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Media Release - April, 2017
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Title: Media Release - April, 2017
Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Summary: The highlights of regular United Counties of Leeds and Grenville Council meeting held on April 20th, and Committee of the Whole meetings held earlier in the month, are: Speed reduction during storms, Centralized Fire Dispatch agreement signed, Council is setting strategic priorities, Paved shoulders could be an option, Three year CUPE contract signed, New Director of Public Works, Rideau Heritage funding, Leeds Grenville Small Business funding, and Invasive grass issue under review.
Media Release - March 24, 2017
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Title: Media Release - March 24, 2017
Date: Friday, March 24, 2017
Summary: The highlights of the regular United Counties of Leeds and Grenville Council meeting and Committee of the Whole meetings during the month of March are: Swift response praised in Highway 401 crash and chemical spill, Counties Council to ask Ministry if ED-19 certificate is still valid, Rideau Corridor Landscape Strategy receives funding, and Municipal Cardboard Boat Challenge.
1000 Islands and Rideau Canal Garden Trail awarded with 'Canada 150 Garden Experience’ Designation
Subject: 2017 View Document

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Title: 1000 Islands and Rideau Canal Garden Trail awarded with 'Canada 150 Garden Experience’ Designation
Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Summary: TORONTO – The Canadian Garden Council in collaboration with the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association awarded the 1000 Islands and Rideau Garden Trail with the “Canada 150 Garden Experience” designation. This designation highlights 150 garden ways to celebrate Canada’s birthday year.
19th annual Rideau Lakes Studio and Garden Tour celebrates Canada’s 150th Birthday on the Canada Day Weekend
Subject: 2017 View Document

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Title: 19th annual Rideau Lakes Studio and Garden Tour celebrates Canada’s 150th Birthday on the Canada Day Weekend
Date: Monday, March 13, 2017
Summary: The 19th annual Rideau Lakes Studio and Garden Tour celebrates Canada’s 150th Birthday on the Canada Day Weekend, July 1st and 2nd in the Rideau Lakes district, concentrated around the villages of Portland, Newboro and Chaffey's Locks. It features paintings, candles, pottery, quilts, weaving, woodworking, sculpture and jewelry for your home and garden. Studios will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free brochures guiding you through the tour are available at most area stores, restaurants and welcome centres.
‘Canada 150 Garden Experience’ Designation Awarded to Rideau Woodland Ramble
Subject: 2017 View Document

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Title: ‘Canada 150 Garden Experience’ Designation Awarded to Rideau Woodland Ramble
Date: Monday, March 13, 2017
Summary: In celebration of Canada’s sesquicentennial, the Canadian Garden Council in collaboration with the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association, announced the 150 gardens and garden experiences awarded the ‘Canada 150 Garden Experience’ designation – highlighting them as 150 gardens ways to celebrate Canada’s birthday year.
Media Release - March 1, 2017
Subject: 2017 View Document

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Title: Media Release - March 1, 2017
Date: Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Summary: The highlights of regular Council meeting held on February 23, 2017 and the Committee of the Whole meeting held earlier in the month are: Motion on ED-19 Waste Disposal Site defeated, Non-union employees receive cost of living increase, and Council looking at setting a two-year strategic plan.
Residents invited to learn more about the up-and-coming business of goat farming
Subject: 2017 View Document

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Title: Residents invited to learn more about the up-and-coming business of goat farming
Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Summary: Two public information sessions will be held on goat farming on March 23 to educate interested community members about the industry, including regulations and start-up considerations. The sessions will have the same content, and two are being held to accommodate as many interested people as possible. The content of the sessions will be valuable for those who are currently running farming operations and looking to expand to produce goat milk, or those hoping to enter the farming industry. However, anyone interested in the Feihe project is welcome to attend.
Media Release re: Budget - February 23, 2017
Subject: 2017 View Document

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Title: Media Release re: Budget - February 23, 2017
Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Summary: Media Release re: Budget - February 23, 2017
Summer Company Program Accepting Applicants
Subject: 2017 View Document

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Title: Summer Company Program Accepting Applicants
Date: Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Summary: The Leeds Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre is accepting applications for the Summer Company program. Summer Company is an initiative focused on youth 15 to 29 years of age; in school now and returning to school in the fall of 2017. It offers up to $1500.00 in start-up cash to help get the business running.
Public Meeting - ED-19 Waste Site - February 2017
Subject: 2017 View Document

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Title: Public Meeting - ED-19 Waste Site - February 2017
Date: Friday, February 03, 2017
Summary: Officials with the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville will host a public meeting this month to provide residents with important information related to the proposed ED-19 Regional Waste Disposal Site.
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