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Posted On Thursday, 06 August, 2020

Waterfront-Trail-Distance-SignsEver wonder how far it is from the Lamoureux Park to St. Lawrence College?
A number of new pathway signs have been erected along the Waterfront Trail from Gray’s Creek, helping guide pathway users to the next landmark. (The answer to the above question, by the way, is 2 km).
“A common question from visitors is how far away a particular landmark is,” says Kevin Lajoie, Tourism Officer with Cornwall Tourism. “These new signs encourage people to travel...

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Posted On Tuesday, 04 August, 2020

TtoT FB (1) TREASURE MAPS:
Yard Sale (August 22) interactive map - click here
Yard Sale (August 22) printable map - click here
Giveaway (August 23) interactive map - click here
Giveaway (August 23) printable map - click here
The City of Cornwall’s favourite yard sale and giveaway weekend is back with COVID-19 safety precautions in place.
Everyone is welcome to participate in Trash to Treasure, which takes place on Saturday, August 22 (yard...

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Posted On Thursday, 30 July, 2020

Book As of Tuesday, August 4, two ice pads are available for bookings at the Benson Centre.
Individuals and organizations should contact Norma Lefebvre at 613-938-9898 ext. 4011 or nlefebvre[at]Cornwall.ca.
The Benson Centre’s ice pads are available for bookings Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
No more than 20 people are permitted on the ice at any time, and additional precautions are available for review by clicking here.
The remainder of the Benson Centre...

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Posted On Wednesday, 29 July, 2020

MW web (2)The Municipal Works office at 1225 Ontario Street is open to the public as of Tuesday, August 4.
The office will be open Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Residents may also call 613-932-5354 for Municipal Works assistance. Click here to report a problem , or click here to learn about 2020 construction projects.
As in all City facilities, barriers are in place to protect staff, and signage is in place to assist with 2 metre physical distancing. Masks are required,...

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Posted On Tuesday, 28 July, 2020

7gl6iuhQ The Cornwall and the Counties Community Future Development Corporation (CFDC) has been engaged to act as the Manager for the Port Lands project.
The Port Lands is a 16 acre site along the St. Lawrence River that encompasses much of the Port of Cornwall.
In 2016, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne and the Corporation of the City of Cornwall signed a historic agreement leading to the acquisition of the Port Lands previously owned and managed by Transport Canada. In transferring...

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Posted On Thursday, 23 July, 2020

The City of Cornwall’s command vehicle is now set up on Lawrence Avenue to the east of The Care Centre.
City representatives, including Social and Housing Services staff, are available in the command vehicle to assist occupants of The Care Centre.
City representatives will be available in the command vehicle from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 23 and 30, August 6, 11, 13, 17, 18, and 20.
Occupants may also wish to call the Social & Housing Services Department at...

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Posted On Monday, 20 July, 2020

Ontario RenovatesUPDATE: due to high demand, the Ontario Renovates program is closed as of Tuesday, August 18 at 4:30 p.m.
Ontario Renovates provides funding to low and modest income households for major repairs and rehabilitation to ensure a home’s safety, and for modifications to increase a home’s accessibility.
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing program is administered by the City of Cornwall for property owners in Cornwall, Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry.
Applications...

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Posted On Friday, 17 July, 2020

The City of Cornwall received notice from Cornwall District Heating on June 10, 2020, that they disconnected heating and hot water services to The Care Centre at 5:10 p.m. The cut off occurred because the landlord at 510 Second St. East did not contract for heat and hot water.
After receiving the notice, and pursuant to its authority under By-Law 132-1999 (“the Vital Services By-Law”), the City of Cornwall arranged directly with Cornwall District Heating...

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Posted On Friday, 17 July, 2020

bike rentalsPeople looking to enjoy the Waterfront Trail will now be able to rent bicycles at Marina 200.
Bicycle rentals will be available at the Marina office from 9am to 6pm starting Friday July 17. Bicycles can be rented out on an hourly basis or for a full day.
“Cornwall has the best part of the Waterfront Trail, offering over 12 kilometres of vehicle-free cycling with fantastic views of the St. Lawrence River,” says Kevin Lajoie, Tourism Officer. “As people...

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Posted On Thursday, 16 July, 2020

car6 The City of Cornwall’s pilot project for environmentally-friendly vehicles began Thursday, July 16, with two cars set to hit the road.
The first, an electric vehicle, will be used by the Clerk’s Department for mail delivery between City facilities.
The second, a hybrid vehicle, will accommodate travel by Social & Housing Services staff to satellite offices in Chesterville and Alexandria.
“This pilot program will allow City staff to track operating...

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