Seat of Wisdom’s application to convert 3-bedroom house to 8-bedroom dormitory meets with hostile response from MV Council

On the Agenda for a Public Meeting of Madawaska Valley Council on Aug.8 was an application from Seat of Wisdom College (SWC) asking MV Township to approve a Zoning By-Law amendment to transform a 3-bedroom family home in Barry’s Bay into a Religious Educational Facility with dormitory space for up …

Happy Canada Day

Here’s a quick catch-up of some Valley events this weekend and beyond. Fireworks postponed The Total Fire Ban imposed by the Province means that the annual fireworks display run by MV Fire Department staff and volunteers has been postponed. Once the Ban is lifted, the municipality will post a new …

Chinook helicopter crashes in Ottawa River near Garrison Petawawa

Two Royal Canadian Air Force crewmembers are missing and two have been hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after a Chinook helicopter crashed in the Ottawa River near Garrison Petawawa at 12:10 am Tuesday morning. The Department of National Defence (DND) confirmed the CH-147 helicopter was on a training flight and carried …

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 …

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