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Proclamation: World Autism Awareness Day

Posted on Saturday, April 02, 2022 12:25 PM

Whereas World Autism Awareness Day will be recognized on April 2, 2022 in Canada; and

Whereas Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects more than 100,000 Ontarians. ASD is a common neurological condition, affecting 1 in 66 Canadian children; and

Whereas ASD is a spectrum condition, which means it not only manifests itself differently in every individual in whom it appears, but its characteristics will change over the life of each individual. A child with ASD will become an adult with...

Healthy aging education series comes to Innisfil

Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2022 02:13 PM

Innisfil, ON – The Town of Innisfil and the Victoria Order of Nurses (VON) have partnered to help residents take good care of their health while they age.

Throughout April, the Town and VON are offering free, virtual healthy aging education sessions for older adults, their caregivers, or anyone interested in learning about health and aging. The series kicks off on April 7, with a focus on the importance of physical activity while aging. During this session participants will learn and practice exercises...

Innisfil helps educate voters and candidates in the upcoming municipal election

Posted on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 04:33 PM

Innisfil, Ontario – The next municipal and school board election is happening on October 24, 2022 in the Town of Innisfil. To help prepare residents, the Town is hosting information sessions and created a comprehensive election website to deliver important information on voting, running, or advertising in the upcoming election.

“Elected officials make important choices for their community and the upcoming election is an opportunity for residents to choose who makes those decisions,” said the Town’s...

Proclamation: Purple Day

Posted on Saturday, March 26, 2022 09:26 AM

Whereas Purple Day is a global effort dedicated to promoting epilepsy awareness and the Purple Day Act (Bill C-278) received Royal Assent in Canada on June 28, 2012; and

Whereas Cassidy Megan created the idea of Purple Day in 2008 at nine years old, motivated by her own struggles with epilepsy, to let people know they are not alone; and

Whereas Epilepsy is the most common serious neurological condition and affects approximately 1 in every 100 persons in Simcoe County; and Whereas Epilepsy affects...

RVH South Campus in Innisfil advancing through provincial support

Posted on Friday, March 18, 2022 09:26 AM

Innisfil, ON – Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre’s (RVH) future South Campus is moving ahead with the announcement that the Town of Innisfil’s request for a Minister’s Zoning Order (MZO) was approved by the Hon. Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. This will bring enhanced access to healthcare and new jobs to the region. The MZO accelerates this project.

RVH’s 83-acre South Campus site, at the south-west corner of Yonge Street and Innisfil Beach Road, was determined following...