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THE FIRM OF G. TACKABERRY & SONS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED GENEROUSLY DONATE $50,000 TO THE UNDER ONE ROOF CAMPAIGN

THE FIRM OF G. TACKABERRY & SONS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED GENEROUSLY DONATE $50,000 TO THE  UNDER ONE ROOF CAMPAIGN
Brockville – The Brockville and District Hospital Foundation (BDHF) would like to thank the firm of G. Tackaberry & Sons Construction Limited for their generous donation of $50,000 to the “Under One Roof” Campaign in support of the Brockville General Hospital’s Phase II Redevelopment Project. This donation is a part of the recently announced $20.6 million raised for the campaign.... Read More

Government Stands with Parents and Kids During Union-Led Strike Actions in Schools

Government Stands with Parents and Kids During Union-Led Strike Actions in Schools
TORONTO — Today, the Honourable Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, announced the government’s plan to offer parents up to $60 per day if strike actions close schools or school-based child care centres. “Our aim has always been to reach a negotiated settlement that keeps kids in class, which we have done successfully with multiple labour partners to date,” said Minister Lecce. “We recognize the... Read More

New Year, new stats Orkin Canada releases its list of top bed bug cities for 2019

New Year, new stats Orkin Canada releases its list of top bed bug cities for 2019
TORONTO – The highly anticipated Orkin Canada list of top bed bug cities is out! Similar to the past three years, larger cities and travel centres claimed the top spots. This past year saw significant bed bug sightings across the country, from infestations in federal buildings to private homes. In less than two decades, Cimex lectularius, better known as bed bugs, have... Read More

Canadians living with dementia break silence on stigma in Alzheimer Society campaign: “I live with dementia. Let me help you understand.”

Canadians living with dementia break silence on stigma in Alzheimer Society campaign: “I live with dementia. Let me help you understand.”
Affected Canadians urge acceptance and better support TORONTO – Canadians living with dementia are going public for a third consecutive year in an effort to change hearts and minds and tackle the ongoing discrimination they experience in their day-to-day lives. “When did it become a crime to forget something?” asks Manitoba resident Tanis, a former nurse living with vascular dementia. “I want to... Read More

Post Foods Canada and Tim Hortons® Partner to Launch Timbits® Flavoured Cereal to Take Your Favourite Treat From Box to Bowl

Post Foods Canada and Tim Hortons® Partner to Launch Timbits® Flavoured Cereal to Take Your Favourite Treat From Box to Bowl
TORONTO – Cereal lovers and Tim Hortons fans alike will have a new reason to celebrate breakfast in the new year with the launch of Post Timbits® Cereal. Post Foods Canada has created two new breakfast cereals inspired by the irresistible taste of some of Canada’s favourite Timbits® flavours. Starting in early 2020, Post Timbits® Chocolate Glazed Cereal and Post Timbits® Birthday Cake Cereal will be available in major... Read More

Kemptville Live Music Festival welcomes Andy Kim to the CHEZ 106.1 stage Sunday, July 26, 2020

Kemptville Live Music Festival welcomes Andy Kim to the CHEZ 106.1 stage Sunday, July 26, 2020
Kemptville –  The Kemptville Live Music Festival welcomes Andy Kim to the CHEZ 106.1 stage Sunday, July 26, 2020 Andy Kim is a dreamer.  At the age of 12, Andy had a vision for what he would become.  It is still the child within Andy that leads him along today. Having scraped together 40 bucks, and much against the better... Read More

Kemptville Live welcomes Honeymoon Suite to their Sunday Lineup!

Kemptville Live welcomes Honeymoon Suite to their Sunday Lineup!
Kemptville – The 2020 Kemptville Live Music Festival volunteers are pleased to welcome HONEYMOON SUITE to the CHEZ 106.1 stage on Sunday, July 26, 2020. Johnnie Dee and Derry Grehan, the principal and founding members of Honeymoon Suite, met when introduced by manager Stephen Prendergast in 1982. Deciding to work together, they formed Honeymoon Suite with Grehan’s former, ‘Steve Blimkie And... Read More

Kemptville Live Music Festival welcomes Glass Tiger to the CHEZ 106.1 stage Sunday, July 26, 2020

Kemptville Live Music Festival welcomes Glass Tiger to the CHEZ 106.1 stage Sunday, July 26, 2020
Kemptville – And so it continues…the story of one of Canada’s most enduring and iconic bands, Glass Tiger, roars on. Originally known as Tokyo, the band formed in Newmarket, Ontario in 1981 and spent several years cutting their teeth in the bar scene of the day. With rapidly growing popularity, it didn’t take long for all the major record labels... Read More

Free, Festive and Fun! Cineplex to Host Annual Community Day on December 7

Free, Festive and Fun! Cineplex to Host Annual Community Day on December 7
Toronto – On Saturday, December 7, Canadian movie-lovers and families are invited to visit their local Cineplex theatre to enjoy a morning of festive fun and FREE movies! For this year’s Community Day, Cineplex has partnered with Warner Bros. Pictures Canada to offer a line-up of favourite holiday flicks for movie-lovers of all ages, including A Christmas Story, Elf, Gremlins,... Read More

Honouring a True Leader: Gordon MacNabb

Honouring a True Leader: Gordon MacNabb
Carleton Place – It was a fitting honour for a special gentleman. On November 25th, Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital (CPDMH) unveiled a plaque to recognize Gordon MacNabb and his tireless efforts on behalf of the Hospital. Gordon’s wife Lorna, as well as their six children and several grandchildren, were on hand for the celebration. Gordon has made numerous contributions... Read More