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Posted Thursday, May 07, 2020

The Town of Penetanguishene would like to share the attached News Release, on behalf of Alectra Utilities, announcing that they will be making donations to various United Way chapters in their service territory. 
For Penetanguishene and Simcoe County specifically, the donation from Alectra will total $4,000 to the United Way Centraide Simcoe Muskoka chapter.
In addition to this generous donation, Alectra Utilities has already put relief measures in place as a...

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Posted Tuesday, May 05, 2020

Fatal Fires release - social May 5, 2020 – Since January 1, fire fatalities across Ontario increased by 65% compared to the same time last year, with 17 Ontarians dying in fires in March alone. Town of Midland and Town of Penetanguishene Fire Chief Paul Ryan wants to remind everyone how important it is to keep fire safety top of mind.
“I urge you to be vigilant in preventing fires in your home, especially now with so many people at home practicing physical distancing because of COVID-19,”...

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Posted Monday, May 04, 2020

The Penetanguishene Fire Department and Midland Fire Department are celebrating Emergency Preparedness Week from May 3-9, and is encouraging all residents in both municipalities to #PrepareYourSelfie for an emergency by making a plan, building a 72-hour emergency preparedness kit, and staying informed.
“We want our residents to be as prepared as possible for an emergency all year round,” said Fire Chief Paul Ryan. “You never know when an emergency will...

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Posted Friday, May 01, 2020

Friday May 1, 2020
(Penetanguishene) In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, The Town of Penetanguishene and The Canadian Union of Public Employees have agreed to a reduced work week by 1 day per week for employees in all areas of the Corporation. This reduction is necessary due to the extended cancellation of several non-essential Town services and the resulting financial impact.
“We have had to make exceedingly difficult decisions in order to ensure that our...

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Posted Wednesday, April 22, 2020

The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to help Canadians facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak through Canada Revenue Agency (CPA) and Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) funding.
The Canada Revenue Agency will provide help to individuals with the following measures:
Income Tax Filing and Payment Dates
Benefits, Credits and Support Payments
Support for Employers
Resources
To visit the CRA...

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