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Mayor of Orangeville to address disparity in rural eligibility for the Canada Carbon Rebate

Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024 09:13 AM

The Town of Orangeville’s Mayor will appeal to the Federal Government to change the criteria for determining how much residents in certain areas can receive on their Canada Carbon Rebate.

Mayor Lisa Post put forward a motion at the March 18 meeting of Orangeville Council regarding the matter, addressing the eligibility for the small/rural community supplement. Currently, this CCR supplement sits at 10 per cent, and will rise to 20 per cent in April of this year. 

“The CCR supplements were intended...

Easter Weekend hours at the Town of Orangeville

Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2024 03:52 PM

The Town of Orangeville will observe modified hours over the Easter Weekend.

Town of Orangeville Offices

All Town offices, including Town Hall, will be closed on Friday, March 29 and Monday, April 1.

Offices are closed on weekends.

Town offices will re-open on Tuesday, April 2 and 8:30 a.m.

Orangeville Recreation Facilities

Both recreation facilities will be closed on Friday, March 29 and Sunday, March 31

Orangeville Transit

Orangeville Transit will not be operating on Friday, March 29. Transit will run...

Public Notice

Notice of Hearing - Committee of Adjustment (A-02/24

Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024 03:31 PM

File No. A-02/24

In the matter of an application by Devon Nauss for a minor variance to Zoning By-law 22-90, as amended, on property described as Part of Lot 8, Block 8, Plan 138, municipally known as 234 Broadway, in the Town of Orangeville, in the County of Dufferin, under the provisions of Section 45 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended. The subject property is zoned “Central Business District (CBD) Zone, S.P. 24.148”.

Notice of Hearing

The Committee of Adjustment of the Town...

A large, historical building. The Orangeville Public Library Mill Street Branch's entrance off Mill Street in Orangeville.

An Afternoon with Robert Rotenberg with BookLore and the Orangeville Public Library

Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2024 11:11 AM

Lovers of crime thrillers will have the opportunity to hear from best-selling author Robert Rotenberg at the Orangeville Public Library later this month as he discusses his gripping new book, What We Buried.

The library, in partnership with BookLore, will host Rotenberg on Saturday, March 23 at 2 p.m. at the Mill Street branch.

Local readers may recognize Rotenberg’s name – in 2012, his book The Guilty Plea was the Dufferin Reads: One Book One County selection.

“We are delighted to welcome Robert...

New Service Line Emergency Repair Plans Available to Orangeville Homeowners

Posted on Monday, March 11, 2024 12:22 PM

March 11th, 2024 – Homeowners in Orangeville now have access to optional service plans for water and sewer service lines on their property. A new, voluntary program is available through Service Line Warranties of Canada (SLWC) for residents who do not have similar coverage that may be available through their home insurance provider.

Homeowners will soon receive information in the mail about the program and available service plans. There is no obligation to sign up for a plan – participation in...

Call for Artists announced for Town’s 2024 public art installations

Posted on Wednesday, March 06, 2024 05:26 PM

The Town of Orangeville is seeking local artists who are interested in contributing to the community’s public art collection. Up to two utility box locations will be wrapped in artwork selected from the 2024 Call for Artists. 

The Call for Artists program, which launched in 2016, recognizes local artists, celebrates the Town’s culture and history, and promotes Orangeville as an arts and culture hub for the region. The annual appeal has helped the Town to steadily grow its collection of public art...

Reptiles, Recreation, and Robert Munsch: March Break with Orangeville Recreation, Public Library

Posted on Monday, March 04, 2024 03:02 PM

If you’re looking for activities to help keep the kids busy over the March Break, Orangeville Recreation and the Orangeville Public Library have many events to keep your kids engaged, active, and fostering creativity from March 11 to 15. 

Maybe you have a Robert Munsch fan in your midst, a hockey lover, a kid with a passion for birds and reptiles, or someone just looking to skate or shoot some hoops. Either way, there’s plenty available for kids of all interests. 

Orangeville Public Library


Community Grants Information session to be hosted in Orangeville Council Chambers on March 11

Posted on Monday, March 04, 2024 12:45 PM

On March 11, in partnership with Headwaters Communities in Action, the Town of Orangeville is hosting an information session geared towards providing more key details about the grants and how to apply. 

In February, the Town announced the launch of the first intake of the 2024 Community Grants Program, helping provide crucial funding to not-for-profit businesses and charitable organizations working to make a difference in the community. 

“Our past recipients have made significant contributions...

The Town of Orangeville pays respects to former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney

Posted on Friday, March 01, 2024 09:25 AM

The Town of Orangeville’s flags will fly at half-mast in recognition of the passing of former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, who died at the age of 84 on February 29.

The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, who served as Canada’s 18th Prime Minister, died peacefully and surrounded by family, daughter Caroline Mulroney noted in a social post on Thursday.

Mulroney served as Prime Minister from 1984 until 1993, when he resigned as PC Party leader ahead of the election.

“He loved Canada and devoted his...

Community Tax Clinic returns to the Mill Street Library

Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 11:19 AM

Income tax season can be a stressful time, often feeling complicated and even at times expensive to complete.

With that in mind, the Orangeville Public Library is hosting the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program for members of the community throughout April and March. These clinics are offered with support from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

“The library is delighted to once again partner to offer the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program," said Darla Fraser. “It supports the library’s role...

Applications are open for My Main Street's Business Sustainability and Community Activator streams

Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 03:49 PM

Applications are now open for My Main Street, a $15-million Government of Canada investment, through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), to foster the stabilization and revitalization of main streets across southern Ontario.

My Main Street is being delivered by the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) and offers two streams that opened for applications on Thursday, February 22, 2024:

The Business Sustainability stream will support brick-and-mortar businesses...

Public Notice

Public Notice - 2023 Annual Water Works Reports

Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024 09:11 AM


In accordance with Section 11 of Ontario Regulation 170/03, the Infrastructure Services Department advises Orangeville residents that the Town of Orangeville 2023 Annual Report for Drinking Water Systems will be available beginning February 28, 2024. The report provides information regarding the Orangeville drinking water system.

The report will be available on the Town's website at Printed copies of the...