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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

Canada Day 2018 Around Leeds & Grenville

Canada Day 2018 Around Leeds & Grenville
Leeds-Grenville – Here are some of the events being held around our region of Leeds & Grenville this Canada Day weekend! Brockville: Brockville’s Canada Day 2018 starts off with the annual Canada Day 5 k & 1k Run starting out from Blockhouse Island at 8:45am and 9am. The 11th annual 1000 islands Regatta is on all weekend including Canada Day... Read More

Visitation For Gord Brown Being Held May 9th at Tompkins Funeral Home in Gananoque

Visitation For Gord Brown Being Held May 9th at Tompkins Funeral Home in Gananoque
Funeral service takes place at the Lou Jeffries Recreation Center in Gananoque at 11 am, Thursday, May 10 followed by a graveside service at Gananoque Cemetery Gananoque – Visitation for Gord Brown, Member of Parliament Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes will be held on Wednesday, May 9th at Tompkins Funeral Home in Gananoque. It is being held from 2 to... Read More

Lakes in Upper Rideau Watershed Reaching Flood Level

Lakes in Upper Rideau Watershed Reaching Flood Level
  Ottawa –  This message is specific to Bobs and Christie Lakes but may apply to other lakes in the area where remotely accessible monitoring equipment is not installed. Property owners are advised to go to their cottage properties and assess conditions for themselves. Rain overnight has caused levels on Bobs and Christie Lakes to increase to flood levels. Additional... Read More

You Have Until May 10th to Order Your Rain Barrel In Support of the Volunteer Centre St. Lawrence-Rideau

You Have Until May 10th to Order Your Rain Barrel In Support of the Volunteer Centre St. Lawrence-Rideau
Brockville – The Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau is accepting pre-sale orders until May 10th for a Truckload Rain Barrel Sale scheduled for Friday, May 18th, at the Employment and Education Centre, 105 Strowger Blvd., Brockville, from 8 am to 12 pm. Funds raised will support Volunteer Centre programs and initiatives which facilitate volunteer engagement in the community. Cost of... Read More

Municipal Candidates’ Guide Now Available

Municipal Candidates’ Guide Now Available
What You Need to Know Before Running in the 2018 Municipal and School Board Elections Queen’s Park – Ontario has released the 2018 Candidates’ Guide for Ontario Municipal and School Board Elections outlining rules for candidates as described in the Municipal Elections Act and other legislation and regulations. Since the last municipal election, the province has made changes to modernize... Read More

Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Leeds-Grenville Gearing Up For Their Annual Bowl For Kids Sake in Kemptville & Elgin

Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Leeds-Grenville Gearing Up For Their Annual Bowl For Kids Sake in Kemptville & Elgin
Kemptville/Elgin – Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Leeds & Grenville are gearing up for one of their major FUN-raising events. The annual Bowl for Kids Sake is taking place Saturday, March 24th in Kemptville and Elgin. You can register on line or pick up a package at the Kemptville bowling lanes or outside the BBBS office at the North Grenville... Read More

United Way of Leeds & Grenville Raises $827,101 During 2017 Campaign – VIDEO

United Way of Leeds & Grenville Raises $827,101 During 2017 Campaign – VIDEO
Number Announced on Tuesday Evening During Annual Volunteer Appreciation Event Held at BAC! Brockville – The United Way of Leeds & Grenville​ held their 2018 Volunteer Appreciation Event on Tuesday night at the Brockville Arts Centre. Awards were given out to area businesses, individuals and organizations who volunteered during the 2017 fundraising campaign, They also announced the final total raised,... Read More

Girls Inc. of Upper Canada Seeking Nominations For This Year’s Strong, Smart & Bold Women of the Year Celebration

Girls Inc. of Upper Canada Seeking Nominations For This Year’s Strong, Smart & Bold Women of the Year Celebration
LEEDS AND GRENVILLE – Girls Incorporated of Upper Canada is seeking nominations for the annual Strong, Smart & Bold Women of the Year Celebration. Through a public nomination process, we wish to highlight the outstanding women from our community who will be honoured at our Celebration on the evening of Thursday, May 10th at the Brockville Convention Centre. We are... Read More