April 5 2021

National anti-hate group questions Seat of Wisdom policies and links to conspiracy theorists On April 1st the Canadian Anti-Hate Network (CAHN) published an article in which Seat of Wisdom College (SWC) comes under the microscope for its “anti-LGBTQ+ policies” and its links through faculty members to “ultra-right conservative media blogs” …

Reader supports Hastings Highlands proposed shoreline bylaw

The following letter was received from a resident concerned about maintaining healthy waterways in the area. Dear Editor, The Madawaska Valley Current generally covers issues specific to Madawaska Valley but a proposed Shoreline Preservation bylaw currently under consideration in Hastings Highlands will impact many residents on Kamaniskeg Lake. The municipality …

RCDHU shutdown Fact Sheet

Renfrew County & District Health Unit issued the following information on Apr.2, stating that when the Provincewide Emergency Brake Shutdown fact sheet was developed, the province stated on their website that golf courses and ski hills were to be closed. However, subject to conditions, golf courses and ski hills have …

St. Francis Valley Healthcare foundation benefits from Legion donation

On March 26 representatives from the Royal Canadian Legion, Barry’s Bay Branch 406 and local healthcare partners St. Francis Valley Healthcare Foundation (SFVH) and St. Francis Memorial Hospital (SFMH) met at the Legion Hall as a donation of $5,100 was presented to SVFH. Above from left: Erin Gienow, Executive Director, …

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