Resident Notice & Advisory

New Petrolia Fire Chief to Start March 26

Posted: March 6, 2018

MEDIA RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDATE: March 6, 2018TITLE:  New Petrolia Fire Chief to Start March 26   Petrolia, ON – During a special meeting of Council on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 the Council of the Town of Petrolia appointed Jay Arns for the Fire Chief of the Petrolia and North Enniskillen Fire Department, and Community Emergency Coordinator…

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Notice of Election Day and Information Session Evening

Posted: February 23, 2018

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Mayor McCharles Celebrates Volunteerism

Posted: February 21, 2018

PETROLIA MAYOR CELEBRATES VOLUNTEERISM Petrolia, ON- Mayor John McCharles and Town of Petrolia staff were pleased to honour all Town volunteers tonight at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner.  Seventy-five people attended the event at the Petrolia Legion and were treated to dinner and an evening of celebration of their efforts for the Town.   The value for…

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Town of Petrolia Donates Land to Habitat for Humanity

Posted: February 14, 2018

NEWS RELEASEFor Immediate ReleaseTown of Petrolia Donates Land to Habitat for HumanityWednesday, February 14, 2018Sarnia, ON – Representatives from the Town of Petrolia and Habitat for Humanity Sarnia/Lambton gathered today at 4158 James Street in Petrolia to mark the donation of the vacant lot to the local charity.Construction of a home on the lot is…

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Petrolia Council Appoints Chief Administrative Officer

Posted: February 5, 2018

Petrolia – During a special meeting of Petrolia Town Council held today at 3:00 pm, Council met in closed session to discuss a working arrangement with an identifiable member of personnel regarding employee negotiations.Upon return to open session, Mayor John McCharles was pleased to announce that Mr. Rick Charlebois accepted the position of Chief Administrative…

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Posted: January 23, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDATE: January 22, 2018TITLE:  Council Approves YMCA Proposal to Operate The CentrePetrolia, ON – After an extensive community consultation process, including 10 individual stakeholder sessions, the Council of the Town of Petrolia has approved the YMCA’s proposal to assume contracted operation of the Oil Heritage District Community Centre (“The Centre”).  The YMCA’s Board…

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2017 Accomplishments

Posted: January 8, 2018

Dear residents,As 2017 comes to a close, it seems that now is an appropriate time to make note of some of the exceptional accomplishments that have taken place this year.  Our Town of Petrolia team of staff and Council, has spent countless hours working to better our community in many ways. In no particular order, please…

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Public Skating Dates!

Posted: January 4, 2018

Additional public skating dates, please click the link to enlarge!We’ve added Feb. 2 from 2 – 3:30 p.m. also!  Greenwood Rec Centre Skating Times 2018 

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Posted: December 12, 2017

CHILI COOK-OFF AND PARADE WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN PETROLIA!At the final meeting for 2017 of Petrolia Town Council last night, the winners of this year’s Chili Cook-Off and Parade Floats were presented with certificates and trophies to commemorate the occasion.  The annual Chili Cook-Off has become a heated battle with community groups all vying for the famous…

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Posted: November 29, 2017

Senior staff at Petrolia Town Hall presented Town Council with a budget in October proposing a modest 1% tax increase on the municipal portion of taxes for property owners.   This proposed increase speaks to the commitment of staff to work as efficiently as possible, and takes into consideration the proposed changes to minimum wage. The small…

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Councillor Gleeson Nominated for Samara’s “Everyday Political Citizen”

Posted: November 14, 2017

Everyday Political Citizen EPC NOMINEE: MARY-PAT GLEESON  Mary-Pat Gleeson of Petrolia, ON, was nominated by Rosanne Orcutt Having left her small Petrolia Ontario town with both trepidation and determination to seek a career in Canada’s film industry, Mary-Pat successfully spent a number of years with Alliance and Columbia Films in post-production, production and distribution, eventually forming her…

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The Rotary Club of Petrolia Makes Two Generous Donations to Petrolia

Posted: October 27, 2017

The Rotary Club of Petrolia Makes Two Generous Donations to PetroliaPetrolia – The Oil Heritage District Community Centre has a brand new NuStep machine, thanks to the generosity of The Rotary Club of Petrolia.  The NuStep is for members to use to improve their cardiovascular fitness by using a closed kinetic chain exercise motion.  Exercise…

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Hillsdale Cemetery Columbarium has opened

Posted: September 6, 2017

Hillsdale Cemetery is the site of the newly completed columbarium garden.  The columbarium garden section was added to Hillsdale Cemetery to create a peaceful and serene place for cremation interment.  The culture surrounding final resting place locations is quickly changing to reflect more people choosing cremation, and cemeteries being seen as not only the final…

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Learn About the Health Care Village Here!

Posted: March 30, 2017

170323 Petrolia Open House Panels FINAL_ Second Meeting170327_Petrolia Bluewater Open House Second MeetingPublic Input Panels First MeetingOpen House Presentation Slides First MeetingWELL ATTENDED HEALTH CARE VILLAGE OPEN HOUSE IN PETROLIAPetrolia – An Open House regarding the Health Care Village and CEEH Master Plan project was held Monday night at Victoria Hall. A presentation of information gathered for the project…

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** Resident Advisory ** Door to Door and Phone sales

Posted: February 1, 2017

February 1, 2017The Town of Petrolia has not issued any transient trader or solicitation licences.It has been brought to our attention that this past week there have been several active companies soliciting door to door and by telephone for water softening and mold remediation.We would like to take this opportunity to ask that if you…

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News Release regarding Heavy Truck Traffic on Petrolia Line

Posted: November 15, 2016


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Ontario Electricity Support Program information

Posted: November 10, 2016

https://ontarioelectricitysupport.ca The Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP).If you are a customer of an electricity utility and in a lower-income home, you may qualify for a reduction on your electricity bill. Click above to learn more about it. The OESP will reduce the cost of your household electricity by applying a monthly credit directly to your…

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Notice of Surplus Lands – 4220 Petrolia Line

Posted: June 14, 2016

Please click the link below for information regarding suplus lands available for sale at 4220 Petrolia Line.Notice of Surplus Lands – June 2016 – Discovery Line

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MyCNN Community Notification Network – Sign Up Here!

Posted: November 28, 2014

Receive alerts about emergencies and other important community notices by signing up for My Community Notification Network (MyCNN). This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as tornado warnings, unexpected road closures, missing persons, and evacuations of buildings or neighbourhoods. You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever…

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