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All UCDSB Schools Will ReOpen Thursday Feb 14th, 2019

All UCDSB Schools Will ReOpen Thursday Feb 14th, 2019
Brockville – All schools and board offices within the Upper Canada District School Board will be open on Thursday, February 14, 2019.  We are looking forward to welcoming our students and staff back to school in the morning. All extended day programs and child care centers operating on our school properties will also be open.  Community use of schools will also... Read More

SUPPORTING FARMERS WITH BETTER LIVESTOCK COMPENSATION PROGRAM

SUPPORTING FARMERS WITH BETTER LIVESTOCK COMPENSATION PROGRAM
MPP CLARK DETAILS HOW CHANGES WILL REDUCE RED TAPE FOR PRODUCERS WHO FILE DAMAGE CLAIMS FOR WILDLIFE PREDATION  BROCKVILLE – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark toured an area beef farm today, highlighting how the Ontario government has made significant updates to the Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program to support farmers who lose livestock to predators. “I’ve heard directly... Read More

Ontario Takes Decisive Action to Help More Families with Autism

Ontario Takes Decisive Action to Help More Families with Autism
EASTERN ONTARIO – Ontario’s government for the people is bringing relief to 23,000 children and their families who are currently languishing on a waitlist for autism services. In an announcement at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Parliamentary Assistant Amy Fee and Minister of Children, Community and Social Services Lisa MacLeod outlined the widespread reforms to the Ontario Autism Program that... Read More

GOVERNMENT TO CONSULT ON MODERNIZATION OF REAL ESTATE LAWS

GOVERNMENT TO CONSULT ON MODERNIZATION OF REAL ESTATE LAWS
ONTARIANS WILL HAVE SAY ON FIRST REVIEW OF LEGISLATION IN 15 YEARS BROCKVILLE – For the first time in 15 years, the Ontario government is seeking public input on the modernization of laws governing real estate professionals to better reflect today’s market, reduce red tape while strengthening transparency and consumer protection. Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark welcomed... Read More

Rockport Winter Carnival February 6th to 10th, 2019

Rockport Winter Carnival February 6th to 10th, 2019
Rockport – The annual Rockport Winter Carnival is being held from February 6th to 10th in Rockport. List of events: Wednesday – Euchre @ 7 pm Thursday– Darts and Bingo @ 7 pm Friday– Shuffleboard @ 7 pm Friday Fireworks @ 8pm – TheRockport Barn (29 Old River Rd) Saturday Pancake Breakfast @ 9 am Horseshoes @ 11 am Kids Activities... Read More

TRUCK DRIVER CHARGED FOR EVADING OPP AND MTO WITH FALSE IDENTITY

TRUCK DRIVER CHARGED FOR EVADING OPP AND MTO WITH FALSE IDENTITY
LEEDS –  Officers of the Thousand Islands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continue to investigate a truck driver who provided a false identity to Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO). On January 29, 2019 at about 3:15 pm OPP officers responded to a request from MTO for assistance with a truck driver who attempted to evade an inspection station... Read More

BREAK AND ENTER SUSPECT STEALS TWO VEHICLES

BREAK AND ENTER SUSPECT STEALS TWO VEHICLES
LEEDS –   Officers of the Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continue to investigate two separate vehicle thefts and a related break and enter to a cottage. On January 26, 2019 at about 6:00 am OPP officers recovered a stolen pickup truck left on County Road 32. The truck was previously reported stolen from LaSalle,... Read More

Michael Barrett Sworn in as New Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes Today

Michael Barrett Sworn in as New Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes Today
Ottawa – Michael Barrett was sworn in as the new Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes today, January 28, 2019 on Parliament Hill. On hand were his family and close to 70 supporters from the riding. Following the ceremony his wife Amanda and they children gathered for a photograph. Later, he was introduced to the House of Commons... Read More

IMPAIRED NOVICE DRIVER KNOWS HOW TO DRAW ATTENTION

IMPAIRED NOVICE DRIVER KNOWS HOW TO DRAW ATTENTION
LEEDS-   Officers of the Leeds and the Thousand Islands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested an impaired driver after he was stopped for stunt driving. On January 22, 2019 at about 10:30 pm Leeds OPP officers were conducting patrol on Highway 401 in Leeds and the Thousand Islands Township when a westbound vehicle was stopped for the offence of stunt... Read More

ONTARIO SCORES HIGHEST GRADE EVER FOR RED TAPE REDUCTION

ONTARIO SCORES HIGHEST GRADE EVER FOR RED TAPE REDUCTION
MPP CLARK PROUD AFTER CFIB WELCOMES GOVERNMENT’S EFFORTS TO REDUCE REGULATORY BURDEN ON BUSINESS BROCKVILLE – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark says Ontario’s Government For the People is on the right track to reduce the regulatory burden that has for too long driven up the cost of doing business here. Clark made the comment today after Ontario... Read More