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Interview with MP Rick Norlock on CPAC

CPAC’s Catherine Clark interviews Rick Norlock, MP for Northumberland-Quinte West, as part of the show Beyond Politics. Since it is only election time voters get a chance to learn about him, this is a good background piece. Watch here:

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CBC Hyperlocal project an exciting first for Canada

By Robert Washburn

One of the most ambitious and exciting hyperlocal projects in Canada right now is the CBC project “Hyperlocal”. This five-week project is a call to Canadians to tell stories about the neighbourhoods. “We want to know what’s new and changing in your neighbourhood and what that change means to you,” the website says. It is collecting text, photos, audio or raw video. All stories will be posted online and one will be selected by a jury panel at the end. Continue Reading →

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Live coverage: Northumberland County Council sets 2013 budget

By Robert Washburn
Northumberland County council will seek an additional 2.5 per cent from taxpayers Wednesday as part of its proposed $96 million budget for 2013. The increase will mean residents will pay $45 million to run this level of government. It is complex and many issues face the county. Citizen journalists Scott Lamberton and Deb O’Connor will be there to provide live coverage starting at 9:40 a.m.. Join us. Continue Reading →

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