Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 08:00 AM
Innisfil, ON – In the spirit of diversity, equity and inclusion, the Town of Innisfil is introducing a permanent landscape feature at Innisfil Beach Park to acknowledge the Town’s commitment as a welcoming community.
In spring 2021, members of Innisfil Pride and Town staff began a collaborative initiative to install a Pride Crosswalk at Innisfil Beach Park. Since the installation of this crosswalk, there has been significant impact from vehicular traffic and weathering.
Understanding a more...
Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 12:17 AM
Whereas the Town of Innisfil formally acknowledges that it is situated on Treaty land that is steeped in rich Indigenous history; and
Whereas the Town of Innisfil also acknowledges that this land is the Traditional Territories of the First Peoples of Turtle Island and is shared between the Anishinaabe peoples of Beausoleil First Nation, Chippewas of Rama First Nation, and Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation; and
Whereas, by unanimous vote in the House of Commons in 2009, June was declared...
Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 12:13 AM
Whereas deafblindness is a unique disability that incorporates the loss of both sight and hearing. Individuals who are deafblind can live full, meaningful lives as independently as possible with the right supports in place, such as intervenor services; and
Whereas everyone is encouraged to help promote deafblindness by attending an awareness event and proclaiming June as National Deafblind Awareness Month in your community and checking out events at deafblindnetworkontario.com that include flag...
Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 12:09 AM
Whereas the Town of Innisfil highly values every individual and emphasizes the importance of equality, dignity, and freedom. We welcome all to live, work and play within the community and believe that every family, regardless of its composition, deserves a place to call home where they are safe, happy, and
supported by friends and neighbours; and
Whereas we have made significant progress toward acceptance and inclusion thanks to Innisfil Pride, UPlift Black and BIPOC organizations that continue...
Posted on Sunday, May 28, 2023 12:02 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 Man in...