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2020 by-election - third party advertising

Posted on July 03, 2020 11:32 AM

Prior to 2018, third party advertising was not regulated for municipal council and school board elections. Those who wanted to advertise or distribute materials supporting or opposing a candidate did not have to identify themselves, were able to spend unlimited amounts of money, and did not have to report their advertising or financial activities to anyone.

Recent changes to the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 created a framework of rules for third party advertising. 

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Canada Day

2020 Canada Day Closures

Posted on June 29, 2020 09:50 AM

Please note that Pelham Town Hall, the Meridian Community Centre, and other administrative offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 1.

Pelham transit is also not running.

Regular hours and services resume July 2.

Join our virtual Canada Day celebrations! For more information, visit:

Happy Canada Day!

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Town of Pelham facilities to reopen July 6

Posted on June 26, 2020 03:05 PM

June 26, 2020

Pelham, ON – Town of Pelham facilities will reopen on Monday, July 6, 2020, following Public Health guidelines, safety standards, and best practices. Pelham's framework for reopening can be found at

When visiting Town facilities, the public will be asked to submit to a standardized screening test including having their temperature taken. Face coverings, when unable to physically distance, are required.

Before reopening, a variety...

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Pelham Transit returns to regular rates July 2

Posted on June 19, 2020 01:25 PM

June 19, 2020

Pelham, ON – Beginning Thursday, July 2, Pelham Transit rates will return to their normal fare of $3 per ride. The uPass, used by university and college students, will no longer be accepted as a form of payment.

Since March, riders have been asked not to interact with the farebox. As the Province enters Stage 2 of reopening, and the Town of Pelham loosens restrictions based on Provincial and Public Health recommendations, transit fares resume for transit trips.

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Pelham joins other Niagara municipalities in going virtual for Canada Day celebrations

Posted on June 19, 2020 01:21 PM

June 19, 2020

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham’s Facebook page is the place to be for residents in Pelham on Canada Day.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, annual public Canada Day celebrations such as the parade and fireworks show are cancelled. Town staff, instead, are preparing to deliver a crowd-pleasing virtual experience that includes: 

  • Yoga and Zumba
  • Mad Science and TikTok dance party
  • Trivia and Fun Facts
  • Performances from Pelham talent By Design and Copper &...

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