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Significant Rain in Forecast Will Again Cause Water Levels to Increase Across the Rideau Valley Watershed

Significant Rain in Forecast Will Again Cause Water Levels to Increase Across the Rideau Valley Watershed
Ottawa – The current forecast is calling for rainfall amounts of 50 to 65 mm, with possibly more, from Thursday to Saturday across the Rideau Valley Watershed which will cause water levels and flows to increase above current conditions throughout the watershed. Flood conditions are expected start on Friday or Saturday in many areas depending on where the rainfall occurs... 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

52 Annual Delta Maple Syrup Festival Being Held This Easter Weekend April 20th & April 21st

52 Annual Delta Maple Syrup Festival Being Held This Easter Weekend April 20th & April 21st
Delta – Its that time of year again as the 52 annual Delta Maple Syrup Festival is set for this weekend, April 20th & 21st at the Delta Fairgrounds. The festival runs from 9:00am to 3:00pm on both the Saturday and Sunday. All you can eat pancakes flooded with fresh local maple syrup. Cost is $10 for 11 Years and... Read More

TRANSPARENCY MEASURES TO REVEAL TRUE COST OF CARBON TAX

TRANSPARENCY MEASURES TO REVEAL TRUE COST OF CARBON TAX
ONTARIO TO REQUIRE GASOLINE PUMPS, NATURAL GAS BILLS TO REFLECT INCREASED COST OF FEDERAL CARBON TAX  BROCKVILLE – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark says Ontario’s government is standing up for the people by introducing a series of transparency measures that will prevent the federal government from hiding the true cost of its job-killing carbon tax. “Instead of punishing... Read More

GOVERNMENT TO HOLD CONSULTATIONS ON AUTISM ENHANCEMENTS

GOVERNMENT TO HOLD CONSULTATIONS ON AUTISM ENHANCEMENTS
INPUT FROM PARENTS AND EXPERTS WILL HELP DETERMINE HOW BEST TO PROVIDE CHILDREN WITH ADDITIONAL NEEDS-BASED SUPPORTS BROCKVILLE – Ontario’s government is putting families first by engaging with parents of children with autism on further enhancements to the Ontario Autism Program, said Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark. “In March, we announced enhancements to our Autism plan by adding... Read More

CARBON TAX ON HOSPITALS WILL HAVE IMPACT ON PATIENTS: CLARK

CARBON TAX ON HOSPITALS WILL HAVE IMPACT ON PATIENTS: CLARK
BROCKVILLE – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark says Ontario’s government is working for the people by fighting againstincreased costs to public institutions caused by the costly federal carbon tax. Rod Phillips, Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks joined Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, today to talk about how the federal government’s... 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

MPP CLARK FIGHTING TO MAKE LIFE MORE AFFORDABLE FOR DRIVERS

MPP CLARK FIGHTING TO MAKE LIFE MORE AFFORDABLE FOR DRIVERS
ONTARIO ANNOUNCES END OF OUTDATED DRIVE CLEAN PROGRAM AND VOWS TO CONTINUE TO STAND AGAINST FEDERAL CARBON TAX BROCKVILLE – The Ontario government is putting people first and making life more convenient and affordable for drivers by ending Ontario’s ineffective Drive Clean program, while continuing the fight against the newly imposed federal carbon tax. “We promised to be a government that... 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

ONTARIO INVESTING IN LOCAL HIGHWAY INFRASTRUCTURE: MPP CLARK

ONTARIO INVESTING IN LOCAL HIGHWAY INFRASTRUCTURE: MPP CLARK
BROCKVILLE – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark says the Ontario government continues to put people first as he announced four projects to improve road safety in the riding. “In rural Ontario, our roads and bridges are our public transportation and they are essential to ensure we can move products to market,” said Clark. “Our government is delivering... Read More