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GOVERNMENT BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS TO BETTER PATIENT CARE

GOVERNMENT BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS TO BETTER PATIENT CARE
RENEWED, CONNECTED AND SUSTAINABLE SYSTEM TO REDUCE HALLYWAY HEALTH CARE BY FOCUSING RESOURCES ON PATIENT NEEDS  QUEEN’S PARK – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark is welcoming the Government of Ontario’s long-term plan to fix and strengthen the public health care system by focusing directly on the needs of patients and families. The plan was announced today by Christine Elliott,... Read More

Four Arrested With Stolen Property From Edwardsburgh Cardinal Alcohol Retailer

Four Arrested With Stolen Property From Edwardsburgh Cardinal Alcohol Retailer
LEEDS –   Officers of the Thousand Islands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with members of the OPP Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) continue to investigate a traffic stop where stolen property was located. On February 24, 2019 at about 5:00 p.m. OPP officers stopped a vehicle on Highway 401 in Leeds and the Thousand Islands Township after reports of... Read More

UCDSB Student Success Snapshot February: BCI’s Clairese Wilson

UCDSB Student Success Snapshot February: BCI’s Clairese Wilson
Brockville – Clairese Wilson, a 16-year-old student from Brockville Collegiate Institute(BCI), will be graduating this year after just three years of high school.  She’s been diligent and focused both in the classroom and out, but emphasized the help and support of BCI teachers and staff have made this possible. “We are able to get where we are in life because we... Read More

Winchester Hospital Family Extends Sympathy to Family of Dr. Duane Justus

Winchester Hospital Family Extends Sympathy to Family of Dr. Duane Justus
Winchester – The Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WMDH) family extends its sympathies to the family of Dr. Duane Justus. Dr. Justus passed away on February 23rd “Dr. Justus – along with his father Dr. Howard Justus – was a giant in the history of our hospital. He will long be remembered,” notes Cholly Boland, CEO. “It is an understatement to say that WDMH... Read More

Brockville Woman Charged with “Familiar Fraud”

Brockville Woman Charged with “Familiar Fraud”
Prescott – “Familiar fraud” occurs when a friend, or family member uses a close relationship for their own financial gain. The Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Crime Unit, investigated a similar case of fraud , where the female accused had befriended a 41 year old male, from the Ottawa area. The accused stole the victim’s identity and used this personal... Read More

Applications for Deputy Mayor of Mississippi Mills Now Being Accepted

Applications for Deputy Mayor of Mississippi Mills Now Being Accepted
Mississippi Mills – At the regular Council meeting on February 19, 2019 Council approved the appointment process for filling the Deputy Mayor’s position. This process will be conducted as per the Municipality’s Council Vacancy Appointment Policy which can be found via the link below or on the Municipal website under Elections. The Deputy Mayor position is an at-large position as... Read More

THREE GENERATIONS VOLUNTEER FOR THE 30-HOUR TELETHON FOR PALLIATIVE CARE

THREE GENERATIONS VOLUNTEER FOR THE  30-HOUR TELETHON FOR PALLIATIVE CARE
Brockville – Volunteering their time for the administration of the live 30-Hour Telethon for Palliative Care is a family affair for three generations of the Hodge family. Ada Hodge, family matriarch (back centre) has been volunteering for the event for 30-years; Ada’s daughter, Kim Hodge (front right); has been volunteering for over 20-years, and Ada’s granddaughter Paige Greenwood (front left)... Read More

Remarks for Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation Ontario Good Roads Association Annual General Conference

Remarks for Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation Ontario Good Roads Association Annual General Conference
CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Thank you Mayor Shoppman (Paul Schoppman, Mayor of the Municipality of St. Charles) for that great introduction. Good afternoon everyone. It’s a pleasure for me to be here and to speak with you today. I’d like to thank the Ontario Good Roads Association, and everyone in this room, for your contribution to Ontario’s transportation infrastructure. It is... Read More