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Ontario News Release - Ontario Moves Schools to Remote Learning Following Spring Break

Posted on Monday, April 12, 2021 04:44 PM

News Release

Ontario Moves Schools to Remote Learning Following Spring Break

April 12, 2021

Continued Rise in COVID-19 Cases Demands Shift to Protect Students and Staff and Slow Community Spread

TORONTO — The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has made the difficult decision to move elementary and secondary schools to remote learning following the April break. This move has been made in response to the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases, the...

Pebble Mosaic Art Location Survey

Posted on Saturday, April 10, 2021 08:00 AM

The Municipality in partnership with Red Dress Productions and Lanark County Interval House and Community Support is looking for your input on the choice of a location for a Pebble Mosaic Art project in Almonte!

With community engagement and collaborative cultural production, the Public Art Project works to increase the public’s understanding of sexual and gender-based violence and offers spaces of remembrance, peace, and hope for those who have been affected. 

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Prince Philip

From the Office of the Mayor - Passing of Prince Philip

Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 02:50 PM

It is with sadness that I share the news of the passing of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and spouse of Queen Elizabeth II, at the age of 99.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced, “the thoughts of Canadians are with Queen Elizabeth II and the members of the Royal Family as they mourn such a significant loss”.

The Municipality will be lowering all flags at municipal facilities as per the National Flag Policy from now until sunset on the day of the funeral to mark the death of Prince Philip.

 

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Provincial Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order April 7 - Impact on Municipal Facilities and Services

Posted on Thursday, April 08, 2021 04:44 PM

On April 7, 2021 the Province enacted the Provincial Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order effective as of 12:01 am this morning.

This order requires people to remain at home except for essential purposes to help reduce the transmission of COVID-19 with the increased risks posed by the COVID 19 variants.

In accordance with this Provincial Order, Municipal Facilities and Services will be closed to the public for four (4) weeks or until further notice effective 4:30 pm this afternoon. Municipal...