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Statement by Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education on Reaching an Agreement with OECTA

Statement by Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education on Reaching an Agreement with OECTA
TORONTO — Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement regarding a tentative agreement with the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA): “Our Government achieved our foremost priority – landing a good deal with a teachers’ union that advances the priorities of students and parents. We are pleased to announce a tentative agreement has been reached between the... Read More

OPSEU remaining operational, but closing offices for at least two weeks to slow COVID-19 spread

OPSEU remaining operational, but closing offices for at least two weeks to slow COVID-19 spread
TORONTO – No OPSEU leaders or staff have been diagnosed with COVID-19, but the union is closing all of its offices and postponing almost all meetings and events for at least two weeks.  Staff have been directed to work from home in order to support efforts to halt the community spread of the virus. “When lives are at stake, we... Read More

Submissions Now Open for City of Brockville Legacy Fund

Submissions Now Open for City of Brockville Legacy Fund
Brockville – The City of Brockville Legacy Fund was established in 2009 with an allocation of $200,000 from the City of Brockville into a fund under the management of the Brockville Community Foundation. Annual earnings from the invested funds, less a 2% management fee, are distributed in Brockville to organizations who apply for funding of recreational and cultural capital projects.... Read More

OCSTA Statement Regarding OECTA Tentative Agreement

OCSTA Statement Regarding OECTA Tentative Agreement
TORONTO – We are very pleased that today, following many months of bargaining, the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association, the Provincial government and the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) reached a tentative collective agreement. The tentative agreement reflects the commitment of all negotiating parties to the well-being and progress of all students and staff in Catholic schools throughout Ontario. Details of... Read More

Carleton Place Defeats Perth in Game 2 to Tie CCHL2 Richardson Semi-Final Series 1-1

Carleton Place Defeats Perth in Game 2 to Tie CCHL2 Richardson Semi-Final Series 1-1
Perth – The Carleton Place Jr. Canadians defeated the Perth Blue Wings 6-2 in Game 2 of the Richardson Division Semi-Finals to tie the series at 1-1 on Wednesday night. Jacob Bertrand and Ben Charboneau scores twice while Mark Webb collects 1G / 1A for his first career CCHL2 multi-point night in the playoffs. Larkin and Holmes each had two... Read More

COVID-19 Forces Government of Ontario to Extend March break by 2 Weeks

COVID-19 Forces Government of Ontario to Extend March break by 2 Weeks
TORONTO — Today Premier Doug Ford, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement in response to the impact of COVID-19 on publicly funded schools as March Break approaches: “The health and well-being of Ontarians is our government’s number one priority. Since we first learned of COVID-19 as an emerging... Read More

Braves Beat Ottawa 4-1 in Game 1 of the Quarter Final Series Wednesday Night

Braves Beat Ottawa 4-1 in Game 1 of the Quarter Final Series Wednesday Night
Brockville – The Brockville Braves won Game 1 of their quarter-final series with the Ottawa Jr. Senators, beating them 4-1 on Wednesday night. Scoring goals for Brockville were Parker Casey, Austin Paul, Colin Stacey and Jake Begley. The Braves lead the series 1-0. Thomas Freel scored the lone goal for Ottawa. The Braves were out-shot by Ottawa 38 to 27.... Read More

Ottawa Conservation Authorities to Work with Provincial and Municipal Partners on Flooding Strategy

Ottawa Conservation Authorities to Work with Provincial and Municipal Partners on Flooding Strategy
With the spring thaw top of mind for residents who were affected by significant flooding along the Ottawa River in 2019, the Mississippi Valley, Rideau Valley and South Nation Conservation Authorities welcome the coordinated approach that Ontario proposes to build between federal and provincial governments, local municipalities, Conservation Authorities and indigenous partners to protect people and property from the devastating... Read More

SD&G OPP News for March 9 – 12th, 2020

SD&G OPP News for March 9 – 12th, 2020
SD&G – SD&G OPP News for March 9 – 12th, 2020. CHARGES LAID – DOMESTIC NORTH DUNDAS – As a result of a sexual assault investigation conducted by members of the Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police and the SD&G OPP Crime Unit, a 18 year old resident of North Dundas Township was arrested on March 9, 2020. Investigation... Read More

St. Lawrence College update on COVID-19 for March 12, 2020

St. Lawrence College update on COVID-19 for March 12, 2020
St. Lawrence College (SLC) is closely monitoring the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation. To ensure we do our part for containment and reduce the likelihood of exposure for our community, effective immediately and until further notice, there will be no SLC business-related travel. This includes international and domestic (within Canada and Ontario) travel for all college employees and students. Additionally, travel... Read More