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June 21, 2021

Canada Day 2021 - Pembroke
The City of Pembroke is happy to announce its plans for Canada Day 2021. Festivities will include virtual entertainment, take-home craft and activity kits, chalk art downtown, Canada Day trivia, picnic boxes, and a Canada Day photo contest.


June 17, 2021

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New Command Team for 4th Canadian Division and Joint Task Force Central
4th Canadian Division (4 Cdn Div) and Joint Task Force Central (JTFC) welcomed a new Command Team at a virtual Change of Command ceremony on June 12.

Exercise ROYAL CAULDRON
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June is National Indigenous History Month
GARRISON PETAWAWA - This year, National Indigenous History Month (NIHM) is dedicated to the missing children, the families left behind and the survivors of residential schools.

National Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration: June 21
PEMBROKE - Due to COVID-19 restrictions, our National Indigenous Peoples Day Celebrations will be hosted virtually this year. We are hopeful that next year, we can be back to our amazing in person celebrations!

Local student earns top spot in province-wide OAFC Fire Prevention Poster Contest
Eight-year-old Kali Barry’s artistic skills took top spot over thousands of other children in the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC) Fire Prevention Poster Contest.

Garrison Petawawa Community Gardens
Residents of Garrison Petawawa Residential Housing Units (RHUs) are invited to reserve a plot or two in one of the community gardens offered by Garrison Petawawa Environmental Services. Plots and surrounding space must be maintained and weeded by the individual signing up for the plot.

Provincial government investing $5-million to boost interest, jobs in local forestry sector
Ontario is investing $5 million to help people in the Ottawa-Renfrew and Peterborough-Haliburton regions prepare for a successful career in the forestry industry.

Town of Petawawa to launch new Pop Up Container Market on June 18
PETAWAWA - This summer, artists, artisans, small business owners and charitable organizations throughout Renfrew County will have the opportunity to sell and showcase their wares in Petawawa’s newest market experience.

OVWRC open longer hours Thursdays
LAURENTIAN VALLEY – For the second year in a row, Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre (OVWRC) will remain open longer hours on Thursdays. Until August 26th, the Centre will be open until 6:00 p.m. on Thursdays.

New Micro Modular Reactor project coming to CNL
A Micro Modular Reactor Project, soon to be built at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) in Chalk River, may revolutionize how electricity is provided to remote communities.

Healthcare Heroes recognized for their care and dedication
DEEP RIVER - The COVID-19 pandemic has not stopped the local community from standing behind healthcare workers once again.


June 10, 2021

DRDH Seeking Feedback from Patients
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, the Deep River and District Hospital, the Four Seasons Lodge Long-Term Care, and the North Renfrew Family Health Team activated the organization’s Emergency Operations Center.


June 3, 2021

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4 CDSG Command Team Message for Public Service Week, June 13-19
The Formation Sergeant Major, Chief Warrant Officer Jack Durnford, and I would like to wish all of the Department of National Defence and Non-public Funds employees a happy National Public Service Week.

Stay ‘Connected’ during June is Recreation Month
Nothing will stand in the way of having a lot of fun this June, and Garrison Petawawa’s Personnel Support Programs (PSP) will be there to make sure that happens.

Exercise TAZ RUNNER at 19 Wing Comox
Exercise TAZ RUNNER is an annual Improvised Explosives Device Disposal (IEDD) exercise that takes place at 19 Wing Comox.

Mega Ride Program held on long weekend
A Mega RIDE Program kicked off the May Long Weekend, targeting impaired drivers.

Annual Relay for Life goes virtual this year on June 12
As a college student, the thought of having cancer never crossed Emma Coffin mind until she was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

Local Immigration Partnership hosts former Ontario Attorney General to
discuss racism and welcoming spaces for newcomers
The differences between us are much smaller than our commonalities, regardless of our origins.

Waterfront Live! at Riverwalk Amphitheatre
PEMBROKE - The City of Pembroke is gearing up to start its nightly summer music program, Waterfront Live!, and is looking for performers.

Family and Children’s Services of Renfrew County highlights some of its
specialized services available during this challenging time
PEMBROKE - Providing one-on-one support to individuals with developmental disabilities, supporting families with grocery bundle deliveries, making in-person visits to families to assess well-being and safety, and providing free and fun activities to foster social inclusion are just a few of the programs and services available from Family and Children’s Services of Renfrew County (FCS).

Bear-Proof Garbage Containers for Garrison Petawawa
Garrison PETAWAWA - Bears have already been spotted at Garrison Petawawa as spring slowly emerges!

Ontario SPCA Renfrew County Animal Centre kicks off
Sweat for Pets virtual fundraiser
PEMBROKE – The Ontario SPCA Renfrew County Animal Centre has launched its Sweat for Pets virtual fundraiser.


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