(March 1, 2021) – The Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) has made a formal submission to the federal and provincial governments seeking support to deliver ultra-fast Gig internet to homes and businesses across the region. The submission has been sent to federal Minister Maryam Monsef, who has responsibility for rural economic development, and Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure Laurie Scott, who is tasked with rural broadband matters for the province.
In collaboration with FLA Ontario Health Team and multiple partners, RFLA are preparing for future vaccine clinics in RFLA region. A clinic will be held 7 days/week, including 1-2 days/week at satellite sites in the region. Hoping to start before the end of March.
NOTE: RFLA do not yet have any vaccines, nor have clinic dates or locations been finalized.
Volunteers needed for these roles:
Tuesday February 09, 2021- Yesterday, the government of Ontario announced a regional approach to lift the Stay-at-Home order and move three regions in Ontario to Green-Prevent level, including the Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) region.
This change will be effective Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 12:01 a.m.
Eastern Ontario, January 27, 2021 – Members of the Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (EOWC) joined rural municipal colleagues from across Ontario at the first-ever virtual Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) Conference, which took place online from January 24 to 26, 2021.
At the virtual conference, EOWC members met with various provincial Ministers as well as the NDP Caucus to discuss priority issues for the region, including:
KFL&A Public Health has confirmed the following influenza vaccine clinics in Lennox and Addington County:
Greater Napanee Flu Vaccine Clinic:
Friday October 30, 2020 12 to 6 p.m. at the Strathcona Paper Centre.
Limited walk-in appointments available or book online: http://ow.ly/o67M50BXAJz
- Derek Sloan, MP for Hastings-Lennox and Addington provided an update on activities of his office as well as the Federal Government. Members of Council had the opportunity to ask questions about current issues in the County including illegal cannabis grow-ops and their ramifications.
The flag at the County Courthouse is currently flying at half mast in recognition of the passing of former Prime Minister John Turner. Former PM Turner died on Sept 19th at the age of 91. The Canadian government also announced a half-masting of the national flags on the Peace Tower and all federal buildings and establishments in Canada to honour Turner’s memory. Flags will remain at half-mast until the day of his funeral on Oct 6th.
Courts are reopening in phases to ensure the necessary health and safety precautions are in place The public are encouraged not to attend the court house unless they have matters before the court.
Screening for COVID-19 is mandatory. You can complete online screening before going to the court house and show the result as you enter. Take COVID-19 courthouse screening
If you do not screen online other screening options are available at the court house.
(August 11, 2020) – The Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) is seeking federal and provincial support to deliver ultra-fast, Gig internet to homes and businesses in the region through a $1.6 billion public-private partnership.
County Council Highlights: