Township of
Manitouwadge

News & Public Notices

Christmas Parade – Saturday, December 11, 2021 @ 6 p.m.

December 7, 2021
Come join us to watch the Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 11 @ 6 p.m. The parade starts at the Community Centre. See the attached flyer for more details on registering a float or to be part of the parade. To download a copy of the brochure, please click here.  
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Christmas House Decorating Contest – Register by December 17, 2021.

December 7, 2021
Help spread some Christmas Cheer by lighting up your house this year! Deadline to Register:  December 17, 2021 Date to light up your house for the Judges:  December 22, 2021 Winner Announced on December 23, 2021. To download a copy of the brochure, please click here. To Register, please contact 826-3227 x 226 or Email: 
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THE BOREAL NEWSLETTER – Community Events, Town Hall Department Pages

December 2, 2021
The Township of Manitouwadge has recently introduced an updated version of the monthly newsletter. Formerly known as The Forecaster, the new version is called The Boreal and will be available on the first day of each month. The Boreal will be available both online and in print. Staff will also email versions of The Boreal
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WALK ABOUT / JOG ABOUT – Community Centre – Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

December 2, 2021
Winter weather has arrived which makes it difficult for many residents to walk outside. We are excited to announce that Walk About/Jog About is back at the Community Centre in the auditorium. Join us Monday-Friday from 10:00-1:00pm or 1:00-2:00pm to walk, jog, or run in the auditorium. Proof of vaccination is required. Please check in
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Public Notice – Invitation for Indigenous Residents & Neighbours Special Info Session

November 12, 2021
Invitation for Indigenous Residents & Neighbours Special Info Session with Denise Bouchard-Wood, Indigenous Community Facilitator.   Let’s discuss the creation of the Manitouwadge new Official Plan (Followed by a new Comprehensive Zoning By-Law) Learn how to: Write a “submissions for revision”, and Be heard on that subject   Date:                                       18-November-2021 Time:                                       6:00 p.m. Location:                              Township
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Public Notice – Special Meeting of Council November 24, 2021

November 12, 2021
Public Notice – to be published weekly until the Special Meeting. NOTICE of SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL to formalize the creation of a new Official Plan (followed by a new Comprehensive Zoning By-Law) Date: November 24, 2021 Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Council Chambers Agenda In accordance with Section 26 (and 17) of the Planning Act,
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Have Your Say! Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw Update

November 11, 2021
The Township of Manitouwadge is seeking public input on updating our Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw. Please visit mymanitouwadge.ca to see ways to participate and for upcoming events! Please note that print copies of the list of events, questionnaires and registration forms are available at the Municipal Office, Manitouwadge Public Library and Manitouwadge Golden Age
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Media Release – Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw Update

November 11, 2021
MEDIA RELEASE November 11, 2021 Manitouwadge, ON – The Township of Manitouwadge is undertaking an update of their Official Plan and Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw and residents are invited to participate in the Community Exploration and Town‐Shaping activities throughout November & December. In taking the new Manitouwadge Strategic Plan and its Vision Statement to the next
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Public Notice – Special Meeting of Council November 17, 2021 (Amended Nov 16th)

November 11, 2021
Please note the Agenda was amended on November 16, 2021. Date: November 17, 2021 Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Council Chambers Subject: Agenda (Amended Nov 16, 2021)
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Media Release – November 11, 2021

November 11, 2021
MEDIA RELEASE November 11, 2021 – Noon Manitouwadge, ON – Council and senior administration met with representatives of the Manitouwadge Volunteer Fire Department at a Special Council meeting held on November 10, 2021 to listen to the concerns raised by the members. Mayor John MacEachern commented, “We are pleased with the respectful discussion held last
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Media Release – November 10, 2021

November 10, 2021
Please see the attached Media Release effective Nov 10, 2021 at 10:30 am. MEDIA RELEASE  November 10, 2021 Manitouwadge, ON – The Township has been advised that the Manitouwadge Fire Department has returned to active duty in advance of a special Council meeting scheduled for 7:00 pm this evening. Mayor John MacEachern states, “We have
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Public Notice – Special Meeting of Council November 10, 2021

November 9, 2021
Date: November 10, 2021 Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Council Chambers Subject: Agenda (Amended Nov 10, 2021)  
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Media Release – Manitouwadge Volunteer Fire Department

November 9, 2021
Please review the attached media release regarding the current Leave of Absence of the Manitouwadge Fire Department. MEDIA RELEASE – November 9, 2021 Manitouwadge, ON — We are incredibly saddened that valued members of the Manitouwadge Volunteer Fire Department have chosen to take an unplanned Leave of Absence from their positions. The Municipality is reviewing
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Cancellation: The Regular Council Meeting scheduled for November 10, 2021 has been cancelled.

November 5, 2021
Please be advised that the Regular Council Meeting scheduled for November 10, 2021 has been cancelled. The next scheduled Regular Council Meeting will be held on November 24, 2021. If you have any further questions or concerns, please contact the Clerk at 807-826-3227 or by email @ clerk@manitouwadge.ca
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Public Notice – Special Meeting of Council November 24, 2021

November 3, 2021
NOTICE of SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL to formalize the creation of a new Official Plan (followed by a new Comprehensive Zoning By-Law) Date: November 24, 2021 Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Council Chambers Agenda In accordance with Section 26 (and 17) of the Planning Act, Council will be holding a Special Meeting of Council, open to
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Forecaster – November 2021 Edition

November 1, 2021
We are pleased to post a copy of the November 2021 edition of the Forecaster, published by the The Township of Manitouwadge Community Services Department. Please click here to download a copy of the November, 2021 Forecaster. Posted in this edition are the following items: Landfill Site Hours Upcoming Events and Contests Announcements Volunteer Recruitment
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Public Notice – Special Meeting of Council November 24, 2021

October 29, 2021
NOTICE of SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL to formalize the creation of a new Official Plan (followed by a new Comprehensive Zoning By-Law) Date: November 24, 2021 Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Council Chambers Agenda In accordance with Section 26 (and 17) of the Planning Act, Council will be holding a Special Meeting of Council, open to
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Open Letter to Residents re: Draft Property Standards Bylaw & Public Consultation

October 27, 2021
Please click on link for the Maintenance and Occupancy Standards Bylaw (1987) & the Tribunals Ontario, Landlord and Tenant Board Brochure Please click on link to view the Draft Property Standards Bylaw and Survey  
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Township Office Re-Opening!

October 26, 2021
We are happy to announce the re-opening of the Township Office starting Wednesday, October 27, 2021. New office hours will be: Monday to Thursday, 1 pm to 4 pm Please call the Township Office if you have any questions, 807-826-3227
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Public Notice – Special Council Meeting November 24, 2021

October 22, 2021
NOTICE of SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL to formalize the creation of a new Official Plan (followed by a new Comprehensive Zoning By-Law) Date: November 24, 2021 Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Council Chambers Agenda In accordance with Section 26 (and 17) of the Planning Act, Council will be holding a Special Meeting of Council, open to
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Local Youth Art Contest!

October 13, 2021
The Township of Manitouwadge is running another exciting art contest. This year’s contest is open to youth 13 and under. Want to know what the theme is, where your art could be featured, how to submit and more? Visit https://mymanitouwadge.ca/local-art-contest for more information!  
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Notice of Watermain Flushing

October 1, 2021
MONDAY OCTOBER 4 TO FRIDAY OCTOBER 8 Please be advised that the Township’s contractor Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA), will be swabbing the watermains in your area starting Monday October 4 and continuing until Friday October 8, 2021.  This is preventative maintenance to remove any sediment that has built up inside the watermain and to
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2022 Non-Profit/Sport Groups – Application Now Open for Reduced or Waived Fees and/or In-Kind Services

September 23, 2021
The Township of Manitouwadge, in order to be more effective in establishing user fee rates and services for non-profit organizations and sport groups, has established an annual information collection process. The 2022 Non-Profit/Sport Group Application Form is designed to act as a catalyst for the Township to work more closely with all non-profit organizations and
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News Release – Appointment of Interim Fire Chief Earl Grigg

September 23, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 23, 2021 Manitouwadge, ON – Mayor and Council for the Township of Manitouwadge are pleased to advise of the interim appointment of Mr. Earl Grigg, Fire Chief for the Town of Marathon, to oversee the operation of the Manitouwadge Fire Department, effective immediately. With the pending retirement of the long-time
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Province’s Proof of Vaccination Policy

September 23, 2021
The Province’s proof of vaccination policy comes into effect, September 22. Proof of vaccination will be required for anyone entering our recreation facilities for the purpose of spectating or participating in indoor sports and recreational fitness activities including accessing the Fitness Centre. Proof of vaccination is not required for patrons accessing the Manitouwadge Public Library
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