Author Archives: Bob Perreault

In Focus – Jessica Darling Roback, Community Engagement Specialist

May 26, 2017 by
In Focus – Jessica Darling Roback, Community Engagement Specialist

Bob speaks with Jessica Darling Roback, Community Engagement Specialist, Perth and Area Community Office of The Canadian Cancer Society about several upcoming events in Perth.

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In Focus – Thurs May 25, 2017 – Max’s Big Ride: Help Find a Cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

May 25, 2017 by
In Focus – Thurs May 25, 2017 – Max’s Big Ride: Help Find a Cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Andrew Sedmihradsky from Max’s Big Ride joins Bob – Andrew is joining his 6-year old son Max on their third annual Max's Big Ride from Hamilton to Ottawa to help find a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. They make a stop in Smiths Falls Saturday June 10th.

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In Focus – Wed May 24, 2017 – Friends of the Ottawa Valley Rail Trail

May 24, 2017 by
In Focus – Wed May 24, 2017 – Friends of the Ottawa Valley Rail Trail

Lynda’s guests, Chris George and Don Johnston, members of ‘Friends of the Ottawa Valley Rail Trail’, discuss the proposed use of the Ottawa Valley Rail Trail.

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Local water Infrastructure projects announced by Federal, Provincial governments

May 24, 2017 by
Local water Infrastructure projects announced by Federal, Provincial governments

Several new clean and wastewater infrastructure projects in communities in our listening area have been approved for federal and provincial funding.

The projects are being funded under the Canada-Ontario Clean Water and Wastewater Fund agreement, which is designed to improve the safety and quality of water, while supporting a clean ...

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In Focus – Tues May 23, 2017 – Parks Canada: The Rideau Canal & Canada’s 150th

May 23, 2017 by
In Focus – Tues May 23, 2017 – Parks Canada: The Rideau Canal & Canada’s 150th

John LeVatte Stakeholder Relations Officer from Parks Canada talks about the beginning of the navigation season on the Rideau Canal and what they have planned for Canada’s 150th birthday.

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In Focus – Mon May 22, 2017 – Cornerstone Landing’s Terilee Kelford, and Tim Richter, President & CEO of the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness

May 22, 2017 by
In Focus – Mon May 22, 2017 – Cornerstone Landing’s Terilee Kelford, and Tim Richter, President & CEO of the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness

Bob speaks with Cornerstone Landing’s Terilee Kelford, and Tim Richter, President & CEO of the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness talk about the National strategy to end homelessness and how Lanark fits in as a North American pilot site.

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Legacy Family Project to mark family longevity in Rideau Lakes

May 22, 2017 by
Legacy Family Project to mark family longevity in Rideau Lakes

As part of the celebrations to mark Canada’s 150th birthday, Rideau Lakes is getting set to honour local families who have occupied property in the Rideau Lakes Township for over 150 years.

The Legacy Family Project has a committee that is working on the project.

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Uber in Smiths Falls? Mayor Shawn Pankow thinks its worth exploring

May 22, 2017 by
Uber in Smiths Falls? Mayor Shawn Pankow thinks its worth exploring

Could Uber be a solution to transportation challenges in Smiths Falls? Mayor Shawn Pankow seems to think it’s worth looking into.

While he stops short of saying the town should be looking at the ride-share service in a statement posted on his Facebook Page, the mayor says it is worth ...

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Flood Recovery – Stay Safe, Stay Healthy

May 22, 2017 by
Flood Recovery – Stay Safe, Stay Healthy

The following is a message from Tay Valley Township

Recent heavy rains have swollen lakes and rivers and resulted in water ponding on many properties. Some properties have also been affected by flooding.

The following tips will help protect you during flooding events:

  • Keep your family safe by keeping ...
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In Focus – Fri May 19, 2017 – Boating Season: Lanark County OPP Constable David Bird

May 19, 2017 by
In Focus – Fri May 19, 2017 – Boating Season: Lanark County OPP Constable David Bird

Lanark County OPP Constable David Bird joins us to talk about the Boating Season and summer initiatives.

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