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Posted Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Hockey Day in CornwallAs temperatures reached an untraditional high on Saturday, February 18th, one tradition remained - celebrating Canada’s game.
Cornwall hosted hockey-related events at four outdoor rinks across the city in Menard, Memorial, Alexander, and Grant Parks.
While the warm weather may have kept some away, dozens of children showed up at the parks to take part in the festivities and receive free tickets to Colts and Nationals games and coupons for Play It Again Sports.
Although...

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Posted Tuesday, February 21, 2017

JumpstartEvery year across Canada, thousands of parents register their children for organized sports leagues. For some, cost isn’t a concern, but for others it may be the deciding factor on whether or not their child will be able to participate in organized sports.
Recognizing that every child has the right to play organized sports, regardless of their financial situation, Canadian Tire created the Jumpstart program in 2005 to provide children of lower-income families the opportunity...

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Posted Thursday, February 16, 2017

BicyclesThe Share the Road Cycling Coalition (Share the Road) has announced the latest Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) awards for Ontario and the City of Cornwall has made the list.
The following communities were awarded new Bicycle Friendly status, all at the Bronze level: The City of Cornwall, City of Cambridge, Town of Collingwood, City of Temiskaming Shores and Town of Whitby. Kingston, London and Markham were all renewed at the Bronze level designation, with Honourable Mentions...

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Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017

City HallThe Council of The Corporation of the City of Cornwall, at its Regular Meeting of Monday, February 13, 2017, decided to move forward with the Public Consultation phase for Ranked Ballot Elections.
Pursuant to Ontario Regulation 310/16 of the Municipal Elections Act, R.S.O. 1996, Chapter 32, as amended, the City of Cornwall will be hosting an Open House to provide the public with information on Ranked Ballot Elections and to give the public an opportunity to review and ask...

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Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017

At Home Care initiativeCornwall SDG Paramedic Services is launching a new initiative to try and reduce the high demand placed on hospital and ambulance resources during influenza season.
Over the next several weeks, a trained team of Paramedics, in collaboration with the Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), will be providing ‘at home care’ for residents of long-term care facilities in Cornwall and SDG. This initiative will focus on identifying, treating and containing the influenza...

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