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Brockville Legion to host Christmas Turkey Lunch Friday Dec 15th

Brockville Legion to host Christmas Turkey Lunch Friday Dec 15th
Brockville – The Brockville Legion will host a Christmas lunch on Friday, December 15th, 2017 from Noon until 1 PM. On the menu: turkey and all the trimmings cooked by Rodney Carr.  Cost is $10 per person with advance ticket purchase, or $15 at the door. All are welcome. The Brockville Legion is located at 180 Park St. For more info e-mail... Read More

Canada’s Food Price Report expects restaurant spending to reach record levels in 2018

Canada’s Food Price Report expects restaurant spending to reach record levels in 2018
La Niña and convenience will drive food expenditure increases for Canadians HALIFAX – The annual food expenditure for a family of four is expected to rise by $348 to a total of $11,948 in 2018, according to “Canada’s Food Price Report 2018.” The 8th edition was jointly released today by Dalhousie University and the University of Guelph. “Canadians want to know what will impact the prices of their food,” says Sylvain... Read More

Expansion of Nalaoxone to Police and Fire Services

Expansion of Nalaoxone to Police and Fire Services
Brockville –The Ministry of Health and Long Term Care announced last week that the lifesaving drug naloxone will be made available to police and fire services through the Ontario naloxone Program New Ontario data is showing a continued increase in opioid related deaths. There were 336 opioid-related deaths in Ontario from May to July 2017, compared with 201 during the... Read More

Ontario Hospitals Awarded for Maximizing the Gift of Life

Ontario Hospitals Awarded for Maximizing the Gift of Life
Trillium Gift of Life Network announces 2016/17 hospital award recipients TORONTO – Trillium Gift of Life Network is proud to present a record 36 awards to 29 hospitals and partners for their outstanding work in organ and tissue donation over the last fiscal year (April 1, 2016 – March 31, 2017). These remarkable hospitals and partners are being recognized across four categories (see below... Read More

Canada 150 Research Chairs: A Brain Gain for Canada

Canada 150 Research Chairs: A Brain Gain for Canada
Scientists from top international universities such as Harvard, Imperial College London, recruited as Canada 150 Research Chairs OTTAWA – The Government of Canada understands that if we want to build a country that is bold and innovative, we must rely on the breakthroughs of Canadian scientists and their counterparts around the world. It’s their discoveries and inventions, along with the hands-on training they provide to new... Read More

WDMH: Heartfelt Matching Gift Response to a Generous Anonymous Donor

WDMH: Heartfelt Matching Gift Response to a Generous Anonymous Donor
Winchester – The WDMH Foundation’s Thanksgiving Matching Gift program began in 2015 as the result of a generous anonymous donor who wanted to encourage giving by offering to double the impact of donors’ gifts by providing a matching gift opportunity within a set time-frame. Since then, over $151,000 has been raised as a result of the initial three gifts – and... Read More

Marianne van Silfhout Gallery and community partner DSLG present Celebrating Spirit art exhibition

Marianne van Silfhout Gallery and community partner DSLG present Celebrating Spirit art exhibition
Brockville – The Marianne van Silfhout Gallery is proud to present Celebrating Spirit: Holiday Art Exhibition & Sale in partnership with Developmental Services of Leeds and Grenville (DSLG). The exhibition, which highlights the creative abilities of DSLG clients, will be on display at the Marianne van Silfhout Gallery on St. Lawrence College’s Brockville campus from December 11 to 15, 2017.... Read More

WDMH: Christmas Wish Tree Lighting Set for December 12th

WDMH: Christmas Wish Tree Lighting Set for December 12th
Winchester – Please join us for the Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) Foundation’s annual Wish Tree Lighting Ceremony on Tuesday, December 12th at 4:00 pm in the hospital lobby. Prior to the event, at 3:00, students from Morrisburg Public School will tour the hospital delivering empathy cards to patients. Media who wish to tour with the children should meet in... Read More

Uppity Improv Society’s Comedy Christmas Dinner Theatre This Friday & Saturday

Uppity Improv Society’s Comedy Christmas Dinner Theatre This Friday & Saturday
Brockville/Maitland – The Uppity Improv Society invites you to kick off the Holiday Party Season by joining them and their brand new original Comedy Christmas Dinner Theatre show, “Who Deck’d the Halls Out? – With Ratings This High,  They Can Get Away With Anything.” Read More