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RVCA Welcomes 17 Summer Students

RVCA Welcomes 17 Summer Students
RIDEAU WATERSHED — RVCA welcomed 17 new faces to its conservation family on April 30, 2018 thanks to special federal and provincial funding. “We are grateful for the hard work and enthusiasm that our local youth bring to support our conservation authority work,” said Sommer Casgrain-Robertson, RVCA General Manager. “We are also thankful for the special federal and provincial funding... Read More

UCDSB School Trustee for Ward 5 Jeff McMillan Announces He Will Not Seek Re-Election

UCDSB School Trustee for Ward 5 Jeff McMillan Announces He Will Not Seek Re-Election
Brockville – Dear Members of the Upper Canada District School Board Community: I have been asked to share with you that our Board’s Chair, Jeff McMillian, has announced he will not be seeking re-election for another term as a Public School Board Trustee. Mr. McMillan will complete his current commitments as a local trustee for Ward 5 (Brockville & Augusta Township) and Chair... Read More

SIU Investigating Death of Man in Perth East

SIU Investigating Death of Man in Perth East
Mississauga – The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death last night of a 61-year-old man in Perth East. Preliminary information suggests the following: At approximately 4:50 p.m. on April 14, 2018, Ontario Provincial Police officers attended a residence for a domestic situation. Officers from the Emergency Response Unit and the Tactical Response Unit were also dispatched.... Read More

New OR Bed Provides for Even Better Orthopedic Patient Outcomes

New OR Bed Provides for Even Better Orthopedic  Patient Outcomes
Smiths Falls –  The Hana Bed is a state of the art operating room table that allows the patient to receive a total hip replacement that is minimally invasive when compared to the traditional procedure.  The table allows the surgeon to position the patient in such a way that no muscles are cut.  The surgeon can repair and replace from the... Read More

#MeToo Play Tours Lanark County in April

#MeToo Play Tours Lanark County in April
Perth – The global #MeToo and #TimesUp movements receive a local interpretation in April as Burning Passions Theatre presents a new play, Every Friday, that will tour local youth centres and schools in Lanark Highlands, Perth, Smiths Falls, Carleton Place, and Almonte. The play, written and directed by Laurel Smith, based on stories created by Mary Cowan, Ruby Davidson, Felix Evangelho,... Read More

OPP INVESTIGATE ASSAULT AT PERTH HIGH SCHOOL

OPP INVESTIGATE ASSAULT AT PERTH HIGH SCHOOL
TOWN OF PERTH – Officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) supported by Detectives from the Lanark County OPP Crime Unit are continuing to investigate an assault involving students from the Perth and District Collegiate Institute (PDCI). At 11:30am on Thursday March 22, 2018 officers were called to the High School located on Victoria Street in... Read More

Highlights from February 28th UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting

Highlights from February 28th UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting
Click Here to View February 28th Board Meeting Agenda Brockville – Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 to discuss several agenda items: Rockland Public School (RKPS) Presentation: Principal Mary-Lynn Wilcox and Vice-Principal Julie Symonds presented on the RKPS School Improvement Plan for Student Achievement. They discussed how the plan is helping to improve student... Read More

Classic Theatre Hiring Performers for Walking Plays, Dinner Theatre

Classic Theatre Hiring Performers for Walking Plays, Dinner Theatre
Perth –As part of the annual theatrical historic walking plays that enliven the streets of Perth each summer, the Classic Theatre Festival is looking to hire a group of young people with an interest in acting, singing, and dancing for its brand new 2018 street-level shows. Resumes will be accepted until March 15 at info@classictheatre.ca While no prior experience is necessary,... Read More

Freezing Rain Warning For Smiths Falls-Lanark, Morrisburg-SD&G & Ottawa, Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for this afternoon for Brockville-Leeds-Grenville & Kingston

Freezing Rain Warning For Smiths Falls-Lanark, Morrisburg-SD&G & Ottawa, Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for this afternoon for Brockville-Leeds-Grenville & Kingston
Freezing rain Warning for Smiths Falls-Lanark, Morrisburg-SD&G & Ottawa Freezing rain is expected or occurring. Freezing rain is expected to move into Eastern Ontario near noon or into this afternoon as a warm front approaches from the southwest. The freezing precipitation will change over to rain by this evening as temperatures rise above the zero degree mark. Surfaces such as... Read More

Girls Inc. of Upper Canada Seeking Nominations For This Year’s Strong, Smart & Bold Women of the Year Celebration

Girls Inc. of Upper Canada Seeking Nominations For This Year’s Strong, Smart & Bold Women of the Year Celebration
LEEDS AND GRENVILLE – Girls Incorporated of Upper Canada is seeking nominations for the annual Strong, Smart & Bold Women of the Year Celebration. Through a public nomination process, we wish to highlight the outstanding women from our community who will be honoured at our Celebration on the evening of Thursday, May 10th at the Brockville Convention Centre. We are... Read More