We care for your children.
We keep your water clean.
We proudly deliver the services everyone in the Region relies on each day
We keep restaurants and taxi cabs safe for you.
We work for you, Region of Waterloo
We help our neighbours find jobs, obtain housing and get financial support when they're in need.


URGENT: Are you angry about what’s happening in Ontario right now?

Join the emergency online day of action this Saturday! CUPE activists, Ontario workers are sounding the alarm! Our province is facing its worst public health crisis since the COVID-19 pandemic began almost two years ago. Health care providers are describing it as a “full-blown emergency.” Schools aren’t equipped to protect students and education workers. Most

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CUPE Ontario Vaccination Town Hall Meeting

Join CUPE leaders, experts, and staff for a Zoom town hall about employer vaccine policies at 6:30pm this Monday, September 13th. We will be joined by CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn, CUPE Ontario Secretary-Treasurer Candace Rennick, CUPE National Health and Safety Representative Paul Sylvestre, infectious disease expert Dr. Tara Moriarty, and Goldblatt Partners lawyer Daniel

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Response to Mandatory Vaccinations

In response to the discussion at the August 10, 2021 Committee of the Whole meeting regarding mandatory vaccine responses, we have forwarded the limited information available on Council’s stance to CUPE to review. CUPE 1883 encourages members to get COVID-19 vaccines that have been proven safe and effective. According to the World Health Organization, the

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No Board Report Press Release

REGION OF WATERLOO, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– After more than a year of unproductive negotiations, about 1,200 Regional Municipality of Waterloo workers represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) have filed for a No-Board, which will initiate a 17-day countdown to a strike or a lockout. The workers, represented by CUPE Locals 5191 and 1883, deliver

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The Next Chapter in Social Assistance Recovery and Renewal: Co-designing a Renewed Social Assistance Operating Model

Please see attached slide deck regarding The Next Chapter in Social Assistance Recovery and Renewal: Co-designing a Renewed Social Assistance Operating Model presented by Lindsay Jones, Director of the Social Assistance Strategy and Transformation Branch within Social Assistance Policy, Planning and Innovation with the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services. 2021 OMSSA Exchange –

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