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Proclamation: International Day of People with Disabilities

Posted on Friday, December 03, 2021 11:18 AM

WHEREAS International Day of Persons with Disabilities was first proclaimed December 3, 1992 and it is a global celebration that acknowledges the many achievements persons with disabilities have made. This day also mobilizes support for critical issues related to their rights and well-being in all aspects of society, including political, social, economic and cultural life; and

WHEREAS Canadians with disabilities have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Disability-related...

Innisfil proposes amendments to Fireworks By-law

Posted on Friday, November 26, 2021 04:21 PM

Innisfil, Ontario – The Town of Innisfil is seeking public input on the proposed amendments to the Fireworks By-Law.

At the November 24, 2021 Council meeting, Town Staff presented their recommended amendments to Members of Council in a Staff Report. The recommendations include:

  • Limiting the number of days upon which fireworks can be set off to the day of the holiday (or, in the event of inclement weather, to an alternate day as declared by the Town’s Chief Fire Official);
  • Including Lunar New Year,...

Proclamation: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Posted on Thursday, November 25, 2021 09:56 AM

WHEREAS violence continues to be the greatest gender inequality rights issue for women, girls and gender-diverse individuals; and

WHEREAS November is Woman Abuse Prevention Month; and

WHEREAS gender-based violence is a human right issue which our community must work together to address, prevent and address through public awareness and education; and

WHEREAS 1 in 3 women will experience gender-based violence in their lifetime and these numbers increase exponentially for Black,...

Residents invited to share their views on short-term accommodations

Posted on Friday, November 05, 2021 12:42 PM

Innisfil, Ontario – The Town of Innisfil will host a virtual public meeting on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. to present a draft proposal for a new licensing program for short-term accommodations (STAs) in Innisfil. The community is invited to learn more about the program and share their ideas and views with members of Council and Town staff on how short-term accommodations (such as Airbnb’s) can best be managed in the Town of Innisfil.

“Vacation rentals have a long history in Innisfil...

Town of Innisfil encourages residents to shop local this holiday season

Posted on Thursday, November 04, 2021 03:59 PM

Innisfil, Ontario – The Town of Innisfil’s Economic Development Team is giving back to local businesses this holiday season. The Town has partnered with the Innisfil Journal to bring local business an opportunity to share their holiday advertising and greetings with residents in this special "Shop Local" holiday edition.

“We are fortunate to have incredible local businesses in Innisfil, and many new businesses have popped up in the last year,” said Mayor Lynn Dollin. “The holiday season is the perfect...