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Boil water advisory issued for Mount Elgin

Posted on Wednesday, February 09, 2022 06:24 AM

A Boil Water Advisory has been issued for the Mount Elgin municipal water system in the Township of South-West Oxford.

Residents under the Boil Water Advisory are asked to boil their tap water or use bottled water for drinking, making infant formula and juices, cooking, making ice, washing fruits and vegetables, or brushing teeth until further notice. Bring water to a rolling boil for one minute and allow it to cool. It may then be stored in clean containers.

This advisory is due to damage from...

Response to charges against Oxford County Councillor Trevor Birtch

Posted on Monday, February 07, 2022 07:18 AM

This is now a matter before the courts and we await the outcome along with the rest of the community. For now, our thoughts are with everyone impacted by this news.

Issued by:

Warden Larry Martin
Oxford County

Council this Week: Highlights from the Feb 9 County Council agenda

Posted on Friday, February 04, 2022 10:12 AM

County Council meetings are being held virtually under Ontario'sreturn to Modified Step Two and broadcast live Agenda packages and past recordings of Council meetings can be downloaded at

Annual update on 10-Year Shelter Plan

The County’s annual update on the 10-Year Shelter Plan comes forward at the February 9 Council meeting. The plan, a requirement for municipalities under the Housing Services Act, reports that in 2021:

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Oxford County appoints new director of Human Services

Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2022 02:43 PM

Oxford County CAO Michael Duben today announced the appointment of Kelly Black as Director of Human Services effective March 28, 2022.

Black joins Oxford County from her role as Chief Administrative Officer of the District of Timiskaming Social Services Administration Board, a partnership of 23 municipalities and two unorganized areas providing oversight for and operation of Ontario Works, Children’s Services, Housing Services and Paramedic Services. Prior to her appointment to the CAO role, Black...

New tourism grant aims to enhance the visitor experience in Oxford County

Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2022 04:31 AM

Tourism Oxford is teaming up with Community Futures Oxford to award two grants of $3,000 to local businesses that develop or expand tourism experiences in Oxford County.

With growing interest in domestic travel destinations, it is important to offer exciting and innovative visitor experiences to motivate longer stays and increase year-round visits. The Oxford County Tourism Innovation Grant encourages businesses to consider growing revenue through tourism.

Businesses that meet the eligibility...