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Grant to Modernize the Westport Pumping Station on Glen St.

The Governments of Canada and Ontario have provided 75% of the cost to modernize the pumping station. The work should reduce the frequency of unplanned shut downs due to force main failures and power loss. It is important to recognize that the support from both orders of governments continues to improve our Village infrastructure.

The total cost of the work is $418,750. Village contribution will be funded through annual OCIF grants.

COVID-19 VACCINES

 Canada approves its first single-dose vaccine


And then there were four. Health Canada approved Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, adding it to the ranks of previously approved two-dose vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca. The announcement came with an extra shot of optimism, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau revealed that another 3.5 million Pfizer doses would arrive in Canada months ahead of the expected timeline.