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Council is excited to announce that the UPEI Seniors College is offering three courses at the Riverview Community Centre in Clyde River this Fall. Advance registration is required and starts Sept 8th. You can set up a membership account at this link: https://www.seniorscollege.ca/createmyaccount.aspx. Once you have an account, you can then register for courses. Drawing, Origami and Human Health are the three topics that will be featured in Clyde River. If you wish to view all courses, you can link here: https://www.seniorscollege.ca/viewcourses.aspx. Hope to see you there!

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All are invited to join us at our Strawberry and Ice Cream Social Take-out at the Riverview Community Centre on Tuesday, July 13th, beginning at 6:00 p.m. It will be a cash only event, $8 for adults and $5 for children. The community centre is located at 718 Clyde River Road.

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The Council of the Municipality of Clyde River would like to thank the households who took the time to submit their responses to the Emergency Management Survey that circulated recently. Thanks to the replies received, Council is aware of those who might need assistance and those who may offer assistance if an emergency situation should arise in our community. The Municipality’s Emergence Management Plan will be completed later this year. Further to those who participated in the survey, the winner of the gift certificate is John Read.

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ARCH (Association of Rural Community Halls) has received funding for a summer position through the Jobs For Youth program. The position would be based in North Milton, but some of the work could be done at home. For more details on this opportunity and for instructions on applying, please visit Work PEI.ca – link here

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The Municipality of Clyde River has applied for and received funding to hire two students under the provincial “Jobs for Youth” Program and the Federal “Canada Summer Jobs” program.

Applicants (students) who are between the ages of 15-29 years of age, residents of PEI and Canadian citizens are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to residents of Clyde River. Those who are interested should send their resume directly to the CAO (administrator@clyderiverpei.com) Deadline for applications is May 27th. Interviews will be scheduled for Saturday, May 29th.

The successful candidates under the provincial Jobs for Youth program will be employed 8 weeks in June thru August 2021 to a maximum of 320 hrs. The successful candidate for the “Canada Summer Jobs” program will be for 9 weeks for a maximum 270 hrs. Time frame optional from June 2021 to February 2022.

Each position will involve doing a variety of tasks including lawn, garden and grounds / facility maintenance and assisting the Community Center Co-ordinator on special events and programs. If you have any questions, please contact CAO directly.

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The 2021 Census enumerates the entire Canadian population and more than 15 million households are expected to complete the census this year. Census information is vital for planning programs and services at the national, provincial, territorial and local levels. Governments use census data to make informed decisions about things like roads, public transportation, schools, daycare centres, retirement residences and health services. The benefits to the community increase with every completed questionnaire.

You can complete the census online here.
(You would have received your secure access code in the mail which you can enter to begin census.)

Some helpful videos:

What is the census?

How do I complete the census?

Why is the census important?

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The Municipality of Clyde River Council requests all household representatives in Clyde River to complete the Emergency Management Questionnaire that was delivered to your mailbox today.

As of December 31st, 2021, all municipalities in PEI are required to have an Emergency Management Plan (EMP) that complies with Provincial Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) guidelines to protect the health, safety and welfare of community members and minimize damage to property and the environment. As we develop our plan, Clyde River Council is seeking to identify those in our community who may be vulnerable or who may be able to help their neighbours in an emergency. All information gathered is strictly confidential and will only be used for emergency planning purposes, unless you grant permission for other purposes. 

Extra copies:

If for some reason, you don’t receive your questionnaire or if you have a Cornwall or other community-based post box, you can download and print the PDF here or pick up a copy at the Riverview Community Centre beside the mailbox. 

Deadline and drop off location:

The deadline to complete this questionnaire is Friday, May 28th. Please drop your completed questionnaire in the Riverview Community Centre mailbox that is located at the front of the Centre. 

Prize draw for participation:

The names of those who complete the questionnaire will be included in a draw for a Gift Certificate for MacPhee Meats.

Background resources:

More background can be found here.

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The Municipal Council of Clyde River will be hosting a public annual meeting of Clyde River residents and property owners on Wednesday, March 10th, 7:00 p.m. The Council will present the budget for 2021-22. The meeting will take place at Burnside Presbyterian Church to comply with COVID-19 physical distancing requirements. Masks will be required. For those residents/property owners who would prefer to participate in the meeting virtually, please email the Community Administrative Officer at administrator@clyderiverpei.com to register by March 9th, and you will be sent connection/call-in details. If required, the storm date for the meeting will be Thursday, March 11th.

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The recreation reimbursement amount has doubled this year thanks to assistance from the PEI Government COVID-19 Restart Assistance Fund. The annual reimbursement is calculated at $60 per activity/child to a maximum of $120/child. Children must be 18 years or younger and a resident of the Municipality of Clyde River. This reimbursement covers the time period of April 1, 2020 to March 31st, 2021. Link here to the form that you can complete and send to Clyde River’s Administrator at administrator@clyderiverpei.com.

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Best Overall winner – 891 Bannockburn Road

Thank you to all who participated in this year’s “Let’s Light it Up” Christmas Decorating Contest. Clyde River and Dunedin residents outdid themselves with holiday cheer. There were many beautiful displays, so it was challenging to choose winners. We certainly recommend that you take time to drive around the community to take in the sights. The following are our 2020 winners:

  • Best Overall: 891 Bannockburn Road – home of Joel and Cathy Mills
  • Most Creative: 15 Gass Lane – home of Dane and Beth Woodford
  • Children’s Favourite: 6 Circle M – home of Duane Curtis

Season’s Greetings and all the best for 2021, from the Council of the Rural Municipality of Clyde River.

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