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Posted Thursday, November 26, 2020

Public Notice (1)November 26, 2020: To persons responsible for a business or organization in the municipalities in the County of Simcoe, the District of Muskoka, and the Cities of Orillia and Barrie:
Re: Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit Instructions to persons responsible for a business or organization, in the County of Simcoe, the District of Muskoka, and the Cities of Orillia and Barrie, that are permitted to open under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020,...

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Posted Friday, November 20, 2020

IMG_0422November 20, 2020 – In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, local medical officers of health, and other health experts, the province is moving certain public health unit regions to new levels in the  Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework .
Earlier this afternoon, the Minister of Health announced that Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit will be moving into the Orange / Restrict level, effective Monday, November 23, 2020 at 12:01 a.m.
The...

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Posted Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Media Release - Mid-Pen Transit Service launches online payment portal with more to come - socialNovember 18, 2020 – Mid-Pen Transit riders can now reload their transit SmartCards from the comfort of their homes or on their mobile devices when they’re on the go using the new Mid-Pen Transit Service Online Portal .
“With the COVID-19 pandemic still a concern, everyone is looking for ways to limit their risk of exposure, and the launch of this online payment portal not only reduces the reason to visit another public building, it also offers riders a digital...

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Posted Thursday, November 12, 2020

On October 28, 2020, Ontario announced the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (“COVID stream”) under the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP) in Ontario to build or renovate health and safety related projects in long-term care, education and municipalities.   
Under the new COVID stream, combined federal-provincial funding has been dedicated to local governments across the province. Specifically, the Town of Penetanguishene has been...

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Posted Monday, November 09, 2020

Date: November 9, 2020
(Penetanguishene) – On October 14, 2020, Council passed a resolution in support of the Protestant Separate School Board in their appeal to the Province of Ontario and Ministry of Education. This resolution was followed by a letter addressed to the MPP Simcoe North Jill Dunlop and the Ministry of Education which outlined the Towns support.
Council and staff of the Town of Penetanguishene support the Protestant Separate School Board in their...

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