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Have fun, stay active, and be COVIDwise in our parks

One of the essential allowances in the stay-at-home order is exercising outdoors, which contributes…

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Mayor Watson’s statement following Premier Ford’s announcement of a four-week Stay-At-Home Order

*Sent on April 7* “Today’s announcement by the Government of Ontario to impose a 28-day…

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The Office of Mayor Jim Watson is currently accepting applications for a summer student position

The ideal candidate for Special Assistant:  Is highly organized, motivated, punctual, and able to…

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Shutdown status: City suspends indoor and outdoor recreation activities and some in-person services

The move to Shutdown status across the province will temporarily close City-managed recreation and…

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