In Focus – Tues April 25, 2017 – Perth: The Mayor’s Task Force on Local Climate Change

In Focus – Tues April 25, 2017 – Perth: The Mayor’s Task Force on Local Climate Change

Perth Mayor John Fenik and Town Climate Change Coordinator Sean Campbell discuss the progress of the Mayor’s Task Force on Local Climate Change and the upcoming open house.

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Ombudsman Report on $1.8 million deficit in Rideau Lakes presented

Ombudsman Report on $1.8 million deficit in Rideau Lakes presented

Rideau Lakes Council received a report from the Ombudsman this week, it investigated the accumulation of a deficit between 2008 and 2014 of $1.18 million.

In a release, the township reports: the Ombudsman’s findings show the checks, balances and financial controls built into the Municipal Act and local policies and ...

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Ont. Green Leader Schreiner holding Town Hall in Almonte – speaks with Lake 88

Ont. Green Leader Schreiner holding Town Hall in Almonte – speaks with Lake 88

Ontario Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner continues his tour of Ontario with a Town Hall meeting this coming Saturday in Almonte.

Schreiner says the session is a chance for citizens to ask him about Green Party policy when it comes to a wide range of subjects, like wrangling the soaring ...

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Team Ontario – Perth’s Team Gray rink, performs well at U18 Nationals

Team Ontario – Perth’s Team Gray rink, performs well at U18 Nationals

At the U18 National Curling Championships in Moncton, New Brunswick, Perth’s Team Gray, skipped by Mikayal Gray, won all 3 of their games this weekend.

They finished with a 5 and 3 record, out of the championship round.

Even though they finished out of the medals, they report having an ...

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SF Mayor reacts to town being overlooked for Basic Income pilot

SF Mayor reacts to town being overlooked for Basic Income pilot

It was a little after 9:00 a.m. on Monday April 24, when Smiths Falls Mayor Shawn Pankow found out that the town had not been chosen as a site for the Basic Income Project.

“In some ways it was like being punched in the gut, it was very disappointing,” he ...

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Lanark County OPP kept busy with more than 300 calls last week

Lanark County OPP kept busy with more than 300 calls last week

The following was submitted by Lanark County OPP. 

Between Tuesday 19th April 2017 and Monday 24th April 2017 officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 329 calls for service.

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions. 14 Total. Including 3 Car/ deer and 1 Car/ ...

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Byelection date set in Rideau Lakes

Byelection date set in Rideau Lakes

Rideau Lakes Council has official passed a By-Law to authorize a By-Election to be held for the Office of Councillor in Ward 1 – Bastard and South Burgess.

The election is being held to fill the void left when Councillor Doug Good died earlier this year.

Dates for the By-Election ...

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In Focus – Mon April 24, 2017 – Green Party of Ontario Leader Mike Schreiner

In Focus – Mon April 24, 2017 – Green Party of Ontario Leader Mike Schreiner

Bob is joined by Green Party of Ontario Leader Mike Schreiner to talk about an upcoming town hall meeting taking place in Lanark County, and other Green Party policy.

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Smiths Falls not on list of Basic Income pilot sites – Hamilton, Lindsay, and Thunder Bay chosen by Province

Smiths Falls not on list of Basic Income pilot sites – Hamilton, Lindsay, and Thunder Bay chosen by Province

Smiths Falls didn’t make the cut this time around.

The Canadian Press reports Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says residents of Hamilton, Lindsay and Thunder Bay will be the first Ontarians to receive a guaranteed minimum income as part of a new provincial pilot project.Premier Kathleen Wynne announced the details of ...

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In Focus: Ontario Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner today after the News@Noon

In Focus: Ontario Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner today after the News@Noon

Bob is joined by Green Party of Ontario Leader Mike Schreiner to talk about an upcoming town hall meeting taking place in Lanark County, and other Green Party policy. That's on today's edition of In Focus after the News@Noon on Lake 88!

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