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Health Unit warns of increase in COVID-19 in east Lanark County

Health Unit warns of increase in COVID-19 in east Lanark County
Lanark County – The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit has detected a significant increase with 20 people infected with COVID-19 in the past 4 days in and around Pakenham, Almonte and Carleton Place. Public health has contacted all the newly infected people and their close contacts. The COVID-19 infections started with exposure to the COVID-19 virus in a social gathering. ... Read More

THE OPP AND ITS POLICING PARTNERS TO RAISE CYBER SECURITY AND ONLINE SAFETY AWARENESS FOR FRAUD PREVENTION MONTH

THE OPP AND ITS POLICING PARTNERS TO RAISE CYBER SECURITY AND ONLINE SAFETY AWARENESS FOR FRAUD PREVENTION MONTH
March is Fraud Prevention Month Orillia – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch, Serious Fraud Office Ontario (SFO) and its Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) partners are launching their annual Fraud Prevention Month campaign. During the month of March, the OPP, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), CAFC and the Competition Bureau of Canada are joining police services across the country to promote public awareness to help prevent all Canadians... Read More

Health Unit warns of spike in overdoses in Brockville & Smiths Falls

Health Unit warns of spike in overdoses in Brockville & Smiths Falls
Brockville/Smiths Falls – The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit has detected a spike in overdoses in the Brockville and Smiths Falls areas over the past 8 days. This spike has been identified through the Overdose Early Warning System that collects overdose information from our local hospitals and through the online overdose reporting tool. The Health Unit along with community... Read More

Ontario To Provide More Than $1 Billion In Support for Small Business

Ontario To Provide More Than $1 Billion In Support for Small Business
Funding is Helping Eligible Business Owners Affected by the COVID-19 Restrictions TORONTO — The Ontario government has to-date provided more than $1 billion through the Ontario Small Business Support Grant to help eligible business owners affected by the COVID-19 restrictions. The grant provides a minimum of $10,000 to a maximum of $20,000 and can be used in whatever way makes... Read More

Ontario To Provide Significant Financial Support to the Arts Sector

Ontario To Provide Significant Financial Support to the Arts Sector
Funding will help arts organizations and artists cover losses due to COVID-19 TORONTO ― The Ontario government is supporting the arts sector with a one-time investment of $25 million to help artists and arts organizations survive the COVID-19 pandemic, remain solvent and prepare for a time when they can fully re-open their facilities, resume full programming and welcome back their... Read More

IMPAIRED DRIVING CHARGE FOLLOWING SINGLE VEHICLE COLLISION ON 401

IMPAIRED DRIVING CHARGE FOLLOWING SINGLE VEHICLE COLLISION ON 401
EDWARDSBURGH/CARDINAL – On March 1, 2021, at 9:47 p.m., the Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 401, near Highway 416, in the Township of Edwardsburgh/Cardinal. It was reported that a vehicle travelling eastbound had spun out of control and collided with a road sign. Upon... Read More

966 New Covid-19 Cases Reported This Morning in Ontario – March 2, 2021

966 New Covid-19 Cases Reported This Morning in Ontario – March 2, 2021
Toronto – Ontario Public Health reported 966 New Covid-19 Cases in Tuesday’s report in Ontario New cases – 966 Total cases – 302,805 Resolved Cases – 979 since previous report Total Resolved – 285,262 New Deaths – 11 Total Deaths – 6,997 Regional New Cases: Ottawa – 64 (‘ORANGE’ Restrict) Cornwall/SD&G/Prescott/Russell – 7 (Eastern Ontario Health) (‘ORANGE’ Restrict) Kingston/Front./L&A –... Read More

5 New Cases, 19 Active Cases In This Morning’s Report – Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Update – Tuesday, March 2, 2021

5 New Cases, 19 Active Cases In This Morning’s Report – Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Update – Tuesday, March 2, 2021
The 5 New Cases Added to Sunday, February 28th – No new Cases in Last 24hrs Brockville – 5* new cases (Zero in last 24 hours) and 19** active cases reported in this morning’s Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 report. Leeds, Grenville and Lanark remains in Green – Prevent. There are 0 new recoveries. A total of... Read More