News Releases

Posted Wednesday, December 02, 2020

2021 BudgetCambridge City Council approved the 2021 Budget and Business Plan this evening, concluding the 2021 Budget process.
Council approved a property tax increase of 1.27 per cent, which is less than the forecasted cost of inflation, and represents $17.95/year for the average household. It is the lowest tax rate in the City of Cambridge in the last decade. Council also voted to keep water utility rates the same in 2021.
“This is a sensible budget that reflects our current...

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Posted Wednesday, December 02, 2020

Last night, Cambridge City Council endorsed a proposed contribution from Hallman Construction Ltd. (HCL) of up to $2.5 million towards a new community park within the soon-to-be developed Cambridge West subdivision; Westwood Village.
“This is indeed exciting news for Cambridge,” said Mayor Kathryn McGarry. “HCL has a very successful local track record of community-building with a focus on child and youth wellbeing and we’re thrilled to welcome them...

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Posted Tuesday, December 01, 2020

The City of Cambridge is confirming today that two firefighters have tested positive for COVID-19.
As such, Region of Waterloo Public Health has declared a workplace outbreak at one of the fire stations. Cambridge Fire is following established pandemic procedures and protective measures are in place.
Anyone identified by Public Health to be a high-risk contact will be notified, and instructed to get tested and to self-isolate.  Stations are being deep cleaned and...

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Posted Friday, November 27, 2020

Waterloo Region – The cities and townships of Waterloo Region have continued to work with local public health officials and the Province to clarify and interpret the provincial limits for recreation and sport in the Red-Control category of the provincial response framework . As of today, the Province has provided updated guidance on the limits for recreation facilities and community centres. Across Waterloo Region, the following will now apply:
Indoor capacity of...

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Posted Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Waterloo Region – With Waterloo Region now in the Red-Control category of the provincial response framework , the cities and townships continue to work together with local public health officials to meet the new provincial regulations for the operation of recreation facilities and community centres.
Certain changes to sport and recreation are required in the Red-Control category. Program participants will receive targeted information for city and township programs,...

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