Duncan lands Lauzon’s endorsement

EASTERN ONTARIO — Former North Dundas mayor Eric Duncan now has the official blessing of the man he hopes to replace as MP in Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry. Guy Lauzon, 74, formally endorsed Duncan, 31, for the…


Region digs out from heavy snowfall event

NATION VALLEY — The air is calm and the temperatures mild after last night’s heavy snowfall tailed off very early this morning, leaving the region to dig out from a foot or more of snow….


It’s Agriculture Day; thank a farmer

EASTERN ONTARIO — As the sun rises on Agriculture Day, Ontario’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs reflects on the “special occasion” with a statement issued this morning. Says Ernie Hardeman of the Day recognized…


Schools closed now, too

EASTERN ONTARIO — In a move rarely seen, the Upper Canada District and Catholic District of Eastern Ontario school boards are closing their schools today in advance of an anticipated heavy winter snowfall forecast for…


Snow day number 9: buses cancelled today, Feb. 12

EASTERN ONTARIO — Anticipating a forecasted heavy dump of snow later this afternoon, Student Transportation of Eastern Ontario has called off the school buses for today, Feb. 12. The pre-emptory move comes as the region…


Mexican slaves forced to work in Cornwall, police say

CORNWALL — This Seaway city has been named among a handful of Ontario sites where human traffickers forced Mexican slaves to work as cleaners. On Tuesday, Feb. 5, approximately 250 frontline and support unit members…


Committed to supporting digital mammography at WDMH

EMBRUN — The team at Shoppers Drug Mart in Embrun knows how to plan. They have just presented a cheque for $3,437 to the Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) Foundation – and they are already…


SNC’s Geocaching Passports prove to be popular

NATION VALLEY — South Nation Conservation’s (SNC) Geopassport Series has guided thousands of users on real-life and high-tech treasure hunts across various portions of its 4,384 square-kilometer jurisdiction in Eastern Ontario. Geocaching is a year-round…








Hydro One bracing for power outages

EASTERN ONTARIO — The provincial utility says it’s bracing for potential power outages, with central and eastern Ontario “hardest hit” from forecasted high winds this evening and into tomorrow. In a post on its website,…