Affordable housing committee for MV struck at Barry’s Bay townhall meeting

Housing is the number one issue, say local politicians at townhall meeting. BARRY’S BAY, September 21: Canada’s housing crisis is hitting small towns hard, and although they don’t have the resources of big cities, small municipalities like Madawaska Valley Township can and must work with local people to solve this …

Valley volunteer Loraine Haskins given June Callwood Award

Madawaska Valley resident and longtime volunteer Loraine Haskins was presented with the June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism on August 14 at Madawaska Valley Hospice Palliative Care. At her bedside to witness her receiving the award from Michael Ford, Ontario Minister of Citizenship and Multiculturalism, were family members and …

Health Unit requests patience and explains how to obtain bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster

Renfrew County and District Health Unit distributed the following information on Sept.12 2022. Starting today, Renfrew County and District residents 18 years of age or older will be able to book bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster appointments at local clinics. Please note that the bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster will not be …

Municipal candidates meetings kick off tonight at the Barry’s Bay Legion

Valley voters in this year’s municipal election have multiple opportunities to become fully informed about the candidates who seek office. Both Townhall forums and Candidate Meet & Greet events mean that residents can ask questions and hear what each candidate has to say on the issues that are important to …

Townhall meeting in Barry’s Bay aims to put affordable housing on MV municipal election agenda

A new organization dedicated to creating affordable housing is holding a townhall meeting in Barry’s Bay on September 21 in hopes of inspiring local people, municipal officers, potential investors, local business and other to take action to create housing and to show municipal candidates how they can help. The Affordable …

Sun shines on “Friends of St Francis” golf tournament & online auction

Submitted by the St. Francis Valley Healthcare Foundation. All photos submitted. KILLALOE – On Sept. 2, 36 teams teed up for the annual Friends of St Francis Charity Golf Tournament held at the Homestead at Wolf Ridge Golf course. Above: Participants gather for instructions before the shotgun start. Running in conjunction …

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