Rideau Lakes to hold byelection to fill vacancy left by passing of Coun. Good

Rideau Lakes to hold byelection to fill vacancy left by passing of Coun. Good

There will be a byelection in Rideau Lakes to elect a Councillor to fill the void left when Doug Good passed away last month.

Mayor Ron Holman was among those arguing in favour of appointing a replacement, which they had done twice before.

Hometown News reports that some Councillors and ...

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Canopy Growth grows again – acquires western company

Canopy Growth grows again – acquires western company

Smiths Falls’ Canopy Growth has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire rTrees Producers, based in Yorkton, Saskatchewan.

rTrees will operate as Tweed Grasslands producing under the Tweed brand for the new flagship Tweed Main Street online store.

Chairman & CEO of Canopy Growth Bruce Linton says, ...

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UPDATE – Offender wanted on Canada-wide warrant has been caught

UPDATE – Offender wanted on Canada-wide warrant has been caught

From the OPP: The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad would like to advise the public that a Federal Offender who went unlawfully at large on March 31, 2017 has been apprehended in the City of Ottawa.

Patrick ST DENIS was located and arrested without incident by the Provincial R.O.P.E. ...

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Rainfall warning in effect – Conservation Authorities warn of potential flooding as water levels climb

Rainfall warning in effect – Conservation Authorities warn of potential flooding as water levels climb

The forecast says that once it is done, we could see a dump of about 50 millimetres of rain over the next two days, and that has our conservation authorities warning that areas prone to flooding should be ready in case banks are breached.

The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority says the ...

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Blue “W” program coming to Perth – fill your reusable water bottles at designated spots

Blue “W” program coming to Perth – fill your reusable water bottles at designated spots

Perth council has passed a motion recommending the adoption of a Blue-W program in the town.

The initiative was proposed by Nancy Gaudreau, a member of the Mayor’s Task Force on Climate Change at the regularly scheduled Committee of the Whole on Tuesday April 4.

Mayor John Fenik expressed his ...

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MVCA presents benefits on potential new wetland designations to Carleton Place

MVCA presents benefits on potential new wetland designations to Carleton Place

The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority presented the benefits of designating new wetlands at last night’s Carleton Place council meeting.

Some of the benefits include biodiversity, prevention of droughts and recreational use.

The presentation comes after months of discussion about the impacts of a new MVCA regulation to designate and protect ...

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