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Orangeville ready to open outdoor recreation amenities on May 22

Posted on Friday, May 21, 2021 03:41 PM

Following the provincial announcement about opening outdoor recreation amenities, the Town of Orangeville has confirmed that outdoor facilities covered in the current reopening announcement will be ready for opening on May 22.  This includes sports fields (ball diamonds, soccer fields), skatepark, tennis courts, multi-purpose pads which are used for basketball, pickleball, etc. Parks crews have been checking all locations to ensure appropriate signage is in place. Please note that some...

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Ontario announces three-step road map to reopen the province

Posted on Thursday, May 20, 2021 05:12 PM

The Ontario government has released its Roadmap to Reopen, a three-step plan to reopen the province and gradually lift public health measures based on the province-wide vaccination rate and improvements in key public health and health care indicators.

More outdoor recreational amenities to reopen, with restrictions in place, effective May 22, 2021, with restrictions in place, such as the need to maintain physical distancing. These amenities include but are not limited to golf courses and driving...

Dufferin County residents are asked to contact police about public safety matters

Posted on Thursday, May 20, 2021 10:08 AM

 The Dufferin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding citizens to contact police directly regarding public safety matters. Community members are vital partners in community safety.

 Recently, the Dufferin OPP has been notified of incidents indirectly. Reports and complaints have been shared on social media or through other agencies without immediate or direct police contact. Members of the public are reminded to call police directly regarding any public safety...

Capital projects

New GIS platform provides information on Town’s major capital projects

Posted on Tuesday, May 04, 2021 10:30 AM

Updated information on the Town of Orangeville’s major capital projects can be found on an ongoing basis on a new online platform. The GIS (Geographic Information System) site can be accessed directly or through the Town’s website, under the Town Hall tab.

Two public information centres will kick off the new information portal. The first virtual public information centre is on May 11 from 4-6 p.m. for the reconstruction of Centennial Road, from C Line to Dawson Road.

Centennial Reconstruction link...

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Town of Orangeville employee has tested positive for COVID-19

Posted on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 04:00 PM

The Town of Orangeville is providing notice that an employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The Town is advising the community out of an abundance of caution.

The employee is self-isolating at home for 14 days. The employee was predominantly working from home and followed protocols in place while in the workplace. Public Health has completed an assessment and confirmed there was no high-risk exposure with others. The Town is providing support as needed. The area where the staff member worked was...

Stay at home order

New provincial restrictions impact outdoor recreation services and gatherings

Posted on Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:49 PM

Following the April 16 announcement by the Province of Ontario, all outdoor recreational amenities such as tennis courts, sports pads, skatepark, soccer fields, basketball courts, etc. are closed (as of April 17), as part of an extended stay-at-home period with greater restrictions. The off-leash dog park will remain open until further notice.

"The situation is serious and the virus is real,” said Mayor Sandy Brown. “To curtail mobility and reduce the spread, the province has had to step...

Stay home, save lives

Provincial emergency declared, stay-at-home order announced

Posted on Thursday, April 08, 2021 08:00 AM

Ontario enacts third state of emergency as well as a Stay-at-Home Order to protect health system capacity and save lives during third wave of COVID-19.  Order takes effect at 12:01 April 8. A province-wide shutdown went into effect April 3. https://news.ontario.ca/en/release/61029/ontario-enacts-provincial-emergency-and-stay-at-home-order.

Residents are advised that only essential trips are permitted --  pharmacies, grocery stores and medical appointments. As the weather gets warmer, outdoor...

Provincial shutdown

Provincial shutdown announced in response to rise in COVID-19 variants

Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 04:32 PM

Ontario enters a province-wide shutdown, starting April 3, 2021, for at least four weeks in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the spread of variants. Many Town of Orangeville services will be available online or remotely. For info on the health and workplace safety measures visit https://www.ontario.ca/page/enhancing-public-health-and-workplace-safety-measures-provincewide-shutdown.

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  • most municipal buildings are currently closed to the public until further notice. Online services...

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Town moves to Orange under provincial pandemic plan

Posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 02:11 PM

The Province of Ontario has placed the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health area in the orange/restrict zone of the COVID-19 response framework. Certain Town facilities will be open for specific services with capacity limits for each facility, while many other services will be offered remotely or by appointment. Visit the Province of Ontario's website for more information about the different colour levels. 

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  • Town Hall will be open for walk-in traffic as of Thursday, March...

COVID-19 vaccine

WDG Public Health opens vaccine pre-registration to phase two eligible groups

Posted on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 02:01 PM

Eligible groups in Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph under phase two of Ontario’s Vaccination Plan can nowpre-register online at wdgpublichealth.ca/register. In addition to ongoing pre-registration for phase one Priority Groups, pre-registration is now available for these additional groups:

• Adults 60-79 years of age (80+ can still pre-register as well)

• Congregate settings staff

• Congregate settings residents and their primary caregivers

• Individuals with select health conditions

• Essential caregivers...

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Commercial COVID compliance blitz in Orangeville Feb. 25-28

Posted on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 02:01 PM

As part of the provincial government’s education campaign for the reopening of small businesses, an inspection team will be in Orangeville February 25-28.

To ensure businesses are helping prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace, provincial offences officers will be visiting area businesses, with a focus on commercial businesses that were closed during the provincial shutdown. The provincial offences officers, health inspectors and by-law officers will be carrying out inspections for four...

changing from 50 kph to 40 kph

Default speed limit in Orangeville changes to 40 kph

Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 08:52 AM

Orangeville motorists are being asked to slow down. The speed limit on most municipal streets will be 40 kilometres per hour, effective March 1, 2021.

Orangeville Council voted on January 25, 2021 to amend the Traffic By-law, revising all 50 kph roadways to 40 kph. Excluded streets will include major town roads: Hansen Boulevard, First Street, Town Line, C Line, Riddell Road, Centennial Road and Broadway.

The by-law amendment will take effect March 1, 2021 once required signage is erected. Council...