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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

Canopy Growth enters landmark research and production MOU with Australian Victoria State Government

Canopy Growth enters landmark research and production MOU with Australian Victoria State Government
SMITHS FALLS – Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) and the Victorian State Government today announced the signing of a significant Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) to further develop research and technical capabilities in the production of medical cannabis in Australia.  The Honourable Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford MLC officially announced the research collaboration this morning between Canopy Growth and... Read More

Canada’s Over 8 Million SCENE Cardholders Treated To Free Popcorn on Friday, January 19, 2018

Canada’s Over 8 Million SCENE Cardholders Treated To Free Popcorn on Friday, January 19, 2018
TORONTO – There’s nothing better than the feeling you get when you are sitting in a theatre as the lights go down snacking on a bag of hot, freshly made Cineplex popcorn. That’s why today Cineplex announced that it is treating the over 8 million SCENE cardholders across Canada to a free bag of fluffy, buttery goodness on National Popcorn... Read More

Police Seek Public Help in Locating Suspect in Theft from Brockville Public Library

Police Seek Public Help in Locating Suspect in Theft from Brockville Public Library
Brockville – Yesterday afternoon Brockville police were contacted by staff at the Public Library on Buell Street who was reporting a theft of cash donation boxes from both the upstairs and downstairs customer service desks. On arrival staff at the library had reviewed the surveillance video of one suspect taking a box at 9:15 a.m. Monday, January 15th. The Brockville Police... Read More

Brockville Police Warn Fraud Scammers Active in Area Again

Brockville Police Warn Fraud Scammers Active in Area Again
BROCKVILLE – Police are again receiving numerous complaints from residents regarding a couple of familiar scams targeting the area. Newer versions of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) scam are targeting the area again. This time callers are claiming to represent law firms saying a class action law suit against the victim has been launched and if they do not pay... Read More

South East Local Health Integration Network announces appointment of new Board Chair, Hersh Sehdev

South East Local Health Integration Network announces  appointment of new Board Chair, Hersh Sehdev
Belleville  – The South East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Hersh Sehdev as Chair of the South East LHIN Board of Directors, effective January 8, 2018. Ms. Sehdev retired in 2017 as the Executive Director of Kingston Community Health Centres (KCHC), a position she held for 17 years. During her time at KCHC, she... Read More

CUFFED UP FOR A CAUSE- STORE OWNERS RELEASED

CUFFED UP FOR A CAUSE- STORE OWNERS RELEASED
NORTH DUNDAS – On January 13, 2017 The Seaway Valley Crime Stoppers Program hosted an event at Foodland in Winchester, Ontario. The business owner of Winchester Foodland Dan Pettigrew was arrested and placed in a Coke Case jail cell. Cuffed up for a cause saw Dan put on 250 pairs of handcuffs. The fundraising event was in support of Crime Stoppers... 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

Living Through Dementia: For the Love of Music, and I’ll Tell You Why!

Living Through Dementia: For the Love of Music, and I’ll Tell You Why!
All of us have had lives influenced by music to some degree or another. For some it was a gifted household where everyone shared their talents in music, like singing in a community choir or playing the organ at church. Perhaps our music influences were more focused on a sister singing in the shower or the music in the home... Read More

Winner Announced in Riverside GM Prescott and Brockville Preferred Pricing Program Contest

Winner Announced in Riverside GM Prescott and Brockville Preferred Pricing Program Contest
From L to R Steve Paquette, Bus Dev, John Sheridan, Sales Advisor, Mitzi Baker 3M and Ted MacMillan, Owner. – Submitted Photo Brockville/Prescott – Recently, Riverside GM in Prescott and Brockville ran a contest for an all inclusive vacation for 2 or $2,000 cash equivalent prize. It focused on a GM program that enable individuals to purchase new vehicles at... Read More