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News and Announcements

Please read below for a list of the latest municipal news and public announcements.

In the case of an emergency, official information will be shared on our Emergency Services page.


Announcements:

Career Opportunity: Human Resources/Payroll Coordinator

Career Opportunity: Human Resources/Payroll Coordinator

Posted: Thursday May 16, 2024

The City of Brockville invites applications from qualified and interested candidates for the positions of a Human Resources/Payroll Coordinator. More details about what the City of Brockville has to offer can be found here. To learn more about this Human Resources job posting or to apply, visit this page.

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401 Ramp Closure Notifications May 21 to June 3

401 Ramp Closure Notifications May 21 to June 3

Posted: Monday May 13, 2024

Construction Notification: MTO 2023-4003-Ramp Closure Notifications During the week of May 21st, 2024, GIP Paving Inc. will be completing milling and paving operations on Highway 401 which will affect interchanges in the Brockville area from between Highway 2 and Maitland. Please see below schedule of ramp closures required to complete this work: Tuesday May 21st, […]

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Tunnel opening for the season on Friday May 17

Tunnel opening for the season on Friday May 17

Posted: Friday May 10, 2024

We are pleased to announce that the Brockville Railway Tunnel will open for the 2024 season on Friday May 17th!  For the time being, the tunnel will feature white lights only and we are excited to feature Brockville’s local radio station, 104.9 Move FM inside the tunnel when it opens. We will continue to work […]

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Concrete curb and sidewalk construction in progress

Concrete curb and sidewalk construction in progress

Posted: Monday May 06, 2024

Work had begun on Concrete Curbs and Sidewalks in the City of Brockville. The City of Brockville has started construction and reconstruction of concrete curbs and sidewalks at various locations throughout the City. Areas selected for curb work will correct drainage issues on roads that will soon be paved, and the sidewalks selected were ones […]

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Annual Watermain Flushing Has Begun

Annual Watermain Flushing Has Begun

Posted: Tuesday March 12, 2024

Annual Hydrant Inspections and Distribution System Flushing: Now until Oct. 2024. When in your area, you may experience a temporary reduction in pressure or discoloured water at your tap during or briefly after the flush and flow test. Residents are advised to flush their taps until the service runs clear. All persistent water quality concerns […]

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News and Updates:

Railway Tunnel opening for the season

Railway Tunnel opening for the season

Posted: Friday May 10, 2024

Great news! We are excited to announce that the Brockville Railway Tunnel will open for the 2024 season on Friday, May 17th. The tunnel will be open 9:00 am to 9:00 pm daily, 7 days a week. For the time being, the tunnel will feature white lights only and we are excited to feature Brockville’s […]

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Annual traffic counting in progress

Annual traffic counting in progress

Posted: Wednesday May 08, 2024

The Annual Traffic Counting Program is now in progress. Engineering summer staff will be at various intersections in the City during the month of May, conducting Traffic Counting Operations. If you spot a City vehicle stationed at an intersection all day, that’s probably what they are working on! The information gathered is used for studying […]

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Two New City Transit Buses Have Arrived!

Two New City Transit Buses Have Arrived!

Posted: Friday May 03, 2024

Brockville Transit has received two new buses to add to the fleet. Look for these new buses to be rotated into service as spares until they have their City logo and exterior decals added. The new buses will ensure Brockville Transit is back to regular service levels. We thank you for your patience over the […]

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Social Media Use Statement

Social Media Use Statement

Posted: Wednesday April 24, 2024

Have your say, the respectful way. Social media is a great way to stay connected and informed. It can be a useful tool; however, people should be aware that not all information found on social media is accurate, truthful and transparent. There are certain individuals and groups whose purpose is to encourage and promote inaccurate […]

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New Play Structures

New Play Structures

Posted: Monday April 22, 2024

Did you know that there are a current total of 26 parks with play structures in the City of Brockville? Make that 27! A new play structure is also to be installed at the Stirling Meadows subdivision. Over the years, these play structures deteriorate and become outdated or deemed non accessible. In 2022 staff began […]

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Transit Service Information Update

Transit Service Information Update

Posted: Wednesday April 17, 2024

You may have noticed that we have been posting about a lot of transit updates lately. We know that having a reliable way to get around the city is an essential service that we provide, as is having a predicable schedule that you can rely on. In order to be as transparent as possible, we […]

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Want the Latest Municipal News Emailed To You Directly?

Want the Latest Municipal News Emailed To You Directly?

Posted: Thursday February 29, 2024

Due to changes to the social media platform  X (Twitter), the City of Brockville decided to discontinue using tweets as a primary means for public communications. The City will continue to post relevant items to Facebook and the News section of our website. In lieu of ‘tweets’, Announcements will be found in the same place […]

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Tree Trimming Maintenance Cycle Begins

Tree Trimming Maintenance Cycle Begins

Posted: Wednesday January 17, 2024

The City of Brockville has started conducting regular tree trimming cycles. With an effort to be more proactive and provide a better service, City Council approved creating a new Arborist position and the purchase of necessary equipment and vehicles earlier in 2023 during the regular budget process. As part of this work, regular maintenance will […]

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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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Brockville Transit – Service Adjustment

Brockville Transit – Service Adjustment

Posted: Wednesday May 24, 2023

Council approved the purchase of 2 new buses during the May 23 Council meeting. These buses are being ordered and are expected to arrive in November. This will help to modernize the fleet and maintain the current service level. Meanwhile, Brockville Transit has had to remove a bus from service as a safety precaution (Bus […]

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Public Washrooms Seasonal Change to Hours of Operation

Public Washrooms Seasonal Change to Hours of Operation

Posted: Monday May 15, 2023

Blockhouse Island Municipal Harbour Public Washrooms are Open Seven Days A Week All Year 8am to 10pm The Centeen Park washrooms, Hardy Park washrooms (shown), and the St. Lawrence Park washrooms are all open Monday to Friday May 1 to 18 8am to 3pm Following that, the Centeen Park washrooms, Hardy Park washrooms, and the […]

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Scam Alert

Posted: Wednesday February 22, 2023

It has been brought to the City of Brockville’s attention that there may be a couple individuals that are pretending to be City employees, trying to gain entry to homes by stating they need to work on repairs. 

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