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this week in history

SEPTEMBER 16, 1959: Deep River will move another step toward normalcy on October 1 when the medical doctors commence private practice. At present doctors in the town are paid a salary by AECL and with the exception of a few employees, all medical fees are deducted from pay cheques. The Deep River Hospital will remain under the jurisdiction of the company, and doctors’ nurses will continue to be company employees.

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Chalk River professionals picket for pensions

Members of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) and the Chalk River Professional Employees Group (CRPEG) held an information picket outside the plant gates in Chalk River Tuesday to draw attention to what they are calling …

Town begins move to LED streetlights

Deep River hopes to be tripping the lights fantastic, and saving money in the process. Town council signed on last week to the initial stages of a streetlight conversion project to light emitting diodes (LEDs). RealTerm Energy will be conducting …

Deadline extended for AECL GoCo bidders

It will take a little longer than planned to complete the first round of bidding for the Chalk River Laboratories. The federal government has extended the final deadline for its “Request for Response Evaluation” (RFRE) for companies hoping to take …

Deep River still #2 on tax list

Deep River is still number 2. And that’s a good thing when it comes to taxes. The County of Renfrew has released its annual survey of municipal tax rates among its 17 member municipalities. The rates are taken from the …