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Freezing rain warning in effect for Brockville & Leeds-Grenville For Tonight

Freezing rain warning in effect for Brockville & Leeds-Grenville For Tonight
Freezing rain tonight. Snow will begin late this afternoon, then change to ice pellets this evening. Snow and ice pellets amounts of 2 to 5 cm are expected. Precipitation will change to freezing rain after midnight. Freezing rain will change to rain early Thursday morning as temperatures rise above the zero degree mark. Untreated surfaces may become icy and slippery.... Read More

According to new MTM report: 85% of online Canadians report having some level of concern surrounding the impact of fake news in the world today, plus other key findings

According to new MTM report: 85% of online Canadians report having some level of concern surrounding the impact of fake news in the world today, plus other key findings
OTTAWA – The Media Technology Monitor (MTM), a research product of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC/Radio Canada), today announced the release of its latest Sneak Peek Report. The Report, which provides trend information in the area of technology ownership and usage, is based on telephone interviews with 8,000 Canadians and is released twice annually. Key findings from the Sneak Peek include the following: Canadians are avid... Read More

Brockville Police Reports for Feb 20th, 2019

Brockville Police Reports for Feb 20th, 2019
Brockville – Brockville Police Reports for Feb 20th, 2019. Bail Violations: On the 19th of February 2019 at 10:30 p.m., officers were riding in a marked police vehicle conducting routine patrol in the City of Brockville.  The officers observed a 19 year old male that they had dealt with the previous evening for a theft. The officers had previously released him... Read More

9 More Graduate EEC’s Hospitality Career Catalyst Program

9 More Graduate EEC’s Hospitality Career Catalyst Program
Front Row: left to right Melissa Cross, Melissa McInrue, Laurelle Avery, Program Facilitator, Melissa Marshall, Ashley Edwards. Back Row: Left to Right Glen Laviolette, Natalie Thompson, Danielle Charette, Marnie Slack, Tamara Baldwin, Employment Coach. Absent from photo: Todd Inglis Brockville – The Hospitality Career Catalyst Program hosted by the Employment & Education Centre (EEC) wrapped up its second edition last... Read More

Lanark County OPP Weekly News for Week of Feb 11 to 18, 2019

Lanark County OPP Weekly News for Week of Feb 11 to 18, 2019
LANARK COUNTY – Between Monday, February 11, 2019 and Monday, February 18, 2019 officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 290 calls for service. The calls included: Motor Vehicle Collisions Total:   35                Including: Car / Deer:                                                                  5 Parking Lots:                                                              4 Single Motor Vehicle off Road (“in ditch”):                    9   Impaired Drivers                                                       1 While on patrol in... Read More

CRCA EXTENDS WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – WATER SAFETY

CRCA EXTENDS WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – WATER SAFETY
KINGSTON – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) has extended the current Water Safety Statement for the region. With current weather forecasts indicating above zero highs this week and the possibility of 10 – 15 mm of rainfall on February 24th, CRCA is urging residents to use caution around dams (inflow and outflow channels) and waterbodies in general. “Unpredictable ice conditions... Read More

no name™ beer launches in Ontario

no name™ beer launches in Ontario
Known for simplicity and quality this iconic brand is making its way to the beer aisle at select LCBO stores and lcbo.com BRAMPTON – One of Canada’s most recognized brands is now available as one of Canada’smost beloved beverages.  In keeping with its 40-year philosophy of simplicity and quality, mixed with a hint of humour, the team behind no name® is launching beer.  The no name™ beer is a... Read More

Investigators looking for witnesses from fatal collision on Goulbourn Forced Road

Investigators looking for witnesses from fatal collision on Goulbourn Forced Road
Ottawa–Ottawa Police Collision Investigators are seeking any witnesses that haven’t spoken to police yet, who might have witnessed details prior or after the collision occurred.   They are also seeking any pictures and or videos that might have been taken prior, during or post the collision. Ottawa Police Collision Investigators have laid charges of Fail to Stop and Criminal Negligence Causing... Read More

AGH VOLUNTEER RECEIVES LEADERSHIP AWARD

AGH VOLUNTEER RECEIVES LEADERSHIP AWARD
Almonte – Every Tuesday, you can find John Coderre in the Physiotherapy Department at Almonte General Hospital, helping patients and staff. As a volunteer, John changes linens, cleans equipment, does some filing and helps out whenever he can. “It’s a busy job and it’s a meaningful job,” says John. “And they are great people.” The Physio team agrees. “It is such an... Read More

NEW BILL TO RESTORE RESPECT FOR POLICE OFFICERS: MPP CLARK

NEW BILL TO RESTORE RESPECT FOR POLICE OFFICERS: MPP CLARK
BROCKVILLE – Ontario police officers and the families who depend on them will finally be able to count on a fair and transparent police oversight process that will always put public safety first, said Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark. Today, Ontario’s Government for the People introduced new legislation, the Comprehensive Ontario Police Services Act, 2019. If passed, this legislation will... Read More