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Community Recognition Night Honours Caledon’s Outstanding Citizens

Posted on Monday, February 13, 2017 04:45 AM

In 2016, over 30 Caledon volunteers were recognized and celebrated for making a difference in our community. 

The 2016 Community Champion, the highest honour of the event, went to Betty Ward. 

A former teacher, Betty has contributed to the Caledon East community for decades through her church, the local historical society and many volunteer groups such as Meals on Wheels. Recognizing her as a  Community Champion was just a small token of thanks for her countless hours of giving to others. 

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Town Hall flags at half mast

Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 05:00 AM

Flags at Caledon Town Hall are being flown at half-mast on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 in honour of the victims of the mass shooting at the Sainte-Foy mosque in Quebec City.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.

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The Town of Caledon appoints Fire Chief

Posted on Monday, January 23, 2017 02:45 AM

The Town of Caledon appoints Fire Chief

Darryl Bailey has been appointed Fire Chief of the Town of Caledon. This appointment follows Bailey’s appointment of Acting Fire Chief late last year.

Bailey has worked full time with Caledon Fire & Emergency Services since 2003, most recently as Acting Fire Chief and as Deputy Fire Chief, Operations. He has been a firefighter in Markham, Welland and Mississauga. He is a certified Municipal Manager with over 20 years practical experience in fire suppression,...

Town of Caledon's online tree seedling store now open

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 04:15 AM

Town of Caledon’s online tree seedling store now open

Let’s grow Caledon’s tree canopy! The Town of Caledon’s 2017 Tree Seedling Program provides Caledon residents with the option to purchase coniferous tree seedlings and deciduous potted stock.

“We are excited to continually offer this program to Caledon residents. By making native tree stock and seedling options accessible to local residents, we are encouraging private reforestation and restoration efforts and tackling climate change,” said Caledon...

Town of Caledon approves 2017 Budget

Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2016 01:30 AM

The Town of Caledon Council approved the 2017 Budget during the Town Council meeting on December 20, 2016, setting the stage for Town services and capital projects for 2017 and beyond. For the average home in Caledon, assessed at $522,000, this blended residential tax increase of 2.45% means a yearly tax increase of $112.87.

“The Town of Caledon’s 2017 budget provides the foundation to continue to build and maintain a strong and prosperous Caledon,” said Mayor Allan Thompson. “I am pleased with the...