Welcome to the website of the North Renfrew Times, the local newspaper serving Deep River, Laurentian Hills and the Upper Ottawa Valley.

Founded in 1956, the North Renfrew Times is published each Wednesday (51 weeks per year) by Digest Media Inc., an employee-owned enterprise formed by the newspaper’s full-time staff.

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Editorial content of the North Renfrew Times is reviewed by a community-based Editorial Board. Current members of the board are: Bill Bishop (BB), Doug Tennant (DT), and Bruce Wilkin (BW).

Membership on the editorial board is open to area residents who show an interest in local issues and an ability to express their thoughts in writing. For more information on joining the editorial board, email us or follow the link to the Comments form above.

Letters to the Editor

The North Renfrew Times welcomes letters to the editor. Letters must be signed and must include a return address and phone number for verification. Letters are subject to editing for length and clarity.

To send us a letter by e-mail, click here, or use the form on our Comments page.

NRT Staff:

  • Publisher: Kelly Lapping
  • Editor: Terry Myers
  • Associate editor: Vance Gutzman
  • Advertising Supervisor: Jane Barkley
  • Classified Advertising: Barbara Morin


Office: 21 Champlain St., Deep River
Mail: PO Box 310, Deep River, Ontario K0J 1P0
Phone: 613.584.4161
Fax: 613.584.1062
Email: NRT@magma.ca

Office Hours:
Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday.