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Posted On Wednesday, 05 May, 2021

for bicycle friendlyThe City of Cornwall is now a Silver Bicycle Friendly Community!
The award comes from Share the Road Cycling Coalition (STR) and the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA).  The new Silver Award recognizes the improvements Cornwall has made to enable and promote cycling over the last four years.  The City was previously awarded Bronze in 2016.
“City staff and our community partners are delighted to receive this national award,” said Mayor Bernadette...

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Posted On Tuesday, 04 May, 2021

DSC_0414Cornwall Fire Services Chief Jeff Weber is proud to announce the hiring of Deputy Fire Chief Matthew Stephenson.
“I am deeply honoured to assume the role of Deputy Fire Chief of Cornwall Fire Services. I look forward to working hard to deliver world-class fire protection services in Cornwall,” said Deputy Chief Stephenson.
“Cornwall is a growing city and there is a lot of opportunity here. I am excited to work with Fire Chief Weber, the emergency services...

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Posted On Monday, 03 May, 2021

EP week fb The City of Cornwall is encouraging residents to embrace this year’s Emergency Preparedness Week slogan: Be Ready for Anything.
“This community is no stranger to emergencies,” said Mayor Bernadette Clement. “Think beyond our current COVID-19 emergency – we have dealt with major power outages, the 1998 ice storm, and significant fires.”
Everyone plays a role in responding to emergencies – and everyone should do what they can to...

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Posted On Friday, 30 April, 2021

Take notice that Council hereby gives notice of their intention to repeal By-law No. 134-2006. This by-law designates the Cornwall Street Railway, Light and Power Company Electric Motor #17 (Locomotive #17) and real property surrounding the Locomotive at the south east corner of Brookdale Avenue and Ninth Street West of historical value and interest.  
This notice is provided pursuant to section 31 of the Ontario Heritage Act.
Any objections must be received on or...

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Posted On Wednesday, 28 April, 2021

The City of Cornwall is advising residents that construction activities on Pitt Street will restart Monday, May 3.
The work is contracted by the Ministry of Transportation to Tomlinson. Contractors are continuing to remove and replace the Highway 401 bridges over Pitt Street between Tollgate Road and Cornwall Centre Road.
Traffic on Highway 401 will be impacted both eastbound and westbound. Lane reductions are expected from May 3 to the end of June. Speed limits will be...

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Posted On Monday, 26 April, 2021

adopt a street library staff Adopt-a-Street is looking for volunteers to join the team!
Volunteers collect litter in a park or on a sidewalk of their choice once a month. The City provides all the necessary equipment. The end result is a beautified community.
So, how does it work?
Register online or by requesting a form at the Cornwall Public Library.
Choose a path, sidewalk, or park that you will maintain once a month.
The library will call you to set up a time to pick up your...

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Posted On Thursday, 22 April, 2021

win a beehouse! fbJoin the City of Cornwall in celebrating Earth Day today – and all year round.
This year, the City is giving away four mason bee houses. Bee houses can help with pollination in your garden. They attract solitary bee species. Typically, bee houses look like wooden birdhouses and include hollow reeds or cardboard tubes.
“The City is committed to being leaders in sustainability, climate change and the environment,” says Katherine Wells, Strategic Planning...

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Posted On Wednesday, 21 April, 2021

Annotation 2021-04-22 101248The City of Cornwall is advising residents that as of May 1, public parking is no longer available at two downtown lots:
The lot at the southwest corner of Pitt and First
The north portion of the “bingo” lot on Second Street West between Augustus and Pitt
The City’s leases on both lots have ended.
Plenty of parking remains available downtown, both via on-street parking stalls and in parking lots:
Library lot at 224 Sydney Street
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Posted On Friday, 16 April, 2021
Posted On Thursday, 15 April, 2021

The household hazardous waste depot has opened for the season.
Residents should be aware of the COVID-19 restrictions before they attend the depot:
Residents must remain in their vehicle. Wear a mask, and talk to staff through the window.
Staff will remove items directly from trunk – not the back seat.
No washroom facilities are available.
The paint reuse depot is closed.
Containers will not be returned.
Residents should not go to the...

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