Resident Notice & Advisory

Petrolia Mayor to be Featured on Panel of Experts at AMCTO Municipal Finance Forum

Posted: November 30, 2017

Mayor John McCharles will be a featured panelist at this year’s highly respected conference organized by the Association of Municipal Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario (AMCTO), the Municipal Finance Officers’ Association of Ontario (MFOA) and the Chartered Professional Accounts of Ontario (CPA).  Mayor McCharles will speak about Petrolia’s innovative and successful asset management process.Earlier this…

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Petrolia Heritage Committee to Release Lambton’s First Historical Graphic Novel

Posted: November 30, 2017

Petrolia Heritage Committee to Release Lambton’s First Historical Graphic Novel The Petrolia Heritage Committee is thrilled to announce the release of a Petrolia history graphic novel THE BEAR CREAK GUM BED MONSTER. A unique blend of art and story, this book has been created to interest young people in the heritage of Petrolia. The Bear…

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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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Public Open House and Special Meeting of Council to View Draft YMCA Proposal

Posted: November 27, 2017

Public Open House and Special Meeting of Council to View Draft YMCA ProposalFollowing a successful series of public consultations that included Boomers Extra, Staff of the Oil Heritage District Community Centre (The Centre), members of The Centre, the Lambton Central Petrolia Optimist Club, Bluewater Health, and the public, there will be an opportunity to see…

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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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Town Discussing Options with YMCA to Operate The Centre

Posted: October 25, 2017

Town Discussing Options with YMCA to Operate The CentrePetrolia, ON – The Town of Petrolia and the YMCA are currently discussing the option of the YMCA assuming operations of The Oil Heritage District Community Centre (The Centre) under a contract that would provide them a fee for service.As part of the town’s focus on both…

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Public Skating Schedule is Here!

Posted: October 10, 2017

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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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