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Proclamation: St. John Ambulance Week

Posted on Monday, June 21, 2021 03:18 PM

WHEREAS, 2021 represents the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the Barrie Simcoe Muskoka Branch of St. John Ambulance; and

WHEREAS, the Barrie Simcoe Muskoka Branch of St. John Ambulance has been serving the community since 1941 and fulfilling our mission to enable Canadians to improve their health, safety and quality of life by providing training and community service; and

WHEREAS, this branch supports six volunteer community service groups, including two Medical...

Proclamation: National Deafblind Awareness Month

Posted on Tuesday, June 01, 2021 03:24 PM

WHEREAS, on December 21, 2000, the Ontario Legislature officially proclaimed the month of June in each year as Deaf-Blind Awareness Month, to recognize that "Deafblindness is a unique disability that incorporates the sensory loss of both sight and hearing" and was created to help "recognize that increased public awareness of this disability is crucial to increase opportunities for those who live with it."

WHEREAS, the Canadian Senate passed a motion on May 28, 2015 recognizing...

Proclamation: Innisfil Pride Month

Posted on Tuesday, June 01, 2021 02:21 PM

WHEREAS, the Town of Innisfil supports the rights of all residents to feel safe, free of discrimination, and free to be true to themselves without the threat of harassment; and

WHEREAS, we have made significant progress toward acceptance and inclusion, thanks to our 2-Spirited, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning, residents, visitors, and allies; and

WHEREAS, we must also acknowledge that many continue to face social intolerance and systemic barriers...

Town of Innisfil further enhances Innisfil Transit

Posted on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 02:39 PM

Innisfil, ON – Innisfil Transit users can now use Driverseat as a new, exciting additional option to request an accessible ride. Residents who request a wheelchair accessible vehicle (WAV) using the service will enjoy the same affordable Innisfil Transit rates and door-to-door service thanks to a partnership between the Town of Innisfil and Driverseat.

“We’re fortunate to have a flexible transit system that we can continue to adapt to meet the needs of residents,” said Mayor Lynn Dollin. “During...