Tag: Region of Waterloo

Region of Waterloo named as a finalist in the Smart Cities Challenge

On Friday, it was announced that the Region of Waterloo has been short listed as one of five finalists in the large cities category of the Federal Government’s Smart Cities Challenge. This is a new challenge that encourages communities to come up with innovative solutions to their most pressing priority. Our region is focusing on the area […]

Sun Safety

It may have taken longer than expected, but spring has finally arrived in Waterloo region. We know that many parents and students are excited to get outdoors and enjoy the gorgeous weather. But before we head outside, our friends at the Region of Waterloo want to remind us of some important sun safety tips to […]

Waterloo Region Community Wellbeing Survey

Help shape happy and healthy communities in Waterloo Region. The Region of Waterloo, in collaboration with local partners, is hosting a community survey on wellbeing. Residents of the region have the opportunity to complete the anonymous survey which will help to inform future priorities and direct where change is needed most in our community. For more […]

Public Health wants to hear from you on Supervised Injection Services

Region of Waterloo Public Health and community partners have started having conversations about supervised injection services. They are asking those who live, work and go to school in Waterloo region for their opinion on these services. You can have your say on Supervised Injection Services through the region’s online survey. To participate in the survey […]

Reminder: Ottawa Street Reconstruction

A reminder to staff and visitors that road closures are expected surrounding the Education Centre in the near future. It is expected around Thursday, May 25th that Homer Watson Boulevard and Alpine Road will both be closed on the south side of Ottawa Street. They will remain closed for about 14 weeks. This is in addition […]

Moffat Creek PS opens new outdoor learning space

Moffat Creek Public School celebrated the official opening of their natural play space and learning grounds on October 6. Special guests, students and staff gathered to cut the ribbon and officially open the learning grounds. The new outdoor space has many opportunities for students to explore and play with special features such as a climbing […]

Putting the ‘forest’ back into Forest Glen PS

The Forest Glen Public School community has unveiled Phase 1 of their Learning Grounds Project. Staff and students, along with local dignitary Wilmot Mayor Les Armstrong, and special sponsor guests from TD Canada Trust, Evergreen and the Region of Waterloo, gathered outside to celebrate the incredible work of the Forest Glen PS Greening Committee. The […]

Turning sod for the new Riverside PS

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) held a groundbreaking ceremony at the new Riverside Public School site on Wednesday, September 9, 2015. Representative from the WRDSB, Region of Waterloo, Kingsland + Architects, and Tambro Construction, along with local dignitaries were all on-site to celebrate the reconstruction. The new JK – 6 school will be built […]

Public Health Information

The Waterloo Region District School Board supports the work of the Region of Waterloo Public Health in promoting healthier living, protecting against health threats and preventing disease and injury. Visit the Region of Waterloo Public Health website for information about: Head Lice Immunization of students Healthy development in infants, toddlers and elementary school children Dental Clinics