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Parade honours Shannonville veteran’s 100th birthday

Austin Fuller’s 100th birthday was the cause of a celebratory parade in Shannonville on Thursday, May 20, 2021. Sheltered from the sun by a patio umbrella, Mr. Fuller’s family enjoyed the beautiful day and festivities with him. The new centenarian said the secret to his long life was to, “Always

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Two drivers charged with impaired driving on Christmas Eve

Officers from the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) program on County Road 5 at the Palace Road off Ramp of the 401 in Greater Napanee, Ontario, on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020. According to a release from

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Tyendinaga Mohawks, Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs lay out ‘path to peace’

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller meeting with the Tyendinaga Mohawk group at the blockade just outside of Shannonville. Photo courtesy of Real Peoples Media. The Tyendinaga Mohawk people and Hereditary Chiefs of Wet’suwet’en held a conference this afternoon and have released a unified statement following their meeting today. The two

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CN forced to shut down parts of rail network, obtained injunctions

The Canadian National Railway Company (CN) has announced that it will be “forced to shut down significant parts of its Canadian network imminently” unless the blockades on its rail lines are removed. The announcement came from CN on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, and notes that the individuals blocking the lines

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VIA advises travellers to use other modes of transportation in coming days

As day six of the demonstration in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en territory continues just outside of Shannonville, VIA Rail has cancelled another day of train activity in the area. “Due to the blockade near Belleville (Ontario), VIA Rail wants to inform its passengers that all departures today, February 11 are cancelled

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Via Rail halts trains due to Wet’suwet’en demonstration near Shannonville

As demonstrations in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en territory continue for a second day near Shannonville, Via Rail has announced the stoppage of trains along both the Montreal-Toronto and Ottawa-Toronto corridor. “Due to the protesters currently blocking tracks near Belleville, Ontario, train service between Montreal and Toronto and between Ottawa and

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Trains stopped locally due to demonstration in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en

Trains along the Belleville-Kingston corridor came to a standstill as a demonstration is being staged on the CN Rail in the late afternoon of Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. Via Rail confirmed that trains stopped moving in both Kingston and Belleville due to the demonstration, and posts on social media state

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