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Thousand Islands Elementary School Students Learn Yoga

Thousand Islands Elementary School Students Learn Yoga
Lansdowne – Thousand Islands Elementary School (TIES) students learned yoga Friday, discovering ways to stay fit and regulate their emotions. Kelly McGann, an instructor with The Leger Room Yoga, led different classes in onehour sessions, teaching them poses and breathing exercises. Sessions were held throughout the day, benefitting the school’s more than 300 students. Principal Suzanne Morrison said the sessions... Read More

Brockville Police Reports for March 11th – 13th, 2019

Brockville Police Reports for March 11th – 13th, 2019
Brockville – Brockville Police Reports for March 11th – 13th, 2019. In the 24 hour period from March 12th 0500 – March 13th 0500 hours, officers responded to 33 calls for service.  The calls resulted in three people being charged criminally, one mental health apprehension and 2 motor vehicle collisions. Fraud/warrants: On March 12th, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. police received... Read More

94 More Long-Term Care Beds for Seniors in Kemptville

94 More Long-Term Care Beds for Seniors in Kemptville
Bayfield Manor to more than double resident capacity KEMPTVILLE – The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has created 94 new long-term care beds at Bayfield Manor in Kemptville. Steve Clark, MPP for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, was in Kemptville to make the announcement at the existing long-term care home, alongside Southbridge Care Homes’ Managing Director, Keith McIntosh. Currently, Bayfield Manor is... Read More

Government of Canada Is Taking Concrete Steps to Achieve Gender Equity in All Levels of Sport

Government of Canada Is Taking Concrete Steps to Achieve Gender Equity in All Levels of Sport
WINNIPEG – Strong and powerful female role models inspire Canadian girls and young women to remain in sport and motivate them to become leaders. Although the majority of girls participate in sport in their early years, adolescent girls tend to drop out of sport at a much higher rate than boys, and women remain underrepresented in leadership positions in sport. The... Read More

Helping Canadians Discover Their History: Funding Announced for Historica Canada

Helping Canadians Discover Their History: Funding Announced for Historica Canada
TORONTO – The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, today announced funding of over $4 million for Historica Canada to support four projects that will help Canadians discover their history. The announcement was made at the headquarters of Historica Canada in Toronto. Funding is being provided through the Canada History Fund, which encourages Canadians to improve their knowledge about Canada’s history, civics... Read More

Opportunity for Canadians to help shape the way history is shared at Parks Canada places

Opportunity for Canadians to help shape the way history is shared at Parks Canada places
Public input will help ensure broader, more inclusive stories at Canada’s heritage places OTTAWA – Parks Canada places belong to all Canadians and tell the stories of who we are, including the history, cultures, and contributions of Indigenous peoples. Today, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, invited Canadians to share their views on Parks Canada’s... Read More

OTTAWA OPP INVESTIGATING TWO VEHICLE COLLISION ON 417

OTTAWA OPP INVESTIGATING TWO VEHICLE COLLISION ON 417
OTTAWA – On March 13, 2019 at approximately 10:15 a.m. officers with the Ottawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway 417 eastbound at the Maitland interchange. The investigation has found that a 71-year old male driver had experienced medical distress before his vehicle collided with a traffic barrier. The vehicle then landed... Read More

Lanark County OPP Weekly News for Week of March 4th – 11th, 2019

Lanark County OPP Weekly News for Week of March 4th – 11th, 2019
LANARK COUNTY – Between Monday March 4, 2019 and Monday March 11, 2019 officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 349 calls for service. The calls included: Motor Vehicle Collisions Total:  21                 Including: Car / Deer: 5 Parking Lots: 2 Single Motor Vehicle off Road (“in ditch”): 5 Impaired Drivers On March 6, 2019 Lesley CONNOLLY, age... Read More