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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

CDSBEO Hosts Inspirational Faith Day Celebration

CDSBEO Hosts Inspirational Faith Day Celebration
Kemptville – Staff from the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario participated in a day of learning and reflection around the new spiritual theme Be Holy – Joy springs from a loving heart! Hosted at St. Joseph’s Catholic Secondary School in Cornwall, and broadcast live to five secondary school locations across the Board, members of the school community began the CDSBEO Faith Day with... 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

BAYFIELD MANOR RECEIVING 94 NEW LONG-TERM CARE BEDS

BAYFIELD MANOR RECEIVING 94 NEW LONG-TERM CARE BEDS
KEMPTVILLE – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark is welcoming news that Bayfield Manor will receive 94 new beds for residents of North Grenville and area as part of Ontario’s Government for the People’s first steps in improving long-term care and reducing hospital wait times. They were among 6,000 new long-term care beds added across the province in an... Read More

Kemptville District Hospital issues call for artifacts for 60th Anniversary Historical Display

Kemptville District Hospital issues call for artifacts for 60th Anniversary Historical Display
KEMPTVILLE – Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is creating a permanent historical display to celebrate its first 60 years and is asking for the community’s help, seeking artifacts of all kinds – from nurses’ uniforms to antique stethoscopes, photos and even memories from the period. The installation of the display in the spring of 2019 will coincide with the sixtieth anniversary... 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

5th Annual Neon Night Kemptville Raises $100,000 on Saturday Night – VIDEO

5th Annual Neon Night Kemptville Raises $100,000 on Saturday Night – VIDEO
Kemptville – The 5th annual Neon Night for Childhood Cancer – Kemptville was held this past Saturday evening raising $100,000 for Childhood Cancer Research. Over 900 participated in the event running or walking a 2km or 5km fun run around Kemptville. The event is an opportunity for communities to rally together in the fight against childhood cancer, celebrate childhood cancer... Read More

Leeds & Grenville Approved Professionals’ Fall 2018 Business Expo Being Held This Thursday

Leeds & Grenville Approved Professionals’ Fall 2018 Business Expo Being Held This Thursday
Brockville – Leeds & Grenville Approved Professionals are hosting their Fall 2018 Business Expo this Thursday, September 27th at 1000 Islands Village near Maitland. The free event runs from 4:00pm to 9:00pm and is open to the general public and other business and/or professionals. Come out and meet and find out who the LG Approved Professionals are. The goal at... 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

No Foul Play Suspected in Case of Missing Cats in Kemptville

No Foul Play Suspected in Case of Missing Cats in Kemptville
Kemptville – On September 13, 2018, The Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police responded to six calls for service, in relation to missing or deceased cats. This influx of cat calls is likely related to an article, that was recently published in the North Grenville Times, about the increase in missing or dead cats in the Kemptville area. Police, with the assistance of a... Read More