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“Paint a Picture” campaign promotes water conservation and tackles climate change

Posted on Thursday, April 27, 2017 07:30 AM

Caledon students and artists are once again issuing an artistic challenge to conserve water and reduce greenhouse gas emissions through ecoCaledon’s “Paint a Picture” campaign. 

“I’m always amazed at the passion and creativity students bring to this project,” said Mayor Allan Thompson. “It’s a refreshing reminder of how important it is for all of us to do what we can to battle these environmental challenges, for the sake of our children.” 

The “Paint a Picture” campaign, introduced in 2010,...

Town of Caledon’s Annual Report highlights key successes

Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 04:30 AM

The Town of Caledon has released its Annual Report, highlighting important accomplishments in 2016, including fiscal accountability, an effective corporate reorganization, and progressive, strategic planning – all of which has positioned Caledon as a financially stable municipality that is focused on community building and planning proactively for its future.

“I want to thank the entire staff team for their work in 2016,” said Mayor Allan Thompson.  “This Annual Report is a wonderful snapshot...

Exercise caution: Prevent grass fires

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 12:45 PM

Spring is upon us, and, with grass and brush starting to dry out, it is very easy for fire to spread uncontrollably with the smallest breeze.  Nearly all grass fires spread quickly, igniting brush, trees and homes. 

Caledon Fire & Emergency Services encourages the public to use caution when burning. Unattended burning is the most common cause of grass fires.  Burning carelessly and improperly discarding cigarette butts also pose hazards.

Launched in 2014, Caledon’s online burn permit...

Caledon installs new Electric Vehicle charging stations

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 10:15 AM

With funding from the Ontario Electric Vehicle Chargers Ontario (EVCO) program, the Town of Caledon recently installed two additional electric vehicle (EV) charging stations: one at Margaret Dunn Library and the other at the Albion Bolton Community Centre. Known as Level Three charging stations, these ‘Fast Chargers’ have the ability to charge an electric vehicle battery up to 80% within 30 minutes. 

With the addition of these two new stations, the Town now owns a total of six EV charging stations,...

Passing of Volunteer Firefighter

Posted on Thursday, March 30, 2017 01:45 AM

Municipal flags at Caledon Town Hall and all municipal buildings are being flown at half-mast in honour of the sudden passing of Volunteer Firefighter, Glen Bracken. 

Caledon Council and staff are deeply saddened by his passing.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the Caledon Fire and Emergency Services Team, especially Glen’s father, Al Bracken, former Chief Fire Prevention Officer (retired) and Glen’s brother, Captain Mike Bracken, volunteer firefighter.  Heartfelt condolences go out...