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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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Municipalities back “two hatter” firefighters

Ontario’s municipalities are going to court to support the province’s “double hatter” firefighters. The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) recently applied for intervenor status in a case before the Ontario Labour Relations Board. AMO will be appearing on behalf …

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 …