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Roaring Fun in Renfrew : A Town to Love

By MAGGIE M, Editor, thewedge.live

I stepped onto terra firma in Renfrew, Ontario, a beautiful town in the Upper Ottawa Valley, for the first time in my life last week. 1,296 more words

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Mystery Arnprior : far more than imagined

By MAGGIE M, Editor, thewedge.LIVE

Last week, this writer drove into a town that had been in my thoughts for some time; but, until then, my feet had not touched its soil. 1,008 more words

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Bonnechere Caves I

It was a case of looking for a tourist attraction that would appeal to both young and old and a little bit different, not just another museum. 429 more words


United Ways across Eastern Ontario to merge

The United Way will soon become the “amalgamated way” in Ottawa, Lanark, Renfrew and Prescott-Russell.

Talks have been underway for more than two years on the proposed merger that would see the charities share “back end” costs such as accounting and human resources, while maintaining their public “front end” services in their communities, said Ottawa United Way executive director Michael Allen. 554 more words

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Snow blankets Ottawa, school bus service cancelled

It’s shovel time.

Ottawa was blanketed by a major snow storm last night and we have the road conditions to prove it.

School buses are cancelled in the city and across Eastern Ontario. 135 more words

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Reevely: Ottawa demands more of neighbouring paramedics, but paying less

Ottawa has sought nearly twice as much help from neighbours’ ambulances since it stopped paying for it this year, say the paramedic services that have had to supply it. 1,178 more words

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Egan: Small-town Ontario fears a fentanyl overdose wave

Fentanyl was first a patch, then a wave, now a swamp.

Overnight Monday, there were 11 drug overdoses on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, with the painkilling opioid as the main suspect. 807 more words

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