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Proclamation: International Day of People with Disabilities

Posted on Saturday, December 03, 2022 12:00 AM

WHEREAS International Day of Persons with Disabilities was first proclaimed December 3, 1992, and it is a global celebration that acknowledges the many achievements persons with disabilities have made. This day also mobilizes support for critical issues related to their rights and well-being in all aspects of society, including political, social, economic, and cultural life; and

WHEREAS Canadians with disabilities have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic...

Town hosting virtual open house for traffic calming strategy

Posted on Friday, December 02, 2022 03:58 PM

Innisfil, ON – The Town of Innisfil is hosting a second virtual open house for the Town’s Traffic Calming strategy on Monday, December 12, 2022, from 7 to 8 p.m. The open house will include a presentation on the project, including an overview of the findings from the recent traffic calming pilot projects, and the proposed approach for managing traffic calming in the future. A question-and-answer period will take place following the presentation.

“Traffic calming and safety is a top priority for our...

Town launches December Days of Giving in support of community fridges

Posted on Thursday, December 01, 2022 02:50 PM

Innisfil, ON – The Town of Innisfil is rallying community support for the Troy Scott Community Fridges this holiday season with a new December Days of Giving campaign. The campaign runs from December 1 to December 31 and offers suggestions of different food and essential items to donate each week:

  • December 1 to 3 – Fresh produce
  • December 4 to 10 – Breads and pastries
  • December 11 to 17 – Non-perishables
  • December 18 to 24 – Frozen foods
  • December 25 to 31 – Personal care items

Residents and local...

Proclamation: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Posted on Friday, November 25, 2022 12:00 AM

WHEREAS violence continues to be the greatest gender inequality rights issue for women, girls, and gender-diverse individuals; and

WHEREAS November is Woman Abuse Prevention Month; and

WHEREAS Gender-based violence is a human rights issue which our community must work together to prevent, and address through public awareness and education; and

WHEREAS one in three women will experience gender-based violence in their lifetime and these numbers increase exponentially for Black, Indigenous...

Proclamation: National Children’s Grief Awareness Day

Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2022 12:00 AM

WHEREAS Organizations in local communities across Canada, including non-profits, schools, hospitals and social service agencies, work to help foster resilience and emotional healing in children and youth who are grieving a loss from a life altering crisis; and

WHEREAS Children’s Grief Awareness Day raises awareness of the impact of loss on children and their need for support, and to help others understand how best to show their support for and solidarity with grieving children; and

WHEREAS for many...