Canopy Growth completes genetics transfer to Spain

Submitted by Canopy Growth Corporation Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) (“Canopy Growth” or “the Company”) is pleased to confirm that it has successfully completed a transfer of 1,500 cannabis clones to its Madrid-based partner, Alcaliber SA (“Alcaliber”), completing the first phase of a partnership entered into by both parties (the “Parties”) as announced on September 11, 2017. Canopy […]

Smiths Falls appoints integrity commissioner

Chris Must Smiths Falls has officially appointed an integrity commissioner to ensure members of council are meeting the terms of their code of conduct. At a March 19 meeting, councillors voted in favour of a recommendation from Director of Corporate Services and Clerk Kerry Costello to appoint Tony Fleming of Cunningham, Swan, Carty, Little […]

Why did the chip wagon cross the road? To come to Smiths Falls

Chris Must Fans of the Britt’s Chips won’t have to make much of an adjustment to their routines once the local chip wagon moves to its new location. Britt’s Chips is moving across the road from its current site at 244 Highway 15 to 10 Ferrara Drive. “They’re moving across the road from where […]

Bridges Bar and Grill in Pakenham; Great place to meet between the bridges

Brian Turner In the restaurant business, being all things to all diners really does come with risks. It’s difficult to provide an all-encompassing menu without being weak in certain areas thus alienating some segments of your audience. But since Tracey Greer, husband David and brother David Jordan took over this Pakenham main street location […]

Second annual Good Food in Schools forum

Submitted by The Table Community Food Centre and foodcoreLGL There is a growing movement in schools across Canada, a movement that is looking more closely at the food kids eat at school and that is getting them more involved with growing, making and understanding healthy foods. It is widely acknowledged that school gardens, food literacy programs […]

Smiths Falls Settlers lose out on championship to Essa Stallions

Chris Uhlig It’s a wrap, the dream has come to an end. After having lost the first of the Championship games 1-4 against the Essa Stallions Friday, the Settlers had to win Saturday to keep in the run for the Championship. But despite giving their best, the team didn’t find a way to push […]

Smiths Falls Settlers move on to Eastern Division finals of the CPJHL

Chris Uhlig Hockey night, no it was a hockey afternoon this Thursday at the Community Memorial Centre here in Smiths Falls, with the Settlers hosting the Maniwaki Mustangs for the third of three game to decide the Eastern Division finals of the CPJHL. Bright rays of sunlight steamed into the building, bathing the rink […]

SFDCI’s hospitality and tourism course building a reputation and expanding beyond the school walls

Sally Smith Walk through the front doors at Smiths Falls District Collegiate Institute (SFDCI), turn right, head to the double set of doors to the cafetorium, go through them and cross to the kitchen. Jeff Burns is there, Chef Jeff, that is. He’s the one in the red Chef’s coat, working with students (many […]

Water restrictions – Drinking water system

Submitted by the town of Smiths Falls On March 12th, the Town experienced a major water main break on one of the three water mains which supply drinking water across the Rideau River. This feeder main has been taken out of service and drinking water supplies have been restored. The Town has also been in […]

No cannabis store-front for Smiths Falls this year

Sally Smith Councillor John Maloney asked the important question at Committee of the Whole Monday night. Will Smiths Falls get a cannabis store-front this year? Malcolm Morris, who has been involved with provincial negotiations from the beginning, said “no.” The province is opening 40 store-fronts in 2018 and Smiths Falls won’t be one of […]