Author Archives: Adam Weekes

In Focus – Thurs August 17, 2017 – Algonquin College Perth Campus Dean Chris Hahn

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In Focus – Thurs August 17, 2017 – Algonquin College Perth Campus Dean Chris Hahn

With the school year right around the corner, we speak with Algonquin College Perth Campus Dean Chris Hahn who offers a sneak peek at what’s to come at the school this year.

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In Focus – Wed August 16, 2017 – Doors Open Rideau Lakes: Wendy Alford

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In Focus – Wed August 16, 2017 – Doors Open Rideau Lakes: Wendy Alford

Lynda welcomes Wendy Alford, one of the organizers of Doors Open Rideau Lakes which is coming up this weekend. We chat with Wendy Alford, who is coordinating the event.

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In Focus: Tuesday, August 15, 2017- Meaghan McDonald and Martha Bradburn

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Bob welcomes the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority's Meaghan McDonald, Shoreline Stewardship Coordinator and Martha Bradburn, a Planner with the conservation authority, to talk about initiatives to help maintain and improve shorelines. Listen to the interview.

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In Focus: Monday, August 14, 2017- Kate Hallas and Jeff Kohl

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Bob talks to Kate Hallas of the United Way and Jeff Kohl, Executive Director of YAK Youth Centre, about the back to school Lanark County Backpack drive they put on every year with the help of 3M in Perth. Listen to the interview.

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In Focus – Thurs August 10, 2017 – the Lanark-Leeds Parkinson Superwalk

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In Focus – Thurs August 10, 2017 – the Lanark-Leeds Parkinson Superwalk

We speak with organizers of the Lanark-Leeds Parkinson Superwalk taking place at Conlon Farm in Perth on September 9th. Proceeds go to research, and increasing services, and advocacy efforts for patients of the disease.

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In Focus – Wed August 9, 2017 – Heather Church, Registered Psychotherapist and Behaviour Analyst

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In Focus – Wed August 9, 2017 – Heather Church, Registered Psychotherapist and Behaviour Analyst

Heather Church, registered psychotherapist and behaviour analyst, discusses mental health issues such as the rise of violent incidents in elementary schools, and developmental disorders such as Autism and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.

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In Focus: Tuesday August 8th, 2017- Joseph Potvin

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Bob welcomes Director General of the Moose Consortium, Joseph Potvin, who offers an update on efforts to bring a new rail system to connect eastern Ontario. Listen to the interview.

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In Focus: Wednesday, August 2- Anne Graham and Rev. Jonathan Askwith

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Lynda talks to Anne Graham and Reverend Jonathan Askwith about the 175th anniversary of St. Paul's Anglican Church in Lanark Village. To commemorate the church's history, there will be a special service August 13th with guest Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of Canada.

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In Focus – Tues Aug 1, 2017 – Akwesasne Museum Lacrosse Exhibit: Michael Whitaker

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In Focus – Tues Aug 1, 2017 – Akwesasne Museum Lacrosse Exhibit: Michael Whitaker

Michael Whitaker on the Akwesasne Museum Lacrosse Exhibit at the Merrickville Blockhouse Museum. The exhibit focuses on the spiritual side of lacrosse and its origins in the Sky-World.

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In Focus – Mon July 31, 2017 – Past President of the Lanark Cattleman’s Association, David Campbell

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In Focus – Mon July 31, 2017 –  Past President of the Lanark Cattleman’s Association, David Campbell

Past President of the Lanark Cattleman's Association David Campbell, who is also a member of the OFA on an upcoming election that will affect local farmers, and the latest on help for farmers as they deal with the wet, rainy season.

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