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Posted On Friday, 15 October, 2021

sydney The intersection of Sydney Street at Seventh Street will be closed to traffic starting Monday, October 18. Sydney Street from Fifth Street to Seventh Street is in the process of reconstruction . The intersection closure will accommodate construction activities. Please detour using York Street. Thank you for your patience!
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Posted On Tuesday, 12 October, 2021

ssnp instaCornwall residents can soon apply to have their cat’s spay/neuter surgery subsidized. Surgeries are free for eligible residents. Applications will be accepted starting the week of October 25, 2021.
The program will assist residents in fixing their cats, and help control the cat population in Cornwall. The program will support low-income households in fixing pets over six months of age or under eight years of age.
To prepare for the application process, you will need...

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Posted On Thursday, 07 October, 2021

igas fall 2021For the past four years, Cornwall residents have donated a staggering amount of textile waste.
This past spring, a total of 22,000 pounds of clothing, bedding, and shoes was donated in just one week. That waste was collected, in large part, by two people: Steve Smith and Lonnie McCracken, members of the waste management division.
“When you see how much clothing waste there is, it’s really overwhelming,” said Smith. “Our thrift stores can’t...

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Posted On Wednesday, 06 October, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving from City of Cornwall council and staff!
On Monday, October 11, municipal offices will be closed. Transit buses will not be running. The landfill and library will be closed.
There will be no waste collection on October 11. Instead, waste collection will be delayed by one day every week.
The Aquatic Centre is closed on October 11, but open for regular programming on Saturday and Sunday.
The Benson Centre will be open.
Municipal Works...

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Posted On Wednesday, 06 October, 2021

Woods PhotoCornwall Fire Services Chief Jeff Weber is proud to introduce Deputy Fire Chief Leighton Woods.
Woods will work alongside Chief Weber and Deputy Chief Stephenson, with a focus on emergency management, public education, and fire prevention.
“The emergency management portfolio was added to the Cornwall Fire Services Division earlier this year,” said Chief Weber. “Woods’s background with the paramedic service makes him a great fit for our team.”
Deputy...

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Posted On Monday, 04 October, 2021

This notice is to advise you in accordance with Sections 51, of The Planning Act that the Council of the Corporation of the City of Cornwall has made the decision:
Planning Item #1 - Approved the Marguerite D’Youville Draft Plan of Subdivision (Phases 1-3) Residential lands with lot frontage along Marguerite D’Youville and Easton Avenue, Cornwall Ontario.  
Folder #312, File No. 04T-2021-03
For Phases 1-3 of the Marguerite D’Youville Draft...

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Posted On Monday, 04 October, 2021

Join Cornwall Fire Services for an exciting fire prevention open house! On Saturday, October 9, Cornwall families, young and old, are welcome to join us for a morning or afternoon of fun and learning.
“After a year and a half of not being able to connect with our community, we are so excited to host an open-air open house for Cornwall,” said Deputy Fire Chief Matt Stephenson. “We hope to see you there!”
You can pop by booths from community agencies...

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Posted On Monday, 04 October, 2021

Starting October 12, Cornwall’s parking program is getting an upgrade to better serve residents and visitors.
Free 15-minute stalls
City staff are adding five new free 15-minute parking stalls. These will be located at the Cotton Mills and the Cornwall Public Library. There are already 17 stalls set up in Le Village, downtown, and outside City Hall. 
Why 15-minute stalls are being added:
so that shoppers can easily park near businesses and services...

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Posted On Friday, 01 October, 2021

October 27 is the coordinated Point-in-Time Homeless Count in our area. The City of Cornwall, United Counties of SDG, and agency partners and volunteers will participate in the count.
Throughout one day, department staff and trained volunteers from partner agencies will count and survey individuals who are experiencing homelessness. This could include individuals who are…
Staying in shelters,
Staying in short-term housing,
Couch-surfing,
Sleeping...

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Posted On Wednesday, 29 September, 2021

survey option1 fb v2Today is the day: the climate change survey is now open!
The City of Cornwall and Future Climate Leaders are inviting Eastern Ontario residents to fill out a short survey about climate change.
“We’d like to borrow 15 minutes of your time,” said Lee Theodore, project coordinator with Future Climate Leaders. “Your feedback and opinions will help us understand how you think about climate change and how you think your region should tackle it.”
The...

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