Should Westport Permit Cannabis Retail Stores?

The Village of Westport needs to make a decision no later than January 22, 2019 on whether to opt out of allowing retail cannabis stores within the Village boundary. Municipalities that have not opted-out by January 22, 2019, by default, have opted-in. Council was presented with a Briefing Note (see below) on this subject at the Committee of the Whole Meeting on December 18, 2018. The Briefing Note is informative and provides answers to many questions that are being asked, such as standards, requirements, licencing, etc. The Village is asking for the input of both its Residents and Business Owners. Details of the input being asked for, and how to provide same, are addressed in corresponde

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from Mayor Jones, Council and Town Hall Staff

The Mayor's New Year's Levee will be on January 1st from 12:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. There will be music provided by The Edge, featuring Ann Savage and her two amazing colleagues. As well, there will be lots of cheer, food and neighbours to visit with! Please join us at Town Hall, 30 Bedford Street, Westport to celebrate the New Year.

Notice Meeting Date Change

Committee of the Whole for the Village of Westport NOTICE OF MEETING DATE CHANGE Please take note that a meeting of the Village of Westport Committee of the Whole will take place on Tuesday, December 18th at 6:00 p.m. rather than on Monday, December 17th. This meeting will be followed by a brief meeting of Council to approve a procedural change.

Vote at Town Hall Today for Federal By-Election

The federal by-election is today, Monday, December 3, 2018 for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes (Ontario) to fill a vacancy left by the late MP Gord Brown. The polling station in Westport is at Town Hall, 30 Bedford St. and will be open between 8:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. for voting. You must be at least 18 years old on election day in order to be eligible to vote. As well, in order to vote in a federal by-election, your home address must be in the electoral district from October 31, 2018 (the first day of revision of the voters lists) until election day, Monday, December 3, 2018. You can check to be sure you are registered to vote by visiting or calling at

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Westport, Ontario, Canada

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