The Kitchener-Waterloo Disabilities and Human Rights Group response to the draft AODA Built Environment Standards

Nov 26 2012

The Kitchener-Waterloo Disabilities and Human Rights Group has prepared a document outlining their concerns with the proposed AODA Built Environment Standards. Included are recommendations to ensure the standard is meaningful to the lives of people with disabilities.

Waterloo Region Environmental Networking Event

Nov 20 2012

The Social Planning Council of Kitchener-Waterloo is partnering with local environmental groups to provide a networking opportunity for local groups concerned about environmental issues. Groups are invited to join with others on Wednesday December 5th, 7:00-9:30 pm at St. John the Evangelist Church. There is no cost for this event. Register at:

2012 Festival of Neighbourhoods wraps up with the Finale

Nov 18 2012

Everyone wins when they come together with their neighbours!

Neighbourhood heroes from all over the city gathered on Sunday, October 21st, to celebrate and share their experience to inspire us all to come together with our neighbours. This year we received 77 registrations, with participation from 47 neighbourhoods.

Responses to the Social Assistance Review Report

Oct 27 2012

Here is a compilation of responses to the Social Assistance Review Report, Brighter Prospects: Transforming Social Assistance in Ontario.

2012 Kitchener's Festival of Neighbourhoods Finale

Oct 18 2012

Join us this Sunday, October 21, 2012, from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Kitchener City Hall for the 19th Annual Kitchener's Festival of Neighbourhoods Finale.

Festival of Neighbourhoods Registration Now Online!

Sep 27 2012

There is still time to register for the Festival of Neighbourhoods finale! To register your event for the 2011-2012 Festival of Neighbourhoods, it must have taken place any time between October 1, 2011 and September 30, 2012. Visit the Festival of Neighbourhoods page.

Kitchener-Waterloo By-election

Sep 5 2012

See the candidate presentations from the Common Front all-candidates meeting on August 28th.

Kitchener-Waterloo Common Front Launched

Aug 22 2012

Kitchener-Waterloo has become a focus for the province because the current by-election can determine the balance of power at Queen’s Park. We want all parties to defend the best interests of everyone. We care about the growing economic inequality we see in our community.

Kitchener-Waterloo By-election Information

Aug 21 2012

Stay informed about candidates and news stories – go to Thank you to the Opportunities Waterloo Region team for compiling this information.