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Innisfil proclaims National Coaches Week

Posted on Saturday, September 16, 2023 12:01 AM

Whereas the Town of Innisfil recognizes the tremendous positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities; and

Whereas the purpose of National Coaches Week is to provide the many coaches who call Innisfil and Ontario home with the resources, representation, and recognition they deserve for the time they devote to ensuring Canadians live an active and healthy lifestyle; and

Whereas several great coaches live and volunteer in Innisfil and we celebrate their commitments by saying #ThanksCoach;...

Innisfil proclaims Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on Friday, September 01, 2023 12:05 AM

Whereas childhood cancer is the leading cause of death by this disease in children; and

Whereas families facing the journey of childhood cancer need the best possible medical, financial, and emotional support we can provide. Every family touched by childhood cancer needs support of its relatives, neighbours, teachers, and community; and

Whereas parents need the understanding and compassion of their employers and siblings need special consideration both at home and in school. Young cancer patients...

Innisfil proclaims International Overdose Awareness Day

Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023 12:01 AM

Whereas the Town of Innisfil 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 drug poisoning 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 Simcoe Muskoka in 2022, which was 22% lower than the 171 in...

Innisfil proclaims Fierté Simcoe Pride

Posted on Monday, July 24, 2023 12:01 AM

WHEREAS This marks the 12th annual Fierté Simcoe Pride, and its purpose is to create a safe and inclusive Simcoe County that supports gender and sexual diversity through services, activities, and events; and

WHEREAS The Intersex Progress Pride flag is raised to honour gender and sexual diversity in Simcoe County. The Intersex Progress Pride flag was designed by Valentino Vecchietti in the UK in 2021. The flag is a combination of Gilbert Baker’s 1978 Pride flag, Daniel Quasar’s 2018 Progress...

Innisfil proclaims National Drowning Prevention Week

Posted on Sunday, July 16, 2023 12:01 AM

Whereas the mission of Lifesaving Society Canada is to prevent drowning throughout the country, and even one drowning is one too many; and

Whereas most drownings are preventable in a Water Smart community, and only through Water Smart education and a healthy respect for the potential danger that any body of water may present can we genuinely enjoy the beauty and recreation opportunities offered by these bodies of water; and

Whereas Lifesaving Society Canada urges residents of the Town of Innisfil...