Smiths Falls - Editorials Smiths Falls en-us Thu, 12 May 2011 00:00:00 -04:00 Thu, 12 May 2011 00:00:00 -04:00 Museum in need of 2011 volunteers DEAR EDITOR:

Beginning May 21, the canal and museum will be open for business, and the museum needs help to get it ready for the world. There have been lots of changes to the museum this year and we need to clean it up and get ready.

If you are a student who needs to earn your community service hours, we have lots of opportunities for you. ...

]]> Thu, 12 May 2011 00:00:00 -04:00 Community bus a gem DEAR EDITOR:

For over 15 years Smiths Falls residents have relied upon the friendly welcome of Lynn Concordia, a bus driver for the Lions community bus service.

The shuttle bus runs every Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m. Pick ups take place at Pharma Plus and Shoppers Drugmart on Beckwith Street, Rideau Lumber on William Street and at various ...

]]>'Canada's+Forgotten+War' Thu, 12 May 2011 00:00:00 -04:00 War Amps re-release documentary on 'Canada's Forgotten War' Dear Editor:

April marks the 60th anniversary of the Battle of Kapyong - one of the most significant battles fought by the Canadians in the Korean War.

As a member of The War Amps Operation Legacy, a group of committed young people who are dedicated to preserving Canada's military heritage, I would like to highlight this anniversary.

On ...

]]> Thu, 12 May 2011 00:00:00 -04:00 Census time EMC Editorial - By now, everyone should have received their yellow 2011 Census package in the mail.

While the temptation may be to push it aside or even ignore it altogether - don't. A completed census is required by law so procrastination is definitely not recommended.

The 10 questions don't take long to complete and can now be answered and ...