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Posted Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Selwyn Township Logo with Construction Hat Building Code Corner - October 2019 Edition In this edition of the Building Code Corner, we will look at the energy efficiency requirements related to housing.
As a means to address the growing awareness and need to construct more energy efficient housing solutions, the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing implemented the Supplemental Standard Bulletin SB-12 into force on January 1, 2014. The result of this standard included design options regarding the energy...

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Posted Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Sherin IslandThe Ontario Geographic Names Board has received requests to adopt names for Sherin Island: located in the southwest part of Stony Lake, Selwyn Township. You can comment on the proposed names by completing the short questionnaire by August 30th, 2019, available at: www.ontario.ca/page/geographic-names .   
For assistance, call  705-755-2134  or email  geographicnames@ontario.ca .
Their goal is to reach local residents in the area of the islands...

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Posted Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Otonabee Conservation has produced an information sheet " Conservation in Action: Township of Selwyn " which highlights conservation activity - from the number of permits issued last year, to the types of stewardship and education programs offered - in our municipality.

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Posted Monday, January 28, 2019

Barn fires can be tragic events for farmers, and the loss of livestock, buildings and equipment can be devastating in many ways.
Approximately 40 per cent of all barn fires are caused by faulty electrical systems, which is one of the leading causes of barn fires.
Regular inspections and maintenance are key to reducing the risk of a barn fire.
For more information visit:  http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/engineer/barnfire/fireprevention.htm

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Posted Friday, December 22, 2017

Kawarthas Northumberland  is a branded tourism area of Ontario that is officially designated as Regional Tourism Organization 8 (RTO8).
RTO8 was created through the Tourism Competitiveness Study completed in 2009 and is funded by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture (MCTS) to support a competitive and sustainable tourism industry, attract visitors, generate economic activity, and create jobs within the region that encompasses: City of Kawartha...

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