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EG Mourns the Discovery of 751 Unmarked Graves at Former Residential School in Saskatchewan

Posted on Friday, June 25, 2021 12:11 PM

On behalf of East Gwillimbury Council and our residents, I extend our condolences to the Indigenous Communities following the recent discovery of 751 unmarked graves on the grounds of a former residential school in Saskatchewan. With this so closely following the discovery of 215 Indigenous children buried on the grounds of a residential school in Kamloops, the trauma and pain continues for our Indigenous Peoples and their pain is being felt around the world.

Our thoughts are with the families, the...

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Notice of Road Work

Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2021 01:46 PM

Surface treatment road work is scheduled to begin on Monday, June 28 at the following locations in #EG:

  • Boag Road from Woodbine Avenue to Warden Avenue
  • Catering Road from Warden Avenue to Ravenshoe Road
  • Centre Street from Herald Road to Cupples Farm Lane

Road work is expected to be completed within five days, weather permitting. Surface treatment involves the application of liquid asphalt and stone to existing surface treated roads. Please email Customer Service if you have any questions. 

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June 24, 2021 Town Page

Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2021 11:00 AM

Stay connected to the Town

Customer Service is available during facility closures. You can reach the team at 905-478-4282 or reach us online through either of these methods:

Email Customer Service  Customer Service Website Page 

Council Highlights - June 15, 2021

Pollinator Gardens - The Environmental Advisory Committee raised funds to create two pollinator gardens as part of Butterfly Way in EG. The gardens are located at the parkette on River Street and at the River Drive Park...

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Advantage EG Website Launch Media Release

Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2021 12:35 AM

East Gwillimbury (EG) has officially launched the new Advantage EG Economic Development website. The website was given a comprehensive update over the last year to better reflect all that EG has to offer to new investors and growing businesses.

The overall styling of the site compliments the new EG municipal website that was launched in May, and was built with a focus on three key audiences, with the goal of connecting them to information they need quickly and easily. 

  1. Emerging entrepreneurs
  2. Existing...

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National Indigenous Peoples Day

Posted on Monday, June 21, 2021 10:19 AM

Today, June 21, marks the 25th anniversary of National Indigenous Peoples Day, celebrating Indigenous communities and their culture, heritage, and achievements. While we embrace the culture and heritage – we must also acknowledge the pain and suffering the communities are experiencing.

It starts with awareness and understanding, and we are only at the beginning of that journey. To Indigenous members of our community – we honour and support you. East Gwillimbury is committed to working with you to...