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...

Lots of old tractors, A beautiful day, two very interesting Stops, two excellent meals and three deserving trophy winners. If you have any interest in tractors this was a great day.
Our first job was to get everyone registered which began at 7:30AM and was handled by Josie and our daughter Joanne.
22 vintage tractors left the Keystone Complex sharply at 9.30 AM to drive to the...

Tell us about your Internet service - and help us build #broadbandforeveryone!

To connect everyone as effectively and efficiently as possible, we’re collecting information about how residents, farms, businesses and public sector organizations currently use of internet across the region. This information will help us determine where we will invest our...

A message from Deputy Mayor Ian Chard: 

Last fall, our Communities in Bloom Committee reccomended to Council that we approve the idea of putting up 200 new Canadian flags throughout the township as part of our Canada 150 celebrations, plus the 50 or so already put up in Shedden and Fingal. 

Following Councils unanimous approval, CIB got busy fund raising to make this idea a...

Congratulations to our 2017 recipient of the Senior of the Year Award, Pat Temple! 

The Southwold Township Library, Shedden is now officially opened!!  The opening began with the human book chain from the old library to the new library and concluded with the ribbon cutting ceremony.  The Committee would like to say a big THANK YOU to all those who have worked on this project.

In honour of Canada's 150th birthday, Karen Vecchio, MP and Jeff Yurek, MPP have teamed up to offer awards to those who go above and beyond in Elgin-Middlesex-London. The hard work and dedication of these individuals adds up to make our area so unique and enjoyable to live in. See the attached document to review the list of categories and fill out the form before July 24th to give an extra...

The Elgin Business Resource Centre is conducting a series of Self Employment Training Workshops. 


In 2017, Forests Ontario is marking Ontario150 and Canada's sesquicentennial by celebrating the rich legacy of our forests and by establishing future forests.

Our forests are an undeniable symbol of our province. They support healthy ecosystems and address the challenges of climate change. Forests Ontario is proud to announce the launch of two initiatives and we invite your staff and...