News Archives

August 26, 2021

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Inaugural Doggy Paddle raises over $6,300 for Ontario SPCA
Petawawa Point went to the dogs during the first-ever Doggy Paddle for the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) Renfrew County Animal Centre.

Teams to depart Grn Petawawa Sept. 4 for two-day Walk for the Wounded
Eight teams of four military members, veterans, and First Responders will walk the 170 km from Garrison Petawawa to Parliament Hill during the Walk for the Wounded 2.0 presented by Arrowhead Coffee Company.

Operation CleanSweep: Bulk Pick up in September
It is the responsibility of all residents of Garrison Petawawa that, in anticipation of BULK PICK UP, you take a look at the list of items that you are permitted to place curb side.

Road Closures on Festubert Blvd until 26 Nov 2021 -
Detours will be in effect as required

GARRISON PETAWAWA - Sections of Festubert Boulevard will be closed until 26 November 2021 in order to upgrade utilities and reconstruct the road. The construction will be done in phases beginning towards the Petawawa Golf Club and making its way towards the main intersection at Petawawa Boulevard

Pembroke ‘The Heart of the Ottawa Valley’
Pembroke is a growing city with more to explore and discover every day.

Local author Luke Murphy releases newest thriller Finders Keepers
Ottawa Valley international bestselling writer Luke Murphy has released his newest thriller, Finders Keepers, for his Calvin Watters Mysteries fans.

McDougall Insurance & Financial now open in Petawawa
McDougall Insurance and Financial is now in Petawawa, ready and able to meet all your insurance needs.

Two $10,000 contributions to PRH Foundation’s Un-Gala @ Home
PEMBROKE - The Pembroke Regional Hospital Foundation will once again host their Un-Gala @ Home event, a fine dining experience coupled with a virtual concert to benefit the Pembroke Regional Hospital.

News from the Greater Petawawa Civitan Club
Here we are almost through August already, and here I am once again with just a bit of news from the Greater Petawawa Civitan Club.

Civitan’s Battle the Bass tournament reels in funds for Carefor
Anglers of all skill levels cast their fishing lines into the Ottawa River to see who could bring home the $2,000 grand prize during the Civitan’s Battle of the Bass tournament.

August 12, 2021

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Canadian Armed Forces air support to B.C. wildfire situation
On July 5, 2021, in response to a Request for Federal Assistance (RFA) from British Columbia (B.C.), Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) assets deployed to the province as part of the overall CAF response to wildfires across the country.

PSP Campers create for Natasha’s Wood Foundation Art Contest
The kids attending this year’s PSP Petawawa Community Recreation Summer Camp may see their artwork published in a book: Natasha’s Wood: A Pollen Fairy Named Squirt. The kids were asked to draw the titular character during the Aug. 4 fun, fairy-themed activity.

Fight to Sustain and Sustain to Fight!
This spring, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment (3 RCR) was hard at work refining the Battalion’s air drop and helicopter underslung capabilities, culminating with a low velocity air drop and air resupply to forward deployed troops. These skills were critical for the success of both Exercise ROYAL BERLIN and Exercise ROYAL CAULDRON.

Chief Warrant Officer 1 Canadian Air Defence Coin presentation
Division Chief Warrant Officer 1 Canadian Air Division (CAD) Daniel Campbell presents Sergeant Jeremy Power with a Chief Warrant Officer 1 CAD coin on August 4, 2021 during his visit to Air Task Force (ATF) 21-04 during Operation (OP) LENTUS 21-04.

Are you camping at Garrison Petawawa this Summer?
GARRISON PETAWAWA - Summer is upon us and some of you may be connecting with nature at our local campground. If we’re not careful however, we can actually get a little too close to nature by attracting black bears to our campsites.

Dear CCMS: Respect and Dignity for All
I am a CAF member and a member of a faith community. I’m proud to say that I treat everyone with respect and dignity: never thinking of myself or anyone else as better or less worthy of respect than another. I always ensure respect even when my faith is in contrast with CAF policy or the values of those around me.

Petawawa council considers name changes for park, sports teams
Petawawa Council is considering a name change for Indian Diamond Park after receiving a letter from concerned resident Joann McCann.

August 21 Environmental Day cancelled
Laurentian Valley – The Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre (OVWRC) has cancelled the Environmental Day scheduled for August 21st at Rockwood Public School.

Petawawa anglers shine at B.A.S.S Nation Hank Gibson Provincial Qualifier
The 2021 Ontario B.A.S.S. Nation Qualifier saw Petawawa anglers top the charts, with many making it on to Team Ontario.

Petawawa’s Austin Ingram heading to Tokyo Paralympics
Petawawa-native Austin Ingram, 19, will compete in the 2021 Paralympic Games, running in the T13 100m race and the 4x100m universal relay race in Toyko.

Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Women’s League Bursary Winners
Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Women’s League of Petawawa awarded bursaries to two graduating students this year. Both candidates graduated from Bishop Smith Catholic High School.

Petawawa’s Valley SmokeHouse preparing to open second
location in Pembroke next month

Starting on Sept. 1, Pembroke fans of Valley SmokeHouse will be able to satisfy their cravings as a second location is opening in the city.

100 km walk raises $21,066 for JDRF
Petawawa teen Ruby Pilatzke raised $21,066 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), more than double her original goal of $10,000. Starting on Aug. 6, the 17-year-old walked 100 km from Arnprior to Petawawa to raise money for JDRF.

New Milano Pizzeria owner: 'The people of Petawawa have been so supportive'
It has been busy days for Jenny Hodgson, owner of Milano Pizzeria in Petawawa, despite the ongoing pandemic.

Pembroke’s Jolan Wong set to compete with Canada’s sitting volleyball team in Tokyo
Jolan Wong, two-time Paralympian and a libero for the Canadian women's sitting volleyball team, is headed to Tokyo.

August 4, 2021

Petawawa resident Ruby Pilatzke walking 100 km to fight diabetes
Ruby Pilatzke, 17, will walk 100 km from Arnprior to Petawawa to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation (JDRF).

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