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Kemptville District Hospital Auxiliary donates $70,000 to the Hospital days before Volunteer Week celebrations

Kemptville District Hospital Auxiliary donates $70,000 to the Hospital days before Volunteer Week celebrations
KEMPTVILLE – Beating its own annual record, the Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Auxiliary donated $70,000 to the Hospital in the lead-up to National Volunteer Week, celebrated April 7 to 13, 2019. The funds will be used primarily to purchase two new ‘smart beds’, which can monitor a patient’s health while they sleep and alert a healthcare provider to potential problems.... Read More

FLEEING SUSPECT FACES MULTIPLE CHARGES

FLEEING SUSPECT FACES MULTIPLE CHARGES
LEEDS –   Members of the Ontario Provincial Police stopped a fleeing vehicle after a traffic complaint in Leeds County. On April 6, 2019 at about 11:45 p.m. Ontario Provincial Police officers in Leeds County responded to a traffic complaint on Second Concession Road in Elizabethtown Kitley Township. Officers located the vehicle and while attempting to stop it, the vehicle fled. The... Read More

The Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau Recognizes Local Volunteers during National Volunteer Week 2019

The Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau Recognizes Local Volunteers during National Volunteer Week 2019
Brockville – National Volunteer Week is celebrated from April 7 to 13, 2019. Volunteer Canada and The Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau celebrate Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers during National Volunteer Week. This year’s theme is: “The Volunteer Factor – Lifting Communities”. Locally, in recognition of National Volunteer Week 2019, the Volunteer Centre is hosting a reception on April 10 at... Read More

TRANSPARENCY MEASURES TO REVEAL TRUE COST OF CARBON TAX

TRANSPARENCY MEASURES TO REVEAL TRUE COST OF CARBON TAX
ONTARIO TO REQUIRE GASOLINE PUMPS, NATURAL GAS BILLS TO REFLECT INCREASED COST OF FEDERAL CARBON TAX  BROCKVILLE – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark says Ontario’s government is standing up for the people by introducing a series of transparency measures that will prevent the federal government from hiding the true cost of its job-killing carbon tax. “Instead of punishing... Read More

Hospitals want you to register as organ and tissue donor

Hospitals want you to register as organ and tissue donor
Brockville – Brockville General Hospital (BGH) and Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) are asking for the community’s help. Together, the hospitals are working closely with the Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) to raise awareness about the value of donor registration. According to the TGLN website, every three days someone dies in Ontario because the life-saving organ transplant they need is... Read More

Grenville County OPP Reports for April 9th, 2019

Grenville County OPP Reports for April 9th, 2019
Prescott – Grenville County OPP Reports for April 9th, 2019. DOMESTIC ASSAULT IN AUGUSTA PRESCOTT – On April 7, 2019, shortly after 8:50 p.m., members of Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of domestic situation in Augusta Township. Investigation revealed that an adult male had assaulted his wife and then became combative with officers... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister on Vimy Ridge Day

Statement by the Prime Minister on Vimy Ridge Day
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Vimy Ridge Day: “Today, we mark a milestone in our country’s history, and remember the thousands of Canadians who gave their lives at Vimy Ridge. “The Battle of Vimy Ridge was a momentous victory and a turning point for Canada, when the four divisions of the Canadian... Read More

Annual Rotary Brockville Children’s Easter Egg Hunt Being Held This Saturday

Annual Rotary Brockville Children’s Easter Egg Hunt Being Held This Saturday
Brockville – The annual Rotary Brockville Children’s Easter Egg Hunt is taking place this Saturday, April 13th at Rotary Park in Downtown Brockville. There is no charge and the event starts at 11:00am. There will be a BBQ for participating children. Children age 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.   Read More

Freezing Rain Warning For Most of Our Region Today!

Freezing Rain Warning For Most of Our Region Today!
Brockville – A Freezing Rain Warning has been issued by Environment Canada for Brockville – Prescott, Merrickville-Wolford – Kemptville, Westport – Charleston Lake, Smiths Falls – Lanark County, Morrisburg – SD&G and Ottawa South! They say freezing rain will likely to occur today. Precipitation associated with a fast moving low pressure system will move into Eastern Ontario this morning. A... Read More