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Brockville Collegiate Institute Students Win Gold at Canada-Wide Science Fair

Brockville Collegiate Institute Students Win Gold at Canada-Wide Science Fair
Brockville – Two Brockville Collegiate Institute students won gold at the Canada-Wide Science Fair, held May 15-17 in Federicton, NB. Featured Photo: Brockville Collegiate Institute students Monis Sayyid, left, and Jack Sloan won gold for their project The Windfall Solution: An Alternative Winter Road Treatment. Grade 9 students Monis Sayyid and Jack Sloan medaled in the intermediate category with their... Read More

Canadian Law Enforcement and Public Safety Partners Launch Anti-Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Campaign

Canadian Law Enforcement and Public Safety Partners Launch  Anti-Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Campaign
OTTAWA – Starting today and continuing over the ride season, police and public safety partners are taking to social media to remind Canadians that outlaw motorcycle gangs remain a criminal threat to our communities. While the vast majority of motorcycle riders are law-abiding citizens, extensive criminal networks within the outlaw biker community continue to profit from illicit activities like drug trafficking,... Read More

Finalists Announced for the 6th Annual MyView Film Festival!

Finalists Announced for the 6th Annual MyView Film Festival!
Brockville – Youth ages 10-24 across Eastern Ontario were busy this spring making short videos about something important to them.  Nine original local films have been nominated as finalists for the 2019 MyView Youth Film Festival. Precious Cargo by Joy Covey from Brockville Barbie and Ken by Mackenzie Ball from Kemptville Simple Math by Max Benda from Smiths Falls I am I &... Read More

TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE FOR THE 11th ANNUAL HEART & SOLSTICE EVENT

TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE FOR THE  11th ANNUAL HEART & SOLSTICE EVENT
Brockville – The Brockville and District Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that the tickets for the 11th Annual Heart & Solstice Event, in support of Brockville General Hospital’s Cardio Rehab Program, are now on SALE! Tickets are $100.00 each and can be purchased at the Kawartha Credit Union (Brockville Branch) – 2011 Parkedale Ave, Brockville, ON. This year’s event is taking place... Read More

SIU Determines Strike to Man’s Wrist with Baton was Reasonably Necessary; No Charges to Issue in Kanata Case

SIU Determines Strike to Man’s Wrist with Baton was Reasonably Necessary; No Charges to Issue in Kanata Case
Mississauga – On April 24, 2018, a man sustained a fracture to his wrist in the course of his apprehension and arrest after breaking into a garage in Kanata. While Interim Director Joseph Martino believed the man was injured when he was struck with a police baton, this did not constitute a criminal offence. As such, Interim Director Martino has determined... Read More

Canopy Growth Acquires Established Skincare and Well-Being Company This Works®

Canopy Growth Acquires Established Skincare and Well-Being Company This Works®
London-based firm will be integral part of Canopy Growth’s entry into the natural wellness industry and further strengthens the Company’s international presence SMITHS FALLS — Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED, NYSE: CGC) (the “Company” or “Canopy Growth”) has finalized an all-cash transaction to acquire This Works for a purchase price of £43 million (CDN $73.8 million). Founded in 2004, This... Read More

ONTARIO NOMINATES WILLIAM STREET OVERPASS PROJECT FOR FUNDING

ONTARIO NOMINATES WILLIAM STREET OVERPASS PROJECT FOR FUNDING
CLARK JOINS MINISTER McNAUGHTON, ACTING MAYOR FOR ANNOUNCEMENT BROCKVILLE – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark was joined today by Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure Monte McNaughton and Brockville Acting Mayor Councillor Mike Kalivas to announce the William Street overpass rehabilitation project has been approved for funding by the province. The $1.575-million project has now been nominated to the... Read More

GOVERNMENT INVESTS $71M TO IMPROVE EASTERN ONTARIO CONNECTIVITY

GOVERNMENT INVESTS $71M TO IMPROVE EASTERN ONTARIO CONNECTIVITY
GOVERNMENT INVESTS $71M TO IMPROVE EASTERN ONTARIO CONNECTIVITY MPP CLARK JOINS MINISTER McNAUGHTON TO ANNOUNCE LONG-AWAITED FUNDING TO EXPAND MOBILE BROADBAND AND CELLULAR COVERAGE BROCKVILLE — Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark and Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure Monte McNaughton announced today that the government is taking a giant step towards improving mobile broadband and eliminating cellular dead zones... Read More

FLOOD WARNING UPDATE FOR LAKE ONTARIO & ST. LAWRENCE RIVER

FLOOD WARNING UPDATE FOR LAKE ONTARIO & ST. LAWRENCE RIVER
KINGSTON – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) has updated its Flood Warning Statement today for Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. The Weekly Water Level Forecast from the International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board (ILOSLRB), issued May 16, suggests there is “a 50% chance that within two weeks levels will reach or exceed the highs of 2017”.... Read More