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Innisfil proclaims Black History Month

Posted on Wednesday, February 01, 2023 12:01 AM

Whereas in 1995, Jean Augustine, the first Black Canadian woman elected to Parliament, requested and received unanimous agreement in the House of Commons on her motion to declare February as Black History Month in Canada; and

Whereas people of African, Caribbean and Afro-Indigenous descent have a long and rich history in Canada, shaping our country’s heritage and identity; and

Whereas Black History Month is a time to learn about the historical and contemporary stories, achievements,...

Spend the day at Innisfil's Civic Campus for family fun, recreation and a health fair

Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 04:49 PM

Innisfil, ON – The Town of Innisfil is excited to continue the celebration of Winter Weekends with free or low-cost events and activities happening at the Innisfil Recreational Complex and Rizzardo Health & Wellness Centre. Community members can enjoy a pancake breakfast with Council, attend a Health and Wellness Fair, take part in recreational activities, and watch a hockey game all on the Town’s Civic Campus this Saturday, February 4.

“The fun of Innisfil Winter Weekends continues as we welcome...

Innisfil lowers flags in honour of Hazel McCallion

Posted on Monday, January 30, 2023 12:19 PM

Innisfil, ON – The flags at Innisfil’s Town Hall have been lowered to half-mast to honour and recognize Hazel McCallion, the former long-standing Mayor of Mississauga. McCallion passed away on January 29 at the age of 101.

“It was with profound sadness that I heard the news of Hazel’s passing,” says Mayor Lynn Dollin. “She was a lifelong mentor to me and presented me with the chain of office in 2018 when I was first sworn in as Mayor. She was so widely respected and put her community first. So many...

Town of Innisfil lowers flags for International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2023 04:44 PM

Innisfil, ON – The Town of Innisfil will lower its flags at Town Hall to recognize International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27.

January 27 was designated in 2005 as the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust. It is also the day, in 1945, that the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp was liberated. From 1941-1945, six million Jewish people were murdered, accounting for two-thirds of the European Jewish population.

“The Town of Innisfil does not...

Embrace the season with Winter Weekends in Innisfil

Posted on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 02:54 PM

Innisfil, ON – The Town of Innisfil is teaming up with community partners to encourage residents to explore Innisfil in all its wintertime splendour. Each weekend from January 27 to February 25 will feature Innisfil’s Winter Weekends—a series of outdoor and indoor events to help beat the winter blues.

“While the weather might be cold and frosty, winter in Innisfil is an exciting time of year,” says Mayor Lynn Dollin. “We invite residents to embrace the beauty of the great outdoors and take part in...