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28 Mar


The Municipalities of Dysart et al, and Highlands East and the Township’s of Algonquin Highlands and Minden Hills will be hosting a joint information session for citizens interested in running as a candidate for municipal office.  The Candidate Information Session will take place on Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Haliburton Royal Canadian Legion Branch   read more

20 Mar

NOTICE - Adoption of the 2018 Municipal Budget

NOTICE is hereby provided that Council proposes to enact a by-law to adopt the 2018 Municipal Budget at its Regular Meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 5, 2018. The meeting will be held at the Township’s Council Chambers located at 1123 North Shore Road. Dated this 20th day of March, 2018. Matt Gower, Municipal Clerk Township of Algonquin Highlands 1123 North Shore   read more

20 Mar

NOTICE - Are you on the Voters List for the 2018 Municipal and School Board Elections?

Eligible electors in Algonquin Highlands can find out whether they’re on the list to vote for the upcoming municipal and school board elections at is an online service, provided by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC), used to collect and confirm information that will be used in the preparation of the final Voters’ Lists across   read more

12 Feb

The 2018 edition of the Township Talk newsletter is now available

Click the link below to view the Township Talk newsletter in PDF format, or watch for it in the mail with your tax bill. Please note:  Dates for Soccer registration, Ukranian Easter Egg Workshop and Dorset Heritage Day have been updated from the copy delivered with tax bills.  Dates in the attached document are now   read more

12 Feb

NOTICE: Interim Tax bills have been mailed

The 2018 Interim Tax Bills have been mailed and are due March 23, 2018 and May 18, 2018. Landfill user ID cards are NOT included in this mailing, please continue to use the card you received with your tax bill last year (lime green - valid until April 30,   read more

24 Jan

2018 Household Hazardous Waste Events

2018 Household Hazardous Waste events Saturday May 19 - Maple Lake Landfill Site Saturday June 23 - Dorset Transfer Station Saturday August 11 - Oxtongue Lake Landfill Site Saturday September 1 - Dorset Transfer Station Saturday October 6 - Maple Lake Landfill Site Please note:  Household Hazardous Waste cannot be accepted at any landfill site except during these   read more

13 Jul

INFORMATION SHEET: Increased Traffic on Harris Road

Information regarding Increased Traffic on Harris Road July 13, 2017 This information is being provided by the Township of Algonquin Highlands in response to the public’s questions about the Ministry of Transportation’s (MTO) current use of Harris Road to access an aggregate pit. The project: The MTO is working on the reconstruction of part of Hwy 60 between Cache Lake   read more

29 Jun

NOTICE: Pedestrian Bridge at Buttermilk Falls to be Closed

Below is an information bulletin from Parks Canada regarding the pedestrian bridge at Buttermilk Falls: Pedestrian Bridge at Buttermilk Falls to be Closed Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site Peterborough, Ontario, June 28, 2017 – The pedestrian bridge by Buttermilk Falls, adjacent to the dam at the outflow of Halls Lake, will be closed indefinitely on Friday June 30th,   read more

05 Apr

Be Bear-Wise

We are approaching that time of year when bears emerge from their winter hibernation.   We are lucky enough to share this region with bears, however problems with bears are usually created by people.  By following  a few basic tips in the spring, summer and fall, one can easily avoid attracting bears.    Check out the attached Bear-Wise fact sheet for some great   read more