Town News

There is a Road closure between Hare Bay and Gambo due to a motor vehicle accident…Please take an alternate route.

Attention Residents RE: Newtown

The town will be flushing lines in the area again today. This will occur between 1:30pm – 4:00pm.

We ask during this timeframe to refrain from using water. Once completed, we recommend running a Garden hose or tap for up to 45 minutes.

Thank you.

Please Note:

As a precaution The Town of New-Wes-Valley will be issuing a Boil Water Advisory for all of Newtown.

Attention Residents Re: Newtown

Please be advised after consulting a 3rd party about Biofilm in areas of Newtowns water supply, The town has been advised to flush the system in the area to removed excess biofilm. This will occur between the hours of 12:00pm – 4:00pm, during this time frame we ask all residents of Newtown to refrain from running water within their property.

Once completed, we will provide residents with an update and ask that Newtown residents run their water – whether garden hose of sink for up to 45 minutes.

We do ask residents if there is a concern, or the water does not change please contact the office at 709-536-2010.

Thank you,

Town Council

Attention Residents
The town has once again received multiple complaints of dogs roaming in the community. We would like to remind residents that under the Animal Health and Protection Act – An owner of a dog shall keep it safely tethered or penned up at all times. If any Resident in the community would like to report a roaming animal please do so by contacting the RCMP to enforce the Act. Section of the act referenced above.
Please follow the link below for a list of properties for the 2024 Tax Sale Auction.

Notice of Candidates for the Municipality of New-Wes-Valley July By-Election
Councillor at Large Candidates:
Sheila Norris
Brenda Howell

The election will take place on Wednesday July 10th, 2024 between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm. The polling booths will be located at the following locations:

Valleyfield Harbour Authority
Wesleyville Central Fire Hall
Newtown Fire Hall



Nominations of Candidates for election to the Council for the Municipality of New-Wes-Valley will be received between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on June 12th, 2024 at the Town Hall.


Nominations shall be in writing and state the name and civic address of the Candidate and shall be signed by the proposer and seconder both of whom shall be present together with the Candidate who shall sign also signifying his/her acceptance. In the event that a candidate cannot be present for his/her nomination, his/her proposer and seconder can complete the required form.


Every Candidate shall at the time of his/her nomination, deposit with the Returning Officer, the non-refundable sum of ten dollars ($10.00).


The qualifications of Candidate for election to Council are as follows:


1) Canadian Citizen of the full age of eighteen years.


2) Resident of the Municipality or area for at least 30 days immediately prior to the date set for the nomination period.


3) Not indebted to the Council for any arrears of taxes or other charges.


4) Not otherwise disqualified under the Municipal Elections Act.


Natasha Bragg

Returning Officer

Please click the link below regarding a Variance Notice located at 129 Quay Road.

Attention: Residents of New-Wes-Valley
First of all, we would like to thank you for the tremendous response received to our requested petition to CNWM; asking for them to reconsider the Garbage collection fee increases proposed for 2024.
Secondly, it is with great disappointment that we unfortunately have to inform you that our request has been denied.
Please refer to the attached letter we received from CNWM’s, CAO – Edward Evans for further details.


Please see attached regarding Council Meeting Minutes