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United Way Leeds & Grenville and the Brockville and Area Community Foundation have awarded a Financial Literacy grant through the Emergency Community Support Fund

United Way Leeds & Grenville and the Brockville and Area Community Foundation have awarded a Financial Literacy grant through the Emergency Community Support Fund
Grant Approved of $68,300 to Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau to Add a Financial Literacy Component to Their Income Tax Program! Brockville – This week, United Way Leeds & Grenville (UWLG) and the Brockville and Area Community Foundation (BACF) announced that it approved a grant of $68,300 to the Volunteer Centre – St. Lawrence-Rideau. This was funded through the Government... Read More

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid- 19 Case Update – July 14, 2020

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid- 19 Case Update – July 14, 2020
July 14, 2020 – No new cases or deaths reported. Total of 355 cases and 52 deaths in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark. 300 of cases recovered (Recovered cases do not include deaths). *Cases are reported from data collected at 4:00pm yesterday. Lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases updated Monday to Friday only except statutory holidays. Latest COVID-19 Surveillance Report Lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases by... Read More

Leeds, Grenville, & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Update

Leeds, Grenville, & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Update
Brockville – On Friday, July 17, 2020, we are able to start Stage 3 re-opening. A listing of the places being able to open can be found here. It is critical that we continue to use all of the public health measures that have allowed us to move to Stage 3. See page 14 of the Stage 3 report. In Eastern... Read More

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Local Cases Update – July 13, 2020

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Local Cases Update – July 13, 2020
Surveillance Reports and Cases by Region Map July 13, 2020 – *Cases are reported from data collected at 4:00pm yesterday. 1 new case, 0 new deaths Total of 355 cases and 52 deaths in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark. 300 of cases recovered (Recovered cases do not include deaths). Lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases updated Monday to Friday only except statutory holidays. Latest... Read More

Ontario SPCA and Humane Society rolls out new limited contact adoptions

Ontario SPCA and Humane Society rolls out new limited contact adoptions
New process allows adoptions to safely resume at Ontario SPCA animal centres province wide Stouffville – After careful consideration and research to determine the safest way to resume adoptions during COVID-19, the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is introducing limited contact adoptions today at its animal centres across the province including the Ontario SPCA Leeds & Grenville Animal Centre. “Our... Read More

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Update – July 10, 2020

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Update – July 10, 2020
Brockville – Here is the Covid-19 update for July 10, 2020 from the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit. No new cases or deaths have been reported. Total of 354 cases and 52 deaths in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark. 300 of cases recovered (Recovered cases do not include deaths). Cases are reported from data collected at 4:00pm yesterday. Lab-confirmed... Read More

Health Unit warns to take precautions during high heat and humidity

Health Unit warns to take precautions during high heat and humidity
Brockville – Due to extremely high temperatures and humidex levels expected over the next several days the health unit would like to remind everyone to be cautious as the combination of heat and high humidity can be hazardous to your health. Conditions during high heat and humidity have the potential to cause dehydration, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and in some cases... Read More

St. Lawrence College Launches New Brand Campaign – VIDEO

St. Lawrence College Launches New Brand Campaign  – VIDEO
Brockville/Cornwall/Kingston – How do you stand out and grab people’s attention in a crowded, competitive market? And once you have their attention, how do you keep it? These, and other questions were top-of-mind as St. Lawrence College (SLC) under the leadership of Marketing and Recruitment Director, Stew Clark, started strategizing on a new brand campaign. The college sector in Ontario has been experiencing declining domestic applications for the last number... Read More

Ontario urged to create new strategy to expand degree programs at colleges

Ontario urged to create new strategy to expand degree programs at colleges
Kingston, Brockville, Cornwall – Ontario’s colleges are calling for a new provincial strategy for post-secondary education that will expand the range of degree programs at colleges, including the creation of career-focused three-year degree programs and master’s programs in specialized fields. “This is the time for bold action to ensure we become a world leader in career-focused post-secondary education,” said Glenn... Read More

Local health units announce regional approach to mandatory masks 

Local health units announce regional approach to mandatory masks 
As of Tuesday, July 7 at 12:01am businesses must adopt a policy for facial coverings/masks to be worn inside enclosed public spaces/settings that are openly accessible to the public across Eastern Ontario. Eastern Ontario – Today Medical Officers of Health from Eastern Ontario Health Unit; Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit; Renfrew County and District Health and Ottawa Public... Read More