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CRCA ISSUES WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK

CRCA ISSUES WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK
Kingston – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook today. The ground is saturated in many areas and is still frozen in some parts of the region. Except for isolated patches of snow and ice, the ground is bare. The current ground conditions can lead to high runoff from rainfall due to... Read More

ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL IMPAIRED STOPPED

ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL IMPAIRED STOPPED
LEEDS –   Officers of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped another impaired driver after finding him asleep at the wheel. On April 12, 2019 at about 11:15 p.m. OPP officers stopped a vehicle on County Road 42 in Athens Township after the driver was found asleep with a revving engine. The driver was arrested for Impaired Driving and... Read More

Impaired Drivers Charged in Leeds County: Investigation Ongoing

Impaired Drivers Charged in Leeds County: Investigation Ongoing
LEEDS –   Officers of the Leeds County Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are continuing investigations into incidents involving impaired drivers. On April 4, 2019, just after midnight, OPP officers received a complaint about a vehicle on Temperance lake Road in Elizabethtown – Kitley Township. After an investigation 23 year old Tyler BERRYof Leeds and the Thousand Islands Township was arrested... Read More

OPP Have Tresspass Concerns at Rock Dunder

OPP Have Tresspass Concerns at Rock Dunder
LEEDS –   Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) remind hikers that a local nature reserve hiking trail is not yet open. Leeds OPP has been advised on numerous occasions of people trespassing at Rock Dunder Nature Reserve, located near Seeley’s Bay in Leeds and the Thousand Islands Township. Leeds OPP Acting Inspector Nancy Graves advises that, “While the OPP will... Read More

TRANSPARENCY MEASURES TO REVEAL TRUE COST OF CARBON TAX

TRANSPARENCY MEASURES TO REVEAL TRUE COST OF CARBON TAX
ONTARIO TO REQUIRE GASOLINE PUMPS, NATURAL GAS BILLS TO REFLECT INCREASED COST OF FEDERAL CARBON TAX  BROCKVILLE – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark says Ontario’s government is standing up for the people by introducing a series of transparency measures that will prevent the federal government from hiding the true cost of its job-killing carbon tax. “Instead of punishing... Read More

Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Basketball Championships being held April 9th – 11th, 2019

Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Basketball Championships being held April 9th – 11th, 2019
Perth – The Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Basketball Championships will take place on Tuesday, April 9 and Thursday, April 11 atPerth and District Collegiate Institute (PDCI) in Perth. Hosted by Perth and District Collegiate Institute, games will take place in the gymnasiums of PDCI and The Stewart School. The girls’ event takes place April 9 and will involve teams from PDCI,Carleton Place High... Read More

CARBON TAX ON HOSPITALS WILL HAVE IMPACT ON PATIENTS: CLARK

CARBON TAX ON HOSPITALS WILL HAVE IMPACT ON PATIENTS: CLARK
BROCKVILLE – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark says Ontario’s government is working for the people by fighting againstincreased costs to public institutions caused by the costly federal carbon tax. Rod Phillips, Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks joined Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, today to talk about how the federal government’s... Read More

MPP CLARK FIGHTING TO MAKE LIFE MORE AFFORDABLE FOR DRIVERS

MPP CLARK FIGHTING TO MAKE LIFE MORE AFFORDABLE FOR DRIVERS
ONTARIO ANNOUNCES END OF OUTDATED DRIVE CLEAN PROGRAM AND VOWS TO CONTINUE TO STAND AGAINST FEDERAL CARBON TAX BROCKVILLE – The Ontario government is putting people first and making life more convenient and affordable for drivers by ending Ontario’s ineffective Drive Clean program, while continuing the fight against the newly imposed federal carbon tax. “We promised to be a government that... Read More

Gananoque & District Humane Society Hosting Annual Chili Cook-Off and Pie Contest April 6th

Gananoque & District Humane Society Hosting Annual Chili Cook-Off and Pie Contest April 6th
Lansdowne – The Gananoque & District Humane Society are holding their annual Chili Cook-Off fundraiser with a new Pie Contest this Saturday, April 6th in Lansdowne. Come out between 11:00am and 3:00pm to the Lansdowne Community Hall, 1 Jessie St., Lansdowne to taste and vote for the awesome chilis but please leave room for pie! Admission is free and it... Read More

Leeds County OPP Nab More Impaired Drivers

Leeds County OPP Nab More Impaired Drivers
LEEDS –   Officers of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are continuing investigations into incidents involving impaired drivers. On March 22, 2019 at around 2:53 p.m. Thousand Islands OPP officers entered into an impaired driving investigation on Wolfe Island. 42 year old Collin Daniel MOSIER of Kingston was arrested for driving with more than 80 Mgs of alcohol in his... Read More