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The YMCA-YWCA and City of Clarence-Rockland Announce Y Re-Opening

Posted on Tuesday, October 05, 2021 10:10 AM

CLARENCE-ROCKLAND, October 5, 2021 – The YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region, in partnership with the City of Clarence-Rockland, is pleased to announce that the Clarence-Rockland Y will be reopening to serve the community on November 1, 2021.

The health, fitness and aquatics centre is expected to be open for all ages. A selection of group fitness classes and swim programs will be available, as well as access to the conditioning floor. There will also be limited child and youth programs. Programs...

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Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Posted on Thursday, September 30, 2021 10:16 AM

Clarence-Rockland – September 30, 2021 – Today is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, where we remember and honour the lost children and survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. It is a time to solemnly acknowledge the hurt and harm this system caused. Survivors requested reparation and accountability and it is our duty as Canadians to do so.
We must consider ourselves privileged that Indigenous communities are reaching out to us and providing us with this opportunity...

Mayor's Statement - Franco-Ontarian Day

Posted on Friday, September 24, 2021 02:23 PM

Clarence-Rockland – September 24, 2021 – I would like to wish Happy Franco-Ontarian Day to everyone that will celebrate tomorrow, September 25, 2021.

The Franco-Ontarian flag was raised for the first time in Sudbury on September 25, 1975, and has continued to represent this rich culture ever since. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, it will be impossible to gather at the Franco-Ontarian monument to celebrate this important day. 

I therefore invite you to take a few minutes tomorrow to commemorate...

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Mayor's Statement September 23 2021

Posted on Thursday, September 23, 2021 01:42 PM

Clarence-Rockland – September 23, 2021 – I was very disappointed and saddened to learn that business employees and owners were victims of verbal abuse and threats, as the mandatory proof of vaccination to enter some establishments came into force yesterday.

I am sincerely asking residents and clients to not intimidate employees, young students for the most part. Businesses are only following guidelines from the Province of Ontario. They do not have a choice if they want to stay open, after months...

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Fall cleaning for the residential sector

Posted on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 10:50 AM

CLARENCE-ROCKLAND – September 15, 2021 - The residential Fall Clean-Up program will take place from September 27 to October 8, 2021, on the usual garbage collection day. Residents will be required to place their regular garbage (limit of 3 bags) and recyclables on one side of the driveway and large items/scrap on the other side. Please place items curbside on the ground before 6:30 am.

A maximum volume of 4' x 8' x 4' will be collected. Metal items must be placed apart as they will be collected separately.