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Press Release: Gardening 101 – AGRIVA March 4, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Immediate Release March 4th, 2019   Hearst, Ontario — The Economic Development Department is offering its second workshop this year on March 25th. The participants will learn the basics of gardening as this new workshop will be: Gardening 101. The Gardening Workshop Series is offered in partnership with…

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Press Release: Caisse Populaire Alliance Panache Award February 27, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Immediate release February 27th, 2019   Hearst, On— The Hearst Economic Development (ED) is proud to officially launch the 4e edition of the Caisse Populaire Alliance Panache Award. The award program aims to promote and reward excellence among young entrepreneurs and professionals aged 40 years and under who…

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Amnesty Program: June 3 – June 8 2019 February 25, 2019

AMNESTY PROGRAM Free week at the municipal landfill site for spring cleaning. From Monday, June 3 to Saturday, June 8, 2019, the Amnesty program will allow residents to drop off unclaimed items from the treasure hunt week to the landfill site without the application of a tipping fee. Other residential…

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Treausure Hunt Days May 26 – June 2 2019

Treasure Hunt Days – Spring cleaning week From Sunday, May 26 to Sunday, June 2, 2018, residents are encouraged to place unwanted but still useful items on the side of the street to encourage recycling and recovery of household items. Street-side treasures can be objects such as books, furniture, housewares,…

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Press release: Hearst Business & Investment Assistant February 7, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Immediate release February 7th, 2019   Hearst, On— Hearst Economic Development is pleased to team with award-winning technology firm Localintel to launch the Hearst Business & Investment Assistant that will provide businesses, entrepreneurs and investors with online information and advice in an easy to use format in both…

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PUBLIC NOTICE – Water Leak Update – Feb. 6, 10:00 p.m.

February 6, 2019, 10:00 p.m. PUBLIC NOTICE Update – Water Leak  The municipality wishes to inform the residents that the water leak is now repaired. The water service will be re-established throughout the distribution system within minutes. The leak was located in the conduit of a fire hydrant at the…

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PUBLIC NOTICE – Water Leak Update: 4:00 p.m. February 6, 2019

February 6, 2019, 4:00 p.m. PUBLIC NOTICE Update – Water Leak  The localization of the water leak is progressing; only the Edward Street sector, between 6th and 9th Street, is now isolated. The water pressure in the distribution system is stabilizing and work is in progress at the 8th Street…

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BOIL WATER ADVISORY: February 6, 2019

TOWN OF HEARST ISSUES BOIL WATER ADVISORY  DATE:        February 6, 2019 Further to a major watermain break, Town of Hearst Director of Public Works and Engineering Services, Mr. Luc Léonard, has issued a boil water advisory, effective February 6th 2019, for all properties provided with municipal water services. This advisory…

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PUBLIC NOTICE: Update 12:50 p.m. – Water Leak

February 6, 2019, 12:50 p.m. PUBLIC NOTICE Update – Water Leak  Now that the leak area has been identified, municipal and OCWA employees are working on a progressive restoration in order to prevent any further breakage.  For those residents with water, pressure may vary.  We are asking citizens to limit…

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Press release: new video! January 25, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Immediate release January 25th, 2019   Hearst, On— The Hearst Economic Service is proud to announce the launch of its new promotional video for the Town of Hearst. This video features the touristic attractions and winter activities of the region. Produced by Miss Clementine Chardronnet, an intern at…

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AGRIVA: it’s officially starting for 2019! January 24, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Immediate Release January 24th, 2019   Hearst, Ontario — The Economic Development Department officially launches the AGRIVA 2019 workshop series with a first workshop on Monday, 25 February. The participants will learn how to get started as the workshop will be about "Sowing". The Gardening Workshop Series is…

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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Administrative Assistant January 23, 2019

The Corporation of the Town of Hearst is looking for a dynamic, reliable, mature, proficient and organized person for the position of Administrative Assistant.   Main Responsibilities Assist the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and the Mayor in various tasks Prepare meeting agendas and relevant documents, record discussions during meetings and…

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Press Conference – Hearst’s promotional video January 18, 2019

Invitation – Press Conference The Hearst Economic Development Service would like to invite you to the launch of the new promotional video of the Town of Hearst at a press conference that will be held on Friday, January 25th 2019, at 11 am at the Inovo Centre. Please confirm your…

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Council’s 2019 Breakfast Address January 17, 2019

INVITATION TO ALL RESIDENTS FOR COUNCIL’S 2019 BREAKFAST ADDRESS Sunday, February 3, 2019 – 9:30 a.m. At Place des arts (Hall B) Entry fee: adults $10 and children 12 and under $5 Entry includes breakfast served from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. by the Hearst Knights of Columbus Mayor Roger Sigouin…

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Employment opportunity: Early Childhood Educator January 14, 2019

Job Posting: EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR Type of position: Permanent full-time Place of work: Garderie Bouts de Chou (municipal daycare) Working hours: 40 hours a week, 10 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday Compensation: Based on classification 5 of the Salary Administration Program; the hourly rate varies between $ 20.76…

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Janitorial contract at the Hearst Gilles Gagnon Welcome Centre January 11, 2019

CORPORATION OF THE TOWN OF HEARST JANITORIAL CONTRACT HEARST GILLES GAGNON WELCOME CENTRE Proposals to perform janitorial duties will be accepted until 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at the reception of the Hearst Municipal Building, 925 Alexandra Street and opened publicly at 3:35 p.m, for the janitorial contract at…

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NOTICE TO PET OWNERS – renew your pet licence! January 8, 2019

NOTICE TO PET OWNERS It is time to renew your pet license! Here are the related fees (which help facilitate the proper identification of your pet in case of loss): • Dog license tags $30.00 • Sterilized dog (spayed or neutered) $ 5.00 • Cat license tags $20.00 • Sterilized…

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Employment opportunity: Crossing Guard

JOB OFFER: CROSSING GUARD  Casual (On Call) Contractual Position   The Corporation of the Town of Hearst is looking for a bilingual person to fill a casual contractual crossing guard position. The main responsibility is to ensure security at the pedestrian crosswalks during peak hours, according to school board schedules,…

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Notice – Snow plowing operations planned for December 27, 2018 December 28, 2018

The Public Works Department wishes to advise residents that snow plowing operations are planned for today, Thursday, December 27, 2018. Users are urged to avoid unnecessary travel or if travel is unavoidable, drive or use the sidewalks according to the conditions. A reminder that overnight parking is prohibited between midnight…

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2018 Holiday Season Schedule December 20, 2018

TOWN HALL Municipal offices will be closed on Tuesday, December 25 and Wednesday, December 26, 2018 as well as Monday, January 1 and Tuesday, January 2, 2019. *Please note that municipal offices will close at 12pm on December 24, 2018 and will close at 2pm on December 31, 2018. MUNICIPAL…

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Boil Water Advisory removed November 21, 2018

*Please be advised that the Boil Water Advisory (BWA) for the Town of Hearst (Alexandra Street, from 6th to 7th Street) issued on November 9, 2018 has been removed effective today November 19, 2018.*

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Tender request: Truck rental for snow removal November 19, 2018

Sealed Tenders, clearly marked as to their contents, on forms supplied by the Municipality will be received at Town Hall (925 Alexandra Street, Hearst) until 3:30 pm on Thursday, November 22, 2018, for the rental of trucks for snow removal from November 30, 2018, to April 15, 2019. Tenderers are…

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AGRIVA: Food dehydration workshop October 31, 2018

PRESS RELEASE Immediate Release October 31st, 2018   Hearst, Ontario — The popular local Hearst Gardening Series comes to an end with its last workshop for 2018. “Food dehydration” will be presented on Monday, November 26th. The workshop, presented by the Porcupine Health Unit, the Hearst Economic Development and Agriva…

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Job opportunity: Assistant By-law Officer – Waste Disposal Site October 30, 2018

CORPORATION OF THE TOWN OF HEARST EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Assistant By-law Officer – Waste Disposal Site   The Corporation of the Town of Hearst is seeking a dedicated, reliable and honest individual with excellent interpersonal relationship skills to fill the position of Assistant By-law Enforcement Officer. Purpose Provide customer service at…

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5000$ for the Hearst Camp Source de Vie! October 19, 2018

PRESS RELEASE Immediate release August 30th, 2018   Hearst, Ontario - The Economic Development Service of the Town of Hearst is pleased to announce that the Wild Run Défi Cross-Country Hearst, held on September 29, was a great success. The partnership between the Golf Club, the Hearst Ski and Racket…

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