For all the seniors in North Renfrew, and everyone else as well because no one is immune, if you have a heart attack, this is the best place in Ontario to have one. Continue reading
Several articles have been published recently in the NRT involving “lame ducks” – specifically whether Deep River council should delegate authority to the chief administrative officer prior to the upcoming municipal election in case it gets caught in the “lame duck” situation.
My concern is not how council decides to proceed, but rather that it is placed in this predicament at all. The problem is the Ontario Municipal Act. Continue reading
To Larry Dumoulin and the members of Deep River council: You should all be ashamed of yourselves. Continue reading
Re: “Town signs ‘historic’ fire agreement with CNL,” NRT May 30.
Congratulations to Deep River council for the historic fire services partnership with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories!
This agreement is hard-won progress arising from a decade of effort to restructure the fire department and is very good news for the protection of Deep River residents. Continue reading
Re: “Council members demand apology,” NRT May 23.
I rarely agree with Larry Dumoulin, particularly with regard to matters relating to firefighters, but the judgement rendered on his dispute concerning the conflict of interest issue was shameful. Continue reading
by Vance Gutzman
Sorry I haven’t written in a while. It’s not for lack of trying. Continue reading
Slightly more than a week ago, I was involved in a minor incident at the Deep River Community Pool which I would like to share; specifically, the fire alarms sounded shortly after the “Early Bird” swimmers had finished their swim and cleared the pool. Continue reading
Not long ago my two daughters admonished me for being stuck in my old-fashioned ways. I had just stumbled trying to do something simple (for them!) on my “smart” phone: “Come on dad, get your head and your butt wired together and join the 21st century.” Continue reading
I have had the privilege to spend my scientific career so far at what was arguably one of, if not the most, successful and highest-impact science infrastructure investments Canada has made – the National Research Universal (NRU) reactor. Continue reading
In your June 21, 2017, issue under the title “55 Years Ago,” you published a story about three Deep River boys who had won Honorable Mentions at the CNE in 1962 for their asbestos clay and papier mache work. Continue reading