• Phone: 519-335-3208
  • Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm

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Welcome to the Township of Howick

Hazardous Waste Day

Saturday August 8th at the Wingham Works Yard, follow link from poster below for more information.

Employment Opportunity - Treasurer - Tax Collector

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The Township of  Howick is seeking a Treasurer-Tax Collector, reporting directly to Council.  Interested applicants are invited to review the Treasurer-Tax Collector job description and forward resumes marked “Confidential” prior to 12 noon on Friday, July 31, 2015.  Follow this link for the full position description and advertisement for the Treasurer-Tax Collector position.

Howick Township - By Election

Voters in Howick will be going to the polls this summer.  The Mail-in Ballot method will be used for the upcoming 2015 municipal by-election and packages will be mailed on August 6, 2015 to each qualified elector whose name appears on the Voters List.  Come to the office and make sure that we have your correct information and that you are on the list!  Follow this link for the certified list of candidates and more information.

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

Recreation News

*NOTE: Changes starting August 3rd to aquafit class 


This summer the Howick Optimist Club will be subsidizing $20 per child for all the sessions of swim lessons throughout the summer.  For more info contact the pool directly at 519-335-3471.  Follow this link for more information.

The Township of Howick is looking to form an advisory committee for the Howick Community Centre.  Follow the link for more information on how you can become involved. 

Howick Community Centre is requesting interested parties/individuals/businesses that may be interested in operating the food booth at the Howick Community Centre.  Follow the link for more information.

Calendar of Events in Howick

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Upcoming Events

Council Meetings 7:00 p.m. at the Municipal Office

  1. August 18, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
  2. September 1, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
  3. September 15, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
  4. October 6, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
  5. October 20, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
  6. November 3, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
  7. November 17, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
  8. December 1, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
  9. December 15, 2015 @ 7:00 pm

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 invite members of the community to the Official Recognition of the Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant on Monday August 31st, 2015.

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.  Beginning Wednesday, April 15, 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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