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Scugog Recognizes Emergency Preparedness Week

Posted on Tuesday, May 04, 2021 04:00 PM

Scugog – Emergency Preparedness Week takes place across Canada each year to better prepare people to protect themselves and their families during emergencies.

This year, the campaign runs from May 2 to May 8 and the theme is Emergency Preparedness: Be Ready for Anything. The intent of this theme is to encourage Canadians to take action to become better prepared for the range of emergencies they could face in their region.

Scugog reminds residents to consider all the possible emergency situations...

Burn Ban Lifted May 1

Posted on Friday, April 30, 2021 12:30 PM

Scugog – Effective May 1, 2021 the April burn ban will be lifted in the Township of Scugog.

As a reminder, a burn permit must be obtained prior to any burning.  All guidelines for burning must be followed.

To apply for a burn permit and review the guidelines, please visit

Quick Facts:

  • Outdoor recreational appliances listed for use in Canada that utilize natural gas, electricity, propane, or charcoal as a fuel supply do not require a burn permit.
  • Being fire smart begins at home....

Township of Scugog lowers flags to observe National Day of Mourning

Posted on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 09:00 AM

The Township of Scugog proclaims April 28 as National Day of Mourning. We remember the thousands of workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness as a result of work-related incidents.

Flags will be lowered at the municipal office on April 28 in memory of the workers and their families. Every worker has the right to return home safe and sound at the end of each work day.

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Waterfront Trail temporarily closed for maintenance

Posted on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 03:00 PM

The Waterfront Trail will be closed temporarily for maintenance from April 28 to 30 and May 5 to 7, 2021. Updates will be available once the maintenance is complete. On behalf of the Township of Scugog, we would like to thank you for your patience regarding this temporary closure.

For questions or additional information please contact:

Community Services
Parks, Recreation & Culture

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Province extends stay-at-home order and strengthens limitations on outdoor recreation

Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 04:30 PM

Last week, the Province of Ontario declared, for the third time, a state of emergency in response to the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and the variants of concern (VOC). On April 16, the province extended the stay-at-home order and included further restrictions. The province announced that everyone is to remain at home with exceptions for essential purposes, such as accessing essential medical care, for essential work, going to the grocery store, pharmacy, bank, walking pets or exercise. Fresh...

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