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Parks Canada to begin final stage of Narrows Lock rehabilitation

October 3, 2017 by
Parks Canada to begin final stage of Narrows Lock rehabilitation

The following is a notice from parks Canada:

On October 19th, 2017, work will begin on the final stage of heritage masonry repairs at Narrows Lock 35 located in the Township of Rideau Lakes. In order to start the repairs, Parks Canada will need to install stop logs in the ...

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OPP investigate LCBO robbery in Lanark Village

October 3, 2017 by
OPP investigate LCBO robbery in Lanark Village

Lanark county OPP continue their investigation of yesterday’s robbery in the village of Lanark.

It happened yesterday just after noon. Lanark OPP responded to the report of a robbery at the LCBO on Clarence Street.

Preliminary details of the investigation show 2 males entered the store demanding money and are ...

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End of 2017 Season Operations on the Rideau Canal coming soon; Lowering of Water Levels across the System

October 2, 2017 by
End of 2017 Season Operations on the Rideau Canal coming soon; Lowering of Water Levels across the System

The following notice is from Parks Canada:

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 ...

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Frontenac County Paramedic Services Chief awarded high honour

October 2, 2017 by
Frontenac County Paramedic Services Chief awarded high honour

Frontenac County Paramedic Services Chief Paul Charbonneau (pictured) received the OAPC President’s Award of Excellence at the 2017 Ontario Association of Paramedic Chiefs (OAPC) Annual Awards Gala held at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa on September 28, 2017.

This award is given at the discretion of the sitting President to ...

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Investigation continues into group-assault that led to search, lockdowns in Smiths Falls Neighbourhood

October 2, 2017 by
Investigation continues into group-assault that led to search, lockdowns in Smiths Falls Neighbourhood

We still know very little about an incident in Smiths Falls Friday that had at least one school in hold and secure mode while police investigated.

The Smiths Falls Police Service report that around noon on Friday, they responded to a call in the area of Parkland Court.

The call ...

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OPP continue investigation into car that blew past stopped school bus

October 2, 2017 by
OPP continue investigation into car that blew past stopped school bus

The OPP’s investigation into a car passing a stopped school bus with its signal lights flashing continues.

Lanark County OPP are asking anyone with information to come forward.

The investigation was prompted after a resident of highway 43, Mark Lambert, posted video of the car (pictured below) passing the school ...

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Free lockage boosts Canal traffic despite torrential rain, high water levels

September 29, 2017 by
Free lockage boosts Canal traffic despite torrential rain, high water levels

Parks Canada’s free lockage on the Rideau Canal corridor this year provided a boost for traffic on the system, despite a late start and an unprecedented closure.

Overall boat traffic was up about 10 percent across the system – just over 58,000 vessels passed through, compared to 52,500 last year.

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Strike date set in College labour dispute

September 29, 2017 by
Strike date set in College labour dispute

Faculty at Ontario’s public colleges will be in a legal position to strike in just over two weeks.

OPSEU has confirmed October 15 at 12:01 a.m. as the time a legal strike or lockout could begin.  The date was issued by a conciliator after college faculty requested a “no-board” report ...

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Ottawa Senators Hockey returns to Lake 88!

September 28, 2017 by
Ottawa Senators Hockey returns to Lake 88!

Lake 88 is your source for Ottawa Senators Hockey in the Rideau Lakes region!

The regular season opens on October 5th when the Sens host Washington and you will be able to hear that game here on Lake 88 as we are proud to bring you all the action for ...

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UCDSB to take part in Orange Shirt Day to remember Residential Schools’ dark legacy

September 28, 2017 by
UCDSB to take part in Orange Shirt Day to remember Residential Schools’ dark legacy

The Upper Canada District School Board is marking Orange Shirt Day tomorrow.

Staff and students at schools and workplaces across the Board are encouraged to wear an orange shirt or other attire to remember those who suffered under Canada’s residential school system and to mark the need for reconciliation and ...

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