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Notice: Fire Ban in Effect

Posted on Thursday, April 02, 2020 11:15 PM


In order to ensure public safety and well-being during the evolving COVID-19 outbreak, the Township of Champlain has decided to issue a full fire ban in the Township of Champlain. There will be a complete ban on fires, including CAMP FIRES and OPEN AIR FIRES until further notice.

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 to help ensure that staff...

COVID-19 Enforcement of special measures

Posted on Thursday, April 02, 2020 01:15 AM

Municipal By-Law Officer Will Enforce Order Under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA)

Champlain – April 2, 2020 - Under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA), Municipal By-Law Enforcement Officers have been given the authority to enforce special measures while the province remains in a state of emergency which include:

  • Non-essential businesses that continue to operate;
  • People congregating in parks or using park amenities or equipment;
  • Gatherings of more...

COVID-19 Drive-Through Testing Centre

Posted on Wednesday, April 01, 2020 09:00 PM

Eastern Ontario Health Unit
April 1, 2020

Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Centre Opening in Casselman

The Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU), in partnership with the Hawkesbury and District General Hospital, is opening a drive-through COVID-19 testing centre in Casselman on Thursday, April 2nd, 2020. The centre is located at the EOHU’s Casselman office, at 872 Principale Street. The centre will be open Monday through Friday each week, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The aim of the drive-through...

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.