Town of St. Marys provides update on cyber security incident

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The Town of St. Marys is providing the public with an update on a cyber security incident that occurred on July 20, 2022.

Upon learning of the incident, the Town took immediate steps to contain, manage and protect its data. The municipality has now engaged industry experts Deloitte Canada to assist with the response and conduct a thorough investigation of the incident.

In the meantime, all critical municipal services such as fire, police, transit, and water/wastewater systems continue to operate as usual. Municipal staff are performing their regular duties and are available by phone, email or in person at Town facilities.

“I want to thank our residents for their understanding and patience as we investigate this incident,” says Mayor Al Strathdee. “We are committed to transparency and will provide further information and direction as it becomes available.”

Members of the public are encouraged to watch the Town’s website (, Facebook page (@stmarysontario) and Twitter account (@townofstmarys) for the most current information about the incident. Details are also being shared with local and regional newspapers and radio stations for those without access to the internet.

Questions about the incident can be directed to or 519-284-2340, ext. 241.

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For media inquiries:
Brett O’Reilly | Corporate Communications Manager
519-284-2340, ext. 432 |