In The News For Clarence-Rockland, April 4, 2018

An international environmental group says Canada is wasting too much food, with each Canadian on average tossing away 170 kilograms of food a year. The Commission for Environmental Co-operation says from farm to table, 396 kilos of food are spilled, spoiled, wasted or lost per person per year. Aside from the billions of dollars in economic loss, the waste also creates greenhouse-gas emissions in landfills. The commission recommends that restaurants reduce portions, and that all retailers sell cosmetically imperfect produce at a discount.

 

43-year-old Ian Schumacher from Ottawa is in court today facing several child pornography charges after an investigation that began in mid-June of last year. Police say the investigation is ongoing and no further information is being made available at this time.

 

Gérald Beauchamp, aka Santa Claus, has donated 104 of his books to L’Escale Catholic High School so that students could sell them as a fundraiser.   L’Escale will benefit from all the profits without any royalty for him. The book will sell for $ 20, which will allow L’Escale to raise a total of $ 2080, to be used at the school’s discretion. It plans to purchase equipment with these funds.

 

 Our Rockland Nationals U18 team is playing in the 2018 Midget AAA Central Region Championship  where top Ontario midget teams compete for a chance to make it to the National Championship!  They face Toronto tonight right here in Rockland at 7:00 .

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