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IJC announces new structure for its International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board

IJC announces new structure for its International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board
Ottawa – The International Joint Commission’s (IJC) Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board will decrease to a six-member Board with an equal number of members from the United States and Canada effective December 1, 2020. The Board sets the outflow from Lake Ontario in accordance with the provisions of an order of approval issued by the IJC in 2016. The re-structured Board will... Read More

YMCA of Eastern Ontario Moves to “Protect” Protocols

YMCA of Eastern Ontario Moves to “Protect” Protocols
Brockville/Kingston – The YMCA of Eastern Ontario will be moving to “protect” level protocols effective Monday, November 23 at its locations in Kingston and Brockville. “Since the outset of the pandemic, we have taken a proactive approach to the health and safety of everyone at the YMCA,” said Rob Adams, CEO, YMCA of Eastern Ontario. “Based on the information from... Read More

St. Lawrence College COVID-19 Readiness Plan Receives Government Approval  

St. Lawrence College COVID-19 Readiness Plan Receives Government Approval  
Brockville/Kingston/Cornwall – St. Lawrence College (SLC) announced today that its COVID-19 readiness plan has been approved by the Government of Canada, Government of Ontario, and has been shared with the College’s three local public health partners in Kingston, Brockville, and Cornwall. With this approval, SLC can once again welcome eligible international students who are currently outside the country.   “We’re thrilled to once again be able to welcome international students to our communities with this... Read More

St. Lawrence College winter 2021 semester will continue to be mixed delivery

St. Lawrence College winter 2021 semester will continue to be mixed delivery
Brockville/Cornwall/Kingston – St. Lawrence College (SLC) has confirmed that its winter 2021 semester program delivery will continue as it started in the fall, which is a mix of alternate delivery and in-person classes. Priority for on-campus delivery will be health sciences programs and programs involving applied components such as labs and other hands-on simulations. More details can be found here.... Read More

Back to school at St. Lawrence College

Back to school at St. Lawrence College
Brockville, Kingston, Cornwall – September marks the beginning of another exciting school year, and St. Lawrence College (SLC) is ready to welcome students back for a mix of alternate delivery and in-person classes this fall in Kingston, Brockville, and Cornwall. Classes will commence for full-time programs on Wednesday, September 9. While campuses remain closed to the general public, SLC looks... Read More

YMCA of Eastern Ontario: An open letter to our communities Re-opening day is here!

YMCA of Eastern Ontario: An open letter to our communities Re-opening day is here!
Today we reach an important milestone during this pandemic of being able to re-open the doors to the YMCA of Eastern Ontario. I want to take a moment to thank you for choosing to stay with the Y as we move though these difficult times together. We have taken our time to open, so we could implement safety standards that... Read More

YMCA of Eastern Ontario: Reopening Update: Pools – VIDEO

YMCA of Eastern Ontario: Reopening Update: Pools – VIDEO
Brockville/Kingston – We are pleased to share with you that aquafit classes and lane swims will be available beginning on opening day, September 1! We will begin this phase of opening with continuing our drop-in access. This means that you will not have to book either lane swims or aquafit classes. This decision has been made based on your feedback... Read More

Regional Tourism Organization 9 (RTO 9) Introduces its 2020/2021 Board of Directors

Regional Tourism Organization 9 (RTO 9) Introduces its 2020/2021 Board of Directors
Kingston – RTO 9, the leading strategic partner for tourism in South Eastern Ontario announced that Sean Billing, Trevor Norris, Heather Ford, Richard Allen and Kathrine Christensen have been appointed as members of the organization’s Board of Directors Executive Committee. The Board of Directors for RTO 9, provides leadership for carrying out the organization’s mission while supporting Destinations in South... Read More

Body of Man That Went Overboard From Wolfe Island Ferry Has Been Recovered

Body of Man That Went Overboard From Wolfe Island Ferry Has Been Recovered
Wolfe Island – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have located the male deceased. On August 3, 2020 just after 7:30 p.m. officers from the Thousand Islands office and Frontenac Detachment were dispatched to the Wolfe Island Ferry Terminal. JRCC advised police that a male was observed going overboard in to the water while... Read More

OPP Searching For Man That Went Overboard From Wolfe Island Ferry

OPP Searching For Man That Went Overboard From Wolfe Island Ferry
Wolfe Island – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a marine call. On August 3, 2020 just after 7:30 p.m. officers from the Thousand Islands office and Frontenac Detachment were dispatched to the Wolfe Island Ferry Terminal. JRCC advised police that a male was observed going overboard in to the water while the... Read More