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Record Checks Reform Saves Jobs, Revenue For Local Police, Says Provincial Government

Record Checks Reform Saves Jobs, Revenue For Local Police, Says Provincial Government
Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark welcomed Community Safety and Correctional Services Minister Michael Tibollo to Brockville to announce the Ontario government is cutting red tape to preserve local jobs and revenue for police services. Pictured, from the left, are Cornwall Police Chief Designate Danny Aikman, Brockville Police Deputy Chief Mark Noonan, MPP Clark, Minister Tibollo, Gananoque Police... Read More

Federal By-election to Be Held Dec. 3rd for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes

Federal By-election to Be Held Dec. 3rd for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes
Ottawa – A federal by-election has been called for Monday, December 3rd for the federal riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes. The by-election will fill the seat left vacant after the death of longtime Conservative MP Gord Brown, who passed away suddenly after suffering a heart attack in his Parliament Hill office in May. The federal government had until... Read More

Three Local Businesses Honoured with 2018 Ben TeKamp Memorial Award

Three Local Businesses Honoured with 2018 Ben TeKamp Memorial Award
BROCKVILLE – Shining a spotlight on outstanding Leeds and Grenville entrepreneurs, winners for the 2018 Ben TeKamp Memorial Award  were announced at the Aquatarium in Brockville.  The award will presented to three exceptional businesses who have displayed a remarkable capacity to revitalize, a dedication to meet the changing needs of the community, and a creative approach for growth.  Business owners also exemplify the... Read More

Bells of Peace: 100 Bells will toll on November 11th

Bells of Peace: 100 Bells will toll on November 11th
On November 11, at the going down of the sun, communities across Canada will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War with the ringing of 100 bells. The ringing of bells emulates the moment in 1918 when church bells across Europe tolled as four years of war had come to an end. To engage youth in... Read More

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

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

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