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OPP partners with hospital's mental health crisis team
OPP partners with hospital's mental health crisis team

OPP partners with hospital's mental health crisis team.

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COAST GUARD NOT PREPARED FOR SPILL: RUNCIMAN
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COAST GUARD NOT PREPARED FOR SPILL: RUNCIMAN

The Canadian Coast Guard base at Prescott no longer has the resources to deal with a significant spill or accident, Senator Bob Runciman believes.

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MPP Clark seeks legal opinion from Minister on ED-19 Assessment
MPP Clark seeks legal opinion from Minister on ED-19 Assessment

Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark has tabled two Order Paper questions to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change regarding the validity of the decades-old Environmental Assessment for the ED-19 site in the Township of Edwardsburgh-Cardinal.

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Citizens Against the ED-19 Dump retains Canadian Environmental Law Association as Legal Counsel to oppose the ED-19 dump.
Citizens Against the ED-19 Dump retains Canadian Environmental Law Association as Legal Counsel to oppose the ED-19 dump.

Citizens Against the ED-19 Dump retains Canadian Environmental Law Association as Legal Counsel to oppose the ED-19 dump one day prior to group's presentation at County Council.

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Senator Bob Runciman endorses Erin O'Toole for leadership
Senator Bob Runciman endorses Erin O'Toole for leadership

Senator Bob Runciman endorses Erin O'Toole for leadership

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Citizens Against the Dump digging in for the long haul on ED19
Citizens Against the Dump digging in for the long haul on ED19

Close to 200 residents attend initial "CAD" meeting in Johnstown.

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E-C citizens call ED 19 meeting in Johnstown
E-C citizens call ED 19 meeting in Johnstown

A group of Edwardsburgh-Cardinal citizens are inviting fellow residents to a meeting to discuss options to fight the proposed ED 19 landfill sale.

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Residents earn Mayor's support against ED19
E-C residents packed the Drummond Building on Thursday night for an ED19 meeting.
Residents earn Mayor's support against ED19

Reacting to a response from close to 400 Edwardsburgh-Cardinal residents who packed into Spencerville's Drummond Building Thursday night to protest the proposed landfill site, E-C Mayor Pat Sayeau has put forth a request to the United Counties to halt the sale of ED19.

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CLARK CALLS ON UPPER CANADA TRUSTEES TO REJECT CLOSURE REPORT
CLARK CALLS ON UPPER CANADA TRUSTEES TO REJECT CLOSURE REPORT

Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark today called on trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) to reject a staff report recommending the closure of seven elementary schools in his riding.

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Senator hoping for quick passage of boating bill
Senator hoping for quick passage of boating bill

Senator Bob Runciman is hoping a new bill before the Senate to streamline the rules for reporting to Customs for boaters along the international border can become law before the 2017 boating season.

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The fate of the Franklin Expedition presented in Prescott
The fate of the Franklin Expedition presented in Prescott

The Rotary Club of Prescott will be hosting an evening with underwater archeologist Jonathan Moore who will be shedding some light into the dark Arctic waters that contain the secrets of a number of historical shipwrecks. It promises to be an event enjoyed by both historians and shipping enthusiasts.

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OPP Report - Male arrested for assault on police officer
OPP Report - Male arrested for assault on police officer

OPP Report - Male arrested for assault on police officer

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Barrett and Smail encourage public feedback on ED-19
Barrett and Smail encourage public feedback on ED-19

Edwardsburgh-Cardinal Ward 3 Councillor Michael Barrett is rallying in support of township residents wanting to readdress the ED-19 waste site proposal.

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Public meeting on ED-19 Waste Disposal Site planned for January
Public meeting on ED-19 Waste Disposal Site planned for January

"There has been lots of misinformation circulating, along with many questions relating to ED-19. The purpose of the meeting is to ensure correct information and facts are provided, and listen to the public's comments" Mr. Brown said.

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PFD can now picture the future in a new fire station
PFD can now picture the future in a new fire station

At a regular meeting of Prescott's Committee of the Whole Monday night, CAO Pierre Mercier and Prescott Fire Chief Barry Moorhouse provided an overview of the initial plans for the town's new fire station, an overview that also included some preliminary architectural renderings of the new building.

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ED19 motion raises harsh words and high temperatures
ED19 motion raises harsh words and high temperatures

The ED19 project, proposing the development of a landfill site in Edwardsburgh-Cardinal, is finding resistance from a number of residents of the municipality.

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Local leaders, parents rally at Upper Canada District School Board meeting
Local leaders, parents rally at Upper Canada District School Board meeting

Trustees David McDonald (left) and Peter Garrow (second from left) stop for a brief chat with Johnstown's Temple Heidecker (second from right) and Cardinal's Donna Gladstone (right) outside the Upper Canada District School Board in Brockville, where about 40 people showed up to protest proposed school closures.

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Deadline extended for Citizen and Volunteer of the Year nominations
Deadline extended for Citizen and Volunteer of the Year nominations

Prescott has always been most fortunate in that the community has never lacked for residents willing to pitch in and help make the town a great place to live, which is why there is never a shortage of names put forward for the town's annual Citizen and Volunteer of the Year awards.

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Friendship comes before business for Chinese delegation
Friendship comes before business for Chinese delegation

Party Secretary Chengzu Ma (center), of the Chinese city of Shangrao, gets a little assistance from interpreter Will Sheng as he and the mayor of Prescott, Brett Todd, put their signatures on a letter of intent that both sides hope will be the first step in fostering closer economic ties between the two municipalities.

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CLARK JOINS PARENTS AT QUEEN'S PARK TO PROTEST SCHOOL CLOSURES
CLARK JOINS PARENTS AT QUEEN'S PARK TO PROTEST SCHOOL CLOSURES

MPP Steve Clark and parents from Eastern Ontario, including Leeds-Grenville, joined those from across the province at a rally at Queen's Park to protest ongoing accommodation reviews that could see up to 600 schools close.

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SERA joins fight against school closures
SERA joins fight against school closures

Pat Sayeau, mayor of Edwardsburgh-Cardinal, took part in a meeting of the South Edwardsburgh Recreation Association (SERA) last week, at which Temple Heidecker (center) and Elizabeth Knapp (right) spoke about the proposed closure of South Edwarsburgh Public School in Johnstown and efforts being made to prevent it.

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Canadian Minister of Veterans Affairs Kent Hehr visits Prescott
Canadian Minister of Veterans Affairs Kent Hehr visits Prescott

The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada made a Remembrance Week visit to the Royal Canadian Legion's Fort Wellington Branch #97 in Prescott on Saturday night.

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High school students rally against school closures
High school students rally against school closures

Bring it on!

Students from Seaway District High School stage a walkout on Tuesday morning to protest the Upper Canada School Board's proposed closure of their school. The Iroquois group is one of a swelling number of organizations banding to fight the potential closing of hundreds of schools across the province. More coverage on pages, 2, 3 and 14 of this week's Prescott Journal.

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MPP CLARK CALLS FOR MORATORIUM ON SCHOOL CLOSURES
MPP Clark meets with local parents in Cardinal
MPP CLARK CALLS FOR MORATORIUM ON SCHOOL CLOSURES

MPP CLARK CALLS FOR MORATORIUM ON SCHOOL CLOSURES

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