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Upper Canada District School Board issues layoffs to 25 Para-Professionals

Upper Canada District School Board issues layoffs to 25 Para-Professionals
Brockville – The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) has issued layoff notices to 25 para-professional employees.  At the June 20th, 2019 board meeting, the Upper Canada District School Board approved a 1.3 million dollar decrease in funding for Para-Professionals.  These professionals include child and youth workers and behaviourists (Student Support Partners).  This position was eliminated.  These front-line workers provided... Read More

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs: International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs: International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board
Cornwall – The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board says it is doing everything possible to provide all possible relief to Lake Ontario and upper St. Lawrence River residents, while considering impacts throughout the system. During its meeting on 21 June, the Board decided to maintain outflows at their current record-high levels, 10,400 m 3 /s (367,270 cfs),... Read More

TWO MORE IMPAIRED DRIVERS STOPPED

TWO MORE IMPAIRED DRIVERS STOPPED
LEEDS – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged two more impaired drivers. On June 15, 2019 at about 11.00 p.m. Leeds County officers stopped a man for a traffic related offence on Stewart Boulevard in Brockville. The driver Jakob WESTLAKE-BOYER, 21 years old of Brockville was arrested for driving with more than 80 mg... Read More

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs
The Board is doing everything possible to provide all possible relief to Lake Ontario and upper St. Lawrence River residents, while considering impacts throughout the system. During its meeting on 21 June, the Board decided to maintain outflows at their current record-high  levels, 10,400 m3/s (367,270 cfs), for the next week considering there is very little  capacity for passing water... Read More

STUNT DRIVERS STOPPED AFTER USING THE HIGHWAY AS A RACE TRACK

STUNT DRIVERS STOPPED AFTER USING THE HIGHWAY AS A RACE TRACK
LEEDS –  Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have stopped four more stunt drivers. On June 16, 2019, shortly after 9:30 a.m., officers of the Leeds Detachment received multiple traffic complaints concerning four vehicles racing eastbound on Highway 401. The vehicles were located near Mallorytown and found to be travelling 68 kilometers per hour over... Read More

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained above navigation limit: International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained above navigation limit: International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board
Cornwall – The Board is actively exploring deviating beyond an outflow of 10,400 m3/s (367,270 cfs) reached on June 13th, with the intent to provide relief to shoreline stakeholders upstream of the Moses-Saunders Power Dam.   Before undertaking higher flows, the Board is communicating with stakeholders to assess the impacts of these additional flows, to provide them an opportunity to... Read More

Marine Training Advisory for Rockport Area

Marine Training Advisory for Rockport Area
LEEDS – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with fire services from Leeds and Thousand Islands Township and Gananoque, fire and rescue Services in the United States, Canada Border Services, Canadian Coast Guard as well as Leeds-Grenville Ambulance will be executing a multi -jurisdictional Marine Training Day. On June 13, 2019 members of the OPP Marine Unit will... Read More

Lake Ontario outflows to be increased above navigation limit

Lake Ontario outflows to be increased above navigation limit
Cornwall – The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board (Board) will continue to increase outflows to provide relief to shoreline interests on Lake Ontario after it agreed to raise flows above the regulation plan’s maximum L-Limit, considered to be the safe threshold for commercial navigation. Outflows reached 10,200 m3/s (360,200 cfs) yesterday and the Board will commence incrementally... Read More

MPP CLARK CELEBRATES ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF ONTARIO’S GOVERNMENT FOR THE PEOPLE

MPP CLARK CELEBRATES ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY  OF ONTARIO’S GOVERNMENT FOR THE PEOPLE
BROCKVILLE — MPP Steve Clark celebrated the one-year anniversary since Ontario’s Government for the People took office by reflecting on 12 months of hard work to make life better for the families, individuals and job creators he represents in Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes. “I’m proud of the accomplishments we have made as a government over the past year for... Read More

Upper Canada District School Board Recognizes Excellence at 2019 Celebration Night

Upper Canada District School Board Recognizes Excellence at 2019 Celebration Night
Kempville – The Upper Canada District School Board recognized excellence in members of its staff and volunteers on Monday, June 3 during the school board’s 2019 Celebration Night. The awards ceremony was held at North Grenville District High School and celebrated recipients of the Upper Canada District School Board Service Excellence Award, Volunteer Recognition Award, and Director’s Award of Merit,... Read More