Ville de Cowansville
220, place Municipale
Cowansville (Québec) J2K 1T4
Téléphone: 450 263-0141
Télécopieur: 450 263-9357
hoteldeville@ville.cowansville.qc.ca
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du lundi au vendredi.
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Coronavirus - État de la situation et directives spéciales

La Ville de Cowansville suit la situation de près. Un comité de mesures d'urgence se rencontre quotidiennement afin de prendre les meilleures décisions pour assurer la sécurité des citoyens.

Vous pouvez consulter nos mises à jour quotidiennes et autres informations dans notre section coronavirus.

Toute personne qui pense être atteinte du COVID-19 ou qui souhaite des renseignements à ce sujet est invitée à composer le 450 644-4545.

Updates / Newsfeed

  • December 2, 2020, 2 p.m.

Please note that City buildings will be closed to the public from January 21 to January 4 inclusively. In addition, citizen services will be available by phone and online from December 21 to 23.

  • December 1, 2020, 2 p.m. 

Click here for instructions on what to do if you have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19.

  • Novembre 16. 2020, 10 : 57 a.m.

The number of cases in Cowansville is 56, including 15 active cases.

  • November 13, 2020, 2 : 12 p.m.

  • November 9, 2020, 3:52 pm

As of this Thursday, the Eastern Townships region will go to the maximum alert level (red zone). Please consult the official MSSS press release here.

  • October 20, 2020, 9 h am.

At the request of the Government: Use the COVID Alert application to protect yourself, your entourage and the general public. Details here.

  • October 14, 2020, 9 h am.

We had some questions to find out in which region the town of Cowansville is located. For all matters related to health care, the municipality is located in the Eastern Townships region. We are therefore still at Tier 3 Orange Alert. Consult the map here.

  • October 1, 2020, 13:47 p.m.

Impact of the new measures on the activities offered to the town of Cowansville.

Changing to Level 3 - Alert (orange zone).

Gabrielle-Giroux-Bertrand Library :

  • Access to documents is limited to 20 people at a time. The delivery service for those 70 and over is maintained.
  • Pauline-Martel hall : The activities taking place there are maintained while respecting the new measures.
  • Cultural leisure courses: The courses are maintained while respecting the new measures.
  • Book challenge : Activity now webcast only. 

Ruche d’art : Closed until further notice

Bruck Museum : Current exhibition maintained

Sports pavilion

  • Free skating offered with limited places, reservation required. No material loan. (https://www.eventbrite.ca/o/ville-de-cowansville-30956520317)
  • Minor hockey: Specific details will be communicated by the Association to its participants.
  • Figure skating: Specific details will be communicated by the Association to its participants.
  • A maximum of 25 spectators is authorized.

Aquatic Center:

  • Premises: The activities taking place there are maintained while respecting the new measures.
  • Swimming pool: Free swimming offered with limited places, reservation required. No material loan. (https://www.eventbrite.ca/o/ville-de-cowansville-30956520317)
  • Swimming team: Specific details will be communicated by the swimming team to its participants.
  • Children's and aqua fitness classes offered by the City: all classes (children, parents-children, adults and seniors) scheduled from Saturday 3 to Friday 9 October will not take place. Registrants will be contacted by email as soon as a decision is rendered. 

Nature Center:

  • Chalet : The activities taking place there are maintained while respecting the new measures.
  • The water games are closed.

 

Massey-Vanier Gyms: no free activity until further notice.

Parks and green spaces: The play modules and the dog park remain accessible. 

Reminder: The health measures already in place must be followed to the letter.

  • September 30, 2020, 2:09 p.m.

For the full version, click here

As you certainly know, as of tomorrow, the region will change to orange level. I wanted to take a moment to explain to you what this means for Cowansville.
  • For private gatherings: 6 people or 2 families. Even if more than 6 people in total, two families is accepted.
  • Courses and activities will be limited to groups of 25 people. For the courses offered by the municipality, our groups were already small so it will not have a big impact. If you or your children are taking private lessons, we invite you to inquire.
  • For shows and cinema, the limit is 250 people. This does not change.
  • For shops, one person per family is recommended to go shopping
  • For restaurants and bars, a maximum of 6 per table is permitted instead of 10 people.
  • We have put up new posters near Massey-Vanier School to remind people of distancing rules. We invite you to continue raising awareness among young people and adolescents.
  • Interregional travel is not recommended.
  • Visits by caregivers are permitted in long-term care and housing centers, as for residential facility for seniors, 6 people at a time are authorized. Please inquire to make sure you're following these new rules.
We know it is yet another effort that we ask of our citizens, but first and foremost we think about your safety and that of your family. Thank you and know that we will be there for you and be attentive to your needs. 

  • July 23, 2020, 11:11 a.m.

The designated walk-in testing clinic in Granby and the designated walk-in evaluation clinics in Granby and Cowansville will be moving in Bromont in the next few days. Services will be available at 50 Gaspé Road in Bromont for people with flu-like symptoms, gastroenteritis or COVID-19 symptoms.

  • The designated walk-in testing clinic will be operational as of this Friday at 11 a.m.
  • The designated walk-in evaluation clinic will welcome its first visitors the next day, Saturday, starting at 9:00 a.m.

  • July 17 2020, 11 h 50 a.m.

The Quebec government is making the use of masks mandatory in closed public places, which means that as of Saturday, July 18, 2020, the wearing of masks will be mandatory for all citizens and users who enter one of our municipal buildings.

  • June 29 2020, 4:00 p.m.
Please take note that the water ban, has been lifted for all the territory of the city.  Thank you for your collaboration 
  • June 27-28 2020, 9:00 p.m.

The emergency measures committee took a break today.

  • June 26, 2020, 11:00 a.m.

The number of cases in Cowansville is 30. The number of cases is currently 137 in Brome-Missisquoi (excluding Bromont).

  • June 25, 2020, 3:00 p.m.
Open fires allowed, but water ban on outdoor use, for the entire Cowansville territory.
Manual watering systems can be use for the gardening.
  • June 24, 2020, 2:00 p.m.

Please take note there is a water ban on outdoor use, for the entire Cowansville territory.

  • June 23, 2020, 11:00 a.m.

We want to remind you that the event for the National Holiday is cancelled and fireworks to. 

  • June 22, 2020, 9:00 p.m.
Please take note there is a water ban on outdoor use, for the entire Cowansville territory.
Manual watering systems can be use for the gardening.
Also, there are no open fires permitted at this time.
As soon as the situation returns to normal, another notice will be issued to inform you.
Thank you for your collaboration 
  • June 20-21, 2020, 9:00 p.m.

The emergency measures committee took a break today.

  • June 19, 2020, 4:00 p.m.

The number of cases in Cowansville is 30. The number of cases is currently 137 in Brome-Missisquoi (excluding Bromont).

  • June 18, 2020, 4:00 p.m.

If you need during the heat wave, the splash pads are open at he Centre de la nautre.

A Rest-place is also open in the municipal library.
Access by parking, rear door
Temporary opening hours:
Friday  from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturdai from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The distancing measures must be applied.
Citizens are invited to bring their bottled water.
The maximum capacity of the room is 15 people at a time.
  • June 17, 2020, 4:00 p.m. 

The July garage sale is canceled. 

  • June 16, 2020, 4: 00 p.m.

No new cases in Brome-Missisquoi and Cowansville.

  • June 15, 2020, 9:00 p.m.

CANCELLED The Town of Cowansville will host an event for the National Holiday. The physical distancing measures will be in place. The event will take place in the parking lof the Pavillon des sports on June 23. For details click here.

  • June 13-14, 2020, 9:00 p.m.

Tomorrow, restaurants will be allowed to reopen to the public. 

The emergency measures committee took a break today.

  • June 12, 2020, 4:00 p.m.

The Town of Cowansville announces the reopening of certain municipal buildings as of Wednesday, June 17. The town hall, the municipal garage and the fire station will be reopened to the public Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Aquatic Center remains closed to the public, as well as the municipal library, which will continue its contactless loan service.

  • June 11, 2020, 9:00 p.m.

No new cases in Brome-Missisquoi and Cowansville.

  • June 10, 2020, 9:00 p.m.

No date has yet been set for the reopening of the outdoor swimming pool at Davignon Park and the municipal beach. We wait for government directives.

  • June 9, 2020, 4:00 p.m.

As of next Monday, June 15, restaurants will be allowed to reopen to the public. See the details here.

Your Favorite Business Contest
The municipality wants to know its citizens favorite shops and businesses. Through this contest, the municipality invites its citizens to share the name of their favorite business and the reasons why they love it. 
Four gift cards of $ 50, to be spent at the Domaine du parc, will be drawn from among all the testimonies received. The winners will be announced live on the municipality's Facebook page on June 12.

  • June 8, 2020, 2:00 p.m.

The number of cases in Cowansville is 30. The number of cases is currently 135 in Brome-Missisquoi (excluding Bromont).

  • June 6-7, 2020, 9:00 p.m.

The emergency measures committee took a break today.

  • June 5, 2020, 11:30 a.m.

Gradual recommencement of team sports as of June 8. Here is a link to the questions and answers relating to this announcement. You can consult the details of this government announcement here.

  • June 4, 2020, 3:00 p.m.

The watercraft rental service at the Centre de la nature will be open this weekend from noon to 7 p.m. The rental service will be available 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. as of June 13.

  • June 3, 2020, 10:00 p.m.

The number of cases in Cowansville is 30. The number of cases is currently 135 in Brome-Missisquoi (excluding Bromont).

  • June 2, 2020, 9:00 p.m.

The municipal council announced this evening, several measures to soften its regulations concerning temporary exterior installations and food trucks. The Town has given its approval for the first edition of a weekly outdoor public market located at 1122 rue du Sud (LA-telier), for the summer period.

  • June 1, 2020, 3:00 p.m.

Gradual Reopening of Playgrounds

The Town of Cowansville announces the gradual reopening of its playground equipment starting today. In order to comply with public health requirements, municipal employees must disinfect the equipment at least twice a day. Some playground units are already available, including those at Wellington and Davignon parks. Citizens are obviously invited to disinfect or wash their hands after use.To discover all of the municipality's parks, citizens can consult the interactive map.

Dog Park
The dog park will open on Tuesday, June 2. In order to comply with public health rules, certain measures will be put in place. Signs detailing the new measures have been installed at the park. 
Outdoor Municipal Swimming Pool
Now that the opening of outdoor swimming pools has been authorized by the provincial government, the Town of Cowansville is currently working on cleaning and preparing its own. The official opening date will be announced shortly.
  • May 30-31, 2020, 10:00 p.m.

The emergency measures committee took a break today.

  • May 29, 2020, 10:00 p.m.

The Town of Cowansville would like to thank its citizens for respecting the distancing rules at the Centre de la nature.The opening of the splash pads is extended until new recommendations.

  • May 28, 2020, 11:00 p.m.

The number of cases in Cowansville is 29. The number of cases is currently 133 in Brome-Missisquoi (excluding Bromont).

  • May 27, 2020, 4: 00 p.m.
-We have just obtained the authorization from Estrie Public Health for the opening of the splash pads for the duration of the heat wave.The splash pads at the Centre de la nature are therefore open until 8 p.m. today and Thursday and Friday from noon to 8 p.m.
This reopening is for the duration of the heat wave only. Thank you for your understanding.
-Rest-place in the municipal library.
Access by parking, rear door
Temporary opening hours:
Today until 8 p.m.
Thursday May 28 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday May 29 from 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The distancing measures must be applied.
Citizens are invited to bring their bottled water.
The maximum capacity of the room is 15 people at a time.
  • May 27, 2020, 2:30 p.m.
Even during a heat wave, municipalities must obey their respective public health directives.
Some municipalities under the CIUSS de la Montérégie have been authorized to open their splash pads.
The Town of Cowansville, however, is affiliated to the CIUSS de l’Estrie. The latter has not yet authorized the opening of splash pads.
  • May 26, 2020, 6:30 p.m.

Consult here the deconfinement planning for the private and public sectors. 

  • May 25, 2020, 10:00 p.m.

Considering the public health guidelines for indoor activities are not yet known, the publication of the municipal bulletin for the summer season is canceled. We will continue to inform our citizens of any developments via our different platforms.

  • May 23-24, 2020, 9:30 p.m.

The emergency measures committee took a break today.

  • May 22, 2020, 14:00 p.m.

As of Saturday, May 23:

  • Centre de la nature: parking lots, Skatepark and BMX track accessible every day between 12 noon and 8 pm. Swimming prohibited. Watercraft rental service closed.  Splash pad closed.
  • Pumptrack at Pierre-Lussier Park: accessible Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon and 8 pm | Monday to Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • On-site surveillance will be carried out to ensure compliance with security measures at these locations.
  • The use of playground equipment in municipal parks remains prohibited. 
  • Little reminder: gatherings are prohibited and maintain a 2-meter physical distance at all times.
  • May 21, 2020, 9:30 p.m.

The Town of Cowansville has removed the ribbons from the benches and tables. It is now allowed to use them. However, we ask citizens to remain vigilant and wash their hands properly. However, the play structure remain closed until further notice.

  • May 20, 2020, 8:30 p.m.

The number of cases in Cowansville is 27. The number of cases is currently 129 in Brome-Missisquoi (excluding Bromont).

  • May 19, 2020, 2:00 p.m.

Due to several questions from citizens regarding the gradual reopening of certain sports and outdoor activities on May 20, we would like to specify that the watercraft rental service at the Centre de la nature is not yet available. Under normal circumstances, at this time, the rental service is not yet open. Considering the current situation, we await the new public health directives.

  • May 16-17-18, 2020, 9:30 p.m.

The emergency measures committee took a break today.

  • May 15, 2020, 9:00 p.m.

Click here for the list of outdoor sporting and outdoor activities authorized in Cowansville from May 20

The pumptrack, located in Pierre-Lussier Park, as well as the skatepark and the BMX track at the Centre de la nature, remain closed for the moment. The municipality is currently working on a reopening schedule for these three places.

  • May 14, 2020, 9:45 p.m.

Since April 28, the Town of Cowansville has been getting in touch with its senior citizens. Municipal employees, assisted by CIUSSS-Estrie CHUS employees and volunteer citizens, have made more than 1,300 calls. Of these, 7 citizens were referred to the organization Cellule jeunes et familles de Brome-Missisquoi for support and 49 asked to receive regular friendship calls. 

“These calls have allowed us to see that overall our seniors are doing well. Only 0.5% of calls required follow-ups, whether for material or mental health needs. We are satisfied with this initiative. It is reassuring, not only for us, but for the seniors and their families as well. With the deconfinement, it will also help everyone's morale,” explains Sylvie Beauregard, mayor of Cowansville. 

  • May 13, 2020, 9:00 p.m.

 For the permitted activities starting May 20, click here.

  • May 12, 2020, 8:45 p.m.

Wearing a mask in public is now strongly recommended. Above all in store and anywhere that it is hard to observe the 2-metre rule. This can include a home-made face cover.

  • May 11, 2020, 9:00 p.m.

It was back-to-school day for students. Everything went well. There are no reported incidents.
  • May 10, 2020, 9:00 p.m.

A special Mother's Day for many in this period of social distancing.

Over 600 flowers were delivered to seniors and employees in the six senior residences of Cowansville to mark Mother's Day. These flowers were also accompanied by a card written and signed by the Mayor of Cowansville, Sylvie Beauregard.
  • May 9, 2020, 8:30 p.m.

Starting Monday, a new contactless document lending service will be offered by the library. Call here for details:450 263-4071.

  • May 7-8 , 2020, 9:30 p.m.

The number of cases in Cowansville is 28. The number of cases is currently 129 in Brome-Missisquoi (excluding Bromont).

  • May 6, 2020, 10:30 p.m.

The day camp team is hard at work planning for this summer. We are still awaiting government recommendations for the specific measures that will be put in place. Please note that registrations will start on June 1st. Further details will be available later in May.

In order to encourage local shopping and at the request of business owners, parking meters in the downtown area are free. They will be back in operation when the situation returns to normal.
 
Unfortunately, the Cowansville Public Market is canceled for the 2020 season. Nevertheless, we encourage you to buy local produce during this time. 

  • May 5, 2020, 2:40 p.m.

Today, council meeting will be broadcast live on the Facebook platform at 7:30 p.m. You can consult the agenda by clicking here and the word of the Mayor here.

  • May 4, 2020, 9:00 p.m.

The number of cases in Cowansville is 27. The number of cases is currently 125 in Brome-Missisquoi (excluding Bromont).

  • May 3, 2020, 9:00 p.m.

The number of cases in Cowansville is 27. The number of cases is currently 124 in Brome-Missisquoi (excluding Bromont).

  • May 2, 2020, 8:00 a.m.

Good news! To mark National Day of Sport and Physical Activity, the trails of the Centre de la nature and Jacques-Bonnette Park are now open to citizens.

The rules of distancing must be respected. The City reserves the right to close the trails again if the rules are not respected. Thank you for your collaboration.
  • May 1, 2020, 10:00 p.m.

Dear citizen, 

This week we had meetings with our business owners. They shared with us some of their needs and also their concerns.

With the scheduled reopening of stores on Monday, May 4, we want to remind you that it will be important to comply with the social distancing guidelines, for your safety but also for that of the employees.
Everyone must be given the time to adjust. Let us be, understanding and above all patient.
Thank you for encouraging our local stores and businesses.
- Sylvie Beauregard, Mayor

  • April 30, 2020, 3:30 p.m.

Telephone message sent to citizens to encourage consumers to be patient during the gradual reopening of certain businesses on Monday May 4, 2020.

  • April 29, 2020, 10:00 p.m.

The number of cases remains at 23 in Cowansville.

Web meeting with businesses to find out their needs and concerns.

  • April 28, 2020, 8:30 p.m.

Due to the Covid-19 situation and in order to respect social distancing measures, the garage sales scheduled for May 2 and 3 are cancelled. Garage sales for the months of June, July, August, September and October will be evaluated according to government guidelines.

Reopening sequence of economic sectors, click here.

  • April 27, 2020, 9:45 p.m.

The number of cases in Cowansville is 24.

  • April 25-26, 2020, 9:00 p.m.

The emergency measures committee took a break today.

  • April 24, 2020, 10:00 p.m.

The number of cases remains at 23 in Cowansville.

The May garage sale is canceled. 

  • April 23, 2020, 9:00 p.m.

Over the next few days, our employees will begin courtesy calls to our seniors aged 70 and over. If you receive a call, please feel free to share your needs and concerns. If you have any questions: contact us at 450 263-0141.

  • April 22, 2020, 6:30 p.m.

-The number of cases in Cowansville remains at 23. 38% of recorded coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic in Estrie are now recovered. 

-The ecocenter will be opened for the citizens of Cowansville on Saturdays, May 1 and 30.
  • April 21, 2020, 9:20 p.m.

The number of cases in Cowansville remains at 23.

  • April 20, 2020, 7:20 p.m.

The number of cases is currently 102 in Brome-Missisquoi (excluding Bromont). The number of cases in Cowansville remains at 23.

  • April 19, 2020, 2:00 p.m.

National Volunteer Week begins everywhere in Quebec today. Thank you to those who are lending a hand, especially in the context of the current pandemic. 

  •  April 18, 2020, 9 :00 p.m.

It is possible to continue your outdoor sports activities in Cowansville while respecting social distancing measures.

  • April 17, 2020, 2:50 p.m.

100 confirmed cases in Brome-Missisquoi (excluding Bromont)

A message from your mayor: English click here.

  • April 16, 2020, 4:30 p.m.

98 confirmed cases in Brome-Missisquoi (excluding Bromont)

  • April 15, 2020, 2:00 p.m.

English version click here

  • April 14, 2020, 8 :00 p.m.

The 450 263-0141 telephone line is available to all citizens who require assistance or have questions. 7 days a week, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • April 13, 2020, 4:10 p.m.

The MRC, the CLD and the Brome-Missisquoi Chamber of Commerce launched a campaign to promote local online shopping. The transactional Web platforms are lachatlocal.com and/or Maturin.ca (for food products). The MRC has entered into agreements with these two sites to create a Brome-Missisquoi section and to finance part of the registration and / or monthly subscription fees for our businesses.

Food related businesses are invited to contact Leslie Carbonneau, CLD advisor, at lcarbonneau@cldbm.qc.ca for more information.  Other businesses and merchants are invited to communicate with Mélanie Gobeille at the Brome-Missisquoi Chamber of Commerce at dg@ccb-m.ca for more information.

  • April 12, 2020, 7:30 p.m.

92 cases reported in Brome-Missisquoi (excluding Bromont).

  • April 11, 2020, 8:15 p.m.

89 cases reported in Brome-Missisquoi (excluding Bromont).

  • April 10, 2020, 3:30 p.m.

85 cases reported in Brome-Missisquoi (excluding Bromont)

  • April 9, 2020, 8:00 p.m.

A message from your mayor, Sylvie Beauregard. English version click here

  • April 8, 2020, 4:30 p.m.

Assistance from municipal employees continues with various organizations.

Due to many unheeded warnings and safety concerns: The Centre de la nature and Jacques-Bonnette Park are now closed to the public. Thank you for your cooperation and please respect the ribbons and posters placed in the other parks.

  • April 7, 2020, 7 :30 p.m.


Town council meeting this evening. Broadcast available on our Facebook page. A word from the mayor: English click here.

  • April 6, 2020, 2:40 p.m.

64 cases reported in Brome-Missisquoi (excluding Bromont).

  • April 5, 2020, 8:00 p.m.

There is an evaluation clinic offered in Cowansville. It is not a screening center. The clinic treats people who have flu-like symptoms or Covid-19. It is accessible by appointment only via 1 877 644-4545.

Finally, eight tickets were issued on Friday in Cowansville by the Sûreté du Québec and two on Saturday for gatherings.

  • April 4, 2020, 9:10 p.m.

Following certain questions from citizens: outdoor fires are allowed in Cowansville. However, you must respect the established rules:

The fire must be contained in an outdoor fireplace designed for this purpose (open fires are prohibited).

-All types of gatherings are currently prohibited.

Thank you for your collaboration.

  • April 3, 2020, 4:15 p.m.

46 confirmed cases in Brome-Missisquoi (excluding Bromont). 

The Sûreté du Québec issued 5 statements of offense in Cowansville today for gatherings.

Telephone message from the mayor sent to citizens to remind them of important rules and preventive measures.

Today, the Town of Cowansville is launching a campaign to encourage shopping locally. Click here and here to learn more :).

  • April 2, 2020, 7:30 p.m.

We would like to remind everyone of the importance of respecting social distancing. In order to follow Public Health directives, a distance of 2 meters must be respected at all times. This may involve crossing the street when you meet a neighbor or taking a break on the sidewalk to let a person pass in the opposite direction.

Courtesy, in the days of the coronavirus, takes on new forms. The good news is nothing prevents you from waving a greeting to your neighbor or friend whom you come across during your daily walks, at a 2-meter distance, of course! Thank you for your collaboration.

  • April 2, 2020, 4:00 p.m.

39 confirmed cases in Brome-Missisquoi (excluding Bromont).

 In the wake of a number of calls, the Sûreté du Québec asks citizens to remain vigilant in order to avoid unpleasant surprises:

1️. Do not forget to lock your car doors.

2.  Do not leave any valuables in your vehicle.

Do not hesitate to contact 911 or 450 310-4141, if you witness something.

  • April 1st , 2020, 7:20 p.m.

31 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Brome-Missisquoi (excluding Bromont).              

Several events postponed or canceled today:

The microchip clinic for April is postponed to May 31, 2020. The Association of Animal Health Technicians will communicate directly with the registrants to inform them of this change. The other clinics scheduled for September 20 and October 18 are maintained. Registration continues.

The Tour Davignon scheduled for May 23, 2020, is cancelled

The registration period for the Les Dégourdis summer day camp is postponed. Keep an eye on our Facebook page and website for any updates.

-Click here for the complete list of cancelled and postponed activities and events.