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Leeds, Grenville Lanark District Health Unit: Let’s talk about health services

Leeds, Grenville Lanark District Health Unit: Let’s talk about health services
Access to health services is one way you can protect and promote your health. Health services are a social determinant of health and valuable investment for all communities.  Being able to go to a health care provider to prevent illness, when you are sick or to support your recovery is an important part of our realizing our own potential. Why... Read More

No Criminal Charges Warranted in Relation to Vehicle Rollover on Highway 15 Outside Smiths Falls

No Criminal Charges Warranted in Relation to Vehicle Rollover on Highway 15 Outside Smiths Falls
Mississauga – At approximately 10:30 p.m. on August 27, 2017, officers with the Smiths Falls Police Service and with the Ontario Provincial Police Rideau Lakes detachment responded to an unknown trouble call at a residence in the Township of Rideau Lakes. Three separate police pursuits with a pickup truck connected to the residence were initiated and then terminated. At approximately 11:10... Read More

St. Lawrence College becomes smoke-free, effective October 15, 2018

St. Lawrence College becomes smoke-free, effective October 15, 2018
Brockville/Kingston/Cornwall – St. Lawrence College (SLC) is pleased to announce that its campuses in Kingston, Brockville, and Cornwall Ontario will become 100 percent smoke-free, effective October 15, 2018.   “This is an important decision,” said Glenn Vollebregt, President and CEO, St. Lawrence College. “The risks and negative health impacts of second-hand smoke are well-known. We are excited to unite as a... Read More

UCDSB Encourages Participation in Education Reform Consultations

UCDSB Encourages Participation in Education Reform Consultations
Brockville– The provincial government has launched its period for public consultation on education reform. The Upper Canada District School Board encourages parents, staff, students and community partners to take this opportunity to provide their insight. “All UCDSB staff and trustees want our students to have curriculum that is strong and modern, and that will provide them with the skills they need to succeed... Read More

SLC Anonymous Donor makes an Uncommon Challenge

SLC Anonymous Donor makes an Uncommon Challenge
They’re relatively new to the Kingston area, but already they’re making a mark. Kingston – St. Lawrence College announced on October 2nd that an anonymous donor has stepped forward to issue a challenge to the community to join his family in supporting the College as it enters the home stretch of the largest campaign in its history. The donor –... Read More

CDSBEO Hosts Inspirational Faith Day Celebration

CDSBEO Hosts Inspirational Faith Day Celebration
Kemptville – Staff from the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario participated in a day of learning and reflection around the new spiritual theme Be Holy – Joy springs from a loving heart! Hosted at St. Joseph’s Catholic Secondary School in Cornwall, and broadcast live to five secondary school locations across the Board, members of the school community began the CDSBEO Faith Day with... Read More

Highlights from September 26 UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting

Highlights from September 26 UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting
Brockville – Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, September 26 to discuss several agenda items.  Rural Guidance Counsellor Pilot Project: Director Stephen Sliwa and Superintendent Ron Ferguson updated trustees on the Rural Guidance Counsellor Pilot Project. The project, which began in February 2017, has seen the Board invest $1.8 million in specialized provincial funding to boost guidance counsellor... Read More

St. Lawrence College’s Hairstyling and Esthetician training salons implement comprehensive recycling program

St. Lawrence College’s Hairstyling and Esthetician training salons implement comprehensive recycling program
Brockville – St. Lawrence College (SLC), in partnership with Green Circle Salons, (GCS) will begin a comprehensive recycling and reuse program in the hair and esthetician training salons and spa on the Kingston and Brockville campuses. In implementing the program, Dynamic Design Salon and Spa in Kingston and Transitions Salon in Brockville will help significantly reduce environmental impact onthe planet through recycling of foils,... Read More

SIU Terminates Investigation into Collision Between Police Vehicle and Cyclist in Cornwall

SIU Terminates Investigation into Collision Between Police Vehicle and Cyclist in Cornwall
Mississauga – The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has terminated an investigation into a collision that occurred between an unmarked police SUV and a cyclist in Cornwall in July of 2018. At approximately 4 p.m. on July 27, 2018, a police officer who was en route to a call was operating an unmarked police SUV eastbound on Second... Read More