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Vankleek Hill celebrates its 225th anniversary in a spirit of hope

Posted on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 07:45 PM

Champlain, January 26, 2022 - The year 2022 will mark the 225th anniversary of the founding of Vankleek Hill and organizers with the Vankleek Hill Historical Society are looking to mark the occasion at events throughout the year with the HOPE 225 project.

Champlain Township Council and Administration were honoured to participate in the unveiling of the project logo at the January 13, 2022, regular meeting. The logo was designed by Miss Reagan Hall, a seventh-grade student from Pleasant...

2022 Motor Vehicle Collisions - Hawkesbury OPP

Posted on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 10:00 PM

Hawkesbury, January 20, 2022 – The Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding motorist to slow down and adjust their driving for the road and weather conditions.

Between, January 1, 2022 and January 20, 2022, officers from the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 39 motor vehicle collisions. 

  •  Motor Vehicle Collisions with animals – 5
  •  Motor Vehicle Collisions with other motor vehicle – 13
  •  Motor Vehicle Collisions...

Grants Available for Businesses and Tax Credits for Residents

Posted on Thursday, January 06, 2022 10:45 PM

Grants for BusinessesFor Small Businesses That Are Subject to Closure Under the Modified Step Two of Roadmap to Reopen

The Ontario government is providing targeted relief for businesses and people impacted by the current public health measures aimed at blunting the spread of the Omicron variant. As part of this plan, the government is introducing a $10,000 grant for eligible businesses that are subject to closures under the modified Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen and is providing additional...

Christmas Letter from the Mayor

Posted on Saturday, December 11, 2021 08:00 PM


Christmas is one of the most wonderful times of the year.  It is a good time to look back with gratitude for what we have and to celebrate the coming year with optimism and enthusiasm.  We are lucky to live in such a great community where everyone contributes to the many good causes in the Champlain Township.

As always, I encourage everyone to shop locally.  It is important to support our local producers, merchants, and artisans to ensure they keep their...

Holiday Season in Champlain!

Posted on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 11:15 PM

When the trees are cleared, the weather is gray and the nights are chilly, Champlain is decked out in its brightest lights and preparing to welcome the holiday celebrations.

Gingerbread House Contest

From December 1 to 20, you could be selected as the "Official Champlain Gingerbread House Maker"! Visit our Facebook page @Champlain.ON and post a photo of your gingerbread house in comments under the contest post or send your photo to

The first 20 families to contact...