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In The News For Clarence Rockland — October 20, 2017

The man accused of killing three women in the Ottawa Valley two years ago has first the first time taken part in his defence. Sixty-year-old Basil Borutski is representing himself at his Ottawa trial on three counts of first-degree murder

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In The News For Clarence Rockland — October 18, 2017

Two people were transported to hospital, one 20 year old woman with life-threatening injuries, as a result of an overnight incident in which a tire flew off of a west-bound vehicle striking an east-bound vehicle. The 174 was closed in

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In The News For Clarence Rockland — October 18, 2017

Within the last month, Russell County OPP say they conducted 20 R.I.D.E checks and arrested and charged three males in relation to impaired driving. One from Rockland, another from North Dundas, and the other from Hull Qc. The men will appear

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In The News For Clarence Rockland — October 17, 2017

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business is welcoming the federal government’s pledge to reduce the small business tax rate to nine per cent by 2019. A spokeswoman for the C-F-I-B says the decision will pump hundreds of millions of dollars

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In The News For Clarence Rockland — October 16, 2017

Faculty at 24 Ontario colleges have gone on strike, affecting more than 500-thousand students. The Ontario Public Services Employees Union says the two sides couldn’t resolve their differences ahead of the midnight Sunday strike deadline. There’s no indication yet when

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In The News For Clarence Rockland — October 11, 2017

Jonathan Pitre, the “Butterfly Child” from Russell  was discharged from a Minneapolis, Minnesota hospital  on Thanksgiving Dayand is now  with his mother, Tina Boileau, in their Minneapolis apartment. It’s been almost a year to the day since Pitre learned his

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In The News For Clarence Rockland –October 10 2017

A new poll suggests most Canadians don’t want to follow a path similar to the U-S, but the appeal of a “Canada First” approach remains. Ekos and The Canadian Press surveyed nearly five-thousand Canadians by phone between September 15th and

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In The News For Clarence Rockland — October 6, 2017

The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. Abbreviated as I-CAN, the organization was formed in 2007 and works to promote implementation of the Treaty on the Prohibition onNuclear Weapons. The Norwegian

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In The News For Clarence Rockland — October 4, 2017

The money for repair work on Voisine, Pago and Wilson streets in Rockland, which were damaged in the spring flood, has been put into the 2018 Road Maintenace Reserve budget. The amount approved by the city is $105,000, for which

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In The News For Clarence Rockland — October 03, 2017

According to a resolution at the latest council meeting of the United Counties of Prescott-Russell, paramedic response times have suffered in the last year due to an increasing number of calls. Part of that is due to Prescott-Russell paramedics responding

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In The News For Clarence Rockland — September 28, 2017

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

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In The News For Clarence Rockland — September 27, 2017

A heat warning for our region is expected to end today after we broke another hot temperature record yesterday, reaching a high of 30.5 C. Today marks the fifth straight day of record-breaking temperatures. Cooler air is forecast to move into

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In The News For Clarence Rockland — September 26, 2017

Montreal-based Bombardier faces the prospect of bad news for both its aerospace and railway businesses today. The first blow could come from Europe, where it’s expected a merger will be announced between German railway manufacturer Siemens and France’s Alstom. Bombardier

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In The News For Clarence Rockland — September 22, 2017

Ontario natural gas customers are about to get a price break. The Ontario Energy Board has approved new rates for Enbridge, Natural Resource Gas and Union Gas, which come into effect October 1st. The average Enbridge customer will see a

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In The News For Clarence Rockland — September 21, 2017

Police say an autopsy will be conducted to determine if a body found northwest of Montreal is that of a missing 71-year-old man connected to an Amber Alert case that ended in eastern Ontario. Yvon Lacasse has been missing since

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