State of emergency declared

CLARENCE-ROCKLAND - May 4, 2017 - The City of Clarence-Rockland declared at 5:00 pm a state of emergency with regards to the local floods. The area included in the state of emergency is the river front, from Canaan Road to Rollin Road, the area around the Clarence Creek as well as the area around Cobbs Lake. Evacuation is now mandatory and a shelter is being organized at the Clarence Creek Arena (613.488.2960).

A meeting of the Emergency Operation Centre is planned for 8:00 pm. An update will be done at that time. Mr. Mayor Guy Desjardins will be available to media at 9:00 pm in front of the Rockland City Hall at 1560, Laurier Street in Rockland.