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Tourism partnership funding intake is now open

Posted: Tuesday February 13, 2024

Intake is now open for Regional Tourism Organization 9 (RTO9) partnership funding. RTO 9’s Partnership Fund initiative is designed to introduce new tourism products and build on existing tourism products that enhance the region’s diversity of tourism attractions. Applications for the first intake period will be for projects beginning April 1, 2024 to September 6, […]

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Annual Business Survey Now Open

Posted: Friday February 09, 2024

Attention Businesses! Your input is requested for the 2024 Leeds Grenville Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes Business Survey Please take the time to complete this short survey. Your input is critical in gaining a stronger understanding of how our local economy is doing and what support you need today and in the future. The survey […]

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Tourism Wayfinding Signs

Tourism Wayfinding Signs

Posted: Tuesday July 04, 2023

You may have noticed that a number of new signs have been installed around the city in the last few weeks. These signs make a significant step towards beautifying our streets and will allow us to remove a number of individual attraction signs that are faded and outdated and that visually ‘clutter up’ our streets. […]

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St. Lawrence Corridor, City of Brockville Welcome Leclerc

St. Lawrence Corridor, City of Brockville Welcome Leclerc

Posted: Tuesday March 21, 2023

Leading Canadian food manufacturer Leclerc has announced the purchase of the former Procter & Gamble (P&G) factory at 1475 California Avenue in Brockville, an expansion of its North American operations that will see $100 million invested locally along with the creation of over 200 new jobs. Leclerc, a Quebec City-based family-owned company established in 1905, […]

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Change of Use Building Permits

Change of Use Building Permits

Posted: Saturday January 21, 2023

If you are planning to change the way you use all or part of an existing building, you may need a Change of Use Building Permit, even if you are not planning any construction. 10(1) of the Building Code Act states: “Even though no construction is proposed, no person shall change the use of a […]

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36-46 King Street West Agreement of Purchase and Sale

36-46 King Street West Agreement of Purchase and Sale

Posted: Friday September 30, 2022

The City of Brockville and Caber Group are pleased to announce that they have reached an Agreement of Purchase and Sale for 36-46 King Street West, the former Woolworth’s building. The Woolworth’s property is one of the most prominent sites in Brockville’s downtown, close to the main intersection of King Street and Courthouse Avenue. Constructed […]

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Home Occupations (home based businesses)

Home Occupations (home based businesses)

Posted: Wednesday March 23, 2022

Excerpts can be found below from the City of Brockville Zoning Bylaw 050-2014, as amended, to assist you with establishing a home occupation (more commonly referred to as a home based business). Part 1.0: Interpretation, Administration, and Enforcement, Subsection 1.10 Certificate of Occupancy No person shall change the use of any lot covered by this […]

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Brockville ranks among the best communities in Canada for great health care

Brockville ranks among the best communities in Canada for great health care

Posted: Friday August 23, 2019

Brockville can add another 7th place finish to its bragging rights with the recent rankings from MacLean’s for “Best communities in Canada for great health care 2019”. The rankings award points for communities that spend the least amount of time on waiting lists, as well as how many family doctors, specialists, and doctor’s offices are […]

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Municipal Accommodation Tax

Municipal Accommodation Tax

Posted: Thursday May 02, 2019

Since May 1st, 2018, the City of Brockville has been collecting Municipal Accommodation Tax (MAT) from all establishments providing transient accommodation. This tax only applies to transient accommodation rentals of less than 30 days within the City of Brockville. There are two established taxation rates, depending on the type of accommodation being provided: Hotel, Motel, […]

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10 Tips to make your community more welcoming

Posted: Monday August 20, 2018

Brockville strives to be a welcoming community that is attractive to new residents. A huge component of a welcoming community is our current residents and how they interact with newcomers to help settle into their new home. The St. Lawrence-Rideau Immigration Partnership has 10 Tips you can implement in your daily life to help make […]

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