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$27.6 Million Invested in Local School Boards to Upgrade Infrastructure to Protect Against COVID-19

$27.6 Million Invested in Local School Boards to Upgrade Infrastructure to Protect Against COVID-19
Joint investments by Canada and Ontario will upgrade infrastructure to support response to the COVID-19 pandemic and keep students and staff safe BROCKVILLE — The governments of Ontario and Canada are providing $27.6 Million to Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes area school boards to upgrade infrastructure at local schools to protect against COVID-19. The funding is being provided through the... Read More

Health Unit: COVID-19 Exposure at social gathering outside of Brockville

Health Unit: COVID-19 Exposure at social gathering outside of Brockville
Brockville – Individuals who attended a social gathering that occurred on April 1st at 1000 Islands Village rental properties just outside of Brockville, may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus, and are advised to: Get tested for COVID-19 at a local assessment centre Monitor for symptoms carefully, even mild ones If symptoms develop or if you were symptomatic and have recovered, Immediately self-isolate Contact the Health... Read More

UCDSB Receives $10M in Federal and Provincial Funding for School Enhancements and Upgrades

UCDSB Receives $10M in Federal and Provincial Funding for School Enhancements and Upgrades
Brockville – The Upper Canada District School Board is happy to announce that our school board will be receiving $10.2 million from the federal and provincial governments, as part of the COVID-19 Resilience stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. This funding was announced this morning. With this funding, 73 schools plus three additional T.R. Leger School of Adult, Alternative and Continuing Education sites will... Read More

3,670 New Covid-19 Cases Reported This Morning in Ontario – April 14, 2021

3,670 New Covid-19 Cases Reported This Morning in Ontario – April 14, 2021
112,817 Daily doses administered, 3,422,974 Total doses administered, 337,206 People fully vaccinated Toronto – Ontario Public Health reported 3,670 New Covid-19 Cases in this morning’s report in Ontario. New cases – 4,401 Total cases – 394,679 Resolved Cases – 2,573 since previous report Total Resolved – 351,257 New Deaths – 15 Total Deaths – 7,582 Regional New Cases: Ottawa –... Read More

1 Additional Death, 19 New Cases, 133 Active Cases, 16 Recoveries in Today’s Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Report – April 14, 2021

1 Additional Death, 19 New Cases, 133 Active Cases, 16 Recoveries in Today’s Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Report – April 14, 2021
Leeds, Grenville & Lanark – The Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit has reported another COVID-19 related death, bringing the total to 57. In addition there are 19 new cases of COVID-19 reported in today’s report, 14 in past 24hrs, 5 added to previous dates. There are currently 8 people in local hospitals including 3 in the ICU and... Read More

Health Unit: COVID-19 Exposure at 1000 Islands Brewery in Brockville April 1st

Health Unit: COVID-19 Exposure at 1000 Islands Brewery in Brockville April 1st
Brockville – The Health Unit has identified that some individuals may have been exposed to COVID-19 while at the 1000 Islands Brewery, in Brockville on April 1, 2021 between 5pm and closing. Some individuals may have become infectious already so it is critical that those patrons who attended this premises at that time immediately self-isolate, go for testing at a local assessment centre, and remain... Read More

International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board: Dry Conditions Lead to Low Water Levels: Board to Decrease Outflows

International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board: Dry Conditions Lead to Low Water Levels: Board to Decrease Outflows
Lower than average precipitation and winter snowpack runoff have resulted in decreased inflows to Lake Ontario.  The reduced inflows have resulted in lower water levels on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River.  In response to these conditions, the Board has decided to reduce outflows from Lake Ontario beginning on 10 April, 2021. During January and February this year, the Board... Read More

Ontario Moves Schools to Remote Learning Following Spring Break

Ontario Moves Schools to Remote Learning Following Spring Break
Continued Rise in COVID-19 Cases Demands Shift to Protect Students and Staff and Slow Community Spread TORONTO — The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has made the difficult decision to move elementary and secondary schools to remote learning following the April break. This move has been made in response to the rapid increase in... Read More

LGL Local COVID-19 Vaccine Status – Update for April 12, 2021

LGL Local COVID-19 Vaccine Status – Update for April 12, 2021
What was done last week? Clinics: Continuing to provide first or second doses to new admissions to Long-Term Care Homes and High Risk Retirement Homes Continue to offer first doses and second doses to those in other Retirement Homes Operated 4 fixed sites (Smiths Falls, Almonte, Brockville and Kemptville Moved Smiths Falls fixed site to the arena surface. Continued to... Read More