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Garbage and Recycling notice for Cardiff and Bicroft Heights

Posted on Monday, April 26, 2021 12:06 PM

We have been informed by our collection contractor of improper garbage and recycling being left for curbside pick-up. Garbage bags are too full and heavier than what is...

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Additional payment options now available

Posted on Tuesday, December 01, 2020 08:00 AM

Highlands East is now accepting Telephone and Internet Banking payments as well as Electronic Fund Transfers for all payments other than property taxes.

To learn more about...

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Fire Prevention Week 2020 serves up fire safety in the kitchen

Posted on Sunday, October 04, 2020 09:06 AM

Fire Prevention Week 2020 runs from October 4 through 10 and focuses on kitchen fire safety. The Highlands East Fire Department is urging everyone to take some simple steps...

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Use our Waste Wizard to learn how to dispose and recycle properly

Posted on Friday, May 01, 2020 12:02 PM

Our Waste Wizard web app lets you quickly and easily learn how to dispose of your waste the proper way. Just type in what you need to get rid of and it will tell you where,...

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Beware of phone scam where criminals stay on the line after you hang up

Posted on Friday, March 20, 2020 07:42 PM

Police are warning citizens of a new type of phone scam that involves suspects using "line-trapping" technology to remain connected to your line after you hang up with them.


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Welcome to the new and improved

Posted on Thursday, December 19, 2019 09:30 AM

We have always taken pride in having a website that was attractive, accessible, easy to use and provided excellent information to ratepayers and visitors alike.

On Tuesday, December...

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Composters and Digesters Available for Sale

Posted on Thursday, November 07, 2019 01:53 PM

The Municipality of Highlands East has composters and the digesters available for sale. Limited quantities will be stored at the Visitor Information Centre in Wilberforce where...

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Beat the Silent Killer Prevent CO in Your Home

Posted on Friday, November 01, 2019 10:47 AM

Ontario’s Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week runs from November 1-7, and the Highlands East Fire Department reminds you to prevent carbon monoxide (CO) in your home by getting...