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Pelham, Wainfleet issue fire bans

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Pelham, Wainfleet issue fire bans

Hot dry weather has led to fire bans being announced in the Township of Wainfleet and the Town of Pelham as of Friday July 13/2018. “Please be advised that effective immediately, a fire ban has been enacted in the Township of Wainfleet,” a notice from Township of Wainfleet Fire and Emergency Services Deputy Chief Shawn Schutten […]

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New fire recruits deploy in Wainfleet

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New fire recruits deploy in Wainfleet

The Township of Wainfleet and Wainfleet Fire and Emergency Services were pleased to announce the deployment of 11 new volunteer firefighters this week. These firefighters live within the Township and bring a wide variety of highly specialized work experience and skill in industries such as electrical, construction, insurance, and railway. Since April 2018, the recruits […]

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Wainfleet hires first Deputy Fire Chief

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Wainfleet hires first Deputy Fire Chief

Wainfleet Council continued to build their fire department yesterday by filling out the command structure with the creation of a Deputy Chief position. At its regular meeting of Council on Tuesday, June 12/2018, Council passed a bylaw appointing Wainfleet local, and former Platoon Chief, Shawn Schutten, as Deputy Fire Chief. After 10 years of dedicated […]

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Wainfleet Fire Chief leaving for other opportunities

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Wainfleet Fire Chief leaving for other opportunities

The Township of Wainfleet is looking for another Fire Chief after Interim Fire Chief Lee Smith has decided to pursue other opportunities. A press release from the Township of Wainfleet issued on Apr. 10/2018 said that Smith will be leaving his role as of Tuesday Apr. 10/2018. “During his tenure, Chief Smith spearheaded tangible steps […]

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Wainfleet raises the flag for Autism

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Wainfleet raises the flag for Autism

Wainfleet’s Bylaw Enforcement Officer, Mark Tardif joined Mayor April Jeffs, Township staff, and members of the community to officially raise a flag, and increase awareness, for autism at Township Hall Tuesday Apr. 3/2018. “Today I brought my daughter Lucy, who just turned 6 last month. She was diagnosed with ASD and ADHD a year and […]

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2018 Municipal Drainage Program open house

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2018 Municipal Drainage Program open house

On Thursday, Mar. 22/2018 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. the Township of Wainfleet will be holding its Annual Drainage Program Open House at the Wainfleet Firefighters Memorial Community Hall to provide residents with information related to Municipal Drains and their maintenance in the Township. The Township has over 250 kilometers of Municipal Drains which […]

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