Limited Ice Rental Still Available

The Winchester arena will open for the ice season on Wednesday August 28th, 2019. Limited preseason ice time in the Winchester arena is still available. Fall/winter 2019/2020 regular season ice time, on Saturdays from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm, is still available in the Winchester arena.

The Chesterville arena will open for the ice season on Tuesday October 1st, 2019. Fall/winter 2019/2020 regular season ice is still available for the following days and times in the Chesterville arena:
• Saturday from noon – 4:00 pm
• Sunday from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Please contact Brandon Cousineau at or by calling 613-774-2105 for booking inquiries.

Winchester Dairyfest 2019

Adults and children had a wonderful time at this year’s Dairyfest in Winchester.  There was a range of activities for the entire family.  Thank you to all of the organizers and volunteers.


Community Grants

Community groups/organizations can request financial assistance from the Township through an application process.

There are up to five (5) $400 grants available each year.

The following documents must be submitted in order for a request to be reviewed by the committee:

A letter indicating:

~ Who your group/organization is
~ What type of service you provide in the community of North Dundas
~ Who is on your executive team
~ How long you have been in operation
~ What the funds are being used for and how the funds will benefit the organization and impact the community
~ A copy of the organization’s finances

The review committee may request an interview to further substantiate the request.

The review committee will consist of the Director of Recreation & Culture, the Chief Administrative Officer and two members of Council (not full Council).

The review committee will make the final decision on whether the request will be granted.

Community Grant Requests Deadline:  September 1

For more information about the Community Grants, please contact Meaghan Meerburg, Director of Recreation and Culture at the Township office 613-774-2105 ext.236 or via email at

127th Annual South Mountain Fair

Thank you to all the volunteers, community groups and vendors on hosting a fun-filled memorable weekend at 127th Annual South Mountain Fair held August 15th – 18th.

The weekend showcased live music, children’s entertainment, an exciting midway, a truck pull and demolition derby and much more.

Nation River Health Clinic

Nation River Health Clinic celebrated their opening on July 15th at their new Winchester location, which is an amalgamation of their prior Winchester and Chesterville clinics. Mayor Tony Fraser was present and presented them with a commemorative scroll to mark the occasion.

Nation River Health Clinic is a family medicine clinic staffed by Dr. Bart Steele, Dr. Vikas Bhagirath and Dr. Teisha Legault and supported by a team of medical professionals including nurses and office administrators.

Contact them at 613-774-0915 or visit them at 512 Main St, Winchester. Office appointments are available Mon.– Fri. between 9:30am and 4:30pm.

Parcoll Products Ltd. 50th Anniversary

Congratulations to Parcoll Products Ltd. in Winchester on their 50th Anniversary. Mayor Tony Fraser, Deputy Mayor Allan Armstrong and Councillor Gary Annable presented them with a commemorative scroll to mark the occasion.

This milestone marks 50 years for them being a Napa Parts Associate Store and 66 years as Parcoll Products Ltd. Be sure to stop by and chat with their knowledgeable experts and get everything you need to repair or maintain your car or truck.

Visit them at 580 Main St, Winchester or call them at 613-774-2366.
Mon. – Fri.: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Sat.: 8:00am – 12:00pm
Sun.: Closed

Creative Day for Social Good

Capacity Canada, in partnership with Intertek Catalyst, Conestoga College, HIM&HER, Manulife, Google and the creative community will provide free design and marketing work to non-profit organizations across Canada through Creative Day for Social Good (CD4SG).

CD4SG will bring together teams of art directors, writers, account managers and other creative professionals who will donate their time to guide talented graphic design and public relations students from Conestoga College.

On Thursday, October 17, 2019 the teams will converge at Google’s office in Kitchener for a Creative Day to design and produce projects for these charities [in 24-hours].

Then on Friday, October 18, the fruits of their labour, which could include new identity designs, marketing materials, or even new websites, and videos, will be unveiled to the non-profits who have been selected to participate.

Last year the event received more than 100 applications, for 18 spots, from non-profits across Canada. The creative services total more than $100,000 of pro bono work to assist these worthy organizations in furthering their social impact.

Click here to register today:

Household Hazardous Waste Day

Saturday, August 10th, the Boyne Road Hazardous Waste Facility will be open between the hours of 8:00 am to 12:00 pm for the residents of Dundas County to safely remove their household hazardous waste.

Any questions, please contact:
Doug Froats, Waste Coordinator