Welcome to our Community!

Our community is nestled in the LaCloche Foothills region of Lake Huron's North Shore, encompassing a large rural area including the communities of Walford, Massey and Webbwood.

 

Incorporated in July of 1998, the Township of Sables-Spanish Rivers offers all of the convenience of urban living amidst tranquil rural surroundings.

 

While larger urban centres such as Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie are only a short drive away, our many local retail and service establishments easily meet the needs of our residents, visitors and businesses alike.

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TOWNSHIP BURSARY

Jaymie-Lynne Muncaster is the 2013 recipient of the Township of Sables-Spanish Rivers Bursary.  This is awarded to a deserving student who resides in the Township and is continuing post-secondary studies.

The Bursary was presented to Jaymie by Deputy Mayor Patricia Hnatuik.  Congratulations Jaymie!

WSIB - THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW

If you work in construction, the rules for mandatory WSIB coverage have changed.  Do you run your own construction business? Are you the purchaser of construction services? Big or small, with workers or without, you still need to know what's changed. Find out what it means for you.

 

2014 MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

This site will provide information on the upcoming municipal election.  It will continue to develop with new information as we approach the next regular municipal election.

The official election day is October 27, 2014 however, there will be an advance poll prior to this date to allow the public an additional opportunity to cast their vote.  This will be advertised and published as it becomes known.  The township's General Election Policy is available for viewing.

Municipal Elections are administered by the Municipal Clerk who acts as the Returning Officer under the authority of the Municipal Elections Act.  Should you have any questions, please contact:

Kim Sloss, Clerk-Administrator
11 Birch Lake Road, MASSEY, Ontario P0P 1P0
Tel: 705-865-2646 ext: 222
email: inquiries@sables-spanish.ca

NOTICES AND NEWS

MASSEY AREA MUSEUM - EASTER BAKE SALE
Come and get your Easter Goodies and support the Museum on Thursday, April 17th from 11:00 am -  3:00 pm. 
www.masseyareamuseum.com

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ST. JAMES ANGLICAN CHURCH - GOOD FRIDAY WALK
Everyone is welcome to join us on Friday, April 18th.  We will meet at 11:30 am at the St. James Anglican Church or Sagamok Anglican Church.  We will carry the Cross from Sagamok Anglican Church to St. James Anglican Church with Stations of the Cross along the way.
Lunch to follow!

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SUMMER STUDENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Massey & Township Public Library

Applications for summer employment are being accepted for the Massey & Township Public Library.  Employment is conditional upon approval of grant funding.  Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • returning to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year (must provide proof of registration)
  • is a student in a secondary, post secondary, vocational or technical program; priority is given to students in post secondary education
  • drivers’ licence with clean drivers’ abstract would be considered an asset
  • is legally entitled to work in Canada

Applications will be received until 5:00 pm, Friday, May 16, 2014

Elizabeth Gamble, CEO - Massey & Township Public Library
185 Grove St, PO Box 40, MASSEY, Ontario P0P 1P0
Phone: 705-865-2641                      Fax: 705-865-1781
Email: infomasseylibrary@gmail.com

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SENIOR OF THE YEAR & YOUTH VOLUNTEER AWARD

Council is requesting nominations for "Senior of the Year" & "Youth Volunteer".  This is our opportunity to honour outstanding local residents.  Recipients of both awards must reside in the Township of Sables-Spanish Rivers.

Recipients of the "Senior of the Year" are individuals who, after age 65 have enriched the social, cultural or civic life of the community without thought of personal or financial gain.  Ontario seniors deserve special recognition for their outstanding accomplishments.

Recipients of the"Youth Volunteer" are individuals between the ages of 15 - 24 who have contributed a significant amount of time and service without pay to a charity, not for profit organization or an individual.

Please submit your nomination no later than 12:00 noon on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 to the Township Office.

E-BILLING & E-PAYMENT SERVICE

Tired of paper bills?  You can now register for eBilling!  Click the blue button and sign up to receive your Property Tax Bill by email today! Have a Water Account?  Click the red button and sign up to receive your Water Bill by email too!  With eBill you can view, print or download your bill and check your account balance.  Paying your bill is just as easy.  You can pay your bill using online banking, sign up for pre-authorized payments or use the e-Pay service through our website.  If you need more information, please contact the Township office at 705-865-2646 or email inquiries@sables-spanish.ca

TROUBLE LOCATING YOUR PIN ON YOUR TAX OR UTILITY BILL? 
Click here for a Sample Tax Bill
Click here for a Sample Utility Bill

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YOUTH VOLUNTEER

Sables-Spanish Rivers Councillor Jayson Stewart, on behalf of municipal council and the residents of the community, is pleased to award the first ever Youth Volunteer of the Year Award to Lina Vermeer.

"Lina is a tireless, dedicated, creative, intelligent and warm-hearted young woman who excels at everything she does," said Stewart. "With impressive academic, athletic, social and community-building skills, Lina is the perfect choice for this award" he added.

Lina, home for fall break from university was awarded the certificate at the October 23rd regular meeting of council. Her parents, Gary and Astrid, and her brother Levi were in attendance.

Photo: Marc Lefebvre

CONTACT

MUNICIPAL OFFICE
Phone: (705) 865-2646
Fax: (705) 865-2736

 Email: inquiries@sables-spanish.ca

 Box 5, Site 1, R.R.#3
11 Birch Lake Road
Massey, ON, P0P 1P0

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