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Forman Farms a 21st-century business building on food trends and sustainability

Forman Farms a 21st-century business building on food trends and sustainability
Co-owners Christine and Charlie Forman flank greenhouse manager Natasha Abrams, centre, surrounded by plenty of fresh greens despite the bitter January cold. – Photo By United Counties of Leeds & Grenville Economic Develpoment Department SEELEY’S BAY – Forman Farms co-owners Charlie and Christine Forman know how to keep pace with evolving food trends while notching up sustainable farming practices. Read More

Bake a difference during National Cupcake Day™

Bake a difference during National Cupcake Day™
BROCKVILLE – Preheat those ovens! National Cupcake Day™ is coming up on Feb. 27 and you’re invited to help “bake” a difference for animals in need. Now in its fifth year, National Cupcake Day™ is presented in partnership by the Ontario SPCA and BC SPCA and is a collaborative event to support local SPCAs and Humane Societies across the country.... Read More

UCDSB Hosts 3rd Annual GSA Empowerment Day at Russell High School

UCDSB Hosts 3rd Annual GSA Empowerment Day at Russell High School
Russell – More than 50 students from seven high schools gathered recently in Russell to discuss ways to make schools safer and more inclusive for the LGBTQ+ community. The 3rd annual Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) Empowerment Day was held Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Russell High School. The goal was to bring students together to discuss Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual,... Read More

Upper Canada District School Board to Host Second Series of Accommodation Review Committee (ARC) Public Meetings

Upper Canada District School Board to Host Second Series of Accommodation Review Committee (ARC) Public Meetings
Brockville – A second round of public meetings will be held in January 2017 as part of the pupil accommodation review process in the Upper Canada District School Board, seeking input from parents and the general public regarding proposals to improve programming opportunities for students and to reduce excess pupil spaces in schools throughout the district. The Building for the Future Accommodation... Read More

Highlights from January 11 UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting

Highlights from January 11 UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting
Click Here to View January 11 Board Meeting Agenda Brockville – Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, January 11 to discuss a number of topics including: Financial Forecast for 2016-2017 Budget: Superintendent of Business Nancy Barkley presented her first financial forecast to the board for the current fiscal year. It reflects an anticipated in-year surplus of $499,000. Barkley... Read More

Board Seeks Public Input on Draft 2017-2018 School Year Calendar

Board Seeks Public Input on Draft 2017-2018 School Year Calendar
Brockville – The Upper Canada District School Board has released the draft 2017-2018 school year calendar and is seeking public input. Key features of the calendar include: ·         A school year that runs from September 1, 2017 to June 28, 2018, with classes starting on September 5, 2017 and ending on June 27, 2018. ·         Semester 1 will run from September... Read More

5th Annual Shimmy Mob Registration On Now

5th Annual Shimmy Mob Registration On Now
Brockville Leeds Grenville Thousand Islands Shimmy Mob Team INVITES YOU to participate in a fundraising event on World Belly Dance Day in support of our local shelter.  Raise your voice in the battle against domestic violence. It is time to take a stand. Together we can make a difference! We perform a routine that is EASY & FUN to learn... Read More