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Area Family Seeks Human Rights Tribunal’s Help to See Son With Special Needs to Realize Full Potential

Area Family Seeks Human Rights Tribunal’s Help to See Son With Special Needs to Realize Full Potential
Lyndhurst – As a parent of a special needs child, a parent can feel like every day is a fight to get the support that their child needs to achieve and excel to the best of their ability.  When 10 year old Ethan Barton was matched with his service dog and fur-ever friend Molly, back in November 2015, his family thought... Read More

CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights for meeting held August 29th, 2017

CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights for meeting held August 29th, 2017
Kemptville – CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights for meeting held August 29th, 2017. CDSBEO Board Theme – Year Three The Board theme, Ignite the Light – Wake up the World, is a call to action. Over the past two years, the CDSBEO has enthusiastically responded to the call to Ignite the Light of Belief, Gratitude, Love, and Peace. Last year, the Board... Read More

OPP Reminder to Drive Safe this September Long Weekend

OPP Reminder to Drive Safe this September Long Weekend
Leeds – With the long weekend and good weather ahead members of your local OPP detachment encourage drivers to stay alert and make wise choices while travelling. Drive Safe – aggressive driving habits such as speeding, following to close or unsafe passing can lead to tragedy on our highways. Buckle Up – it’s a proven fact “seatbelts save lives“, this... Read More

The Smiths Falls Police Service is moving to online Police Information Checks

The Smiths Falls Police Service is moving to online Police Information Checks
Smiths Falls – As part of our ongoing effort to optimize the use of technology, enhance efficiency, and better serve members of the public, the Smiths Falls Police Service is pleased to announce the launch of a new online application process for employment and volunteer Police Information Checks. “We are very happy to team up with Triton Canada Inc to... Read More

Inattentive Drivers Causing More Collisions than Impaired and Speeding Drivers Combined

Inattentive Drivers Causing More Collisions than Impaired and Speeding Drivers Combined
OPP Conduct Labour Day Weekend Distracted Driving Campaign (Sept.1-4, 2017)    ORILLIA – Inattentive driving is linked to more collisions on Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)-patrolled roads so far this year than speeding and alcohol/drug-related collisions combined. Since January 1, 2017, driver distraction has been reported as the primary cause in 6,360 road collisions. In contrast, speed was the primary cause in... Read More

CDSBEO Director of Education Announces Retirement

CDSBEO Director of Education Announces Retirement
Kemptville – Wm. J. Gartland, Director of Education for the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario, has announced his retirement from the Board. He will leave the Board starting in January 2018. Mr. Gartland has served as teacher and administrator in Catholic education for the past 32 years. He has held the position of CDSBEO Director of Education for the... Read More