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Champlain Launches Its New Business Directory

Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 04:00 PM

Champlain, August 10, 2022 – Champlain Township has launched a new business and community online directory, which could prove to be a powerful tool for finding local businesses and community groups. This initiative aligns with the 2022-2026 strategic plan's goal to collaborate with regional business retention and expansion programming by connecting businesses to support services.

The Township is pleased to launch this free, user-friendly, self-maintaining directory found at

Planning and Zoning

UCPR Proposed Official Plan - Open House and Public Meeting

Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 11:41 AM

The United Counties of Prescott and Russell are in the process of creating a New Official Plan to guide future planning and development within the United Counties. Based on community input, background reports and updated provincial policy, the New Official Plan will ensure both a vision for the United Counties of Prescott and Russell and a comprehensive strategy for cultivating new opportunities, ensuring environmental health and making intelligent and informed land use decisions. Visit the United...

Power Outage - Updates on Measures in place in Champlain

Power Outage - Updates on Measures in Place in Champlain

Posted on Wednesday, July 06, 2022 04:15 PM

Champlain Township, May 24, 2022 - The Township of Champlain has put in place several temporary emergency measures following to the thunderstorms on May 21. The Township continues to monitor the situation and updates on these temporary measures will be shared with the public as they occur.

Restoration of Power

Hydro One crews have been working for several hours to try to restore the power. The damage on Cassburn Road has been repaired and the road is now clear. Work on Highway 17, Front Road...

Municipal Services during a Holiday

Municipal Services on Canada Day

Posted on Wednesday, July 06, 2022 04:15 PM

All municipal offices will be closed on Friday, July 1st for Canada Day. Recycling collection will be cancelled for West Hawkesbury (all roads and streets North of Greenlane Road East and West), but garbage collection is still on.

Join us at L'Orignal Park, from noon to 10 p.m. to celebrate Canada Day! Find all the information on our calendar.

Happy Canada Day!

Boat Launch Closed

Boat Launch Closed on Canada Day

Posted on Wednesday, July 06, 2022 04:14 PM

For safety reasons, the municipal boat launch at L'Orignal Park will be closed all day on July 1st for Canada Day celebrations. Boaters can use the boat ramp at Riverest marina. Visit the Canada Day Page for the full event program.