Tulips for Parkinson’s Month

Tulips for Parkinson’s Month

CORNWALL, Ontario - While the Parkinson's Society will not be able to have their annual SuperWalk in September this year, they chose to mark Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month, which is in April, by presenting handmade wooden tulips to Cornwall Mayor Bernadette Clement. Representatives of the…

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LOCAL COVID UPDATE

LOCAL COVID UPDATE

Local Covid Numbers updated April 13, 2021 @ 2:23 pm   TOTAL ACTIVE CASES: 440 CURRENTLY HOSPITALIZED: 33 PATIENTS IN ICU: 7 TOTAL NUMBER OF DEATHS: 88 TOTAL CUMMULATIVE CASES: 3,842 TOTAL NUMBER OF TESTS CONDUCTED IN EOHU REGION: 128,813 TOTAL NUMBER OF COVID-19 VACCINES…

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Students will not go back to the classroom after Spring Break

Students will not go back to the classroom after Spring Break

ONTARIO - Premier Doug Ford has announced that students across the province will remain at home with online learning after they finish their Spring Break this week due to the COVID-19 pandemic. "I can't stress this enough. We're at a critical point right now. Many of our health indicators continue…

Activités virtuelles pour la Semaine nationale de la francophonie au CSDCEO

Activités virtuelles pour la Semaine nationale de la francophonie au CSDCEO

ONTARIO - Les élèves des écoles du Conseil scolaire de district catholique de l’Est ontarien (CSDCEO) participeront à diverses activités virtuelles pédagogiques et culturelles dans le cadre de la Semaine nationale de la francophonie. C’est sous le thème « S’engager, à sa façon! »…

Queen’s Park Update – April 9, 2021

Queen’s Park Update – April 9, 2021

This past week, case rates, hospitalizations, and ICU occupancy increased rapidly, threatening to overwhelm the health care system. Between March 28 and April 5, the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations in the province increased by 28.2 percent, with a 25 percent increase in intensive care occupancy.…

Queen’s Park Update – April 2, 2021

Queen’s Park Update – April 2, 2021

With COVID-19 case numbers recently exceeding more than 100 cases per 100,000 people, the Ontario government took the prudent decision to impose a province-wide emergency brake. Extra restrictions will take effect Saturday, April 3 at 12:01 a.m. and continue for at least four weeks. This decision is…

Menard Bros. Remodeled as Menard & Robertson Custom Homes and Renovations

Menard Bros. Remodeled as Menard & Robertson Custom Homes and Renovations

Cousins and renowned Cornwall home builders Paul and Guy Menard of Menard Bros & Associates have handed the keys to Patrick Menard and Bradley Robertson forming Menard & Robertson Custom Homes and Renovations.  Founded in 1955 by brothers Gaetan and Claude Menard, and later inherited by their…

The same, but different – local baseball returns to South Dundas for 2021 season

The same, but different – local baseball returns to South Dundas for 2021 season

SOUTH DUNDAS, Ontario - Locally-run youth baseball is returning to the diamond for the 2021 season and while the game is the same, there are changes to the local scene. In past seasons, the Williamsburg Pioneers have played in Little League districts in the area. Williamsburg was aligned with Kemptville…

Arts Centre fund surpasses $900K, art auction extended

Arts Centre fund surpasses $900K, art auction extended

CORNWALL, Ontario - The Cornwall Arts and Culture Centre Fund committee have announced that they are withing $100,000 of their goal of raising $1 million for the future Cornwall Arts Centre. As of Friday, April 9 the fund had collected $901,051. The money will go towards the expense of renovating…

Menard Bros. Remodeled as Menard & Robertson Custom Homes and Renovations

Menard Bros. Remodeled as Menard & Robertson Custom Homes and Renovations

Cousins and renowned Cornwall home builders Paul and Guy Menard of Menard Bros & Associates have handed the keys to Patrick Menard and Bradley Robertson forming Menard & Robertson Custom Homes and Renovations.  Founded in 1955 by brothers Gaetan and Claude Menard, and later inherited by their…

Community fundraisers support child fighting cancer

Community fundraisers support child fighting cancer

CORNWALL, Ontario - Jessica Carter's three-year-old son Jack was diagnosed in December with a stage 4 Neuroblastoma, which is a tumor in his abdomen, they later learned that it had spread to his lymph-nodes. This diagnosis has set Jessica's family on an 18 month journey for Jack's treatment. They…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Winter playground at Guindon Park

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Winter playground at Guindon Park

Dear Editors, On behalf of Transition Cornwall+, I would like to pass on a huge thank you to everyone at the City of Cornwall Administration, Staff and volunteers involved in making Guindon Park a wonderful welcoming winter playground. Guindon Park was a life-saver, not only for for our physical…