Procter and Gamble shutting down in Brockville

Procter and Gamble shutting down in Brockville

Procter and Gamble announced this morning it is shutting its Brockville Plant. Operations could wind down by as early as 2020.

It means 480 jobs for the city and region are going to be lost.

Employees were told of the decision at a meeting at 8 o’clock this morning. A ...

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Naloxone OD rescue kits appearing in local High Schools to fight Fentnyl, Opioid crisis

Naloxone OD rescue kits appearing in local High Schools to fight Fentnyl, Opioid crisis

Naloxone kits, the first response to opioid overdoses, are being put in local high schools.

The kit is used to treat someone having an overdose, most frequently used for someone overdosing on fentanyl or other deadly opioids.

The Perth Courier reports that Perth and District Collegiate Institute already has a ...

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Business hopes high-speed internet coming soon to Hershey Dr. in Smiths Falls

Business hopes high-speed internet coming soon to Hershey Dr. in Smiths Falls

The lack of high speed connectivity along Hershey Drive in Smiths Falls has become an impediment to growth for at least one key industry in town.

Kilmarnock Enterprise, which employs nearly 100 people in Smiths Falls has been struggling for the past five years get high speed internet along Hershey ...

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Excessive speeder nabbed in Lanark County

Excessive speeder nabbed in Lanark County

Lanark County OPP report they stopped an excessive speeder last week.

It happened at about 7:00 on Friday evening.

Lanark OPP stopped the vehicle on Highway 7 in Drummond North Elmsley Township.

The west bound Mazda 3 car was traveling at 151kilometers per hour in a posted 80kph zone.

As ...

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Local water Infrastructure projects announced by Federal, Provincial governments

Local water Infrastructure projects announced by Federal, Provincial governments

Several new clean and wastewater infrastructure projects in communities in our listening area have been approved for federal and provincial funding.

The projects are being funded under the Canada-Ontario Clean Water and Wastewater Fund agreement, which is designed to improve the safety and quality of water, while supporting a clean ...

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In Focus – Tues May 23, 2017 – Parks Canada: The Rideau Canal & Canada’s 150th

In Focus – Tues May 23, 2017 – Parks Canada: The Rideau Canal & Canada’s 150th

John LeVatte Stakeholder Relations Officer from Parks Canada talks about the beginning of the navigation season on the Rideau Canal and what they have planned for Canada’s 150th birthday.

Listen to the interview.

 

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