Privatization of some healthcare services gives cause for concern – Referendum to take place May 26-27 in MV

The Current received the following media release from the Renfrew County Health Coalition on May 8. Renfrew County is calling code red on the healthcare system proposed by the province’s Bill 60, which allows for private companies to arrange healthcare services with less qualified health caregivers, less transparency and less …

Weekend to remember

After a hiatus caused by the pandemic, the annual Opeongo Heritage Cup Hockey Tournament returned to Madawaska Valley last weekend. The opening ceremonies honoured Carl Lacombe, Valley resident who died in October 2022 and was Head of Hockey Operation for the Heritage Cup. Also honoured was Gino Odjick an Algonquin …

Valley Manor status report on redevelopment project – mounting costs a concern

At the Mar.21 Regular Meeting, Madawaska Valley Council heard a presentation from Valley Manor Long Term Care. Speaking on behalf of the Manor were Trisha DesLaurier, CEO, and Stacey McDonald, Director of Finance. Members of the Valley Manor Board also attended: Kathy Marion, Board Chair; Steve F. McCann, Vice-Chair; and …

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