Author Archives: Lake 88 News Staff

ROPE Squad seeks federal offender wanted on Canada-wide warrant

November 23, 2017 by
ROPE Squad seeks federal offender wanted on Canada-wide warrant

From the ROPE Squad:The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad is requesting the public's assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as a result of his breach of parole.

Darcy Nutarariaq is described as an Indigenous male, 23 years of age, 5'8" (173cm), 140 lbs ...

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Residents demand action on methane levels in Lanark County

November 23, 2017 by
Residents demand action on methane levels in Lanark County

Methane levels are increasing worldwide and some local residents want Lanark County to take action.

They presented a video made at a Climate Change Workshop held at EcoTay, at the Economic Development Committee Meeting held November 22nd.

In it, Frontenac County resident and leading strategist on ending dependence on fossil fuels, Greg ...

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Highlights from the CDSBEO Board Meeting held November 21st, 2017

November 22, 2017 by
Highlights from the CDSBEO Board Meeting held November 21st, 2017

Proposed Changes to the Pupil Accommodation Review Guideline and the Community Planning and Partnership Guideline

In June 2017, the Ministry of Education launched its Plan to Strengthen Rural and Northern Education as a result of the municipal and public feedback received through the recent ARC processes, which resulted in the ...

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Old Perth Rd. closed in Mississippi Mills

November 22, 2017 by
Old Perth Rd. closed in Mississippi Mills

Old Perth Road in Mississippi Mills will be closed for several hours today (Nov. 22, 2017).

The township reports that hydro trenching will be carried out along a stretch of the road and it will be closed from 7:30 this morning until 4 this afternoon.

Local traffic only will be ...

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Lake 88 Fall Classic raises $12,500 for United Way Lanark County

November 22, 2017 by
Lake 88 Fall Classic raises $12,500 for United Way Lanark County

Lake 88 is pleased to announce that this year's Fall Classic golf tournament raised $12,500 for the Annual United Way Campaign.

Our Brian Perkin made the announcement yesterday as he presented the cheque to United Way Lanark County representatives.

United Way Regional Director Fraser Scantlebury thanked all those who made ...

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South East LHIN CEO Paul Huras receives elite award

November 22, 2017 by
South East LHIN CEO Paul Huras receives elite award

South East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) Chief Executive Officer Paul Huras received the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Regent's Award on November 7, 2017.

The Regent’s Award for Canada recognizes ACHE members in healthcare leadership positions who are committed to excellence in their service to ...

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Hillier strikes at Wynne Liberals over Cannabis Omibus bill

November 22, 2017 by
Hillier strikes at Wynne Liberals over Cannabis Omibus bill

Local MPP Randy Hillier , Attorney General Critic for the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, is berating the Liberal Government’s time allocation motion of its cannabis legislation, Bill 174, as a blatant abuse of the legislative process, and a deceitful attempt to prohibit proper debate on this transformative piece of ...

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Smiths Falls names acting Fire Chief

November 21, 2017 by
Smiths Falls names acting Fire Chief

Smiths Falls Council has named an acting Fire Chief for the town. At the meeting held Monday, November 20th, they named Lieutenant Randy Normandin to the role.

A bylaw was passed that puts Normandin in the role temporarily, as a replacement to now-former Chief Normand Beauchamp.

After being a volunteer ...

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Lanark County OPP Report

November 21, 2017 by
Lanark County OPP Report

The following is the OPP Lanark County Detachment weekly report:

Between Monday November 13, 2017 and Monday November 20, 2017 officers from the Lanark Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 381 calls for service.

The calls included:

56 Motor Vehicle Collisions including:

-Car/Deer: 19 -Parking Lots: ...

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PSFDH earns “Accreditation with Exemplary Standing” after on-site survey

November 21, 2017 by
PSFDH earns “Accreditation with Exemplary Standing” after on-site survey

The Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital (PSFDH) has announced it has achieved “Accreditation with Exemplary Standing”, the highest level of excellence award, based on a recent on-site survey by Accreditation Canada.

Accreditation Canada’s survey, conducted every four years, is a thorough review of all areas and departments of PSFDH ...

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