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5th annual Brockville Island Breakfast Kicked-Off on Wednesday – VIDEO

5th annual Brockville Island Breakfast Kicked-Off on Wednesday – VIDEO
Brockville – The 5th annual Brockville Island Breakfast being held on Refugee Island kicked-off on Wednesday morning with a sell out. It was a great day with lots of people taking in the unique event. It continued today and then again on Friday and Saturday. There are still tickets available for tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday, but hurry before they sell... Read More

Largest Crowd Ever for 7th Annual Fairies in the Park on Saturday – VIDEO

Largest Crowd Ever for 7th Annual Fairies in the Park on Saturday – VIDEO
Brockville – The 7th Annual Fairies in the Park was held on Saturday at St. Lawrence Park in Brockville. It was the largest crowd ever for the annual event. It featured fairies and fantasy creatures roaming around the park with wings, tutus, and fantasy apparel as well as performances, a vendor market, workshops, crafts, face painting and much more. Read More

Prime Minister welcomes appointment of new Parliamentary Budget Officer

Prime Minister welcomes appointment of new Parliamentary Budget Officer
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today welcomed the appointment of Yves Giroux as the new Parliamentary Budget Officer. This appointment is effective September 3, 2018. The Parliamentary Budget Officer provides independent, non-partisan analysis on the state of Canada’s finances, the Government’s estimates and trends in the economy; raises the quality of parliamentary debate; and promotes greater budget transparency and accountability. The Parliamentary... Read More

Update regarding Kemptville Campus Education & Community Hub Historical Artifacts

Update regarding Kemptville Campus Education &  Community Hub Historical Artifacts
North Grenville – Following the recent purchase of the Kemptville Campus by the Municipality of North Grenville, there has been considerable interest expressed about the status of the historical artifacts that are currently at the Campus. The Municipality would like to share the status of these historical artifacts and specific details regarding next steps and plans. Prior to being acquired by... Read More

UCDSB and City of Brockville Partner to Build for the Future in Brockville

UCDSB and City of Brockville Partner to Build for the Future in Brockville
Brockville – The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) Board of Trustees and City of Brockville approved the purchase of 14.3 acres and 9.93 acres of land, respectively, to accommodate the new Brockville Public School as part of the UCDSB’s long-term vision to “build for the future” in conjunction with the City of Brockville’s commitment to build a new twin-pad... Read More

Kemptville District Hospital Diabetes Education Program presents guest speaker Dr. Carla Eamon on June 28, 2018

Kemptville District Hospital Diabetes Education Program presents guest speaker Dr. Carla Eamon on June 28, 2018
KEMPTVILLE – The Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Diabetes Education and Support Program is pleased to present Dr. Carla Eamon as a guest speaker on the subject of “Diabetes and Eyes” on June 28, 2018 at 7 pm in the hospital’s Courtyard Lounge. Dr. Eamon’s presentation will describe diabetic damage in the eye, the potential complications of diabetes on the eyes and... Read More

6 More Sculptures Added to Centeen Memorial Dive Park Along With Brass Plaque Unveiling This Past Saturday – VIDEO

6 More Sculptures Added to Centeen Memorial Dive Park Along With Brass Plaque Unveiling This Past Saturday – VIDEO
Unveiling of a brass plaque dedicating the second set of dive steps in memory of scuba diver Dave Cooper! Brockville – SOS Thousand Islands Chapter added 5 more sculptures and one bottle tree to the Centeen Memorial Dive Park on Saturday morning. Saturday’s additions bring the total of sculptures in the underwater dive park to 41. As well there was... Read More

Westminster Public School Makes Significant Donation to Champions for Kids Foundation

Westminster Public School Makes Significant Donation  to Champions for Kids Foundation
Brockville – Westminster Public School will be presenting Stephen Sliwa, Director of Education for the Upper Canada District School Board with a $1,500 cheque for the Champions for Kids Foundation (C4K). C4K seeks to level the playing field for students in Eastern Ontario. In an era where many families struggle to meet basic needs, C4K supports students by helping them... Read More

Volunteers bring an uplifting experience to BGH

Volunteers bring an uplifting experience to BGH
Brockville – Members from the Brockville General Volunteer Association (BGVA) have donated funds for the purchase of a new patient lifting system for the CT scanner. “This new lifting system, will mean we are able to move patients from hospital beds and wheelchairs with ease when they come for a CT scan,” explains Nathan Tompkins, Manager, Diagnostic Imaging. “This is... Read More

Michael Barrett announces nomination for federal Conservatives – VIDEO

Michael Barrett announces nomination for federal Conservatives – VIDEO
Brockville – Today Michael Barrett announced that he is seeking the nomination to be the federal Conservative candidate in Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes. Michael, his wife Amanda, and their growing family live in Edwardsburgh Cardinal, where Barrett sits as a town councillor. “I share the values of the Conservative Party of Canada which stands with families, seniors, farmers, and... Read More