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Gananoque Santa Claus Parade Being Held This Saturday!

Gananoque Santa Claus Parade Being Held This Saturday!
Gananoque – The annual Gananoque Santa Claus Parade is being held this Saturday, November 24th. Hosted by the Gananoque BIA it begins at Gananoque & Intermediate Secondary School at 5:00pm and will head downtown along King Street making it’s final turn on Park Street. Visit with Santa and get a FREE photo at Town Park from 6-7 p.m. Please bring... Read More

Local School Boards Confronted with Unexpected Costs for Student Transportation

Local School Boards Confronted with Unexpected Costs for Student Transportation
Brockville – The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO) and the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) have recently presented to their trustees the annual year-end financial statements for 2017-2018. The main focus and area of concern for both English language school boards was the significant increase in costs related to the provision of local and rural student transportation, which resulted in... Read More

MPP CLARK TO HOST ANNUAL CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE ON DECEMBER 2

MPP CLARK TO HOST ANNUAL CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE ON DECEMBER 2
BROCKVILLE – With the Santa Claus Parade season in full swing, Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark is gearing up for his annual Community Christmas Open House. This year’s open house takes place on Sunday, December 2 at the Brockville Convention Centre, 7829 Kent Boulevard. Please note there is a time change this year as the event runs... Read More

PLAN FOR THE PEOPLE WILL HELP CREATE NEW JOBS, ECONOMIC GROWTH

PLAN FOR THE PEOPLE WILL HELP CREATE NEW JOBS, ECONOMIC GROWTH
MINISTER CLARK OUTLINES HOW GOVERNMENT IS MAKING ONTARIO OPEN FOR BUSINESS IN ADDRESS AT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT  KEMPTVILLE – In an address today at the 10th annual Leeds and Grenville Economic Development Summit, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Steve Clark detailed how the 2018 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review will help the government keep its promise to create and protect... Read More

ONTARIO’S GOVERNMENT FOR THE PEOPLE HELPS POLICE SAVE LIVES

ONTARIO’S GOVERNMENT FOR THE PEOPLE HELPS POLICE SAVE LIVES
CLARK WELCOMES REGULATORY CHANGE SO OFFICERS CAN ADMINISTER NALOXONE WITHOUT RISKING CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION IF UNSUCCESSFUL QUEEN’S PARK – Police officers in Ontario will no longer have to fear the prospect of being routinely subjected to a criminal investigation for administering naloxone in response to opioid overdoses, says Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark. “Our government is taking action... Read More

Annual Lyndhurst Santa Claus Parade Being Held Saturday

Annual Lyndhurst Santa Claus Parade Being Held Saturday
Lyndhurst – The annual Lyndhurst Santa Claus Parade is being held this Saturday, November 17th. The parade begins at 2pm sharp. Line up at the old school grounds on Oak St. at 12:30pm. No pre-registration required. Entry is free, please bring a donation to the food bank. Cash prizes for best floats! There will be free hot chocolate and hot... Read More

Marijuana Addiction: An Epidemic on The Horizon

Marijuana Addiction: An Epidemic on The Horizon
LEEDS & 1000 ISLANDS – Chris Fagan, the owner of the 1000 Islands Wellness and Treatment Centre, is sounding the alarm on what he identifies as an upcoming addiction crisis with Marijuana. Chris started his treatment and addiction centre as a result of his personal experience with Fentanyl addiction and he see’s the warning signs now that Marijuana has been legalized... Read More

Dominic LeBlanc and Mary Jean McFall join supporters in Brockville

Dominic LeBlanc and Mary Jean McFall join supporters  in Brockville
Brockville –  The Hon. Dominic LeBlanc, M.P. for Beauséjour,  joined Mary Jean McFall, Team Trudeau candidate for Leeds–Grenville–Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, to speak about the priorities of families throughout the region on Wednesday evening. “Today I had the pleasure of speaking with families in Leeds–Grenville–Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, and the message was clear: these communities need a strong... Read More

Highlights from the UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting held October 24

Highlights from the UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting held October 24
Brockville  – Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, October 24 to discuss several agenda items. Board Improvement Plan for Student Achievement and Wellness (BIPSAW): Principals of Teaching and Learning Jennifer McMaster and Shelly Corlyon discussed the 2018-19 BIPSAW. This plan sets out ways to improve student achievement in math and literacy. Under the plan,... 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