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COVID-19 - Opening of an Assessment Centre

Posted on Wednesday, April 01, 2020 03:30 AM

March 31, 2020

COVID-19 Assessment Centre in Winchester to Open on April 1st

A new COVID-19 assessment centre in Winchester will open on April 1st. The Centre is being operated by Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) staff and physicians, in partnership with the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU). This centre is exclusively for the purpose of COVID-19 assessments.

The assessment centre is located in the Lions Club hall at 515 Albert Street and will be open Monday to Friday, from 12 to 6 pm....

Mayor's Message

Posted on Wednesday, April 01, 2020 02:00 AM

Special message from Mayor Normand Riopel

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Dear Residents,

As Mayor of Champlain Township, I would like to take this moment to congratulate all the residents of Champlain Township. I am very proud to see the collective sense of responsibility and solidarity in our beautiful community. The streets are empty; a sign that people are following the Eastern Ontario Health Unit’s instructions and are staying at home. I invite you to continue to do the right thing and to remain confident.


Water Safety Statement — Lower Ottawa River

Posted on Monday, March 30, 2020 04:00 AM

Water Safety Statement — Lower Ottawa River

March 30, 2020 — A Water Safety Statement is being issued for areas along the Lower Ottawa River. Based on current snow cover and weather forecast, it’s anticipated that levels and flows from Arnprior to Hawkesbury will remain within the normal range of fluctuations associated with the spring freshet period.

The Ottawa River Regulating Committee indicates that with warming temperatures and forecasted precipitation, increases in flows and levels are expected...

Message to Business owners

Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 09:45 PM

Message to Business owners

It’s an unsettling time right now for many business owners in our community. It’s more important than ever to support local and small businesses.

In order to help businesses in our community, we created a space called Business Resources on our Website. We are always looking for new resources to help businesses and we will update it as soon as new information comes in.

We acknowledge and greatly appreciate the vital role of essential services workers and we recognise that many...

COVID-19 - State of Emergency

Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 04:45 AM

COVID-19 - State of Emergency

United Counties of SD&G, United Counties of P&R and City of Cornwall Declare State of Emergency Over Spread of COVID-19

In response to growing concerns over COVID-19 in Eastern Ontario, the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry (SD&G), the United Counties of Prescott and Russell (UCPR) and the City of Cornwall have declared a state of emergency today as of 4:00 PM in an effort to slow the spread of this highly contagious virus.