COVID-19 Links

The links below will take you to the most up to date information regarding COVID-19 measures. The Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF) provides financial contributions (interest-free loans). Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan Province of Ontario COVID-19 Quick Links Sheet: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/ Town of Carleton Place Canadian Public Health  Carleton Place & District Chamber of Commerce      
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Who is Open Thursday Nights??

Many Downtown Businesses are Open on Thursday Night for your Convenience. Including: Acquisti Life Apple Cheeks As Good As New Black Tartan Kitchen C.P. Express Canadian Co-operative Woolgrowers Canadian Tire Gas Bar Capitol Optical Carleton Auto Parts Carleton Place Chiropractic Carleton Place Drug Mart Carleton Place Winery Carousel Cooper Street Productions Creative Studio Dollar Tree The Eating Place Et Cetera Home Freshco The Good Companion The Granary Hamsa Yoga Heritage Optometric Clinic The Hing Wah Restaurant House of Fong Restaurant Lakeside Mediterranean Little Loves Co. Milano Pizzeria Natural Pet Foods Pet Food RBC Royal Bank Real Wool Shop Renewed With
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Covid-19 Second Wave: Screening Tool

Notice to Workplaces re COVID 19 As we enter the second wave of the COVID 19 Pandemic, it is critical for workplaces to have plans in place to protect their employees and customers from COVID 19.  A new direction from the province requires employers to screen all workers or essential visitors prior to entering the work environment. A screening tool for workplaces can be accessed at http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/publichealth/coronavirus/docs/workplace_screening_tool_guidance.pdf The following actions will help prevent the spread of COVID 19 throughout your workplace: •screen workers before entry into the workplace •support people with symptoms to self-isolate •ensure people maintain a physical distance
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The Barber Shop

Johnny Cesario has a special gift of making anyone who walks into The Barber Shop feel like they are his best friends. His clients always leave with a slick new cut and a smile on their face. The Barber Shop is looking different these days. The shop underwent a complete renovation to celebrate 20 years in business in May giving it a fresh and modern look. Many people will be familiar with Ike and Dan Smith, the father-son duo who originally opened The Barber Shop. This June, the shop was taken over by Ike’s son-in-law, Johnny, following Ike’s retirement. Ike’s
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Scarecrow Stroll 2020

Want to enter your group’s scarecrow in our downtown stroll? Awesome! Click here to get all the information and to enter. Space is limited so enter soon.
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Bridge St. Reconstruction Meeting #2

Bridge Street Reconstruction BIA Presentation: Wednesday, September 16th, 2020 There are two times to choose from. BIA Members are able to give feedback at 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. If that time is not suitable, please attend the public meeting at 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Location: Bob Rintoul Hall at the Neelin Street Community Centre, 75 Neelin Street. The new downtown renderings at the 60% phase can be found here. Feedback is due Wednesday, September 23rd.  COVID -19 Protocols are in place: The number of people in the Bob Rintoul Hall at one time will be controlled in accordance
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As Good As New

For those looking for quality, high end clothing and a great deal, they need not look further than Bridge Street. For 40 years, As Good As New has been a beloved business in downtown Carleton Place. With a reputation as one of the best locations to find secondhand clothing and home décor, shoppers come from all over the Ottawa area and Lanark County to find treasures and amazing deals. It’s no surprise why: the great selection of clothing and friendly, inviting staff will make you feel as if you are shopping in your best friend’s closet! An excellent local source
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DIGITAL MAIN STREET 2.0

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Downtown Carleton Place Re-Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad Carleton Place BIA receives $13,500 Digital Main Street Grant to help main street businesses improve online presence. September 1, 2020:  Carleton Place, Ontario.  The Downtown Carleton Place BIA today announced that it has received a grant for $13,500 from Digital Main Street to again fund a Digital Service Squad to help small downtown businesses use digital technologies to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.  Funding for the grant is provided by the federal program FedDev Ontario. With COVID-19 having such an impact on the local economy,
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September BIA Board Meeting

We will continue to utilize ZOOM to conduct our monthly meetings. Our next meeting is Wednesday, September 9th at 6:30. For ZOOM information please email us: info@downtowncarletonplace.com If you would like to address the board directly, we can add you on an upcoming Board meeting agenda as follows: The agenda will allocate 15-20 minutes for your presentation and board discussion. As such, I recommend you choose your highest priority topic (or perhaps two) for your presentation Your agenda submission must be received (at info@downtowncarletonplace.com ) at least one week before the BIA Board meeting date (BIA Board meetings occur the
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The Lash Nook

A friendly and personable person, Kara Miles says her favourite part of what she does is getting to chat with new and familiar faces every day. A Certified Lash Artist for seven years, Kara is very knowledgeable and a true professional and artist in her field. Born and raised in Barrhaven, Kara moved to Carleton Place in 2013 to be closer to her in-laws. She and her husband fell in love with Carleton Place and say they can’t get enough of the welcoming, accepting community feel here. Kara opened The Lash Nook as a place that is all about making
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