United Counties of Prescott & Russell

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Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus at Queen’s Park to Share the 7 in 7+ Regional Housing Plan

On November 23, 2023, the Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus Chair, Peter Emon and Vice-Chair, Bonnie Clark, met with provincial officials at Queen’s Park in the City of Toronto.

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Improved Cell Service Now Available in 26 Eastern Ontario Communities

The Eastern Ontario Regional Network, the Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario, and Rogers Communications announced on December 6, 2023, that Rogers 5G mobile services are now available in additional areas.

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The Albert Bélanger Bridge Reopens

The United Counties of Prescott and Russell announce that the Albert Bélanger Bridge located in Lemieux is now reopened to traffic.

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Ontario Building More Affordable Housing in the United Counties of Prescott and Russell

The Ontario government is providing close to $3 million to help create 18 affordable housing units in the UCPR that will support seniors.

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The UCPR Participate in the White Ribbon Campaign

At the last meeting of the UCPR Council, which took place on November 22, 2023, Council Members participated in the Prescott and Russell White Ribbon Campaign.

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The Community Honours Warden Normand Riopel

It was during the annual Warden’s Banquet that Mr. Normand Riopel, the 2023 Council Warden of the UCPR and Mayor of the Township of Champlain, was recognized by his colleagues, his family, and members of the community.

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Construction on the Albert Bélanger Bridge Continues

The United Counties of Prescott and Russell would like to provide an update on the rehabilitation work that is underway on the Albert Bélanger Bridge, located on County Road 8 in Lemieux, which should reopen at the beginning of December.

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The EOWC Goes to Parliament Hill to Share the 7 in 7+ Regional Housing Plan

On October 17, 2023, the Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (EOWC) held a successful meeting on Parliament Hill in the City of Ottawa, sponsored by Member of Parliament, Francis Drouin.

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