Caledon’s Wampum Belt Story

In June 2018 I was honoured to present a Wampum Belt to Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation Chief Stacey Laforme. The Belt was commissioned by an indigenous Artist who was inspired by the 200th Anniversary of the Ajetance Treaty 19, which encompasses the Town of Caledon, and includes other important symbolisms to illustrate the…

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FALL FOR CALEDON

FALL COLOURS INFORMATION  Caledon is fortunate to have many beautiful parks, trails and scenic areas. Please enjoy them safely: obey speed limits on roads, parking signs, practice physical distancing, keep dogs on leash and respect farms and other private property.  If you plan to visit one of the parks or conservation areas in Caledon, please…

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October 4, 2021 — Council Highlights is a summary of major discussion items presented at Council meetings – circulated immediately following each meeting. You are encouraged to quote from and/or copy this information. Please refer to the minutes for an official record of the meeting.  Special Council meeting – Future Caledon official plan review  Council met…

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National Day For Truth and Reconciliation

Here in the Town of Caledon we are marking the very first National Day For Truth and Reconciliation in a number of ways At our Town Council meeting last night Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation Chief, Stacey Laforme, shared some thoughtful words with us Tomorrow morning at 9:00am, we will raise the Mississaugas of…

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#CaledonKindness

As we are in the last mile of what has been an exhaustive and challenging time with the pandemic, Council, Staff, and I, recognize the many hardships endured over the last 18 months. While everyone experienced their own unique struggles and triumphs, we also know there was lots of good that was done in the…

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Big Boost to Connecting Caledon

Thanks to funding from Bell Canada 1,000 homes in Palgrave and Inglewood will have access to high speed fibre before the end of 2021. This gives us a BIG BOOST towards our goal to Connect Caledon! Bell expands pure fibre Internet access to Inglewood and Palgrave in Caledon Rural broadband rollouts part of Bell’s accelerated…

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What Does Reconciliation Mean?

What does reconciliation mean and what role can local government play in healing our nation. The Town of Caledon is located on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nations. In 2018, I presented Chief Stacey Laforme with a Wampum Belt, commissioned to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the treaty of 1818…

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Pushing the Province for Vaccine Priority for Peel

Peel Region residents, small businesses, healthcare and food supply workers have been on the front lines of the pandemic for over a year. They have been living and serving in the communities with the highest COVID numbers in the country and yet the vaccine distributions are not be targeted to these areas. THIS MUST CHANGE!!…

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Smoke and Mirrors

At Regional Council last week, I spoke to a delegation that was asking Regional Council to withdraw any and all support for the multimodal GTA West Corridor. And in what I recently heard as a “Fast Food Politics” type of move, the majority of Council did just that. My position for supporting and protecting a…

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Let’s GO Caledon !

Over the past year, we have been working towards monumental decisions in order to continue prioritizing and bringing innovation into our community and its future. This has included direct efforts to protect the lands that will one day house a Caledon GO Station, a landmark that will provide essential transit service in our town. With…

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