On this week’s edition of The Corridor, CFRC’s Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Chris Lawrie, with a story about Connor Hamlyn’s 900km fundraising hike along the Bruce Trail to raise money for Lionhearts. Jesse Bell with a story from LJI Reporter for YGK News, Owen Fullerton, about Via Rail’s new early bird train stop in the Ottawa-Toronto corridor. Dinah Jansen reads a story from the LJI Reporter for The Kingstonist, Michelle Dorey Forestell, about Napanee Town Council’s approval of a $200,000 bid to upgrade the town’s aging CCTV camera system. Jesse Bell reads a story from the LJI Reporter for the Morrisburg Leader, Phillip Blancher, about the Ontario government’s crackdown on cell phone use and vaping in schools for the 2024-2025 school year.

In other regional news, LJI Reporter for CJAI FM, Amherst Island, Ted Evans, with a story about Loyalist Township’s appeal to the Federal government to reevaluate their current funding model for smaller municipalities. LJI Reporter for CJPE, Brenda Little, with a story about Picton’s first “Repair Cafe”. LJI Reporter Jeff Gard from CFWN Cobourg presents a story about the ambitious 2024 fundraising goal for the Northumberland County chapter of the United Way. Jesse Bell with the Environment Canada weather report for the Kingston region and CFRC’s Community Concert and Events Calendar.

The Corridor is made possible by the Local Journalism Initiative and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

 

 

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