Media Release

Mid Winter Bivver 2016

February 18, 2016


Due to hard snow conditions, the two snow events, the Friday Fun Run, and the Saturday Trail Mix Ride, have been cancelled. The Friday evening Icebreaker and the Saturday evening Forager’s Feast are still going ahead. Limited tickets for the Forager’s Feast can still be purchased on line at

We are offering an additional event on Saturday afternoon, the Bivver Brunch, at the Grand Falls Golf Course at 1pm. Cost is $10 each (plus HST and Service Charge) and tickets may also be purchased at

Snook will be the guest host for the Forager’s Feast on Saturday evening.

The Town of Grand Falls-Windsor apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

By-election Grand Falls-Windsor Reminder

  • The deadline for nomination of candidates for the two Council vacancies is Tuesday, February 16th from 8am-8pm at the Town Hall.
  • The Advance Poll will take place on Saturday, March 5th from 8am-8pm at the Fire Hall on Harris Avenue.
  • The by-election will take place on Tuesday, March 8th.
  • Following the deadline for candidates to declare on February 16th, we will post the list of Polling Stations and where citizens will have to vote based on their street address.

The Federal government will be conducting Census 2016 in the coming months. If you are interested in applying for one of the Supervisor or Enumerator positions, see the information below.

Census 2016

Garbage Collection for today: Garbage will be collected today, February 9, as usual today. We have one truck collecting recyclables and another following that one collecting garbage. Due to the weather, it will be delayed but will be collected today.



The 23rd Annual Winterlude Schedule can be found below:

Schedule, Winterlude 2016

By-Election Information: Grand Falls-Windsor

There will be a total of five Polling Stations set up for the March 8th Municipal By-election in Grand Falls-Windsor. They will be located at the following;

Royal Canadian Legion: Queen Street
Senior's Club: Edwards Place
United Church: Church Road
St. Joseph's Parish Hall: Station Road
Windsor Pentecostal Church: King Street

Details for the distribution of streets/polling stations will be released after Nomination Day (February 16) and will be available that week in the local newspaper and on our website:

There will be a total of 22 polls. Nomination Day for candidates is Tuesday, February 16th.

Fresh Start Theatre Registration will take place on Monday, February 1, 2016. See below for Registration Forms and Information:

Registration Form

Information Sheet