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Proclamation: National Deafblind Awareness Month

Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2022 12:13 PM

WHEREAS deafblindness is a unique disability that incorporates the loss of both sight and hearing, affecting people’s communication, their ability to access information and mobility; and

WHEREAS individuals who are deafblind can live full, meaningful lives as independently as possible with the right supports in place; and

WHEREAS June is designated as National Deafblind Awareness Month to recognize and celebrate the contributions that individuals who are deafblind make in...

Proclamation: Innisfil Pride Month

Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2022 12:09 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 and...

Heat warning in effect

Posted on Monday, May 30, 2022 05:16 PM

Innisfil, ON – The Town of Innisfil, following the heat warning issued by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU), will open cooling stations on Tuesday, May 31.

The cooling stations will be located at the following library branches starting on May 31 until the heat warning is cancelled.

  • 20 Church Street, (Cookstown) from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • 967 Innisfil Beach Road (Alcona) from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • 7883 Yonge Street (Stroud) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Please note, to keep everyone safe, mask...

Proclamation: National AccessAbility Week

Posted on Sunday, May 29, 2022 08:39 AM

Whereas under the Accessible Canada Act 2019, c. 10 (Section 133), throughout Canada each year, the week starting on the last Sunday in May is to be known as National AccessAbility Week. It is an opportunity to promote accessibility and inclusion across communities and workplaces, to celebrate the contributions of Canadians with disabilities, and to be inspired to further break down barriers; and

Whereas National AccessAbility Week was first established following Paralympian Rick Hanson’s...

Residents reminded to keep fireworks safety top of mind on Victoria Day

Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2022 04:57 PM

Innisfil, ON – With Victoria Day approaching, the Town of Innisfil reminds residents to be safe with the use, handling, and disposal of fireworks.

“If you choose to set off fireworks, make sure you carefully follow the label directions, have a water source handy and ensure that there is always a responsible adult present,” said Innisfil Fire Chief Brent Thomas. “We urge residents to be considerate of their neighbours and respect that some individuals, children and pets can be negatively affected...