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Funding will help small, rural municipalities deliver smarter government services says Clark

Funding will help small, rural municipalities deliver smarter government services says Clark
TORONTO — Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, announced 27 joint projects to be funded through the Municipal Modernization Program at the 2020 Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) conference which wrapped up in Toronto on Tuesday. “Our government is working with our municipal partners to make life more affordable, deliver smarter government services, create a more competitive business climate... Read More

High Lake Ontario Outflows Continue, Impacts Felt Across the System

High Lake Ontario Outflows Continue, Impacts Felt Across the System
Cornwall – Following the closure of the Seaway, and some partial and temporary ice formation in early January, mild temperatures across the Lake Ontario basin have allowed the International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board to set Lake Ontario outflows at unprecedented levels, higher than has ever previously been released in winter for several days and at times up... Read More

Weekend Snowstorm May Bring the Season’s Biggest Snowfall to Southern Ontario With 15–30cm of Snow – VIDEO

Weekend Snowstorm May Bring the Season’s Biggest Snowfall to Southern Ontario With 15–30cm of Snow – VIDEO
Toronto – A strong snowstorm appears increasingly likely to bring significant snowfall accumulation to all parts of Southern Ontario this weekend starting Saturday morning and lasting into Sunday. Widespread accumulation between 15-30cm is expected with slightly less around the Lake Ontario and Erie shoreline due to the snow being wetter causing reduced accumulation. Strong wind gusts reaching 50-70km/h during the... Read More

Snowfall warning in effect for our entire region for later today and overnight!

Snowfall warning in effect for our entire region for later today and overnight!
15 to 25 cm of heavy snow today and tonight. Snow, heavy at times, will arrive over the region this morning. Total snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 cm are expected. Brisk southeasterly winds gusting to 50 km/h will whip up freshly fallen snow causing very low visibility at times in blowing snow today into this evening. Rapidly accumulating snow... Read More

LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES RECEIVE $3.9 MILLION IN INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS

LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES RECEIVE $3.9 MILLION IN INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS
MPP CLARK ANNOUNCES OCIF FUNDING FOR CRITICAL ROADS, BRIDGES, WATER AND WASTEWATER PROJECTS ACROSS RIDING Brockville — Local municipalities will receive more than $3.9 million in funding for community infrastructure needs through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF), Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark announced today. “As MPP, I am upholding my commitment to support local municipalities by... Read More

BROCKVILLE & AREA MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS HALL OF FAME ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS

BROCKVILLE & AREA MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS HALL OF FAME ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS
Brockville – The 15th annual Brockville & Area Music & Performing Arts Hall of Fame is Thursday March 26 th at the Brockville Arts Centre. The Committee is accepting nominations now until February 21st. You can email bruce.wylie@bellmedia.ca for a nomination form. Last year Ed Bush, Rolly Evans, Alex Fleuriau Chateau, Reg Francis, Brenda Lewis and the Thousand Islanders Barbershop... Read More

Freezing rain warning continues for our entire region this morning!

Freezing rain warning continues for our entire region this morning!
Ice build-up due to freezing rain is expected or occurring. Freezing rain mixed with ice pellets will change to snow later this morning. Total ice accretion amounts of 5 to 10 mm are possible. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and hazardous. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas. Be... Read More

Freezing rain warning & Rainfall warning For Our Entire Region!

Freezing rain warning & Rainfall warning For Our Entire Region!
Freezing rain warning in effect for: Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Smiths Falls, Lanark, Morrisburg, SD&G Ice build-up due to freezing rain is expected or occurring. Rain is expected to change over to freezing rain mixed at times with ice pellets this evening then persist through tonight before changing to some snow by Sunday morning. Ice accretion amounts of 5 to 10 mm... Read More

Rainfall warning in effect for our entire region!

Rainfall warning in effect for our entire region!
Rainfall, combined with melting snow, is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall. A soaker on tap Saturday. A moisture laden low from Texas will spread rain across Eastern Ontario overnight into Saturday, with most areas receiving a total of 20 to 30 mm by Saturday evening. The rain is then expected to change over... Read More