Useful Government and Municipal Links

The Town works in partnership with regional, provincial and federal levels of government and community organizations to deliver a high level of service to our residents.


 

Government Links

Federal Government

Visit the Service Canada for information about:

  • Canada Pension Plan
  • Employment insurance
  • Immigration and citizenship
  • Income tax
  • Old age security
  • Passports
  • Social insurance cards

Member of Parliament

Bruce Stanton, MP Simcoe North
504 Dominion Avenue, Midland, Ontario  L4R1P8
Phone: 705-527-7654
Fax: 705-527-7668

Census Canada

Provincial Government

Visit the Service Ontario for services related to:

  • Birth, marriage and death certificates
  • Business registration
  • Driver and vehicle licensing
  • Fishing and hunting licences
  • Health card registration
  • Newborn Registration Service
  • Ontario government publications
  • Organ donor registration

Member of Parliament

Garfield Dunlop, MPP Simcoe North
482 Elizabeth St., Midland, Ontario  L4R 1Z8
Phone: 705-526-8671
Fax: 705-526-8600

County Government

Visit the County of Simcoe for services related to:

  • Children and Community Services
  • County archives
  • County maps
  • Garbage/recycling
  • Homelessness Prevention
  • Long term care
  • Ontario Works
  • Paramedic Services
  • Regional roads
  • Social Housing

Other Government Links

  • e-laws - e-Laws provides access to official copies of Ontario's statutes and regulations.
  • MPAC - MPAC administers a uniform, province-wide property assessment system based on current value assessment in accordance with the provisions of the Assessment Act.
  • OPP - The OPP provides policing service on Ontario’s roadways, trails and waterways found within its jurisdiction of over 942,405 square kilometres of land and 94,610 square kilometres of waterways.
  • Health Care:
    • Georgian Bay General Hospital
      • Midland Site (Emergency): 1112 St. Andrew's Drive
      • Penetanguishene Site - 25 Jeffery St.
      • Phone: 705-526-1300
      • Fax: 705-526-4491
    • Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit
      • Unit B, 865 Hugel Avenue (Midland Secondary School), Midland
      • Separate entrance and parking lot off Gervais Street. (Note health unit signed parking spaces in the lot)
      • Phone: 705-526-9324
      • Fax: 705-526-1513

 


Community Links

Business/Economic Development/Tourism

  • Huronia Airport
    The Huronia Airport community includes the Airport (owned and operated by municipalities of Midland, Penetanguishene, and the Township of Tiny) and aviation-related tenants located within the Airport business park.
  • Huronia Economic Alliance (HEA)
    The Huronia Economic Alliance, comprising the communities of Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay and Tiny, will work in partnership with community-minded individuals, groups and organizations to maximize economic prosperity in Huronia.
    Benefits will accrue to the four communities by growing the region’s unique industrial, institutional, retail, agricultural, tourism and recreational base in a financially, environmentally and socially sustainable manner.
  • North Simcoe Community Futures Development Corporation
    NSCFDC is a community organization that contributes to the social and economic wellbeing of the North Simcoe area by providing assistance to small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.
  • Simcoe County Economic Development
    The County of Simcoe’s Economic Development Office is responsible for the attraction, retention, and expansion of businesses and business opportunities within Simcoe County. The Economic Development Office works with Simcoe County's sixteen municipalities, the Cities of Barrie and Orillia, and with other business service providers to help businesses thrive and grow.
  • Southern Georgian Bay Chamber of Commerce
    The Southern Georgi an Bay Chamber of Commerce promotes and improves the commercial, professional, industrial, agricultural, economic, civic and social wellbeing of the district served by this organization.
  • Tourism Simcoe County
    Simcoe County is a four-season destination lying between Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe and is less than one hour north of Toronto. It boasts the longest fresh water beach in the world and has some of the best fishing, boating and skiing in all of Ontario. The Trent Severn Waterway traverses the County going through Lake Simcoe, Lake Couchiching and the Severn River where it spills into Georgian Bay, providing a boater’s haven.

Community

  • 211
    211 is a three-digit phone number and website that provides information and referral to community and social services in Ontario. Our Certified Information and Referral Specialists are caring, understanding and knowledgeable, and pride themselves on their ability to connect you with the services you need.
  • Churches
  • Community Reach
    Community Reach is a local, charitable organization providing volunteer centre services and programs for transportation and housing and community organization database.
  • Curling club
    Be part of a Canadian winter tradition at The Penetang Curling Club. A fun & friendly club with leagues for all levels of experience. Meet new friends. Watch world champions play.
  • Library
    The Penetanguishene Public Library is a key player in the community with far reaching programs and services that anticipate the reading, learning and technology needs of the citizens at every stage of life.
  • Museum
    The past of the most historic town west of Quebec City is proudly displayed in the 135-year-old Centennial Museum. Built in 1875 by Karl Maxillian (Charles) Beck the former C. Beck Lumber office and General Store became the Town’s Museum in 1967 in celebration of the Country’s 100th birthday. Condemned to close in 1991, an extensive fundraising campaign by the Friends of the Museum saved it.
  • Sports Hall of Fame
    The PSHOF now boasts 177 individuals amongst: 64 Inductees made up of, 30 Athletes, 9 Teams and 25 Builders, representing 18 different sports: hockey, track & field, soccer, wrestling, football, tennis, baseball, ball hockey, softball, karate, horse racing, cu rling, figure skating, golf, swimming, bowling, boxing and volleyball!

Environment/Sustainability

  • Severn Sound Environmental Association
    The Severn Sound Environmental Association is a community success story. Effective partnerships are the key to environmental conservation and protection. We rely on these partnerships with municipalities, organizations and individuals to raise awareness and achieve conservation, environmental and stewardship targets.
  • Sustainable Severn Sound
    The purpose of Sustainable Severn Sound is to help the communities in the watershed implement the goals and actions of the Severn Sound Sustainability Plan. The implementation of the Plan will help to protect and enhance the natural environment, strengthen the local economy, and improve the quality of life for all residents in the area.