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Apply now for a grant from the 2019 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund

Apply now for a grant from the 2019 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund
$2 million in grants available to registered charities leading mental health care initiatives in their local communities Annual fund has supported more than 500 community organizations since 2011 MONTRÉAL – Bell has announced the launch of the annual Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund for 2019, with $2 million in grants available this year for local mental health leaders improving access to care in communities throughout... Read More

Winchester Hospital: New ER Procedure Chair Made Possible by Generous Donors

Winchester Hospital: New ER Procedure Chair Made Possible by Generous Donors
Please Have A Seat Winchester – Patients coming to the Emergency Room will be a little more comfortable, thanks to a new procedure chair, funded by the WDMH Foundation. The chair is used when patients require a cast or stitches. “The old chair was from the 1990s and it helped fix up many people over the years,” says Team Leader Shannon... Read More

Leeds Grenville Lanark Health Unit: Let’s Talk About Health

Leeds Grenville Lanark Health Unit: Let’s Talk About Health
The World Health Organization in the Ottawa Charter on Health Promotion stated “health is a resource for living – the ability to identify and realize aspirations, satisfy needs, and cope with the changing environment.”  Community agencies and partnerships across Leeds, Grenville and Lanark have ongoing conversations about the importance of health equity in program planning and service delivery. Health equity... Read More

Ontario Cancels Scheduled 2019 Licence Fee Increase

Ontario Cancels Scheduled 2019 Licence Fee Increase
Ontario’s Government for the People is making life more affordable by putting a stop to hunting licence fee increases for all Ontario residents and removing the $2 service fee. “We’re making it easier for Ontarians to enjoy the great outdoors by keeping hunting licences affordable,” said John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry. “This year, there will be no... Read More

Government of Canada on track to deliver on the creation of up to 40,000 more affordable child care spaces

Government of Canada on track to deliver on the creation of up to 40,000 more affordable child care spaces
Federal investments in early learning and child care are helping children and families in Canada HAMILTON – For Canadian families, high-quality, affordable child care is more than a convenience—it’s a necessity. Helping hard-working middle-class families provide the best start in life for their children is a top priority for the Government of Canada. By 2020, historic investments through the Early Learning and Child Care... Read More

Dundas Manor: 84 bike rides – and much more

Dundas Manor: 84 bike rides – and much more
Winchester – As 2019 begins, it’s a great time to look back on the past year. At Dundas Manor, we have much to celebrate – including 40 years of caring. Residents and staff held several 40th Anniversary events in 2018, complete with a new song and video to commemorate this important milestone. “Together, we achieved full Accreditation with Exemplary Standing, which... Read More

BROCKVILLE & AREA MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS HALL OF FAME ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS

BROCKVILLE & AREA MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS HALL OF FAME ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS
Brockville – The 14th annual Brockville & Area Music & Performing Arts Hall of Fame is Thursday March 28th at the Brockville Arts Centre. The Committee is accepting nominations now until February 15th . Nominations forms are available at Mr C’s Gift of Music in the Kensington Plaza, All You need is Music on California Ave, The Brockville Arts Centre,... Read More