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Contact North Learning Initiative

Posted on Monday, September 21, 2020 04:43 PM

Contact North is a new initiative to help residents get the education and training they need without having to leave their community. Their mandate is to help underserved Ontarians in small and rural communities get jobs by making it possible for them to access education and training during the pandemic.

Their services include:

  • Providing information on available online programs and courses from Ontario’s colleges, universities, literacy and basic skills and training providers.
  • Assisting with registration...

Council Highlights – September 15th

Posted on Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:00 AM

Highlights of the September 15, 2020 Council Meeting

The Council meeting began with a presentation from Sally McIntyre, General Manager of Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA), on the recent activities of MVCA over the past 18 months. Some of these updates included staffing, the spring flood of 2019, changes to the Conservation Authorities Act and a cut in provincial funding and legislation. She also spoke about their Strategic Plan, 3-year Financial Plan and Watershed Plan. For more...

Almonte Riverwalk Phase Two the Millworks Staircase to be installed this Fall

Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2020 04:08 PM

The Mississippi Mills Riverwalk Working Group met on the site of the soon-to-be Millworkers Staircase this morning to officially kick-off site preparations for Phase 2 of the Riverwalk. In their first meeting since March, masked committee members were proud to celebrate this key milestone together.

Alex Gillis, Riverwalk Working Group Chair, shared his appreciation for the Municipality, the community as well as the individual committee members.

“The Riverwalk Advisory Committee, now...

Notice of Public Hearing - Minor Variance Application - Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 5:30 p.m

Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2020 03:48 PM

TAKE NOTICE that a Public Meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 at 5:30 p.m., in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills to consider a proposed Minor Variance under Section 45 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter P.13.  The Minor Variance application concerns the property, which is known as Part Lot 15, Anderson Section, Plan 6262, Almonte Ward, Municipality of Mississippi Mills, municipally known as 83-85 Elgin Street.

The applicant is requesting relief from the...

Hazardous Waste Depot Open - Extended until October 3, 2020

Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2020 03:43 PM

We are asking everyone to be patient with HHW staff.


The Household Hazardous Waste Depot is open.

128 Patterson Crescent, Carleton Place

Saturday 8 .am. - 12 p.m.

August 1, 2020 until October 3, 2020

There are a few new requirements when using the depot.

  • Residents are asked to have their waste items in cardboard boxes, or other containers that they do not want returned. Bins and containers will not be returned, this includes waste oil containers.
  • Residents are asked to have their waste ready...