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Current Programs & Initiatives

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Grey County is initiating an amendment to our County Official Plan, Recolour Grey, to update our residential and employment growth forecasts, and other housekeeping matters.

Age Friendly Community Strategy Plan

This strategy and action plan will focus on the World Health Organization’s (WHO) eight age-friendly community domains: outdoor spaces and public buildings, transportation, housing, respect and social inclusion, civic participation and employment, community and information, community support and health services, and social participation.

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Grey County is reviewing the Forest Management By-Law and will be considering updates. This by-law regulates tree harvesting and removal and promotes woodland preservation.

Map of the Grey Road 19-21 Corridor highlighting areas to be improved

Grey County, in collaboration with Simcoe County and the Town of the Blue Mountains, are preparing to make upgrades to the Grey Road 19/21 corridor between the Town of Collingwood and Blue Mountain Village.

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Grey County is developing a Climate Change Action Plan to understand the impacts of climate change and reduce our green house gas emissions.

Bruce and Grey Community Safety and Well-Being Planning

The majority of municipalities of Bruce and Grey have come together with community partners to undertake Community Safety and Well-Being Planning.

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Affordable housing comes in many shapes and sizes and can be defined many ways. At Grey County, we use the 30 percent definition.

Family cycling in Grey County

Grey County retained WSP Canada Group Limited (WSP) to support the development of the Cycling and Trails Master Plan. The plan incorporates previous work completed by the County and its partners including on-going projects such as the Recreational Trails Strategy.

Past Programs & Initiatives

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The COVID-19 Emergency Child Care Program has ended. 

 

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The region's largest job fair is expanding and moving online to safely connect employers and job seekers.  We have welcomed new partners and sponsors to make this year’s event possible using the Brazen platform, an online event platform