COVID-19 Pandemic Information and Resources
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Video Messages from the Township & Community Members regarding COVID-19
- Mayor MacEachern – April 22, 2020
- Debbie Hardy, CEO Santé Manitouwadge Health – April 24, 2020
- Chris Townes, Acting Treasurer – April 27, 2020
- Katie Simoneau, Vice-President of Manroc Developments – May 1, 2020
- Marcel DeMars, Municipal Law Enforcement Officer – May 7, 2020
- Dr. Janet DeMille, TBDHU – May 7, 2020
- Debbie Hardy, CEO Santé Manitouwadge Health – May 12, 2020
- Owen Cranney, Acting CAO/Fire Chief – May 15, 2020
- Trena Roberts, Social Worker, Manitouwadge Family Health Team – May 22, 2020
- Dr. Janet DeMille, TBDHU – May 28, 2020
- Mayor John MacEachern, Township of Manitouwadge, May 29, 2020
- Debbie Hardy, CEO Sante Manitouwadge Health – June 9, 2020
- Airport Funding Announcement, July 15, 2020
Drinking Water Advisory Notice for those on Sodium Restricted Diets
March 4, 2020 – Thunder Bay District Health Unit
Sampling of this drinking water supply has revealed the presence of sodium at a concentration of 42.2 parts per million. The aesthetic objective for sodium is 200 parts per million, however sodium at concentrations above 20 parts per million may be a concern to those on sodium restricted diets.
Those individuals on a sodium restricted diet are encouraged to seek an alternate approved source of drinking water.
Please see attached notice for more information.
Drinking Water Advisory Notice
All persons consuming water from the Manitouwadge Drinking Water System
Please be advised that recent water samples have shown sodium levels to exceed 20 mg/l. This is a concern for people who are on a sodium restricted diet.
Please ensure that an alternative source of drinking water such as bottled water is available for those who are required to limit their sodium intake.
This advisory will remain in effect until test results indicate that sodium concentration levels fall below 20 mg/l.
For more information, please see poster below:
Welcome to Manitouwadge, the “Friendly Community” located on Highway 614, 50 km off of Highway 17. Manitouwadge is situated atop the Canadian Shield and surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the boreal forest.
Manitouwadge is a vibrant community with many modern facilities such as a challenging 9-hole golf course, newer high school and hospital, curling, hockey, and an excellent downhill skiing facility. Our “step out your door” natural facilities provide the best fishing, canoeing, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, snowmobile/ATV trails in this area. Our local businesses and service providers are always willing to meet your needs, and their hospitality and customer service is second to none.
Mining was the primary reason our town was founded and it remains deeply rooted in our local history and economy. The forest industry is also one of the most valuable resources we have.
In short, whether you are seeking a wilderness adventure, a new place to call home or a relaxing stay in a tranquil environment, there is something for everyone in Manitouwadge.
On behalf of Council, welcome to Manitouwadge!
Mayor John MacEachern
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Mayor and Council for the Township of Manitouwadge have approved $100.00 per resident to assist with additional costs related to managing finances during the COVID-19 pandemic. Each resident will receive $100.00 in Manitouwadge Extreme Dollars to be used at participating businesses. Please check your mailbox the week of July 27th for the application and additional