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The Senior’s Lunch & Learn originally scheduled for March 18th will be postponed until April. Please check back here for updates.

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The Rural Municipality of Clyde River welcomes residents and property owners of Clyde River to a public meeting at Riverview Community Centre, 718 Clyde River Road, at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. The agenda will include a presentation on emergency assistance available to municipalities from the Canadian Red Cross and the opportunity to view and provide input on the Municipality’s draft budget for the 2020–21 fiscal year.

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Maritime Electric is proposing upgrades to electrical infrastructure in our area. They sent the following letter to residents on February 10th with details and an announcement of an upcoming public meeting:

Dear Customer:

Maritime Electric is proposing the construction of a 138 kV transmission line from Maple Plains to a new substation in Clyde River to accommodate electrical load growth and improve the reliability for our customers in the area.

Maritime Electric is holding a public information session to describe the proposed project, including the route options, substation location, environmental aspects and reasons why this project is necessary. Company representatives will be present to discuss the proposed project and answer any questions.

Public Information Session:

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 (Storm date: Wed. Feb. 26, 4-7 p.m.)

Time: 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Location: St. Joseph’s Parish Hall, 1475 Route 13, Kelly’s Cross

The map [below] shows the proposed location for the new substation and route options for the transmission line.

If you have any questions about the proposed project,
please contact us:

Tel: 1-800-670-1012
Email: customerservice@maritimeelectric.com.

Yours truly,

Enrique Riveroll, Vice President, Customer Service

Map showing proposed substation and route options

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“Before You Go Travelling …” the fourth presentation in Clyde River’s Seniors’ Lunch and Learn series, will be held at Riverview Community Centre, 718 Clyde River Road, on Thursday February 6th at 11 a.m. Weather delays, illness or accidents can play havoc with travel plans. Experienced travellers Margaret Stewart and Tracey MacLean will address how health and travel insurance, travel companies and agents can help ease the stress of unexpected disruptions to your plans. Admission is free and all are welcome – please register for our lunch that will follow the presentation by February 4th by leaving a message at administrator@clyderiverpei.com or at 902-626-8668. We thank PEI Seniors’ Secretariat and the Clyde River W.I. for their assistance in making this series possible.

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Despite the blustery weather, people turned out to attend pharmacist Rebecca Dunn‘s presentation “Knowledge is Your Best Medicine”. After presenting tips on how to maintain and improve our health, our most important asset, Rebecca answered pharmacy-related questions. Members of the Clyde River W.I. and Council served lunch. The next session is tentatively scheduled for February 6th. Watch this space for updates!

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Back row: Steven Shoemaker, Heather Fleming, Darlene Kneabone, Carolyn Wood       Front row: Julia Purcell, Hilda Colodey (Mayor), Ruth Nelson

On behalf of Clyde River Council, I would like to extend wishes for a safe and successful 2020. In 2019, the completion of the bypass brought changes to the landscape and traffic flow in the community. The Clyde River History Lectures, Canada Day celebration, Seniors’ Lunch and Learn series and Christmas Party brought a lot of people to the Community Centre, and we invite you, your family and friends to attend the 2020 versions of these events.

In early March, we will welcome your input at a public meeting where the budget for the 2020–21 fiscal year will be presented and updates on Clyde River’s progress in conforming to the new Municipal Government Act will be available. Early in 2020, Council will be starting to work on two major requirements of the Act: an Emergency Management Program and a Land Use Plan.

We remind you that Council meetings are open to the public. If an individual or group wishes to address Council they can do so after contacting the Administrator (administrator@clyderiverpei.com) in advance of the meeting to be added to the agenda. To view the schedule for upcoming council meetings that are open to residents to attend, please visit the Council page here.

Council continues to be appreciative of the hard work done on Council’s and the community’s behalf by CAO Fred Beer and website manager Vivian Beer.

Best wishes for 2020 from your Community Council: Heather Fleming, Darlene Kneabone, Ruth Nelson, Julia Purcell, Steven Shoemaker and Carolyn Wood and Hilda Colodey.

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Clyde River Council will host its third Senior’s Lunch & Learn event on Thursday, January 9th at 11:00 a.m. Pharmacist Rebecca Dunn will present “Knowledge is the Best Medicine”, highlighting the variety of services available from our local pharmacies and how pharmacy science and pharmacists are important partners in maintaining our health and wellness in flu season and year round. All are welcome. Please register for lunch by Jan. 7th by emailing administrator@clyderiverpei.com or calling 902-394-2846. The presentation will take place at Riverview Community Centre, 718 Clyde River Road. We thank PEI Seniors’ Secretariat and the Clyde River W.I. for their assistance in making this series possible.

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