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CLARK CELEBRATES LAUNCH OF FESTIVE ONTARIO FOODS CAMPAIGN

CLARK CELEBRATES LAUNCH OF FESTIVE ONTARIO FOODS CAMPAIGN
PEOPLE URGED TO SHARE PHOTOS OF FESTIVE LOCAL FOOD CREATIONS BROCKVILLE – Ontario’s Government for the People has launched a celebration of local food just in time for the Christmas holiday season. As part of a Festive Local Food celebration, Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark is encouraging people to share photos on social media as they prepare... Read More

Annual December 6th candlelight vigil held last Thursday – VIDEO

Annual December 6th candlelight vigil held last Thursday – VIDEO
Brockville – The annual December 6th vigil in honour of the victims of the Ecole Polytechnique massacre and local victims of gender-based violence was held on Thursday, December 6th on Blockhouse Island in Brockville. The event was held at the women’s monument on blockhouse Island, hosted by the Victims Issues Coordinating Committee and the Leeds & Grenville Interval House in... Read More

“Procter & Gamble SMASH Their 2018 Contribution Goal to the United Way!”

“Procter & Gamble SMASH Their 2018 Contribution Goal to the United Way!”
Photo Credit: Andy Wheeler, 1000 Islands snap’d Brockville – Procter & Gamble (P&G) employees had made a commitment of $100,000 to United Way Leeds & Grenville as part of their 2018 United Way Campaign. Today, Procter & Gamble revealed the final total from its United Way workplace campaign. A check for $175,000 was presented to United Way Executive Director Trish... Read More

Health Unit: ‘Let’s talk about gender’

Health Unit: ‘Let’s talk about gender’
Brockville – Gender identity and expression is a determinant of health and an important community conversation. Health outcomes are at risk when your gender limits your access to services, education, employment, housing and social inclusion. Gender identity is “who you know yourself to be”. A person’s gender identity may be male, female, or it may be somewhere in between, including “neither”... Read More

MADE-IN-ONTARIO ENVIRONMENT PLAN TO HELP ST. LAWRENCE RIVER

MADE-IN-ONTARIO ENVIRONMENT PLAN TO HELP ST. LAWRENCE RIVER
MPP CLARK SAYS GOVERNMENT DELIVERING ON COMMITMENT TO PROTECT AIR, WATER AND FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE WITHOUT CARBON TAX PRESCOTT – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark highlighted today how the Government for the People’s made-in-Ontario environment plan will protect our air and water, while fighting climate change without imposing a job-killing carbon tax. Preserving and Protecting our Environment for... Read More

Todd Lalonde Acclaimed Board Chair, Ron Eamer Re-elected Vice-Chair at CDSBEO Inaugural Meeting

Todd Lalonde Acclaimed Board Chair, Ron Eamer Re-elected  Vice-Chair at CDSBEO Inaugural Meeting
Kemptville – Mr. Todd Lalonde, Trustee for City of Cornwall and Glengarry County, has been acclaimed to the position of Chair for the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario at the Inaugural Board Meeting held on December 4, 2018. It will be the third term as Chair for Mr. Lalonde, who is entering his thirteenth year as a Catholic school... Read More

Board Recognizes International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Board Recognizes International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Brockville – On Monday, the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) recognized International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). The theme of this year’s day of recognition, lead by the United Nations, is “empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality.” Equity and inclusion is a focus for the UCDSB as well, and we are dedicated to ensuring our students... Read More

IT IS DEADLINE DAY .  .  .  .  .for tickets to the LG Approved Professionals Annual Christmas Social Event!

IT IS DEADLINE DAY .  .  .  .  .for tickets to the LG Approved Professionals Annual Christmas Social Event!
Brockville – IT IS DEADLINE DAY .  .  .  .  .for tickets to the LG Approved Professionals Annual Christmas Social Event! Our Event is Open to All Businesses, Professionals and Municipal Officials. Please Come Network, Learn and Celebrate the Holidays with us! This is our Feature Year End Event, Last year’s event saw over 70 in attendance.  This is Truly... Read More

“Gord Brown Memorial Hockey Night in Leeds Grenville Raises $83,728!” – VIDEO

“Gord Brown Memorial Hockey Night in Leeds Grenville Raises $83,728!” – VIDEO
Gananoque – The United Way Leeds & Grenville teamed up with the Gord Brown Memorial Canada 150 Outdoor Rink Project to offer hockey enthusiasts an opportunity to raise money to help make the late MP Gord Brown’s vision of a healthy community come to life. They came through with flying colours raising $83,728! The funds were raised through a combination... Read More

St. Lawrence College announces two new members to its Executive Team

St. Lawrence College announces two new members to its Executive Team
Brockville/Cornwall/Kingston – St. Lawrence College (SLC) has recently hired two new senior vice presidents following the retirement of Lorraine Carter and Gord MacDougall, who served as Senior Vice President – Academic, and Senior Vice President, Strategy, Communications & Advancement, respectively. Eileen DeCourcy is the new Senior Vice President – Academic and joined SLC in mid-November. Her background includes broad experience in a number... Read More