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Consider This Live on Northumberland 89.7 FM radio Drive Time with Dave Glover

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Fentanyl deaths quadruple in Cobourg in less than a year, says police chief

The number of deaths due to fentanyl has quadrupled, while the number of calls to police has doubled in the past year, Chief Kai Liu said during an interview on Consider This Live. These are just calls where the police respond, he added. There are also those cases where people call an ambulance and those are not recorded in the police statistics, he explained. The number of calls up until July was 25 compared to 13 fentanyl calls for all of 2017.  The number of deaths in 2017 was one. By July, it was four. Continue Reading →

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Preserving old hospital key to Port Hope’s future, says Jenkins

Port Hope council candidate Anthony Jenkins takes on the Ward Street hospital debate and Southbridge, the property owner, as he defends the preservation of the heritage site. This is one of the major issues for the election. It is part of an extensive interview on Consider This Live, part of the municipal election series on Northumberland 89.7 FM. Continue Reading →

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Health unit responds to elimination of Basic Income pilot project

Premier Doug Ford and the Progressive Conservative government terminated the Basic Income program started by the Liberals during the summer session at Queen’s Park. The pilot program was meant to last one year, but it is cut short, leaving the recipients stranded. In response, the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit wrote a letter urging the government to change its mind. Public Health nurse Kristina Nairn talks about the impact of the changes on the people and public health, along with the contents of the letter on Consider This Live, part of the Drive Time on Northumberland 89.7 FM. Continue Reading →

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Heritage and arts centre represents fulfilling a dream for a Castleton couple

The Mill at Piper Creek, north of Colborne, is the vision of Candace Cox and her husband, Mitchell Cox. Besides being a massive restoration project to save the historic mill, the project hopes to create a heritage and arts centre for artists and performers from across Northumberland. Listen, as Candace shares her journey, both the challenges and successes of the enterprise on Consider This Live, part of the Drive Time on Northumberland 89.7 FM. Continue Reading →

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Municipal Election 2018: Cobourg clerk explains voting process and procedures

Municipal clerk Brent Lamer talks in-depth about the rules and procedures around voting in the upcoming election. As the returning officer, he explains the process around how to vote, the rules around campaigning and other specifics with Dave Glover, host of the Drive Time. It is part of the Municipal Election series on Northumberland 89.7 FM. Continue Reading →

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