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APRIL 6, 1994: The Town of Deep River has purchased the Keys Conference Centre property from AECL. The purchase price has not been made public, but town officials have suggested it is very close to the $804,000 list price.

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Province releases 2013 “sunshine list” – DR numbers up

The province says not, but it seems the dollars continue to grow across Renfrew County when it comes to Ontario’s “100K Club.” The province recently released its annual “sunshine list” of public sector employees earning more than $100,000. Across Ontario, …

MPP calls on gov’t to bring down budget

The provincial government of Premier Kathleen Wynne is delaying its 2014 budget in a desperate attempt to put off a vote that could bring it down, says MPP John Yakabuski. In a monthly column from Queen’s Park, Yakabuski said that, …

Hydro protests planned Friday

MPP John Yakabuski says province-wide protests planned for this Friday show Ontario residents are fed up with rising hydro prices. Protests will be held in at least 25 communities across the province, including here in the Upper Ottawa Valley. The …

Town to put money into pool, arena

The two biggest recreational facilities in town are showing their age, and Deep River council is giving serious consideration to major uplifts for both. Town council tacitly approved large expenditures of money for both the arena and community pool during …