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Federal Bridge Corporation Deploys Electric Vehicle Chargers

Federal Bridge Corporation Deploys Electric Vehicle Chargers
OTTAWA – The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (FBCL) is pleased to announce the deployment of its first two high-capacity electric vehicle charging stations. The units are conveniently located near the Duty Free Stores at the Thousand Islands International Bridge (Lansdowne, Ontario) and at the Blue Water Bridge (Point Edward, Ontario). FBCL Chief Executive Officer Natalie Kinloch recognized that “the crossing of international... Read More

Cole Solutions is Expanding! Announcing Acquisition of Plastics & Signs of Ottawa

Cole Solutions is Expanding! Announcing Acquisition of Plastics & Signs of Ottawa
Ottawa – Cole Solutions Limited is excited to announce that we have acquired Plastics & Signs of Ottawa, a Gatineau based company that has been producing quality custom signs for customers across Canada for over 30 years. The staff of Plastics & Signs of Ottawa will now operate alongside the staff of Cole Solutions Limited at the Cole Solutions Sales... Read More

Highlights from UCDSB Board of Trustee Meeting Feb 12th, 2020

Highlights from UCDSB Board of Trustee Meeting Feb 12th, 2020
Brockville – Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 for their regular Board meeting. They discussed several agenda items: North Stormont Public School Video Presentation Trustees viewed a video from North Stormont Public School highlighting how their School Improvement Plans for Student Achievement and Wellness (SIPSAW) are implemented day-to-day. Included were parent and student testimonials on the... Read More

Province wide strike planned for Feb.21

Province wide strike planned for Feb.21
The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO), which represents elementary teachers within the Upper Canada District school board, and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF), which represents secondary teachers and professional student service personnel within our board, gave notice that their members will be participating in a one-day, province-wide strike next week on Friday, February 21 if no progress is made at the central bargaining... Read More

STEO Announces Bell Time Changes

STEO Announces Bell Time Changes
Brockville – In September 2020, there will be changes to bell times at 32 of our 38 schools in the regions of Leeds, Grenville, Dundas, Prescott and Russell. Elementary school morning bell times will range from 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Morning bell times at all high schools will be 8:00 a.m. This is the result of the implementation of... Read More

Minister of Education on Resumed Negotiations with OECTA

Minister of Education on Resumed Negotiations with OECTA
TORONTO — “Students belong in class. My objective has always been to reach deals with our education labour partners – deals that are fair to students, hard-working parents, and our valued teachers and education workers. I am pleased the mediator has called all parties back to the negotiating table, as we have always said, we stand ready to negotiate to reach... Read More

Catholic Teachers to begin rotating strikes February 24th

Catholic Teachers to begin rotating strikes February 24th
TORONTO – The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) has announced that if an agreement is not reached, members will participate in rotating full withdrawals of service the week of February 24. (The rotation schedule is below. All OECTA bargaining units within each Catholic district school board will engage in a full withdrawal of service on their assigned day.) “Teachers... Read More

Parking lot collision claims life of pedestrian

Parking lot collision claims life of pedestrian
Brockville –  On Thursday February 13th 2020 at 1:08 p.m. the Brockville Police Service responded to reports that a pedestrian had been struck by a motor vehicle in the parking lot of the Brockville General Hospital. The pedestrian, Jeanette Runciman, was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot as it backed out of a space.  Senator Bob Runciman, the... Read More

Premiering Ontario’s Film and Television Advisory Panel

Premiering Ontario’s Film and Television Advisory Panel
Panel members to advise on opportunities to grow province’s film and television industries TORONTO – The Ontario government is establishing a new Ministers’ Film and Television Advisory Panel to provide expert advice on ways to grow the film and television industries in Ontario.”Ontario is open for business, open for jobs, and open for film and television productions,” said Lisa MacLeod,... Read More