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BGH welcomes patients from the Addictions and Mental Health program to the Donald B. Green Tower

BGH welcomes patients from the Addictions and Mental Health program to the Donald B. Green Tower
In the final move phase on November 26, Brockville General Hospital welcomed patients from the Addictions and Mental Health Program to the Donald B. Green Tower. Pictured is the new, innovative courtyard, available to patients in the Addictions and Mental Health Program. – Submitted Photo Brockville – Before breakfast on November 25th, Brockville General Hospital (BGH) welcomed 14 patients from... Read More

Five Mile Light House Nets Maintenance Fund

Five Mile Light House Nets Maintenance Fund
Elizabethtown-Kitley – After two years of planning and fundraising, the rebuild of the Five Mile Lighthouse is complete: the bills are paid and Elizabethtown-Kitley Township is left with $11,300.00 for future maintenance and/or investments on the site. At a virtual meeting on Tuesday, Committee Chair Bob Runciman disclosed the project financials and proudly announced that a total of $218,363.00 was... Read More

30 hour Telethon for Palliative Care Presented $250 Thousand to BGH on Tuesday

30 hour Telethon for Palliative Care Presented $250 Thousand to BGH on Tuesday
Members form the 30-Hour Palliative Care Telethon committee presents a $250,000 cheque to Brockville General Hospital and the Brockville and District Hospital Foundation. – Submitted Photo Brockville – On November 24, during a small outdoor ceremony, lead organizers of the 30-Hour Telethon for Palliative Care presented a cheque for $250,000 to Brockville General Hospital and the Brockville and District Hospital... Read More

IJC announces new structure for its International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board

IJC announces new structure for its International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board
Ottawa – The International Joint Commission’s (IJC) Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board will decrease to a six-member Board with an equal number of members from the United States and Canada effective December 1, 2020. The Board sets the outflow from Lake Ontario in accordance with the provisions of an order of approval issued by the IJC in 2016. The re-structured Board will... Read More

YMCA of Eastern Ontario Moves to “Protect” Protocols

YMCA of Eastern Ontario Moves to “Protect” Protocols
Brockville/Kingston – The YMCA of Eastern Ontario will be moving to “protect” level protocols effective Monday, November 23 at its locations in Kingston and Brockville. “Since the outset of the pandemic, we have taken a proactive approach to the health and safety of everyone at the YMCA,” said Rob Adams, CEO, YMCA of Eastern Ontario. “Based on the information from... Read More

Loaves & Fishes Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser Being Held Nov. 27th & 28th

Loaves & Fishes Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser Being Held Nov. 27th & 28th
Annual Event Slightly Different This Year Due to Covid Brockville – The annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser in support of Brockville’s Loaves & Fishes is still being held this year, although slightly different due to Covid-19. The fundraiser which is usually held in the spring was postponed and was a one day event. This time it will be held over two... Read More

OPP Street Crime Unit Seizes Firearms North of Brockville

OPP Street Crime Unit Seizes Firearms North of Brockville
Elizabethtown-Kitley – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) has charged an Elizabethtown-Kitley Township resident after an investigation led to the seizure of firearms. On November 10, 2020, as part of an ongoing investigation, members of the Street Crime Unit, assisted by the OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU), Emergency Response Team (ERT) and OPP Canine... Read More

Brockville Metro Donates $1,000 in Gift Cards to Food Bank as Part of 2020 Rotary Thanksgiving Food Drive

Brockville Metro Donates $1,000 in Gift Cards to Food Bank as Part of 2020 Rotary Thanksgiving Food Drive
Submitted Photo Brockville – On Friday, November 6, at Metro Brockville, Manager Michael Newman (right) presented the Brockville and Area Food Bank Co-chair and Depot Manager JoAnne Sytsma (left) with $1,000 in gift cards as part of the 2020 Rotary Thanksgiving Food Drive. Another great Brockville business who recognizes a community need. Thank-you! Read More

BGH: “Thank you 20 MILLION times”

BGH: “Thank you 20 MILLION times”
Brockville General Hospital accepts a $20 million cheque from the Brockville and District Hospital Foundation. This cheque covers the community portion towards BGH’s Donald B. Green Tower, which opened to patients on October 24. Brockville – As part of the community share of the newly opened Donald B. Green Tower, the Brockville and District Hospital Foundation presented a $20 million... Read More

CLARK MARKS OPENING OF BGH TOWER WITH INVESTMENT IN NEW BEDS 

CLARK MARKS OPENING OF BGH TOWER WITH INVESTMENT IN NEW BEDS 
BROCKVILLE GENERAL TO RECEIVE OVER $1.3 MILLION  TO BRING 11 BEDS INTO OPERATION AHEAD OF SCHEDULE  Brockville — The Ontario government is providing Brockville General Hospital with more than $1.3 million to accelerate the process of bringing 11 additional beds into operation, says Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark. Clark made the announcement today as he joined hospital... Read More