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Unveiling of the Vankleek Hill Community Patchwork

Posted on Thursday, November 25, 2021 01:00 AM

Unveiling of the Vankleek Hill Community Patchwork

Champlain, November 25, 2021 - Champlain Township Mayor Normand Riopel was present at an event organized by the members of the Arbor Gallery and the Vankleek Hill Mural for the unveiling of the newly painted Vankleek Hill Community Patchwork at the Phil Arber Memorial Garden on November 20, 2021.

The mural can be seen at 10 Main Street, at the corner of Highway 34, on the exterior wall of Totem Roasters. Originally painted by artists Elisabeth Skelly...

2021 Champlain Remembrance Day Ceremonies

Posted on Wednesday, November 03, 2021 02:45 AM

The 2021 Champlain Remembrance Day Ceremonies will be conducted at L'Orignal Cenotaph in L'Orignal Park at 11 a.m.  and at Vankleek Hill Cenotaph in Town Square Park at 2:00 p.m. on November 7, 2021, thanks to Hawkesbury Legion.

The importance of a live ceremony honouring our Veterans and their sacrifices is paramount, especially during the 100th anniversary of the Poppy as Canada’s symbol of Remembrance.  As so many other commemorations have been cancelled or delayed by the pandemic, paying...

Get Loud! and “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety”

Posted on Saturday, October 02, 2021 09:30 PM

Get Loud! and “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™”

Ghislain Pigeon, Director of Fire Services, is challenging everyone in Champlain Township to test their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and “Get Loud!” as part of Fire Prevention Week.

Champlain, October 3rd, 2021 - Fire Prevention Week runs from October 3-9 and the Champlain Fire Services is urging everyone in the Township to Get Loud! and “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™”.

By law, every home in Ontario must have a working smoke alarm...

Ongoing Work at the Library

Posted on Monday, September 27, 2021 03:00 AM

Champlain, September 27, 2021—Based on a building condition assessment study, submitted to the municipal Council in 2019, the township staff worked closely with the engineering firm to prepare a detailed work plan to address the priority deficiencies and to establish a 1–5-year budget based on the work identified in the report.

Although the pandemic caused several work delays, some electrical work was done this summer. In addition, several structural works are currently underway in the library and...

Hydrant Flushing (Fall Maintenance)

Posted on Tuesday, September 07, 2021 09:15 PM


Flushing of the municipal water system will begin on Wednesday, September 8 and continue during the next few weeks. This procedure will remove accumulated rust from the watermain that may have formed on the pipe walls. The water flow is increased and the water is flushed through the hydrants. Operations are performed using predetermined flushing routes that facilitate a better cleaning. This procedure is essential to ensure optimal system performance and excellent...