Flags Lowered in Honour of Vimy Ridge
Posted on Saturday, April 08, 2023 12:00 PM
On Easter Monday in 1917, the four divisions of the Canadian Corps fought together for the first time. Canadians stormed uphill through sleet, mud and shellfire in a brutal four-day battle, achieving one of the First World War’s most significant victories. The capture of Vimy Ridge was a defining moment for Canada but came at great cost. Some 100,000 Canadians served at Vimy at a time when our country’s population was only eight million people. The Canadian Corps suffered over 10,000 casualties...
Ottawa River Flood Outlook Statement
Posted on Friday, April 07, 2023 02:09 PM
Water Conditions Statement: Flood Outlook — Lower Ottawa River
April 7, 2023 — A Flood Outlook Statement is being issued for areas along the Lower Ottawa River (Arnprior to Hawkesbury).
Based on forecasted higher temperatures and anticipated snow melt, levels and flows along the Ottawa River are expected to increase over the next few days, marking the beginning of the spring freshet in the Ottawa River basin.
Snow cover varies significantly across the 146,300 km2 Ottawa River basin, with several...
Garbage/Recycling Collection - Saturday, April 8th
Posted on Friday, April 07, 2023 02:04 PM
For residents whose garbage was missed during regular pick up on Thursday, please be advised that it will be collected tomorrow (Saturday, April 8th) along the following routes:
- Ramsay Concession 8 from Rae Road to County Road 29
- Includes Emerich Street, Senator Street and Torok Drive
Please ensure your garbage and recycling is curbside by 7am to ensure pick up.
REMINDER - GOOD FRIDAYIf your regular garbage/recycling collection is Fridays, this week it will be collected on Saturday, April 8th due...
From the Office of the Mayor - Message of Thanks - Ice Storm
Posted on Thursday, April 06, 2023 04:28 PM
April 6, 2023
From the Office of the Mayor
Mother Nature sure had something to say yesterday. As we head into the long Easter weekend, I’d like to pause to thank some pretty incredible staff and partners.
The Mississippi Mills Fire Department responded to well over 15 calls since yesterday in Mississippi Mills as well as calls for mutual aid from neighbouring communities. At times, the pages from dispatch were coming in only moments apart. As they always do, the dedicated members of the MMFD...
Health Unit Provides Storm Clean Up Information
Posted on Thursday, April 06, 2023 03:55 PM
Some areas throughout Leeds, Grenville and Lanark are experiencing power outages and localized flooding. This may affect your health.
We have a number of factsheets to help you with tips for recovery: Emergency Safety Fact Sheets - Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit.
Power outages can affect your food in fridges and freezers. If your power is restored, there are some tips to help you determine the safety of your food: What_Do_I_Save_What_Do_I_Throw_Away_When_Power_Is_Out.pdf...
MVCA Issues Flood Watch Statement
Posted on Thursday, April 06, 2023 03:27 PM
Rain and snow melt create potential for water levels to increase 10-20 cm on Dalhousie Lake
April 6, 2023 MISSISSIPPI AND CARP RIVER WATERSHEDS— The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority is issuing a FLOOD WATCH for Dalhousie Lake. With yesterday’s rainfall and the increased snow melt, levels on Dalhousie Lake could increase by 10-20 cm in the next few days. No significant flooding is expected in other areas of the watershed over the next three days.
The shoreline adjacent to lakes, rivers...
Special Council Meeting - Tuesday, April 11th, 2023
Posted on Thursday, April 06, 2023 03:13 PM
A Special Council Meeting is being held on Tuesday, April 11th, 2023 at 4:00 pm in Council Chambers, located at 3131 Old Perth Road in Almonte.
Click here to view the agenda.