PDCI Prom in Jeopardy?

May 30, 2015 by

It’s Prom season, but we’re hearing that there’s a chance that the PRDCI Prom, scheduled for next Friday, June 5th, could be cancelled. That came as news to staff at Code’s Mill who will host the event, should it happen.

PDCI Principal, John Gow, told students on Thursday, that they ...

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Xcelerator Business Incubator in Smiths Falls Receives More than $327,000 To Help Local Businesses

May 30, 2015 by

The Xcelerator Business Incubator at the Galipeau Centre in Smiths Falls has received just over $327,000 over four years through the Eastern Ontario Development Program (EODP).

The funding was announced Friday by Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corporation and Scott Reid, Member of Parliament for Lanark—Frontenac—Lennox and Addington.'

The Xcelerator ...

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Canal Infrastructure Funding Announcement Coming Monday in Smiths Falls

May 30, 2015 by

Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq and Leeds-Grenville MP Gord Brown will be in Smiths Falls this coming Monday for a special announcement.

They will be at the Rideau Canal Headquarters building where they will announce more money for infrastructure.

They will give the details at a news conference which begins at ...

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In Focus – Fri May 29, 2015 – Rideau Canal: Scott Tweedy

May 29, 2015 by

Bob is joined by Scott Tweedy the Acting Associate Director for Rideau Canal to talk to us about the new Rideau Canal New Season.

Listen to the interview.

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Smiths Falls Confederation Bridge Closed Effective Immediately

May 29, 2015 by
Smiths Falls Confederation Bridge Closed Effective Immediately

Mayor of Smiths Falls Shawn Pankow says the town is closing the Confederation Bridge, effective immediately.

In a post on his official Facebook page, Pankow says “The Structural Evaluation/Inspection of the Confederation Drive Bridge has been completed by Greer Galloway Group as of May 28, 2015.Verbal recommendation from this structure ...

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Just A Test – Emergency Drill at Carleton Place High School

May 29, 2015 by
Just A Test – Emergency Drill at Carleton Place High School

The Lanark County Ontario Provincial Police want the public to be aware of a training exercise that’s taking place today in Carleton Place.

The Emergency Services Training Exercise is taking place at the Carleton Place High School at 215 Lake Avenue West today running from now until 10 am.

There ...

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Local Baitfish Dealers Performing Well

May 29, 2015 by
Local Baitfish Dealers Performing Well

The Ministry of Natural resources says that most storefront baitfish dealers in our listening area are obeying regulations. That’s the result of a two-day enforcement blitz.

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry conservation officers conducted unannounced inspections in the Kemptville district – that includes Lanark, Leeds, Grenville, Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry, ...

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List of Hummus Recalled by Loblaw Canada

May 29, 2015 by
List of Hummus Recalled by Loblaw Canada

Loblaw Companies Ltd. has expanded its recall of Presidents Choice hummus over toxin concerns to cover more than a dozen varieties.

The company says the recalled product may contain the toxin produced by staphylococcus bacteria, and it should not be eaten.

The ...

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List of Airbag Recalls in Canada

May 29, 2015 by
List of Airbag Recalls in Canada

Click here for the list of auto recalls in Canada by Japan's Takata Corp. over concerns of faulty airbags

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$51,000 Raised to Fight Cancer by St. John CHS, Local Catholic Schools

May 29, 2015 by
$51,000 Raised to Fight Cancer by St. John CHS, Local Catholic Schools

Staff and students at St. John CHS and Lanark County catholic schools have 51,000 reasons to smile.

That’s the total from this years Relay for Life event, which for the first time in its 15 year history at the school, included a daytime walk that included area catholic schools.

In ...

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