…………………………….HEAT WARNING continues for Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Smiths Falls, Lanark, Morrisburg, SD&G………Temperatures between 30 and 32 degrees Celsius with Humidex values near 40 continue this evening. Temperatures will cool off tonight as a cold front sweeps through the region. Heat warnings will likely be ended late this evening or overnight……………………………………………..
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Regional Tourism Organization 9 (RTO 9) Introduces its 2020/2021 Board of Directors

Regional Tourism Organization 9 (RTO 9) Introduces its 2020/2021 Board of Directors
Kingston – RTO 9, the leading strategic partner for tourism in South Eastern Ontario announced that Sean Billing, Trevor Norris, Heather Ford, Richard Allen and Kathrine Christensen have been appointed as members of the organization’s Board of Directors Executive Committee. The Board of Directors for RTO 9, provides leadership for carrying out the organization’s mission while supporting Destinations in South... Read More

UCDSB Welcoming Students Back to School for Fall 2020

UCDSB Welcoming Students Back to School for Fall 2020
Brockville – The Ministry of Education announced on Thursday that our school board will be able to move forward with having our elementary students in class five days a week, with enhanced health and hygiene protocols. It is our hope that we will also be able to have our secondary students back in class five days a week, but first... Read More

HEAT WARNING for Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Smiths Falls, Eastern Lanark County, Morrisburg, SD&G & Ottawa!

HEAT WARNING for Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Smiths Falls, Eastern Lanark County, Morrisburg, SD&G & Ottawa!
A heat even today through Monday. Temperatures are expected to approach or meet heat warning criteria today with highs of 30 or 31 degrees and lows early Sunday near 20 or 21 degrees. Sunday will be even hotter and more humid with daytime high temperatures of 33 degrees Celsius and Humidex values in the low 40s expected. High temperatures Monday... Read More

ETFO: With six weeks to go, Ontario government has still not announced funding to ensure safe reopening of schools

ETFO: With six weeks to go, Ontario government has still not announced funding to ensure safe reopening of schools
Toronto – The Ontario government’s re-announcement today of capital funding for new schools does nothing to prepare the province for the safe return of students and staff to schools this September. “All summer, ETFO has pressed the government to provide sufficient emergency funding to ensure a safe return to school. So far, the government has offered nothing,” said Sam Hammond,... Read More

UCDSB Trustees Approve Budget for the 2020-2021 School Year

UCDSB Trustees Approve Budget for the 2020-2021 School Year
Brockville – At the Special Board of Trustees Meeting on Wednesday, July 15, Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) approved the 2020-2021 school year budget, with operating expenses of $377.8 million and capital expenses at $40.4 million. Presented by UCDSB staff, the fully compliant budget places the Board on track to meet its target for accumulated surplus, significantly... Read More

St. Lawrence College Launches New Brand Campaign – VIDEO

St. Lawrence College Launches New Brand Campaign  – VIDEO
Brockville/Cornwall/Kingston – How do you stand out and grab people’s attention in a crowded, competitive market? And once you have their attention, how do you keep it? These, and other questions were top-of-mind as St. Lawrence College (SLC) under the leadership of Marketing and Recruitment Director, Stew Clark, started strategizing on a new brand campaign. The college sector in Ontario has been experiencing declining domestic applications for the last number... Read More

Ontario urged to create new strategy to expand degree programs at colleges

Ontario urged to create new strategy to expand degree programs at colleges
Kingston, Brockville, Cornwall – Ontario’s colleges are calling for a new provincial strategy for post-secondary education that will expand the range of degree programs at colleges, including the creation of career-focused three-year degree programs and master’s programs in specialized fields. “This is the time for bold action to ensure we become a world leader in career-focused post-secondary education,” said Glenn... Read More

Great Lakes Water Levels Webinar – Friday, July 17, 2020

Great Lakes Water Levels Webinar – Friday, July 17, 2020
You are invited to a Great Lakes water levels webinar hosted by the International Lake Superior Board of Control, the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board and the International Niagara Board of Control. The webinar will take place on Friday, July 17 from noon to 1:30 pm (EDT) in English. This webinar will provide an overview of why the Great Lakes are at... Read More

Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect for Our Entire Region

Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect for Our Entire Region
Potential for isolated severe thunderstorms this evening. Isolated thunderstorms are forecast to move southeastward across portions of the regions this evening. Locally damaging winds gusts may be associated with one or two of these storms, along with hail and frequent cloud to ground lightning. As the storms are expected to be isolated, many places will not be affected. Strong wind... Read More