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Not Fleas! A Flea Market!

July 24, 2014


Twilight Tours offered by Credit Valley Conservation

July 14, 2014

Twilight Tour – Stream Restoration & Tree Planting Projects
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
6:30 to 8 p.m.

Private Property – Hillsburgh, on 8th Line, just north of Orangeville St., 1st entrance on west side of road

Join CVC for the second of our Twilight Tour series. We will tour a private property in Hillsburgh where a number of restoration projects have been implemented. We will discuss the importance of protecting water courses and highlight technical and financial assistance available for private landowners through CVC Stewardship. This tour will require a fair amount of walking on slightly uneven terrain.
Register Online. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required by July 20th.

Twilight Tour – Pollinators of Native Plants
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Whole Village Farm, 20725 Shaws Creek Road, Caledon

Join Credit Valley Conservation for the third of our Twilight Tour series. This time, learn how to attract, observe and identify the beneficial insects our native plants require. Tour Whole Village’s pollinator gardens, guided by Heather Holm, author of Pollinators of Native Plants. The event will run rain or shine so please dress for the weather. This event will require less walking than previous tours so bring your own lawn chair for this session. Preference will be given to participants owning property within the Credit River Watershed. Others are welcome as space allows.
Register Online. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required by August 10th.

For more information about either Tour visit the CVC webpage or contact: Karen Buckle at 905-670-1615 x440 or

Revised Locations for Caledon Travelling Playground

July 14, 2014

Please note the revised schedule and locations for the Town of Caledon “Travelling Playground”, sincere apologies for any inconvenience.

Free drop-in program.
Ages 6 – 12
Time: 9:00 until Noon

Monday: Inglewood (Lloyd Wilson Park, 151551 McLaughlin Road)
Tuesday: Bolton (R.J. Pott’s Park, 125 Pembrook Street)
Wednesday: Alton (Alton Library Park, 31 Station Street)
Thursday: Caledon East (Caledon East Fire Hall, 6096 Old Church Road)
Friday: Valleywood ( Lina Marino Park, 105 Valleywood Blvd)

Note: Program may be cancelled due to inclement weather. To confirm call 905-584-9254

New Board Members Needed

July 12, 2014

A message from Caledon Meals on Wheels….

We are looking for candidates to replace board members who have reached the end of their term. Our current board is welcoming, experienced, and well established. It meets monthly from September to June as well as plans additional meetings as required. It is expected that each member participate on one committee and support the organization’s fundraising efforts. A commitment of approximately 4-6 hours/month is required.

Our policy / governance board is currently seeking applicants who have knowledge and skill in, but not limited to, the following areas:
Financial Management
Policy Development
Health/ Social Service Administration
Human Resources
Community Outreach/ Communications
We are especially seeking individuals who represent under-serviced populations, reflect the diversity of the community, and individuals who have played leadership roles in local community groups, businesses or organizations. Please note this volunteer opportunity is subject to a criminal reference check.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and letter of interest by Friday, August 29, 2014, by email to If you have any questions feel free to contact us by email or at 905.857.7651.

We anticipate the selection committee will hold interviews for selected applicants in early September.


A Travelling Playground?! Stay and Play!

July 9, 2014



July 7, 2014

(ORILLIA, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has made another move to improve efficiency within one of the largest deployed police services in North America.

This week the OPP unveils a new online reporting system that will enable the public to report specific occurrences from a computer. Citizen Self Reporting will offer the public another way to report select incidents which are not an emergency, by completing a report online at their convenience.

The OPP is one of several Ontario police services who have adopted an Internet-based crime reporting system where people can report certain crimes such as lost property, theft from vehicles, and property damage, without an officer having to be dispatched. Only occurrences that do not involve an injury, a suspect or evidence are applicable. An officer will attend if requested by the complainant.

It is expected that Citizen Self Reporting will be beneficial to both the public and the police. It will provide a convenient alternative to the citizens of Ontario, while allowing frontline officers to focus their efforts on other enforcement and crime prevention strategies within our communities.

By providing people with another option for reporting crimes, the OPP is hopeful that more incidents will be reported, resulting in the collection of information to develop future crime prevention initiatives.

To access the system, go to OPP.CA

The OPP can be contacted toll free anytime at 1-888-310-1122.

Shakespeare in the (Bolton) Park

July 5, 2014


Can’t wait to watch Romeo and Juliet when Humber River Shakespeare Company starts this year’s tour in Dicks Dam park on Glasgow Road in bolton next week on Tues and Wed nights!

Originally posted on Patti Foley, Regional Councillor Bolton (ward 5):

Once again the Humber River Shakespeare Company will grace the shores of the Humber here in Bolton’s Dicks Dam Park! This year their performance is Romeo and Juliet. The performance is on, rain or shine, at 7:00 p.m. on July 8th and 9th. Dicks Dam Park is at 250 Glasgow Road. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy a wonderful evening in the park. Pay what you can, suggested donation $20. Visit the website if you wish at


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