Arena grant refused – MV seeks other source of funds The government’s refusal to approve a grant application to renew the ice slab and renovate the Paul J. Yakabuski Community Centre in Barry’s Bay was reviewed by Madawaska Valley Council in Committee on September 1. A letter from the Investment …

Dr. Robert Cushman issues COVID-19 warning for Renfrew County

This afternoon, Dr. Robert Cushman, Acting Medical Officer for Renfrew County & District, released the following personal note about COVID-19: We have had more cases in the last month than in the previous three months. Worse, this weekend we could possibly be witnessing our first serious community outbreak in Renfrew …

Message from The Current

Sorry if you had to make repeated attempts to read The Current online yesterday evening. According to our statistics in the period 6pm-9pm The Current had more than three thousand readers which resulted in a traffic jam. We apologize if you were not among those who got online. We’re working …

Countdown to BayBud opening

Folks at a new business in Madawaska Valley are counting down the hours until they can sell cannabis products. BayBud Cannabis, located at 48 Bay Street in Barry’s Bay, will have its final inspection by the Alcohol & Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) on Friday, September 11. The Current met …

How the Madawaska Valley Family Health Team has adapted health care to serve the community

The Madawaska Valley Family Health Team (MVFHT) has served patients through the COVID pandemic and continues to provide services during the Stage 3 COVID restrictions. This article will help to clarify the scope of practice provided by our Nurse Practitioners who have expanded services within our community. Shown above are …

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