Council Highlights - January 26, 2021

Posted on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 09:18 PM

Council began with the Annual Dedication to Indigenous Peoples. Algonquin Elder Larry McDermott from the Shabot Obaadjiwan First Nation was invited to address Council.  Respecting Indigenous protocol, Mayor Lowry offered tobacco to Elder McDermott in request for the smudging ceremony and for his guidance to Council. Elder McDermott presided over a sacred ceremony which included smudging before Mayor Lowry officially acknowledged the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabe....

Virtual Meetings Tonight

Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 02:19 PM

The Council meeting, including the Public Meeting for OPA 22, and Committee of the Whole meeting, starting  tonight, January 26, 2021 at 6pm, will be held virtually using new technology.

We ask for people's patience as we try to improve access and engagement opportunities while abiding by the Province issued Stay at Home order.

To view the meeting live please visit: and click on the Video link next to the meeting date once the meeting...

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February Children and Youth Programs from the Mississippi Mills Public Library

Posted on Monday, January 25, 2021 03:08 PM

For All, Children and Teens 

Book Bundle. Access everything available on the shelves: books, DVDs, audiobooks, CDs, ukuleles, museum and provincial park passes by placing a hold in the library catalogue or by asking a librarian to create a bundle of materials. If you are homeschooling, ask for themed book bundles!

Disk Golf Frisbees. Borrow the disks, map and score sheets to play the course at Gemmill Park, located at 186 Bridge St, Almonte.

MAPsack. A backpack with...

From the Office of the Mayor: Annual Dedication to Indigenous Peoples'

Posted on Monday, January 25, 2021 03:08 PM

Invitation to Annual Dedication to Indigenous Peoples

Early in the term, I started working with Mississippi Mills All My Relations, a group of community members whose mission is to respond to the calls to action outlined by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in a respectful, concrete and achievable way.  A core belief of the group is that we all have a responsibility to help restore what was once a relationship of trust and friendship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Peoples in our...

Notice of Public Hearing - Minor Variance Application - Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

Posted on Friday, January 22, 2021 10:14 AM

TAKE NOTICE that a Public Meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 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 Part Lot 5, Plan 3625, Municipality of Mississippi Mills, known municipally as 172 Spring Street (Almonte Ward).

 AND TAKE NOTICE that as the Province of Ontario declared a State...