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Fire Prevention team receives recognition for community impact and service

Posted on Wednesday, May 08, 2024 04:10 PM

East Gwillimbury (EG)’s Fire and Emergency Services’ Fire Prevention team is the recipient of the Intercultural Dialogue Institute (IDI) GTA Public Heroes award for their altruism and outstanding dedication and commitment to ensuring EG remains a fire-safe community.

This award highlights the team's community impact which is reflected in all they do on and off the job. Throughout the year they go above and beyond the call of duty to provide programs, initiatives, and events that ensure residents...

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Decommissioning of the Holland Landing Lagoons

Posted on Wednesday, May 01, 2024 11:58 AM

For several years, The Regional Municipality of York and Town of East Gwillimbury have been working together to decommission the Holland Landing Lagoons at 19932 2nd Concession (Cedar Street). 

Effective immediately, the Lagoons are no longer being used for daily operations and the likelihood for potential odours is now greatly reduced.

Until the Lagoons are fully decommissioned in 2028, they will only be used in exceptional circumstances, such as extreme heavy rain, snow fall or operational needs...

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Review EG's Transportation and Water and Wastewater Master Plans

Posted on Wednesday, May 01, 2024 11:26 AM

We’ve completed an update to the Transportation Master Plan and Water and Wastewater Master Plan. Research, analysis, and feedback have guided both updates, and we thank everyone who participated and shared their thoughts.

Both plans have been endorsed in principle by Council and are available for public review over the next 30 days.

Please visit the project pages to review and provide comments by May 10:
Transportation Master Plan   Water and Wastewater Master Plan 

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Tell us how you want to hear about East Gwillimbury activities, initiatives, and events

Posted on Monday, April 08, 2024 10:12 AM

The Town of East Gwillimbury is dedicated to fostering effective communication with residents. As part of our ongoing commitment to community engagement, the Town launched a public survey to gather valuable feedback on how residents would like to receive Town news and information.

The survey asks residents about what communication tools and methods they find most effective. By participating in this survey, residents can indicate if they prefer to learn about Town activities through social media,...

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East Gwillimbury approves its enviro vision for the community

Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024 09:47 PM

East Gwillimbury (EG) is pleased to announce the approval of the new Thinking Green Environmental Strategy, a document that outlines the Town’s goals and objectives to support and protect its natural environment while guiding the municipality's journey toward building a more diverse, resilient, and sustainable Town for years to come.

Creating EG’s Environmental Strategy was a collaborative and community-driven journey that began with the thoughts, ideas, and unique enviro visions of the people...