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Flexibility in setting Lake Ontario outflows to continue – International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board

Flexibility in setting Lake Ontario outflows to continue – International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board
Cornwall – The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board (Board) announced today that, in directing Lake Ontario outflows, it has been given the ability to continue deviating from the flow specified by Plan 2014. The Board has had authority to deviate from Plan 2014 since May 7th, after Lake Ontario rose above the high water trigger levels specified... Read More

WDMH Foundation hits the Bingo Jackpot!

WDMH Foundation hits the Bingo Jackpot!
Winchester – The Iroquois-Matilda Lions Club Bingo Night at the Iroquois Legion is a lot of fun. And the benefits to health care close to home are even better! On October 30th, the Lions Club Executive presented a cheque for $2,000 to the WDMH Foundation from their Bingo Fund. The gift, in support of the Foundation’s General Equipment Fund, will... Read More

Many Power Outages Around Our Region This Morning

Many Power Outages Around Our Region This Morning
Brockville – Hydro One is reporting many pockets of power outages around our region. There are pockets of power outages in Augusta Township, Edwardsburgh-Cardinal, Rideau Lakes, Athens Township, Elizabethtown-Kitley, Front of Yonge, Leeds & 1000 Islands, Howe Island, Gananoque, Brockville, Merrickville-Wolford and North Grenville. One of the major outages in our region is in Morrisburg and South Dundas where over... Read More

All UCDSB Schools, Facilities and Childcare to Open this morning

All UCDSB Schools, Facilities and Childcare to Open this morning
We have received notice that CUPE has reached a tentative deal with the province and will not be proceeding with a strike tomorrow. All UCDSB schools and childcare facilities are open today, October 7, 2019. We look forward to welcoming our staff and our students back to school.   Read More

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs: International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs: International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board
Cornwall – The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board says it is doing everything possible to provide all possible relief to Lake Ontario and upper St. Lawrence River residents, while considering impacts throughout the system. During its meeting on 21 June, the Board decided to maintain outflows at their current record-high levels, 10,400 m 3 /s (367,270 cfs),... Read More

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained above navigation limit: International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained above navigation limit: International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board
Cornwall – The Board is actively exploring deviating beyond an outflow of 10,400 m3/s (367,270 cfs) reached on June 13th, with the intent to provide relief to shoreline stakeholders upstream of the Moses-Saunders Power Dam.   Before undertaking higher flows, the Board is communicating with stakeholders to assess the impacts of these additional flows, to provide them an opportunity to... Read More

Water Levels in the Lake Ontario St. Lawrence Will Continue to Rise

Water Levels in the Lake Ontario St. Lawrence Will Continue to Rise
A major flood event is under way in the lower St. Lawrence River with levels in some areas above 2017 peaks, while levels throughout the Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River system are expected to keep rising significantly this coming week due to rainfall across the basin. The Lake Ontario outflows are being adjusted as Ottawa River flows into the... Read More

FLOOD WATCH: South Nation Watershed

FLOOD WATCH: South Nation Watershed
Finch – Environment and Climate Change Canada is forecasting above freezing temperatures for the rest of the week. Rainfall amounts of 30 to 40 mm are possible Thursday to Saturday. Since issuing the last statement on April 8, the South Nation Conservation (SNC) rain gauges have recorded 20 to 30 mm of rain. Soil across the jurisdiction is saturated, and... Read More

Two Males Charged in Armed Robbery of Iroquois Convenience Store

Two Males Charged in Armed Robbery of Iroquois Convenience Store
SOUTH DUNDAS  – On February 18, 2019 at approximately 9:30pm, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers, with the assistance of the SD&G Crime Unit, responded to a report of an armed robbery at convenience store in the Village of Iroquois, South Dundas Township. Investigation indicated two unknown suspects entered the store with a weapon and demanded... Read More

Municipality of South Dundas Seeking Crossing Guard

Municipality of South Dundas Seeking Crossing Guard
South Dundas – The Municipality of South Dundas is seeking applications for Crossing Guard position in Iroquois. Crossing Guard must be available to work daily shifts throughout the school year. Crossing Guards are responsible to escort school children who walk to and from school safely across an intersection in Morrisburg during the morning, lunch hour and dismissal times. Crossing Guards... Read More