Office of the Mayor

Posted Friday, October 25, 2019

I’m delighted that the provincial government has listened to municipalities and is taking an approach that focuses on being partners rather than providing top-down direction. Today’s announcement certainly provides much-needed clarity after a period of uncertainty around our local governance model.
I would also like to thank all of the Cambridge residents who took the opportunity to provide feedback during this process, helping to protect our city’s autonomy...

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Posted Friday, August 09, 2019

Join Mayor Kathryn McGarry and Cambridge City Council at a town hall meeting near you. Share your thoughts and ideas about your neighbourhood and our city.
Town hall meetings will be held in each ward throughout the late summer and fall. Meetings will be held in an open mic format where residents can ask questions and share their thoughts.
Ward 1 Town Hall Meetings - Wed., Oct. 2, and Mon., Nov. 18
Ward 2 Town Hall Meeting - Mon., Sept. 9
Ward 3 Town Hall Meeting...

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Posted Tuesday, July 23, 2019

July 23, 2019 – Mayor Kathryn McGarry, on behalf of Council, is pleased to announce that David Calder has been selected as the new City Manager for the City of Cambridge. 
Mr. Calder, who is currently serving as the Chief Administrative Officer with the Town of Tillsonburg, will officially start his new position on September 16, 2019.
“After an extensive search with a range of excellent candidates, I am thrilled that David will be joining our team,”...

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Posted Tuesday, June 18, 2019

I am very pleased to announce this evening that Council has decided to move ahead with a strategy for a new recreational facility in Cambridge.
I’d also like to take the time to thank the community for your time and passion for this project. Thank you also for your patience. This has been a long time in the works. However, in the end, I believe that together we have ensured the best possible path forward.
Determining the location and the programming components has...

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Posted Thursday, April 18, 2019

Like many of you, we were horrified to hear the news yesterday about the fatal shooting in Preston.
We are stunned and saddened to think that this could happen in our city, and our thoughts and prayers are with the victim’s family. We have spoken with representatives from Waterloo Region Police, who are still in the process of their investigation.
Citizens in Cambridge have a right to feel safe and secure, and we will be meeting with Chief Larkin to ensure we are...

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