Canopy Growth Corporation who owns Tweed Inc. in Smiths Falls is out with its latest financial report. The company reported a 44 percent increase in second quarter sales up from the first quarter.
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Lanark County approved its 2016 budget at a council meeting last night with an estimated 1.6 per cent tax increase. The overall budget increase is 3 per cent, with the county collecting 31.6 million from property taxpayers, up from 30.7 million in 2015.
Pembroke Dentist Doctor Christy Natsis is trying to get out of jail. Natsis is applying for bail while her appeal of the conviction is considered and has hired a Toronto lawyer who is representing former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi to represent her.
At meeting of North Grenville council on Monday the mayor made a statement clarifying the municipality’s position on the possibility of housing some of the Syrian refugees on the former Kemptville College Campus. Mayor Gordon noted that the college is currently owned by the Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario, which is a provincial agency
VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) has acquired the Brockville Subdivision, consisting of 45 kilometers (28 miles) of single track between Smiths Falls and Brockville. VIA says the acquisition will strengthen its rail network dedicated to passenger trains in the Ottawa region, where VIA Rail owns more than 200 kilometers (140 miles) of track
If you drive by Smiths Falls and District Collegiate Institute between 9am and noon today and see what looks like an accident, don’t worry. A “Mock Accident” is part of “Impaired Driving Awareness Day”.
OPP reminding motorists of the dangers of wildlife on roadways this time of year. More movement in the deer population results in the creatures being near and crossing roadways in rural areas. Yesterday morning a woman suffered minor injuries after swerving to avoid a deer and ending up in a ditch, on Loggers Way, near Galetta Side Road.
Lanark County Tourism is hosting the Rideau Tourism and Innovation Conference in Smiths Falls 9am to 3pm today at the Gallipeau Centre. Meet industry experts in both the tourism industry and business innovation for non-tourism related companies
OTTAWA — The Government of Ontario may be planning for a potential strike at the province’s detention centres, with nearly $6 million invested in infrastructure outside detention centres across the province — including $2 million here in Ottawa.The local union is wondering why the province isn’t putting that money into people and training instead.
Ottawa Police are investigating two separate shootings over the weekend. Around 10:30 Saturday night, police were called to Montreal and Bradley, where a man had been shot in the lower leg. He was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries, and police are looking for the shooter,