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Monday, July 19, 2021

Service Disruption: Cypher Systems Group Greenway

Service Disruption: Please note that the Cypher Systems Group Greenway from Highway 3 to Thomas Street in Essex Centre will be closed as the Town of Essex performs Rush Drain…

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Photo of 2. Deputy Prime Minister Herb Gray and Minister of Canadian Heritage Sheila Copps unveiling plaque to designate the Detroit River as a Canadian Heritage River on July 19, 2001
Monday, July 19, 2021

Detroit River Celebrates 20 Years as a Canadian Heritage River

Windsor, ON –  It’s hard to believe that two decades have passed since the Detroit River became the first and only river in North America to be designated as a…

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Drinking Water Protection Zone sign
Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Essex Region Source Protection Authority Releases Invitation for Expressions of Interest for the Essex Region Source Protection Committee (SPC)

The Essex Region Source Protection Committee was created Under Ontario Regulation 288/07, Clean Water Act, 2006 to develop a Source Protection Plan to protect drinking water sources in the Essex…

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Dignitaries cut the ribbin in front of the new Heritage Centre
Friday, July 2, 2021

Grand Opening for Heritage & Conservation Centre at John R. Park Homestead

  Essex, ON –  A small group of dignitaries gathered to celebrate the grand opening of the new Heritage & Conservation Centre at the John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area….

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the heritage centre building in early summer
Friday, June 18, 2021

Zekelman Foundation Supports Kids’ Learning at Heritage & Conservation Centre

Essex – The Stephanie and Barry Zekelman Foundation, which made the lead donation to the Heritage and Conservation Centre at the John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area, has made another…

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Thursday, June 17, 2021

Essex Region Conservation Authority Meeting

Essex Region –The Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) will hold its regularly scheduled Board of Directors’ meeting digitally on Thursday, June 17 at 6:00 pm. Agenda items include: Conservation Ontario:…

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Holiday Beach
Friday, June 11, 2021

Essex Region – With lake levels beginning to recede, the beach at Holiday Beach reopens for swimming this weekend. “For the past three years, unprecedented lake levels resulted in such…

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the heritage centre building in early summer
Friday, June 11, 2021

Toldo Foundation Supports Outdoor Learning with new Classroom

Photo: The John R. Park Homestead Heritage Centre is expected to open in the coming month   Essex– Learners of all ages will be able to better connect with nature…

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Monday, June 7, 2021

Service Disruption: John R. Park Homestead Parking Lot

Please note that the parking lot of the John R. Park Homestead will be closed from Thursday, June 10 – Monday, June 14 for re-grading.

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Thursday, May 20, 2021

Service Disruption: Harrow Rotary Community Entrance

Please note that due to construction, the Harrow Rotary Community Entrance to the Chrysler Canada Greenway is expected to be closed until approximately June 25, 2021. Parking as available at…

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