COVID-19 Variant of Concern exposures at George Vanier Catholic School

Renfrew County & District Health Unit distributed the following on April 16: Today, April 16, Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) in collaboration with the Renfrew County Catholic District School Board (RCCDSB), is confirming that there were COVID-19 exposures at George Vanier Catholic School in Combermere, on April 6 …

Killaloe OPP bulletins

Charges laid in Barry’s Bay hit and run last December Members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have concluded the investigation into a Fail to Remain Motor Vehicle Collision after a woman was stuck by a vehicle in the Barry’s Bay area of Madawaska Valley Township. …

Resident claims BLR Integrity Commissioner lacks integrity

The Brudenell Lyndoch Raglan (BLR) Integrity Commissioner, Ms. Peggy Young-Lovelace of the Sudbury consulting firm E4m Solutions Inc., was criticized on April 7th when a resident spoke during a public council meeting. BLR resident Mike McCloskey accused E4m of making false statements, misusing its authority to influence council and ultimately …

Time to be bear wise

Note: with the arrival of warmer weather the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and Ontario Provincial Police issued the following bulletin on April 7: Public should exercise caution as bears come out of hibernation The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) remind you …

Pembroke Regional Hospital defers elective surgeries as of April 12

The following was received from Pembroke Regional Hospital (PRH) April 9: In order to ensure that there are enough beds and staffing to support the care of COVID-19 patients and additional patients who may require transfer to the Pembroke Regional Hospital from other health care facilities who are experiencing over-capacity, …

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