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National Headquarters announces $3 million for Branches

National Headquarters announces $3 million for Branches
Volunteer-run Branches facing trouble in the wake of COVID-19 OTTAWA – In an unprecedented move, the Legion’s National Headquarters will release a total of 3 million dollars to help struggling Branches in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Dominion Command Executive Council made a landmark decision to release the funds from the Legion’s national reserves, in order to provide... Read More

Hometown TV12 Launches #FestivalFriday and #SmallBizSaturday

Hometown TV12 Launches #FestivalFriday and #SmallBizSaturday
Most of us have never experienced a pandemic of this magnitude, let alone being placed on house arrest when we haven’t done anything wrong.  Every day we are hearing of more of our much-loved fairs, festivals, and area events that are being sacrificed in the name of Covid-19.  Where does it end?  No one can say for sure, at least... Read More

COVID-19 Forces Government of Ontario to Extend March break by 2 Weeks

COVID-19 Forces Government of Ontario to Extend March break by 2 Weeks
TORONTO — Today Premier Doug Ford, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement in response to the impact of COVID-19 on publicly funded schools as March Break approaches: “The health and well-being of Ontarians is our government’s number one priority. Since we first learned of COVID-19 as an emerging... Read More

Nominations Open for Girls Inc Woman of the Year Fundraising Celebration

Nominations Open for Girls Inc Woman of the Year Fundraising Celebration
LEEDS AND GRENVILLE — Girls Incorporated of Upper Canada is seeking nominations for the annual Women of the Year Fundraising Celebration in support of Girls Inc. 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 28th at the Brockville Convention Centre.... Read More

Statement from OECTA President Liz Stuart on Monday’s Negotiations

Statement from OECTA President Liz Stuart on Monday’s Negotiations
“Catholic teachers have met more than 40 times with the government and the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association, made significant progress with the trustees on major issues, and offered flexible solutions to the government to help protect publicly funded education in Ontario. Recognizing that strike action is difficult for everyone involved, our decision to suspend this week’s rotating strikes was... Read More