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The Communications Department is responsible for providing clear, relevant and timely information about the Township's programs and services.​ However, we always have our ears open to you, the resident. We want to know your thoughts and ideas on how to make CW an even better place to live, work and play.

It's time to Connect CW!
Our new online engagement website allows you to:
  • ​​Have a voice on Township initiatives 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!
  • Empower our residents to be more active in shaping our community and future.
  • A one stop shop to learn about all of the major projects taking place in your Township.
We will listen to what you say, take your opinions into account and report back to you on how community input contributes to key decisions.
So what are you waiting for? It's time to Connect CW​!  Make CW a great place to live, work and play in.

Interested in learning more about the projects and events happening in Centre Wellington?
The Mayor Town Halls offer an opportunity to learn more, ask questions and meet Mayor Watters and members of council.

The Township has several E-Newsletters that you can subscribe to.  This is a great way to stay up-to-date about all of the fantastic things happening in Centre Wellington. 


On The Fly: Are you a Tourism Industry Partner? Receive periodic business to business information and emails. All you need to know about upcoming tourism partnerships, collaborative opportunities, stakeholder meetings and important announcements. 

Frequency: Periodic emails and industry e-blast. 

The Grand Fan: will help you find out about upcoming shows and buy your tickets from the comfort of home.
Frequency: Bi-Monthly

The Grand Clientele:  is a way to learn about what's happening around the theatre, pick up some insider tips and tricks to get more out of your events and join a dynamic, creative community of your fellow impresarios.
Frequency: Bi-Monthly

Recreation Run Down: will keep you up to date on Parks and Recreation news with our newsletters. Receive registration reminders, as well as program, parks, and facility news.
Frequency: Bi-Monthly

How It Works: will keep you current on road, water and sewer information.  It will educate you on seasonal and emergency news and events from the Infrastructure Department.
Frequency: Quarterly

The Corporate Report: will provide residents with an overview of the Township's Corporate goals and achievements on a broad range of activities. It will include updates of on-going projects, funding, events and services and will serve as an additional communication tool between the Chief Administrative Officer and residents.
Frequency: Quarterly

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The use of social media allows the Township to reach out and engage with you!  We want to connect and share timely, accurate, accessible and transparent information.  Our main corporate accounts are monitored during business hours.



Social Media Policy

Residents are welcome to attend Council and Committee of the Whole meetings, taking place in Council Chambers.  If you are not able to join us in person, we are now live streaming! View our upcoming meeting dates or watch live.

The production, sale and use of recreational cannabis was legal in Canada on October 17, 2018. Cannabis is legal in Centre Wellington under the federal government’s Cannabis Act, 2017.

In Ontario, the Cannabis, Smoke-Free Ontario and Road Safety Statute Law Amendment Act, (2017) governs production, distribution, sale , consumption and possession of cannabis including;

  • Where and when cannabis can and cannot be used
  • Recreational cannabis sales
  • How much you are permitted to carry
  • Rules for the workplace
  • Growing cannabis

On Monday, December 17, Council deliberated over either opting in or out of retail cannabis stores in Centre Wellington. After lengthy discussion, delegations made by the community, presentations by Scott Lawson, Wellington County OPP and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health, Centre Wellington Council decided to opt out of Cannabis Retail stores in Centre Wellington.


Click here to read the Briefing Note on Cannabis Retail Storefronts in Centre Wellington


Cannabis information

  • Adults 19 years and over can purchase up to 30 grams(g) (about one ounce) of cannabis online through the Ontario Cannabis Store
  • Adults can have 30 g of dried cannabis in their possession
  • Cannabis can be used by adults in a private home or on private property and in places where it is legal to smoke tobacco
  • Condominiums/apartments can have their own rules around cannabis use/growth
  • Adults can grow up to four plants per household in their residence or in their outdoor space
  • Like tobacco, the use of cannabis is not permitted in publicly owned spaces such as, parks, playgrounds and sports facilities
  • Cannabis use is not permitted in vehicles and boats that are being driven or under a person's care or control
  • Children under the age of 19 cannot buy, use, possess or grow cannabis
  • An unlicensed individual or corporation cannot sell or distribute cannabis
  • Travelling outside of Canada with cannabis is not permitted
  • You cannot drive while impaired from cannabis
  • Advertising cannabis in public is not permitted


Cannabis Information Links:

Cannabis in Canada (Government of Canada)

Cannabis legalization in Ontario

Cannabis Retail Regulation Facts

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