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Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs: International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs: International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board
Cornwall – The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board says it 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 m 3 /s (367,270 cfs),... Read More

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained above navigation limit: International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained above navigation limit: International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board
Cornwall – The Board is actively exploring deviating beyond an outflow of 10,400 m3/s (367,270 cfs) reached on June 13th, with the intent to provide relief to shoreline stakeholders upstream of the Moses-Saunders Power Dam.   Before undertaking higher flows, the Board is communicating with stakeholders to assess the impacts of these additional flows, to provide them an opportunity to... Read More

A Taste of Prescott being Held This Friday, June 14th

A Taste of Prescott being Held This Friday, June 14th
Prescott – The annual ‘A Taste of Prescott’ event is being held this Friday, June 14th in downtown Prescott.   The celebration of food and drink will bring local culinary flavours together with wineries, microbreweries, and distilleries.   The event is being held from 5:00-9:00 p.m. in RiverWalk Park at the Sandra S. Lawn Harbour & Marina.   Tickets are... Read More

Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision: 401 Highway Closed Westbound Lane East of Johnstown

Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision: 401 Highway Closed Westbound Lane East of Johnstown
EDWARDSBURGH – Members of Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently at the scene of a four (4) vehicle collision on Highway 401, westbound lane, east of Johnstown, Ontario. Preliminary investigation has indicated that at approximately 2:00 p.m., a tractor trailer collided with a box truck, both travelling westbound, in the construction zone. The adult driver (lone occupant)... Read More

Lake Ontario outflows to be increased above navigation limit

Lake Ontario outflows to be increased above navigation limit
Cornwall – The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board (Board) will continue to increase outflows to provide relief to shoreline interests on Lake Ontario after it agreed to raise flows above the regulation plan’s maximum L-Limit, considered to be the safe threshold for commercial navigation. Outflows reached 10,200 m3/s (360,200 cfs) yesterday and the Board will commence incrementally... Read More

New Training to Fill the Skills Gap in the Manufacturing Sector

New Training to Fill the Skills Gap in the Manufacturing Sector
Submitted Photo Leeds and Grenville – A collaboration, consisting of Economic Development Offices from Brockville, Gananoque, Prescott and the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville, along with the Employment + Education Centre (EEC), CSE Consulting, KEYS and St. Lawrence College, are pleased to announce SkillsAdvance Ontario has invested $500,000 in a project called Pathways to Production. The funding will respond... Read More

MPP CLARK ANNOUNCES LOCAL CELEBRATE ONTARIO GRANTS

MPP CLARK ANNOUNCES LOCAL CELEBRATE ONTARIO GRANTS
LOCAL EVENTS TO SHARE IN OVER $250,000 THROUGH PROGRAM Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark was at the Thousand Islands Playhouse on Tuesday, May 21 to announce $12,213 in Celebrate Ontario funding for their Music on the Dock Series and over $250,000 in funding through the program for events in the riding. With MPP Clark are Eric Friesen,... Read More

SKILLS TRAINING PARTNERSHIP TO HELP LOCAL EMPLOYERS, JOBSEEKERS

SKILLS TRAINING PARTNERSHIP TO HELP LOCAL EMPLOYERS, JOBSEEKERS
CLARK SAYS PROVINCE SUPPORTING PROGRAM IN LEEDS AND GRENVILLE Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark was at Prysmian Cables in Johnstown on Tuesday, May 21 to announce the Ontario government is providing $500,000 to support a new local training partnership to help the manufacturing sector in Eastern Ontario attract skilled workers. – Submitted Photo JOHNSTOWN — Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands... Read More

Brockville Rotary’s Annual Lobsterfest Being Held May 31st at Brockville Legion

Brockville Rotary’s Annual Lobsterfest Being Held May 31st at Brockville Legion
Brockville – Join both Rotary Clubs of Brockville is they host their annual Lobsterfest on Friday, May 31st this time being held at the Brockville Legion on Park Street. There will be two sittings, one at at 5:30 and one at 7:15 pm, in the upper hall of the legion. Same great food and service, good cheer, alcohol bar, background... Read More

Water Levels in the Lake Ontario St. Lawrence Will Continue to Rise

Water Levels in the Lake Ontario St. Lawrence Will Continue to Rise
A major flood event is under way in the lower St. Lawrence River with levels in some areas above 2017 peaks, while levels throughout the Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River system are expected to keep rising significantly this coming week due to rainfall across the basin. The Lake Ontario outflows are being adjusted as Ottawa River flows into the... Read More