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PLAN FOR THE PEOPLE WILL HELP CREATE NEW JOBS, ECONOMIC GROWTH

PLAN FOR THE PEOPLE WILL HELP CREATE NEW JOBS, ECONOMIC GROWTH
MINISTER CLARK OUTLINES HOW GOVERNMENT IS MAKING ONTARIO OPEN FOR BUSINESS IN ADDRESS AT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT  KEMPTVILLE – In an address today at the 10th annual Leeds and Grenville Economic Development Summit, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Steve Clark detailed how the 2018 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review will help the government keep its promise to create and protect... Read More

MPP CLARK, GOVERNMENT STANDING UP FOR ONTARIO FARMERS

MPP CLARK, GOVERNMENT STANDING UP FOR ONTARIO FARMERS
PROVINCE TAKING ACTION FOR DROUGHT AFFECTED LIVESTOCK FARMERS BROCKVILLE – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark and Ontario’s Government for the People are standing up for livestock farmers devastated by the severe rain shortfalls this summer. MPP Clark has joined Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs in calling on the federal government to activate the Livestock... Read More

ONTARIO’S GOVERNMENT FOR THE PEOPLE HELPS POLICE SAVE LIVES

ONTARIO’S GOVERNMENT FOR THE PEOPLE HELPS POLICE SAVE LIVES
CLARK WELCOMES REGULATORY CHANGE SO OFFICERS CAN ADMINISTER NALOXONE WITHOUT RISKING CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION IF UNSUCCESSFUL QUEEN’S PARK – Police officers in Ontario will no longer have to fear the prospect of being routinely subjected to a criminal investigation for administering naloxone in response to opioid overdoses, says Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark. “Our government is taking action... Read More

Rideau Lakes OPP Investigating Fatal Collision Near Westport

Rideau Lakes OPP Investigating Fatal Collision Near Westport
Rideau Lakes – Officers of the Rideau Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing an investigation into a collision that occurred in North Crosby Township near Westport. On November 9, 2018 just after 4:00pm OPP responded to a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Salem Road and the 9th Concession, North Crosby Township. A Chevrolet car Northbound... Read More

Dominic LeBlanc and Mary Jean McFall join supporters in Brockville

Dominic LeBlanc and Mary Jean McFall join supporters  in Brockville
Brockville –  The Hon. Dominic LeBlanc, M.P. for Beauséjour,  joined Mary Jean McFall, Team Trudeau candidate for Leeds–Grenville–Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, to speak about the priorities of families throughout the region on Wednesday evening. “Today I had the pleasure of speaking with families in Leeds–Grenville–Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, and the message was clear: these communities need a strong... Read More

2018 Hinton Auto Group Build a Mountain of Food Campaign Gets Underway This Weekend

2018 Hinton Auto Group Build a Mountain of Food Campaign Gets Underway This Weekend
Food Blitz Stops in Almonte, Carleton Place, Perth, Lanark, Smiths Falls, Westport, Elgin, Portland, Merrickville, Athens, and Delta. Smiths Falls – The 2018 Hinton Auto Group Build a Mountain of Food Campaign gets underway this weekend starting out in Almonte and Carleton Place this Saturday, November 10th. Area food banks continue to play a vital role, providing necessary assistance to... Read More

Highlights from the UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting held October 24

Highlights from the UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting held October 24
Brockville  – Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, October 24 to discuss several agenda items. Board Improvement Plan for Student Achievement and Wellness (BIPSAW): Principals of Teaching and Learning Jennifer McMaster and Shelly Corlyon discussed the 2018-19 BIPSAW. This plan sets out ways to improve student achievement in math and literacy. Under the plan,... Read More

Federal By-election to Be Held Dec. 3rd for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes

Federal By-election to Be Held Dec. 3rd for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes
Ottawa – A federal by-election has been called for Monday, December 3rd for the federal riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes. The by-election will fill the seat left vacant after the death of longtime Conservative MP Gord Brown, who passed away suddenly after suffering a heart attack in his Parliament Hill office in May. The federal government had until... Read More

Bells of Peace: 100 Bells will toll on November 11th

Bells of Peace: 100 Bells will toll on November 11th
On November 11, at the going down of the sun, communities across Canada will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War with the ringing of 100 bells. The ringing of bells emulates the moment in 1918 when church bells across Europe tolled as four years of war had come to an end. To engage youth in... Read More

Leeds–Grenville–Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes Liberals to nominate Mary Jean McFall as Team Trudeau candidate

Leeds–Grenville–Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes Liberals to nominate Mary Jean McFall as Team Trudeau candidate
Brockville –  Local Liberals will gather tonight for the nomination of Mary Jean McFall as the Team Trudeau candidate for the upcoming by-election in Leeds–Grenville–Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes. Born and raised in the region, Mary Jean has deep roots in the agriculture sector, serving as a Director of Egg Farmers of Ontario and working as General Counsel to Burnbrae Farms.... Read More