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Upper Canada District School Board issues layoffs to 25 Para-Professionals

Upper Canada District School Board issues layoffs to 25 Para-Professionals
Brockville – The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) has issued layoff notices to 25 para-professional employees.  At the June 20th, 2019 board meeting, the Upper Canada District School Board approved a 1.3 million dollar decrease in funding for Para-Professionals.  These professionals include child and youth workers and behaviourists (Student Support Partners).  This position was eliminated.  These front-line workers provided... Read More

11th Annual Heart and Solstice Nets $27,000 for Brockville General Hospital’s Cardiac Rehab Program

11th Annual Heart and Solstice Nets $27,000 for Brockville General Hospital’s Cardiac Rehab Program
Brockville – A little rain did not dampen the spirits of a number of community minded individuals who came together the evening of Thursday June 20th to take part in Brockville and District Hospital Foundation’s 11th Annual Heart & Solstice Event. The Heart & Solstice Event took place at the beautiful waterfront home of John and Catherine Macdonald which raised... Read More

The Mushrooms Keep Growing! $68,000 raised for local charities – including WDMH

The Mushrooms Keep Growing! $68,000 raised for local charities – including WDMH
Winchester – They did it again! On May 3rd, about 600 men came together for dinner, a comedy show and live and silent auctions. The result?  $68,000 raised for 30 different community organizations.  On June 13th, the donations were presented to local charities at the Metcalfe Curling Club. The Winchester District Memorial Hospital Foundation received $5,000 from the event. The... Read More

Local St. John Ambulance Volunteers Recognized for Outstanding Service on June 17th – VIDEO

Local St. John Ambulance Volunteers Recognized for Outstanding Service on June 17th – VIDEO
Brockville – Volunteers and community members from across Leeds‐Grenville and Lanark counties gathered in Brockville on Monday, June 17th to pay tribute to this year’s outstanding volunteers with St. John Ambulance Leeds, Grenville & Lanark Branch. The local branch held their 2019 Awards Ceremony at the Brockville Legion. Guest speaker for the night was City Councillor Leigh Bursey. “I’m delighted... Read More

UCDSB Trustees Approve a Balanced Budget for the 2019-20 School Year

UCDSB Trustees Approve a Balanced Budget for the 2019-20 School Year
Brockville – The Board of Trustees for the Upper Canada District School Board met on Wednesday, June 19 for the last Committee of the Whole meeting for the 2018-19 school year. Several agenda items were discussed, including finalizing and approving the 2019-20 school year budget. At the beginning of the budget deliberations, which started in early May, UCDSB Trustees were... Read More

Ontario Festival of Small Halls 2019 lineup celebrates big Canadian music in more beloved small places

Ontario Festival of Small Halls 2019 lineup celebrates big Canadian music in more beloved small places
More halls. Check. Big music. Check. Magical moments and musical memories – you betcha. The Ontario Festival of Small Halls plants inspired, decorated and mind-blowing artists into rural halls across Eastern Ontario, bursting with community vibes. Music lovers witness these intimate shows and create life-long memories of small town hospitality uniting with captivating performers from all across Canada. The 2019... Read More

Gananoque Police Reports for June 21st-23rd, 2019

Gananoque Police Reports for June 21st-23rd, 2019
Gananoque – Gananoque Police Reports for June 21st-23rd, 2019. June 21st, 2019 In the early hours of June 21st, 2019, the Gananoque Police were contacted by a concerned citizen regarding a domestic incident involving a couple in a moving vehicle on King Street East.  Officers located the subject vehicle and determined that the couple involved were travelling in the vehicle... Read More

Joint Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Blitz results in 8 vehicles taken off the road

Joint Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Blitz results in 8 vehicles taken off the road
Ottawa – On Thursday, June 20, 2019, the Ottawa Police Traffic Services Unit, along with Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) officers, conducted a Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Blitz in the east end of Ottawa, where 27 commercial vehicle inspections were completed. Eight vehicles were taken “out of service” for a variety of issues, including defective brakes, load security, and weight... Read More

Federal Offender Wanted: Kirk NICHOL

Federal Offender Wanted: Kirk NICHOL
Ottawa – The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as a result of his breach of statutory release. Kirk NICHOL is described as a Caucasian male, 61 years of age, 6’2″ (191 cm), 200 lbs (91 kgs) with brown hair (balding) and hazel eyes. He has... Read More

SUCCESSFUL SPORTS DAY WITH OPP AND LOCAL STUDENTS

SUCCESSFUL SPORTS DAY WITH OPP AND LOCAL STUDENTS
Lanark – On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended Maple Grove Public School in Lanark to play a variety of sports against the senior classes of both Maple Grove and Sacred Heart. The fun-filled day was made possible through the schools, Lanark Highlands Police Services Board members and Township... Read More