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Stay-At-Home Order Begins Today in Ontario

Stay-At-Home Order Begins Today in Ontario
Here is a list of the updated changes to the regulations Brockville – Ontario is now under a State of Emergency once again along with the Stay-at-Home order which began this morning at 12:01am. The orders are expected to stay in place at least until Thursday, February 11, 2021. In response to questions from reporters on Wednesday, Premier Ford had... Read More

UCDSB: Stay-at-Home Order & New Health and Safety Measures

UCDSB: Stay-at-Home Order & New Health and Safety Measures
Brockville – In response to climbing cases of COVID-19 throughout the province, the province has issued a stay-at-home order and introduced new health and safety measures for our schools when we return to in-person learning. While the province indicated that schools west of us (in and around the Greater Toronto Area) will remain closed beyond January 25, the province has not indicated whether... Read More

Heavy Snow Forecasted for Tonight & Into Saturday

Heavy Snow Forecasted for Tonight & Into Saturday
Brockville – More snow is on its way for later tonight. Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for our entire region. Snow is forecast to develop north of Lake Ontario this evening and then spread eastward across the Ottawa Valley by midnight. The snow will become heavy at times tonight, and travel may become difficult in some locations... Read More

UCDSB Moves to Remote Learning Model Following Holiday Break

UCDSB Moves to Remote Learning Model Following Holiday Break
Brockville – Adhering to provincial guidelines, the UCDSB is set to temporarily close its schools and transition to a school-board-wide remote learning model following the holiday break. In a continued effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, the Ontario Government announced on Monday afternoon that a province-wide shutdown will begin for a 28-day period across Eastern Ontario beginning on Dec. 26, 2020 at... Read More

UCDSB Director of Education Announces Retirement after 35 Year of Service to Public Education

UCDSB Director of Education Announces Retirement after 35 Year of Service to Public Education
Brockville – Upper Canada District School Board Director of Education Stephen Sliwa has made the challenging decision to retire from his role within the school board, effective June 30, 2021. “I am grateful for the privilege of serving students, the Board of Trustees, and the local community during my time as the Director of Education,” says Sliwa. “I have enjoyed the opportunity... Read More

The International Lake Ontario- St. Lawrence River Board to Implement Strategy to Deviate from Plan 2014 this Winter

The International Lake Ontario- St. Lawrence River Board to Implement Strategy to Deviate from Plan 2014 this Winter
Ottawa – The International Joint Commission (IJC) has approved the Board’s request for authority to deviate from Plan 2014, and as conditions permit, outflows from the Moses-Saunders dam on the St. Lawrence River can be increased to exceed Plan 2014 flows. The risk of high water on Lake Ontario in 2021 is moderate due to persistent high-water levels on Lake... Read More

St. Lawrence Colleges Launches New Website 

St. Lawrence Colleges Launches New Website 
Brockville/Kingston/Cornwall – St. Lawrence College (SLC) has launched a brand-new website, making it easier for prospective and current students to find doors to success, connecting opportunities to their educational goals. The website is easy to navigate, showcases the vibrancy of the College’s community through imagery and video, and provides access to numerous resources and supports. “The website is often the first experience people have with SLC,” said Stew Clark, SLC Director of Marketing and Recruitment. “As the number one tool used by... Read More

Stand-alone nursing degree at St. Lawrence College one step closer to happening for next year

Stand-alone nursing degree at St. Lawrence College one step closer to happening for next year
Brockville, Kingston/Cornwall –  St. Lawrence College (SLC) has received several required formal approvals to deliver its Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) program as a stand-alone program on its three campuses in Kingston, Brockville, and Cornwall. Starting today, the program can begin accepting applicants with the caveat that the program receives final approval from the Canadian Nursing Organization (CNO). SLC has received confirmation from the Postsecondary Education Quality Assessment Board... Read More

St. Lawrence College ends 2020 by looking ahead

St. Lawrence College ends 2020 by looking ahead
Brockville/Kingston/Cornwall – St. Lawrence College (SLC) will begin its annual holiday shut down of main operations beginning Monday, December 21,2020 and will reopen on Monday, January 4, 2021. The shutdown does not mean everything at the college stops, however most services and departments close and access to campus buildings is restricted. The College has confirmed that any students living in residence who prefer or need to stay over the holiday will be... Read More

IJC announces new structure for its International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board

IJC announces new structure for its International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board
Ottawa – The International Joint Commission’s (IJC) Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board will decrease to a six-member Board with an equal number of members from the United States and Canada effective December 1, 2020. The Board sets the outflow from Lake Ontario in accordance with the provisions of an order of approval issued by the IJC in 2016. The re-structured Board will... Read More