Posted on Thursday, May 20, 2021 08:00 AM
May 20, 2021
To minimize the risk of fire and burn injury, the Mississippi Mills Fire Department reminds everyone to be cautious with fireworks and have a safe weekend. Everyone should follow Provincial Guidelines and if they choose to use fireworks, know the rules, and ensure everyone is safe.
Fireworks can be dangerous when not used properly. When choosing to have fireworks, they must be used on personal property. No permit or notification to the fire department is required.
Posted on Thursday, May 13, 2021 04:02 PM
Posted on Monday, May 10, 2021 12:27 PM
This year, the Provincial Day of Action on Litter is May 11, 2021.
As we all do our part to help stop the spread of COVID-19, there are also actions we can take to put litter in its proper place while staying at home and physically distancing.
You can do this by:
- Reducing waste: giving old products new life instead of throwing them away. For example, using old containers for storage.
- Diverting waste: recycling or composting materials when and where possible to divert waste away from...
Posted on Saturday, May 08, 2021 08:00 AM
May 8, 2021
Technology is fully integrated in our day-to-day life. We rely on it to keep in touch with our colleagues, friends and family at the click of a button. Have you considered what happens in the event of a major emergency? Recent natural and human caused events have taught us that resilient communications are vital to saving lives. Here are some tips on how to use technology in an emergency:
- If possible, use non-voice channels like text messaging, email or social media. These...
Posted on Friday, May 07, 2021 06:23 PM
In opening comments, Mayor Lowry acknowledged May 5th as Red Dress Day 2021, a National Day of Awareness for missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and two spirited people. Residents may have seen red dresses hanging on porches or trees in their neighbourhoods, while others chose to wear red to mark the day and to raise awareness of this tragic situation.
Michael Rikley-Lancaster and Andy Williams spoke to Council about their experiences in Mississippi Mills and the importance...