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Flags to half-mast

Posted on Monday, April 20, 2020 10:45 PM

Flags at Champlain Township Hall and Construction Building have been lowered to half-mast to honour the victims in the tragic shooting in Nova Scotia.

This symbolic gesture expresses the solidarity of the members of the municipal council, municipal employees and the entire population of the township towards the communities affected by this terrible event.

Our hearts go out to the families of the victims as well as to all residents of Nova Scotia in this tragedy.


Encourage Local

Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 10:15 PM

ENCOURAGE LOCAL - An initiative of Prescott-Russell Community Development Corporation.

For the entrepreneurs, it is a wonderful opportunity to show your products and services. The Encourage Local website will allow you to be part of the shop local community. It’s simple to register and it’s free! Simply click on the link below to fill out and submit the information. The information will then be processed on the website and an easy search will allow the buyer to find your business, what you have to...

Fire ban amended

Posted on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 04:15 AM

April 14, 2020

In order to ensure public safety and well-being during the evolving COVID-19 outbreak, the Township of Champlain has issued a ban on open air fires in the Township of Champlain and will not be issuing fire permits until further notice. CAMP FIRES and BURNING IN A CONTAINER are permitted.

This is a proactive action to reduce the number of preventable human-caused fires and to limit non-essential calls for service during the COVID-19 outbreak...

Update: Collections

Posted on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 01:45 AM

Due to COVID-19 and in consideration for the health and safety of staff and residents, the collection of household hazardous waste and the spring garbage collection have been postponed until further notice.

For these same reasons, the landfill remains closed until further notice. We know this can pose an inconvenience to some, but remember that it is temporary due to exceptional circumstances. Municipal staff is available for essential services and we cannot risk the health and safety of an employee...

Tax postponed and bags limit revised

Posted on Thursday, April 09, 2020 08:30 AM

At the April 9, 2020 meeting, the council adopted the two following resolutions.

Water and Sewer taxes

Canada is facing the novel Covid-19 virus and the impact on the economy is significant. Covid-19 is affecting household income of Township residents as well. The water and sewer billing for the period of January to March is usually due around the 15th of April.

To provide payment relief to citizens, it has been resolved that the payment for water and sewer taxes is postponed until May 29, 2020 and...