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Mayor Normand Riopel and Senior of the Year recipient Mrs Michelle Larocque holding her award

Champlain Township Announces its 2024 Ontario Senior of the Year

Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024 11:22 AM

Champlain, June 28, 2024 - Champlain Township Announces its 2024 Ontario Senior of the Year

Last night, during the Council's regular meeting at the UCPR Town Hall, Champlain recognized Mrs. Michelle Larocque of L'Orignal with the Ontario Senior of the Year Award for her outstanding work in the community.

A mother of three, Mrs. Larocque has long been involved in the L'Orignal community. Committed to helping young people enjoy sports, she became a baseball coach, joined the Jeannettes group and...

Congratulations Class of 2024, gold and silver ballons, stars and a graduation cap

Champlain Township Awards 12 Bursaries to 2024 High School Graduates

Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024 04:16 PM

Township of Champlain, June 27, 2024 - Champlain Township Awards 12 Bursaries to 2024 High School Graduates

Mayor Normand Riopel and members of Council are proud to recognize twelve young residents with a $200 bursary for academic achievement. The township is committed to rewarding their efforts throughout the year and to encouraging them to pursue their education in a field in which they are truly passionate. A total of $2,400 was distributed among our young residents.

"These bursaries acknowledge...

Consultation paused by Sounth Nation Conservation

Consultation Paused on Update Wetland Mapping

Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024 01:13 PM

Consultation Paused on Updated Wetland Mapping: a Message from South Nation Conservation

Please be advised that the SNC, RVCA and RRCA are pausing consultation on updated wetland mapping. We appreciate the feedback and comments we have received to-date and support the direction we received from the Ministry of Natural Resources giving us time to work on a local approach.

Over the coming months, the conservation authorities will work with ministry staff, municipalities, and stakeholders to develop...

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Canada Day 2024 in Champlain!

Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024 10:46 AM

Canada Day 2024 at L'Orignal Park & Beach

Mark your calendars! Thanks to our generous partners, we have another day of celebrations filled with activities for the whole family! Check out the schedule below. See you at the beach! 

  • 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.: Bouncy castles, water slide, DJ,  popcorn, face painting and activities for children
  • 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.:  Food concessions
  • 1 p.m.: Cartoonist (Sign up required at the Champlain tent. First come, first served.)
  • 1 p.m.: Zumba Fitness with Kim 
  • 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.:...

Mayor Normand Riopel wearing Chain of Command at swearing in of new UCPR warden

Mayor Normand Riopel Appointed as Warden of the UCPR for Remainder of 2024

Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024 01:26 PM

L'Orignal, June 12, 2024 - Mayor Normand Riopel Appointed as Warden of the UCPR for Remainder of 2024

The United Counties of Prescott and Russell (the “UCPR”) are pleased to announce that Mr. Normand Riopel, Mayor of the Township of Champlain, has been appointed as the Warden of the UCPR for the remainder of the year 2024. Mr. Riopel was elected by acclamation at the Special Council Meeting held this morning.

Mr. Riopel had acted as the Acting Warden of the UCPR since the April 25th Regular...