News and Notices


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Restrictions to construction during the pandemic

Posted on Thursday, April 09, 2020 06:59 PM

On April 3, 2020 the Province of Ontario revised the Essential Services list to stop the Spread of COVID-19 and as part of that revision Construction has been limited to specific...

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Staying home for Easter long weekend

Posted on Thursday, April 09, 2020 05:09 PM

In light of the upcoming Easter long weekend, it’s imperative, more now than ever that we continue to work together to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within Highlands East and...

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2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Posted on Thursday, April 09, 2020 02:19 PM

 This article is updated as new information becomes available.

Canada's COVID-19 updates and resources ...

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Municipal COVID-19 Safety Measures

Posted on Thursday, April 09, 2020 02:15 PM

A State of Local Emergency has been declared in Highlands East as of 12:30 p.m. on March 19, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more.


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Make sure your business is not included in Ontario's expanded non-essential list

Posted on Thursday, April 09, 2020 08:45 AM

Following the advice of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Ontario government reduced the list of businesses classified as essential and ordered more workplaces to close...

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A reminder to keep doing your part to stop the spread

Posted on Wednesday, April 08, 2020 06:15 PM

As of April 8, 2020 we continue to see the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rise in Ontario and across Canada.  Everyone needs to be aware of the seriousness of this situation...

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Provincial and federal financial assistance available

Posted on Wednesday, April 08, 2020 11:03 AM

Provincial Support for Families

The Ontario government is offering direct financial support to parents while Ontario schools and childcare centres remain closed as a result of...

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Help others by wearing a non-medical mask

Posted on Tuesday, April 07, 2020 04:39 PM

Wearing a non-medical mask (such as a homemade cloth mask) when out in public has not been proven to protect the wearer, but it will help prevent you from contaminating others...