How the Madawaska Valley Family Health Team has adapted health care to serve the community

The Madawaska Valley Family Health Team (MVFHT) has served patients through the COVID pandemic and continues to provide services during the Stage 3 COVID restrictions. This article will help to clarify the scope of practice provided by our Nurse Practitioners who have expanded services within our community. Shown above are …

Blessed are the peacemakers – the case for using mediation to resolve disputes

Opinion   Mediation has been used as a method of dispute resolution in a variety of different cultures for more than 3,000 years. “Blessed are the peacemakers” — this scripture inspired me to become a mediator as a child. Now a Chartered Mediator in Canada with well over one thousand …

County Legal Clinic now provides workplace sexual harassment advice

Late last year the Renfrew County Legal Clinic received funding from the Department of Justice to develop a sexual harassment program. This resulted in the Clinic implementing a program designed to increase public awareness and knowledge around sexual harassment in the workplace, and to provide access to legal information and …

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