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Mayor Hackson returns from short-term leave

Posted on Monday, March 04, 2024 04:13 PM

Effective today, Mayor Virginia Hackson has returned to her mayoral role from her short-term medical leave. Mayor Hackson would like to thank Council and staff for their assistance during this time, specifically Councillor Scott Crone and Councillor Brian Johns who served as Acting Mayor during her absence. Mayor Hackson also thanks the community for their support and well wishes.

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Statement Regarding Passing of Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney

Posted on Friday, March 01, 2024 02:25 PM

The Town of East Gwillimbury expresses our sincerest condolences on the passing of former Canadian Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney. Mr. Mulroney was the 18th prime minister from 1984 to 1993 and was known for his focus on economic policies, environmental activism, and free trade agreements. Our thoughts are with his family and friends during this difficult time. 

Flags have been lowered at all Town facilities in honour of Mr. Mulroney. A book of condolences will be available on Monday, March 5 at MPP

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February 29, 2024 Town Page

Posted on Thursday, February 29, 2024 12:15 PM

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Council Highlights from the February 21 Meeting:

Automated Speed Enforcement Program – Newmarket presented details related to its automated speed enforcement program. This program would implement a municipal speed camera that can capture images and issue tickets to vehicles traveling above the speed limit. East Gwillimbury...

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Seasonal road weight limits in effect

Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 09:47 AM

Beginning on Wednesday, February 28, seasonal load restrictions will be in effect.

Commercial vehicles or trailers with a weight above five tonnes or 11,000 pounds per axle will be prohibited on roads where restriction signage is posted and on all truck routes identified as restricted. These restrictions also apply to all non-truck routes.

During the spring thaw period, East Gwillimbury’s road network comprised of mostly surface treated roads cannot withstand heavy vehicle use and loads. Every...

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Public Meetings - March 5, 2024

Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 11:30 AM

East Gwillimbury Council will hold Public Meetings in regard to two Zoning By-law Amendment applications.

Date: March 5, 2024
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Town of East Gwillimbury Civic Centre in Council Chambers (19000 Leslie Street, Sharon) or watch live at

Any person may attend the public meeting to make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the proposed Planning Act application. You may attend the meeting in-person or by joining...