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CAUTION – The water is not recommended for swimming at the Rideau Ferry Yacht Club beach. The latest bacterial tests of the water indicated unacceptable levels of bacteria. Testing is performed weekly by the Health Unit, for more information please visit their website https://healthunit.org/health-information/recreational-water/weekly-beach-results
Media ReleaseHealth UnitJuly 15, 2024 High temperatures and humidity are expected to continue and this may affect your health. Becoming over heated can cause dehydration, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and in some cases death. Even short periods of exposure to high temperatures can cause health problems. If you experience the…
IMPORTANT INFO! CP Railway will be conducting maintenance on the GLENVIEW ROAD RAIL CROSSING beginning Wednesday, July 10 to Thursday July 11.To accommodate the maintenance the crossing will be TEMPORARILY CLOSED during these times, (July 10-11) Detours will be put in place.
Rideau Valley Conservation Authority  Please be advised that the RVCA, SNC and RRCA are pausing consultation on updated wetland mapping. We appreciate the feedback and comments we have received to-date and support direction we received from the Ministry of Natural Resources giving us time to work on a local approach.…
The Perth & District Union Public Library will be hosting a launch party for the library’s 2024 TD Summer Reading Club on Friday June 28 from 10:30am-2:30pm. The TD Summer Reading Club is Canada’s biggest, bilingual summer reading program for kids of all ages, all interests, and all abilities. This…
A Council/Committe of the Whole meeting will be held in the Council Chambers at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2024. LinksCouncil AgendaCoW Agenda For further information contact:Janie Laildaw, Deputy This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
During days of extreme heat, it is very important that every person has access to a place to stay cool. Emergency Cooling Centres can provide protection for people who are vulnerable to heat-related illnesses. Conditions during high heat and humidity have the potential to cause dehydration, heat exhaustion, heat stroke…
What is the Silver Chain Challenge? The Silver Chain Challenge is an exciting, community-driven initiative that invites residents and visitors of Lanark and Renfrew Counties to engage in friendly competition while promoting physical activity and environmental stewardship. This annual event challenges participants to share their cycling and walking photos through…
Lanark CountyMedia ReleaseJune 10, 2024 Three sections of the Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail (OVRT) will be closed for surface work from Monday, June 17 to Friday, June 21. Facilities Coordinator Jonathan Allen explained the work is part of a successful funding application approved by the Trans Canada Trail. The sections…
A Special Council meeting will be held in the Council Chambers at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2024. Links Council Agenda For further information contact:Janie Laidlaw, Deputy Clerk613-267-6500 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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