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Lanark County Ambulances Save Lives F.A.S.T.

Lanark County Ambulances Save Lives F.A.S.T.
Lanark – To increase awareness of the symptoms associated with strokes, the Lanark County Paramedic Service has partnered with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada to raise awareness about strokes. There are now F.A.S.T. decals on the sides of Lanark County ambulances. F.A.S.T. is the acronym that helps people to remember the major signs of strokes: Face – is... Read More

Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital: Bringing The Specialist To You

Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital: Bringing The Specialist To You
Carleton Place – It’s a simple way to connect with specialists – without even leaving town. Telemedicine links patients and health care providers using two-way, secure video-conferencing. It can help improve access to care and reduce wait times. A Telemedicine appointment is just like a regular appointment, only the health care provider is on a monitor and uses tele-diagnostic equipment to... Read More

Perth and District Collegiate Institute Sweeps 2018 Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Soccer Championships

Perth and District Collegiate Institute Sweeps 2018 Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Soccer Championships
Perth – Perth and District Collegiate Institute (PDCI) swept the 2018 Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Soccer Championships on Tuesday, defeating the North Grenville District High School (NGDHS) Knights 4-3 in the boys’ final and 1-0 in the girls’ final. The boys’ final came down to a shootout in which PDCI goalie Matthew Frazer held off the Knights. Fisher Horn, Braden Topping, Lucas... Read More

Leeds Grenville Lanark District Health Unit: Getting the Facts on Cannabis

Leeds Grenville Lanark District Health Unit: Getting the Facts on Cannabis
Brockville – With the upcoming legalization of Cannabis on October 17, 2018, the Leeds Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit’s website has reliable and evidence-based health information for our communities.  We have collaborated with our many partners to develop and share this information, realizing we all have a role to play in protecting the health of our youth and our families.... Read More

Does Your JK Child Need Help With Speech and Language? Language Express Can Help!

Does Your JK Child Need Help With Speech and Language?  Language Express Can Help!
Sometimes when children start Junior Kindergarten it becomes clear that they are struggling with speech, language, or literacy skills.  This is also when problems with stuttering often start or get worse.  Check your child’s speech and language development using the checklists at www.language-express.ca.  If your child is not meeting one or more of the milestones, contact Language Express right away. Don’t... Read More

Frost Advisory for Our Entire Region Tonight

Frost Advisory for Our Entire Region Tonight
Brockville – A Frost advisory is in effect for Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Smiths Falls, Lanark, Morrisburg, SD&G, Kingston & Ottawa! Frost may damage some crops in frost-prone areas. Temperatures are expected to drop to near the freezing mark tonight. Frost is less likely for areas near Lake Ontario where temperatures are expected to remain a few degrees above the freezing mark.... Read More

UCDSB and CDSBEO in Conjunction with Health Units Host Two More Public Sessions on Non-Medical Cannabis

UCDSB and CDSBEO in Conjunction with Health Units Host Two More Public Sessions on Non-Medical Cannabis
Brockville – The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB), Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO), Eastern Ontario Health Unit, and the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit are hosting one public meeting and one online live broadcast next week. These sessions are designed to help inform our schools and communities of how to manage the changes in legalization of non-medical cannabis... Read More

Leeds, Grenville Lanark District Health Unit: Let’s talk about health services

Leeds, Grenville Lanark District Health Unit: Let’s talk about health services
Access to health services is one way you can protect and promote your health. Health services are a social determinant of health and valuable investment for all communities.  Being able to go to a health care provider to prevent illness, when you are sick or to support your recovery is an important part of our realizing our own potential. Why... Read More

UCDSB Encourages Participation in Education Reform Consultations

UCDSB Encourages Participation in Education Reform Consultations
Brockville– The provincial government has launched its period for public consultation on education reform. The Upper Canada District School Board encourages parents, staff, students and community partners to take this opportunity to provide their insight. “All UCDSB staff and trustees want our students to have curriculum that is strong and modern, and that will provide them with the skills they need to succeed... Read More

CDSBEO Hosts Inspirational Faith Day Celebration

CDSBEO Hosts Inspirational Faith Day Celebration
Kemptville – Staff from the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario participated in a day of learning and reflection around the new spiritual theme Be Holy – Joy springs from a loving heart! Hosted at St. Joseph’s Catholic Secondary School in Cornwall, and broadcast live to five secondary school locations across the Board, members of the school community began the CDSBEO Faith Day with... Read More