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Spring & Summer Swimming registration. (Wednesday, March 21st at 7:00 am)
 Online registration will open on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 7:00 am for both Spring and Summer Swimming Lessons. Spring swimming lesson  (April 6-June 16, 2018 ) 9 weeks  Summer Swim Lessons: Session 1 (July 3-13, 2018) 9 classes                                            Session 2 (July 16-27, 2018) 10 classes                        ...
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...
Spring Ball Hockey Program for Children
The Recreation Department is very excited to offer a Youth Spring Ball Hockey Program. This program will consist of two age categories. The program is designed for boys and girls between the ages 8 - 10  or 11 to 14 years of age who are looking for a fun, recreational environment.  We will be offering the program as follows: Ages 8 - 10 - Friday 6 - 7pm OR Sunday 6 - 7pm Ages 11 - 14 - Friday 7 - 8pm OR Sunday 7 - 8pm Program will commence May 4 until June 24 for a total of 8 weeks at a cost of $28.00. A minimum of 20...
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 
The Warrior One Project - An accessible Yoga program
The Warrior One Project A community-based program to help support the mental, emotional and physical well being of Deep River and area residents with financial limitations. View information here Please register your interest by email at bonita@travelingmat.com or phone (647) 208-5458 4 week program  November 27th-Dec 18, 2017 Mondays from  7:00 pm-8:00 pm  at the Deep River Library (program room)
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.
Deep River Christmas Parade of Lights "Celebrating 150 years of Canadian Christmas."
Join us in welcoming Santa Claus to Deep River! Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.  Come join the excitement as we celebrate the annual Deep River Christmas Parade of Lights Why? - Because Deep River is a great place to raise your family and enhance your quality of life. This year’s theme is  Celebrating 150 years of Canadian Christmas The Santa Claus Parade is a great opportunity to show your Christmas spirit and community support.  Entering a float, band, walking group, etc. enhances the...
Community Grant Program - Application Deadline; 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. Application Open Types of Grants The different types...
The Town of Deep River announces a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Town of Deep River Unity Playground.
This Request for Proposals (RFP) invites responses from qualified, experienced professional playground contractors to develop a universally accessible Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) compliant playground design at Deep River Unity Park. This new playground will replace and expand the existing playground at 1 Ridge Road, one of the Town of Deep River’s anchoring park facilities. REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) AMENDMENT- OCTOBER 3, 2017 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
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...
Check out the upcoming Red Cross Babysitting, First Aid, CPR and Re Certification Courses scheduled to take place at the Deep River Community Pool
Red Cross Babysitting Course ($42.15) HST will apply for individuals over 15 years of age Your child will learn from a first aid instructor: the basic skills to care for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children. To care for themselves and siblings when home alone as well as strategies to create a safe and positive environment and prevent injuries through problem-solving and decision-making skills.  This will  build confidence so that your child can handle emergencies and provide basic first aid. Age appropriate...
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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