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Take it Slow Campaign

Posted May 12th, 2023

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release – May 11, 2023

RE: Municipality of Callander Launches Campaign to Remind Drivers to “Take it Slow.”

Callander, Ontario — The Municipality of Callander has launched a new campaign called Take It Slow For Callander, to remind drivers to mind their speed while driving through Callander’s local streets.

“Spring is here and we’re all looking forward to the warmer weather”, said Rob Noon, Mayor of Callander. “This means we’ll all want to get out and enjoy the parks and beaches. We can see it already — more kids are out playing. More cyclists are using the roads. The streets are busier with folks walking and jogging. As we prepare for the summer season — and the many activities we have planned — we’re launching this awareness campaign to remind the community to mind their speed and take it slow for Callander”.

Callander’s seasonal activities begin on May 20th with the opening of Moose on the Loose at Centennial Park, FunFest on June 24th, and Sirens in the Park in August. The Municipality expects large turn-outs for these events, based on the success of this year’s Easter Egg Hunt which attracted over 500 kids.

The Take it Slow for Callander campaign will run for the month of May, with the Municipality sharing more “take it slow” reminders on their social media pages.

 

About the Municipality of Callander

The Municipality of Callander is a township in central Ontario, Canada, located at the southeast end of Lake Nipissing in the Almaguin Highlands region of the District of Parry Sound. The municipality is located on Callander Bay, just south of North Bay.

With a population of 3,800 residents, this community calls its home “the best of both worlds” with both the qualities of a small-town and country living, along with the benefits of having a larger city close by.

 

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