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Parks Canada celebrates successful Canada 150 season at Thousand Islands National Park

Parks Canada celebrates successful Canada 150 season at Thousand Islands National Park
Mallorytown – National parks, historic sites, and marine conservation areas represent the very best that Canada has to offer. They tell the stories of who we are, including the history, cultures, and contributions of Indigenous peoples. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017, the Government of Canada offered free admission for all visitors to Parks Canada’s places, to encourage Canadians to experience their... Read More

Gord Brown honoured to serve on Security and Intelligence committee

Gord Brown honoured to serve on Security and Intelligence committee
Ottawa – Gord Brown, Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville – Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, says he is honoured to be chosen to serve on the newly-announced National Security and Intelligence Committee. “I am pleased and honoured that the Prime Minister chose me as one of the members of this committee,” says Brown. “This is an important committee that matches... Read More

THE MAY COURT CLUB OF BROCKVILLE PRESENTS $1,028 DONATION TO CPHC ADULT DAY SERVICE

THE MAY COURT CLUB OF BROCKVILLE PRESENTS $1,028 DONATION TO CPHC ADULT DAY SERVICE
Brockville – On Wednesday October 26th, 2017 members of the May Court Club of Brockville, presented a $1,028 donation to the CPHC Adult Day Service for the purchase of a new power lift chair for the Prescott Adult Day site. Read More

Prime Minister announces new National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians

Prime Minister announces new National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians
Ottawa – Canadians have been clear that they want – and need – our national security and intelligence communities to continue to be responsible and fully respect the rights and freedoms guaranteed to all citizens. That is why the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the establishment of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians, a multi-party committee that includes... Read More

Juggling the budget is an increased challenge when income source is minimum wage or social programs

Juggling the budget is an increased challenge when income source is minimum wage or social programs
A family of four with one full time minimum wage earner, a single, female-led family with two children receiving Ontario Works or a male on disability benefits all struggle to cover the cost of basic living needs. In Leeds, Grenville and Lanark, almost 10% of our total households are food insecure. Food insecurity means not having enough money to buy... Read More

OPSEU refuses to accept offer: Colleges call for OPSEU to suspend strike and restart classes

OPSEU refuses to accept offer: Colleges call for OPSEU to suspend strike and restart classes
Labour Board to hold faculty vote on employer offer Toronto – OPSEU has stonewalled the bargaining process and refused to accept an offer that addresses their priorities. “OPSEU’s insistence on continuing the strike is a terrible outcome for students and faculty,” said Sonia Del Missier, Chair, Colleges’ Bargaining Team. “We addressed all faculty priorities and the offer that is available... Read More