News and Notices
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Poppy Field
Remembrance Day Ceremonies 2020
11/09/2020
Watch a remembrance ceremony online or attend in person.
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2020 Christmas Parades Cancelled due to COVID-19
2020 Christmas Parades Cancelled due to COVID-19
10/21/2020
Unfortunately, due to the increase of COVID-19 cases in our area, our two Fire Departments have decided to cancel the 2020 Christmas parades in Embrun and Russell. This was a very difficult decision for our Chiefs, but both Fire Departments strongly believe it is the right decision. The Christmas parades will be back and better then ever in 2021!
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Breast Cancer Flag
Flag Raising in Proclamation of Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2020
09/28/2020
Council proclaims October 2020 as Breast Cancer Awareness month in the Township of Russell. The Township will raise the flag on October 2nd, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. during the flag raising ceremony at the Town Hall until October 30, 2020.
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Yellow Ribbon
September 2020 Proclaimed as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
09/15/2020
September 2020 Proclaimed as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
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Take Back the Night 2020
Take Back the Night 2020
09/09/2020
Express solidarity among women. Register to participate.
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Smoke Alarm
Fire Chiefs See Trend of Malfunctioning Smoke and CO Alarms
09/08/2020
The Russell Township Fire Departments have noticed a trend of false smoke and carbon Monoxide (CO) alarms. If you have a malfunctioning alarm, please read the instructions.
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Township
Town Hall Reopens for Some In-Person Services September 8th 2020
09/04/2020
Our offices will be open to the public from Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. to noon and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Some services will be offered by walk-in while others will remain by appointment only.
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Water Flow Testing
Water Flow Testing in September 2020
09/01/2020
Our Public Utilities crew will be opening up fire hydrants to conduct flow testing of the water distribution system in Embrun throughout the month of September.
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Closure of the Michel Malboeuf Tennis Court August 15th-29th
Closure of the Michel Malboeuf Tennis Court August 15th-29th
08/05/2020
Effective from Saturday, August 15, 2020, to Saturday, August 29, 2020. This closure is for finalizing the court resurfacing and painting.
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Holiday
Town Hall Closed August 3rd for the Civic Holiday
07/30/2020
Our offices are closed on Monday, August 3rd, 2020. Regular hours of operation return on Tuesday, August 4th.
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Fire Ban Lifted as of July 24th 2020
Fire Ban Lifted as of July 24th 2020
07/24/2020
Our Fire Chiefs are lifting the Fire Ban as of Friday, July 24th 2020.
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Culvert Route 300
Culvert Replacement on Route 300 Begins
07/10/2020
Materials are now in for the culvert replacement on Route 300. Crews began on Monday and are working to complete construction over the next few weeks.
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Township To Keep Russell Name
Township To Keep Russell Name
07/07/2020
The Township of Russell will be keeping its name, and will rededicate the honour of the name “Russell” to a new candidate who better represents the community’s ideals.
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Fire Ban July 7th 2020
(Lifted July 24th 2020) Fire Ban In Effect July 7th 2020
07/07/2020
Due to the dry weather conditions, our Fire Chiefs have implemented a total fire ban in the Township of Russell. All open-air fires are prohibited until further notice.
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Cooling Centre
Cooling Centre Open Week of July 7th 2020
07/06/2020
A heat warning is in effect. The Township of Russell will open a daytime cooling centre to provide relief from the heat to residents in need Tuesday July 6th 2020 from 10am to 7pm in the upstairs hall of the Embrun Arena (6 Blais Street, Embrun). The cooling centre will be open everyday the week of July 6th until the heat warning is lifted.
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Route 300 Resurfacing Completed
06/29/2020
Route 300 is now resurfaced! Thank you for your patience during the construction.
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Waste Limit Returns to One (1) Bag per Household the Week of August 4th 2020
Waste Limit Returns to One (1) Bag per Household the Week of August 4th 2020
06/24/2020
Starting the week of August 4th, 2020, the waste limit for Township of Russell residents will return to the regular ONE (1) BAG LIMIT PER HOUSEHOLD.
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A section of the recreational trail will be closed from Thursday, June 25th to Wednesday, July 8th at the Embrun roundabout (between the section that connects the Notre Dame Street sidewalk and the entrance of Embrun Ford).
Recreational Trail at Roundabout Closed Starting June 25th 2020
06/24/2020
A section of the recreational trail will be closed from Thursday, June 25th to Wednesday, July 8th at the Embrun roundabout (between the section that connects the Notre Dame Street sidewalk and the entrance of Embrun Ford).
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Outdoor thermometer
Cooling Centre Open May 28th 2020
05/28/2020
The Township of Russell has opened a cooling centre to provide relief from the heat to residents in need Thursday, May 28th 2020 from 10am to 7pm in the upstairs hall of the Embrun Arena (6 Blais Street, Embrun).
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Cooling Centre Open May 27th 2020
05/27/2020
The Township of Russell has opened a Cooling Centre to provide relief from the heat to residents in need today May 27th 2020 1pm to 7pm in the upstairs hall of the Embrun Arena (6 Blais Street, Embrun).
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Bags at the end of a driveway filed with leaf and yard waste
Leaf and Yard Waste Pickup Saturday, June 6th 2020
05/26/2020
There is a municipal leaf and yard waste pickup on Saturday, June 6th 2020. Make sure to have your bags/bins and bundles at the curb before 7 a.m. to not miss the collection.
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The Township of Russell would like to remind residents of schedule changes for Victoria Day on Monday, May 18th 2020.
Schedule Changes for Victoria Day Weekend 2020
05/14/2020
The Township of Russell would like to remind residents of schedule changes for Victoria Day on Monday, May 18th 2020.
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Emergency Road Closure on Route 300 Until Further Notice
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Flags Half-Mast
Flags Half-Mast Tuesday April 28th for Worker's Mourning Day 2020
04/28/2020
On Tuesday April 28th 2020, flags on all municipal buildings and locations in the Township of Russell will be at half-mast from sunrise to sunset to mark Workers’ Mourning Day.
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Half-load restrictions lifted as of Monday, May 4th 2020
Half-load restrictions lifted as of Monday, May 4th 2020
04/27/2020
Half-load restrictions will be lifted as of Monday, May 4th 2020.
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Challenge # 1 Announcement
Parks & Rec Launch Kids' Activity Challenge
04/27/2020
Each week, Russell Township will invite its young residents to participate in a challenge. Each challenge will have a theme related to one of the Township Departments. Challenge #1 has been launched!
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Flags Half-Mast
Township Flags at Half-Mast to Honour Victims in Nova Scotia Shooting
04/20/2020
Russell Township Mayor Pierre Leroux has approved that flags in the Township of Russell will be at half-mast until next Monday, April 27th for all who lost their lives in Nova Scotia’s mass shooting.
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Autism Awareness Flag
April 2nd 2020 Declared World Autism Awareness Day
04/02/2020
Township declares April 2nd 2020 World Autism Day and raises the flag in honour of the special day.
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Winter 2020 Newsletter
Read the Winter 2020 Newsletter!
03/09/2020
The Community Newsletter allows you to stay informed on project updates, important changes to your services, and reminders of upcoming deadlines. Read the 2020 Winter Community Newsletter today!
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Scouts and Guides Flag Raising
Scouts and Girl Guides Canada Week 2020
02/20/2020
The Township has proclaimed February 19-22, 2020 as Scouts and Girl Guides of Canada Week and has raised their flags in honour of this special week.
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Russell Kin Club
Township Proclamates Kinsmen and Kinettes Week
02/14/2020
The Township of Russell proclaims Thursday, February 20, 2020, Kinsmen and Kinettes Day; the week of February 16 - 22, 2020, Kinsmen and Kinettes Week.
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Town Hall Closed Feb 17th 2020
Town Hall Closed Monday Feb 17th 2020 for Family Day
02/10/2020
Town Hall Closed Mon. Feb 17th 2020 for Family Day
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Seniors
Positions Available: NEW Seniors Advisory Committee
01/30/2020
The Township of Russell is seeking to fill seven (7) positions from members of the public on the SENIORS ADVISORY COMMITTEE. See the Committees page for details.
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2020 Waste Collection Calendar
2020 Waste Collection Calendar Now Available
12/17/2019
The 2020 Waste Collection Calendar is now available online to download. Printed copies will also be available.
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Nov 25 2019: Special Council Meeting
Nov 25 2019: Special Council Meeting
11/22/2019
Subject: Part Lot Control By-law
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Winter Parking Restrictions
Winter Parking Restrictions in Effect 1st Nov 2019
11/01/2019
Overnight winter parking prohibition is in effect as of November 1st 2019 to April 1st 2020
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Fire Safety
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2019 Budget Title Page
2019 Budget
04/26/2019
2019 Budget
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Canada Day is just around the corner, so please remember that fireworks are prohibited (By-Law 31-1997).
Reminder That Fireworks Are Prohibited (By-Law 31-1997)
Canada Day is just around the corner, so please remember that fireworks are prohibited (By-Law 31-1997).
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