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Lanark County Receives Additional Funds for Housing

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The county is proceeding with an agreement with the provincial Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing that will provide additional funds in the Investment in Affordable Housing for Ontario Housing program.

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Get Out and Vote!

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Election Day is Monday October 27. Electors in the Township of Lanark Highlands and the Town of Smiths Falls will be using Vote By Mail. Voters should have already received a voting package in the mail, which includes a ballot, a secrecy envelope, a return envelope and a voter’s declaration.

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Three Shooting Scenes Confirmed in Ottawa; One Shooter Dead.

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Ottawa police confirm there were three shooting incidents in the downtown core Wednesday morning. Police confirm the incidents occurred at the National War Memorial, near the Rideau Centre and at Parliament Hill. A soldier standing guard at the War Memorial was shot just before 10 a.m.  One shooter has been shot and killed, and there is at least one other shooter on the loose.

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Reports of Shooting at Parliament Hill

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A Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa has been shot by an unknown gunman and there are reports of gunfire inside the halls of Parliament. Ottawa police confirmed they had a call at 9:52 a.m. with a report of shots fired. The gunman reportedly ran towards Parliament Hill, which is currently under lockdown.

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Restaurants for Change

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Community Food Centres Canada launches the inaugural Restaurants for Change fundraising initiative today, to raise awareness of critical need for a healthy and equitable food system. 25 restaurants in 9 cities will donate proceeds from their dinner service today to CFCC. Funds raised will support CFCC and locally Perth’s The Table Community Food Centre.

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Elizabeth Manley to be Inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

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 Local Olympic medalist Elizabeth Manley will be inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. The ceremony takes place in Toronto this afternoon. Manely is a three-time national champion and thrilled the audience in Calgary by winning Olympic Silver at the 1988 Winter Games.

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Dave Lavery To Run for Animals in Afghanistan

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One of the Founders of the Perth Polar Bear Club wants to relieve the suffering of animals in Afghanistan. Raven Rae Afghanistan Consultancy Services will be hosting a charity 24 hour marathon run/walk in aid to raise funds and awareness for Nowzad Dogs Animal Shelter Afghanistan. Dave Lavery President of Raven Rae AFG will do the Solo 24 hour full marathon and personally raising funds for Nowzad during this Doggython.

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Hamilton Police Contact Brockville Police About an On-going Historical Sex Assault Investigation

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John LeekThe Hamilton Police Service has contacted the Brockville Police Service for assistance in regards to a historical sexual assault investigation they are conducting.  The Hamilton Police received reports of  sexual assaults on child victims within the City of Hamilton between June 1976 and December 1977.  The accused at the time worked for both the Hamilton and Peel District School Boards as a truancy counsellor.

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Man Killed in Richmond Crash Identified

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 The man killed in a crash in Richmond has been identified as Andrew Page, 26; a father to two young boys. The crash happened around 2 a.m., when the truck he was driving truck left the road, crashed into two parked cars and caught fire on a property at 4410 McCordick Road.

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Two Dead in 401 Crash in South Stormont

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Two people are dead following a vehicle rollover in South Stormont Township. Police say a vehicle rolled into the median on Highway 401 Saturday afternoon and struck a concrete culvert. Robert Smart, 61, of Toronto, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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