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BIG RIVER TECHNOLOGES INC. SELECTS GANANOQUE

June 21, 2016 Town News


Gananoque, Ontario. June 20, 2016. big river technologies inc., a startup software development company providing nearshore development services to its US client base, has announced it has selected Gananoque as the new home for its state of the art software design facility. The firm confirmed it is
working with government and a local developer to finalize plans for the centre, which is expected to host 30-50 employees by the end of 2017. The planned 10,000 square foot facility will be a state-of-theart software design workspace, in the heart of the Gananoque waterfront area.

According to big river founder, John Free, Gananoque was selected, not only because the company believes the river lifestyle will help attract and retain employees, but also because of its strategic proximity between Concordia, McGill, Carlton, and Queens universities as well as Algonquin & St.Lawrence colleges. "The reception we've received in Gananoque has been incredible. Shelley Hirstwood and her team have really smoothed the way for us. Trish McNamara and the whole Keys organization have been instrumental in helping us find our first core employees locally. I believe Gananoque is at the tipping point of a renaissance, and we are very excited to be a part of it.", said Free.

More information on big river technologies inc., may be found at the firm's website http://www.bigrivertech.com
If you would like more information about this topic, please contact John Free at 613-900-2291 or email at john.free@bigrivertech.com.

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Gananoque Town Council and +VG Architects will be hosting a Public Open House

June 7, 2016 Town News

Gananoque Town Council and +VG Architects will be hosting a Public Open House on Wednesday, June 22nd 2016 regarding the proposed Town Hall Addition.
The public is invited to attend the Open House to see the progress to date on the project and offer their feedback.
Date - Wednesday June 22nd Time - 5pm - 7pm Location - Emergency Services Building 340 Herbert St.

If you have any questions regarding the project or the upcoming open house please contact : Brenda Guy - bguy@gananoque.ca or 613 382 2149 ext. 1126

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Town Congratulates Chris Wagar on his new Appointment

June 6, 2016 Town News

June 6, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Town Congratulates Chris Wagar on his new Appointment as Manager, Roads & Bridges with the County of Lennox & Addington

Today, the Town of Gananoque regretfully accepted Chris Wagar’s resignation from the position of Director of Public Works effective June 24th 2016. Mr. Wagar has taken on a new appointment as Manager, Roads & Bridges with the County of Lennox and Addington. “Council and staff extend our sincerest congratulations to Chris,” stated CAO, Shellee Fournier. “This is a wonderful opportunity for Chris that will take him closer to home allowing him to spend more time with his wife Janis and their two daughters, Nora and Kaelyn.”

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