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Rideau Valley Conservation Authority releases 2018 annual report

Rideau Valley Conservation Authority releases 2018 annual report
RVCA planted six millionth tree, welcomed 200,000 visitors in 2018 Manotick – Close your eyes. Can you picture six million trees? We can – because that’s how many we’ve planted since 1984. The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA) has released its 2018 annual report, and among our many accomplishments from the past year, the planting of our six millionth tree... Read More

IKEA Canada recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the Best Employers in Canada for the 4th Consecutive Year

IKEA Canada recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the Best Employers in Canada for the 4th Consecutive Year
The home furnishings company is commited to being a diverse and values-driven workplace BURLINGTON – IKEA Canada is proud to be named one of Canada’s Best Employers by Forbes Magazine for the fourth year in a row.  In 2019, IKEA Canada increased its placement to #45 (up from #70 in 2018), and placed within the Top Five in the Retail and... Read More

Honour and remember Canada’s Veterans through the Legion’s Virtual Wall of Honour and Remembrance

Honour and remember Canada’s Veterans through the Legion’s Virtual Wall of Honour and Remembrance
Ottawa – On November 11, the country honours its deceased Veterans in an outdoor display of their photos, projected near the National War Memorial, before the start of the Remembrance Day Ceremony. Anyone is welcome to send a photo of a fallen Canadian Veteran they would like to see in this act of Remembrance. Submit a photo to the Virtual... 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

Statement from Canada Post – Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) files strike notice for next week

Statement from Canada Post – Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) files strike notice for next week
OTTAWA – The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has decided to give Canada Post strike notices, which mean they could commence strike action as early as midnight on Monday, October 22, 2018. Canada Post has made significant offers to CUPW which include increased wages, job security, and improved benefits and has not asked for any concessions in return. We value the... Read More

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