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From left, Belgium’s Ambassador to Canada, Patrick Van Gheel, MP Shelby Kramp, MPP Ric Bresee, Mathias Miedreich, CEO of Umicore, and his wife, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, MP Mark Gerretsen, and Jim Hegadorn, Deputy Mayor Loyalist Township, announcing the new plant.

Umicore prepares to construct first-of-its-kind battery materials production plant in Loyalist

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 11:19 AM

News Release from the Ontario Ministry of Economic Develop, Job Creation & Trade

Umicore plans to make a $1.5 billion investment to build a first of its kind industrial scale cathode and precursor materials manufacturing plant, in eastern Ontario.

This investment would support Ontario’s vision of building an end-to-end electric vehicle (EV) supply chain in the province and becoming a North American hub for building the cars of the future. Building the facility will provide employment for around...

Bath Gardening Club members and Loyalist Township's Climate Action Coordinator installing the pollinator garden within a canoe painted like the Canadian flag.

Butterflyway Project Pollinator Garden Installed

Posted on Monday, June 27, 2022 10:00 AM

During Pollinator Week, on Wednesday, June 22, the Bath Gardening Club, in collaboration with Loyalist Township, installed a pollinator demonstration garden near the Bath Water Filtration Plant in Centennial Park, Bath, Ontario. The garden is part of a much larger initiative called the “Butterflyway Project” and is housed inside a painted canoe.  

The Butterflyway Project is a citizen-led movement growing pockets of habitat for butterflies and bees across Canada. Initially founded by

Bath Canada Day Parade & Road Closures on July 1st

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022 10:00 AM

Please be advised of upcoming road closures for The Bath Canada Day Committee’s Canada Day Parade on July 1st.

(Country Road 7) Church Street between Academy Street and Loyalist Boulevard will be closed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 1st.

Additional temporary road closures will take place between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. on July 1st from Finkle’s Shore Park along Main Street to Church Street. There will be no access for vehicles to cross Church Street or Main Street during the parade.

Directions for vehicular...

Public Meeting: Official Plan & Zoning Amendments - 11 Centre Street

Posted on Monday, June 20, 2022 04:27 PM

Notice of Public Meeting Concerning an Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of Loyalist Township has received applications for Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment pursuant to the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended, and that Council for Loyalist Township has scheduled a Public Meeting on Monday, July 11, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. or shortly thereafter to consider the following amendment to the Loyalist Township Official...

Construction Lane Closures on Highway 33 Begin June 28th

Posted on Friday, June 17, 2022 09:39 AM

Coco Paving has advised that construction will soon begin on Highway 33 from 225m east of Sir John Johnson Drive easterly to 500m East of County Road 4.

Construction activities consist of hot mix paving, grading and storm sewer repairs.

Construction Lane Closures:

The implementation of traffic control measures are scheduled to start on June 28th, 2022. Shoulder Closures to begin June 28, 2022 for implementation of traffic control measures along Hwy 33.

Lane closures will occur throughout the construction...