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
by John Hilborn
The National Research Universal Reactor (NRU) and the Canadian Neutron Beam Centre at the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) in Chalk River, Ontario are scheduled to close permanently on March 31, 2018. Continue reading
by Vance Gutzman
Worried that, for the first time in 21 years I wouldn’t be able to file a Christmas column for this paper, I decided to take a nap this afternoon in an attempt to clear my head.
But just as I was about to doze off I was awakened by the combination of an itchy leg and the nagging thought in my head that I should, really should, know the name of Archie Bunker’s grandson. Continue reading
by Elizabeth Renzetti
At the very beginning of our conversation, Vance Gutzman makes it clear that he might have to get off the phone without much warning.
Someone might come into the office of the North Renfrew Times wanting to renew her subscription. Continue reading