October 2017

Locking the locks: Last weekend for Rideau Canal navigation

October 6, 2017 by
Locking the locks: Last weekend for Rideau Canal navigation

Parks Canada is advising the public that the Rideau Canal’s 24 lockstations located between Ottawa and Kingston will close for the season on October 10, 2017, following the Thanksgiving long weekend.

Parks Canada encourages the public to use caution in and around canal structures and channels over the winter months. ...

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Lanark County OPP weekly report

October 6, 2017 by
Lanark County OPP weekly report

The following report was submitted by the Lanark County OPP.

Between Monday September 25, 2017 and Monday October 2, 2017 officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 446 calls for service.

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions.

Total  32   Including 7 Car / Deer, 10 ...

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Upper Canada District School Board Observes 2017 Orange Shirt Day

October 6, 2017 by
Upper Canada District School Board Observes 2017 Orange Shirt Day

Staff and students across the Upper Canada District School Board observed Orange Shirt Day on Friday, raising awareness about the harm caused to Indigenous peoples by the Residential School System.

Staff and students honoured victims and survivors of the system by wearing orange shirts. Board schools also featured presentations by Indigenous speakers, and organized class ...

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MVCA – Keep Conservation In Mind When Closing Up The Cottage

October 6, 2017 by
MVCA – Keep Conservation In Mind When Closing Up The Cottage

For many cottage owners, Thanksgiving typically signals the official end of the cottage season. In an effort to make the task of closing up as easy as possible, Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority is offering up some advice on how to help avoid unnecessary expense, frustration and environmental problems. As a ...

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Perth exploring solar power generation feasibility study

October 6, 2017 by
Perth exploring solar power generation feasibility study

In keeping with its environmental conscience, the Town of Perth is exploring a net metering feasibility study.

About a month ago, the town met with members of Ottawa Renewable Energy Coop (OREC), an investment company specializing in renewable energy.

Their proposal to the town was to install solar panels on ...

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Three charged in violent robbery at Tay Valley residence

October 6, 2017 by
Three charged in violent robbery at Tay Valley residence

Three men are facing charges in connection to a violent  robbery in Tay Valley Township.

Lanark County OPP reports that just before midnight on Wednesday, Oct. 4th, they were called to a home on Stanley Road in Tay Valley Township. A man who lived there had been assaulted and sustained ...

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In Focus – Thurs October 5, 2017 – Local MPP Randy Hillier

October 5, 2017 by
In Focus – Thurs October 5, 2017 – Local MPP Randy Hillier

Local MPP Randy Hillier joins Bob to talk about the Fall session at Queen’s Park and highlight several issues he is working on, on behalf of his constituents.

Listen to the interview.

 

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Ottawa Senators season opener tonight on Lake 88!

October 5, 2017 by
Ottawa Senators season opener tonight on Lake 88!

Catch the Sens season opener tonight at 7:30 on Lake 88. Our coverage begins with the pre-game at 7:00 right after Junior Hockey Talk on lake 88!

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Charges laid in Perth armed robbery

October 5, 2017 by
Charges laid in Perth armed robbery

Lanark County OPP have charged a Perth man in connection with an armed robbery at Donaldson’s Shell on Tuesday night.

The Police tell Lake 88 that 39 year-old Bryan Mordy of Perth has been charged with one count of Robbery Using a Firearm.

A police operation that garnered attention on ...

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