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Wednesday January 22, 2020

  2020 Year of the Rat
Chinese New Year
January 25
Year of the Rat

Weather for
Eastern Ontario

Sunny Partly

  0 C to - 6 C

 Brooke Henderson finiahea third at the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions .... The St Lawrence Seaway has increased its tolls for 2020 by 2 %.... The Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands has agreed to rezone the Rockport Boat Line’s property to allow it to build a new 190-square-metre dock.....Canada wins gold at World's Jr Hockey Championship... The absence of surface ice in the St Lawrence Seaway and on Lake Ontario and the end of the navigation season is prompting a drawdown on water levels..... The Morris Newspaper Group, which owns the Prescott Journal and the Leeds-Grenville Business News, announced it was closing the newspaper between January 8 - 15.... Total transits on the St Lawrence Seaway are down by 5.89 % over 2018.... Majority of Canadians believe food prices are rising faster than their income....Augusta Township has given the green light to a rezoning application that permits a $115-million water park development on Merwin Lane near Prescott..... Farm Boy is adding 10 new stores including two in Ottawa.... The New York Restaurant in Brockville has been purchased by the Georgian Dragon Ale and Pub and will close on December 24 2019 after being in business for 89 years... The westbound lanes of Highway 401 near Kingston, Ont., have been reopened after a crash involving approximately 30 vehicles, Ontario Provincial Police say.....The International Joint Commission (IJC) has no plans to shut the St. Lawrence Seaway early.... The International Joint Commission (IJC) announced its plans to start letting more water from the St Lawrence Fiver and Lake Ontario out of the dam at Cornwall... U.S. health officials tell consumers to avoid romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, California, because of another food poisoning outbreak. ... Brockville loses their Rona store during the Rona shakeup... 3200 CN Rail workers go on strike... Canopy Growth Corp.’s CEO Mark Zekulin is calling on the Ontario government to immediately commit to opening more retail stores across the province, as the industry reels from declining revenues, weak sales, falling prices and an inventory pile-up..... Dean Foods, America's largest milk producer, is filing for bankruptcy.....Brockville's Tall Ships Festival makes $100,000 in 2019... Hockey Night personality Don Cherry has been fired by Sportsnet following remarks he made about new Toronto citizens not wearing poppies.... Canadian pork and beef exports to China resuming, says Trudeau.... The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has renewed the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve’s UNESCO mandate after a two-year review required every decade.... Merrickville Wolford has won bragging rights as being Canada’s Prettiest Village after winning a Communities in Bloom contest for 2019..... Tim Nedow from Brockville came 9th at the Worlds Track and Field Championship Games — men's shot put final at 1:05 p.m. Saturday Oct 5th .... Houses in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark have the highest concentration of cancer-causing radon gas in the country.... Canadian Bianca Andreescu wins the US Open Single Women's Final.... Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Steve Clark announces that the cost of “blue box” recycling in the province will be transitioned away from municipalities to the actual producers of packaging starting on January 1, 2023. The target date for completing the process is December 31, 2025. A new robot barn in Western Ontario is now using a new automatic Lely manure vacuum — called the Discovery Collector — that is designed to replace alley scrapers.... Kingston's Canada Royal Milk holds job fair to hire 30 production technicians. The plant is scheduled to open in October 2019.... Smiths Falls-based Canopy Growth Corporation announces it will be donating $100,000 to the Kemptville nursery in support of Forest Ontario’s 50 million trees program.... Mayor Jim Watson of Ottawa says he is gay .... Dairy farmers in Canada are offered $1.75 billion over 8 years by the Liberal government as compensation for farmers harmed by trade deals... The federal government is putting $4.8 million into the Port of Johnstown to alleviate lags and bottlenecks at the Eastern Ontario shipping hub.... July is reported as the hottest month on record.... Ron Huck, a former teacher and businessman from Rockport was found guilty day of 11 sex-related offences against male victims dating as far back as the 1970s..... The historic Hotel Kenney, located in Jones Falls on the Rideau Canal is now available to be purchased.....

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Tips to Save Gas

Parliament Hill Web Cam 

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Lowest Gas Prices
Eastern Ontario


Sunday Dinner



tdc's FarmGate Bookstores 

Oh, my aching head!

About Colds, Flu and the H1N1 Virus?

Harvest Harvest Chart Hyw 401 Car Crashes
on the #401 &
 # 416 Highways
Fried Rice - Sunday Dinner 

Sunday Dinner Recipes  Ottawa

Eastern Ontario Hardiness Zone Map

Gardening Calendar Ottawa

Sold Wood Secretary desk with mirror, bookshelves, drawers, Collectables Ottawa
Giant Hogweed Maple Syrup Production

tdc's General Store 

Sen Bob Runciman

Bob Runciman Interview

Randy Hillier

Randy Hillier Interview

Frank de Jong

Frank de Jong Interview 



Farmers Market

Farmers' Markets in Eastern Ontario


Canada and


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tdc's Froggy  tdc's FarmGate Links

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Festivals and Special Events in Eastern Ontario

Festivals and Special Events Ottawa

Saving Electricity

Saving Electricity  Ottawa


Raccoons in Eastern Ontario

Airport Security 

Airport Security Measures

 Images of Eastern Ontario

Germinating seed animation

 Starting Plants

Crossing the Canadian Border

Bubble Insolated Greenhouse
A Canada Firs

Cdn Food Guide 

FarmGate Food Issues  




Lyme Disease Ottawa

Eastern Ontario
2019 Federal
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Eastern Ontario Political Structure

Holleford Meteor Crashing into Earth

Holleford Crater

Heating with Wood

In Water Turbine Generators

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Apple Variety Preferences

in Eastern Ontario

Fruit Preferences

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FarmGate Health

Raised Gardens

Raised Gardens

Meat Preferences


Pesticide Survey

Herb Preferences

So Good
Restaurant Review

Mandarin Olgivie Restaurant

Mandarin Olgivie
Restaurant Review

Sweetgrass Bistro Restaurant Review

FarmGate Links 

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Tree Care

Eastern Ontario Notices

FarmGate Notices

Public Washrooms Happy News -  Happy Talk

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Stay Cool

Staying Kool

Plant Preferences 

Vegetable Preferences



Eastern Ontario Rural 

Meteor Crash Landing


Christmas Trees

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Foot and Mouth Disease


Current Eastern Ontario Images


West Nile Virus and Mosquito Control  

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Regional Public Washroom 

apt for rent 

2 Bedroom
Apartment for Rent

Voter Apathy Comments

Avery's Recipes for Kids

Rural Revolution Protest at Health Unit in Brockville

Genetically Engineered Crops 

Shoveling Snow




Winter Driving Hints



Ying Yang Key Chain


Best Wishes to All During 2009!
Christmas Greetings!
Glossary of Current Food Terms

Build a Backyard Ice Rink


        Year of the Pig 

Chinese New Year's

Page Updated - Wednesday January 22, 2020

Did you know that the name "Ontario" comes from the 
Iroquois word "Kanadario" meaning "sparkling water."

and that the Aboriginal people who lived in this area
called the St Lawrence River - " the river that walks "

Give plants fertilizer and they will grow
Give children emotional security.... and they will blossom
Give adults encouragement  and trust .... and there will be peace

  Eastern  Ontario FarmGate producers are selling their 2019 products - there are  fresh eggs, chickens, geese, maple syrup products, apples, potting and bedding plants, and value added products  --- we encourage you to   get out and visit the farmers' markets and farmgates in Eastern Ontario

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