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Warmer Temperatures and Rain Could Cause Unsafe Conditions on Rivers and Lakes Throughout Rideau Watershed

Warmer Temperatures and Rain Could Cause Unsafe Conditions on Rivers and Lakes Throughout Rideau Watershed
Ottawa – Significant rainfall forecast for Monday and Tuesday along with melting snow can be expected to cause river flows and lake levels to rise. Going on iced over waterbodies is not advisable for the next several days until levels decline and colder temperatures can restore the integrity of the ice. As the snowmelt and rain runoff moves through the... Read More

2018 Skate The Lake in Portland Set for This Weekend – VIDEO

2018 Skate The Lake in Portland Set for This Weekend – VIDEO
Portland – The 2018 Edition of Skate The Lake is being held this weekend, February 17th & 18, 2018 on the Big Rideau Lake in Portland. This year, Skate the Lake has been moved for one year from January to this weekend Sat. Feb 17th & Sun. Feb 18th. Organizers say they have a large contingent of skaters  coming from... Read More

Volunteer Centre Hosting Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

Volunteer Centre Hosting Community Volunteer Income Tax Program
Brockville – Need a hand completing your income tax and benefit return? The Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau is once again hosting their Community Volunteer Income Tax Program around the region.If you are unable to complete your income tax and benefit return by yourself and are unable to pay for assistance, the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program may be for... Read More

Ontario Festival of Small Halls seeking new venue submissions

Ontario Festival of Small Halls seeking new venue submissions
Ottawa – The Ontario Festival of Small Halls is looking to share the love – small hall love, that is. Read More

Extreme Cold Warning Continues for Our Entire Region Today!

Extreme Cold Warning Continues for Our Entire Region Today!
Brockville – An Extreme Cold Warning continues today for our entire region. The multi-day episode of very cold wind chills continues. As of this morning at 9:30am the temperature was -25°C with a wind chill of -32. Read More

Extreme Cold Warning Remains in Effect

Extreme Cold Warning Remains in Effect
Brockville – A period of very cold wind chills continues today! Wind chill values between minus 30 and minus 35 are still being reported late this morning. Wind chills will moderate during daytime hours today. However, wind chill values between minus 30 and 35 are expected once again tonight. Extreme cold puts everyone at risk. Risks are greater for young... Read More

LEEDS OPP: DRIVE WITH THE CONDITIONS

LEEDS OPP: DRIVE WITH THE CONDITIONS
LEEDS – As officers investigate numerous collisions on Highway 401 during adverse weather conditions, members of the Ontario Provincial Police in Leeds County are asking for people to slow down. On December 22, 2017 at about 8:00 a.m., officers of the Leeds County OPP Detachment stopped a motorist in Front of Yonge Township who had passed the cruiser at 145... Read More

Canada Summer Jobs application period opens December 19

Canada Summer Jobs application period opens December 19
Ottawa – Gord Brown, Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville – Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, announced today that applications will soon be available for the Canada Summer Jobs Program for 2018. “The application period begins December 19, this year,” explains Brown. “It closes on February 2, 2018.” The program provides funding for not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers and small businesses with 50... Read More

STEO Prepared for Inclement Weather

STEO Prepared for Inclement Weather
Johnstown – With the widespread accumulating snow forecasted for tonight and Tuesday for our entire region, we are re-posting the Student Transportation of Eastern Ontario’s (STEO) process used to manage bus cancellations for the upcoming winter season that was first published earlier in November. “STEO continues to work to enhance communication with parents and students about decisions to cancel busing when... Read More