Ed Ketchabaw Re-Elected as 2024 Elgin County Warden

Elgin County Council has re-elected Ed Ketchabaw, Mayor of the Municipality of Bayham, as the Warden of Elgin County during its annual election meeting held on December 5, 2023. Warden Ketchabaw is set to continue his role as the head of Elgin County Council for the upcoming 2024 governance year.

Elgin County Council Highlights – November 28, 2023

Elgin County Council met on Tuesday, November 28th to discuss several initiatives including: Elder Abuse, a recap of the 2023 year at the Elgin County Museum, a new Library Membership & Circulation Policy, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, and much more!

Notice: Public Information Centre #2 – Highway 4 Widening and Proposed Talbotville Bypass & Highway 3 Twinning

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.

King George VI Lift Bridge Maintenance Work

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.

St. Thomas-Elgin County Health Recruitment Partnership Scholarship

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.