Vaccine Distribution Plan Rolling out in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Heath Unit is pleased to be working with many community partners as it rolls out the LGL COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. With vaccine supply stabilizing in the coming weeks, we will be working hard to increase our access points to the vaccine. With the completion of first doses for residents […]

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 […]

Rideau Lakes delivers on Crosby traffic lights

Following two decades of advocacy by Rideau Lakes, traffic lights are coming to Crosby.  The Highway 15 and Country Road 42 intersection at Crosby is a notoriously blind and dangerous intersection.   Earlier today, Mayor Arie Hoogenboom gained the firm commitment from the Hon. Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation, during a delegation at the virtual 2021 […]

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 […]

Confirmed case of COVID-19 at Rideau Vista Public School

Parents/guardians and staff at Rideau Vista Public School received notification today that an individual at the school has tested positive for COVID-19. Working closely with the school, the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit completed its assessment today and determined that there was no-risk exposure at the school. The school remains open and operating on the regular daily schedule. The […]

Confirmed case of COVID-19 at Rideau Vista Public School

Parents/guardians and staff at Rideau Vista Public School received notification that an individual at the school has tested positive for COVID-19. The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit is closely monitoring the situation and has followed up to isolate all students and staff who have had a high-risk exposure.  Both the health unit and the school are taking all necessary steps to […]

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 […]