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WEEKEND SNOWMOBILE FATALITIES UNDERSCORE OPP MESSAGE THAT “NO ICE IS SAFE ICE”

WEEKEND SNOWMOBILE FATALITIES UNDERSCORE OPP MESSAGE THAT “NO ICE IS SAFE ICE”
ORILLIA – Two fatal snowmobile incidents over the weekend have the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) warning snowmobilers to stay off frozen waterways, while the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) urges them to stay off closed OFSC trails. With Snowmobile Safety Week (January 16-24, 2021) now underway, the OPP is reporting that six people have lost their lives in snowmobile incidents so... Read More

The Language Express Preschool Speech and Language Program is Here to Help!

The Language Express Preschool Speech and Language Program is Here to Help!
Brockville – Language Express is open and ready to help your child make progress on speech and language. Services are currently being provided via telepractice (telephone and secure videoconferencing). Most assessment and therapy sessions are very successful online. With younger children we are mostly providing parent education and coaching parents as they interact with their children, and older children usually enjoy... Read More

Sweet news from the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society: National Cupcake Day™ goes virtual

Sweet news from the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society: National Cupcake Day™ goes virtual
The annual fundraiser for animals in need will take on a new format during COVID-19 Brockville – Cupcakes aren’t cancelled, but National Cupcake Day™ will look different this year as the nation-wide fundraiser goes virtual in support of the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society, as well as participating SPCAs, humane societies and rescue groups across Canada. To keep people safe... Read More

2,578 New Covid-19 Cases Reported This Morning in Ontario – January 18, 2021

2,578 New Covid-19 Cases Reported This Morning in Ontario – January 18, 2021
Toronto – Public Health Ontario has reported 2,578 Covid-19 cases for this morning in the province. New cases – 2,578 Total cases – 240,364 Resolved Cases – 2,826 since previous report Total Resolved – 206,310 New Deaths – 24 Total Deaths – 5,433 Regional New Cases: Leeds, Grenville & Lanark – 1 Cornwall/SD&G – 36 (Eastern Ontario Health) Ottawa –... Read More

22 Active Cases, 9 New COVID Cases Reported this Morning in Today’s Report – Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Update – January 18, 2021

22 Active Cases, 9 New COVID Cases Reported this Morning in Today’s Report – Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Update – January 18, 2021
Brockville – Nine new cases and 22 active cases, since Friday’s report, reported in today’s Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 update. There are currently 0 hospitalized. *Cases are reported from data collected at 4:00pm the previous day. The case count has climbed from 763 to 772, 13 newly resolved cases for a total of 696 of cases... Read More

Ontario Extends Reopening Ontario Act Orders Until February 19th

Ontario Extends Reopening Ontario Act Orders Until February 19th
This is the Ontario Reopening Act Which Ontario was Following Before the Stay-At-Home Order. The Stay-At-Home Order Still Remains in Effect Until February 11th TORONTO — The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is extending most orders currently in force under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020 (ROA) for another 30 days. Most... Read More

UPDATED: SNOWFALL WARNING Continues for Brockville, Prescott, North Grenville, Merrickville-Wolford, Westport, Charleston Lake

UPDATED: SNOWFALL WARNING Continues for Brockville, Prescott, North Grenville, Merrickville-Wolford, Westport, Charleston Lake
Brockville – Prescott: Snowfall with total amounts near 15 cm is expected tonight and Saturday. A mixture of freezing rain, ice pellets and snow will arrive tonight. The precipitation will change over to snow overnight then continue through Saturday. The snow will taper off to scattered flurries Saturday night. Hazardous winter driving conditions are expected. Motorists should change travel plans... Read More

OPP ENFORCEMENT UNDER THE STAY-AT-HOME ORDER

OPP ENFORCEMENT UNDER THE STAY-AT-HOME ORDER
Orillia – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is requesting that Ontarians voluntarily comply with the new Stay-at-Home Order to limit mobility outside their homes, except for essential reasons, to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus. OPP officers will enforce the Stay-at-Home Order, under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMPCA), and the Reopening Ontario Act (ROA) by focusing... Read More

First COVID-19 Vaccination in LGL

First COVID-19 Vaccination in LGL
Photos courtesy of Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit/Facebook Brockville – The shipment of COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine to Kingston Health Science Centre (KHSC) this week marks the beginning of Phase 1 of the provincial vaccine rollout in the South East region, including Leeds, Grenville and Lanark. The province initially provided COVID-19 vaccine to areas with the highest rates of COVID-19... Read More

First Round of Federal Funding to Support Local Legions Announced

First Round of Federal Funding to Support Local Legions Announced
Brockville –The Royal Canadian Legion announced back in December the Legion branches  receive support through the Veterans Organizations Emergency Support Fund. The Legion—the largest Veterans organization in Canada—received $14 million from the Government of Canada to distribute to its branches across the country. The the first allocation of the Veterans Organizations Emergency Relief Fund with money distributed through Dominion Command,... Read More