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Winchester Hospital: Turning a scary moment into one of relief

Winchester Hospital: Turning a scary moment into one of relief
Winchester – Imagine being so short of breath that you had to call an ambulance. That is what happened to a patient who came to the Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) Emergency Department. In addition to worsening shortness of breath, Mr. M. was weak and had swelling in his legs. His oxygen levels were very low, and the nurse had difficulty hearing... Read More

Victim Identified in Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in South Dundas

Victim Identified in Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in South Dundas
SOUTH DUNDAS – Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to the scene of a two (2) vehicle collision on Highway 401 (between Upper Canada Road and County Road 31), South Dundas Township. Preliminary investigation has indicated that at approximately 9:37am, a tractor trailer was travelling westbound on Highway 401 when, for reasons under investigation, a... Read More

St. Lawrence College becomes smoke-free, effective October 15, 2018

St. Lawrence College becomes smoke-free, effective October 15, 2018
Brockville/Kingston/Cornwall – St. Lawrence College (SLC) is pleased to announce that its campuses in Kingston, Brockville, and Cornwall Ontario will become 100 percent smoke-free, effective October 15, 2018.   “This is an important decision,” said Glenn Vollebregt, President and CEO, St. Lawrence College. “The risks and negative health impacts of second-hand smoke are well-known. We are excited to unite as a... Read More

UCDSB Encourages Participation in Education Reform Consultations

UCDSB Encourages Participation in Education Reform Consultations
Brockville– The provincial government has launched its period for public consultation on education reform. The Upper Canada District School Board encourages parents, staff, students and community partners to take this opportunity to provide their insight. “All UCDSB staff and trustees want our students to have curriculum that is strong and modern, and that will provide them with the skills they need to succeed... Read More

SLC Anonymous Donor makes an Uncommon Challenge

SLC Anonymous Donor makes an Uncommon Challenge
They’re relatively new to the Kingston area, but already they’re making a mark. Kingston – St. Lawrence College announced on October 2nd that an anonymous donor has stepped forward to issue a challenge to the community to join his family in supporting the College as it enters the home stretch of the largest campaign in its history. The donor –... Read More

CDSBEO Hosts Inspirational Faith Day Celebration

CDSBEO Hosts Inspirational Faith Day Celebration
Kemptville – Staff from the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario participated in a day of learning and reflection around the new spiritual theme Be Holy – Joy springs from a loving heart! Hosted at St. Joseph’s Catholic Secondary School in Cornwall, and broadcast live to five secondary school locations across the Board, members of the school community began the CDSBEO Faith Day with... Read More

Highlights from September 26 UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting

Highlights from September 26 UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting
Brockville – Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, September 26 to discuss several agenda items.  Rural Guidance Counsellor Pilot Project: Director Stephen Sliwa and Superintendent Ron Ferguson updated trustees on the Rural Guidance Counsellor Pilot Project. The project, which began in February 2017, has seen the Board invest $1.8 million in specialized provincial funding to boost guidance counsellor... Read More

UCDSB Recognizes Residential School Experience with Orange Shirt Day

UCDSB Recognizes Residential School Experience with Orange Shirt Day
Brockville – The Upper Canada District School Board is a sea of orange today as students and staff from across our vast district wear orange shirts to recognize Orange Shirt Day. Orange Shirt Day is officially on September 30 and is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission Residential School (1891-1981). It grew out of an account from residential school... Read More

OPP Fall Seat-belt Campaign from September 26 to October 6, 2018

OPP Fall Seat-belt Campaign from September 26 to October 6, 2018
Prescott – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has investigated 34 road fatalities so far this year in which the victims were reportedly not wearing a seat belt. There were 30 such deaths at this time last year (2017), with lack of occupant restraint being linked to 49 deaths by the end of the year. As the OPP gears up for... Read More

SIU Terminates Investigation into Collision Between Police Vehicle and Cyclist in Cornwall

SIU Terminates Investigation into Collision Between Police Vehicle and Cyclist in Cornwall
Mississauga – The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has terminated an investigation into a collision that occurred between an unmarked police SUV and a cyclist in Cornwall in July of 2018. At approximately 4 p.m. on July 27, 2018, a police officer who was en route to a call was operating an unmarked police SUV eastbound on Second... Read More