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Posted On Monday, 16 May, 2022

Vantage PointsThe Cline House Gallery’s first exhibit, Vantage Points, is set to open on Thursday, May 19 at 7 pm.
Vantage Points features the work of six talented artists who apply varying methods and imaginative processes for perceiving, interpreting, and translating the reality of nature into the language of art.
“Through their unique expression of line, colour, form and pattern, each artist invites us to escape into the natural world, calling us to explore the idea of...

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Posted On Thursday, 12 May, 2022

Trash to Treasure Post The City's popular Trash to Treasure event is returning this year, on June 4-5!   What is Trash to Treasure? Trash to Treasure Day is an opportunity for residents to share their gently used, unwanted household items with treasure hunters. The goal is to reuse items rather than sending them to the landfill. Trash to Treasure is an event for the whole community! Saturday, June 4 is a community yard sale day. On Sunday, June 5, residents can set out items to give...
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Posted On Thursday, 12 May, 2022

Cornwall's VIA Rail StationNearly a year after a tense Council City Council meeting delegation with VIA Rail official regarding the future of the Cornwall station, local Member of Parliament Eric Duncan, Senator Bernadette Clement, and Cornwall Mayor Glen Grant recently travelled to Montreal for a meeting with CEO Cynthia Garneau to discuss community concerns regarding the future of Cornwall’s VIA Rail Station.
The meeting, which took place Friday afternoon at VIA Headquarters in downtown Montreal,...

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Posted On Friday, 06 May, 2022

A Pop-Up Shop vendor in Downtown CornwallThe City of Cornwall's Pop-Up Shops are scheduled to re-open May 18 th !
Interested artists, artisans, small business owners, and non-profits can now  book a pop-up online .
All three containers are located at the Cornwall Square Parkette, at the corner of Pitt Street and First Street.
The pop-up shops made waves when they opened in 2020 and have hosted over 200 different vendors since then.
“Our Pop-Up program was developed in 2020 to relieve some...

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Posted On Thursday, 28 April, 2022

The No Mow May lawn signThe grass in our community might be a tad long in some areas in May, but don’t worry — there’s a good reason behind it.
The City of Cornwall will be undertaking some concrete actions in May to help wild pollinators throughout the City.
No-Mow May, which was approved by City Council on Monday, will see the City not enforce Section 3 of the Yard Maintenance By-Law 2013-212 as amended, from May 1 to May 31, 2022. This will allow property owners to voluntarily...

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Posted On Friday, 22 April, 2022

A person may be nominated for office in the 2022 municipal election by filing a Nomination Paper (Form 1) and Endorsement of Nomination (Form 2) along with a nomination filing fee of $200.00 for Mayor and $100 for all other offices, payable by cash, debit or credit card, certified cheque or money order. The forms can be filed in person or through an agent but must be signed by the candidate.
Nominations must be submitted in person and by appointment during regular business...

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Posted On Saturday, 16 April, 2022

Raisin River restoration and improvementsThe City of Cornwall will be taking concrete steps to safeguard local fish habitat through riverbank (riparian) restoration and improvements with financial support from the Government of Ontario.
In all, the province allocated $16,864.40 for the work, which will be undertaken by both the City and the Raisin Region Conservation Authority. The area in question — the south branch of the Raisin River at Pitt Street, just north of Tollgate Road — has experienced erosion...

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Posted On Wednesday, 13 April, 2022

The upcoming Easter holidays will mean that municipal offices will be closed on Friday, April 15 and Monday April 18.
Although Cornwall Transit buses won't be running on Friday, they will be in service on Monday. The Cornwall Transit offices will be closed on both Friday and Monday.
The Cornwall landfill will be closed on Friday, but open Saturday and Monday.
Friday’s waste collection will occur on Saturday, and Monday’s collection will continue as...

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Posted On Monday, 11 April, 2022

Since the start of the Cornwall Gives-A-Shirt campaign five years ago, Cornwall residents have donated a staggering amount of textile waste — 39,800kgs to be exact!
Last year, residents diverted a total of 19.35 tonnes (19,350Kgs) of clothing, bedding, and shoes from the Cornwall landfill. With such great numbers, it’s no surprise that the Give-A-Shirt Spring Collection is back once more, from April 18 to 22. To participate, simply:
Collect used clothing,...

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Posted On Wednesday, 06 April, 2022

Leaf and Yard waste collectionIt’s that time of the year again! Starting on April 11, City of Cornwall residents will be able to set out an unlimited amount of leaf and yard waste during collection weeks. Here are the dates for leaf and yard waste collection:
Weekly from April 11 to May 13
Bi-weekly from May 23 to September 23
Weekly from September 27 to November 18
Easily track the collection schedule using the Recycle Coach app or the  waste collection calendar .
During...

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