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Council to consider restricting parking to one side of local streets

Posted on Thursday, August 19, 2021 08:00 AM

The Town of Orangeville will consider restricting parking on local residential streets to one side only. The Town is currently seeking public input on the proposal that will come to Orangeville Council for consideration in October. To participate in the public survey, visit

This parking restriction concept follows residents expressing safety concerns with the congestion that comes from vehicles parking on both sides of streets. After receiving...

Local employment resources could prove to be vital for Orangeville businesses

Posted on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 09:22 AM

Now more than ever, employers have found themselves facing a shortage of employees. COVID-19 has fundamentally impacted the acquisition and retention of a skilled labour force across multiple sectors. More than a year of restrictions on business activities and employment instability have prompted workers to seek alternative career opportunities. According to the Financial Accountability Office of Ontario, in 2020 nearly 70 percent of the job losses among Ontario’s core-age workers, those aged 25...

flag at half-mast at Town Hall

Flags lowered

Posted on Monday, August 16, 2021 02:38 PM

The Town of Orangeville has lowered municipal flags today to honour former premier Bill Davis. Flags will return to full mast on Wednesday morning. Premier Bill Davis served Brampton and Peel Region for 26 years as a Member of Provincial Parliament. A former education minister, he earned the moniker Ontario’s “education minister” due to his commitment to and impact on the education system. He died August 8, 2021 at the age of 92.

“During his tenure as Cabinet Minister and Premier – many contentious...

Rotary Park

Rotary Park redevelopment project

Posted on Friday, August 13, 2021 04:15 PM

The Town of Orangeville, in partnership with GSP Group, is looking to carry out a detailed evaluation of Rotary Park and its existing spatial programming to develop alternative park programming options.  The purpose of this evaluation is to review existing spaces, park design and functionality within the existing park and assess current conditions and programs in the park. We are asking for the public to provide input through this online survey to assist in collecting this information. Please...

Garden Showcase

Winners announced in Orangeville’s Bloomin’ Garden Showcase

Posted on Friday, August 06, 2021 09:03 AM

Sustainable Orangeville has announced the winners of the 2021 Bloomin‘ Garden Showcase. This year marks the sixth year for the fun competition, as last year the event was not held due to COVID-19. Congratulations to the winners in the following categories:

Best Bloomin’ Condo/Apartment – Ruth Agar

Best Bloomin’ Container Gardens – Margo Tasker

Best Edible Garden – Stephen Newbury & Bridget Palangeo

Best Bloomin’ Government Building – Orangeville District Secondary School

Best Bloomin’ Home Floral...

Bravery Park

Town announces opening of Bravery Park to honour Canadian soldiers

Posted on Wednesday, August 04, 2021 11:57 AM

The grand opening for Orangeville’s Bravery Park is set for September 3, following years of planning and fundraising. For the Bravery Park Committee, the site off Riddell Road, represents a dream come true to honour Canadian soldiers.

The grand opening, set for 9 a.m., will include a military parade, a Snowbirds fly-by, and attendance by Canadian Forces representatives, including keynote speaker Jodi Mitic, a retired elite sniper in Afghanistan. Ontario’s Lieutenant-Governor, The Honourable Elizabeth...

General road maintenance work begins July 26

Posted on Thursday, July 22, 2021 11:21 AM

The Town will be undertaking asphalt resurfacing works on the following roads as a part of its annual General Road Maintenance contract starting on the week of July 26, 2021 and concluding in approximately two weeks:

  • Broadway between Town Line/Sherbourne Street and Highway 10
  • Riddell Road between Spencer Avenue/Centennial Road and Alder Street
  • Blind Line between Hansen Boulevard and Scott Drive
  • Bredin Parkway between First Street and Hillsdale Avenue
  • Honeysuckle Lane between Gooseberry Street and...

Public notice - July 22, 2021

Posted on Thursday, July 22, 2021 08:30 AM

Public notice

Notice is hereby given that Council for Town at its meeting to be held on Monday, August 9, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. will declare surplus and consider the sale of part of the unused rail line spur adjacent to 120 C Line (being Parts 3 and 4 on Reference Plan 7R-2408 shown below).

Anyone who claims that their lands will be prejudicially affected by the sale of a portion of the closed rail line spur may register as a delegate by submitting:

removal of railway track

Work starts on new connection for area trails

Posted on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 08:49 AM

The rail removal at Veteran’s Way has been completed, making way for the first phase of the future cycling/walking trail from the western boundary to the south end of Orangeville.

The track has been removed from Veteran’s Way to 300 feet north of Broadway as part of the first phase of the trail system running from Veteran’s Way to Town Line. The first phase known as the Veteran’s Way Trail connection is scheduled to begin in the month of July and be completed by September 2021.

The second phase will...

Public participation during electronic Heritage Orangeville meeting

Posted on Thursday, July 15, 2021 03:11 PM

The upcoming electronic Heritage Orangeville meeting is scheduled for Thursday July 22, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. and the agenda will be posted online at by Friday July 16, 2021.

Due to efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, the Council Chambers at Town Hall will not be open to the public to attend Heritage Orangeville meetings until further notice.

Written Comments

Prior to be meeting, written comments may be sent to the Secretary of the Heritage Orangeville Committee by...

Town Hall

Town of Orangeville ready to enter step three of reopening plan

Posted on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 03:49 PM

As the Town moves into Step Three guidelines under Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen on July 16 there will be a continuation of COVID screening for patrons entering Town facilities. Masks will be required as mandated by Public Health.

Town Hall:
Town Hall is open with reduced hours from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, and 1-3 p.m. Greeters/screeners are in place to assist with contact tracing. Facilities staff are continuing enhanced sanitization protocols in the building. Online services continue to be encouraged...

Arts and Culture Awards 2021

Nominations now open for 2021 Arts and Culture Awards

Posted on Monday, July 12, 2021 11:02 AM

The Town of Orangeville is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Arts and Culture Awards. The annual awards celebrate the creative talent and cultural richness of the local community. Contributions made by businesses, organizations and individuals in Dufferin County are recognized every year.

Over 80 award winners and hundreds of nominees have been celebrated since the awards were introduced in 2010. “The longevity of the awards as well as the calibre of nominations that we continue to see every...