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2018 Awards of Excellence President’s Award to Honour Gord Brown Memoriam

2018 Awards of Excellence President’s Award to Honour Gord Brown Memoriam
Brockville – The Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize the outstanding achievements of the businesses, organizations and individuals who make a difference in our community. The President of the Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce, Pat Markovich, is proud to announce the recipient of this year’s Presidents Award,  Gord Brown. The President’s Award introduced in 2009... Read More

Highlights from the UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting held October 24

Highlights from the UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting held October 24
Brockville  – Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, October 24 to discuss several agenda items. Board Improvement Plan for Student Achievement and Wellness (BIPSAW): Principals of Teaching and Learning Jennifer McMaster and Shelly Corlyon discussed the 2018-19 BIPSAW. This plan sets out ways to improve student achievement in math and literacy. Under the plan,... Read More

Brockville Museum seeks photo from 1979

Brockville Museum seeks photo from 1979
Brockville – The Brockville Museum is currently working on a new family-friendly exhibit that will explore the immigration stories and journeys of those who have called Brockville home. The exhibit will feature profiles of specific waves of immigration, including British Home Children, Dutch immigrants, and Vietnamese refugees. As it works on developing this exhibit, however, the museum has identified a... Read More

O’Farrell Financial Services Donates to Brockville General Hospital’s Mental Health Program

O’Farrell Financial Services Donates to  Brockville General Hospital’s Mental Health Program
Brockville – On Friday, October 26, O’Farrell Financial Services Inc., gave a donation of $306.50 to the Brockville and District Hospital Foundation in support of Brockville General Hospital’s Mental Health Program. From left to right, receiving the cheque was Foundation Board Member Ainslie Coleman; BGH Manager 3rd Floor Mental Health Kieron Rees; from O’Farrell Financial Services Inc. Personnel Advisor Associate Connie... Read More

Statement by Minister Smith on the 150th Anniversary of The Ontario Gazette

Statement by Minister Smith on the 150th Anniversary of The Ontario Gazette
Today, Ontario’s Minister of Government and Consumer Services, Todd Smith, issued the following statement regarding the 150th Anniversary of The Ontario Gazette, being celebrated throughout 2018. “This year, we are celebrating the 150th Anniversary of The Ontario Gazette, the oldest continuous government publication in the province. First published on March 7th, 1868, the Gazette has provided readers with information about Ontario... Read More

New pathway agreement between St. Lawrence College and Athabasca University

New pathway agreement between St. Lawrence College and Athabasca University
A new educational pathway between St. Lawrence College (SLC) and Athabasca University will allow graduates from five programs to complete their Bachelor’s Degree in two more years, with 60 transfer credits to the university program. Two-year diploma graduates from Community and Justice Services, Early Childhood Education, Fitness and Health Promotion, Mental Wellness and Addictions, and Police Foundations may apply their... Read More

Belleville receives $250,000 to build Field of Ability, home of the Challenger Baseball League

Belleville receives $250,000 to build Field of Ability, home of the Challenger Baseball League
TORONTO – Sunday, Kraft Heinz, in partnership with TSN and RDS, announced Belleville, ON as the Grand Prize winner of KRAFT HEINZ PROJECT PLAY 2018. The announcement was made live on TSN and RDS and will see the Challenger Baseball League receive $250,000 to build the Field of Ability following a week of online voting from October 13-19. The Field of Ability will be home... Read More

Primary Health Care Forum 2018 celebrates eleventh year, explores health equity

Primary Health Care Forum 2018 celebrates eleventh year, explores health equity
Registration closes soon – secure your spot today The South East Local Health Integration Network’s (LHIN) Annual Primary Health Care Forum (PHCF) will take place on November 7, 2018, at the Ambassador Hotel and Conference Centre in Kingston. The PHCF Planning Committee is pleased to announce this year’s theme is Intersections – Primary Health Care and Health Equity – a concept which... Read More

Prime Minister welcomes final report from the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders

Prime Minister welcomes final report from the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to welcome the final report from the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders: “I am pleased to welcome today the final report from the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders, which was created in February 2017 to drive women’s participation,... Read More