Parks Canada says work to begin at Poonamalie lock-station mid-month

Parks Canada says work to begin at Poonamalie lock-station mid-month

Parks Canada is set to begin work on the rehabilitation of the stone masonry at Poonamalie Lock 32 on the Rideau Canal National Historic Site. The project will preserve the lock allowing future generations to enjoy the waterway.

In the last week of October, the construction contract for the project ...

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Rideau Valley Conservation Authority update – water levels remain high

Rideau Valley Conservation Authority update – water levels remain high

From the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority: Water levels that were already high from rain on Sunday and Monday are expected to increase again if rain forecast for Thursday and Friday falls on the Rideau River watershed.

About 12 millimetres (mm) of rain fell overnight and as much as 40 mm ...

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2017 Build a Mountain of Food Kick off this weekend in Almonte and Carleton Place

2017 Build a Mountain of Food Kick off this weekend in Almonte and Carleton Place

The Hinton Auto Group Build a Mountain of Food Campaign is about to embark on its 11th year of collecting food and cash donations in support of local food banks throughout the region.

Title Sponsor, Hinton Auto Group, along with participating media partners, including Lake 88, have once again joined ...

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College labour talks to resume today

College labour talks to resume today

There’s some potentially good news for college students – the talks to end the strike by teachers will begin again today.

Both sides in the college teachers strike will be back at the bargaining table. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews made the announcement yesterday.

“This is an important step forward, ...

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Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority keeping close eye on water levels as the rain falls

Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority keeping close eye on water levels as the rain falls

From the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority: As a result of more than 100 millimetres of rainfall received over the last few days, water levels on the Carp River increased dramatically but have since peaked and are beginning to recede.

Flows and levels along this watercourse are expected to increase again ...

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In Focus – Wed November 1, 2017 – Mary Cook on Her Book: “The Best Job in the World”

In Focus – Wed November 1, 2017 – Mary Cook on Her Book: “The Best Job in the World”

Lynda welcomes well known author, broadcaster and storyteller Mary Cook to talk about her latest book “The Best Job in the World”.

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