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TIFAA 36th Annual Art Show September 15th, 16th & 22nd & 23rd, 2018

TIFAA 36th Annual Art Show September 15th, 16th & 22nd & 23rd, 2018
Mallorytown Landing – The Thousand Islands Fine Art Association (TIFAA) is hosting its 36th annual Art Show on September 15th and 16th, and on the following weekend, September 22nd and 23rd. The show will be held at the Thousand Island National Park Visitor Center, located on the Parkway at Mallorytown Landing. Everyone is welcome during the opening hours from 10:00... Read More

Michael Barrett supports petition against Bill C-75

Michael Barrett supports petition against Bill C-75
Brockville – Michael Barrett, candidate for the Conservative Party of Canada in Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, says he is concerned about Bill C-75, a Bill of more than 300 pages tabled by the Liberal government in the spring that makes sweeping changes to the Criminal Code. He notes that a petition started by the Honourable Rob Nicholson is available... Read More

Annual Thousand Island Parkway Run (TIP) Mark Darroch 21.1k and James K Carlyle 5k Being Held Saturday

Annual Thousand Island Parkway Run (TIP) Mark Darroch 21.1k and James K Carlyle 5k Being Held Saturday
Rockport – The 31st annual Brockville Road Runners Club Mark Darroch Half Marathon and James K. Carlyle 5K races are being held this Saturday, September 8th in Rockport. Both courses are certified as to accuracy of total length by Athletics Canada and each is comprised of an out (eastbound) and back (westbound) route along the Thousand Islands Parkway. The start... Read More

OPP Search For Boy Missing In St. Lawrence River

OPP Search For Boy Missing In St. Lawrence River
Rockport – On September 1, 2018 at approximately 4:00 p.m. Leeds County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a possible drowning on the St. Lawrence River, west of Rockport. It was reported that five people had been thrown into the water when the boat they were in capsized. Four people were rescued, but an 11-year old boy... Read More

Gananoque Fire Service administered Narcan to patient who was experiencing overdose related symptoms

Gananoque Fire Service administered Narcan to patient who was experiencing overdose related symptoms
Gananoque – On August 29, 2018 The Gananoque Fire Service and Gananoque Police Service attended a medical call to assist Emergency Medical Services with patient who was experiencing overdose related symptoms. Upon responding The Gananoque Fire Service successfully administered Narcan to the unconscious and unresponsive patient. The male become alert and was transported to Kingston General Hospital for further medical... Read More

Joe Baptista launches his re-election campaign in TLTI

Joe Baptista launches his re-election campaign in TLTI
Danny Roantree chauffeured a busload of lively supporters from the north end of the Township. – Submitted Photo Rockport – Rural municipal campaigns across Eastern Ontario are gearing up. Joe Baptista, who wants to be Mayor of the Township of Leeds & 1000 Islands again, rolled out his re-election platform yesterday.  About 130 campaign volunteers gathered at the Rockport Barn,... Read More

Gananoque Police Charge 80 Year-old For Unauthorized Use of Credit Card

Gananoque Police Charge 80 Year-old For Unauthorized Use of Credit Card
Gananoque – On July 9, 2018 the Gananoque Police Service commenced an investigation because of a report of a Gananoque resident reporting he had over $8000 in Visa transactions charged to his credit card which he was not responsible for. The victim hired a male to do a job for him at his residence and gave the accused his Visa... Read More

Michael Barrett urges minister to send Canada 150 Rink to Gananoque

Michael Barrett urges minister to send Canada 150 Rink to Gananoque
Brockville – Michael Barrett, candidate for the Conservative Party of Canada in Leeds-Grenville- Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, has urged Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism to donate the Canada 150 Rink to Gananoque. In a letter to the Minister on August 20, he notes the efforts by the community and by supporters who live outside of Gananoque... Read More

You Provide the Student, We’ll Provide the Rest!

You Provide the Student, We’ll Provide the Rest!
Brockville – As parents and students pick up last minute items in preparation of the 2018-2019 school year, the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) wants to remind UCDSB families that they don’t need to buy pencils, erasers or other such common classroom items. All UCDSB schools provide students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 with the necessary regular classroom supplies,... Read More