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Welcome to Petrolia, “The Greatest Town on Earth”.

Over the past 150 years, our community has exhibited the kind of vitality and imagination that has created an exceptional lifestyle for our residents and wonderful experiences for our visitors.We are focused on the health and wellness of our community supported by excellent health care and wellness facilities and services that are available to everyone. Our efforts would not succeed without the many volunteers who cheerfully give countless hours of their time to programs that benefit friends, family and neighbours.Whether you are a visitor, a newcomer to our community or a long term resident, we invite you to enjoy all Petrolia has to offer. Please try out our new website and let us know if you have any suggestions for improvement.

John McCharles
Town of Petrolia

Manny Baron

Dear Residents & Visitors:

As the Chief Administrative Officer for the Town of Petrolia, I would like to welcome you to our re-designed website. I invite you to take a few minutes to explore the available resources our site has to offer from Council agendas, minutes, by-laws, Town departmental services, as well as business, tourism and community events information.


I am honoured to live and work in such a great town with a progressive Mayor and Council, alongside a very dedicated and talented staff.


Our Mission is to sustain the Town of Petrolia’s exceptional quality of life for current and future generations. To accomplish this we will serve the public interest through leadership, innovation and a focus on community priorities and strengths.

Manny Baron
Chief Administrative
Town of Petrolia

Resident Notice & Advisory

Petrolia Line Construction Meeting Notes – Jan. 19/15

Posted: January 19, 2015

Please click the link below for the presentation from the Public Meeting held this afternoon at Victoria Hall.  If you have any questions, please contact Manny Baron at Town Hall (519)882-2350 or mbaron@town.petrolia.on.ca. T000355A-090-150119-PRES-Petrolia Line Streetscape-e01 Please complete the following comment sheet by February 6, 2015 so that your comments can be part of the…

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Public Forum: Network Southwest regarding VIA RAIL

Posted: January 12, 2015

Make plans to attend this information session with Greg Gromick on January 31, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Sarnia Public Library Theatre.   Sarnia Network Southwest Public Forum Poster

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Request for Proposal: Kerr Cafe – Seasonal Operator

Posted: January 7, 2015

The request for proposal to take care of the operations of Kerr Cafe is available by clicking below. RFP KERR CAFE FARMERS MARKET RFP 2015 2016 option 2017 2018 If you have any questions please contact Town Hall at (519)882-2350.

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