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Media Release: Council Highlights June 15, 2021

Posted on Thursday, June 17, 2021 02:21 PM

Highlights of the June 15, 2021 Council Meeting

 Council proclaimed the month of June as “Deafblind Awareness Month”. Deafblind Awareness Month recognizes and celebrates the contributions that deafblind individuals make in their communities throughout Ontario with the support of Intervenors who serve as a bridge to communication for individuals who are deafblind.

 Council declared the week of June 21st to 25th as Graduation Week to celebrate the achievements of students in Mississippi Mills....

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Watershed Plan Aims to Build Resiliency Against Climate Change Impacts

Posted on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 03:02 PM


Watershed Plan Aims to Build Resiliency Against Climate Change Impacts

 

Levels on the Mississippi River are currently 65% below normal for this time of year.  The Draft Mississippi Watershed Plan recently released for comment by Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) states that the watershed has experienced four droughts since 2012 and six large floods since 1998. Climate change models for the watershed predict...

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Uncover Those Property Identification Numbers!

Posted on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 08:34 PM

In the rural areas Property Identification Signs (blue signs with white numbers) are used by emergency services to identify your property in the event of an emergency. Over time these signs can become covered by branches, shrubs, or trees, making them difficult to spot - especially by someone in a hurry.   

It's important to trim back any vegetation to ensure your property identification number is clear and visible so that if you ever need police, fire or ambulance, they will be able...

Public Sector Member Wanted for Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Committee

Posted on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 08:12 PM

MISSISSIPPI AND RIDEAU WATERSHEDS — The Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Region (MRSPR) is seeking a Source Protection Committee member who is interested in protecting municipal drinking water sources in the Mississippi and Rideau Valley watersheds.

The MRSPR Committee was established in 2007 as a result of the Province’s Clean Water Act. The committee guides local efforts to protect drinking water at the source and is made up of one-third municipal, one-third economic and one-third public sector...

21 June 2021: Celebrating National Indigenous Day- We Are All Treaty People

Posted on Monday, June 14, 2021 04:32 PM

7:00 - 9:00 PM EDT
CELEBRATING NATIONAL INDIGENOUS DAY: WE ARE ALL TREATY PEOPLE
Treaty of Niagara 1764

Mississippi Mills All My Relations presents via Zoom:
TREATIES ARE ALIVE!

How do Treaties Give Us Hope?

Elder Larry McDermott, Algonquin from Shabot Obaadjiwan, Executive Director of Plenty Canada and Indigenous Advisor and Lecturer for the University of Guelph, will describe the Treaty Relationship between Canadians and Indigenous Peoples beginning with the Treaty of Niagara, 1764, and the...