In Focus – Monday March 20, 2017 – Canadian Cancer Society Perth: Derrick Dixon

Bob is joined by Derrick Dixon of the Canadian Cancer Society’s Perth office to talk about their canvassing recruitment campaign, Daffodil month, and other initiatives at the organization.

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Brooke Henderson fires final round 65 to finish tied for 13th in Arizona

Brooke Henderson fires final round 65 to finish tied for 13th in Arizona

Smiths Falls native Brooke Henderson finished the Bank of Hope Founders Cup tied for 13th at 18 under par.

Brooke shot a final round 65 yesterday. Her round was bogey-free with seven birdies. The round followed 69 - 67 - 69 in a very consistent effort by the young star on ...

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Two public information sessions slated for Smiths Falls next week

Two public information sessions slated for Smiths Falls next week

The Smiths Falls Police Service has announced it will be holding two important information sessions for the public.

The first has to do with Human Trafficking and will take place at the Smiths Falls Memorial Community Center on Monday March 27, 2017 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Smiths Falls ...

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In Focus – Fri March 17, 2017 – Carleton Place Habitat for Humanity: Alexis Ashworth

We’re joined by Alexis Ashworth CEO of Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa for an update on the group's initiatives in Carleton Place.

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Hillier’s Kickstarting Public Participation Act to be debated March 30th

Hillier’s Kickstarting Public Participation Act to be debated March 30th

Local MPP Randy Hillier will be debating his private members bill, “The Kickstarting Public Participation Act”, for the first time on March 30th.

The Bill aims to establish a province wide online crowd sourcing platform for municipalities and community organizations to use to raise funds for community urban-improvement projects.

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MPP Clark Urges Local Nominations For Agri-Food Excellence Awards –

MPP Clark Urges Local Nominations For Agri-Food Excellence Awards –

The following is a statement from Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark.

Nominations for the 2017 Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence are now being accepted and Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark is encouraging the local farm community to take advantage of the awards program.

“The agri-food sector in Leeds-Grenville takes a ...

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Senator Bob Runciman Endorses Erin O’toole For Leadership

Senator Bob Runciman Endorses Erin O’toole For Leadership

Senator Bob Runciman has announced support for Durham MP Erin O’Toole as the next leader of the Conservative Party of Canada.

In a statement, Runciman said, “Erin has all the qualities and experience we need in a Prime Minister. He spent 10 years in the armed forces, he practiced corporate ...

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Three month booking option nixed at Last Duel Campground in Perth

Three month booking option nixed at Last Duel Campground in Perth

Still working on turning Last Duel Park’s finances around,  Perth Council has approved a staff recommendation to eliminate the three month campsite reservations option.

Up until now campers could book a campsite for five months, three months, monthly, weekly, or daily.

But, as of March 15, 2017 the three month ...

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Zoning amendment will allow new commercial building on Wilson St.

Zoning amendment will allow new commercial building on Wilson St.

The area around 54 and 58 Wilson Street abutting Metro is about to see some changes now that council has approved a zoning amendment on the recommendation of the Planning Advisory Committee.

The proposed development will eliminate the homes at 54 and 58 Wilson and build a new commercial building ...

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In Focus: Thursday March 16, 2017- Shannon Baillon and Cathy James

Bob talks to Shannon Baillon and Cathy James about Perth Tourism's new blog called Perth Proud. Listen to the interview.

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