News Archives

March 24, 2022

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3 RCR attends JRTC in Fort Polk, Louisiana
This past February, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment (3 RCR), travelled to Fort Polk, Louisiana, to participate in Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) 22-04 as part of its mission to be validated as an operational force.

We Stand Together: Garrison Petawawa hosts virtual Business Luncheon
To build on existing and new partnerships, Garrison Petawawa reached out to community leaders and business owners by hosting a virtual Garrison Petawawa Business Luncheon on March 10.

Volunteers sought for socially connected physical activity studies
A team from the University of British Columbia (UBC) is looking to evaluate the use of a socially connected physical activity program for military veterans and currently serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces.

Registration opens May 1 for CFMWS Support Our Troops Scholarship Program
The Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS) Support Our Troops Scholarship program is available to families of currently serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and veterans for the 2022/23 academic year.

Spring & Summer Fire Safety Tips!
Test your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, change batteries immediately if needed.

Your Independent Grocer donates to Ontario SPCA, Ukraine fundraiser
Hyska’s Your Independent Grocer (YIG) showed their support to the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) Renfrew County Animal Centre with a $1,600 cheque.

Be part of governing your community healthcare
DEEP RIVER - The Deep River and District Hospital, the North Renfrew Family Health Team, and the Four Seasons Lodge Long-Term Care (DRDH) is seeking candidates to serve on its Board of Directors and standing Committees.

No more library fines in Petawawa
As part of a year-long pilot project, the Petawawa Public Library is removing fines.

Near Surface Disposal Facility key to Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ success
The Near Surface Disposal Facility (NSDF) Project is key to the future of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), said Sandra Faught, Manager Environmental Remediation Management (ERM) Licensing Support for CNL.

News from the Greater Petawawa Civitan Club
Well here I am once again with just bit of news from the Greater Petawawa Civitan Club. On March 9, our club welcomed three new members: Civitans Melainie (Mel) Grimeau, Bonnie Wolfe and John Wolfe.

Carroll family’s fundraising efforts recognized by PRH Foundation
The Carroll family has been one of the most dedicated supporters of the Pembroke Regional Hospital Foundation (PRHF) since its launch twenty years ago.

Camp Maple Leaf gives kids of CAF families, those living with unique life challenges an unforgettable summer camp experience
Camp Maple Leaf is a non-profit sleepover camp with typical activities like archery, crafts, canoeing and swimming, but with a twist: all kids come from military and First Responders’ families or are children with exceptional needs.

News from the Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Women’s League
The Petawawa Catholic Women’s League held their executive meeting for the new year 2022 recently.

Town of Petawawa’s Sounds of Business
The Town of Petawawa’s Sounds of Business invites the public to experience local businesses in a way they never have before.

Pembroke Curling Centre fundraising dance March 25
Polish up your best dancing shoes and head off to the Pembroke Curling Centre for its upcoming fundraising dance.


March 21, 2022

Curling Club Fundraising Dance on March 25
Polish up your best dancing shoes and head off to the Pembroke Curling Centre for its upcoming fundraising dance.

Help support the Canadian Cancer Society in your community
The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) is in desperate need of volunteers for its Wheels of Hope transportation program.


March 10, 2022

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Grn Petawawa units fundraise over $60,000 through Government of Canada
Workplace Charitable Campaign

PETAWAWA - Garrison Petawawa and its lodger units are proud to announce the donation of $60,563.00 for the Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign (GCWCC) held throughout the fall and winter of 2021.

Defence Minister Anand announces additional military support to Ukraine
OTTAWA - Canadians stand united with the people of Ukraine in the face of the ongoing Russian attacks, and the Government continues to provide the equipment and aid needed by Ukraine during this time. To this end, the Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of National Defence, last week announced further contributions of military equipment to Ukraine as it fights for its sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence.

Exercise FROZEN SPARTAN
Shocking is the only word that Royal Canadian Dragoons (RCD) Master Corporal (MCpl) Robert Kirouac needed to describe plunging into the icy waters near Calabogie Peaks Resort.

31 CBG completes NOREX 22
Approximately 100 soldiers and 20 vehicles from the 4th Canadian Division’s 31 Canadian Brigade Group conducted NOREX 22 at Canadian Forces Training Area Burwash and Garrison Petawawa from February 11-20, 2022.

March is Nutrition Month: Unlock the Potential of Food:
Ingredients for a Healthier Tomorrow!

This March, celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Dietitians of Canada by exploring what it means to eat nutritiously.

Captain’s Dry Feb efforts raise $1,010 for Canadian Cancer Society
2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group Headquarters and Signal Squadron (2 CMBG HQ & Sig Sqn) Captain (Capt) Saajan Sarai went ‘dry’ this February and raised more than $1,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS).

Rotary Club of Petawawa donates $2,000 to Robbie Dean Centre
2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group Headquarters and Signal Squadron (2 CMBG HQ & Sig Sqn) Captain (Capt) Saajan Sarai went ‘dry’ this February and raised more than $1,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS).

CNOY walk brings in more than $70,000 for The Grind
The Grind Pembroke surpassed all expectations by raising 108 per cent of their goal during their Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) fundraising walk.

Petawawa council approves 2022 budget
The Town of Petawawa has set its 2022 budget at $21,598,935.00, an increase of 4.01 per cent from 2021.

Town to invest in CAMSafe registry
The Town of Petawawa plans to invest in CAMSafe, a CCTV and security video registry which gives police a database of security cameras to better investigate crimes.

Winter activities abound at Petawawa’s 2022 Cabin Fever festival
Petawawa’s 2022 Cabin Fever Festival, held from Feb. 6 to 18 at various locations across town and virtually, featured 12 days of exciting activities for the whole family to enjoy.


March 7, 2022

Germania Club Pembroke to host fundraiser for Ukrainian Relief
On Saturday, March 12, the Germania Club of Pembroke is hosting a fundraiser to assist those in need in the Ukraine.


March 2, 2022

Petawawa’s Gokumi Sushi and Steak raising funds for Ukraine
Money from the purchase of Gokumi Sushi and Steak Bar's sushi and Korean fried chicken set will be donated to the Ukraine Emergency Fund through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).


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