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Celebration of Life Ceremony for Firefighter Lindsay Meilleur
Sunday, June 16, 2019, Firefighters assemble at the Deep River Fire Hall at 10:00 AM. Procession to start at 10:30 AM and proceed to the Deep River Arena. Celebration of Life Ceremony will begin at 11:00 AM in the Deep River Arena. Reception to follow at the Deep River Canadian Legion.
Canada Day 2019 Schedule
Press Release 2019 June 1
Press Release 2019 June 1 Joint release by the Town of Deep River and WCCT   A big step towards greatly improved internet service in Deep River The Town of Deep River and Weesoe Community Communication Technologies (WCCT) are pleased to announce that they have signed a unique and historic agreement to enable residents of the Town of Deep River to access greatly improved Internet service. “This agreement is in the Town’s strategic interest and responds directly to a top priority raised during last...
36th Annual Deep River Triathlon and (NEW) Triathlon Sprint
Save the Date for the 36th Annual Deep River Triathlon. Sunday, August 4, 2019 Our triathlon event is the most widely attended of all our events. The event allows for participants of all levels of experience to test their abilities. The course consists of a 750 m swim, 27 km cycle and an 8 km run. New this year is the addition of the Triathlon Sprint. This shorter course consists of a 750 m swim, 18 km cycle, and a 5 km run.  This is perfect for those who want to have the full Triathlon experience but over a...
Public Notice - Water Conservation
PUBLIC NOTICE The Deep River Wastewater Treatment Plant is running at full capacity due to the spring run-off. Water conservation will help reduce the risk of the plant operating over capacity during this year’s spring melt. The Town of Deep River asks residents to assist with this matter. Here are some helpful ways that you can reduce your water consumption at home:  Reduce your shower time: Taking as little as 3 minutes off of your shower time will help to reduce water usage. Turn off the faucet: You...
Road Closures
The Town of Deep River does not have current updates on road closures, please us the following links for up to date information and alternate routes: https://511on.ca/ https://www.municipal511.ca/ or by dialing: 511
No Changes to Garbage and Recycling Schedule
There will be no change to the Garbage and Recycling Collection for Friday April 19th, 2019 or Monday April 22nd, 2019. All items will be collected as scheduled.  
Deep River Community Pool Easter Weekend Information
Winter Storm Advisory
Please be advised that the winter storm today, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, has caused the power to go out in many areas. Hydro One believes power should be restored today in Deep River  and crews are working now to restore lost power.  The Town would also like to remind residents to exercise caution when outdoors. Heavy snow can lead to branches and trees falling so please be aware when walking under trees. Roads are also slippery and driving conditions are poor so please drive according to conditions.  Be safe!
Spring & Summer Swimming Lessons (Registration March 20th)
Swimming Lessons Swimming lessons are offered every year in separate Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter sessions. Lessons, registration and bookings are done through our separate Recreation Website. Please click the link to be redirected. Spring and Summer Swimming Lessons on-Line registration will open Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 at 7:00 a.m. Please use the link provided  -  https://app.bookking.ca/deepriverpub/courses/index.asp  and remeber to Click the “Filters” tab to choose which season...
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...
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
MEDIA RELEASE 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 6:00-7:30 pm 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 
Fall Newsletter
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.
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) Announces its Long-term Strategy and Vision
CNL releases exciting vision for the Chalk River Laboratories Media Release (English)   Media Release (Fench) Accomplishments (English)  Accomplishments (French)
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) protein/granola bars trail mix/dried fruit crackers and cereals canned meat, fish and beans canned juice 4L water per person Bedding and clothing Change of clothing (short and long sleeve shirts, pants,...
Deep River: Your Future is Here!
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.
Discover Deep River: Where Business Meets Lifestyle
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