The New Dog Tags Are Available and There Are Several Ways to Obtain Them

CLARENCE-ROCKLAND – February 19, 2021 – The 2021 dog tags are now available and there are several ways to obtain them.

Dog owners can purchase tags at the following businesses:

  • Home Hardware, 2720 Laurier Street, Rockland (cash or cheque only);
  • Mon Voisin convenience store, 2125 Laval Street, Bourget; and
  • Rona, J. Lalonde and Sons, 903 Lacroix Road, Hammond

Fees : 

  • New registration$28
  • Renewal before March 31st $28
  • Renewal after March 31st $50

They can also download the form available at the following link https://bit.ly/3s50bvj, complete and leave it in the drop box at City Hall, or send it by mail at 1560 Laurier Street, Rockland, Ontario, K4K 1P7. Your tag will then be mailed to you.

Finally, dog tags can be purchased by appointment at City Hall. Residents can book an appointment by calling 613-446-6022 x 0, or by email, by visiting the Contact Us section located on the home page of our website www.clarence-rockland.com.

 

Municipal Parks Remain Open

Clarence-Rockland – January 142021 – The City of Clarence-Rockland's municipal parks will remain open during the new province of Ontario stay at home order, with increased surveillance by municipal law enforcement to ensure all sanitary measures are followed.

 

Outdoor Rinks and Skating Path Locations

  • Alain Potvin Park - 1245 Docteur Corbeil Boulevard

  • Bourget Park - 19 Lavigne Road

  • Cathy Cain Park - 374 McDermott Drive

  • Cheney Park - 205 Grand Tronc Road

  • Dalrymple Park - 1060 des Pins Avenue

  • Hammond Park - 3154 Gendron Road  

  • Laviolette Park - 1037 Laviolette Street

  • Richelieu Grande-Rivière Park - 975 Laporte Street

  • St-Pascal Park – 2410 Du Lac Road

 

Sledding Hill LocationsAlain Potvin Park - 1245 Docteur Corbeil Boulevard

  • Jules Saumure Park - 1753 Céline Street

 

Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing Trail Location

  • Lavigne Natural Park - 3480 Marcil Road

 

For everyone’s safety:

  • Respect the maximum of people allowed that is listed at each site;

  • Stay 2 metres away from others - Come back later if physical distancing is not possible;

  • No team sports, gatherings or loitering;

  • Stay home if you're sick, if you're waiting for test results, or if you've recently travelled outside of Canada;

  • Masks aren't mandatory while practicing the activities, but they are recommended;

  • Wash or sanitize your hands before and after visiting municipal parks;

  • Use at your own risk as benches/other amenities will not be sanitized;

  • Please do not share equipment; including skates, gloves, sticks, sleds, skis; and

  • Wear CSA approved helmets and protective equipment, not mandatory but recommended;

 

Please note that the City reserves the right to close any of these premises at any time due the poor quality of the ice surfaces and/or poor conditions of hills/trails.

Mayor's Statement

Clarence-Rockland – January 6, 2021– Allow me to start by wishing you a Happy New Year 2021. I collectively wish us health, prosperity and the end of this pandemic.

Unfortunately, we are starting the year again in lockdown. I know this is not how we wanted to begin 2021. Unfortunately, COVID-19 cases are on the rise everywhere and we need to go the extra mile to avoid hospital congestion. We know what we have to do; stay home, only go out for essential travel, wear masks indoors, and maintain physical distancing.

I also ask citizens to be careful when practicing winter activities. I know the nice weather makes us want to enjoy the different trails, rinks and sledding hills. However, please ensure you are at least two metres away from anyone who is not part of your family bubble.

In conclusion, I would like to praise the resilience of our local business people. The past year has been tough for them, and it is starting just as difficult. I encourage citizens to continue shopping locally. Some stores even offer curbside pick-up and delivery. If you have not already, check out our Business Directory on our website’s homepage www.clarence-rockland.com. You will find a lot of useful information regarding the delivery of services by our business people.

Sincerely,

Guy Desjardins

Mayor

Stay cautious during your winter activities

CLARENCE-ROCKLAND – January 5, 2021 – The City of Clarence-Rockland wishes to remind residents to be careful during their outdoor activities.
The mild temperatures is making the sledding hill in the Alain Potvin Park very popular and observing physical distancing challenging, but it is the responsibility of all users of the park to stay two meters from others. To reduce the number of people at Alain Potvin Park, we would like to remind residents that it is also possible to slide at Jules Saumure Park, located on Céline Street in Clarence Creek.
Skating Rinks
In addition to the skating path at Alain Potvin Park, the City of Clarence-Rockland maintains 8 outdoor skating rinks. The present mild weather is not favourable to build ice for skating. We will communicate more information regarding our skating rinks in the coming days.
Safety Instructions
To prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask residents to follow these guidelines while visiting the sledding hills:
• Stay at least two metres away from people who are not in your family bubble;
• Avoid physical contact between users;
• Wash your hands before and after your visit with soapy water or disinfectant;
• Cough and sneeze into a tissue or your elbow; and
• Do not visit the sledding hills if you are sick.
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For information:
Julie Chartrand
Communications Officer
jchartrand@clarence-rockland.com

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