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Special air quality statement for Huron Perth

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Thursday, June 8, 2023
Huron Perth, ON – Earlier this week, Environment Canada and the Province of Ontario issued a Special Air Quality Statement for many regions in Ontario, including Huron Perth. Smoke plumes from forest fires in Quebec and northeastern Ontario have resulted in deteriorated air quality. Poor air quality may persist into the weekend.

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Open Air Fire Ban- Huron County

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June 1, 2023: Effective at 11:59pm the Huron County Fire Chiefs have declared an open-air fire ban in Huron County. There will be no open-air burning permitted in Huron County until further notice.
This fire ban is being imposed due to the extreme dryness of all vegetation in the area and shall remain in effect until further notice.

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Kingsbridge the Musical V - What a Year it Was!

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'Kingsbridge the Musical V - What a Year It Was!' runs June 2, 3, 9 & 10, 2023 at 8 pm and June 4 & 11, 2023 at 2 pm.
The musical chronicles the excitement and patriotism of 1967, Canada’s Centennial year. Filled with humorous and poignant songs and scenes, the musical celebrates the sense of community, Expo 67 and the Leafs winning the Stanley Cup.

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May 7-13 is Emergency Preparedness Week!

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Everyone has a role to play in an emergency. Emergency Preparedness Week is an opportunity for you to take action to ensure you are prepared to protect yourself, your family and your community during an emergency. This year, the theme is “Be Prepared. Know Your Risks.”

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Provincial Day of Action on Litter- May 9, 2023

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Ontario is gearing up for the fourth annual Provincial Day of Action on Litter, taking place on Tuesday, May 9, 2023. Ontario’s annual Day of Action on Litter encourages individuals, students, municipalities and businesses across the province to work together to raise awareness about the impacts of litter and waste and take part in a litter cleanup.

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Open Air Ban Lifted in Huron County

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With the recent rainfall received over the weekend, the Huron County Fire Chiefs have lifted the Open-Air Fire Ban. Please contact your local Fire Department for current rules and regulations regarding Open Air Burns.

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Open Air Fire Ban in Huron County

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Effective immediately, the Huron County Fire Chiefs have Declared an open air fire ban in Huron County. There will be no open-air burning permitted in Huron County until further notice.

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Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety

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Based on the current precipitation forecast and watershed conditions, major flooding is not expected. Watercourses will respond quickly due to saturated soils and river levels that are already elevated from last week’s rain and snowmelt. Water levels are again likely to reach or exceed bankfull conditions resulting in ponding and minor flooding in typical low-lying areas.

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March 20, 2023 Council Meeting | Livestream

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Technical issues including device failure or malfunction occurred for the Council Meeting on March 20, 2023.

While the Municipality makes every effort to ensure that Live Streaming is available, it takes no responsibility for, and cannot be held liable for technical issues beyond its control.

A recording of the meeting is available on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/5Fx_Q6xNpKU

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

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$57,500 OTF Grant supports development of Township’s Strategic Direction on Parks and Recreation

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“Investments like these from the Ontario Trillium Foundation are valuable because the Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh now has the opportunity to work with local communities and residents to identify priorities as well as targeted goals and actions,” said Lisa Thompson, MPP for Huron-Bruce. “Supporting the development of a strategic plan to guide the municipality’s future developments is very important and I hope everyone appreciates the opportunity they have to engage and participate.”

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Open House- Parks and Recreation Strategic Plan

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An Open House has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. (with remarks to begin at 6:30 p.m.) to review the draft recommendations for the Parks and Recreation Strategic plan that has been prepared over the last 6-months. 

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Recycling Study – Waste Management Under Producer Responsibility

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R.J. Burnside & Associates Limited was retained by the Townships of Howick, North Huron and Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh to assess current landfill practices and to develop a recycling plan to accommodate the transition of recycling (Blue Box) from municipal collection and processing to Producer Responsibility. The transition is to proceed in accordance with the ‘Blue Box Regulation’ (O.Reg. 391/21) under the ‘Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act, 2016’.

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Summer Employment Opportunities

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During the summer months the Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh and the Lucknow & District Recreation Department welcome 12 students for seasonal positions.

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