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Ontario Taking Further Action to Stop the Spread of COVID-19

Ontario Taking Further Action to Stop the Spread of COVID-19
Province Also Doubling Financial Support for Businesses Affected by Additional Restrictions TORONTO — In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, local medical officers of health, and other health experts, the province is moving certain public health unit regions to new levels in the Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework, which includes moving Toronto and Peel into Lockdown. These necessary... Read More

No Changes Today – 0 New Covid Cases Reported on Friday – Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Update – November 20, 2020

No Changes Today – 0 New Covid Cases Reported on Friday – Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Update – November 20, 2020
Brockville – No change in today’s numbers. Zero new cases were reported in Friday’s Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 update. *Cases are reported from data collected at 4:00pm the previous day. Total of 480 cases and 53 deaths in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark. 412 of cases recovered (Recovered cases do not include deaths). There are currently Zero... Read More

Aquatarium Announces New Executive Director

Aquatarium Announces New Executive Director
Brockville – The Aquatarium is delighted to announce the promotion of Thomas Harder to Executive Director as of November 21, 2020. Thomas has been an integral part of the Aquatarium since 2012, early in the design build process. He has had a hand in every aspect of the Aquatarium since the beginning, being involved with construction to executing every day operations... Read More

Leeds Grenville COVID-19 Mobile Testing Unit Testing Indoors Starting November 24th

Leeds Grenville COVID-19 Mobile Testing Unit Testing Indoors Starting November 24th
Brockville – Starting November 24, 2020, COVID-19 testing provided by the Leeds Grenville Community Paramedic Outreach Program will be done indoors (no longer a drive thru model). The mobile unit is an extension of services provided by the Brockville COVID-19 Assessment Centre. Recently, the Brockville Assessment Centre changed to an online booking system that is very safe, easy and quick. To... Read More

1,418 New Covid-19 Cases Reported on Friday Morning in Ontario – November 20, 2020

1,418 New Covid-19 Cases Reported on Friday Morning in Ontario – November 20, 2020
Toronto – Public Health Ontario reported 1,418 Covid-19 cases in the province today. New cases – 1,418 (1.4% increase) Total cases – 99,372 Resolved Cases – 1,415 since yesterday’s report Total Resolved – 84,716 New Deaths – An increase of 8 Total Deaths – 3,451 Regional Cases: Leeds, Grenville & Lanark – 1 Cornwall/SD&G – 5 Ottawa – 77 Kingston/Front./L&A... Read More

St. Lawrence College Advances its Commitment to Equity

St. Lawrence College Advances its Commitment to Equity
Brockville/Cornwall/Kingston – St. Lawrence College (SLC) has established a new task force aimed at advancing the College’s commitment to equity. Throughout the next few months, the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity (EDI) + Belonging Task Force will be taking steps to better understand the current state of equity/inclusion/diversity and belonging at the College by engaging in various forms of data collection. “The Task Force will provide opportunities... Read More

Grenville OPP Weekly Police Reports – November 9th to 15th, 2020

Grenville OPP Weekly Police Reports – November 9th to 15th, 2020
BREAK AND ENTER (KEMPTVILLE, ON) On November 11, 2020, at around 8:00 a.m., Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) members responded to a break and enter on Prescott Street, in the Town of Kemptville. An individual was observed on camera entering the residence on November 9 shortly after midnight. When the person was confronted by a resident they left immediately. A ... Read More

UCDSB Signs Lease Agreement with Kemptville Campus

UCDSB Signs Lease Agreement with Kemptville Campus
Submitted Photo Kemptville – As an important first step towards establishing the Level 1 Commercial Vehicle Apprenticeship Program announced last month, Kemptville Campus Education and Community Centre signed a lease agreement with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) today. The training program is set to kick off next Fall, and will build on the existing adult education opportunities established... Read More

Charges Laid in Prescott Pride Crosswalk Damage

Charges Laid in Prescott Pride Crosswalk Damage
Prescott – On November 5, 2020 at approximately 7:50 p.m., the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was notified of damage to the painted Pride Crosswalk located on King Street, in the Town of Prescott. A vehicle was observed deliberately doing a burnout across the crosswalk, destroying some of the colour. Investigation resulted with a 16 year old male from... Read More

Ontario Extends COVID-19 Orders

Ontario Extends COVID-19 Orders
Province Says Extensions needed to keep individuals, families and communities safe TORONTO — The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has extended all orders currently in force under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020 (ROA) until December 21, 2020. “As the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic grips our province, we all need... Read More