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Brockville Rifles welcome Allan Bird as new Honorary Colonel

Brockville Rifles welcome Allan Bird as new Honorary Colonel
Brockville – The Brockville Rifles formally welcomed Allan Bird CSTJ CD FRHSC as the new Honorary Colonel during a physically-distanced ceremony at The Brockville Rifles, held on September 10th. The position of Honorary Colonel is the symbolic head and mentor of the regimental family. It is also a key position for engagement with local communities, a vital connection for a... Read More

BROCKVILLE RESIDENTS, CATHERINE & JOHN MACDONALD TREAT LOCAL RETIREMENT RESIDENCES AND LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES TO TIM HORTONS SMILE COOKIES

BROCKVILLE RESIDENTS, CATHERINE & JOHN MACDONALD TREAT LOCAL RETIREMENT RESIDENCES AND LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES TO TIM HORTONS SMILE COOKIES
Pictured are several residents from Mapleview Lodge in Athens, ON enjoying their Smile Cookies – Submitted Photo Brockville –  Community philanthropists, John and Catherine Macdonald kindly approached the Brockville and District Hospital Foundation and offered to share Smile Cookies during Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Week with the residents in all of the local retirement residences and Long Term Care facilities.... Read More

Brockville Police Reports – September 21, 2020

Brockville Police Reports – September 21, 2020
Brockville – Police reports from the Brockville Police Service from September 18 to 21, 2020. Break and Enter: On the 21st of September 2020 at 3:00 AM the Brockville Police responded to an alarm at “Seaway Gas” on Stewart Boulevard. One suspect was captured on video entering the gas station, but he has not been identified at this point. The... Read More

OPP POLICE RECORD CHECKS UPDATE

OPP POLICE RECORD CHECKS UPDATE
ORILLIA – As the economy continues to recover from the pandemic, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is committed to improving customer service for citizens seeking police record checks. Due to COVID-19, the OPP is currently experiencing a high volume of police record check requests. Current processing times are four to six weeks. The OPP is working on improving the technical capacities of... Read More

Ontario Set to Fund Expansion of Local Covid-19 Testing

Ontario Set to Fund Expansion of Local Covid-19 Testing
Photo Courtesy of MPP Steve Clark/Facebook Brockville – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark announced today a three-part strategy to increase the availability of COVID-19 testing across the region. “With the return to school and continued reopening of our economy, I recognize the challenges the increased demand for testing has caused for families and individuals as well as... Read More

Brockville Culture Days Returns For 2020 Same Festival, Only Different

Brockville Culture Days Returns For 2020 Same Festival, Only Different
Brockville – Brockville Culture Days will be returning for a sixth year in 2020 with a slightly augmented format and a new, expanded duration. This year Culture Days will run from Friday September 25th to Sunday October 25th. As well Culture Days has bolstered their online platform to accommodate a move to a digital delivery of events and content to compensate... Read More

City of Brockville Announces New Fire Chief

City of Brockville Announces New Fire Chief
Brockville – The City of Brockville is pleased to announce the hiring of David Lazenby as the Fire Chief of the Brockville Fire Department following an in-depth hiring process. Mr. Lazenby has experience in the fire service at the senior leadership level having held various roles in Canada and in the United Kingdom (UK). Mr. Lazenby’s career began in the UK... Read More

GET A SMILE, GIVE A SMILE AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE – TIM HORTONS® ANNUAL SMILE COOKIE FUNDRAISER RETURNS

GET A SMILE, GIVE A SMILE AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE – TIM HORTONS® ANNUAL SMILE COOKIE FUNDRAISER RETURNS
For just one week only, September 16 – 22, the full $1 from every Smile Cookie sold will be donated to local charities, hospitals, and community programs across Canada TORONTO – What’s better than a cookie that tastes good? A cookie that does good! Tim Hortons® annual Smile Cookie campaign is back on September 16, raising money for 550 local... Read More

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Cases Update – September 14, 2020

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Cases Update – September 14, 2020
September 14, 2020 – *Cases are reported from data collected at 4:00pm yesterday. 1 new case reported in today’s report. 0 cases in hospital (new case is in Lanark East) Total of 367 cases and 52 deaths in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark. 313 of cases recovered (Recovered cases do not include deaths). For clarification of any case information, please email... Read More