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Posted On Monday, 23 November, 2020

Transit ParadeCornwall Transit buses will offer free transportation during the Santa Claus Parade on Saturday, November 28.
Starting at 3 p.m., rides on all Transit routes will be free.
Residents wishing to tour the Santa Claus Parade on a Transit bus should wait in the Civic Complex parking lot just South of Sydney Street (see map).
Buses will collect 12 to 15 passengers at a time, who must:
Wear a mask, unless they meet Eastern Ontario Health Unit exemptions,
Sanitize...

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Posted On Friday, 20 November, 2020

bsSNuHyDMary Jolly and Daune MacDonald figure today – Friday, November 20 – will be their last day collecting litter for 2020.
The Adopt-a-Street volunteers have been maintaining some of the City’s main streets (Marleau Ave, Boundary Ave, Campbell St, Education Rd, and Second St) for four years.
They said the amount of litter along the road and in ditches was about the same as in previous years. They’ve used about three boxes of large garbage bags in their...

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Posted On Tuesday, 17 November, 2020

Picture1The Corporation of the City of Cornwall - Notice of Meeting
Notice of Application for Approval of a Plan of Subdivision and Zoning By-law Amendments Under Section 51, Sections 34 and 36 of the Planning Act
Public Meeting Date: Monday, December 21, 2020 at 7 p.m. Salon B, Cornwall Civic Complex (Lower Concourse) 100 Water Street East, Cornwall ON, K6H5T9
Application for consideration of a Draft Plan of Subdivision and amendment(s) to the City of Cornwall Comprehensive...

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Posted On Tuesday, 17 November, 2020

Cornwall, connected at Christmas GENERALThe City of Cornwall is partnering with community organizations and residents to create connection while we keep our distance over the holidays. You are invited to participate and share in the spirit of the season while respecting COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Community Christmas Tree
This year, there will be no tree-lighting ceremony. However, the community Christmas tree at 340 Pitt Street will be lit and decorated with one-of-a-kind, limited edition ornaments in partnership...

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Posted On Tuesday, 10 November, 2020

housingThe City of Cornwall has been granted $1,888,455 through the Social Services Relief Fund (SSRF) to build a new affordable housing apartment building.
These funds will assist with the construction of 33 new units at the new Social Housing Complex, located on the vacant lot at the corner of Ninth Street and McConnell Avenue. This site was identified as a priority location in the recent Housing Revitalization Plan.
While initial plans included two buildings on the site, the...

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Posted On Monday, 09 November, 2020

nov 11 postOn Wednesday, November 11, we remember the sacrifices made by all those who served and continue to serve.
On this statutory holiday, all municipal offices, as well as the Aquatic Centre, will be closed. However, most services will proceed normally:
Waste collection will continue on schedule,
Transit buses will be running, and
The Benson Centre will be open.
Municipal Works can be reached for any urgent issues at 613-932-5354.
While large public...

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Posted On Thursday, 05 November, 2020

Cornwall_300A City of Cornwall employee has tested positive for COVID-19.
The employee and their family are now in isolation. The employee does not interact with the public as part of their duties and works in a facility that is closed to the public.
The employee’s workspace is equipped with barriers to minimize contact with co-workers.
City of Cornwall employees have been informed, and sanitizing and contact tracing are taking place according to Eastern Ontario Health Unit...

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Posted On Wednesday, 04 November, 2020

rinks inThe City of Cornwall’s outdoor rinks are nearly ready for winter. All that’s left is cold weather – and a few more dedicated volunteers.
So far this year, volunteers have committed to managing the following rinks:
Dover Park
Grant Park
Mattice Park
Memorial Park
Menard Park
Optimist Park
Reg Campbell Park
Terry Fox Park
Volunteers are still needed for:
Alexander Park
Broadview Park
Gallinger Park
...

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Posted On Tuesday, 03 November, 2020

the future is in your hands fbImagine using your hands to improve the soil of local farmers.
The same hands that prepare healthy foods at home can place food waste into containers and take these containers to the curb. Once collected, your food waste can be processed into food waste fertilizer. The food waste fertilizer can then rebuild soil health.
The future is in your hands!
“Regenerative agriculture reverses climate change by rebuilding soil organic matter and restoring degraded soil...

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Posted On Monday, 02 November, 2020

carbmon inOntario’s Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week runs from November 1-7, and Cornwall Fire Services reminds you to prevent carbon monoxide (CO) in your home by getting all fuel-burning appliances inspected annually.
“In Ontario, more than 65% of injuries and deaths from CO occur in the home,” said Fire Chief Jeff Weber. “We want to make sure everyone is safe from CO. Get all fuel-burning appliances inspected by a registered contractor.” Visit COSafety.ca...

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