Community garden plots can now be booked in Tiny

Community Garden

The Township of Tiny is pleased to announce that reservations for garden plots at the Perkinsfield Park Community Garden are now open to residents. Non-resident reservations will open on March 12, 2021 at 12 p.m. Individuals can register for a plot online at tiny.ca/online portal or contact Maggie Off, Community Engagement Coordinator. Tiny’s Community Garden […]

Warden George Cornell appointed as Chair of WOWC

Warden George Cornell of the County of Simcoe has been acclaimed as Chair of the Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (WOWC), during the organization’s Annual General Meeting held virtually on February 5, 2021. “I am honoured to have been placed in the position of Chair of the Caucus, to represent Southwestern Ontario, and I look forward […]

Township of Tiny: February is Winter Activity Month​

Winter is here which would normally mean Tiny’s Carnaval d’Hiver is just around the corner. This year, the Recreation Team, Carnival Partners and Sponsors have brainstormed a safe, frosty alternative. “February is Winter Activity Month” offers all your favourite, traditional Carnaval activities while adhering to social distancing measures and protocols in light of the COVID-19 […]

Tiny Township study could help address internet speed issues

The Township of Tiny has partnered with the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) to collect the latest detailed information relating to internet speeds accessed by local residents and businesses within Tiny. Through this partnership the Township is providing access to CIRA’s Internet Performance Test, which can be used on any kind of device without needing […]

Midland, Penetanguishene get ‘win-win’ infrastructure funding

The Ontario government is providing up to $1.05 billion in combined federal-provincial funding through the new COVID-19 Resilience infrastructure stream to build or renovate health and safety-related projects in long-term care, education and municipalities. The funding is part of the federal government’s Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program and reinforces the commitment of both the federal […]

Township of Tiny Virtual Farm Crawl Video Series

The Township of Tiny is pleased to kick of Ontario Agriculture Week – October 7 to 13 – with Tiny’s Virtual Farm Crawl Video Series. Tiny and its partners, Bruce Grey Simcoe, The Government of Ontario, Economic Development Corporation of North Simcoe and Tourism Simcoe County are excited to recognize and celebrate local agriculture. This […]

Hospital receives second $20K donation from Tiny Township

Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation

Tiny Township cemented its support for local health care this week with a second donation of $20,000. The presentation was made to Gail Hunt, president and chief executive officer of Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH), and Nicole Kraftscik, executive director of the GBGH Foundation, at the committee-of-the-whole meeting Monday. “You’ve really stepped up and supported […]

Tiny retail store offers big promise for area farmers

Area farmers have another option to get their produce and goods to market starting today. Farm2Door, which began in late April as a predominantly ecommerce company, officially opens a retail outlet just outside of Perkinsfield on Balm Beach Road at 1 p.m. “This is pretty exciting news,” said Farm2Door general manager Bart Nagel. “The opportunity […]

Shopping locally, supporting small businesses ‘more important now than ever’

Businesses and organizations across north Simcoe are urging residents to invest in their communities to help the local economy rebound from the shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “It is always important that people shop locally, but it is crucial right now,” said Debbie Levy, a Penetanguishene councillor and owner of The Reading Room bookstore. […]

Lafontaine Iron Werks behind major public art sculptures across Canada

Company makes artists’ ideas, municipalities’ projects come to life Locally, they’re reputed for unique fire bowls, but nationally, their major public art sculptures can be found dotted across the country. Lafontaine Iron Werks (LIW) started small, making maquettes of Ron Baird’s “Spirit Catcher” sculpture in Barrie in 1995. But word of mouth about the company’s […]