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Directory full of resources for seniors

Directory full of resources for seniors

The Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors Association has published the 15th edition of its Information for Seniors Directory. The directory assists older people, their families and caregivers in finding resources to help seniors live at home. “An updated directory of services available to Prince Edward County seniors was the final product of a […]

Eight more graduates celebrate HEAT training

Eight more graduates celebrate HEAT training

Eight new graduates celebrated completion of training to work in the tourism and hospitality sectors through H.E.A.T. (Helping Employers Acquire Talent) training. The participants received Smart Serve, Service Excellence and Safe Food Handlers certifications, along with “soft skills” training. The group also toured some of the County’s main attractions as part of the Tourism Ambassador […]

Ellis delivers funding news in support of veterans living with PTSD

Ellis delivers funding news in support of veterans living with PTSD

Canadian Armed Forces personnel dealing with mental health issues and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder have support from the federal government. Bay of Quinte MP Neil Ellis announced Mood Disorders Society of Canada (MDSC) will receive $741,620 from the Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund over three years, to support the development of Project Trauma Support. The […]

'Eat Smart' packaged kale salad recalled

‘Eat Smart’ packaged kale salad recalled

An ‘Eat Smart’ packaged salad has been recalled due to possible Listeria contamination. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the 156-gram packages of Salad Shake Ups – Sweet Kale, with best before date of Dec. 3 should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was purchased. The CFIA states the recalled product […]

QHC appoints Chief of Staff

QHC appoints Chief of Staff

Dr. Colin MacPherson has been named Quinte Health Care’s permanent Chief of Staff. Dr. MacPherson has served the position in an interim capacity since April when Dr. Dick Zoutman moved to a new role as Chief of Staff in Scarborough. “One of the major responsibilities of the Quinte Health Care Board of Directors is to […]

Single lane closures continue on Skyway bridge

Single lane closures continue on Skyway bridge

Rehabilitation work on the Skyway bridge on Highway 49 for 2018 has been extended and single lane closures will continue until Dec. 21. Aecon Construction and Materials Limited is working on the $40 million-plus rehabilitation contract which began in August and is expected to be complete by the summer of 2024. Amberlea Parton, Project Co-ordinator […]

Former Prime Minister promotes his book; supports local candidate

Former Prime Minister promotes his book; supports local candidate

Former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was the guest of Bay of Quinte Federal Conservative candidate Tim Durkin and the Bay of Quinte Conservative Riding Association. Harper discussed his new book “Right Here Right Now: Politics and Leadership in the Age of Disruption” at the gathering Saturday at Tomasso’s Restaurant in Trenton. “The book is […]

Project Lifesaver brings loved ones home

Project Lifesaver brings loved ones home

Becoming lost isn’t just distressing; it can be dangerous. About 60 per cent of people with dementia-related memory problems become lost at some point. For many, getting lost happens without warning. Familiar surroundings may suddenly become strange to them. They get disoriented and are unable to find their way home. Half the people with dementia […]

Christmas Angel Campaign giving a hand up to families in need

Christmas Angel Campaign giving a hand up to families in need

UPDATE NOV 28: In just two weeks since opening for the season, the Prince Edward County Christmas Angel Campaign is well under way. “We are at 202 angels and their families to assist with celebrating Christmas and we still have lots on the tree looking for supporters,” said Chief Angel Susan Rose. The cutoff date […]

PECI Panthers soak in OFSAA experience

PECI Panthers soak in OFSAA experience

The PECI Panthers Senior Girls Basketball team represented the smallest school from the smallest community, and although the team didn’t place, the members made their presence known at the All Ontario Championships (OFSAA) last week. It’s the second time in three years PECI’s basketball team has reached all-Ontario competition and coach Rob Garden is proud […]

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