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Is this unjust enrichment of MV lawyers a gift that will keep on giving?

Is this unjust enrichment of MV lawyers a gift that will keep on giving?

Editorial Last August the Association of Municipalities Ontario (AMO) published a report on the cost of municipal insurance. It said, “Rising municipal insurance costs continue to be a major concern ...
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OPP Bulletins Feb.6 2023

Barry's Bay shed fire sparks OPP investigation Killaloe OPP is investigating a mischief to property incident involving an abandoned shed. On February 2, 2023, shortly after 6:30 p.m., police responded ...
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Discovering the magic of native plants

Submitted by Lynn Jones of the Ottawa River Institute “Native plants” are trees, shrubs and wildflowers that have been present in the landscape for thousands of years. Cutting edge research ...
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Bonnechere Valley resident charged in voyeurism, child porn investigation

Members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged one person after an investigation into an allegation of voyeurism. On February 2, 2023, OPP began an ...
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Ontario recognizes Lorraine Finn volunteer extraordinaire

Lorraine Finn of Barry’s Bay received the Ontario Senior Achievement Award on Monday, Jan.31 2023 in Toronto from Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell and Raymond Cho, Minister for Seniors and Accessibility, ...
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Valley fire fighters battle major blaze in Combermere

At 5:16 pm on Friday, Feb.3 firefighters from both Halls of the Madawaska Valley Fire Dept. were despatched to a fire on Annie Mayhew Road in Combermere. On arrival, they ...
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Three pumpers 21 firefighters respond to Pinecrest Ave. fire in Barry’s Bay

On Thursday, Feb.2 the Madawaska Valley Fire Department was despatched to a structure fire in the 100 block of Pinecrest Avenue in Barry’s Bay. The call came at 5:34 pm ...
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Bite-sized news at Feb.3 2023

Extreme cold - are you prepared? Renfrew County and District Health Unit has circulated tips to reduce health risks and stay safe if you must be outdoors during this week's ...
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BLR resident charged with online child luring

Members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged one person after an investigation into an allegation of online luring. In November 2022, OPP began an ...
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Killaloe Fair – leaving only footprints and good vibes

 Almost half a century has passed since the first spark of community spirit and volunteerism manifested a weekend music festival in the Killaloe hills. Hosted on the farm of Fern ...
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Library heats up during winter chill

Outdoors that polar vortex is creating plenty of chills. Indoors, though, things are heating up thanks to the Madawaska Valley Public Library in Barry's Bay. Maybe you’re at home enjoying ...
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Eganville homicide victim identified

OPP Killaloe Detachment released the following on Jan.30: The Renfrew County Crime Unit has identified the victim in connection to an ongoing homicide investigation. On January 25, 2023, shortly before ...
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County Health Unit shares Canada’s new guidance on alcohol

The following was submitted by Renfrew County and District Health Unit: On Tuesday, January 17, the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) released Canada’s Guidance on Alcohol and ...
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Update – Suspect in custody re Eganville homicide investigation

The Renfrew County Crime Unit and members of the Killaloe OPP have one person in custody in connection to an ongoing homicide investigation. On January 25, 2023, shortly before 9:00 ...
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Police seek suspect in Eganville homicide investigation – public safety warning issued

The Renfrew County Crime Unit and members of the Killaloe OPP are currently investigating a homicide and are warning members of the public regarding a safety risk posed by the ...
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Thoughts on proposed redevelopment of Lakeshore Park on Barry’s Bay waterfront

Editor's note: The Current welcomes a new occasional contributor, Barry's Bay resident Roger Prince, who provides the following commentary about the proposed redevelopment of the Kamaniskeg Lake waterfront in Barry's ...
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OPP urge caution following fourteen recent collisions involving deer

The Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is urging all motorists to be cautious of deer after responding to fourteen property damage collisions involving deer over the past ...
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Two MV residents seriously injured in fatal head-on collision on Hwy.60

OPP Technical Collision Investigators, (TCI) were called to assist with a motor vehicle collision investigation that resulted in the death of one driver. On January 20, 2023, at approximately 1:00 ...
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North Algona Wilberforce first Valley township to try homesharing

Submitted by Affordable Housing Alliance of the Ottawa Valley The small Township of North Algona Wilberforce (NAW) is going to be the first in the Ottawa Valley to try a ...
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Tree of Lights campaign raises record 120k for hospital equipment

St. Francis Valley Healthcare Foundation (SFVH) has released the results of its year-end fundraising campaign, Tree of Lights 2022, which raised a record $120,000 for the purchase of much needed ...
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Bite-sized news at Jan.19 2023

Now that the snow is here Snow-lovers: Mark your calendars for two exciting outdoor events! Opeongo Snow Birds Snowmobile Club 40th Anniversary: The Club is hosting a Trailside Barbecue to ...
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MV dumps Giorno and Young-Lovelace as Integrity Commissioners — appoints replacement

Editorial At the Jan.17 Regular Council meeting, the newly-elected Council of Madawaska Valley passed a By-Law to appoint Tony E. Fleming of the firm Cunningham Swan Lawyers as Integrity Commissioner ...
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The impact of Ontario’s More Homes Built Faster Act on our waterfront

Editor's note: The following article written by Monica Seidel was submitted for publication by Watersheds Canada. While the opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and not ...
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Get a smoke alarm – don’t become a fire statistic says MV Fire Chief

Madawaska Valley Fire Department released the following on Jan.9 2023: Ontario recorded 133 fire fatalities in 2022. It has been at least 20 years since there were this many people killed ...
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Sunday, Jan.8

Affordable Housing Alliance of the Ottawa Valley - MV The Madawaska Valley arm of the Affordable Housing Alliance of the Ottawa Valley seeks members. To explore local housing issues and ...
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