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Council Highlights - June 27, 2022

Posted on Thursday, July 21, 2022 09:05 AM

Rotary Park Redevelopment plan 2022 – Council approved in principle the Rotary Park Redevelopment Plan by GSP Group. Council directed staff to work in partnership with the Orangeville Rotary Club to begin planning the new proposed playground and to report back to Council during the 2023 budget process on final layouts and budget impacts.

2022 community grants update – Council approved the 2022 Community Grants update and approved distribution of $17,000 in budgeted funds.


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Town cooling centres

Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 10:14 AM

Need to cool down during the heat wave this week? Check out the Town’s recreation centres, libraries, and Town Hall if you need to access a temporary cooling centre.

Environment Canada reports that temperatures will reach the low to mid 30s Celsius today (July 20) with humidex values in the upper 30s. Slightly cooler air is expected on Thursday.

The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors.


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Operation and Production Management

Posted on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 10:04 AM

Planning is vital when starting a small business and the operational components of the business are key drivers. Below are eight areas that require attention prior to business start-up. These elements should be very detailed and included as a part of your business plan.


The first thing to consider is how you will produce your product or deliver your service. A very detailed set of steps outlining production and delivery methods is required along with a list of the equipment and machinery...


Region of Peel acquires the Orangeville-Brampton Railway Corridor

Posted on Friday, July 15, 2022 03:00 PM

July 15, 2022

Region of Peel acquires the Orangeville-Brampton Railway Corridor

Brampton, ON. (July 15, 2022) – The Region of Peel, City of Brampton, Town of Caledon and City of Mississauga have finalized the acquisition of approximately 51 km of the former Orangeville-Brampton Railway corridor which runs from the Caledon-Orangeville boundary to just north of Streetsville.

The lands were purchased at a cost of $5.8 million, funded from the Region’s Greenlands Securement Fund, and have largely...

Music Town

Orangeville wins for Ontario in SiriusXM Music Town concert competition!!!!

Posted on Thursday, July 14, 2022 10:25 AM

July 14, 2022

Orangeville wins SiriusXM Music Town concert this fall

Orangeville has won the SiriusXM Music Town contest for Ontario! For achieving the top spot, the Town will host a concert featuring Walk off the Earth this fall funded by SiriusXM and Live Nation Canada. After being one of four urban centres identified as Ontario finalists, the public voting commenced last month with Belleville, Timmins and Uxbridge vying with Orangeville for public support.

“On behalf of our entire community, we...


Town boulevard trees to be inspected

Posted on Thursday, July 14, 2022 08:47 AM

July 13, 2022

Town boulevard trees to be inspected

The Town of Orangeville has contracted Urban Forest Innovations Inc. (UFI) to complete an inventory of all boulevard trees within the Town.

UFI staff will be inspecting all trees on Town right-of-ways. The purpose of these inspections is to gather a range of relevant tree inventory attributes to update the Town’s boulevard tree inventory database. The updated database will be used by Town staff for boulevard tree maintenance and management purposes.



Broadway Bricks sidewalk project set for summer start

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:23 AM

July 13, 2022


Broadway Bricks project gears up for summer start

The Town of Orangeville is about to embark on a sidewalk renewal program in the downtown core.

 The initial phase of the “Broadway Bricks” project will commence July 18 and involve the temporary removal of trees from the sidewalks (except those near restaurant patios) and decommissioning some unused underground water services.

 Sidewalk replacement – with new concrete and bricks – will be completed in sections of the...

Arts and Culture

Nominations open for 2022 Arts and Culture Awards

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 08:52 AM

July 13, 2022


Nominations now open for 2022 Arts and Culture Awards

The Town of Orangeville is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Arts and Culture Awards. The community is invited to recognize and celebrate the individuals, businesses, and organizations that contribute to the abundant cultural and creative talent in Dufferin County.

Since the awards were introduced in 2010, over 90 winners and hundreds of nominees have been celebrated in eight different categories. Three individual awards...

Block Box

Block Box is coming to neighbourhood parks this summer

Posted on Friday, July 08, 2022 11:08 AM

July 8, 2022

Block Box is coming to neighbourhood parks this summer

Looking for something fun to do this summer right in your own neighbourhood? Check out the Town of Orangeville’s new Neighbourhood Block Box, a mobile programming trailer. Programs will be offered by the Recreation & Events division and the Orangeville Public Library. A variety of activities will be planned for everyone – all ages, all abilities, all interests. 

As part of the Town of Orangeville’s Recreation & Parks...

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Communities in Bloom judges coming to Orangeville

Posted on Thursday, July 07, 2022 03:59 PM

The Town of Orangeville is participating in the 28th edition of Communities in Bloom (CiB), in the Circle of Excellence Evaluated (non-competitive) category for 2022.

The Communities in Bloom judges, Berta Briggs from Wetaskiwin, Alberta and Larry Hall from Buena Vista, Saskatchewan, will be evaluating the Town of Orangeville on July 12-14. The community will be rated from one to five blooms, based on the scoring obtained. The Town will also aim to obtain bronze, silver or gold levels in the CiB...

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Orangeville shortlisted as a SiriusXM Music Town finalist

Posted on Thursday, July 07, 2022 08:39 AM

Orangeville has been shortlisted as a SiriusXM Music Town finalist! After receiving nominations from over 400 unique towns across Canada, Orangeville was selected as one of the top 16 finalists thanks to the passionate stories submitted by residents.

The top 16 finalists were announced today across four regions -- Western Canada, Ontario, Quebec, and Eastern Canada, and voting began. Canadians will cast votes at for their top town in each region and finalists can increase their...

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Maywood Park Walkway Closure

Posted on Wednesday, July 06, 2022 12:06 PM

The boardwalk section of the walkway through Maywood Park from Bredin Parkway to Victor Large Way will be temporarily closed due to necessary repairs required to the boardwalk section.  The park and playground will remain open with access from the Bredin Parkway side only.