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In The News For Thursday December 6, 2018

Provincial Environment Minister Rod Phillips is set to discuss Ontario’s new climate change plan with his federal counterpart today. The plan was unveiled last week and replaces the cap-and-trade system brought in by the previous Liberal regime and does not

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In The News For Wednesday December 5, 2018

Today’s state funeral for George H-W Bush will be attended by former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter. The last time they were together with U-S President Donald Trump was at his inauguration in January

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A member of Premier Doug Ford’s caucus is criticizing the government’s decisions to cancel a planned French-language university and scrap the office of the French-language services commissioner. Amanda Simard, who represents the mainly French-speaking riding of Glengarry-Prescott-Russell, calls the moves

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In The News For Tuesday November 20, 2018

Quebec’s premier is pressing his Ontario counterpart to reconsider controversial changes to French language services. But yesterday, Francois Legault couldn’t sway Doug Ford, who maintained that francophones in Ontario would continue to be well served. Legault says he expressed his

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In The News For Monday November 19, 2018

At last word, the union representing Canada’s postal workers was still awaiting a response on two fronts, as a month of crippling rotating postal strikes continue this morning. CUP-W wants an answer from Canada Post regarding its counter-proposal after the

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In The News For Friday November 16, 2018

It is the first official snow day of the year. School bus and special vehicle transportation has been cancelled in all counties served by the: Catholic District School Board and the Upper Canada District School Board. All schools remain open.

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In The News For Thursday November 15, 2018

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for much of eastern Ontario, from Belleville right up to Prescott-Russell. The statement is calling for between 10 – 15 cm of snow starting late today into tomorrow and is expected to wrap

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In The News For Wednesday November 14, 2018

With rotating strikes by unionized workers in its fourth week, Canada Post is suspending delivery time guarantees. Canadian Union of Postal Workers members walked off the job early yesterday in Toronto and at the Canada Post distribution centre in nearby

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Remembrance Day This Year Marking The 100th Anniversary Of World War I

This Sunday, Remembrance Day as we mark the anniversary of the official end of the World War I hostilities, November 11th, 1918, this being the 100th anniversary.   While numbers are often difficult to be fully grasp, World War I

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In The News For November 9, 2018

Police say 73-year-old  Richard Fortin is facing a of first-degree murder charge in the death of Paul Jobin of Clarence Rockland. Police were called to a home in Clarence-Rockland, after receiving reports of possible gunshots last Tuesday.  75-year-old Paul Jobin was

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In Entertainment…

Lady Gaga Not In Talks For Wicked Movie:  Lady Gaga is not in talks to star in the film adaptation of the Broadway musical Wicked, despite a false report from a tabloid.  (Source: Interprep.com) October Delivered a Record $820 Million

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In The News For Thursday November 8, 2018

Bombardier is cutting about five-thousand jobs across the organization over the next 12 to 18 months as part of a new restructuring plan. The company also announced the sale of what it called a number of non-core assets. Bombardier has

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Former Quebec Premier Bernard Landry Dead At 81

One of Quebec’s staunchest crusaders for separation has died. Former Quebec premier Bernard Landry was 81. Landry, premier between 2001 and 2003, dedicated decades of his life to the sovereigntist cause and was part of every significant political battle fought

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In The News For Wednesday November 7, 2018

Russell County OPP, the Clarence-Rockland Fire Service, Prescott and Russell Paramedic Service were called to a home in Clarence Rockland following reports of gunshots at a private residence yesterday morning. A 75-year old man was taken to hospital where he was

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In The News For Friday November 2, 2018

Hydro One is reporting a power outage in Alfred and Plantagnet affecting 1,514 customers. The cause is under investigation and power is estimated to be restored by 8:45 be restored.   As we head into the first weekend of November,

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