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LFK Green Party Candidate Payne says Carbon Fee and Dividend program will benefit all Ontarians

May 24, 2018 by
LFK Green Party Candidate Payne says Carbon Fee and Dividend program will benefit all Ontarians

The Green Party of Ontario is not proposing a carbon tax for the province, but rather Carbon Pricing.

Speaking on Lake 88's In Focus, Green Party Candidate for Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston Anita Payne said the Green Plan will help Ontarians by paying them a dividend.  Everyone will get the same amount, regardless ...

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Today on In Focus: Liberal Candidate for LFK Amanda Pulker-Moc

May 24, 2018 by
Today on In Focus: Liberal Candidate for LFK Amanda Pulker-Moc

In Focus, after the News@Noon on Lake 88: We welcome Liberal Candidate for Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston, Amanda Pulker-Moc to discuss her campaign in the riding.

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Lanark County Police Report

May 24, 2018 by
Lanark County Police Report

Between Monday May 14th, 2018 and Monday May 21st, 2018 officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 448 calls for service.

The calls included 22 Motor Vehicle Collisions including:

  • Car / Deer                      3
  • Car/ Cow                        1  (The Cow was not injured)
  • Parking Lots                   8
  • Single Motor Vehicle off ...
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Carleton Place accepts 10-year capital plan

May 24, 2018 by
Carleton Place accepts 10-year capital plan

An updated 10-year capital plan for the town of Carleton Place was accepted by town council on Tuesday night.

The plan, discussed during a meeting of the town’s Policy Review Committee, outlines what town projects are expected to be completed over the next decade and their associated costs.

There are ...

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Musical Ride gallops into Smiths Falls this weekend

May 24, 2018 by
Musical Ride gallops into Smiths Falls this weekend

The RCMP’s Musical Ride will be landing in Smiths Falls this coming Sunday.

You can attend the fundraising event for Heritage House Museum by simply making a donation on site.

Councillor Jay Brennan tells Lake 88 news it will be an exciting day. “The ride itself lasts for 30 minutes. ...

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Lanark OPP present findings of Hwy 7 fatalities to County Council

May 24, 2018 by
Lanark OPP present findings of Hwy 7 fatalities to County Council

The OPP’s Inspector Derek Needham told Lanark County Councillors Wednesday evening that five deadly accidents along the same stretch on Highway 7 in Lanark County have two things in common: winter driving conditions, and drivers driving too fast for those conditions.

Needham, who is the Lanark County OPP Detachment Commander, said ...

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Lanark County Manager of Children’s Services receives high honour

May 24, 2018 by
Lanark County Manager of Children’s Services receives high honour

Lanark County Warden John Fenik congratulated Children’s Services Manager Mary Lou White on being selected as one of the Ontario Municipal Social Services Association’s (OMSSA) Lifetime Achievement Award recipients.

“Mary Lou has been recognized for the many contributions she has made to human services over the course of her 37-year ...

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LFK NDP Candidate Hart pleased with party’s transparency as campaign rolls on

May 23, 2018 by
LFK NDP Candidate Hart pleased with party’s transparency as campaign rolls on

NDP Candidate for Lanark-Frontenac Kingston, Ramsey Hart says a recent accounting error in calculating the cost of his party’s platform, turned into an opportunity to show the Party’s transparency.

Hart told Lake 88’s In Focus, the misallocation of 700 million dollars as income rather than an expense means $1.4 million ...

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Coming up on In Focus: LFK Green Party Candidate Anita Payne

May 23, 2018 by
Coming up on In Focus: LFK Green Party Candidate Anita Payne

In Focus, after the News@Noon on Lake 88: Anita Payne, Green Candidate for the riding of Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston joins us to give us the latest on her campaign efforts.

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Carleton Place looking for answers from Feds on medicinal marijuana growers

May 23, 2018 by
Carleton Place looking for answers from Feds on medicinal marijuana growers

Unclear rules for the growth of medicinal cannabis have left Carleton Place town council with several questions about their ability to regulate production within the town.

While medicinal growers must register with Health Canada before they can produce cannabis, they are not required to seek approval from the local municipality ...

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