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SDG County passes 2020 budget

SDG – A modest tax increase and nearly $4 million in outside funding headline the now approved 2020 budget for Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry. The United Counties approved the budget at the February 18th county council meeting.
Internal government docs raise new questions about approval of 737 Max

Internal government docs raise new questions about approval of 737 Max

OTTAWA — Internal government documents about the Boeing 737 Max are raising new questions about Canada's aircraft approval process.

Heritage group worries over bridge plans

LYNDHURST – The Leeds and Thousand Islands Municipal Heritage Committee was moved to issue a resolution aimed at preventing, or at least slowing down, any perceived plans to alter the look of the historic Lyndhurst Bridge.

Accueil des nouveaux arrivants amélioré à Chambord

À travers cette démarche, la localité située en bordure du lac Saint-Jean compte se positionner comme une municipalité attrayante et accueillante, mobiliser les citoyens quant à l’accueil et l’intégration de nouveaux arrivants, trouver des moyens pou
Military making COVID-19 plans amid worries crisis will embolden adversaries

Military making COVID-19 plans amid worries crisis will embolden adversaries

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces is developing contingency plans to keep COVID-19 from affecting its ability to defend the country and continue its missions overseas amid concerns potential adversaries could try to take advantage of the crisis.

Merrickville grow op a regional first

Born and raised in Quebec City, Denis Gagnon didn’t move to Ontario until 1981, and didn’t start farming until 1989 when he was 40 years old.

Province announces 30-bed expansion and redevelopment of Dundas Manor

WINCHESTER – Funding has been approved to redevelop and expand Dundas Manor. Minister of Long-Term Care Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, made the announcement at a ceremony in Winchester Friday morning (March 13th).
'Lucky to be here:' Paralyzed Winnipeg hockey player trains for success in life

'Lucky to be here:' Paralyzed Winnipeg hockey player trains for success in life

WINNIPEG — Sweat builds on Reese Ketler's brow, as his hands clasp both ends of a hockey stick. Each time the 20-year-old thrusts the stick toward his physiotherapist, his body learns to use different muscles in his arms and back.
Trudeau's wife gets COVID-19 and drive-thru testing; In The News for March 13

Trudeau's wife gets COVID-19 and drive-thru testing; In The News for March 13

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of March 13 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
Researchers, health workers further vaccine development, drive-thru testing

Researchers, health workers further vaccine development, drive-thru testing

Canadian researchers are making multiple breakthroughs in the fight against COVID-19, as a biotech firm take the firsts steps towards a vaccine and a hospital in Ottawa opened a drive-thru screening centre.