Congratulations to recipients of REEP Community Action Awards for demonstrating ecological stormwater management. Winners received their honours at this year’s Celebrating Community Action event.

Read more about all of the Community Action Award recipients and Honourable Mentions.

Read the case study that outlines how REEP’s RAIN Program has become a model for community-based stormwater education and action across Canada.

Climate change is a global issue, with social, political, economic and environmental impacts for people around the world.Continue Reading Climate Action Plan Will Benefit Waterloo Region

KITCHENER — The City of Kitchener has joined other local councils by endorsing a Community Climate Action Plan with the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

The action plan aims to cut community-wide greenhouse gas emissions to six per cent below 2010 emission levels by 2020. Read more…

WATERLOO REGION — Local municipal councils are working on a Community Climate Action Plan in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

The work will cost millions, but local politicians say the payback is worth it. Read more


KITCHENER — “Let justice roll down like waters,” proclaims a sign on the front lawn of The Church of St. John the Evangelist in downtown Kitchener. The scripture from the Old Testament book of Amos is a fitting message for the church since, as warden Al Coughlin points out, “This is St. Johns on Water Street.” Read more

KITCHENER — Students at Kitchener Collegiate Institute are turning their field of dreams into reality. They broke ground Monday in a project that will see an underground cistern installed beneath the field to store rainwater. The water will be used to irrigate the gardens and trees the students recently planted around the field. Read more

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Upcoming Events

  1. Cambridge Greening Your Neighbourhood Workshop

    September 23 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Finding a Perfect Match: Right Tree for the Right Place

    September 25 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. ‘What Kind of Tree Is That?’ Tree Identification Workshop

    October 5 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm