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Emergency child care centres mobilized for essential and critical workers in the Leeds and Grenville region

Emergency child care centres mobilized for essential and critical workers in the Leeds and Grenville region
Brockville – A child care centre for children of essential and critical service workers is up and running in Kemptville and another will soon open in Brockville. The United Counties of Leeds and Grenville has received authorization from the Ontario government to open licensed child care centre spaces in both of these larger Leeds Grenville communities. “The establishment of these... Read More

City of Brockville: Ontario Extends COVID-19 Emergency and Closes Outdoor Recreational Amenities

City of Brockville: Ontario Extends COVID-19 Emergency and Closes Outdoor Recreational Amenities
ONTARIO REGULATION 104/20 made under the EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND CIVIL PROTECTION ACT Brockville – The City of Brockville continues to take additional steps to ensure the safety of the public, as directed by the Province of Ontario. Today, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced that the Province had extended the March 17 Emergency Declaration under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection... Read More

Leeds-Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: Outbreak found in Carolina Retirement Residence in Perth, Ontario

Leeds-Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: Outbreak found in Carolina Retirement Residence in Perth, Ontario
Brockville – The Health Unit is working with Carolina Retirement Residence in Perth to manage a COVID-19 outbreak. One resident and one staff member have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Infection control measures have been put in place to manage the outbreak and are being monitored by the Health Unit. Staff who have been in contact with the resident... Read More

SHRINERS SHINE A LIGHT AT BROCKVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL 

SHRINERS SHINE A LIGHT AT BROCKVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL 
Pictured outside the Shoppers Drug Mart, King Street, Brockville location maintaining a 2 metre distance are (l-r): Jack Butt, Past Potentate, and current Vice-President, Brockville & District Shrine Club; representing, Carolyn Burpee, Owner of Shopper Drug Mart (Brockville & Prescott locations), is Janice Woollcombe, Front Store Manager, Shoppers Drug Mart; Gary Tristram, Past Potentate and current President of the Brockville & District... Read More

Province Supports Postsecondary Students During COVID-19

Province Supports Postsecondary Students During COVID-19
Ontario Enabling Students to Complete the Academic Year, Offering Loan Payment Deferrals and Financial Support for Institutions TORONTO — The government of Ontario is easing the financial burden on students and making sure they can complete their studies during the COVID-19 outbreak by temporarily deferring payments for Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) loans and making online learning supports, including year-end... Read More

Ontario Extends School and Child Care Closures to Fight Spread of COVID-19 to May 4th

Ontario Extends School and Child Care Closures to Fight Spread of COVID-19 to May 4th
Province announces second phase of Learn at Home to support continuity of learning TORONTO — Due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak, the Ontario government announced that schools and child care centres will remain closed to protect the health and safety of students and staff. This extension is being made on the advice of the Chief Medical Officer of Health.... Read More

City Puts Out Urgent Call for Community Organizations

City Puts Out Urgent Call for Community Organizations
Brockville – The City of Brockville is seeking a local community organization to step up to lead the coordination of pickup and delivery of grocery items for our most vulnerable citizens. Many of our local retailers are doing their part to flatten the curve and assist the most vulnerable members of our community by offering dedicated shopping hours for seniors... Read More

Senior Support Services Through CPHC can help at this time of need

Senior Support Services Through CPHC can help at this time of need
Brockville – With the unprecedented impacts COVID-19 is having on our community, those who are isolated like seniors and those less able need support now more than ever, which is why the staff and volunteers at Senior Support Services-CPHC, are not going to back- down from this. They are going to continue to help the people in this community, by... Read More

Brockville Rotary Clubs Lend a Hand During Covid-19

Brockville Rotary Clubs Lend a Hand During Covid-19
Brockville – Both Brockville Rotary Clubs, (Rotary Club of Brockville & Rotary Club of the 1000 Islands) have suspended all of our regular and committee meetings to comply with local, provincial and national social distancing guidelines. However, we sent out an email challenge to our membership to think about ways that our two Rotary Clubs in Brockville could help our... Read More

VISITOR SERVICES AND VEHICLE ACCESS AT THOUSAND ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

VISITOR SERVICES AND VEHICLE ACCESS AT THOUSAND ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
PARKS CANADA CALLS ON VISITORS TO STAY HOME TO SUPPORT THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA’S EFFORTS TO LIMIT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 VISITOR SERVICES AND VEHICLE ACCESS AT THOUSAND ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE MALLORYTOWN LANDING, March 30, 2020– Parks Canada is committed to protecting the health and safety of Canadians, visitors, and employees. As a result, the Agency has... Read More