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St. Lawrence College hosts Global Healthcare Sector webinar  

St. Lawrence College hosts Global Healthcare Sector webinar  
Brockville/Cornwall/Kingston – St. Lawrence College (SLC) announces the upcoming segment in their NEXT Webinar Series, Friday, October 30, 2020, at Noon EST. The webinar on the global healthcare sector is hosted by SLC’s Health Care Administration program and is free and open for all to participate.   The October segment will focus on how the current pandemic will change the global healthcare sector as we know... Read More

UCDSB May Have to Cancel Some Classes/Close Some Schools as a Last Resort Due to Staff Shortage

UCDSB May Have to Cancel Some Classes/Close Some Schools as a Last Resort Due to Staff Shortage
Brockville – The Upper Canada District School Board’s (UCDSB) Director of Education Stephen Sliwa stated in a release to parents that if the board is unable to have adequate staff in their schools to supervise the students, classes within a school may need to be cancelled until coverage can be found. In the release Sliwa goes on to say, “Although... Read More

St. Lawrence College winter 2021 semester will continue to be mixed delivery

St. Lawrence College winter 2021 semester will continue to be mixed delivery
Brockville/Cornwall/Kingston – St. Lawrence College (SLC) has confirmed that its winter 2021 semester program delivery will continue as it started in the fall, which is a mix of alternate delivery and in-person classes. Priority for on-campus delivery will be health sciences programs and programs involving applied components such as labs and other hands-on simulations. More details can be found here.... Read More

First Positive Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in UCDSB at Chimo Elementary School, Smiths Falls

First Positive Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in UCDSB at Chimo Elementary School, Smiths Falls
Smiths Falls – The Upper Canada District School Board is reporting that this morning administrators at Chimo Elementary School were contacted by the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit, informing them that a person at the school had tested positive for COVID-19. Students and staff that had come in close contact with this person were isolated on arrival as a precautionary... Read More

Upper Canada Village’s Pumpkinferno Set to Open Friday

Upper Canada Village’s Pumpkinferno Set to Open Friday
Please Note: This Friday & Saturday are already sold out! Morrisburg — Every fall, Upper Canada Village transforms into an enchanted wonderland with over 7,000 handcrafted glowing pumpkins. This year, Pumpkinferno is getting ready to captivate guests once again. Starting Friday, September 25th, the creative and artistic event launches and will be open until October 31, 2020. Upper Canada Village... Read More

OPP POLICE RECORD CHECKS UPDATE

OPP POLICE RECORD CHECKS UPDATE
ORILLIA – As the economy continues to recover from the pandemic, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is committed to improving customer service for citizens seeking police record checks. Due to COVID-19, the OPP is currently experiencing a high volume of police record check requests. Current processing times are four to six weeks. The OPP is working on improving the technical capacities of... Read More

OPP East Region Street Crime Unit Seizes Illegal Drugs in Iroquois

OPP East Region Street Crime Unit Seizes Illegal Drugs in Iroquois
OPP Submitted Photo Iroquois – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) has seized illegal drugs in South Dundas, Iroquois. On September 10, 2020, as part of an ongoing investigation, members of the Street Crime Unit, assisted by the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) and OPP Canine Unit, executed search warrant at a residence on... Read More

Food Recall Warning (Allergen) – PC brand chicken strips – gluten free recalled due to undeclared gluten/wheat

Food Recall Warning (Allergen) – PC brand chicken strips – gluten free recalled due to undeclared gluten/wheat
Ottawa – Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling PC brand chicken strips – gluten free from the marketplace because they contain gluten/wheat which is not declared on the label. People who have an allergy to wheat, or have celiac disease or other gluten-related disorders should not consume the recalled product described below. Brand Product Size UPC Codes PC Chicken strips – ... Read More

Back to school at St. Lawrence College

Back to school at St. Lawrence College
Brockville, Kingston, Cornwall – September marks the beginning of another exciting school year, and St. Lawrence College (SLC) is ready to welcome students back for a mix of alternate delivery and in-person classes this fall in Kingston, Brockville, and Cornwall. Classes will commence for full-time programs on Wednesday, September 9. While campuses remain closed to the general public, SLC looks... Read More

Open Letter from UCDSB Chair to Parents/Guardians, Caregivers and Staff

Open Letter from UCDSB Chair to Parents/Guardians, Caregivers and Staff
Dear Parents, Guardians and Caregivers and Staff, As we approach the beginning of September, it is important that I take this opportunity to reach out to parents and students who are preparing for a return to school in a matter of days. I want to welcome all our students and staff back to this new school year and to let... Read More