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Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
OTTAWA – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: “Today, on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, we join people around the world to reflect on the progress we have made to end poverty, and acknowledge the work that we have left to do to improve the well-being of all,... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister on Global Dignity Day

Statement by the Prime Minister on Global Dignity Day
OTTAWA – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to mark Global Dignity Day in Canada: “Today, young people, teachers, and volunteers across Canada and around the world will gather to celebrate Global Dignity Day. “Global Dignity Day reminds us that each and every human being – no matter who they are or where they come from – has the right to lead a... Read More

Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Tour for Humanity Comes to Brockville October 22nd

Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Tour for Humanity Comes to Brockville October 22nd
Toronto – On October 22, students in Brockville will welcome the acclaimed Tour for Humanity (@TourForHumanity) bus from the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies (FSWC). The Tour for Humanity is a 30-seat, wheelchair accessible, state-of-the-art, technologically advanced mobile human rights education centre that teaches students, educators, community leaders, and front-line professionals about topics of diversity, democracy, and... Read More

4th Annual Ben TeKamp Memorial Award Ceremony Being Held October 24th

4th Annual Ben TeKamp Memorial Award Ceremony Being Held October 24th
Brockville – The 4th Annual Ben TeKamp Memorial Award Ceremony is being held on Wednesday, October 24th in Brockville. This Award has been established in his name to be presented to an outstanding business that is new, or has reinvented itself, to meet the changing needs of Leeds and Grenville. Award recipients will be announced at a celebration in their... Read More

Ottawa Police Seek Suspect Wanted for Attempted Murder Following Home Invasion: Suspect Considered Armed and Dangerous

Ottawa Police Seek Suspect Wanted for Attempted Murder Following Home Invasion: Suspect Considered Armed and Dangerous
Ottawa — On October 16, 2018 at approximately 8:30pm, Ottawa Police responded to a home invasion in the 300 block of Lafontaine Avenue. Two male suspects forced their way into the residence of a 25 year old man, pistol-whipped him, stabbed him numerous times and then stole items from the home.  The suspects then fled the scene. The victim was... Read More

Brockville & District Chamber Announces Finalists For 59th Annual Awards of Excellence Gala

Brockville & District Chamber Announces Finalists For 59th Annual Awards of Excellence Gala
Brockville – The Brockville & District Chamber of Commerce has announced the finalists for the 59th annual Awards of Excellence Gala being held on November 8th. The nominees for Small Business of the Year are: Alan Brown’s Bizxcel 1000 Islands B&B The nominees for Business of the Year are: Brockville Country Club Royal Brock Retirement Living The nominees for Community... Read More

Smiths Falls Police Reports for October 15th, 2018

Smiths Falls Police Reports for October 15th, 2018
Smiths Falls – Smiths Falls Police Reports for October 15th, 2018 Unwanted person call leads to arrest On Thursday October 11, 2018 at approximately 8:48 p.m., police were called to area of a business on Lombard Street for a report of an unwanted person. Investigation revealed that a 32 year old female suspect had entered an occupied vehicle and asked the driver... Read More

Perth and District Collegiate Institute Sweeps 2018 Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Soccer Championships

Perth and District Collegiate Institute Sweeps 2018 Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Soccer Championships
Perth – Perth and District Collegiate Institute (PDCI) swept the 2018 Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Soccer Championships on Tuesday, defeating the North Grenville District High School (NGDHS) Knights 4-3 in the boys’ final and 1-0 in the girls’ final. The boys’ final came down to a shootout in which PDCI goalie Matthew Frazer held off the Knights. Fisher Horn, Braden Topping, Lucas... Read More

OPP: Closing up the cottage for the season

OPP: Closing up the cottage for the season
LEEDS –   Now is the time when most property owners consider the closure and winterizing of their cottages for the season. Cottages and seasonal homes are most vulnerable to thieves from the week following Thanksgiving to the weeks prior to Victoria Day, especially if the owners are not using them for fall, winter or spring getaways. Members of the Leeds County... Read More

August Township announces 2018 Business of the Year and Trail Blazer Award Nominees

August Township announces 2018 Business of the Year and Trail Blazer Award Nominees
Augusta Township Economic Development and Tourism committee are pleased to announce the nominees for Business of the Year and Trail Blazer of the Year. The award will be handed out on November 2nd at a Breakfast at the Grenville Snowmobile Club in Charleville. Business of the Year: Hall’s Apple Market is located on 2nd Concession in Augusta Township and has... Read More