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Town of Smiths Falls Business Recruitment and Expansion Media Series: Lanark Vet Clinic

Following participation in the Lanark County Business Retention and Expansion (BR+E) Survey in 2018, the Town of Smiths Falls is launching a series of profiles to highlight the businesses who took part in the survey. This series will celebrate the successes of local businesses doing amazing things and contributing to the growth and prosperity of […]

Canopy Growth introduces spectrum therapeutics

Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) (TSX:WEED, NYSE:CGC) is pleased to introduce Spectrum Therapeutics, a new global brand that will encompass all of the Company’s ongoing commercial medical and clinical research operations including Spectrum Cannabis, Canopy Health Innovations (CHI), and the most recent addition to Canopy Growth’s medical portfolio, Bionorica SE-founded C3 Cannabinoid Compound […]

Lanark County 2019 construction projects underway

The 2019 Lanark County Public Works construction season is already underway, with rehabilitation and paved shoulder work planned for 21.3 kilometres and pavement preservation projects on 40 km. The total construction budget for this year is up slightly, at $7.76 million, but revenues have also increased: federal gas tax funding is covering $1.82 million and […]

Lanark County Business Retention & Expansion Project volunteers exceed goals

Thanks to a team of dedicated volunteers, efforts to hear the voice of local business as part of an innovative project have exceeded expectations. Lanark County, in partnership with Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC), is delivering the Business Retention & Expansion (BR+E) Project, which aims to support and strengthen local business across the […]

Hospital announces new President & CEO

Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Dr. Barry Guppy has been appointed as the hospital’s President & Chief Executive Officer, effective June 3, 2019. Dr. Guppy is an engaged and visionary senior healthcare executive, bringing a broad diversity of experience across the healthcare sector that has included […]

Canopy Growth acquires Germany’s C3 Cannabinoid Compound Company

Founded by top global herbal medicine manufacturer Bionorica SE, C3 is a leader in cannabinoid-based medical therapies used by European physicians to treat patients The acquisition brings together Canopy Growth’s medical business with Europe’s largest cannabinoid-based pharmaceuticals company. C3 is a leading manufacturer and distributor of dronabinol, a registered pharmaceutical drug in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Denmark. […]

Temporary closure of Old Slys Bridge

The Old Slys swing bridge will be closed to all traffic between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on May 1 and 2 in order to complete routine maintenance. Motorists and pedestrians should plan their routes accordingly in order to avoid delays. Parks Canada wishes to thank the public for their patience and cooperation at this […]

Spectrum Cannabis and the Arthritis Society team up to launch Arthritis Talks, a national symposium series for patients

Spectrum Cannabis, the medical division of Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) (NYSE: CGC) is pleased to announce a partnership with the Arthritis Society to raise awareness and educate people about living with arthritis, including the potential of medical cannabis as a treatment for arthritis symptoms and the importance of seeking guidance from health care practitioners. […]

UPDATE: Temporary traffic controls at Burritt’s Rapids Swing Bridge

Parks Canada would like to advise that vehicles may encounter short delays at the Burritt’s Rapids Swing Bridge on Thursday, April 25. Traffic control staff will be onsite as lines are painted on the road approaches to the one-lane swing bridge. This work is weather dependent. Work to repair the swing bridge was completed in fall 2018. […]

Council rejects sole bid on Beckwith Street project

Smiths Falls council rejected the sole bid received from the Ottawa Greenbelt Construction company was for the amount of $9.5 million. Both council and town works Director Troy Dunlop were disappointed with the Beckwith Street tender results of phase one. Council was surprised with the lack of competitive bids when tender closed on April 11. […]