Dan Criger releases a modest climate proposal

Dan Criger, Independent Candidate for the riding of Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, has today released his ​Modest Climate Proposal​. In it he proposes that the burden of emissions reductions should be on the wealthiest individuals, not seniors and low income families as is presently the case. All parties are promising to “put a …

Libertarian candidate satisfied with OFA debate conduct

Stefan Klietsch, Libertarian Party of Canada candidate for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, is declaring satisfaction with the conduct of the All-Candidates Debate hosted by the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) on October 9th at the Cobden Agricultural Hall. “There was concern with the pledge by OFA organizers to discourage criticism of other candidates …

Gallant says healthcare cutbacks target soldiers and veterans

“Targeting the healthcare of serving members and veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces is wrong,” stated Cheryl Gallant, Conservative candidate for Garrison Petawawa. “Trudeau was happy to give convicted terrorist Omar Kadhr 10.5 million tax-payer dollars. Now voters know where he got the money.” Above: Canadian Armed Forces veteran, Barry Schimmens, …

Company of Happy Adventurers make unexpected find

On October 6 the Company of Happy Adventurers didn’t exactly find what they were looking for five kilometers west of Barry’s Bay. They found something far more interesting. The newly formed group of outdoor enthusiasts set off to enjoy some fresh air and fall colours while they searched for the …

OPP Killaloe weekly news Sept.30 to Oct.6

During the week of September 30 – October 6, 2019 there were 107 calls for service for the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), including the Whitney Detachment. There were thirteen motor vehicle collisions, eight were animal related. There were two domestic disputes and no domestic disputes which …

Renfrew OPP update – missing girl found safe

The Renfrew Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is happy to report that a missing 12-year old girl has been found safe. Volunteers with the Whitewater Region Fire Department and community volunteers located the girl in the Cobden area. She had last been seen on the evening of October …

Minister of Education announces tentative agreement with CUPE

At 9:45 p.m. October 6, 2019 The Current received the following media release: TORONTO — Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following regarding a tentative agreement with CUPE: “Parents can rest easy knowing that the Government worked tirelessly to ensure their children remain in the classroom, where they …

Renfrew County District Health Unit releases 2018 annual report

Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) has released its Annual Report 2018 which provides a summary of activities, achievements and information about the work RCDHU has undertaken over the course of the 2018 year. The report includes information about programs and services, as well as the planning and advocacy …

Meet the Candidates at Westmeath Oct.9

A “Meet the Candidates” event has been organized for the voters of Beachburg and Westmeath to have the opportunity to engage with those running to represent them. This event will be held at the Westmeath Community Centre on Oct. 9th starting at 6:00 p.m.. All candidates in attendance will be …

October 9th candidates meeting

I want to express my deep concern for democracy in the riding of Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke. The facts of the matter are laid out in a letter from the Riverview Senior Social Club circulating around the province this morning. Once again our incumbent MP has put this riding in the national news …

All candidates meetings in Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke

All Candidates Meeting For Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke riding will be held at the Killaloe Lions Hall Saturday, Oct. 5 7 to 9 p.m. Followed by a social time with refreshments. All of the candidates have been invited: David Ainsworth — People’s Party of Canada Dan Criger — Independent Cheryl Gallant—Conservative Stefan Klietsch …