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Council News February 2024

Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2024 04:36 PM

Township of Gillies News and Notes for February 2024

Sent via mail February 15, 2024

Greetings Gillies Residents 

It has been some time since we have had a newsletter, and you may be wondering why. The newsletter in its previous format will no longer be available. Following AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) guidelines is important for the community and has led to this change. Council has come up with a solution that we believe will deliver important information to residents...

Photograph of Riverside Cemetery in Gillies Township

Want to Join the Gillies Cemetery Board?

Posted on Tuesday, January 16, 2024 06:34 PM

Help honour the legacy of those who have passed and preserve the history of the municipality.

A Cemetery Board has been established by Council to provide advice and input on promoting the sale of cemetery lots, to provide guidance on the provision of cemetery maintenance, and to support local community initiatives at Pinegrove Cemetery and Riverside Cemetery.

Gillies Council is seeking two (2) community members. Interested individuals may submit an application to to the Clerk/Treasurer in person or...

Hymers Fair News

Posted on Wednesday, December 20, 2023 01:16 PM

The Hymers Agricultural Society

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held Saturday, January 20, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

Location: CLE Grounds, Cardinal Room 425 Northern Ave, Thunder Bay, ON.

Elections for the 2024 Board of Directors will take place. 

Become involved! Contribute your great ideas to the Society and the Fair by becoming part of it. 

 We are always looking for people who are willing to serve as Directors and Committee members. Please be aware that this is a working Board, which means...

What your 2024 Health Levy Buys

Posted on Tuesday, December 19, 2023 02:12 PM

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit has distributed a pamphlet to help residents better understand what their 2024 Levy will provide them. Please click the button below to view the document.

What your Levy Buys

Oil to Heat Pump Affordability Program

Posted on Friday, December 08, 2023 07:37 PM

What is available through the program Up to $10,000

For the purchase and installation of eligible cold climate air source heat pump systems, and any of the following associated eligible measures related to its installation:

  • Necessary electrical and mechanical upgrades to your home for the new cold climate air source heat pump
  • The safe removal of your oil tank.
  • Installation of a back-up electric heating system (as required).
  • Switching over other oil-using household systems, such as a water heater...