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Health Unit – Province expands testing for COVID-19

Health Unit – Province expands testing for COVID-19
Brockville – Yesterday, a directive was sent to Ontario Assessment Centres to provide testing to support the early detection of individuals who have COVID-19. This type of testing will provide valuable information about the spread of the virus in different communities across the province and help in the protection of vulnerable populations and people in our area. The approach to testing... Read More

Lanark, Grenville and Leeds Addictions and Mental Health Grateful for Support from United Way East Ontario and United Counties of Leeds and Grenville

Lanark, Grenville and Leeds Addictions and Mental Health Grateful for Support from United Way East Ontario and United Counties of Leeds and Grenville
LLGAMH Case Manager Patti Graham connects with Counsellor Christine Dinnery (top right). – Submitted Photo A New Way to Connect Brockville – During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all changing the way we do things. Lanark, Leeds and Grenville Addictions and Mental Health (LLGAMH) is no different. To ensure our clients are well cared for, we are looking at new ways... Read More

Update From The Leeds Grenville Municipal Emergency Control Group

Update From The Leeds Grenville Municipal Emergency Control Group
Brockville – The highlights of the Municipal Emergency Control Group (MECG) held today are listed below. The group hears reports from the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit, area police and fire officials and Counties departments, including Community and Social Services, Paramedic Service, Public Works, Finance and Maple View Lodge long-term care facility. Counties Council will discuss continuation of... Read More

GRENVILLE COUNTY OPP WEEKLY NEWS May 17 – May 23, 2020

GRENVILLE COUNTY OPP WEEKLY NEWS May 17 – May 23, 2020
Prescott – Grenville County OPP Weekly Police reports – May 17 to May 23, 2020. DOMESTIC – ASSAULT (PRESCOTT,ON) – On May 22, 2020 at approximately 10:25 p.m. Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police officers responded to a report of domestic situation in the Town of Prescott. Investigation revealed that an adult had assaulted the victim and caused damage earlier in... Read More

Health Unit Reports No New Cases or Deaths As of 4:00pm Yesterday

Health Unit Reports No New Cases or Deaths As of 4:00pm Yesterday
Today’s update, May 21, 2020 of COVID-19 cases across Leeds-Grenville Lanark Brockville – The Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit is reporting today that there are no new cases or deaths since yesterday’s update. There are still a total of 336 cases and 49 deaths in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark. 195 (68%) of cases recovered (Recovered cases do not include... Read More

IJC appoints Public Advisory Group to assist with review of water regulation plan

IJC appoints Public Advisory Group to assist with review of water regulation plan
Ottawa – The International Joint Commission (IJC) announced today that it has appointed a 16-member Public Advisory Group to help identify potential improvements to the regulation of Lake Ontario outflows. The Public Advisory Group will assist the IJC’s Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Adaptive Management (GLAM) Committee with an expedited review of Plan 2014, the plan for regulating outflows that took effect in 2017.... Read More

The 2020 MyView Finalists are Announced!

The 2020 MyView Finalists are Announced!
Eastern Ontario – Nine films made by local youth have been nominated for the 2020 MyView Youth Film Festival. MyView on Arts by Zoe Mainville of Ottawa Isolation Adventures by Adam Yakimovich of Kemptville Toxic Relationships | Kids Help Phone by Luke Gardiner of Brockville A Girl and Her Bike by Perrin Dickenson of Kemptville 1st vs. 3rd World Problems... Read More

Annual MS Walk Set for This Sunday, Virtually This Year!

Annual MS Walk Set for This Sunday, Virtually This Year!
Brockville – The annual MS Walk is taking place this Sunday, May 24th. #WechallengeMS, Join The Movement!! The MS community is coming together and connecting virtually this year to rally behind Canadians affected by MS. At 12pm ET/9am PT, MS Society of Canada President and CEO, Pam Valentine, along with members of the MS community will kick off the first-ever... Read More

Local Leeds-Grenville CFDCs Provide Covid-19 Support to Assist Small Business

Local Leeds-Grenville CFDCs Provide Covid-19 Support to Assist Small Business
Heather Lawless and Tom Russell at Leeds & Grenville Economic Development Summit (November 22, 2019 at Kemptville, Ontario) – Submitted Photo Leeds-Grenville – Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada has introduced several measures to support businesses, organizations, workers and communities as part of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan. To further assist businesses, the organizations that support them and... Read More

United Way Leeds & Grenville to award grants through the Emergency Community Support Fund

United Way Leeds & Grenville to award grants through the Emergency Community Support Fund
Brockville – Today, United Way Leeds & Grenville (UWLG) announced that it will provide $298,000 in grants to local charities responding to COVID-19 as part of a new partnership with Canadian Red Cross, Community Foundations of Canada, and United Way Centraide Canada funded through the Government of Canada’s $350M Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF). This vast national effort aims to... Read More