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Tuesday morning weather update – October 22, 2019

Tuesday morning weather update – October 22, 2019
Good Tuesday morning! Here is your morning weather update: Today’s Forecast Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning near noon. Amount 10 to 15 mm. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High 15. UV index 2 or low. Tonight: Periods of rain ending overnight then cloudy. Amount 15 to 25 mm. Wind southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40... Read More

Barrett Re-elected in Leeds-Grenville, Thousand Islands & Rideau Lakes

Barrett Re-elected in Leeds-Grenville, Thousand Islands & Rideau Lakes
Liberals Win Minority Government Brockville – Conservative Michael Barrett was re-elected last night in the 2019 Federal Election for Leeds-Grenville, Thousand Islands & Rideau Lakes with 28,435 votes or 49.2%. The Liberals Josh Bennett came in second place with 15, 266 votes or 26.4%. The NDP’s Michelle Taylor had 8,071 votes/14% for third followed by The Green Party candidate Lorraine... Read More

Good morning! Here is your Monday morning weather update:

Good morning! Here is your Monday morning weather update:
Today’s Forecast Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 15. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight: Partly cloudy. Becoming cloudy near midnight. Low 9. Tuesday: Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning early in the afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High 16. UV index 1 or low. Currently around our region as of 10:00am Brockville/Elizabethtown-Kitley... Read More

Food Recall Warning – Various raw beef and raw veal products recalled due to E. coli O157:H7

Food Recall Warning – Various raw beef and raw veal products recalled due to E. coli O157:H7
Ottawa – The food recall warning issued on October 12, 2019 has been updated (October 15, 2019) to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation. Industry is recalling various raw beef and raw veal products from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers should not... Read More

Leeds-Grenville Economic Development Summit Registration Now Open

Leeds-Grenville Economic Development Summit Registration Now Open
Associate Minister for Small Business to speak at Leeds Grenville Summit on November 22nd Brockville – The Leeds Grenville Economic Development Office, in partnership with Steve Clark, M.P.P., the Eastern Workforce Innovation Board and the 1000 Islands, Grenville and Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corporations would like to invite you to a day focused on Economic Development and Leadership. The... Read More

Health Unit: Let’s talk about education

Health Unit: Let’s talk about education
Brockville – Learning is in session all over Leeds, Grenville and Lanark.  Education, in early childhood, elementary, secondary and post-secondary, is part of your overall health and well-being.  Education and literacy is a determinant of health and a valuable investment for all communities. Why is education and public health connected? Health Units partner with local school boards to help create healthy... Read More

CDSBEO Schools Welcomes Staff and Students Back Today

CDSBEO Schools Welcomes Staff and Students Back Today
Kemptville – The Catholic District School Board of Ontario (CDSBEO) welcomes staff and students back today: CUPE has announced that a provincial agreement has been reached between the Government of Ontario, the Council of Trustees’ Associations (which includes the association representing Catholic school boards – the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association), and CUPE. Please be advised that schools will be... Read More

All UCDSB Schools, Facilities and Childcare to Open this morning

All UCDSB Schools, Facilities and Childcare to Open this morning
We have received notice that CUPE has reached a tentative deal with the province and will not be proceeding with a strike tomorrow. All UCDSB schools and childcare facilities are open today, October 7, 2019. We look forward to welcoming our staff and our students back to school.   Read More

First Frost Advisory for the Season Tonight For Our Entire Region

First Frost Advisory for the Season Tonight For Our Entire Region
Brockville – The first Frost Advisory of the season has been issued for tonight for Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Morrisburg -SD&G, Smiths Falls-Lanark and Ottawa. Frost may damage some crops in frost-prone areas. Temperatures will drop to near the freezing mark overnight tonight over these regions. Take preventative measures to protect frost-sensitive plants and trees. Frost advisories are issued when temperatures are... Read More

POLICE EXECUTE NUMEROUS SEARCH WARRANTS – SEIZE ILLEGAL DRUGS

POLICE EXECUTE NUMEROUS SEARCH WARRANTS – SEIZE ILLEGAL DRUGS
OTTAWA – The Provincial Joint Forces Cannabis Enforcement Team (PJFCET) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB), Ottawa Police Service (OPS) and Smiths Falls Police Service (SFPS) executed multiple search warrants resulting in charges. On September 5, 2019 officers searched six locations. Four were in Ottawa while the others were in Smiths... Read More