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Warmer Temperatures and Rain Could Cause Unsafe Conditions on Rivers and Lakes Throughout Rideau Watershed

Warmer Temperatures and Rain Could Cause Unsafe Conditions on Rivers and Lakes Throughout Rideau Watershed
Ottawa – Significant rainfall forecast for Monday and Tuesday along with melting snow can be expected to cause river flows and lake levels to rise. Going on iced over waterbodies is not advisable for the next several days until levels decline and colder temperatures can restore the integrity of the ice. As the snowmelt and rain runoff moves through the... Read More

Highlights from February 14th UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting

Highlights from February 14th UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting
Click Here to View February 14th Board Meeting Agenda Brockville – Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, February 14 th, 2018 to discuss several agenda items: South Grenville District High School Presentation: Principal Guy Lamarche, along with Vice Principals Kami Link and Ian Morris, told Trustees how South Grenville District High School (SGDHS) is working to improve math... Read More

OPP Advocate Snowmobile Safety

OPP Advocate Snowmobile Safety
STORMONT,DUNDAS & GLENGARRY – The SD&G OPP, in partnership with the OFSC, encourages snowmobilers to educate themselves about staying safe throughout the snowmobiling season. Snowmobile safety is an important component of the OPP’s Provincial Traffic Safety Program. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) collaborates with the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) on providing safe, enjoyable snowmobiling on OFSC prescribed trails.... Read More

Freezing Rain Warning Continues for Our Entire Region

Freezing Rain Warning Continues for Our Entire Region
Brockville – Freezing rain continues this afternoon and ending this evening. The freezing rain will likely persist for several hours this afternoon into the evening. Ice accumulations of a few millimetres are possible. The freezing rain will change to flurries this evening. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Slow down driving in slippery... Read More

Roughly 5 to 10 centimetres of snow later today followed by a wintry mix Sunday

Roughly 5 to 10 centimetres of snow later today followed by a wintry mix Sunday
Brockville – A Special Weather Statement is in effect for our entire region with roughly 5 to 10 centimetres of snow later today followed by a wintry mix Sunday.   Snow is expected to develop across portions of Eastern Ontario later today. The snow should become more widespread later this afternoon and persist into the evening. General snowfall amounts of... Read More

CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights from the meeting held on February 6, 2018

CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights from the meeting held on February 6, 2018
CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights from the meeting held on February 6, 2018 School Profile – Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School The Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association announced the finalists for the Stewards of Creation video contest at the OCSTA Annual Catholic Trustees Seminar on January 19. The contest challenged Ontario Catholic schools to demonstrate how they are protecting and caring... Read More

Snowfall of 5 to 15 cm Expected Wednesday For Our Entire Region

Snowfall of 5 to 15 cm Expected Wednesday For Our Entire Region
Ottawa – Snow is expected to begin Wednesday morning across much of Central and Eastern Ontario. General snowfall amounts of around 5 to 10 cm are likely, however areas close to Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River may see as much as 10 to 15 cm. The snow will taper off late in the afternoon or early evening. Motorists... Read More

Healthy Kids Community Challenge Announces a Community Initiative to Reduce Screen Time

Healthy Kids Community Challenge Announces a Community Initiative to Reduce Screen Time
Healthy Kids Community Challenge Leeds and Grenville are launching a Power Off and Play! community initiative. This initiative is offering funding of up to $5,000 to non-profit groups and organizations for innovative projects that promote the reduction of recreational and sedentary screen time. “We encourage the community to get creative when submitting their ideas”, says Alexis Green, Co-Facilitator with the Healthy... Read More

Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds for the Whole Family

Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds for the Whole Family
We see and hear messages about healthy eating, physical activity, and weight every day. Physical activity and healthy eating are usually encouraged for the purpose of weight loss. Words and attitudes about weight are often negative, and blame personal lifestyle choices or lack of willpower. Such views can cause discrimination and stigma. This can lead to: Poor body image Low... Read More