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Get Loud! and “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety”

Posted on Saturday, October 02, 2021 09:30 PM

Get Loud! and “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™”

Ghislain Pigeon, Director of Fire Services, is challenging everyone in Champlain Township to test their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and “Get Loud!” as part of Fire Prevention Week.

Champlain, October 3rd, 2021 - Fire Prevention Week runs from October 3-9 and the Champlain Fire Services is urging everyone in the Township to Get Loud! and “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™”.

By law, every home in Ontario must have a working smoke alarm...

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - Wear Orange on September 30

Posted on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 05:30 PM

The Township of Champlain recognizes September 30th, 2021, as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (National Orange Shirt Day).

"The day honours the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. Public commemoration of the tragic and painful history and ongoing impacts of residential schools is a vital component of the reconciliation process. The creation of this federal statutory...

Ongoing Work at the Library

Posted on Monday, September 27, 2021 03:00 AM

Champlain, September 27, 2021—Based on a building condition assessment study, submitted to the municipal Council in 2019, the township staff worked closely with the engineering firm to prepare a detailed work plan to address the priority deficiencies and to establish a 1–5-year budget based on the work identified in the report.

Although the pandemic caused several work delays, some electrical work was done this summer. In addition, several structural works are currently underway in the library and...

Hydrant Flushing (Fall Maintenance)

Posted on Tuesday, September 07, 2021 09:15 PM


Flushing of the municipal water system will begin on Wednesday, September 8 and continue during the next few weeks. This procedure will remove accumulated rust from the watermain that may have formed on the pipe walls. The water flow is increased and the water is flushed through the hydrants. Operations are performed using predetermined flushing routes that facilitate a better cleaning. This procedure is essential to ensure optimal system performance and excellent...

The first inter-municipal show, Canada PR 2021 was a great success

Posted on Monday, July 12, 2021 01:00 AM

The first inter-municipal show, Canada PR 2021 was a great success

Prescott-Russell, August 8, 2021—All eight municipalities of the United Counties of Prescott and Russell and the Prescott-Russell Arts Council (CAPRAC) are very pleased with the first virtual edition of Canada PR 2021.

The Canada PR 2021 virtual show was live-streamed on Facebook, YouTube and TCV22 on July 1st, and featured music, poetry, magic, dance and comedy by local performing artists. Considering the pandemic restrictions,...