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Highlights from CDSBEO Board Meeting held on Nov 5, 2019

Highlights from CDSBEO Board Meeting held on Nov 5, 2019
Kemptville – Highlights from CDSBEO Board Meeting held on Nov 5, 2019. Sandy Lake Exposure Trip 2019 Meeting the goals of the Ontario First Nation, Métis, and Inuit Education Policy Framework is a priority for the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario. For the sixth consecutive year, a group of CDSBEO students participated in a service trip to Sandy... Read More

Open House Being Held at St. Lawrence College on Saturday

Open House Being Held at St. Lawrence College on Saturday
Brockville, Kingston, Cornwall – The three campuses of St. Lawrence College are holding an Open House this Saturday, November 16th. It runs from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM in Kingston, Brockville, & Cornwall. Open House provides the opportunity to: Learn more about our full-time programs Explore graduate certificate programs Speak to College faculty, staff, and current students Take a tour... Read More

REGIONAL JOB CREATION PROGRAM LAUNCHED IN EASTERN ONTARIO

REGIONAL JOB CREATION PROGRAM LAUNCHED IN EASTERN ONTARIO
FIRST STEP IN GOVERNMENT’S TRANSFORMATION OF BUSINESS SUPPORTS GANANOQUE — The Ontario government is helping businesses and communities in Eastern Ontario by launching the first part of its commitment to transform business supports to deliver value for money for taxpayers and create new investment and jobs. Today, on behalf of Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade,... Read More

Ontario Providing Veterans and Active Members of the Canadian Armed Forces Free Access to Ontario Parks

Ontario Providing Veterans and Active Members of the Canadian Armed Forces Free Access to Ontario Parks
Province committed to giving back to our service members ST. THOMAS — Ontario is honouring past and present members of the Canadian Armed Forces by making it easier for them to spend more time in nature and green spaces at Ontario Parks. Jeff Yurek, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, was at the St. Thomas Legion today to announce... Read More

Serious Fraud Office and OPP Warn of Sim Swap Scam

Serious Fraud Office and OPP Warn of Sim Swap Scam
ORILLIA – The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), in partnership with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC), are advising the public of a recent scam that has been reported. Fraudsters are using SIM swapping and phone number porting to gain access to your email, social media and financial accounts. From there, they gain direct access to your... Read More

St. Lawrence College wins national Green award

St. Lawrence College wins national Green award
Brockville – St. Lawrence College (SLC) has won the first ever Green Economy Builder Award from Green Economy Canada, a national organization working with community organizations to launch and grow Green Economy Hubs across Canada. The award was announced last night at a ceremony held on Tuesday, November 5 in Toronto and was accepted by SLC’s director of Facility Management Services, Beth Sills.  The Green... Read More

Crime Prevention Week: Romance Scams

Crime Prevention Week: Romance Scams
LEEDS –  Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police want to remind the public to be cautious in relation to online romance scams. Potential victims of all ages are found online using the romance scam, appealing to your romantic and compassionate side. The focus tends to be directed at the single population but anyone can be a victim.... Read More

Police warn against fraudulent phone calls claiming to be from Service Canada

Police warn against fraudulent phone calls claiming to be from Service Canada
Ottawa – The Ottawa Police Organized Fraud Unit is warning the community about a recent phone scam that is being reported in Ottawa and across the country. The fraudulent phone calls are coming to both cell phone and land lines and may display the phone number of a legitimate government agency. The recorded message when the phone is answered claims... Read More

GOVERNMENT’S BALANCED PLAN INVESTS IN EASTERN ONTARIO

GOVERNMENT’S BALANCED PLAN INVESTS IN EASTERN ONTARIO
PROVINCE BEATS FISCAL TARGETS, WHILE SUPPORTING CRITICAL SERVICES QUEEN’S PARK — Ontario remains committed to balancing the budget by 2023–24 through prudent fiscal management, while making strategic investments in the critical public services Ontarians rely on and strengthening the conditions for job creation, says Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark. Clark made the comment today as Finance Minister... Read More

21st Season of CP Holiday Train Set to Begin November 25th

21st Season of CP Holiday Train Set to Begin November 25th
Eastern Ontario Stops on November 27th including Merrickville, Smiths Falls & Perth! Eastern Ontario – Canadian Pacific (CP) announced in October the performer lineup and schedule for the 21st season of the CP Holiday Train. Beginning in Montreal on Nov. 25th and 26th, two trains make their festive journeys, travelling through the U.S. and Canada, respectively. Once again, the CP... Read More