Laurentian Valley Business Study: Survey Closes June 30, 2019Public Works Tenders 2019Public Meeting on Ottawa River Water Levels and Spring 2019 Flooding to be held on Saturday June 22, 2019Notice of Construction: HWY 148 CPR Overhead Bridge RemovalRequest for Proposal - Operational ReviewMedia Advisory - Algonquin Trail SurveyINFORMATION FOR LAURENTIAN VALLEY RESIDENTS ALONG THE OTTAWA RIVER - PROJECTED WATER LEVEL RATE OF DECREASE INFORMATION AS OF 5 PM JUNE 6, 2019Thank You! To All Who Assisted the Township with the 2019 Flooding EventFLOOD IMPACTED RESIDENTS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ARE REQUESTED TO REGISTER TO ASSIST THE TOWNSHIP WITH NEEDS ASSESSMENT FOR WHERE HELP IS REQUIRED WITH FLOOD CLEAN-UPOttawa River boating ban lifted on May 30 2019 by the Federal Minister of Transporation in sections near Laurentian Valley and other areasNotice of Application of Zoning By-law Amendment File No. Z2019-03 and Public Meeting of June 18, 2019News Release - IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR FLOOD IMPACTED RESIDENTS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ON REGISTRATION FOR ASSISTANCECleanup Kits from the Red Cross Available for Laurentian Valley Residents Impacted by FloodingAttention Business Owners! Sign up for our Business StudyVolunteer with the Township of Laurentian ValleyOpen Air & Recreational Fire Ban LiftedPUBLIC NOTICE - FLOOD 2019 UPDATEMNRF Flood Warning Extended for Pembroke District - Issued on May 9, 2019Community Improvement PlanImportant Press Release from the Ottawa River Regulating Committee Issued on May 3 2019Notice of Public Meeting - Proposed Building Permit Fees ChangesNews Release from County of Renfrew: Support Available for Residents Impacted by the FloodMedia Release - Laurentian Valley Flood UpdatePublic Notice - Ministry of Transportation Communication on Hazley Bay and Des Allumettes BridgesNotice that the Township of Laurentian Valley has declared an Emergency due to Flooding on April 27, 2019Renfrew County and District Health Unit Media Release on April 26, 2019 - Reminder to make sure your drinking water well is safe before using in flooded areasAvailability of Sandbags and Sand Supplies in Laurentian ValleyCatch the Ace Lottery Every Thursday in Laurentian Valley!Sandbagging TipsNotice of Application of Zoning By-law Amendment File No. Z2019-02 and Public Meeting of April 16, 2019Notice of April 2, 2019 Public Meeting for a Community Improvement Plan for the Township of Laurentian ValleyPetawawa, Pembroke and Laurentian Valley - Receiving Waste Collection Schedule SoonSpecial Council Meeting

December 27 - OPP Festive R.I.D.E. Program - Week Four Results

FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: Decmeber 27, 2017
(PEMBROKE, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) 2017 Festive R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) campaign commenced on November 24, 2017 and will run until January 02, 2018.  During the fourth week of the campaign from December 15 to December 21, 2017 officers from the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the OPP conducted 32 RIDE checks throughout the detachment area.  No impaired driving or over 80mg charges were reported as a result of the RIDE campaign.
Compliance was observed at the RIDE checks however several charges, including an impaired driving by drug charge, were laid after police were called to a single vehicle collision on Mary Street in Pembroke at approximately 815am on December 21, 2017 after a westbound minivan left the roadway and struck a tree.  The vehicle driver and lone occupant of the minivan was not injured but found to be under the influence of drugs.  As a result, 48 year-old Cary STENCELL of Pembroke is facing the following Criminal Code (CC) and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) charges:
  • Driving while ability impaired by drug
  • Possession of an imitation weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – methamphetamine
  • Possession of a schedule II substance for the purpose of trafficking – cannabis marihuana
  • Possession of a schedule IV substance for the purpose of trafficking – lorazepam
  • Possession of a schedule IV substance for the purpose of trafficking – sildenafil
His vehicle was impounded for seven days and his license has been suspended for 90 days.  He was released on a promise to appear with a court date of January 16, 2018 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke. 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                Tel# (613) 732-3332
                Cell # (613) 633-3294