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International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board: Dry Conditions Lead to Low Water Levels: Board to Decrease Outflows

International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board: Dry Conditions Lead to Low Water Levels: Board to Decrease Outflows
Lower than average precipitation and winter snowpack runoff have resulted in decreased inflows to Lake Ontario.  The reduced inflows have resulted in lower water levels on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River.  In response to these conditions, the Board has decided to reduce outflows from Lake Ontario beginning on 10 April, 2021. During January and February this year, the Board... Read More

IMPAIRED DRIVING CHARGE FOLLOWING SINGLE VEHICLE COLLISION ON 401

IMPAIRED DRIVING CHARGE FOLLOWING SINGLE VEHICLE COLLISION ON 401
EDWARDSBURGH/CARDINAL – On March 1, 2021, at 9:47 p.m., the Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 401, near Highway 416, in the Township of Edwardsburgh/Cardinal. It was reported that a vehicle travelling eastbound had spun out of control and collided with a road sign. Upon... Read More

International Joint Committee: Flood Risk Diminishes; Very High Outflows to Continue

International Joint Committee: Flood Risk Diminishes; Very High Outflows to Continue
English URL: https://ijc.org/en/loslrb/flood-risk-diminishes-very-high-outflows-continue French URL: https://ijc.org/fr/clofsl/diminution-du-risque-dinondation-maintien-dun-debit-sortant-tres-eleve The risk of flooding on Lake Ontario and the upper St. Lawrence River has declined from moderate in December 2020 to low. In December, the risk analysis indicated a 28% chance of water levels exceeding a threshold at which damages occur in many shoreline communities. The risk is now down to 8%. There is a... Read More

5 New COVID Cases, 20 Active Cases Reported this Morning in Today’s Report – Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Update – January 29, 2021

5 New COVID Cases, 20 Active Cases Reported this Morning in Today’s Report – Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Update – January 29, 2021
Brockville – Five new cases*, (3*** in the past 24hrs) and 20** active cases reported in today’s Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 update. There are 3 newly recovered. There are currently 1 hospitalized, 1 in ICU, 0 on ventilator. *Cases are reported from data collected at 4:00pm the previous day. **Active cases can be recovering at home... Read More

Two People Charge During OPP R.I.D.E. Program in North Grenville

Two People Charge During OPP R.I.D.E. Program in North Grenville
North Grenville – Last Wednesday January 20, 2021, shortly after 6:15 p.m., members of the Grenville Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a R.I.D.E (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) at County Road 18 in Bishop Mills. While speaking with the driver of a vehicle, officers detected freshly smoked cannabis and as a result of further investigation seized drug... Read More

4 New COVID Cases, 20 Active Cases Reported this Morning in Today’s Report – Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Update – January 22, 2021

4 New COVID Cases, 20 Active Cases Reported this Morning in Today’s Report – Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Update – January 22, 2021
Brockville – Four new cases*, (3 in past 24 hrs***) and 20** active cases reported in today’s Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 update. There are 6 newly recovered. There are currently 1 hospitalized and 1 in ICU. *Cases are reported from data collected at 4:00pm the previous day. **Active cases can be recovering at home or admitted... Read More

Leeds Grenville and Lanark Health Unit: Food Safety during the pandemic

Leeds Grenville and Lanark Health Unit: Food Safety during the pandemic
The Health Unit recognizes that COVID-19 has been tough financially on many of our citizens and that some people may have started a new home business that involves food to help make some extra money. For people who are thinking of opening a food-related business in their home, it is important to do your research before starting. Public Health Inspectors... Read More

First Round of Federal Funding to Support Local Legions Announced

First Round of Federal Funding to Support Local Legions Announced
Brockville –The Royal Canadian Legion announced back in December the Legion branches  receive support through the Veterans Organizations Emergency Support Fund. The Legion—the largest Veterans organization in Canada—received $14 million from the Government of Canada to distribute to its branches across the country. The the first allocation of the Veterans Organizations Emergency Relief Fund with money distributed through Dominion Command,... Read More

Grenville OPP Investigating Fatal Snowmobile Collision

Grenville OPP Investigating Fatal Snowmobile Collision
Edwardsburgh/Cardinal – On January 6, 2021 Grenville County OPP responded to a report of a snowmobile collision on Millar Road in Edwardsburgh/Cardinal Township. Police say that at approximately 4:00pm, the driver of the snowmobile was travelling southbound in the east ditch of Millar Road when the machine rolled over. Matthew VANDINE, a 40 year-old from Edwardsburgh/Cardinal was taken to hospital... Read More

UCDSB: Confirmed case of COVID-19 at South Edwardsburg Public School

UCDSB: Confirmed case of COVID-19 at South Edwardsburg Public School
Johnstown – Parents/guardians, staff and students at South Edwardsburg Public School received notification today that an individual at the school has tested positive for COVID-19. The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit is closely monitoring the situation and has followed up to isolate all students and staff who have had a high-risk exposure. Both the Health Unit and the school are taking... Read More