News, Media & Notices
By Mayor Nancy Peckford - Submitted to the North Grenville Times
My maternal grandmother was a remarkable woman. Born into an impoverished fishing family on the southwest coast of NFLD, she had seen her fair share of hunger and hardship. Very occasionally, she would tell us about times when her family had absolutely nothing to eat. Despite living in a close knit community, they would endure that hunger in silence, out of shame.
NORTH GRENVILLE, ON – The Municipality of North Grenville celebrates International Women’s Day on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, a day to recognize gender equality and improve the lives of all women and girls (trans and cis) through cultural, legal, economic, and social change.
NORTH GRENVILLE, ON – Council adopted the 2023 Budget earlier this week with an emphasis on affordability during trying economic times alongside strategic long-term investments as we emerge from the pandemic, contend with high inflation and manage supply and contractor issues.
NORTH GRENVILLE, ON – Wednesday, February 22nd marks Pink Shirt Day in Canada – a day to raise awareness about bullying and exclusion as we aim to foster children’s healthy self-esteem in our community by promoting kindness, acceptance and inclusion.
“Everyone has a right to be treated with respect and to feel safe. Pink Shirt Day is a day we can celebrate and promote kindness, diversity and inclusion,” emphasized Mayor Nancy Peckford.
A Road Safety Message from the North Grenville Police Services Board
NORTH GRENVILLE, ON – The North Grenville Road Safety Committee is reminding all road users that everyone has a role to play when it comes to staying safe on our roads. During the winter months when there is less daylight, drivers are reminded to be aware of pedestrians and pedestrians are urged to be extra careful, particularly on the rural roads.
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NORTH GRENVILLE, ON – The Municipality of North Grenville is inviting community members to help develop North Grenville’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Strategy.
“The Municipality is committed to strengthening its commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. The creation of and EDI Strategy is an important step in ensuring North Grenville is a vibrant, safe, and welcoming community,” emphasized Mayor Nancy Peckford.
NORTH GRENVILLE, ON – The Ministry of Transportation has awarded the North Grenville Road Safety Committee the 2021 Road Safety Achievement Award (category: Collaboration in Road Safety). The award was presented to the Committee on Wednesday, December 7, 2022.
The United Counties of Leeds and Grenville invites you to join them at a public open house on Monday, December 12, 2022, starting at 4:00 p.m. with a presentation by their consulting team, PLANSCAPE.
The results are now in for the 2022 North Grenville Municipal and School Board Election. See all information at NGvotes.ca
Beginning Monday, September 26th, 2022, construction begins at Riverside Park. Part of the public parking lot will be closed. The park and BMX/skate park are still accessible.
We thank you for your patience.
Learn more about the Riverside Park Recreation Expansion Project.