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January 26, 2022

Data shows that North Grenville is only second to Reykjavík, Iceland in the world for per capita outdoor recreation space.

NORTH GRENVILLE, ON - The Municipality of North Grenville has been awarded ISO 37120 Platinum Certification for 2021 by the World Council on City Data (WCCD). The certification was presented to Council virtually during the regular Council meeting on Tuesday, January 25, 2022.

January 26, 2022

NORTH GRENVILLE, ON – At last night’s meeting, Council had the opportunity to review and adopt the Municipality of North Grenville’s 10-year Community Strategic Plan.

January 24, 2022

North Grenville, ON – Enbridge Gas is helping North Grenville Fire Service purchase firefighting training materials, through Safe Community Project Assist–a program with the Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council that supplements existing training for Ontario volunteer and composite fire departments in the communities where Enbridge operates.

“At Enbridge Gas, safety is our priority. We’re proud to support Ontario firefighters who share our commitment to keeping our communities safe,” says Jean-Benoit Trahan, Director, Eastern Region Operations & Gazifere Operations, Enbridge Gas.

This year’s $250,000 donation from Enbridge Gas will be shared by 50 Ontario fire departments, including North Grenville Fire Service. Funds will be used to purchase educational materials for firefighters to enhance life-saving techniques.

Since the launch of Safe Community Project Assist in 2012, 244 grants have been provided to Ontario fire departments for additional firefighter training.

“Safe Community Project Assist improves access to training materials for fire departments,” says Jon Pegg, Ontario Fire Marshal and Chair of the Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council. “Firefighting can be dangerous and unpredictable, and these training materials positively contribute to the health and safety of firefighters and the broader community.”

“Firefighter training is a vital component of the fire service,” says Fire Chief John Okum. “Thanks to Enbridge Gas for their generous donation to our training program, and their commitment to safety. Their partnership with the Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council has a direct positive impact to emergency services”.

About North Grenville Fire Service
The North Grenville Fire Service is a volunteer-based service provider with over 40 skilled and committed firefighters. The department provides fire protection services to over 352 km2 of both urban and rural areas. North Grenville firefighters train regularly, keeping their skills sharp for when duty calls.

About the Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council
The Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council (Council) is a registered charity established in 1993 with a mission to help create “a world where no one is hurt by fire.” The Council, chaired by the Ontario Fire Marshal, promotes fire prevention and public education through sponsorships and partnerships with various groups and individuals with an interest in public safety. Follow the Council on Twitter @FMPFSC.

About Enbridge Gas
Enbridge Gas Inc., formed on January 1, 2019 from the amalgamation of Union Gas Limited and Enbridge Gas Distribution, is Canada's largest natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario with a more than 170-year history of providing safe and reliable service to customers. The distribution business serves about 3.8 million customers, heating over 75 per cent of Ontario homes. The storage and transmission business offers a variety of storage and transportation services to customers at the Dawn Hub, the largest integrated underground storage facility in Canada and one of the largest in North America. Enbridge Gas Inc. is owned by Enbridge Inc., a Canadian-based leader in energy transportation and distribution.

For more information, visit www.enbridgegas.com or follow us on Twitter @EnbridgeGas.

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For more information, please contact:

John R. Okum, North Grenville Fire Service
Tel: 613-258-9569
Email:

Kathy Ash, Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council
Tel: 1-866-379-6668 ext. 105
Email:

Enbridge Gas Media
Tel: 1-855-884-5112
Email:  

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Pictured: North Grenville’s Director of Emergency & Protective Services/ Fire Chief John Okum (L) and NG Deputy Fire Chief Randy Urslak. 

Public meeting concerning proposed Zoning By-Law Amendment Applications ZBA-22-21 (Townline Road) and ZBA-24-21 (2947 County Road 43).

NOTICE: Waste collection has been cancelled today due to weather conditions. All curbside pickup will be shifted by one day forward this week. (Same as weeks with a Monday Statuatory holiday).

January 7, 2021

North Grenville, ON - The United Counties of Leeds and Grenville will enter into an agreement with the Municipality of North Grenville to lease the building at 15 Water Street in Kemptville and build nine affordable housing units. 

January 7, 2022

NORTH GRENVILLE, ON – North Grenville has a new Acting Director of Finance/Treasurer.

December 16, 2021

NORTH GRENVILLE, ON – The Municipality of North Grenville is set to re-launch its accessible transit service for 2022.

“North Grenville is mandated to provide accessible transportation options for mobility impaired residents so that they can access businesses and services like most other residents in our community,” said Mayor Nancy Peckford.

December 15, 2021

Toronto - To protect Ontario’s progress in the fight against COVID-19 and safeguard the province’s hospitals and intensive care units (ICUs) in the face of the rapidly-spreading Omicron variant, the Ontario government is rapidly accelerating its booster dose rollout by expanding eligibility to all individuals aged 18 and over, as well as shortening the interval to three months following an individual’s second dose.

Starting Monday, December 20, 2021, individuals aged 18 and over will be eligible to schedule their booster dose appointment.

Read the full Media Release on the Ontario Government's website at: https://news.ontario.ca/en/release/1001352/all-ontarians-18-eligible-for-covid-19-booster-appointments-at-three-month-interval

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