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Posted Thursday, June 21, 2018

On June 4, 2018 Council approved rate increases for each of its water and waste water systems. The decision was not taken lightly and factored in the long term financial needs of the systems. The rates create revenue stability, a more sustainable funding model and align your system with Provincial legislative requirements of the Ontario Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002. At a local level, the rate increase will address unfinanced capital requirements, limited availability of reserves, managing bro...

Posted Monday, June 18, 2018

Eastern Ontario Health Unit             June 7, 2018   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Protect Yourself from West Nile Virus this Summer   With summer comes the return of mosquitoes and the risk of being infected by the West Nile Virus. Every year, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) encourages individuals to protect themselves and to make a habit of eliminating all mosquito breeding grounds. “West Nile Virus is a concern in our area, and people should be aware and take the necessary precauti...

Posted Friday, May 25, 2018

Lancaster, Ontario, May 25, 2018 – If the first quarter numbers are any indication, 2018 will be a record year for building activity in the Township of South Glengarry. In a report presented to Council at the April 16th Council Meeting, Chief Building Official Kevin Lalonde reported on the number of permits issued from January 1st to March 31st, 2018, with a comparison to the numbers from the previous 3 years.  “Over the past 3 years, we have processed over 740 permits with a constr...

Posted Friday, May 18, 2018

The Paramedics serving Cornwall and the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry have begun legal strike action as of 6 a.m. on Thursday, May 17. As a result, fewer ambulances and paramedics will be maintaining emergency service coverage. Cornwall SDG Paramedic Services asks that only those patients with urgent and emergent health issues call for an ambulance. During the day, three ambulances staffed by union employees will respond to urgent and emergent calls. Overnight, two union-s...

Posted Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Please see a Written Statement provided by Parks Canada regarding the Glengarry Cairn Stabilization project below: The Parks Canada Agency is responsible for protecting and presenting nationally significant examples of Canada’s natural and cultural heritage. Parks Canada protects and presents these treasures because they tell stories of who we are, including the history, cultures, and contributions of Indigenous peoples. Last fall, Parks Canada was pleased to announce that we are invest...