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Small Business Relief Fund

Posted on Tuesday, September 01, 2020 08:45 PM

Get relief for your small business!The Canada United Small Business Relief Fund will be managed by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce on behalf of the national Chamber network in support of other chambers and partners to help small Canadian businesses with their recovery efforts as a result of COVID-19.

If awarded, a relief grant can be used for any of the following activities:

  • Purchasing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as masks, face shields, and latex gloves.
  • Renovating physical space to...

Open Fire Ban lifted

Posted on Sunday, August 30, 2020 09:00 PM

August 31, 2020

Open air burning is a serious matter!

Prior to burning any material on any property, an application must be filed by the landowner before a fire permit is issued. The fee for this permit is $10.00. Certain criteria must be met before obtaining permission to burn. The Township application contains pertinent information that will assist the applicant in burning the material safely. E-mailed or faxed applications are not accepted.

IMPORTANT - All permit applications...

Covid 19 Precautions as Fall Approaches

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2020 03:30 AM

EOHU Reminds Residents to Continue Taking Precautions as Fall Approaches

As we enter back-to-school and approach fall, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) is reminding residents to continue taking precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. While the situation is currently under control, there continues to be new cases throughout the health unit’s region.

The EOHU is thankful for the public’s positive response to the mandatory masking directive and encourages everyone to continue wearing masks...

Beach Closed

Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2020 12:00 AM

Please be advised that the L'Orignal Beach will be closed as of August 27th, 2020. Bacterial water analysis revealed bacterial levels which were above recommended limits established by the Ministry of Health. This condition may constitute a health hazard to the public as such waters may spread infectious diseases.

Surveillance of the water quality will continue. Once evidence reveals that the bacteria levels have reduced to an acceptable level, you will be promptly advised and the notices will be...

Low Water Concern Survey

Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2020 09:45 PM

In the past couple of weeks Eastern Ontario has received significant rainfall, bringing some relief to drought conditions and helping to replenish ground and surface water across three subwatersheds.

South Nation Conservation is now collecting information from people who have been affected by low water levels throughout the South Nation watershed.

SNC Residents Low Water Concern Survey

SNC has also developed an online survey for farmers to report their low water concerns and observations from this year’s...