City News

Posted Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Core Area ConnectionsThe City of Cambridge’s Economic Development team has launched a new web page to connect core area businesses, residents and stakeholders with timely information on the programs and projects that matter to them. The Core Area Connections page will bring together targeted information, upcoming events and public engagement opportunities for Preston, Galt and Hespeler, to better allow the community to keep track of core area developments and happenings.
“We recognize...

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Posted Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Our City. Our Future.The City of Cambridge released the 2021 draft Budget and Business Plan today.  Entitled Our City. Our Future. , the full document and background information can be found at https://www.engagewr.ca/budget-2021 .
The 2021 budget reflects our current financial reality. The COVID-19 pandemic has had major financial impacts on the City and across almost every sector. Our goal is to help lessen the tax burden on our residents and to support economic recovery. This is why...

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Posted Monday, November 09, 2020

Preston CenotaphThis Wednesday, we remember and honour all the brave service men and women who put their lives on the line for our country. With COVID-19 guidelines in effect, the processions and large ceremonies are not possible this year. But you can still pay your respects:
Stop by a cenotaph throughout the day to reflect
Observe two minutes of silence at 11 a.m. in honour of those who’ve lost their lives
Visit the Old Post Office between 5-10 p.m. to view a tribute image...

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Posted Wednesday, November 04, 2020

Mayor McGarry and Councillor LiggettAs a symbol of our community’s diversity and inclusion, a new rainbow crosswalk has been painted at the intersection at Dickson and Wellington. The development of inclusive infrastructure such as this, is an important action identified in the City’s Diversity, Accessibility and Inclusion Action Plan (2018) .
Extensive public consultation took place to better understand the community’s collective vision and determine the most appropriate location for the...

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Posted Monday, October 26, 2020

Loose Leaf PickupCambridge’s loose leaf collection program is set to begin city-wide Monday, Nov. 9 in multiple areas throughout the city. Residents are asked to neatly rake their leaves to the curb or roadside just prior to the start date.
The leaf collection program runs approximately four weeks and residents may continue to rake leaves to the roadside after the start date if collection has not yet happened on their street.
A  progress map  is available on the City’s...

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