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Waste-Free Wednesday Litter Cleanups

Posted on Wednesday, August 04, 2021 08:00 AM

What are Waste-Free Wednesday Cleanups?

As a continuation to the Provincial Day of Action on Litter, we will now be promoting Waste-Free Wednesday Cleanups throughout the summer.

Encouraging Ontarians to get outside and take part in safe litter cleanups in their local communities, following public health measures and advice.

Together we can continue to take action to prevent, reduce and divert waste.

Reducing waste: giving old products new life instead of throwing them away. For example, using old...

Jobb Road Bridge Closure and Edgerton Road Bridge New Weight Restrictions

Posted on Thursday, July 29, 2021 11:15 AM

The Township of Scugog has had to close the bridge on Jobb Road, approximately 900 metres east of Regional Road 57, for safety reasons due to the deteriorated condition of the bridge.  Staff are working on a design for the replacement of the bridge and the construction of the new bridge is currently in the forecast for 2023.  This timing will be reviewed again during the preparation of the Township’s 2022 Capital Budget.  During the closure, through traffic is advised to take Highway...

Select Municipal in person services available by appointment only and increased capacity for recreation amenities and facilities in Step 3

Posted on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 07:00 AM

Scugog – Effective 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 16 the province entered Step 3 of the Reopening Plan. The plan provides guidance for small businesses, retail and restaurant sector. Indoor gathering thresholds, outdoor recreation amenities have increased. Indoor social gatherings and organized public events are permitted with capacity limits. Masks must be worn and physical distancing must be maintained.

Scugog municipal services will continue to be offered by phone or virtually and the document drop...

Flags have been lowered at Township of Scugog facilities for the 160 unmarked graves found at

Posted on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 03:45 PM

Message from Mayor Bobbie Drew

On July 12, 2021 the Penelakut Tribe in British Columbia shared the heartbreaking discovery of more than 160 unmarked graves at the former Kuper Island Residential School. It is very sobering and devastating to know that more children will continue to be found in the future. We know words are not enough, but we want to express our sadness for the Penelakut Tribe and for the families and survivors of this dark time in Canadian history.

The flags at the Township of Scugog...

Township Rotary Environmental Park Pollinator Garden

Posted on Friday, July 09, 2021 09:00 AM

Coming Soon! The Township Rotary Environmental Park, along the waterfront trails north of the Boat Launch, is being revitalized. The site has been prepped and staff have begun preparation for a pollinator and butterfly garden that will include native plant species best suited for bee and butterfly habitat. Meandering paths through the garden will connect the west and east waterfront trails. Stay tuned for more information.

Pollinator and Butterfly Garden

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