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Posted Friday, October 15, 2021

Bylaw 2021October 15, 2021 – Our services continue to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and enforcement-related requests are being prioritized to ensure our officers are responding as quickly as possible to support the public health emergency.
Enforcement calls for service have increased from just under 200 in 2018 as well as 2019 to over 400 in 2020. So far in 2021the calls for service are also trending to be over 400, in effect doubling the number of calls for service with...

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Posted Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Mayor 2October 13, 2021 – The Town of Penetanguishene has received official confirmation that in 2022, policing costs will be significantly increased.  This is directly as a result of the Ministry’s arbitrary decision to discontinue funding policing costs at Central North Correctional Centre (CNCC).  Over the last year, Mayor Leroux has made several efforts to engage thoroughly with the Solicitor General (Minister Sylvia Jones) and our local MPP Jill Dunlop about...
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Posted Thursday, October 07, 2021

Penetanguishene employees work hard to keep you safe
October 7, 2021 – After 18 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s obvious that the stress, fear, and frustration in all has not subsided.  In fact, although the restrictions may be easing, the pressure from COVID-19 still lingers.  We would all love for our community to be back to normal.
Increasingly, Town employees who interact directly and indirectly with the community, have experienced escalating...

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Posted Tuesday, October 05, 2021

Business (45)October 5, 2021- With a goal to provide a safe working environment for municipal employees and members of the public, the Town of Penetanguishene has implemented a policy to ensure employees are fully immunized or regularly tested for COVID-19.
Understanding that vaccination against COVID-19 is the most effective measure to reduce the risk of severe illness and transmission to others, under the policy, all employees of the municipality are required to disclose vaccination...

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Posted Thursday, September 30, 2021

orange-shirt-day-2017-copyToday, September 30, 2021 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as well as Orange Shirt Day.
Town staff and Council members participated this morning in a moment of silence to honour the thousands of families affected by the residential school system and to reflect on the dark and difficult parts of our shared history with Indigenous people.  Throughout the day our offices will remain open and staff will be able to participate in several events providing...

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