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Posted On Friday, July 10, 2020

Barb Clumpus (2)With the full heat of summer upon us, we’ve now been living with the effects of COVID-19 in our community for 4 months. We’ve been through the initial shutdown, the virus peak, and the gradual steps towards recovery. We’ve had a very low number of cases of the virus locally, and that’s because your determination to wash your hands, practice social distancing, and to stay home as much as possible was effective to keep our families, friends, and neighbours...
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Posted On Friday, July 03, 2020

Barb Clumpus (2)As the province settles into phase 2 of recovery, with phase 3 in the works to follow, our world is looking and feeling a little more familiar. The options for how we spend our time and who we spend it with are slowly expanding, with the necessary precautions in place. As our world gets a little bigger once again, it’s important to remember to do what we need to do to protect ourselves and our community.  We know how easy it is to slip into “covid fatigue”...
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Posted On Tuesday, June 30, 2020

As of June 30, 2020 the Municipality of Meaford is accepting applications to the 2020 Community Improvement Plan (CIP) grant and loan programs for non-residential property owners.
In 2019, the Municipality awarded $50,000 in grants and $60,000 in loans to commercial, industrial, and agricultural properties in Meaford. The program has 2 streams – the Downtown CIP for properties in Meaford’s downtown commercial area, and the Economic CIP for properties outside of...

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Posted On Friday, June 26, 2020

Barb Clumpus (2)Canada Day 2020 is truly unlike any other. We will miss the traditional annual celebrations in Meaford, Bognor, and Annan, the mass singing of Oh Canada, the fireworks that light up the night sky. This year of unprecedented change, has brought into sharp focus how much we have to celebrate as Canadians, and perhaps, how much we have taken for granted in the past.
A celebration is in order for the many ways we have changed and grown over the last year. We have adapted to new...

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Posted On Thursday, June 25, 2020

dreamstime_xxl_1721223Celebrate Canada Day a little differently this year, by giving your Christmas lights a second chance to shine!
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Municipality of Meaford’s usual Canada Day festivities have been cancelled for July 1 st , 2020, including the annual fireworks show. To show off your Canadian pride, we encourage you to get the Christmas lights out of the garage, and decorate and light up your homes this year to spread joy and community spirit across the Municipality...

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