Township of Southwold, Fingal ON - Upon learning of the passing of Southwold’s longest serving Mayor, Jim McIntyre, Township Council is looking back on both his many accomplishments as an elected official, but also on his contributions as a community member and one of Southwold’s finest.

Born into the family tradition of farming in the community and contributing to the...

Mark your calendars, Saturday February 24, 2018.  Food, fun and entertainment for the whole family.

Stuart Kruppe, Mayor Jones

Congratulations to Stuart Kruppe who received his 30 years of service as a volunteer fire fighter.  Stuart Kruppe with Mayor Jones.  Council would also like to congratulate Trevor Martin for his 15 years of service.

Nick, Trudy Kanellis and Mayor Jones

Congratulations to Nick and Trudy Kanellis, receipients of the Mayor's Prestigious Award for 2017.  Nick and Trudy were recognized for their exeptional achievements in the hospitality profession.  

Michelle Lackey, Mayor Jones, Joe McKinnon

 Congratulations to Michelle Lackey and Joe McKinnon receipients of the Distinguished Citizen Award for 2017.  The Township would like to thank Michelle and Joe for all the work they have done with Shedden Soccer over the years.


Congratulations to the Shedden Agricultural Society, receipients of the Volunteer Service Award for 2017. Receiving the award with Mayor Jones are from  left to right, Shirley Longhurst, Don Miller, Carl Smith, Mayor Jones, Wilma Williams and Paul Berdan. The Township would like to thank the Ag Society for all their hard work with the Shedden Fair. 

Southwold was awarded a PERFECT number of blooms for 2017 Communities in Bloom;5 BLOOMS out of 5, with a special mention for heritage!... To top it off, Southwold also was the winner of 2 criteria awards: Urban Forestry & Trails and Youth Participation. Many thanks the members of the Southwold Communities in Bloom Committee and Chair, Valerie Cron, for your dedication, hard work, donations...

Savour Elgin Culinary Guide 2017/2018 

Page 5 of the updated Culinary Guide features Great Lakes Farms, a Southwold family farm specializing in high quality fruits. Strawberries, pears, pumpkins, peaches and apples are all available purchase in the market or head to the field to pick your own....

Calling all student photographers and videographers! Read below for details and benefits of this exciting chance to volunteer and capture valuable moments at our local events to show future visitors what our township is all about! 


Elgin County Warden/Southwold Mayor Grant Jones, Communities in Bloom Chair Valerie Cron, their spouses, and area Southwold residents took a trip to Ottawa this past weekend to take part in Canada 150 celebrations as well as witness the grand opening of the brand new Canadian History Hall that opened to the public at the Canadian Museum of History. Southwold was featured in this interactive...