Province investing in new programs for victims of human trafficking

The Ontario government is strengthening protection for children and youth by investing more than $586,000 over the next five years in a new program to support young victims and survivors of human trafficking in Leeds-Grenville and the surrounding areas. – Photo by lalesh aldarwish from Pexels

(Leeds-Grenville – March 12, 2021)

The Ontario government is strengthening protection for children and youth by investing more than $586,000 over the next five years in a new program to support young victims and survivors of human trafficking in Leeds-Grenville and the surrounding areas. The money is part of $46 million being provided for 27 new projects across the province through the Community Supports Fund and Indigenous-led Initiatives Fund.

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Thousand Islands Parkway Recreational Trail Starting a Trail Alliance

As can be seen from this phot taken in the winter of 2016, all kinds of people enjoy using the paved recreational trail along the Thousand Islands Parkway. The newly formed trail alliance is seeking solutions to improve that usage for winter 2021.

(TLTI – March 29, 2021)

The Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands (TLTI), Front of Yonge Township (FOY), and the Ontario Trails Council (OTC), in partnership with the St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) are banding together to create a solution to the issues of ploughing the multi-use recreational trail along the Thousand Islands Parkway (TIP). They hope to find a solution for the winter of 2021 that will not only allow for safe trail usage but that will also improve that experience for all users.

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