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Former Olympic Equestrian Rider Claire Smith to be Featured at February’s Meet the Author

Former Olympic Equestrian Rider Claire Smith to be Featured at February’s Meet the Author
Brockville – Recently released, Falling into Now, author Claire Smith shares her life-changing journey from realizing her equestrian dream to an existence with years of an arduous recovery. On September 13, 1997, while competing in Burghley, England, Claire’s horse Gordon flips over a jump landing hard on the ground, with Claire falling nearby. That tumble would leave Claire with a... Read More

CRCA ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK

CRCA ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK
KINGSTON – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) has issued a Watershed Conditions – Flood Outlook Statement today. The combination of rain and melting snow that occurred between January 11 – 13 saw some areas receiving over 60 mm of precipitation. This caused creek and lake levels to rise very quickly last weekend. Ice jams, dams, and obstructions have been reported... Read More

Ontario Nominates Ed Clark as New LCBO Board Chair

Ontario Nominates Ed Clark as New LCBO Board Chair
Respected Business Leader to Help Strengthen Retail Focus and Launch New Subsidiary Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, has nominated Ed Clark as the new Chair of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO), subject to review by the Standing Committee on Government Agencies and confirmation by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.Mr. Clark is ideally positioned to help lead the LCBO... Read More

SD&G OPP Reports for January 18th, 2018

SD&G OPP Reports for January 18th, 2018
SD&G – SD&G OPP Reports for January 18th, 2018. BREAK IN NORTH STORMONT – On January 15, 2018 at approximately 3:14am, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police officers responded to a report of a break-in at a business (MacEwens Gas Station) on Highway 138, North Stormont Township. Investigation indicated that sometime overnight January 15, 2018 culprit(s) entered a business... Read More

Kingston Police Searching for 5 Men Wanted in Relation to Violent Robbery

Kingston Police Searching for 5 Men Wanted in Relation to Violent Robbery
KINGSTON – On January 9, 2018, the victim was taken to a Lansdowne Street address where multiple suspects were involved in restraining, violently beating and robbing him. It is believed the suspects also forced him to empty his bank account. On January 12, 2018, a 29-year-old local man was arrested and charged with robbery, forcible confinement, assault, kidnapping and breach... Read More

OPP: The January Thaw

OPP: The January Thaw
LEEDS – There’s a saying in Canada that if you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes. Almost every winter we see some sort of extreme fluctuations in temperature, a January thaw of sorts. One week, extreme sub-zero temperatures and the next, peaks on the positive side. Leeds County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 20 reports of vehicle collisions... Read More

Prime Minister welcomes Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders report

Prime Minister welcomes Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders report
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to welcome the first report from the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders: “I am pleased to welcome today the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders’ first report, which is focused on supporting and growing women-owned businesses. This report is... Read More

2018 JUNO Songwriters’ Circle presented by SOCAN to be co-hosted by Jann Arden and Bob Rock

2018 JUNO Songwriters’ Circle presented by SOCAN to be co-hosted by Jann Arden and Bob Rock
Tickets for the ‘Jewel of JUNO Week’ benefiting MusiCounts go on-sale January 19 TORONTO —  The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that, eight-time JUNO Award winning artist Jann Arden and Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee Bob Rock will co-host and perform at the 2018 JUNO Songwriters’ Circle Presented by SOCAN, Sunday, March 25, 2018 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.... Read More