News Releases

Posted Thursday, January 14, 2021

Waterloo Region – Earlier this week, the Province of Ontario declared a second state of emergency and issued stay-at-home orders that went into effect Thursday. Waterloo Region cities and townships continue to work together with local police, public health officials and the Region of Waterloo to meet the new provincial public health measures and to communicate stay-at-home orders.
Additional public health restrictions require Waterloo Region residents to stay at home...

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Posted Thursday, January 07, 2021

Winter City CambridgeExperience all that our city has to offer this season with Winter City Cambridge – a new, one-stop-shop website highlighting free outdoor winter activities around the city.
“I know this pandemic has gone on longer than any of us anticipated, and that a province-wide shutdown could see the return of last spring’s feeling of cabin fever,” said Mayor Kathryn McGarry. “But just like the spring, we’ve worked hard to connect the community with...

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Posted Thursday, December 24, 2020

The City’s Chief Building Official has exercised his authority under the Building Code Act to issue an Emergency Order to proceed with the demolition of the vacant building on Fountain Street to ensure public safety.
“Due to the unsafe condition of the structure, approaching winter weather, and the ongoing challenges of securing the property from trespassers, there is an immediate risk to the community,” said Dennis Purcell, the City’s Chief Building...

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Posted Monday, December 21, 2020

Due to rising case counts and strain on the health care system, effective Saturday, December 26 at 12:01 a.m. Ontario is moving to a provincewide shutdown.  
In light of this, Cambridge will join area municipalities in the Waterloo Region and close all public facilities. The restrictions will remain in effect until Saturday, January 23, 2021.  Please note the following in terms of City facilities and services:
All municipal buildings, including community...

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Posted Friday, December 18, 2020

Celebrate responsiblyAs we enter the holiday season, which is usually a time to come together to celebrate with our closest friends and family, I want to acknowledge the phenomenal resilience of this community.
COVID-19 has certainly challenged us in more ways than one this year. We all deserve a time to recharge and reset, but the fight against this virus is not over.
I strongly, strongly urge residents to mark the holidays in a responsible way, so we do not see a spike in cases of COVID-19,...

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