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Brockton Municipalities

Paisley Bridge Replacement Begins on May 2, 2022

The Teeswater River Bridge replacement project, located on Bruce Road 3 in Paisley, Ontario, will begin on Monday, May 2, 2022. 

Please take notice that the existing bridge location will be closed from July 1, 2022 to approximately August 31, 2023 during construction. The project will start in May with the construction of a Temporary Bridge that will connect Goldie Street and Church Street, over the Teeswater River, and serve as the connecting detour for motorists and pedestrians in Paisley. Signage will be in place. The businesses of Paisley are open and remain fully accessible.

The new Teeswater River Bridge being constructed will be an integral abutment style bridge with two 23 metre spans with a middle pier. The design will allow for more river flow clearance and will have a service life of 75 years.

This construction project will also include work by the Municipality of Arran-Elderslie, scheduled for 2023 on Queen Street, north of the bridge. This infrastructure work will include water mains, sanitary and storm sewers, sidewalk rehabilitation, and road paving.

Semi-trucks, tractor trailers, and agricultural equipment are required to avoid crossing at the Teeswater River Bridge in Paisley during the construction period due to the tight turns of the in-town detour. These large vehicles are encouraged to move east-west using Highway 40, Highway 9, and Highway 4, and north-south using Highway 19, Highway 10, and Highway 21. Businesses using large trucks for shipments and deliveries are encouraged to make alternative route plans to avoid the in-town detour.

Projected Timeline

  • Temporary Bridge Construction – May 2022 to July 2022
  • Temporary Bridge in Operation – July 2022 to August 2023
  • Old Bridge Demolition/New Bridge Construction – July 2022 to August 2023
  • New Infrastructure Construction North of New Bridge – Starting in 2023
  • Temporary Bridge Demolition – Starting in September 2023

Bruce County Warden Janice Jackson adds, “The County is collaborating with our municipal partners to provide necessary infrastructure enhancements to support shared industries and our growing economy. This bridge replacement on Bruce Road 3 will provide improved safety, services, and accessibility for the public long into the future.”

Information Session
Join in on a community meeting on Thursday, April 28, 2022 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM at the Paisley Town Hall Building/Royal Canadian Legion (338 Goldie Street, Paisley). This meeting for residents and businesses will highlight key project details, construction timelines, and business supports.  

Need Support?

  • For Business Support, contact Business Development Coordinator Jenelle Bannon at 226-909-2664 or [email protected]  
  • For Construction Inquiries, contact Engineering Manager Jim Donohoe at 226-909-6034 or [email protected]  

Additional Information
The Teeswater River Bridge in Paisley was constructed in 1935 and provided over 85 years of service to the community. Looby Construction Ltd. is the contractor for this construction project and BM Ross is the Project Engineer. Partial funding for this project is provided by the Canada Community Building Fund (CCBF).

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we complete this important infrastructure work in Bruce County. Stay tuned for ongoing updates throughout this construction project on the Bruce County website newsfeed and social media channels.

Discover more at www.brucecounty.on.ca/paisleybridge

Bruce County is an upper-tier municipality in Southwestern Ontario, Canada, made up of 8 lower-tier municipalities and 68,423 residents. The explorers who visit, live, and work here are the dreamers who take roads less travelled and see tried and true as an invitation to try something new. Be an Explorer and call Bruce County home.

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All Flags To Remain At Half Mast In Perth County

Flags at all Perth County and Municipality of West Perth Facilities will remain lowered for the remainder of this week in mourning for the Muslim family from London, Ontario who were deliberately targeted and killed in an attack this past weekend. One of the victims, Salman Afzaal, was a well-loved employee at Ritz Lutheran Villa in Mitchell.

The flags were originally lowered in honour of the recent discovery of the bodies of 215 Indigenous children whose lives were taken at the former Kamloops Residential School. They will remain lowered until Monday, June 14, 2021.

We were shocked and saddened by this news. No one should be targeted for practicing their faith and we stand in solidarity and mourning with Muslims across Canada. At this difficult time, we need to stand together as a community to show our love and support for one another.

In Perth County we are committed to building an inclusive and welcoming community and encourage everyone to educate themselves and to practice kindness, empathy and compassion toward one another.

In addition to this recent tragedy in London, Perth County and West Perth are also mourning the sudden loss of Carter Schoonderwoerd, the 19-year-old Stratford Warriors player from Mitchell.

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Brockton Municipalities

Notice of Public Meeting to Consider Planning Application

A Public Meeting will be held during the Brockton Council Meeting on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The Public Meeting will be held in electronic format only through Zoom Video Conferencing, and will be broadcast to the Municipality of Brockton’s YouTube Channel. A Draft Plan of Subdivision application has been submitted to create a residential subdivision consisting of detached, semi-detached and townhouse dwelling units. A Zoning By-law Amendment application has also been submitted to facilitate the proposed development. The property is located at PLAN 162 PT PARK LOT 48 RP;3R6543 PARTS 1 AND 2 (Walkerton); and CON 1 NDR PT LOT 32 (Brant), Municipality of Brockton. The File Numbers for this application are S-2021-003 and Z-2021-006.

To participate in the Public Meeting, please login through the computer or telephone: 

Click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88921697284?pwd=K0djbE8zYVBtTmJNNVRCUHQxeEhzdz09 
Passcode: 120319

Or Telephone:
Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): Canada: +1 587 328 1099 or +1 647 374 4685 or +1 647 558 0588 or +1 778 907 2071 or +1 204 272 7920 or +1 438 809 7799
Webinar ID: 889 2169 7284
Passcode: 120319

International numbers available: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kPaMAV5R

For more Information:

For more information about this meeting, and application, view the Public Notices on the Bruce County Planning website. Please contact the Municipality of Brockton’s Clerk, Fiona Hamilton by email or 519 881 2223 Ext. 124 if you have any questions regarding how to participate in the meeting.

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Brockton Municipalities

Municipality of Brockton Opens Lobies Park Outdoor Skating Oval in Walkerton

Brockton, Ontario (January 29, 2021) –The Municipality of Brockton is proud to announce the grand opening of the Lobies Park Skating Oval in Walkerton! The new outdoor skating oval is located at Lobies Park Campground (20 Hannah Street, Walkerton) and is approximately 280m in length.

In late December 2020 Bruce Power announced their generous donation for two community initiatives in the Municipality of Brockton, including the Lobies Park Skating Oval to promote mental and physical wellness as part of their Be a Light: Beating COVID-19 Together campaign.

The Municipality is adhering to public health guidelines, and has established specific rules and regulations in accordance with the COVID-19 pandemic, including screening requirements, face coverings, and physical distancing.

Skaters must register to book their 40 minute timeslot for a maximum of 15 patrons with the Municipality’s Parks and Recreation Department by phone at 519-881-0625 or toll free at 1-877-885-8084 Ext. 200, or by emailing [email protected]. Booking times will be awarded on a first-come-first-serve basis. Cancellations can be made by calling or emailing the Recreation Department. Bookings may be cancelled or pushed back due to unsafe conditions or inclement weather. Staff will be on-site to monitor the oval, and ensure appropriate physical distancing measures are in place, and will further disinfect the facility after each booking.

The Skating Oval will operate from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. The hours of operation may be adjusted depending on the ice or weather conditions. The maximum occupancy for the oval is currently capped at 15 skaters per time slot.

Representatives from Bruce Power joined Municipal staff and Council representatives for the grand opening announcement on Friday, January 29, 2021 at Lobies Park in Walkerton. The oval officially opened on Friday January 29, 2021 for skaters who had pre-booked their timeslots.

Mayor Chris Peabody shared his enthusiasm, “Brockton is pleased to welcome skaters to the new Lobies Park Skating Oval. The skating oval is permitted in accordance with Provincial Guidelines to support physical activity and exercise as a key component to mental health and wellbeing. I encourage residents to book a time slot and enjoy the outdoors by following established health and safety protocols. Stay safe and have fun!”

For more information please contact:

Brockton Parks and Recreation Department
Municipality of Brockton
519-881-0625 or [email protected]
Brockton.ca/SkatingOval

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Brockton

Brockton Council Meeting – Tuesday, January 26, 2021

The agenda for the Municipality of Brockton Council Meeting on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. is now available on our website at www.Brockton.ca/CouncilAgenda. This meeting will be conducted electronically through Zoom Video Conferencing, and livestreamed to the Municipality’s YouTube Channel

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Municipalities North Perth

Notice of Remote Public Meeting concerning an Amendment to the North Perth Zoning By-law

TAKE NOTICE a statutory public meeting is scheduled for Monday February 8th 2021 at 7:00 p.m. This meeting will be held remotely to discuss a proposed Amendment to the North Perth Zoning By-law affecting property located Lot 10 and East Part of Lot 9, Concession 3, Elma Ward (6308 Line 81) North Perth (see Key Plan below for location of lands affected). MHBC Planning on behalf of property owner Hasta Farms have submitted the application, which the Municipality deems complete.

This remote public meeting is intended to replace an in-person statutory public meeting and to meet the requirements of the Ontario Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990.

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Brockton Municipalities

Job Opportunity: Part-Time Landfill Attendant

The Municipality of Brockton invites qualified applicants for the position of Part-Time Landfill Attendant. Reporting to the Roads Supervisor, this position is responsible for effective management of the Landfill operations during normal operating days and to provide a variety of maintenance, grounds keeping and routine inspection services for the safety and convenience of the public.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, flexible, with outstanding customer service capabilities. Excellent written/oral communication and computer skills including but not limited to; word processing and database management would be considered an asset.

Visit our Current Employment Opportunities webpage for a detailed job description and additional candidate requirements.

Interested individuals should submit their resume and cover letter in confidence to the undersigned by 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 via e-mail or regular mail. It should be noted that only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Subject: Landfill Attendant Application
Julie Farrell
, Human Resources Generalist
100 Scott St., Box 68
Walkerton, Ontario N0G 2V0
519-881-2223 Ext. 135 or email the Human Resources Generalist

The Municipality of Brockton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Municipality of Brockton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform the Municipality of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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Brockton Municipalities

Job Opportunity: Summer Recreation Positions

The Municipality of Brockton is recruiting qualified candidates for Summer 2021 positions in the following areas:

  • Summer Aquatic Supervisor
  • Summer Head Instructor/Lifeguard
  • Summer Instructor/Lifeguard
  • Summer Camp Supervisor
  • Summer Camp Leader
  • Summer Parks Staff 

Visit our Current Employment Opportunities webpage for detailed job descriptions and additional candidate requirements.

Interested individuals should submit their resume and cover letter in confidence to the undersigned by 4:30 pm. on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 via e-mail or regular mail. It should be noted that only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Julie Farrell, Human Resources Generalist
100 Scott St., Box 68, Walkerton, Ontario N0G 2V0
519-881-2223 Ext. 135 or email the Human Resources Generalist

The Municipality of Brockton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Municipality of Brockton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform the Municipality of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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Huron Municipalities

County of Huron Hosts Ontario’s West Coast Tourism Summit

Huron County, Ontario – In partnership with Community Futures Huron and FedDev Ontario, County of Huron Economic Development is pleased to host the upcoming Ontario’s West Coast Tourism Summit 2021, a free, virtual, two-day conference available to Huron County tourism operators and stakeholders.

On January 25 from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm, join tourism industry expert William Bakker of Destination Think to discuss tourism market trends with a focus on the tourism landscape, pre-COVID, and post-COVID. Attendees will hear about destinations that are re-imagining themselves with a goal of re-building, with both the economy and environment in mind. A facilitated breakout session will focus on how stakeholders in Huron County’s tourism sector can collaborate towards a successful recovery from COVID-19.

On January 26 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am, industry expert Chris Hughes from BC Hughes will share the advantages of rural tourism and how operators can use this advantage to match shifting tourism trends. A facilitated breakout session will highlight the key elements needed to develop effective touring routes and discuss how operators can adjust their own tourism experiences to become part of a regionally themed touring route.

“The County remains dedicated to working collaboratively and supporting our vibrant tourism sector,” says Warden Glen McNeil. “Specifically, I want to thank the industry for the resiliency and innovation they have shown over the past year. Huron County tourism, and all of those that support it, are essential to the vitality of our County.”

To register for the Ontario’s West Coast Tourism Summit, visit: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ontarios-west-coast-tourism-summit-2021-registration-131516462279

The County of Huron asks the community to continue respecting all public health guidelines, including performing hand hygiene, practicing physical distancing, wearing masks and staying home if ill. Stay informed on the COVID-19 situation in Huron County by visiting the Huron-Perth Public Health website.

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Brockton Municipalities

Job Opportunity: Child Care Cook

January 18, 2021
Job Opportunity: Child Care Cook

The Municipality of Brockton invites qualified applicants for the permanent, part-time position of Child Care Cook. The Child Care Cook position provides a full range of duties pertaining to the planning, preparation and serving of meals for the attendees at the Brockton Child Care Centre.

Candidates must be self-motivated, flexible, energetic and have the ability to build trust and positive relationships with children and their families. Visit our Current Employment Opportunities webpage for a detailed job description and additional candidate requirements.

If you are looking for an excellent opportunity to support the healthy development of children, please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to the undersigned by 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 (extended deadline) via e-mail or regular mail. It should be noted that only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Julie Farrell, Human Resources Generalist
100 Scott St., Box 68
Walkerton, Ontario N0G 2V0
519-881-2223 Ext. 135 or email the Human Resources Generalist

The Municipality of Brockton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Municipality of Brockton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform the Municipality of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.