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 […]

Teacher Blair Fitzsimons awarded the 2020 Prime Minister’s Award for teaching excellence in STEM

The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario is pleased to announce that Blair Fitzsimons, a teacher at St. Mary-St. Cecilia Catholic School (Morrisburg), has been awarded a Regional Certificate of Achievement for the 2020 Prime Minister’s Award (PMA) for Teaching Excellence in STEM. Having a teacher win a PMA is a tremendous honour and a proud […]

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 […]

UCDSB favours students in school full time in 2020-2021 School Reopening Plan

Senior staff and Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met virtually on Wednesday, July 22 to discuss the UCDSB Draft School Reopening Plan that will be submitted to the Ministry of Education on July 27. This meeting was broadcasted live for the public, and the recording can be found here.  The UCDSB Draft Reopening Plan outlines three different scenarios for delivering […]

UCDSB Student Survey provides insightful feedback for Fall planning

The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) surveyed Grade 7-12 students to get feedback on their experiences with distance learning and how the current model could be improved in the future. Results showed that students appreciate the flexibility of distance learning, allowing them to work at their own pace (72%), with the majority of students […]