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Upper Canada District School Board issues layoffs to 25 Para-Professionals

Upper Canada District School Board issues layoffs to 25 Para-Professionals
Brockville – The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) has issued layoff notices to 25 para-professional employees.  At the June 20th, 2019 board meeting, the Upper Canada District School Board approved a 1.3 million dollar decrease in funding for Para-Professionals.  These professionals include child and youth workers and behaviourists (Student Support Partners).  This position was eliminated.  These front-line workers provided... Read More

UCDSB Trustees Approve a Balanced Budget for the 2019-20 School Year

UCDSB Trustees Approve a Balanced Budget for the 2019-20 School Year
Brockville – The Board of Trustees for the Upper Canada District School Board met on Wednesday, June 19 for the last Committee of the Whole meeting for the 2018-19 school year. Several agenda items were discussed, including finalizing and approving the 2019-20 school year budget. At the beginning of the budget deliberations, which started in early May, UCDSB Trustees were... Read More

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs
The Board is doing everything possible to provide all possible relief to Lake Ontario and upper St. Lawrence River residents, while considering impacts throughout the system. During its meeting on 21 June, the Board decided to maintain outflows at their current record-high  levels, 10,400 m3/s (367,270 cfs), for the next week considering there is very little  capacity for passing water... Read More

Girls Inc. Summer Program 2019 is here!

Girls Inc. Summer Program 2019 is here!
Brockville – Join us this summer to have fun, discover new possibilities, and embrace what it means to be Strong, Smart, & Bold! ‘Blast Off with Girls Inc.’ will explore outer space & aviation and ‘Go Wild with Girls Inc.’ will learn about local wildlife and ecosystem. These are interactive programs that offer an empowering, girlsonly environment for girls between... Read More

CDSBEO Meeting Highlights from the Board Meeting of June 4, 2019

CDSBEO Meeting Highlights from the Board Meeting of June 4, 2019
Kemptville – CDSBEO Meeting Highlights from the Board Meeting of June 4, 2019. Spotlight on St. Mary CHS Arts and Culture The Arts and Culture Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Program at St. Mary Catholic High School in Brockville, focuses on the fundamental knowledge and skills specific to the arts industry. The program involves the practical and theoretical applications of... Read More

Kemptville District Hospital Diabetes Education Program presents special guest speaker Dr. Melanie Atkinson, Chiropodist

Kemptville District Hospital Diabetes Education Program presents special guest speaker Dr. Melanie Atkinson, Chiropodist
KEMPTVILLE – The Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Diabetes Education and Support Program is pleased to present Chiropodist Dr. Melanie Atkinson as a guest speaker on the topic of “Diabetes and Foot Care” on June 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the hospital’s Courtyard Lounge. Atkinson will discuss the early signs of diabetic foot complications, what to look for, and how... Read More

UCDSB Marks One Million Terry Fox Fundraising Milestone

UCDSB Marks One Million Terry Fox Fundraising Milestone
Upper Canada – After receiving the 2018 Terry Fox Run results, the Terry Fox Foundation has informed the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) that their family of schools have surpassed the million-dollar fundraising goal at $1,437,006 to date. For over 30 years, the Terry Fox Foundation has worked to achieve Terry’s vision – a world without cancer. Terry Fox Runs are events that... Read More

Upper Canada District School Board Recognizes Excellence at 2019 Celebration Night

Upper Canada District School Board Recognizes Excellence at 2019 Celebration Night
Kempville – The Upper Canada District School Board recognized excellence in members of its staff and volunteers on Monday, June 3 during the school board’s 2019 Celebration Night. The awards ceremony was held at North Grenville District High School and celebrated recipients of the Upper Canada District School Board Service Excellence Award, Volunteer Recognition Award, and Director’s Award of Merit,... Read More

Update: Motorcycist Killed in County Road 43 Collision

Update: Motorcycist Killed in County Road 43 Collision
NORTH GRENVILLE – Members of Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently at the scene of a two (2) vehicle collision on Highway 43 and Maplestone Drive, North Grenville, Ontario. Preliminary investigation has indicated that at approximately 8 a.m., a motorcycle was travelling eastbound on Highway 43 when, for reasons under investigation, collided with a tractor trailer travelling... Read More

Motorcycist Killed in County Road 43 Collision

Motorcycist Killed in County Road 43 Collision
NORTH GRENVILLE – Members of Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently at the scene of a two (2) vehicle collision on County Road 43 and Maplestone Drive, North Grenville. Preliminary investigation has indicated that at approximately 8 a.m., a motorcycle was travelling eastbound on County Road 43 when, for reasons under investigation, collided with a tractor trailer... Read More