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Budget 2021

Posted on Monday, February 15, 2021 08:00 PM

A 2021 Budget Focused on Roads and Economic Development


Champlain, February 10, 2021 – The Township of Champlain’s 2021 budget has been approved. On January 14, 2021, council voted to accept an investment of $6,078,660 in capital projects and $14,490,820 through the operating budget that provides the day-to-day delivery of services and programs to Champlain residents.

For 2021, the property tax rate is increased by 1.65%.

For a house with a property assessment of $200,000, the increase represents...

$3 million Investment for L’Orignal Wastewater and Storm Water Systems

Posted on Tuesday, January 05, 2021 09:15 PM


More than $3 million in funding will be invested in the long-needed storm sewer, sanitary sewer and water main improvements for King Street in L’Orignal.

We would like to extend our appreciation and thanks to the governments of Canada and Ontario for this strategic infrastructure investment in our community, namely:

  • The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure & Communities,
  • The Honourable Laurie Scott, Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure,
  • Francis Drouin, Member of Parliament...

UCPR and VIA Rail Canada extend the lease of the Prescott-Russell Recreational Trail

Posted on Sunday, December 20, 2020 07:15 PM

L’Orignal, December 17, 2020 – The United Counties of Prescott and Russell (UCPR) are pleased to announce that it has agreed with VIA Rail Canada to a mutual contract amendment to extend the current lease of the Prescott-Russell Recreational Trail for an additional six months, until June 30, 2021.

The purpose of the contract extension is to provide leeway for both parities to come to an agreement early in 2021 for the sale of the Prescott and Russell Recreational Trail (also known as the Montreal...

New Director of Fire Services

Posted on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 12:45 AM

The Township of Champlain welcomes its new Director of Fire Services

Champlain, December 15, 2020. - The new Director of Fire Services, Ghislain Pigeon, whose hiring was approved at the December 10 municipal council meeting, first started on December 14. Mr. Pigeon fills the vacant position as Director since 2012.

Fire Chief of the Hawkesbury Fire Department from 2001 to 2015, the new Director of Fire Services began his career in administration of fire safety in the 2000s by sitting on various Ontario...

Road Works

Wharf Street and King Street Project - Construction and Precautionary Boil Water Advisory

Posted on Tuesday, August 02, 2022 10:34 AM

Wharf Street Closure

Street construction on Wharf Street is planned to start on Tuesday, August 2nd. Localized closures starting at Wharf Street will be performed and heading onto the intersection of King Street and Wharf Street and proceeding toward King Street to Peter Street. 

Precautionary Boil Water Advisory for the Homes on King Street Fed by the Temporary Water Main

This advisory is to notify the users of the temporary water main distribution system in L'Orignal, that due to the works...