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‘Together Over the Years’ retrospective features work of married regional artists

‘Together Over the Years’ retrospective features work of married regional artists
BROCKVILLE – The Marianne van Silfhout Gallery is pleased to announce ‘Together Over the Years: A Retrospective’, an exhibit of selected works by regional artists Audrey and Alan Bain. The collection includes pieces created from 1961 to present day and includes drawings and paintings in a variety of mediums. The exhibit will be on view at the Gallery located on... Read More

Kemptville District Hospital invites the public to attend the Grand Opening of its new state of the art clinic space

Kemptville District Hospital invites the public to attend the Grand Opening of its new state of the art clinic space
KEMPTVILLE – After months of planning and construction, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of the new Clinics at KDH on September 29, 2017 from 4 to 6 pm. The community at large is invited to attend this special event, which will include tours of the state of the art new clinic space and light... Read More

Culture meets countryside on the Lyndhurst Art & Culture Tour

Culture meets countryside on the Lyndhurst Art & Culture Tour
Lyndhurst – The village of Lyndhurst won’t be left out of Culture Days Canada! In a partnership with Brockville, with its big downtown event on Saturday, the village of Lyndhurst is beckoning visitors to then spend Sunday, October 1st in the surrounding countryside, meeting the artists and artisans on the Lyndhurst Art & Culture Tour. In this `get to know... Read More

Penguin Random House Canada Launches Audiobook Program

Penguin Random House Canada Launches Audiobook Program
TORONTO – Penguin Random House is pleased to announce the launch of its audiobooks program in Canada. This week, the program is launching with seventeen audiobook titles, including recordings of books by prize-winning Canadian authors such as Gary Barwin (Yiddish for Pirates) and Mona Awad (Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl). The list includes two books published in August: Linden MacIntyre’s novel The Only Café, read by... Read More

Canada’s Premiers Announce 2017 Literacy Award Recipients

Canada’s Premiers Announce 2017 Literacy Award Recipients
OTTAWA – In honour of International Literacy Day, Canada’s Premiers today announced the recipients of the 13th annual Council of the Federation Literacy Award. The award is presented to recipients from all 13 provinces and territories to celebrate outstanding achievement, innovative practice, and excellence in literacy. The recipients of the 2017 Council of the Federation Literacy Award are: Lethbridge Public Library – Alberta Project Literacy... Read More

Author Wendy Jean MacLean Delights in Life’s Small Wonder

Author Wendy Jean MacLean Delights in Life’s Small Wonder
Brockville – Author Wendy Jean MacLean finds great joy in working with the poems and prayers of the ancient people whose words, visions and prophecies are recorded in the Bible. On Saturday, September 30, at 2 p.m., Meet the Author features Wendy with her latest book of poetry, Spirit song in Ancient Boughs, upstairs at the Brockville Public Library, 23... Read More

Friends show support for Brockville Museum

Friends show support for Brockville Museum
BROCKVILLE – The Brockville Museum recently received a gift of $25,000 from the Friends of the Brockville Museum to assist the local community museum with the much needed purchase of promotional materials, conservation supplies, and exhibit development. The board-run, city-owned museum relies on donations like this to supplement its limited operating budget. “We’re in the enviable position that our building... Read More