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Media Releases

For more of the latest news and stories from Town Hall, please check out or NEWSROOM page.​​

2021

2021-09-21 - Proof of Vaccination required at the North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre

2021-09-16 - Bee part of the Buzz

2021-09-15 - Municipal Fire Departments advise residents of situation training planned throughout September and October

2021-08-31 - Surveillance initiative showing low levels of COVID-19 in Midland wastewater

2021-08-16 - Transit improvements - New Transit Bus and Launch of Seniors on the Move pilot project

2021-07-28 - Town launches Traffic Calming and Monitoring Program

2021-07-27 - New Public Art Installation to pay homage to Midlands history

2021-07-16 - Town of Midland enters Step Three of Ontario's Roadmap to Reopen

2021-07-15 - What’s the buzz - The Town of Midland to commission two new murals

2021-06-30 - Town of Midland enters Step Two of Ontario's Roadmap to Reopen

2021-06-29 - One month of rain in one day puts Midland sewer system and staff to the test

2021-06-21 - The Town of Midland and SSEA are all about the Buzz

2021-06-16 - New Pay-by-Plate parking system to launch on July 1 2021 residents can provide feedback on Engaging Midland

2021-06-11 - Town of Midland enters Step 1 of Ontario's Roadmap to Reopen

2021-06-03 - Town of Midland Municipal Office to resume restricted walk-in service beginning June 4

2021-05-28 - Changes to Mid-Pen Transit - New Transit Rates

2021-05-27 - Invasive Mussels detected in Little Lake - SSEA

2021-05-21 - Town to reopen outdoor amenities with restrictions lifted by province

2021-05-14 - Joint Release - Area partners calling local employers to participate in Work in Simcoe County Virtual Job Fair​​

2021-05-14 - Midland tunes up its pipes! Water & Wastewater Services Team using innovative acoustic technology to inspect sewers

2021-05-13 - Town of Midland announces new Executive Director of Planning, Building and By-Law

2021-05-04 - Town of Midland ranked one of the Top 100 best communities in Canada

2021-04-21 - Town Outdoor Recreational Amenity changes during extended Emergency Order

2021-04-19 - Town of Midland launches Public Consultation on Affordable Housing

2021-04-14 - Municipalities urge residents to limit use of Mid-Pen Transit to essential trips only during the Stay-at-Home Order

2021-04-08 - Town of Midland Municipal Office reverting to by-appointment only service effective April 9 2021

2021-03-31 - Statement from Mayor Stewart Strathearn - 2021 Ontario Budget

2021-03-30 - Operations Department launches Park Playground Replacement Project

2021-03-17 - Town of Midland CAO and Simcoe Muskoka colleagues recognized by OMAA for commitment during COVID-19 pandemic

2021-03-08 - Town of Midland joins the Bee City Canada program; No-Mow Zones in low-use park lands will create pollinator habitat, reduce costs and GHGs

2021-03-04 - Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival cancelled due to pandemic​​

2021-02-26 - Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit to open Community COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics beginning March 1 2021

2021-02-25 - Online booking opens for COVID-community clinics

2021-02-24 - Midland Town Council approves Budget for 2021

2021-02-19 - Town of Midland Municipal Office to offer restricted walk-in service beginning February 22

2021-02-10 - Town of Midland on the front lines of Wastewater Surveillance during COVID-19 Pandemic

2021-02-02 - Town of Midland further adjusts services to ensure safety of public and staff

2021-01-29 - Municipalities urge snowmobilers to follow COVID-19 guidelines and to remember that No Ice is Safe Ice

2021-01-21 - Town of Midland announces staffing redeployments and temporary layoffs during pandemic restrictions

2021-01-14 - Town of Midland supports COVID-19 restrictions, details on service impacts

2021-01-12 - Town of Midland receives $250000 grant towards King Street beautification

2020

2020-12-23 - Town of Midland Building Team donates $500 prize to two local food banks

2020-12-17 - Town of Midland Municipal Office to offer services by-appointment only effective December 21 2020

2020-12-15 - MBLDC to commission study aimed at pursuing UNESCO Global Geopark Designation

2020-11-30 - NSSDR Public Consultation​

2020-11-27 - Town of Midland celebrates the on-time completion of construction for Phase 2 of the King Street Rejuvenation Project​​

2020-11-18 - Mid-Pen Transit Service launches online payment portal with more to come

2020-11-03 - Town of Midland eligible for $286,000 in funding through the COVID-19 Resilience stream

2020-10-27 - North Simcoe Service Delivery Review Joint News Release

2020-10-21 - Habitat for Humanity Unveils the Site of Future Habitat Homes in Midland

2020-10-14 - Call for Artists 2020 Downtown Midland Holiday Window Painting

2020-10-06 - Quick actions help contain diesel spill in Midland Harbour

2020-09-29 - Long time Harbour Master recognized with street named in his honour

2020-09-25 - New Accessible Transit Vans presented to Community Reach

2020-09-11 - Residents urged to not use ‘Out of Service’ playground structures

2020-09-10 - Call for Artists – 2020 Town of Midland Harbour Project

2020-09-03 - Town of Midland Municipal Office to fully reopen to public on September 14 2020

2020-08-20 - Local artist donates two paintings to the Town of Midland

2020-08-20 - Council extends tax and utility relief measures for residents and small business tenants until October 31, 2020

2020-08-18 - Mid-Pen Transit Service to resume regular schedule and collecting fares on August 24

2020-08-17 - Ministry of Transportation funding to aid in COVID-19 recovery for Mid-Pen Transit

2020-08-13 - Town of Midland to receive Provincial funding from Municipal Affairs and Housing towards COVID-19 recovery

2020-07-29 - Severn Sound Environmental Association and Sustainable Severn Sound join forces

2020-07-24 - North Simcoe Sports & Recreation Centre open for on-ice training, other facilities remain closed

2020-07-23 - During trying times, Operations Staff helping to provide safe access to Town facilities in our community

2020-07-22 - Stay inside your circle at Gawley Park Beach

2020-07-17 - Town of Midland Stage 3 update

2020-07-10 - Town of Midland fully supports SMDHU mandatory face masks instructions​

2020-07-10 - Outdoor art exhibition graces construction fencing

2020-07-10 - 2020 King Street Community Art Project now installed​

2020-07-03 - Joint Release - North Simcoe Family Health Team Funding

2020-07-02 - Town of Midland extends closures, changes to transit until July 15

2020-06-25 - Time Capsule to commemorate Midland’s history and future

2020-06-17 - Beaches and public washrooms to open; Cooling Station; Stage 2 reopening guidance; Event updates

2020-06-16 - Virtual Canada Day Celebration taking place in the Heart of Georgian Bay

2020-06-04 - Further relief for residents & small business tenants impacted by facility & amenity closures

2020-06-03 - Town of Midland extends closures, changes to transit until June 30, NSSRC camps cancelled

2020-05-27 - Call for Artists for 2020 King Street Community Art Project

2020-05-22 - Mid-Pen Transit operators keeping the towns moving during a difficult time; riders encouraged to wear face coverings

2020-05-21 - Town to safely reopen some outdoor amenities

2020-05-21 - Public Boat Launches open in Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay and Tiny

2020-05-15 - Town to reopen boat launch, other harbour and outdoor amenities to remain closed

2020-05-14 - Closure of NSSRC gives staff time to safely give facility a full makeover

2020-05-12 - Town of Midland extends facility closures, temporary changes to transit

2020-05-05 - Province sees spike in fire fatalities since start of 2020

2020-05-04 - #PrepareYourSelfie - Midland & Penetanguishene Fire Departments Celebrating Emergency Preparedness Week with Contest

2020-04-27 - Spring Treasure Days event cancelled to limit spread of COVID-19

2020-04-21 - COVID-19 Response Action Plan allowing continued delivery of safe, clean drinking water in Midland

2020-04-17 - Mid-Pen Transit to temporarily suspend Saturday service

2020-04-17 - Seasonal changes for Operations Team during COVID-19​

2020-04-16 - Town of Midland announces hiring of new Chief Administrative Officer

2020-04-15 - Town of Midland receives over $500,000 in Federal  Provincial funding for transit improvements

2020-04-14 - Town of Midland facilities to remain closed for extended period

2020-04-8 - Ontario's Best Butter Tart Festival 2020 Cancelled

2020-04-03 - Mid-Pen Transit free through April, reduced hours to continue until April 14

2020-04-03 - Town Dock, Marina and Boat Launch closure

2020-04-03 - Facility Closures extended

2020-04-02 - Council approves Community Relief Measures

2020-03-26 - Phase 2 - King Street Rejuvenation Project to begin March 30

2020-03-23 - Town of Midland proposes financial aid plan to Prime Minister Trudeau

2020-03-22 - Town of Midland announces free transit for residents

2020-03-19 - COVID-19 - Town of Midland announces more service level impacts​​

2020-03-18 - COVID-19 - Town of Midland announces closure of municipal office and service impacts​​

2020-03-16 - COVID-19 Update - Town of Midland announces cancellations and changes to services​​​

2020-03-15 - COVID-19 Public Statement from Mayor & CAO

2020-03-13 - Town of Midland COVID-19 Update​​

2020-02-07 - Town of Midland announces next steps in Corporate Reorganization​​

2020-01-16 - Midland Town Council approves Budget for 2020

Public Notices

For more of the latest news and stories from Town Hall, please check out or NEWSROOM page.

Public Advisory - County hosts virtual Public Information Sessions as part of MCR - October 5, 2021

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting - 16845 Highway 12 - October 6, 2021

Public Notice - Road closure and temporary transit route detour for Midland Avenue resurfacing​ - September 9, 2021

Notice of Public Information Session for Traffic Calming Policy on August 24, 2021

Public Notice - Invasive Mussel Substrates installed in Little Lake - June 29, 2021

County of Simcoe Public Notice - County Road 93 Roundabout and Multi-Use Trail Phase 3 - Construction Newsletter 3 - June 29, 2021​​

​​​​Notice of Completion - Waterworks Master Plan Update Report - June 24, 2021

County of Simcoe Public Notice - County Road 93 Roundabout and Multi-Use Trail Phase 3 - Construction Newsletter 2 - June 1, 2021

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting - Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment for 651 Yonge Street - May 19, 2021

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting - Sign By-law Amendment for 8772 Cty Rd 93 - May 19, 2021​​

Notice of Completion - Town of Midland Wastewater Master Plan - May 6, 2021

County of Simcoe Public Notice - County Road 93 Roundabout and Multi-Use Trail Phase 3 - Construction Newsletter 1 - April 15, 2021

Public Notice - Public Notice Boat launches passes are now available for the Pete Pettersen Park boat launch - April 9, 2021

Notice of Public Meeting - Proposed By-law to increase Building Permit Fees - April 7, 2021​​​

Notice of Joint Virtual Information Session for Municipal Councils - North Simcoe Service Delivery Review - April 19, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing - Minor Variance Application for 1000 Sumac Lane - March 11, 2021

Notice of Public Meeting - Application to Amend Zoning By-law for 174 Pillsbury Drive - February 17, 2021

2021-01-25 - North Simcoe Presentation - Huronia Airport Business Review

2021-01-08 - North Simcoe Huronia Airport Presentation

2021-01-04 - Public Notice - A Message from Fire Chief Paul Ryan

County of Simcoe Notice of Public Meeting - Official Plan Amendment: Waste Management & Schedules - November 24, 2020

County of Simcoe Notice of Public Meeting - Official Plan Amendment: Age-Friendly Policies - November 24, 2020

Notice of Public Meeting - Development Charges By-law Amendement - November 18, 2020

Notice of Public Meeting - Application to Amend Zoning By-law for 808 Birchwood Drive - November 18, 2020

Notice of Public Information Centre - Wastewater Master Plan - November 17, 2020

Notice of Passing of By-law to Dissolve Wards - October 26, 2020

Notice of Public Meeting - Proposed By-law to Dissolve Town of Midland Ward Boundaries​ - October 21, 2020

Notice of Public Hearing - 1170 Marcellus Drive, September 10, 2020​

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