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White Lake residents threaten secession over fire hall closure

November 13, 2020
By CBC News

Nov. 13, 2020, White Lake, Ont. – Some residents of a rural region west of Ottawa are so upset by a decision to close local fire halls they’re threatening to break away and join a neighbouring township. The long-simmering tension in the Township of Lanark Highlands reached a boil in August when the local council approved a plan to close three volunteer fire halls in the township’s northern sector and replace them with a single station farther south. CBC News reports. | READ MORE