May 2018

In Focus – Tues May 31, 2018 – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes: NDP Candidate Michelle Taylor

May 31, 2018 by
In Focus – Tues May 31, 2018 – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes: NDP Candidate Michelle Taylor

Our coverage of the riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes continues today on In Focus when we welcome NDP Candidate Michelle Taylor.

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Coming up on In Focus: LGTIRL NDP Candidate Michelle Taylor

May 31, 2018 by
Coming up on In Focus: LGTIRL NDP Candidate Michelle Taylor

Our coverage of the riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes continues today on In Focus when we welcome NDP Candidate Michelle Taylor. That's after the News@Noon, only on Lake 88.

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LGRLTI Green Part Candidate sees potential election of first Green MPP as a ‘game changer’

May 31, 2018 by
LGRLTI Green Part Candidate sees potential election of first Green MPP as a ‘game changer’

Recent polls in Guelph say Green Party leader Mike Schreiner is poised to become his party’s first elected MPP. Schreiner previously told Lake 88 that getting an MPP elected in the June 7th election would be seen as a victory.

Derek Morley, Green Party Candidate for the riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand ...

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LFK Candidates meet in Almonte

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LFK Candidates meet in Almonte

Provincial election candidates for the Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston riding took their messages to Almonte on Wednesday night.

Representatives from the Liberal, Conservative, NDP, Green, and Libertarian parties gathered at the Orchard View Retirement home to discuss issues their plans for issues facing rural Ontario residents.

Members of the crowd voiced  their concerns ...

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Perth native Elijah Woods to play Parliament Hill on Canada Day with partner Jaime Fine

May 31, 2018 by
Perth native Elijah Woods to play Parliament Hill on Canada Day with partner Jaime Fine

A Perth native will help the country celebrate its birthday this year.

Minister of Canadian Heritage Mélanie Joly announced the lineup for this year’s Canada Day festivities in the Nation’s capital. She did so with the help of Elijah Woods and Jamie Fine (pictured) who will be playing the main ...

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In Focus – Wed May 30, 2018 – Perth Pride Parade: Cathy Blaine and Elizabeth Snider

May 30, 2018 by
In Focus – Wed May 30, 2018 – Perth Pride Parade: Cathy Blaine and Elizabeth Snider

Cathy Blaine and Elizabeth Snider join us to talk about the annual Pride Parade coming up this Saturday at 2 in Perth.

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Carleton Place reverses renovation decision for canteen at Riverside Park

May 30, 2018 by
Carleton Place reverses renovation decision for canteen at Riverside Park

Carleton Place Town Council has reversed last week’s decision concerning renovations to the northeast section of the canteen at Riverside Park to allow Urban Ocean to operate it’s Stand Up Paddle business out of the space.

A vote to overturn last week’s decision was conducted last night before a bylaw ...

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Clarification over advance polling station in Carleton Place and voting deadlines at returning offices

May 30, 2018 by
Clarification over advance polling station in Carleton Place and voting deadlines at returning offices

There is some clarification needed when it comes to advance polling stations in our listening area.

Voter Information Cards and information online says the advance poll and election day poll is the "Carleton Place CC" and "Carleton Place Community Centre" - the formal name of the town's arena.

The name ...

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Non-scientific Surveys – Who are you voting for in our local ridings?

May 30, 2018 by
Non-scientific Surveys – Who are you voting for in our local ridings?

The following links will take you to non-scientific surveys asking our listeners who they support in the upcoming 2018 in the two ridings we cover in our listening area.

Take take part in the survey for Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston please click here.

To take part in the survey for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands & ...

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Trustees Approve 2018-2019 budget for Upper Canada District School Board at May 23rd meeting

May 30, 2018 by
Trustees Approve 2018-2019 budget for Upper Canada District School Board at May 23rd meeting

Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board have passed the 2018-19 budget .

The budget details $370.4 million in operating expenses and outlines $44.8 million in capital expenses.  It also includes a projected operating deficit of $1.8 million, said Superintendent of Business Robert Backstrom.

For the 2018-19 year, Upper Canada will receive ...

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