News and Notices


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Restricted Landfill Operations in Effect

Posted on Friday, May 01, 2020 04:20 PM

Additional safety measures are being implemented at landfills throughout Highlands East in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bulk material limits

Effective Wednesday, May 6, 2020...

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Use our Waste Wizard to learn how to dispose and recycle properly

Posted on Friday, May 01, 2020 12:02 PM

Our Waste Wizard web app lets you quickly and easily learn how to dispose of your waste the proper way. Just type in what you need to get rid of and it will tell you where,...

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Municipal Property Tax due dates extended

Posted on Friday, April 17, 2020 01:24 PM

Interest and penalties for non-payment of property tax accounts are now being deferred until June 30, 2020. Previously, the penalty and interest was deferred until May 1, 2020....

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Information centre to remain closed during pandemic

Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2020 07:44 PM

In an effort to maintain the health and wellness of our community and to adhere to the directives put in place by the Provincial government, the Information Centre will not be...

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Summer swim programs cancelled due to COVID-19

Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2020 07:10 PM

The 2020 summer swim programs for the Cardiff Pool, Wilbermere Beach and Pine Lake Beach have been cancelled. 

On the advice of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the province...

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Provincial and federal financial assistance available

Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2020 11:05 AM

Canada Emergency Response Benefit

Federally, the Canada Emergency Response Benefit is now open. If you have stopped working because of COVID-19, the Canada Emergency Response Benefit...

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A reminder to keep doing your part to stop the spread

Posted on Wednesday, April 08, 2020 06:15 PM

As of April 8, 2020 we continue to see the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rise in Ontario and across Canada.  Everyone needs to be aware of the seriousness of this situation...

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Help others by wearing a non-medical mask

Posted on Tuesday, April 07, 2020 04:39 PM

Wearing a non-medical mask (such as a homemade cloth mask) when out in public has not been proven to protect the wearer, but it will help prevent you from contaminating others...