Local police bulletins

OPP Killaloe Detachment Barry’s Bay protest referred to OPP Provincial Liaison Team: The Current has been told by OPP Killaloe Detachment that the detachment received two calls concerning the demonstration in Barry’s Bay on Saturday, Apr.24. We learned they did have an officer drive by the location on the way to …

April 25 2021

Another Saturday, another protest in Barry’s Bay A demonstration of an estimated 20 to 30 people at the three-way stop in Barry’s Bay took place on Saturday, April 24 between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. according to reports on social media and from a number of readers who contacted The …

Province extends hospital capacity by supporting transfers to long term care homes

Ontario’s Ministry of Long Term Care distributed the following information on April 24: The Ontario government is responding to the recent rapid rise in hospitalizations with measures that will add capacity to the health care system. “The third wave of COVID-19 is putting unprecedented pressure on Ontario’s hospitals, requiring immediate …

Apr.18 2021

New inter-provincial travel restrictions take effect tonight The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) wants to assure the public that essential travel between Ontario and neighbouring provinces will be permitted, despite new measures designed to help limit the transmission of the COVID-19 virus. The OPP will have members located on roadways, at …

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 …

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