Posts Categorized: News

Digital Main Street Launches Grant Program

From the Official Media Release (pdf – 99KB): The Province of Ontario partners with OBIAA to provide grants to help Ontario’s “main street” businesses go online. Ontario’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) and the Ontario BIA Association (OBIAA) announced today the official launch of Digital Main Street’s exciting Grants Program across Ontario… Read more »

Fire Prevention Week Home Visits

This year’s fire prevention week theme is “Look, Listen & Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.” To help ensure our residents are notified of smoke or carbon monoxide in their homes, the Douro-Dummer Fire Services will be conducting door to door visits to Douro-Dummer residences on Saturday October 13, 20 and 27, 2018. Fire… Read more »

2018 Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment

2018 Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment (pdf – 256KB) The Douro-Dummer Fire Department is now accepting applications for the position of volunteer firefighter for Donwood Fire Station 1, Douro Fire Station 2, Warsaw Fire Station 4 and White Lake Fire Station 5. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to contribute to the provision of an essential… Read more »

Preparing for a Possible Canada Post Strike

  There is the possibility of a strike by Canada Post as soon as Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Voter Information packages were sent out on September 20th, 2018. If a strike occurs and you have not yet received your voter information package, please contact the Returning Officer/Clerk, Crystal McMillan, at 705-652-8392 x 205 or the… Read more »

Change of Waste Collection Company

As of Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 garbage will be collected by Waste Connections of Canada. Waste Collections of Canada, who already collect the Township’s recyclable material, purchased M&M Disposal earlier this year. Collection services will continue without interruption.  

Vendors Wanted for the Douro-Dummer Automotive Flea Market, Pop-Up Art Gallery and Craft Sale

Registrations for the 2018 Douro-Dummer Automotive Flea Market, Pop-Up Gallery and Craft Sale are open! Vendors are wanted for the flea market(pdf – 1MB),pop-up art gallery and craft sale (PDF – 1MB). Registration and Terms of Use for Flea Market Vendors (pdf – 212KB) The flea market vendor map will be available soon! Registration and… Read more »

Employment Opportunity: Administrative Assistant (Temporary)

The Township of Douro-Dummer, located in the heart of Peterborough County, with a permanent population of 6900, has a temporary (maximum 1 year term) position available for an Administrative Assistant. This position is an employee of the Township, is part of the Municipal Office Team and reports directly to the Clerk/Planning Coordinator. The successful candidate… Read more »

Fire Ban in Effect

Due to the continued dry conditions in the Township of Douro-Dummer, as well as data from the Wildland Fire Information System, the Township is enabling a fire ban through By-law 2015-05. No open air burning will be allowed, with the exception of campgrounds as defined within the By-law. These campgrounds must meet the requirements set… Read more »

Douglas Bridge Construction Notice

Please be advised that Rock Road at the Douglas Bridge was re-opened Friday, July 6, 2018 and will remain open for the a period of approximately 5 weeks. Following that the bridge will be closed for 2 weeks to facilitate the installation of expansion joints. Alternative detour routes will be posted  during lane closures. For… Read more »