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Apr 22

It’s a traditional sign of spring – yard and garage sales. However, as part of the Town of Georgina’s efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, permits will not be issued for yard or garage sales until further notice.

The move is being made to prevent large groups from gathering. Under the current provincial orders, groups of more than five people are prohibited.

All cancellations/closures will be regularly reviewed by the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) and could be extended or revised at any time.

Apr 20

The Town has lowered its flags to honour the victims killed in the shooting rampage in Nova Scotia.

The Town extends its condolences to their families.


Apr 16

The following is a statement from Mayor Margaret Quirk on the COVID-19 pandemic in the Town of Georgina:

Apr 14

The Town of Georgina will begin holding virtual Council meetings on April 22, followed by meetings on May 6 and 27. The sessions will start at 9 a.m.

Apr 9

Council previously provided a 30-day waive of penalty and interest associated with the April 27 instalment of the interim tax bill. The Mayor and CAO have now decided to extend this to 90 days. There will be no penalty added in May, June or July for an unpaid April 27 instalment. Residents who have an outstanding amount before April 27 will still incur penalty and interest on those amounts.

Apr 8

There is currently no fire ban in place in Georgina. This is being assessed on a daily basis. The Fire Services administrative building at 165 the Queensway South is closed to the public and open-air burn permits and agricultural burn permits are not being issued.

Apr 3

With recent mild temperatures and warmer days ahead, ice on the lake is quickly diminishing and many may be thinking of getting a boat in the water or doing some fishing. In an effort to encourage physical distancing and protect the health of the community, Town boat launches and fishing areas within Town parks are closed until further notice.

This includes the following Town boat launches –

Apr 1

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been felt throughout the Town of Georgina, changing daily life for residents and businesses. During this time, the Georgina Food Pantry has been particularly hard hit, experiencing record demand and running low on supplies.

Mar 31

In an effort to encourage physical distancing and protect the health of the community, all Town parks are closed to the public.

This includes –

Mar 29

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority advises that warmer weather accompanied by rainfall is expected to begin to move through the watershed today. This weather system is expected to bring temperatures upwards of +15 to +17C by Monday afternoon. Rainfall amounts of around 25 mm are predicted on Sunday with additional localized rainfall due to potential thunderstorms in the afternoon. Currently, most of the snow pack within the watershed has melted.  However, the ground has not yet completely thawed and has a reduced ability to absorb the anticipated rainfall.