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Declaration of Emergency for Pelham Ward One by-election

Posted on July 28, 2020 10:07 AM

July 28, 2020

Pelham, ON – The Clerk for the Town of Pelham has declared an emergency under Sec. 53 of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996

With a provincial order declaring an emergency on March 17, and the Town of Pelham declaring an emergency on April 3, the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, provides that the Clerk is responsible for the conduct of the municipal election and may declare such an emergency to enact any measures the Clerk deems...

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Temporary Road Closure: Regional Road 529 (Effingham Street)

Posted on July 27, 2020 03:31 PM

From the Niagara Region


Structure Rehabilitation 

Regional Road 529 (Effingham Street) 

In the Town of Pelham 


Tuesday, August 4, 2020 until approximately Friday, October 30, 2020 

Motorists and the general public are hereby advised that Regional Road 529 (Effingham Street) from Regional Road 29 (Webber Road) to River Road, will be temporarily closed to through traffic beginning Tuesday, August 4, 2020. 

The road closure...

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Burn ban lifted - July 27, 2020

Posted on July 27, 2020 10:45 AM

The Pelham Fire Chief has lifted the open-air burn ban in the Town of Pelham. It is now permitted to have an open-air burn provided you have an issued permit from the Pelham Fire Department for any outdoor burns. Please contact the Pelham Fire Department at 905-892-2607 x 201 or visit the Pelham Fire Department Facebook page if you have any questions. Please use caution and good judgement at all times when having a fire and visit to learn more about fire prevention...

World Hepatitis Day 2020

Posted on July 27, 2020 08:31 AM

World Hepatitis Day July 28, 2020

WHEREAS, an estimate of about 600, 000 Canadians living with hepatitis B or C can potentially develop cirrhosis, liver failure, liver cancer and related illnesses; and

WHEREAS, Ontario has over 110, 000 people living with hepatitis B or C, both of which are slow and progressive diseases; and

WHEREAS, there are vaccines available for hepatitis A and B; emerging hepatitis C treatment therapies can sure over 95% of cases; and

WHEREAS, World Hepatitis...

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Niagara Regional Council adopts mandatory mask by-law to combat the spread COVID-19

Posted on July 24, 2020 09:07 AM

From the Niagara Region On July 23, 2020, as part of their efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, Niagara Regional Council approved a by-law making it mandatory to wear a face covering or non-medical mask in enclosed public places.   The by-law comes into effect at 12:01 a.m. on July 31, 2020 and will remain into effect until Oct. 1, 2020 unless extended by Regional Council.   The by-law applies to the following enclosed indoor places:

  • Retail stores where goods and...

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