Release-Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark has called on the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities to act immediately to stop the University of Guelph from undermining Kemptville College’s future by prohibiting community groups from booking events at the campus.
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Hydro One is still working on outages in Carleton Place, Sharbot Lake, White Lake, Mississippi Station, Casselman, power is expected to be back on by 4pm. Along 29 south of Smiths Falls Arnprior ,Almonte , the Calabogie area and along the Big Rideau between Portland and Rideau Ferry Road it could be 10 tonight. Perth area closer to 11pm.
The federal government has announced $200 million over six years to support mental health needs of military members, veterans and their families. They also announced that an additional $16.7 million in ongoing funds will be available as well.
The Ontario Provincial Police Festive R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) campaign kicks off today and runs until January 2. Police will be out in force during the 2014 holiday season. In the first nine months of this year, 5,685 impaired charges were laid by the OPP.
Smiths Falls based Tweed Inc. took home an Exceptional New Business Award at the 21st annual Best Ottawa Business Awards, last week. Bruce Linton, Co-Founder and Chairman of Tweed, told the crowd in Ottawa last Thursday
The father of a teen accused of making fake emergency calls says he has new evidence that could clear his son, thanks to a hacker who shut down multiple websites over the weekend. In May, a Barrhaven teen was arrested and accused of “swatting,” or making fake emergency calls, to police across North America.
The Help Santa Toy Parade rolls through downtown Ottawa Saturday morning. The parade starts at the National Archives on Wellington at 11a.m and new toys and cash donations will be collected by the Ottawa firefighters along the parade route.
The Smiths Falls nighttime Christmas Parade of Lights is on Saturday at 5:30pm.
There may be a large number of victims who have not come forward so far after an Orleans man was charged with cyber crimes. Police seized a computer from the home of Alex Miller, 21 of Palmerston Drive.
A Russian website is posting footage it has stolen from webcams, baby monitors and home security cameras in more than 100 countries. The site gives peeping toms around the world access into people’s kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms, with one even inside a daycare.