Two projects prepare the Rideau Canal for the 2013 season and years to come
Leeds-Grenville MP Gord Brown speaks to members of the media Friday morning at the Rideau Canal Jones Fall Lockstation. - Submitted Photo
Jones Falls – On behalf of the Honourable Peter Kent, Canada’s Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Mr. Gord Brown, Member of Parliament for Leeds–Grenville, today announced the completion of two infrastructure projects on the Rideau Canal National Historic Site.
EON News File Photo By Matthew Blair
Elgin – Join Curtis Brown, a long-standing Leeds and South Grenville Easter Seals Ambassador and alumni, for the 10th Annual Elgin Horseshoe Tournament in support of Easter Seals kids. Proceeds from the event will help send kids with physical disabilities to Easter Seals Camp Merrywood near Perth. Last year’s Tournament raised more than $650 for Easter Seals and this year’s event is expected to be even bigger and better.
Rideau Lakes - On the 5thof May 2013 at around 10:30 a.m. Ontario Provincial Police in Rideau Lakes Township responded to a crash involving a convertible car and a deer.
Pancakes being prepared at the 46th edition of the Delta Maple Syrup festival held over the weekend. - Photo By Dale Elliott, EON news
Delta - One of the sure signs of spring was held over the weekend, the 46th edition of the Delta Maple Syrup Festival saw large crowds taking in the annual event at the Delta Fairgrounds.