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Finalists Announced for the 6th Annual MyView Film Festival!

Finalists Announced for the 6th Annual MyView Film Festival!
Brockville – Youth ages 10-24 across Eastern Ontario were busy this spring making short videos about something important to them.  Nine original local films have been nominated as finalists for the 2019 MyView Youth Film Festival. Precious Cargo by Joy Covey from Brockville Barbie and Ken by Mackenzie Ball from Kemptville Simple Math by Max Benda from Smiths Falls I am I &... Read More

CRCA ISSUES WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK

CRCA ISSUES WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK
Kingston – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook today. The ground is saturated in many areas and is still frozen in some parts of the region. Except for isolated patches of snow and ice, the ground is bare. The current ground conditions can lead to high runoff from rainfall due to... Read More

Recent Heavy Rain Causing Water Levels to Increase in RVCA Upper Watershed and Other Localized Areas

Recent Heavy Rain Causing Water Levels to Increase in RVCA Upper Watershed and Other Localized Areas
Ottawa – The heavy rainfall on Sunday and Monday, with amounts up to 40 mm, is causing the water levels to increase in all waterways across the Rideau Valley Watershed. The areas most affected include: Properties around Bob’s Lake, Christie Lake, Tay River and Wolfe Lake in the upper Rideau Valley Watershed. In these areas, the water levels are approaching... Read More

FREEZING RAIN WARNING For Merrickville-Wolford – Kemptville, Smiths Falls – Perth – Eastern Lanark County, Morrisburg – Cornwall and Ottawa

FREEZING RAIN WARNING For Merrickville-Wolford – Kemptville, Smiths Falls – Perth – Eastern Lanark County, Morrisburg – Cornwall and Ottawa
A FREEZING RAIN WARNING is in effect for Merrickville-Wolford – Kemptville, Smiths Falls – Perth – Eastern Lanark County, Morrisburg – Cornwall and Ottawa. Freezing rain overnight and Monday morning. A band of freezing rain will move in after midnight tonight, and will likely persist over Eastern Ontario well into Monday morning. Ice accretion amounts near 5 millimetres are quite... Read More

CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights from meeting held April 2, 2019

CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights from meeting held April 2, 2019
Kemptville – CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights from meeting held April 2, 2019. CDSBEO EcoSchools – Stewards of the Earth Ontario EcoSchools is an environmental education and certification program for students in Kindergarten through to grade 12 which helps school communities develop both ecological literacy and environmental practices to become environmentally responsible citizens and reduce the ecological footprint of schools. Patrick... Read More

UCDSB Lights it up Blue for World Autism Awareness Day

UCDSB Lights it up Blue for World Autism Awareness Day
Upper Canada – Today, staff and students across the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) are wearing blue and holding special events in support of World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD). WAAD is a designated UCDSB special recognition day and is held annually on April 2. The Light it up Blue Campaign aims to spread awareness of autism spectrum disorder (ASD),... Read More

Rideau Canal UNESCO World Heritage Site Website Awarded

Rideau Canal UNESCO World Heritage Site Website Awarded
Eastern Ontario – Regional Tourism Organization 9 (RTO9) is thrilled to announce, in collaboration with the United Countiesof Leeds and Grenville, The Town of Smiths Falls, Parks Canada and 2 other Ontario Regional Tourism Organizations 10 and 11, a partnership to build, launch and promote a new Rideau Canal UNESCO World Heritage Site website. “We are so pleased to be... Read More

RVCA: Flood Warning Along the Jock River & Stevens Creek March 30, 2019

RVCA: Flood Warning Along the Jock River & Stevens Creek March 30, 2019
Forecast Rain will likely impact Long Reach Waterfront Communities, and low-lying areas along the Jock River and Stevens Creek March 30, 2019 After today’s snow and freezing-rain stops, a rainfall in the order of twenty-five millimetres is forecast before the system ends sometime tomorrow. This rainfall, along with runoff from melting snow, is expected to increase water levels and flows... Read More

2019 Rideau St. Lawrence Science Fair and Awards Ceremony Being Held April 12th

2019 Rideau St. Lawrence Science Fair and Awards Ceremony Being Held April 12th
Brockville – The 2019 Rideau St. Lawrence Science Fair and Awards Ceremony will take place on Friday, April 12th at the Aquatarium in Brockville. Top winners will qualify for an ‘All Expenses Paid Trip’ for one week to the Canada Wide science fair being held in Fredericton NB from May 11th to 18th. Registration closes April 3rd, 2019. More information... Read More

Nominations Open for 2019 Trustee Innovation Awards

Nominations Open for 2019 Trustee Innovation Awards
Learn more about the awards and how to nominate someone at: Online Nomination Form and Program FAQ Brockville – Nominations are open for the 2019 Upper Canada District School Board Trustee Innovation Awards The awards recognize deserving UCDSB employees for work practices that make the school board and its schools more modern and innovative. The awards are intended to inspire... Read More