Author Archives: Adam Weekes

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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In Focus – Thurs July 27, 2017 – Water Treatment Plant Environmental Assessment: Smiths Falls Mayor Shawn Pankow

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In Focus – Thurs July 27, 2017 – Water Treatment Plant Environmental Assessment: Smiths Falls Mayor Shawn Pankow

Bob Welcomes Smiths Falls Mayor Shawn Pankow for an update on town happenings, including a look at the environmental assessment at the old water treatment plant and how the redevelopment of that area can move forward.

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In Focus – Wed July 26, 2017 – Amanda Neadow, President and CEO of the JDN Center for Children Inc. in Perth

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In Focus  – Wed July 26, 2017 – Amanda Neadow, President and CEO of the JDN Center for Children Inc. in Perth

Amanda Neadow, mother of two children with ADHD, on the Ontario Autism Program’s new family-centred funding.  Amanda is President and CEO of the JDN Center for Children Inc. in Perth.

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In Focus – Tues July 25, 2017 – Author Mary Sharon Bailey

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In Focus – Tues July 25, 2017 – Author Mary Sharon Bailey

We welcome Author Mary Sharon Bailey to talk about her book “Given Up” the emotional story of a child’s journey through the adoption process. The book tells her story, while also helping others cope with issues raised by the process.

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In Focus – Mon July 24, 2017 – Robin Jones

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In Focus – Mon July 24, 2017 – Robin Jones

As construction begins on a new waste-water treatment plant in Westport, Bob welcomes Mayor Robin Jones to talk about the project and what it means for the village and surrounding area. They'll also talk about other happenings in the village.

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