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EP Week: Know The Risks

Posted on Tuesday, May 03, 2022 08:00 AM

May 8, 2023

Across the country, we face number of natural hazards which can vary from region to region. Knowing what to do in each situation is an important part of being prepared. The following is a short list of hazards and emergency situations that could happen in our region, and instructions on what to do should you encounter them.

Earthquake:

  • If you are indoors, stay inside and DROP, COVER, and HOLD ON.
  • Drop under heavy furniture such as a table, desk, bed or any solid furniture.
  • Cover your head...

Museum Month in Mississippi Mills

Posted on Monday, May 02, 2022 08:50 AM

May is Museum Month in Mississippi Mills

The Council of the Municipality if Mississippi Mills has proclaimed May as Museum Month. Council encourages all residents and Tourists to visit our local museums throughout the month of May.

Click here for some local museum suggestions.

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EP Week 2022: How Does Emergency Preparedness Work in Canada?

Posted on Monday, May 02, 2022 08:00 AM

May 2, 2022

Emergency Management is a shared responsibility in a country as large as Canada. While governments work hard at all levels to keep us safe, everyone has a role to play in a crisis.

Emergency preparedness starts at the individual level. Experience has shown that individual preparedness goes a long way to help people cope better – both during and after a major disaster.

Municipalities are the first lines of defence when disaster strikes. Police officers, firefighters, paramedics, and...

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EP Week 2022: May 1-7th is Emergency Preparedness Week

Posted on Sunday, May 01, 2022 08:00 AM

May 1, 2022

The Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of Mississippi Mills has proclaimed May 1 – 7, 2022 as Emergency Preparedness Week. A national annual event that traditionally takes place during the first full week of May, Emergency Preparedness Week raises awareness and encourages residents to become better prepared in the event of an emergency.

Natural disasters may be beyond our control, but initiative can be taken to reduce the risk and impact of whatever emergency we may face....

Mississippi Mills Construction Update Summer/ Fall 2022

Posted on Friday, April 29, 2022 02:31 PM

The following road projects were approved during the 2022 Mississippi Mills Municipal Budget process and are schedule for this season. Construction schedules are being finalized; projects are not in chronological order. Residents in the affected areas will be notified in advance.

1. Clayton Road – From Tatlock Road easterly for 4.73 km – Microsurface Renewal

2. Bayview Lodge Road (Shared with McNabb Braeside) Full Length – Microsurface Renewal

3. Ramsay Concession 8 – From Wolf Grove Road to...

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Council and Committee of Whole - May 3 2022

Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2022 03:37 PM

Council and Committee of the Whole will hold their regular meetings on Tuesday, May 3rd. Council will begin with a closed session and will return to open session at 6:00 pm. The Committee of the Whole meeting will begin immediately following Council. Agendas for the meetings can be found here.

As we re-open Council Chambers to members of the public, we have a limit of 20 in the viewing gallery, which will be filled on a first come first serve basis. Preregistration is no longer required.

While...

Flags Lowered for Worker's Mourning Day

Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2022 08:42 AM

April 28, 2022, is National Day of Mourning for persons killed or injured in the workplace.  This is a day to pay our respects to, and remember, the thousands of workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness as a result of work-related incidents, and to honour the many families and friends who have been deeply affected by these tragedies.  Every worker has the right to return home safe at the end of each work day.

 All flags at municipal locations will be lowered to half mast today...