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Upper Canada District School Board to Celebrate Dress Purple Day on Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

October 23, 2017 by
Upper Canada District School Board to Celebrate Dress Purple Day on Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

October is Child Abuse Prevention Month and on Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 the Upper Canada District School Board will mark Dress Purple Day.

Staff and students at schools and workplaces across the Board will be asked to dress in purple attire to break the silence regarding child abuse and show ...

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Highlights from the CDSEBO Board Meeting held October 17th, 2017

October 23, 2017 by
Highlights from the CDSEBO Board Meeting held October 17th, 2017

The following are the highlights from the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario Board Meeting held October 17th, 2017

Sandy Lake Service Trip

For the fourth consecutive year, a group of CDSBEO students participated in a service trip to Sandy Lake First Nation in Northwestern Ontario. This initiative was ...

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OPP report: Car/Tractor collision sends one to hospital

October 23, 2017 by
OPP report: Car/Tractor collision sends one to hospital

The following is the weekly report submitted by the OPP:

Between Monday October 16, 2017 and Monday October 23, 2017 officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 407 calls for service.

The calls included:

Motor Vehicle Collisions - Total 30 Including: Car / Deer. ...

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Battle of Ontario! Sens host Leafs on Lake 88

October 21, 2017 by
Battle of Ontario! Sens host Leafs on Lake 88

Get your game face on! The first round of this year's Battle of Ontario goes tonight on Lake 88!

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Rideau Lakes launches online budget consultation for citizens and stakeholders

October 20, 2017 by
Rideau Lakes launches online budget consultation for citizens and stakeholders

The following was submitted by the Township of Rideau Lakes

Rideau Lakes is seeking resident and stakeholder input early in the 2018 budget process.  This input will be used to shape the priorities and identify opportunities for the coming year.

Using an online pre-budget survey is a new approach for ...

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Perth and District Chamber of Commerce presents awards at annual celebration

October 20, 2017 by
Perth and District Chamber of Commerce presents awards at annual celebration

The Perth and District Chamber of Commerce held its annual Dinner and Awards Gala on Thursday, October 19th at the Perth Legion.

Hundreds gathered in the Legion's hall which had been transformed into an elegant casino-themed dining and entertainment venue for the evening.

Several awards were handed out honouring local citizens ...

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Sens welcome Devils tonight on Lake 88!

October 19, 2017 by
Sens welcome Devils tonight on Lake 88!

The Sens look to rebound from Tuesday's loss as they take on the Devils tonight on Lake 88!

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Ocean Wave firefighters to get Naloxone kits to fight deadly opioid overdoses.

October 19, 2017 by
Ocean Wave firefighters to get Naloxone kits to fight deadly opioid overdoses.

Fire Fighters in Carleton Place will soon be able to do more in the fight against the opioid crisis.

As part of new training provided by the Ocean Wave Fire Company, firefighters will be able to administer potentially lifesaving drugs.

Representatives from the local health unit, the county of Lanark, ...

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Dress Purple day coming up next week – effort raises awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month

October 19, 2017 by
Dress Purple day coming up next week – effort raises awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month

This is Child Abuse Prevention Month. On Tuesday, October 24, 2017 communities across Ontario will dress purple to break the silence and show their commitment to children’s rights to safety and well-being. On Dress Purple Day, participants acknowledge that it takes a village to keep kids safe. Everybody in the ...

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Strike continues at Ontario’s Colleges – Algonquin meeting daily to prepare for eventual return to normalcy

October 18, 2017 by
Strike continues at Ontario’s Colleges – Algonquin meeting daily to prepare for eventual return to normalcy

The strike by academic faculty at the province’s colleges continues.

On Tuesday, Algonquin College President Cheryl Jensen visited the Perth Campus and joined us on Lake 88’s In Focus to reiterate that they will work to ensure that students don’t lose their academic years.  She says they have history on ...

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