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Seven unlicensed cannabis dispensaries quickly open in Pikwàkanagàn, population 450 - Ottawa Citizen

Saturday, March 02, 2019

That created another wrinkle for him as a business owner and he had to finance the construction on his own.Bernard said most of his customers come from Petawawa, Pembroke, Eganville, Killaloe and Renfrew, although some come from as far away as Ottawa. He believes there is room for even more cannabis businesses in Pikwàkanagàn.But he admits that there's also a level of risk."It's scary when you know you can be shut down," he said.The ground zero of cannabis in Ontario is Tyendinaga, near Belleville, which is reportedly home to at least 50 dispensaries. The Tyendinaga Mohwak Council has held a series of meetings to discuss cannabis operations and decided to adopt interim regulations governing recreational cannabis, saying that the community wanted its rights and interests in the benefits of cannabis respected while protecting the community. A final regulatory regime is to be presented and ratified by April.Alderville First Nation on Rice Lake near Cobourg has developed its own "cannabis model," which includes standards for youth protection, health and safety, labelling and a complaints process. Last month, it presented a proposal for an ombudsperson to provide an impartial process for complaints about cannabis businesses from members of the community or the general public.Besides the employment and economic spinoffs, the members of the Pikwàkanagàn Cannabis Business Association say they have already contributed to the local food bank, sponsored needy families and helped to pay for funerals."We're not talking about a shady market of shady people," said Bernard. "We want to build a hospice centre. We want to give back."Are there dangers to the community? Illicit opiates are already being sold in the community, said Bernard. "If you're looking at what will destroy families, there should be more of a focus on opiates."Jay Greenwood, who operates Green Grass Oasis in a space that used to be his garage, said there would be more of a danger to Pikwàkanagàn if it were known as "poverty central" instead of gaining a reputation as "pot central."The association is looking for a band council resolution, the equivalent of a bylaw. But that hasn't happened yet.Chief Kirby Whiteduck did not respond to a request for an interview. But others who live in the area have been critical of the proliferation of dispensaries.Michael Ilgert, who lives about two kilometres from Pikwàkanagàn, said he objects to seven dispensaries opening nearby without any political or police reaction."The rules should be applied equally. Even the city of Toronto could only get five licences," he said.ALSO IN THE NEWS:Judge assures disabled romance fraud victim he's ‘not a fool'Twenty-one-year-old former Carleton U student pleads guilty to possession of child pornWest Carleton warriors advance to finals for a chance to win $100,000 for charity img src="https://postmediaottawacitizen2.files.wordpress.com/2019/02/ottawa-rendering-1.jpg?quality=80&strip=all&w=111" al...
https://ottawacitizen.com/cannabis/cannabis-business/seven-unlicensed-cannabis-dispensaries-quickly-open-in-pikwakanagan-population-450

Ontario Creating Employment Opportunities for Youth in Sault Ste. Marie - Government of Ontario News

Saturday, March 02, 2019

Massey Area Museum is receiving $26,208 for an assistant curator intern.Mississauga First Nation is receiving $31,450 for a communications co-ordinator intern.Municipality of Wawa is receiving $31,500 for a tourism and recreation planning intern.Township of Hornepayne is receiving $31,500 for a special projects assistant-economic development intern. Township of Prince is receiving $31,487 for an events co-ordinator intern.Wahkohtowin Development GP Inc. is receiving $26,000 for a forest management project intern. Let's block ads! (Why?)...
https://news.ontario.ca/mndmf/en/2019/02/ontario-creating-employment-opportunities-for-youth-in-sault-ste-marie.html

Funeral Monday for Sgt. Dynerowicz - Pembroke Daily Observer

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Funeral services will be held Monday for a Petawawa soldier killed this week in a trainining accident at Wainwright, Alberta.Family and friends of Sgt. Robert “Bobby” Dynerowicz will be gathering in his native Kitchener, Ontario to bid farewell to the armoured crewman. Services will take place at Henry Walser Funeral Home with internment at Williamsburg Cemetery.Sgt. Dynerowicz, a member of the Royal Canadian Dragoons (RCD), died Tuesday when the Light Armoured Vehicle III (LAV III) he was crew commanding was involved in a mishap. Three other members of the regiment were injured. Two have since been released, while a third remains in hospital in Edmonton. An investigation into the incident is underway.Flags continued to fly at half mast Friday at the garrison and around the Town of Petawawa. Before a ribbon cutting at Petawawa Showcase, Mayor Bob Sweet had also offered condolences on behalf of the residents of the town. During a ceremony for the grand opening of Canex at the garrison, Col. Mark Misener, commander of 4 Canadian Divi...
http://www.thedailyobserver.ca/2017/04/28/funeral-monday-for-sgt-dynerowicz

Funeral today for soldier killed in Alberta training exercise accident - CTV News

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Canadian Forces Base Wainwright. Dynerowicz joined the army in 2005 and was a member of the Royal Canadian Dragoons, a regiment based at CFB Petawawa in Ontario. He served two tours of duty in Afghanistan. His funeral will be held this morning in his hometown of Kitchener, Ont. (at the Henry Walser funeral home).Let's block ads! (Why?)...
http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/funeral-today-for-soldier-killed-in-alberta-training-exercise-accident-1.3392153

Crowds welcome home body of Sgt. Robert Dynerowicz in Kitchener, Ont. - CBC.ca

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

He was taking part in training exercises when the accident occured. An investigation into the accident is underway. Sgt. Robert J. Dynerowicz of the Royal Canadian Dragoons was based at CFB Petawawa in Ontario. (Department of National Defence)Three other soldiers inside the LAV-3, including the driver, were injured. Two of them are now back with their units and the third remains in hospital. All were from CFB Petawawa.Family and friends of Sgt. Robert “Bobby” Dynerowicz stand on the Ottawa Street bridge over the Conestoga Parkway. Dynerowicz sustained fatal injuries during a training exercise at CFB Wainwright, Alta., on Tuesday. (Melanie Ferrier/CBC)Karnupis said the whole family was happy to have Dynerowicz home after his tours in Afghanistan. For him to die during training, "it's just very tragic," she said."When he came back from Afghanistan, I was just so relieved because he had gone for two tours. I had never expected him, being a trainer, doing a training exercise, for this to have happened," she said. Crowds gather on the Ottawa Street bridge and beside the Conestoga Parkway to welcome home the body of Sgt. Robert “Bobby” Dynerowicz. (Melanie Ferrier/CBC)"When they're overseas, you're always praying and hoping that they'll come back," she added."This is just so sudden for our whole family that he would be in this tragic accident and pass on from it on Canadian soil," she said.There is visitation for Dynerowicz over the weekend. A funeral service is planned for Monday at 10 a.m.Firefighters hold up a flag on the Ottawa Street bridge in Kitchener to honour Sgt. Robert “Bobby” Dynerowicz. (Melanie Ferrier/CBC)Let's block ads! (Why?)...
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/sgt-robert-dynerowicz-funeral-kitchener-1.4090202

Clark Davey, 1928-2019: 'The true journalist of journalists' - Ottawa Citizen

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

He was heartbroken after failing his medical, but an English teacher told him that people would pay him to write. So he enrolled in the first journalism degree course taught at University of Western Ontario, graduating in 1948 and joining the newsroom of the Chatham Daily News.There, he worked under Richard "Dic" Doyle, but moved to Kirkland Lake when the Thomson newspaper chain made him editor-in-chief of the Northern Daily News. His time there was brief, however, as his girlfriend, Joyce Gordon, issued him an ultimatum: Northern Ontario or me. He chose her: they married in September 1952.In the meantime, he joined the newsroom of the Globe and Mail, where his mentor Doyle had been working for a year.As a reporter with the Globe, Davey covered national and international affairs, including the Suez Canal crisis, the St. Lawrence Seaway project and the cancellation of the Avro Arrow program. During the 1957 federal election campaign, he recognized that Tory leader John Diefenbaker was gaining momentum and might actually win, and convinced his editors to allow him to stay with the Chief's campaign for 40 days. Clark Davey, former publisher of the Montreal Gazette, displaying a mock-up of the paper's new Sunday edition in 1988. Bill Grimshaw / The Canadian Press When Doyle became editor of the Globe in 1963, he chose Davey as his managing editor, and, according to Mills, the two raised the broadsheet's reputation from that of a local paper to a national one. Davey was managing editor for 15 years before joining the Vancouver Sun in 1978. He was publisher there until 1983, when he took over at the Gazette. He was publisher of the Citizen from 1989 to 1993. He was also president and chair of The Canadian Press, and co-founder and president of the Michener Awards Foundation that oversees the country's most prestigious journalism prize."He was the true journalist of journalists," says Kim Kierans, journalism professor at University of King's College in Halifax and Michener Foundation board member. "He told me when I last saw him in November, ‘If we're not providing the encouragement for journalism organizations and journalists within them to do the journalism that matters, then we're in trouble as a democracy.'"He was also a lovely man, smart and sparkling … with incredible enthusiasm for the business and its future."According to Mills, Davey, who in 2002 led a protest on the steps of the Ottawa Citizen after Mills was fired for running an editorial critical of then-prime minister Jean Chrétien, was known as tough and gruff, "but deep down he was a really kind and thoughtful person, and a very good friend who was always fair to people. But if you didn't know him, he could be intimidating."And although he called the shots on the job, it was Joyce who ruled the home roost. According to son Ric, his father only stopped the presses twice - once while at the Globe, when Joyce called him to report that she and Ric thought they had just seen a UFO."That was the kind of pull she had over him," says Ric.Clark Davey is survived by his wife, Joyce; brother Kenneth George; children Ric (Rita Celli), Kevin (Margaret) and Clark Jr. (...
https://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/clark-davey-1928-2019-the-true-journalist-of-journalists

BRIAN DAVID MUEHLMAN - Burlington County Times

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Brian enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was an avid whitetail deer hunter, traveling throughout United States and Canada hunting with his grandson, Kurt. Brian was a USCG Charter Captain on Lake Ontario for 15 years. His most cherished time was spent with his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife, Gail Krauss Muehlman; his mother and step father, Margaret (Rex) Smith of Wexford; daughter, Candi (Joe) Landles of Evans City; step daughter, Becky Flagler of Pittsburgh; siblings, Connie Federbusch, Laurie (Ron) Mahen, and Mark (Pam) Muehlman, all of Mercer; nine grandchildren, Kurt, Mariah, Rayna, Seth, Brandon, Riley, Connor, Liam, and Nico; and several nieces and nephews. Brian was preceded in death by his father, Paul Muehlman and his brother in law, Oscar Federbusch. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the MARSHALL FUNERAL HOME, 200 Fountain Ave., Ellwood City. Friends will also be received at the funeral home on Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the blessing service at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Father Mark Thomas will officiate. Interment will follow in Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Brian's memory may be made to the Steven King Foundation, 621 Street, Jetmore, KS 67854 or Victory Junction, 4500 Adams Way, Randalman, NC 27317. Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh. com. Let's block ads! (Why?)...
https://www.burlingtoncountytimes.com/obituaries/20190319/brian-david-muehlman

Cecile J. Briggs - WatertownDailyTimes.com

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. There will be no funeral services and burial will be at a later date in Calvary Cemetery, Massena.Cecile was born on November 14, 1933 in Cornwall, Ontario, the daughter of Claude and Bertha (Belanger) Villeneuve. She married Joseph Maugeri Jr. on February 21, 1958. He predeceased her on April 19, 1972. She later married Ivan Briggs on June 20, 1975. He predeceased her in June 2001.She enjoyed playing bingo, traveling and spending time on social media.She is survived by her son Joseph Maugeri III and his wife Becky of Clayville, NY; three grandchildren, Joseph, Benjamin and Matthew Maugeri; a brother, Cyril and wife Sylvia Villeneuve and two sisters, Claudette Lefebvre and Bernadette Good as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters Bernice Sequin and Marie Claire Payette.Arrangements are under the direction of Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. Memories and online condolences may be share with the family at www.PhillipsMemorial.com. Let's block ads! (Why?)...
https://www.watertowndailytimes.com/obit/cecile-j-briggs-20190316