Drayton Entertainment. 2013-03-08 PDF 47Kb
Cambridge Hall of Fame Nominations Are Now Being Accepted While 'hall of fame' exhibits are generally associated with celebrity today, the original meaning stands true for Cambridge in honouring renowned individuals for their contribution to humanity. Here's your call to action to nominate key people in the community who have made a difference. 2013-03-07 PDF 65Kb
Citizen Commended for Helping Cambridge Fire Department The Cambridge Fire Department (CFD) team today presented an award of appreciation to Jenni Chandler, Service Advisor, at Ridgehill Ford, 217 Hespeler Road, for her work in aiding an emergency situation. 2013-02-21 PDF 138Kb
Family Day is Monday February 18th - Cambridge Service Update Bouncy castle, face painting, movies and skating are all options in Cambridge for family fun on this upcoming Family Day provincial holiday, Monday February
18th. Join in on the fun and check out some of the special programs offered by the City of Cambridge in the table below.
2013-02-15 PDF 79Kb
Media Advisory - Seeking Arts and Culture Award Nominations 31st Annual Bernice Adams award pays tribute to community members 2013-02-14 PDF 67Kb
Dolson Centre Pool in Cambridge Closed The City of Cambridge wishes to advise patrons of the John Dolson Pool, 212 South Street, of the cancellation of evening programs including swim lessons, water fitness and leisure aquatics. The city is working with regional public health to correct a water clarity problem that was noted in an inspection late this afternoon. 2013-02-12 PDF 66Kb
City Hall and Community Centres in Cambridge to close at 3pm Cambridge City Hall and the majority of non-emergency services will shut down at 3:00pm today, save the arena operations which will continue as scheduled. Public Works crews are fully deployed and continue to work on snow clearing with some thirty-four plows and 7 sidewalk tractors for the 1,200 lane kms the city maintains. These operations will continue throughout the day and the main call centre for the public will switch to regular after hours service. Citizens may call (519) 621-0740. 2013-02-08 PDF 66Kb
Program Cancellations notices for some Facilities Cambridge City Hall is open for business, as are the operations at arenas and cemeteries. The community centres are also open, however, staff is monitoring the situation and will report further on the affects of today's winter storm. There are drop in programs still running at Johnson Centre, and we ask that community members call before they head out as ongoing snow fall may mean further cancellations. 2013-02-08 PDF 74Kb
Mayor's State of the City Follow Up - Sharing Neigbourhood Investments and the Big Picture Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig recently delivered the State of the City Address and spoke to celebration and balance in the community. 2013-02-07 PDF 70Kb
Harper Government Support Improvement To Cambridge and North Dumfries Community Infrastructure MP Gary Goodyear celebrates local benefits of the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund in Ontario 2013-02-01 PDF 29Kb
Mayor Doug Craig Delivers State of the City Address to Celebrate Achievements As public budget deliberations wrap up for the $125 million annual operating and capital budgets for the City of Cambridge, Mayor Doug Craig tonight addressed stakeholders and partners at his annual 'State of the City' event that put the spotlight on balanced community spending. The event was hosted at the brand new, soon to open Dunfield Theatre Cambridge, a $14 million investment secured through the Building Canada Fund.

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Media Advisory - Mayor Doug Craig Delivers State of the City Address to Celebrate Achievements As public budget deliberations wrap up for the $125 million annual operating and capital budgets for the City of Cambridge, Mayor Doug Craig tonight addressed stakeholders and partners at his annual 'State of the City' event that put the spotlight on balanced community spending. The event was hosted at the brand new, soon to open Dunfield Theatre Cambridge, a $14 million investment secured through the Building Canada Fund. 2013-01-31 PDF 66Kb
Media Advisory - Government of Canada To Announce Support For Infrastructure In Cambridge and North Dumfries Join Cambridge MP Gary Goodyear, Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig and North Dumfries Deputy Mayor Gord Taylor for an announcement regarding important support from the Government of Canada for local infrastructure. 2013-01-30 PDF 8Kb
Visual Merchandizing and Display Artist is this Year’s Cambridge Artist-in-Residence Cambridge Cambridge's 2013 Artist-in Residence (AIR) Danny Ingrouville has benefited from skill developing experiences with iconic brands such as Harrods, Ralph Lauren,
Marks and Spencer and local success story Spanner. The Visual Merchandising and Display professional will share his skills with the local community in the areas of design, fabrication and installation of displays, design elements, layouts and merchandising concepts for interior and exterior retail environments.
2013-01-25 PDF 70Kb
Cambridge Budget Task Force Approves Budget The Cambridge 2013 budget which presented a tax increase of 1.78 percent received approval by the Budget Task Force on Friday, January 18th as part of the public deliberations. The upcoming dates for the task force meetings (January 24 and 31st) have been cancelled, and Cambridge City Council will address the budget on March 4th for final approval.

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Cambridge Focuses on Maintaining Service Levels and Addressing the Infrastructure Gap The City of Cambridge will be kicking off the public budget process in the coming weeks, and the message is to continue tightening the belt strings while keeping the levels of service the same as 2012. 2013-01-09 PDF 76Kb
Media Advisory - Cambridge Budget Review for Media Slated for Jan 9th Councillor Gary Price, Budget Task Force Chair for the City of Cambridge, along with CAO Jim King and city treasurer and Commissioner of Corporate Services Steven Fairweather, will provide an opportunity for a briefing session with news media prior to the kick off of the public budget process. 2013-01-08 PDF 65Kb
Cambridge New Year's Levee - A Bubbling Success The New Year's Levee of today has evolved to more of a social happening than was the case when it was first established in Canada in 1646, but the theme of marking the New Year rang true at the celebration held by the City of Cambridge this past Saturday. 2013-01-07 PDF 302Kb
Media Advisory - New Year's Eve Skate Party There are two special dates to put in your calendar for events at the City of Cambridge: December 31st, 2012 and January 5th, 2013. 2012-12-21 PDF 67Kb
Holiday Notice from the City of Cambridge - Free skate at Family New Years Eve Celebration December 31st The City of Cambridge extends holiday greetings to the community and the many important partners who work with us. Please be advised of schedule changes related to the holidays. The following outline reflects modifications to facility hours of operations and details of special program offerings. 2012-12-17 PDF 71Kb
Consolidation of Emergency Dispatch The Cambridge Fire Department (CFD) will be participating in ongoing discussions with Waterloo Regional Police Service and Waterloo Regional EMS regarding the consolidation of emergency dispatch. 2012-12-13 PDF 58Kb
Cambridge Fire Department Shares the '12 Days of Holiday Fire Safety' Message This time of year is extremely busy as we prepare for the holidays and make plans to spend time with family and friends. According to Ontario's Fire Marshal Ted Wieclawek, it's also a time that poses a higher risk of fires according to the annual statistics. 2012-12-07 PDF 74Kb
City of Cambridge Offers New Options for Bids and Tenders The City of Cambridge is now offering an option for those interested in the Bids and Tenders process. Effective immediately, all requests for tenders,
proposals, quotations and supporting information will be advertised and available for electronic download from the new online portal - www.biddingo.com/Cambridge.
2012-12-05 PDF 66Kb
Cambridge Awards 'Community Inclusion Recognition' to Jordan Thorne Cambridge City Council tonight presented the 'Community Inclusion Recognition Award' to two-time brain cancer survivor Jordan Thorne, a 16-year-old Cambridge resident who is credited with making a positive impact on the lives of people living disabilities in our community. 2012-12-03 PDF 106Kb
Cambridge 'Toys for Tickets' Program Launches This Weekend The much anticipated 'Toys for Tickets' program at the City of Cambridge will be offered again this year. It's the fourth year that the City has offered an option for people to pay their parking ticket with a toy, and already the City of Cambridge is getting calls from citizens asking if they will have the option again this year. 2012-11-30 PDF 74Kb
Winter Clothing Drive - Recycle, Reuse and Help People in need! Cozy coats, mittens, winter boots and anything snuggly and warm is needed for the second annual Winter Clothing Drive undertaken by the City of Cambridge in
partnership with Babcock & Wilcox Canada Ltd. The clothing collection will be distributed to the local Salvation Army, and shelters Argus Residence for Youth and The Bridges.
2012-11-26 PDF 133Kb
Recognizing People Behind the Exceptional Municipal Service Delivery Delivering quality service is all part of the job for staff and those working under contract at the City of Cambridge. But sometimes the good things remain behind the scenes and it's our time to shine the light on a few people who deserve a thumbs up! 2012-11-26 PDF 116Kb
Spotlight on Cambridge Manufacturing - Event Supports Local Firms Cambridge is known for manufacturing - it's the lifeblood of our economy. While the convergence of technology and innovation here has given our local manufacturers a competitive edge in the global marketplace, partnerships and working together will continue to keep us strong. 2012-11-21 PDF 117Kb
City Unveils 2012 Festival of Events for Christmas in Cambridge If you think the 'Christmas in Cambridge' festival couldn't have gotten any better, think again. There's 'Joyful Noise' by the Galt Little Theatre and
'Unsilent Night' will include more elements this year as part of the 2012 line up for the much anticipated holiday celebrations.
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Media Advisory - 'Christmas In Cambridge' Kick Off What do artificial ice, photographic booths/props and actors from the Galt Little Theatre have in common? They will all be part of the 'Christmas in Cambridge' 2012 kick off to showcase one the biggest and best festivals in the City of Cambridge. 2012-11-19 PDF 62Kb
Sanitary Services - Not Sexy but Vital Infrastructure Cambridge Master Plan Under Development Info Session Planned Nov. 22 2012-11-19 PDF 105Kb
Emergency Services Get a Boost - New Aerial Truck Helps Cambridge Fire Department (CFD) Deliver Vital Services A new state of the art aerial truck just arrived in the City of Cambridge. 2012-11-15 PDF 234Kb
Media Advisory - Chair of the Bazaar Committee Talks Preparation and Fundraising Goals The David Durward Centre in Cambridge has been offering a Christmas Bazaar to the community for nearly 20 years. The event brings out about 500 people annually and involves dozens of volunteers and community contributions. 2012-11-13 PDF 64Kb
Successful Roundtable Discussions in Cambridge with Local MPPs The special meeting of Cambridge City Council concluded this morning with a positive outcome resulting in a commitment for more dialogue and partnership building. 2012-11-12 PDF 65Kb
Random Act of Kindness Day Embraced in Cambridge Cambridge and North Dumfries Community Foundation Spearheads Our Community Involvement

The City of Cambridge will once again participate in the annual 'Random Act of Kindness Day' initiative that serves to spread a little extra kindness throughout the community on Friday, November 9th.
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Media Advisory - Government Partners Come Together for Dialogue Cambridge City Council will host a special meeting of Council to dialogue with local members of provincial parliament. Mayor Craig and members of Cambridge City Council, along with North Dumfries Mayor Robert Deutschmann, will discuss the local business, social and infrastructure situation with three Ontario Parliament representatives: MPP for Cambridge-North Dumfries Rob Leone, MPP for Kitchener-Conestoga Michael Harris, and MPP for Kitchener-Waterloo Catherine Fife. 2012-11-06 PDF 62Kb
Cambridge Firefighters Embrace 'Movember' The Cambridge Fire Department has gathered a team of firefighters in support of Movember, an international initiative that helps support awareness for men's health issues such as prostate cancer. 2012-11-02 PDF 61Kb
Christmas Bazaars on the Horizon The two primary events that help Cambridge community centres raise funds for enhanced programs are coming up soon. Allan Reuter Centre, 507 King Street and David Durward Centre, 62 Dickson Street will hold their annual Christmas Bazaars in November. 2012-10-25 PDF 132Kb
City-Wide Loose Leaf Pick Up Begins November 5th As Cambridge residents enjoy the outdoors and perhaps, work on yard clean up, the City of Cambridge announces details on the loose leaf pick up services. 2012-10-25 PDF 62Kb
Cambridge Sports Awards Recipients Honoured at Annual Banquet Cambridge Sports Awards Recipients Honoured at Annual Banquet
Share the Inspiring Journey of Sport

It's official; the finalists for the Cambridge sports awards are out
today. Join us as we announce the winners and recognize local athletes at the 39th Annual Cambridge Sports Award Banquet on Friday, November 2, 2012 at 6:00pm at the Cambridge Holiday Inn, 200 Holiday Inn Drive.
2012-10-24 PDF 63Kb
Kids Talk Business and Finance with Cambridge Mayor Celebrating "Local Government Week" with Junior Achievement

The big business of municipal government was the focus of the "Local Government Week" activities at the City of Cambridge. Mayor Doug Craig hosted a large group of middle-school aged students from St. Francis Catholic Elementary School who were involved in the Junior Achievement (JA) 'Dollars with Sense' financial literacy program.
2012-10-22 PDF 148Kb
Ratification of Collective Agreement Occurs in Cambridge The City of Cambridge and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 1882 are pleased to announce the ratification of a new collective agreement. 2012-10-22 PDF 61Kb
Community Invited to Sneak Peek of First Phase of New Bike Park The City of Cambridge has reached a milestone in the development of the bike park facilities within Riverside Park and is offering a sneak peek tomorrow, along with an official ceremony and all the fanfare. 2012-10-10 PDF 62Kb
More Online Tools for Cambridge Citizens Property Assessment, Tax and Ward Information Look-up Now Available

The City of Cambridge today launched another feature in the online tool box that helps citizens look up information in three new areas of interest: property
assessment, taxes and Ward Councillor contacts.
2012-10-05 PDF 62Kb
Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Kicks off the Festhalle Celebrations Rotary Club's Cambridge Bavaria Haus Friday and Saturday. Mayor Doug Craig and Members of Cambridge City Council were on hand last night for the start of the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest celebrations in Cambridge at the Rotary Club's Bavaria Haus. 2012-10-05 PDF 241Kb
Behind the Scenes LOOK at Cambridge Fire Department Commemorate Fire Prevention Week with Us

Ever wondered what it looks like inside a fire station? Now is your chance to see first hand and hear from fire prevention educators for the Cambridge Fire
Department (CFD). CFD is opening its doors at all five fire stations throughout the City to share safety messages during 'Fire Prevention Week'.
2012-10-04 PDF 61Kb
Thanksgiving Day Holiday Notice - Service Update from the City of Cambridge There are lots of things to be thankful for if you live or work in the City of Cambridge, one of the fastest growing and safest communities in the country. This Thanksgiving Day - Monday October 8th - we send best wishes to your family and offer some updates on the City of Cambridge holiday services. 2012-10-02 PDF 67Kb
Proposed 'Tree Preservation By-law' - Balancing Environment and Community Needs Public Information Centre (PIC) slated for Thursday Oct 4th

The City of Cambridge will hold an information session to share the details of a proposed 'Tree Preservation By-law' with members of the public. The newly drafted by-law seeks to provide a responsible and manageable approach to the long-term protection and preservation of trees, our City's urban forest canopy and green infrastructure.
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Boot Drive is happening this Saturday Sept. 29th Members of the Cambridge Professional Fire Fighters' Association (CPFFA) will once again hit the streets on Saturday September 29th to volunteer for the local "Boot Drive" campaign in support of Muscular Dystrophy (MD). 2012-09-24 PDF 62Kb
Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest: An Important Regional Festival Rotary Club offers three nights of Celebrations in Cambridge - Wunderbar!

That much anticipated Cambridge Community Oktoberfest Luncheon is back on again this year on Wednesday, October 3rd. Join Miss Oktoberfest, Onkel Hans and his side kicks the Steiners, as we celebrate the third annual event hosted by Cambridge City Council.
2012-09-21 PDF 169Kb
Building Ties with Chengdu, China COM DEV's Exceptional Growth and Innovation Impresses Visiting Delegation

Guests from Chengdu Municipal Foreign Affairs Office, Asia & Pacific Division, along with a representative of the Chengdu Hi-Tech Development Zone, visited the City of Cambridge recently to explore opportunities for partnership.
2012-09-19 PDF 218Kb
Sports Day in Canada Moves Cambridge Residents Partnership Offers Free Fitness Series in Celebration of Sport

Beginning on September 22nd and leading up to the official September 29th 'Sports Day in Canada', the City of Cambridge, and partners at Active Cambridge and the YMCA of Cambridge will offer a series of free fitness experiences to the community.
2012-09-19 PDF 64Kb
Tour Cambridge Art Studios for Free Chance to Win a Gift Basket by Attending on September 22-23, 2012

It's that time of year again when local Cambridge artists team up to showcase their latest creations and give the community a glimpse of their studio environment for free. Discover the exciting, educational and stimulating world of art at the 10th annual Cambridge Studio Tour & Sale on Saturday September 22nd from 10:00am - 5:00pm and Sunday September 23trd from 12:00noon - 5:00pm.
2012-09-18 PDF 62Kb
City of Cambridge to Host Chengdu Delegation COM DEV International, a world leader in the provision of space hardware and services, will join with the City of Cambridge and partners at Conestoga College
Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, University of Waterloo School of Architecture Cambridge, the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce and Canada's Technology Triangle (CTT) Inc., to host an important group of visitors from Chengdu, China on Friday, September 14th.
2012-09-13 PDF 64Kb
City of Cambridge to Purchase Historically Significant Building Innovative Public-Private Partnership Facilitates Library Expansion and Offers Quality Dining Services in the Mix

The 1885 architectural gem designed during the Sir John A. Macdonald era, located in the heart of the Galt neighbourhood of Cambridge, will soon belong to the citizens of Cambridge. Last night, Cambridge City Council approved the recommendation to spend $950,000 for the purchase of the historic Post Office at 12 ½ Water Street.
2012-09-11 PDF 63Kb
Celebrating Southern Pride At Cambridge Farmers' Market It's been 50 years since Southern Pride Poultry (formerly known as Farm Fresh Poultry and Paris Poultry Products) became a vendor at the Cambridge Farmers'
Market, 40 Dickson Street.

To celebrate join Mayor and Members of Council on Saturday September 8th
2012-09-07 PDF 61Kb
Labour Day is Around the Corner - Service Update from the City of Cambridge The weather forecast for this Labour Day long weekend looks hot. There are also some hot opportunities to cool down at the City of Cambridge. We'll be offering some special swim times so check out the schedules. If spontaneous leisure activities are more your style, splash around in one of our free outdoor spray pads as there are 11 from which to choose. 2012-08-31 PDF 66Kb
Seeking Input on Proposed 'Tree Preservation By-law' Balancing Environmental Benefits with the Needs of the Community

A new 'Tree Preservation By-law' that seeks to provide a responsible and manageable approach to the long-term protection and preservation of trees in the community, is in draft form at the City of Cambridge.
2012-08-23 PDF 63Kb
City of Cambridge Wins AMO Gas Tax Award for Investment in Asset Management The City of Cambridge has earned an AMO Gas Tax Capacity Building Award for an innovative public private partnership that enhances municipal asset management. 2012-08-21 PDF 170Kb
Cambridge Mayor's Movie Night Benefits Local Charities Join Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig and members of the city team as we host the 11th Annual Mayor's Movie Night on Monday, September 17th. The event takes place at the Galaxy Cinemas, 355 Hespeler Road (Hwy 24) beginning with a reception at 6:30pm. 2012-08-16 PDF 173Kb
Drop in for the City of Cambridge's Water Safety Awareness Day at the W. G. Johnson Centre on August 17 The lifeguards at the W.G Johnson Centre, 31 Kribs Street, will offer a Water Safety Awareness Day to arm people in the community with safety skills related to water on Friday, August 17th throughout the day beginning at 1:00pm. 2012-08-14 PDF 79Kb
Open Burn Ban Lifted in the City of Cambridge The Cambridge Fire Department today removed the ban on open burning in the city, subject to the appropriate permit being in place. The restriction was issued on July 20th due to extremely hot, dry conditions that affected safe burning conditions. 2012-08-09 PDF 61Kb
Holiday Notice from the City of Cambridge - August 6th is a Civic Holiday The first Monday of August is a holiday for people in many parts of Canada, and is known as a Civic Holiday. We'll be offering some great opportunities to swim so please be sure to check the pool schedules or contact pool staff for details:
www.cambridge.ca/facilities. The City of Cambridge wishes to advise you of the some schedule adjustments related to the August 6th Civic Holiday.
2012-08-01 PDF 69Kb
City of Cambridge Citizen Engagement Task Force Wants to Hear from YOU! There's a new initiative coming from the recently established 'Citizen Engagement Task Force' at the City of Cambridge that seeks to get your input. The task force was established in June to explore strategies that will encourage people to be more invested in local government processes. 2012-07-26 PDF 62Kb
Food and Community Connection -Up Close and Personal with Local Chefs Cambridge Farmers' Market Kicks Off the 'Chef Meets Farmers' Series

The 'Chef Meets Farmer' series is back on again this year at the Cambridge Farmers' Market, one of the oldest market locations in the country at 40 Dickson Street. Kicking off the special event that runs this Saturday July 28th at 11:00am is Chef Michael Boyd of the Cafe 13 Main Street Grill.
2012-07-24 PDF 118Kb
Sanctioned Graffiti Walls in Cambridge - Street Art Distinctions in Public Spaces People might think that graffiti isn't a celebrated form of art in any community, but they'd be wrong when it comes to some street art in Cambridge. While the City of Cambridge and regional partners are very clear about the goals of the Waterloo Region Anti-graffiti Alliance to reduce the widespread impact on a community of vandalism, there are three sanctioned walls within the City of Cambridge that foster the street art concept. 2012-07-20 PDF 201Kb
Free Wi-Fi At Cambridge City Hall and Civic Square Starts Saturday Planning on surfing the net while taking in a council meeting?
Exchanging data wirelessly will become easier at Cambridge City Hall and surrounding Civic Square because of a new free Wi-Fi service that begins this Saturday, July 21st.
2012-07-19 PDF 61Kb
Arts and Culture Community Recognition Cambridge Seeking Nominations for Arts and Culture Awards - Deadline August 31 2012-07-18 PDF 71Kb
Open Fire Ban Still in Effect in Cambridge As news reports continue to pour in about the extremely dry conditions and grass fires that are causing damage across the region, The City of Cambridge wishes to remind you that there is a complete ban on open burning in the community. 2012-07-12 PDF 61Kb
Temporary Fire Ban in Effect for the City of Cambridge The City of Cambridge wishes to remind our citizens that a ban on open burning is in effect as a response to the extremely dry vegetation conditions and warm
temperatures. The ban will remain in effect until further notice and until such time as it is deemed that the environmental conditions are safe to resume open burning.
2012-07-09 PDF 66Kb
Outdoor Pool Hours Extended to Beat the Heat With temperatures continuing to climb, and the recent Environment Canada humidex advisory in place for Waterloo Region, the City of Cambridge would like
to advise citizens of a number of options to stay cool in Cambridge.
2012-07-05 PDF 60Kb
Learn about Archiving Techniques to Preserve Memories at Home Heritage Cambridge in conjunction with the City of Cambridge Archives, will host a special workshop entitled 'Archiving at Home'. The workshop will share basic conservation and preservation techniques and include details on creating detailed inventories for the digital world. 2012-06-27 PDF 59Kb
Media Advisory - Get Out Your Kilt - The Highland Games are Back in July Cambridge Highland Games Organizers Offer Press a Sneak Peak

It's that time of year again when the Cambridge Highland Games organizers offer media a sneak peak at this year's program. Members of Cambridge City Council are
welcome to join media representatives at the event which highlights some of the offerings.
2012-06-27 PDF 63Kb
Canada Day Holiday Weekend Schedule from the City of Cambridge The City of Cambridge wishes to remind citizens and visitors to the area that the holiday schedule is in effect for the upcoming long weekend. We invite you to the Canada Day festivities taking place all day long on July 1st which include activities, a parade and fireworks (visit www.cambridgecanadaday.com for more info). 2012-06-27 PDF 66Kb
Media Advisory - 'Trail Guy' to Lead Historical Walk in Cambridge Did you know that Cambridge has ties to the original Mennonite settlement trails? How about the fact that the City is blessed with rich natural amenities including limestone cliffs that formed around 450 million years ago? Here's your chance to learn more on a special nature walk. 2012-06-27 PDF 62Kb
Nation's Biggest Canada Day Parade includes 'The Incredible Hulk' Stunt Person Red and White are sure to dominate any Canada Day celebration, but Cambridge's Canada Day parade and related activities will also feature a full spectrum of colours as the mix of entertainment, fireworks, floats, and attractions continues to grow. 2012-06-25 PDF 58Kb
Media Advisory - Cambridge Fire Department Recognition Night There's a new twist to the Cambridge Fire Department's (CFD) annual recognition evening as the team will also pay tribute to an international Firefighter who joined the department under a unique exchange program. 2012-06-21 PDF 57Kb
Pival International Inc. Opens Pival Expedite Headquarters in Cambridge The latest business development news about a national transportation and distribution firm landing in Cambridge is a testament to the local economic diversity and strategic location, affirms Pival International Inc. President Mario La Barbera. Pival Expedite, the transportation arm of Pival International Inc. which is based in Dorval, Quebec, today officially celebrated its expansion into Cambridge. The move centralizes its dispatch, sales, distribution and administration operations with a view to continued growth and job creation. 2012-06-20 PDF 128Kb
City of Cambridge Offers a Number of Options to Help You Stay Cool As weather temperatures continue to climb, and the recent Environment Canada humidex advisory is in place for the area, the City of Cambridge wishes to advise citizens of a few options to cool down. 2012-06-19 PDF 59Kb
Pival International Inc. Opens Pival Expedite Headquarters in Cambridge Pival Expedite, a division of Quebec-based Pival International Inc., a
multi-location warehousing and transportation company, will officially celebrate the establishment of its new Cambridge HQ transportation operations. Pival stands for 'Partners In Value Added Logistics'.
2012-06-15 PDF 71Kb
Celebrating 10 Years - Cambridge Mayor's Celebration of the Arts is Friday June 15 The 10th Annual Cambridge Mayor's Celebration of the Arts (CMCA)program was unveiled today at Cambridge City Hall. The jam packed program includes performing arts, visual presentations and a unique sampling of food from over a dozen local restaurants. 2012-06-06 PDF 133Kb
Edible Trees Event for Christopher Champlain Cultivating Community Garden Join us for a ceremony as we mark the beginning of a new initiative of support for the Christopher Champlain Cultivating Community Garden. Under its Edible Trees program, Tree Canada is celebrating its new partnership with Cambridge City Green and the Kinbridge Community Association. 2012-06-05 PDF 69Kb
Charles Whitney Boardwalk at Riverside Park Official Re-Opening It's been part of the landscape in the Preston community for nearly 30 years; however, the latest phase of work signifies the completion of the $250,000 boardwalk re-construction known as the Charles Whitney Nature Interpretation Trail originally built by the local Preston-Hespeler Rotary Club. The City of Cambridge will host an official opening this Saturday, June 2nd. 2012-05-29 PDF 85Kb
Cambridge Appoints New Deputy Fire Chief - Administration The City of Cambridge is pleased to announce the appointment of Jon Rehill as Deputy Fire Chief-Administration for the Cambridge Fire Department (CFD). 2012-05-28 PDF 48Kb
Pautler Centre To Open Conditioning Room The William E. Pautler Centre, a 50+ Recreation Centre located within Langs, 1145 Concession Rd, will open a new conditioning room on June 4th, 2012. To showcase the fitness facility, the City of Cambridge is holding an open house this Monday, May 28th between 10:00am - 12:00pm. 2012-05-24 PDF 21Kb
Cambridge Riverfest Expands to a 2-day Event The much anticipated Cambridge Riverfest event which takes place at Riverbluffs Park, 251 George Street North, is adding another element to the mix this year. The event will expand to include a second day to offer a "Friday Night Fish Fry". 2012-05-22 PDF 34Kb
Victoria Day Long Weekend Many people recognize Victoria Day as the much anticipated long weekend in May, but few can say why we celebrate this day as a national holiday. The holiday was established in honour of Queen Victoria's birthday and also, simultaneously, that day on which the current reigning Canadian sovereign's official birthday is recognized. 2012-05-18 PDF 30Kb
Bernice Adams Memorial Awards Night What do a teacher, comedian, student, Big Sister, palliative caregiver, toastmaster and editor have in common? They are all part of the incredible mix of talent being recognized this year at the annual Bernice Adams Memorial Awards Night. The event, which is slated for Friday May 25th, 6:30pm at the Galt Country Club, 750 Coronation Blvd. in Cambridge, brings together finalists in five categories and also honours one special person for the Trustee's Award. 2012-05-10 PDF 28Kb
Road Construction Update from the City of Cambridge Would you like to check on road and lane closures within the City of Cambridge? Technology enhancements have made it possible for the City to provide an evergreen list of road and lane closures to the benefit of our citizens and visitors. 2012-05-10 PDF 154Kb
Cambridge Park will carry the name of local War Hero Join Councillors Karl Kiefer and Ben Tucci, members of the Peter's family, along with officials at the City of Cambridge, as we officially open the Paul Peters neighbourhood park. The park naming recognizes local resident and Flight Sergeant Paul Peters who was shot down while in his country's service. Born in Cambridge, Ontario, he was only 19 years of age when his Lancaster Bomber went down over Germany in World War II. 2012-05-07 PDF 61Kb
New Performance Theatre in Cambridge Unveils Official Name In an unprecedented move of corporate philanthropy within the city of Cambridge, a $1 million pledge has been made for the exclusive naming rights of the Cambridge Performing Arts Complex. 2012-05-07 PDF 31Kb
Cambridge Mayor's Workforce Training & Development Awards Highlight Local Accomplishments Four Cambridge companies were recognized tonight for their training and development strategies for workforce development. Presentations for the 'Mayor's Award for Excellence in Workforce Training & Development' took place this evening at the Cambridge City Council meeting which recognized exceptional initiatives undertaken by McDonald's Restaurant-Hespeler Road, Cambridge Kips Gymnastics Club, Cambridge Hotel & Conference Centre and PepsiCo Foods Canada-Frito Lay.
2012-05-07 PDF 91Kb
Ball Diamond Official Naming The City of Cambridge will officially mark the naming of the Baseball Diamond located within Stirling Macgregor Park. Join ward Councillor Gary Price and members of the community as we pay tribute to John Corbett for his exceptional contributions to sport in Cambridge. 2012-05-04 PDF 26Kb
Canada's Largest Canada Day Parade Needs Your Help! Cambridge has long been known for putting on the largest Canada Day Parade in the nation, and the event is highly embraced by locals, visitors and nearby communities.

Reminder Parade Entry Deadline is May 15th
2012-04-24 PDF 34Kb
Youth Appreciation Awards Plus Special Event Looking for Performers Want to show off your talents at a special event for youth? Or maybe you want to network and check out the talent? In advance of National Youth Week (May 1-7), The Youth Advisory Committee to Council (YACC) will host a ‘coffee house’ on Saturday April 28th between 6:00 – 9:00pm at the Cambridge Centre for the Arts. 2012-04-24 PDF 49Kb
Trout Release Planned in Cambridge on Wednesday April 25th Cambridge's Soper Park will be a flurry of activity on Wednesday afternoon as representatives from Cambridge City Council, Cambridge WATERS, the Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA) and the Friends of Mill Creek volunteers will join the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) in undertaking the annual trout release program. 2012-04-23 PDF 27Kb
Cambridge's Rich History Important to Renewal Projects On the Road to City-wide Standards - Info Session April 18th

From the early days of the Mennonite settlements in Cambridge to John Erb's establishment of the Grist Mill, the City has prospered from a rich and exciting road to development and advancement. As with any municipality with such a significant past, it means that elements of the hard infrastructure are sometimes reflective of the standards of the day.
2012-04-17 PDF 170Kb
Cambridge Deputy Fire Chief Tennant Moves East After more than 6 years with the City of Cambridge Fire Department (CFD), Deputy Fire Chief Doug Tennant is moving on. Tennant will take the reigns as Chief of the City of Peterborough's Fire Department on May 7th. 2012-04-17 PDF 74Kb
Looking to Get Involved in Local Government? New Citizen Engagement Task Force There's a new 'Citizen Engagement Task Force' at the City of Cambridge and Cambridge City Council invites you to apply before the April 25th deadline.
2012-04-13 PDF 31Kb
Cambridge's Corporate Sustainability Plan Supported by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Green Municipal Fund The City of Cambridge is embracing sustainability and incorporating the philosophy and approach into everything we do today and into the future. The culmination of months of research, best practices and policy development occurred recently with the unveiling of the Corporate Sustainability Plan (CSP), an undertaking that puts in place guidelines that help shape the overall corporate approach to service delivery. 2012-04-12 PDF 34Kb
Easter Holiday Services The City of Cambridge wishes to advise our residents of the service modifications in place during this Easter holiday. There is also a special Easter Candy Scatter happening on Saturday April 7th at the Cambridge Farmers’ Market, 40 Dickson Street, starting at 10:00am. 2012-04-03 PDF 30Kb
Free Arts Social focuses on Grant Writing and Marketing We have a strong and vibrant creative class in Cambridge, and the latest initiative to support the artistic community comes in the way of a hands-on seminar with representatives from the Ontario Arts Council and Oakville Galleries. 2012-04-03 PDF 26Kb
Wear Red & White and Come to the Live Right Now Event April 1st There will be entertainment, marching and stationary bands, displays, food specialists, an author, an Olympic Medalist, activities and thousands of apples lining Civic Square as part of the final community event in CBC's Live Right Now competition. Join the City of Cambridge and over 16 community partners including Active Cambridge as we go for the crown in the national competition this Sunday April 1st. 2012-03-27 PDF 34Kb
Earth Hour Inspires Local Conservation Initiatives - Support on Saturday March 31st The City of Cambridge and The Region of Waterloo wish to remind you that Earth Hour, the symbolic event that raises awareness of climate change and the need for energy conservation, is happening this weekend. 2012-03-27 PDF 78Kb
Temporary Closure of Dolson Pool The City of Cambridge wishes to advise patrons of John Dolson Pool, 212 South Street, that it will be closed on Thursday March 29th between 8:00am - 4:00pm and will reopen after this time. 2012-03-27 PDF 25Kb
Cambridge is Ontario's Finalist for CBC's Live Right Now The City of Cambridge has made the cut in the first leg of CBC's Live Right Now completion which began earlier this year. A few days ago, 13 cities were announced as semi-finalists; one from each province or territory in Canada. 2012-03-23 PDF 30Kb
New Inductees to Cambridge Hall of Fame include Entrepreneur and Founding Member of Women’s College Hospital The City of Cambridge is pleased to welcome two new inductees to the prestigious Hall of Fame: Germano Bairos and Dr. Rowena Hume. 2012-03-19 PDF 26Kb
Cambridge Unveils Technology Enhancements Cambridge Unveils Technology Enhancements: IBM Analytics for City Services and Safety, and BlackBerry PlayBook Aids Mobile Operations

The City of Cambridge and technology partners at IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today unveiled a first of a kind system that will arm City staff with the tools they need to enhance Asset Management and related business processes for the municipality.
2012-03-16 PDF 160Kb
Media Advisory: Cambridge Unveils Technology Enhancements The City of Cambridge and technology partners at IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) will share the latest technology and innovation that is shaping the Asset Management and infrastructure management systems for the municipality. 2012-03-13 PDF 25Kb
Cambridge City Council Approves Tax Increase 2.55 percent Operating plus 0.8 percent infrastructure investment Cambridge City Council tonight received the recommendations of the Budget Task Force that offered two approaches: a proposed tax rate increase of 3.74 percent or to consider even further options for cost cutting to bring the final tax increase down to 3.4 percent. 2012-03-05 PDF 27Kb
Winter Maintenance Notice from the City of Cambridge While Environment Canada has ended the snowfall warning for the Waterloo Region, the City of Cambridge wishes to remind citizens of some of the details regarding winter maintenance services in the city. 2012-02-24 PDF 67Kb
Raw Foods Seminars on at the Cambridge Farmers' Market A new series of seminars along the health and wellness theme are slated to run at the Cambridge Farmers' Market beginning on March 3rd. The series focuses on how to incorporate raw foods into your diet, digestive considerations and general information to aid healthy living. 2012-02-23 PDF 32Kb
'Live Right Now' Winner Gets $100K Natural Playground The latest development in the Live Right Now (LRN) Capital of Canada competition ups the stakes for the national winning community. 2012-02-17 PDF 28Kb
Family Day Holiday Notice from the City of Cambridge The City of Cambridge extends holiday greetings to everyone in our community and the important partners who work with us. Please note there will be schedule adjustments to coincide with Family Day on Monday February 20th. 2012-02-15 PDF 33Kb
Movies Offered by Cambridge City Green Spark Discussion Cambridge City Green will offer a series of three complimentary films that will challenge the community by examining the impacts of the status quo and exploring sustainable living and solutions for the future.

Wed Feb 22nd - Crude Impact
Wed Feb 29th - Powerful - Energy for Everyone
Thurs Mar 8th - Revenge of the Electric Car


Movies begin at 7 p.m. at Cambridge City Hall
2012-02-14 PDF 35Kb
Milestone Update in Cambridge's Official Plan Review Process Staff in Cambridge's Planning Services Department is gearing up for the next step in revising the Official Plan (OP) an important document that builds the framework for land-use and sets policies in accordance with the Provincial Planning Act. The act requires that all municipalities revisit their official plan every five years. 2012-02-09 PDF 36Kb
Design for New Bike Park in Cambridge Underway - Biking Phenomenon Brings Vote Opportunity You've heard about BMX free-style events in the XGames or how bike racing has become the latest extreme sport opportunity, now hear about the new bike park that is to be built in Cambridge. The City of Cambridge is planning to create a new bike park within Riverside Park, the City's largest community park that spans some 102 hectares. It's a $150,000 initiative that also includes funding support from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport through its 'Healthy Community Fund'. 2012-02-09 PDF 26Kb
E-Billing Services Begin in Cambridge - Water Bills First Invoice to distribute Electronically The City of Cambridge is now offering citizens an option to receive their water bills by email. The new eBilling service allows customers to sign up for electronic delivery of their water/waste water bills and receive the information about four weeks prior to the due date of the account. 2012-02-06 PDF 27Kb
Media Advisory - Hawk-ey Day at Cambridge Farmers' Market Hockey will come to life on the streets of Cambridge tomorrow as the Cambridge Farmers' Market and the Cambridge Winter Hawks team up for a special Hawk-ey Day. Kids will battle with ministicks, take part in a rapid fire game or even play a little pin the goal in the net as part of the morning long activities. 2012-02-03 PDF 26Kb
Cambridge Vies for the Live Right Now Capital of Canada The City of Cambridge and Active Cambridge, a community partner with a mission to make Cambridge a more vibrant and active city, have taken up the challenge to compete for the Live Right Now Capital of Canada through an innovative initiative launched recently by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). 2012-01-24 PDF 29Kb
Call for Nominations for Bernice Adams Awards – Deadline Feb. 25th The Cambridge community is very versed with the accomplishments of the late Bernice Adams; she was a well known writer, fundraiser and performer who was often described as a colourful personality with a fiery spark. A former councillor of the then Town of Galt, and having served as vice-chair of the Waterloo Region Police Services Commission, she also is the name sake of a prestigious award that celebrates arts and culture in the community.

It's that time of year again where the Cambridge Centre for the Arts team, coupled with the dedicated volunteers of the Cultural Awards Committee, are looking for your help to submit nominations. The nomination deadline is February 25, 2012.
2012-01-20 PDF 27Kb
Media Advisory - BIA Roundtable In the tradition of cooperation and building synergies in the downtown areas, Mayor Doug Craig and Members of Cambridge City Council will host a roundtable session with representatives and retailers from the three Business Improvement Areas(BIAs) in the City. 2012-01-19 PDF 25Kb
Cambridge Centre for the Arts Announces Artist-in-Residence There has been a playwright, iconographer, choreographer and painter among the mix of prominent artists that have been named as the annual Artist-in-Residence (AIR) for the Cambridge Centre for the Arts. 2012-01-18 PDF 82Kb
Cambridge Staff Present Starting Point for 2012 Budget Deliberations The City of Cambridge staff today kicked off the public budget process with a review of the starting points, key considerations and challenges for community dialogue. 2012-01-12 PDF 30Kb
Continuing to Forge Partnerships: Cambridge Donates Life Saving Equipment to Conestoga’s Pre-Service Firefighter Program The Cambridge Fire Department (CFD) recently donated a number of previously appreciated Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) units to benefit students in the Pre-Service Firefighter program at Conestoga College. 2012-01-10 PDF 117Kb
Media Advisory - Cambridge Budget Overview for Media Presenting a Starting Point for Budget Task Force Discussions The Chair of the Budget Task Force, Gary Price, and senior staff at the City of Cambridge invite media to a briefing of the draft 2012 Operating and Capital budgets. 2012-01-10 PDF 27Kb
Media Advisory - City of Cambridge Donates Life Saving Equipment to Conestoga College's Pre-Service Fire Program The Cambridge Fire Department (CFD) will donate a number of previously appreciated Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) units to support the Pre-Service Fire program at Conestoga College. Join Cambridge's Deputy Fire Chief Neil Main, Conestoga's Health Services Department Head Wayne Morris and Conestoga's Pre-Service Fire Coordinator Brad Kueneman for a photo opportunity and information about the continued partnership. 2012-01-03 PDF 25Kb
Johnson Pool Temporarily Closed for Maintenance – Jan 3-4, 2012 The City of Cambridge wishes to advise patrons of the upcoming temporary closure of Johnson Pool, located in the W.G. Johnson Centre at 31 Kribs Street. 2011-12-23 PDF 139Kb
Toyota Continues Commitment for Public Education and Fire Safety Christmas came early for the Cambridge Fire Department Public Education team when Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) gave the division a prestigious 2011 RAV4 vehicle. 2011-12-22 PDF 126Kb
Thanks to Cambridge Community for Winter Clothing Donations The winter clothing drive was an overwhelming success thanks to the generosity of the Cambridge community. The program, which kicked off December 1st, wrapped up today in time to deliver items for the holidays. It was a partnership approach undertaken by the City of Cambridge and Babcock and Wilcox Canada to collect donations under the reuse/recycling theme to benefit a local Shelter and the Salvation Army. 2011-12-22 PDF 148Kb
Holiday Notice from the City of Cambridge - New Year’s Levee – A New Feature The City of Cambridge extends holiday greetings to everyone in our community and the important partners who work with us. 2011-12-15 PDF 128Kb
'Toys for Tickets' a Big Hit with the Cambridge Community The 'Toys for Tickets' program at the City of Cambridge wrapped up yesterday and the feedback from the community was very positive. 2011-12-15 PDF 95Kb
Cambridge Community Cultural Diversity Survey Results Unveiled Taking the pulse of the Cambridge community with a view to better understanding experiences to enhance delivery of cultural programs was the objective of a study unveiled today. 2011-12-09 PDF 32Kb
Media Advisory - Cambridge Community Cultural Diversity Survey Results to Be Unveiled Staff at the YMCA Cultural Diversity Office will unveil the results of the 'Cambridge Community Cultural Diversity Survey' at a special information reception this week. The YMCA and the City of Cambridge invite residents of this great city to participate in the event as a prelude to the International Human Rights Day which is marked on Saturday December 10th. 2011-12-07 PDF 25Kb
Southwestern Ontario Mayors Echo Need for New Deal The Cambridge Chamber of Commerce this morning hosted a business breakfast that focused on the views of three Ontario Mayors. Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig, Woodstock Mayor Pat Sobeski and Stratford Mayor Dan Mathieson stitched together
the ties of the three growing cities that included academia, business and cultural connections. One thing that was clearly echoed in the remarks was the need to re-evaluate the funding models currently used by all levels of government.
2011-12-07 PDF 52Kb
NEW NAME, NEW HOME, NEW PARTNERSHIPS With a new name, new partnerships and a new building, Cambridge has a reason to celebrate. After a year of anticipation, the new Langs is about to be completely unveiled! Today, Langs and the William E. Pautler Seniors Centre will have their grand opening celebrations with a variety of activities to interest everyone. 2011-12-05 PDF 119Kb
Cambridge Mayor to Speak to Multi-Governmental Funding, Infrastructure Gaps and Future Needs of Community Sustainability Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig will speak to a crowd of business and civic leaders at the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting this week. He'll be recapping elements of 'The State of the City' address while bringing new awareness to the infrastructure gaps, multi-governmental partnerships and funding situation, along with informative views on the added demands of municipalities to stay globally competitive. He will be joined by guest Mayors Par Sobeski of Woodstock and Dan Mathieson of Stratford. 2011-12-02 PDF 24Kb
Cambridge Farmers' Market has Incredible Holiday Line Up The Cambridge Farmers' Market, 40 Dickson Street, may be one of the oldest in the country, but the line up of events are fresh and unique - just like the products and services you'll find there.

This Saturday December 3rd, wake up with Santa and celebrate the magic of Christmas. The special event is brought to you in partnership with the Galt on the Grand, Downtown Cambridge Business Improvement Association (BIA). The market is open during its regular hours between 7:00am - 1:00pm with events starting at 9:00am and running outside of market hours until 3:00pm. The activities include:

o See Santa (9:30am - 12:30pm)
o Horse and trolley rides (9:00am - 3:00pm)
o Music by the Waterloo Carolers (10:00am - 12:00 noon)
o Salvation Arm Band (10:30am - 11:30am)
o Crafts (for all ages upstairs in the market building)
2011-11-30 PDF 72Kb
Winter Clothing Drive Promotes Recycling along with Giving - In Partnership with Babcock & Wilcox Canada In the true spirit of the holidays, the City of Cambridge and local partners from Babcock and Wilcox Canada are teaming up to collect winter clothing for those in need to help them stay warm over the holidays.

The winter clothing donation program runs from December 1st - 22nd and there are several drop-off locations conveniently located throughout the City:

Cambridge City Hall - 50 Dickson Street
David Durward 50+ Centre - 62 Dickson Street
Allan Reuter Centre - 507 King Street East
W.G Johnson Centre - 31 Kribs Street

2011-11-30 PDF 49Kb
Cambridge Hall of Fame Back in Action - City Calls for Nominations – Deadline December 16th The City of Cambridge is re-opening the prestigious Hall of Fame this year and will kick start the process with a call for nominations.

Work is wrapping up on the renovated space at Historic City Hall, 46 Dickson Street, just in time for next year's inductions into the Hall of Fame. The construction project is part three of the Conservation Master Plan and it includes restoration work to the Hall of Fame along with two meeting rooms in the heritage City Hall building. The $120,000 project took a sustainable development approach which included incorporating 100 percent recycled carpet into the mix. Expected to be complete by year end, the enhanced facility will offer modular walls that will reconfigure to provide optimum presentation space for the Hall of Fame and also includes a meeting area for up to a dozen people.
2011-11-30 PDF 27Kb
We've Come a Long Way in Solidifying the new Billing Process Last night, Cambridge City Council received an update from staff on the water/wastewater billing system that is now fully in place at the City. 2011-11-29 PDF 26Kb
'Toys for Tickets' is back on in Cambridge this Holiday Season Starting Thursday, the much anticipated "Toys for Tickets" program at the City of Cambridge will be back on again this year. It's the third year that the City has offered an option for people to pay their parking ticket with a toy. 2011-11-29 PDF 26Kb
Safety and Prevention Key Messages from Cambridge Fire Department Whether you are living in your own home or renting, public education staff at the Cambridge Fire Department (CFD) want to remind you of a few important things to keep your family safe. 2011-11-24 PDF 30Kb
Christmas in Cambridge Launch - Highlights New Festival Elements The "Christmas in Cambridge" festival kicked off today and highlighted some new features which included an event with the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra and an ice cave enhancement for the "Unsilent Night" event. The 9th annual festival showcase at Cambridge City Hall brought together corporate sponsors, community partners and artists involved in the festival which officially begins on Friday November 25th and runs through to Saturday December 31st. 2011-11-15 PDF 121Kb
Cambridge Arts and Culture Achievement Awards Imagine being a nine-year-old and taking top honours at an international dance competition. It's a big honour and even a bigger one to be recognized by your own city government. That's the purpose of the upcoming Annual Arts and Culture Achievement Awards; it is City Council's way to pay tribute to Cambridge's finest. 2011-11-10 PDF 26Kb
Media Advisory - A Walking Christmas Tree, UW Architecture Sneak Peek We won't be silent as the City of Cambridge unveils the 2011 line up for the Christmas in Cambridge festivities. There will be some new elements to report on, and some tweaks to favorite events like "Unsilent Night". 2011-11-10 PDF 25Kb
Exploring New Territories in Efforts to Expand Infrastructure Life Things have changed a lot since the 1950s and 60s when Cambridge first laid pipe for water distribution systems. Today, there are numerous approaches to the rehabilitation of things like watermains and the City of Cambridge is utilizing innovative technology that expands the life of the infrastructure while limiting the disruption to the community. 2011-11-09 PDF 129Kb
FCM's Green Municipal Fund supports the development of the City of Cambridge's Sustainable Community Plan Berry Vrbanovic, president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and councillor for the City of Kitchener, Ontario, and the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology, today announced a Green Municipal FundTM (GMF) grant to the City of Cambridge. The city put the $60,800 in funding toward the development of a sustainable community plan (SCP). 2011-11-08 PDF 43Kb
Want to Be in the Know about the Sports Scene In Cambridge? Cambridge may have a wonderful mix of arts, entertainment and cultural diversity, however, the City has a great deal of athletic accomplishments to recognize. This tribute will happen at the 38th Annual Sports Awards Banquet on Friday November 4th at 6:30pm at the Cambridge Holiday Inn, 200 Holiday Inn Drive. 2011-11-07 PDF 37Kb
Dunfield Breaks Ground on $30 Million Investment An upscale $30 Million development that caters to the "Un Retirement" crowd today broke ground in Cambridge. The "Dunfield Cambridge" will offer a new kind of independent and assistive living retirement residence at Saginaw Parkway and Light Drive in the City. The six-storey, 98,400 square-foot (1,900 sq. metre) facility will offer a resort-inspired rental opportunity for approximately 145 residents. 2011-11-01 PDF 114Kb
Aches, Pains, Comfort Foods, Raw Foods - Cambridge Farmers’ Market Offers Wellness Workshops Whether you are a parent looking to inject a little healthier approach to meal preparation or someone who wants to look for ways to mitigate body pain, the Cambridge Farmers' Market has what you need. 2011-11-01 PDF 26Kb
How Bazaar! The count down to the holidays has already begun and once again, The City of Cambridge team is gearing up to offer bazaar opportunities at two community centres. 2011-10-26 PDF 26Kb
Want to Be in the Know about the Sports Scene In Cambridge? Cambridge may have a wonderful mix of arts, entertainment and cultural diversity, however, the City has a great deal of athletic accomplishments to recognize. This tribute will happen at the 38th Annual Sports Awards Banquet on Friday November 4th at 6:30pm at the Cambridge Holiday Inn, 200 Holiday Inn Drive. 2011-10-24 PDF 38Kb
Cambridge Mayor Responds to Regional Plant Closure The following statement is in response to the national strategy announced by Maple Leaf Foods Inc. which included the shut down of a Kitchener-based food processing plant. 2011-10-19 PDF 26Kb
Cambridge Celebrates 'Local Government Week' The Cambridge Council Chambers at Historic City Hall today had a special audience when approximately 50 students converged upon the horseshoe to hear about local governance. 2011-10-17 PDF 27Kb
City-Wide Loose Leaf Pick Up Begins November 7th It's that colourful time of year when leaves begin to fall and yard work is a priority for Cambridge residents. To support this activity, the City of Cambridge will begin the City-wide loose leaf pick up service on Monday November 7th. 2011-10-17 PDF 27Kb
Cambridge Farmers' Market Series Kicks Off Chef Meets Farmer Brings an Exciting Mix to the Table

Join us tomorrow as the Cambridge Farmers' Market, 40 Dickson Street, kicks off the first in a series on 'Chef Meets Farmer'. The first program is offered on Saturday October 15th between 11:00am -12:00noon.
2011-10-14 PDF 28Kb
History on the Grand Theme is People and Place - Register Today! The 'History on the Grand' one day symposium is back in Cambridge again this year and will focus on a special theme of 'People and Place'. The popular bi-annual event will take place on Saturday October 22nd at both the Historic City Hall (46 Dickson Street) and the award winning Gold LEED® Cambridge City Hall (50 Dickson Street). 2011-10-13 PDF 26Kb
Thanksgiving Holiday Notice from the City of Cambridge The City of Cambridge wishes to advise citizens of changes related to the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday on Monday October 10th. 2011-10-05 PDF 31Kb
Infrastructure Renewal through Government Partnerships There's been a lot of infrastructure work in Cambridge over the last two years thanks to the multi-governmental approach. Working with the Government of Canada and the Province of Ontario, Cambridge residents have benefited from over $21 million in local upgrades. 2011-09-30 PDF 26Kb
K-W Oktoberfest includes Cambridge Festivities Onkel Hans and his new side kicks the Steiners are coming to Cambridge as part of the Cambridge Community Oktoberfest Luncheon, the second annual event hosted by Mayor Craig and members of Cambridge City Council. 2011-09-29 PDF 68Kb
Mayor's State of the City Address Moments ago, Mayor Doug Craig delivered the first of a series of addresses on the state of the City of Cambridge. His remarks focused on the solid financial ground the City has achieved, the extensive 'Service Review' process that has helped the municipality shave over 9 percent off the budget over the last two years, and the City's continued focus on the economy. 2011-09-23 PDF 26Kb
Cambridge Artist Studios Open for Behind the Scene Peak Discover the exciting, educational and stimulating world of art at the 9th annual Cambridge Studio Tour & Sale. The tour takes place on Saturday September 24th from 10:00am - 5:00pm and Sunday September 25th from 12:00noon -5:00pm. Admission is free. 2011-09-21 PDF 26Kb
Cambridge Fire Department Supports MD - Annual Boot Toll Slated for September 24 For over fifty years, the work that firefighters do to raise funds for Muscular Dystrophy (MD) is MD Canada’s most important source of revenue. The members of the Canadian Professional Fire Fighters' Association (CPFFA) are answering the fundraising call once again this year. 2011-09-19 PDF 31Kb
Cambridge Expands Online Services - New Payment Options for Accounts Receivable E-commerce, the electronic financial process that utilizes tools such as internet, is a big deal for a growing segment of the community. Whether you are a resident or a business working with the City of Cambridge, the thrust behind the latest enhancements introduced is to provide you with new choices. 2011-09-19 PDF 31Kb
Murdoch Mysteries Production is On Again in Cambridge Cambridge continues to be a popular location for the film industry as the stars and production crews from Murdoch Mysteries, the award-winning Canadian drama set in the Victorian era, descend upon the City. 2011-09-16 PDF 31Kb
New Process for Addressing Blocked Sewers - Call Before You Fix The underground infrastructure for a city is complex and that's why the 'Standard Operating Procedure' for clearing blocked sewer pipes has changed. Introduced by Union Gas, the new step recognizes the growing number of underground pipes and infrastructure, the potential to damage them and the resulting safety impacts to residents. 2011-09-14 PDF 26Kb
Cambridge Mayor's 'State of the City Address' Focuses on the China Connection Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig will deliver the 2011 "State of the City Address" next week with a capture of the off-shore business development connections to Cambridge. The line-up also includes remarks by Nadir Patel, the former Canadian Consul General in Shanghai, and David Marskell, Chief Executive Officer of Waterloo Region' The Museum. 2011-09-13 PDF 25Kb
Cambridge's 'Fire Safety Day' Benefits Everyone The Cambridge Fire Department(CFD) will host its annual 'Fire Safety Day' this Saturday and citizens are welcome to take part in the activities, gain some insight into fire prevention, and develop a family emergency evacuation plan. 2011-09-07 PDF 25Kb
Bringing Dance into Community Space Arts Guild Brings Performances to Cambridge Farmers' Market
There's something extra special on the menu next Saturday at the Cambridge Farmers' Market, 40 Dickson Street, with a unique opportunity to see dance performances.
2011-09-06 PDF 31Kb
Labour Day Holiday Notice from the City of Cambridge The City of Cambridge wishes to advise citizens of changes related to the upcoming Labour Day Holiday slated for Monday September 5th. 2011-09-01 PDF 32Kb
Good News for Commercial Enterprises in Cambridge The City of Cambridge has improved its Public Fire Protection Classification (PFPC) which translates into savings for commercial fire insurance within the City. 2011-08-29 PDF 25Kb
City of Cambridge Shares Draft Corporate Sustainability Plan The City of Cambridge will hold an open house on Tuesday August 23rd between 7:00 - 9:00pm to share the draft Corporate Sustainability Plan (CSP) with the community. The CSP builds on the recently updated corporate Vision to provide an overarching plan that guides the corporation's actions into the future. 2011-08-17 PDF 26Kb
'Light It Up' for the Skate Park Riding the rails at Riverside Rails Skate Park located within Cambridge's largest community park, 49 King Street West, will soon be brighter. 2011-08-17 PDF 37Kb
Chinese Delegation to Visit Cambridge A high level group of government officials from China will visit the City of Cambridge to forge international relations and learn about new and emerging economic development practices at the City. The group represents a variety of Chinese government operations including representatives from the People's government of Beijing Municipality, Shunyi District People's Government, Haidian District People's Government, Dongcheng District People's Government, Yanging County People's Government, Zhongguancun Science Park and Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission. 2011-08-16 PDF 26Kb
Open Burn Ban Lifted in the City of Cambridge The Cambridge Fire Department today lifted the ban on open burning, subject to the appropriate permit being in place. The restriction was issued on July 20th due to extremely hot, dry conditions that affected safe burning conditions.



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Stewardship Rangers and City of Cambridge Plant Trees for Trout Projects to improve the trout-bearing Mill Creek are planned for next week in Cambridge. The Mill Creek Stewardship Rangers will be planting indigenous species of trees, shrubs, and wildflowers on Wednesday August 10th from 10:00am to 2:00pm (as well as conducting an instream clean up, removing in-stream rock dams, fixing erosion sites, and shoring up the banks of Mill Creek) at two locations in Soper Park. 2011-08-05 PDF 26Kb
Cambridge "Show Up and Show Off" Youth Event Underway There are skateboarders in the street, performers warming up and chalk art in full swing at the annual youth event "Show Up and Show Off" now underway at Cambridge City Hall, 50 Dickson Street. 2011-08-05 PDF 174Kb
Cambridge 'Show Up and Show Off' Youth Event Includes The Vinyl Killer and Chalk Chicks The City of Cambridge is pulling out the vinyl for a special youth event called 'Show Up and Show Off'. The event will be offered at Cambridge City Hall (Civic Square), 50 Dickson Street, on Friday August 5th and runs from 6:00pm to 10:00pm. 2011-08-04 PDF 30Kb
Rock the Mill in Cambridge - 'Final Thoughts' Headlining at Music Festival Pop, punk and rock musical genres are part of the line up for the 2011 Rock the Mill (RTM) festival happening this Saturday August 6th. While the festival marks its 14th year since it began in Cambridge, what's new is the location; the much anticipated event will take place in Civic Square at Cambridge City Hall, 50 Dickson Street. 2011-08-04 PDF 26Kb
Official Re-Opening of Historic Section of Main Street in Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig and members of Cambridge City Council will officially mark the completion of a major makeover of a portion of Main Street in Galt at a ceremony taking place in advance of the Galt Grand Fest celebrations slated for this weekend. Cambridge elected officials will be joined by project partners, local dignitaries, along with a local performing arts dance troupe. 2011-08-04 PDF 26Kb
Neil Main is Cambridge's New Deputy Fire Chief Cambridge Fire Chief Bill Chesney is pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Main as Deputy Fire Chief for the Cambridge Fire Department effective Monday August 8, 2011.
2011-08-02 PDF 66Kb
Civic Holiday Notice from the City of Cambridge The City of Cambridge wishes to advise citizens of changes related to the upcoming Civic Holiday on Monday August 1st. 2011-07-27 PDF 32Kb
UK Inspired Mill Race Festival is even Bigger this Year The 19th annual "Mill Race Festival of Traditional Folk Music" is going to be bigger and better than ever. This year, the South Waterloo Naval Veterans Association, 30 Cambridge Street, will be a new location that is part of the mix for the popular singarounds, an interactive component of the unique event. 2011-07-26 PDF 180Kb
Cooling Stations in Cambridge As weather temperatures continue to climb, the City of Cambridge wishes to advise citizens of a few options to cool down at City-owned facilities such as community centres, pools, splash pads and arenas. The public is encouraged to bring family, seniors and others to visit one of the climate controlled facilities that are available as cooling stations: 2011-07-20 PDF 30Kb
Human Powered Blender Whips up Smoothies for Charity The exciting mix at the Cambridge Farmers' Market, 40 Dickson Street, this Saturday July 16th will include a special human powered blender drink that will be offered to raise funds for the Canadian Diabetes Foundation. 2011-07-13 PDF 50Kb
Business Retention A Priority in Cambridge - Manufacturing Sector Weighs in on Cambridge Climate for Business Cambridge, Ontario. July 8, 2011: Cambridge City Council will receive a report on Monday July 11th which provides a snapshot of the local manufacturing sector which is based on a recent survey. The survey stems from one goal of the City's Economic Development Strategy 'Designing the Future' which identified reaching out to manufacturers to better understand factors affecting business performance. 2011-07-08 PDF 29Kb
36th Annual Cambridge Highland Games Sneak Peak for Media There is less than two weeks to go before the 36th annual Cambridge Highland Games are underway. The organizing committee will host a sneak peak for news media to share some of the program details and of course, offer a photo opportunity. A piper, some Highland Dancers, and Scottish cuisine will give attendees a taste for what is to come this year. 2011-06-30 PDF 27Kb
Cambridge Celebrates the Nation's Birthday with a Parade, Festivities and the Region's Best Fireworks Display Cambridge's Canada Day Celebrations are as patriotic as it gets; the nation's biggest parade, midway rides/activities, and Waterloo Region's best fireworks display. This year, the July 1st celebrations will also include the Warriors' Day participants. The new parade feature honours our troops who have served our country and continue to do so in places like Afghanistan. 2011-06-27 PDF 32Kb
City of Cambridge Extends Property Tax Due Date Recognizing that many residents currently receive their property tax notices by mail, the City of Cambridge is extending the installment due date to Monday July 11th. 2011-06-23 PDF 33Kb
Notice of Temporary Closure of Dolson Pool on June 29 The John Dolson Pool, 212 South Street, will be closed on Wednesday June 29th from 7:00 am until approximately 5:00 pm for scheduled maintenance. The administrative office and other amenities in the facility will remain open. 2011-06-22 PDF 27Kb
Cambridge Infrastructure Work Uses Specialized Cameras Join us to see the inspection of the underground infrastructure and speak to the project experts as we engage our partners at Andrews Infrastructure to perform an inspection. They will use a specialized camera to record the condition of the siphon across the river from Todd Street as well as large trunk sewer along the George St N. 2011-06-20 PDF 31Kb
Cambridge Farmers' Market Manager Onboard The popularity of the Cambridge Farmers' Market continues to grow as the City adds healthy seminars, events and more vendors to the mix. Another new thing is Alix Aitken who takes the reigns as the new Market Manager. 2011-06-17 PDF 59Kb
'Cambridge Concert Band' Part of the Mayor's Celebration of the Arts on June 17th The 9th Annual Mayor's Celebration of the Arts will kick off in Cambridge at 6:15 pm this Friday with music from the Cambridge Concert Band, a group deeply rooted in the Cambridge community. 2011-06-16 PDF 44Kb
Mail Strike Contingency Plan for the City of Cambridge Mail Strike Contingency Plan for the City of Cambridge - New Processes for Some Business Operations

Following the announcement by Canada Post to suspend mail delivery in urban locations nation-wide, the City of Cambridge wishes to advise community members of its contingency plan to maintain business operations.
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Cambridge Launches Annual Celebration of the Arts It's that time of year again to bring out the big talent in the community to offer up a spectacular array of entertainment, food and festivities as Cambridge rolls out the Mayor's Celebration of the Arts. The free event will take place in Civic Square, the exceptional meeting place outside of Cambridge City Hall, 50 Dickson Street, on Friday June 17th. It begins at 6:15 pm and runs until 11:00 pm. 2011-06-09 PDF 92Kb
Mayor's Celebration of the Arts Kicks off in Cambridge with a Flash Mob Dance Crew Mayor Doug Craig and members of Cambridge City Council invite news media to attend the kick off of the Mayor's Celebration of the Arts (MCA). 2011-06-06 PDF 64Kb
City of Cambridge Selects IBM Analytics to Enhance City Operations and Services IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the City of Cambridge today announced a new, collaborative initiative that combines IBM research, consulting services and software to help the City improve city planning, operations and services across all municipal departments. 2011-06-06 PDF 41Kb
Cambridge Centre for the Arts Launches 10th Anniversary Celebrations It has been a decade this month that the Cambridge Centre for the Arts at 60 Dickson Street first opened its doors with a ribbon cutting ceremony performed by then Mayor Jane Brewer. To celebrate the 10th Anniversary milestone, the centre will be hosting a series of free arts events and programs for the community throughout the year. 2011-06-02 PDF 29Kb
Cambridge Fire Department Recognition Evening The Cambridge Fire Department (CFD) will hold its annual recognition evening to mark promotions, recognize years of service and new this year, officially graduate new recruits on Friday June 3rd at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. News media are invited to this 4th annual event which will take place at the Cambridge Fire Department Headquarters, 1625 Bishop Street North. 2011-06-01 PDF 26Kb
Cambridge Achieves 'Computerworld Honors' Recognizing Technological Benefits for Society The City of Cambridge has been named a Laureate in the "2011 Computerworld Honors Program" for its use of technology and integration processes in asset management. 2011-05-30 PDF 36Kb
Special Recreational Activities in Cambridge - Coincide with Ontario’s ‘June is Recreation and Parks Month’ The City of Cambridge is a 2011 Ambassador for the provincial initiative that celebrates Recreation and Parks each year in June. For Cambridge residents, it means some unique program offerings that coincide with the Ontario-wide celebrations that help to build awareness and contribute to healthy community building. 2011-05-30 PDF 42Kb
Cambridge Riverfest - Check out the Back 40! Where's the Back 40 in Riverbluffs Park and what's going on there? It's the place for Cambridge's 29th annual Riverfest celebration which takes place on Saturday June 4th. The free event kicks off at 10:00 am and runs until 4:00 pm. 2011-05-27 PDF 106Kb
No Change to Remuneration for Cambridge Council The Remuneration Task Force for the City of Cambridge will bring a report to council this Monday to recommend there be no change to the compensation level for Mayor and Council. 2011-05-27 PDF 25Kb
Emergency Management Experts Work with Local Kids Grade seven students from Hespeler Public School in Cambridge will have a unique opportunity to learn about emergency preparedness from the mouths of experts. News media are invited to join Cambridge Acting Mayor Nicholas Ermeta; Daniel Hefkey, Commissioner of Community Safety, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services; Jim King, Chief Administrative Officer; Doug Tennant, Cambridge Deputy Fire Chief, and other officials as they host this special event in conjunction with national Emergency Preparedness Week (May 16-19). 2011-05-11 PDF 25Kb
Bill Chesney Named as Cambridge Fire Chief Cambridge City Council is pleased to announce the appointment of William
(Bill) Chesney as Fire Chief for the Cambridge Fire Department.
2011-05-10 PDF 40Kb
Update on Water/Wastewater Billing For Cambridge Residents - Canada Post To Deliver Bills Beginning next Monday, the City of Cambridge will use Canada Post for the delivery of water and wastewater information. The City is tweaking the new billing process as a response to concerns expressed by some members of the public. 2011-05-10 PDF 27Kb
Awards Highlight Excellent - Local Approaches for Workforce Development The annual presentations for the 'Mayor's Award for Excellence in Workforce Training and Development' took place this evening at the Cambridge City Council meeting. Council paid tribute to local organizations that demonstrated exceptional initiatives in workforce training and development. Three organizations rose to the top this year for the training and development honours: Xylotek Solutions Inc, Cambridge Libraries and Galleries, and Aecon Industrial. 2011-05-09 PDF 36Kb
Cambridge Recognized for Foreign Direct Investment Strategy fDi Magazine, part of Financial Times Ltd., one of the world's leading business
news organizations, has recognized the City of Cambridge in the American Cities of the Future rankings for 2011/12.
2011-05-05 PDF 40Kb
Bernice Adams Memorial Awards Update The 29th annual Cambridge Cultural Awards night is just around the corner and tickets are still available for the community to get involved in the event. 2011-05-05 PDF 27Kb
The Summer Activities Guide is out early this year The Summer Activities Guide, with over 70 pages of recreation opportunities for all ages, will be issued two weeks earlier this year to coincide with earlier registration dates for selected summer programs. This year's Summer Guide will be released on Tuesday May 17th. 2011-05-05 PDF 53Kb
Cambridge Youth Appreciation Event As Canadians mark National Youth Week this week, The City of Cambridge is paying tribute to local youths who make a positive contribution to our community by hosting the first ever "Youth Appreciation Awards". The event is slated for Saturday May 7th between 6:00 - 9:00 pm at Cambridge City Hall, 50 Dickson Street. 2011-05-04 PDF 34Kb
First Responders Group Shares Local Developments During National Rail Safety Week As National Rail Safety Week and construction on a new rail/roadway grade separation begins at the Delta intersection (at Hespeler Road) in Cambridge, the emergency responders group reports new developments that will enhance the response system and also benefit the general public.
2011-05-02 PDF 35Kb
Mayor Craig Joins Healthy Heart Day Activities The seventh annual Healthy Heart Day will take place in Cambridge on Saturday April 30th and Mayor Doug Craig will lend his support to kick off the activities. 2011-04-28 PDF 67Kb
May is Building Safety Month - City of Cambridge Program Raises Awareness Recognizing the important role and impact of development in the City, the City of Cambridge is getting involved in marking International Building Safety Month in May by rolling out a school education program. The program is also a great way to kick off the building season as residents begin to think of spring projects such as decks and fences, and want support in understanding the permit process. 2011-04-26 PDF 47Kb
Easter Holiday Notice of Services The City of Cambridge wishes to advise our residents of the service modifications in place during the Good Friday and Easter long weekend. Happy Easter! 2011-04-20 PDF 31Kb
Business Development in China Mayor Supports Outgoing Mission as Part of Economic Development Targets

Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig and members of the local community will accompany John Jung of Canada's Technology Triangle on a business development mission to China.
2011-04-19 PDF 28Kb
Kealy Dedman is Cambridge's new Director of Engineering George Elliott, Commissioner of Transportation and Public Works at the City of Cambridge is pleased to announce that Ms. Kealy Dedman will serve as the new Director of Engineering effective Monday, May 2nd.
2011-04-13 PDF 36Kb
History on the Grand Focuses on People and Place Call for Participation includes Youth in the Mix - Deadline May 20th

The 3rd 'History on the Grand' historical symposium is expanding the opportunities for participation by encouraging local school children to get involved. The symposium continues to be a highly regarded forum for academics, historians, government representatives and community groups to discuss issues arising from the study of local history with a view to foster increased public awareness.
2011-04-06 PDF 32Kb
Celebrate Maple Syrup Season with the Cambridge Farmers’ Market Join in on the celebration at the Cambridge Farmers' Market on Saturday March 26th from 10am to 12pm for a free pancake breakfast to celebrate the tapping of maple trees. 2011-03-22 PDF 31Kb
Cambridge and District Humane Society Takes on Animal Control The Cambridge and District Humane Society (CDHS), 1650 Dunbar Road, will offer animal control services on behalf of the city beginning Monday, March 28th. 2011-03-18 PDF 26Kb
Come for the Experience - Cambridge Market Manager to Change The Cambridge Farmers' Market may be seeing a change in management in the near future, but the momentum and enhancements won't change as the city strives to build upon the experience for patrons. 2011-03-17 PDF 26Kb
Follow Us on Facebook - City of Cambridge Launches Corporate Page with a Contest The City of Cambridge recently added more social media platforms to the communication mix with its launched of corporate Facebook page (www.facebook.com/thecityofcambridge). 2011-03-16 PDF 47Kb
Cambridge Extends CAO's Term Mayor Doug Craig and members of Cambridge City Council are pleased to announce that the current Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Jim King, will continue to serve the corporation until September 2013. 2011-03-10 PDF 26Kb
Online Queries Across Area Municipalities in Waterloo Region Just Got Easier Better connecting people to online information within the Waterloo Region and its partner municipalities is the goal behind a new collaborative initiative that is being unveiled today. 2011-03-10 PDF 43Kb
'In the Footsteps of the Famous Five' - Cambridge Exhibition Marks the Centenary of International Women’s Day Around the world events will take place in March to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women as the Centenary of International Women's Day is celebrated. The City of Cambridge is offering a unique artistic experience in the mix.
2011-02-28 PDF 27Kb
A Novel Idea at Cambridge Farmers' Market - The 'Bullybeasts' Take Over on March 5th The Cambridge Farmers' Market, 40 Dickson Street, will come to life with characters from delightful adventures that feature "bullybeasts" when local author Deron Rennick visits on Saturday March 5th.
2011-02-24 PDF 26Kb
Family Day Services at the City of Cambridge The City of Cambridge wishes to advise our residents of the service modifications in place during this coming Family Day statutory holiday. 2011-02-18 PDF 29Kb
Deadline is Feb 28th for Nominations - Bernice Adams Awards Showcase Local Talent There only about 10 days left for citizens to get their nominations in for the Annual Bernice Adams Memorial Awards. 2011-02-17 PDF 26Kb
New Film Series in Cambridge Speaks to Environmental Awareness Cambridge City Green will offer a series of films designed to raise environmental consciousness.

Volunteers of this group will kick off their movie night series on Wednesday, February 23rd with "The Story of Stuff". This twenty-five minute short film explores the question of how a civilization can possibly continue a society built upon a model of infinite growth within a finite planet and resources.
2011-02-14 PDF 38Kb
New Commissioner at the City of Cambridge George Elliott formerly Director of Engineering for the City of Cambridge has been appointed to Commissioner of Transportation and Public Works. He succeeds Ed Kovacs who will retire in March 2011-02-14 PDF 37Kb
DÉVOILEMENT DE LA MAQUETTE Aujourd'hui, les citoyens de Cambridge ont eu un apercu de la maquette du nouveau complexe des arts de la scene, alors que le depute Gary Goodyear, le maire Doug Craig et les membres du conseil municipal de Cambridge ont presente d'information. 2011-02-04 PDF 41Kb
Frequently Asked Questions - Cambridge's New Performance Theatre Cambridge's New Performance Theatre Frequently Asked Questions 2011-02-04 PDF 14Kb
CAMBRIDGE'S NEW PERFORMANCE THEATRE DESIGNS Citizens of Cambridge got a sneak peak of the designs for the new performing arts complex today when MP Gary Goodyear, Mayor Doug Craig and members of the Cambridge City Council hosted an information event today. 2011-02-04 PDF 40Kb
Cambridge Vision 2031 - Preliminary Outcomes Online Following a visioning workshop with some 60 community representatives, staff and members of Cambridge City Council, the City of Cambridge today released preliminary information that will help form its vision. 2011-02-01 PDF 33Kb
City of Cambridge Winter Maintenance and Storm Preparation The City of Cambridge Public Works crews are on high alert as a result of constant monitoring of storm warnings issued by Environment Canada for areas in southern Ontario. 2011-02-01 PDF 37Kb
Media Advisory - Infrastructure Update on Drayton in Cambridge Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology) and Member of Parliament for Cambridge; Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig; Alex
Mustakas, Artistic Director, Drayton Entertainment; and Gary McCluskie, Principle, Diamond and Schmitt Architects; as they unveil details about the new community theatre project in Cambridge.
2011-02-01 PDF 43Kb
Cambridge Budget Task Force Concludes Two days of public budget talks have concluded today with final tax increases recommended at 3.55 per cent for Cambridge. This would represent $35.71 per household with a market value of $225,000. 2011-01-27 PDF 35Kb
A First For Cambridge Farmers' Market The February 5th line up at the Cambridge Farmers' Market will offer an event that has never been part of the mix before. "Snow and Grow Family Day" will happen from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm featuring a free Outdoor Kidz Zone run by our very own Winter Hawks. 2011-01-27 PDF 26Kb
Main Street Streetscaping Plan and Urban Design Guidelines (Downtown Galt) The City of Cambridge will host an Open House related to the Main Street Streetscaping Plan and the Main Street Urban Design Guidelines this Thursday. 2011-01-25 PDF 31Kb
Service Review Shaves $5.4 Million from Proposed Budget Months of service review activities by City staff have shaved $5.4 million off the City of Cambridge budget which presents a significantly better starting point for the Budget Task Force when talks begin next week. 2011-01-14 PDF 37Kb
Engineers without Borders Brings African Leaders to Cambridge A delegation from the countries of Ghana and Malawi in the sub-Saharan region of Africa will visit the City of Cambridge next week as part of the latest Engineers Without Borders (EWB) leadership exchange program. 2011-01-12 PDF 28Kb
Cambridge Visioning Exercise Brings Cross Section of Community Together The City of Cambridge will hold a visioning workshop with a variety of community representatives, staff and members of Cambridge City Council tomorrow that will serve as one avenue to help set the priorities and strategic initiatives for the City. 2011-01-10 PDF 24Kb
Cambridge Budget Review Session for Media Budget Task Force Chair Councillor Gary Price, Chief Administrative Officer Jim King, and the City's Treasurer and Commissioner of Corporate Services, Steven Fairweather, will provide a news media briefing on the proposed 2011 operating and capital budgets for the City of Cambridge. 2011-01-07 PDF 24Kb
Recent Tragedies in the Province Reinforce Need for Safer Cooking Practices The Cambridge Fire Department(CFD) team is reminding residents to be safe during the holidays especially around the kitchen. Unattended cooking fires are the leading cause of residential blazes in the province. 2010-12-20 PDF 35Kb
Holiday Hours at the City of Cambridge The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon us and the City of Cambridge wishes to advise residents of the following holiday schedule: 2010-12-20 PDF 33Kb
Cambridge Fire Department Telephone Administration System Enhancements New enhancements to the Voice Over
IP (VoIP) telephone systems at Cambridge Fire Department (CFD) Headquarters
will mean a new automated answering system that will enable citizens to move
directly through to individual extensions.
2010-12-06 PDF 42Kb
Remarks by His Worship, Mayor Doug Craig Inaugural Cambridge Council Meeting The following outline provides a text capture of the remarks by Cambridge Mayor Elect, Doug Craig. Please check against delivery. 2010-12-06 PDF 57Kb
Cambridge City Hall A 'Warm for Winter' Drop Off Location Cambridge City Hall will be among the drop off locations for a special clothing drive to support local families in need. Monsignor Doyle Catholic Secondary School will kick off their 'Warm for Winter' clothing drive next week with a view to collecting gently used winter attire to share with people in need. 2010-12-02 PDF 25Kb
New Cardiac Rehabilitation Centre opens in Cambridge Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig will join with local officials tonight to officially open a new cardiac rehabilitation centre which is now part of the Cambridge Cardiac Care Centre at 150 Hespeler Road. 2010-12-01 PDF 26Kb
Cambridge at the Centre of the 'International Day of People with Disabilities' Municipalities from around the province will converge on Cambridge City Hall, 50 Dickson Street, to celebrate the International Day of People with Disabilities this Friday. Renowned three time Sledge Hockey Paralympian and Torino Gold Medalist, Paul Rosen will be the keynote speaker at this year's annual event. 2010-12-01 PDF 25Kb
Two Cambridge Pools Set to Close Temporarily As community recreational facility enhancements progress, the City of Cambridge wishes to advise patrons of some upcoming temporary shut downs that impact pool operations at John Dolson Centre and W.G Johnson Centre. 2010-11-26 PDF 27Kb
Cambridge's Anti-Idling By-law Enforcement Begins December 1st Starting next month, Parking Enforcement Officers at the City of Cambridge will issue $40 tickets related to the new Anti-idling By-law (164-09). This follows an extensive educational period that included warnings and information campaigns to help share the new change with the community. The new by-law is part of the comprehensive sustainable environmental initiatives undertaken by the City of Cambridge. 2010-11-22 PDF 47Kb
Galt on the Grand BIA partners with the Farmers' Market Get set for a free horse and buggy ride departing from the Cambridge Farmers' Market as the Galt on the Grand Business Improvement Area (BIA) teams up with the City of Cambridge to provide a little something special for the holidays. 2010-11-22 PDF 27Kb
"Toys for Tickets" is back on in Cambridge this Holiday Season Staff from the City of Cambridge's Parking Operations section is busy getting ready for the 'Toys for Ticket' program which encourages people to pay their parking ticket with a toy. 2010-11-19 PDF 26Kb
Cambridge Gears Up for the 38th Annual Santa Claus Parade - Organized by Dedicated Volunteers We may be experiencing a change in weather lately, but plans for the Santa Claus Parade in Cambridge aren’t dependent on the snow flying.
2010-11-17 PDF 27Kb
Community Partnerships Essential to Success - ‘Christmas in Cambridge’ Festival Kicks Off The 8th annual "Christmas in Cambridge" festival kicked off today with a showcase of amazing events that will roll out for the community. 2010-11-17 PDF 79Kb
KNIT camBRIDGE Project Continues to Enrich Community - Tie One On’ Party – November 25, 7:30 pm The Main Street Bridge in Cambridge might not be as colourful as it was when it was wrapped by KNIT camBRIDGE in September, but the knitting that was donated by over 1000 individuals from around the world will continue to brighten up people's lives well into the new year thanks to the next phase of the project. 2010-11-12 PDF 74Kb
8th Annual Christmas in Cambridge - Media Event Highlights 2010 Line Up The 8th Annual Christmas in Cambridge Festival kicks off with details about the 2010 program on Wednesday November 17 between 11:30 am - 1:00 pm in the Bowman Room at Cambridge City Hall, 50 Dickson St. 2010-11-12 PDF 94Kb
Cambridge Council to Recognize Arts and Culture Achievement Cambridge City Council recognizes our community's outstanding artists once a year at a special ceremony. 2010-11-11 PDF 33Kb
Holiday Treasures can be found at Cambridge Community Centres The annual Cambridge Christmas Bazaars at two community centres are back on again this year. 2010-11-10 PDF 25Kb
Random Act of Kindness Day Kicks Off in Cambridge The Cambridge and North Dumfries Community Foundation, along with community partners, moments ago kicked off the local campaign for Random Act of Kindness (RAK) at Cambridge City Hall. New this year is the role of official RAK Ambassador which was awarded to 4-year-old Aleisha Hunter who recently volunteered to support the breast cancer walk. 2010-11-05 PDF 174Kb
Cambridge Heritage Master Plan on the National Radar The Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) based in the nation's capital has selected the Heritage Master Plan for the City of Cambridge for the 2010 Heritage Planning award. 2010-11-04 PDF 35Kb
Random Act of Kindness Kicks Off - Aleisha Hunter Named as 2010 Ambassador Canada's youngest breast cancer survivor Aleisha Hunter will be the 2010 Ambassador for Random Act of Kindness (RAK) Day in Cambridge and North Dumfries. 2010-11-03 PDF 33Kb
Business Continuity Planning Opportunity Small Business and non-profit organizations have a new online resource to help them plan for business operations in the event of an emergency or disruption. 2010-10-29 PDF 26Kb
Election winds down but City Administrators have months to go to complete the process For the Citizens of Cambridge the 2010 municipal election is over, however, staff at City Hall is still in high gear to complete the process. 2010-10-28 PDF 88Kb
2010 Count Document Cambridge City Clerk's official report for the 2010 Election Count 2010-10-27 PDF 50Kb
Cambridge Clerk Declares Official Election Results City Clerk Alex Mitchell has just released the official results for the 2010 Municipal Election for Cambridge. 2010-10-27 PDF 35Kb
Celebrating 37 Years of Athletic Excellence in Cambridge - Award Recipients Announced The list of award recipients for the 37th Cambridge Sports Awards today is unveiled by the City of Cambridge. 2010-10-27 PDF 29Kb
Unofficial Voting Results from the City of Cambridge The City of Cambridge wishes to advise citizens that following the close of election results tabulation, the details below are unofficial results published online:
2010-10-26 PDF 29Kb
Election Update - 2:54 pm October 25th The City of Cambridge is in high gear for today's municipal election. Activities at the polling stations have been constant and city staffers are hoping to exceed the number of total voters who turned out this year as compared to the last municipal election in 2006. 2010-10-25 PDF 27Kb
Kerr Memorial Unveiled Moments ago, the City of Cambridge unveiled the new memorial in Mill Race Park in honour of the late Robert Kerr, past Mayor and best known as a co-founder of IMAX. The public ceremony was witnessed by family, friends and some of his business partners in the IMAX enterprise. 2010-10-22 PDF 295Kb
Johnson Centre Open House -Community Celebration Join us to witness the first known green wall installed pool side as Cambridge City Council and the team at the W.G. Johnson Centre host a community celebration to mark a significant milestone in the renovation process. 2010-10-15 PDF 39Kb
Cambridge moves toward paperless council agenda as another example of commitment to environment The iCompass paperless agenda system adds to the many eco-friendly initiatives underway at the municipality. 2010-10-14 PDF 53Kb
Program Refinements for Loose Leaf Pick Up in Cambridge - City-wide Service Pick Up on November 8th The City of Cambridge has made a big change in the timing of the leaf pick up program for the benefit of our citizens. Rather than have a rotational pick up schedule that moves through many defined zones in the city, crews will now tackle all areas of the city on one starting date November 8th.
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Robert Kerr Memorial Ceremony at Mill Race Park The City of Cambridge will unveil the new memorial in Mill Race Park (corner of Park Hill Road/Water St. N) in honour of the late Robert Kerr, past Mayor and best known as the founder of IMAX 2010-10-12 PDF 36Kb
Thanksgiving Holiday Hours at the City of Cambridge - City and Pepsi Partner for the Oktoberfest Parade The City of Cambridge will also be in the K-W Oktoberfest Parade on Thanksgiving Day and we have teamed up with one of the community's leading businesses - PepsiCo Beverages Canada. 2010-10-08 PDF 30Kb
It's Official - KW Oktoberfest is in Cambridge City Council today kicked-off Oktoberfest in Cambridge with a bang. Over 1,000 people were treated to traditional Bavarian culture - dancing, a special keg tapping by K-W Oktoberfest, and the symbolic Maypole Raising - were all part of the free luncheon activities. 2010-10-06 PDF 910Kb
Cambridge's Oktoberfest Community Celebration The Official Cambridge City Council event to kick off Kitchener Waterloo Oktoberfest happens tomorrow at the Cambridge Centre Mall, 355 Hespeler Road at 12 noon. The special keg tapping and Maypole raising is part of the official ceremonies which also brings the newly appointed Miss Oktoberfest to the community.
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'Shop and Vote' Busy in Cambridge The shop and vote concept at Cambridge Centre this weekend brought 555 people out to the first advanced poll for the City of Cambridge municipal election.
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Multi-Sensory Experience 'THE HAPPENING' at Cambridge Centre for the Arts Rockfarm Productions and the Cambridge Centre for the Arts present a unique combination of art forms that culminate in "The Happening" slated for Saturday, October 16th at 7:00 pm.
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Plunge In - Johnson Pool is Open The newly renovated Johnson Pool in Cambridge is now back in action after a four month hiatus to undergo enhancements. 2010-10-01 PDF 37Kb
More Plans for Oktoberfest Roll Out in Cambridge As September winds down, the plans for the Oktoberfest in Cambridge are in
full swing with a series of new announcements of community celebrations.
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Advanced Polling Stations Open in Cambridge Starting October 2, 2010 The first advanced polling station opens this Saturday, October 2nd between 10:00 am and 8:00 pm at the Cambridge Centre. 2010-09-29 PDF 37Kb
Cambridge Farmers' Market Expands Opportunities - Outdoor Wednesday Season Extends to Oct 27 Those farm fresh opportunities at the outdoor Wednesday Cambridge Farmers' Market will be extended to October 27th this year offering our citizens even more time to shop in the great outdoors. 2010-09-28 PDF 38Kb
Service Review Backgrounder The following is a capture of the brief from Jim King, Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Cambridge, provided to media representatives at the press conference today. 2010-09-23 PDF 48Kb
Cambridge Fire HQ Location for Filming - Hollywood Cambridge Activities Continue The next time you are channel surfing the Discovery or History channels you might recognize the City's Fire Department Headquarters in the mix of scenery. 2010-09-22 PDF 25Kb
Solar Industry Converges in Cambridge Solar Industry Networking Group (SING) will hold the third in a series of events designed to foster the growing cluster of solar firms in the Waterloo Region. Sponsored by the City of Cambridge Economic Development Division and supported by Canada's Technology Triangle Inc., the Manufacturing Innovation Network; the Cities of Kitchener and Waterloo; and the Townships of North Dumfries, Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich. 2010-09-21 PDF 25Kb
Mayor Delivers State of the City (Community UPDATE) Join Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig, partners at the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce, and nine local service agencies as we bring the 'State of the City' address in the Bowman Room at Cambridge City Hall, 50 Dickson Street. Date: Thursday, September 23, 2010 beginning with networking at 5:30 pm.

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Cambridge Studio Tour & Sale on This Weekend Meet the Artist and Share Behind the Scenes Studio Experiences

Starting September 25th, the 8th annual Cambridge Studio Tour & Sale gets underway. The celebrated event gives the community a glimpse into the art world and it began this year with preview exhibitions in three locations: Cambridge City Hall, Grand Cafe and Euphoria.

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Cambridge Gearing Up for Doors Open Waterloo Region - 13 City Locations on the Tour Over a dozen Cambridge locations will be featured as part of this year's Doors Open Waterloo Region heritage tour slated for Saturday, September 18th. The complimentary heritage and architectural open house offers the public an opportunity to visit over 40 sites throughout the region. Most sites are open between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. 2010-09-15 PDF 36Kb
The Rant - Youth Vote Wins Video Competition Cambridge Uses Social Media Tools to Help Increase Turn Out at the Polls - Look out Rick Mercer because a group of Cambridge youth has picked up first prize for their video submission called The Rant - Youth Vote.

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Firefighters Collect for Muscular Dystrophy The traditional boot campaign for Muscular Dystrophy (MD) is back on again this year marking the 37th year of supporting the important charity that helps people with neuromuscular disorders. Slated for Saturday, September 18th at the Cambridge Centre, 355 Hespeler Road, the boot toll runs from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. 2010-09-14 PDF 32Kb
Newest Section of Moffat Creek Trail Officially Opens - Boardwalk Part of the New Enhancements Cambridge Mayor, City Councillors and members of the Trails Committee joined the community yesterday for the official ribbon cutting of the Moffat Creek Trail. 2010-09-13 PDF 86Kb
Cambridge Onboard for Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest One of the region's most notable events, the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest, will now be part of the mix in Cambridge. 2010-09-10 PDF 29Kb
Learn Strategies at the Fire Department Safety Awareness Day If you want to be better prepared and fully briefed about the fire safety measures necessary to keep your family safe, the Cambridge Fire Department (CFD) staff invite you to attend the annual Fire Safety Day slated for this Saturday, September 11th between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. 2010-09-09 PDF 36Kb
Smarter City Technology Aids Asset Management in Cambridge The City of Cambridge today introduced new intelligence systems for infrastructure management that will help municipal workers monitor infrastructure projects across the city in real time, making Cambridge the first municipality in Canada to be recognized by IBM as a smarter city.

See Backgrounder file with more details on how Cambridge uses this new technology.
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Backgrounder - Asset Management Backgrounder to accompany press release on Smarter City technology aid asset management in Cambridge 2010-09-08 PDF 30Kb
LA GESTION DES BIENS FACILITÉE À CAMBRIDGE GRÂCE À LA TECHNOLOGIE DE « VILLE PLUS INTELLIGENTE » Le 8 septembre 2010 - La ville de Cambridge a instauré aujourd'hui de nouveaux systèmes de renseignements pour la gestion de l'infrastructure qui aideront les travailleurs municipaux á surveiller en temps réel les projets d'infrastructure qui se déroulent dans toute la ville, faisant ainsi de Cambridge la première municipalité du Canada à  être reconnue par IBM en tant que « ville plus intelligente » (smarter city). 2010-09-08 PDF 31Kb
DOCUMENT D'INFORMATION LA GESTION DES BIENS FACILITÉE À CAMBRIDGE GRÂCE À LA TECHNOLOGIE DE « VILLE PLUS INTELLIGENTE »

La ville de Cambridge utilise le logiciel IBM Maximo, implanté par Createch, pour faciliter la gestion de son infrastructure intelligente, de ses installations et de son équipement pour plusieurs services municipaux essentiels. C'est le cas des opérations et de l'entretien des conduites maîtresses, des réseaux d'assainissement, des réseaux hydrographiques, des routes et des trottoirs, et du déploiement du personnel dans les situations de tempêtes hivernales, de la surveillance de l'arrivée d'eaux, de l'inspection des tuyaux au moyen de la télévision en circuit fermé et de la surveillance du débit de circulation.

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Labour Day Holiday Services at the City of Cambridge The holiday schedule for City of Cambridge Services. 2010-09-02 PDF 32Kb
Can-Amera Games Leave Lasting Legacy in Cambridge Funding for High School Athletes Fosters Greater Participation 2010-08-24 PDF 37Kb
Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Confirmed in the Region of Waterloo The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in Waterloo Region in the area of Homer Watson Boulevard/Fountain Street and the 401. 2010-08-23 DOC 688Kb
Two Unique Events Happening in Cambridge Youth Lifestyle Expo and Rock the Mill Cambridge and its incredible community volunteers have an excellent event line up of entertainment for you starting this Friday with a skateboard-themed first time event. 2010-08-18 PDF 39Kb
Emergency Responders Meet to Review Cambridge Rail Concerns When every second counts in an emergency, it's important that there is regular dialogue with the wide variety of responders that locally support our community. 2010-08-18 PDF 40Kb
HST Info Session at 50+ Centre Do You Still Have Questions? Bob Delaney, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Revenue, will deliver an information session on Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) on Wednesday August 25th at the W.G. Johnson Centre/Ted Wake Lounge, 31 Kribs Street. 2010-08-17 PDF 26Kb
1,000 People On-Board So Far - Knit camBRIDGE Update More than 1,000 people from many parts of the globe, ranging in age from 4 to 103 years, have joined in to help Cambridge cover the Main Street Bridge with creative knitting designs. 2010-08-10 PDF 40Kb
August 2nd Civic Holiday Notice The August 2nd civic holiday is fast approaching and the City of Cambridge wishes to advise our residents of the changes and facility schedule adjustments for August 2nd. 2010-07-29 PDF 32Kb
Help the City of Cambridge Win the Provincial 'Power Pledge' Deadline is August 14th Do you have phantom loads lurking in your home? If so, you could be wasting as much as 15 percent of your electricity costs on appliances and electronics that aren't in use. 2010-07-26 PDF 50Kb
Cambridge's 18th Annual Mill Race Festival Offers Inspired by European traditional folk music and dance events, the Mill Race Festival of Traditional Folk Music in downtown Cambridge is back this year with a new twist: there's a showcase of youth talent in the mix. 2010-07-21 PDF 43Kb
Tree Planting to Take Place at Mill Creek The Mill Creek Stewardship Rangers will be planting native species of trees and shrubs as well as conducting an in-stream clean-up on Friday, July 16, 2010 from 10 AM to 2 PM at Galt Arena Gardens located at 98 Shade Street, Cambridge. 2010-07-13 PDF 35Kb
Community BBQ Combines Fun and Games Join us on Friday, July 16th between 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm as we host a community barbeque at George Hancock Pool, 115 Glenmorris Street. 2010-07-07 PDF 45Kb
Highland Games Media Advisory On Wednesday July 7 at 12 noon, the Cambridge Highland Games will be hosting a press conference at the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce, 750 Hespeler Road to unveil this year's line up. Members of Cambridge City Council are welcome to join media representatives at the event for a sneak peak. 2010-07-06 PDF 26Kb
Need Relief from the Heat? Responding to the extreme heat and the hot weather forecasted for the coming days, the Community Services Department (CSD) is modifying facility schedules to offer a few additional options for residents looking for relief. 2010-07-06 PDF 39Kb
Health and Wellness Practitioners Come to the Cambridge Farmers' Market in July 'Health & Wellness at the Market' is the focus in July when a group of local practitioners join the market team to share their wellness insights and in depth knowledge with patrons. Sample the new offerings in July such as a healthy smoothie treat to take the heat off on that warm summer day. 2010-06-29 PDF 40Kb
2010 Canada Day Holiday Services at the City of Cambridge While the City will be celebrating Canada Day in a big way with the largest parade in Canada, there will be some modifications to our services. The City of Cambridge wishes to advise our residents of the changes in place for Canada Day (Thursday July 1st). 2010-06-25 PDF 33Kb
Flash Mob Dancing Part of Celebrations In Cambridge The Nation's Largest Canada Day Parade Canada's birthday is a big deal in Cambridge. The community is ramping up for the nation's largest Canada Day parade on Thursday July 1st. The day long Riverside Park celebrations include fireworks, flash mob dancing, live music and a midway to name a few. 2010-06-21 PDF 50Kb
Official Opening of Historic City Hall in Cambridge: A Transformation Melding Old and New Architecture Features Cambridge City Council tonight officially cut the ribbon at Historic City Hall showcasing to the community the 21st century renovations. The stately historic building, first erected in 1858, was transformed through a $5.7 million restoration project as part of the Conservation Master Plan program. 2010-06-18 PDF 39Kb
Latest Outdoor Pool Opening in Cambridge Hancock Pool Opens June 19th George Hancock Pool Officially Opens at 2:30 p.m. 2010-06-18 PDF 38Kb
Focus on Health and Wellness as Cambridge Fire Department Engages in Safety Week The Cambridge Fire Department will participate in the 2010 Fire/Emergency Medical Services Safety, Health and Survival Week. 2010-06-17 PDF 93Kb
Unscheduled Maintenance Results in Temporary Service Changes at David Durward and the Cambridge Centre for the Arts The City of Cambridge advises that the Cambridge Centre for the Arts (CCA), 60 Dickson Street (519-740-4681) and David Durward Centre (DDC), 62 Dickson Street (519-740-4681 ext 4376), will be closed Friday, June 18th between 8:30 am - 1:00 pm to facilitate unscheduled maintenance. 2010-06-15 PDF 33Kb
Video Competition Encourages Youth to Get Involved at municipal Election Time Utilizing social media to get the word out for the upcoming municipal election on October 25th is the goal of a new video competition unveiled by the City of Cambridge. 2010-06-10 PDF 47Kb
Hespeler Arena Schedule Changes Announced to Accommodate Facility Maintenance The opening of Rink Two at the Hespeler Arena has moved from June 19th to June 23 to accommodate facility maintenance. 2010-06-10 PDF 36Kb
Cambridge Farmers' Market Kicks Off Summer Hours with Town Crier & Musical Entertainment The Cambridge Farmers' Market is hosting a special event on June 12th featuring live entertainment, face painting and lots of extra activities. 2010-06-08 PDF 34Kb
Youth Component New Feature of Mayor's Celebration of the Arts Cambridge City Hall was all a buzz today with local artists and performers as Cambridge City Council and members of the Arts and Culture Advisory Committee launched the 2010 Mayor's Celebration of the Arts. Slated for June 18th, the event showcases local talent and this year includes a new youth component which features a unique street art piece among others. 2010-06-03 PDF 89Kb
Mayor's Celebration of the Arts Press Launch Showcasing Local Talent Meet some of the visual and performing artists who will participate in this year's Mayor's Celebration of the Arts. 2010-05-31 PDF 36Kb
Cambridge Arts Festival Features Over 90 Artists Social Media Art to Green Elements Part of This Year's Line UP 2010-05-28 PDF 33Kb
Can-Amera Mini Fields Open Cambridge Youth Soccer Kicks-Off at Enhanced Playing Field 2010-05-28 PDF 51Kb
Cambridge Responds to Heat Wave and Opens 6 Splash Pads As the unusual spring heat drives record temperatures, the City has accelerated the schedule of some splash pads 2010-05-28 PDF 44Kb
Outdoor Pools Offer Summer Fun First Cambridge Pool Opens Next Week 2010-05-27 PDF 45Kb
Victoria Day Holiday Services at the City of Cambridge The City of Cambridge wishes to advise our residents of the service modifications in place during this coming Victoria Day statutory holiday. 2010-05-20 PDF 46Kb
Dolson Pool Reopens Cambridge, Ontario. May 18, 2010� The City of Cambridge wishes to advise patrons that John Dolson Pool, 212 South Street, will open first thing Wednesday, May 19th in time for 9:00 am swimming lessons.

Information may be obtained by calling 519-740-4681 ext. 4527.
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Dolson Pool Temporary Closure Still in Effect

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Cambridge Riverfest Raft Launch Kicks Off with Excitement Expect a new approach to an event that has been part of the Cambridge community for over 30 years. 2010-05-13 PDF 26Kb
Dolson Pool Temporary Closure The City of Cambridge wishes to advise patrons of the temporary closure of John Dolson Pool, 212 South Street, effective immediately. 2010-05-13 PDF 45Kb
Community Emergency Plan Test in Cambridge If you see smoke coming from Cambridge City Hall tomorrow, just know it's a test of the Emergency Operations Plan. 2010-05-11 PDF 25Kb
Employers Awarded for Excellence in Workforce Training and Development Cambridge City Council tonight paid tribute to local companies that demonstrated exceptional initiatives in workforce training and development. As part of the annual 'Mayor's Award for Excellence in Workforce Training and Development', three companies were recognized at tonight's Council meeting: McDonald Green Personnel Inc., COM DEV International Ltd., and Redragon Oil and Gas Systems International Inc.

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Cambridge Performance Measures - Efficiency and Effectiveness Reporting Continues A report that captures the 2009 Municipal Performance Measures Program for the City of Cambridge will go before Cambridge City Council on Monday May 10, 2010. 2010-05-07 PDF 34Kb
Finalists Announced for the Bernice Adams Memorial Awards Celebrating Arts & Culture in Cambridge The Cambridge Cultural Awards Committee today unveils the finalists for the Bernice Adams Memorial Award. 2010-05-06 PDF 97Kb
Youth Groups "Making a Difference" Kick-Off to Environmentally Focused Seminar The Youth Advisory Committee of Council and the Special Projects Enhancing Community tomorrow kick-off a series of initiatives designed to make a difference. 2010-05-05 PDF 38Kb
Cambridge - What's Your Take? Public Input key to Branding Project The City of Cambridge is in the process of identifying and developing a "brand" that captures the essence of the City. 2010-04-30 PDF 38Kb
Toy Making and Art Recycling Part of a New Summer Line Up Register your children now for that special program that sparks creativity, enthusiasm and leaves them with a memorable experience. 2010-04-27 PDF 46Kb
New Farmers' Market Manager for the City of Cambridge The City of Cambridge is pleased to announce that Jacqueline Bayley joins the team effective today. 2010-04-27 PDF 36Kb
Cambridge Recreation Facilities Gear Up for Renovations - Notice to Patrons of Pool Closure During Enhancements Significant renovations are underway in Cambridge and the city wishes to advise patrons of the temporary closure of the Johnson Centre Pool to accommodate construction. 2010-04-27 PDF 38Kb
Cambridge Trail Study Underway Public Opinion Key to the Process Blazing new pedestrian and bikeway trails in the City require user input. 2010-04-26 PDF 38Kb
Road Paving and Enhancements Continue as Part of the Multi-governmental Partnership - Economic Stimulus The Road Rehabilitation program will include more than 40 lane kilometres of enhancements that will improve some 120 roads in the community. 2010-04-26 PDF 387Kb
Senior Volunteers Acknowledged and Celebrated Cambridge City Council and staff at the City of Cambridge 50+ Recreation Centres today will recognize the several hundred people who volunteer their time in association with the 3 50+ Centres in Cambridge. 2010-04-21 PDF 33Kb
Mayor's Celebration of the Arts Offers New Youth Component There is a new artistic component for 2010 that will enable local youth to create an imaginative piece that tells us "What Cambridge means'. Call for applications deadline is April 26, 2010 2010-04-13 PDF 38Kb
Cambridge Onboard to Strive for Record - World Wide Knitting Day Attempts Guinness’s Book Record Time to get the knitting needles out and join Cambridge Artist-in-Residence (AIR) Sue Sturdy as knitters from across the region and beyond come together in an effort to break the current world record of 937 simultaneous knitting participants.

World Wide Knit in Public Day is slated for Saturday June 19th. Between 8:00 am and 12:00 noon Cambridge will celebrate this artistic form of fibre art including participating in the simultaneous knit-off at 10:30 am which will attempt to go down in the Guinness's World Book of Records.
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Payment Processing Updates Mean Temporary Changes for Patrons The City of Cambridge wishes to advise citizens and patrons of our services that we will be undergoing updates to enhance our payment systems, and the following temporary changes will be in effect between April 13th through April 16th. Please see full details regarding online and electronic payment processing.

We apologize for any inconvenience these upgrades may cause and appreciate your patience as we undertake system improvements.

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Students Imagine Architectural Updates to Old Spaces The old is new again is the theme of a showcase at Cambridge City Hall this week as a group of second year Conestoga College students unveil their designs on adaptive reuse. 2010-04-07 PDF 38Kb
National Recognition for Cambridge "Trail Builder" Local Volunteer and "trail builder" receives a national recognition award from the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association. 2010-04-07 DOC 688Kb
City of Cambridge Easter Holiday Schedule As the Easter Holiday approaches the City of Cambridge advises of schedule adjustments for our operations. 2010-03-31 PDF 39Kb
Collective Agreement Ratified for CUPE Local 32 Workers in Cambridge The Corporation of the City of Cambridge is pleased to announce the ratification of a new collective agreement with CUPE Local 32.

CUPE Local 32 represents the City of Cambridge's outside workers in the Public Works and Community Services Departments. There are approximately 165 full time employees represented in the City's workforce.

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Community Emergency Operations Plan Updates The City of Cambridge will present the latest version of the Emergency Management Plan to council on Monday night which includes listing Cambridge City Hall as the primary Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) for the community. As part of the City's continued commitment to emergency management, the document establishes the framework for a systematic, coordinated and effective emergency response for the community. 2010-03-19 PDF 37Kb
Cambridge Participates in Global Earth Hour Eco-consciousness is top of mind for the City of Cambridge. This year, the City will again be part of the global Earth Hour event and will contribute to the overall goal to save energy and raise awareness of energy savings measures. Slated for Saturday, March 27th at 8:30 pm, City buildings will reduce non-essential energy consumption as a measure to contribute to overall power savings.

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Cambridge Fire Department Recognition Evening Commends Citizens’ Actions and Marks Promotions A night to recognize the important actions of community residents and mark the promotions of Cambridge Fire Department personnel is slated for Friday, February 26, at 7:00 pm. News media are invited to this 3rd annual event which will take place in the Bowman Room of Cambridge City Hall, 50 Dickson Street.
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Cambridge Public Works Commended for 'Innovative Service Delivery Practices' February 25, 2010 - Cambridge Transportation and Public Works crews were in the spotlight recently when they took top honours for 'Innovative Service Delivery Practices' at the Better Practices Competition. 2010-02-24 PDF 51Kb
Historic City Hall in Cambridge A Transformation Success February 12, 2010 - The restoration of Historic City Hall on Dickson Street is a fine example of community coming together to tackle a challenge - preserving the historical elements while transforming the building to accommodate accessibility and 21st century technology. 2010-02-16 PDF 39Kb
A Component of 'Our Identity and Pride' - Arts and Culture Leaders Speak at Cambridge’s Centre for the Arts February 12, 2010 - Moments ago, Drayton Entertainment's Artistic Director Alex Mustakas (right), K-W Symphony Music Director Edwin Outwater, and community builder Cheryl Ewing from Ewing Consulting addressed a full house in the Toyota Room of the Cambridge Centre for the Arts as part of the 13th Annual Grand River Watershed Heritage Day Workshop and Celebration. 2010-02-16 PDF 151Kb
Olympic Flag Signed by Canada's 2010 Team on Display Family Day Line Up Details February 12, 2010 - The 2010 Winter Olympics kick off today in Vancouver, however, citizens don't have to be at the games to experience a piece of the action. Cambridge is proudly displaying an Olympic flag in City Hall, 50 Dickson Street that is signed by many of Canada's Olympic team. 2010-02-16 PDF 77Kb
Deadline Fast Approaching - Help Cambridge Recognize Arts and Culture Leaders February 10, 2010 - Time is running out for community members to nominate recipients for the prestigious Bernice Adams Memorial Awards. The awards program recognizes talented groups and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to arts and culture in our community 2010-02-11 PDF 38Kb
Today Marks Annual Crossing Guard Appreciation Day Do a Winter Walk and Tip your Hat to a Crossing Guard February 10, 2010 - Neither rain, nor sleet, nor snow will impact the reliable services our crossing guards give to ensure community safety. To show appreciation and encourage a little winter exercise, today marks the annual Winter Walk and Crossing Guard Appreciation Day in Waterloo Region.
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Fully Subscribed Workshop Brings Key Community Representatives Together to Explore Arts, Culture and Heritage February 10, 2010 - The community response to the 13th Annual Grand River Watershed Heritage Day Workshop and Celebration on Friday is exceptional with the program at full capacity. Some 200 people are signed up to experience the dynamics of the February 12th program happening between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm at the Cambridge Centre for the Arts.
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Federal Gas Tax Program Benefits Cambridge Residents Water Infrastructure and Key Renewal Information Strengthened February 5, 2010¦ As part of the Building Canada infrastructure plan, Cambridge residents have benefited from over $8.9 million from the Federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) between 2005 and 2009 to help address municipal infrastructure needs. The agreement in Ontario, administered through the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), will see an additional $3.6 million this year for much needed work in Cambridge. 2010-02-05 PDF 49Kb
Fibre Artist Sue Sturdy Begins Residency at Cambridge Centre for the Arts Feb 5, 2010 - There's a history of textile excellence in Cambridge and while the local economic base has morphed to include significant knowledge-based industries, textiles are still part of the fabric here. The 2010 Artist-in-Residence (AIR) program for Cambridge's Centre for the Arts builds on this expertise with the decision to bring Sue Sturdy on the team to enhance the artistic opportunities for the knitting medium. 2010-02-05 PDF 39Kb
Cambridge Participates in Operation: Cooperation February 1, 2010...The City of Cambridge is rallying around the Haiti relief work to join the newly formed Operation: Cooperation team. Partners at the Region of Waterloo, the cities of, Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo (including fire stations), UW Research & Technology Park, University of Waterloo, CTV Southwestern Ontario, IBI Group, The May Court Nearly New Shop, Region of Waterloo Emergency Medical Services and St. John Ambulance, have come together to collect items for relief kits assembled by the Mennonite Central Committee. 2010-02-01 PDF 85Kb
A New Lens for Arts, Culture and Heritage Grand River Watershed Heritage Day Focuses on Creative Community Assets January 28, 2010 - The vibrant palette of arts, culture and heritage is the theme of the 13th Annual Grand River Watershed Heritage Day Workshop and Celebration. Slated for Friday, February 12th between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm at the Cambridge Centre for the Arts, the program will feature community leaders, interactive workshops, tours and opportunities for hands-on learning through best practices. 2010-01-28 PDF 77Kb
More Budget Cuts Made To Reduce Impact on Cambridge Taxes Proposal to Spark Nearly $6 Million in Downtown Revitalization January 28, 2010- Moments ago, Cambridge City Council (Budget Task Force) concluded the final day of budget talks arriving at further reductions to the overall tax impact for residents. 2010-01-28 PDF 36Kb
Cambridge Will Have Its Name in Lights At the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games Cambridge's name in lights on a billboard in Vancouver during the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games; it's not a dream, it's a reality! The Canadian Olympic Foundation recently announced that Cambridge was among the winning locations in the 'Own the Podium Municipal Challenge' which was a friendly competition between Canadian municipalities to help support our nation's athletes. 2010-01-19 PDF 26Kb
No New Staff or Growth Items Proposed in Cambridge 2010 Budget Cambridge staff today unveiled the details of a lean Capital and Operating budget that will go forward to the Budget Task Force for consideration. 2010-01-15 PDF 37Kb
Cambridge Budget Review for Media Budget Task Force Chair Councillor Gary Price and members of the senior management team at the City of Cambridge will provide a news media briefing on the 2010 operating and capital budgets. 2010-01-15 PDF 24Kb
Cambridge Budget Review for Media Budget Task Force Chair Councillor Gary Price and members of the senior management team at the City of Cambridge will provide a news media briefing on the 2010 operating and capital budgets. 2010-01-12 PDF 24Kb
New Year's Eve event - Final Christmas in Cambridge activities outlined While Christmas is nicely behind us, there's still more to do in Cambridge as part of the 'Christmas in Cambridge' community celebrations.

The 44-day festival of family activities will conclude with two key events:
New Year's Eve
Twelfth Night

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Record Crowds, Ample Boom Boxes Unsilent Night in Cambridge Fosters Community Building They came in great numbers and flooded the streets of downtown Cambridge for the second annual Phil Kline's Unsilent Night event. It was the culmination of months of planning and coordination as last night's spectacular created a holiday spirit and warmth regardless of the cold weather. 2009-12-22 PDF 169Kb
Holiday Schedule Reminder Hours of Operations for Our Facilities The City of Cambridge wishes to remind residents that facilities will be operating on a holiday schedule, however all essential services will continue. 2009-12-21 PDF 27Kb
Toys for Tickets Program an Overwhelming Success Toys Tally Unveiled The City Hall Christmas tree was packed with toys from dump trucks to dolls in support of the Cambridge Firefighters Christmas Basket Fund. Mayor Doug Craig and members of the City's Parking Operations team were on hand to make the official donation of these presents that were collected through the City's first ever 'Toys for Tickets' program. 2009-12-17 PDF 35Kb
Parking Operations Hands Over Hundreds of Toys ‘Toys for Tickets’ Program an Overwhelming Success Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig and members of the City's Parking Operations team tomorrow will make the official donation of toys to the Cambridge Professional Fire Fighters' Association for the traditional basket fund. Highlights of the pilot program will be unveiled including a tally of the value of toys collected during the 15-day program. 2009-12-17 PDF 24Kb
Dolson Pool Closed Tomorrow Cambridge, Ontario. December 14th, 2009...The City of Cambridge wishes to advise patrons of the John Dolson Centre's pool located at 212 South Street that the pool will be closed tomorrow, December 15th between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm to undergo maintenance. 2009-12-15 PDF 24Kb
Olympic Torch Relay Route Announced for Cambridge Flame Ceremony at City Hall The City of Cambridge today shares the official Olympic Torch Relay Route that features the torchbearers kicking off the 9.4 km run at the City limits at Highway 97 Cedar Street, winding through downtown Galt, and finishing up at Pinebush and Eagle Streets 2009-12-15 PDF 213Kb
Discussion Forum for Not-For-Profit Provincial Trend Sees Demand for More Services Moments ago, Cambridge Mayor and Council held a special session to discuss the needs of the social profit sector in Cambridge. The meeting focused on the state of the local not-for-profit agencies and changes that have occurred in service demands. 2009-12-08 PDF 27Kb
Extreme Trampoline Shows Part of Olympic Celebrations A Peak at the Cambridge Program and Community Torch Bearers In just twenty days, the City of Cambridge will once again make history as a community on the official Olympic Torch Relay Route. 2009-12-07 PDF 79Kb
New Study Shows Major Investment Needed in Water and Sewer Infrastructure Cambridge City Council will receive a report on Monday regarding the City's water and sewer operations that will point to a need for investment in the infrastructure. For the first time ever, staff has undertaken an independent study to look at the design of rate structures to ensure the model still works for the community. 2009-12-04 PDF 26Kb
A 30 Year Tradition in Hespeler Santa Claus Parade Features over 55 Entries Cambridge, Ontario. November 30, 2009...It might not have started in 1809 when Hespeler was first inhabited but it’s been a long standing part of the community for over three decades. Thanks to the work of Russell and Peggy Bygrave, the Santa Claus parade has brought delight to both the participants and the spectators for a long time. 2009-12-01 PDF 36Kb
Candyland features Juno nominated children's entertainer and local creativity! Cambridge, Ontario. December 1, 2009 Candyland, part of the Christmas in Cambridge 44-day festival, will be held this Saturday December 5th from 12 noon to 5:00 pm in Central Park, 615 King Street East. 2009-12-01 PDF 25Kb
Free Parking in Downtown City Lots in December Leaf Pickup Concludes – Snow Service Reminder Cambridge, Ontario. December 1, 2009...Today's dusting of snow means that winter maintenance services will soon be in full swing at the City of Cambridge. As crews conclude the seasonal leaf pick up program, the team at Public Works wishes to remind citizens of a few things about snow removal: 2009-12-01 PDF 58Kb
Parking Tickets Turn into Holiday Gifts Cambridge, Ontario. November 18, 2009...Getting a parking ticket takes on a whole new meaning in Cambridge during December 1st – 15th. 2009-11-18 PDF 32Kb
Local Partners and Artists Add Creative Talents to Events 44 Day Festival ‘Christmas in Cambridge’ Kicks Off Cambridge, Ontario. November 18, 2009â?¦The 7th annual Christmas in Cambridge festival kicked off today with a showcase of amazing events for the community. 2009-11-18 PDF 42Kb
Leaf Pick Up Program in Full Swing - Local Farmers Benefit The leaf pick up program is in full swing so check www.cambridge.ca/leafpickup for the scheduled pick up in your area. Citizens are asked to rake leaves to the curb just before the pick up day to ensure neighbourhood safety and to help reduce the risk of the leaves blowing back into the yard. Do not include branches and other debris in the piles. 2009-11-12 PDF 147Kb
Idling By-law Proposed in the Tradition of Environmental Preservation An Idling By-law that will regulate vehicle idling within designated areas within schools and other properties associated with Cambridge City Hall will go before Council on November 16, 2009 2009-11-10 PDF 35Kb
Christmas in Cambridge Media Advisory The Christmas in Cambridge Festival will unveil its 2009 Events at a press conference on November 18th. 2009-11-10 PDF 34Kb
Cambridge to Hold a Municipal Election Seminar Thinking of running in the next municipal election? The City of Cambridge and the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing will offer a free municipal elections seminar this Thursday to better acquaint candidates with the details of running a campaign.

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Toys for Tickets - Pilot Program Proposed to Support Children in Need Staff from the City of Cambridge's Parking Operations will bring forward a proposal to General Committee tonight on the introduction of a pilot program called 'Toys for Tickets'. The new program encourages parking ticket holders to pay the fine with a toy that can be used for the Cambridge Professional Fire Fighters' Association and Salvation Army toy program.

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Two Annual Favourites Celebrate the Onset of Christmas Local Treasures Just in Time for the Holidays - On November 14th both the David Durward Centre in Galt and the Allan Reuter Centre in Preston will be hosting their annual Christmas Bazaars. 2009-11-02 PDF 34Kb
Canadian 24-Hour Ultra Marathoner Keynote at 36th Annual Cambridge Sports Awards Banquet Citizens have until Friday, October 30th to purchase tickets for Cambridge's 36th Annual Sports Awards Banquet which will feature keynote speaker and member of the Canadian 24-Hour Ultra Marathon Team Nadeem Khan. Khan is also the assistant manager of the team and is ready to share his recent experiences at the Commonwealth Games in the UK. 2009-10-28 PDF 31Kb
Council Approves Municipal Service Review Phase 2 of Corporate Strategy to Address Economic Challenges City Council approves the second phase in a series of initiatives undertaken by the Corporation to address some very challenging budget contraints in the near future. 2009-10-27 PDF 27Kb
Infrastructure Project Partnership in Cambridge - Preston Aud Project managers, developers and constructors came together today to showcase details of the Preston Auditorium project under the federal and provincial governments' stimulus programs.

The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science & Technology)(Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario) and Member of Parliament for Cambridge-North Dumfries; the Honourable John Milloy, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, Minister of Research and Innovation and Member of Provincial Parliament for Kitchener Centre; and Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig were on hand, as the project received a combined federal-provincial investment of $1.6 million with a contribution of $800,000 from the City of Cambridge.
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Highlights of the Preston Upgrades - Fact Sheet Approximately $2.4 million worth of renovations are slated for the 37-year-old Preston Auditorium at 1458 Hamilton Street in Cambridge. The investment represents a three way split between the City of Cambridge and the Federal and Provincial governments. 2009-10-23 PDF 25Kb
Galt Arena Skate Program Schedule Changes Due to ongoing stimulus infrastructure enhancements for the facility the noon - 2pm skate program will not be offered. Regular evening and weekend programs will continue as usual. 2009-10-22 PDF 37Kb
Former National Ballet Dancers Come to Cambridge to Teach - Special Ballet Workshop Offers Performance Showcase Local ballet dancers will have an amazing opportunity at their doorstep when Canada's most accomplished male dancer, Frank Augustyn, comes to the Cambridge Centre for the Arts. The renowned 'Augustyn and Artists' will offer an informative ballet workshop with a new twist that includes an on stage performance option with former principal dancers of the National Ballet of Canada. 2009-10-19 PDF 31Kb
Annual Juried Exhibition at Cambridge Centre for the Arts Dreaming of a high profile place to exhibit your works of art? The 8th Annual Juried Exhibition at the Cambridge Centre for the Arts is just the place for artists to showcase their creative talents. Cambridge artists are invited to enter up to two pieces for consideration and the deadline is this Friday, October 23rd. 2009-10-19 PDF 36Kb
2010 Artist-in-Residence - Call for Proposals Local artists have an opportunity to submit a proposal to be part of the 2010 Artist-in-Residence (AIR) program. The deadline is Friday, November 6th, 2009. 2009-10-15 PDF 33Kb
Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule Information The City of Cambridge wishes to remind residents that City Hall will be closed on Monday October 12, 2009 for the Thanksgiving Day holiday. All essential services will operate business as usual.

There will be modified operating schedules at some of the community facilities. See the full media release. Happy Holidays from the City of Cambridge!


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Budget Orientation Update Cambridge staff today held a budget orientation gathering to provide an education opportunity for members of City Council. The informal meeting gave participants an overview of service delivery levels at the 2009 base budget.

Highlights for participants included an opportunity to learn more about the current strategic plans for the corporation such as those for Leisure Service/Facilities, Arts and Culture, Heritage, Economic Development and the Library. Identification of challenges that Council will face in 2010 was paramount to the need for a day-long education session.
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Human Resources Practices at The City of Cambridge Recognized by WRIEN Waterloo Region Immigrant Employment Network (WRIEN) today presented the City of Cambridge with an 'Employer Best Practices' award in recognition of the municipality's work in attracting, recruiting and retaining internationally trained professionals.

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Riverside Rails Event on Saturday September 26th Skaters at the Riverside Rails Skate Park might get a little air as the official opening slated for noon on Saturday September 26th is topped off with a friendly competition.

Mayor Doug Craig and members of Cambridge City Council will officially open the exciting community amenity located at 1850 Rogers Drive in Riverside Park, the largest park in the City of Cambridge. The activities include light refreshments and a skate competition following the official remarks.
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Forbes Creek Aquatic Rehabilitation Hike Shares Successes of Environmental and Residential Developments The environmental rehabilitation of a downstream section of Forbes Creek in Cambridge will be showcased to the community on Tuesday, September 29th as the City of Cambridge and Mattamy Homes unveil the results of a year long effort to re-establish the natural habitat of the creek. 2009-09-17 PDF 36Kb
Fire Awareness Day - Safety Strategies for Families Discussed on September 19 Members of the public are invited to attend the annual Fire Safety Day slated for this Saturday September 19th between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm at the Cambridge Fire Department (CFD) headquarters to raise awareness about fire safety measures and to encourage families to fine tune their safety plans and continuously review them with family members. 2009-09-16 PDF 25Kb
Cambridge Mayor Delivers 2009 State of City Address Presented In Partnership with the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce 2009-09-08 PDF 24Kb
A Murderous Fundraising Dinner in Support of the Cambridge St. Paddy's Day Parade Coordinators of the Cambridge St. Paddy's Day Parade are offering a special event to the community in an effort to raise funds for the popular parade 2009-09-08 PDF 24Kb
City Council to Recognize Four Dozen Citizens for Arts and Culture Achievement Special Reception to be held on September 22, 2009 2009-09-08 PDF 42Kb
Ontario Health Minister David Caplan Speaks to Cambridge Community The Honourable David Caplan, Ontario Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, will join Cambridge City Council and invited members of the public for a breakfast meeting on Tuesday, September 8th beginning at 8:00 a.m. 2009-09-04 PDF 24Kb
Regular Pool Maintenance for the City of Cambridge - Options For Community Swimmers During Scheduled Cleanings The City of Cambridge will begin a series of pool maintenance operations that will temporarily suspend the John Dolson Centre Pool and the W.G. Johnson Centre Pool. 2009-09-04 PDF 26Kb
Cambridge Studio Tour and Sale Artists share behind the scenes studio happenings 2009-09-03 PDF 26Kb
Cambridge Sports Awards Seeks Nominations Join the ranks of accomplished athletes like Olympian Leigh Hobson as the City of Cambridge recognizes sports achievement. The 36th annual sports awards banquet will again pay tribute to local athletes and nominations are needed by September 11th.
Visit the Awards and Bursaries page for downloadable nomination forms.
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Dive Right In...George Hancock Pool Hosts Training of Junior Lifeguards Despite the cooler temperatures this morning, kids turned out to take part in the Junior Lifeguarding training and competition as part of an active living challenge. The club session at George Hancock Pool, 115 Glenmorris Street, is wrapping up this week. However, the City plans to offer additional Junior Lifeguarding Clubs in the fall in other pools throughout the community. 2009-08-27 PDF 106Kb
Active Living Shines Spotlight on Cambridge Junior Lifeguarding Club Shining the light on 'active living' programs in the community is the key focus of the upcoming video shoot at George Hancock Pool. On Thursday August 27th, a video crew will seek to document the unique Junior Lifeguarding program in Cambridge. 2009-08-26 PDF 26Kb
John Dolson Pool Slates Water Dance Participants Can Help Design the Play List John Dolson Pool is providing an exciting opportunity for young people at their Wet and Wild Water Dance on Friday September 4, 2009 from 7:00 pm-10:00 pm. Open to youth between the ages of 11-16 years old, it's a chance for young people to swim with a disc jockey. 2009-08-25 PDF 160Kb
Temporary Pool Closure today (August 19) at Johnson Centre The pool will be closed until August 20th for maintenance. 2009-08-19 PDF 23Kb
Another Cambridge Pumper Truck Goes to College The City of Cambridge today presented another decommissioned Pumper Truck to an institution of higher learning - this time in Eastern Ontario. The 1989 Pumper Truck was sold to Algonquin College for the nominal fee of $5,000 to support program development. 2009-08-18 PDF 76Kb
Cambridge Pumper Truck Now Part of the Training Equipment at Conestoga The City of Cambridge today officially presented a 1989 Pumper Truck to Conestoga to support the expansion of the Pre-Service Fire Fighter Program and a recent change in the Preceptorship portion of the program. Check out photos of the ceremony: Pumper Truck Donation 2009-08-14 PDF 43Kb
Cambridge Energy Conservation Count Me In part of the Fabric of Cambridge The City of Cambridge is hosting a special movie night tonight in Civic Square outside Canada's greenest City Hall as part of the 'Count Me In' community challenge. It's part of the many initiatives designed to get residents and business leaders thinking about energy conservation today and all year long. 2009-08-14 PDF 58Kb
Civic Holiday Schedule Adjustments: Important Information Regarding Cambridge Facilities All essential services for the City of Cambridge will continue as per usual, however, there are some modified schedules in place for our administration team that you should know about. Below is the list of Civic holiday hours of operations for the City of Cambridge services and facilities: 2009-07-30 PDF 28Kb
Rock The Mill Marks 12th Year Running New "After-party" Element The City of Cambridge and the Rock the Mill Committee are proud to present the 12th annual Rock The Mill music festival. A new component will extend the festivities to include an after-party following the final performances. The outdoor show will take place on Saturday, August 8th at Dickson Park, 30
Parkhill Road West, in the heart of downtown Galt. Festivities begin at 12
noon, carry on until 11pm, and as always ADMISSION IS FREE.
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Cambridge Council Establishes New Group Join the Youth Advisory Committee Cambridge Council recognizes this very important component to our demographics and is seeking applications for positions on a new advisory committee that is designed to get input from community youth.

Applications for this Committee will be advertised on the City Page in August. Please watch the Cambridge Times for your opportunity to apply to this very worthwhile committee.
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Infrastructure Stimulus Projects in Cambridge Road Resurfacing is Full Steam Ahead The City of Cambridge is currently undertaking a number of stimulus supported projects that will see new road surfaces for many areas of the City. More than $7.5 million worth of projects are planned in this round of road renewal work. 2009-07-23 PDF 27Kb
Cambridge Partners with Local Hydro: Community Can Join 'Count Me In' and Get Cambridge on the Radar Communities all over the province are competing to have the most citizens per capita registered for the 'Count Me In' energy conservation challenge. The City of Cambridge and Cambridge and North Dumfries Hydro are partnering to get the word out and invite citizens and business leaders to participate in the competition that will wind up on August 14, 2009. 2009-07-20 PDF 39Kb
Murdoch Mysteries on Location in Cambridge "Hollywood Cambridge" Production Activity Strong You might have seen all the activity today as production crews descend on the City of Cambridge to capture images for new episodes of the Murdoch Mysteries television series produced by Shaftesbury Films. It's a repeat visit to Cambridge and the City has been assisting with all the arrangements as part of our "Hollywood Cambridge" activities. 2009-07-17 PDF 26Kb
Kent McVittie Joins the Cambridge Senior Management Team Jim King, Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Cambridge, announces the appointment of Kent Andrew McVittie as Commissioner of Community Services. The senior management position was approved by Cambridge City Council at its July 14th meeting. 2009-07-15 PDF 27Kb
Investing in Ontario Investments Continue Cambridge Reconstruction Projects are Strong Three more reconstruction projects supported by the 'Investing in Ontario' grant program will move forward in Cambridge this week. 2009-07-14 PDF 27Kb
John Dolson Centre Gets More External Make Over Elements A new element of the beautification project for the John Dolson Centre on South Street in Cambridge will soon be underway. The investment into the 1974 recreation structure which adjoins St. Ambrose School will include outdoor landscaping and amenities to better serve its users. 2009-07-14 PDF 34Kb
Cambridge City Hall Recognized for Design Excellence Cambridge City Hall and its top rated Architectural firm Diamond and Schmitt are the recent recipients of a North American design excellence award from Environmental Design + Construction (ED+C) magazine based in Troy Michigan. 2009-07-13 PDF 26Kb
New Splash Pad in Preston has Water Conservation Built In The City of Cambridge today unveiled the latest improvements to the Preston Towne Centre with a splash pad complete with water conservation properties. Youth and families of the community will now have a new splash pad to cool off in the summer as part of the latest enhancements to Central Park. 2009-07-07 PDF 26Kb
Media Alert: Splash Pad to be Unveiled With Water Conservation Properties Join Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig, Ward Councillor Karl Kiefer, President of Preston Business Improvement Area, Tony Schmidt, and other community representatives, as we kick off the opening of the new splash park in Preston. 2009-07-03 PDF 25Kb
Potential for Pedestrian and Cycling Bridge over Highway 401 to be Evaluated Citizens will have an opportunity in a few days to learn more about the potential for a new pedestrian and cycling bridge to enhance crossing safety over highway 401. 2009-06-22 PDF 35Kb
YOUTH MOUNTAIN BIKING EVENT FOR SATURDAY JUNE 20TH 2009 CANCELLED We are sorry to announce that due to the forecast of rain and more importantly -thunderstorms - that we have been forced to cancel the Youth Mountain Biking Event for tomorrow. 2009-06-19 PDF 22Kb
Cambridge Fire Department Partners with Stroke Recovery Association of Cambridge & District The Stroke Recovery Association of Cambridge and District is hosting a Pancake Breakfast in the Civic Square, 55 Dickson Street, Cambridge from 8:00 am until 11:00 am on Saturday, June 20, 2009. Funds from the breakfast will go to support the work on the Association, which includes education, counselling and assistance with recovery after a stroke. 2009-06-17 PDF 25Kb
Museum Pumped Up About Donation The Fire Hall Museum and Education Centre is about to receive its biggest donation yet from a community-minded Cambridge company and the Cambridge Fire Department. 2009-06-15 PDF 24Kb
Cambridge Mayor and Council bring Arts Showcase to the Community Mayor Doug Craig and Cambridge City Council welcome everyone at City Hall, 50 Dickson St, tonight to join in on the 7th annual Mayor's Celebration of the Arts. Beginning at 7 until 10:30 pm, the event features a wealth of activities for people of all ages. 2009-06-12 PDF 25Kb
Ed Newland Outdoor Pool Opening on June 15th Has Been Delayed Due to mechanical problems the Ed Newland outdoor pool on William St will not be opening for pre-season hours on Monday June 15, 2009 as scheduled. 2009-06-11 PDF 25Kb
Portuguese Swamp Nuisance Mosquito Feasibility Study Update The purpose of the Portuguese Swamp Nuisance Mosquito Control Feasibility Study is to understand the nuisance mosquito populations, issues, and challenges associated with control options, costs, potential environmental impacts, and legislative and approval processes involved with initiating a nuisance mosquito control program in this area of Cambridge for the benefit of local residents. 2009-06-08 PDF 29Kb
Nomination forms now available for Cambridge Sports Awards Banquet The City of Cambridge's annual Sports Awards Banquet will be celebrating its 36th year of honouring the accomplishments of local athletes this November.
Deadline is September 11th, 2009 for submission of nominees.
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The Corporation of the City of Cambridge and CUPE Local 1882 Ratify New Collective Agreement The City of Cambridge is pleased to announce the ratification of a New Collective Agreement with CUPE Local 1882. 2009-06-02 PDF 24Kb
Cambridge Riverfest and Dragon Boat Races Local Lisaard House will benefit from the pledge program of this year's 26th Annual Cambridge Riverfest and Dragon Boat Races that will take place on Saturday June 6, 2009 at the beautiful Riverbluffs Park on George St. in downtown Cambridge. 2009-05-29 PDF 41Kb
Cambridge Cuts $200,000 in 2009 Operating Budget Staff Reductions Result in Savings for the Corporation A strategy to realize some $200,000 in savings to this year's payroll will go forward tonight at Cambridge City Council. It's an initiative that will streamline costs for the corporation while maintaining service levels for the community. 2009-05-25 PDF 25Kb
Public Input into Stormwater Management Continues Master Plan Address Future Policies for Cambridge A city-wide examination of flooding and surface water quality issues continues as experts work to develop a long term strategy for stormwater management. A second Public Information Centre (PIC) will move forward paving the way for further community input into the vital process of planning and prioritizing the future needs. 2009-05-21 PDF 26Kb
New Performing Arts Complex In Cambridge Ontario Residents of Cambridge will soon benefit from a new performing arts complex, thanks to a joint investment by the city and the governments of Canada and Ontario 2009-05-21 PDF 46Kb
Cambridge Centre for the Arts and Ontario Arts Council Team Up For Spotlight Event May 20, 2009...Getting a firsthand look at the world of arts and culture is the goal of a complimentary day of arts activities and performances at the Cambridge Centre for the Arts. Scheduled for Saturday, June 6 between 12 noon - 3 pm, the event is part of a bigger province wide initiative called SPOTLIGHT weekend festival sponsored by the Ontario Arts Council. 2009-05-20 PDF 44Kb
Multi-Government Announcement Brings New Infrastructure to Cambridge Details regarding an investment that will see new infrastructure for the City of Cambridge will be unveiled tomorrow at a press conference at Cambridge City Hall. 2009-05-20 PDF 34Kb
Celebration of the Arts Kicks Off Cambridge City Council extends an invite to the news media to join us as we unveil the line up of the very talented visual and performing artists for the 2009 Mayor's Celebration of the Arts. 2009-05-15 PDF 24Kb
Canada Day Committee Urges Citizens to Volunteer Sign Up Slated for June 11th and 22nd Plans are underway for the 35th annual Canada Day community celebration and while the many details of the event are being fine tuned, the biggest challenge is getting enough volunteers to help make the day a success. Whether it's volunteering in the children's centre, helping with face painting, supporting the parade or taking up collections for fundraising, there's a job for everyone. 2009-05-14 PDF 31Kb
Excellence in Workforce Training and Development Cambridge Mayor and Council Recognizes Employers Cambridge, Ontario. May 11, 2009...Cambridge City Council tonight recognizes three local firms for their commitment to workforce development through their continuous improvement of initiatives that build the knowledge, performance and skills of their employees. 2009-05-12 PDF 36Kb
Moffat Creek Sanitary Sewer Project Moves Ahead Environmental Impact and Overall Costs Reduced Cambridge, Ontario. May 11, 2009... A recommendation for tendering of the Moffat Creek Sanitary Sewer construction goes before Cambridge City Council tonight that results in cost savings of over $2 million for the project. The project takes a new direction which will also result in less environmental impact which is good news for the South East Galt community. 2009-05-12 PDF 27Kb
Cambridge Mayor to Recognize Employers for Excellence in Workforce Training & Development It's the 16th annual Mayor's Award for Excellence in Workforce Training and Development slated for next week. 2009-05-07 PDF 25Kb
Arts and Culture Master Plan Unveiled for Cambridge May 5, 2009 - Master plan reveals need to continue developing and funding arts and culture within the City of Cambridge. 2009-05-05 PDF 26Kb
New Summer Programs at the Cambridge Centre for the Arts The Cambridge Centre for the Arts is hosting a number of new and exciting programs this summer for children who want to go on a creative adventure. Over 30 programs in art, music, pottery, drama and culinary arts are available for children ages 3-14. To view all activities click here. 2009-04-30 PDF 27Kb
Volunteer Career Fair at Cambridge Centre The City of Cambridge will host the 8th annual "Cambridge & You!" Special Events & Volunteer Recruitment Fair this weekend. 2009-04-29 PDF 38Kb
Regional Launch of BizPal ~ Multi-government Partnership Brings New Tools for Business BizPal, an online tool to simplify the business licensing and permit process, was all the buzz today at the official launch. The event celebrated the availability of the service in the Region of Waterloo, cities of Cambridge and Kitchener and the Township of Wellesley. The collaboration of all levels of government resulted in providing the business community with innovative service that fosters business creation and expansion.

To read the Region's press release, click here.
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BIZPAL LAUNCHED IN REGION OF WATERLOO, KITCHENER, WELLESLEY AND CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO Today, Harold Albrecht, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Conestoga, Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo, and Stephen Woodworth, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry, together with officials from the Province of Ontario, Ken Seiling, Chair of the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Doug Craig, Mayor of Cambridge, Carl Zehr, Mayor of Kitchener, and Ross Kelterborn, Mayor of the Township of Wellesley, welcomed the launch of BizPaL at an event in Kitchener. 2009-04-09 PDF 38Kb
Finalists Announced for the Bernice Adams Memorial Awards The Cultural Awards Committee today unveils the finalist for the prestigious Bernice Adams Memorial Awards. The awards program recognizes talented groups and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the arts and culture in our community and include representatives from the following categories: Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Communications/Literary Arts, Music, and Outstanding Youth. 2009-04-08 PDF 55Kb
BizPal comes to Waterloo Region With the launch of BizPal in Waterloo Region, it just got a little bit
easier for businesses to get the information they need.
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Avenue Road House Fire The Cambridge Fire Department (CFD) responded to a serious Avenue Road house fire at approximately 9:00 pm on Monday, March 30, 2009. A lone male occupant was rescued from the house by firefighters. He was later transferred to a Toronto hospital where he succumbed to injuries sustained in the fire. 2009-04-01 PDF 24Kb
City of Cambridge Announces New CAO Cambridge City Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim King as Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) effective immediately. 2009-03-31 PDF 26Kb
Bringing the Craft of Theatre to the Community An exciting array of theatre education programs kicks off at the Cambridge Centre for the Arts with the residency of playwright and performer Gary Kirkham. He introduces a theatre arts program entitled Stage: Right, Write, Wright that will bring the craft of theatre to the Cambridge community through three unique workshops. 2009-03-27 PDF 30Kb
"Unsilent Night" Honoured at Cambridge Chamber Awards The City of Cambridge team certainly wasn't silent last night as the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce named their new event "Unsilent Night" among the Business Achievement Award winners. 2009-03-27 PDF 29Kb
Arts Festival Poetry Contest Local poets and wordsmiths will have an opportunity to show off their creative, literary sides again this year at the Cambridge Arts Festival slated for Saturday, June 6th. A call for entry is underway and the April 3rd deadline is just around the corner. Visit the Arts, Culture & Heritage page for more information, or go directly to the entry form by clicking here. 2009-03-26 PDF 26Kb
Cambridge CAO Retires - Council Thanks Smith for Commitment and Dedication The City of Cambridge announces today the retirement of their Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Don Smith which will take effect on March 15, 2009. 2009-03-10 PDF 27Kb
City of Cambridge Participates in Global Earth Hour In keeping with the City of Cambridge's focus on the environment and energy conservation, the City will again participate in the World Wildlife Fund Earth Hour slated for Saturday, March 28th from 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm. 2009-03-10 PDF 26Kb
Performance Workshop New for Centre for the Arts - Harmonica Blues Experience Comes to Cambridge Tickets for the Harmonica Blues Experience, a unique performance/workshop featuring a few of Canada's leading blues singers and musicians are now available. Click Here for pictures of the performers. 2009-03-09 PDF 35Kb
City and Chamber Teams Bowl For Big Brothers Big Sisters A traditional bowling match between the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce and the City of Cambridge staff helped kickoff the Bowl for Kids Sake 2009 fundraising campaign for Big Brothers Big Sisters. Additional photographs of the event can be found in the Youth Events section of the gallery. 2009-03-06 PDF 109Kb
Take Your Place in Cambridge History; Time Capsule to Seal Community Collection for Future Unveiling Plans are underway to create a once in a lifetime opportunity for citizens and special community groups to participate in a time capsule project with the City of Cambridge that will capture the present and preserve it for future generations. You can learn more about the time capsule and download the Call for Entry at the Time Capsule webpage. 2009-03-05 PDF 26Kb
Cambridge Girl's Choir Performs at City Hall City Council Welcomes Youth Cambridge City Council last night kicked off the meeting with a new element - a performance by the Cambridge Girl's Choir. Click here to see photos of the event. 2009-03-05 PDF 52Kb
Groff Mill Creek/Dumfries Conservation Area Flood Control Berm – Culvert Installation Installation of the culvert for Groff Mill Creek/Dumfries Conservation Area will happen this week. News media are invited to capture images and learn more about this important infrastructure project on Friday, March 6th, 2009 at 11:00 am. 2009-03-04 PDF 27Kb
Call for Mayor's Celebration of the Arts Applications The Mayor's Celebration of the Arts Committee invites Cambridge artists to submit an application to participate in the visual or performing arts categories. 2009-02-27 PDF 26Kb
Cambridge Fire Recognized; Citizen Actions Commended Cambridge Fire Department's (CFD) second annual event honours important actions of citizens who helped to evacuate residents on the scene, volunteers for special educational campaigns, and tributes to long service employees. 2009-02-09 PDF 30Kb
Cambridge Fire Department Cautions Residents To Avoid Parking on Streets Cambridge Fire Department (CFD) is asking residents to assist by keeping their streets open to allow unobstructed access for emergency vehicles. CFD is suggesting that citizens avoid parking on streets where the volume of snow makes it difficult to navigate emergency vehicles, particularly on narrow roadways. 2009-02-05 PDF 25Kb
Music in the air at Cambridge City Hall Feb 4, 2009...As part of a new partnership with Wilfrid Laurier University, the
Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony performed today for the City of Cambridge staff
and members of the community.
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Fire Department Flags Public Safety Concern; Urges Snow Removal Around Fire Hydrants The Cambridge Fire Department (CFD) is reporting more incidents of fire hydrant obstructions as heavy volumes of snow continue to make it hard to locate hydrants. Residents and businesses are reminded to clear snow away from fire hydrants on their property and not to deposit snow in a way that would obstruct fire hydrants. 2009-01-28 PDF 19Kb
Dog Tag Program Update Cambridge, Ontario. January 26...The dog tag purchase deadline is on or before Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009. A late fee of $15.00 will be applied to the regular cost of the dog tag after this date. Seniors receive a half price discount on the regular fee, however this is not on a kennel license or on the late fee portion. 2009-01-26 PDF 34Kb
Call for Entry for Arts and Culture Cambridge, ON, January 22, 2009...Champions for arts and culture have a local
platform to recognize excellence as the official call for entries kicks off today for the Bernice Adams Memorial Awards.
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City of Cambridge 2009 Budget Highlights Cambridge, Ontario. January 14, 2009...The City of Cambridge will offer a one hour session to local news media to provide an overview of the City's proposed
Capital and Operating Budgets for 2009.
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Grand Avenue South Acquisition Cambridge, Ontario. January 14, 2009...Cambridge City Council approved funding of $700,000 plus legal, survey and other associated costs to complete the acquisition of the property on 46 Grand Avenue South in early December 2008. 2009-01-14 PDF 24Kb
Council Remuneration Review for 2010 - Laying the Groundwork for Next Council's Consideration Cambridge City Council recently passed a motion to review future Council remuneration for members serving after the next election. 2009-01-14 PDF 24Kb
Update from Cambridge Fire Department: Public Works Teams Working Around the Clock December 24, 2008 Fire department shares a few reminders for your safety. 2009-01-07 PDF 25Kb
Twelfth Night - Christmas in Cambridge Final Twelfth Night event happens this weekend celebrating the winter solace. 2009-01-06 PDF 26Kb
Unsilent Night: Christie Illuminates - Waterloo Architecture Cambridge Creates Masterpieces Monday December 22, 2008 the City of Cambridge brings "Unsilent Night" to the community. 2008-12-18 PDF 26Kb
Partnership brings BizPaL Online Service New online service assists those starting a Small Business. 2008-12-17 PDF 24Kb
Cambridge Launches Online Recreation Program Registration "CORAL" The new online service for activities and leisure registration goes live 2008-12-12 PDF 32Kb
Candyland - Christmas in Cambridge Live performances, family activities continue 2008-12-03 PDF 25Kb
Keeping the Community Posted on Holiday Schedules Important Information about the City of Cambridge's holiday schedule 2008-12-02 PDF 26Kb
Snow Management in the City of Cambridge The City's maintenance plans for safe and passable sidewalks 2008-12-02 PDF 26Kb
Cyber Safety Expert to Deliver Helpful Tools at W.G Johnson Centre They City of Cambridge and Ontario Government are teaming up to deliver a local information session geared to providing valuable information on safe cyber surfing. 2008-11-28 PDF 26Kb
Legal Counsel Services Bring Expertise In-house Steve Matheson joins the City as Director of Legal Services 2008-11-28 PDF 24Kb
Christmas In Cambridge Kicks Off Spectacular Line Up of Community Events the first in a series of Christmas in Cambridge events is set to happen on November 28, 2008 - Music and Lights in the Village. 2008-11-27 PDF 26Kb
Box 690 Fire Department Canteen Association Honoured for 20 Years of Volunteer Service Box 690 Volunteer Canteen Services Recognized at Mutual Aid Meeting on November 27, 2008 2008-11-25 PDF 28Kb
Olympic torch Comes to Cambridge The City of Cambridge has been selected as one of the cities for the Olympic Torch to pass through on it's way towards the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games 2008-11-21 PDF 26Kb
City More Than Recoups costs on the Concession Street Heritage Investment Council approved an offer of purchase for the heritage property on 65 Concession Street 2008-11-17 PDF 116Kb
Nationally Acclaimed Artist Begins Installing Public Art at Cambridge City Hall Stephen Cruise, nationally renowned Canadian artist will add Cambridge City Hall to the list of locations for his visual display masterpieces. 2008-11-06 PDF 101Kb
David Durward Centre's Annual Christmas Bazaar Allan Reuter Centre Kicks off bringing local treasures to the Community on November 8th between 9-1 and on November 22, 2008 beginning at 9am the David Durward Centre will host the Annual Christmas Bazaar. 2008-11-06 PDF 34Kb
Sports Banquet Honours Amateur Athletes in Cambridge 35th Annual Sports Awards Banquet is planned for November 7th at 6pm at the Cambridge Holiday Inn 2008-11-04 PDF 28Kb
City of Cambridge Picks Up Employer Recognition Award The City of Cambridge was recently applauded for its programs to support employment opportunities for newcomers and immigrants in our community. 2008-10-31 PDF 26Kb
Groff Mill Creek Work across Galt Country Club Completed On Budget and Ahead of Schedule Work to alleviate flooding damage from Groff Mill Creek onto local properties completed in the first phase and area residents are remarking on the success of the project. 2008-10-23 PDF 27Kb
Conestoga College Officially Takes Ownership of Cambridge Lands to Build New Campus Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning has exercised its option to purchase lands strategically located in Cambridge. 2008-10-22 PDF 36Kb
Local Government Week Cub Scouts Get First Hand Look at City Hall 2008-10-22 PDF 71Kb
Cambridge Indoor Soccer Dome Officially Opens Com Dev Indoor Soccer Park Construction is complete and the City of Cambridge will celebrate the success on October 24th. 2008-10-21 PDF 28Kb
By-Law Improvements for Easier Understanding New Boulevard maintenance By-Law to Enhance Community Safety. 2008-10-17 PDF 36Kb
International Awareness Day to Eradicate Poverty Cambridge Community Observes the Day. 2008-10-17 PDF 78Kb
Fall Leaf Program Includes Environmentally Friendly Suggestions Loose leaf pick up programs will begin in November. 2008-10-10 PDF 149Kb
Cambridge Council Recognition of Arts and Cultural Achievement Over 60 dancers, musicians and artists will come together to be recognized on Tuesday, September 23rd during the annual Cambridge City Council Arts and Culture Achievement awards. 2008-09-22 PDF 33Kb
Unveiling Programs at Allan Reuter Centre The Adult 50+ crowd in Preston, one of three downtown areas of Cambridge, will have a chance tomorrow to learn about community centre programs and meet the key players at the Allan Reuter Recreation Centre, 507 King Street, East.
The annual Open House is scheduled for Tuesday, September 16th, between 4:30 pm and 7:30 pm.

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First Community Exercise for New Emergency Operations Centre at City Hall City Hall will be the location of the upcoming test of the Cambridge Emergency Plan as the City and its community partners come together for "Exercise EOC" this week.

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Accelerated Capital Projects for Cambridge A $5.7 million provincial grant will mean needed infrastructure projects that currently are not funded in the Capital Forecast will move forward before the end of the year. The grant is provided under the Investing in Ontario Act and was announced by the Province at the end of August to provide funding for roads, bridges, transit and healthcare community infrastructure. 2008-09-12 PDF 26Kb
Reconstruction of Ballantyne Avenue Underway Work is proceeding on a major construction project slated for the Ballantyne Avenue area in Cambridge. Today, the production schedule and detailed information will be hand delivered to area residents who will be impacted by the project to keep the lines of communication open and provide city contact information for people who have further questions. 2008-09-08 PDF 28Kb
Firefighters Give The Boot - Charity Work Part of the Firefighter’s Fabric While firefighters are known for their skills to put out hazardous fires that threaten residents and their property or for providing rescue assistance to people in car accidents and other dangerous situations, they will soon be giving the public the boot for charity.

It's a 35 year tradition for the Cambridge Professional Firefighters' Association (CPFFA) as they get ready to embark on the a campaign for Muscular Dystrophy (MD).
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Cost Free Opportunity for Locals to Take In the Arts Cambridge and nearby residents are invited to discover the exciting, educational and stimulating world of art during the 2008 Cambridge Studio Tour and Sale. The event involves 21 local artists and 15 locations throughout the city. Introduced in 2004, the event will run on Saturday, September 20th between 10am and 5pm and Sunday, September 21st from noon to 5pm. There is no admission fee.
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Structural Evaluations of City Dams A report on the evaluation of a Cambridge dam is set to come down the pipe with a second study on another location slated to kick off next week 2008-08-22 PDF 28Kb
Calling for Public Input Help Shape the Future of Cambridge Arts, Culture and Heritage 2008-08-22 DOC 681Kb
City Property Purchase Preserves History For Future Generations The City of Cambridge today takes possession of an important cultural heritage property ensuring the house will be saved for future generations 2008-08-20 PDF 59Kb
City of Cambridge Staff Mark Red Day in Honour of a Teammate and All the Canadian Troops Staff at the Cambridge City Hall is sending out well wishes to Canadian Troops in Afghanistan 2008-08-20 PDF 108Kb
Energy Conservation Continues City of Cambridge Recognizes Blackout Anniversary Dimming lights and conserving energy is what it's all about for the City of Cambridge 2008-08-07 PDF 26Kb
Cambridge Farmers' Market Adjusts Hours Vendors Tweak Services Playing the market has a whole new meaning when it comes to seeking out fresh produce and artistic products found at the Cambridge Farmers' Market 2008-08-06 PDF 124Kb
City of Cambridge Adopts Recommendations Investigative Report on Special Council Meeting Recommendations received late yesterday regarding the City of Cambridge notice provisions for a special public meeting 2008-07-28 PDF 29Kb
Proposed Ward Boundary Changes for Cambridge Creates New Opportunity for Community Representation Recommendations from the Cambridge Council Ward Boundary Taskforce point to a system that will increase the number of council representatives 2008-07-21 PDF 249Kb
Bylaw Services at the City of Cambridge The City of Cambridge is currently ramping up the by-law enforcement team to enhance services particularly on weekends and hours outside of regular business operations 2008-07-17 DOC 690Kb
Crossing Guard Opportunities Part-time Jobs support Safety at Cambridge Schools While the summer is just ramping up, the City of Cambridge is focusing on fall placement for jobs at a number of locations throughout the city 2008-07-16 PDF 26Kb
Unique LEED Neighbourhood Development Project Revitalizes Brownfield Site in Cambridge Challenged to come up with innovative ways to find solutions for brownfield properties, the City of Cambridge and Reid's Heritage Homes have created an excellent example of a project that is elevating redevelopment to new heights 2008-07-08 PDF 31Kb
The 33rd Annual Cambridge Highland Games Celebrates the Scottish Heritage A news media briefing will take place on Tuesday, July 8th, to provide background and a photo opportunity for the upcoming Cambridge Highland Games. 2008-06-30 PDF 27Kb
Cambridge Indoor Soccer Dome Kicks Into Final Stage of Construction Kicking into the final stage of construction, the City of Cambridge announces that the COM DEV Indoor Soccer Park will tomorrow begin the final construction phase 2008-06-30 PDF 26Kb
Business As Usual on Monday, June 30th A Wealth of Community Activities on Canada Day It's business as usual on Monday, June 30th for the City of Cambridge. The next day will mark the Canada Day celebrations 2008-06-27 PDF 27Kb
Cambridge Stewardship Trailer Wins National Design Award Speedpro Imaging and the City of Cambridge recently won a national design award for the Cambridge Stewardship trailer 2008-06-25 PDF 453Kb
Cambridge Centre for the Arts Rolls Out New Programs New and exciting programs are being offered this summer in a variety of mediums at The Cambridge Centre for the Arts. 2008-06-25 PDF 26Kb
First Accessible Playground Opens Partners Come Together for Special Needs Kids The first ever fully accessible playground in the City of Cambridge will officially open on Wednesday, June 18th at 1:00 pm at Churchill Park, 200 Christopher Drive. 2008-06-13 PDF 26Kb
"Unintended Consequences": Riverside Print Group Eight devoted practitioners of "archaic arts", members of the Riverside Print Group, will soon bring their work to the gallery of the Cambridge Centre for the Arts for a month-long show called "Unintended Consequences". 2008-05-28 PDF 27Kb
Cambridge Farmers' Market A Star Attraction Named One of Canada’s Top Farmers’ Markets Best Health Magazine, part of the Reader's Digest family, has named the Cambridge Farmers' Market as one of the best markets in the country. 2008-05-23 PDF 36Kb
Water Street North undergoes sewer enhancements Road work means some temporary delays On May 20th, The City of Cambridge will begin work to enhance sanitary sewer systems under Water Street North in downtown Galt between Simcoe and Samuelson Streets. 2008-05-15 PDF 26Kb
Cambridge Mayor Hosts Interactive Session with TVO Chief Executive Officer On Friday, May 23, 2008, Chief Executive Officer of TVO Lisa de Wilde will speak to Cambridge's leading citizens on how the Province's educational broadcaster is transforming itself for a digital world and for the benefit of Ontarians. 2008-05-15 PDF 43Kb
Bernice Adams Award finalists announced Awards slated to be presented on May 23, 2008 The short list of finalists has been unveiled by the City of Cambridge's Cultural Arts Committee for the prestigious Bernice Adams Award and it includes a line up of familiar and not so familiar artisans. 2008-05-15 PDF 37Kb
Emergency Preparedness Week May 4 - 10 2008 Mobile 1 Comes to Cambridge City Hall The City of Cambridge invites members of the community to come and see Mobile 1 on May 7th between 9:30 am and 3:30 pm at Cambridge City Hall, 50 Dickson Street. 2008-05-05 PDF 46Kb
Provincial Support Sees Accelerated Infrastructure Plan City of Cambridge Announces Programs for Roads Recognizing the infrastructure gaps that every municipality faces, The City of Cambridge today announces the Province of Ontario will provide more than $3.3 million for two one-time grants dedicated to municipal infrastructure. 2008-04-25 PDF 36Kb
Cross Community Cooperation to Provide Sporting Opportunities for Seniors The City of Cambridge will host the 26th annual Waterloo-Wellington Senior Summer Games. The 55 plus participants will converge on the city between May 26th and June 5th, 2008. 2008-04-24 PDF 37Kb
Sustainable Transportation Initiatives in Cambridge Two transportation initiatives will go before Cambridge General Committee on Monday, April 28th that will look to enhance investments in city bikeways and car share options for the community. 2008-04-24 PDF 38Kb
The Corporation of the City of Cambridge Quick Fact Sheet A fact sheet about the lifestyle, population, location and economy of the City of Cambridge. 2008-04-15 PDF 502Kb
"Desperate Housepets" Stage Production The theatre company that premiered at the Cambridge Mayor's Celebration of the Arts is back to present an exciting new production in partnership with the City of Cambridge - Centre for the Arts. 2008-04-15 PDF 46Kb
TVOKids Don't Sit Still Tour The dynamic TVOKids Don't Sit Still Tour touches down in Kitchener and Cambridge on Saturday May 24 2008 and in Woodstock on Sunday May 25. 2008-04-15 PDF 25Kb
Spring Clean Up Underway Spring has really sprung and there are a number of City of Cambridge initiatives underway to address the clean up needs of the community. 2008-04-08 PDF 47Kb
New Parking Strategic Plan Under Development A key component of a new Core Areas Parking Master Plan study for the City of Cambridge will be a series of public consultation sessions and an on-line web survey to gather public input. 2008-03-27 PDF 36Kb
On The Radar In a Different Way...Earth Hour Gets the Green Light at City of Cambridge In keeping with the City's environmental and energy conservation thrust, all major facilities and both historic and new City Hall will make reductions in energy use on Saturday, March 29th from 8:00-9:00 pm. 2008-03-27 PDF 46Kb
Old Woolco Building Slated for Transformation Council Approves Redevelopment Bid Cambridge City Council has approved a redevelopment bid by Cornerstone Antiques Incorporated that will bring new jobs to Cambridge's downtown core. 2008-03-25 PDF 38Kb
WORKSHOP PROMOTES THE IMPORTANCE OF EATING WISELY BY EATING LOCALLY City Green will be hosting their 15th annual workshop on March 27th from 6:30 - 9:30 pm at the newly opened gold-LEED-candidate Cambridge City Hall. 2008-03-19 PDF 70Kb
Please Clear Snow In light of the record snow fall this weekend, the City of Cambridge reminds residents and business leaders to clear the snow for safety purposes. 2008-03-10 PDF 37Kb
Cambridge Self Help Food Bank - Complimentary Tours of City Hall Please consider a donation in support of the Cambridge Self Help Food Bank. 2008-02-21 PDF 1498Kb
Pothole Blitz Underway The City of Cambridge Transportation and Public Works team are ramping up the communications systems for the public to report potholes to the maintenance team. 2008-02-15 PDF 36Kb
Cambridge Economic Development Wins Provincial Award The Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) tonight paid tribute to the Cambridge Health Link initiative and the many community volunteers who worked to create this not for profit organization
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New City Hall - Going for Gold The City of Cambridge will host a "sneak peak" for the Chamber of Commerce and business leaders tonight between 5:00 pm and 7:00pm. The event is by registration only and will highlight some of the following key facts about New City Hall 2008-02-05 PDF 57Kb
Smoke-Free Civic Square Cambridge, Ontario. February 5, 2008 Cambridge Council last night approved a
policy that will make the Civic Square, which includes historic City Hall, New
City Hall, Cambridge Fire Museum and the Farmers' Market, a smoke-free zone.
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Recreational Services Update A number of recreational programs will be impacted as a result of the heavy snow fall and dangerous driving conditions today. 2008-02-01 PDF 35Kb
Cambridge Archives Building Temporarily Closed The much needed renovations to the Cambridge Historic City Hall are underway and this means the City of Cambridge Archives won't be open for drop in clients. 2008-01-21 PDF 36Kb
Cambridge Budget Highlights The City of Cambridge today kicked off the process to present the framework for the proposed 2008 Capital and Operating budgets for the Corporation. 2008-01-18 PDF 47Kb
City of Cambridge Budget Highlights The City of Cambridge will offer a one hour session to local news media to provide an overview of the City's proposed Capital and Operating Budgets for 2008 on January 18, 2008 at Cambridge Place. 2008-01-15 PDF 34Kb
Calling For Arts and Cultural Awards Nominations February 29th deadline for Bernice Memorial Awards nominations 2008-01-07 PDF 42Kb
W.G. Johnson Centre Pool Closure The Pool is expected to be back in action on January 14, 2008. 2007-12-21 PDF 36Kb
Cambridge Ice Hounds Make Hockey News Hockey Day in Canada is Coming to Cambridge 2007-12-18 PDF 37Kb
Abandoned Property Will Be Demolished Court Order on 37 Albert Street to be carried out in January 2008 2007-12-17 PDF 42Kb
Canada's Only Groundwater Guardian Celebrates 10 Years North American Groundwater Foundation Designated Cambridge More than A Decade Ago 2007-12-10 PDF 101Kb
Fall Leaf Program Suspended Fall leaf program suspended as a result of mild temperatures. 2007-12-07 PDF 34Kb
City Supported Partnership Program For Snow Removal on Sidewalks City of Cambridge partners with Community Support Connections 2007-12-06 PDF 36Kb
Cambridge Works With The Township of Wellesley Cambridge and Wellesley cooperate to support building process 2007-12-06 PDF 37Kb
Public Works Team Snow Removal Public Works work 24/7 to keep streets clear 2007-12-03 PDF 36Kb
Study Says Traffic Speeds Reduced by 10% Strategies to reduce speeds are working 2007-11-30 PDF 36Kb
New Pool Admission Standards New Swimming Pool Admission Standards will soon be implemented at all City of Cambridge pools to enhance safety and focus on ability. 2007-11-29 PDF 36Kb
New Water Testing Program Begins in December 2007 Provincial Legislative Enhancements 2007-11-23 PDF 36Kb
Public Safety the Main Concern for City of Cambridge Demolition of The Old Furniture Warehouse, 188 Water Street 2007-11-19 PDF 34Kb
New Indoor Soccer Field Goes Forward New Indoor Soccer Facility in Cambridge 2007-11-12 PDF 43Kb
New Memorial Recognizes Fallen Soldiers A new memorial to recognize those who served in the Canadian Forces and the United States Forces in Vietnam 2007-11-08 PDF 35Kb
Public Art Competition - Nationally Acclaimed Artist Wins in Cambridge Sculpture to be displayed in front of New City Hall 2007-10-30 PDF 27Kb
New Collective Agreement with CUPE Local 32 New Collective Agreement ratified by City Council 2007-10-29 PDF 36Kb