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Festival of Small Halls announces community events

Festival of Small Halls announces community events
Eastern Ontario – From a celebration of local food to art shows and gourmet barbecues, the community events in conjunction with the Ontario Festival of Small Halls are setting the scene for an authentic experience in rural halls this fall. The festival is getting toes tapping Sept. 13 to 30 as it welcomes an inspiring combination of big names in... Read More

Westport’s Mayor Robin Jones Acclaimed

Westport’s Mayor Robin Jones Acclaimed
Westport – Current Mayor of the Village of Westport, and Counties Warden Robin Jones was acclaimed in this year’s municipal elections. There are three council seats up for grabs in Westport. Candidates running in this election are incumbents Jackalyn Brady, Frank Huth and Mark Parliament. Newcomers are Melissa Sullivan, Robert J. Roberts, Barry Card and Wayne Sherwood. Read More

Two Candidates Running For Mayor in Rideau Lakes

Two Candidates Running For Mayor in Rideau Lakes
Current Mayor Ron Holman Not Seeking Re-election For Mayor, But Running for Council Seat! Rideau Lakes – In Rideau Lakes Township Mayor Ron Holman is not seeking re-election for Mayor, but is running seeking a council seat in Ward 2. Running for the Mayor’s job are Arie Hoogenboom and Robert Dunfield. For the 2018 election, Ward 4 & 5, North... 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

Rideau Lakes Municipal Candidates as of Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Rideau Lakes Municipal Candidates as of Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Rideau Lakes – Here is the unofficial list of candidates in the Township of Rideau Lakes municipal election in Octo0ber as of Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Deadline for nominations is this Friday, July 27th at 2:00pm. MAYOR Arie Hoogenboom Robert Dunfield COUNCILLOR WARD ONE (1) BASTARD AND SOUTH BURGESS Paula Banks Cathy Livingston Kris Sheldon Carolyn Bresee COUNCILLOR WARD TWO... Read More

OPP – RIDEAU LAKES RESIDENTS ASSAULTED AFTER BREAK AND ENTER

OPP – RIDEAU LAKES RESIDENTS ASSAULTED AFTER BREAK AND ENTER
Rideau Lakes – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police in Rideau Lakes are continuing an investigation after a male and female entered a residence and assaulted the home owners. On July 14, 2018 at about 12:45 AM, officers of the Rideau Lakes OPP detachment were called to a residence on Blacksmith Road in Rideau Lakes Township. Investigation revealed that two... Read More

Henry Oosterhof Seeks Nomination for Conservative Party of Canada for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes

Henry Oosterhof Seeks Nomination for Conservative Party of Canada for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes
To the Residents of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes: My name is Henry Oosterhof and I am seeking the nomination to represent this riding as the Conservative Party of Canada Candidate for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes I was born and raised in Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes on our family’s dairy farm on Jellyby Road.  I attended grade school... 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

Worldwide Le Boat reps sing praises

Worldwide Le Boat reps sing praises
Above photo: Le Boat representatives wave from aboard one of the Horizon Cruisers. Smiths Falls – A delegation from Le Boat offices around the world hopped aboard the company’s new Canadian fleet the week of June 19th and toured the Rideau Canal. In keeping with the phrase “experience is the best teacher,” frontline representatives of the European self-guided tour boat... Read More