October 9, 2020

The County of Huron rolls out Single-Use Item Reduction Strategy

The County of Huron launches a corporate-wide Single-Use Item Reduction Strategy, with the goal of improving sustainability within the corporation.

October 8, 2020

The County of Huron releases Corporate Climate Change Adaptation Plan

As a result of funding from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities through the Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program, the County of Huron has recently developed a Corporate Climate Change Adaptation Plan.

October 7, 2020

The County of Huron seeks public input regarding the Property Tax Treatment of Vacant Commercial and Industrial Land

The County of Huron is seeking public feedback related to the property tax treatment of unimproved commercial and industrial land. Those wishing to provide input on these matters may complete an online survey and submission form prior to October 26, 2020.

October 5, 2020

Huron County urged to stand firm and keep following public health direction.

As local services like libraries and arenas begin to reopen, and people start to spend more time in indoor settings over the colder months, it is essential that we continue to respect all public health guidelines, including performing hand hygiene, practicing physical distancing, wearing masks, following social gathering mandates, and staying home if ill.

September 30, 2020

Huron County Launches Digital Service Squad to Help Small Businesses Adopt Online Technologies

Huron County Economic Development, in partnership with nine municipalities and the eleven Business Improvement Areas (BIA) and other business groups across the County, has received a $90,000 grant from Digital Main Street Ontario, funded by FedDev Ontario, for a Digital Service Squad to help main street businesses in the region use digital technologies to adapt to a rapidly changing environment. Digital Service Squads are fundamental to Digital Main Street’s design and success, with trained specialists who meet with small businesses, at no cost, to help them improve their online presence.

September 28, 2020

Explore the Life and Work of Huron County Artist J.W. McLaren at the Huron County Museum’s Latest Exhibit

The Huron County Museum, together with the Huron County Historical Society, is pleased to announce the opening of the much-anticipated exhibit, Reflections: The Life and Work of J.W. (Jack) McLaren, on October 8, 2020. The public is invited to pre-arrange a visit to catch the exhibit at their convenience.

September 17, 2020

Addressing Homelessness in Huron County

The County of Huron continues to work diligently in addressing the challenges associated with homelessness, poverty and housing instability in Huron County. To properly address the complexities of homelessness, both immediate action and long-term solutions are required.

September 9, 2020

Huron County students and teachers are heading back to school

The County of Huron is committed to supporting the back to school plans, established by the Avon Maitland District School Board and the Huron Perth Catholic School Board in consultation with Huron Perth Public Health, to ensure both the community and its learning environments remain as safe as possible.

Economic Development Board Meeting Cancelled

The Economic Development Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, September 9, 2020 has been cancelled.

August 17, 2020

Huron County urged to remain steadfast and continue following public health direction

As the provincial Phase 3 re-opening and summer season is well underway, and life begins to look more familiar, it can become easy to slip into old habits. However, the County of Huron reminds its residents that the COVID-19 virus remains circulating in Ontario and following public health measures continues to be as important as ever.