REDISCOVER YOUR OWN COMMUNITY WITH DISCOVERY PASSPORTS
5/26/2017 6:25:29 AM
Discovery Passports are being launched this weekend. Jen Baril from the Visitor's Centre goes over where the idea came from. You have all summer to fill them out. In September, return your filled passes to the Visitor's Centre for a chance to win a great prize.

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AUDIENCE LOVES BOOM! AT PLAYHOUSE
5/26/2017 6:22:00 AM
The 35th anniversary season of the Thousand Islands Playhouse opened with a boom last night (Thursday). Rick Miller took to the stage with BOOM! A story that details the moments that shaped a generation.

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TOWN TO HOST COMMUNITY RECOGNITION EVENT ON SATURDAY
5/26/2017 6:15:50 AM
Saturday will be a busy day in Gananoque, with Chalk the Walk running for its ninth year in Town Park and the Visitor's Centre launching their new Discovery Passport. The Town of Gananoque and Township of Leeds and Thousand Islands are also hosting their annual Community Recognition Event.

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GANANOQUE TO BE TAKEN OVER BY MOTORCYCLES
5/26/2017 6:14:05 AM
This year's Ride for Dad won't just be passing through Gananoque, they're stopping in for a few hours. That was Justin Abraham, Media and Sponsorship Chair with the board. He says Ride for Dad is a really important fundraiser to help with prostate cancer detection research.

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CLARK BLAMES P&G CLOSURE ON HYDRO COSTS
5/26/2017 6:10:25 AM
It's a long shot but MPP Steve Clark says he's going to work with the city of Brockville, MP Gord Brown and economic development officials to explore "every possibility of reversing the company's regrettable decision".

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LEEDS OPP GETS NEW DETATCHMENT COMMANDER
5/26/2017 6:07:42 AM
Leeds County OPP has a new commander. Staff Sergeant Mike Francis was promoted onMay 17th. Francis assumed the detachment commander role for Leeds OPP, as Inspector Jeff Smith retired after a dedicated 30 years of policing. Francis has been in policing for more than 20 years.

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P&G TO CLOSE AND RELOCATE
5/25/2017 6:30:18 AM
A major employer in Brockville is leaving. By late 2020 or early 2021 Proctor and Gamble will leave the city and relocate its operations in the community to a new plant in West Virginia. Brockville Mayor David Henderson says it's a very disappointing thing to have happen to the community.

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CRCA DOWNGRADES WATCHES AND WARNINGS
5/25/2017 6:26:46 AM
The CRCA has updated their flood watches and warnings. On Wednesday, they canceled their flood warnings and watches for inland lakes. A water safety statement is now in effect for all inland lakes and streams in the Cataraqui Region Watersheds.

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SUMMER PREDICTED TO BE "NORMAL"
5/25/2017 6:23:17 AM
The Weather Network has released their long range forecast for the summer months. The weather agency says we can expect a humid summer but it won't be as hot and dry as last year.

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DRIVE FOR YOUR STUDENTS BENEFITS GISS
5/25/2017 6:21:30 AM
The Buick Drive for Your Students fundraiser was a huge success again this year. The fundraiser was held in April and after 305 test drives, Buick gave Gananoque Intermediate and Secondary School $6,100.

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OPP OFFICER FACING SEXUAL ASSAULT CHARGES
5/25/2017 6:17:52 AM
An OPP officer from Eastern Ontario has been suspended from duty following an investigation. OPP say the 39 year-old man was arrested on Friday as a result of an ongoing domestic investigation. The incidents are alleged to have happened while the officer was off duty.

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RMT CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ASSAULT
5/25/2017 6:15:37 AM
A 26 year-old man is facing sexual assault charges after he inappropriately touched a client. Kingston Police say last Wednesday, a woman attended a scheduled massage therapy session. During the treatment, the therapist made inappropriate sexual contact with the victim.

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BOATING BILL PASSES SECOND READING
5/24/2017 6:58:15 AM
Good news for boaters. Bill S-233 has passed its second reading in the House of Commons. MP Gord Brown says the bill will go to committee where he hoped it will receive swift passage and go back to the House for a third reading.

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JOYCEVILLE ROAD OVERPASS TO BE DEDICATED TO FALLEN OFFICER
5/24/2017 6:55:36 AM
Today (Wednesday), the OPP will dedicate the 401 overpass on Joyceville Road to a fallen officer. The bridge will be dedicated in memory of Detective Constable Richard Robinson, a member of the OPP who died four years ago today.

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BGH NAMES NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO
5/24/2017 6:53:29 AM
Brockville General Hospital has a new president and CEO. Nicholas Vlacholias will take over at the hospital on July 17th. He's a chartered accountant with 20 years of experience working in health care. He is currently the Chief Financial Officer at Ottawa's Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario.

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LAWYER ATTEMPTING TO GET KINGSTON MAN HOME AFTER IN FLIGHT DISTURBANCE
5/24/2017 6:49:52 AM
An attorney says an Amherstview man, who allegedly attacked a flight crew on a flight from Jamaica to Canada, took cocaine before boarding the plane.

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BOY FALLS 30 FEET AT KINGSTON MILLS LOCKS
5/24/2017 6:37:42 AM
Serious but nonlife threatening injuries for a 12 year-old boy following an incident Monday evening. Frontenac Paramedics say the boy fell 30 feet at Kingston Mills Locks. Kingston Fire and Rescue attended the scene and helped the boy to safety.

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MORTON PAIR FACING DRUG CHARGES
5/24/2017 6:33:09 AM
An OPP investigation continues following the execution of a search warrant . Members of the Leeds OPP Crime Unit executed a search warrant at a residence in Morton, in Rideau Lakes Township. A quantity of marijuana and cocaine was seized.

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RED CROSS TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO FLOOD VICTIMS
5/23/2017 6:59:19 AM
The Red Cross has announced flood impacted households will receive $600 dollars in financial assistance. According to Conrad Sauve, president and CEO of the Canadian Red Cross, the Red Cross will provide recovery assistance for the people most affected by this disaster based on their needs.

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ISLAND HARBOUR CLUB PERMIT SIGNED
5/23/2017 6:51:12 AM
Construction at 175 St. Lawrence Street can officially begin. Gananoque Mayor Erika Demchuk and President of the Island Harbour Club Bob Pelda signed the community planning permit agreement on Thursday afternoon.

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OPP DIVE TEAM RECOVERS BODY
5/23/2017 6:49:24 AM
With the water levels much higher than usual Kingston Fire and Rescue reminds everyone to exercise caution around shorelines, docks, and waterfront properties.

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MAN DIES IN HOWE ISLAND HOUSE FIRE
5/23/2017 6:47:46 AM
One man is dead following a fire on Howe Island according to Leeds OPP. According to police, on Sunday morning, the Wolfe Island Fire Department was fighting a fully engulfed house fire. Paramedics and police were dispatched to the location.

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ALS WALK HAS $46,000 GOAL
5/23/2017 6:45:58 AM
The ALS Walk returns to Kingston this weekend. Lianne Johnston, the regional manager for Eastern Ontario ALS Society of Canada, has the details. She says each year they have an individual as the face of ALS. This years goal is $46,000.

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POLICE RELEASE MORE DETAILS ON COCAINE BUST
5/23/2017 6:41:28 AM
Kingston Police have released more details on a story we first brought you last Thursday. Police say they began a high level cocaine trafficking investigation back in March. On Tuesday, three people were arrested and approximately 1 kilogram of suspected cocaine was seized.

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