To Larry Dumoulin and the members of Deep River council: You should all be ashamed of yourselves. Continue reading
Re: “Town signs ‘historic’ fire agreement with CNL,” NRT May 30.
Congratulations to Deep River council for the historic fire services partnership with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories!
This agreement is hard-won progress arising from a decade of effort to restructure the fire department and is very good news for the protection of Deep River residents. Continue reading
Re: “Council members demand apology,” NRT May 23.
I rarely agree with Larry Dumoulin, particularly with regard to matters relating to firefighters, but the judgement rendered on his dispute concerning the conflict of interest issue was shameful. Continue reading
by Vance Gutzman
Sorry I haven’t written in a while. It’s not for lack of trying. Continue reading
I have had the privilege to spend my scientific career so far at what was arguably one of, if not the most, successful and highest-impact science infrastructure investments Canada has made – the National Research Universal (NRU) reactor. Continue reading
by John Hilborn
The National Research Universal Reactor (NRU) and the Canadian Neutron Beam Centre at the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) in Chalk River, Ontario are scheduled to close permanently on March 31, 2018. Continue reading
by Vance Gutzman
Worried that, for the first time in 21 years I wouldn’t be able to file a Christmas column for this paper, I decided to take a nap this afternoon in an attempt to clear my head.
But just as I was about to doze off I was awakened by the combination of an itchy leg and the nagging thought in my head that I should, really should, know the name of Archie Bunker’s grandson. Continue reading
by Elizabeth Renzetti
At the very beginning of our conversation, Vance Gutzman makes it clear that he might have to get off the phone without much warning.
Someone might come into the office of the North Renfrew Times wanting to renew her subscription. Continue reading
“Please don’t ever let me get used to this glorious view,” our Dad fervently said as we entered Deep River for the first time via the gravel road (now Deep River Road).
The mountains, the bright clear Ottawa River and the majestic white pines were symbols of peace and freedom after five years of war in The Netherlands. Continue reading
Earlier this year, the Public Policy Forum released a major report on the state of the news industry in Canada. Called “The Shattered Mirror: News, Democracy and Trust in the Digital Age” and written by former Globe and Mail editor and publisher Edward Greenspon, the report paints a gloomy picture of today’s landscape Continue reading