Cavan Intersection Traffic Control Infrastructure Under Review by MTO

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has retained WSP Canada Group Limited to compete a Preliminary Design and Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Study for the intersection affectionately known as the “Four Corners” in Cavan.  Traffic at the intersection of Highway 7A and County Rd. 10 is approaching the limits for… Continue reading

Master Fire Plan Outlines Recommendations for the Next Decade

Last month, Fire Chief Bill Balfour presented a Master Fire Plan that was initiated to ensure the Fire Department was prepared to deliver fire protection to residents throughout the township today and for years to come.  The Master Fire Plan was prepared by Emergency Management and Training, and provides a… Continue reading

Local Policing Task Force Looks at the Future of Policing in the Township

Late last fall, the Township of Cavan-Monaghan established a Task Force on Policing to seek input from residents and businesses in order to formulate recommendations to Council on future policing in the community.  The objective is to develop a clear understanding of the current state of policing in the township… Continue reading

Finding the Light in COVID’s Darkness

Feeling anxious or depressed? You are not alone! COVID-19 is taking a toll on both our physical and mental wellbeing, and we are still months away from a vaccine roll-out. A survey of Canadians aged 15 years and older done during the first wave of COVID-19 found that just over… Continue reading

No Routes for ORV’s in Cavan Monaghan

The controversy is over for now. In a split decision, Council decided not to support the proposed one year pilot project that would have allowed the use of ATV’s on a designated route along sections of Dranoel and Glamorgan roads connecting the Victoria Rail Trail near Bethany to a trail… Continue reading

CMCC Begins to Re-Open October 13th

Last month, Council approved a two-phased re-opening approach for the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre. On October 13th, the ice surface and walking track will re-open by appointment only for Phase One.  In Phase 2, bookings for the additional facilities including the Community Hall, Studio Room, Meeting Room and Overlook Room… Continue reading

It Takes a Village: Working Together to Ensure a Safe Return to School

Behind the scenes, there has been an enormous amount of work done to prepare for the safe return of students to schools. The work continues, with school openings staggered to allow for a gradual re-entry with time enough for everyone to learn the new rules of engagement and public health… Continue reading

New Dog Control Regulations

Last month, Council approved a new Dog Control bylaw to address some issues that have arisen since the 2013 version was implemented.  In addition to the normal licensing and “stoop and scoop” provisions, the new regulation includes sections to better control the number of dogs permitted on properties in the… Continue reading