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The Town of Orangeville pays respects to former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney

Posted on Friday, March 01, 2024 09:25 AM

The Town of Orangeville’s flags will fly at half-mast in recognition of the passing of former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, who died at the age of 84 on February 29.

The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, who served as Canada’s 18th Prime Minister, died peacefully and surrounded by family, daughter Caroline Mulroney noted in a social post on Thursday.

Mulroney served as Prime Minister from 1984 until 1993, when he resigned as PC Party leader ahead of the election.

“He loved Canada and devoted his...

Community Tax Clinic returns to the Mill Street Library

Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 11:19 AM

Income tax season can be a stressful time, often feeling complicated and even at times expensive to complete.

With that in mind, the Orangeville Public Library is hosting the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program for members of the community throughout April and March. These clinics are offered with support from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

“The library is delighted to once again partner to offer the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program," said Darla Fraser. “It supports the library’s role...

Applications are open for My Main Street's Business Sustainability and Community Activator streams

Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 03:49 PM

Applications are now open for My Main Street, a $15-million Government of Canada investment, through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), to foster the stabilization and revitalization of main streets across southern Ontario.

My Main Street is being delivered by the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) and offers two streams that opened for applications on Thursday, February 22, 2024:

The Business Sustainability stream will support brick-and-mortar businesses...

Public Notice

Public Notice - 2023 Annual Water Works Reports

Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024 09:11 AM

2023 ANNUAL WATER WORKS REPORTS Town of ORANGEVILLE Residents

In accordance with Section 11 of Ontario Regulation 170/03, the Infrastructure Services Department advises Orangeville residents that the Town of Orangeville 2023 Annual Report for Drinking Water Systems will be available beginning February 28, 2024. The report provides information regarding the Orangeville drinking water system.

The report will be available on the Town's website at orangeville.ca/water-reports. Printed copies of the...

Notice of Hearing - Committee of Adjustment

Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 09:40 AM

File No. A-01/24                                                                                                    

In the matter of an application by Mair Corp. for a minor variance to Zoning By-law 22-90, as amended, on property described as Part of Lot 6, Registered Plan 170, municipally known as 21 Centre Street, in the Town of Orangeville, in the County of Dufferin, under the provisions of Section 45 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended. The subject property is zoned “Multiple Residential Medium Density (RM1) Zone”.

                                                                 Notice of Hearing

The Committee of Adjustment of the Town...

Heritage Week reflects on the community in Orangeville’s past

Posted on Monday, February 19, 2024 07:32 AM

The Town of Orangeville has a rich heritage, beginning long before the Town officially received its status in 1874. This year, between February 19 to 25, Heritage Orangeville invites the community to learn more about the Town’s history as part of Heritage Week. 

Heritage Week is recognized nationally each February. Heritage Orangeville’s theme for 2024 celebrates the places and ways Orangeville lives, works and plays. 

“Although Orangeville has changed in many ways, the streets, buildings, and...

Public Notice

Notice of Public Meeting - Animal Control By-law

Posted on Friday, February 16, 2024 08:00 AM

Take Notice that a Public Meeting will be held to provide the public with an opportunity to comment and provide input in relation to the Animal Control By-law, on:

March 4, 2024 at 7:00 p.m.
(Electronic and In-Person Participation)

Members of the Public

Members of the public are welcome to attend Council meetings:

In Person: at Council Chambers, Town Hall, 87 Broadway, Orangeville; or

Online: through the Town’s live broadcast at youtube.com/OrangevilleCouncil; or

By Phone: please call +1-289-801-5774 and...

A white sign displaying the words love in capitalized letters is displayed in front of Orangeville's Town Hall

Love on display at Orangeville’s Town Hall

Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 02:57 PM

The Town of Orangeville is putting its love for the community on display.

From now until March 17, residents and tourists are invited to visit downtown Orangeville and find the big, bright LOVE sign in front of Town Hall. A visit to the sign is not only a fun and interactive photo opportunity. It also gives visitors a chance to participate in a contest to win one of five $100 gift cards to their favourite Orangeville business.

The contest is intended to give residents and tourists the opportunity...

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Community Improvement Plan offers financial incentives for economic growth, sustainable development

Posted on Friday, February 02, 2024 01:30 PM

As part of its ongoing commitment under the Town of Orangeville’s Community Improvement Plan (CIP), the Town is offering eight financial incentive programs to encourage revitalization and investment in select improvement areas for commercial property owners, tenants, and developers.

These programs are available to help property owners improve the use and appearance of their lands and buildings in select Community Improvement Areas. Property owners must be within one of the two designated areas,...

A wall of plants inside a front foyer with artwork birds in front of it. The Living Wall at the Orangeville Public Library's Mill Street Branch

From Renovation to Celebration: Orangeville Public Library's Mill Street hosts Grand Re-Opening

Posted on Friday, February 02, 2024 10:33 AM

The Orangeville Public Library is ready to celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of the Mill Street Branch. The branch officially re-opened in November 2023, following several renovations, which included an upgrade of the internal elevator system.

On February 10 between 1 and 4 p.m., the community is invited to visit the library and join in on the festivities while exploring the changes. Activities will be held throughout the library, including a showcase of services, storytimes at 1 and 3 p.m., tech...

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Applications open for 2024 Community Grants Program on February 1

Posted on Thursday, February 01, 2024 08:50 AM

On February 1, the Town of Orangeville will begin accepting applications for the first intake of the 2024 Community Grants Program. The community grants are available to not-for-profit businesses and charitable organizations that provide a social, economic, or other benefit to the Orangeville community.

“There are so many incredible organizations that are working hard to benefit our community in the Town of Orangeville in so many ways, whether it's through support programs, community...

Public Notice

Public Notice - Sale of Rail Line Spur

Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 12:56 PM

Take Notice that Council for the Town of Orangeville will consider the sale of part of the unused rail line spur behind 40 to 50 Centennial Road at its meeting on Monday, February 26, 2024 at 7:00 p.m.

Anyone who claims that their lands will be prejudicially affected by the sale of the closed rail line spur may submit written comments to the Clerk by February 16, 2024 or register as a delegate by submitting a “Request to Delegate” form by 10:00 a.m. on February 26, 2024 which can be accessed through...