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Slow Down, it's Turtle Season

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022 03:25 PM

It’s turtle season and we are reminding you to slow down and watch out for turtles near or on roads. Turtles like to nest in the gravel on the shoulder of our roads and it’s up to us to help keep them and their babies safe.

Of the eight turtle species native to Ontario, all but one are considered to be at risk of extinction. A main threat to turtle populations are roads. Turtles also take a long time to mature and reproduce; the death of even a single adult turtle can have an impact on...

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June 23, 2022, Town Page

Posted on Thursday, June 23, 2022 11:00 AM

Stay connected to the Town

Customer Service is available during facility closures. You can reach the team at 905-478-4282 or reach us online through either of these methods:

Email Customer Service  Customer Service Website Page 


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Upcoming Council meeting on July 19, 2022.

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Join our team!

We are hiring for:

  • Supervisor of Accounting
  • Fitness Instructors
  • Paid On-Call Firefighters
  • Communications Student
  • Various ongoing positions

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June 16, 2022, Town Page

Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2022 11:00 AM

Stay connected to the Town

Customer Service is available during facility closures. You can reach the team at 905-478-4282 or reach us online through either of these methods:

Email Customer Service  Customer Service Website Page 


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Council highlights from the June 7, 2022, meeting

Business Advantage Program
Continuing to act on the recommendations of the economic development strategy, staff delivered a presentation on the Business Advantage program. This program focuses on ensuring...

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Signature Planter Unveiling at Nokiidaa Trail Head

Posted on Monday, June 13, 2022 09:50 AM

Join us on June 21, 2022, National Indigenous Peoples Day, for the unveiling of our signature planter at the Nokiidaa Trail Head! The ribbon-cutting ceremony and unveiling begin at 10 a.m.

Meet us in the Yonge Street and Mount Albert Road Parking lot.

Thank you to Lauri Hoeg for providing the interpretive story and Donald Chretien for providing the artwork.

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Working smoke alarms save East Gwillimbury family

Posted on Friday, June 10, 2022 03:59 PM

At approximately 3 a.m. this morning (Friday, June 10) East Gwillimbury Emergency and Community Safety Services (ECSS) responded to a residential structure fire on 2nd Concession Road. A family of eight was alerted of the fire by their smoke alarms and were able to safety evacuate to their neighbour’s home, without any injuries. The response was supported by York Regional Police, York Paramedics and Georgina Fire Services.

It starts with education. Residents who live in the home shared with...