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Indigenous Veterans Day - Flags Lowered

Posted on Tuesday, November 08, 2022 08:30 AM

November 8th - Indigenous Veterans Day

Flags at all municipal locations will be lowered to half mast in recognition of Indigenous Veterans Day - a day to recognize and acknowledge the many contributions and sacrifices of Aboriginals not only to Canada's war efforts but to its peacekeeping reputation.

Update - Before and After School Programs to Resume

Posted on Monday, November 07, 2022 02:03 PM

With the repeal of Bill 28, negotiations between CUPE and the Province will reconvene. Support workers will be heading back to the classroom tomorrow (Tuesday, November 8th ). As such, Mississippi Mills Daycare Services will once again be offering care in all Before and After School Programs. A notice has been sent to parents and guardians. 

Potential Before/After Closure Due to CUPE Strike

Posted on Thursday, November 03, 2022 01:58 PM

As a result of the pending CUPE strike, both the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario and the Upper Canada District School Board have stated that schools will close if a resolution is not met today. 

This will impact the Mississippi Mills Childcare Services before and after school programs. A letter has been sent to parents and guardians to inform them of this matter. We will provide updates on our website and Facebook page as we continue to learn more.

Remembrance Day Services in Mississippi Mills

Posted on Thursday, November 03, 2022 09:26 AM

The annual November 11th Remembrance Day Celebration has played a major role in Canada since 1931. Every year, at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, Canadians gather in memorial parks, churches, community halls, workplaces , schools and homes to stand in honour of all who have fallen. Please see below for local services:   PAKENHAM Friday, November 11th at 10:45 am at the Cenotaph at the front of the school. This service is presented by Pakenham Public School. 

Mississippi Mills to Celebrate Bicentennial in 2023

Posted on Thursday, November 03, 2022 08:59 AM

Mississippi Mills to Celebrate Bicentennial in 2023

Mississippi Mills is turning 200 next year and celebrations are planned for every corner of the municipality.

From farm tours and Indigenous collaborations and events to a mill workers walk and a commemorative coin, six Bicentennial Working Groups have developed a number of activities to showcase the community’s history and recognize the region’s earliest inhabitants – the Algonquin Anishinaabe Nation.

“During our Bicentennial year, we...