February 2017

PDCI takes 2017 Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Boys’ Volleyball title

February 2, 2017 by
PDCI takes 2017 Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Boys’ Volleyball title

The Perth and District Collegiate Institute (PDCI) Blue Devils defeated Brockville Collegiate Institute (BCI) in three sets Friday to take the 2017 Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Boys’ Volleyball Championship, played at Tagwi Secondary School.

After losing their first match of the day to BCI, the Devils battled back to challenge ...

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Much needed local dental funding allocated by LHIN

February 2, 2017 by
Much needed local dental funding allocated by LHIN

More funding is coming for hundreds of people across the South East LHIN for free, much-needed dental care.

Services will include both preventative measures and treatment for exisiting conditions.

Chief Executive Officer of the South East LHIN, Paul Hurus told Lake 88's In Focus that the psychological boost provided by a ...

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Sen. Runciman hopes new boating border law is in place in time for boating season

February 2, 2017 by
Sen. Runciman hopes new boating border law is in place in time for boating season

Senator Bob Runciman is hoping a new bill to streamline rules for reporting to Customs for boaters along the border can become law before the boating season.

Runciman explains the bill, which received second reading in the Senate this week, will exempt boaters who cross into Canadian waters from reporting ...

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Carleton Place seeks cut of Carbon Tax

February 2, 2017 by
Carleton Place seeks cut of Carbon Tax

Carleton Place wants a cut of the Carbon Tax we’re all paying on things like gas and electricity.

The town has authorized its staff to seek a portion of the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Account funds generated by the tax.

The money comes from the cap-and-trade program launched by the Wynne ...

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In Focus – Wed February 1, 2017 – The South East Local Health Integration Network

February 1, 2017 by

Chief Executive Officer of the South East Local Health Integration Network Paul Huras joins Bob to talk about the latest developments with the organization and programs aimed at helping us all live healthier lives.

Listen to the interview.

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Smiths Falls Police STEP focus for February: Distracted driving

February 1, 2017 by
Smiths Falls Police STEP focus for February: Distracted driving

The Smiths Falls police Service STEP focus for the month is Wireless communication violations and Distracted Driving - texting and driving and other bad habits behind the wheel.

Cell phones have quickly become a leading cause of car crashes. The Police Service says drivers who use cell phones are four ...

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Smiths Falls Principal among country’s best

February 1, 2017 by
Smiths Falls Principal among country’s best

Susan Forbes, Principal of St. James the Greater Catholic School in Smiths Falls, has been named as one of forty exceptional educational leaders from across Canada.

The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario shared the news Tuesday.

Candidates are nominated by their peers, school staff, and community members to ...

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Salvation Army’s Mississippi Rideau Corps honours its Bell-Ringers with annual awards

February 1, 2017 by
Salvation Army’s Mississippi Rideau Corps honours its Bell-Ringers with annual awards

On Monday January 30, the Salvation Army, Mississippi Rideau Corp held it’s annual kettle awards, where the organization honours the various groups that help out during the Christmas Kettle Campaign.

The first of the four Bell Ringer awards, the youth award, was won by The Smiths Falls Bears this year.

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