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New Training to Fill the Skills Gap in the Manufacturing Sector

New Training to Fill the Skills Gap in the Manufacturing Sector
Submitted Photo Leeds and Grenville – A collaboration, consisting of Economic Development Offices from Brockville, Gananoque, Prescott and the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville, along with the Employment + Education Centre (EEC), CSE Consulting, KEYS and St. Lawrence College, are pleased to announce SkillsAdvance Ontario has invested $500,000 in a project called Pathways to Production. The funding will respond... Read More

MPP CLARK ANNOUNCES LOCAL CELEBRATE ONTARIO GRANTS

MPP CLARK ANNOUNCES LOCAL CELEBRATE ONTARIO GRANTS
LOCAL EVENTS TO SHARE IN OVER $250,000 THROUGH PROGRAM Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark was at the Thousand Islands Playhouse on Tuesday, May 21 to announce $12,213 in Celebrate Ontario funding for their Music on the Dock Series and over $250,000 in funding through the program for events in the riding. With MPP Clark are Eric Friesen,... Read More

Thousand Islands National Park officially opened for visitor season

Thousand Islands National Park officially opened for visitor season
Mallorytown – Whether you’re looking for adventure, fun science activities for the whole family, a chance to explore history, or a break from the everyday, Parks Canada has 450 000 km² of protected areas with countless unique experiences to suit your needs. On May 17, Thousand Islands National Park officially opened for the 2019 visitor season. This year, Thousand Islands... Read More

SKILLS TRAINING PARTNERSHIP TO HELP LOCAL EMPLOYERS, JOBSEEKERS

SKILLS TRAINING PARTNERSHIP TO HELP LOCAL EMPLOYERS, JOBSEEKERS
CLARK SAYS PROVINCE SUPPORTING PROGRAM IN LEEDS AND GRENVILLE Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark was at Prysmian Cables in Johnstown on Tuesday, May 21 to announce the Ontario government is providing $500,000 to support a new local training partnership to help the manufacturing sector in Eastern Ontario attract skilled workers. – Submitted Photo JOHNSTOWN — Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands... Read More

IAN & MARY JEAN MCFALL STEP UP IN SUPPORT OF BROCKVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL’S REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT

IAN & MARY JEAN MCFALL STEP UP IN SUPPORT OF BROCKVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL’S REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT
Pictured here are: (l-r) Campaign Co-Chair David Beatty, Campaign cabinet member, Ian McFall, Campaign Co-chair Mary Jean McFall and BDHF Executive Director Joan Simon. – Submitted Photo Brockville – The Brockville and District Hospital Foundation (BDHF) would like to thank “Under One Roof” Campaign Co-Chair Mary Jean McFall and her husband Ian for their generous donation of $50.000 to the... Read More

TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE FOR THE 11th ANNUAL HEART & SOLSTICE EVENT

TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE FOR THE 11th ANNUAL HEART & SOLSTICE EVENT
Brockville – The Brockville and District Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that the tickets for the 11th Annual Heart & Solstice Event, in support of Brockville General Hospital’s Cardio Rehab Program, are now on SALE! Tickets are $100.00 each and can be purchased at the Kawartha Credit Union (Brockville Branch) – 2011 Parkedale Ave, Brockville, ON. This year’s event is taking place... Read More

SENIORS COMMUNITY GRANT PROGRAM ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

SENIORS COMMUNITY GRANT PROGRAM ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
BROCKVILLE — Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark says non-profit community groups have until June 27 to submit an application to the Seniors Community Grant program. The Seniors Community Grant Program will invest up to $3 million in grants to partner with non-profit groups and municipalities in Leeds and Grenville and across Ontario to co-ordinate and deliver local... Read More

TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE FOR THE 11th ANNUAL HEART & SOLSTICE EVENT

TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE FOR THE  11th ANNUAL HEART & SOLSTICE EVENT
Brockville – The Brockville and District Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that the tickets for the 11th Annual Heart & Solstice Event, in support of Brockville General Hospital’s Cardio Rehab Program, are now on SALE! Tickets are $100.00 each and can be purchased at the Kawartha Credit Union (Brockville Branch) – 2011 Parkedale Ave, Brockville, ON. This year’s event is taking place... Read More

SIU Determines Strike to Man’s Wrist with Baton was Reasonably Necessary; No Charges to Issue in Kanata Case

SIU Determines Strike to Man’s Wrist with Baton was Reasonably Necessary; No Charges to Issue in Kanata Case
Mississauga – On April 24, 2018, a man sustained a fracture to his wrist in the course of his apprehension and arrest after breaking into a garage in Kanata. While Interim Director Joseph Martino believed the man was injured when he was struck with a police baton, this did not constitute a criminal offence. As such, Interim Director Martino has determined... Read More

Canopy Growth Acquires Established Skincare and Well-Being Company This Works®

Canopy Growth Acquires Established Skincare and Well-Being Company This Works®
London-based firm will be integral part of Canopy Growth’s entry into the natural wellness industry and further strengthens the Company’s international presence SMITHS FALLS — Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED, NYSE: CGC) (the “Company” or “Canopy Growth”) has finalized an all-cash transaction to acquire This Works for a purchase price of £43 million (CDN $73.8 million). Founded in 2004, This... Read More