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Bell expands Wireless Home Internet to Lanark County and the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville

Bell expands Wireless Home Internet to Lanark County and the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville
Innovative service brings fast Internet access to dozens of rural communities in Eastern Ontario MERRICKVILLE – Bell today announced a further expansion of its innovative Wireless Home Internet service to rural areas in Lanark County and the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville south of Ottawa. Broadband Internet access is now available to eligible residences in Carleton Place, Kemptville, Merrickville, Mississippi... Read More

OECTA Members Escalate Strike Action to One-Day Withdrawal of Service Jan 21st

OECTA Members Escalate Strike Action to One-Day Withdrawal of Service Jan 21st
In a letter dated January 13th, 2020, the Catholic District School Board (CDSBEO) issued a letter to parents informing them that the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) had provided notice that their members will escalate strike action to a full one-day withdrawal of services on Tuesday, January 21st, 2020. This one-day, full withdrawal of services is in addition to... Read More

Forecasted Precipitation May Increase Water Levels and Flows and Cause Unstable Ice Throughout Rideau Watershed

Forecasted Precipitation May Increase Water Levels and Flows and Cause Unstable Ice Throughout Rideau Watershed
Ottawa – Environment Canada is forecasting significant precipitation in the form of rain or drizzle, freezing rain, ice pellets and snow starting Friday and continuing into Sunday with the greatest precipitation amounts on Saturday. There remains a considerable amount of uncertainty on exact precipitation amounts and what form it will take, however, rainfall amounts of between 50 and 75 mm... Read More

Freezing Rain Warning continues today for our entire region!

Freezing Rain Warning continues today for our entire region!
Freezing rain ending this afternoon. The freezing rain will transition to ice pellets, snow or rain this afternoon. Ice accretion or build-up of 5 to 10 mm is possible and power outages are possible. Poor travel conditions can be expected today. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Be prepared to adjust your... Read More

EAST REGION OPP ADVISES MOTORISTS TO BE PREPARED

EAST REGION OPP ADVISES MOTORISTS TO BE PREPARED
Impending ice and snow event could mean challenging driving conditions Smiths Falls – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region is urging motorists to be prepared for deteriorating driving conditions, starting tonight. The forecast calls for significant freezing rain for much of the region followed by snow. “If you don’t have to go out on the highways tonight or tomorrow, we recommend... Read More

Freezing Rain Warning Has Been Issued for Our Entire Region for Sunday & Monday!

Freezing Rain Warning Has Been Issued for Our Entire Region for Sunday & Monday!
Environment Canada has issued a Freezing Rain Warning for our entire region, with a ice storm possible late Sunday and continuing Monday. Freezing rain is expected to develop late Sunday afternoon. The freezing rain may taper off briefly Sunday night but will redevelop early Monday and continue through the day. The freezing rain will finally transition to flurries or ice... Read More

Major Ice & Snow Storm Expected to Hit Our Region Sunday Afternoon into Monday!

Major Ice & Snow Storm Expected to Hit Our Region Sunday Afternoon into Monday!
Eastern Ontario – Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for Sunday afternoon, overnight and into Monday for our entire region for a potential major winter storm! They say a major ice and snow storm is possible, with freezing rain expected to develop Sunday afternoon. The freezing rain may taper off briefly Sunday night but will redevelop early Monday... Read More

Special Weather Statement Issued for Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Smiths Falls, Lanark, Morrisburg, SD&G!

Special Weather Statement Issued for Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Smiths Falls, Lanark, Morrisburg, SD&G!
Special Weather Statement Issued for Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Smiths Falls, Lanark, Morrisburg, SD&G! Some freezing rain and freezing drizzle likely tonight. Precipitation associated with an approaching low pressure system will move into eastern Ontario later today. Some freezing rain or freezing drizzle is likely tonight into Friday morning, although amounts are not expected to be overly significant. Areas closer to the... Read More

MPP CLARK ANNOUNCES INVESTMENTS IN LOCAL HOSPITAL UPGRADES

MPP CLARK ANNOUNCES INVESTMENTS IN LOCAL HOSPITAL UPGRADES
OVER $2.9 MILLION WILL ENSURE SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR PATIENTS, STAFF Kemptville – Ontario is investing in the health and safety of patients and frontline staff by providing three local hospitals with over $2.9 million for urgent upgrades, repairs and maintenance, says Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark. The local funding is part of $175 million the province is... Read More

OSSTF Initiating Full Day Walk Out on Wednesday

OSSTF Initiating Full Day Walk Out on Wednesday
Eastern Ontario – Teachers and education workers represented by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF/FEESO) will participate in a one-day, province-wide full withdrawal of services this Wednesday, December 4th, if a new agreement is not reached before then. The UCDSB has said if this occurs, there will be no classes, planned activities, co-operative education placements or extracurriculars for students... Read More