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this week in history

JULY 2, 1986: Neil McLean Raven retires this week after 36 years as a police officer, 19 of them as Deep River’s chief of police. Deep River’s force was in a state of upheaval at the time of Raven’s arrival and only Constable Aksel Ahokas remained of the original force. Raven rebuilt the force from scratch and there have been few changes in personnel since.

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The massive $12.8 billion refurbishment of four nuclear reactors at Ontario Power Generation’s Darlington generating station will have an equally massive economic spin-off for companies right across Ontario. > continue reading