Netflix will spend more than half-a-billion dollars on Canadian content over the next five years, according to a government source. It’s part of Ottawa’s plan to overhaul Canada’s cultural policy. The policy looks at everything from the C-R-T-C to the promotion of Canada’s creative work. Getting companies like Netflix to play a bigger financial role has been one of the government’s key roles.
A negotiated agreement between a group of citizens of Plantagenet and the promoters of an asphalt plant before the Ontario Municipal Affairs Committee is ending. This agreement ends the protest by the group of citizens of some elements of the official plan of the United Counties of Prescott and Russell.
Paramedics say a 37-year-old woman suffered a traumatic cardiac arrest after a tree fell on her at the Ottawa Hospital campus. They say it happened just before 3:30 p-m yesterday during a flash thunderstorm over the city. The Ottawa Hospital says bystanders acted quickly and the woman was rushed to the trauma centre. She was listed in critical condition as of last night, although paramedics say she was considered clinically dead at one point during her transportation.
In order to encourage recycling of reusable items, Clarence Rockland citizens are invited to place reusable goods on the curbside Saturday September 30th by clearly identifying those goods with a “Free” sign. The residents will then be able to pick and choose from those reusable goods before these materials take the way of the municipal landfill.