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Fall/Winter Life in Pelham Guide will not be published in 2020

Posted on July 15, 2020 02:33 PM

The annual fall/winter Life in Pelham Guide will not be published this season. 

The decision to temporarily halt the publication comes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. With continuously changing guidelines for amenities and programs, building capacities, and other services as the Town continues its gradual reopening.

Instead of publishing the guide, which was produced in hard copy and delivered to residents in Pelham, weekly advertisements in Niagara This Week (publisher of the guide),...

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By-Election 2020 - who can vote

Posted on July 14, 2020 10:12 AM

Wondering if you're eligible to vote in the upcoming by-election? Read below to find out the requirements for eligible voters. 

The vacant Ward One Council seat can be filled by any eligible nominee, however, only those residing or owning property in Ward One may cast a ballot. 

According to Section 17 of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 (MEA), you are eligible to vote in the 2020 Municipal By-Election, if, on Voting Day (Tuesday, September 15, 2020), you: 

  • Are...

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Pelham remains in Stage 2 of province's reopening framework

Posted on July 13, 2020 06:35 PM

Today the Ontario government announced the next step in Ontario’s reopening framework: Stage 3.The Town of Pelham, along with the Niagara Region, remains in Stage 2 of the province's reopening framework.

When regions enter Stage 3, nearly all of Ontario’s businesses and public spaces will be able to reopen with proper public health and workplace safety measures in place.

Learn more here

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Pelham summer camps back in action - what you need to know

Posted on July 13, 2020 02:06 PM

Summer camps are back and, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will operate with several changes to ensure the health, safety, and security of all participants. 

For more information about camps, dates, times, and registration visit:  

Drop off/Pick up

This summer, campers will be dropped off at the parking lot entrance of the Meridian Community Centre (MCC). Campers are asked to remain inside their vehicle or remain a safe physical distance (at least 2m) from staff...

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Entering the Meridian Community Centre for ice rentals – what you need to know

Posted on July 10, 2020 09:00 AM

As part of the re-opening of facilities, the Town of Pelham has developed new rules and regulations that all members of the public and facility users must abide by. These rules and regulations have been developed in consultation with the Ontario Recreation Facilities Association’s Re-Entering and Re-Opening Guiding Principles and Best Practices, with the safety of facility staff and the public in mind. 

All participants, instructors, and parents intending to use the facility must familiarize...

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