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Council Highlights - April 11, 2022

Posted on Friday, May 06, 2022 02:06 PM

Dufferin County Multicultural Foundation – Council approved a request to have the Town become a member of the Dufferin County Multicultural Foundation, and that June 27, 2022 be proclaimed as Multicultural Day and that the proclamation be accompanied by a flag-raising ceremony.

Traffic restrictions from Third Street on to Broadway – Council approved an amendment to the traffic by-law, implementing traffic restrictions on Third Street at Broadway. Left turn will be prohibited on to Broadway...

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Poppy Project coming to Orangeville

Posted on Tuesday, May 03, 2022 03:13 PM

Prepare to see a lot of poppies this November as the Poppy Project comes to Orangeville. Community organizer Laura Austin is inviting residents to help her bring the Poppy Project to Orangeville by knitting or crocheting poppies for a community art installation. The Poppy Project is a grassroots initiative that is working toward a display of poppies on the clock tower in downtown Orangeville in time for Remembrance Day.

Individuals and community groups are encouraged to crochet or knit poppies between...

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Orangeville Farmers' Market Returns!

Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2022 02:07 PM

The Orangeville Farmers’ Market is back on Second Street at Broadway for its 31st season starting Saturday, May 7 at 8 a.m. Now in its 31h year of celebrating local food, the Orangeville Farmers’ Market has a long history of offering a wide variety of fresh vegetables, fruit, meats, and treats.

Local food tastes even better when it’s paired with local fun. On May 7, be sure to enjoy live music, free bucket truck rides (courtesy of Orangeville Hydro), and treat the kids to a fun balloon...

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Lane Closure near Town Hall

Posted on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 04:42 PM

Work has started today on the replacement of stairs with an accessible ramp at the Town Hall Opera House to improve access to the Theatre Orangeville box office. The right turn lane has been closed but right turns can be made from the through lane on Broadway onto Second Street. Pedestrians are asked to re-route behind Town Hall and use the laneway and head west to access Broadway or use the cross walk at Broadway and Second Street. The project is expected to be completed by mid-May.

Taxation for Small Business

Posted on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 11:00 AM

Small business owners in Canada must report business income annually to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). The business structure will dictate when the tax return is submitted, and which tax form is used. Owners of sole proprietorships and partnerships use a T1 personal income tax return to report business earnings along with any other personal income because an unincorporated business and its owners are considered one entity. Unincorporated businesses have until June 15 to file but if there is a balance...

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Nominations for municipal election open on May 2

Posted on Monday, April 25, 2022 10:40 AM

Starting on May 2, 2022, candidates can file nominations for the October 24, 2022 municipal election. Nominations may be filed in person at the Town of Orangeville Clerk’s Office at 87 Broadway. The prescribed nomination form must be accompanied by the filing fee ($200 for Mayor or $100 for all other offices). 

The nomination of a person for an office on a council must be endorsed by at least 25 qualified electors (original signatures required). The endorsement of nomination form must be filed...

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Road Closure - Centennial Road and Tideman Drive

Posted on Friday, April 22, 2022 10:10 AM


The intersection at Centennial Road and Tideman Drive has been re-opened. Orangeville Fire and Enbridge were able to secure the safety of the area after a gas main was disrupted.


ROAD CLOSURE - April 22, 2022: A gas main has been struck at Centennial Road and Tideman Drive. Orangeville Fire has responded and evacuated employees from Quality Cheese Inc. at 40 Centennial Road. Enbridge is responding. Orangeville Transit’s blue bus route will be re-routed around area.

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Water Pollution Control Plant cleaning begins April 25

Posted on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 09:18 AM

Contractors will be working at the Town of Orangeville’s water pollution control plant starting April 25 and going into early May. The project involves cleaning and removing biosolids from a digester. The biosolids will be disposed of at an approved facility.

Clean-out activities will be conducted Monday to Thursday between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. and Friday between 6 a.m. and 12 p.m. No excessive noise is permitted until 7 a.m. each day.

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Earth Week activities scheduled for April 19-23

Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2022 03:36 PM

Residents can participate in Earth Week this year through many of the local programs and events to be held April 19-23 – and at a spring clean-up on May 14.

A bat box information session will be held April 19 at 7 p.m. Learn more about bats and how they play a key environmental role in Orangeville. The first half of the workshop will be led by local veterinarian Dr. Jeanne Marie White, and the second half will teach participants how to build their own bat boxes. No registration required. Join the...

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Public Meeting Community Improvement Plan (CIP) Update

Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2022 12:09 PM

Take Notice that the Corporation of the Town of Orangeville is undertaking an update of its Community Improvement Plan pursuant to Section 28 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13 and will hold a Virtual Public Meeting on:

Monday May 9, 2022 (no earlier than 7:00 P.M.)

Council Chambers, Town Hall,

87 Broadway

Orangeville, Ontario

Purpose of the Community Improvement Plan Update: 

A statutory plan under the Ontario Planning Act, the Community improvement plan (CIP) is designed to facilitate...

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Public Meeting - Zoning By-law Housekeeping Amendments

Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2022 12:02 PM

Take Notice that the Corporation of the Town of Orangeville is initiating housekeeping amendments to Zoning By-law No. 22-90, as amended, pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990 and will hold a Virtual Public Meeting on:

Monday May 9, 2022 (no earlier than 7:00 P.M.)

Council Chambers, Town Hall,

87 Broadway

Orangeville, Ontario

Public Meeting protocol during the COVID-19 Pandemic:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Provincial Emergency Orders, the Council Chambers at Town Hall will...

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Environmental Assessment for Water Storage

Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2022 09:00 AM

Notice of Commencement

Schedule B Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for Water Storage at Wells 5/5A

What is this study all about?

The Town of Orangeville (Town) has proactively identified necessary rehabilitation to its West Sector Reservoir (WSR) elevated water storage tank.  The rehabilitation work will require the WSR to be offline for several months.  A review of the existing water system identified concerns about the Town’s water storage capacity with the WSR offline to complete...