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CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights from Meeting held on November 6, 2018

CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights from Meeting held on November 6, 2018
Kemptville – CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights from Meeting held on November 6, 2018. St. Matthew Catholic Secondary School – Premier’s Award for Accepting Schools In June 2018, St. Matthew Catholic Secondary School in Cornwall was one of ten schools from across the province to be awarded the Premier’s Award for Accepting Schools. The award recognizes school teams that have done exceptional... Read More

2018 Hinton Auto Group Build a Mountain of Food Campaign Gets Underway This Weekend

2018 Hinton Auto Group Build a Mountain of Food Campaign Gets Underway This Weekend
Food Blitz Stops in Almonte, Carleton Place, Perth, Lanark, Smiths Falls, Westport, Elgin, Portland, Merrickville, Athens, and Delta. Smiths Falls – The 2018 Hinton Auto Group Build a Mountain of Food Campaign gets underway this weekend starting out in Almonte and Carleton Place this Saturday, November 10th. Area food banks continue to play a vital role, providing necessary assistance to... Read More

Highlights from the UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting held October 24

Highlights from the UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting held October 24
Brockville  – Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, October 24 to discuss several agenda items. Board Improvement Plan for Student Achievement and Wellness (BIPSAW): Principals of Teaching and Learning Jennifer McMaster and Shelly Corlyon discussed the 2018-19 BIPSAW. This plan sets out ways to improve student achievement in math and literacy. Under the plan,... Read More

Federal By-election to Be Held Dec. 3rd for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes

Federal By-election to Be Held Dec. 3rd for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes
Ottawa – A federal by-election has been called for Monday, December 3rd for the federal riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes. The by-election will fill the seat left vacant after the death of longtime Conservative MP Gord Brown, who passed away suddenly after suffering a heart attack in his Parliament Hill office in May. The federal government had until... Read More

Bells of Peace: 100 Bells will toll on November 11th

Bells of Peace: 100 Bells will toll on November 11th
On November 11, at the going down of the sun, communities across Canada will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War with the ringing of 100 bells. The ringing of bells emulates the moment in 1918 when church bells across Europe tolled as four years of war had come to an end. To engage youth in... Read More

Grenville OPP Investigate Break and Enter of Bob’s Chip Truck

Grenville OPP Investigate Break and Enter of Bob’s Chip Truck
Merrickville – On October 10, 2018, the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), responded to an break and enter to Bob’s Chip Truck, located on St. Lawrence Street, in the village of Merrickville. The break and enter occurred sometime the previous evening. A small amount of cash was reported to be missing. Anyone with future information is encouraged to contact the... Read More

UCDSB Encourages Participation in Education Reform Consultations

UCDSB Encourages Participation in Education Reform Consultations
Brockville– The provincial government has launched its period for public consultation on education reform. The Upper Canada District School Board encourages parents, staff, students and community partners to take this opportunity to provide their insight. “All UCDSB staff and trustees want our students to have curriculum that is strong and modern, and that will provide them with the skills they need to succeed... Read More

Highlights from September 26 UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting

Highlights from September 26 UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting
Brockville – Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, September 26 to discuss several agenda items.  Rural Guidance Counsellor Pilot Project: Director Stephen Sliwa and Superintendent Ron Ferguson updated trustees on the Rural Guidance Counsellor Pilot Project. The project, which began in February 2017, has seen the Board invest $1.8 million in specialized provincial funding to boost guidance counsellor... Read More

Merrickville Lions Club Hosting All Candidates Meeting October 4th!

Merrickville Lions Club Hosting All Candidates Meeting October 4th!
Merrickville – The Lions Club of Merrickville is hosting an All Candidates meeting this Thursday, October 4th. It runs from 6:30pm to 9:00pm at the Community Centre. Doors open at 6:30pm and the meeting starts at 7:00pm. All the candidates are being asked to give a three-minute presentation, outlining their platform and ideas for the community. This will be followed... Read More

OPP Fall Seat-belt Campaign from September 26 to October 6, 2018

OPP Fall Seat-belt Campaign from September 26 to October 6, 2018
Prescott – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has investigated 34 road fatalities so far this year in which the victims were reportedly not wearing a seat belt. There were 30 such deaths at this time last year (2017), with lack of occupant restraint being linked to 49 deaths by the end of the year. As the OPP gears up for... Read More