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Town continues to construct outdoor rinks

Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 04:27 PM

The Town continues to maintain and construct several outdoor ice rinks. Daily updates are provided on the Town’s website informing the public of which outdoor ice rinks are open. When a rink is closed, the public is asked to stay off the ice. For those that are open, please enjoy this winter activity and be sure to follow protocols. Keep in mind that rink operations are weather dependent and are also affected by snow accumulation and dependent upon people following the municipal regulations...

Check the status of outdoor skating rinks

Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 09:54 AM

Updates to the status of the rinks will be provided regularly.

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Outdoor rinks under construction

Posted on Monday, January 18, 2021 11:23 AM

The Town is currently working to construct and/or maintain several outdoor ice rinks, thanks to Parks staff. When it comes to those that are being built, the public is asked to stay off the ice. For those that are open, please enjoy this winter activity and be sure to check before heading out to ensure rinks are open. Keep in mind that rink operations are weather dependent and also dependent upon people following the municipal regulations and COVID-19 protocols.

The first four locations...

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New Tourism Strategy and Action Plan adopted by Town of Orangeville

Posted on Friday, January 15, 2021 09:37 AM

The Town of Orangeville has developed a new Tourism Strategy and Action Plan. Adopted by Town Council on January 11, the plan highlights the top tourism drivers in the community and provides insights and actions that will help the Town support this key sector.  

The process of developing the five-year plan began in May 2020 as a way to determine important next steps for the community’s short- and long-term economic development. The plan's creation follows the findings of the Town's...

Provincial Emergency Declared – stay-at-home order issued

Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2021 08:52 AM

A provincial declaration of emergency was declared, beginning Thursday, January 14. The enhanced public health and workplace safety measures during the provincial shutdown are in effect for all of Ontario and are anticipated to be in place until at least Thursday, February 11, 2021.

Certain Town facilities and services will be closed during this time.

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  • Town Hall is closed to walk-in traffic. Most services will continue to be available to the public -- by phone, by email, virtual...

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Town of Orangeville lays off 46 staff due to provincial shut-down

Posted on Tuesday, January 05, 2021 11:28 AM

As a result of the provincial shut-down which came into effect on December 26, the Town of Orangeville has laid off 46 Town employees. These staff members, previously laid off in March, had been recalled in the fall to facilitate the reopening of facilities and relaunch of a number of programs.

The Town is also continuing the lay-off of 32 employees who have not been recalled since March 2020.  Affected are casual and part-time Community Services employees in...

New Ontario Small Business Support Grant announced

Posted on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 12:26 PM

The Ontario government will be providing more support to small businesses that are required to close or severely restrict their operations due to the necessary Provincewide Shutdown. This will help ensure they can continue serving their communities and employing people once COVID-19 has been eradicated.

The new Ontario Small Business Support Grant, which will provide a minimum of $10,000 and up to $20,000 to help small business owners during this challenging period.

Small businesses required to close...

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Orangeville to close facilities as Ontario enters shutdown

Posted on Monday, December 21, 2020 04:57 PM

The Town of Orangeville will close those facilities that had reopened as the Province of Ontario gets set to enter shutdown, due to COVID-19, for 28 days, starting December 26.

Additional restrictions will necessitate the closure of Town Hall, the library, and the recreation centres which had reopened. Most services will continue to be available to the public -- by phone, by email, virtual and personal appointments, and online services. For inquiries or more information please contact Customer Service...


Orangeville Brampton Rail Access Group to terminate agreement

Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2020 04:47 PM

The Orangeville Brampton Rail Access Group (OBRAG) has provided formal notice that it will terminate its agreement with the Orangeville Railway Development Corporation (ORDC) and GIO Railways Corporation Inc., effective December 31, 2021. Rail service will cease on that date, nine months in advance of the Sept. 2022 expiration of the current agreement. Under the tripartite agreement, dated June 27, 2018, the parties will continue to fulfill their obligations with respect to maintaining rail freight...

COVID award recipients announced

Community Recognition Awards during COVID-19 announced

Posted on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 09:26 AM

The Town of Orangeville has announced Community Recognition Awards for 15 recipients this week. The recognition program, aimed at deserving residents, businesses and organizations for outstanding efforts within the community during the COVID-19 pandemic, was approved by Orangeville Council in September.

Deputy Mayor Andy Macintosh, who brought the idea forward originally, says he’s proud of all the recipients. “It has been tough on everyone during these times, but these groups and individuals have...

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Town advises that an employee has tested positive for COVID-19

Posted on Thursday, December 10, 2020 05:07 PM

In the interest of transparency, the Town of Orangeville is providing notice that an employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The Town and the staff member (who is now in isolation) are currently working with Public Health. Public Health is the process of completing their protocols and is expected to contact individuals who may have been potentially exposed. Public Health has advised based on their work so far that it is low risk.

The Town has an active approach to cleaning and staff protocols...

Orangeville Fire receives Lifesaving Equipment Grant Award

Posted on Thursday, December 10, 2020 11:45 AM

The Orangeville Fire Service is better equipped to keep all community members safe, thanks to a grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation of Canada. The grant, totalling almost $23,000, will be used to purchase a Bullseye Digital Fire Extinguisher Training System, fulfilling a critical need within the service’s public education section.

“This state-of-the-art unit will provide the community with simulated fire extinguisher training,” said Fire Chief Ron Morden. “The opportunity to train...