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Start time and bus changes coming this fall to UCDSB and CDSBEO

SOUTH DUNDAS – A large-scale change to bell and bus times is in the works for students attending English language schools in the region.

OPSBA calls for end of school closure moratorium – UCDSB chair says no further review is required

SOUTH DUNDAS – The Ontario Public School Board Association has called for the Ontario government to lift the province’s moratorium on school closures.

South Dundas launches Emily 911 Farm Entrance program

SOUTH DUNDAS – Following implementation work by the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry, the Municipality of South Dundas has launched the Emily 911 Farm Entrance Program.

SDG County passes 2020 budget

SDG – A modest tax increase and nearly $4 million in outside funding headline the now approved 2020 budget for Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry. The United Counties approved the budget at the February 18th county council meeting.
Internal government docs raise new questions about approval of 737 Max

Internal government docs raise new questions about approval of 737 Max

OTTAWA — Internal government documents about the Boeing 737 Max are raising new questions about Canada's aircraft approval process.

Heritage group worries over bridge plans

LYNDHURST – The Leeds and Thousand Islands Municipal Heritage Committee was moved to issue a resolution aimed at preventing, or at least slowing down, any perceived plans to alter the look of the historic Lyndhurst Bridge.

Accueil des nouveaux arrivants amélioré à Chambord

À travers cette démarche, la localité située en bordure du lac Saint-Jean compte se positionner comme une municipalité attrayante et accueillante, mobiliser les citoyens quant à l’accueil et l’intégration de nouveaux arrivants, trouver des moyens pou
Military making COVID-19 plans amid worries crisis will embolden adversaries

Military making COVID-19 plans amid worries crisis will embolden adversaries

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces is developing contingency plans to keep COVID-19 from affecting its ability to defend the country and continue its missions overseas amid concerns potential adversaries could try to take advantage of the crisis.

Merrickville grow op a regional first

Born and raised in Quebec City, Denis Gagnon didn’t move to Ontario until 1981, and didn’t start farming until 1989 when he was 40 years old.

Province announces 30-bed expansion and redevelopment of Dundas Manor

WINCHESTER – Funding has been approved to redevelop and expand Dundas Manor. Minister of Long-Term Care Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, made the announcement at a ceremony in Winchester Friday morning (March 13th).