It is complicated

Truth be told, I had hoped that the COVID-19 pandemic would be behind us by now. Instead we have seen how viruses mutate to survive and thrive. This should not have come as a surprise as resilience is common to all life. Now that COVID-19 is with us into a …

High-tech dental practice in the Bay celebrates third anniversary

Barry’s Bay Family Dental Practice celebrated its third anniversary under the ownership of Dr. Zulfar Moledina on August 10 and that was the day The Current visited the practice to learn about the changes he has implemented since 2018. His enthusiasm for bringing state-of-the-art dentistry to rural Ottawa Valley remains …

23 August 2021

Toronto Star Covid article puts Barry’s Bay under national spotlight On August 21 the Toronto Star published an article by Omar Mosleh entitled Why Barry’s Bay could be ‘the perfect incubation box’ — an example of a small town’s vulnerability to the Delta variant. The contents of Mosleh’s investigation have …

Polish Embassy honours WW II Canadian and Polish soldiers – a local connection

Report submitted by the Polish Heritage Institute – Kaszuby, Canada KASZUBY, CANADA During the weekend of August 14 -15, 2021 a number of events under the patronage of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland were held in Barry’s Bay and Round Lake. This particular weekend has a twofold meaning …

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