News Releases

Posted Wednesday, April 01, 2020

COVID-19 Updates Waterloo Region – As another step in their coordinated emergency response to the global pandemic, today, the Region of Waterloo and all area municipalities extended the public closure of municipal facilities until at least May 4.
Today’s decision aligns the municipalities with yesterday’s announcement from the provincial government delaying the re-opening of schools until May 4 to protect the health and safety of students and staff. All local municipalities...

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Posted Friday, March 27, 2020

COVID-19 UpdatesWaterloo Region –  The Region of Waterloo, all seven area municipalities, Waterloo EDC (Waterloo Region Economic Development Corporation) and local partners have created the Business and Economic Support Team of Waterloo Region (BESTWR) to help all types of local businesses cope with challenges caused by COVID-19.
“Collectively, this group will be a point of contact for governments as they make rapid decisions to support the evolving economic...

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Posted Wednesday, March 25, 2020

COVID-19 UpdatesDuring a special virtual council meeting today, Cambridge City Council approved an Economic Response Plan which includes a series of measures to support local residents, businesses, and workers during the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Under Cambridge’s Economic Response Plan, the City will launch immediate relief actions, including grace periods for penalties and interest on property taxes and water utility bills, and relaxed parking enforcement.  City...

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Posted Wednesday, March 25, 2020

COVID-19 Updates Waterloo Region – Today, the Region of Waterloo, and all seven area municipalities, declared States of Emergency in accordance with the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic.
The declaration of a municipal emergency is part of the Region and area municipalities’ ongoing efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, and will ensure our municipal governments can continue to act and respond quickly to the pandemic and...

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Posted Monday, March 23, 2020

COVID-19 UpdatesDue to ongoing precautions to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and recommendations by Waterloo Region Public Health to exercise social distancing, Cambridge City Hall and Historic City Hall are currently closed to the public.
Though the regular schedule of council meetings has been temporarily suspended , City Council will be meeting virtually on Wednesday, Mar. 25. Members of the public are invited to watch the meeting electronically by accessing the live-stream video at...

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