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29 Aug

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Hazardous Waste Collection events for 2019 are now complete.  Household Hazardous Waste cannot be accepted at any Township of Algonquin Highlands Waste Disposal Site until the next collection event in 2020.   If you are uncertain where and how to dispose of waste items, please use the waste wizard to search for your   read more

25 Mar

NOTICE: Dorset Office Temporarily Closed

Due to a recent water leak the Dorset Office has experienced some damage.  The office will remain closed until we are able to obtain a professional evaluation of the damage. To arrange an appointment with the Building Department or Fire Services, please call  705-489-2379. We apologize for any   read more

16 Oct

REMINDER WINTER HOURS begin today at all Township Waste disposal sites

The Township of Algonquin Highlands waste disposal sites will be operating on winter hours effective October 16. Winter Hours (October 16 to April 30): Mondays:  Maple 10am-2pm, Hawk 10am-2pm, Dorset 10am-2pm Tuesdays:  Hawk 10am-2pm, Dorset 10am-2pm Wednesdays:  Maple 10am-2pm, Pine Springs 10am-2pm, Oxtongue 10am-2pm Thursdays:  Hawk Lake 10am-2pm, Dorset   read more

26 Jul

NOTICE - Enhanced Security at Landfills

Enhanced Security at Landfills The Township of Algonquin Highlands takes workplace safety very seriously and is committed to providing workspaces that are safe and harassment-free.  Sadly, incidents of worker harassment have been on the rise, particularly at our Waste Disposal Sites. There have been increased incidents of illegal dumping, failure to pay applicable fees, dumping without   read more

20 Mar

ANNOUNCEMENT Dorset Heritage Museum receives Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant

Dorset Heritage Museum Expansion Project Receives an Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant Algonquin Highlands - The Township of Algonquin Highlands is excited to announce that it has been successful in securing a $150,000 Capital grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to assist in costs associated with a 960 square foot expansion project at the Dorset Heritage Museum.  The grant contract   read more

23 Oct

NOTICE - Certificate of Election Results

Please see the attached Certificate of Election Results for the 2018 Municipal Election for the Township of Algonquin Highlands. For more information, please contact: Matt Gower Municipal Clerk Phone: 705-489-2379   read more

14 Sep

NOTICE: Big Brother Lake Blue Green Algae Bloom

The Ministry of Environment, Conservation & Parks has confirmed a Blue Green Algae bloom was present on Big Brother Lake on September 7th 2018. The bloom has since dissipated, however, it is possible for more to develop in the future. Blue Green Algae can release toxins. If a new bloom is observed: Avoid skin contact. Do not ingest. Keep pets away. Do not eat fish caught in the   read more