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Volunteer firefighter recruitment underway in Innisfil

Posted on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 02:44 PM

Innisfil, Ontario - Looking for a way to serve your community, learn new skills, build your resume and make long lasting friendships and strong professional networks? Those are just some of the benefits of being a Town of Innisfil volunteer firefighter – arguably one of the most rewarding and fulfilling positions you can fill in your community.

This opportunity is available right here in Innisfil, as Innisfil Fire & Rescue launches its volunteer firefighter recruitment campaign. 


Town of Innisfil updates fireworks regulations

Posted on Monday, June 27, 2022 01:50 PM

Innisfil, ON – With Canada Day approaching, the Town of Innisfil reminds residents to be safe with the use, handling, and disposal of fireworks. The Town of Innisfil Council recently amended its Fireworks By-Law to better regulate the consumer use of fireworks in the community.

“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,” says Innisfil Fire Chief Brent Thomas....

Sierra's Chair—a beach wheelchair—makes a splash at Innisfil Beach Park

Posted on Saturday, June 25, 2022 02:30 PM

Innisfil, ON – The Town of Innisfil announced the addition of a floating beach wheelchair at Innisfil Beach Park today. Named “Sierra’s Chair”, the assistive device allows many people with conditions affecting their mobility to experience the water.

“We want everyone to be able to enjoy a day at the beach,” says Mayor Lynn Dollin. “Sierra’s Chair builds on the accessible beach mats already in place by extending beach access from the sand into the water. Our commitment to removing barriers extends...

Town of Innisfil Council addresses short term accommodations

Posted on Thursday, June 23, 2022 01:41 PM

Innisfil, Ontario – At the Town of Innisfil Council meeting on June 22, Council members reviewed and voted on a Town staff proposal regarding short term rental accommodations (STAs).

“We had a very robust debate exploring all the options proposed which included introducing licensing for short term accommodations, a demerit point system for non-compliance as well as using the Town’s existing by-laws to enforce, and if needed, apply fines,” says Mayor Lynn Dollin. “The final resolution, in a recorded...

Boil water advisory lifted in Cookstown

Posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 11:52 AM

Innisfil, Ontario – Under direction from Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU), the boil water advisory in Cookstown, due to a broken watermain, has been lifted.

Water was restored to Cookstown late in the evening of June 20, however, in accordance with SMDHU guidelines, a boil water advisory was put in place until samples were analyzed for any contaminants.

Those samples have since returned as clear and there is no need for residents of Cookstown to continue to boil their water for drinking...