Tips for keeping your workplace safe during the COVID-19 pandemic

Workplace outbreaks do happen even here in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark.  We have seen workplace outbreaks across multiple sectors including the food industry, manufacturing, the trades, automotive etc.  A COVID-19 outbreak in a workplace can potentially close your business or reduce productivity due to the lack of available workers.   Ontario has now identified new variants […]

Register your child for full-day Kindergarten with the UCDSB!

The Upper Canada District School Board is so excited to welcome your child to Kindergarten this September. And registration is now open! Not only will your child learn literacy and math –they’ll also gain independence as well as problem-solving and critical-thinking skills related to the world around them.  We know your child’s new learning adventure also […]

Leeds, Grenville and Lanark Region will be in shutdown as of Boxing Day

A provincewide shutdown will go into effect as of Saturday, December 26, 2020, at 12:01 am. The restrictions are in effect for all of Ontario from Saturday, December 26, 2020 to Saturday, January 9, 2021.  The restrictions will remain in effect from Saturday, January 9, 2021 to Saturday, January 23, 2021 for all 27 public […]

Ontario’s Workplace Education and Enforcement Campaign comes to LGL this week

Inspection Blitz Helps to Prevent Spread of COVID-19 and Keep Workers and Public Safe The Ontario government launched a series of education and enforcement campaigns to ensure businesses across the province are taking the necessary steps to keep employees, consumers and the public safe. These campaigns will support the current efforts of police, municipal by-law […]

Welcome to County Council

For those of you not familiar with our upper tier municipal government, here’s a quick introduction. Lanark County council is made up of representatives of the communities within the county and Smiths Falls. Yes, Smiths Falls is a separated municipality and rather than forward a portion of property tax to the county, they pay for county services […]

RVCA supports Lanark County Climate Action Plan through landowner tree planting program

The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA) supports Lanark County’s commitment to plant one million trees through its landowner tree planting program. The RVCA’s program has helped landowners in watershed municipalities plant trees for over 27 years with technical advice, site preparation and planting of native seedlings. The program also offers substantial subsidized costs. Climate and […]

School buses are returning soon

Drivers reminded to exercise caution The Grenville Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police reminds motorists that school buses are returning to area roads very soon. Motorists are reminded to exercise caution due to the expected increase in pedestrians, cyclists and school buses, and to give themselves extra commuting time. Students will no doubt be excited […]

LGL Community Partners successful Health Canada grant recipients

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit, along with its community partners, are successful recipients of a 3 year Health Canada Substance Use and Addictions Program grant. This grant provides communities across Canada the opportunity to apply for funding in the following areas; Harm Reduction, Community-Led and Front-line Initiatives Increasing Access to Pharmaceutical – […]

CDSBEO School Re-entry Plan for September 2020

The CDSBEO School Re-entry plan contains details to help parents with their decision on whether to choose remote distance learning or in-person instruction at school. It describes what we know to date about how both remote distance learning and in-person instruction will be done, and answers many of the questions parents have been asking. Learn […]

Health Unit warns to take precautions during high heat and humidity

Environment Canada had issued a heat warning for today and tomorrow due to high heat and humidity. The Health Unit would like to remind everyone to be cautious as the combination of heat and high humidity can be hazardous to your health. Conditions during high heat and humidity have the potential to cause dehydration, heat […]