Elgin County dignitaries and staff gathered at the 2023 Warden’s Banquet last Friday, November 17th, to honour Ed Ketchabaw, who served as Elgin’s 2023 Warden. This banquet marked an opportunity to reflect on the successes of Warden Ketchabaw’s stewardship over the past year.
On behalf of County Council, Warden Ed Ketchabaw is happy to announce that Blaine Parkin (pictured below) has been appointed as the new CAO and Clerk for Elgin County.
The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has retained Stantec Consulting Ltd. to complete the Preliminary Design, Detail Design and Class Environmental Assessment Study for improvements to Highway 3 from Highway 4 to Centennial Avenue. A second Public Information Centre (PIC) is being held to provide the public and stakeholders with an opportunity to review the evaluation of alternatives and to present the preferred plan on Wednesday, November 22nd.
The County of Elgin will be undertaking maintenance work on the King George VI Lift Bridge from Wednesday, November 15th at 8:00 AM –
Thursday, November 16th at 4:00 PM. As a result, the Lift Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic during this time. Pedestrian traffic is expected to be opened.
The scholarship awards $1,000 per year for up to 10 individuals who are enrolled in a medical school accredited with the Medical Council of Canada through the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) with emphasis placed on the pursuit of a career as a physician in family medicine.
Join our Engineering Services Department or our Homes and Seniors Services Department today!
Please note that the County of Elgin’s Administration Building and the Provincial Offences Administration Building will be closed on Monday, November 13th, for Remembrance Day. Regular office hours will resume on November 14th.
The County of Elgin is delighted to announce the successful completion of the extensive rehabilitation project on Ron McNeil Line (County Road 52), a crucial infrastructure initiative. This accomplishment was made possible through the generous $1.65 million grant provided by the
Canada Community-Building Fund, administered by the
Association of Municipalities
The Elgin County Heritage Centre will be closed on Monday, November 13th and will reopen on Tuesday, November 14th at 10:00 a.m.
Port Stanley is set to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Lord Stanley’s visit in 2024, after whom the port was named. This exhibition on Port Stanley’s historic hotels, includes selections from the recently donated Heritage Port Collection. Mackie’s, the sole surviving occupant of the old boardwalk, is represented by its large 1930 popcorn machine on loan from a private collector.