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White Elephant & Bake Sale by the Friends of the Brockville Public Library This Weekend

White Elephant & Bake Sale by the Friends of the Brockville Public Library This Weekend
Brockville – Join the Friends of the Brockville Public Library this weekend for the White Elephant & Bake Sale. The event is being held on Saturday, May 26th from 9-am to 5pm and Sunday, May 27th from 1pm to 5pm. Purchase some tasty treats and select a few new-to-you items at the Brockville Public Library, 23 Buell St. Something for... Read More

Candidates urged to support the expansion of degree programs at colleges

Candidates urged to support the expansion of degree programs at colleges
Candidates in the 2018 election must commit to providing Ontario’s colleges with the autonomy to develop cutting-edge programs for the new economy, including an expansion of career-specific degree programs at colleges. “We need more graduates with the professional and technical expertise to land great careers,” said Glenn Vollebregt, President and CEO of St Lawrence College. “Colleges must acquire the flexibility... Read More

10th Annual Chalk the Walk Art Festival This Saturday in Gananoque

10th Annual Chalk the Walk Art Festival This Saturday in Gananoque
Gananoque – The 10th Annual Chalk the Walk Art Festival is being held this Saturday, May 26th in Gananoque. Registration opens at 10:00am, and it costs just $2 (including chalk). Highlights this year include: Woodrow at Sea by Wallace Edwards A baby show for children newborn to 24 months at 11am—details and registration information on the poster Meet Award-winning Children’s... Read More

G7 Leaders’ Statement on Venezuela

G7 Leaders’ Statement on Venezuela
Ottawa – We, the G7 Leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States of America and the European Union, are united in rejecting the electoral process leading to the May 20, 2018, Presidential election in Venezuela. By failing to meet accepted international standards and not securing the basic guarantees for an inclusive, fair and democratic process,... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister on the anniversary of the Komagata Maru incident

Statement by the Prime Minister on the anniversary of the Komagata Maru incident
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 104th anniversary of the Komagata Maru incident: “In 1914, the Komagata Maru, a steamship chartered by businessman Gurdit Singh, docked at a quiet pier in Vancouver. On board were 376 passengers of Sikh, Muslim, and Hindu faith seeking a better life in Canada. As fellow British subjects, they thought... Read More

Canada’s strategy to respond to Rohingya crisis

Canada’s strategy to respond to Rohingya crisis
Ottawa –The grave humanitarian and security crisis in Myanmar is a global tragedy, which has led more than 717,000 Rohingya to flee their homes in Rakhine State and seek refuge in neighbouring Bangladesh. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today unveiled Canada’s strategy to step up its response and meet the needs of those displaced and most vulnerable. This comprehensive strategy... Read More

Brockville Police Reports for May 22nd, 2018

Brockville Police Reports for May 22nd, 2018
Brockville – Brockville Police Reports for May 22nd, 2018. Warrants: On Saturday evening a 332-year-oldmale was arrested for a warrant of committal.  He had been released from court on court imposed conditions.  His surety rescinded their bail and a warrant was issued. Disturbance: A 33 year old male is facing charges from an incident Saturday night.  Police were called to a... Read More

OPP Canada Road Safety Week Results: 4 Deaths and Increased Traffic-related Charges

OPP Canada Road Safety Week Results: 4 Deaths and Increased Traffic-related Charges
ORILLIA – Preliminary data indicates Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were kept busy on and off roads during the Victoria Day holiday weekend, investigating four deaths and laying thousands of charges to address poor driving behaviours. During Canada Road Safety Week (May 15-21 inclusive), the OPP laid more than 10,600 speeding charges, 175 of which were street racing charges against motorists driving 50 km/h or... Read More