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Health Unit: Presence of West Nile Virus Found in Mosquitoes in Perth

Health Unit: Presence of West Nile Virus Found in Mosquitoes in Perth
Brockville – The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit has been actively monitoring mosquitoes for West Nile Virus (WNV) this season. The recent sampling in Perth has identified mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus. This virus is spread to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. The risk of illness from WNV is low; most people will not develop... Read More

Health Unit Hosting Rabies Vaccination Clinics

Health Unit Hosting Rabies Vaccination Clinics
Brockville – Together with partner veterinarians and municipalities, the Health Unit is offering the community Rabies Vaccination Clinics throughout the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark Counties. The Rabies Vaccination Clinics will be held on Sept 12th and 19th.  To find out locations where clinics will be held, call 1-800-660-5853 or visit the Health Unit website at http://healthunit.org/clinics-classes/rabies-clinic. The goal of hosting these... Read More

30th Annual 1000 Island Poker Run Taking Place Saturday

30th Annual 1000 Island Poker Run Taking Place Saturday
Brockville – The 30th annual 1000 Island Poker Run is set to take place this Saturday, August 18th starting out in Kingston with stops in Brockville, Prescott and Gananoque. More than 80 performance boats will dock in the Confederation Basin Marina, on public display Friday afternoon and Saturday morning. When the flag drops at 10 AM on Saturday, the fleet... Read More

Leeds Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit: Preventing West Nile Virus Infections

Leeds Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit: Preventing West Nile Virus Infections
Brockville – The Leeds Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit would like to inform our citizens that we have continued with the mosquito surveillance program once again. This program started the last week of June will be carried through until the end of September. Should you see one of our traps in your neighbourhood, please do not disturb it. These... Read More

Gananoque Police Reports – August 8, 2018

Gananoque Police Reports – August 8, 2018
Gananoque – Police reports from the Gananoque Police Service from August 5 to 7, 2018. August 7, 2018: The Gananoque Police Service and students with the Youth in Policing Initiative (YIPI) conducted a town wide bottle drive in support of the Positive Opportunity Partnership (POP) program. Several volunteers assisted members of the police service in making the event a success,... Read More

Health Unit: Heat Warning Possible this Weekend

Health Unit: Heat Warning Possible this Weekend
Brockville – Temperatures and humidex levels may possibly reach heat warning levels this Sunday and Monday. A combination of heat and high humidity can be hazardous to your health. Conditions during high heat and humidity have the potential to cause dehydration, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and in some cases death. Dr. Paula Stewart, Medical Officer of Health for the Leeds,... Read More

List of Municipal Candidates For Gananoque as of Monday, July 23, 2018

List of Municipal Candidates For Gananoque as of Monday, July 23, 2018
Gananoque – Here is the list of municipal candidates for the October municipal elections for the Town of Gananoque as of Monday, July 23, 2018. Deadline for nomination submissions is this Friday, July 27, 2018. Mayor Brian Brooks Christine Milks Councillor Terry Ferguson Matt Harper Dennis O’Connor Anne T. Warren Harold Tulk David Osmond Lynn Pretsell Allison McNaught Joe Jansen... Read More

Great Lakes-St. Lawrence shipping adds 180,000 jobs, $26 billion to Canadian economy: New Study

Great Lakes-St. Lawrence shipping adds 180,000 jobs, $26 billion to Canadian economy: New Study
Ottawa – Cargo shipments to ports on the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River waterway generate CDN$60 billion worth of economic activity and 328,500 jobs in Canada and the U.S., according to a new study released today. That breaks down to 181,000 jobs and CDN$26 billion in economic activity in Ontario and Quebec. The Economic Impacts of Maritime Shipping in the Great... Read More

5th Annual TIBM Boat Show & Parade Being Held Saturday July 14th

5th Annual TIBM Boat Show & Parade Being Held Saturday July 14th
Gananoque – The Thousand Islands Boat Museum (TIBM) in Gananoque is hosting their 5th Annual Boat Show and Parade this Saturday, July 14th. The event runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm at the Thousand Islands Boat Museum, 125 Water Street, in Gananoque. There will be a collection of boats, old and new, large and small that will float past the Museum.... Read More