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Shopping for Ontario meat products during BBQ season supports our farmers

Shopping for Ontario meat products during BBQ season supports our farmers
TORONTO — Ontario cares about our farmers and encourages consumers to show their support for beef and pork farmers by buying and enjoying Ontario meat products. On Friday, the Ontario government launched a campaign through Foodland Ontario to highlight the province’s pork and beef in response to China’s current trade restrictions on those products. The campaign includes radio commercials, recipe... Read More

Poppy Campaign Helps Many In Our Community

Poppy Campaign Helps Many In Our Community
Winchester – Members of the Royal Canadian Legion, Greely & District Branch, local school children and representatives from some wonderful local causes met on June 17th for food, social time, awards and donations. The Greely & District Royal Canadian Legion Branch 627 was pleased to disburse the funds from its 2018 Poppy Campaign. Following the presentations, guests were invited to... Read More

Order of the Eastern Star Violet Chapter Donates $4000 to BGH Palliative Care Program

Order of the Eastern Star Violet Chapter Donates $4000 to BGH Palliative Care Program
Brockville – On June 6, 2019, the Order of Eastern Star, Violet Chapter (Prescott) presented a $4,000 cheque to the Brockville and District Hospital Foundation in support of BGH’s Palliative Care Program. The Order of the Eastern Star members raised these funds through craft sales, bake sales and fashion shows. Pictured here presenting the donation cheque to Joan Simon, Executive Director,... Read More

New Technology gives WDMH the Very Best Care

New Technology gives WDMH the Very Best Care
Winchester – Thanks to our generous donors, WDMH has two new ultrasounds machines. The new machines arrived at the hospital on May 30th and are up and running! The ultrasound machines have the latest technology and ensure that ultrasound care can continue without interruption at WDMH. Technologists tell us that the quality of images from the new machines are spectacular.... Read More

Youth Opportunities in the Arts (YOA) Presenting Their Summer Musical July 11th to 13th at St. John’s United Church

Youth Opportunities in the Arts (YOA) Presenting Their Summer Musical July 11th to 13th at St. John’s United Church
Brockville – Youth Opportunities in the Arts (YOA) is presenting their second annual summer musical production, ”We’ll Meet Again – A Tribute to the Songs of W.W. II” from July 11th to 13th at St. John’s United Church.   The production is in memory of the 80th anniversary of the beginning of W.W.II, and after the success of last summer’s... Read More

1000 Islands Regatta Receives $27,433 through Celebrate Ontario Grant

1000 Islands Regatta Receives $27,433 through Celebrate Ontario Grant
BROCKVILLE – Ontario’s Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Lisa MacLeod joined Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark joined organizers of the 1000 Islands Regatta’s at their opening ceremonies Saturday, to announce the event will receive $27,433 through the Celebrate Ontario program this year. Also on hand for the announcement were Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MP Michael... Read More

Ontario Recognizing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day for the First Time in the Province’s History

Ontario Recognizing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day for the First Time in the Province’s History
BRANTFORD — Today, Ontario’s Government for the People issued the following statement in recognition of the first Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day: “Police officers, firefighters, correctional officers, dispatchers, probation and parole officers, Crown attorneys, nurses and other justice sector workers have incredibly difficult jobs and come face to face with difficult situations. That’s why I am proud to have... Read More

“Raising a Glass”, a fundraiser for the Brockville Museum, July 16th!

“Raising a Glass”, a fundraiser for the Brockville Museum, July 16th!
Brockville – Join the Brockville Museum for “Raising a Glass” a fundraiser at the museum to be held on Tuesday, July 16, 2017 at 7 p.m.! Sample locally produced craft beers, fruit wines, and spirits as well as a tantalizing array of amazing food provided by some of Brockville’s best restaurants – what could be better on a pleasant summer... Read More