Canada Post is helping Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lanark County to the turn of $17,162. The grant will assist the after school program promoting a healthy lifestyle both emotionally and physically. A $25,000 grant was given to Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) for Project Stitch – Urgent improvements and renovations to CHEO’s Day Care Surgery and Recovery Units to reduce wait times for procedures.
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Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital (CPDMH) performs well compared to other similar hospitals across Canada – according to a new national hospital performance website. “We are very pleased with these results,” notes Marcel Pinon, Board Chair. “It’s a testament to the commitment of the entire CPDMH team.
The Smiths Falls Legion was packed last night as 11 of the 12 Candidates running for a one of six council seats town had a chance to address the issues at last night’s All-candidates meeting organized by The Smiths Falls Chamber of Commerce and Metroland Media .
Three people were taken to hospital after a two-vehicle collision in Ottawa’s west end Monday. Emergency crews were called to the intersection of Corkstown Road and Moodie Drive shortly after 6 p.m. to find two people trapped inside one of the vehicles .
The Two Rivers Food Hub, located in the Gallipeau Centre in Smiths Falls, is expected to open in November. At a general meeting last week organizers set a target date of Nov. 1 for the opening of the commercial kitchen component of the food hub, moving them one step closer to a fully operational food hub servicing the Lanark Leeds Grenville regions.
Ontario has announced a new tax credit for farmers who donate their products to community food programs, including food banks and student nutrition programs. The food donation tax credit for farmers will be valued at 25 per cent of the fair market value of the products they donate.
The Brockville Police have completed their investigation into the report of a Break, Enter and Theft at the former Trinity Church. The person responsible for removing the bells as well as other articles has been identified as a former employee who felt he was carrying out authorized demolition and recycling work at the church.
Crime Stoppers and the Smiths Falls Police Service are seeking your assistance in solving a theft of prescription drugs. On September 17, between 1pm and 2pm, suspects entered the rear door of a residence on Lanark Street.
Leeds OPP investigating after vehicles in the Frankville area were entered and items stolen. Sometime between the evening of Thursday September 25th and the morning of Friday the 26th, 8 separate theft reports were received.
The so called ‘ringleader’ in the teen pimp trial is back in court Monday for the start of a week-long sentencing hearing. The 17-year-old girl, who was 15 at the time of her arrest, was found guilty in January of 27 of the 30 charges she faced, including human trafficking, procurement, sexual assault, uttering threats and unlawful confinement.