News, Media & Notices
NORTH GRENVILLE, ON – The Municipality of North Grenville recognizes National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21, 2022, a day to celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.
National Indigenous History Month is recognized annually across Canada in the month of June.
The Municipality is inviting the community to participate in the development of a Reconciliation Framework. A community engagement session will be held on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at the North Grenville Municipal Centre (285 County Road 44).
NORTH GRENVILLE, ON – The Municipality of North Grenville will join 40 other communities across Canada as a designated Blue Community.
NORTH GRENVILLE, ON - On Tuesday, February 1, 2022, Council adopted its first ever Indigenous Land Acknowledgement as a step towards reconciliation in support of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Calls to Action released in 2015.
Data shows that North Grenville is only second to Reykjavík, Iceland in the world for per capita outdoor recreation space.
NORTH GRENVILLE, ON - Mayor Peckford and Council are appealing to Minister Sylvia Jones, Ontario’s Solicitor General, for more clarity regarding the potential financial impacts on North Grenville’s taxpayers regarding policing costs resulting from the future correctional facility scheduled for 2027, and announced by the province in August 2020.
NORTH GRENVILLE, ON – Council has heard a variety of perspectives on the proposed provincial correctional facility. While there are definitely some vocal opponents, there are many others who are either neutral or supportive. As Mayor and Council, our job is to plan for all outcomes and ensure the greatest benefit to our community. To do otherwise would be irresponsible.
NORTH GRENVILLE, ON – Riverside Park will be undergoing a major expansion beginning in 2022.
Earlier today, North Grenville’s Council was on site at Riverside Park to unveil the conceptual plan and timeline for new recreational amenities.
Since the announcement last August that a correctional facility would be coming to North Grenville in 2027, Council and Municipal staff have been continuously engaging with the Ministry of the Solicitor General, Minister Sylvia Jones and Minister Steve Clark.
NORTH GRENVILLE, ON – Over the past few months, Canadians have been honouring the lives of children found in unmarked graves at residential schools across the country.
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) has identified that approximately 4,000 children died tragically in residential schools, however, we know this number is likely much higher.