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37th annual Brockville Multicultural Festival Held On Friday & Saturday – VIDEO

37th annual Brockville Multicultural Festival Held On Friday & Saturday – VIDEO
Brockville – The 37th annual Brockville Multicultural Festival was held this past Friday & Saturday at the Brockville Memorial Centre. A large crowd came out on Friday evening for the kick-off to the festival, the opening ceremony and once again on Saturday. The opening ceremony feature a moment of silence for MP Gord Brown. It featured booths from around the... Read More

Multi-Unit Residence Evacuated After Fire That Claimed a Life

Multi-Unit Residence Evacuated After Fire That Claimed a Life
Smiths Falls – On May 7, 2018, at approximately 1:35 a.m. the Smiths Falls Fire Department responded to a fire at 80 – 82 Victoria Avenue. Mutual Aid from the Montague Fire Department and Perth Fire Department was called. Smiths Falls Police Service also responded to the scene. This property housed 6 apartments. Sadly, there was one fatality. All other residents are accounted for... Read More

Living Through Dementia: Too Late Is Not Soon Enough!

Living Through Dementia: Too Late Is Not Soon Enough!
Now, before we get into discussing the value of an early diagnosis let me be very clear that reaching out to get a diagnosis at any time is a valuable experience and one that needs to happen. As you will quickly see, however, an early diagnosis has benefits that are closely linked to quality of life that may be missed... Read More

OPP CONTINUES TO MAKE MENTAL HEALTH A PRIORITY FOR OUR PEOPLE AND OUR COMMUNITIES

OPP CONTINUES TO MAKE MENTAL HEALTH A PRIORITY FOR OUR PEOPLE AND OUR COMMUNITIES
ORILLIA – Mental Health has long been a priority for the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). This week marks the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Mental Health Week with communities across the country supporting mental health initiatives. The OPP is proud to provide ongoing support to its people and communities with its Mental Health Strategy: Our People, Our Communities. Mental health and wellness go... Read More

OPP Training Exercise in Rideau Lakes Township Area This Week

OPP Training Exercise in Rideau Lakes  Township Area This Week
ORILLIA – This week, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be leading a realistic joint training exercise in Rideau Lakes Township. From May 8 to 10, 2018, the OPP will be conducting a multi-jurisdiction operational exercise involving various tactical units, materials, resources and locations for training purposes. In general, this exercise brings together first response agencies and personnel to... Read More

Motor Vehicle Collision Between Quail Road and McDonald Road Closes Roadway

Motor Vehicle Collision Between Quail Road and McDonald Road Closes Roadway
SOUTH STORMONT – Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers are currently at the scene of a two (2) vehicle collision on Highway 138 (between Quail Road and McDonald Road), South Stormont Township. Preliminary investigation has indicated that at approximately 10:08 am, a passenger vehicle was traveling northbound on Highway 138 when, for reasons under investigation, crossed... Read More

Second Free bus trip to Stingers After School Program on Tuesday May 15, 2018

Second Free bus trip to Stingers After School Program on Tuesday May 15, 2018
Due to the success of the last trip, Connect Youth Inc, in partnership with the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), have planned a second trip to the Stingers After School Program in Brockville, on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. The return transportation, activities, and snacks will be provided at no cost. This trip coincides with the National Police Week and there promise to be... Read More

Health in early childhood sets the foundation for overall well-being in adulthood

Health in early childhood sets the foundation for overall well-being in adulthood
Brockville – Healthy childhood development is affected by things like employment, education, income, where we live, and social networks, these are also referred to as a social determinant of health, and are a valuable investment for all communities. Physical, emotional and language skills learned early on in life contributes to confidence (feeling proud), competency (completing tasks) & resiliency (bouncing back... Read More

Upper Canada District School Board to Bring Awareness to Mental Health During Mental Health Week 2018

Upper Canada District School Board to Bring Awareness to Mental Health During Mental Health Week 2018
Brockville – The Upper Canada District School Board is joining with the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) and Children’s Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) to bring awareness about mental health during Mental Health Week. This year, the week is scheduled for May 7-13. During this important time, the Board has asked schools to raise awareness about mental health in several ways.... Read More

Donate Your Car in Support of the Kemptville District Hospital Foundation

Donate Your Car in Support of the Kemptville District Hospital Foundation
Kemptville – It’s May, and spring has finally arrived in North Grenville. If you have an old car sitting in your driveway that you don’t need or want anymore, we have a fantastic solution for you! Donate your car to the Kemptville District Hospital Foundation by calling HospitalCars.ca or by visiting their website. http://www.HospitalCars.ca will pick up your car at... Read More