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A&W CANADA AND THE MS SOCIETY OF CANADA RAISE $1.9 MILLION FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

A&W CANADA AND THE MS SOCIETY OF CANADA RAISE $1.9 MILLION FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
VANCOUVER – A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. announces today that its 10th annual Burgers to Beat MS campaign, in partnership with the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, raised more than $1.9 million, the largest amount ever in the campaign’s history. A&W celebrated Burgers to Beat MS Day on Thursday, August 16 at all of its restaurants across Canada—more than 930 locations—by donating $2 from every Teen Burger® sold to the MS Society of Canada. The 10th annual Burgers... Read More

Tom Irvine elected new Royal Canadian Legion Dominion President

Tom Irvine elected new Royal Canadian Legion Dominion President
Ottawa – Tom Irvine was acclaimed as The Royal Canadian Legion’s new Dominion President at the organization’s 47th Dominion Convention held this year in Winnipeg, Manitoba. “I am looking forward to working with my comrades across the county,” says Irvine. “From advocacy to Veterans Services, to working closely with our partners, I plan to give The Royal Canadian Legion my undivided... Read More

Merrickville Car Show “Cruise & Shop” Cancelled

Merrickville Car Show “Cruise & Shop” Cancelled
Merrickville – What would have been the 18th Annual Merrickville Car Show “Cruise & Shop” has been cancelled. This ends a great run in putting on one of the largest one day car shows in Canada. The announcement was made on the show’s Facebook page: “The Car Show committee would like to thank all of you who supported the show in... Read More

Family Caregiver Day being Celebrated April 3, 2018

Family Caregiver Day being Celebrated April 3, 2018
Family caregivers of all ages deserve recognition and support Across the province, over 3 million people provide supports for family members facing illness, disability, or challenges related to aging, but their contributions often go unrecognized. On April 3rd. Community & Primary Health Care (CPHC) and the Ontario Caregiver Coalition (OCC) are celebrating Family Caregiver Day by unmasking these invisible heroes of the... Read More

Brockville Police Reports for March 23rd, 2018

Brockville Police Reports for March 23rd, 2018
Brockville – Brockville Police Reports for March 23rd, 2018. Domestic Dispute While on patrol in the downtown area early yesterday afternoon officers were flagged down by a pedestrian and advised of a possible domestic disturbance taking place at a King Street residence. At approximately 1:40 p.m. officers driving in the downtown were stopped by a citizen who could hear yelling from... Read More

Dundas Manor: A Passion for Caring for the Elderly

Dundas Manor: A Passion for Caring for the Elderly
Winchester – A chance meeting with two Dundas Manor staff members led to a new role for Ursula Lamoureux. She has recently joined the Dundas Manor team as the new Director of Care. “I met Jennifer Hill and Kerrie Charlebois at a leadership course and was really intrigued by the passion they showed when talking about Dundas Manor and its residents,” explains... Read More

Brockville Police News for January 19th, 2018

Brockville Police News for January 19th, 2018
Brockville – Brockville Police News for January 19th, 2018. Bail Violator wanted A 47 year old Brockville man is wanted for violating his bail conditions after his surety reported to police that he was violating his conditions by not remaining inside the residence. Yesterday morning shortly after 10 a.m. Brockville Police received a call from the man’s surety to attend her... Read More

Kingston Police Searching for 5 Men Wanted in Relation to Violent Robbery

Kingston Police Searching for 5 Men Wanted in Relation to Violent Robbery
KINGSTON – On January 9, 2018, the victim was taken to a Lansdowne Street address where multiple suspects were involved in restraining, violently beating and robbing him. It is believed the suspects also forced him to empty his bank account. On January 12, 2018, a 29-year-old local man was arrested and charged with robbery, forcible confinement, assault, kidnapping and breach... Read More

EOWC elects Chair, Vice-Chair and sets priorities for 2018

EOWC elects Chair, Vice-Chair and sets priorities for 2018
Kingston – The Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (EOWC), at its annual inaugural meeting held last week in Kingston, elected Warden Robin Jones as the 2018 Chair and Warden Jennifer Murphy as the 2018 Vice-Chair. Robin Jones is the Warden of the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville, and the Mayor of the Village of Westport. Jennifer Murphy is the Warden... Read More

Gabbing With Gramma Gretch: New Year’s Resolutions

Gabbing With Gramma Gretch: New Year’s Resolutions
Hope you have time for coffee!    It is now 2018 and like so many of us, my thoughts turn to New Year’s Resolutions.  Mine never seems to change; I am going to try to lose weight.  I go through this every year but alas to no avail. I have tried many different weight loss programs but for some unknown reason,... Read More