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Posted Tuesday, May 15, 2018

During the Victoria Day Holiday, Ajax Fire and Emergency Services is asking residents to refrain from using fireworks or attending informal neighbourhood displays. Instead, attend events that have been planned by professionals. QUOTE “Fireworks are extremely dangerous, and should be left to trained professionals. This recommendation is made to minimize the risk of fire and burn injuries that can result from the misuse of fireworks.” - Kristy Pankhurst, Fire Prevention Inspec...

Posted Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Elections Priorities - Social MediaNews Release May 9, 2018 Ajax Council releases checklist for provincial election Residents encouraged to ask questions of candidates in advance of June 7 election Today, Ajax Council released a checklist of priorities for the provincial election. Council is calling on candidates to publicly address and support the following three priorities: Keeping Casino AjaxRequiring tertiary treatment at the Duffin Creek Water Pollution Control PlantProtecting the headwaters of Carruthers CreekEach o...

Posted Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Greenwood Parking MapMedia Advisory/Photo Opportunity May 8, 2018 Ajax Council and internationally renowned artist Dorsey James will unveil a special tree carving sculpture entitled “HOPE.” The sculpture will be permanently installed at the entrance of Greenwood Conservation Area. The latest addition to the Town’s public art collection features intricate wood details carved into an Ash tree. The tree was recovered as part of the Town’s Emerald Ash Borer Management Strategy and was reused t...

Posted Monday, May 07, 2018

May 7, 2018 Statement regarding opening day at Ajax Downs from Ajax Council Congratulations to Ajax Downs on a highly successful opening day yesterday (May 6). We were thrilled to hear that more than 500 people visited the racetrack to experience first-hand the only quarter-horse racing track in Ontario. In addition, wagering was up by 75 per cent over opening day in 2017. This increase reflects the popularity and ongoing community support for Ajax Downs – an iconic local business &nda...

Posted Thursday, May 03, 2018

News Release May 3, 2018 Ajax continues to press for answers on casino closure through FOI requests On March 2, the Town revealed that six Freedom of Information (FOI) requests had been filed with various government offices to seek answers regarding the ill-considered closure of the Ajax Casino. “In the 60 days since we filed the FOI requests, the Town has yet to receive any material,” said Mayor Steve Parish. “We have been provided quotes totaling more than $20,000 to acce...