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Welcome to the Township of Howick

Rural Economic Development (RED) program

The Red program is now open.  Ontario is providing rural communities, businesses and organizations, with funding to help attract investment, create jobs, and boost tourism, through a renewed Rural Economic Development (RED) program.  Follow link for more information.

Howick welcomes new Township Staff

Jean Hughes and Lisa Gibson are welcomed by Reeve Versteeg at the Township at the September 15th council meeting.  Jean is the Township's Treasurer-Tax Collector and Lisa he By Law Enforcement Officer.  
Lisa Gibson, By Law Enforcement

Lisa Gibson, By Law Enforcement Officer and Reeve Versteeg  Jean Hughes and Reeve Versteeg
Jean Hughes, Treasurer-Tax Collector and Reeve Versteeg

Countywide Economic Development

Huron County Economic Development Board and Huron County Council have agreed to support a truly countywide strategic planning process.  To support the countywide collaborative economic development strategic planning process, the County of Huron has created a Facebook Page entitled "Shaping Huron County's Economic Development Plan, 2015-2020". Anyone interested in this conversation is invited to join the page and participate!  

Education and Training

Huron County has a wide variety of learning options for the whole family, from pre-schoolers to retirees. For school-age children, public and private learning opportunities are available; 24 elementary schools and 5 secondary schools are located throughout the county, all with safe school policies. If you like opportunities for adult education, skills development, and self-improvement, business and economic development, Huron County hosts several unique learning partnerships that bring a range of programming to local residents.  Please follow this link for more information and links to upcoming events and workshops.

Recreation News

The recreation department is working on their arena scheduling, please check back to see if the 2015-2016 schedule has been downloaded.  If you have any questions, you can contact Joe at 519-335-3883.

Calendar of Events in Howick

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Upcoming Events

Wanted! Upcoming Events

If you know of upcoming events in Howick that you think we should include on our Community Events Calendar, please contact Howick Township Office by e-mail or telephone at 519-335-3208.

Special Announcements

Trillium LogoThe Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) is an agency of the Government of Ontario, and Canada’s largest granting foundation. Over $110 million is awarded annually to some 1,300 nonprofit and charitable organizations across the province.  Howick Township is pleased to announce that the Trillium Grant approved funding to renovate the washrooms at the Gorrie Hall.  Click Trillium logo above for link to Ontario Trillium Foundation website.  The Gorrie Hall Board would like to issue the Press Release for the Official recognition held on August 31st, 2015.  Follow this link for photos of the presentation.

Service Ontario has launched a new section for not-for-profits (NFPs)  in Ontario making it faster and easier for organizations to get the services and information they need to start, operate and grow their NFPs.  The new site features information on government open call programs for funding, ideas on how to start and manage a not-for-profit organization, a section to help organizations understand the laws that affect the sector, research about the sector, government initiatives that support the sector, and much more. Please follow the link to visit this new resource: www.ServiceOntario.ca/NotForProfits

OPP News: The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is improving its capacity for emergency response and enhancing the safety for an important segment of the communities it serves.  The OPP will be equipped to receive emergency calls for service via Text  people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired.  The Ontario Provincial Police is pleased to offer Citizen Self Reporting, an alternative reporting option that allows the public to report specific crimes to police via the internet, anywhere, anytime.

Welcome to the Township of Howick

On behalf of Council and the residents of the Township of Howick, welcome to our community.  The rural area of the Township is ideal for farming and other agricultural based operations. Our three villages, Fordwich, Wroxeter and Gorrie and two hamlets, Belmore and Lakelet  offer a setting for commercial and residential applications. We would like to extend an invitation for you to visit, relocate or establish a business in our friendly community.

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