March 21, 2022
NORTH GRENVILLE, ON – North Grenville’s Council has declared March 21, 2022, International Day of Forests for the Municipality of North Grenville, as proclaimed by the United Nations.
March 20, 2022
NORTH GRENVILLE (Ontario) – La Municipalité de North Grenville reconnaît Journée internationale de la Francophonie le 20 mars 2022.
March 18, 2022
NORTH GRENVILLE, ON – Council approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Municipality of North Grenville and the Kemptville Campus. The MOU sets out the expectations of the Municipality and the Campus Board in relation to matters such as governance, administration, financial responsibility, maintenance, and strategic goals and deliverables.
March 16, 2022
NORTH GRENVILLE, ON - Financial incentives are once again available for businesses and property owners to continue the revitalization of Downtown Kemptville.
March 11, 2022
North Grenville, ON – The North Grenville Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Municipality of North Grenville is hosting the second annual Mayor’s Address event on March 31, 2022.
The Municipality of North Grenville is updating its Refreshment Vehicle By-law.
The Refreshment Vehicle By-law regulates the location of food trucks and food carts within the Municipality of North Grenville. The Municipality is proposing to update the existing by-law to provide additional opportunities for Refreshment Vehicles to locate, reduce setbacks from specific land uses, clarify definitions, and provide provisions for location in Municipal Parks, among other updates.
Two public sessions will be held virtually on Monday, March 21st, 2022. The first session will be held from 2:00-3:30 p.m. while the second session will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Staff will provide an overview of the changes followed by an open discussion.
March 8, 2022
NORTH GRENVILLE, ON - Mayor Nancy Peckford issued the following statement on International Women’s Day:
On behalf of myself and Council, we join with communities across Canada, and around the world, to celebrate International Women’s Day 2022 – a time to mark the social, cultural and political achievements of women.
March 3, 2022
NORTH GRENVILLE, ON – North Grenville’s Council approved the 2022 Budget last evening, concluding the budget process for 2022.
Council worked with staff to approve a final budget with a tax rate increase of just 0.74%.
March 2, 2022
NORTH GRENVILLE, ON – Mayor Nancy Peckford issued the following statement on Ukraine:
The Municipality of North Grenville stands with the people of Ukraine as they endure the unprovoked and unsanctioned invasion by Russia of this sovereign nation. As members of the global community, we are very concerned about the highly disruptive economic and social impacts of this war on Europe and the world order generally.
Council is deeply saddened by the tragic images of Ukrainian children and families huddled in subways and bomb shelters, and nurses and doctors treating the injured and those who are too sick to leave amid much chaos.
We recognize the distress and desperation of the hundreds of thousands of families who have sought refuge in neighbouring Poland and Romania, while leaving their husbands, fathers, brothers and uncles behind to fight. We urge Canada to move quickly to facilitate the relocation of as many Ukrainian refugees as is feasible who are willing to come here.
For decades, we know that Ukrainians have called Canada home, making significant contributions to the cultural, political, social and economic life of our society. We encourage you to extend your empathy and compassion to those with Ukrainian ties during this difficult time.
If you are able to do so, please consider a donation to one of many charities supporting this humanitarian crisis.
The federal government will match all donations (dollar-for-dollar, to a maximum of $10 million) to the Red Cross to help bring humanitarian relief to Ukraine. The Ontario government will be donating $300,000 to the Canada-Ukraine Foundation to support humanitarian aid to Ukraine.
It is our profound hope that this conflict ends quickly and that no more lives are lost. May we pray for peace and for the people of Ukraine.
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Registered Charities accepting donations to support the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine:
Canadian Red Cross’s Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal https://www.redcross.ca/
Save the Children https://www.savethechildren.ca/
The United Nations Refugee Agency https://www.unhcr.ca/