Mayor Fenik expects Diabetes clinic change to be positive

Mayor Fenik expects Diabetes clinic change to be positive

Changes in provincial funding are forcing area hospitals to seek some services from other agencies.

In Perth, the Great War Memorial Hospital is dropping its diabetes clinics and turning to Rideau Community Health Services, an organization that has nearly 20 years of experience providing diabetes education to clients in the ...

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Tweed Inc. named an Emerging Cult Brand of the Year at “The Gathering”

Tweed Inc. named an Emerging Cult Brand of the Year at “The Gathering”

Smiths Falls’ Tweed Inc. has been named an Emerging Cult Brand of the Year at “The Gathering,” a one-of-a-kind festival that connects like-minded marketers and entrepreneurs and celebrates "the world's bravest brands" who have developed cult-like followings.

Tweed – Canada's largest marijuana producer – is being recognized amongst established brands ...

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Smiths Falls Fire Department issues smoke detector reminder

Smiths Falls Fire Department issues smoke detector reminder

The Smiths Falls Fire Department is urging the public to make sure that they have working smoke alarms on every storey of their home, and outside all sleeping areas.

They also remind us to practice a home fire escape plan with everyone in their home.

The reminder comes after an ...

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Canopy Growth takes steps to prevent another recall at newly acquired Mettrum Health

Canopy Growth takes steps to prevent another recall at newly acquired Mettrum Health

Smiths Falls Canopy Growth, Canada's largest publicly traded marijuana company says it has made "numerous process and personnel changes" at its newly acquired Mettrum Health operations, that will prevent a repeat of last year's product recall.

Mettrum had announced a product recall back in November before Canopy acquired the company. ...

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Stewart Park Festival, Bluesfest, and YAK launch new youth music program

Stewart Park Festival, Bluesfest, and YAK launch new youth music program

This summer more young people will have an opportunity to take part in the Stewart Park Festival Youth Showcase, thanks to a new partnership between Ottawa’s Bluesfest, the Stewart Park Festival and YAK.

Together, the three are working to bring the “Be in the Band” program to Perth.

The program ...

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Beef Farmers to launch new campaign

Beef Farmers to launch new campaign

A new director, representing the cow-calf sector, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Beef Farmers of Ontario at their 55th Annual General Meeting held in Toronto last week.

Joining the BFO Board is Craig McLaughlin who will serve a three-year term. He’s from Renfrew County where he ...

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