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Notice:Poor Air Quality Conditions

Posted on Tuesday, June 06, 2023 02:26 PM

Eastern Ontario Health Unit - June 6, 2023

Residents Urged to Take Precautions During Poor Air Quality Conditions

Environment and Climate Change Canada, and the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change have issued a Special Air Quality Statement for the Eastern Ontario region. When the outdoor air quality health reaches level 7 or higher (high to very high risk level) on the Air Quality Health Index (AQHI), you should take precautions for yourself and those you care for. The Eastern...

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Flags Will Fly at Half-Mast in Champlain in Honour of Chief Bruce Barton

Posted on Monday, June 05, 2023 03:28 PM

Flags Will Fly at Half-Mast in Champlain in Honour of Former Fire Chief Bruce Barton

Champlain - June 5, 2023

It is with profound sadness that the Township of Champlain has been informed of the passing of Bruce Barton, former Fire Chief of Station 1, on May 31, 2023.

Born and raised in Vankleek Hill, Mr. Barton began his career with the Township in 1967 as a volunteer firefighter for Vankleek Hill and rose through the ranks to become Fire Chief in 1987.  Bruce served his community with honour and...

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June is Senior's Month in the Township of Champlain!

Posted on Friday, June 02, 2023 09:00 AM

June is Senior’s Month in the Township of Champlain!

Did you know June is Seniors Month in Ontario? It is an opportunity to acknowledge and recognize the amazing seniors and the positive impact they have made in our lives.

This year, the theme for Seniors’ Month is Working for Seniors, which recognizes the importance of seniors keeping active, well, and safe in their communities. The Township of Champlain will be naming its chosen senior as Senior of the Year 2023 at this month’s regular Council...

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Issuing of Fire Permits On Hold

Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 12:35 PM

ISSUING OF FIRE PERMITS ON HOLD - June 1, 2023 Please note that due to the hot and dry weather, Township will not be issuing any open-air fire permits until further notice. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

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Residents Urged to Take Precautions During Heat Event

Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 08:00 AM

Eastern Ontario Health Unit - May 31, 2023

Environment and Climate Change Canada is forecasting high temperatures that are expected to begin on Thursday, June 1 and to last at least two days. The Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) is advising residents of the five Eastern Counties to take steps to prevent heat-related illnesses.

Everyone is at risk during a heat event, but health risks are greater for: older adults, infants and young children, people with chronic illnesses, people who work in the...