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Earth Day 2022

Town of Gravenhurst Celebrates Earth Day 2022!

Posted on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 10:30 AM

Gravenhurst, ON – Earth Day (April 22) is a time when more than a billion people in 190 different countries raise awareness of environmental challenges and solutions. The Town of Gravenhurst is committed to investing in our planet by taking action to combat climate change and plan for a sustainable future.

With the objective of maximizing both the messaging and citizen involvement, the Town of Gravenhurst has partnered with Earth Day Canada to help promote environmental protection and awareness to...

Economic Development Award Town of Gravenhurst - Jeff Loney, Kayla Jager

Economic Development Award for Town of Gravenhurst

Posted on Monday, April 11, 2022 03:34 PM

Gravenhurst, ON - The Economic Development Council of Ontario held their President’s Dinner and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 7, where awards and honourable mentions were given to outstanding economic development initiatives from across the province. 

This year, the Town of Gravenhurst was the successful winner of the Investment Attraction Award for communities with a population under 100,000 people, for their Outfitter Attraction Program. This program was developed as an action to the...

Wage Survey Aims to Support Key Area Sectors

Posted on Monday, April 11, 2022 09:28 AM

Town Seeking Input to Help Improve Labour Inadequacies

Gravenhurst, ON – The Town of Gravenhurst’s Economic Development Team has contracted Sutherland HR Consulting Inc., to undertake a Wage Survey covering four key industries: Skilled Trades and Construction, Hospitality and Tourism, Healthcare, and Retail. These sectors were selected based on responses to the 2021 Annual Business Review.

Information received will assist in determining ways in which the Town can help support Gravenhurst businesses...

Watershed Report - Muskoka (April 8,2022)

Posted on Friday, April 08, 2022 02:22 PM

Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety Parry Sound District

Including Muskoka River Watershed and Magnetawan River Watershed

The Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry – Parry Sound District is advising area residents that a Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety is in effect until 3:59pm Tuesday April 19, 2022. This message will effect residents within the NDMNRF Parry Sound District which includes the District Municipality of Muskoka, the Territorial...

Street Sweeping Gravenhurst

Spring Sidewalk/Street Sweeping Program Underway

Posted on Thursday, April 07, 2022 12:07 PM

Gravenhurst, ON – Road operations crews have initiated the Town’s annual spring street sweeping program. The goal of this program is to clean all urban sidewalks and streets of sand and other debris left behind from the winter season.

How can you help?

  • Ensure your vehicles do not overhang onto the road or sidewalk
  • Keep large sports equipment, such as basketball or hockey nets, off the road and away from the edge of the curb
  • Ensure all waste recycling containers are not placed on the road
  • Do not...

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