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PLEASE NOTE: until further notice, Council is taking measures to protect our community against COVID-19. Members of the public may not attend council meetings in person, but meetings are being live streamed and audio recordings will be posted on this page as soon as practical following the meeting.


Click on the following link to access the live stream of meetings once they have commenced:   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwLmIrfU5cQ88ta2hhpyXbQ

Alternatively, please go to https://www.youtube.com/ and search for "Municipality of Callander Council Meetings" and select our channel from the list  OR  click on the "YOUTUBE LINK" button just above the Agenda on our meeting portal.   


2021 Council Meeting Schedule

PLEASE NOTE that in 2021 the meetings will be starting at 6:00 p.m.



Audio Recording of August 5, 2021 Special Council Meeting Parts 1 and2

Audio Recording of August 17, 2021 Regular Council Meeting - Parts 1 and 2

Audio Recording of August 19, 2021 Special Council Meeting

Audio Recording of August 24, 2021 Regular Council Meeting - Parts 1 and 2

Audio Recording of August 26, 2021 Budget Committee Meeting 



The Municipality of Callander Procedure By-Law 2019-1630 governs the proceedings of Council and committees and the calling of meetings.  This was amended by Procedure By-Law Amendment re: Electronic Meetings 2020-1648.   

Individuals or groups wishing to appear before Council at a Regular Meeting or Committee of the Whole Meeting should submit a completed Request to be heard by Council Form, no later than 12:00 p.m. on the Thursday prior to the council meeting date. A paper copy of this form can be obtained from the Municipal Office.

Please note effective June 2020 Council has decided to discontinue Executive Meetings. 


Planning Act and Building Code Act Committees

Meetings of the Committee of Adjustment and Planning Advisory Committee are not held on a regularly scheduled basis. Instead, meetings are held to consider planning applications as needed.

For more information on either of the two planning committees, please contact Taylor Craig, Planning Administrator at (705) 752-2608 ext. 22 or by email at tcraig@callander.ca.

The Property Standards Committee meets only as needed to address property standards complaints as per the Building Code Act. For more information please contact Cameron Karpenko, Chief Building Official at (705) 752-2608 ext. 24 or by email at ckarpenko@callander.ca.

These three committees work within a Terms of Reference specific to the Planning Act and Building Code Act Committees.


Municipal Volunteer Community Groups

The Culture and Heritage Group meets the first Friday of each month at 10:00 a.m. at the Callander Bay Heritage Museum. For more information on meetings, please contact Natasha Wiatr, Museum Curator at 705-752-1410 ext. 502, or by email at nwiatr@callander.ca.  

The Sports, Recreation, Festivals and Events Group meets monthly, or as needed at the Municipal Office. For more information on meetings, please email info@callander.ca.   

The Community Beautification Group meets as needed at the Municipal Office. For more information on meetings, please contact by email to  info@callander.ca.    

For more details on these community groups, please visit Committees & Community Groups.