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Ontario Festival of Small Halls Got Underway Last week & Continues Until September 30th

Ontario Festival of Small Halls Got Underway Last week & Continues Until September 30th
Eastern Ontario – Get ready to clap, snap and toe-tap: the Ontario Festival of Small Halls is embarking on an energetic schedule this week that melds roots, pop, folk, blues, soul and even old-country inspired artists into three weeks of musical bliss on rural stages. The festival will see internationally-renowned musicians raise the rafters with incredible sound in cherished community... Read More

UCDSB and CDSBEO in Conjunction with Health Units Host Public Sessions on Non-Medical Cannabis

UCDSB and CDSBEO in Conjunction with Health Units Host Public Sessions on Non-Medical Cannabis
Brockville – The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB), Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO), Eastern Ontario Health Unit, and the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit are hosting four public meetings over the next week. These meetings are to increase community awareness about the legalization of non-medical use of cannabis. The sessions are designed to help inform our schools and communities of how to... Read More

CDSBEO and UCDSB partner with local public health units to promote community awareness in response to legislation on non-medical cannabis

CDSBEO and UCDSB partner with local public health units to promote community awareness in response to legislation on non-medical cannabis
Brockville and Kemptville, ON) – The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario, the Upper Canada District School Board, and area health units will host public information sessions for communities and parents of school-aged children to learn about how community health and schools are approaching cannabis legislation in a safe and responsible way. Details of the information sessions are as follows: Town Health... Read More

United Way Leeds & Grenville 2018 Campaign Kick Off September 13th

United Way Leeds & Grenville 2018 Campaign Kick Off September 13th
Brockville – You’re invited… to our United Way Leeds & Grenville Fall 2018 Fundraising Campaign kick-off breakfast. Join us at the 1000 Islands Village River Rock Ballroom -1120 Hwy 2, Brockville, ON K6V 5T1 -to start our campaign Thursday September 13 at 7 am. The cost is $10 per person to help offset the costs. We will have guests speakers... Read More

Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Committee Looking for Public Input

Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Committee Looking for Public Input
RIDEAU VALLEY AND MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WATERSHEDS – The Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Committee wants your input on their Draft Amendment for the Rideau Valley Source Protection Area Assessment Report and Source Protection Plan (prepared under Ontario’s Clean Water Act). The Draft Amendment for the Assessment Report identifies: A new wellhead protection area for the new municipal well system for the Western... Read More

Four Candidates Running For Mayor in Merrickville-Wolford – Four Running For Each of Two Wards!

Four Candidates Running For Mayor in Merrickville-Wolford – Four Running For Each of Two Wards!
Merrickville – There are four candidates running for the position of Mayor for the village of Merrickville-Wolfrod in the October 22nd municipal election. Incumbent mayor David Nash faces former mayor Doug Struthers, current Deputy Mayor Anne Barr and current Merrickville ward, Councilor Chuck MacInnis. Starting with the 2018 election the size of council has been reduced from 6 councilors to... Read More

Chair of the UCDSB Provides Comment on the Health and Physical Education Curriculum for Ontario Students

Chair of the UCDSB Provides Comment on the Health and Physical Education Curriculum for Ontario Students
Brockville – The Chair of the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB), Jeff McMillan, offers the following comments regarding the recent provincial dialogue on possible content changes to the health and physical education curriculum for Ontario students. Like all school boards in Ontario at this time, the UCDSB has yet to receive clear direction from the Ministry of Education about... Read More

List of Municipal Candidates for Merrickville=Wolford as of Tuesday, July 24, 2018

List of Municipal Candidates for Merrickville=Wolford as of Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Merrickville-Wolford – Here is the unofficial list of candidates in the Merrickville-Wolford municipal election being held in October as of Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Deadline for nominations is this Friday, July 27th at 2:00pm. Mayor Anne Barr Doug Struthers Chuck MacInnis David Nash Councillor – Wolford Ward Yves Grandmaitre Don Halpenny Mark Scullino Michael Cameron Councillor – Merrickville Ward Tony... Read More

Rideau Community Health Services (RCHS) Granted Accreditation by CCA for Another Four Years

Rideau Community Health Services (RCHS) Granted Accreditation by CCA for Another Four Years
MERRICKVILLE – Rideau Community Health Services (RCHS) is pleased to announce that it has been granted a 4-year accreditation by the Canadian Centre for Accreditation (CCA). The hard work, professionalism, and dedication of our staff and Board of Directors are clearly reflected in this significant achievement. “To be accredited by the CCA is truly a seal of approval,” says Jacques Pelletier,... Read More

Nominations Open For for the Bill Thake Memorial Award for Economic Development Leadership

Nominations Open For for the Bill Thake Memorial Award for Economic Development Leadership
Leeds-Grenville – The Leeds Grenville Economic Development Office is asking individuals, councils and economic development committees to identify candidates for the Bill Thake Memorial Award for Economic Development Leadership. Before heading off for summer vacation, talk to colleagues and community members about who is deserving of this award in your municipality. Many volunteers help to improve the economic vitality of... Read More