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Talk to loved ones about organ donation

The Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) is celebrating Valentine’s Day by reminding Ontarians to sign their organ donor cards and speak to their family about their wishes.

“We have a shortage of organs in Ontario. There are too many men, women, and children on the organ transplant waiting list,” said Frank Markel, president and CEO of TGLN.

OLW class delivers anti-drug message

The Grade 7/8 class at Our Lady of the Way School in Stratton received a message about drugs from the OPP, then turned around and used it to help deliver the message to the public.

Two weeks ago, OPP Community Services Officer Anne McCoy visited the class to talk about the effects of drugs on people, as well as how to make healthy choices and have healthy relationships.

CT Scanner is on order: Woods

Wayne Woods, CEO of Riverside Health Care Facilities, Inc., yesterday confirmed the CT Scanner for La Verendrye General Hospital has been ordered.

“After a comprehensive selection process, we are satisfied and confident that we have made an informed decision,” said Woods.

“We have chosen a Toshiba Aquilion 64-slice CT Scanner,” he added.