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A time for healing and transition as the P&G closure impacts all of Leeds Grenville

A time for healing and transition as the P&G closure impacts all of Leeds Grenville
The United Counties of Leeds and Grenville recognizes the imprint Procter & Gamble has within Brockville and as the region’s top manufacturing employer. Yesterday’s closure announcement, scheduled to occur in late 2020 or early 2021, will affect 480 employees and their families that are located throughout Leeds Grenville and beyond. The impact of this closure will also directly affect companies... Read More

P&G Statement: Brockville Plant to Close as Early as 2020

P&G Statement: Brockville Plant to Close as Early as 2020
P&G’s Brockville Plant to Close as early as 2020 Cincinnati – As part of P&G’s North American Supply Network Redesign, P&G announced to employees today that, over the next few years, the remaining production of Bounce and Swiffer will re-locate from our Brockville, Ontario site to a new site in West Virginia. These transitions are currently planned to be complete... Read More

New, Accomplished Director to Ignite Development in Brockville

New, Accomplished Director to Ignite Development in Brockville
BROCKVILLE –  Robert (Rob) George Nolan, MBA, M.A.E.S., B.E.S., has been appointed the new Director of Economic Development at the Corporation of the City of Brockville. Mr. Nolan is an economic development professional with 20 years’ experience at delivery programs and strategy development at the local, regional and national levels.  Rob Nolan’s most recent role wa as the Manager, Investment... Read More

Overwhelming support for strike vote from LCBO workers

Overwhelming support for strike vote from LCBO workers
TORONTO – LCBO workers have delivered a resounding message of support for their bargaining team’s demands with a 93 per cent strike vote. The vote, held yesterday and today, was called by the bargaining team late last month after what they described as management’s “complete lack of respect for workers.” Warren (Smokey) Thomas, president of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union... Read More

Loblaw to invest $1.3 billion in Canadian economy in 2017

Loblaw to invest $1.3 billion in Canadian economy in 2017
BRAMPTON – Loblaw Companies Limited, Canada’s food and pharmacy retail leader, in 2017 plans to once again invest approximately $1.3 billion into the Canadian economy, creating an estimated 10,000 retail, trade and construction jobs. The investment will expand and improve Loblaw’s network, including properties owned and operated by Choice Properties REIT. Loblaw expects to open 30 new stores and renovate more... Read More

Canopy Growth Reaffirms Funding for Corporate Social Responsibility Programs and Public Education

Canopy Growth Reaffirms Funding for Corporate Social Responsibility Programs and Public Education
SMITHS FALLS – Later today the Canadian government is expected to table legislation intended to end decades of cannabis prohibition. Looking forward to a legal recreational market made up of an ecosystem of new and exciting businesses, many of which will be introducing themselves to Canadians and their communities for the first times, Canopy Growth wishes to take the opportunity to provide... Read More

Rideau Lakes honours business, innovation and entrepreneurs

Rideau Lakes honours business, innovation and entrepreneurs
SOUTH ELMSLEY – Country Roads Community Health Centre (CRCHC) has earned the premiere Rideau Lakes Township Business of the Year Award. CRCHC is one of the oldest and largest employers in the municipality and has earned provincial recognition twice in the past 4 years. The Health Centre has multiple sites and continues to offer new programs and extend its services... Read More

Miracle Maids experiencing amazing growth, celebrating three years of success

Miracle Maids experiencing amazing growth, celebrating three years of success
TINCAP – Get ready to see more bright, lime-green mini cars and a pontoon boat as this area’s residential cleaning service is growing – again – and expanding its coverage area. Miracle Maids owner Tabitha Flood came up with the idea for her company and did her research in what she considered an under-serviced area. Now the company has surpassed... Read More

Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards open for applications

Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards open for applications
Game changing prizes for Canadian companies – $100,000 in shipping credits for large and $50,000 for small TORONTO – Now in their sixth year, the Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards celebrate retailers large and small, saluting excellence in omni-channel strategy, customer engagement initiatives and community impact. Winners receive prizes designed to further propel their success, including up to $100,000 of free... Read More

LCBO management must choose: check-out lines or picket lines

LCBO management must choose: check-out lines or picket lines
TORONTO – Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) members descended on LCBO head office today with a clear message for management: it’s time to respect the value of this public asset and those who work for it. Discussing what had brought this round of collective agreement negotiations to the point where a strike vote is needed, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas pointed... Read More