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Prince Edward and Lennox & Addington Counties making progress on Housing and Homelessness Initiatives

September 30, 2022
Tracey

At their September 28 meeting, County Council received updates regarding Housing and Homelessness initiatives as part of a report on Strategic Priorities.  In 2019, Council made ‘Facilitating Safe and Affordable Housing’ the top priority for their term of office.

Highlights of the 2019-2022 report by Lynn Chenier, Director of Prince Edward-Lennox & Addington Social Services included:

Proposed Federal Election Riding Changes in Ontario

September 1, 2022
Susan Corbett

The Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act creates an independent non-partisan process for the review and, if necessary, revision of the federal electoral map following the most recent decennial census.  

County Council Meets with Ministers of Health and Education at AMO Conference

August 19, 2022
Tracey

At the annual Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) Conference held in Ottawa this week, Lennox and Addington County Council had meetings with Ontario’s Minister of Health and Minister of Education.

Umicore to build industrial scale battery materials manufacturing plant in Loyalist Township

July 13, 2022
admin

Umicore is making a $1.5 billion investment in Loyalist Township to build a first of its kind industrial scale cathode and precursor materials manufacturing plant.

This investment in Lennox & Addington will support Ontario’s vision of building an end-to-end electric vehicle (EV) supply chain in the province and becoming a North American hub for building the cars of the future.

Building the facility will provide employment for around 1,000 people in the construction phase and employment for several hundred in operations.

Rogers Network Issues

July 8, 2022
Tracey

We recognize that Rogers Network customers are experiencing a Canada-wide outage affecting cell and internet services.

Some may experience issues connecting with 9-1-1.

If your call fails, please try again, or call from a landline or cell phone with another provider.

Provincial Truck "Roadeo" scheduled in L&A County

June 16, 2022
Tracey

District 8 of the Association of Ontario Roads Supervisors (AORS) will be hosting a Provincial Truck Roadeo at the Strathcona Paper Centre on Wednesday, September 28, 2022.   District 8 is one of the largest local associations in the province with over 100 municipal members and over 90 supplier members, with geographic area which stretches from the Township of Elizabeth-Kitley (Prescott area) to the City of Quinte West. The County of Lennox and Addington is a proud member of District 8.  

Andy Cassibo Receives Exemplary Service Award

June 15, 2022
Beth

Andy Cassibo, a Primary Care Paramedic with Emergency Services, received an Exemplary Service Award at the Eastern Ontario Association of Paramedic Chiefs – Exemplary Service Awards Gala on June 9, 2022.

2022 Municipal Election Candidate Information Session

June 2, 2022
Tracey

If you are interested in being a Council or School Board Candidate or a Third-Party Advertiser in the 2022 Municipal and School Board Election, then this information session is for you!

Thursday, June 23, 2022 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 pm at the Strathcona Paper Centre, 16 MacPherson Drive, Napanee.

6:00 pm  - Attendees may visit Information Tables

Brenda Orchard Elected Treasurer of National Municipal Administrators’ Association

May 31, 2022
Tracey

Brenda Orchard, Chief Administrative Officer for the County of Lennox and Addington was elected Treasurer of the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators (CAMA) during the Association’s Annual General Meeting held virtually on May 31, 2022.  

Community Paramedic Program Helping People to Stay in Their Homes

May 9, 2022
Tracey

Lennox and Addington County’s Community Paramedic Program has been officially launched, following confirmation from the Ontario Ministry of Long-Term Care (MoLTC) of $2.5M in one-time funding to be provided between now and March 2024 and $365K from the Ministry of Health (MoH) for 2022-23.  This innovative program, operating with 6 Community Paramedics (CP) and one CP Superintendent, is designed to provide home-based care to eligible seniors and allows them to be safe at home while awaiting LTC placement.