Councillor Lorraine Allen took the challenge and ate a worm Thursday at Girls’ Night Out. Photo credit: Sally Smith.

Organigram & Canopy Growth partner in Newfoundland and Labrador by signing supply agreement including distribution and retail services

Deal secures Organigram’s portfolio within Canopy Growth’s retail stores & launches B2B sales platform Submitted Organigram Holdings Inc. (TSX VENTURE:OGI) (OTCQX:OGRMF), the parent company of Organigram Inc. (“Organigram”) and Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX:WEED) (NYSE:CGC) (“Canopy Growth”) (collectively, the “Companies”), leading licensed producers of cannabis are pleased to announce that following Organigram’s approval as a cannabis […]

Canopy Growth congratulates Canopy Rivers for its listing on the TSX Venture Exchange

Submitted Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX:WEED) (NYSE:CGC) (“Canopy Growth”) wishes to congratulate the entire team at Canopy Rivers Inc. as they take a leap forward and commence trading today on the TSX Venture Exchange as under the ticker symbol, “RIV”. Canopy Rivers was founded to diversify Canopy Growth’s cannabis supply streams and quickly evolved into a […]

Libraries across Lanark County celebrate Ontario Public Library Week

Submitted October is Canadian Library Month. During this month, libraries and library partners across Canada raise awareness of the valuable role libraries play in Canadians’ lives. In Ontario, we celebrate our public libraries during Ontario Public Library Week (OPLW), on October 14-20, 2018. Libraries are Ontario’s farthest-reaching, most cost-effective community resource – providing high-quality education and lifelong learning, fostering community economic development and reducing the impacts of poverty. […]

Economic development on the rise in Smiths Falls

Submitted The Economic Development department in the Town of Smiths Falls is pleased to report that economic development in Smiths Falls is on the rise, a trend that looks to continue into 2019, and beyond. Staff report the upward trend comes as a result of years of background work by council and staff to create […]

Recruitment on-going for both hospitals

Sally Smith editorial@pdgmedia.ca Dr. Kate Stolee, Chief of Staff with the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital, gave an overview of the on-going physician recruitment for the Smiths Falls and Perth hospitals on Monday night at council. People who move here need a physician and sometimes the decision whether or not to move is if […]

Tower going purple for Big Brother Big Sister

Sally Smith editorial@pdgmedia.ca Purple was the colour of the night at Smiths Falls council meeting Sept. 17. Mayor Shawn Pankow declared September as Big Brother Big Sister (BBBS) month, noting as well that the water tower would glow purple this week to commemorate the declaration. He added that “evidence-based research shows that every dollar invested […]

New project to help more students walk to school in Leeds, Grenville & Lanark

Submitted Walking to school is a great way for children to be physically active. Not only is it associated with improved physical and mental health, but it also contributes to safer school zones, by reducing traffic volumes at and around schools. The Leeds, Grenville & Lanark (LGL) District Health Unit, in partnership with active school […]

The Rural FASD Support Network launched their first public meeting on Sept. 15

Submitted On Saturday, Sept. 15, the Rural FASD Support Network launched their first public meeting at Calvary Bible Church in Smith Falls, ON. The day started with Shelley More, co-founder, sharing the milestones achieved in the past two years, introducing the members of the executive committee, and sharing their mandate, vision and mission. Shelley also […]

Bell’s in town

Sally Smith editorial@pdgmedia.ca Kevin Francis spent a peaceful day Friday sitting just in front of The Ivy on William plugging away at work on fibre optics for Smiths Falls. Francis, from Ottawa, set up a small table and chair, put his garbage can close by to catch all the dribs and drabs, and quietly worked […]

Sept 14, 2018 – Smiths Falls Bears deliver 5-1 win over the Kanata Lasers at Friday night home game

The Bears delivered a solid 5-1 win over the Kanata Lasers during their Friday night home game in front of a crowd of 255 people. Alex DiCarlo opened the scoring season at 4.04 in the first period, with assists credited to Theo Todd and Ethan Coltart. Bruce Coltart continued adding to the scoreboard with a […]