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Highlights from September 26 UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting

Highlights from September 26 UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting
Brockville – Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, September 26 to discuss several agenda items.  Rural Guidance Counsellor Pilot Project: Director Stephen Sliwa and Superintendent Ron Ferguson updated trustees on the Rural Guidance Counsellor Pilot Project. The project, which began in February 2017, has seen the Board invest $1.8 million in specialized provincial funding to boost guidance counsellor... Read More

Town of Gananoque Public Information Night Being Held Oct 30th, 2018

Town of Gananoque Public Information Night Being Held Oct 30th, 2018
Gananoque – The Town of Gananoque will be hosting a Public Information Night introducing the Federal Cannabis Act and how it will impact the local community. A progress report of the Town’s Strategic Plan will also be presented. Everyone is invited to attend. Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Time: 6:00 p.m. Location: Firehall Theatre (185 South Street) Agenda 6:00 pm: Welcome and Opening Remarks... Read More

Government of Canada welcomes largest private sector investment project in Canadian history

Government of Canada welcomes largest private sector investment project in Canadian history
LNG Canada announces 40 billion dollar investment that will lead to 10,000 middle class jobs Canada is a country that understands that environmental leadership and economic growth go hand-in-hand. With modern infrastructure and cleaner technology to get our resources to new markets, we can diversify our trade, grow our economy, and create good, well-paying jobs for middle-class Canadians. The Prime... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister on Donna Strickland winning the Nobel Prize in Physics

Statement by the Prime Minister on Donna Strickland winning the Nobel Prize in Physics
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued Tuesday the following statement after learning that Canadian physicist Dr. Donna Strickland won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics: “I join Canadians and the international science community to recognize the remarkable accomplishments of Canadian physicist Dr. Donna Strickland, a winner of this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics. “Dr. Strickland, an associate professor at... Read More

Prime Minister announces the appointment of three senators

Prime Minister announces the appointment of three senators
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Governor General appointed the following independent senators to fill vacancies in the Senate: Patti LaBoucane-Benson (Alberta) Paula Simons (Alberta) Peter Boehm (Ontario) Dr. LaBoucane-Benson is a proud Métis who has dedicated her life to helping Indigenous families. Her most recent work has focused on increasing Indigenous peoples’ awareness of their... Read More

CITIZENS CALL STOPS IMPAIRED DRIVER

CITIZENS CALL STOPS IMPAIRED DRIVER
LEEDS –   Officers of the Rideau Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing an investigation involving an impaired driver. On September 28, 2018 at about 8:30 PM O.P.P officers were advised by concerned citizens of a driving concern in Rideau Lakes Township. The suspect driver was located north of Delta on County Road 42. After further investigation OPP arrested... Read More

BAYFIELD MANOR RECEIVING 94 NEW LONG-TERM CARE BEDS

BAYFIELD MANOR RECEIVING 94 NEW LONG-TERM CARE BEDS
KEMPTVILLE – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark is welcoming news that Bayfield Manor will receive 94 new beds for residents of North Grenville and area as part of Ontario’s Government for the People’s first steps in improving long-term care and reducing hospital wait times. They were among 6,000 new long-term care beds added across the province in an... Read More

2018 Rotary Fall Food Drive In support of The Brockville and Area Food Bank Runs This Week

2018 Rotary Fall Food Drive In support of The Brockville and Area Food Bank Runs This Week
Brockville – The Rotary Clubs of Brockville are organizing their annual fall food drive in support of The Brockville & Area Food Bank which is being held this week until Saturday, October 6th in Brockville. On Monday, the food drive kicked-off with a $5,000 donation by RBC. Elementary School collection takes place from Monday October 1st to Friday October 5th.... Read More

Kemptville District Hospital issues call for artifacts for 60th Anniversary Historical Display

Kemptville District Hospital issues call for artifacts for 60th Anniversary Historical Display
KEMPTVILLE – Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is creating a permanent historical display to celebrate its first 60 years and is asking for the community’s help, seeking artifacts of all kinds – from nurses’ uniforms to antique stethoscopes, photos and even memories from the period. The installation of the display in the spring of 2019 will coincide with the sixtieth anniversary... Read More