October 2017

In Focus – Mon October 23, 2017 – Child Abuse Prevention Month and Dress Purple Day

October 23, 2017 by
In Focus – Mon October 23, 2017 – Child Abuse Prevention Month and Dress Purple Day

Bob is joined by Cynthia Redmond from Family and Children’s Services of Lanark, Leeds, and Grenville to talk about Child Abuse Prevention month and Dress Purple Day which  comes up tomorrow.

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Upper Canada District School Board to Celebrate Dress Purple Day on Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

October 23, 2017 by
Upper Canada District School Board to Celebrate Dress Purple Day on Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

October is Child Abuse Prevention Month and on Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 the Upper Canada District School Board will mark Dress Purple Day.

Staff and students at schools and workplaces across the Board will be asked to dress in purple attire to break the silence regarding child abuse and show ...

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Highlights from the CDSEBO Board Meeting held October 17th, 2017

October 23, 2017 by
Highlights from the CDSEBO Board Meeting held October 17th, 2017

The following are the highlights from the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario Board Meeting held October 17th, 2017

Sandy Lake Service Trip

For the fourth consecutive year, a group of CDSBEO students participated in a service trip to Sandy Lake First Nation in Northwestern Ontario. This initiative was ...

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OPP report: Car/Tractor collision sends one to hospital

October 23, 2017 by
OPP report: Car/Tractor collision sends one to hospital

The following is the weekly report submitted by the OPP:

Between Monday October 16, 2017 and Monday October 23, 2017 officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 407 calls for service.

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions - Total 30 Including: Car / Deer. ...

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Battle of Ontario! Sens host Leafs on Lake 88

October 21, 2017 by
Battle of Ontario! Sens host Leafs on Lake 88

Get your game face on! The first round of this year's Battle of Ontario goes tonight on Lake 88!

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In Focus – Fri October 20, 2017 – Lanark County Vital Signs Report for 2017: Lynn McIntyre

October 20, 2017 by
In Focus – Fri October 20, 2017 – Lanark County Vital Signs Report for 2017: Lynn McIntyre

Lynn McIntyre of the Perth Foundation joins us to talk about the Lanark County Vital Signs report for 2017, we’ll talk about what it is, and how it effects and measures our quality of life.

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Rideau Lakes launches online budget consultation for citizens and stakeholders

October 20, 2017 by
Rideau Lakes launches online budget consultation for citizens and stakeholders

The following was submitted by the Township of Rideau Lakes

Rideau Lakes is seeking resident and stakeholder input early in the 2018 budget process.  This input will be used to shape the priorities and identify opportunities for the coming year.

Using an online pre-budget survey is a new approach for ...

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Perth and District Chamber of Commerce presents awards at annual celebration

October 20, 2017 by
Perth and District Chamber of Commerce presents awards at annual celebration

The Perth and District Chamber of Commerce held its annual Dinner and Awards Gala on Thursday, October 19th at the Perth Legion.

Hundreds gathered in the Legion's hall which had been transformed into an elegant casino-themed dining and entertainment venue for the evening.

Several awards were handed out honouring local citizens ...

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Sens welcome Devils tonight on Lake 88!

October 19, 2017 by
Sens welcome Devils tonight on Lake 88!

The Sens look to rebound from Tuesday's loss as they take on the Devils tonight on Lake 88!

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In Focus – Thurs October 19, 2017 – Rideau Canal: Dale MacEachern, Parks Canada External Relations Manager

October 19, 2017 by
In Focus – Thurs October 19, 2017 – Rideau Canal: Dale MacEachern, Parks Canada External Relations Manager

Bob is joined by Dale MacEachern, Parks Canada External Relations Manager to chat about the season on the Rideau Canal. We’ll talk about final numbers, maintenance and infrastructure projects and de-watering.

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