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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 levels 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... Read More

152nd Birthday of Canada Being Celebrated on Monday Throughout Leeds-Grenville

152nd Birthday of Canada Being Celebrated on Monday Throughout Leeds-Grenville
Leeds-Grenville – Canadians celebrate Canada’s 152nd birthday on Monday, July 1st and there are many events planned to celebrate throughout the Leeds and Grenville area tomorrow.   Brockville:   The annual Canada Day procession will start from City Hall at 11:45am and march down King Street to CourtHouse Ave, to the CourtHouse Green for the official Canada Day Ceremony.  ... Read More

Power Knocked Out During Storm Last Night – Some Areas in Our Region Still Affected

Power Knocked Out During Storm Last Night – Some Areas in Our Region Still Affected
Brockville – The storm that blew through our area on Saturday night knocked out power to a number of areas throughout our region.   As of this morning at 9:00am there are still areas without power, including pockets in Elizabethtown-Kitley, Athens, Front of Yonge, Rideau Lakes, Augusta, Merrickville-Wolford as well as areas in Lanark County.   For more information and... 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

Trustees Approve Special Education Pilot Project for 2019-20 School Year

Trustees Approve Special Education Pilot Project for 2019-20 School Year
Brockville – As part of ongoing efforts to modernize programming for students, Superintendent Ron Ferguson presented a review of the district’s Special Education Program at the May 22 Board meeting. The review contained recommendations that would enhance the current direction for delivering special education in the Upper Canada District School Board. The recommendations presented were the result of a review... Read More

Finalists Announced for the 6th Annual MyView Film Festival!

Finalists Announced for the 6th Annual MyView Film Festival!
Brockville – Youth ages 10-24 across Eastern Ontario were busy this spring making short videos about something important to them.  Nine original local films have been nominated as finalists for the 2019 MyView Youth Film Festival. Precious Cargo by Joy Covey from Brockville Barbie and Ken by Mackenzie Ball from Kemptville Simple Math by Max Benda from Smiths Falls I am I &... Read More

Brockville Rotary’s Annual Lobsterfest Being Held May 31st at Brockville Legion

Brockville Rotary’s Annual Lobsterfest Being Held May 31st at Brockville Legion
Brockville – Join both Rotary Clubs of Brockville is they host their annual Lobsterfest on Friday, May 31st this time being held at the Brockville Legion on Park Street. There will be two sittings, one at at 5:30 and one at 7:15 pm, in the upper hall of the legion. Same great food and service, good cheer, alcohol bar, background... Read More

CRCA ISSUES WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK

CRCA ISSUES WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK
Kingston – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook today. The ground is saturated in many areas and is still frozen in some parts of the region. Except for isolated patches of snow and ice, the ground is bare. The current ground conditions can lead to high runoff from rainfall due to... Read More

Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Basketball Championships being held April 9th – 11th, 2019

Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Basketball Championships being held April 9th – 11th, 2019
Perth – The Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Basketball Championships will take place on Tuesday, April 9 and Thursday, April 11 atPerth and District Collegiate Institute (PDCI) in Perth. Hosted by Perth and District Collegiate Institute, games will take place in the gymnasiums of PDCI and The Stewart School. The girls’ event takes place April 9 and will involve teams from PDCI,Carleton Place High... Read More