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Posted On Tuesday, 09 April, 2024

Please note that previously posted load notices , which were due to end on May 3, 2024, have ended as of April 9, 2024.

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Posted On Monday, 08 April, 2024

Today, residents and visitors to Cornwall will share in a historic experience: a rare and awe-inspiring total solar eclipse.
This celestial phenomenon holds significant historical and educational importance, offering a unique opportunity for our community to witness a wonder of the universe and deepen our understanding of science and astronomy.
The City of Cornwall encourages everyone to safely commemorate this event by engaging in educational activities, attending organized...

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Posted On Wednesday, 27 March, 2024

"It is good to see an Ontario budget that is so focused on Council's top priority: housing for all. 
Cornwall is growing because people recognize the value of living in our welcoming, inclusive, and progressive community.  
We hope to work our local MPP, Nolan Quinn, to ensure that the new measures announced yesterday are fit-for-purpose, as we are willing partners and we have some extremely pressing infrastructure needs - both for existing residents...

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Posted On Tuesday, 26 March, 2024

CORNWALL, ON – March 26 th , 2024 -  Cornwall Fire Services (CFS) responded to an industrial fire at 820 Campbell St at Done Right Roofing on March 25 th , 2024.  We received several 911 calls at 4:15 pm indicating heavy smoke and fire in the area of Campbell and Copeland St.
Cornwall Fire Services initially responded with 10 firefighters and 4 vehicles, a 2 nd  alarm was activated which brought in 8 additional off duty firefighters and several additional...

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Posted On Thursday, 21 March, 2024

Cornwall, ON - March 21, 2024 – The Cornwall SDG Paramedic Service, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and other partners, is set to implement changes to its 911 dispatch system on April 10, 2024, at 9:00 PM. The alterations to the dispatch priority system aim to prioritize ambulatory care so that the sickest people get the fastest response. The revised system will see dispatchers asking more specific questions to better evaluate the urgency of each...
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Posted On Wednesday, 20 March, 2024

CORNWALL – March 20, 2024 – On Monday, April 8, 2024, Cornwall will be in the path of totality of a total solar eclipse, a spectacular and rare celestial event. The next is not expected for another 80+ years.
As the moon aligns perfectly with the sun, three minutes of total darkness will be achieved (despite the late afternoon timing – approx. 3:24-3:26pm EDT). During this time, and immediately before and after, looking at the sun can damage your eyesight...

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Posted On Wednesday, 20 March, 2024

CORNWALL, ON - March 20, 2024 - The City of Cornwall and members of Local 234 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) have formally agreed to a new collective agreement for 113 municipal works employees.
Union members voted to accept the agreement on March 1. City councillors unanimously approved the deal at their meeting of March 19.
The agreement includes wage increases of 7% over three years, improvements to working conditions,  and other...

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Posted On Thursday, 14 March, 2024

CORNWALL, ON - March 13, 2024 - The City of Cornwall welcomes a tentative agreement with Local 234 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE). The local represents Cornwall’s 113 municipal works employees. 
 
The City and CUPE 234 successfully concluded negotiations by agreeing to terms of a three-year collective agreement. The last collective agreement with CUPE 234 expired March 31, 2021. The terms of the tentative agreement will remain confidential,...

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Posted On Friday, 08 March, 2024

On March 8, 2024, the Raisin Region Conservation Authority (RRCA) issued the following Water Safety Statement for the RRCA jurisdiction (including the City of Cornwall).
The current short-term weather forecast indicates that a low-pressure system will bring widespread rain across southern Ontario this weekend. At this point, there is still uncertainty regarding rainfall amounts, however, total rainfall amounts of 20 to 40 mm with higher amounts possible are forecasted....

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Posted On Monday, 04 March, 2024

Cornwall Ontario  – Available job postings at the City of Cornwall have a different look, thanks to the implementation of a new web-based recruitment system.   
 
The City’s Human Resources department launched the new Atlas system earlier this year, and so far the reaction has been very positive.
 
“We are receiving very good feedback from job seekers, which is the first step in solidifying our position...

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