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Media Releases

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


2022-08-10 - Media Release: Local children enjoy “Camp Ignite Your Potential" with Midland Fire Department, OPP, Simcoe County Paramedics and Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Simcoe.​

2022-07-21 -Media Release: Launch of new app Transit improves rider experience with real-time bus tracking, trip planning and more

2022-07-19 - Media Release: Mini Murals Installed – Loving our Laneways!

2022-07-15 - Media Release: Midland Council approves “lots" of free parking and moves to convert terminals to pay and display

2022-07-13 - ​Volunteers Needed for Invasive Plant Removal Event

2022-07-0​4 - Town Council Approves Developer for Midland Bay Landing Redevelopment

2022-06-10 - Town of Midland further adjusts to changes to remaining Face Mask Measures Lifting on Public Transit effective June 11, 2022.​​

2022-05-04 - Two Former North Simcoe High Schools discover time capsules

2022-04-29 - The award-winning Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival, the original and largest butter tart festival in Canada, set to return to Midland on June 11​​

2022-04-29 - Town of Midland receives over $2.6 million in government funding towards drinking water system upgrades​​

2022-04-28 - Town of Midland launches two new projects to rehabilitate old infrastructure and add new servicing

2022-04-20 - Playground installations set to begin this Spring and more to come

2022-03-24 - Town of Midland Receives a $287100 Community Building Fund Capital Grant

2022-03-21 - Midland Bay Landing Development Corporation Announces Short List of Pre-Qualified Developers For RFP

2022-03-21 - Town of Midland adjusts to most recent changes to Public Health and Workplace Safety Measures as of March 21​​

2022-03-04 - Healthy Communities Initiative funding to contribute to Midlands Love Your Laneways

2022-03-01- Town of Midland adjusts to Public Health & Workplace Safety Measures in effect as of March 1

2022-02-17 - Next phase of Ontario’s reopening plan now in effect

2022-02-07 - Midland Bay Landing Development Corporation Issues Request For Pre-Qualifications - RFPQ

2022-02-01 - Reopening of NSSRC and Midland Public Library

2021-01-28 - Midland Town Council approves 2022 Budget

2022-01-24 - The Town of Midland wants residents to Name Your Walkways

2022-01-13 - Midland Bay Landing Development Corporation Engages Real Estate Advisor

2022-01-12 - Temporary outdoor skating rink to open at North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre​

2022-01-07 - Midland Fire wants your feedback

2022-01-05 - Town of Midland announces closure of NSSRC with Municipal Office remaining open for limited walk-in services, effective January 5, 2022


2021-12-17 - Province imposes capacity limits in response to surge in COVID-19 cases

2021-12-17 - Midland adds a second Bee City mural to its collection

2021-12-14 - Midland and other North Simcoe municipalities to receive over $3.6 million combined in provincial infrastructure funding

2021-12-09 - Draft 2022 Budget Presented to Council

2021-12-09 - Significant Weather Event Update

2021-12-08 - Midland continues to deal with Significant Weather Event

2021-12-07 - Town of Midland declares Significant Weather Event

2021-12-01 - We're building a new website and want your input

2021-11-22 - Town of Midland to launch Cloudpermit system

2021-10-23 - Midland Bay Landing Development Corporation Hosts Waterfront Promenade Demonstration

2021-10-21 - Midland unveils new Bee City mural

2021-10-21 - See you in 50 years! Midland buries time capsule linking our history, present and future

2021-10-08 - Midland Fire Department unveils new Safety Station honouring one of their biggest fans

2021-10-08 - Town of Midland announces COVID-19 Vaccination Procedure for employees

2021-10-07 - Town of Midland is looking for artists to continue beautifying the community

2021-10-06 - Town of Midland unveils new Rainbow Crosswalk

2021-10-01 - Town of Midland launches 2022 Budget Survey

2021-09-30 - Town of Midland observes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

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


2020-12-23 - 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.

2022-10-27 Notice to Water Billing Customers

Public Notice - Passing of Queen Elizabeth II - September 8, 2022​​

Public Service Announcement: Seventh Street Reconstruction ​

Public Notice - Nomination Period for School Trustee 2022 - EN​​​