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Loyalist Township Proclamation National Accessibility Week

Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023 10:41 AM

During the May 23, 2023, Council Meeting Loyalist Township adopted a proclamation request for National Accessibility Week.

According to the Government of Canada Website, National AccessAbiltiy Week is an opportunity to:

  • celebrate the valuable contributions and leadership of Canadians with disabilities
  • highlight the work of people, organizations and communities that are removing barriers
  • reflect on ongoing efforts to become a better, more accessible, more inclusive Canada

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Chandos Construction Selected as Contractor for the Loyalist Township Community Hub

Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023 09:29 AM

Loyalist Township has taken the next step toward presenting Council with a validation report and business case for the development of the Community Hub at the W.J. Henderson Recreation Centre in Amherstview.

Today, Loyalist announced that Chandos Construction has been selected as the contractor for the development of the Community Hub at the W.J. Henderson Recreation Centre in Amherstview.

“Loyalist is pleased to welcome Chandos to the Community Hub project team. Chandos has extensive experience...

Amherst Islander II ferry boat

Amherst Island Ferry Update - May 2023

Posted on Friday, May 05, 2023 11:12 AM

We are conscious that the community of Amherst Island is eager to see the Amherst Islander II in service. The Amherst Islander II is a ministry-owned vessel operated by Loyalist Township. MTO is working diligently, in partnership with Loyalist, to ensure its safe operation can commence as soon as possible. There are still several milestones that need to be achieved before the ministry can provide a specific in-service date for the new ferry. Before the new vessel can be safely put into service,...

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Township Seeking Community Input on Splash Pads

Posted on Tuesday, May 02, 2023 10:00 AM

From May 1, 2023 to July 1, 2023, Loyalist Township will be seeking public input to determine community interest in a splash pad and what features/amenities are most important when considering potential locations for the development of a splash pad. 

The project team is eager to listen and learn from the community through survey results and public information sessions. Input from the public will be presented to Loyalist Township Council to help inform them of the next steps. 

Loyalist Township will...

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Coyote Denning Season

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 03:18 PM

In Ontario, April and May months are coyote denning season when pups are born. Prior to giving birth coyotes build a den or look for a protected area to use as a den. has many tips to discourage coyotes from entering your property including closing off spaces under decks, porches and sheds as coyotes may try to use these areas as a den.

Additionally, keeping properties clear of garbage, food, brush, and wood piles can help coyote proof your property. Place garbage and recycling out in...