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this week in history

DECEMBER 23, 1964: In his closing address to council for 1964, Mayor WW Prest complimented the elected representatives on their “vim, vigour and initiative.” They have been power houses in council, he told them, and often difficult to deal with because of their decided opinions, but they had worked hard to give sound economic government.

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County to hire Ontario lobby firm?

The County of Renfrew has already hired outside help to try to influence the federal government as it moves the Chalk River laboratories to a government-owned, contractor-operated (GoCo) management model. Now it may seek help at Queen’s Park to make …

Hospital outsources lab work

The Deep River & District Hospital is outsourcing most of its lab work under a new partnership with LifeLabs Medical Laboratories Services. > continue reading        

County lays out line on CNL

Renfrew County Warden Peter Emon hopes the key players involved in the restructuring of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) are taking local input into that process seriously. > continue reading        

How much longer for NRU?

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) expects to hear from the federal government “in the near future” on plans for the NRU reactor at Chalk River beyond 2016. > continue reading