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Posted On Wednesday, 21 October, 2020

Untitled design The 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, November 16, 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 Monday, 19 October, 2020

This Waste Reduction Week (October 18 to 24), take some time to prepare your family for the new waste limit of 4 bags (or 2 cans).
You can meet the limit by reducing what you buy, reusing what you can, and recycling as much as possible.
Do not: buy single-use plastics like bags, straws, bottles, and plastic wrap
Do: try reusable alternatives like metal straws and beeswax food wraps
Do not: “wish-cycle” (recycle things you are not sure...

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Posted On Wednesday, 07 October, 2020

Mayor Bernadette Clement’s first-ever Christmas Card Contest is underway!
“This Christmas will be unlike everything we have ever known,” said Mayor Clement. “I am hoping these submissions – and the cards they will become – will provide hope and joy during this challenging time.”
While everyone is welcome to participating in the contest, students under the age of 18 are encouraged to participate.
Contest Rules:
Submissions...

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Posted On Monday, 05 October, 2020

Cornwall Fire Services and the National Fire Protection Association invite you to learn about cooking safety during fire prevention week, October 4 to 10.
“Cooking is the #1 cause of home fires and home fire injuries in Canada,” said Fire Chief Jeff Weber. “This week, spend some time learning about the simple but important actions you can take to keep yourself and your family safe in the kitchen.”
Kitchen fire safety can start with simple steps...

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Posted On Thursday, 01 October, 2020

IGAS2020Waste Reduction Week is October 19 to 23. The City of Cornwall is hosting a community-wide textile collection that week, called Cornwall Gives A Shirt!
Set out bags of gently used clothing, linens, and footwear on your regular collection day the week of October 19 to 23. Be sure to mark these bags with a large and clear sign marked with “Cornwall Gives A Shirt.”
To get an “I Give A Shirt” sign, download the PDF below.
Two new elements are being...

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Posted On Wednesday, 30 September, 2020

The City of Cornwall’s parks and recreational paths are smoke-free as per By-law 2020-040 .
This includes…
Smoking, carrying, holding, or inhaling a lighted cigar, cigarette, cannabis, or pipe,
Vaping, and
Spaces that are within 20 metres of any recreational path , except for private residences, the boundaries of a highway, and the RCAFA Wing 424.
“Council made a decision to put in place a by-law that creates a smoke-free environment...

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Posted On Tuesday, 29 September, 2020

The City of Cornwall’s bag limit is changing!
As of October 5, households may set out only four bags OR two containers of trash per week.
The City will not enforce this limit until February 1, 2021. Households may continue to set out six bags or three containers per week until then, but these households will be contacted by City staff to discuss how they can meet the upcoming four-bag limit.
Bag limits will be reduced to 2 bags or 1 can on April 5, 2021.
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Posted On Tuesday, 29 September, 2020

NLno6IlhThe City of Cornwall is proud to recognize Orange Shirt Day in partnership with the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario.
Fountains at the Justice Building (340 Pitt Street) and Memorial Park (corner of Second St W and Bedford St) will be lit with orange lights as of Tuesday night, and a banner is now in place at the Lamoureux Park clock tower.
“It’s so important that we recognize Orange Shirt Day,” said Mayor Bernadette Clement. “As...

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Posted On Saturday, 12 September, 2020

ch150 NOTICE OF MEETING Presentation by WSP consultants Monday, September 21 st , 2020 at 7 p.m. Salon B, Cornwall Civic Complex (Lower Concourse) 100 Water Street East, Cornwall, ON, K6H 5T9 
Following the public portion of the Planning, Advisory & Hearing Committee (PAC) meeting on Monday, September 21 st , 2020, a VIRTUAL presentation will be provided by WSP to consider the Zoning Strategy Report prepared as part of the City’s Comprehensive zoning By-law Review. ...

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Posted On Friday, 11 September, 2020

Link RdPlease be advised that the City of Cornwall intends to change the name of Link Road to Cornwall Centre Road.
Link Road, a 130-metre stretch of road between Cornwall Centre Road and Vincent Massey Drive, will be renamed Cornwall Centre Road.
While signs at this intersection currently indicate that the road is called Cornwall Centre Road, the legal name is Link Road. Changing the street’s name will ensure the road’s name is accurately recognized by all residents...

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