Located at the side of the Whitefish Valley School
R.R. #1, 1092 Hwy. 595,
Kakabeka Falls, Ontario
Monday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday - Thursday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
(closed 12:00-12:30 for lunch)
Highway 595 is open near the Gillies Community Center
Rose Valley Road - water has receded and is passable
Chimo Road - Water has receded and is passable
Palisades Road - Water has receded and is passable
Leeper Road - Water has receded and one lane of traffic is open
Neva Road - waster has receded and is passable
Silvaggio Road - water has receded and is passable
Dave's Road - Water has receded and is passable
Pee Dee Road - water has receded and is passable
Pee Dee Park - is under water. Residents are asked to avoid the park until water has completely receded.
The following is a list of roads that remain unaffected or have had little damage to no damage by localized flooding:
Reports to the Office indicate the following:
Hwy 608 is open to through traffic
Old Silver Mountain Road on the West side (Nolalu side) has a large washout and is impassable.
Blaikie Road in the Township of O'Connor is closed to through traffic
Podre's Road on the Neebing Boarder has water over the road. Will be open sometime tomorrow.
Harstone Drive will be closed until 5 pm today.
Several roads in Nolalu are reportedly impassable at this time.
To find out if you’re eligible and apply for financial help after a natural disaster please contact the Township Office.
Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians (DRAO) is a program that can help you recover costs after a natural disaster. We may activate DRAO for damage to private property if there’s a sudden, unexpected natural event, such as a flood or tornado that causes costly and widespread damage in your area.
If you are eligible, you could be reimbursed for:
The Gillies Volunteer Fire Association received $5,000 from TbayTel For Good.
The Gillies Volunteer Fire Association wants to build a live fire training facility using sea-cans. Having a local facility will deliver high quality training experiences without having to send firefighters to cost-prohibitive and time-consuming courses. Mutual aid partners departments will also benefit by training together to improve firefighting preparedness.
It is the policy of The Corporation of the Township of Gillies that citizens with disabilities achieve accessibility in the provision of goods and services by the Township to this community, consistent with the principles of independance, dignity, intragration and equality of opportunity as set out in the regulations of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2015.
If you have recieved any correspondence/communication from the Township we would gladly provide it in an alternate format if requested.
To provide feeback to the Township please download the file below and email or mail to the Township office.
Main Street between Prouty Road and Lysak Road in the Township of Gillies is closed,
starting December 1st 2015 until further notice.
At the November 9th 2015 council meeting, the following resolution was passed:
RESOLUTION NO. 2015/225
Moved by Councillor Wright; Seconded by Councillor Groenheide:
BE IT RESOLVED
THAT the portion of Main Street, beginning at the intersection of Main Street and Prouty Road and ending at the intersection of Main Street and Lysak Road, is temporarily closed starting December 1st 2015 until further notice
AND THAT notice be posted as per by-law 607