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2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Posted on Wednesday, August 04, 2021 09:00 AM

This article is updated as new information becomes available.

Canada's COVID-19 updates and resources

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2021 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates

Posted on Wednesday, August 04, 2021 09:00 AM

Multiple Household Hazardous Waste collections take place throughout the year at various landfills to allow people to dispose...

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Highlands East ends State of Emergency

Posted on Wednesday, August 04, 2021 09:00 AM

We have terminated our declared State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, effective Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. 

The Province of Ontario remains under the...

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Municipal COVID-19 Safety Measures

Posted on Wednesday, August 04, 2021 08:59 AM

As of July 5, 2021 appointments are not required when visiting the Municipal Office in Wilberforce and the Building Department...

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Our new building permit system launches today

Posted on Tuesday, August 03, 2021 06:00 AM

We are pleased to offer residents, builders, and the business community our new Cloudpermit building permit system that allows you to apply for and to see the status...

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Gooderham basketball court now open

Posted on Friday, July 23, 2021 07:45 AM

Repairs to the basketball court in Gooderham have been completed. It, and the pickleball court, are back open and ready for enjoyment.

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Unofficial bid results for the South Wilberforce Bridge replacement tender

Posted on Monday, July 19, 2021 08:00 AM

Tender Bid Summary (Unofficial) for RFT T-02-2021
CompanyTender BidAlternative Extended Span
Bonnechere Excavating...

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Lakefront Property Owner's Guide to Blue-Green Algae

Posted on Friday, July 16, 2021 10:54 AM

There has been a dramatic increase in blue green algae blooms in Ontario in recent years. As a result many lakefront property owners are very concerned when they see blooms or...