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Yonge in Bloom’s 18th Hidden Garden Tour Being Held This Saturday

Yonge in Bloom’s 18th Hidden Garden Tour Being Held This Saturday
Brockville – Yonge in Bloom’s 18th Hidden Garden Tour is being held this Saturday, July 13th. The tour of beautiful local gardens is being held from 9:00am to 3:00pm, rain or shine! Tickets purchased in advance are $15, or $20 on location on tour day. Tea and lunch included. Tickets on sale at Purcell’s Freshmart, Mallorytown and Brockville Tourism Office,... Read More

“Record Outflows to Continue Through the Summer”: The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board

“Record Outflows to Continue Through the Summer”: The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board
Cornwall – The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board said in a media release issued on July 8th that water levels are declining throughout the system as warmer, drier weather and record Lake Ontario outflows of 10,400 m3/s (367,270 cubic feet per second) continue. At its meeting on July 5th, the Board reached consensus to maintain the current outflow, which is... Read More

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

OPP CONDUCT AGGRESSIVE DRIVING CAMPAIGN AS SPEEDERS CONTINUE TO MAKE ROADS UNSAFE

OPP CONDUCT AGGRESSIVE DRIVING CAMPAIGN AS SPEEDERS CONTINUE TO MAKE ROADS UNSAFE
ORILLIA – With Ontario highways and roads about to see some of the highest traffic volumes of the year, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be targeting aggressive drivers over the Canada Day Long Weekend.   The OPP responded to 64 speed-related collisions during last year’s Canada Day Long Weekend, three of which resulted in the loss of life. Officers laid 7,393 speeding charges over the... Read More

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs: International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs: International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board
Cornwall – The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board says it 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 m 3 /s (367,270 cfs),... 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

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained above navigation limit: International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained above navigation limit: International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board
Cornwall – The Board is actively exploring deviating beyond an outflow of 10,400 m3/s (367,270 cfs) reached on June 13th, with the intent to provide relief to shoreline stakeholders upstream of the Moses-Saunders Power Dam.   Before undertaking higher flows, the Board is communicating with stakeholders to assess the impacts of these additional flows, to provide them an opportunity to... Read More

Lake Ontario outflows to be increased above navigation limit

Lake Ontario outflows to be increased above navigation limit
Cornwall – The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board (Board) will continue to increase outflows to provide relief to shoreline interests on Lake Ontario after it agreed to raise flows above the regulation plan’s maximum L-Limit, considered to be the safe threshold for commercial navigation. Outflows reached 10,200 m3/s (360,200 cfs) yesterday and the Board will commence incrementally... Read More