Community

We serve the community of Bradford West Gwillimbury (BWG), population 27,000. The town is located in Simcoe County, north of Newmarket, and south of Innisfil and Barrie in the heart of the Holland Marsh. BWG is a growing community with a projected population of 32,600 by 2016.

For more information about the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury:

Cultural Places Pass

Library patrons and visitors to public libraries in Simcoe County are able to borrow single-day passes to eleven different museums, archives, art galleries, historic sites and interpretive centres located in the County. The passes are available during the Summer, typically between Victoria Day and Labour Day. Read more about the 2014 Cultural Places Pass program.

Local History Room

In the Library’s Local History Room, we have a comprehensive collection of Bradford, West Gwillimbury and Simcoe county historical documents, maps, registers and family histories. These items may be studied in the library only. For more information, visit our Genealogy page.

AboutMyProperty from the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC)

Municipal Property Assessment CorporationThe Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) has designed an online application entitled AboutMyPropertyTM for customers who want to compare their property assessment with others in their neighbourhood or municipality. It allows property owners to gain a better understanding of their property assessment through a secure, online self-service application. Through this service, a property owner can access property assessment information, site information, and recent sales information on their property and other properties in the neighbourhood, free of charge.

To access this service, please visit www.aboutmyproperty.ca. Questions or comments should be directed to MPAC (www.mpac.on.ca/).

Information for Newcomers to Canada

Canadian Immigrant Integration Program (CIIP) – CIIP provides free pre-departure orientation to Federal Skilled Workers, Provincial Nominees, their spouses and adult dependents, while they are still overseas during the final stages of the immigration process. CIIP helps immigrants prepare for economic success by providing information, planning and online support through partners in Canada. This site is funded by the Canadian government and managed by the Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC).