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Posted On Wednesday, 21 April, 2021

The City of Cornwall is advising residents that as of May 1, public parking is no longer available at two downtown lots:
The lot at the southwest corner of Pitt and First
The north portion of the “bingo” lot on Second Street West between Augustus and Pitt
The City’s leases on both lots have ended.
Plenty of parking remains available downtown, both via on-street parking stalls and in parking lots:
Library lot at 224 Sydney Street
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Posted On Friday, 16 April, 2021
Posted On Thursday, 15 April, 2021

The household hazardous waste depot has opened for the season.
Residents should be aware of the COVID-19 restrictions before they attend the depot:
Residents must remain in their vehicle. Wear a mask, and talk to staff through the window.
Staff will remove items directly from trunk – not the back seat.
No washroom facilities are available.
The paint reuse depot is closed.
Containers will not be returned.
Residents should not go to the...

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Posted On Wednesday, 14 April, 2021

City of Cornwall residents can set out an unlimited amount of leaf and yard waste – during collection weeks. Here are the dates for leaf and yard waste collection:
Weekly from April 12 to May 14
Bi-weekly from May 25 to September 17
Weekly from September 27 to November 19
Easily track the collection schedule using the Recycle Coach app or the waste collection calendar .
During weeks when leaf and yard waste is not collected, residents should not...

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Posted On Tuesday, 13 April, 2021

water bannerThe City of Cornwall is launching a conversation about water conservation.
Visit the City's new engagement platform, haveyoursaycornwall.ca , to participate in phase one of the conversation. For the next few weeks, residents are invited to learn more about water conservation, ask questions and watch videos.
"Down the road, we will engage with residents through surveys in partnership with the River Institute," said Carl Goodwin, Environment Division Manager. "We will also...

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Posted On Monday, 12 April, 2021

GAS Spring 2021Your favourite clothing donation program is back this year – twice!
Week one is April 19 to 23, and week two is October 18 to 22.
Here’s how to participate:
Gather up any used clothing, linens, and shoes you are no longer using.
Put them in a garbage bag and close it well.
Label the bag “give a shirt.”
Put the bag out on your regular collection day (in the morning, please) a few feet away from your garbage and recycling.
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Posted On Thursday, 08 April, 2021

Starting April 8, all City facilities are closed to the public.
Residents can continue to access services by contacting staff by phone or email . If you are not sure who to contact, fill out this form . Curbside assistance will be available as needed.
There will be no change to waste collection services . This means:
Weekly waste collection continues normally,
The household hazardous waste depot will open as planned on April 14 and other select dates,
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Posted On Wednesday, 07 April, 2021

DSC_0007C.C.V.S. students enrolled in Mrs. Mahon’s English 1L/2L class have spent several weeks working on a special project to show appreciation for local paramedics. 
During a classroom conversation in early February about the COVID-19 pandemic and the essential services provided by local frontline workers, students were motivated to share some well-deserved kindness. Together, the class of grade nine and ten face-to-face and synchronous students researched the duties...

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Posted On Thursday, 01 April, 2021

The upcoming Easter holidays mean municipal offices are closed on Friday, April 2, and Monday, April 5.
Transit buses will not run on Friday, but they will run on Monday.
The landfill is closed on Friday, but open Saturday and Monday.
Friday’s waste collection will occur on Saturday, and Monday’s collection will continue as normal.
The Benson Centre is closed on Friday.
The Aquatic Centre is closed on Friday and Sunday, and open on Monday.

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Posted On Wednesday, 31 March, 2021

Cornwall Fire Services is now accepting open air burn permit applications. Permits issued this year are valid in 2021, 2022, and 2023.
Fill out the application online.
Homeowners who are issued permits must abide by By-law 2020-006 . Generally speaking, regulations include:
Open air burns may not be larger than 45 centimetres in length, 45 centimetres in width, and 45 centimetres in height.
Open air burns must be at least 7.5 metres (24.6 feet) away from...

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