Visit this page for regular updates to Town services and operations, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Public health and awareness

Support and recovery

Community concern or violation reporting

If you have a specific COVID-19 related complaint:

  • Social gatherings of more than 5 persons, contact OPP 1-888-310-1122
  • Non-essential business open for other than take out or delivery, contact OPP 1-888-310-1122
  • Use of outdoor recreational facilities (excluding trails), contact OPP 1-888-310-1122
  • Suspected price gouging of essential goods, contact Ontario Consumer Protection Hotline 1-800-889-9768

For full explanation and suggested cautions, visit our FAQ's onmyhuntsville.ca.

 

To report outdoor burning, during fire ban and COVID-19:

  • Emergencies 9-1-1 which include out-of-control burning
  • After hours reporting, contact by-law at 705-789-6421 ext. 3039 or 3041
  • Reporting during a ban, contact the Town of Huntsville By-law department

For full explanation, visit our outdoor burning page.

 

Community support

Need food and support?

Want to help within the community?

Financial/business support and recovery

A page has set up for financial/business support and recovery-COVID-19 where updates will be published as they become available.

Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan - the Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to help Canadians facing hardship as a result of COVID-19 outbreak.

Property tax support measures

The Town of Huntsville has waived penalty for the 2020 interim tax installment for the two-month period from April 1 to May 31, 2020 in response to COVID-19.

Details are provided on our property tax information page.

Town facilities and service updates

Facilities are closed to the public until further notice. This includes all outdoor recreational facilities.
You can still do business with us over the phone or online. Check out the list of FAQ's or ask us a question.

Mayoral updates

Update Monday, April 6, 2020

Update Monday, March 30, 2020

Mayor Karin Terziano sends a community thank you and shares some additional updates from the municipality.

 

Update Sunday, March 22, 2020

Mayor Karin Terziano provides updates relating to COVID-19 and how our community can work together to stop the spread.

Update Thursday March 19, 2020

Mayor Karin Terziano provides updates, best practices and words of encouragement during COVID-19.

Essential service updates

Huntsville

Ontario

 

Facility updates
Town Hall

Located at 37 Main Street East, Huntsville, Ontario

Facility updates

CLOSED to the public until further notice.

All essential services will continue to operate.

Contact us

  • Online:
  • Phone:
    • General Town Hall 705-789-1751 opt. 0
    • Property Tax & Finance 705-789-1751 opt. 2
    • Planning Department 705-789-1751 opt. 3
    • Building Department 705-789-1751 opt. 4

Postponements

  • 2020 Spring Freshet - POSTPONED
  • Committee of Adjustment and Planning meetings in April - POSTPONED
Active Living Centre and Canada Summit Centre 

Located at 20 Park Drive, Huntsville, Ontario

Facility updates

  • Both facilities CLOSED to the public until further notice
  • The Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Clinic will remain open 8:30am - 4:30pm at the Wellness Hub, Canada Summit Centre.  Patients must call 705-789-5986 for access to the building and to make an appointment. Access will be by Canada Summit Centre entrance closest to Oliver’s Café.  Anyone who is COVID-19 symptomatic must call Tele Health Ontario at +1 866-797-0000.

Program updates

  • All Town recreation programs and events temporarily suspended until April 6, 2020, this includes but not limited to:
    • Youth March Break Day Camp - CANCELLED
    • Public Skating and Shinny - SUSPENDED
    • Aquatics - SUSPENDED
    • Registered Programs - SUSPENDED
    • 55+ Healthy Active Living Expo March 27, 2020 - POSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2020
Algonquin Theatre Box Office and Partners Hall

Located at 37 Main Street East, Huntsville, Ontario

Facility updates

Both facilities CLOSED to the public until further notice

Show and event updates

  • ACDC Tribute March 14 - RESCHEDULED 
  • Drama Day Camp March 16-20 - CANCELLED
  • JJ Dance showcase March 22 - TO BE RESCHEDULED
  • Matt Andersen March 29 - TO BE RESCHEDULED
  • Sarah Harmer March 27 - TO BE RESCHEDULED
  • The Dance Project Recital March 28 - TO BE RESCHEDULED

Please monitor www.algonquintheatre.ca website and social media for changes.

Huntsville Fire Hall and Port Sydney Fire Hall

Huntsville Fire Hall Station 1 located at 1 Payne Drive, Huntsville, Ontario and Port Sydney Fire Hall Station 3 located at 387 South Mary Lake Road, Port Sydney, Ontario

Facility updates

Huntsville Fire Hall is CLOSED to the public until further notice.

Huntsville Public Library

Located at 7 Minerva Street, Huntsville, Ontario

Facility updates

CLOSED due to roof and wastewater repairs.

Program updates

All Huntsville Public Library programs and events temporarily suspended until further notice. This includes March Break programs.

Please monitor www.huntsvillelibrary.ca website and social media for changes.

Madill Public Works Yard

CLOSED to public until further notice.

Muskoka Heritage Place 

Located at 88 Brunel Road, Huntsville, Ontario

Facility updates

CLOSED to public until further notice.

Outdoor recreation facilities and amenities

A Provincial Order issued in accordance with the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act requires all recreational and outdoor amenities be closed. Updated April 2, 2020.

FAQ's about Town services

myhuntsville.ca - an engagement page has been set up to help answer your Town Hall service questions

Media releases and news updates

The Town is working closely with the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit and other community partners to monitor the global situation and respond accordingly.

Town news

Visit huntsville.ca/news

District news
Visit muskoka.on.ca
Health unit news
Visit http://www.simcoemuskokahealth.org/Promos/Novel-Coronavirus
Media inquiries

Denise Corry, CAO

Town of Huntsville

705-789-1751

denise.corry@huntsville.ca

Local municipality updates
Federal and Provincial Government news