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Great Lakes Water Levels Webinar – Friday, July 17, 2020

Great Lakes Water Levels Webinar – Friday, July 17, 2020
You are invited to a Great Lakes water levels webinar hosted by the International Lake Superior Board of Control, the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board and the International Niagara Board of Control. The webinar will take place on Friday, July 17 from noon to 1:30 pm (EDT) in English. This webinar will provide an overview of why the Great Lakes are at... Read More

Local health units announce regional approach to mandatory masks 

Local health units announce regional approach to mandatory masks 
As of Tuesday, July 7 at 12:01am businesses must adopt a policy for facial coverings/masks to be worn inside enclosed public spaces/settings that are openly accessible to the public across Eastern Ontario. Eastern Ontario – Today Medical Officers of Health from Eastern Ontario Health Unit; Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit; Renfrew County and District Health and Ottawa Public... Read More

DRIVER ARRESTED FOR IMPAIRED AFTER LEAVING THE SCENE

DRIVER ARRESTED FOR IMPAIRED AFTER LEAVING THE SCENE
Leeds & 1000 Islands Twsp. – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a single vehicle collision. On June 21, 2020 at about 10:45 p.m. Officers from the Thousand Islands office responded to reports of a single vehicle collision on Outlet Road, Leeds and the Thousand Islands Township. The driver of the vehicle... Read More

Leeds OPP Weekly Police Reports

Leeds OPP Weekly Police Reports
Leeds County – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continue to conduct proactive patrols and investigate calls from the public. Break and enter at cottage On June 11, 2020 at about 7:30 p.m. officers from the Rideau Lakes office responded to reports of a break and enter in progress on Jones Falls Road, South... Read More

Three Drivers Charged With Impaired Over The Weekend in Leeds County

Three Drivers Charged With Impaired Over The Weekend in Leeds County
Leeds County – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged three drivers with impaired driving over the weekend. On June 5, 2020 at about 12:30 p.m. officers observed a vehicle driving erratically on Highway 401, Front of Yonge Township. A traffic stop was conducted and the investigation led to a 28 year-old man of... Read More

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark gets green light to participate in Stage 2 re-opening

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark gets green light to participate in Stage 2 re-opening
Brockville – Ontario has given the green light for some regions to open up Friday, June 12, 2020 at 12:01 am as part of their Stage 2 plan. In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and local health officials, the government is easing restrictions in communities where it is safe to do so, based on trends of key public health indicators such... Read More

National Headquarters announces $3 million for Branches

National Headquarters announces $3 million for Branches
Volunteer-run Branches facing trouble in the wake of COVID-19 OTTAWA – In an unprecedented move, the Legion’s National Headquarters will release a total of 3 million dollars to help struggling Branches in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Dominion Command Executive Council made a landmark decision to release the funds from the Legion’s national reserves, in order to provide... Read More

Old Bastards Vintage Motorcycle Club Donates to Food Banks & Women’s Shelters Around Eastern Ontario

Old Bastards Vintage Motorcycle Club Donates to Food Banks & Women’s Shelters Around Eastern Ontario
Brockville – The Old Bastards Vintage Motorcycle Club (OBVMC) has made numerous donations to local & regional food banks and women’s shelters recently. Donations of $500 each was donated to The Table Community Food Centre – Perth, Smiths Falls Community Food Bank, Portland Food Bank, Loaves & Fishes – Brockville, R.O.L.L. Aid Centre Food Bank – Seeley’s Bay, Delta Food... Read More

IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s Being Held Sunday, Virtually!

IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s Being Held Sunday, Virtually!
Brockville – The annual IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s is being held this Sunday, May 31st, but this time it is virtual do to covid-19. Normally there is a Brockville & Gananoque walk held each year. All Alzheimer Societies across Canada will unite to bring you this special event: the 2020 IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s – online.... Read More

Health Unit warns to take precautions during high heat and humidity

Health Unit warns to take precautions during high heat and humidity
Brockville – Due to high temperatures and humidex levels Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for this week.  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... Read More