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Position Available: Information Centre Labourer

Posted to News & Notices on Apr 21, 2017

The Municipality of Highlands East is currently seeking an Information Centre Labourer. This is a part-time, seasonal position. The successful candidate will report to the Community Economic Development & Committee Coordinator. This position will be responsible for providing assistance to the Community Economic Development & Committee Coordinator with the Highlands East Information Centre operations. 

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Position Available: Community Economic Development & Committee Coordinator

Posted to News & Notices on Apr 21, 2017

The Municipality of Highlands East is currently seeking a Community Economic Development & Committee Coordinator. This is a part-time, 1 year contract position. The successful candidate will report to the Chief Administrative Officer/CAO. This position will be responsible for providing assistance in overseeing Community Economic Development through Advisory Committees of Council, promote tourist activities to the area, market Highlands East and assist with management and supervision of a Highlands East Tourism/Information Centre.

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CBC's Still Standing Comes to Wilberforce

Posted to Events, News & Notices on Apr 19, 2017

CBC's Still Standing is a Comedy/Reality Series that focuses on small towns and their struggles to stay alive. The show will be visiting Wilberforce over Mother's Day Weekend (May 11th through 15th) to interview locals, learn about our past and discover how we are, "Still Standing".

Host Jonny Harris will be doing a live taping of the wrap-up Stand Up Comedy Show at the Lloyd Watson Centre in Wilberforce on Monday, May 15th at 6:30PM. Admission is free and the doors open at 6:00PM. Ages 14+, this is a live taping with no intermissions.

Let's pack the hall and show Jonny why Wilberforce is Still Standing!

Wilberforce Clinic Dates for April to June 2017

Posted to News & Notices on Apr 10, 2017

Bancroft Family Health Team Doctor will be available at the Wilberforce Clinic at 2165 Loop Road in Wilberforce on the following dates:

  • Monday, April 10th from 10AM to 4PM

  • Monday, April 24th from 10AM to 4PM

  • Monday, May 8th from 10AM to 4PM

  • Monday, May 29th from 10AM to 4PM

  • Monday, June 26th from 10AM to 4PM

Booked appointments are preferred, please call 613-332-1565 Ext. 220 or 233 to make an appointment or for further information.

The clinic is available to anyone with a valid Health Card. You do not have to be a patient of the Bancroft Family Health Team. Patients must bring their health card to every appointment.

Positions Available: Parks & Recreation Summer Students

Posted to News & Notices on Apr 7, 2017

The Municipality of Highlands East is currently seeking two (2) Parks & Recreation Summer Students.

The Parks & Property Department has two student positions available for the summer of 2017. The successful candidates will report to the Property Supervisor. This position requires students to assist in the Parks & Property Department performing interior & exterior maintenance of municipal buildings & parks properties.

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Position Available: Information Centre Summer Student

Posted to News & Notices on Apr 7, 2017

The Municipality of Highlands East is accepting applications for a student position to assist visitors in our Information Centre, located in Wilberforce. You will provide information about the Municipality which includes travel directions, information about accommodations, restaurants, points of interest and things to do in the area. 

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Spring Run-Off Warning

Posted to News & Notices on Apr 5, 2017

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry - Bancroft District is advising residents that a Flood Warning is in effect for the Burnt River Watershed including the Irondale River, due to limited storage capacity and the responsive nature of these river systems. A Flood Watch is also in effect for the York River Watershed and Black River Watershed. A Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook remains in effect for the rest of Bancroft District.

Residents of the Bancroft District should keep a close watch on conditions, regularly check for updated messages and exercise caution near fast-moving rivers and streams. Residents who have a historic susceptibility to flooding should take appropriate precautions to protect their property, such as ensuring sump pumps are functioning and securing items that may float away as water levels rise.

Please download and read the full advisory below.

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Kawartha-Haliburton Renovates Program Now Accepting Applications

Posted to News & Notices on Apr 3, 2017
Photo of renovations.

Until May 12th the City of Kawartha Lakes' Housing Help Division will accept applications for the Kawartha-Haliburton Renovates program. This program assists low-income homeowners who are in need of repairs, energy efficient upgrades, or accessibility modifications.
 
Kawartha-Haliburton Renovates provides a forgivable loan to a maximum of $10,000 for repairs such as roofs, plumbing, heating, foundations, wells, septic systems, etc. A grant to a maximum of $5,000 is also available for modifications to reduce physical barriers such as ramps, handrails, chair and bath lifts, countertop height adjustments, etc.
 
The application and further details can be found on the website at: www.city.kawarthalakes.on.ca/khr

Notice & Agenda for Special Meeting of Council on March 31, 2017

Posted to Agenda, Council, News & Notices on Mar 29, 2017

Get the word out, add your community event to our calendar!

Posted to Events, News & Notices on Mar 21, 2017

Have an event taking place in Highlands East? Tell us about it so we can add it to our Events Calendar and share it on Social Media. Let us help make it a success! Click here to use our Event Submission Form and tell us about your event. 

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