Monthly Archives: May 2020

Local Business – Support Options During COVID-19

Local Business – Support Options During COVID-19 To our local businesses in the Township of Douro-Dummer, Since the Provincial Government has announced the mandatory closure of all non-essential businesses, the Township of Douro-Dummer and all levels of government have been working with community members to help flatten the curve for COVID-19 and fill the needs… Read more »

Drive-Through Testing for COVID-19 Available at Kinsmen Centre Starting May 27 in Peterborough

From Peterborough Public Health: Starting on Wednesday, May 27, local residents without symptoms can access drive-through testing for COVID-19 at the Kinsmen Civic Centre on a first-come, first-served basis. This announcement was made today by local healthcare partners Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC), Peterborough County-City Paramedics, and Peterborough Public Health. Residents with symptoms are directed… Read more »

COVID-19 Business Recovery Centre Portal Launched

Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development (PKED) has launched a new digital Business Recovery Centre Portal for businesses in Peterborough & the Kawarthas in support of COVID-19 Economic Recovery efforts. “This portal will serve as the region’s go-to hub for resources and information to help local business mitigate the impacts of COVID-19,” said Rhonda Keenan,… Read more »

Gravel Application and Dust Suppression on Township Roads

Over the next few weeks, Public Works staff will be applying fresh gravel to Township roadways and starting the application of calcium chloride(a dust suppressant). Road users may notice dusty roadways until the calcium chloride application is complete. If you meet the calcium chloride truck on the road, please be patient and allow the spray… Read more »

Open-Air Fire Ban to be Lifted on Saturday, May 16th, 2020

Open-Air Fire Bans to be Lifted on Saturday, May 16th, 2020 in the Townships of Douro-Dummer, Havelock-Belmont-Methuen, North Kawartha & Trent Lakes The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) will lift the current Restricted Fire Zone from the entire Fire Region of Ontario on Saturday, May 16th, 2020 at 00:01 hours (12:01 a.m.)…. Read more »

Opening of Municipal Boat Launches

On May 14, 2020, the Province of Ontario made an announcement regarding the Framework for Reopening our Province. In light of that announcement, the Crowe’s Landing Wharf and the McCracken’s Landing Wharf will be open for public use as of Friday, May 15, 2020. Municipal staff will be removing the construction barrels and will be… Read more »

Building Department Business Continuity Plan

Building Department Business Continuity Plan during the COVID-19 Pandemic, current as of May 19, 2020: The Township of Douro-Dummer Building Department functions to administer and enforce the regulation of the Ontario Building Code. This includes the issuance of Building Permits for construction projects, as well as the inspection of these Permits. Due to COVID-19, we… Read more »