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NEW BILL TO RESTORE RESPECT FOR POLICE OFFICERS: MPP CLARK

NEW BILL TO RESTORE RESPECT FOR POLICE OFFICERS: MPP CLARK
BROCKVILLE – Ontario police officers and the families who depend on them will finally be able to count on a fair and transparent police oversight process that will always put public safety first, said Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark. Today, Ontario’s Government for the People introduced new legislation, the Comprehensive Ontario Police Services Act, 2019. If passed, this legislation will... Read More

Gananoque Police Reports for Feb 19th, 2019

Gananoque Police Reports for Feb 19th, 2019
Gananoque – Gananoque Police Reports for Feb 19th, 2019. February 14, 2019 On February 14, 2019 the Gananoque Police Service was contacted by a female regarding unwanted contact from her ex-husband. The male had been previously charged for domestic related offences and was released at bail court on conditions, including to have no direct or indirect contact with the female.... Read More

All UCDSB Schools Will ReOpen Thursday Feb 14th, 2019

All UCDSB Schools Will ReOpen Thursday Feb 14th, 2019
Brockville – All schools and board offices within the Upper Canada District School Board will be open on Thursday, February 14, 2019.  We are looking forward to welcoming our students and staff back to school in the morning. All extended day programs and child care centers operating on our school properties will also be open.  Community use of schools will also... Read More

CRCA CO-HOSTS TREE PLANTING AND FOREST MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

CRCA CO-HOSTS TREE PLANTING AND FOREST MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP
GANANOQUE – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority is co-hosting a special workshop with Forests Ontario that will be of great benefit to property owners interested in large-scale tree planting and the stewardship of forested properties. The free event takes place next Monday, Feb. 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lou Jeffries, Gananoque & T.L.T.I Recreation Centre, 600 King Street... Read More

ONTARIO CELEBRATES GREAT OUTDOORS WITH FREE FAMILY DAY FISHING

ONTARIO CELEBRATES GREAT OUTDOORS WITH FREE FAMILY DAY FISHING
BROCKVILLE – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark is inviting families to participate in free fishing on the Family Day weekend. From February 16 to 18, Canadian residents of all ages can enjoy fishing in Ontario without having to purchase a licence, said Clark. “Nowhere in Ontario is there a better place to get out and discover the joys... Read More

SUPPORTING FARMERS WITH BETTER LIVESTOCK COMPENSATION PROGRAM

SUPPORTING FARMERS WITH BETTER LIVESTOCK COMPENSATION PROGRAM
MPP CLARK DETAILS HOW CHANGES WILL REDUCE RED TAPE FOR PRODUCERS WHO FILE DAMAGE CLAIMS FOR WILDLIFE PREDATION  BROCKVILLE – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark toured an area beef farm today, highlighting how the Ontario government has made significant updates to the Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program to support farmers who lose livestock to predators. “I’ve heard directly... Read More

Ontario Takes Decisive Action to Help More Families with Autism

Ontario Takes Decisive Action to Help More Families with Autism
EASTERN ONTARIO – Ontario’s government for the people is bringing relief to 23,000 children and their families who are currently languishing on a waitlist for autism services. In an announcement at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Parliamentary Assistant Amy Fee and Minister of Children, Community and Social Services Lisa MacLeod outlined the widespread reforms to the Ontario Autism Program that... Read More

Runciman Appointed New Chair of St. Lawrence Parks Commission

Runciman Appointed New Chair of St. Lawrence Parks Commission
Morrisburg – The Honourable Michael Tibollo, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, has announced the appointment of Senator Bob Runciman as the new Chair of the St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC). He will begin his four-year term immediately. Senator Runciman is a veteran Canadian politician. He was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in 1981, where he held... Read More

GOVERNMENT TO CONSULT ON MODERNIZATION OF REAL ESTATE LAWS

GOVERNMENT TO CONSULT ON MODERNIZATION OF REAL ESTATE LAWS
ONTARIANS WILL HAVE SAY ON FIRST REVIEW OF LEGISLATION IN 15 YEARS BROCKVILLE – For the first time in 15 years, the Ontario government is seeking public input on the modernization of laws governing real estate professionals to better reflect today’s market, reduce red tape while strengthening transparency and consumer protection. Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark welcomed... Read More

Rockport Winter Carnival February 6th to 10th, 2019

Rockport Winter Carnival February 6th to 10th, 2019
Rockport – The annual Rockport Winter Carnival is being held from February 6th to 10th in Rockport. List of events: Wednesday – Euchre @ 7 pm Thursday– Darts and Bingo @ 7 pm Friday– Shuffleboard @ 7 pm Friday Fireworks @ 8pm – TheRockport Barn (29 Old River Rd) Saturday Pancake Breakfast @ 9 am Horseshoes @ 11 am Kids Activities... Read More