Firefighter Recruitment 2016 Now Open

The Douro-Dummer Fire Dept. is now accepting applications for the position of volunteer firefighter for Donwood fire station 1, Douro fire station 2, and White Lake fire station 5. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to contribute to the provision of an essential service in your community. Mandatory application forms, including job description and information package may be picked up at the Municipal Office in Warsaw or printed from our website.

Preference may be given to candidates who live closest to the fire stations.

Completed applications, must be returned to the Municipal Office by 4:00 pm on November 4th. For further information please contact Fire Chief Chuck Pedersen, by phone 705 652-8392 x 207 or by email

Are you looking for an exciting career with the Township of Douro-Dummer?


The Township of Douro-Dummer is looking for an Equipment Operator to join it’s team!

Duties include operating machinery such as graders, backhoes and other pieces of equipment. This position requires a Class “A” driver’s license with “Z” endorsement. Proven chainsaw operation, propane handling certificate and Surface Miner Training Certificate (basic) are required.

This position may require unusual hours to handle emergency or poor weather conditions.

See attached Job Description and Manual for more information:

Equipment Operator – Job Description

Equipment Operator – Job Manual


Family Day at the Market

Healthy Kids Community Challenge is holding a Family Day at the Market on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This free event will be held in the Morrow Building (Roger Neilson Way beside Memorial Centre). Children’s activities, refreshments and freebies* will be available.

See poster for more information:

Healthy Kids Community Challenge


*while supplies last

Thanksgiving Waste Collection changes


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Recycling Collection on Thanksgiving Day (Monday, October 10) will take place as usual.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact BFI Recycling at 705-742-4268.

Garbage Collection that usual takes place on Monday will be moved to Tuesday. Tuesday collection will be moved to Wednesday.

For garbage concerns or questions, contact M&M Disposals at 705-652-3505.

Kiddie Kapers starts October 3

The Kiddie Kaper play program will be starting October 3 and running until November 28. The program takes place Monday’s from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Douro-Dummer Townhall located at 894 South Street. The fee is $40.00 a child with activities including painting, stories, playdoh and games. To register or get more info contact any of the organizers listed below:

Linda: 705-957-7516

Inez: 705-742-8493

Suzanne: 705-652-7608

Hannah Darling Day – September 20, 2016

The Township of Douro-Dummer is pleased to announce that September 20, 2016 will be Hannah Darling Day.

In recognition of Hannah’s great achievements at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, with the Women’s Seven Rugby Team and in celebration of their bronze medal win, the Township will be hosting a special ceremony on September 20, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in the Millennium Garden, located next to the Township Office at 894 South Street, in the Hamlet of Warsaw.

We invite all of our residents and community members to attend this great event and meet our own hometown hero, Hannah Darling.

If you have any questions please contact Deputy Clerk Martina Chait-Hartwig or call 705-652-8392 ex. 210.

New Planning Fees coming January 1, 2017

The Township has updated the Planning Fees By-Law to move closer to a cost-recovery model. These fees include Planning Act regulated services such as Minor Variance Applications, Zoning By-Law Amendments and Site Plan Approvals. To see a complete copy of the By-law and a list of fees that will be coming into effect on January 1, 2017, please see the document below. For more information or to answer any questions, please contact Crystal McMillan, Clerk/Planning Coordinator at 705-652-8392 x 205 or via email.

2016-56 – Planning Fees By-law – 2017

Scottish Country Dancing coming to Warsaw

Looking to try out something new? Feel like you need to get up and moving?

Scottish Country Dancing is coming back to the Warsaw Town Hall!

Dancing starts Wednesday, September 14th, from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., with no partner needed!

For more information, contact Susan at (705) – 652 – 8447.

See poster for more details:

Scottish Country Dancing Poster