Clarence-Rockland mourn passing of late Mayor Guy Desjardins

Thursday July 8th, the Municipality of Clarence-Rockland came together to pay their respects to their late mayor, Mr Guy Desjardins who died from a long-term illness on Saturday. A somber gathering of local and regional political representatives, as well as first responders and city workers stood in silence outside of the Town Hall as beloved […]

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Leave of absence for Clarence-Rockland Mayor

The mayor of the City of Clarence-Rockland, Mr. Guy Desjardins, has taken a leave of absence due to health reasons starting Tuesday 22nd of June.  During the City’s Municipal Council meeting on Monday June 21, Clarence-Rockland Councilors confirmed that Mr. Desjardins, who has been the local mayor since 2014, would be taking a 3-month leave […]

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Departure of TVC22 General Manager

TVC22 announces that as of today, Ms. Stéphanie Simard, General Manager of the Clarence-Rockland Community Television station, is stepping down as director of the organization to take new challenges as the Executive Director of Unique FM, a radio station in Ottawa which broadcasts a francophone community radio format on the frequency of 94.5 FM.   […]

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Time to start focusing on second doses, says Dr. Paul

As the Eastern Ontario Health Unit expects to have vaccinated close to 75% of the eligible population by the end of the week, Dr. Paul Roumeliotis says it’s time to start administering second doses, but cautions against reducing restrictions too fast. More to follow.

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More vaccines available for school children in the EOHU

Further appointments, specifically for children aged 12 to 17 years old, have been made available by the EOHU during the week of June 14, 2021.  Following the announcement made last month that a plan is in place for children between 12 and 17 years old to receive both doses of the vaccine against COVID-19 by […]

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Free Weekends scrapped in New Municipal Waste program

The City of Clarence-Rockland unveiled its new Municipal Waste program, replacing the “free dumping weekends” at the landfill in Bourget, with an annual program, starting June 1, 2021. Local councillors approved the change to the municipal waste program in April 2021, after the City’s administration brought forward a report showing that the “free weekends” were […]

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Ontariens frustrated as restrictions ease elsewhere in North America

As provinces across Canada, and states south of the border, edge towards fewer restrictions Ontario is limping behind, but it’s a question of “them going too early” rather “than not us not going fast enough” according to the Eastern Ontario’s top doctor. From their respective front rooms and basements, sporting fans across the country have […]

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Boat launches open in Clarence-Rockland in time for May-long weekend

The City of Clarence-Rockland confirmed today that municipal boat launches will open on Saturday 22nd May following the latest provincial announcement.   Dr. Paul Roumeliotis, Medical Officer for the Eastern Ontario Health Unit, gave the region the green light on Thursday afternoon after Premier Ford stated that “people are going to be able to launch their […]

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Eligible School children to be Double Vaccinated by end of Summer

Children aged between twelve and seventeen years old are set to have received both doses of the vaccine against COVID-19 before they return for the next school year according to the Chief Medical Officer of the Eastern Ontario Health Unit. Speaking on Thursday Dr. Paul Roumeliotis explained that a plan has been put in place […]

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