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In Focus – Mon October 23, 2017 – Child Abuse Prevention Month and Dress Purple Day

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In Focus – Mon October 23, 2017 – Child Abuse Prevention Month and Dress Purple Day

Bob is joined by Cynthia Redmond from Family and Children’s Services of Lanark, Leeds, and Grenville to talk about Child Abuse Prevention month and Dress Purple Day which  comes up tomorrow.

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In Focus – Fri October 20, 2017 – Lanark County Vital Signs Report for 2017: Lynn McIntyre

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In Focus – Fri October 20, 2017 – Lanark County Vital Signs Report for 2017: Lynn McIntyre

Lynn McIntyre of the Perth Foundation joins us to talk about the Lanark County Vital Signs report for 2017, we’ll talk about what it is, and how it effects and measures our quality of life.

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In Focus – Thurs October 19, 2017 – Rideau Canal: Dale MacEachern, Parks Canada External Relations Manager

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In Focus – Thurs October 19, 2017 – Rideau Canal: Dale MacEachern, Parks Canada External Relations Manager

Bob is joined by Dale MacEachern, Parks Canada External Relations Manager to chat about the season on the Rideau Canal. We’ll talk about final numbers, maintenance and infrastructure projects and de-watering.

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In Focus – Wed October 18, 2017 – Jeff Mills and Patti Lennox from Mills Community Support in Almonte

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In Focus – Wed October 18, 2017 – Jeff Mills and Patti Lennox from Mills Community Support in Almonte

Jeff Mills and Patti Lennox from Mills Community Support in Almonte  join Lynda to talk about a new program called “Get A Grip”.  They will also discuss a fundraising book sale to support the Almonte Youth Centre and Library.

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In Focus – Tues October 17, 2017 – Algonquin College President Cheryl Jensen on The Work Stoppage

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In Focus – Tues October 17, 2017 – Algonquin College President Cheryl Jensen on The Work Stoppage

Bob welcomes Algonquin College President Cheryl Jensen to talk about their plan as a work stoppage continues at the school’s campuses, including in Perth.

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In Focus – Mon October 16, 2017 – The 32nd Annual Snowsuit Campaign: Steve Orr

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In Focus – Mon October 16, 2017 – The 32nd Annual Snowsuit Campaign: Steve Orr

Bob is joined by Steve Orr to talk about the 32nd annual snowsuit campaign put on by Family and Children's Services of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville.

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In Focus – Fri October 13, 2017 – Janet Murray from Student Transportation Eastern Ontario

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In Focus – Fri October 13, 2017 – Janet Murray from Student Transportation Eastern Ontario

Bob is joined by Janet Murray from Student Transportation Eastern Ontario to talk about this year’s school bus safety week, which kicks off on Monday.

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In Focus – Thurs October, 13, 2017 – Stop Smoking Initiatives: The Health Unit’s Yves Decoste

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In Focus – Thurs October, 13, 2017 – Stop Smoking Initiatives: The Health Unit’s Yves Decoste

Lynda is joined by Yves Decoste from the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit to talk about stop-smoking initiatives.

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In Focus – Wed October 11, 2017 – The Sole Sisters: France Murdoch and Sheila Coutts

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In Focus – Wed October 11, 2017 – The Sole Sisters: France Murdoch and Sheila Coutts

Bob welcomes France Murdoch and Sheila Coutts – known as the Sole Sisters, their annual charity event for cancer research is coming up this Sunday. We talk about the impact of such events on local cancer patients and the sisters’ plans for the future.

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In Focus – Tues October 10, 2017 – The 50 Million Tree Program: Wade Knight

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In Focus – Tues October 10, 2017 – The 50 Million Tree Program: Wade Knight

We welcome Wade Knight,  a local Field Advisor for Forests Ontario to tell us about the 50 Million Tree Program.

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