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Weekend Snowstorm May Bring the Season’s Biggest Snowfall to Southern Ontario With 15–30cm of Snow – VIDEO

Weekend Snowstorm May Bring the Season’s Biggest Snowfall to Southern Ontario With 15–30cm of Snow – VIDEO
Toronto – A strong snowstorm appears increasingly likely to bring significant snowfall accumulation to all parts of Southern Ontario this weekend starting Saturday morning and lasting into Sunday. Widespread accumulation between 15-30cm is expected with slightly less around the Lake Ontario and Erie shoreline due to the snow being wetter causing reduced accumulation. Strong wind gusts reaching 50-70km/h during the... Read More

Snowfall warning in effect for our entire region for later today and overnight!

Snowfall warning in effect for our entire region for later today and overnight!
15 to 25 cm of heavy snow today and tonight. Snow, heavy at times, will arrive over the region this morning. Total snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 cm are expected. Brisk southeasterly winds gusting to 50 km/h will whip up freshly fallen snow causing very low visibility at times in blowing snow today into this evening. Rapidly accumulating snow... Read More

COUPLE CHARGED WITH FIREARMS AND DRUG OFFENCES

COUPLE CHARGED WITH FIREARMS AND DRUG OFFENCES
SMITHS FALLS – On January 15, 2020 search warrants were executed in Montague Township and the Town of Smiths Falls, Ontario by members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Units (CSCU) from Ottawa, Leeds-Grenville and Lanark Detachments, with the assistance of Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU), Emergency Response Team (ERT) along with the collaboration and partnership of the... Read More

OECTA Members Escalate Strike Action to One-Day Withdrawal of Service Jan 21st

OECTA Members Escalate Strike Action to One-Day Withdrawal of Service Jan 21st
In a letter dated January 13th, 2020, the Catholic District School Board (CDSBEO) issued a letter to parents informing them that the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) had provided notice that their members will escalate strike action to a full one-day withdrawal of services on Tuesday, January 21st, 2020. This one-day, full withdrawal of services is in addition to... Read More

Forecasted Precipitation May Increase Water Levels and Flows and Cause Unstable Ice Throughout Rideau Watershed

Forecasted Precipitation May Increase Water Levels and Flows and Cause Unstable Ice Throughout Rideau Watershed
Ottawa – Environment Canada is forecasting significant precipitation in the form of rain or drizzle, freezing rain, ice pellets and snow starting Friday and continuing into Sunday with the greatest precipitation amounts on Saturday. There remains a considerable amount of uncertainty on exact precipitation amounts and what form it will take, however, rainfall amounts of between 50 and 75 mm... Read More

Freezing rain warning & Rainfall warning For Our Entire Region!

Freezing rain warning & Rainfall warning For Our Entire Region!
Freezing rain warning in effect for: Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Smiths Falls, Lanark, Morrisburg, SD&G Ice build-up due to freezing rain is expected or occurring. Rain is expected to change over to freezing rain mixed at times with ice pellets this evening then persist through tonight before changing to some snow by Sunday morning. Ice accretion amounts of 5 to 10 mm... Read More

Rainfall warning in effect for our entire region!

Rainfall warning in effect for our entire region!
Rainfall, combined with melting snow, is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall. A soaker on tap Saturday. A moisture laden low from Texas will spread rain across Eastern Ontario overnight into Saturday, with most areas receiving a total of 20 to 30 mm by Saturday evening. The rain is then expected to change over... Read More

Ten Tokyo Smoke Licensee Retail Cannabis Stores To Open In Ontario In Early 2020

Ten Tokyo Smoke Licensee Retail Cannabis Stores To Open In Ontario In Early 2020
SMITHS FALLS – Tokyo Smoke, Canopy Growth Corporation’s (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) (TSX: WEED) (NYSE: CGC) award-winning retail brand, is proud to announce that it will be working with a total of ten recently-announced Ontario retail licence holders to open new Tokyo Smoke branded retail cannabis stores across the province. In addition to the five locations announced in November 2019,... Read More

EAST REGION OPP FESTIVE RIDE NABS NEARLY 100 IMPAIRED DRIVERS

EAST REGION OPP FESTIVE RIDE NABS NEARLY 100 IMPAIRED DRIVERS
SMITHS FALLS -Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) across East Region conducted 2289 Festive RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) programs between November 23, 2019 and January 2, 2020. Officers arrested and charged 98 people for Impaired Driving related offences, while another 54 motorists were issued various Automatic Drivers’ Licence Suspensions after registering in the warning range on the approved roadside screening device. “It’s... Read More

Freezing Rain Warning continues today for our entire region!

Freezing Rain Warning continues today for our entire region!
Freezing rain ending this afternoon. The freezing rain will transition to ice pellets, snow or rain this afternoon. Ice accretion or build-up of 5 to 10 mm is possible and power outages are possible. Poor travel conditions can be expected today. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Be prepared to adjust your... Read More