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Upper Canada District School Board issues layoffs to 25 Para-Professionals

Upper Canada District School Board issues layoffs to 25 Para-Professionals
Brockville – The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) has issued layoff notices to 25 para-professional employees.  At the June 20th, 2019 board meeting, the Upper Canada District School Board approved a 1.3 million dollar decrease in funding for Para-Professionals.  These professionals include child and youth workers and behaviourists (Student Support Partners).  This position was eliminated.  These front-line workers provided... Read More

UCDSB Trustees Approve a Balanced Budget for the 2019-20 School Year

UCDSB Trustees Approve a Balanced Budget for the 2019-20 School Year
Brockville – The Board of Trustees for the Upper Canada District School Board met on Wednesday, June 19 for the last Committee of the Whole meeting for the 2018-19 school year. Several agenda items were discussed, including finalizing and approving the 2019-20 school year budget. At the beginning of the budget deliberations, which started in early May, UCDSB Trustees were... Read More

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs
The Board is doing everything possible to provide all possible relief to Lake Ontario and upper St. Lawrence River residents, while considering impacts throughout the system. During its meeting on 21 June, the Board decided to maintain outflows at their current record-high  levels, 10,400 m3/s (367,270 cfs), for the next week considering there is very little  capacity for passing water... Read More

Spectrum Therapeutics provides update on its global clinical research program and unveils pharmacovigilance program

Spectrum Therapeutics provides update on its global clinical research program and unveils pharmacovigilance program
SMITHS FALLS – Spectrum Therapeutics (“Spectrum”), the medical division of Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED, NYSE: CGC) (the “Company” or “Canopy Growth”) is pleased to share an update on its efforts to develop and commercialize validated cannabis medicines through clinical trials. Demand for cannabinoid-based medicines is emerging around the world. With a highly experienced scientific team and the resources needed to... Read More

UCDSB Marks One Million Terry Fox Fundraising Milestone

UCDSB Marks One Million Terry Fox Fundraising Milestone
Upper Canada – After receiving the 2018 Terry Fox Run results, the Terry Fox Foundation has informed the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) that their family of schools have surpassed the million-dollar fundraising goal at $1,437,006 to date. For over 30 years, the Terry Fox Foundation has worked to achieve Terry’s vision – a world without cancer. Terry Fox Runs are events that... Read More

Upper Canada District School Board Recognizes Excellence at 2019 Celebration Night

Upper Canada District School Board Recognizes Excellence at 2019 Celebration Night
Kempville – The Upper Canada District School Board recognized excellence in members of its staff and volunteers on Monday, June 3 during the school board’s 2019 Celebration Night. The awards ceremony was held at North Grenville District High School and celebrated recipients of the Upper Canada District School Board Service Excellence Award, Volunteer Recognition Award, and Director’s Award of Merit,... Read More

Smiths Falls Police Reports for May 19th, 2019

Smiths Falls Police Reports for May 19th, 2019
Smiths Falls –Smiths Falls Police Reports for May 19th, 2019. Male arrested for breaching his release conditions On Wednesday May 15, 2019 at approximately 9:55 a.m., police located and arrested a 29 year old male suspect, of Smiths Falls, for breaching his release conditions stemming from a previous domestic related incident. Investigation revealed that the suspect was observed near the ... Read More

Canopy Growth subsidiary and Canopy Rivers portfolio company Vert Mirabel now fully licensed by Health Canada

Canopy Growth subsidiary and Canopy Rivers portfolio company Vert Mirabel now fully licensed by Health Canada
Final 190,000 sq. ft. Greenhouse Licensed. Total of 700,000 sq. ft. of Production and Processing Infrastructure Now Fully Licensed Mirabel, Québec – Les Serres Vert Cannabis Inc. (“Vert Mirabel”), a subsidiary of Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX:WEED, NYSE:CGC) (“Canopy Growth”) and a portfolio company of Canopy Rivers Inc. (TSXV:RIV; OTC:CNPOF) (“Canopy Rivers”) has received its final cultivation licence from Health Canada.  All... Read More

Canopy Growth Collaborates With Parent Action on Drugs to Launch Digital Cannabis Education Tools

Canopy Growth Collaborates With Parent Action on Drugs to Launch Digital Cannabis Education Tools
GOAL IS TO HELP PARENTS JUMPSTART CONVERSATIONS WITH YOUTH ABOUT CANNABIS USE SMITHS FALLS — Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) (TSX:WEED, NYSE:CGC) is pleased to announce the next phase in its partnership with Parent Action on Drugs (“PAD”) and Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy (“CSSDP”) which will see PAD launch two new digital tools to help... Read More

Trustees Approve Special Education Pilot Project for 2019-20 School Year

Trustees Approve Special Education Pilot Project for 2019-20 School Year
Brockville – As part of ongoing efforts to modernize programming for students, Superintendent Ron Ferguson presented a review of the district’s Special Education Program at the May 22 Board meeting. The review contained recommendations that would enhance the current direction for delivering special education in the Upper Canada District School Board. The recommendations presented were the result of a review... Read More