United Counties of Prescott & Russell

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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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Shape Your Community’s Future by Getting Involved on the UCPR Planning Advisory Committee!

The United Counties of Prescott and Russell are looking for motivated and dedicated members of the community interested in sitting on the Planning Advisory Committee.

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Together to End Gender-Based Violence

The United Counties of Prescott and Russell (UCPR) are joining Interlude House and the Prescott-Russell Coalition to End Violence Towards Women in urging the province of Ontario to declare that gender-based violence and intimate partner violence are an epidemic.

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