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Shoppers Drug Mart provides free access to mental health program to help Canadians coping with stress

Shoppers Drug Mart provides free access to mental health program to help Canadians coping with stress
Stress management program available online through SilverCloud Health TORONTO – Shoppers Drug Mart is making peace of mind a little more accessible to Canadians as they struggle with increased stress in the face of COVID-19.  In partnership with SilverCloud Health, the company has opened a virtual stress management program, accessible anywhere from their phones, tablets or computer. The company will cover all associated... Read More

COVID-19 Assessment Centre in Winchester to Open on April 1st

COVID-19 Assessment Centre in Winchester to Open on April 1st
Winchester – A new COVID-19 assessment centre in Winchester will open on April 1st. The Centre is being operated by Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) staff and physicians, in partnership with the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU). This centre is exclusively for the purpose of COVID-19 assessments. The assessment centre is located in the Lions Club hall at 515 Albert... Read More

WDMH Begins Planning for COVID-19 Assessment Centre in Winchester

WDMH Begins Planning for COVID-19 Assessment Centre in Winchester
Winchester – Winchester District Memorial Hospital, in partnership with the Eastern Ontario Health Unit, is being proactive and has begun to plan for the opening of a COVID-19 Assessment Centre in Winchester.  This centre will be used exclusively for the purpose of COVID-19 assessments. There is no planned opening date as WDMH is currently seeing a very small number of patients... Read More

Changes at Winchester District Memorial Hospital Related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Changes at Winchester District Memorial Hospital Related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Winchester – Coming to WDMH – What You Need to Know. To help prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), patient visits are not permitted at this time at Winchester District Memorial Hospital. Exceptions may be made on compassionate grounds. Obstetrics patients may bring one support person with them. Everyone coming to WDMH will be required to use the main entrance... Read More

UCDSB to Temporarily Close Schools, Working on Educational Supports for Students

UCDSB to Temporarily Close Schools, Working on Educational Supports for Students
Brockville – In an extraordinary effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, the Ontario Government announced on Thursday afternoon that all Ontario schools will be closed from Saturday, March 14, reopening on Monday, April 6. Recognizing that a key part of the provincial strategy is to contain the spread of COVID19, all child care and EarlyON centres located within UCDSB... Read More

OCSTA Statement Regarding OECTA Tentative Agreement

OCSTA Statement Regarding OECTA Tentative Agreement
TORONTO – We are very pleased that today, following many months of bargaining, the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association, the Provincial government and the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) reached a tentative collective agreement. The tentative agreement reflects the commitment of all negotiating parties to the well-being and progress of all students and staff in Catholic schools throughout Ontario. Details of... Read More

COVID-19 Forces Government of Ontario to Extend March break by 2 Weeks

COVID-19 Forces Government of Ontario to Extend March break by 2 Weeks
TORONTO — Today Premier Doug Ford, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement in response to the impact of COVID-19 on publicly funded schools as March Break approaches: “The health and well-being of Ontarians is our government’s number one priority. Since we first learned of COVID-19 as an emerging... Read More

SD&G OPP News for March 9 – 12th, 2020

SD&G OPP News for March 9 – 12th, 2020
SD&G – SD&G OPP News for March 9 – 12th, 2020. CHARGES LAID – DOMESTIC NORTH DUNDAS – As a result of a sexual assault investigation conducted by members of the Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police and the SD&G OPP Crime Unit, a 18 year old resident of North Dundas Township was arrested on March 9, 2020. Investigation... Read More

WDMH Foundation – A Night of Entertainment Raises $11,849.10 for Cancer Care Fund

WDMH Foundation – A Night of Entertainment Raises $11,849.10 for Cancer Care Fund
Winchester – There were many smiles at the sold-out ‘A Night of Entertainment’, held on February 15th at The Old Town Hall in Winchester. Smiles for the comedy and magic shows, great music, refreshments and fun auctions. But most of all, big smiles for the final tally – $11,849.10 raised for the WDMH Foundation’s Cancer Care Fund. “We are so... Read More