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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 […]

Council invests in mental health fund for town employees

During the largely virtual meeting on Tuesday night, Perth town council unanimously voted to establish an Employee Mental Health fund. This is a $5000 fund to be used to self-insure for town employee mental health expenses. This fund is in addition to the current coverage available under the Great West Life employee benefit plan.  Councillor […]

Rink open for outdoor skating, not hockey, in Smiths Falls

Public outdoor skating is open in Smiths Falls, Director of Community Services Art Manhire informed the Committee of the Whole on Monday night. The Gerry Lowe Memorial Sens Rink of Dreams opened on Friday for public skating. Councillor Lorraine Allen was one of the season’s first skaters, introducing her grandchild to the ice for the […]

Canopy Animal Health, Martha Stewart and Marquee Brands launch a new line of CBD products for pets

Martha Stewart’s CBD for Pet line features science-backed, gourmet-flavored CBD soft-chews and oil drops for dogs and carries the NASC Quality Seal Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX:WEED, NASDAQ:CGC), a world-leading diversified cannabis, hemp, and vaporization device company, announced today the launch of Martha Stewart CBD for Pet – a new line of scientifically-backed CBD wellness solutions for […]

UCDSB Family feedback survey: Majority supportive of staff efforts and school COVID-19 precautions in place

From November 30 until December 9, the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) surveyed UCDSB parents and guardians seeking feedback about the school year, specifically regarding the student program experience and COVID-19 precautions in place within our schools.  The survey received feedback from 5,170 parents/guardians from across all UCDSB schools and learning models, providing representation of 20% of […]