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Grants Available for Businesses and Tax Credits for Residents

Posted on Thursday, January 06, 2022 10:45 PM

Grants for BusinessesFor Small Businesses That Are Subject to Closure Under the Modified Step Two of Roadmap to Reopen

The Ontario government is providing targeted relief for businesses and people impacted by the current public health measures aimed at blunting the spread of the Omicron variant. As part of this plan, the government is introducing a $10,000 grant for eligible businesses that are subject to closures under the modified Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen and is providing additional...

Christmas Letter from the Mayor

Posted on Saturday, December 11, 2021 08:00 PM


Christmas is one of the most wonderful times of the year.  It is a good time to look back with gratitude for what we have and to celebrate the coming year with optimism and enthusiasm.  We are lucky to live in such a great community where everyone contributes to the many good causes in the Champlain Township.

As always, I encourage everyone to shop locally.  It is important to support our local producers, merchants, and artisans to ensure they keep their...

Holiday Season in Champlain!

Posted on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 11:15 PM

When the trees are cleared, the weather is gray and the nights are chilly, Champlain is decked out in its brightest lights and preparing to welcome the holiday celebrations.

Gingerbread House Contest

From December 1 to 20, you could be selected as the "Official Champlain Gingerbread House Maker"! Visit our Facebook page @Champlain.ON and post a photo of your gingerbread house in comments under the contest post or send your photo to

The first 20 families to contact...

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...