Welcome to our website!

It was a difficult year last year, and 2021 is already looking complicated. We shall be taking some time to update and revise this website. All comments welcome.

REMINDERS

“At the Lake” section on the header has a section on Boating where details of the speed regulations on our lakes can be found as well as an informative paper,“Watching Your Wake”, prepared by Pike Lake Community Association.

 

                                                Coronavirus.

For symptoms, prevention, risks, being prepared and updates; self-assessment tool and questions answered by a virtual assistant. Contact Www.canada.ca/coronavirus  or call 1-833-784-4397

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                            OPP relaunches online crime reporting portal                                

This system allows citizens to make certain reports directly (rather than in person at an OPP detachment) if they wish. Reporting can be submitted on a computer or mobile device for example concerning mischief /thefts under $5,000 and driving complaints. 

      Some new postings

A link has been added in the Spraying Information section( click on the heading below) re the possible contribution of the widespread use of neonics to declines in song bird populations. Also there is a new link regarding the Gypsy Moth infestation.

 

Our Councillor, Rob Rainer, issues a personal newsletter which he emails to a list of interested people every Sunday.  To receive this, contact him at rainershinetvt@gmail.com

Contact information for all elected officials as well as links to some frequently used sections of the Township website (eg Recycling & Garbage; Council calendar; By-Laws ) can be found in  Municipal on the sidebar.

Climate Change

There is a link here to a recent paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

The Councillor mentioned above is a member of the Green Energy and Climate Change Working Group in the Township.

This section has informative documents of general interest as well as particularly to waterfront property owners see this page. Also there is a Health Canada presentation on preparing for climate and health emergencies and disasters. 

Two links re electric vehicles have been added as well as an article from The Guardian “The Climate Change Crisis explained in 10 charts”. The latest addition is a backgrounder on “Reducing My Footprint”.

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   LSRLPOA membership dues can now be made by Interac-e -Transfer

                                 For details please see Membership

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Spraying Information

This includes local and international information and links. Some information connected with the Gypsy Moth infestation has recently been added.

 Many thanks to the volunteers  who worked away on our section of Bolingbroke Road in the particularly miserable conditions (temperature, humidity and flies) during 2019.  We cannot eradicate the parsnips but we can reduce their numbers so that the County will not spray in 2020.    And this was done! 

 

Lyme Disease Information

There is a new posting of links to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention which provide information on transmission, pregnancy and Lyme as well as FAQs.

There is information on LymeHope, a Canadian not-for-profit dedicated to research and outreach.

Good news from CHIR :  An initiative is being lead to build a network facilitating collaboration, resource and knowledge sharing and building research capacity.