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Changes to regulations mean no smoking within 20 metres of Municipal Centre property

Changes to regulations mean no smoking within 20 metres of Municipal Centre property
North Grenville – With the legalization of cannabis in October, the Smoke Free Ontario Act was changed to include new regulations regarding vaping and cannabis, in addition to tobacco. The new regulations touch on multiple public spaces including Municipally-owned sporting and recreational facilities such as playgrounds, sports fields and the Municipal Centre. Under the new regulations, smoking (tobacco or cannabis) and... Read More

Government for the People to Lower Student Tuition Burden by 10 per cent

Government for the People to Lower Student Tuition Burden by 10 per cent
First ever province-wide tuition reduction will make college and university more affordable and accessible for students and families, while empowering students to choose how fees are spent For the first time in Ontario, students at every publicly-assisted college and university will see their tuition rates go down by 10 per cent thanks to a province-wide tuition rate reduction introduced by... Read More

Daycare Provider From Ottawa Charged for Aggravated Assault on Children

Daycare Provider From Ottawa Charged for Aggravated Assault on Children
Ottawa – The Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault and Child Abuse (SACA) Unit has arrested and charged a child home daycare provider for a number of assaults involving two young children. The complaints were received at the end of 2018 stemming from incidents in her daycare at her residence in mid-2012. Luzia ARRUDA, 30 years old, of Ottawa is charged... Read More

WARRANT EXECUTED IN WOLFORD TOWNSHIP – FIREARMS SEIZED

WARRANT EXECUTED IN WOLFORD TOWNSHIP – FIREARMS SEIZED
WOLFORD – On January 16, 2019, members of the North Grenville Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and Emergency Response Team (ERT) executed a Criminal Code Search Warrant at a property on County Road 15, Wolford Township. This warrant resulted in the seizure of two non-restricted firearms and as such; Patrick MCINTYRE, aged 48 of Smith Falls, Ontario... Read More

Apply now for a grant from the 2019 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund

Apply now for a grant from the 2019 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund
$2 million in grants available to registered charities leading mental health care initiatives in their local communities Annual fund has supported more than 500 community organizations since 2011 MONTRÉAL – Bell has announced the launch of the annual Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund for 2019, with $2 million in grants available this year for local mental health leaders improving access to care in communities throughout... Read More

Knights of Columbus Flag Relay in Support of Special Olympics Being Held Saturday

Knights of Columbus Flag Relay in Support of Special Olympics Being Held Saturday
Prescott – The Knights of Columbus Flag Relay in support of the Special Olympics is being held locally this Saturday, January 19th in Prescott. It is being held at St Mark’s Parish Hall in Prescott Saturday from 10:45am to 1:15pm. Chili Lunch or 2 hot dogs and a drink for $5 sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. The Knights of... Read More

A&W unveils new public installation saying goodbye to the last of its plastic straws

A&W unveils new public installation saying goodbye to the last of its plastic straws
TORONTO – Susan Senecal, President and CEO of A&W Canada, stands alongside a public art installation commissioned by the burger chain. Reading “Change is Good,” the typography is made from the last of the company’s plastic straws. A&W switched from plastic to compostable straws last year – helping to keep out about 82 million pieces of single-use plastics from landfills... Read More

Nominations Still Being Accepted for this Year’s Brockville & Area Music & Performing Arts Hall of Fame

Nominations Still Being Accepted for this Year’s Brockville & Area Music & Performing Arts Hall of Fame
Brockville – The 14th annual Brockville & Area Music & Performing Arts Hall of Fame is Thursday March 28th at the Brockville Arts Centre. The Committee is accepting nominations now until February 15th . Nominations forms are available at Mr C’s Gift of Music in the Kensington Plaza, All You need is Music on California Ave, The Brockville Arts Centre, JRfm... Read More

Brockville General Volunteer Association Makes Donation to BGH’s “Under One Roof” Campaign

Brockville General Volunteer Association Makes Donation to BGH’s “Under One Roof” Campaign
In the photo from l-r – Campaign Co-Chair David Beatty, BGVA members Donna Shram, Sandra Devaney(President) Norma Banford, Barb Graveline, Garneita Sayeau, Karen Matte (past President), Elizabeth Wollaston, and Campaign Co-Chair Mary Jean McFall. – Submitted Photo Brockville – The Brockville and District Hospital (BDHF) would like to thank the Brockville General Volunteer Association (BGVA) for their generous donation to... Read More