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Posted On Thursday, 02 July, 2020

The City of Cornwall is opening a cooling centre as high temperatures are expected over the weekend.
The cooling centre will be open Friday, July 3, Saturday, July 4, and Sunday, July 5 from 12 p.m. and 6 p.m.
To access the cooling centre, residents should go to the Civic Complex at 100 Water Street East and enter through the patio on the west side of the building.
Staff will screen residents before they enter, and direct them to the appropriate seating areas.
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Posted On Thursday, 02 July, 2020

pitt The province's contractor will be installing bridge formwork as part of the Pitt Street overpass replacement.   Pitt Street will be closed nightly from South Branch Road to Tollgate Road (with local access) from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, July 6 to Thursday, July 9.
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Posted On Tuesday, 30 June, 2020

DSC_0183 Cornwall SDG Paramedic Services is proud to support expanded COVID-19 testing efforts in Alexandria.
The Eastern Ontario Health Unit opened a new COVID-19 assessment centre in Alexandria on June 30, located at 62 Anik Street. The centre will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and accessible by appointment only: call 1-800-267-7120 to make one.
Two paramedics will be on site Tuesdays and Thursdays to perform up to 60 swabs per day.
“Our community paramedicine...

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Posted On Monday, 29 June, 2020

oneCornwall Fire Services’ new boat is ready for search and rescue operations.
Staff began training late last week on the St. Lawrence River, and took the time to christen the boat.
“Typically, boats are christened with a bottle of champagne broken against the boat’s bow,” said Acting Fire Chief Jeff Weber. “We did things a little differently, and instead drove the boat under an arc of water from our aerial ladder truck.”
The new boat,...

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Posted On Sunday, 28 June, 2020

fifth east Fifth Street East will be closed from Sydney Street to Amelia Street starting Monday, June 29 until Friday, August 28 while the reconstruction of the street takes place. A temporary detour will be in place while the work occurs.   The City of Cornwall thanks all motorists for their cooperation. If you require any additional information please contact the Department of Infrastructure & Municipal Works at (613) 932-5354.   www.Cornwall.ca/construction...
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Posted On Friday, 26 June, 2020

pool web The Aquatic Centre is open as of Monday, June 29.
Hours are 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday to Friday. The Aquatic Centre will be closed weekends.
The Kinsmen Pool is open, but all other amenities are closed, including the slide, whirlpool, and wading pool, as per Eastern Ontario Health Unit orders.
The schedule is as follows. Please call ahead (613-933-3586) to reserve and pay for a spot for lane swims and AquaFit, as spaces are limited. Staff are in the office Monday...

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Posted On Friday, 26 June, 2020

Waytopark logoThe City of Cornwall is pleased to announce its partnership with WaytoPark, a smart phone app that provides another option for parking payments.
No need to run back to the meter, or search for coins – use WaytoPark instead! The app is available for download on iPhone and Android .
“This is the next step in the modernization of our parking system,” said Mark Boileau, Manager of Planning, Development, and Recreation. “Last year, we introduced pay-by-plate...

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Posted On Thursday, 25 June, 2020

outdoor pools UPDATE:
St. Joseph Pool opens Monday, July 6.
Terry Fox Pool opens Tuesday, July 7.
 
The City of Cornwall is opening three outdoor pools as of Monday, June 29: Mattice, St. Francis, and Reg Campbell Pools.
Hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. weekends, weather-permitting.
No swimming fees will be charged.
Public swimming sessions will last 45 minutes at a time, starting on the hour. Between each swim, 15 minutes will...

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Posted On Thursday, 25 June, 2020

DSC_0140 MUNICIPALITY OF CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF CORNWALL NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
On Monday, July 27, 2020, the Council of the Corporation of the City of Cornwall will hold a public meeting, pursuant to Section 12 of the Development Charges Act, 1997 , as amended, to present and obtain public input on the Municipality’s proposed development charges by-law and underlying background study for the Brookdale Avenue North Corridor.
All interested parties are invited to attend...

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Posted On Thursday, 25 June, 2020

transit web (2)The health and well-being of Canadians are the top priorities of the governments of Canada and Ontario. But the COVID-19 pandemic has affected more than Canadians’ personal health. It is having a profound effect on the economy.
That is why governments have been taking decisive action to support families, businesses and communities, and continue to look ahead to see what more can be done.
Strategic investments in public transit infrastructure play a key role in ensuring...

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