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In The News For September 21, 2018

Canada is taking its first step to join a global movement banning single-use plastic, with the federal environment minister announcing the government will gradually eliminate most of the environmentally damaging waste from its operations. Speaking at a meeting of G-7

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In The News For September 20, 2018

A 51-year-old man from Toronto was charged with careless driving after the tractor-trailer he was driving was involved in a multi-vehicle crash with a school bus in Hawkesbury yesterday around 9:00 in the morning. The bus driver was airlifted to a hospital

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In The News For September 19, 2018

  Beau’s Oktoberfest, takes place Friday and Saturday at the Vankleek Hill fairgrounds with Friday night  the opening parade down Vankleek Hill’s Main Street at 5 p.m. More than 20 vintage tractors are part of the line-up. High Street will

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In The News For September 18, 2018

Hawkesbury OPP along with members of the Hawkesbury OPP Crime Unit are investigating after a man broke into an Alfred residence last Wednesday evening. A  person was assaulted and  sustained life-threatening injuries. The male is described as being in his late

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In The News For September 17, 2018

The House of Commons resumes sitting today after its summer break. The Trudeau government is expected to face pointed questions from the opposition about its purchase of the multi-billion-dollar Trans Mountain pipeline and the expansion which was stalled by a

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In The News For September 14, 2018

At Tuesday’s regular council meeting Champlain Township Mayor Gary Barton said that a meeting had taken place earlier that afternoon to discuss the busy portion of Highway 34 at the north end of Vankleek Hill. A new Foodland store will

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In The News For September 13, 2018

A crew of 14 Hydro Ottawa members are heading to North Carolina to help with restoration efforts in anticipation of Hurricane Florence’s arrival. The team is made up of 12 Power Line Technicians, one Supervisor, and one Safety Specialist. Hurricane

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In The News For September 12, 2018

The federal labour minister wants Canada Post and its biggest union to continue bargaining with the help of a third party after postal workers across the country voted in favour of strike action. Members of the Canadian Union of Postal

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In The News For September 11, 2018

A coroner’s inquest will begin next month into the death of a Casselman woman whose lifeless body was found in her home two days after she called 911. Family said 54 year old Kathryn Missen was in medical distress and

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In The News For September 7, 2018

The  Prescott-Russell region will once again  hold the “Take Back the Night” Women’s March to combat violence against women. The march is to be in Hawkesbury on September 19 is intended to protest the violence, fear, sexism and sexual exploitation

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In The News For September 6, 2018

With high temperatures and humidity steaming up classrooms across much of Ontario this year, there are calls for the provincial government to address the lack of air conditioning in many schools. The stifling heat led Environment Canada to issue heat

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In The News For September 5, 2018

One of the most humid days of the summer with humidex values could climb into the low 40s today, so take it easy, drink plenty of water and find a cool spot for a few hours. The high hits 31 C

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Back To School Safety

The OPP is reminding drivers that a new school year is about to start. This is a busy time of year for everyone and the OPP wants everyone to keep safety in mind.

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In The News For September 4, 2018

An 11-year-old Ottawa boy is missing after a boat capsized on the St. Lawrence River, west of Rockport.  Around 4 o’clock Saturday afternoon, five people were thrown into the water when their boat capsized. Four people were rescued from the

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In The News For August 30, 2018

A severe storm ripped through the region yesterday afternoon, knocking out power and downing trees. Reports from Russell were that a tree was ripped from its roots and a shed lost its roof. An ESSO station canopy fell on a

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