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Covid-19 - Update #24


Easter Changes to Waste Collection

Due to the Easter holiday, garbage & recycling collection will instead occur on the following schedule:

  • Waste Collection for Friday April 10th (Good Friday) will occur Thursday April 9th.
  • Waste Collection for Monday April 13th will be collected as normal.

For more information about garbage & recycling collection in the Town of Carleton Place, please visit our website or download the free Carleton Place Waste Solutions App from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store.  If you have any questions regarding waste collection, please call 613-257-1195.


Enforcement Activities

Town of Carleton Place by-law officers and OPP are continuing to patrol parks and streets, using an educational approach to ensure the public’s compliance with provincial orders to limit gatherings to no more than 5 persons, operations of non-essential businesses and use of park facilities and equipment.  Officers patrolling are reporting that there are still people using park facilities and equipment, as well as congregating in larger groups. If this continues, tickets and fines will be issued as required. Please take the necessary precautions to protect yourself and the community.  Anyone wishing to report suspected violations is asked to call the OPP 24/7 non-emergency line at 1-888-310-1122. By-law phone lines are not regularly monitored as officers will be out of the office on patrol.



The Federal Government announced that Canadian businesses and manufacturers are stepping up in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic by producing medical supplies and equipment. 





Local Hospital(s) Update

Your donations of factory-made personal protective equipment (such as N95 masks, gowns and face shields) are helping to keep everyone safe and your offers of food from local businesses and restaurants for busy health care workers are helping to nourish the workers. 


Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority Office, Facilities Remain Closed Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) is reminding the public that its administrative office in Carleton Place and all facilities and structures at its conservation areas remain closed until further notice due to COVID-19.

During the office closure, staff will continue to work remotely and can be reached via email. All general inquiries can be emailed to info@mvc.on.ca.


Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corporation

We recognize that businesses in our communities are vital and are vulnerable to the inescapable economic effects of this pandemic. On March 16th, 2020, Valley Heartland announced support for local businesses to help weather the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic, details can be found at https://www.valleycfdc.com/covid19