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Council Compensation Review Committee

Council Compensation Review Committee

Posted On: Saturday, July 20, 2019

On behalf of the Council Compensation Review Committee, The Town of The Blue Mountains would like to provide an update regarding the ongoing work of the committee.

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Court Releases Decision in a SLAPP case  (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation)

Court Releases Decision in a SLAPP case (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation)

Posted On: Monday, July 15, 2019

Judge J. Fowler Byrne released her decision on July 8th and the motion to dismiss was granted. Defendants were Linda Wykes (the Review) , Michael Seguin (former Councillor) and his wife Catherine Sholtz

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Blue Mountains Review - July 2019 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - July 2019 Edition

Posted On: Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Community News and Events - PDF File attached

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Swimmer’s Itch

Swimmer’s Itch

Posted On: Tuesday, July 9, 2019

The Grey Bruce Health Unit has received reports of individuals suffering from swimmer’s itch.

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229 Bruce Street Park Development

229 Bruce Street Park Development

Posted On: Friday, July 5, 2019

Thornbury-Clarksburg Cenotaph Relocation

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Music in the Park

Music in the Park

Posted On: Monday, July 1, 2019

Sunday, July 7th - Sunday, August 18th ; 6-8pm

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Embrace Open Water Swim  Sunday July 28

Embrace Open Water Swim Sunday July 28

Posted On: Sunday, June 30, 2019

Sunday July 28, 8am - noon. Bayview Park, 106 Bay St.E., Thornbury

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Sean McCann in Concert

Sean McCann in Concert

Posted On: Friday, June 28, 2019

Friday, August 30th at the Marsh Street Centre, sponsored by Theatre Collingwood

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ZED - at The Marsh Street Centre

ZED - at The Marsh Street Centre

Posted On: Friday, June 28, 2019

Saturday, August 24, 2019

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Who is the fittest? How do you know?

Who is the fittest? How do you know?

Posted On: Friday, June 21, 2019

Since 2007, the CrossFit Games have evolved to answer these questions.

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NOTICE - Clarification regarding single-use plastics

NOTICE - Clarification regarding single-use plastics

Posted On: Friday, June 21, 2019

At the Council meeting on June 3rd, 2019 a Notice of Motion was put forward by Deputy Mayor Odette Bartnicki and approved unanimously by Council. Since the meeting, there has been a lot of discussion and inquiries received by members of Council and staff regarding clarification and further information related to the motion regarding single-use plastics.

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Grey County New Official Plan Approved

Grey County New Official Plan Approved

Posted On: Thursday, June 13, 2019

After three years of engagement, drafts and reviews, the County’s new official plan has been approved by the Province. The new official plan sets goals related to development, communities and natural resources in the County. It will be active for 20 years with reviews every ten years to ensure it is effective and relevant.

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Parks and Recreation Month

Parks and Recreation Month

Posted On: Thursday, June 6, 2019

Help us Celebrate! Get outside, explore our municipal parks, PLAY and have fun this month!!

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Call for Directors open now for The Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation

Call for Directors open now for The Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation

Posted On: Thursday, June 6, 2019

The Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation is seeking applications in the form of letters of interest, and resumes, from members of the public for appointment to The Attainable Housing Corporation Board of Directors.

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The Town of The Blue Mountains is pleased to announce that the current Interim CAO Shawn Everitt has accepted the permanent role of Chief Administrati

The Town of The Blue Mountains is pleased to announce that the current Interim CAO Shawn Everitt has accepted the permanent role of Chief Administrati

Posted On: Thursday, June 6, 2019

This appointment will officially take effect on June 10, 2019, following the passage of the appointment by-law. The CAO provides strategic leadership for the municipality and acts as the direct liaison between Council and staff.

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Blue Mountains Review June 2019

Blue Mountains Review June 2019

Posted On: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

News, Stories, Events - open pdf link for complete newsletter

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South Georgian Bay Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad

South Georgian Bay Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad

Posted On: Tuesday, May 28, 2019

South Georgian Bay Small Business Centre today announced that it has received a grant from the Ontario government to fund a Digital Service Squad to help main street small businesses improve their online capabilities.

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Blue Mountain Resorts Community Day

Blue Mountain Resorts Community Day

Posted On: Monday, May 27, 2019

Blue Mountain Offers Free Attractions for Locals on Community Day Sunday June 9th, 10-6pm

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The Work of our Hands : Selections from the Saugeen Artists Guild

The Work of our Hands : Selections from the Saugeen Artists Guild

Posted On: Sunday, May 26, 2019

Opening Reception: Saturday June 1, 2019, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

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Town to Host Community Dialogue & Service Delivery Review Workshop

Town to Host Community Dialogue & Service Delivery Review Workshop

Posted On: Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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Public Health Restructuring

Public Health Restructuring

Posted On: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The Grey Bruce Health Unit will join with Perth District and Huron County Health Units as part of the restructuring of public health, as identified in the 2019 provincial budget

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Reframing Hope - One Wish at a Time

Reframing Hope - One Wish at a Time

Posted On: Thursday, May 9, 2019

The Living Wish Foundation is a not-for-profit organization devoted to making the world a better place through various initiatives designed to help terminally ill patients re frame hope and realize their dreams

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The 2019 Grey Bruce Hike for Hospice was a resounding success.

The 2019 Grey Bruce Hike for Hospice was a resounding success.

Posted On: Thursday, May 9, 2019

The hike took place on Sunday May 5th, 2019 at 9 locations across Grey & Bruce counties. The combined efforts from donations raised and sponsorship totaled over $194,000.

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Blue Mountains Review - May Edition

Blue Mountains Review - May Edition

Posted On: Wednesday, May 8, 2019

News, Stories, Events - open pdf link for complete newsletter

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Free Family First Aid sessions coming this spring

Free Family First Aid sessions coming this spring

Posted On: Thursday, April 25, 2019

Is your family prepared for an emergency? Grey County and first responders from around the County are hosting free Family First Aid information sessions this spring to help families prepare for and react to emergencies. Participants will visit interactive stations where first responders and emergency staff will give lessons about specific life-saving skills including CPR and AED use, controlling bleeding, choking and overall emergency and disaster preparedness. These two-hour sessions are targeted at families with school-aged children. Younger children are welcome but must stay with parents.

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Frequently Asked Questions re: Ontario Library Service Funding Cuts

Frequently Asked Questions re: Ontario Library Service Funding Cuts

Posted On: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

I have heard that funding to Ontario public libraries was cut by more than 50%, is that true?

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Council to reduce farm tax rate by 1 per cent

Council to reduce farm tax rate by 1 per cent

Posted On: Friday, April 12, 2019

Grey County farmers will see a reduction in their taxes in 2019. County Council approved dropping the farm tax ratio by 1%. The decision was made during Committee of the Whole on April 11 as part of the annual Tax Policy report. The change will apply to both the County and local municipal tax ratios.

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Blue Mountains Review - April Edition

Blue Mountains Review - April Edition

Posted On: Sunday, April 7, 2019

News, Stories and Events

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Blue Mountains Review March

Blue Mountains Review March

Posted On: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Events, News, Upcoming Meetings

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Grey County talks tourism with partners

Grey County talks tourism with partners

Posted On: Sunday, February 10, 2019

More than 70 local tourism industry representatives braved the winter storm on January 30 to attend the first Let’s Talk Tourism seminar of 2019, hosted by Grey County tourism staff.

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January Edition of the Blue Mountains Review

January Edition of the Blue Mountains Review

Posted On: Thursday, February 7, 2019

News, Events and Stories

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Cannabis Update in The Blue Mountains

Cannabis Update in The Blue Mountains

Posted On: Friday, January 18, 2019

At the Special Council meeting on January 16th 2019, Council voted unanimously to opt-in and allow provincially authorized cannabis retail stores to operate within the Town of The Blue Mountains.

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Blue Mountains Review  Leachate Study Reports

Blue Mountains Review Leachate Study Reports

Posted On: Wednesday, January 2, 2019

From the Review September 2017 issue

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Province Terminates $2.3 Million Funding Agreement

Province Terminates $2.3 Million Funding Agreement

Posted On: Tuesday, January 1, 2019

The Town completed a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment in July 2017 for the management of leachate generated at the Town’s Solid Waste Disposal Site.

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Forest Therapy/Bathing

Forest Therapy/Bathing

Posted On: Friday, July 13, 2018

Forests provide several benefits to mankind. Its vital role in our eco system cannot be overlooked or overstated. They filter our water, provide timber, protect soil, regulate climate and provide a habitat for innumerable animal species and life forms amongst other things and provide phytoncides.

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