Author: Hollie Pratt-Campbell

Government investing over $2.5 million in pediatric healthcare in Belleville, Kingston, Brockville

In an initiative aimed at bolstering pediatric health care accessibility in Eastern Ontario, the provincial government is injecting more than $2.5 million into services catering to children and youth in Belleville, Kingston and the Thousand Islands region. This initiative is part of the government’s commitment to channelling $330 million annually

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‘Economic stakes are too high’: Premiers Ford, Legault call for swift end to St. Lawrence Seaway strike

In response to the ongoing St. Lawrence Seaway strike, on Oct. 26 Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Quebec Premier François Legault issued a joint statement underscoring the economic repercussions resulting from the labour disruption. The premiers state that last year, nearly $17 billion worth of goods traversed this vital trade

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Construction company with ties to Frontenac, Belleville fined $17,500 for falsifying documents

A Kingston court has fined Standard Paving Limited, a corporation based in Nova Scotia which was retained for a project in Central Frontenac Township, $17,500 for “applying a facsimile of a professional engineer’s seal to design drawings without the knowledge or consent of the professional engineer,” according to Professional Engineers

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9 Eastern Ontario police departments receive hundreds of thousands in funding for Mobile Crisis Response Team

On Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2023, the Ontario government announced more than $4.5 million in funding to assist police services across the province in providing specialized support to those who are experiencing mental health or addictions crises. The Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT) Enhancement Grant enables police to work with trained

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