Signs of the Times – Gananoque Pays Homage to Late MP Gord Brown, Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes

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Throughout Gananoque, Ontario, people shared their sorrow at the loss of MP Gord Brown, Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, by displaying his campaign signs with a tasteful “Thank You!” placed in the upper left hand corner.  Signs have appeared in businesses and on private residences, all respectfully mourning  MP Brown who died of an apparent heart attack on May 2, 2018, at the age of 57.

(Originally written May 5, 2018)

(Gananoque,ON)

As Gananoque and area grieve over the loss of MP Gord Brown, Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, they have decided to make a quiet but very public display of their respect for him by putting his campaign signs out on their lawns with a simple “thank you” added at the top.  Originated by Christine Milks, the idea has spread like wildfire. Continue reading

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Second Gourmets of Gananoque Is a Taste of Something Great

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by Lorraine Payette, written August 11, 2013

(GANANOQUE, ONTARIO) Lisa Bird, Executive Director of the Downtown Gananoque BIA, sat in the shade of her tent at the second Gourmets of Gananoque on August 10, happily enjoying a pulled pork parfait that she had just picked up from the True Catering booth on the festival site on King Street East.

“This is wonderful,” she said. “I can’t encourage folks enough to go over and try one out.” – to read more>