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Ontario Releases Plan for Safe Reopening of Schools in September

Ontario Releases Plan for Safe Reopening of Schools in September
Province Providing Critical Investments and Resources to Keep Students and Staff Safe TORONTO — The Ontario government is announcing the safe reopening of schools for in-class instruction beginning this September. The government has unveiled a plan that prioritizes the health and safety of students and staff, and provides school boards with unprecedented resources and flexibility, while accommodating regional differences in trends of... Read More

Daily update of Ontario Cases of COVID-19: January 15, 2020 to July 29, 2020 – Updated Wednesday, July 30 at 10:30 AM

Daily update of Ontario Cases of COVID-19: January 15, 2020 to July 29, 2020 – Updated Wednesday, July 30 at 10:30 AM
There are 89 new cases since yesterday’s report. A 0.2% increase. Total cases in Ontario now at 39,075. 3 new deaths. Total number of deaths 2,772. For more details: https://www.ontario.ca/page/how-ontario-is-responding-covid-19 Note: Not all cases have a reported age or gender reported. Data corrections or updates can result in case records being removed and or updated from past reports and may... Read More

OPP: “Drivers Still Don’t Comply with 2003 Move Over Law”

OPP: “Drivers Still Don’t Comply with 2003 Move Over Law”
Orillia – With roads about to get busier during the Civic Holiday long weekend, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will have its sights set on drivers who do not slow down and safely move over a lane for roadside emergency vehicles. So far this year, the OPP has laid more than 400 charges against drivers who failed to move over... Read More

Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce joins Canada United to support local businesses and accelerate small business recovery

Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce joins Canada United to support local businesses and accelerate small business recovery
Created by RBC in collaboration with the national network of Chambers of Commerce and over 50 corporate partners Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce to support local businesses as part of the nationwide movement Brockville  – Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce announced today it is joining Canada United, a national movement to support local businesses in communities across the country. As... Read More

Good Thursday morning, Westport, Portland, Smiths Falls and the rest of Leeds-Grenville, Lanark and Dundas! Here is your morning weather update – July 30, 2020

Good Thursday morning, Westport, Portland, Smiths Falls and the rest of Leeds-Grenville, Lanark and Dundas! Here is your morning weather update – July 30, 2020
Today’s weather photo by Hometown TV12. Today: Increasing cloudiness early this morning. 60 percent chance of showers late this morning and this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 26. Humidex 31. UV index 6 or high. Tonight: Partly cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers early this evening with risk of a thunderstorm. Low 17.... Read More

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Cases Update – Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Cases Update – Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Still no new cases or deaths in Leeds, Grenville & Lanark. Total of 355 cases and 52 deaths in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark. 303 of cases recovered (Recovered cases do not include deaths). Cases are reported from data collected at 4:00pm yesterday. For more detailed information: https://healthunit.org/health-information/covid-19/local-cases-and-statistics/ Lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases updated Monday to Friday only except statutory holidays. Latest COVID-19... Read More

ANTIQUE BOAT MUSEUM/ANTIQUE & CLASSIC BOAT SOCIETY JOINT SYMPOSIUM POSTPONED TO MAY 7-9, 2021

ANTIQUE BOAT MUSEUM/ANTIQUE & CLASSIC BOAT SOCIETY JOINT SYMPOSIUM POSTPONED TO MAY 7-9, 2021
CLAYTON, New York – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and associated travel restrictions, the Antique Boat Museum and the Antique & Classic Boat Society have made the difficult decision to cancel their jointly hosted annual Symposium in Clayton, NY for 2020. Originally scheduled for the weekend of Friday, May 29-Sunday, May 31, this year’s Symposium was rescheduled to the weekend... Read More

Brockville Police Reports – July 29, 2020

Brockville Police Reports – July 29, 2020
Brockville – Police reports from the Brockville Police Service from July 23rd to July 28th, 2020. Mental Health Apprehensions: Officers have been kept busy with several apprehensions under the Mental Health Act over the past two days. On July 27th at 3:42 PM officers dealt with a 51 year old male that was expressing thoughts of self-harm. The male was... Read More

Regional Tourism Organization 9 (RTO 9) Launches Tourism Rebuilding Strategy

Regional Tourism Organization 9 (RTO 9) Launches Tourism Rebuilding Strategy
Signs Alphabet® as Marketing Agency of Record to Lead Regional Promotions Campaign KINGSTON – RTO 9, the leading strategic partner to sustainably develop and manage tourism in South Eastern Ontario has formally launched their Immediate Action Plan and Interim Strategy designed to support local destinations and SMEs rebuild tourism this summer and fall. Developed with the advice of tourism management... Read More