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NOTICE: Grimsby Green Advisory Committee Recruitment

With global warming and the environment being hot topics these days (pun intended), the Town is looking for a few good and talented people for it’s new Grimsby Green Advisory Committee (GGAC).

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Grimsby Ranks #2 in Maclean’s Survey of Canada’s Best Communities

Macleans just released it’s annual list of the top communities in Canada to live and Grimsby ranked #2, being edged out only by Burlington. Heavyweights such as Toronto, Ottawa, Oakville and Mississauga ranked much further down the list.

You can read the Top 25 at this link here and the entire list with filters and sorting at this link here.

Well done Grimsby!

Town Hall News: Grimsby’s Director of Planning Moving On

As noted in our post from yesterday, Council discussed in closed session a “Staff Vacancy”. This author took note of that particular agenda item on Friday when the meeting Agenda was posted and decided to harvest the power of “a popular Internet search engine” to see if it knew the answer… and of course it did.

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LAST CALL: Committee/Board Lay Member Recruitment (Nov 30)

Just a quick reminder that the deadline for applications to be a lay member on the fresh set of Town Committees and Boards closes on Friday, November 30th.

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The Standard: Ford Announces Funding For New Grimsby Hospital


We just picked up from The Standard some very good news.  It appears the Province is giving $500,000 to kick-start the building of a new West Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

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ABN: Protecting Natural Areas From Invasive Development


With the recent uproar over some extensive tree-cutting in NOTL to make way for a new development, A Better Niagara takes a look at how to better protect our natural environment from the ravages of development.

You can read their post on Facebook here:  How Do We Change This?

NOTICE: Road Closure – Casablanca Rail Crossing (Nov 14-21)

If you have not seen the signs yet, Casablanca Boulevard will be closed between Livingston and the South Service Road from November 14-21, 2018 to facilitate CN performing railway crossing work.  Through traffic will be re-routed along Livingston and the SSR.

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NOTES: WLMH Community Meeting & Petition – October 24, 2018

Like a Tokyo subway at rush hour, Trinity United Church was packed to the brim with people who wanted to hear the latest happenings about WLMH and where we as a community need to move forward in regards to it.

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NOTICE: “Stop The Closing of WLMH” Meeting – Important!

We received word this morning of a last-minute, yet VERY IMPORTANT meeting regarding West Lincoln Memorial Hospital.  With the Board of Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) set to soon vote on what they wish to do with WLMH, residents need to be loud and clear we want to keep our hospital.

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