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OSSTF Initiating Full Day Walk Out on Wednesday

OSSTF Initiating Full Day Walk Out on Wednesday
Eastern Ontario – Teachers and education workers represented by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF/FEESO) will participate in a one-day, province-wide full withdrawal of services this Wednesday, December 4th, if a new agreement is not reached before then. The UCDSB has said if this occurs, there will be no classes, planned activities, co-operative education placements or extracurriculars for students... Read More

21st Edition of the CP Holiday Train Set to Make its Way Through Eastern Ontario Wednesday

21st Edition of the CP Holiday Train Set to Make its Way Through Eastern Ontario Wednesday
Eastern Ontario Stops on Wednesday including Merrickville, Smiths Falls & Perth! Eastern Ontario – The two CP Holiday trains depart this week. On Monday the US holiday train left Montreal and today, November 26th the Canadian edition of the train leaves Montreal to make their festive journeys, travelling through the U.S. and Canada, respectively. Once again, the CP Holiday Train features... Read More

Health Unit releases annual cost of eating in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark

Health Unit releases annual cost of eating in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark
Leeds-Grenville, Lanark – Each year, the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit conducts Nutritious Food Basket costing. The results show that individuals and households living with a low income struggle to buy enough nutritious food after paying rent, bills, and other living expenses. From the 2017 Canadian Community Health Survey, 9.4% or 6449 households in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark... Read More

Highlights from CDSBEO Board Meeting held on Nov 5, 2019

Highlights from CDSBEO Board Meeting held on Nov 5, 2019
Kemptville – Highlights from CDSBEO Board Meeting held on Nov 5, 2019. Sandy Lake Exposure Trip 2019 Meeting the goals of the Ontario First Nation, Métis, and Inuit Education Policy Framework is a priority for the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario. For the sixth consecutive year, a group of CDSBEO students participated in a service trip to Sandy... Read More

Save The Date: CP Holiday Train Is Coming Through Nov 27th!

Save The Date: CP Holiday Train Is Coming Through Nov 27th!
Merrickville –  will be welcoming the CP Holiday Train on Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 at 4:45 PM at the East Broadway and County Road 2 tracks. This annual fundraising program has raised over $15.8 million and 4.5 million pounds of food across Canada and the USA since 1999. Thanks to the generosity of all those who attend this grand display... Read More

Serious Fraud Office and OPP Warn of Sim Swap Scam

Serious Fraud Office and OPP Warn of Sim Swap Scam
ORILLIA – The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), in partnership with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC), are advising the public of a recent scam that has been reported. Fraudsters are using SIM swapping and phone number porting to gain access to your email, social media and financial accounts. From there, they gain direct access to your... Read More

Police warn against fraudulent phone calls claiming to be from Service Canada

Police warn against fraudulent phone calls claiming to be from Service Canada
Ottawa – The Ottawa Police Organized Fraud Unit is warning the community about a recent phone scam that is being reported in Ottawa and across the country. The fraudulent phone calls are coming to both cell phone and land lines and may display the phone number of a legitimate government agency. The recorded message when the phone is answered claims... Read More

Health Unit: Let’s talk about money

Health Unit: Let’s talk about money
Brockville – We all need money to provide the basics for living.  This includes, at a minimum, money for housing – a place to call home, for food that will fuel our body and mind with energy, health and joy, for clothing, a phone to stay connected, a way to get work or school, for leisure activities,  and for prescribed medications... Read More

Leeds-Grenville Annual Economic Development Summit 2019 Being Held November 22nd

Leeds-Grenville Annual Economic Development Summit 2019 Being Held November 22nd
Leeds-Grenville – The annual Leeds-Grenville Economic Summit is set for Friday, November 22nd at the North Grenville Municipal Centre. Come out for a day focused on Economic Development and Leadership. This event is in partnership with Michael Barrett, M.P., Steve Clark, M.P.P., the Eastern Workforce Innovation Board and the 1000 Islands, Grenville and Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corporations. This... Read More

Health Unit releases Student Immunization Report

Health Unit releases Student Immunization Report
Brockville – Being fully immunized protects against many communicable diseases, like measles and polio that can be quite serious and are easily spread in our community, especially in our schools. The Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA) is an important piece of legislation that requires students to be immunized against certain diseases or to have a valid exemption on file... Read More