SLC Grad Petitions for Change in Alcohol Legislation

SLC Grad Petitions for Change in Alcohol Legislation

Courtney Evelyn, a recent graduate of the Social Service Worker program at St. Lawrence College Cornwall campus, is seeking change in alcohol legislation. On January 12, she launched a petition to add warning labels about side effects and proper consumption to alcohol containers. So far, she has gathered…

RRCA Tackles Invasive Shrubs at Cooper Marsh Conservation Area

RRCA Tackles Invasive Shrubs at Cooper Marsh Conservation Area

Cooper Marsh Conservation Area is a well-know haven for native biodiversity, yet some areas in the provincially significant wetland are being overtaken by a pair of tenacious invaders: common buckthorn and glossy buckthorn. After conducting extensive mapping surveys throughout Cooper Marsh, the Raisin…

Masking alone wouldn’t have eased respiratory virus surge in the fall: PHO document

Masking alone wouldn’t have eased respiratory virus surge in the fall: PHO document

TORONTO — Introducing a mask mandate when respiratory viruses surged in the fall may not have eased the crush on pediatric hospitals, a Public Health Ontario science brief obtained by The Canadian Press concludes. The brief – which was not proactively made public, unlike the reports done by the now-defunct…

SUCCESSFUL APPEAL GAVE HANGMAN DAY OFF

SUCCESSFUL APPEAL GAVE HANGMAN DAY OFF

Three days before his execution date of Jan. 23, 1953, and with the hammering and sawing by workers building the hangman's scaffold in the United Counties Jail courtyard drifting into his tiny condemned-man‘s cell, the anxious prisoner had a visitor. It was United Counties Sheriff McNaughton. In…

Carefor Puts the Care in Personal Support Work

Carefor Puts the Care in Personal Support Work

  Micheline Matte took the first PSW course offered by St. Lawrence College 20 years ago. She entered long-term care hoping to eventually go into nursing, but motherhood had other plans. After 19 years of LTC work, Micheline was burnt out. Like many PSWs, strict timelines and minimal resources…

Cornwall Sleep Dentistry for Kids Sets the Bar for Prompt, Compassionate Care

Cornwall Sleep Dentistry for Kids Sets the Bar for Prompt, Compassionate Care

Cornwall Sleep Dentistry for Kids is owned by Dr. Daniel Hovsepian, who runs several private dental clinics serving a large part of Quebec and Eastern Ontario. Dr. Hovsepian, known as Dr. Dan, started working in Akwesasne in 2008 and has offered services in Cornwall since 2015. Dr. Dan is very passionate…

Maxville Hockey Hero Opens the 2023 Games

Maxville Hockey Hero Opens the 2023 Games

This summer at the 2023 Glengarry Highland Games there might be as many hockey jerseys as kilts in the audience when the Games welcomes John Wensink as Guest of Honour. Wensink joins an illustrious group of Canadian celebrities who have filled that role including Prime Ministers, a Governor General,…

Your Weekly Horoscope

Your Weekly Horoscope

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 5 TO 11, 2023 The luckiest signs this week: Libra, Scorpio and Sagittarius   ARIES You’ll be the recipient of everyone’s attention this week. Expect to receive applause for your brilliant achievements. The situation will boost your self-esteem. TAURUS You may have…

UCDSB enrolment exceeds pre-pandemic levels

UCDSB enrolment exceeds pre-pandemic levels

BROCKVILLE – More students are attending Upper Canada District School Board schools than before the COVID-19 pandemic began. Trustees heard a formal update on enrolment at their November 30 meeting. Superintendent Bill Loshaw presented the enrolment update at the board, which is one of two semi-annual…

Network and Re-Connect at Breakfast Connections

Network and Re-Connect at Breakfast Connections

The Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre is launching a new series of networking events and an open invitation is extended to business owners and community leaders from across the region. The new series is a relaunch of Breakfast Connections which was popular from 2007-2017.  The first 2023 event…

Step Into Nature at RRCA’s Three Conservation Areas

Step Into Nature at RRCA’s Three Conservation Areas

Raisin Region Conservation Authority (RRCA)’s three Conservation Areas continue to provide opportunities to connect with nature year-round. Gray’s Creek, Charlottenburgh Park and Cooper Marsh offer a combined 25 km of nature trails available at no cost. “There is plenty to see and do this time…

Letter to the editor: Arts and Culture Centre Scrutiny

Letter to the editor: Arts and Culture Centre Scrutiny

Letter to the editor. Recently, it has come to my attention that the proposed Arts and Culture Centre has been under severe scrutiny by some political candidates for its location and for the costs associated with running the facility. It is worthwhile to correct these impressions before the expressed…