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Beth Donovan Hospice Presents Winter Wonderland Nov 11th

Beth Donovan Hospice Presents Winter Wonderland Nov 11th
Kemptville – The Beth Donovan Hospice invites the community to our annual gala to be held at Equinelle Golf Course Clubhouse (140 Equinelle Drive, Kemptville) on Saturday November 11th. Cocktails are at 6PM and dinner at 7PM. This major fundraising event supports the many in demand programs offered to the community. The event organizers have secured many wonderful silent auction... Read More

Bahá’í Community Celebrates Bicentenary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh Sunday

Bahá’í Community Celebrates Bicentenary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh Sunday
BROCKVILLE — October 18, 2017. On Sunday, October 22, the Bahá’í Community of Brockville will be joining Bahá’ís around the world in celebrating the bicentenary of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh, the Prophet and Founder of the Bahá’í Faith. Bahá’u’lláh was born in 1817 into a noble family in Tehran, Persia (Iran). From a very early age, He was known for... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the death of Gord Downie

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the death of Gord Downie
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of Gord Downie: “For almost five decades, Gord Downie uncovered and told the stories of Canada. He was the frontman of one of Canada’s most iconic bands, a rock star, artist, and poet whose evocative lyrics came to define a country. “The Tragically Hip’s music invited... Read More

Perth`s Classic Theater Festival Receives Five Nominations

Perth`s Classic Theater Festival Receives Five Nominations
Perth – High five to the Classic Theater Festival which received a total of five award nominations, at the 2017 Capital Critics Circle Awards. The Perth held festival attracted many to it`s summer season, with the nominations given to the three main shows. Candida, George Bernard Shaw, was nominated for both Best Production as well as Best Direction. One of... Read More

Smoking causes 1 in 5 of all deaths, costs $6.5 billion in healthcare in Canada each year: study

Smoking causes 1 in 5 of all deaths, costs $6.5 billion in healthcare in Canada each year: study
TORONTO – Smoking is responsible for a devastating healthcare burden in Canada, according to a Conference Board of Canada study published today. The study says that smoking causes more than 45,000 deaths in Canada annually, which is nearly 1 in 5 of all deaths (18.4%) in the country. Smoking also causes a massive $6.5 billion in direct health care costs and... Read More

WDMH: Proud to Be Named Top Employer

WDMH: Proud to Be Named Top Employer
Winchester – Winchester District Memorial Hospital has received the 2017 Employer Award of Excellence from the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) – and both staff and leaders at WDMH couldn’t be prouder. “It is such an honour to work with our 42 Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) every day. They are an amazing group of professionals who are truly... Read More

Kayaking Journey Benefits BGH’s Cardiovascular Program

Kayaking Journey Benefits BGH’s Cardiovascular Program
Rick Trapp’s 2017 Kayaking Adventure paddling nets $13,470 for Brockville General Hospital’s (BGH) Cardiovascular Program Brockville – For the last four years, Rick Trapp, with his buddies Gary Running and Doug Cartan, have paddled the Rideau System and the Trent Severn Waterway, in support of BGH’s Brockville Cardiovascular Program, which receives no government funding. Rick experienced this local rehabilitation service... Read More

CYBER SECURITY VITAL TO PROTECT KIDS, TWEENS AND TEENS

CYBER SECURITY VITAL TO PROTECT KIDS, TWEENS AND TEENS
Youngest Technology User Group is also Most Vulnerable ORILLIA – Preparing younger generations for the digital world is a never-ending challenge and an opportunity embraced by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) to enhance education, awareness and safety in cyberspace. Threats to children in the virtual world include online entertainment, games and contests, predators posing as young people through social networking sites,... Read More

EGG FARMERS OF ONTARIO WANT TO BEAT HUNGER THIS WORLD EGG MONTH!

EGG FARMERS OF ONTARIO WANT TO BEAT HUNGER THIS WORLD EGG MONTH!
Egg Farmers of Ontario (EFO) is happy to be back for a second year with our Beat Hungercompetition in partnership with The Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB). After last year’s successful contest, EFO will once again be offering an extra 600 dozen eggs to the community food bank that receives the most online votes (vote here!). Food banks coming in... Read More