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Strong & gusty west to southwest winds will develop this evening

Strong & gusty west to southwest winds will develop this evening
Brockville – A special weather statement has been issued by Environment Canada for our entire region for this evening! Strong and gusty west to southwest winds will develop this evening in the wake of a sharp cold front racing through Eastern Ontario. Winds will gust frequently to 60 or 70 km/h. A few higher gusts of 75 to 80 km/h... Read More

Frost Advisory for Our Entire Region Tonight

Frost Advisory for Our Entire Region Tonight
Brockville – A Frost advisory is in effect for Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Smiths Falls, Lanark, Morrisburg, SD&G, Kingston & Ottawa! Frost may damage some crops in frost-prone areas. Temperatures are expected to drop to near the freezing mark tonight. Frost is less likely for areas near Lake Ontario where temperatures are expected to remain a few degrees above the freezing mark.... Read More

UCDSB and CDSBEO in Conjunction with Health Units Host Two More Public Sessions on Non-Medical Cannabis

UCDSB and CDSBEO in Conjunction with Health Units Host Two More Public Sessions on Non-Medical Cannabis
Brockville – The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB), Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO), Eastern Ontario Health Unit, and the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit are hosting one public meeting and one online live broadcast next week. These sessions are designed to help inform our schools and communities of how to manage the changes in legalization of non-medical cannabis... Read More

UCDSB Encourages Participation in Education Reform Consultations

UCDSB Encourages Participation in Education Reform Consultations
Brockville– The provincial government has launched its period for public consultation on education reform. The Upper Canada District School Board encourages parents, staff, students and community partners to take this opportunity to provide their insight. “All UCDSB staff and trustees want our students to have curriculum that is strong and modern, and that will provide them with the skills they need to succeed... Read More

Gananoque Lions Club Provides a Second Installation of $5,000 for Ophthalmology Surgical Equipment at Brockville General Hospital

Gananoque Lions Club Provides a Second Installation of $5,000 for Ophthalmology Surgical Equipment at Brockville General Hospital
From left to right are Gananoque Lions Club member Paul Tierney, BDH Foundation Chair Heather Halladay, and Gananoque Lions Club President Paul Robertson. – Submitted Photo Gananoque – On Thursday evening, September 20th, during the Gananoque Lions Club meeting, a $5,000 cheque was presented to Heather Halladay, Chair of the Brockville and District Hospital Foundation (BDHF). This $5,000 is the... Read More

CDSBEO Hosts Inspirational Faith Day Celebration

CDSBEO Hosts Inspirational Faith Day Celebration
Kemptville – Staff from the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario participated in a day of learning and reflection around the new spiritual theme Be Holy – Joy springs from a loving heart! Hosted at St. Joseph’s Catholic Secondary School in Cornwall, and broadcast live to five secondary school locations across the Board, members of the school community began the CDSBEO Faith Day with... Read More

Highlights from September 26 UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting

Highlights from September 26 UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting
Brockville – Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, September 26 to discuss several agenda items.  Rural Guidance Counsellor Pilot Project: Director Stephen Sliwa and Superintendent Ron Ferguson updated trustees on the Rural Guidance Counsellor Pilot Project. The project, which began in February 2017, has seen the Board invest $1.8 million in specialized provincial funding to boost guidance counsellor... Read More

Town of Gananoque Public Information Night Being Held Oct 30th, 2018

Town of Gananoque Public Information Night Being Held Oct 30th, 2018
Gananoque – The Town of Gananoque will be hosting a Public Information Night introducing the Federal Cannabis Act and how it will impact the local community. A progress report of the Town’s Strategic Plan will also be presented. Everyone is invited to attend. Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Time: 6:00 p.m. Location: Firehall Theatre (185 South Street) Agenda 6:00 pm: Welcome and Opening Remarks... Read More