Municipal Election Candidate Debates

The North Dundas Chamber of Commerce and the Dundas Federation of Agriculture jointly present a series of Municipal Election Candidate Debates.

Meet the candidates in person, hear their platforms and put faces to the names on the ballot before heading to the polls on Monday, October 22nd.

Monday, September 17th – South Mountain Agricultural Hall, 2967 Lough Rd, South Mountain

Monday, September 24th – Chesterville Legion, 167 Queen St, Chesterville

Monday, October 1st – Joel Steele Community Hall, 577 Main St, Winchester

Doors open at 6:15pm and the debates start at 7:00pm.

Candidate Debate

“A Fallen Leaf” by artist Gordon Coulthart

We are pleased to officially display the beautiful piece “A Fallen Leaf” by artist Gordon Coulthart. It proudly hangs in the Morewood Community Centre.

Gordon’s family lineage is traced to just outside Morewood and the piece was unveiled this spring in a well attended ceremony.

Council has also installed a plaque detailing the artwork and thanking the donors and community for their support.

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North Dundas Building Supplies Now Open

Congratulations to North Dundas Building Supplies on their grand opening and ribbon cutting held on Saturday, September 8th. They offer hardware, fasteners, lumber and more to contractors, DIY’ers and the farming community.

Visit them at 12642 County Rd 43, Winchester, Monday-Friday 7:00am-6:00pm, Saturday 8:00am-6:00pm and Sunday 9:00am-4:00pm or call them at 343-766-6000.

SDG’s Regional Incentives Program

Stay, Discover, Grow Regional Incentives Program: 1st Deadline, Monday, October 1st by 12:00pm

In concert with its local municipalities, SDG has developed a financial incentives plan for our region.

Help local SDG businesses and non-profits ‘Stay. Discover. Grow’!

Intake dates for SDG’s Regional Incentives Program: Applications are due by 12:00pm on the first day of the month. 2018 intake deadlines will be: Monday, October 1st, Thursday, November 1st, and Monday, December 3rd. Any applications received after the first of the month will be reviewed at the subsequent meeting. Please submit your application to:

Click here to to learn more…

SDG’s Regional Incentives Application Package

Community Improvement Plan

Community Improvement Plan Application

If you have any questions, please contact Stephen Mann, Economic Development & Communications Officer,, 613-774-2105 x 244 for assistance.

North Dundas Business Breakfast

North Dundas Business Breakfast – Helping Business Owners Succeed!

Tuesday, September 25th from 7:00 – 9:00am

Christ Church United, 5 Casselman St, Chesterville


Guest speaker: Bernard Charlebois, Boum Strategies

As an entrepreneur, teacher and mentor, he’ll speak to the marketing basics:

— Marketing your value proposition

— Marketing strategies and the 4 P’s

— Internal and external marketing

— Which communication channels are best

— Marketing tactic takeaways


Space is limited! $10/person. RSVP by September 18th at

The North Dundas Chamber of Commerce will be covering the breakfast registration fee for its members.


Business Breakfast.

87th Chesterville Fair

The 87th Annual Chesterville Fair on August 24th, 25th, and 26th was another success this year!

Thank you to all volunteers who came together to make this event great.

The crowds enjoyed the agricultural displays, a demolition derby, children’s activities, homemade crafts and much more.

Photos courtesy of Winchester Press and the Chesterville Fair.

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Household Hazardous Waste Day

The Boyne Road Hazardous Waste Facility will be OPEN Saturday, September 15th between the hours of 8:00am to 12:00pm for the residents of Dundas County to safely remove their household hazardous waste.

Any questions, please contact:

Doug Froats, Waste Coordinator


Winchester Main Street Traffic Delays

Expect delays in the Village of Winchester on Winchester Main Street between County Road 31 and St. Lawrence Street.

Random westbound lane closures will occur during the road construction from August 21st until August 22nd at 6:00pm.

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.