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 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 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 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 Tuesday, 29 March, 2022

Eco Day LogoThis year’s Earth Week — which will culminate with the City of Cornwall’s 2 nd annual Eco Day — will be bigger than ever!
Scheduled to take place from April 18-23 throughout the City, Earth Week will feature several free, informative and exciting activities to raise awareness to current environmental issues and will peak with Eco Day celebrations.
“The state of the environment — and the challenges it faces —is a very important...

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Posted On Monday, 21 March, 2022

As of Monday, March 21st, masks are no longer required to visit most City facilities. Anyone visiting the Glen-Stor-Dun Lodge will continue to be required to wear a mask, as will residents who are riding a Cornwall Transit bus.
For the safety of patrons – particularly the vulnerable and unvaccinated — staff at other City facilities may choose to continue to wear masks. Members of the public who prefer to wear masks are welcome to do so, and all patrons are reminded...

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