Behavioural Support Transition Unit opens at Georgian Village

Georgian Village

The County of Simcoe and the Georgian Village campus of care are pleased to announce the opening of the new Behavioural Support Transition Unit (BSTU) as an addition to its offerings at Georgian Manor in Penetanguishene. Georgian Manor also hosts respite and convalescent care support in addition to long-term care services. The first patient was […]

Penetanguishene wants to hear from you… Future use of 51 Dunlop

Town of Penetanguishene

In early 2021, the Town of Penetanguishene purchased 51 Dunlop Street – a 13-acre property that housed the former Penetanguishene Secondary School. The property is now vacant, and the Town is ready to plan for the future. There are many potential uses for this land. Public input will play a key role in determining next […]

Formal Trailhead Created on Overhead Bridge Road

The Town of Penetanguishene is kicking off Trails Month with the opening of a new trailhead on Overhead Bridge Road, a beautiful section of the Trans Canada Trail that joins Penetanguishene with Tiny Township. Join Penetanguishene, Tiny, Simcoe County and members of the Trans Canada Trail for a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the […]

Georgian Legacy calls Penetanguishene Harbour home

Landmark Cruises Penetanguishene

The Town of Penetanguishene is excited to welcome the “Georgian Legacy” to the Town Harbour. In December 2021, the Town accepted Landmark Cruises’ proposal to bring the historical ship to the community after the Town issued a Request for Proposals. The ship, once known as the “Tobermory Legacy” and the “Miss Midland” was renamed by […]

Penetanguishene Launches Online Building Permit Payment System


Builders and Residents in the Town of Penetanguishene can now pay their building permit fees online with the launch of the Town’s Cloudpermit, online payment system. The Town of Penetanguishene previously launched Cloudpermit in the Spring of 2021 with the ability to submit applications online, update drawings, receive notifications for your project progress and book […]

Town of Penetanguishene Receives a $500,000 Community Building Fund Capital Grant​

Ontario Triullium Foundation

Following the formal announcement by MPP Jill Dunlop and Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sports, Tourism and Culture Industries, earlier this year, the Town of Penetanguishene is ready to put its $500,000 Community Building Fund-Capital grant from the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Trillium Foundation to work. This grant program provides support for municipalities […]

Penetanguishene hosting hybrid Winterama festival on Family Day weekend

The 74th annual Winterama, slated for February 18-20, will be a hybrid event offering a variety of virtual and in-person activities. The popular event — the longest-running winter carnival in Ontario — will have a full slate of events for all ages. Virtual trivia with Kevin Cascagnette will be back, along with virtual performances by […]

Canada’s first climate change solutions park in Penetanguishene looks to sprout

York University

Penetanguishene gardeners should prepare those neon trowels because the future of agriculture is a few short months away. At a recent Penetanguishene regular meeting of council, staff authorization was given to proceed with signing an updated agreement with York University to utilize a portion of the Ecology Garden at 144 Fox Street to develop Canada’s first […]

The Penetanguishene Centennial Museum & Archives opens to the public today

Penetanguishene Centennial Museum

The Penetanguishene Centennial Museum & Archives will be open to the public with a 50% capacity limit, starting Wednesday July 28th, 2021. Previously, in accordance with the Provincial Re-opening Plan, the Penetanguishene Centennial Museum remained closed to the public. “We are so pleased to be opening to the public again. Over the closure we have […]