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OPP / CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES ANGEL TREE YEAR 33 HUGE SUCESS

OPP / CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES ANGEL TREE YEAR 33 HUGE SUCESS
LANARK COUNTY – Once again the program was a success! The Lanark County Family and Children Services and Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Angel Tree Program is at year 33 and our community came through once again as they have every year with close to 580 children receiving presents through the program! The Lanark County Family and Children Services and the Lanark... Read More

CP Holiday Train Rolls into the Station Tonight!

CP Holiday Train Rolls into the Station Tonight!
Merrickville – Merrickville will be welcoming the CP Holiday Train for the 8th year on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 4:45 PM at the East Broadway & County Road 2 tracks. This annual fundraising program has raised over $14.5 million and 4.3 million pounds of food since 1999 to help those in need.  The event has collected over 24,497 lbs... Read More

RVCA Launches New Logo

RVCA Launches New Logo
MANOTICK – The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA) is pleased to announce the launch of its new corporate logo. The RVCA revealed its new logo at its November Board of Directors meeting last night. The new streamlined logo reflects a modernized brand while maintaining the RVCA’s deep-rooted history in watershed management. “We’re excited to update the RVCA brand with a... Read More

Local School Boards Confronted with Unexpected Costs for Student Transportation

Local School Boards Confronted with Unexpected Costs for Student Transportation
Brockville – The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO) and the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) have recently presented to their trustees the annual year-end financial statements for 2017-2018. The main focus and area of concern for both English language school boards was the significant increase in costs related to the provision of local and rural student transportation, which resulted in... Read More

District 8 Road Supervisors’ Association Donates to Eastern Ontario Hospitals

District 8 Road Supervisors’ Association Donates to Eastern Ontario Hospitals
Brockville – On June 6th & 7th, District 8 of the Association of Road Supervisors (AORS) raised an astounding $35,000 at their tradeshow in Belleville, ON in support of local hospitals. The following hospitals were gifted with $5,000 each: Brockville and District Hospital Foundation Trenton Memorial Hospital Foundation Belleville General Hospital Foundation Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation Lennox &... Read More

2018 Hinton Auto Group Build a Mountain of Food Campaign Gets Underway This Weekend

2018 Hinton Auto Group Build a Mountain of Food Campaign Gets Underway This Weekend
Food Blitz Stops in Almonte, Carleton Place, Perth, Lanark, Smiths Falls, Westport, Elgin, Portland, Merrickville, Athens, and Delta. Smiths Falls – The 2018 Hinton Auto Group Build a Mountain of Food Campaign gets underway this weekend starting out in Almonte and Carleton Place this Saturday, November 10th. Area food banks continue to play a vital role, providing necessary assistance to... Read More

Daylight Saving Time 2018 ends this weekend

Daylight Saving Time 2018 ends this weekend
Turn your clocks back one hour Saturday night! Brockville – It is that time of year again. Daylight saving time comes to and end this Sunday, November 4th. Time to turn your clocks back one hour starting at 2 a.m. on Sunday in most of Canada as Daylight Saving Time comes to an end for this year. When you get... Read More

Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital Announces Interim Leadership Arrangements

Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital Announces Interim Leadership Arrangements
Smiths Falls – The Board of Directors of the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital has made further changes to address the vacancy resulting from PSFDH CEO, Beverly McFarlane’s extended treatment for medical reasons. Effective November 1, 2018, Vickie Kaminski has been appointed on a temporary basis as Acting CEO, bringing the Senior Leadership Team back to its full complement.... Read More

Highlights from the UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting held October 24

Highlights from the UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting held October 24
Brockville  – Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, October 24 to discuss several agenda items. Board Improvement Plan for Student Achievement and Wellness (BIPSAW): Principals of Teaching and Learning Jennifer McMaster and Shelly Corlyon discussed the 2018-19 BIPSAW. This plan sets out ways to improve student achievement in math and literacy. Under the plan,... Read More

Canopy Growth Corporation issues common shares

Canopy Growth Corporation issues common shares
SMITHS FALLS – On October 26th, 2018, Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy”) (TSX: WEED) (NYSE: CGC) issued 43,517 common in the Corporation to acquire certain brand licensing rights for product formats anticipated to be included in the next wave of legal regulated cannabis products for human and animal consumption. Here’s to Future Growth. About Canopy Growth Corporation Canopy Growth is a world-leading diversified cannabis and... Read More