Pool Cancellations - February 12 & 13
As the anticipated winter storm has arrived, the Deep River Pool will be cancelling the following programs for the safety of our patrons and staff:
Tuesday, Feb. 12/19: evening H2O Bootcamp from 7:00-7:45pm (make-up class will be held March 26);
Wednesday, Feb. 13/19: Early Bird from 6:00-7:00am (1 swim credit); and
Wednesday, Feb. 13/19: morning Aquafitness from 9:30-10:30am.
Please stay warm and safe during the storm.
Free Family Day Fun (February 18th, 2019)
Come on out and enjoy some Free Family Day Fun
Free Bowling from 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Sponsored by Elaine's Styles & Smiles
Free Public Skate 11:10 am-12:00 pm
Sponsored by Maven Catering
Free Public Swim 1:00 pm-12:00 pm
Sponsored by Deep River Home Hardware
Deep River Winter Carnival- Saturday, February 9th, 2019
Mark your calendar, February 9th, 2019!
Always the 2nd weekend in February!
Come and join the fun at the 21st annual
Deep River Winter Carnival!
As always, our great community and volunteers have come together to provide a full line-up of great events for us to enjoy.
View the Full Carnival Schedule below
and come on out a have some fun!!
2019 Carnival Schedule
2018 Municipal Election Results
Unofficial Results - Town of Deep River 2018 Municipal and School Board Elections
Start: 2018-10-09 08:30:00 Canada/Eastern
End: 2018-10-22 20:00:00 Canada/Eastern
Turnout: 2055 (64.9%) of 3167 electors voted in this ballot.
Note: 3 electors declined their ballot; they are included in the turnout.
Mayor Option Votes
Suzanne D'EON 1368 (67.1%)
Larry DUMOULIN 398 (19.5%)
Anne HUTTON 259 (12.7%)
Benjamin KOLACZEK 14 (0.7%)
VOTER SUMMARY Total 2052 Abstain 13 (0.6%)
Reeve Option Votes
Glenn DONCASTER 1471...
Garbage and Recycling Schedule - Changes begin October 1, 2018
2018/2019 Garbage and Recycling Schedules - changes begin on October 1, 2018
2018 / 2019 Recycle Schedule
Garbage and Recycling - Street Schedule
IC&I and Multi-Residential Recycling Schedule
Important notes regarding garbage and recycling pickup
1. Garbage and Recycling will be picked up on the same day for both residents and businesses according to the schedule above.
2. Both Garbage and Recycling are required to be put out at the curb.
3. Recycling will alternate pickup one week...
Community Grant Program 2019 - Closed
Every year the Municipality receives more grant requests than it can fund. The objective of this Municipal Community Grants Program is to treat all organizations fairly and consistently and to share available resources throughout the municipality. Grants are intended to provide modest levels of support and assistance to community non-profit organizations.
Completed forms must be submitted before October 31st each year for the projects scheduled for the next calendar year.
Types of Grants
The different types...
Draft Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail Management Plan
Draft Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail that has been approved by County Council for circulation.
The Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail (OVRT) is 296 kilometres in length and is a former CP rail corridor. The goal of this plan is to preserve the Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail as a destination trail for present and future generations to enjoy. Jointly purchased by the County of Renfrew, County of Lanark and the Township of Papineau-Cameron, the corridor will be developed as a full multi-use trail. This Management Plan is the guiding document...
Registration is open for Parent & Tot Soccer.
The Parent & Tot Soccer Program is a 8 week program beginning May 1st and runs Tuesdays & Thursdays early evenings from 5:15-6:00 pm at Grouse Park.
This is a parent & child physical development program (for children 3 & 4 years of age) and will use curriculum of fun games and challenging experiences to teach basic soccer skills such as dribbling, shooting and passing.
The activities in which the children will participate are designed to develop motor skills, promote physical fitness and create self-confidence as well...
Town of Deep River Signs Historic Interim-Fire Services Agreement with CNL
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THE TOWN OF DEEP RIVER SIGNS HISTORIC INTERIM-FIRE SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH CNL
DEEP RIVER, Ontario, December 04, 2017 – Today Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) and the Town of Deep River signed an historic interim agreement that will see CNL’s Chalk River Laboratories (CRL) Fire Operations provide training, organization and management of the Town’s fire services from December 4, 2017 to June 30, 2018.
In this interim agreement, CRL Fire Operations will provide a Fire Chief and...
"Get with it again - Walk in the Halls Program"
Please join us at Mackenzie Comminity School for the
"Get with it again - Walk in the Halls Program"
Tuesday & Thursday evenings from
beginning January 9th -March 29, 2018
Please bring in-door shoes and note that there will be no program offered on March 13th or 15th during the March Break
The Fall and Winter 2017 - 2018 Newsletter is now available online and in print at Town Hall.
Newsletters will be distributed through post office boxes starting Tuesday, October 24, 2017.
Note: The garbage and recycle collection schedule has NOT changed. The following streets were missed when the garbage and recycling schedules were combined into one schedule; Beach, Hillcrest, Cartier, Ridge Road Apartments, Lower Thomas, Claremount, and Greenwood. The Town sincerely appologizes for this error.
Special Council Meeting - August 16, 2017 at 7:00 PM
A Special Council Meeting will be held in Council Chambers at the Town Hall at 7:00 PM (6:00 PM if there is an item for Closed Session). All Council Agendas are provided on the Friday prior to the meeting and can be viewed here.
Town of Deep River Launches Online Document Center To Support Open Access to Information
The Town of Deep River is now using iCompass Technologies to electronically publish meeting agendas, minutes and an Open Document Center. The new platform enables residents to:
Subscribe to meetings using E-updates
Review Meeting agendas and minutes
View upcoming Meetings and review the interactive calendar
Search documents, review reports and by-laws, and more
The Town’s complete set of by-laws, as well as recent agendas, minutes and public documents will be available for full text search at...
Bill 8: How to submit complaints about your municipality to the Ontario Ombudsman
PAUL DUBÉ - OMBUDSMAN
WHAT IS BILL 8?
This legislation makes historic changes to the Ombudsman’s mandate, allowing the Office of the Ombudsman to help more Ontarians. It expands the Ombudsman’s jurisdiction to municipalities, universities and school boards. The public can file complaints about school boards as of September 1, 2015 and municipalities and universities as of January 1, 2016.
As a resident of the Town of Deep River, you may submit a formal complaint by phone at (613) 584-2000 extension 126 or by...
First Impressions of Deep River
As part of the First Impressions Community Exchange program, under cover visitors from Bancroft assessed the Town of Deep River to provide observations and recommendations. Our visitors commended Deep River's well maintained facilities and residences, clean waterfront and beaches, and community pride and spirit. They also identified opportunities such as encouraging more visitors to stop in off the Highway and providing more signs.
Their full presentation to Council is available above in PDF format.
Stay Prepared with a 72 Hour Emergency Kit!
No one knows when disaster will strike, but we can all be prepared. Create your own 72-hour emergency kit and you will have the necessary items to help you and your family until emergency responders can reach you. Below are items you may want to include in your kit.
Food and water (3 day supply of non perishables)
trail mix/dried fruit
crackers and cereals
canned meat, fish and beans
4L water per person
Bedding and clothing
Change of clothing (short and long sleeve shirts, pants,...
Deep River: Your Future is Here!20 New items
Deep River: Your Future is Here! is a 4-minute video commissioned by the Deep River and District Community Foundation to highlight Deep River's amenities, community and natural surroundings.