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Lanark County - OVRT Re-opened to Motorized Vehicles

Posted on Tuesday, April 06, 2021 10:16 AM

The OVRT (Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail) is now re-opened to all users, including motorized vehicles, effective Saturday, April 3rd, 2021. 
In accordance with the OVRT Trail Management Plan, the trail was closed to motorized users on March 16, 2021 to allow for the annual spring dry out. 
For further information on the OVRT please see below:

Phone: 613-267-1353

Council and Committee of the Whole Agendas - April 6, 2021

Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 04:13 PM

A Council meeting will be held on Tuesday April 6, 2021 at 6:00 pm with the Committee of the Whole  meeting following immediately after Council.
To access the agendas please visit:  and click on the meeting date in the calendar. 
Council Chambers are still closed to the public but meetings will be livestreamed on the municipal website. To access the livestream please click on the link above.

Ontario Implements Provincewide Emergency Brake

Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 03:38 PM

Province of Ontario News Release

Ontario Implements Provincewide Emergency Brake

April 1, 2021

All 34 Public Health Unit Regions to Move into Shutdown

TORONTO —The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is imposing a provincewide emergency brake 

as a result of an alarming surge  in case numbers and COVID-19 hospitalizations across the province. The provincewide emergency brake will be effective Saturday,...

Health Unit - Available Services Over Easter Weekend

Posted on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 08:00 AM


March 30, 2021

Health Unit Services Over Easter Weekend

The following services will be available over Easter Weekend – Friday, April 2 to Monday, April 5, 2021 :

  • Health Unit phone lines will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 1-800-660-5853
  • The local Leeds, Grenville, Lanark COVID-19 Vaccine Booking Centre will be closed on Friday, April 2 and Sunday, April 4. It will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 3 and Monday, April 5 for individuals 70+, and individuals...

Honour and Hope

From the Office of the Mayor - March 31st Remembering those we've lost to COVID 19

Posted on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 06:47 PM

Tomorrow, March 31st , is a sombre anniversary marking one year since we learned of the first local death attributed to Covid-19.   Flags at all municipal facilities will be lowered to half-mast tomorrow to honour the parents and grandparents, sisters and brothers, friends and neighbours we have lost to the pandemic. We encourage residents to take time to honour those we have lost, and those who grieve these losses.

This crisis is not over, and many are growing weary. As a result...