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Posted On Wednesday, 10 August, 2022

Cornwall residents can soon apply to have their cat’s spay/neuter surgery subsidized. Surgeries are free for eligible residents. Applications will be accepted starting Monday, August 15 th , 2022, with the clinics being held on Oct 5-7 and Oct 17-19.
The program aims at assisting residents in fixing their cats and help control the city’s cat population. The program will support low-income households in fixing pets over six months of age or under eight years of...

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Posted On Friday, 29 July, 2022

Want to learn more about the City of Cornwall’s recent Riparian Restoration project? Then sign up for one of four free upcoming walking tours!
The rain or shine tours will allow for community members to become acquainted with not only the riparian restoration project undertaken in May 2022, but also local biodiversity and shoreline naturalization in the Raisin River.
“In the spring we planted 350 trees and shrubs in the area with Raisin Region Conservation...

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Posted On Wednesday, 27 July, 2022

2022 Backyard Bioblitz posterCalling all citizen scientists and nature lovers! The City of Cornwall needs your help to be on the lookout for biodiversity during its first ever Backyard Bioblitz!
From Thursday, July 28 until August 1 st 2022, residents are encouraged to go outside and identify as many insect, plant, and animal species as they can. Don’t have a backyard? Find the nearest green space near you!
The event is an opportunity for anyone and everyone to contribute to science through...

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Posted On Friday, 22 July, 2022

CUPE 3251 and the City of Cornwall have reached a tentative settlement on a new collective agreement.
No details of the settlement will be released publicly until both parties have conducted ratification votes, which will occur as soon as is practical.
No strike or lockout will occur while the ratification process is ongoing. 

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Posted On Friday, 08 July, 2022

PRESS RELEASE - Firefighter boat3The Cornwall Fire Service expanded their water rescue and emergency response capabilities on Friday morning, with the arrival of a new rescue boat.
The 24-foot Stanley, which will replace the 18’ Duxx inflatable former rescue boat, will be in service starting this week. Firefighters have been training on the vessel since May, completing Transport Canada certifications and practicing water tactical and operational manoeuvres.
“It has been a long road developing...

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Posted On Thursday, 30 June, 2022

Canada Day will affect municipal services:
Municipal offices are closed on July 1.
Waste collection will be delayed by a day on Friday. The landfill will also be closed Friday.
Regular Cornwall Transit buses will not be operating on July 1. Cornwall Transit will be offering free shuttles to Lamoureux Park however. You can find a schedule at: cornwall.ca/transit/
Splash pads, outdoor pools, and parks are open.
Municipal Works can always be reached at...

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Posted On Thursday, 23 June, 2022

The countdown is on to Cornwall’s annual Canada Day celebration in Lamoureux Park.
Cornwall’s waterfront park will be home to a full day of fun activities on Friday, July 1 st  in celebration of Canada’s birthday.
“We’re looking forward to a full day of free, family-friendly activities and entertainment in the park,” said Amanda Brisson, Chair of the Canada Day Committee. “This celebration wouldn’t be possible without...

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Posted On Monday, 20 June, 2022

The Cline House Gallery is preparing to welcome Toronto-based artist Monika Rosen to Cornwall for a solo exhibition of paintings and two studio workshops.
The exhibition, named Fish out of Water , will be featured at the Cline House Gallery from July 14 to August 27 and will explore touch, reflection, and longing through large to intimate oil paintings and monotypes.
“Rosen’s large-scale, multi-figurative work on these themes began pre-pandemic and soon felt...

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Posted On Tuesday, 14 June, 2022

2019 Touch a TruckMark your calendars! After a short hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Cornwall’s popular Touch a Truck event is coming back this year… twice! Both events — which are free to attend and will of course feature the City’s largest sprinkler — will be hosted in Lamoureux Park, right in front of the Cornwall Civic Complex, on Newsy Lalonde Way.
The first event will be taking place on June 28 (rain date June 29), from 5 pm to 7 pm, whereas...

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Posted On Monday, 13 June, 2022

The City of Cornwall recently received funding to plant a variety of trees, shrubs and pollinator gardens on two vacant properties — First Street East (at St. Felix Street) and on the corner of Brookdale Avenue and Second Street West.
In all, the City received $3417.81 from the TD’s Friends of the Environment Foundation to plant a mix of fruit trees, coniferous and deciduous trees, shrubs and pollinator plants — all of them native species. Doing so will provide...

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