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Posted On Wednesday, 12 January, 2022

The City of Cornwall is reminding residents to keep children away from snowbanks and from building snow tunnels near roadways.
Snowbanks are very appealing for children looking for a fun place to play. With deaths reported in past winters from tunnels collapsing on children, and causing suffocation, the message of the dangers associated with children tunneling into snowbanks bears repeating once more.
The dangers are many - children could become trapped if snow tunnels...

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Posted On Tuesday, 11 January, 2022

Notice of Passing of the Comprehensive Zoning By-Law For The Corporation of the City of Cornwall
Take notice that the Council of the Corporation of the City of Cornwall passed By-law No. 2022-001 on the January 10, 2022, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, RSO 1990, as amended.
The purpose and effect of By-law No. 2022-001 is to enact the City of Cornwall Comprehensive Zoning By-law, to regulate the use of land, and the character, location, and use of buildings...

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Posted On Tuesday, 11 January, 2022

Due to staff shortages, there may be a delay in curbside garbage and recycling pick-up.
Please continue to put your curbside material out on your regular collection day. Any uncollected material will be mapped and collected first thing the following morning.
 Thank you for your cooperation.
 Please click here for more information on Garbage and Recycling pickup.

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Posted On Monday, 10 January, 2022

Officials recently gathered to break ground on a new affordable housing complex in Cornwall that will provide new housing to dozens of families.
The $18.8-million development at the southwest corner of McConnell Avenue and Ninth Street East will feature 77 residential units as well as a commercial space that will be occupied by the Housing Services Department for the City of Cornwall and SDG Counties.
“We have been in the planning stages of this project for some...

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Posted On Monday, 03 January, 2022

Effective January 4, 2022, public access to City of Cornwall buildings and facilities, including City Hall, Municipal Works, Benson Centre, Cornwall Civic Complex and Aquatic Centre, will be closed to the public until January 26, 2022.
City services will continue to be offered through other methods including curbside pick-up, telephone, and email communication. A list of the City of Cornwall telephone directory can be found here.
The closure of indoor recreation facilities...

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Posted On Thursday, 30 December, 2021

Effective today, Thursday, December 30th, all Cornwall Transit service and schedules will return to regular service.
Transit had been operating on a modified schedule due to a lack of staffing resources.
Please note as per the usual holiday schedule, Cornwall Transit service will end at 6 pm on New Year's Eve and there will be no service on January 1st and 2nd. Transit service resumes on January 3rd.
Riders with questions or concerns can call the Cornwall Transit office...

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Posted On Thursday, 23 December, 2021

Effective immediately, Cornwall Transit’s schedule is temporarily modified due to a lack of staffing resources.
In accordance with public health guidelines, some staff are isolating. Further changes to the schedule are possible. Use the Transit app for up to date information.
Conventional bus service:
Hourly from 6:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Every half hour from 10:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Hourly from 2:45 p.m. to end of service at 6:15 p.m.
Business...

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Posted On Monday, 20 December, 2021

The City of Cornwall is kicking off 2022 with another round of parking program improvements.
Starting January 1, new parking stalls are available downtown in the Justice Building parking lot and along Cotton Mills Steet. 
“We’re pleased to be able to offer new public parking stalls in two of our key business districts,” said Bernadine McEvoy-Robertson, Supervisor of By-law Services. “These stalls will help to ease pressure for parking as more...

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Posted On Tuesday, 14 December, 2021

City of Cornwall council and staff would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Over the holidays, City facilities and services will be impacted. Please consult the schedule below.
Municipal offices: closed from December 24 at noon until January 4 at 8:30 a.m. Municipal Works can always be reached at 613-932-5354.
Waste collection: there will be no changes to the waste collection schedule. The landfill will be closed on December 25 and January...

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Posted On Monday, 13 December, 2021

After weeks of promotion and conversation, the climate change survey is now closed. More than 1,000 people filled out the survey, asked a question, or submitted artwork.
Future Climate Leaders and the City of Cornwall promoted the public engagement initiative widely through the months of October and November.
So, here’s what we heard:
Cornwall and Eastern Ontario residents are engaged, aware, and talking about climate change. They believe their municipality...

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