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Council Highlights - November 7th, 2023

Posted on Wednesday, November 08, 2023 03:18 PM

In recognition of National Veterans’ Week (November 5-11), Council opened last night’s meeting with a video from the National Veterans’ Week Speakers Program series. This year’s theme, “Why I Remember,” highlights stories from Canadian Armed Forces members and pays tribute to all veterans, past and present, who have served their country. On November 11, two Remembrance Day services will be held in Mississippi Mills. The Almonte Royal Canadian Legion Branch 240 is coordinating the annual parade...

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Health Unit Focusing on Root Causes of Food Insecurity during November

Posted on Monday, November 06, 2023 04:55 PM

Press Release – Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit

Part of the work of public health is addressing the root of issues that affect health. During the month of November, the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit will be focusing on the issues that affect food insecurity.

Food insecurity is the inadequate or insecure access to food due to financial constraints and can affect anyone. Living with food insecurity means not getting enough of the vitamins, minerals and food...

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Budget Spotlight #6 - Development Services and Engineering

Posted on Friday, November 03, 2023 11:30 AM

From August to December, the Municipality will publish bi-weekly articles to inform residents and provide insight into the roles of each Municipal department and how your tax dollars are being spent.

As they are released, all Spotlight topics can be found here:

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The Mississippi Mills Development Services and...

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Remembrance Day in Mississippi Mills

Posted on Friday, November 03, 2023 09:00 AM

Remembrance Day celebrations have played a major role in Canada since 1931. Every year, at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, Canadians gather to stand in honour of all who have fallen.

This year’s Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Campaign kicked off on Friday, October 27. To mark the campaign’s launch, President of Almonte Legion Branch 240, Rob Madore, pinned the first poppy on Deputy Mayor Rickey Minnille.

Over the next two weeks leading up to Remembrance Day, look for...

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Council and Committee of the Whole - November 7, 2023

Posted on Friday, November 03, 2023 08:56 AM

Council and Committee of the Whole will hold their regular meetings on Tuesday, November 7, 2023.

Regular session is scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m., followed by Committee of the Whole.

Agendas for the meetings can be found here

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OPP Investigating Multiple Bomb Threats in Eastern and Northern Ontario, No Actual Devices Found

Posted on Wednesday, November 01, 2023 01:17 PM

Press Release – Ontario Provincial Police

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating multiple bomb threats across parts of Northern and Eastern Ontario.

The threats targeted multiple schools under multiple school boards and other facilities, demanding payment.

As a precaution many targeted schools and facilities have been closed while the investigation continues. Parents are encouraged to contact their schools or school boards for more information. In additional to local...

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The Community Safety and Well-being Advisory Committee Wants to Hear from You

Posted on Wednesday, November 01, 2023 11:00 AM

The Community Safety and Well-being (CSWB) Advisory Committee is updating the CSWB Plan for Lanark County and Smiths Falls. These provincially mandated plans are designed to evaluate local data, determine existing community assets and gaps, and strategize ways to bridge those gaps. The current plan was completed before the pandemic – and a lot has changed! Our goal is to be a voice from a community safety and well-being perspective to increase positive social outcomes in the community. 

As a...