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Peel adds additional COVID-19 restrictions to preserve health care capacity

Posted on Saturday, November 07, 2020 05:23 PM

(November 7, 2020) -- Following the provincial announcement on November 6 moving Peel Region to Restricted (Red) level, Peel Medical Officer of Health Dr. Lawrence Loh, today announced additional requirements to further limit opportunities for contact and transmission of COVID-19.

The additional measures are in response to a recent increase in COVID-19 cases to the point where area hospitals have begun to reach capacity and are threatened with being overwhelmed.

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Broadband project reaches major milestone in Bolton

Posted on Monday, November 02, 2020 03:00 PM

(November 2, 2020) -- Business customers in south Bolton now have access to high-speed internet service, thanks to an agreement between the Town of Caledon and telecommunications provider Vianet.

Following a competitive RFP process in 2019, the Town selected Vianet to install over 8km of fibre-optic cable in the south Bolton industrial area, and that project has now been completed. Businesses in the coverage area are now able to sign up for this newly available service directly from Vianet.

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Broadband petition collects over 2,000 signatures

Posted on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 12:22 PM

More than 2,000 people have signed a Town of Caledon petition asking the federal and provincial government to declare broadband internet an essential service and free up unused or “dark” fibre optic networks.

“Bringing broadband to Caledon has been a goal of our Council since day one of this term, if not before,” said Thompson. “It is one of the top priorities in our Work Plan and our residents and businesses have been demanding action.  The pandemic has shown us that high speed internet is...

Christian Rocca Surfaces Design Studio

Business Opening: Surfaces Design Studio

Posted on Thursday, October 15, 2020 09:34 AM

Surfaces Design Studio is a one-stop-shop for interior design. We asked owner Christian Rocca to tell us about his business and why he decided to locate in Caledon.

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Surfaces Design Studio is a developed service for the selection, installation and fabrication of many solid surface applications.

We are experienced and well equipped to deal with projects ranging from residential to commercial using natural stones, engineered quartz, and porcelains.

We offer full colour ranges...

COVID-19: More restrictions in place in the Town of Caledon

Town of Caledon acts to protect most vulnerable from COVID-19

Posted on Friday, October 09, 2020 04:52 PM

(October 9, 2020) -- In response to today’s announcement from the Province of Ontario that Peel Region is scaling back to a modified Stage 2 for the next 28 days, the Town of Caledon is taking action to implement the necessary health and safety measures to protect its most vulnerable citizens and contain the spread of COVID-19.

“No doubt this is a tough call, particularly given the tremendous progress we’ve made in recent weeks here in Caledon,” said Mayor Allan Thompson. “We need to go by the science...