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Innisfil reveals intersex-inclusive Pride Crosswalk

Posted on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 03:40 PM

Innisfil, ON – This morning, Town council members and staff joined representatives from Innisfil Pride, UPlift Black and the community to reveal the new Intersex-inclusive Pride Crosswalk at Innisfil Beach Park. Located near the front gate of the park, the crosswalk is a message to citizens that in Innisfil, you have the freedom to be yourself and walk proudly knowing that there are people here to support you.

“We’re excited to celebrate a milestone in the history of our town as we reveal the first...

Orbit transit hub receives MZO approval

Posted on Monday, August 09, 2021 05:09 PM

Innisfil, ON – The Province of Ontario announced today that a Ministerial Zoning Order (MZO) has been made to designate lands on the 6th Line for the Town of Innisfil’s future Orbit transit hub.

The MZO will help expedite the building of Innisfil’s new GO Station, as well as the planning process for the surrounding Orbit – a new, cutting-edge community, centered around the new rail station. Designed to prevent urban sprawl, the Orbit will be sustainable, inclusive, and technologically advanced. This...

Proclamation: Fierté Simcoe Pride

Posted on Monday, July 26, 2021 04:03 PM

WHEREAS, this marks the tenth annual Fierté Simcoe Pride, and its purpose is to create a safe and inclusive Simcoe County that supports gender and sexual diversity through services, activities and events; and

WHEREAS, the Rainbow Pride flag is raised to honour gender and sexual diversity in Simcoe County. The Rainbow Flag was designed by Gilbert Baker in San Francisco in 1978. The flag is a symbol of the Pride movement and the advancement of human rights for sexual orientation,...

New BMX pump track opens at Innisfil Beach Park

Posted on Thursday, July 22, 2021 05:26 PM

Innisfil, ON – This afternoon, Town council members and staff joined the community to unveil the new modular pump track at Innisfil Beach Park. This pump track can be enjoyed by bikers, skateboarders, scooters and inline skaters.

“One of the lessons we have learned during the pandemic is the need to get outside,” said Innisfil Mayor Lynn Dollin. “Exercise has numerous physical and mental health benefits, and this pump track will go a long way to ensuring our youth have another exciting option to...

Proclamation: National Drowning Prevention Week

Posted on Sunday, July 18, 2021 03:58 PM

WHEREAS the mission of the Lifesaving Society Canada is to prevent drowning throughout this great country, and even one drowning is one too many; and 

WHEREAS most drownings are preventable in a Water Smart community, and only through Water Smart education and a healthy respect for the potential danger that any body of water may present can we genuinely enjoy the beauty and recreation opportunities offered by these bodies of water; and

WHEREAS the Lifesaving Society urges...