News, Media & Notices
Municipal flags have been lowered to half-mast in honour of the two Edmonton Police Service officers who were killed in the line of duty.
Constable Brett Ryan and Constable Travis Jordan were killed while responding to a domestic dispute call on March 16.
Mayor Peckford, Council and the Municipality of North Grenville are deeply saddened by this heartbreaking event and extend deepest sympathies to their families, friends, colleagues and fellow officers during this difficult time.
The flags will be lowered until sunset on March 27, following the officers’ funeral.
NORTH GRENVILLE, ON – The Municipality of North Grenville is recognizing the International Day of Forests on March 21, 2023, as proclaimed by the United Nations.
Forests play a critical role in the world’s ecosystem given their role in filtering the air around us, keeping water clean, protecting biodiversity as well as helping to mitigate against climate change by absorbing carbon from the atmosphere.
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NORTH GRENVILLE (Ontario) – La Municipalité de North Grenville reconnaît Journée internationale de la Francophonie le 20 mars 2023.
A Message from the North Grenville COVID-19 Assessment Centre
KEMPTVILLE, ONTARIO, MARCH 9, 2023 – After two and a half years, 33,000 COVID tests and 44,000 COVID vaccinations, the North Grenville COVID-19 Assessment Centre (NGCAC) in Kemptville is closing on March 31, 2023.
NORTH GRENVILLE – When designed and used properly, roundabouts are designed to improve the flow of traffic and make intersections safer for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists.
NORTH GRENVILLE, ONTARIO - Recognizing North Grenville's commitment to data-driven decision-making, the Municipality has received its second consecutive Platinum Certification from the World Council on City Data (WCCD) for implementing ISO 37120 – the first international standard for city data. North Grenville joins a network of over 30 Canadian and 100 municipalities globally within the WCCD network that collect, share and use data to make effective and transformative decisions. This Platinum Certification is the highest level of recognition by the WCCD and underlines the Municipality's commitment to high-calibre, globally standardized and independently verified city data.
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.