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Welcome to The Current News page! Here you will find any important updates and information issued by the Township of North Algona Wilberforce. You will also find some fun community and recreation stories.

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April 21, 2021| Caregiver Connect

    Free Webinar series for parents with young children, weekly offerings.  Please pass on to your networks and parents with young children   Barb Pierce Family Peer Supporter | Pair aidant aux familles Ottawa: 613.321.3211 ext.506 | Toll free/sans...

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April 19, 2021| OPP News Release

    FROM: Corporate Communications DATE: April 18, 2021 OPP ENFORCEMENT UNDER THE STAY-AT-HOME ORDER (ORILLIA, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is requesting that Ontarians voluntarily comply with the new emergency orders as it does its part to...

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April 16, 2021| Renfrew County Emergency Child Care

  Media Relations                              _______________________________________________________________________________ NEWS RELEASE                                                                                                  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE...

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April 14, 2021| OVCATA Bike Bank

OVCATA launches Bike Bank so everyone can ride   The Ottawa Valley Cycling and Active Transportation Alliance (OVCATA) is launching a unique new service to enable everyone in the Valley who needs a bike to have one. Volunteers working with the Bike Bank collect...

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April 13, 2021| RCDHU Advisory

  Renfrew County and District Health Unit “Optimal Health for All in Renfrew County and District”For Immediate Release (Pembroke, Ontario, 3:10 p.m., April 13, 2021) Advisory issued for COVID-19 exposure at Brad’s Taxi in Renfrew   Today, Renfrew County and...

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April 12, 2021| Ontario Moves Schools to Remote Learning

  NEWS RELEASE Ontario Moves Schools to Remote Learning Following Spring Break Continued Rise in COVID-19 Cases Demands Shift to Protect Students and Staff and Slow Community Spread April 12, 2021 Office of the Premier Table of Contents Content Quick Facts...

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April 9, 2021| OPP Media Release

Ontario Provincial Police Police provinciale de l’Ontario   FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP DATE: April 09, 2021 ATV ROLLOVER LEADS TO IMPAIRED DRIVING CHARGE (NORTH ALGONA-WILBERFORCE TWP, ON) – On April 7, 2021, at approximately 7:20 p.m., officers from the...

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April 9, 2021| In memory of Prince Philip

                                                 Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,  June 10, 1921 - April 9, 2021   His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.  passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. The Township of North Algona...

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April 8, 2021|RCD Communications Committee

    RCD COVID-19 Vaccine Communications CommitteeFor Immediate Release (Pembroke, Ontario, 3:15 p.m., April 8, 2021) COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Opening April 10 to Seniors 65 Years of Age and Over There has been tremendous interest and uptake in COVID-19...

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April 7, 2021| Provincial Emergency Stay at Home Order

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Enacts Provincial Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order Additional measures needed to protect health system capacity and save lives during third wave of COVID-19 April 7, 2021 Office of the Premier Table of Contents Content Quick Facts Additional...

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April 7, 2021| Renfrew County Community Gardens

    NEWS RELEASE                                                                                                        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 7, 2021   PROVINCE & COUNTY of RENFREW SUPPORTING SECOND INTAKE FOR COMMUNITY GARDENS County of...

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April 6, 2021|Bonnechere Union Library Update

Our hours have not changed! You can still walk through our doors, however, you can not touch any items on the shelves. We encourage you to call, email, or place a hold via our catalogue, and we'll contact you when your items are ready! We've got quick turnaround and...

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April 6, 2021| Response to Provincial Shutdown

To North Algona Wilberforce Residents Response to the Ontario Government’s April 1st, 2021 Announcement regarding covid-19 and the provincial shutdown being imposed. Effective April 6th the Township will be closed to the public.  Residents will are invited to use the...

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April 1, 2021| Renfrew County – Provincewide Shutdown

   Ontario Implements Provincewide Emergency Brake   (Pembroke, Ontario, 3:20 p.m., April 1, 2021)Ontario Government Introduces Provincewide Shutdown Ahead of Easter WeekendToday, the Ontario Government announced the implementation of a provincewide shutdown,...

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April 1, 2021| Ontario- COVID – 19 Emergency Brake

    Ontario Implements Provincewide Emergency Brake All 34 Public Health Unit Regions to Move into Shutdown April 1, 2021 Office of the Premier TORONTO —The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health...

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April 1, 2021| OPP Media Release

Ontario Provincial Police Police provinciale de l’Ontario   FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment DATE: April 1, 2021 POLICE SEARCH FOR MISSING MAN           (PEMBROKE, ON) –The Upper Ottawa Valley (UOV) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is...

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April 1, 2021| Renfrew County E-Walk In Counselling Clinic

    The Renfrew County CollaborativeE-Walk-In Counselling Clinic (WICC) Who can access the WICC? Our virtual walk-in clinic provides quick and easy access to mental health and addiction therapy services foradults, children, teens and families. We recognize,...

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April 1, 2021|MNRF Watershed Statement

    Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety  Pembroke District Thursday, April 01, 2021 - 10:00am The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Pembroke District is advising area residents that the Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety that...

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March 29, 2021| RCDHU Communications Committee

   General COVID-19 Vaccine Information 1. When will Renfrew County and District residents receive the COVID-19 vaccine? RCDHU will be aligning the COVID-19 vaccination rollout as directed by the Ministry of Health and is working to ensure residents receive the...

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March 29, 2021| Renfrew & County District Health Unit

   (Pembroke, Ontario, 9:15 a.m., March 29, 2021) COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Now Open to Seniors 75 Years of Age and Older After tremendous uptake for COVID-19 vaccination in the 80+ population, the list of those eligible to register for vaccination...

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March 26, 2021 |Caution Grist Mill Road 2021

 March 26, 2021  RE: GRIST MILL ROAD  Please drive with caution. A short section of Grist Mill Road off Highway 60 and before Wilkens Road is experiencing some failure.  The road in this area is soft and spongy with several large boils as the frost comes out of the...

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March 26, 2021| Renfrew & County District Health Unit

   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Pembroke, Ontario, 2:45 p.m. March 26, 2021) RCDHU Introduces “COVID-19 Safe Dining” Requirements for Patrons and Operators Effective April 02, 2021 - Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) is requiring that patrons dine out...

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March 26, 2021| Media Release- North Algona Wilberforce

 Media Release                                          March 26, 2021 The Township of North Algona Wilberforce and the Eganville Sno-Drifters Club are pleased to announce that a “Letter of Intent” has been signed by both the club and the township that will...

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March 25, 2021| Renfrew & County District Health Unit

     (Pembroke, Ontario, 3:15 p.m., March 25, 2021) Vaccine Appointments to be Available Early Next Week for Residents 75 to 79 Years of Age There has been tremendous interest and uptake in COVID-19 vaccination so far in Renfrew County and District (RCD)....

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March 25, 2021|MNRF Statement Issued

      March 25, 2021 The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forests (MNRF) has issued the following statement:   Residents in Renfrew County should be aware that ice on area lakes is becoming unsafe and water levels and flows in rivers are...

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March 25, 2021|EORN – Ontario Budget broadband commitment

 NEWS RELEASE Eastern Ontario Regional Network welcomes 2021 Ontario Budget broadband commitment; hopeful for Gig Project support(March 24, 2021) – The Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) is delighted that the Ontario Government is making a massive $2.8 billion...

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March 25, 2021|EOWC Establishes 2021 Priorities

      News Release: EOWC Establishes 2021 Priorities Eastern Ontario, March 23, 2021 - The Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (EOWC) met virtually on Friday, March 12, 2021 for a priority setting meeting in order to establish advocacy efforts for the 2021...

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March 22, 2021|Ontario Hospital Funding

    News Release Ontario Supporting Hospitals with Additional Funding During COVID-19 March 22, 2021 Substantial Investment will Help Provide Financial Stability to Hospitals Across the Province SCARBOROUGH — The Ontario government is providing over $1.2...

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March 22, 2021 |Renfrew County and District Health Unit

    March 22nd, 2021 RCDHU Confirms a Student at Fellowes High School Tests Positive For COVID-19 Today, Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) in collaboration with the Renfrew County District School Board (RCDSB), are confirming that a student at...

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March 22, 2021 |Eastern Ontario Regional Network

  NEWS RELEASE Better Cellular Services Coming to Eastern Ontario Residents and Businesses Eastern Ontario Regional Network Awards Contract for Cell Expansion to Rogers Communications (March 19, 2021 – EASTERN ON) – Strong and reliable cellular services are...

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March 19, 2021 |Renfrew County & District Health Unit

    COVID-19 Community Outbreak Declared Among Two Local Municipalities Today, Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) in conjunction with the Township of Madawaska Valley and the Township of Brudenell, Lyndoch, Raglan are declaring a COVID-19...

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March 19, 2021 |Renfrew County Summer Company Program

    March 19th, 2021 Hey Students!  Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur? Pembroke, (ON):  Enterprise Renfrew County (ERC) is searching for students who are smart, ambitious and eager to explore the world of entrepreneurship! The Summer Company...

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March 18, 2021 |Cottage Comfort Check 2021

Thursday, March 18, 2021 Cottage Comfort Check, a Covid-19 Response The provincial government is continuing to ask all Ontarians to stay home and not travel. This may be concerning to the seasonal residents that live away from their cottages.  It is routine for many...

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March 18, 2021 |Property Taxes

    Reminder Property Taxes   The first installment of the interim notice of property taxes are due on March 31, 2021. If you did not receive your tax bill, please call, or visit the Township office @613-628-2080. Please pay at the office, your banking...

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March 18, 2021 |Eastern Ontario Regional Network

    Media Advisory Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) to make an announcement related to cellular connectivity   Members of the accredited media are invited to join the Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) for an announcement about cellular...

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March 15, 2021 |Renfrew County & District Health Unit

  March 15, 2021 Renfrew County and District Health Unit“Optimal Health for All in Renfrew County and District”For Immediate Release(Pembroke, Ontario, 1:30 p.m., March 15, 2020)RCDHU Confirms Student at Madawaska Valley District High School Tests Positive For...

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March 15, 2021 |Update on Miramichi Lodge

March 15, 2021 Update on Miramichi Lodge COVID-19 Outbreak Pembroke: The County of Renfrew, which operates Miramichi Lodge recently provided the following update on the status of the COVID-19 outbreak within the Home.  The County of Renfrew regrets to advise the...

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March 12, 2021 |RCD COVID Vaccine Communication

    RCD COVID-19 Vaccine Communications Committee For Immediate Release (Pembroke, Ontario, 11:15 a.m. March 12, 2021) Those Booking Vaccination Appointments Will Be Asked To Validate Eligibility With public vaccination clinics now underway throughout...

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March 11, 2021 |Update on Miramichi Lodge

  March 11th, 2021 County of Renfrew Confirms COVID-19 Related Death Pembroke:  The County of Renfrew regrets to advise the community that a resident at Miramichi Lodge has died related to COVID-19.  We extend our condolences to the family of this resident as well as...

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March 11, 2021 MUNICIPAL SPRING LOAD RESTRICTIONS

  - N O T I C E - SPRING LOAD RESTRICTIONS   Effective Immediately to May 31st inclusive, or later if conditions warrant. Vehicle loads will be restricted to 5 tonnes per axle on all North Algona Wilberforce roads where appropriate signs have been erected.  ...

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March 11, 2021 |COUNTY SPRING LOAD RESTRICTIONS

  - N O T I C E - SPRING LOAD RESTRICTIONS Pursuant to Section 122 of the Highway Traffic Act and applicable Municipal By-Laws, reduced load limits on roads throughout the County of Renfrew will be in effect commencing March 15, 2021 and extending until May 31,...

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March 9, 2021 |Update on Miramichi Lodge

  Update on Miramichi Lodge COVID-19 Outbreak Pembroke: The County of Renfrew, which operates Miramichi Lodge recently provided the following update on the status of the COVID-19 outbreak within the Home.  According to the County, two of the three residents who...

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March 5, 2021 |Ontario News – COVID-19

Toronto, Peel and North Bay-Parry Sound Public Health Regions Returning to Strengthened COVID-19 Response Framework News Release March 5, 2021 Seven Other Public Health Regions Moving to New Levels in the Framework TORONTO — The Ontario Government, in consultation...

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March 2, 2021 |Public 2021 Budget Questions

2021 Resident Budget Questions Ralph Verch - just wandering about the dog kennel trailer. What will it be used for, will it pick up dogs, as a kennel will it be used to house dogs, who will be using it, where will they station it if it's for a kennel, who looks after...

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February 22, 2021 |County of Renfrew COVID-19

February 22nd, 2021 County of Renfrew Notified of Positive Case of COVID-19 in Resident at Miramichi Lodge Pembroke: Administration at the County of Renfrew which operates Miramichi Lodge was notified Sunday evening of a positive COVID-19 test result involving a...

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February 17, 2021 |SUMMER STUDENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  The Township of North Algona Wilberforce requires SWIM INSTRUCTORS and SUMMER  WORK STUDENTS Swim Instructors must: be at least 16 years of age and possess all necessary qualifications. Summer Students must: Public Works and Parks positions require the student...

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February 17, 2021 |Upper Ottawa Valley OPP

  UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY OPP SNOWMOBILE PATROL OPP’s SAVE Unit assisting (PEMBROKE, ON) – Patrols targeting Motorized Snow Vehicle (MSV) safety are underway in the Upper Ottawa Valley Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment area with the assistance of members of...

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February 17, 2021 |Bonnechere Union Public Library

  For Immediate Release: February 12, 2021 Library Services to Resume As of February 10th, Renfrew County and District Health Unit was moved out of the shutdown and into a revised and strengthened COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open in...

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February 11, 2021 |Ontario Delays March Break

  Ontario Delays March Break in an Effort to Reduce Community Transmission of COVID-19 TORONTO - Today, Stephen Lecce, Ontario's Minister of Education, issued the following statement regarding March break: "In support of our collective efforts to keep schools...

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February 10, 2021 |MORE DEBRIS LOCATED ON HWY 17

UPDATE #2OPP INVESTIGATING AFTER MORE DEBRIS LOCATED ON HIGHWAY 17 On February 9, 2021, at approximately 9:30 p.m., members of the Upper Ottawa Valley (UOV) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to found debris on Highway 17 near B Line Road in...

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February 9, 2021 |2021 Budget Public Notice

  NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING The Council of North Algona Wilberforce Township will be holding a Special Council Meeting on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 7:00 pm to present the 2021 Budget. The meeting will be held at the Golden Lake Community Centre located at 3314...

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February 3, 2021 |County Approves 2021 Budget

                                                                 County of Renfrew Approves 2021 Budget Pembroke:  On Monday February 1st County of Renfrew Warden Debbie Robinson, and Councillor Jennifer Murphy, Chair of the County’s Finance & Administration...

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January 6, 2021 |Rankin Culture & Recreation Centre

  The Rankin Centre outdoor rink surface is ready for skating.   Although the Centre is not open due to COVID 19 the ice surface can be used for skating at any time free of charge.  We are asking that everyone who uses the ice adheres to all COVID-19 rules...

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November 25, 2020 |Ontario’s Main Street Relief Grant

Businesses: Get help with COVID-19 costs Find out if your business is eligible to recover costs for personal protective equipment (PPE) or for rebates to help with fixed costs, such as property tax and energy bills.   From MPP Yakabuski's Office - Main Street Relief...

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