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Administration

The Township of Whitewater Region provides a wide spectrum of services to its employees via occupational health, safety and wellness; employee benefits; recruitment; training; human resources policies; and maintaining harmonious relations with its bargaining units.

We provide advice and representation to ensure that the actions undertaken by the Township of Whitewater Region will comply with all applicable laws.  We oversee the delivery of services under the Provincial Offences Act consisting of administrative, prosecutorial and court support functions.

The Township also provides legislative duties of the clerk as outlined in the Municipal Act and other provincial acts. This department acts as secretariat to Council and its committees, manages records and archives programs, and co-ordinates requests for information and privacy complaints under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Staff works with the public front counter is often the first point of contact for inquiries about its services.

Commissioners for Oaths

Commissioners for Oaths perform important functions in our society. They are expected to comply with the highest standards of behaviour as set out in the Notaries and Commissioners Act and the Commissioners for Oaths Regulation. Commissioners for Oaths can administer oaths and take and receive affidavits, affirmations and declarations.

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Lottery Licensing

Municipailities have licensing authority for:

  • bingo events, with prize boards of up to $5,500;
  • media bingo events with prizes up to $5,500;
  • break open tickets for local organizations;
  • raffle lotteries for total prizes of $50,000 and under; and
  • bazaar lotteries which include: wheels of fortune with a maximum bet of $2.00, raffles not exceeding $500, and bingo events up to $500.
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Marriage Ceremonies

The Township of Whitewater Region does not issue licenses. Couples may have a civil wedding ceremony performed by the Town Clerk. Prior to a wedding ceremony, a meeting with the Clerk is a requirement in order to ensure an understanding of...moreread more