Posted on Friday, September 01, 2023 09:00 AM
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month September, 2023
WHEREAS: Approximately 10,000 children are living with cancer in Canada today. Each year about 1,500 cases are diagnosed. Because of significant advances in therapy, 82% of these children will survive 5 years or more. Childhood cancer remains responsible for more deaths from one year through adolescence than any other disease; and
WHEREAS: Families facing the journey of childhood cancer need the best possible medical, financial and emotional support...
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023 09:00 AM
International Overdose Awareness Day August 31, 2023
WHEREAS: The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury does affirm and acknowledge the harm and hardship caused by drug poisonings; and
WHEREAS: We recognize the purpose of International Overdose Awareness Day as remembering loved ones lost to overdose and ending the stigma of drug-related deaths; and
WHEREAS: We resolve to play our part in reducing the toll of overdose in our community, which claimed the lives of 136 (confirmed and probable) residents in...
Posted on Friday, August 25, 2023 03:52 PM
In a community update recently published by our Library CEO, the Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library (BWGPL) Board shared that they have applied to the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) to request first collective agreement arbitration.
Although we didn’t expect to see things reach this point, Council supports the Board’s decision to apply for arbitration. We have remained committed to working with the bargaining teams to come to a resolution, but there has been little progress in...
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023 09:00 AM
Independence Day of Ukraine August 24, 2023
WHEREAS: The Act of Declaration of Independence of Ukraine was adopted by the Ukrainian parliament on August 24, 1991. This declaration established the democratic and sovereign state of Ukraine; and
WHEREAS: This occasion is recognized annually by Ukrainians in celebration of their historic past and to honour the fallen heroes who lost their lives fighting for the country’s independence; and
This year, we continue to pay special tribute to the country of...
Posted on Friday, August 18, 2023 09:00 AM
Where: Morris Road Municipal Drain (Edward Street Branch)
Work will be performed along municipal drain known as Edward Street Branch of Morris Road Drain.
When: Work is expected to begin on Monday, August 21, 2023, and is expected to take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting.
What: Removal of sediment from municipal drain.
How You May Be Affected: Please be alert for heavy construction equipment and contractor working on site. Remain well back.
Contractor will be staging and using...