In Focus – Tues May 24, 2016 – The Table: Indigenous Perspectives on the 200th Anniversary of the Perth Military Settlement

Mireille Lapointe joins Bob to talk about a Public Presentation to Explore Indigenous Perspectives on the 200th Anniversary of the Perth Military Settlement taking place at the Table this Sunday.

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Parks Canada to waive lockage fees for Rideau Canal in 2017

Parks Canada to waive lockage fees for Rideau Canal in 2017

Boating along the historic Rideau Canal system will be a lot cheaper next year thanks to Parks Canada.

The government agency says it will waive lockage fees in 2017 to help mark the country's 150th anniversary.

Moorage fees, however, will remain in place.

Parks Canada Associate Director of Operations for ...

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Men’s Shed hoping to grow in Carleton Place

Men’s Shed hoping to grow in Carleton Place

A local Carleton Place group hopes to keep men from all walks of life engaged with their community.

The group, known as Hackberry Men's Shed, has been around for about a year and currently has six members who hold meetings on a bi weekly basis at the Lanark Community Programs ...

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Temporary skatepark taking shape in Carleton Place

Temporary skatepark taking shape in Carleton Place

Skateboarders in Carleton Place will soon have a new set of ramps after the town's Parks and Recreation Committee recently voted to go ahead with the purchase of the new equipment.

The budget set aside $50-thousand to purchase the ramps from the Canadian Ramp Company. They come in at a price ...

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Arrest ends child’s birthday party for Smiths Falls woman

Arrest ends child’s birthday party for Smiths Falls woman

A long weekend birthday party came to a sudden end for one woman in Smiths Falls.

The Smiths Falls Police Service reports that they were called to a home on Saturday.

They were responding to a call that said a young woman was involved in a pair of altercations.

The ...

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Two Rivers Food Hub celebrates birthday with open house

Two Rivers Food Hub celebrates birthday with open house

The Two Rivers Food Hub is turning one0-year old.

To celebrate, the Board of Directors and staff at the Hub are inviting the public, and industry partners to help celebrate its one year anniversary.

A tour of the facility will be offered that showcases new equipment and upgrades, provides an ...

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Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie has terminal brain cancer

Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie has terminal brain cancer

A tough year for the music industry has gotten tougher, and the sad news this morning hits close to home.

The Tragically Hip, the Kingston-based rock band, has announced that their lead singer Gord Downie has terminal brain cancer.

The band released the following statement on their website:

Hello friends.

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Smiths Falls’ Chimo Elementary wins cheer competition

Smiths Falls’ Chimo Elementary wins cheer competition

Chimo Elementary School has taken first place in the senior division at the 2016 Upper Canada District School Board Cheer Competition, held last week in Brockville.

The Chimo squad’s routine earned a top score of 82.33 per cent at the event  hosted by Brockville Collegiate Institute.

The Chimo team edged ...

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OPP warns old computer scam popping up again

OPP warns old computer scam popping up again

The OPP says a familiar computer scam is making the rounds again.

Scammers call and pretend to represent a well-known computer based company like Microsoft, and claim that the victim's computer is sending out viruses or has been hacked and must be cleaned.

The scammer will remotely gain access to ...

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Successful start to road safety week

Successful start to road safety week

The Smiths Falls Police Service says it has had an increased presence on the roads in their community as part of National Road Safety Week.

The week coincides with the May long weekend, the unofficial start to the summer recreational season.

Daily R.I.D.E. programs have been conducted as has the ...

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