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CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights for Meeting Held January 16th, 2018

CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights for Meeting Held January 16th, 2018
Kemptville – CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights for Meeting Held January 16th, 2018. CDSBEO Indigenous Education Update Ongoing integration of Indigenous Education remains an integral part of our Board Improvement Plan for Student Achievement. In order to continue the momentum that has been built in Indigenous Education in the CDSBEO, it is important to reflect, to look critically at the work that... Read More

Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area Hosts An Owl Hoot & Coyote Howl Hike on Jan. 27

Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area Hosts An Owl Hoot & Coyote Howl Hike on Jan. 27
Kingston – The entire family will enjoy an opportunity to learn about two of the most mysterious winter forest residents as part of the CRCA’s Owl Hoot & Coyote Howl Hike, which takes place Saturday, Jan. 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area. As these animals are quite shy and stealthy, it is unlikely – although not... Read More

EOWC elects Chair, Vice-Chair and sets priorities for 2018

EOWC elects Chair, Vice-Chair and sets priorities for 2018
Kingston – The Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (EOWC), at its annual inaugural meeting held last week in Kingston, elected Warden Robin Jones as the 2018 Chair and Warden Jennifer Murphy as the 2018 Vice-Chair. Robin Jones is the Warden of the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville, and the Mayor of the Village of Westport. Jennifer Murphy is the Warden... Read More

Board of Trustees Appoints Seasoned Business Official as the Chief Financial Officer for the Upper Canada District School Board

Board of Trustees Appoints Seasoned Business Official as the Chief Financial Officer for the Upper Canada District School Board
Brockville – The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) announced at its Board meeting of January 10th the appointment of a new Chief Financial Officer. Robert Backstrom is an accomplished business services executive who has distinguished himself in a variety of financial leadership and operational roles over the course of his career. Mr. Backstrom has worked in the private sector... Read More

Ontario Science Centre presents exclusive documentary previews of CBC’s The Nature of Things to encourage public dialogue about science

Ontario Science Centre presents exclusive documentary previews of CBC’s The Nature of Things to encourage public dialogue about science
TORONTO –The Ontario Science Centre and CBC’s popular science series The Nature of Things are teaming up to offer two exclusive documentary preview screenings to promote science literacy. Delving into the science behind the nature of things, each preview will be hosted by a CBC personality and followed by an expert panel discussion. Both previews take place in the Imperial... Read More

Hydro Ottawa Recognized for Helping U.S. communities after Hurricane

Hydro Ottawa Recognized for Helping U.S. communities after Hurricane
OTTAWA – The Edison Electric Institute today presented Hydro Ottawa with the association’s “Emergency Assistance Award” for its outstanding work assisting customers impacted by Hurricane Irma in September 2017. Hydro Ottawa sent a group of 26 employees, including highly skilled powerline maintainers, to rural Georgia to assist in power restoration after Hurricane Irma devastated many communities in the southern United States. Our... Read More

CRCA ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – WATER SAFETY

CRCA ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – WATER SAFETY
KINGSTON ON – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety today. The warmer temperatures and rainfall forecast for Thursday and Friday this week is expected to cause increased flows and water levels on creeks and inland lakes. Forecasts vary on the expected precipitation amounts, but it looks like periods of rain Thursday and... Read More

Inquest into the Death of Cody Franklin Cole Announced

Inquest into the Death of Cody Franklin Cole Announced
Kingston – Dr. Paul Dungey, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Kingston Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Cody Franklin Cole. Mr. Cole, 23, died on April 5, 2015, after being shot by a Peterborough police officer, whom Mr. Cole had stabbed following a confrontation. The inquest will examine the circumstances surrounding Mr.... Read More

OPP Advocate Break & Enter Prevention

OPP Advocate Break & Enter Prevention
LEEDS –   As a result of ongoing investigations Leeds OPP wish to provide some tips and helpful advice for the detection and prevention of residential break and enters. Each year, OPP officers investigate numerous reports of break and enter to area homes and are often successful in the apprehension of the offenders responsible. Much of this success is dependent on the eyes... Read More