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Upper Canada District School Board issues layoffs to 25 Para-Professionals

Upper Canada District School Board issues layoffs to 25 Para-Professionals
Brockville – The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) has issued layoff notices to 25 para-professional employees.  At the June 20th, 2019 board meeting, the Upper Canada District School Board approved a 1.3 million dollar decrease in funding for Para-Professionals.  These professionals include child and youth workers and behaviourists (Student Support Partners).  This position was eliminated.  These front-line workers provided... Read More

Gananoque Police Reports for June 21st-23rd, 2019

Gananoque Police Reports for June 21st-23rd, 2019
Gananoque – Gananoque Police Reports for June 21st-23rd, 2019. June 21st, 2019 In the early hours of June 21st, 2019, the Gananoque Police were contacted by a concerned citizen regarding a domestic incident involving a couple in a moving vehicle on King Street East.  Officers located the subject vehicle and determined that the couple involved were travelling in the vehicle... Read More

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs: International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs: International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board
Cornwall – The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board says it is doing everything possible to provide all possible relief to Lake Ontario and upper St. Lawrence River residents, while considering impacts throughout the system. During its meeting on 21 June, the Board decided to maintain outflows at their current record-high levels, 10,400 m 3 /s (367,270 cfs),... Read More

TWO MORE IMPAIRED DRIVERS STOPPED

TWO MORE IMPAIRED DRIVERS STOPPED
LEEDS – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged two more impaired drivers. On June 15, 2019 at about 11.00 p.m. Leeds County officers stopped a man for a traffic related offence on Stewart Boulevard in Brockville. The driver Jakob WESTLAKE-BOYER, 21 years old of Brockville was arrested for driving with more than 80 mg... Read More

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs
The Board is doing everything possible to provide all possible relief to Lake Ontario and upper St. Lawrence River residents, while considering impacts throughout the system. During its meeting on 21 June, the Board decided to maintain outflows at their current record-high  levels, 10,400 m3/s (367,270 cfs), for the next week considering there is very little  capacity for passing water... Read More

SIU Terminates Gananoque Death Investigation

SIU Terminates Gananoque Death Investigation
Mississauga- The Interim Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, has terminated an investigation into the death last month of a 63-year-old woman in Gananoque. In the early afternoon of May 24, 2019, the woman was at the Gananoque Police Service station to make a report concerning a family member, and a missing vehicle. While speaking with a police... Read More

STUNT DRIVERS STOPPED AFTER USING THE HIGHWAY AS A RACE TRACK

STUNT DRIVERS STOPPED AFTER USING THE HIGHWAY AS A RACE TRACK
LEEDS –  Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have stopped four more stunt drivers. On June 16, 2019, shortly after 9:30 a.m., officers of the Leeds Detachment received multiple traffic complaints concerning four vehicles racing eastbound on Highway 401. The vehicles were located near Mallorytown and found to be travelling 68 kilometers per hour over... Read More

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained above navigation limit: International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained above navigation limit: International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board
Cornwall – The Board is actively exploring deviating beyond an outflow of 10,400 m3/s (367,270 cfs) reached on June 13th, with the intent to provide relief to shoreline stakeholders upstream of the Moses-Saunders Power Dam.   Before undertaking higher flows, the Board is communicating with stakeholders to assess the impacts of these additional flows, to provide them an opportunity to... Read More

Girls Inc. Summer Program 2019 is here!

Girls Inc. Summer Program 2019 is here!
Brockville – Join us this summer to have fun, discover new possibilities, and embrace what it means to be Strong, Smart, & Bold! ‘Blast Off with Girls Inc.’ will explore outer space & aviation and ‘Go Wild with Girls Inc.’ will learn about local wildlife and ecosystem. These are interactive programs that offer an empowering, girlsonly environment for girls between... Read More

Gananoque Student Wins Gold in Javelin at OFSAA

Gananoque Student Wins Gold in Javelin at OFSAA
Gananoque – Kaylee Clark, a grade 10 student at Gananoque Secondary School (GSS) took home gold in Junior Girls javelin at the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Association(OFSAA) Track and Field Championships, held June 6 – 8 in Guelph. A total of 23 athletes from across Ontario participated in the javelin event on Saturday afternoon. Clark threw a personal best of 41.73m, which was 3.71m farther... Read More