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Legion issues lifetime membership ban due to Stolen Valour for the first time

Legion issues lifetime membership ban due to Stolen Valour for the first time
OTTAWA – The Royal Canadian Legion, in an unprecedented move has revoked the membership of two members found to have engaged in “Stolen Valour.” “The Legion takes the issue of Stolen Valour very seriously,” says Dominion President Thomas D. Irvine, CD.   “Anyone who makes illegitimate claims of service or sacrifice degrades the honour of those who have served and brings... Read More

Elgin Schools Were in a Hold & Secure Position Earlier Today

Elgin Schools Were in a Hold & Secure Position Earlier Today
File Photo Elgin – Both schools in Elgin, South Crosby Elementary School and Rideau District High School (RDHS) were placed on ‘Hold & Secure’ earlier today. On a post to RDHS’s Facebook page today, the school said they were directed by the OPP. The post continued, “There is no danger to students. Students remained in their classrooms and continued with... Read More

Local Horse Club gets gets added to ‘Cancer Champions Circle’

Local Horse Club gets gets added to ‘Cancer Champions Circle’
Brockville –  The Leeds County Draft Horse Club (LCDHC) name will be added to Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundations ‘Cancer Champions Circle’ donor wall amongst other special groups who have given over $1,000.00 in a single year. In a letter to the club, Paula Muldoon, Director of Development for the Foundation, states: “The generosity of Leeds County Draft Horse Club through... Read More

BUTTERFLY RUN RAISES FUNDS TO PURCHASE CUDDLE COT FOR BROCKVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL’S WOMEN & CHILDREN’S PROGRAM

BUTTERFLY RUN RAISES FUNDS TO PURCHASE CUDDLE COT FOR BROCKVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL’S WOMEN & CHILDREN’S PROGRAM
Lesley Patry-Kerford, organizer of Brockville’s 2018 Butterfly Run, joins Kellie Kitchen, Director of Women and Children’s Program, and Professional Practice at BGH (left) and Linda Hansen, Director, Brockville and District Hospital Foundation’s Board of Directors (right) to unveil a cuddle cot purchased through the Butterfly Run. The cot will be used in BGH’s Women and Children’s Program to allow parents and... Read More

Freeze Your Buns Run Series Begins This Saturday

Freeze Your Buns Run Series Begins This Saturday
Brockville – The Brockville Roadrunners are hosting the first race of the 3 race Freeze Your Buns Series starting this Saturday, January 25th. It takes place at the Brockville Memorial Centre with registration starting at 8:00am. The under 13, 1k event, begins at 9:00am, with the 5k event heading out shortly after at 9:15am. Participants in all three races earn... Read More

FIVE GAMES ACROSS REGION IN BUSY SUNDAY OF CCHL ACTION

FIVE GAMES ACROSS REGION IN BUSY SUNDAY OF CCHL ACTION
Ottawa – A busy Sunday across the CCHL saw five games of action as the Hawkesbury Hawks, Navan Grads, Brockville Braves, Cornwall Colts, and Rockland Nationals all picked up victories. F | HAWKESBURY 6 NEPEAN 2 Matt Gasuik, Patrick Callahan, Jeremie Payant, Kris Pietroniro, Zachary Lefebvre, and Sean Clarke scored, while Zach Johnson made 17-saves as Hawkesbury improved their season... Read More

High Lake Ontario Outflows Continue, Impacts Felt Across the System

High Lake Ontario Outflows Continue, Impacts Felt Across the System
Cornwall – Following the closure of the Seaway, and some partial and temporary ice formation in early January, mild temperatures across the Lake Ontario basin have allowed the International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board to set Lake Ontario outflows at unprecedented levels, higher than has ever previously been released in winter for several days and at times up... Read More

THE FIRM OF G. TACKABERRY & SONS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED GENEROUSLY DONATE $50,000 TO THE UNDER ONE ROOF CAMPAIGN

THE FIRM OF G. TACKABERRY & SONS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED GENEROUSLY DONATE $50,000 TO THE  UNDER ONE ROOF CAMPAIGN
Pictured here are: (l-r) Joan Simon, Executive Director (BDHF); Mary Jean McFall, Campaign Co-Chair; George Tackaberry, Owner G. Tackaberry & Sons Construction Limited and Kevin Tackaberry, Manager, G. Tackaberry & Sons Construction Limited.  – Submitted Photo Brockville – The Brockville and District Hospital Foundation (BDHF) would like to thank the firm of G. Tackaberry & Sons Construction Limited for their... Read More