CPS warns public to respect gathering limits

CPS warns public to respect gathering limits

CORNWALL, Ontario - The Cornwall Police Service (CPS) is urging the public to abide by the new gathering limits in place. On July 24, 2020, the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act (ROA) came into force to ensure measures remained in place after the provincial declared emergency…

Ford: “The alarm bells are ringing”

Ford: “The alarm bells are ringing”

ONTARIO - Ontario Premier Doug Ford has reduced the maximum number on public gatherings across the province to help stop rising numbers of COVID-19 cases. Earlier this week, Ford reduced the number of people allowed to gather in public from 50 indoors down to 10 and 100 outdoors down to 25. He is…

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UCDSB adds to elementary teachers’ workloads

UCDSB adds to elementary teachers’ workloads

CORNWALL, Ontario - The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) has cancelled its separate remote learning stream for elementary school students, instead, teachers will now be expected to teach in class, as well as remote students and asynchronous learners. Asynchronous students are divided into…

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Le canton de Glengarry nord ouvre progressivement ses installations récréatives

Le canton de Glengarry nord ouvre progressivement ses installations récréatives

ALEXANDRIA, Ontario - Le gouvernement provincial a annoncé cet été qu'il autorisait l'ouverture d’installations récréatives avec des directives pour la distanciation physique afin de permettre au public de participer à certain loisirs. Suite à cette annonce, le canton a travaillé avec ses partenaires…

Queen’s Park Update Sept. 11, 2020

Queen’s Park Update Sept. 11, 2020

This week, I was very proud to see my granddaughter starting Kindergarten. She joined other young children taking their desks for the first time and thousands of other local students returning to classes. Teachers and staff have been hard at work preparing for their safe arrival, for nothing is more…

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Support for Autism Spectrum Families

Support for Autism Spectrum Families

Support for Autism Spectrum Families Foundational family services are tailored to children’s needs and stages of development   Ontario is providing families in the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) with services to support their child's ongoing learning and development. Foundational family services…

Top furniture producer expanding Cornwall workforce

Top furniture producer expanding Cornwall workforce

Since moving to Cornwall in 1984, Ridgewood Industries has been a solid contributor to the economic well-being of the community and its residents. In operation for more than 50 years, Ridgewood Industries shares with its sister company Ameriwood in Wright City, MO, and its parent company Dorel Inc.,…

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Summerheights Golf Links 2020 Club Championship

Summerheights Golf Links 2020 Club Championship

CORNWALL, Ontario - C-19 has changed everyday life since this past March. There is not much we do that hasn’t been affected in one way or another. Although Golf was one activity that could be enjoyed while maintaining self distancing. On the other hand, golf too had several of its own changes that…

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Arts Centre fund passes $700K

Arts Centre fund passes $700K

CORNWALL, Ontario - The City of Cornwall Arts Trust Fund which is the supporting the creation of a new Arts Centre at 159 Pitt St. has surpassed $700,000 the Cornwall Arts and Culture Committee states. The site of the new Arts Centre, formerly a Bank of Montreal building, was purchased by the City…

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Chamber’s future takes shape

Chamber’s future takes shape

CORNWALL, Ontario - The Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce has gone through significant changes over the past year, but Executive Director Greg Pietersma is confident that the organization is on track to bring the best service it can to its members. Over the course of this summer alone, the Chamber…

Celebrating International Peace Day

Celebrating International Peace Day

CORNWALL, Ontario - Two sisters planted pinwheels of hope on Monday morning, Sept. 21 in recognition of International Peace Day. Cornwall Sparks, Brownies, Guides, Pathfinders and Rangers participated in the Pinwheels for Peace initiative which aims to create visual symbols of peace in celebration…

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OPINION:  Class will be  back in session

OPINION: Class will be back in session

This week the Ontario government announced that classes will return in person this fall. The reactions I have heard to this news locally has run the gamut from it being too soon, to outrage over the fact that all students Grade 4 to 12 will have to wear a mask. This question of whether or not to…

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