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Posted Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The County of Essex is pleased to share that our Pedestrian Crossover (PXO) is complete. This is the first PXO in Essex County and it is located on CR #11 (Walker Road) between Highway #3 and South Talbot Road in order to allow pedestrians to cross the road. 
As of January 1st, 2016, a new law was introduced under Bill 31: Making Ontario’s Roads Safer Act. This law allows municipal road authorities to install pedestrian crossovers (PXOs) on low-speed and low-volume...

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Posted Monday, May 15, 2017

Community organizations have come together to shed light on the issue of opioid abuse among adolescents in Windsor-Essex County. The purpose of this event is to  increase awareness, share information, and provide opportunities for education  on this matter. If you are a parent, grandparent, guardian, caregiver, coach or teacher, you can have an impactful influence on the youth in your life. It is crucial for the community to come together to start a conversation on ...
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Posted Friday, April 28, 2017

The County of Essex is honouring the National Day of Mourning by lowering all flags at County-owned facilities to half-mast. 
The National Day of Mourning held annually in Canada on April 28 is not only a day to remember and honour those lives lost or injured due to a workplace tragedy, but also a day to renew the commitment to improve health and safety in the workplace and prevent further injuries, illnesses and deaths.
Commemorating those who have been hurt or...

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Posted Friday, March 10, 2017

The Town of Lakeshore has installed an accessible lift and adult change table at the WFCU Community Pools in the Family change room (pool area). The facility also has three water wheelchairs for customers use.
Customers who have questions regarding use of the lift or require a water wheelchair are asked to contact a lifeguard on duty. Lifeguards will obtain the water wheelchair for the customer. 
Lakeshore strives to help all of Lakeshore’s customers participate...

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Posted Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Community organizations have come together to shed light on the issue of opioid abuse among adolescents in Windsor-Essex County. The purpose of this event is to  increase awareness, share information, and provide opportunities for education  on this matter. If you are a parent, grandparent, guardian, caregiver, coach or teacher, you can have an impactful influence on the youth in your life. It is crucial for the community to come together to start a conversation on ...
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