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Grenville County Weekly News Ending February 16th, 2020

Grenville County Weekly News Ending February 16th, 2020
North Grenville – Grenville County Weekly News Ending February 16th, 2020. BREAK IN TO BUSINESS   NORTH GRENVILLE – On February 14, 2020 at 10:00 p.m. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Grenville County officers responded to a report of a break in at a business on County Road 43 in North Grenville Township. Investigation indicated that the culprits smashed the front door and... Read More

Province Kicks Off Ontario Heritage Week

Province Kicks Off Ontario Heritage Week
Government continuing to support and conserve Ontario’s history through investments in community museums and heritage organizations TORONTO – The province is celebrating Ontario Heritage Week, highlighting the important history of local communities and the diverse heritage of Ontario. Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, was at the Ontario Heritage Trust today to kick off the week... Read More

Highlights from UCDSB Board of Trustee Meeting Feb 12th, 2020

Highlights from UCDSB Board of Trustee Meeting Feb 12th, 2020
Brockville – Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 for their regular Board meeting. They discussed several agenda items: North Stormont Public School Video Presentation Trustees viewed a video from North Stormont Public School highlighting how their School Improvement Plans for Student Achievement and Wellness (SIPSAW) are implemented day-to-day. Included were parent and student testimonials on the... Read More

Province wide strike planned for Feb.21

Province wide strike planned for Feb.21
The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO), which represents elementary teachers within the Upper Canada District school board, and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF), which represents secondary teachers and professional student service personnel within our board, gave notice that their members will be participating in a one-day, province-wide strike next week on Friday, February 21 if no progress is made at the central bargaining... Read More

Lanark OPP Investigates Suspicious Package

Lanark OPP Investigates Suspicious Package
Mississippi Mills – On Thursday, February 13, 2020 the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was called to investigate a suspicious package at the Almonte Post Office. An employee of the post office had come into contact with a substance inside a mail bag. As a result of the initial information that was received by investigators the post... Read More

STEO Announces Bell Time Changes

STEO Announces Bell Time Changes
Brockville – In September 2020, there will be changes to bell times at 32 of our 38 schools in the regions of Leeds, Grenville, Dundas, Prescott and Russell. Elementary school morning bell times will range from 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Morning bell times at all high schools will be 8:00 a.m. This is the result of the implementation of... Read More

Students Blow Bubbles to Raise Money for C4K

Students Blow Bubbles to Raise Money for C4K
North Grenville – Oxford-on-Rideau Public School and Merrickville Public School teamed up Thursday in a bubble gum blowing contest to raise money for the UCDSB Champions for Kids (C4K) Foundation. Grade 6 leaders from both schools organized the promotion and selling of Gum Chewing Licenses, which students could purchase by making a donation of any amount. Students practiced their bubble blowing during... Read More

Minister of Education on Resumed Negotiations with OECTA

Minister of Education on Resumed Negotiations with OECTA
TORONTO — “Students belong in class. My objective has always been to reach deals with our education labour partners – deals that are fair to students, hard-working parents, and our valued teachers and education workers. I am pleased the mediator has called all parties back to the negotiating table, as we have always said, we stand ready to negotiate to reach... Read More

Leed OPP Investigating Fatal Collision on 401 on Monday

Leed OPP Investigating Fatal Collision on 401 on Monday
Mallorytown – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision involving a passenger vehicle and transport truck. On February 17, 2020 just after 6:45 p.m. OPP officers responded to reports of a motor vehicle collision at the westbound on-ramp, Highway 401 from Mallorytown. The driver of the car was... Read More