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Council this week, Oxford County - 20220914

Posted on Monday, September 12, 2022 10:15 AM

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Update on $10-day child care

County Council will receive an update next meeting on the new Canada Wide Early Learning & Child Care (CWELCC) agreement that will bring licensed child care to Oxford families at an average of $10 per day by September 2025. Parents and caregivers...

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Flags lowered to half-mast (Sept 8, 2022)

Posted on Thursday, September 08, 2022 04:34 PM

The flags have been lowered to half-mast at all Oxford County facilities today to observe the death of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The flags will remain lowered from today, September 8, 2022, until the day of the memorial service.

Our thoughts are with the Royal Family and the many others deeply affected by the loss of the Queen, who served with devotion for 70 years. 

Oxford County Archives: Tribute to Queen Elizabeth II - Short tribute and photographs 

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Licensed child care providers can opt-in to Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care program

Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 10:14 AM

All licensed child care providers in Ontario are eligible to apply to participate


On March 28, the provincial and federal governments announced plans to implement the Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care (CWELCC) funding program to make child care more affordable for families and increase compensation for eligible child care staff. Licensed child care providers who want to enroll in the CWELCC program must notify Oxford County of their intention to do so by November 1, 2022.


Join the Oxford County Cheese Trail

Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2022 09:27 AM

Tourism Oxford is hosting two information sessions for local businesses to learn about and express interest in joining the 2023 Oxford County Cheese Trail

Local businesses interested in joining the Oxford County Cheese Trail next year can attend one of two one-hour information sessions hosted by Tourism Oxford. Attendees can expect to learn about how the Oxford County Cheese Trail works, what partner involvement looks like, consumer expectations and standards, and next steps following...

Huron Street and Oxford Road 17 closed for construction August to October

Posted on Thursday, August 04, 2022 09:05 AM

Oxford County is advising residents of two construction projects in Woodstock that will have an impact on local traffic.

The next phase of the watermain extension in northeast Woodstock began August 2, closing Oxford Road 17 from Oxford Road 4 to Township Road 13 (local traffic permitted). Motorists are asked to follow the posted detours on Township Road 13, County Road 33, and Oxford Road 60. This work is expected to run to October 2022.

Construction has also started on Oxford Road 54 (Huron Street)...