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11th Annual Heart and Solstice Nets $27,000 for Brockville General Hospital’s Cardiac Rehab Program

11th Annual Heart and Solstice Nets $27,000 for Brockville General Hospital’s Cardiac Rehab Program
Brockville – A little rain did not dampen the spirits of a number of community minded individuals who came together the evening of Thursday June 20th to take part in Brockville and District Hospital Foundation’s 11th Annual Heart & Solstice Event. The Heart & Solstice Event took place at the beautiful waterfront home of John and Catherine Macdonald which raised... Read More

Health Unit begins Beach Water Quality Program this Week

Health Unit begins Beach Water Quality Program this Week
Brockville – The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit is starting weekly water sampling of the area’s public bathing beaches for this year. The beaches will be monitored weekly throughout the summer season until August 31, 2019. This year the following public swimming areas will be monitored: In Lanark County: Almonte Beach, Dalhousie Lake, Centennial Beach, Riverside Beach, Lanark... Read More

OPP PARTNERS WITH MEDICALERT TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE PERSONS

OPP PARTNERS WITH MEDICALERT TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE PERSONS
24/7 access to vital information that may help save lives ORILLIA – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is partnering with MedicAlert Foundation Canada to better assist officers with their interactions with vulnerable persons. MedicAlert Connect Protect service gives police officers 24-hour access to a registered subscriber’s photo, identifying information, past wandering history, triggers, de-escalation techniques and other medical information through MedicAlert identification in... Read More

Kawartha Credit Union Supports the Brockville & District Hospital Foundation’s 11th Annual Heart & Solstice Fundraising Event

Kawartha Credit Union Supports  the Brockville & District Hospital Foundation’s  11th Annual Heart & Solstice Fundraising Event
Brockville – The Kawartha Credit Union (Brockville Branch) presented a very generous $5,000 cheque to the Brockville and District Hospital Foundation (BDHF) in support of the BHDF’s 11th Annual Heart & Solstice Event that is taking place on Thursday, June 20th, 2019. With this donation, the Kawartha Credit Union is honouring its corporate commitment to support the local community. All funds raised at the Heart and Solstice... Read More

Winchester Hospital’s Boots & Bling Kicked off with a Yeehaw Yippee Ki-yay!

Winchester Hospital’s Boots & Bling Kicked off with a Yeehaw Yippee Ki-yay!
Winchester – The party began with an energetic Yee Haw from MC Rachelle Elie and just got better as the night went on. The sell-out crowd of 250 guests were on board for fun, laughter, great food, lively auctions and lots of dancing. WDMH CEO Cholly Boland got things started by welcoming everyone and thanking them for coming: “I am... Read More

Kemptville District Hospital Diabetes Education Program presents special guest speaker Dr. Melanie Atkinson, Chiropodist

Kemptville District Hospital Diabetes Education Program presents special guest speaker Dr. Melanie Atkinson, Chiropodist
KEMPTVILLE – The Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Diabetes Education and Support Program is pleased to present Chiropodist Dr. Melanie Atkinson as a guest speaker on the topic of “Diabetes and Foot Care” on June 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the hospital’s Courtyard Lounge. Atkinson will discuss the early signs of diabetic foot complications, what to look for, and how... Read More

Ontario Announces Autism Advisory Panel

Ontario Announces Autism Advisory Panel
Panel members will make recommendations on needs-based funding model TORONTO — Ontario’s government continues to support children and youth with autism with the creation of an expert panel on needs-based supports. On the heels of the province’s autism consultations, the 20-member panel will collectively provide recommendations to Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, on the best way... Read More

Canopy Growth Collaborates With Parent Action on Drugs to Launch Digital Cannabis Education Tools

Canopy Growth Collaborates With Parent Action on Drugs to Launch Digital Cannabis Education Tools
GOAL IS TO HELP PARENTS JUMPSTART CONVERSATIONS WITH YOUTH ABOUT CANNABIS USE SMITHS FALLS — Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) (TSX:WEED, NYSE:CGC) is pleased to announce the next phase in its partnership with Parent Action on Drugs (“PAD”) and Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy (“CSSDP”) which will see PAD launch two new digital tools to help... Read More