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Caledon starts to re-open

Posted on Wednesday, June 09, 2021 03:38 PM

June 9, 2021 – Following the June 7 provincial announcement, the Town of Caledon will be re-opening some facilities and amenities starting Monday June 14.

“This is a hopeful step towards recovery and renewal,” said Mayor Allan Thompson. “I’d like to thank our health care and frontline heroes for the tremendous work they are doing…and thanks to everyone for continuing to be diligent. The more people we can get vaccinated, the sooner we can progress to the next stage.”

Residents are strongly reminded...

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Mayor announces acting CAO for the Town

Posted on Tuesday, June 08, 2021 11:36 AM

June 8, 2021 – “On behalf of the Town of Caledon and members of Council, I would like to share that CAO Carey Herd will be taking parental leave starting June 25, 2021 and will return March 2022.

I am pleased to announce Dan Labrecque will be serving as Acting Chief Administrative Officer for the duration of Carey’s parental leave. 

Dan joins the Town of Caledon with 38 years of public sector experience at both the Region of Peel and the former Municipality of Metro Toronto.  He has over...

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Council responds to LDD Moth issue

Posted on Friday, June 04, 2021 02:39 PM

UPDATE (June 4, 2021) -- The Town of Caledon recognizes the impact of this year’s LDD moth population and is working diligently to prevent further infestations. To date, the Town has responded to and treated 79 infestation sightings/reports.  Arborist staff investigated those reports and monitored them for rate of canopy defoliation (health of the tree) and egg mass density (indicates severity of the infestation).

Earlier this year, staff performed egg mass scraping at all locations and...

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Caledon promotes visitor etiquette for farms, rural areas

Posted on Thursday, June 03, 2021 02:49 PM

June 3, 2021 --  As the pandemic continues and the weather warms up, our community is looking for safe, local options to spend their evenings and weekends.  Many Peel residents are choosing to visit the beautiful villages and hamlets in the town of Caledon. 

Caledon welcomes visitors with open arms so long as they respect some basic farm etiquette. There have been increased instances of visitors trespassing on to farm property causing damage to crops and property. This can also...

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Profile: Happy Days Ice Cream Parlour

Posted on Wednesday, June 02, 2021 05:33 PM

With a motto of "We scoop smiles!" the appropriately named, Happy Days Ice Cream Parlour opened for the season on schedule despite the pandemic. We asked owners James and Tammy Jenkins to tell us a little about their business and why they do what they do. 

Tell us about your business.

My wife Tammy and I wanted to start a new venture and bought Happy Days in March 2012. Happy Days originally opened in May 2008. We are the second owners.  

We offer 32 flavours of hard...