Township of Laurentian Valleyhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/Fri, 03 Apr 2020 3:13:37 -0700en-us<![CDATA[Renfrew County COVID-19 Business Impact Survey Test]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/corona-virus-information/renfrew-county-covid-19-business-impact-survey-test-5385.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/corona-virus-information/renfrew-county-covid-19-business-impact-survey-test-5385.htmlFri, 03 Apr 2020 3:13:37 -0700Please help - In order to better understand the circumstances of the impacts to the businesses and people within the County of Renfrew during the COVID-19 pandemic, please assist us by completing a short survey (less than 10 min). The results will help in the County's efforts to secure economic relief from the provincial and federal governments as well as enable us to better direct the best available information and resources to you.

To access the survey, click the link in the following words Renfrew County COVID-19 Business Impact Survey Test

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<![CDATA[Virtual Special Council Meeting - April 7, 2020 ]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/meetings/upcoming-meetings/special-council-meeting-6659.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/council/meetings/upcoming-meetings/special-council-meeting-6659.htmlFri, 03 Apr 2020 10:58:53 -0700Media Release
Township of Laurentian Valley
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                          April 4, 2020
 
WHAT:            SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING
 
WHERE:          ONLINE MEETING VIA LIVESTREAM.
 
WHEN:            TUESDAY, APRIL 7th, 2020 at 2:30pm
                       
The Township of Laurentian will be conducting a virtual Special Council Meeting on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 2:30pm.   This Special Council Meeting will be live-streamed to the Township’s YouTube Channel and can be viewed at the specified time above.
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<![CDATA[Full Fire Ban in Effect]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/fire-ban-in-effect/http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/fire-ban-in-effect/Fri, 03 Apr 2020 6:01:40 -0700The provincial government has announced a province wide fire ban effective April 3, at 12:01 a.m.  This ban applies to both open-air and recreation fires.

All current permit holders of open air and recreation burning are asked not to burn during this fire ban.  No open air or recreation burning permits will not be issued until further notice. 

The ban will remain in place until the COVID-19 pandemic no longer impacts the province's ability to respond to emergencies. 

The Burning By-law (2015-09-040) can be found on our website.

Please check our website to see when the fire ban will be lifted at www.lvtownship.ca

If you have further questions please contact the Township Office at 613-735-6291.

Dean Sauriol
CAO/Clerk

 

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<![CDATA[Online Pet Licence - Not Sterilized]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/online-pet-tags/online-pet-licence-not-sterilized-bm/http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/online-pet-tags/online-pet-licence-not-sterilized-bm/Thu, 02 Apr 2020 5:09:30 -0700Click here to register your pet and receive a 2020 pet tag. This form is to be used for pets that are not sterilized. A payment of $20 is required to receive your pet tag.

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<![CDATA[Online Pet Licence - Sterilized]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/online-pet-tags/online-pet-licence-sterilized-bm/http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/online-pet-tags/online-pet-licence-sterilized-bm/Thu, 02 Apr 2020 5:08:51 -0700Click here to register your pet and receive a 2020 pet tag. This form is to be used for pets that are sterilized. A payment of $15 is required to receive your pet tag.

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<![CDATA[Indoor Scavenger Hunt]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/indoor-scavenger-hunt-7868.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/indoor-scavenger-hunt-7868.htmlTue, 31 Mar 2020 7:06:32 -0700Media Release
Township of Laurentian Valley
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                         
 March 24, 2020
 
 
Laurentian Valley, ON - The Township of Laurentian Valley is excited to announce the launch of an Indoor Home Scavenger Hunt beginning Monday, March 30th, 2020. Play for a chance to win an iPad!
 
The entire hunt will take place over the period of one week, from March 30 – April 3, 2020, where each day a new item to hunt will be announced on the Laurentian Valley Facebook page. In the spirit of maintaining physical distances, all items will be something you can find in your home; a fun daily activity for the entire family!
 
Once the item is posted you will have until the end of that day to send us by private message through our Facebook Page, a selfie of you with your name and the item hunted. This becomes your ballot into the draw for an iPad! Each different item selfie you send us will give you an extra ballot to be put into the draw, however, only one selfie per item will be counted. 
 
The lucky winner will be announced on the Township’s Facebook page on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 1:00PM. The hunt is open to anyone and all ages.  You do not have to be a resident of Laurentian Valley to participate. Stay tuned for our first item to be posted on the Township’s Facebook page this coming Monday!
 
Happy hunting and stay safe! Remember to practice physical distancing and be prudent with washing your hands.  Let’s keep our wonderful community safe!
 
For information, please visit the Township’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/lvtownship.ca/ .

 

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<![CDATA[County of Renfrew Declares State of Emergency on March 30 2020 due to COVID-19]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/corona-virus-information/county-of-renfrew-declares-state-of-emergency-on-march-30-2020-due-to-covid-19-8193.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/corona-virus-information/county-of-renfrew-declares-state-of-emergency-on-march-30-2020-due-to-covid-19-8193.htmlMon, 30 Mar 2020 2:08:57 -0700

Media Relations                                 COUNTY OF RENFREW

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NEWS RELEASE                                                                                                                FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 30th, 2020

 
County of Renfrew Declares State of Emergency
Pembroke:  At 2 p.m. today, Warden Debbie Robinson declared a state of emergency due to the global COVID-19 pandemic across the entirety of the County of Renfrew under the Emergency Management and Protection Act.
 
The County of Renfrew along with local municipalities, and the Renfrew County and District Health Unit are working collectively to ensure that all measures are being taken to protect our residents, staff and visitors during this difficult time.
 
“We know that this is a challenging time for County residents; as such this declaration of an emergency allows the County of Renfrew to enact measures, make key decisions, and access future funding from the Province,” Warden Robinson said.
 
This declaration of emergency will further assist the County of Renfrew in maintaining essential services and addressing the increasing threat of the COVID 19 outbreak in an effective manner.  The declaration also evokes the County of Renfrew Emergency Response Plan and its Emergency Operations Centre.
 
The Warden acknowledged the “hard work done by so many to this point however based on current information residents need to be vigilant.”
 
“I’m asking residents to stay at home, and follow the directions of the Renfrew County and District Health Unit, the Provincial and Federal Governments so that County of Renfrew and its residents are best prepared to protect their own health and that of the most vulnerable in our community,” Warden Robinson commented.   “Today I have declared a state of emergency for Renfrew County, with the focus on supporting local municipalities and residents that are being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic here in the County.  I would ask that residents continue to be vigilant about their safety and of those around them in these difficult times.  I also want residents to be assured that the County of Renfrew, along with all the local municipalities in the County, are making every effort to provide support where and when needed,” she added.
 
Rapidly changing conditions in relation to this pandemic continue to pose a threat to our healthcare system and with two long-term care homes under County management the County is taking all necessary measures to protect our communities’ most vulnerable members. The Province of Ontario and many Eastern Ontario municipalities have also issued states of emergency.  For safety, all residents should stay at home, monitor their health conditions, and check for updated messages, exercise caution and social distancing.
 
For up-to-date information on COVID-19, please visit the Renfrew County and District Health Unit website at www.rcdhu.ca. or the Province of Ontario’s site at www.ontario.ca/coronavirus.
If you live in Renfrew County, have a non-emergency health concern (including a concern related to COVID-19) and need to speak to a physician, you should first call your family physician’s office.
If you do not have a family physician or cannot access your family physician, please call the new Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre (RC VTAC) at 1-844-727-6404 to be connected to a family physician or nurse practitioner or visit www.rcvtac.ca
 
The County of Renfrew will continue to post all necessary and pertinent information to the County’s website, Facebook and Twitter Feeds, and update the local media on a regular basis.
Until further notice County of Renfrew Buildings will not be allowing public walk-in access, services are continuing to be provided.  We are asking the public to conduct their communications with us via telephone, or by email.  For more information on County services and how to contact us please visit: https://www.countyofrenfrew.on.ca/en/covid-19.aspx
 
For Media Inquiries please call:
 
Paul Moreau            Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk, County of Renfrew      613 735-7288
 
Michael Barber       Media Relations/Grants Coordinator, County of Renfrew 613-735-7288
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<![CDATA[Coronavirus - COVID-19 Information]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/corona-virus-information/http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/corona-virus-information/Mon, 30 Mar 2020 1:48:53 -0700The Township of Laurentian Valley is continuing to monitor the situation regarding the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) with the guidance of government and healthcare professionals across the province and the country.  Throughout this situation, the Township’s goal is to safeguard the continuity of Laurentian Valley services that support the safety and well-being of our residents while ensuring the health and safety of our employees.

In an abundance of caution and to help ensure the continued delivery of critical services to its residents, all Township of Laurentian Valley buildings will be closed to the general public effective immediately for three weeks or until further notice.  Essential visits will be by appointment only.  Meetings with Township staff where appropriate can be setup on a case-by-case basis by phone.

The following events and services are impacted:

  • This service delivery change includes: Township Office; the Operations Department; the Recreation Facilities and the Fire Department.
  • The Township will continue to be available during regular business hours by phone to address questions and concerns of residents.
  • The first instalment due date of your taxes has been extended to April 30, 2020.  Residents are encouraged to utilize online payment options.
  • Documents and payments can also be delivered to the Township by utilizing the secure mail slot to left of the municipal office door or by regular mail.
  • All garbage and recycling collection will continue to be picked up as scheduled.
  • Pet Licences reduced rate will be extended from March 31 to April 30, 2020
  • No Open-Air Burning Permits will be issued
  • To speak to a staff member please call 613-735-6291 or email info@lvtownship.ca  between 8:30 am and 4 pm Monday to Friday.
  • The Township of Laurentian Valley will provide any further updates on Township services as they become available: online at www.lvtownship.ca; on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/lvtownship.ca/at Township of Laurentian Valley.
  • The next regular Council meeting is scheduled for April 21, 2020.  Any special or emergency meetings will be called by Mayor Bennett as necessary.

To keep yourself informed on the most-up-to date information on COVID-19 you should regularly monitor the Renfrew County and District Health Unit website.  A copy of the News Release issued on March 13, 2020, by the Renfrew County and District Health Unit is also attached for conveninence however we strongly recommend that you check the Health Unit website regularly for the most up-to-date information at www.rcdhu.com and check the News posted on their website found https://www.rcdhu.com/news/

To further assist you in locating reliable informationm the following provides some links to information from the Province of Ontario and the Government of Canada about COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Please ensure that you are checking credible sources for the best information.

Government of Canada COVID-19 Affected Areas Listhttps://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/health-professionals/covid-19-affected-areas-list.html

Ministry of Health Corona Virus Informationhttps://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus

Public Health Agency of Canada Coronavirus Information:  https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection.html

Please contact Renfrew County and District Health Unit at 613-735-8654, extension 555, if you have any questions.

Additional Links

The following video provides a general explanation of a coronavirus: Dr. Peter Lin: Corona Virus  Please note this is provided as general information only to assist with some basic understanding.  You should check the Health Unit website for the most current information on COVID-19.

The Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre

The Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre  is a new pandemic healthcare service to reduce the demand on Emergency Departments and provide Renfrew County residents, who do not have a family physician or cannot access their family physician, with the appropriate level of care when they have any health concern (including concerns related to COVID-19). Visit for more information: www.rcvtac.ca or call 1-844-727-6404 and have your OHIP card ready.

Residents are encouraged to follow the guidance and protocols of our local experts in Public Health. The Township is taking actions to help protect the health of our community and prevent the spread of the virus.

We appreciate your cooperation and understanding as we work to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Please monitor this page for updates.

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<![CDATA[MNRF Issues Water Conditions Statement - Water Safety Notice for Pembroke District on March 30th 2020]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/mnrf-issues-water-conditions-statement-water-safety-notice-for-pembroke-district-on-march-30th-2020-505.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/mnrf-issues-water-conditions-statement-water-safety-notice-for-pembroke-district-on-march-30th-2020-505.htmlMon, 30 Mar 2020 1:33:26 -0700Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Bulletin
Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety
Pembroke District
                                                                                                                                      Monday March 30, 2020

                                                                                                                                                              3:30 pm

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Pembroke District is advising area residents that a Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety is in effect in the District until Monday, April 06, 2020.

Residents in Renfrew County should keep a close watch on conditions, regularly check for updated messages and exercise caution near fast-moving rivers and streams. Residents who have a historic susceptibility to flooding should take appropriate precautions to protect their property, such as ensuring sump pumps are functioning and securing items that may float away as water levels rise.

The ministry is closely monitoring the weather and developing watershed conditions. Further updates will be issued as appropriate.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Description of Weather System

A significant amount of rain fell across Renfrew County this past weekend and temperatures for the next week are forecast to be above zero during the day and close to or below zero at night. Minimal additional precipitation is expected.

Description of Current Conditions

Over the past few weeks, snow has been gradually melting due to warmer temperatures, however there is still a significant amount of snow throughout the County. The snow that remains is heavily saturated and is less capable of absorbing any precipitation.

Lake levels and flows have increased due to the rain this past weekend in addition to the regular snow melt but are still within normal ranges for this time of year.

The ice is thinning on large lakes throughout the County and rivers and streams are opening as the ice melts. As the ice on lakes and rivers melts, it can be expected that water levels will respond accordingly.

DEFINITIONS

  • WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – WATER SAFETY: indicates that high flows, melting ice or other factors could be dangerous for such users as boaters, anglers and swimmers but flooding is not expected.
  • WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK: gives early notice of the potential for flooding based on weather forecasts calling for heavy rain, snow melt, high winds or other conditions
  • FLOOD WATCH: potential for flooding exists within specific watercourses and municipalities
  • FLOOD WARNING: flooding is imminent or occurring within specific watercourses and municipalities.

LEARN MORE

  • Surface Water Monitoring Centre public webpage www.ontario.ca/floodforecast
  • Environment Canada bulletins: www. weather.gc.ca
  • A close watch on local conditions and weather forecasts from Environment Canada is recommended.

Christina Davis, Pembroke District Office, 613-732-5536

ontario.ca/mnrf

Disponible en français

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<![CDATA[Message from the Mayor and Council - Laurentian Valley Flooding Event Response Service Level Policy]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/message-from-the-mayor-and-council-laurentian-valley-flooding-event-response-service-level-policy-1009.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/message-from-the-mayor-and-council-laurentian-valley-flooding-event-response-service-level-policy-1009.htmlMon, 30 Mar 2020 9:33:48 -0700Dear Laurentian Valley Resident/Property Owner:

Re:     Notification Regarding Township of Laurentian Valley Flooding Event Response Service Level Policy

This message is to advise that Council of the Township of Laurentian Valley has adopted a Flooding Event Response Service Level Policy which we wish to specifically communicate to all residents that have the potential to be impacted by flooding events.  It was with careful consideration of the impacts that the events in both 2019 and 2017 had on Township resources from both a financial and a staffing perspective that Council has decided it is necessary to adopt the Flooding Event Response Service Level Policy that has been posted to the Township website.

By establishing a Township Flooding Event Response Level of Service, staff and residents can better prepare for the future by knowing what to expect should high water levels occur again.  We seem to be experiencing more of these events and at some levels flooding cannot always be considered an emergency.  Emergency Response Staff should only be utilized in the event of a catastrophic occurrence that is life threatening. Preparedness is one of the best mitigation effort we can employ along with ensuring compliance with the best available flood plain information for development along water bodies.

The 2019 event had a profound impact on our team from a mental and physical perspective, as well as the financial impact that our Municipality has felt.  The 2019 MDRA claim filed by the Township was $ 1,000,128.61 and we are still awaiting notification of what part of this claim will be covered but at best the Township share of these costs would still be $78,101.26.  There is no guarantee that in the future any additional claim would be covered as costs in 2017 did not meet the Provincial threshold and were fully borne by Township ratepayers.

It is important to stress that the LV Fire Department cannot be used as the manpower for flood protection.  The LV Fire Department did respond to several incidents during the 2019 event and we were fortunate that we maintained service during this event and did not have a major incident. This speaks to the level of commitment of our staff. This use of the Fire Department forces increases the potential that in the event of a large fire or emergency our crew would not be physically able to adequately respond.  There is also an impact on our local employers when they leave their regular jobs.  For these reasons it is essential that their role in a flood event is clearly understood by all.

Level of Service and Expectations

The level of service that is provided by our Municipality is determined by Council. The level of service provided in 2019 is not sustainable from a manpower and financial perspective.  There is also no guarantee that we would be able to access the provincial and federal manpower that we did in the past for a future event.  This year the manpower issue is further compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Council and Staff felt it was important to formulate a response level to manage expectations and assist in your preparedness efforts.

At the time of writing of this letter, the flood outlook for this year was looking hopeful.  I urge all residents to keep themselves apprised of information about flooding on the Township website at www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/  where any Watershed Condition Statements, Flood Warnings and Flood Watches issued by MNRF will be posted and other flooding information, best practices and links to information are provided.

For those on the Ottawa River, both the Ottawa River Regulation Planning Board http://ottawariver.ca/ (1-800-778-1246) and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) https://www.opg.com/building-strong-and-safe-communities/our-communities/eastern-ontario/  (1-888-884-8022), continue to make improvements to how information is delivered including website improvements and you should check their websites regularly during the Spring Freshet period to keep yourself updated and prepared.

Rest assured the Township remains working hard on behalf of our ratepayers to keep them safe but we need to ensure that a sustainable and reasonable level of service is put into place so that ratepayers can prepare themselves accordingly.

Stay safe and healthy.

Yours sincerely,

Mayor Steve Bennett and Council of the Township of Laurentian Valley

 

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<![CDATA[TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY FLOODING EVENT RESPONSE LEVEL OF SERVICE POLICY]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/township-of-laurentian-valley-flooding-event-response-level-of-service-policy-4803.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/township-of-laurentian-valley-flooding-event-response-level-of-service-policy-4803.htmlMon, 30 Mar 2020 9:33:20 -0700TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY FLOODING EVENT RESPONSE LEVEL OF SERVICE POLICY

Township to Provide Sand and Bags and Tiered Response Based on the Number of Sandbags Issued and Number of Properties Impacted

Approach to Sandbags and Sand Supply

The Township of Laurentian Valley will supply sand and sandbags at identified sandbag depot locations throughout the Municipality at no charge. Township Staff would ensure protection of municipal infrastructure only, and would not be responding to requests from private residents/property owners to deliver or place sandbags on private property. Township Staff would provide information on best practices to residents but would not commit Staff to complete the work.   Individuals will need to make sure to arrange their own help through friends and family rather than relying on the Township to provide manpower.

Approach to Sandbag Disposal

Sandbag disposal would be dealt with as follows:

  1. When 0 to 10,000 sandbags have been placed throughout the Municipality during a flood event – Residents are responsible for placing filled sandbags at the end of their driveways for collection by Township Staff;
  2. When 10,001 to 25,000 sandbags have been placed throughout the Municipality during a flood event– Residents are responsible for placing filled sandbags at the end of their driveways for collection by a Contractor hired by the Township;
  3. When 25,001 sandbags or greater have been placed throughout the Municipality during a flood event – The Township will retain the services of a Contractor and collect sandbags from the location on properties where they have been placed.

Approach to Debris Management

Debris Management which includes the clean-up of materials from flood damaged buildings and structures, as well as, outside debris that has floated in as a result of flooding including trees, wood and other products, will be dealt with as follows:

  1. Where less than 25 properties are impacted – No special assistance from the Municipality, regular waste collection rules apply for curbside pick-up and at the OVWRC;
  2. Where 26 to 50 properties impacted – Special Tipping fee vouchers would be issued to residents to use at the OVWRC to waive tipping fees on loads being hauled by residents to the OVWRC;
  3. Where 51 to 75 properties impacted - Special Tipping fee vouchers would be issued to residents to use at the OVWRC to waive tipping fees on loads being hauled by residents to the OVWRC and one-time special curbside cleanup pick-up will be arranged with Township’s collection Contractor for the affected area;
  4. Where 76 or more properties impacted – Temporary Debris Management Site created at George Matheson Park (or alternate location subject to MOECP approval); Special Tipping fee vouchers would be issued to residents to use at the OVWRC to waive tipping fees on loads being hauled by residents to the OVWRC and one-time special curbside cleanup collection will be arranged with Township’s collection Contractor for additional  areas in the Township’s west end, along the Highway 148/Pembroke Street East corridor if those areas are impacted and/or any other area where there is a significant concentration of properties impacted by flooding determined based on the specific event.

Wellness Checks and Emergency Response to Properties with Flooded Access

Once the access to a property/dwelling is flooded, an initial visit will be made to determine if the occupants need assistance to evacuate and then if they chose to stay they will be advised that emergency service access is compromised and that there is no guarantee that we will be able to get to them if something happens.  The Township would not be able to do daily wellness checks due to the access limitations.

In an Emergency Event, the Township will be working with the Red Cross and details would be provided should that occur on how to register with the Red Cross and specific procedures.  The Township is working towards a single point of registration, which we anticipate would be the Red Cross and we would be asking everyone impacted by an emergency flood event to register and also to advise when they do evacuate and/or return to their property after initially evacuating that they also notify the Township which is anticipated will be through the Red Cross.

A copy of this policy is also available for download from this website.

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<![CDATA[Plans of Subdivision and Condominium]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/plans-of-subdivision/http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/plans-of-subdivision/Mon, 30 Mar 2020 8:16:21 -0700The County of Renfrew is the Approval Authority for Plans of Subdivision and Plans of Condominium in the Township of Laurentian Valley. Prior to filing an application, it is recommended that developers should first pre-consult with the Township of Laurentian Valley and then the County of Renfrew, to identify any potential issues and to ensure that the application will be a complete application when filed. A copy of a general guide to the County’s process, along with the application form are available from the County of Renfrew’s website at the following links.

Guide to the Approval Process for Plans of Subdivision:
http://www.countyofrenfrew.on.ca/_documents/online-forms/GuideToApprovalProcessPlansSubdivision.pdf

Application for Approval of Plan of Subdivision or Condominium Description:https://www.countyofrenfrew.on.ca/en/business-and-development/resources/Documents/ApplicationSub-Condo.pdf

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<![CDATA[March 29, 2020 Press Release from the Ottawa River Regulation Planning Board]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/march-29-2020-press-release-from-the-ottawa-river-regulation-planning-board-8352.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/march-29-2020-press-release-from-the-ottawa-river-regulation-planning-board-8352.htmlMon, 30 Mar 2020 7:31:38 -0700Ottawa River Regulation Planning Board/ Commission de planification de la régularisation de la rivière des Outaouais RISING OTTAWA RIVER WATER LEVELS

 

OTTAWA/GATINEAU, Sunday, March 29, 2020 — The Ottawa River Regulating Committee would like to inform watershed residents that levels and flows along the Ottawa River have begun increasing with the onset of the spring freshet period. It cautions residents along the shores of the Ottawa River from Mattawa down to the Montreal region that during the spring period water levels can rise rapidly and cause minor flooding in low-lying areas. Based on the current snow cover and the weather forecast, the Regulating Committee anticipates that the levels and flows on the main stem of the Ottawa River will remain within the normal range of fluctuations associated with the spring freshet period.

River Conditions Forecast / Flooding Risk: Spring runoff in the southern and central portions of the Ottawa River basin is increasing due to warming temperatures and ongoing rainfall over the watershed. Throughout the freshet period, the combination of heavy rainfall and snowmelt may result in rapid increases in water levels and flows on the main stem of the Ottawa River from Mattawa down to the Montreal region. With warming temperatures and forecast precipitation, increases in flows and levels are expected to continue and may cause minor flooding in low-lying areas over the coming weeks depending on the temperatures and precipitation amounts received. Low-lying areas are those that are flooded regularly during the spring freshet period.

At this time, the snow cover varies significantly across the basin with higher than average snow quantities in the northern portion of the basin, and close to or below average in the western and southern portions of the basin. However, the snow cover is only one of several factors impacting the magnitude of the spring freshet, which largely depends on weather conditions that can only be known a few days in advance. For this reason, the Regulating Committee will be closely monitoring precipitation amounts and temperature increases throughout the spring freshet period as they may cause levels and flows to change rapidly.

Further bulletins will be published if flood risks increase.

Reservoir Regulation Strategy: Increases in water levels in the spring are caused by increases in flows. The principal storage reservoirs in the northern part of the watershed will store a large portion of runoff from these areas, thereby reducing flows in downstream basin areas. However, dams located in the central and southern portions of the basin are essentially “run of the river” with no significant storage capacity. As such, they do not significantly reduce the flows (and hence the levels) associated with increased spring runoff. During this critical freshet period, the Regulating Committee will take all possible actions to mitigate the amount of flooding and will continuously monitor conditions at all points along the river. ____________________________________________________________________________________________

The Regulating Committee works closely at all times with provincial agencies responsible for issuing flood-related messages. In Ontario, Conservation Authorities and District Offices of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry issue flood-related messages and information to municipalities, Indigenous communities and other key agencies involved in flood preparedness and response. Current flood-related messages can be viewed on-line on the individual conservation authority websites and on  the provincial flood webpage: https://www.ontario.ca/flooding  In Quebec, the Centre des opérations gouvernementales du Québec and the Sécurité civile collaborate with municipalities to protect residents. Monitoring of flood conditions can be viewed at https://geoegl.msp.gouv.qc.ca/adnv2

If you think that your property may be at risk of flooding, please contact your municipality.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Website: Current and forecast conditions on the Ottawa River along with conditions at the principal reservoirs in the system may be obtained by consulting our website. A general four-day forecast is also provided at key locations within the basin during the spring freshet period. www.ottawariver.ca  (English) www.rivieredesoutaouais.ca  (French)

Telephone: The river conditions forecast and information on current river levels may be obtained for the following locations: Lake Timiskaming, Mattawa, Pembroke, Lake Coulonge, Chats Lake, Ottawa (Britannia), Gatineau (Hull wharf), Grenville and Maniwaki, by calling the following numbers:

Ottawa-Gatineau: (819) 994-9049 English; (819) 994-8171 French

Outside the Ottawa-Gatineau region: 1-800-778-1246 English; 1-800-778-1243 French

Twitter: Follow us to be notified when news releases are issued, when we begin daily updates or the general four-day forecasts on our website, or when special bulletins are posted on our website.

www.twitter.com/ORRPB (English)                                            www.twitter.com/CPRRO  (French)

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The Ottawa River Regulating Committee consists of the following agencies that are responsible for the cooperative flow management of the principal reservoirs within the Ottawa River watershed: HydroQuébec, Ministère de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques du Québec, Ontario Power Generation, and Public Services and Procurement Canada. In Ontario, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, through its associate membership with the Regulating Committee, contributes important hydrometeorological information and plays a key role in disseminating information in Ontario. The Regulating Committee issues a press release when the spring freshet season is starting on the Ottawa River and when it anticipates that river conditions on the main stem of the Ottawa River (between the Lake Timiskaming outlet down to the Montreal region) could exceed significant flood levels.

Covid-19: For important information by the Planning Board, please refer to a bulletin posted on March 20th on our website Latest News page.

For additional information, please communicate with the Ottawa River Regulation Secretariat using the ‘Contact us’ form on the website, or leave a message at any of the telephone numbers listed above.

Ottawa River Regulating Committee

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<![CDATA[Ottawa River Water Level Information - Ottawa River Regulation Planning Board New Website]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/ottawa-river-water-level-information-ottawa-river-regulation-planning-board-new-website-1981.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/ottawa-river-water-level-information-ottawa-river-regulation-planning-board-new-website-1981.htmlMon, 30 Mar 2020 7:10:12 -0700In response to comments received in past flooding events about the need to improve communications and information provinded to residents and property owners along the Ottawa River, the Ottawa River Regulation Planning Board have made a number of improvements to their website.

For information on the existing and projected water levels along the Ottawa River information regularly check the Ottawa River Regulation Planning Board website at: http://ottawariver.ca/conditions/

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<![CDATA[COVID-19 Video from Renfrew County Paramedic Services - Please Stay Home and Help Keep Them Safe]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/covid-19-video-from-renfrew-county-paramedic-services-please-stay-home-and-help-keep-them-safe/http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/covid-19-video-from-renfrew-county-paramedic-services-please-stay-home-and-help-keep-them-safe/Sat, 28 Mar 2020 6:22:54 -0700We are all so proud of the incredible Paramedics in Renfrew County.

Please take a moment to watch and share this message from the Renfrew County Paramedics.

Stay safe and keep everyone around you safe and please, please stay home and keep our paramedics and healthcare workers safe too.

Renfrew County Paramedic video

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<![CDATA[Notice of Application for Official Plan Amendment (OPA#14) File No. O-2020-01 and Zoning By-law Amendment File No. Z-2020-04]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-application-for-official-plan-amendment-opa-14-file-no-o-2020-01-and-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z-2020-04-2842.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-application-for-official-plan-amendment-opa-14-file-no-o-2020-01-and-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z-2020-04-2842.htmlSat, 28 Mar 2020 6:05:29 -0700THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR OFFICIAL PLAN AND ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT
 
TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to the requirements of Sections 22(6.4) and 34(10.7) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended, the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley advises that a combined application for amendment to both the Official Plan and Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 of the Township of Laurentian Valley has been received and was deemed to be a complete application pursuant to the requirements of the Planning Act.  The amendments have been prepared in accordance with the provisions of Sections 17, 21, 22, 34, and 36 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended.
 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION & LOCATION OF OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT – OPA # 14 (Application File No. O-2020-01) and ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Application File No. Z-2020-04)
Item 1: OPA#14
The application for Official Plan Amendment has been filed to support a request to redesignate a portion of the subject property from Rural to Mineral Aggregate Resource to permit aggregate extraction and allow a proposed gravel pit.  The majority of the subject property is already designated Mineral Aggregate Resource.  An application for Aggregate Licence has also been filed with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) and the public meeting required under the Aggregates Act was held on July 29, 2019. 
 
A concurrent application for zoning by-law amendment has also been filed.
 
Item 2: Zoning By-law Amendment File No. Z-2020 04
The application for zoning by-law amendment has been filed to a support a request to rezone lands from “Extractive Industrial Reserve (EMR)” and Rural (RU) to an “Extractive Industrial-Exception Six-holding (EM-E6-h)” to permit their use for aggregate extraction and permit a gravel pit,  The extent of the lands is to coincide with the lands to be licensed in the corresponding application for Aggregate Licence filed with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF).
 
The lands affected by the Amendments are in Part 3 on Plan 49R-17637, within Part Lot 23, Concession 12, geographic Township of Alice, in the Township of Laurentian Valley, as shown on the Key Map. Please note, the subject lands do not have frontage on a municipal road however, access is gained via a laneway located on abutting lands known municipally as 207 Lubitz Road.
 
PLEASE NOTE:  Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, at this time a date for the Public Meeting has not been set.  Further notices will be sent to you prior to any decision being made and at any time you may provide written comments or questions on the proposed Amendments to the Township via regular mail, email or fax.  More detailed information will be forthcoming on the specific details of the amendments in the next step of the process under the Planning Act.
 
COPIES of the application and material provided under Sections 22(6.4) and 34(10.1) of the Planning Act Official Plan Amendment OPA No. 14 (Application File No.O-2020-01) and Zoning By-law Amendment (Application File No. Z-2020-04), are available for inspection by download from the Township website or if you do not have internet access you may contact the Township office at 613-735-6291 to request that a copy be mailed to you.   Some of the additional supporting documentation is too large for the Township to reproduce so if you are unable to access it through the website, you may contact the Township office to discuss the contents of the supporting documents and/or to arrange to have documents emailed to you.
 
Questions related to the application should be directed to either Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner at 613-735-6291 ext. 203 or Navada Sargent, Planning Administrative Clerk at 613-735-6291 ext. 207.  Please note, as Staff may be working remotely you may be required to leave a voicemail message which Staff can listen to and then get back to you with a reply during regular office hours.
 
Privacy Disclosure: As one of the purposes of the Planning Act is to provide for planning processes that are open and accessible, all written submissions, documents, correspondence, e-mails or other communications (including your name and address) form part of the public record and will be disclosed/made available by the Township to such persons as the Township deems appropriate, including anyone requesting such information.  Please note that by submitting any of this information, you are providing the Township with your consent to use and disclose this information as part of the planning process.
 
DATED at the Township of Laurentian Valley this 20th day of March, 2020.
 
Supporting documents to the application include:
-Planning Justification Summary
-Environmental Impact Study
-Hydrogeological Assessment with Nitrate Impact Assessment
-Achaeological Assessment - Stage 1 & 2
 
If you wish to view supporting documents please contact the Township. 
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<![CDATA[OPP Notice: Theft Prevention for Small Businesses that Are Closed due to COVID-19]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/business/opp-notice-theft-prevention-for-small-businesses-that-are-closed-due-to-covid-19/http://www.lvtownship.ca/business/opp-notice-theft-prevention-for-small-businesses-that-are-closed-due-to-covid-19/Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:35:09 -0700OPP Notice: Theft Prevention for Small Businesses that 
Are Closed due to COVID-19
  • Remove all valuables from storefront displays
  • Remove all cash from tills and leave open with the cash tray out and visibly empty
  • Ensure alarm systems are working and all contact lists are up-to-date
  • Post on doors/windows that the premises are monitored by an alarm company and that no money is kept on the premises. Include the 1-888-310-1122 number to call the OPP should anyone notice a break-in or damage
  • Clean all windows and floors prior to leaving and note when you've done so (have a log) as this will help investigators should there be a break-in
  • Consider a surveillance system which can be monitored remotely by phone/online
  • Consider putting a laminate on all windows/glass to discourage and help prevent easy entry
  • Keep some lighting on inside to help with video surveillance and consider lighting on timers if possible
  • Ensure all doors and windows are locked and secure
  • Ensure all exterior lighting is functioning and on - consider motion sensor lights as another option
  • Remove anything on the exterior which could be used to gain entry to your premises (bricks, ladders, poles, construction materials)
  • Regularly check the building and keep track of when you check (have a log) but go at different times
  • Like your home, if it looks cared for and looks like someone is home or around regularly, thieves will move on to other locations
 
To the general public, Upper Ottawa Valley OPP would request that we all help to keep our families, communities and businesses safe and secure during this State of Emergency. 
 
If you see any suspicious activity around a business that you know are closed or any homes where people aren't around, call the police or report it.
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<![CDATA[Public Notice: Mayor's Message - COVID-19]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/mayor-s-message-covid-19-18.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/mayor-s-message-covid-19-18.htmlFri, 27 Mar 2020 10:21:33 -0700Click on document above to view the Mayor's Message. 

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<![CDATA[Pembroke and Area Airport Donations]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/pembroke-and-area-airport-donations/http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/pembroke-and-area-airport-donations/Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:20:13 -0700<![CDATA[Notice: Emergency Funding Available Through Ontario Works]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/notice-emergency-funding-available-through-ontario-works-5690.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/notice-emergency-funding-available-through-ontario-works-5690.htmlThu, 26 Mar 2020 11:47:57 -0700Click on document above to view the notice. 

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<![CDATA[Job Opportunity - Student GIS/Asset Management Technician ]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/human-resources/employment-opportunities/job-opportunity-student-gis-asset-management-technician-5211.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/human-resources/employment-opportunities/job-opportunity-student-gis-asset-management-technician-5211.htmlThu, 26 Mar 2020 10:51:58 -0700TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY
SUMMER STUDENT POSITION – GIS/ASSET MANAGEMENT TECHNICIAN
 
DESCRIPTION:
The Township of Laurentian Valley is hiring one GIS/Asset Management Technician Student for approximately 16 weeks starting May 11, 2020.  The position is 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday).
 
Duties:
  • Utilizing and modifying databases and associated forms as well as data manipulation
  • Use of GPS equipment and ArcGIS software to accurately locate and map various assets and utilities in the Township.
  • Assist in compiling information from a variety of sources such as spread sheets, scanned documents, maps, engineering/architectural drawings and other data sources that will be used to update the asset management inventory.
  • Participate in Public Works employee related activities such as safety training and other job related training as assigned.
  • Provides and maintains a high degree of confidentiality and security of information at all times.
  • Work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and other applicable legislation, department policies/procedures/practices, operational guidelines, and perform safe work practices.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned in accordance with department and corporate objectives.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • University/college student who has successfully completed at least the first year in a GIS/Engineering program or Planning or Geography Program.
  • Proficient in the use of computers and computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, ArcGIS and web browsers.  Understanding of Asset Management related software would be an asset.
  • Knowledge and/or previous use of GPS devices would be considered an asset.
  • Ability to read and interpret maps and engineering/architectural drawings.
  • Able to work independently.
  • Physically capable of performing assigned duties.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • May be subject to inclement weather and/or weather extremes during the discharge of responsibilities.
  • Considerable periods of standing and/or moderate walking in the field may be required.
Considerable periods of sitting and computer usage may be required.
 
OTHER:
  • Valid Class G Driver’s Licence is required
  • Must provide personal CSA approved safety boots/footwear
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
To be eligible you must have been registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year.
 
DEADLINE:
The deadline for submission of applications is Thursday, April 23, 2020.
 
 
CONTACT INFORMATION:
Students interested in this employment opportunity may submit a resume, including a cover letter citing “RE: GIS/Asset Management Technician”, to the attention of Mark Behm, Public Works Manager either by email (in MSWord or pdf format only) at hr@lvtownship.ca or mail to:
 
Mark Behm, C. Tech.
Public Works Manager
Township of Laurentian Valley
460 Witt Road
Pembroke, ON K8A 6W5
Re: GIS/ASSET MANAGEMENT TECHNICIAN
 
Thank you for your interest.  Only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted
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<![CDATA[Job Opportunity - Student Labourer]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/human-resources/employment-opportunities/job-opportunity-student-labourer-5569.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/human-resources/employment-opportunities/job-opportunity-student-labourer-5569.htmlThu, 26 Mar 2020 10:48:06 -0700TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY
SUMMER STUDENT POSITION – STUDENT LABOURER
 
DESCRIPTION:
The Township of Laurentian Valley is hiring four (4) Student Labourers for approximately 16 weeks starting May 11, 2020.  The position is 40 hours per week (Monday to Friday).
 
DUTIES:
  • Trimming of brush and grass from Township Roads and properties
  • Debris and litter picking
  • Traffic Control
  • Installation of roadway signage
  • Painting of Fire Hydrants, Maintenance Equipment and Buildings
  • General custodial and maintenance duties
  • Road Construction
 
Qualifications:
  • Able to work independently.
  • Physically capable of performing assigned duties.
  • Experience in construction and operating maintenance equipment such as grass trimmers, lawnmowers, etc. will be considered an asset.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • May be subject to inclement weather and/or weather extremes during the discharge of responsibilities.
  • Considerable periods of standing and/or moderate walking in the field may be required.
 
OTHER:
  • Valid Class G Driver’s Licence is required
  • Must provide personal CSA approved safety boots/footwear
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
To be eligible you must have been registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year.
 
DEADLINE:
The deadline for submission of applications is Thursday, April 23, 2020.
 
 
CONTACT INFORMATION:
Students interested in this employment opportunity may submit a resume, including a cover letter citing “RE: Student Labourer”, to the attention of Lorne Rathwell, Operations Foreman either by email (in MSWord or pdf format only) at hr@lvtownship.ca or mail to:
 
Lorne Rathwell
Operations Foreman
Township of Laurentian Valley
460 Witt Road
Pembroke, ON K8A 6W5
Re: Student Labourer
 
Thank you for your interest.  Only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.

 

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<![CDATA[Public Notice: Social Services Relief Fund]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/public-notice-social-services-relief-fund-7368.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/public-notice-social-services-relief-fund-7368.htmlWed, 25 Mar 2020 10:03:50 -0700Click on document above to view the notice. 

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<![CDATA[Help for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/business/help-for-businesses-impacted-by-covid-19-pandemic/http://www.lvtownship.ca/business/help-for-businesses-impacted-by-covid-19-pandemic/Tue, 24 Mar 2020 1:31:51 -0700There are a number of financial resources being made available to business.  As more programs become available we will try to provide links to additional informaton.  At this time we are aware of the following: 

Support for Small and Mid-Size Enterprises in Renfrew County that are impacted by the Coronavirus Pandemic from Renfrew County Community Futures Development Corporation

Loan relief and support is available for existing and new clients of the Renfrew County Communinty Futures Development Corporation.  To apply for the Relief Loan,visit the RCCFDC website and go to www.rccfdc.org/financing to request the loan application.

If additional funding is required, contact Mike Thompson, Business Development Officer, RCCFDC at 613 431 3951 ext. 223 as more information may be requested, and the approval period of the loan may be longer than 3 business days.An information sheet is also attached which provides some additonal details.

 

Government of Canada Information for Business and Supports

There are a number of other initiatives through the Government of Canada that are available to support business in dealing with COVID-19 .  For more informaton visit the website: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/business/maintaingrowimprovebusiness/resources-for-canadian-businesses.html

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<![CDATA[County of Renfrew GIS mapping information for Laurentian Valley]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/mapping/county-of-renfrew-gis-mapping-information-for-laurentian-valley-8515.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/mapping/county-of-renfrew-gis-mapping-information-for-laurentian-valley-8515.htmlTue, 24 Mar 2020 11:17:20 -0700The Township of Laurentian Valley property fabric mapping (also known as MPAC or Assessment mapping) can be accessed through the County of Renfrew's website.  On this site you can create and print maps that show the shape of your property, roads, natural features such as creeks and streams, wetlands, etc.  To access the site, click on the following link: https://www.countyofrenfrew.on.ca/en/business-and-development/maps.aspx?_mid_=20872

 

It should be noted that the County has recently changed the online GIS system so if you previously used the website it may take you a few minutes to figure out how to complete certain tasks. The new application is now compatible for all browsers and mobile devices. The old application is no longer operational.  You will still be able to do most of the same functions but there are some things that are different so users of the previous application will need to play with the new application to familiarize yourself with the changes.

 

 It enables users to search for properties, find points of interest, locate street addresses, create maps and perform various other geographic searches in the County of Renfrew.

 

What are some examples of what I can do with Renfrew County Mapping?

find a community site in the County of Renfrew (e.g. hospitals)

locate urban points in the County of Renfrew

discover lakes and waterways in the County of Renfrew

print maps in colour or black and white

print map images at a specific scale of your choice

turn on different map layers to include or remove features such as rivers, roads, contours and properties

conduct a business search or locate a business

measure distances and areas

find vacant land and buildings available for development

students can learn about the natural features of the County of Renfrew

produce sketches for severance applications

produce your own maps for farm and forest management planning

 

What are the computer system requirements to use Renfrew County Mapping?

You don’t need any advanced computer hardware ... just a machine with an Internet connection, and a web browser.

 

 

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<![CDATA[2020 By-Laws]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/by-laws/2020-by-laws/http://www.lvtownship.ca/by-laws/2020-by-laws/Tue, 24 Mar 2020 11:14:12 -0700<![CDATA[2019 By-Laws]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/by-laws/2019/http://www.lvtownship.ca/by-laws/2019/Tue, 24 Mar 2020 11:10:15 -0700<![CDATA[Online Pet Licence]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/online-pet-tags/http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/online-pet-tags/Tue, 24 Mar 2020 10:07:05 -0700*Special Note: Reduced rates on pet licences have been extended to April 30th, 2020.  Since the Township Office is closed to the public at this time, you can only purchase pet licences online (no paypal account needed to make payment). The Township remains open providing essential services and staff can be reached via email or by phone

 

All residents must purchase an annual licence for their dogs and cats.  Landlords, please notify your tenants.  Pet tags are sold onlline or at the Township Office at a discounted rate before the end of March.  Tags can be delivered if you are disabled and unable to attend the office. 

Sterilized Pets: before March 31st - $15; after March 31st - $25

Unsterilized Pets: before March 31st $20; after March 31st - $30

After March 31st Officials will be going door to door to ensure registration requirements have been met.  The cost will then be $10 more per tag.  If you are unable to register your dog at the door, a notice will be left to purchase tags at the municipal office within a specified time.  Failure to comply will result in a fine of $120 plus full purchase price of the tag!

If you require a dog tag for a Service Dog, please bring the certificate produced from a recognized training establishment to the Township Office.

If you own a farm that is registered with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food please come into the Township Office to purchase your pet tags at the farm rate of $20 (entitles you up to five (5) pet tags).

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<![CDATA[Property Taxation]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/property-taxation/http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/property-taxation/Tue, 24 Mar 2020 9:58:34 -0700Special Note: Payment on property taxes due date has been extended from March 31, 2020 to April 30, 2020. The Township Office is currently closed to the public until further notice in light of the COVID-19 situation, however staff is still available by phone or email offering essential services. Residents are encouraged to utilize online payment options. To learn how set up online payment through your bank visit: http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/property-taxation/online-payment-options/.  Payments can also be delivered to the Township by utilizing the secure mail slot to left of the municipal office door or by regular mail.  

 

All property taxation bills are split into two (2) installments per bill with due dates as follows:

Interim Property Tax Bill

  • First installment due the last business day of March
  • Second installment due the last business day of May

Residential/Farm Final Property Tax Bill

  • First installment due the last business day of July
  • Second installment due the last business day of September

Commercial/Industrial Final Property Tax Bill

  • First installment due the last business day of August
  • Second installemnt due the last business day of October

For payment options - Payment of Municipal Services


If you would like a duplicate Property Tax Bill or a Tax Receipt for Income Tax purposes, click here.

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<![CDATA[Public Notice: COVID-19 Update Information Sheet]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/public-notice-covid-19-update-information-sheet-809.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/public-notice-covid-19-update-information-sheet-809.htmlTue, 24 Mar 2020 8:57:56 -0700Please click on document above for access to the Township COVID-19 Information Sheet, issued March 24, 2020. 

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<![CDATA[Public Notice - Think Before you Flush, Toilets are not Trash Cans]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/public-notice-think-before-you-flush-toilets-are-not-trash-cans-3630.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/public-notice-think-before-you-flush-toilets-are-not-trash-cans-3630.htmlTue, 24 Mar 2020 7:26:55 -0700 

Toilets are not Trash Cans
Think before you Flush
 
It is understandable in this time of response to COVID-19, that additional cleaning efforts and use of different cleaning items are taking place. The use of cleaning wipes has expanded exponentially.
 
Township/City sanitary sewer systems are not designed to dispose of anything beyod human waste, toilet paper and wastewater. 
 
It is extremely important that everyday items such as hygiene products, wipes and cleaning materials and rubber gloves do not get flushed or poured down the sewer system.
 
Flushing any other materials down the drains can result in:
  • Damage or blockages to your home plumbing, which could lead to basement flooding
  • Damage to the Township/City’s sewer pipes located under the streets, which could lead to basement flooding
  • Increased operation and maintenance costs for the Township of Laurentian Valley and City of Pembroke to clean and repair the sewer pipes
  • Decreased life of equipment at Pollution Control Centre and increased maintenance & repairs
  • Harm to the environment
To help keep the entire sewage system working well, please do not flush or put the following products down the drain:
Don't flush products down your toilets
  • cleaning wipes/baby wipes – even those that say “flushable” can cause a problem – they don’t breakdown like toilet paper so the cause a lot blockages
  • hygiene products
  • cleaning rags – are far too thick to be flushed
  • facial tissue
  • paper towels
  • rubber gloves
 
We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in helping protect critical infrastructure.
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<![CDATA[Skating Trail]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/things-to-do/outdoor-activities/skating-trail/http://www.lvtownship.ca/things-to-do/outdoor-activities/skating-trail/Fri, 20 Mar 2020 12:17:22 -0700Skating Trail

The Township of Laurentian Valley has created a skating trail through a scenic wooded area on the Alice & Fraser Recreation Centre. Located beside the Timberline Snowmobile Club at 2 Henan Road, the natural ice trail is over 1.5km long. 

*** Snowshoeing trail alongside the skating trail. ***

The Skating Trail is now CLOSED FOR THE 2020 SEASON! Skating and walking is now prohibited due to unsafe ice conditions. We appreciate your cooperation in advance. 
 
 
When season is open:
 
Daily updates of Skating Trail to see open and closures are posted on the Township Facebook Page
 
The Skating Trail is typically open daily from 10am - 4pm, this allows volunteers to maintain the ice in order to provide good skating conditions. 
 
Strollers are allowed on the ice.  No pets permitted on the trail. We appreciate your cooperation in advance!
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<![CDATA[Paying Taxes Online Through Bank - Set Up Instructions]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/property-taxation/online-payment-options/http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/property-taxation/online-payment-options/Wed, 18 Mar 2020 12:52:56 -0700Residents are encouraged to utilize online payment options. Tax and water bills can be paid online through your online banking services.

To add the Township of Laurentian Valley as a payee, use the search-term “Laurentian Valley” and choose “Taxes” for property taxes or “Water” for Water Utility billing. Your account number can be found at the top left hand side of your bill. Use this account number without the 4766 or any dashes or decimals, adding extra zeros to the end if required.

The Township Office is closed to the public until further notice in light of the COVID-19 situation, however staff is still available by phone or email offering essential services.  As a result, payment of taxes due date has been extended from March 31, 2020 to April 30, 2020. 

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<![CDATA[Notice of Application for Zoning By-law Amendment File No. Z2020 03 and Postponement of March 17 2020 Public Meeting]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-application-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z2020-03-and-public-meeting-of-march-17-2020-9932.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-application-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z2020-03-and-public-meeting-of-march-17-2020-9932.htmlMon, 16 Mar 2020 2:51:34 -0700THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY
REVISED NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT
AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING POSTPONEMENT
 
TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to the requirements of Section 34(10.7) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended, the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley advises that an application for amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 of the Township of Laurentian Valley has been received and was deemed to be a complete application pursuant to the requirements of the Planning Act.  AND FURTHER, TAKE NOTICE that the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley will hold a PUBLIC MEETING ON TUESDAY, MARCH 17th, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.at the Township Municipal Office at 460 Witt Road, to consider the proposed amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 of the Township of Laurentian Valley. PLEASE NOTE THE SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETING HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO COVID- 19 CONCERNS.  A NEW NOTICE WILL BE POSTED AS SOON AS A NEW DATE FOR THE PUBLIC MEETING HAS BEEN SET.   The amendment has been prepared in accordance with the provisions of Sections 34, 39 and 39.1 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended.
 
PURPOSE, EFFECT & LOCATION OF ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Application File No. Z-2020-03)
The purpose of the proposed amendment is to pass a temporary use by-law to permit the continued use of a “garden suite” as a temporary use on a property also occupied by an existing single detached residential dwelling.  The Planning Act defines a garden suite as a one-unit detached residential structure containing bathroom and kitchen facilities that is ancillary to an existing residential structure and that is designed to be portable.  The garden suite is already located on the property as it was authorized under a previous temporary use by-law.  As the current temporary use permission expires on April 20th, 2020 and the resident wishes to continue to occupy the garden suite dwelling, because the Planning Act has changed to allow for a 20 year initial term for a temporary use for a garden suite to broaden the housing options, a new temporary use by-law has been proposed.
 
The effect of this amendment is to amend the provisions of the “Rural-Exception Forty-Eight -temporary (RU-E48-t)” zone to change to expiration date for the temporary use from April 20, 2020, to March 17, 2040.  The temporary use by-law would have a duration of twenty (20) years from the date of passing of the by-law.  Upon the expiration of the twenty year period, Council may by by-law grant further periods of not more than three years each during which the temporary use may continue to be authorized.  At such time as the garden suite is no longer required or the temporary use by-law expires and is not extended, the garden suite is then to be removed from the property.
 
The lands affected by the Amendment are located at 1606 B Line Road, in Part Lots 13, 14 and 15, Concession B, geographic Township of Alice, in the Township of Laurentian Valley.
 
COPIES of the proposed amendment, material provided under Section 34 (10.1) of the Planning Act and any additional information relating to the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment (Application File No. Z-2020-03), are available for inspection during regular office hours at the Township Office.  Questions related to the application should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner by calling 613-735-6291, extension 203.
 
ANY PERSON may attend the public meeting and/or make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the amendment aforesaid.
 
If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of Township of Laurentian Valley to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Township of Laurentian Valley before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision.
 
If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, or make written submissions to the Township of Laurentian Valley before the by-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.
 
Please note the following changes to the Planning Act and its Regulations:
If you wish to be notified of the decision of Township of Laurentian Valley on the proposed zoning by-law amendment, you must make a written request to Township of Laurentian Valley c/o Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.
 
If you are receiving this notice because you are the owner of property in the area of the amendment that contains seven or more residential units, you must also post this notice in a location that is visible to all of the residents of your property.
 
Privacy Disclosure: As one of the purposes of the Planning Act is to provide for planning processes that are open and accessible, all written submissions, documents, correspondence, e-mails or other communications (including your name and address) form part of the public record and will be disclosed/made available by the Township to such persons as the Township deems appropriate, including anyone requesting such information.  Please note that by submitting any of this information, you are providing the Township with your consent to use and disclose this information as part of the planning process.
 
 
DATED at the Township of Laurentian Valley this 26th day of February, 2020. (NOTICE AMENDED ON MARCH 16, 2020,)
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<![CDATA[Online Burning Permits]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/burning-forms/http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/burning-forms/Mon, 16 Mar 2020 1:18:16 -0700The Council of the Township of Laurentian Valley recently passed By-Law 2015-09-040, a by-law to regulate the setting of fires within the Township of Laurentian Valley. This bylaw becomes effective as of January 1, 2016. Click here to see a copy of this by-law.

Online burning permits will be available starting January 1, 2016.

 

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<![CDATA[Property Owner's Permission to Burn Form]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/burning-forms/property-owner-s-permission-to-burn-form/http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/burning-forms/property-owner-s-permission-to-burn-form/Mon, 16 Mar 2020 1:15:22 -0700If you are a tenant looking to apply for a burning permit, the attached form must be filled out and signed by the property owner. The form must then be brought into the municipal office. Click here to print a copy of the form.

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<![CDATA[Service Concierge - Digital Workshops Postponed Until Further Notice due to COVID-19]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/economic-development/service-concierge/service-concierge-digital-workshops-postponed-until-further-notice-due-to-covid-19-3127.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/economic-development/service-concierge/service-concierge-digital-workshops-postponed-until-further-notice-due-to-covid-19-3127.htmlFri, 13 Mar 2020 4:05:05 -0700Service Concierge - Postponed

In light of the current COVID-19 global pandemic, the Service Concierge partnership regrets that, at this time, we must postpone the Digital Media workshops.  It is unfortunate that we must take these steps, but we feel that it is in everyone’s best interest to take any and all necessary precautions to ensure health and safety. 

Refunds will be available for those who have already registered for workshops.  As soon as it is safe to do so we will work to reschedule and deliver this program.  We will extend first opportunity to participate to those who were registered for the workshop sessions already.  We thank everyone for their patience and understanding as we all navigate the challenges of dealing with COVID-19.

Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner/EDO at 613-735-6291.

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<![CDATA[Selling Food to Ontario Training Workshop - CANCELLED]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/business/business-events/selling-food-to-ontario-training-workshop-9505.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/business/business-events/selling-food-to-ontario-training-workshop-9505.htmlFri, 13 Mar 2020 7:23:37 -0700Due to the escalating concerns over the spread of COVID-19, the Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario and the County of Renfrew have all recommended prudence with regard to public events and social gatherings, as well as the practice of social distancing. In this regard, in order to reduce the risk of the spread of this virus, we have decided to postpone the Selling Food to Ontario Workshop scheduled for Tuesday March 31st until further notice. Anyone having already registered for the event will be refunded in full.

The workshop will be rescheduled when a more appropriate date can be determined.

Workshop Details: 

Selling Food to Ontario - Training Workshop
March 31, 2020 from 9:00 am - 3:30 pm - CANCELLED
Shady Nook Recreation Centre
80 Richardson Crescent in Laurentian Valley

Learn how you as a producer or small processor can access new market channels.

Topics include:
● Market channel opportunities (who buyers are, how they purchase food and what they expect)
● Basics of food regulations
● Food safety program requirements
● Getting your product listed in a retail store and keeping it there
● Food trends: consumer and industry expectations

$15 - Lunch included - Space is limited - REGISTER TODAY!
Register at: https://guestlist.co/events/648075

For questions, contact Jackie Stott at 613-735-0091 or jstott@countyofrenfrew.on.ca
Hosted by the County of Renfrew Agriculture Economic Development Committee 
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<![CDATA[Media Release: Collection Schedules 2020-2021]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/public-works/landfill-site/media-release-collection-schedules-2020-2021-4220.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/public-works/landfill-site/media-release-collection-schedules-2020-2021-4220.htmlThu, 12 Mar 2020 8:44:14 -0700NEWS RELEASE                                                                                                                        For Immediate Release 
 
Petawawa, Pembroke and Laurentian Valley - Receiving Waste Collection Schedule Soon
 
March 10th, 2020 – The 2020/2021 Collection Schedules are being mailed out the week of March 23rd to residents in Petawawa, Pembroke and Laurentian Valley.  The annual calendar, distributed by the Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre on behalf of the Municipalities, outlines collection days for waste, recycling and green carts as well as special collections such as leaf and yard waste and Spring and Fall large item collection. 
 
The collection schedules begin April 1st.  The layout and design of the schedules is the same as previous years and there are no significant program changes to note.   Residents are encouraged to review the calendar to ensure they are meeting all the requirements when setting material at the curb or roadside for collection.  The sorting guide, located inside the schedule, contains important information on recycling, compost and garbage.
 
“We encourage our residents to review the sorting guide included in the schedule.” Comments Mark Behm, Public Works Manager for the Township of Laurentian Valley. “It explains in detail what is accepted in each container, how to set material out for leaf and yard waste collection as well as large item collection.  It also explains how to safely dispose of special materials such as batteries and hazardous waste.”
 
The collection schedules include many features to assist residents in participating in the local waste management programs:
  • 12-month calendar outlining collection days using symbols.
  • A map to determine collection days.
  • A detailed list outlining what is accepted in the yellow bin, green cart, blue box and garbage.  This is detachable from the calendar to be posted in a convenient location for regular review.
  • Information on proper set-out requirements such as clearance around the green cart, weight and size limits of material and proper placement of collection containers.  
  • Details on special pick-ups such as leaf & yard waste and large item collection. 
  • Information on Electronic & Hazardous Waste including the 2020 Environmental Days. 
 
Copies of the schedules will be delivered by March 30th.  You can also download copies from  www.ovwrc.com.   
 
 
Contact:           Dave Unrau, Director of Public Works, Town of Petawawa, 613-687-5536
                        Brian Lewis, Operations Manager, City of Pembroke, 613-735-6821
                        Mark Behm, Public Works Manager, Township of Laurentian Valley, 613-735-6291
 
 
Starting March 23rd, the 2020/2021 Collection Schedules will be mailed-out via Canada Post on behalf of Petawawa, Pembroke and Laurentian Valley.  They include important waste management program information including instructions for set-out of green carts and blue boxes.  Collection Schedules will be delivered to households by March 30th.
 
To view Laurentian Valley's 2020-2021 Collection Schedule visit: https://ovwrc.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/OVWRC_CollectionsSchedule_2020_21_LV_FINAL.pdf
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<![CDATA[Consents (Severances, Lot Additions and Easements)]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/consents-severances-lot-additions-and-easements/http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/consents-severances-lot-additions-and-easements/Wed, 11 Mar 2020 10:40:47 -0700The County of Renfrew Land Division Committee is the Approval Authority for Applications for Consent in the Township of Laurentian Valley. A consent can be granted for the severance of a new lot, a lot addition/lot line adjustment, a right-of-way, an easement, for mortgage/charge purposes or for a lease.

Prior to filing an application, it is recommended that property owners and developers pre-consult with the Township of Laurentian Valley first and then the County of Renfrew.  The purpose of the pre-consultation is to identify any potential issues with the proposal and to ensure that the application will be a complete application when filed. A copy of the application is available from the County of Renfrew’s website at the following link.

https://www.countyofrenfrew.on.ca/en/business-and-development/resources/Documents/ConsentApplicationForm.pdf

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<![CDATA[Public Notice: 2020 Reduced Loading]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/public-notice-2020-reduced-loading-5468.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/public-notice-2020-reduced-loading-5468.htmlTue, 10 Mar 2020 7:11:50 -0700All roads under the Township of Laurentian Valley’s jurisdiction are under load restrictions (half loads) from March 1 to May 31 annually except for the road included in the list below. Although Township By-Law states that load restrictions run from March 1 to May 31, the Township may shorten or extend the time frame, dependent on weather.

 2020 Load Restrictions will commence on Wednesday March 11, 2020.

Road Name

From

To

TV Tower Road

Round Lake Road (CR58)

71 TV Tower Road

Forest Lea Road

Doran Road (CR26)

1406 Forest Lea Road

Long Lake Road

Round Lake Road (CR58)

Popkie Road

Popkie Road

Long Lake Road

91 Popkie Road

Witt Road

Highway 41

543 Witt Road

Robinson Lane

Highway 148

Dead End (entire roadway)

Fibreboard Drive

Whitewater Road (CR24)

Dead End (entire roadway)

Matthews Avenue

Pembroke Street West (CR51)

TV Tower Road (CR36)

Achray Road

Algonquin Trail (former railway)

Township Boundary with Town of Petawawa

 
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<![CDATA[Secondary Dwelling Units]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/building/construction/secondary-dwelling-units-5131.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/building/construction/secondary-dwelling-units-5131.htmlWed, 04 Mar 2020 8:07:33 -0800A site plan will be required to show that there is parking provided for the proposed second unit and that there is an area available to expand the on-site sewage disposal system to accommodate the second unit. Division B, Sentence 11.4.2.5 (3) The performance level of an existing dwelling unit is reduced where proposed construction which, (a) increases the number of bedrooms in the dwelling unit, (b) exceeds 15% of the gross area of the dwelling unit, or (c) adds new plumbing fixtures to the dwelling unit, will result in the total daily design sanitary sewage flow of the dwelling unit, calculated in accordance with Article 8.2.1.3., exceeding the capacity of any component of a sewage system serving the dwelling unit.

Drawings complete with dimensions must be provided to show the floor plan and the location and materials used for the fire separations for the proposed second unit. The second unit must be a minimum 65 meters square in size to comply with Zoning By-law 08-04-391, I need to be able to calculate this to verify compliance. The drawings must also indicate where the alternate exit is provided and the dimensions of the exit, indicate the location of the smoke alarms and the CO detectors. A schematic should also be provided for the plumbing and electrical alterations.

The suite must be separated by a fire separation having not less than a 45 minute fire resistance rating, Division B, Sentence 9.10.9.14. Separation of Residential Suites (1) Except as provided in Sentences (2) and (3) and Article 9.10.20.2., suites in residential occupancies shall be separated from adjacent rooms and suites by a fire separation having a fire-resistance rating of not less than 45 min.

9.10.9.14. Separation of Residential Suites

(1) Except as provided in Sentences (2) and (3) and Article 9.10.21.2., suites in residential occupancies shall be separated from adjacent rooms and suites by a fire separation having a fire-resistance rating of not less than 45 min.

(2) Sleeping rooms in boarding, lodging or rooming houses where sleeping accommodation is provided for not more than 8 boarders or lodgers shall be separated from the remainder of the floor area by a fire separation having a fire-resistance rating of not less than 30 min where the sleeping rooms form part of the proprietor's residence and do not contain cooking facilities.

(3) Dwelling units that contain 2 or more storeys including basements shall be separated from the remainder of the building by a fire separation having a fire-resistance rating of not less than 1 h.

If the house was built before 2010, the fire separation ratings for floors can be reduced to 15 minutes; where the existing ceiling is finished with drywall and the smoke alarms are interconnected and hardwired to the other smoke alarms in the building. The fire separation rating for the walls can be reduced to 30 minutes, where the walls are existing; (new walls will require 45 min protection; type X drywall)

Houses built after 2010 require separate heating facilities for each suite. In houses constructed before 2010, where the furnace will be shared; a duct-type smoke detector must be located in the supply or return air plenum, which is triggered to shut off the furnace when smoke is present.

9.10.10.4. Appliances and Equipment to be Located in a Service Room

(1) Except as provided in Sentence (2) and Article 9.10.10.5., fuel-fired appliances other than fireplaces shall be located in a service room separated from the remainder of the building by a fire separation having not less than a 1 h fire-resistance rating.

(2) Except as required in the appliance installation standards referenced in Sentences 6.2.1.4.(1) and 9.33.1.2.(1), fuel-fired space-heating appliances, space-cooling appliances and service water heaters need not be separated from the remainder of the building as required in Sentence (1) where the equipment serves,

(a) not more than one room or suite, or

(b) a building with a building area of not more than 400 m2 and a building height of not more than 2 storeys.

Each suite must have an entrance/exit door conforming to the OBC. If a shared corridor is proposed, a second exit is required from each suite; windows are not sufficient as a second exit. A sliding door/patio door can not be the primary exit.

The basement bedroom window should be accessible as a fire escape, Division B, Article 9.7.1.3. Bedroom Windows (1) Except where a door on the same floor level as the bedroom provides direct access to the exterior, every floor level containing a bedroom in a suite shall be provided with

(a) at least 1 outside window that can be opened from the inside without the use of tools, and

(b) each such window shall provide an individual, unobstructed open portion having a minimum area of

0.35 m5 (3.8 ft2) with no dimension less than 380 mm (15 in).

Hard wired smoke alarms are required, Division B, Article 9.10.19.2. Location of Smoke Alarms

(1) Within dwelling units, sufficient smoke alarms shall be installed so that

(a) there is at least one smoke alarm on each floor level, including basements, that is 900 mm (2 ft 11 in) or more above or below an adjacent floor level,

(b) each bedroom is protected by a smoke alarm either inside the bedroom or, if outside, within 5 m (16 ft 5 in), measured following corridors and doorways, of the bedroom door, and

(c) the distance, measured following corridors and doorways, from any point on a floor level to a smoke alarm on the same level does not exceed 15 m (49 ft 3 in).

(2) Smoke alarms required in Article 9.10.19.1. and Sentence (1) shall be installed on or near the ceiling.

(3) Smoke alarms required in Sentences (1) and (2) shall be audible within the bedrooms when the intervening doors are closed.

(4) Smoke alarms required in Sentences (1) and (2) shall be installed in conformance with the manufacturers instructions.

Division B, Article 9.10.19.3. Power Supply

(1) Except as permitted in Sentence (2), smoke alarms shall be installed by permanent connections to an electrical circuit and shall have no disconnect switch between the overcurrent circuit device and the smoke alarm.

(2) Where the building is not supplied with electrical power, smoke alarms are permitted to be battery operated.

The electrical breaker panel for the second unit should be located in that unit, Rule 26-400 Ontario Electrical Safety Code.

Separate water shut off valves for the complete supply to each unit are required, Division B, Sentence 7.6.1.6. Suites(1) Shut-off valves shall be installed in every suite in a building of residential occupancy as may be necessary to ensure that when the supply to one suite is shut off the supply to the remainder of the building is not interrupted.

See also requirements of Section 5 of Property Standards By-law 00-10-63, as amended

See also A Homeowners Guide to Secondary Dwelling Units

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<![CDATA[Building and Planning Forms]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/building-and-planning-forms/http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/building-and-planning-forms/Wed, 04 Mar 2020 7:51:02 -0800<![CDATA[Public Notice: Current Tenders with Township of Laurentian Valley]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/tenders/public-notice-current-tenders-with-township-of-laurentian-valley-8321.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/council/tenders/public-notice-current-tenders-with-township-of-laurentian-valley-8321.htmlWed, 04 Mar 2020 7:15:18 -0800<![CDATA[Media Release: Significant Weather Event Ended]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/media-release-significant-weather-even-ended-6604.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/media-release-significant-weather-even-ended-6604.htmlTue, 03 Mar 2020 5:57:00 -0800Media Release
Township of Laurentian Valley
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                 March 3, 2020
 
The Township of Laurentian Valley Significant Weather Event declared on February 26, 2020 is now being declared as ended.
 
A Significant Weather Event – As per Regulation 239/02 of the Municipal Act 2001, an Ontario municipality may declare a significant weather event when a weather hazard is approaching or occurring and has the potential to pose a significant danger to users of the roadways in which they have authority over. This declaration suspends the standard timelines required for municipalities to meet their winter maintenance objectives until the municipality declares the significant weather event has ended.  In each case, during the course of a declared significant weather event, the standard for addressing winter maintenance is to monitor the weather and to deploy resources to address the issue starting from the time that the municipality deems it appropriate to do so.  When the municipality has declared the event has ended, the standard timelines for winter maintenance activities will begin.
 
The Township of Laurentian Valley advises that a declaration is not notice of a reduced level of service or a road closure.  A declaration is to notify the public that due to the forecasted conditions, caution is to be observed when travelling on Township Roads and that it may take longer than usual to bring the condition of the roads back to optimal driving conditions.
 
The Township Public Works Department would like to remind residents to keep vehicles parked in driveways and away from the road both during and immediately following a winter event so as not to impede snow plowing operations. Residents must also ensure that garbage and recycling bins are kept 5 to 6 feet back into driveways so that they are not struck or knocked over by the plows. Plows will not be swerving for garbage or recycling containers left on the shoulder of the roadway.
 
Winter events bringing significant snow accumulation and potential freezing forecasted is anticipated to last for a long period of time. The Township asks residents to please have patience during a winter event, and if possible stay off the roads during and immediately following the event so operations staff can efficiently clear the roadways.
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<![CDATA[Media Release: Laurentian Valley Ice Fishing Derby]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/media-release-laurentian-valley-ice-fishing-derby-5790.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/media-release-laurentian-valley-ice-fishing-derby-5790.htmlMon, 02 Mar 2020 12:55:34 -0800Media Release
Township of Laurentian Valley
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                 March 2, 2020
 
Laurentian Valley, ON -The Township of Laurentian Valley hosted its 1st Family Ice Fishing Derby on February 29, 2020 from 10 am to 2 pm on Lemke Lake and it proved to be a great success with 91 attendees of all ages coming out to enjoy this free fun event. 
 
The lucky winners of the day included:

  • Longest Fish – Deborah Murphy (Pike, 47cm)
  • 2nd Longest Fish – Jarrett Stewart (Perch, 20 cm)
  • 3rd Longest Fish – Elie Maynes (Perch, 19.3cm)
  • 4th Longest Fish – David Schori (Perch, 12.2cm)
  • 5th Longest Fish – David Schori (Perch, 12.2cm)
Many door prizes were handed out thanks to the generosity of local businesses and event supporters. The Township of Laurentian Valley would like to thank all who donated prizes to the event including:
  • Boston Pizza
  • Greco Pizza Xpress - Phil Saar
  • Jennifer Shainline - Ontario Wholesale Energy
  • Bee-Line Wreckers
  • Pickle Vixen - Monica Matthews
  • East Side Marios - Todd & Sally Fletcher
  • Rick Klatt
A very special thank you, as well, to Alice & Fraser Minor Sports Association who donated money to cover the cost of the free BBQ Lunch and St. George’s Anglican Church who donated cookies, coffee and hot chocolate. Finally, a big thank to Rick Klatt who volunteered many hours to the event, as well as, Carl Ranger and Nolan Ranger who came out to help on the day of the event. We truly appreciate your commitment to the Township and are grateful for your support!  The success of the event is very much due to the wonderful contributions from our great community.  The Township looks forward to hosting the event again in 2021 so plan to come out and enjoy.
 
  
 
 
 
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<![CDATA[Significant Weather Event February 26, 2020]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/significant-weather-event-february-26-2020-7818.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/significant-weather-event-february-26-2020-7818.htmlWed, 26 Feb 2020 8:56:55 -0800Media Release
Township of Laurentian Valley
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                                 February 26, 2020
 
Environment Canada issued a Winter Storm Warning on February 26, 2020. The forecast for our region currently calls for 40 cm of snow starting later today and continuing into Friday morning. There will also be wind gusts in excess of 50km/hour on Thursday.
 
As per Regulation 239/02 of the Municipal Act 2001, The Township of Laurentian Valley is declaring a SIGNIFICANT WEATHER EVENT affecting all maintained roads under the Township jurisdiction, due to the forecasted significant snow accumulation and high wind gusts causing drifting and potential freezing rain.
 
A Significant Weather Event – As per Regulation 239/02 of the Municipal Act 2001, an Ontario municipality may declare a significant weather event when a weather hazard is approaching or occurring and has the potential to pose a significant danger to users of the roadways in which they have authority over. This declaration suspends the standard timelines required for municipalities to meet their winter maintenance objectives until the municipality declares the significant weather event has ended.  In each case, during the course of a declared significant weather event, the standard for addressing winter maintenance is to monitor the weather and to deploy resources to address the issue starting from the time that the municipality deems it appropriate to do so.  When the municipality has declared the event has ended, the standard timelines for winter maintenance activities will begin.
 
The Township of Laurentian Valley advises that this declaration is not notice of a reduced level of service or a road closure.  The declaration is to notify the public that due to the forecasted conditions, caution is to be observed when travelling on Township Roads and that it may take longer than usual to bring the condition of the roads back to optimal driving conditions.
 
The Township Public Works Department would like to remind residents to keep vehicles parked in driveways and away from the road both during and immediately following the winter event so as not to impede snow plowing operations. Residents must also ensure that garbage and recycling bins are kept 5 to 6 feet back into driveways so that they are not struck or knocked over by the plows. Plows will not be swerving for garbage or recycling containers left on the shoulder of the roadway.
 
This winter event bringing significant snow accumulation and potential freezing forecasted is anticipated to last for a long period of time. The Township asks residents to please have patience, and if possible stay off the roads during and immediately following the event so operations staff can efficiently clear the roadways.
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<![CDATA[Notice of Application of Zoning By-law Amendment File No. Z2020-03 and Public Meeting of March 17, 2020]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-application-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z2020-03-and-public-meeting-of-march-17-2020-9932.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-application-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z2020-03-and-public-meeting-of-march-17-2020-9932.htmlWed, 26 Feb 2020 7:22:13 -0800THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT
AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
 
TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to the requirements of Section 34(10.7) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended, the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley advises that an application for amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 of the Township of Laurentian Valley has been received and was deemed to be a complete application pursuant to the requirements of the Planning Act.  AND FURTHER, TAKE NOTICE that the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley will hold a PUBLIC MEETING ON TUESDAY, MARCH 17th, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. at the Township Municipal Office at 460 Witt Road, to consider the proposed amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 of the Township of Laurentian Valley.  The amendment has been prepared in accordance with the provisions of Sections 34, 39 and 39.1 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended.
 
PURPOSE, EFFECT & LOCATION OF ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Application File No. Z-2020-03)
The purpose of the proposed amendment is to pass a temporary use by-law to permit the continued use of a “garden suite” as a temporary use on a property also occupied by an existing single detached residential dwelling.  The Planning Act defines a garden suite as a one-unit detached residential structure containing bathroom and kitchen facilities that is ancillary to an existing residential structure and that is designed to be portable.  The garden suite is already located on the property as it was authorized under a previous temporary use by-law.  As the current temporary use permission expires on April 20th, 2020 and the resident wishes to continue to occupy the garden suite dwelling, because the Planning Act has changed to allow for a 20 year initial term for a temporary use for a garden suite to broaden the housing options, a new temporary use by-law has been proposed.
 
The effect of this amendment is to amend the provisions of the “Rural-Exception Forty-Eight -temporary (RU-E48-t)” zone to change to expiration date for the temporary use from April 20, 2020, to March 17, 2040.  The temporary use by-law would have a duration of twenty (20) years from the date of passing of the by-law.  Upon the expiration of the twenty year period, Council may by by-law grant further periods of not more than three years each during which the temporary use may continue to be authorized.  At such time as the garden suite is no longer required or the temporary use by-law expires and is not extended, the garden suite is then to be removed from the property.
 
The lands affected by the Amendment are located at 1606 B Line Road, in Part Lots 13, 14 and 15, Concession B, geographic Township of Alice, in the Township of Laurentian Valley.
 
COPIES of the proposed amendment, material provided under Section 34 (10.1) of the Planning Act and any additional information relating to the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment (Application File No. Z-2020-03), are available for inspection during regular office hours at the Township Office.  Questions related to the application should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.
 
ANY PERSON may attend the public meeting and/or make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the amendment aforesaid.
 
If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of Township of Laurentian Valley to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Township of Laurentian Valley before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision.
 
If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, or make written submissions to the Township of Laurentian Valley before the by-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.
 
Please note the following changes to the Planning Act and its Regulations:
If you wish to be notified of the decision of Township of Laurentian Valley on the proposed zoning by-law amendment, you must make a written request to Township of Laurentian Valley c/o Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.
 
If you are receiving this notice because you are the owner of property in the area of the amendment that contains seven or more residential units, you must also post this notice in a location that is visible to all of the residents of your property.
 
Privacy Disclosure: As one of the purposes of the Planning Act is to provide for planning processes that are open and accessible, all written submissions, documents, correspondence, e-mails or other communications (including your name and address) form part of the public record and will be disclosed/made available by the Township to such persons as the Township deems appropriate, including anyone requesting such information.  Please note that by submitting any of this information, you are providing the Township with your consent to use and disclose this information as part of the planning process.
 
DATED at the Township of Laurentian Valley this 26th day of February, 2020.
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<![CDATA[Notice of Application of Zoning By-law Amendment File No. Z2020-02 and Public Meeting of March 17th, 2020]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-application-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z2020-02-and-public-meeting-of-march-17th-2020-6428.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-application-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z2020-02-and-public-meeting-of-march-17th-2020-6428.htmlTue, 25 Feb 2020 12:05:49 -0800THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT
AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
 
TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to the requirements of Section 34(10.7) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended, the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley advises that an application for amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 of the Township of Laurentian Valley has been received and was deemed to be a complete application pursuant to the requirements of the Planning Act.  AND FURTHER, TAKE NOTICE that the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley will hold a PUBLIC MEETING ON TUESDAY, MARCH 17th, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. at the Township Municipal Office at 460 Witt Road, to consider the proposed amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 of the Township of Laurentian Valley.  The amendment has been prepared in accordance with the provisions of Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended.
 
PURPOSE, EFFECT & LOCATION OF ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Application File No. Z-2020-02)
The purpose of the amendment is to permit the use of the subject property for a dog training business as a home based business in a detached building as an accessory use to the existing single detached residential dwelling on an approximately 3.62 hectare (8.96 acre) lot. The proposal is to construct of a maximum 410 square metre (approx. 4413 square foot) accessory building to be used for the dog training classes and to also use an outdoor area for dog training.
 
The effect of the amendment is to establish a Rural-Exception Seventy-Eight (RU-E78) Zone with special provisions which would include: adding a dog training business accessory to an existing single detached dwelling as a permitted use; allowing the use of a maximum 410 square metre accessory detached structure for the dog training business; and add a definition for a dog training business.  The subject property will also be rezoned from Rural (RU) to Rural-Exception Seventy-Eight (RU-E78).
 
The lands affected by the Amendment are located at 573 Lubitz Road, being Part 1 on Plan 49R-5579, in Part Lot 18, Concession 12, in the geographic Township of Alice, in the Township of Laurentian Valley, as shown on the Key Map.
 
COPIES of the proposed amendment, material provided under Section 34 (10.1) of the Planning Act and any additional information relating to the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment (Application File No. Z-2020-02), are available for inspection during regular office hours at the Township Office.  Questions related to the application should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.
 
ANY PERSON may attend the public meeting and/or make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the amendment aforesaid.
 
If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of Township of Laurentian Valley to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Township of Laurentian Valley before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision.
 
If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, or make written submissions to the Township of Laurentian Valley before the by-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.
 
Please note the following changes to the Planning Act and its Regulations:
If you wish to be notified of the decision of Township of Laurentian Valley on the proposed zoning by-law amendment, you must make a written request to Township of Laurentian Valley c/o Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.
 
If you are receiving this notice because you are the owner of property in the area of the amendment that contains seven or more residential units, you must also post this notice in a location that is visible to all of the residents of your property.
 
Privacy Disclosure: As one of the purposes of the Planning Act is to provide for planning processes that are open and accessible, all written submissions, documents, correspondence, e-mails or other communications (including your name and address) form part of the public record and will be disclosed/made available by the Township to such persons as the Township deems appropriate, including anyone requesting such information.  Please note that by submitting any of this information, you are providing the Township with your consent to use and disclose this information as part of the planning process.
 
DATED at the Township of Laurentian Valley this 26th day of February, 2020.
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<![CDATA[Duplicate Bills, Tax Receipts and Water Statements]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/duplicate-bills-tax-receipts-and-water-statements/http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/duplicate-bills-tax-receipts-and-water-statements/Tue, 25 Feb 2020 4:40:51 -0800<![CDATA[Building Permit Fees]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/building/construction/building-permit-fees-4336.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/building/construction/building-permit-fees-4336.htmlThu, 20 Feb 2020 7:17:52 -0800Schedule A

1) Building Permit fees shall be as follows:

Residence - New, Additions or Extensive Renovations

  • - $.23 per square foot
  • - minimum $281.25
  • Plumbing permit included

Residential-Accessory Buildings and decks

  • - $.18 per square foot
  • - minimum $67.50
  • .02 per square foot for plumbing permit if required

Pools

  • $.23 per square foot
  • Minimum $67.50

Commercial - New Construction, Additions or Extensive Renovations

  • - $.34 per square foot
  • - Minimum $562.50
  • - Plumbing Permit Included

Commercial-Accessory Buildings

  • - $.23 per square foot
  • - Minimum $281.25

Industrial-New Construction, Additions or Extensive Renovations

  • - $.45 per square foot
  • Minimum $675.00
  • Plumbing Permit Included

Industrial - Accessory Buildings

  • - $0.23 per square foot
  • Minimum $337.50

Agricultural - New Construction, Additions or Extensive Renovations

  • - $.18 per square foot
  • Minimum $281.25

Agricultural - Accessory Buildings

  • - $.11 per square foot
  • Minimum $67.50

Demolition Permits - $67.50

Change in Use Permits - $281.25

Deferral of Revocation of Permits - $67.50

Refunds - Withdrawal of application or abandoned application

  • 90% - No review
  • 75% - plans reviewed
  • Revoked Permits - no refund
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<![CDATA[Accessibility Plan 2019-2024]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/building/accessibility/accessibility-plan-2019-2024-7227.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/building/accessibility/accessibility-plan-2019-2024-7227.htmlThu, 20 Feb 2020 7:03:51 -0800<![CDATA[Water Works Reports]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/public-works/water-works/water-works-reports-2477.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/public-works/water-works/water-works-reports-2477.htmlThu, 20 Feb 2020 6:43:00 -0800<![CDATA[Notice of Passing of Zoning By-Law Amendment Z2020-01]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-passing-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-z2020-01-7621.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-passing-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-z2020-01-7621.htmlWed, 19 Feb 2020 10:52:59 -0800FORM 1
PLANNING ACT, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, AS AMENDED
NOTICE OF THE PASSING OF A ZONING BY-LAW BY
THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY
 
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley passed
By-Law No. 2020-02-010 on the 18th day February, 2020, under Sections 34 and 36 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13.
 
PURPOSE, EFFECT & LOCATION OF ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Application File No. Z-2020-01)
The purpose of the amendment is to rezone lands to satisfy conditions of consent approval in County of Renfrew Application for Consent File No B112/17 by rezoning the proposed severed lot to recognize the lot size and permit the keeping of several horses on a 2.9 hectare (7.16 acre) lot, in addition to its proposed use for a proposed single detached residential dwelling.  The amendment is also to rezone the retained lands which were a portion of the former CN railway line, to recognize the proposed frontage on Hawthorne Lane, the minimum lot area of 4.5 hectares for other permitted uses and to rezone it to a holding zone to require additional supporting documentation to be provided to the Township prior to any redevelopment.
 
There is currently no proposed use of the proposed retained lands that are a portion of the former active CN railway line.  The use of the holding symbol allows for the size of the retained parcel to be recognized in the zoning but places a holding symbol on the property that allows the Township to ensure that certain conditions are addressed prior to any redevelopment of the lands.  The principle of use remains the underlying Agriculture (A) zone and it is those zone provisions that identify the possible permitted uses for the property once the holding symbol is removed.  When the Comprehensive Zoning By-law for the Township was passed it had not been contemplated that the railway lines would be removed so there was no special zoning placed on those lands.  The approval of the rezoning using the holding symbol on the retained lands allows the approval of the application for consent to proceed while at the same time providing the Township with the ability to ensure that certain studies required for the retained lands are provided prior to their redevelopment.   The conditions for removal of the holding zone have been established by Council resolution and require the Owner of the retained lot at the time of any proposal for redevelopment to submit a Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessment (ESA), along with any additional assessment/recommendations required per the recommendations of the ESA and further, for the Owner to provide a Record of Site Condition for the retained lands prior to their redevelopment for a sensitive use such as residential.  The holding symbol does not affect the severed lot as the necessary studies have been provided to authorize their proposed use.
As previously indicated the lands that are the subject of the application for rezoning are also the subject lands in County of Renfrew Application for Consent File No B112/17 which has been approved with conditions by the County of Renfrew Land Division Committee.  That decision was appealed by the Owner to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) being File Number PL190505, however with the filing of this application for zoning by-law amendment by the Owner and the passing of this zoning by-law amendment, the Owner is to be withdrawing their appeal of the associated application for consent to sever the new lot. 
 
The effect of the amendment is as follows: Item 1: to establish an Agriculture-Exception Twenty-Seven (A-E27) Zone with special provisions to permit the keeping of two horses on a lot with a minimum lot area of 2.9 hectares and to rezone the proposed severed lot from Agriculture (A) to Agriculture-Exception Twenty-Seven (A-E27); and Item 2: to establish an Agriculture-Exception Twenty-Eight (A-E28) Zone with special provisions to establish a minimum lot area of 4.5 hectares and to rezone the subject lands from Agriculture to Agriculture-Exception Twenty-Eight-holding (A-E28-h).
 
The lands affected by the Amendment are located in Part of Lot 11, Concession 1, FAL, in the geographic Township of Pembroke, in the Township of Laurentian Valley, as shown on the Key Map.
 
EFFECT OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON DECISION
No oral submissions were made at the Public Meeting by members of the Public and no written submissions were received from the public.  The consideration of the comments did not change the content of the by-law which was passed as originally proposed.
 
AND TAKE NOTICE that any individual, corporation or public body may appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) in respect of the By-law by filing no later than 4:00 p.m. on the 10th day of March, 2020 a notice of appeal with the Clerk of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley, which must set out the reasons for the appeal and must be accompanied by the prescribed fee of $300.00 payable to the Minister of Finance by certified cheque or money order.  The appeal must also be accompanied by the completed LPAT appeal form.  If you wish to appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT), a copy of an appeal form is available from the Tribunal website at http://elto.gov.on.ca/tribunals/lpat/forms/ or by contacting the Township.
 
A COPY of the amendment and any additional information relating to the Zoning By-law Amendment, is available for inspection during office hours at the Township Office.  Any questions related to the By-law should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.
 
Only individuals, corporations and public bodies may appeal a by-law to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT).  A notice of appeal may not be filed by an unincorporated association or group.  However, a notice of appeal may be filed in the name of an individual who is a member of the association or the group on its behalf.
 
No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the by-law was passed, the person or public body made oral submissions at a public meeting or written submissions to the council or, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.
 
Privacy Disclosure: As one of the purposes of the Planning Act is to provide for planning processes that are open and accessible, all written submissions, documents, correspondence, e-mails or other communications (including your name and address) form part of the public record and will be disclosed/made available by the Township to such persons as the Township deems appropriate, including anyone requesting such information.  Please note that by submitting any of this information, you are providing the Township with your consent to use and disclose this information as part of the planning process.
 
DATED at the Township of Laurentian Valley this 19th day of February 2020.

 

 

 

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<![CDATA[Laurentian Valley – Alice in Winterland Carnival Button Number Draw]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/things-to-do/events/lv-alice-in-winterland-carnival/laurentian-valley-alice-in-winterland-carnival-button-number-draw-4467.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/things-to-do/events/lv-alice-in-winterland-carnival/laurentian-valley-alice-in-winterland-carnival-button-number-draw-4467.htmlFri, 14 Feb 2020 6:40:47 -08002020 Laurentian Valley Alice in Winterland Carnival Button Draw
 
Drawn February 5th, 2020
Alice and Fraser Recreation Centre 
 
Both button and ticket numbers were entered into the draw.  
 
1st - $500 Prize - 0550155 (ticket)
2nd - $300 Prize - 295 (button)  - CLAIMED
3rd - $200 Prize - 849 (button)
 
In the event that these are not claimed an additional six numbers were drawn:
 
4th - 8465637 (ticket)
5th - 642 (button)
6th - 0550181 (ticket)
7th - 106 (button)
8th - 622 (button)
9th - 600 (button)
 
Numbers are also posted on the Carnival Facebook and Instagram pages. 
 
Winners have until February 17th to claim their prize. If 1st prize, for example, is not claimed 2nd prize number becomes 1st and so on. If one of these numbers are yours please notify us via lvaliceinwinterland@gmail.com or 613-735-3206.

 

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<![CDATA[Service Concierge]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/economic-development/service-concierge/http://www.lvtownship.ca/economic-development/service-concierge/Mon, 10 Feb 2020 11:57:36 -0800Service Concierge

The Township of Laurentian Valley, the Town of Petawawa, and the City of Pembroke  are pleased to announce they, in partnership, will be offering a new business Service Concierge program in their communities.

The program is designed to provide businesses with a tailored and customized opportunity to work with local consultants in the areas of digital media, finance and beautification, including providing workshops to encourage collaborative networking and further education.

The first program in this service series will focus on digital media.  This is the most widely changing and evolving communication medium, and one where businesses need support to leverage these resources effectively.  Businesses who wish to participate can sign up to receive a third-party audit which will include a review of their social platforms and a checklist of recommendations and proposed quick fixes.

Coupled with the audit, there is a face-to-face consultation to provide more personalized support.  Paperback Events has been engaged to deliver this service as well as develop and offer workshops addressing common opportunities for enhancing these platforms.  Each workshop will be offered twice with locations rotating between the three communities to allow for the most participation, understanding that one time and one location might not work for everyone.

Businesses are not required to participate in all aspects of the Service Concierge program.  There is the opportunity to select and participate in program elements; however, the results of the audits will help shape workshop content and leverage other program opportunities based on quantifiable data.  Businesses who wish to participate in the audit portion of the program should register immediately.

The audit and consultant meeting – phase one of the program – will be available at a subsidized fee of $25 plus HST.  The workshops – phase two of the program – will each be available at a rate of $10 plus HST.  The audits will be offered on a first-come-first-serve basis.  Once a business has registered to participate in a digit media audit, Paperback Events will be informed and they will contact the business to arrange and complete the audit portion of the program.

To register for a business audit, email Christine Mitchell at cmitchell@petawawa.ca or contact her by phone 613.687.5536 ext. 2021

For more details on the Service Concierge program you can also contact the respective municipal representatives or visit the websites provided for further program details and direction.

In Laurentian Valley contact Lauree Armstrong, Planner/Economic Development Officer at 613-735-6291 ext 203.

or in the City of Pembroke contact Heather Sutherland, Economic Development & Tourism Officer, at 613-735-6821 ext. 1515.

 

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<![CDATA[Service Concierge Information Sheet]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/economic-development/service-concierge/service-concierge-information-sheet-1893.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/economic-development/service-concierge/service-concierge-information-sheet-1893.htmlMon, 10 Feb 2020 11:13:02 -0800More information on the joint Service Concierge program is included in the information sheet that is available for download and viewing on this website.  Should you need to be provided with this information in an alternate format for accessibility, please contact Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner/EDO at 613-735-6291.

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<![CDATA[Service Concierge Launch - Joint Press Release from Laurentian Valley, Petawawa and Pembroke Issued on February 10 2020. ]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/economic-development/service-concierge/service-concierge-launch-joint-press-release-from-laurentian-valley-petawawa-and-pembroke-issued-on-february-10-2020-3804.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/economic-development/service-concierge/service-concierge-launch-joint-press-release-from-laurentian-valley-petawawa-and-pembroke-issued-on-february-10-2020-3804.htmlMon, 10 Feb 2020 11:10:07 -0800MEDIA RELEASE

 

February 10, 2020

Petawawa, ON – The Town of Petawawa, City of Pembroke and Township of Laurentian Valley are pleased to announce they, in partnership, will be offering a new business Service Concierge program in their communities.

The program is designed to provide businesses with a tailored and customized opportunity to work with local consultants in the areas of digital media, finance and beautification, including providing workshops to encourage collaborative networking and further education.

“Having just completed a Business Retention and Expansion process, one of the key recommendations was to work with partner agencies to promote and execute business development workshops,” says Lauree Armstrong, planner and economic development officer for Laurentian Valley.  “This Service Concierge program will help achieve that goal.”

The first program in this service series will focus on digital media.  This is the most widely changing and evolving communication medium, and one where businesses need support to leverage these resources effectively.  Businesses who wish to participate can sign up to receive a third-party audit which will include a review of their social platforms and a checklist of recommendations and proposed quick fixes.

Coupled with the audit, there is a face-to-face consultation to provide more personalized support.  Paperback Events has been engaged to deliver this service as well as develop and offer workshops addressing common opportunities for enhancing these platforms.  Each workshop will be offered twice with locations rotating between the three communities to allow for the most participation, understanding that one time and one location might not work for everyone.

Heather Sutherland, economic development and tourism officer for the City of Pembroke, participated in the implementation of a similar program, the Digital Main Street Program, offered to eligible business improvement areas.  “The advantage of the Service Concierge program is that it is available to any businesses operating within the three partner municipalities,” she says.

Businesses are not required to participate in all aspects of the Service Concierge program.  There is the opportunity to select and participate in program elements; however, the results of the audits will help shape workshop content and leverage other program opportunities based on quantifiable data.  Businesses who wish to participate in the audit portion of the program should register immediately.

“Thanks to the partnership support for this Service Concierge program, we are able to offer these opportunities at a minimal cost to the business,” says Val Hyska, chair of the Petawawa Business Advisory Network.

The audit and consultant meeting – phase one of the program – will be available at a subsidized fee of $25 plus HST. The workshops – phase two of the program – will each be available at a rate of $10 plus HST.  The audits will be offered on a first-come-first-serve basis.  Once a business has registered to participate in a digit media audit, Paperback Events will be informed and they will contact the business to arrange and complete the audit portion of the program.

For more details on the digital media portion of the Service Concierge program or to register your business for an audit, please contact the respective municipal representatives or visit the websites provided for further program details and direction.

 

For further information, contact:

Christine Mitchell, Economic Development Officer, Town of Petawawa

Phone 613-687-5536 ext. 2021 or email cmitchell@petawawa.ca
or visit the website page at www.petawawa.ca/business page and click on the Service Concierge

 

Heather Sutherland, Economic Development & Tourism Officer, City of Pembroke
Phone 613-735-6821 ext. 1515 or email hsutherland@pembroke.ca

or visit the website at http://www.pembroke.ca/

 

Lauree Armstrong,
Planner/Economic Development Officer, Township of Laurentian Valley

Phone 613-735-6291 ext.203 or email larmstrong@lvtownship.ca

or visit the website page at www.lvtownship.ca/economic-development/ and click on the Service Concierge

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<![CDATA[SEPT 9 - OPP WARN OF EMERGENCY SCAM SURFACING IN AREA AGAIN]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/sept-9-opp-warn-of-emergency-scam-surfacing-in-area-again-1322.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/sept-9-opp-warn-of-emergency-scam-surfacing-in-area-again-1322.htmlThu, 06 Feb 2020 10:12:03 -0800

FROM/DE:  Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                DATE: September 9, 2019

 
 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – The Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to warn the public that the emergency scam has surfaced in the area again.  In recent weeks police have received fraud complaints after two local residents lost significant amounts of money to this type of scam. 
 
In these cases the victim typically receives a frantic phone call or an emergency email from someone claiming to be a grandchild, son/daughter, friend or loved one.  The scammer will explain they are involved in some sort of emergency which often involves legal trouble, a motor vehicle collision, a serious injury or trouble returning from a foreign country and that they need money right away. 
 
With the emergency scam the scammer attempts to create a sense of urgency which may cause the victim to not verify the story.  The scammer will often insist that the victim not tell anyone and to transfer the money that has been requested through a money transfer company.  Also, many scammers want to trick you into providing your banking and personal information.  In fact, the criminals will fraudulently use your personal information to steal your money.
 
If a scam artist contacts you or if you have been defrauded contact your local police service and the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC).   You can file a report with the CAFC by calling 1-888-495-8501 (Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm EST) or by using their online reporting tool at www.antifraudcentre.ca         
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<![CDATA[ AUG 29 - DISTURBANCE CALL LEADS TO ARREST AND CHARGES ]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/aug-29-disturbance-call-leads-to-arrest-and-charges-5812.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/aug-29-disturbance-call-leads-to-arrest-and-charges-5812.htmlThu, 06 Feb 2020 6:19:34 -0800

FROM/DE:  Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                DATE:  August 29, 2019

 

DISTURBANCE CALL LEADS TO ARREST AND CHARGES

 

(PEMBROKE, ON) – On the morning of August 27, 2019 at just after 8:00 a.m. members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call regarding a disturbance between two people in the 300 block of Miller Street in the City of Pembroke.  One of the involved persons was reported to have brandished a weapon. Police arrested a subject in the area in connection with this incident and recovered an imitation firearm.  As a result of this investigation Justin Eric WALKER, age 29 of Pembroke, has been charged with the following Criminal Code (CC) offences:

  •  Possession of an imitation weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Resist a peace officer

The accused was held for a bail hearing and remains in custody until their next court appearance on August 30, 2019 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke.  Following this incident police executed a search warrant at a residence in the same area on the afternoon of August 27, 2019.  The search warrant has not led to further arrests or charges at this time. 

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<![CDATA[Chinese New Year]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/chinese-new-year-2468.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/chinese-new-year-2468.htmlFri, 31 Jan 2020 12:20:23 -0800Join us as we Celebrate and learn all about
Chinese New Year 2020
All ages are welcome.
Saturday February 8th at 2 pm

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<![CDATA[Where to Find Information on the 2019 Novel (Wuhan) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/where-to-find-information-on-the-2019-novel-wuhan-coronavirus-2019-ncov-1300.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/where-to-find-information-on-the-2019-novel-wuhan-coronavirus-2019-ncov-1300.htmlFri, 31 Jan 2020 12:13:58 -0800For more information on the 2019 Novel (Wuhan) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) you can visit Ontario's Ministry of Health website at https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov

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<![CDATA[Notice of Application of Zoning By-law Amendment File No. Z2020-01 and Public Meeting of February 18, 2020]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-application-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z2020-01-and-public-meeting-of-february-18-2020-8844.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-application-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z2020-01-and-public-meeting-of-february-18-2020-8844.htmlThu, 30 Jan 2020 5:55:46 -0800THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT
AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
 
TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to the requirements of Section 34(10.7) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended, the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley advises that an application for amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 of the Township of Laurentian Valley has been received and was deemed to be a complete application pursuant to the requirements of the Planning Act.  AND FURTHER, TAKE NOTICE that the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley will hold a PUBLIC MEETING ON TUESDAY, February 18th, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. at the Township Municipal Office at 460 Witt Road, to consider the proposed amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 of the Township of Laurentian Valley.  The amendment has been prepared in accordance with the provisions of Sections 34 and 36 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended.
 
PURPOSE, EFFECT & LOCATION OF ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Application File No. Z-2020-01)
The purpose of the amendment is to rezone lands to satisfy conditions of consent approval in County of Renfrew Application for Consent File No B112/17 by rezoning the proposed severed lot to recognize the lot size and permit the keeping of several horses on a 2.9 hectare (7.16 acre) lot, in addition to its proposed use for a proposed single detached residential dwelling.  The amendment is also to rezone the retained lands which were a portion of the former CN railway line, to recognize the proposed frontage on Hawthorne Lane, the minimum lot area of 4.5 hectares for other permitted uses and to rezone it to a holding zone to require additional supporting documentation to be provided to the Township prior to any redevelopment.
 
There is currently no proposed use of the proposed retained lands that are a portion of the former active CN railway line.  The use of the holding symbol allows for the size of the retained parcel to be recognized in the zoning but places a holding symbol on the property that allows the Township to ensure that certain conditions are addressed prior to any redevelopment of the lands, subject to the provision of the underlying Agriculture (A) zone that identifies the possible permitted uses for the property.  When the Comprehensive Zoning By-law for the Township was passed it had not been contemplated that the railway lines would be removed so there was no special zoning placed on those lands.  The use of the holding symbol on the retained lands and the approval of this rezoning allows the application for consent to proceed, while at the same time providing the Township with the ability to ensure that certain required studies the would be required for the retained lands are provided prior to their redevelopment.  The principle of use of the lands for the uses permitted in the Agriculture (A) zone remains but it is subject to the conditions being established by Council resolution being addressed at a later date, prior to the removal of the holding symbol.  The conditions for removal of the holding zone will be established by Council resolution and will require the Owner of the retained lot at the time of any proposal for redevelopment to submit a Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessment (ESA), along with any additional assessment required per the recommendations of the ESA and further, for the Owner to provide a Record of Site Condition for the retained lands prior to their redevelopment for a sensitive use such as residential.
The effect of the amendment is as follows: Item 1: to establish an Agriculture-Exception Twenty-Seven (A-E27) Zone with special provisions to permit the keeping of two horses on a lot with a minimum lot area of 2.9 hectares and to rezone the proposed severed lot from Agriculture (A) to Agriculture-Exception Twenty-Seven (A-E27); and Item 2: to establish an Agriculture-Exception Twenty-Eight (A-E28) Zone with special provisions to establish a minimum lot area of 4.5 hectares, a minimum lot frontage on Hawthorne Lane to correspond to the remaining lot frontage when the severance is approved and to rezone the subject lands from Agriculture to Agriculture-Exception Twenty-Eight-holding (A-E28-h).
 
The lands affected by the Amendment are located in Part of Lot 11, Concession 1, FAL, in the geographic Township of Pembroke, in the Township of Laurentian Valley, as shown on the Key Map.
 
COPIES of the proposed amendment, material provided under Section 34 (10.1) of the Planning Act and any additional information relating to the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment (Application File No. Z-2020-01), are available for inspection during regular office hours at the Township Office.  Questions related to the application should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.
 
ANY PERSON may attend the public meeting and/or make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the amendment aforesaid.
 
If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of Township of Laurentian Valley to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Township of Laurentian Valley before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision.
 
If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, or make written submissions to the Township of Laurentian Valley before the by-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.
 
Please note the following changes to the Planning Act and its Regulations:
If you wish to be notified of the decision of Township of Laurentian Valley on the proposed zoning by-law amendment, you must make a written request to Township of Laurentian Valley c/o Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.
 
If you are receiving this notice because you are the owner of property in the area of the amendment that contains seven or more residential units, you must also post this notice in a location that is visible to all of the residents of your property.
 
Privacy Disclosure: As one of the purposes of the Planning Act is to provide for planning processes that are open and accessible, all written submissions, documents, correspondence, e-mails or other communications (including your name and address) form part of the public record and will be disclosed/made available by the Township to such persons as the Township deems appropriate, including anyone requesting such information.  Please note that by submitting any of this information, you are providing the Township with your consent to use and disclose this information as part of the planning process.
 
DATED at the Township of Laurentian Valley this 29th day of January, 2020.
 
Lauree J. Armstrong, MCIP, RPP, Township Planner, Township of Laurentian Valley
460 Witt Road, Pembroke, ON K8A 6W5; Phone: 613-735-6291; Fax: 613-735-5820
larmstrong@lvtownship.ca

 

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<![CDATA[Notice of Passing of Zoning By-Law Amendment Z2019-09]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-passing-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-z2019-09-2833.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-passing-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-z2019-09-2833.htmlThu, 23 Jan 2020 8:02:48 -0800FORM 1
PLANNING ACT, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, AS AMENDED
NOTICE OF THE PASSING OF A ZONING BY-LAW BY
THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY
 
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley passed
By-Law No. 2020-01-001 on the 21st day of January 2020 under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13.
 
PURPOSE, EFFECT & LOCATION OF ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Application File No. Z-2019-09)
The purpose of the amendment is to rezone lands to permit the reduction of the minimum lot area from 24 hectares to 17 hectares to recognize the retained lot in Consent Application File No B13/19 and permit the land to continue to be used for farming and other agricultural uses permitted in the Agriculture (A) Zone. 
 
The rezoning is required to satisfy a condition of consent approval in County of Renfrew Application for Consent File No B13/19 as a portion of the existing lot is being severed as a lot addition to an abutting lot.
 
The effect of the amendment is to establish an Agriculture-Exception Twenty-Six (A-E26) Zone with a special provision to require a minimum lot area of 17 hectares for all uses other than a single detached residential dwelling and to rezone the subject lands from Agriculture (A) to Agriculture-Exception Twenty-Six (A-E26). For clarification purposes a single detached residential dwelling would still be permitted but the A zone provisions already permit the dwelling on a smaller lot size.  
 
The lands affected by the Amendment are located in Part of Lot 4A, Concession 2, in the geographic Township of Pembroke, in the Township of Laurentian Valley, abutting both Wilson Road and Greenwood Road (County Road 40) as shown on the Key Map.
 
EFFECT OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON DECISION
No oral submissions were made at the Public Meeting by members of the Public and no written submissions were received from the public.  The consideration of the comments did not change the content of the by-law which was passed as originally proposed.
 
AND TAKE NOTICE that any individual, corporation or public body may appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) in respect of the By-law by filing no later than 4:00 p.m. on the 12th day of February, 2020,                     a notice of appeal with the Clerk of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley, which must set out the reasons for the appeal and must be accompanied by the prescribed fee of $300.00 payable to the Minister of Finance by certified cheque or money order.  The appeal must also be accompanied by the completed LPAT appeal form.  If you wish to appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT), a copy of an appeal form is available from the Tribunal website at http://elto.gov.on.ca/tribunals/lpat/forms/ or by contacting the Township.
 
A COPY of the amendment and any additional information relating to the Zoning By-law Amendment, is available for inspection during office hours at the Township Office.  Any questions related to the By-law should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.
 
Only individuals, corporations and public bodies may appeal a by-law to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT).  A notice of appeal may not be filed by an unincorporated association or group.  However, a notice of appeal may be filed in the name of an individual who is a member of the association or the group on its behalf.
 
No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the by-law was passed, the person or public body made oral submissions at a public meeting or written submissions to the council or, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.
 
Privacy Disclosure: As one of the purposes of the Planning Act is to provide for planning processes that are open and accessible, all written submissions, documents, correspondence, e-mails or other communications (including your name and address) form part of the public record and will be disclosed/made available by the Township to such persons as the Township deems appropriate, including anyone requesting such information.  Please note that by submitting any of this information, you are providing the Township with your consent to use and disclose this information as part of the planning process.
 
DATED at the Township of Laurentian Valley this 23rd day of January 2020.
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<![CDATA[Alice in Winterland Carnival - Glow Skate ]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/things-to-do/events/alice-in-winterland-carnival-skating-trail-glow-skate/http://www.lvtownship.ca/things-to-do/events/alice-in-winterland-carnival-skating-trail-glow-skate/Wed, 22 Jan 2020 7:10:26 -0800Laurentian Valley Skating Trail - 2 Henan Road
Alice in Winterland Glow Skate Event - Friday, January 24, 2020 from 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Grab your skates and come enjoy an evening skate on Laurentian Valley's Skating Trail! The snowshoe trail will be open as well. Head lamps are required for night snowshoeing. 

FREE GLOW STICKS, HOT CHOCOLATE & HOT DOGS! 

This is an Alice in Winterland Carnival Event, a $2 Carnival Button is required to attend the Glow Skate Event. 

Strollers are allowed on the Skating Trail. No pets are permitted. We appreciate your cooperation. 

Donations are appreciated since the Trail is a volunteer endeavor. You can find the donation box at the beginning of the trail. 

Event Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/204346637358709/

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<![CDATA[Laurentian Valley - Alice in Winterland Carnival]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/things-to-do/events/lv-alice-in-winterland-carnival/http://www.lvtownship.ca/things-to-do/events/lv-alice-in-winterland-carnival/Mon, 13 Jan 2020 9:58:44 -0800Laurentian Valley – Alice in Winterland Carnival returns for a week long event with something for everyone starting January 24th to January 31st, 2020!  In addition to all our regular events; new this year is Axe Throwing (ages 14+) by Backyard Axe Throwing League and Virtual Reality Gaming (ages 8+) as well as an old favorite; the Minnow Races!  All events require a $2 Carnival Button and purchase of your button enters you into cash prize draws.  The Carnival Committee thanks you for your support of this annual event which is a fundraiser for upgrades to the Alice & Fraser Recreation Centre.   Follow Laurentian Valley – Alice in Winterland Carnival on Facebook and Instagram for more information!
 
 
 
LAURENTIAN VALLEY - ALICE IN WINTERLAND 2020 EVENTS
**PORTION OF PROCEEDS FROM CARNIVAL GO TOWARD UPGRADES AT THE A&F REC CENTRE**
**All Events Require a $2 Carnival Button. **Purchase of a button also enters you into cash prize draws!**
Canteen w/ hot food & cash bar during most events. Smoke Free Event. Helmets recommended for skating.
Ice events weather dependent–will post cancellations/changes on Facebook page.
Basket raffle draws all week, 50/50 tickets for sale at most adult events.
All events at Alice & Fraser Recreation Centre, 1 Henan Road unless indicated otherwise
Skating Trail Open Daily – 10:00 am-4:00pm, Unless Noted Otherwise, Weather Permitting
Snowshoeing Trail Open Adjacent to Skating Trail
(Check Township of Laurentian Valley’s Facebook Page for current trail status)
 
Friday, January 24th
6:30 pm                            CARNIVAL KICK-OFF – Glow Skate or Snowshoe at the Skating Trail, Bonfire by Laurentian
                                         Valley Fire Department, Hot dogs & Hot chocolate


Saturday, January 25th
7:30 am-11:00 am            Pancake Breakfast - Timberline Snowmobile Club, $7 per person
8:00 am                            Come out and watch the Carnival Hockey Tournament
10:00 am-3:00 pm            Craft & Vendor Show – Upstairs at Alice & Fraser Recreation Centre

Sunday, January 26th       FAMILY DAY! Kids: Enter our Draw for an Outdoor Adventure Prize Pack!
12:00 pm-3:00 pm            *NEW* Axe Throwing Sponsored by Backyard Axe Throwing League (BATL) (ages 14+),
                                         Virtual Reality Gaming (ages 8+) by Ottawa Valley Power Play, display by 1st Laurentian
                                         Valley Pembroke Scouting, and the return of Minnow Races! Back for another year: Ry-J’s,
                                         Waddles & Wags Petting Zoo, Family Skating & Games on the Ice, Sleigh Rides, Snowman
                                         Building Contest (weather permitting; bring your own supplies, we provide the snow!),
                                         S’Mores Station, Happy Valley Face Painting, Lollipop Tree, Snowman Toss, Sparkle Tattoo,
                                         Tea Boil, Log Saw, Nail Driving, Trapper Ron, Archery Display, Children’s Bingo
1:30 pm -4:30 pm             Country Music Jam-Come play, listen, sing & dance! Timberline Snowmobile Club

Monday, January 27th
7:00 pm-9:00 pm              Adult Bingo (18+ to play), $2/card


Tuesday, January 28th
6:30 pm                           Wine Glass or Coffee Mug Dot Paint Class, Limited Seating, $25, Pre-Register at
                                        www.lvtownship.ca

Wednesday, January 29th
11:00 am-3:00 pm           Social Day at Timberline Snowmobile Club – Walk/Snowshoe/Skate ($5 Poker Hands
                                        Available - 11:00 am-2:00 pm, cash prizes), Lunch and Snacks served by St. George’s
                                        Church available for purchase, Cash Bar
1:00 pm                           4 Hand Euchre or Learn to Play Bid Euchre
5:30 pm-6:30 pm             Family Poker Snowshoe/Skating/Walk, Hotdogs provided by Johnston & MacKie

Thursday, January 30th
7:30 pm                           Euchre-$2 fee

Friday, January 31st
5:00 pm-7:30 pm             Pulled Pork & Coleslaw, $5 served by St. George’s Church
5:00 pm                           Skating on Outdoor Rink
7:30 pm                           Trivia Night-$30 team, 6ppl per team, Advance registration 613-585-8495,
                                        cmanning1248@gmail.com

Button Draws – 1st - $500, 2nd - $300, 3rd - $200 (To be made week of February 3rd)
Event details subject to change. www.facebook.com/lvaliceinwinterland or www.lvtownship.ca
 

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<![CDATA[5 Year Review - Housing and Homelessness Plan]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/community-survey-5-year-review-housing-and-homelessness-plan-1346.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/community-survey-5-year-review-housing-and-homelessness-plan-1346.htmlWed, 08 Jan 2020 10:01:33 -0800In 2013 the County of Renfrew created a 10-year plan to address issues of housing and homelessness.  The 10-year plan documented who lives in the service area as well as the housing and homelessness challenges they face.  It also looked at solutions to address these challenges, identifying what actions made the most sense given the priority needs, and set out 4 goals, 12 key objectives and 33 tasks to tackle housing and homelessness issues.  Each year the County provides a formal status update on actions undertaken in support of the plan.  The 10 year plan can be viewed at

                https://www.countyofrenfrew.on.ca/_documents/RCHC/10YrHousing-Homeless.pdf

Renfrew County is undertaking a review of the original 10 year plan at its halfway point to determine how effectively the plan is responding to the housing and homelessness needs of the community.  

For more information on the current update visit the County of Renfrew website: http://www.countyofrenfrew.on.ca/_documents/ontario-works/HPP-LEAP-FactSheetApplicationEN.pdf

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<![CDATA[Presentations from June 22 and June 23 2019 Public Meetings on 2019 Ottawa River Flooding]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/presentations-from-june-22-and-june-23-2019-public-meetings-on-2019-ottawa-river-flooding-4235.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/presentations-from-june-22-and-june-23-2019-public-meetings-on-2019-ottawa-river-flooding-4235.htmlWed, 08 Jan 2020 9:56:31 -0800Further to the June 22, 2019 Public Meeting on the Ottawa River 2019 Flooding held at Pem Ice 2, the presentation made by the Ottawa River Regulation Secretariat is now available for download from this website.  The same presentation was made in Westmeath on June 23 so the presentation materials are applicable to both.  You can also download or view a second document prepared by the Ottawa River Regulation Planning Board which is entitled 2019 Spring Flood - Questions and Answers.  A link has also been provided to their website where you can view and download all of their presentations.  The link is http://ottawariver.ca/latest-bulletins.php

 

Once we receive a copy of the OPG presentation, it will be posted as well.

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<![CDATA[User Fees & Charges]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/finance/user-fees-charges/http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/finance/user-fees-charges/Wed, 08 Jan 2020 9:53:30 -0800List of User Fees and Charges in accordance with Section 392 of the Municipal Act S.O. 2001, c.25

Service or Activity Properties Affected Fee or Service Charge
Building Permit Fees All Applicants As per Schedule A of By-Law 00-01-10, as amended by By-Law 2019-11-057
Development Charges All Applicants As per By-law 2014-08-042
Fire False Alarm All Properties Affected As per By-law 08-03-388
Miscellaneous All Users or Purchasers As per By-Law 2019-11-055
Business Licensing All Uses as Defined As per Schedule A of By-law 2012-04-020 Amendeding 2011-06-029
Municipal Tax Sale Act Scale of Fees All Property owners who have a Tax Arrears Certificate Registered against their property As per Schedule A of By-Law 02-03-128
Pet Tags All Pet Owners (sterilized pets)

$15.00 per year per pet, if tags purchased before March 31st
$25.00 per year per pet, if tags purchased after March 31st

Pet tag registration

Pet Tags All Pet Owners (unsterilized pets) $20.00 per year per pet, if tags purchased before March 31st
$30.00 per year per pet, if tags purchased after March 31st
Planning Act Applications All Applicants As per By-law 2000-03-029 Office Consolidation
Burning Permits All Properties Affected
$10 per year Recreational Burning Permit
$20 per year Open Air Burning Permit
 

 

Sewer Connected (serviced)
Sewer Connected Residential Properties - .00249356 X assessment
Connected Multi-Res. Properties - .00484648 X assessment
Commercial Properties - .004525506 X assessment
Commercial VacantProperties - .00452506 X assessment
Commercial Vacant Excess Land - .00452506 X assessment
Industrial Properties - .00714577 X assessment
Farmlands Properties - .00062339 X assessment
 
Sewer Frontage Various Rates as per By-Law Number 628 of the former Stafford Township for the affected Properties
On-Site Sewage Systems As per Schedule B of By-Law 00-01-10

 

Service or Activity Properties Affected Fee or Service Charge
Street Lights Properties Benefiting $35.00 Per Annum per unit as per By-Law 2015-05-021
Waste & Recycling Collection All Residential Units
All Commercial Units
$175.00 per year per unit
$175.00 per year, plus additional fees as agreed
Water Connected Residential Properties $650.00 per year per unit
Water Metered Properties
(Industrial,Commercial)
$10.49 per 1,000 gallons for the first 30,000 gallons per quarter, plus
$8.91 per 1,000 gallons for the next 270,000 gallons per quarter, plus
$7.77 per 1,000 gallons for the balance in excess of 300,000 gallons per quarter
Total Minimum Bill of $162.50 per quarter.
Water Service Turn off Properties Requesting Service Between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm $25.00 per request
Water Service Turn off Properties Requesting Service at all other times $100.00 per request
Water - other requests Properties Requesting Service between 3:00 pm and 7:00 am 4 Hours call-in, with all costs being billed to those making the request
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<![CDATA[Polar Bear Dip in Support of Pembroke & Laurentian Valley Handi-Bus]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/polar-bear-dip-in-support-of-pembroke-laurentian-valley-handi-bus-9691.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/polar-bear-dip-in-support-of-pembroke-laurentian-valley-handi-bus-9691.htmlWed, 08 Jan 2020 5:49:12 -0800

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<![CDATA[Township User Fees & Charges]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/township-user-fees-charges/http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/township-user-fees-charges/Tue, 07 Jan 2020 6:31:06 -0800<![CDATA[Laurentian Valley Business Retention and Expansion (BR+E) Study Results]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/economic-development/laurentian-valley-business-retention-and-expansion-br-e-study-results/http://www.lvtownship.ca/economic-development/laurentian-valley-business-retention-and-expansion-br-e-study-results/Mon, 06 Jan 2020 9:08:45 -0800In 2019, the Township of Laurentian Valley undertook a Business Retention + Expansion (BR+E) Project with RED funding from the Province of Ontario.  The Township retained the services of Strexer Harrop and Associates who completed the Business Study following the BR+E process set out by OMAFRA.

ABOUT THE STUDY
The study is a Business Retention and Expansion (BR+E) program and is an initiative through the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). BR+E projects are conducted across the province, and consist of confidential interviews with businesses.

Through this program, the Township can learn how to make our community a great place to do business. By connecting with Laurentian Valley businesses, the Township can learn and understand how to better support local businesses so they can grow, create jobs and stay in our community.

The results from the survey identified some of the strengths and challenges faced by local business and has helped to create an action plan to foster business development, investment and job creation.

Laurentian Valley is committed to its businesses and the economic growth of the community.  The project was a community-based effort to assist and encourage local businesses to stay and grow in the community.  The Township is now pleased to provide the final report for the Project.  Some of the recommendations haev already been adopted into practice and Council hopes to implement some more of the recommendations in the coming year and will consider certain other items during budget discussions.

The Township would like to thank all members of the community who participated in the project.

 

A copy of the final report is available for download from this website or by contacting the Township office.  Should you require an alternate format, you may also contact the Township office at 613-735-6291.

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<![CDATA[Tap & Cork Route]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/things-to-do/local-attractions/tap-cork-route/http://www.lvtownship.ca/things-to-do/local-attractions/tap-cork-route/Thu, 02 Jan 2020 6:46:51 -0800The Tap & Cork Route is a self-guided tour highlighting the Ottawa Valley and Pontiac Region’s best wines, beers, ciders and spirits.

Meet the creators of these delectable samplings, hear their stories and witness their passion for their craft first hand. At each of the stops along the way, discover a new flavour, a new aroma, a new favourite.

Click to see route and parcitipating locations. 

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<![CDATA[Notice of Application of Zoning By-law Amendment File No. Z2019-09 and Public Meeting of January 21, 2020]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-application-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z2019-09-and-public-meeting-of-january-21-2020-786.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-application-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z2019-09-and-public-meeting-of-january-21-2020-786.htmlMon, 30 Dec 2019 12:42:33 -0800THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT
AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to the requirements of Section 34(10.7) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended, the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley advises that an application for amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 of the Township of Laurentian Valley has been received and was deemed to be a complete application pursuant to the requirements of the Planning Act.  AND FURTHER, TAKE NOTICE that the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley will hold a PUBLIC MEETING ON TUESDAY, January 21st, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. at the Township Municipal Office at 460 Witt Road, to consider the proposed amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 of the Township of Laurentian Valley.  The amendment has been prepared in accordance with the provisions of Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended.

PURPOSE, EFFECT & LOCATION OF ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Application File No. Z-2019-09)

The purpose of the amendment is to rezone lands to permit the reduction of the minimum lot area from 24 hectares to 17 hectares to recognize the retained lot in Consent Application File No B13/19 and permit the land to continue to be used for farming and other agricultural uses permitted in the Agriculture (A) Zone.  

The rezoning is required to satisfy a condition of consent approval in County of Renfrew Application for Consent File No B13/19 as a portion of the existing lot is being severed as a lot addition to an abutting lot.

The effect of the amendment is to establish an Agriculture-Exception Twenty-Six (A-E26) Zone with a special provision to require a minimum lot area of 17 hectares for all uses other than a single detached residential dwelling and to rezone the subject lands from Agriculture (A) to Agriculture-Exception Twenty-Six (A-E26). For clarification purposes a single detached residential dwelling would still be permitted but the A zone provisions already permit the dwelling on a smaller lot size.  

The lands affected by the Amendment are located in Part of Lot 4A, Concession 2, in the geographic Township of Pembroke, in the Township of Laurentian Valley, abutting both Wilson Road and Greenwood Road (County Road 40) as shown on the Key Map.

COPIES of the proposed amendment, material provided under Section 34 (10.1) of the Planning Act and any additional information relating to the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment (Application File No. Z-2019-09), are available for inspection during regular office hours at the Township Office.  Questions related to the application should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.

ANY PERSON may attend the public meeting and/or make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the amendment aforesaid.

If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of Township of Laurentian Valley to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Township of Laurentian Valley before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, or make written submissions to the Township of Laurentian Valley before the by-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

Please note the following changes to the Planning Act and its Regulations:

If you wish to be notified of the decision of Township of Laurentian Valley on the proposed zoning by-law amendment, you must make a written request to Township of Laurentian Valley c/o Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.

If you are receiving this notice because you are the owner of property in the area of the amendment that contains seven or more residential units, you must also post this notice in a location that is visible to all of the residents of your property.

Privacy Disclosure: As one of the purposes of the Planning Act is to provide for planning processes that are open and accessible, all written submissions, documents, correspondence, e-mails or other communications (including your name and address) form part of the public record and will be disclosed/made available by the Township to such persons as the Township deems appropriate, including anyone requesting such information.  Please note that by submitting any of this information, you are providing the Township with your consent to use and disclose this information as part of the planning process.

DATED at the Township of Laurentian Valley this 31st day of December, 2019.

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<![CDATA[Water Utility Invoices]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/water-utility-invoices/http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/water-utility-invoices/Wed, 18 Dec 2019 8:00:01 -0800Residential Flat Rate Water - Invoices are sent out in June and November with due dates of June 30 and November 30 respectively.

Metered Water Utility - Invoices are sent out quarterly in April, July, October and January due the last business day of that month.

For payment options - Payment of Municipal Services


If you would like to purchase a duplicate Water Utility Invoice or Statement please click the following link: Duplicate Water Utility Invoice

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<![CDATA[Notice of Passing of Zoning By-Law Amendment Z2019-08]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-passing-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-z2019-08-7205.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-passing-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-z2019-08-7205.htmlWed, 11 Dec 2019 10:24:37 -0800FORM 1
PLANNING ACT, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, AS AMENDED
NOTICE OF THE PASSING OF A ZONING BY-LAW BY
THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY
 
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley passed
By-Law No. 2019-12-062 on the 10th day of December, 2019 under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13.
 
PURPOSE, EFFECT & LOCATION OF ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Application File No. Z-2019-08)
The purpose of the amendment is to amend the provisions of the Rural-Exception Sixty-Eight (RU-E68) zone to permit the use of the subject property for a special events business, i.e. weddings and celebrations, and also for summer camp and educational activities, as accessory uses to the existing single detached residential dwelling. The proposal is to make use of the property and also to convert an existing 130 m2 detached accessory building for use as part of the venue for the special events business to be operated as a home based business on an approximately 2.23 hectare (5.50 acre) lot.
 
The effect of the amendment is to change the provisions of the Rural-Exception Sixty-Eight (RU-E68) to add a special events business accessory to an existing single detached dwelling as a permitted use, including the use of a detached structure(s) and to delete the provisions established by a previous owner that would have permitted a yoga studio in a detached structure as a home occupation.
 
The lands affected by the Amendment are located at 530 Drive-In Road (County Road No. 29), in Part of Lot 11, Concession 1, being in Parts 1, 2 and 3 on plan 49R-11052 in the geographic Township of Pembroke, in the Township of Laurentian Valley, as shown on the Key Map.
 
EFFECT OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON DECISION
No oral submissions were made at the Public Meeting by members of the Public and no written submissions were received from the public.  The consideration of the comments did not change the content of the by-law which was passed as originally proposed.
 
AND TAKE NOTICE that any individual, corporation or public body may appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) in respect of the By-law by filing no later than 4:00 p.m. on the 31st of December, 2019.                                                a notice of appeal with the Clerk of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley, which must set out the reasons for the appeal and must be accompanied by the prescribed fee of $300.00 payable to the Minister of Finance by certified cheque or money order.  The appeal must also be accompanied by the completed LPAT appeal form.  If you wish to appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT), a copy of an appeal form is available from the Tribunal website at http://elto.gov.on.ca/tribunals/lpat/forms/ or by contacting the Township.
 
A COPY of the amendment and any additional information relating to the Zoning By-law Amendment, is available for inspection during office hours at the Township Office.  Any questions related to the By-law should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.
 
Only individuals, corporations and public bodies may appeal a by-law to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT).  A notice of appeal may not be filed by an unincorporated association or group.  However, a notice of appeal may be filed in the name of an individual who is a member of the association or the group on its behalf.
 
No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the by-law was passed, the person or public body made oral submissions at a public meeting or written submissions to the council or, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.
 
Privacy Disclosure: As one of the purposes of the Planning Act is to provide for planning processes that are open and accessible, all written submissions, documents, correspondence, e-mails or other communications (including your name and address) form part of the public record and will be disclosed/made available by the Township to such persons as the Township deems appropriate, including anyone requesting such information.  Please note that by submitting any of this information, you are providing the Township with your consent to use and disclose this information as part of the planning process.
 
DATED at the Township of Laurentian Valley this 11th day of December, 2019.
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<![CDATA[Pre-Authorized Payment]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/finance/payment-of-municipal-services/pre-authorized-payment-1040.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/finance/payment-of-municipal-services/pre-authorized-payment-1040.htmlWed, 11 Dec 2019 8:29:19 -0800You may now set up your Property Tax and Water Utility Invoices to be paid via Pre-Authorized Payment, either on regular installment due dates or by equal monthly withdrawals. To be eligible your account must not have any arrears owing.

Simply fill out the Pre-Authorized Payment Plan Agreement, attach a void cheque and send/brin into the municipal office at 460 Witt Road, Pembroke ON K8A 6W5

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<![CDATA[Charlene Jackson, AMCT, Dipl. M.M.]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/municipal-staff/charlene-jackson-amct-dipl-m-m/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/municipal-staff/charlene-jackson-amct-dipl-m-m/Wed, 11 Dec 2019 7:00:16 -0800<![CDATA[Alice & Fraser Recreation Centre]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/recreation/alice-fraser/http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/recreation/alice-fraser/Tue, 10 Dec 2019 8:13:49 -0800Alice & Fraser Recreation Centre

A community sports and recreation facility with rental hall, playground, ball diamonds, ice surface, horse arena, beach volleyball court and horseshoe pits.  

     

Located in Laurentian Valley at 1 Henan Road.

Mailing address: 1 Henan Road, Pembroke, ON, K8A 6W8

Phone Number: 613-732-8404

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/AliceFraserRecreationCentre/  

Facility Rentals: Merrill Behm, 613-732-8404 (leave a message) or 613-639-0025 – please call to confirm availability of facilities.  Rental prices subject to change and must be confirmed when booking.

Council Representative:  Councillor Chris Pleau 613-602-0372

 

Hall Rental

Please contact Merrill Behm, 613-732-8404 (leave a message) or 613-639-0025

Licensed by LCBO (SmartServe bartender provided by Recreation Association Volunteers)

Capacity: 133 Persons

Kitchen, Elevator, WiFi Connection, **NEW** Projector & screen for video/slideshow presentations.

 

2019 Facility Rental Rates
For bookings please contact Merrill Behm, 613-732-8404 (leave a message) or 613-639-0025

Facility

Rental Rate

Details

Hall Rental

$100 + HST

 (per event)

Includes – kitchen, bar (requested at booking), WiFi, Projector/Screen

Full Facility Rental

$150 + HST

(per day)

Includes – hall rental and full use of baseball diamonds or ice surface/horseshoe pits, etc.

Ball Diamonds

Adult Diamond Rental (1 hour) $45 + HST

Child Diamond Rental (1 hour) $15 + HST

Access to building washrooms

Beach Volleyball
Court

Adult Rental:
$30/day/court
 
Child Rental:
$15/day/court

Court only, no use of building facilities, 2 courts available for use

Ice Surface Rental

$35 + HST
(1 hour)

Access to building washrooms/change rooms

Horse Arena Rental

$75 + HST
(per day)

 

Approved: February 20th, 2019 Alice & Fraser Recreation Association        
Prices subject to change; please confirm at time of booking.              

 

ALICE & FRASER MINOR BALL LEAGUE

Annual registration dates and fees will be posted.  Join their Group on Facebook:  Alice & Fraser Minor Ball League

 

EUCHRE:  Thursdays, 7:30 PM, September to May

 

ALICE & FRASER RECREATION COMMITTEE

Name

Title

E-Mail

Phone

Betty King

President

betty.king@sympatico.ca

613-639-2046

Candace Manning

Vice-President

cmanning1248@gmail.com

613-585-8495

Debbie Lubitz

Treasurer

 

613-732-9645

Adele Ashick

Secretary

adeleashick6@gmail.com

613-639-9490

Kris Lariviere

Property Maintenance Facilitator

larivierek84@gmail.com

613-732-8983

Chris Pleau

Laurentian Valley Council Representative

cpleau@lvtownship.ca 

613-602-0372

Elizabeth Graham

Public Relations

eliza_graham@hotmail.com

613-735-3206

Katie Birkas

Fundraising Coordinator

 

 

 

     


The Committee typically meets the third Monday of every month.  To have an item added to the agenda, please contact Betty King at least 48 hours prior to the meeting date. 

 

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<![CDATA[Upcoming Special Events]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/recreation/alice-fraser/upcoming-special-events-4826.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/recreation/alice-fraser/upcoming-special-events-4826.htmlTue, 10 Dec 2019 7:45:06 -0800<![CDATA[Delegations to Council]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/council-and-committee-business/delegations-to-council/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/council-and-committee-business/delegations-to-council/Tue, 10 Dec 2019 7:27:37 -0800The following procedures must be followed when making a presentation to a
Council Meeting (Regular or Special):

1. Requests to appear before Council as a delegation must be received by the CAO/Clerk by Noon on the Friday prior to the scheduled Council meeting date. Requests must be received in writing.

2. A maximum of three (3) delegations may be permitted at Council meetings. In general, delegations will be referred to either the appropriate Standing Committee or to the Committee of the Whole.

3. Delegations will be accepted on a “first come, first scheduled” basis.

4. The CAO/Clerk will have final authority on scheduling a delegation for a regular Council meeting or referring the delegation request to a Standing Committee or the Committee of the Whole.

5. Delegations can be comprised of any number of people (subject to the occupancy requirements of the meeting room). Regardless of the number of people comprising the delegation, only ONE (1) person may be the spokesperson for the delegation.

6. Delegations must provide ten (10) written copies of their presentation to the CAO/Clerk for distribution to members of Council and staff immediately prior to the commencement of the meeting.

7. Delegations are limited to a maximum of TEN (10) minutes for their presentation, discussion and questions to/from Council. The Mayor will move to the next agenda item at the end of the TEN (10) minute time.

8. Council will not make decisions on the issue being raised by the delegation at the Council meeting. Issues will generally be forwarded to the next regular meeting for a decision.

9. Delegations are bound by the Rules of Procedure as outlined in Procedural By-Law 2019-01-002. Copies of By-Law 2019-01-002 may be obtained from the Municipal Website.

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<![CDATA[Community Survey - 5 Year Review - Housing and Homelessness Plan]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/community-news/community-survey-5-year-review-housing-and-homelessness-plan-3043.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/community-news/community-survey-5-year-review-housing-and-homelessness-plan-3043.htmlWed, 04 Dec 2019 5:45:13 -0800
MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                                                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 3rd, 2019
 
Community Survey - 5 Year Review - Housing And Homelessness Plan
 
Renfrew, ON:  Renfrew County is undertaking a review of the original 10 year plan at its halfway point to determine how effectively the plan is responding to the housing and homelessness needs of the community. As part of this review process, the County is seeking feedback from housing stakeholders and the broader community.
 
The purpose of this survey is to gather information that will help evaluate the direction of the plan and improve outcomes for people experiencing challenges related to homelessness and affordable housing.  All information gathered will be considered confidential, will only be used to form the plan review process and will not be shared with any other person, group or organization.  The information collected will help ensure the plan is meeting its objectives.
 
The survey can be found at this link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VKKNN7Z , or on the County of Renfrew’s website at www.countyofrenfrew.on.ca
Surveys can also be emailed to hhp@countyofrenfrew.on.ca
 
You can also mail or drop off your survey to one of the following Renfrew County Housing Corporation locations:                            Pembroke Office: 169 Lake St, Pembroke, ON K8A 5L8
Renfrew Office:  450 O’Brien Rd. Suite 20, Renfrew, ON K7V 3Z2
Arnprior Office: 80 McGonigal St. Suite 101, Arnprior, ON K7S 1M3
 
The survey will be available until December 7th, 2019.
 
In 2013 the County of Renfrew created a 10-year plan to address issues of housing and homelessness. The 10-year plan documented who lives in the service area as well as the housing and homelessness challenges they face. It also looked at solutions to address these challenges, identifying what actions made the most sense given the priority needs, and set out 4 goals, 12 key objectives and 33 tasks to tackle housing and homelessness issues. Each year the County provides a formal status update on actions undertaken in support of the plan. The 10-year plan can be viewed at
https://www.countyofrenfrew.on.ca/_documents/RCHC/10YrHousing-Homeless.pdf
 
For more information, please contact:
 
Carol Neill                  General Manager, Renfrew County Housing Corporation                613-432-3679
 
Michael Barber           Media Relations/ Grants Coordinator, County of Renfrew               613-735-7288
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<![CDATA[Frequently Requested]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/by-laws/frequently-requested/http://www.lvtownship.ca/by-laws/frequently-requested/Tue, 26 Nov 2019 6:45:05 -0800 By-Law Number Description All-Terrain Vehicles on Highways 2004-04-209 A by-law to regulate the operation of All-Terrain Vehicles on Municipal Highways within the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley. Animal Control

2006-01-271

2012-11-063 A by-law to regulate the keeping and control of animals, or any class thereof, the animal identification system, licencing and the restraint of dogs and cats and certain other aspects of animal control within the corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley. Building Permit By-Law

2000-01-010

2012-04-022 Identifies the requirements and fees for building permits required for building activities within the Township of Laurentian Valley. Burning By-Law 2015-09-040 A by-law to regulate the setting of fires within the Township of Laurentian Valley. Development Charges 2014-08-042 Identifies the development charges associated with developments within the Township of Laurentian Valley. Garbage/Waste Collection

2005-05-248

2007-08-353

2014-05-022

A by-law for requiring waste management diversion programs and establishing and maintaining a system of collection, transportation and disposal of municipal source-separated solid waste within the Township of Laurentian Valley. Holiday Shopping – Store Openings 2000-05-039 A by-law to authorize retail business establishments to open on certain specified holidays. Mobile Food Vendor By-law

2011-06-029

2012-04-020 A by-law to license, regulate and govern mobile food and refreshment in the Township of Laurentian Valley. Noise By-law

2014-04-020

A by-law to regulate noises likely to disturb or create a nuisance for the inhabitants of the Township. Parking By-law

2002-02-124

2004-03-206

2004-05-212 A by-law to regulate parking on or obstruction of highways and streets within the Township of Laurentian Valley. Procedure By-law 2019-01-002 A by-law governing the calling, place and proceedings of council, committees of council and local boards. Property Standards

2000-10-063

2012-04-021 A by-law for prescribing standards for the maintenance and occupancy of property within the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley. User Fees - General 2014-04-018 A by-law to establish charges for the sale of various items and tariff of miscellaneous fees. User Fees - Planning

2000-03-029

2002-12-154

2006-08-307

2009-02-009

2009-12-053 A by-law to prescribe a tariff of fees for the processing of applications made with respect of planning matters in the Township of Laurentian Valley. Taxi 2009-10-038 A by-law to establish rules and regulations for the licencing and operation of taxicabs within the Township of Laurentian Valley. Water Restriction 2013-02-009 A by-law to regulate the time, manner and nature of the use of the supply of water for properties serviced by the Laurentian Valley Drinking Water System. Zoning By-Law 2008-04-391 A by-law to regulate the use of lands and the character, location and use of buildings and structures within the Township of Laurentian Valley.

 

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<![CDATA[Kids Christmas Party]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/kids-christmas-party-1972.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/kids-christmas-party-1972.htmlTue, 26 Nov 2019 6:20:05 -0800Crafts, Snacks, Games and Hot Chocolate!!

All Ages Welcome. Registration Required. FREE.

For more information or to register please Contact the Pembroke Public Library at 613-732-8844 ext 2 or email: fineprint@pembrokelibrary.ca

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<![CDATA[Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) Information Resources]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/business/business-events/ontario-federation-of-agriculture-ofa-information-resources-4557.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/business/business-events/ontario-federation-of-agriculture-ofa-information-resources-4557.htmlThu, 21 Nov 2019 10:50:10 -0800You can visit the OFA webiste to access their extensive resource library with to access issues-based fact sheets, submissions and correspondence, webinars, resolutions, archives and additional information.  Their website is found at https://ofa.on.ca/resources/

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<![CDATA[Remember to get your flu shot!]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/remember-to-get-your-flu-shot-5163.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/remember-to-get-your-flu-shot-5163.htmlWed, 13 Nov 2019 11:51:22 -0800The Renfrew County and District Health Unit advises that getting a flu shot is the best way to protect yourself and the people around you from getting the flu. The flu shot also lowers your risk of serious complications, such as pneumonia.  Protect yourself and your loved ones today with a FREE flu shot, available for all Ontario residents over six months of age.

The Renfrew County and District Health offers clinics throughout the county.  Click on the link below to see the schedule with clinic locations dates and times or contact the Health Unit directly.

The drop-in flu shot clinic in the local area is at the Pembroke Memorial Centre in Pembroke at 393 Pembroke Street East from 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm on November 19th, November 26th and December 3rd, 2019.

Also remember you can get your flu shot from most pharmacies or through your doctor's office.  For more information you can contact the Health Unit at 613-732-3629 or 1-800-267-1097 or check the website at https://www.rcdhu.com/clinics-classes/flu-clinics/

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<![CDATA[Notice of Application of Zoning By-law Amendment File No. Z2019-08 and Public Meeting of December 10, 2019]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-application-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z2019-08-and-public-meeting-of-december-10-2019-882.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-application-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z2019-08-and-public-meeting-of-december-10-2019-882.htmlWed, 13 Nov 2019 8:28:44 -0800THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT
AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
 
TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to the requirements of Section 34(10.7) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended, the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley advises that an application for amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 of the Township of Laurentian Valley has been received and was deemed to be a complete application pursuant to the requirements of the Planning Act.  AND FURTHER, TAKE NOTICE that the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley will hold a PUBLIC MEETING ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10th, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. at the Township Municipal Office at 460 Witt Road, to consider the proposed amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 of the Township of Laurentian Valley.  The amendment has been prepared in accordance with the provisions of Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended.
 
PURPOSE, EFFECT & LOCATION OF ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Application File No. Z-2019-08)
The purpose of the amendment is to amend the provisions of the Rural-Exception Sixty-Eight (RU-E68) zone to permit the use of the subject property for a special events business, i.e. weddings and celebrations, and also for summer camp and educational activities, as accessory uses to the existing single detached residential dwelling. The proposal is to make use of the property and also to convert an existing 130 m2 detached accessory building for use as part of the venue for the special events business to be operated as a home based business on an approximately 2.23 hectare (5.50 acre) lot.
The effect of the amendment is to change the provisions of the Rural-Exception Sixty-Eight (RU-E68) to add a special events business accessory to an existing single detached dwelling as a permitted use, including the use of a detached structure(s) and to delete the provisions established by a previous owner that would have permitted a yoga studio in a detached structure as a home occupation.
 
The lands affected by the Amendment are located at 530 Drive-In Road (County Road No. 29), in Part of Lot 11, Concession 1, being in Parts 1, 2 and 3 on plan 49R-11052 in the geographic Township of Pembroke, in the Township of Laurentian Valley, as shown on the Key Map.
 
COPIES of the proposed amendment, material provided under Section 34 (10.1) of the Planning Act and any additional information relating to the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment (Application File No. Z-2019-08), are available for inspection during regular office hours at the Township Office.  Questions related to the application should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.
 
ANY PERSON may attend the public meeting and/or make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the amendment aforesaid.
 
If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of Township of Laurentian Valley to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Township of Laurentian Valley before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision.
 
If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, or make written submissions to the Township of Laurentian Valley before the by-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.
 
Please note the following changes to the Planning Act and its Regulations:
If you wish to be notified of the decision of Township of Laurentian Valley on the proposed zoning by-law amendment, you must make a written request to Township of Laurentian Valley c/o Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.
 
If you are receiving this notice because you are the owner of property in the area of the amendment that contains seven or more residential units, you must also post this notice in a location that is visible to all of the residents of your property.
 
Privacy Disclosure: As one of the purposes of the Planning Act is to provide for planning processes that are open and accessible, all written submissions, documents, correspondence, e-mails or other communications (including your name and address) form part of the public record and will be disclosed/made available by the Township to such persons as the Township deems appropriate, including anyone requesting such information.  Please note that by submitting any of this information, you are providing the Township with your consent to use and disclose this information as part of the planning process.
 
DATED at the Township of Laurentian Valley this 13th day of November, 2019.
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<![CDATA[Volunteer with the Township of Laurentian Valley]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/volunteer-with-the-township-of-laurentian-valley/http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/volunteer-with-the-township-of-laurentian-valley/Thu, 07 Nov 2019 6:57:51 -0800Become a Volunteer and Grow with Us!

Volunteers are the backbone to our community. Our volunteers are invaluable to the Township of Laurentian Valley, fostering our community's recreation and special events. Become a part of an amazing group of volunteers who share their time, skills and enthusiasm with one of our many services and programs the Township offers. 

There are many rewarding and fun ways to volunteer with the Towsnship of Laurentian Valley, including Special Events, Program Assistance, Skating Trail Events and Maintenance, Recreation, Special Projects, Property Maintenance, Facility Support and Fundraising.

Volunteering has a meaningful, positive impact on our community. But did you know that it can have many benefits for you too? Here are some reasons to volunteer:

• Be a part of your community
• New experiences
• Learn or develop a new skill
• New interests and hobbies
• Motivation
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One of the greatest gifts you can give is your time!  Even if you only have a little time to give, a little can go long way :)

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<![CDATA[Notice of Passing of Zoning By-Law Amendment Z2019-07]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-passing-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-z2019-07-4649.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-passing-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-z2019-07-4649.htmlWed, 06 Nov 2019 11:03:12 -0800FORM 1

PLANNING ACT, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, AS AMENDED

NOTICE OF THE PASSING OF A ZONING BY-LAW BY

THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley passed

By-Law No 2019-11-053 on the 5th day of November, 2019 under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13.

PURPOSE, EFFECT & LOCATION OF ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Application File No. Z-2019-07)

The purpose of the amendment is to rezone the subject lands to allow to permit a reduction in the minimum required side yard width from abutting lands in a Residential Zone, for a new building to be used as part of an expansion to an existing contractor’s shop and yard.  The provisions of the GM zone require a minimum side yard width of 22.0 metres where the abutting zone is not an Industrial Zone.  Based on the size and shape of the lot, it is not possible to construct an additional building that could meet the minimum setback of 22 metres from the side lot line.  As a result, the applicant is requesting an amendment to reduce the minimum side yard width requirement to 11.0 metres (36.08 feet) for the specific use being proposed.

The effect of the amendment is to establish a General Industrial-Exception Nine (GM-E9) zone with special provisions to permit a minimum side yard width of 11.0 metres for a building to be used for an office and storage related to a contractor’s shop and yard.  All other uses permitted in the GM zone would be required to meet the 22 metre setback if any change in use were proposed in the future.

The lands affected by the Amendment are located within Lot 26, Concession A, in the geographic Township of Alice, in the Township of Laurentian Valley, known municipally as 11958 Round Lake Road, as shown on the Key Map.

EFFECT OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON DECISION

No oral submissions were made at the Public Meeting by members of the Public and no written submissions were received from the public.  The consideration of the comments did not change the content of the by-law which was passed as originally proposed.

AND TAKE NOTICE that any individual, corporation or public body may appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) in respect of the By-law by filing no later than 4:00 p.m. on the 26th day of November, 2019 a notice of appeal with the Clerk of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley, which must set out the reasons for the appeal and must be accompanied by the prescribed fee of $300.00 payable to the Minister of Finance by certified cheque or money order.  The appeal must also be accompanied by the completed LPAT appeal form.  If you wish to appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT), a copy of an appeal form is available from the Tribunal website at http://elto.gov.on.ca/tribunals/lpat/forms/ or by contacting the Township.

A COPY of the amendment and any additional information relating to the Zoning By-law Amendment, is available for inspection during office hours at the Township Office.  Any questions related to the By-law should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.

Only individuals, corporations and public bodies may appeal a by-law to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT).  A notice of appeal may not be filed by an unincorporated association or group.  However, a notice of appeal may be filed in the name of an individual who is a member of the association or the group on its behalf.

No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the by-law was passed, the person or public body made oral submissions at a public meeting or written submissions to the council or, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

Privacy Disclosure: As one of the purposes of the Planning Act is to provide for planning processes that are open and accessible, all written submissions, documents, correspondence, e-mails or other communications (including your name and address) form part of the public record and will be disclosed/made available by the Township to such persons as the Township deems appropriate, including anyone requesting such information.  Please note that by submitting any of this information, you are providing the Township with your consent to use and disclose this information as part of the planning process.

DATED at the Township of Laurentian Valley this 6th day of November, 2019.

___________________________________________________________

Lauree J. Armstrong, MCIP, RPP, Planner, Township of Laurentian Valley

460 Witt Road, Pembroke, ON  K8A 6W5; Phone: 613-735-6291; Fax: 613-735-5820

Email: larmstrong@lvtownship.ca

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<![CDATA[Property Tax Rates]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/finance/property-tax-rates/http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/finance/property-tax-rates/Wed, 06 Nov 2019 9:08:03 -0800Please see the approved budget for Property Tax Rates

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<![CDATA[Payment of Municipal Services]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/finance/payment-of-municipal-services/http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/finance/payment-of-municipal-services/Wed, 06 Nov 2019 8:54:25 -0800You may pay for municipal services at the municipal office with:

Cash

Cheques

Post-dated cheques

Interac or

Pre-Authorized Payment

Payments with tax bill slips can also be dropped off after hours in the mail slot to the left-hand side of the main door.

You may also pay your tax and water bills at your bank or through online banking. Please note that each bank has a different account name and number format (Note: tax and water payments need to be setup as separate accounts for each property you own in Laurentian Valley):

Bank Bill Account Name

# of Digits

(Roll Number)

Notes

(Do not add spaces, dashes

or decimals)

Bank of Montreal Taxes Laurentian Valley Township - Tax 12 Remove 4766 & add a zero
Bank of Montreal Water Laurentian Valley, Township of - Water 15 Remove 4766 & add four zeros at the end
Central 1 Credit Union Taxes Laurentian Valley, T 15 Remove 4766 & add four zeros at the end
Central 1 Credit Union Water Laurentian Valley, W 15 Remove 4766 & add four zeros at the end
CIBC Taxes Laurentian Valley Township Tax 15 Remove 4766 & add four zeros at the end
CIBC Water Laurentian Valley Water 15 Remove 4766 & add four zeros at the end
Meridian Taxes Laurentian Valley - Township - Taxes 15 Remove 4766 & add four zeros at the end
Meridian Water Laurentian Valley - Township - Water 15 Remove 4766 & add four zeros at the end
National Bank of Canada Taxes Laurentian Valle T 16 Remove 4766 & add five zeros at the end
National Bnak of Canada Water Laurentian Valle W 15 Remove 4766 & add four zeros at the end
Royal Bank of Canada Taxes Laurentian Valley (Township) Tax 15 Remove 4766 & add four zeros at the end
Royal Bank of Canada Water Laurentian Valley (TWP) - Water 15 Remove 4766 & add four zeros at the end
Scotia Bank Taxes Laurentian Valley (Township) Taxes 16 Remove 4766 & add five zeros at the end
Scotia Bank Water Township of Laurentian Valley Water 15 Remove 4766 & add four zeros at the end
TD Canada Trust Taxes Laurentian Valley (Township) Taxes 12 Remove 4766 & add one zero at the end
TD Canada Trust Water Laurentian Valley (Township of) Water 15 Remove 4766 & add four zeros at the end

Please contact the municipal office if you need assistance adding Laurentian Valley as a payee on online banking.

Reminder: There are two installments with each billing.

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<![CDATA[2018 to 2022 Standing Committee Assignments]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/council-and-committee-business/2018-to-2022-standing-committee-assignments/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/council-and-committee-business/2018-to-2022-standing-committee-assignments/Fri, 01 Nov 2019 12:41:25 -0700The attachment outlines the Standing Committee and Community Committee assignments for the 2018 to 2022 Term of Council.

Mayor Bennett is ex-officio to all standing committees.

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<![CDATA[Township of Laurentian Valley Operational Review]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/township-of-laurentian-valley-operational-review-6958.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/township-of-laurentian-valley-operational-review-6958.htmlWed, 23 Oct 2019 12:08:50 -0700The Township of Laurentian Valley engaged Municipal Goverment Wayfinders Ltd. to complete an operational review.  Click here to view full review dated October 22, 2019.

 

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<![CDATA[Notice of Intention to Pass Amending By-Law to Remove Holding (-h) Symbol File No. Z2019-06 and Public Meeting of November 5, 2019]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-application-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z2019-06-and-public-meeting-of-november-5-2019-4211.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-application-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z2019-06-and-public-meeting-of-november-5-2019-4211.htmlTue, 15 Oct 2019 11:40:00 -0700THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY
NOTICE OF INTENTION TO PASS AMENDING BY-LAW TO REMOVE HOLDING (- h) SYMBOL
 
TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to the provisions of Sections 34 and 36 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, at a Meeting to be held on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5TH, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. at the Township Municipal Office at 460 Witt Road, Laurentian Valley, ON, Council of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley intends to pass an Amending By-law to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 to remove a holding symbol from the zoning on certain lands.
 
PURPOSE, EFFECT & LOCATION OF ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Application No. Z-2019-06)
The purpose of the amendment is to remove the holding symbol and fully authorize the construction of a single detached residential dwelling on a property which abuts the Indian River. The property was zoned Residential One-holding (R1-h) due to a number of potential development issues, including the slopes along the Indian River and clay soils.  The Residential One (R1) zoning established that the principle of development for the property was for single detached residential development, subject to the conditions for removal of the holding zone being met.  As the Property Owners have submitted a Geotechnical Report prepared by Morey Associated Ltd. dated September 10, 2019, which identified the area of the property where a dwelling could safely be constructed, it is now appropriate to remove the holding symbol from the zoning on that area of the property where the dwelling can safely be constructed.  Per the recommendations of the report, the portions of the property that are within the area that is 22 metres from the crest of the creek ravine slopes and 27 metres measured back from the crest of the river bank slopes will remain subject to a holding symbol.
 
The effect of the amendment is to rezone a portion the subject lands from Residential One-holding (R1-h) to Residential One (R1).
 
The lands affected by the Amendment are located on the portion of the property on Bruham Avenue (County Road No. 58) within Part Lot 31, Concession 1, in the geographic Township of Stafford, in the Township of Laurentian Valley, as shown on the Key Map.
 
ANY PERSON may attend the public meeting and/or make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the amendment aforesaid.
 
PLEASE NOTE that one of the purposes of the Planning Act is to provide for planning processes that are open, accessible, timely and efficient. Accordingly, all written submissions, documents, correspondence, e-mails or other communications (including your name and address) form part of the public record and will be disclosed/made available by the Township to such persons as the Township deems appropriate, including anyone requesting such information. Accordingly, in providing any such information, you shall be deemed to have consented to its use and disclosure as part of the planning process.
 
A COPY of the proposed amendment and any additional information relating to the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment (Application File No. Z-2019-06) are available for inspection during regular office hours at the Township Office.  Questions related to the application should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.
 
DATED at the Township of Laurentian Valley this 16th day of October, 2019.
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<![CDATA[Notice of Application of Zoning By-law Amendment File No. Z2019-07 and Public Meeting of November 5, 2019]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-application-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z2019-07-and-public-meeting-of-november-5-2019-4667.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-application-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z2019-07-and-public-meeting-of-november-5-2019-4667.htmlTue, 15 Oct 2019 11:39:13 -0700THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT
AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
 
TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to the requirements of Section 34(10.7) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended, the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley advises that an application for amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 of the Township of Laurentian Valley has been received and was deemed to be a complete application pursuant to the requirements of the Planning Act.  AND FURTHER, TAKE NOTICE that the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley will hold a PUBLIC MEETING ON TUESDAY, novermber 5th, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. at the Township Municipal Office at 460 Witt Road, to consider the proposed amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 of the Township of Laurentian Valley.  The amendment has been prepared in accordance with the provisions of Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended.
 
PURPOSE, EFFECT & LOCATION OF ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Application File No. Z-2019-07)
The purpose of the amendment is to rezone the subject lands to allow to permit a reduction in the minimum required side yard width from abutting lands in a Residential Zone, for a new building to be used as part of an expansion to an existing contractor’s shop and yard.  The provisions of the GM zone require a minimum side yard width of 22.0 metres where the abutting zone is not an Industrial Zone.  Based on the size and shape of the lot, it is not possible to construct an additional building that could meet the minimum setback of 22 metres from the side lot line.  As a result, the applicant is requesting an amendment to reduce the minimum side yard width requirement to 11.0 metres (36.08 feet) for the specific use being proposed.
 
The effect of the amendment is to establish a General Industrial-Exception Nine (GM-E9) zone with special provisions to permit a minimum side yard width of 11.0 metres for a building to be used for an office and storage related to a contractor’s shop and yard.  All other uses permitted in the GM zone would be required to meet the 22 metre setback, if any change in use were proposed in the future.
 
The lands affected by the Amendment are located within Lot 26, Concession A, in the geographic Township of Alice, in the Township of Laurentian Valley, known municipally as 11958 Round Lake Road, as shown on the Key Map.
 
COPIES of the proposed amendment, material provided under Section 34 (10.1) of the Planning Act and any additional information relating to the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment (Application File No. Z-2019-07), are available for inspection during regular office hours at the Township Office.  Questions related to the application should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.
 
ANY PERSON may attend the public meeting and/or make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the amendment aforesaid.
 
If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of Township of Laurentian Valley to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Township of Laurentian Valley before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision.
 
If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, or make written submissions to the Township of Laurentian Valley before the by-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.
 
Please note the following changes to the Planning Act and its Regulations:
If you wish to be notified of the decision of Township of Laurentian Valley on the proposed zoning by-law amendment, you must make a written request to Township of Laurentian Valley c/o Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.
 
If you are receiving this notice because you are the owner of property in the area of the amendment that contains seven or more residential units, you must also post this notice in a location that is visible to all of the residents of your property.
 
Privacy Disclosure: As one of the purposes of the Planning Act is to provide for planning processes that are open and accessible, all written submissions, documents, correspondence, e-mails or other communications (including your name and address) form part of the public record and will be disclosed/made available by the Township to such persons as the Township deems appropriate, including anyone requesting such information.  Please note that by submitting any of this information, you are providing the Township with your consent to use and disclose this information as part of the planning process.
 
DATED at the Township of Laurentian Valley this 16th day of October, 2019.
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<![CDATA[Notice of Passing of Zoning By-Law Amendment File No. Z2019-03]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/planning-act-notices-ongoing-applications/notice-of-passing-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z2019-03-8845.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/planning-act-notices-ongoing-applications/notice-of-passing-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z2019-03-8845.htmlThu, 26 Sep 2019 7:12:07 -0700FORM 1

PLANNING ACT, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, AS AMENDED

NOTICE OF THE PASSING OF A ZONING BY-LAW BY

THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley passed

By-Law No 2019-06-033 on the 18th of June, 2019, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13.

PURPOSE, EFFECT & LOCATION OF ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Application File No. Z-2019-03)

The purpose of the amendment is to rezone the approximately 0.6 hectare subject lands which are being severed as a lot addition so that the lands will be in the same zone as the lands being added to which are occupied by a single detached residential dwelling.  The subject lands are being severed as lot addition from lands known municipally as 10679 Round Lake Road to be added to the existing property known municipally as 2545 Doran Road. The concurrent application for consent for the lot addition filed with the County of Renfrew Land Division Committee is Consent Application File No. B85/18.

The effect of the amendment is to rezone the subject lands from Highway Commercial (HC) to Rural (RU).

The lands affected by the Amendment are located within Part 1, Plan 49R-18657, within Part Lot 20, Concession 11, in the geographic Township of Alice, in the Township of Laurentian Valley, currently part of the property known municipally as 10679 Round Lake Road as shown on the Key Map.

EFFECT OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON DECISION

No oral submissions were made at the Public Meeting by members of the Public and no written submissions were received from the public.  No written submissions were received from Public Bodies other than comments from one indicating no objections.  The consideration of the comments did not change the content of the by-law which was passed as originally proposed.

AND TAKE NOTICE that any individual, corporation or public body may appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) in respect of the By-law by filing no later than 4:00 p.m. on the 10th day of July 2019, a notice of appeal with the Clerk of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley, which must set out the reasons for the appeal and must be accompanied by the prescribed fee of $300.00 payable to the Minister of Finance by certified cheque or money order.  The appeal must also be accompanied by the completed LPAT appeal form.  If you wish to appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT), a copy of an appeal form is available from the Tribunal website at http://elto.gov.on.ca/tribunals/lpat/forms/ or by contacting the Township.

A COPY of the amendment and any additional information relating to the Zoning By-law Amendment, is available for inspection during office hours at the Township Office.  Any questions related to the By-law should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.

Only individuals, corporations and public bodies may appeal a by-law to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT).  A notice of appeal may not be filed by an unincorporated association or group.  However, a notice of appeal may be filed in the name of an individual who is a member of the association or the group on its behalf.

No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the by-law was passed, the person or public body made oral submissions at a public meeting or written submissions to the council or, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

Privacy Disclosure: As one of the purposes of the Planning Act is to provide for planning processes that are open and accessible, all written submissions, documents, correspondence, e-mails or other communications (including your name and address) form part of the public record and will be disclosed/made available by the Township to such persons as the Township deems appropriate, including anyone requesting such information.  Please note that by submitting any of this information, you are providing the Township with your consent to use and disclose this information as part of the planning process.

DATED at the Township of Laurentian Valley this 20th day of June, 2019.

______________________________________________________

Lauree J. Armstrong, MCIP, RPP, Planner, Township of Laurentian Valley

460 Witt Road, Pembroke, ON  K8A 6W5; Phone: 613-735-6291; Fax: 613-735-5820

Email: larmstrong@lvtownship.ca

 

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<![CDATA[The Community Settlement Initiative of Renfrew and Lanark Counties]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/business/the-community-settlement-initiative-of-renfrew-and-lanark-counties-8194.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/business/the-community-settlement-initiative-of-renfrew-and-lanark-counties-8194.htmlWed, 25 Sep 2019 6:33:55 -0700The Community Settlement Initiative (CSI) works with the people of Renfrew and Lanark Counties to build welcoming communities for newcomers to Canada. CSI provides free, place-based support to anyone who works with newcomers, including businesses, service providers, municipalities, community groups, and individuals. Together, CSI collaborates with these allies to strengthen their capacity to help welcome newcomers to Canada. 

The Community Settlement Initiative offers free presentations, needs assessments, group training, and one-on-one coaching to help you achieve your goals for creating welcoming communities. 

The Community Settlement Initiative works closely with a number of local partners to achieve their goal of creating welcoming communities for newcomers. In particular CSI works closely with the Local Immigration Partnership of Renfrew and Lanark, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, the Ontario Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, the Canadian Red Cross, and Algonquin College.

For more information visit their website at https://www.algonquincollege.com/settlement-integration/  or call 613-629-2747.

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<![CDATA[Notice of Passing of Zoning By-Law Amendment Z2019-05]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-passing-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-z2019-05-9178.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-passing-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-z2019-05-9178.htmlWed, 18 Sep 2019 12:04:53 -0700FORM 1
PLANNING ACT, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, AS AMENDED
NOTICE OF THE PASSING OF A ZONING BY-LAW BY
THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY
 
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley passed
By-Law No 2019-09-043 on the 17th day of September 2019, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13.
 
PURPOSE, EFFECT & LOCATION OF ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Application File No. Z-2019-05)
The purpose of the amendment is to rezone lands to permit the construction of a single detached residential dwelling closer to potential aggregate resources than 150 metres and to more accurately reflect the location of an existing creek/wetland and potential aggregate resources on the property.
 
The effect of this amendment is described as follows:
Item 1:  To rezone the lands from Extractive Industrial Reserve (EMR) and Rural (RU) to Environmental Protection (EP) as shown as Item 1 on the proposed Zoning Map Schedule, to better reflect the location of the existing creek/wetland.
 
Item 2:  To rezone lands from Extractive Industrial Reserve (EMR), Environmental Protection (EP) and Rural (RU) to Rural-Exception Seventy-Six (RU-E76) as shown as Item 2 on the proposed Zoning Map Schedule and establish a Rural-Exception Seventy-Six (RU-E76) Zone with special provisions that include the following: (i) a minimum setback of 50 metres for a new residential dwelling from lands in an Extractive Industrial Reserve (EMR) Zone and a minimum setback of 50 metres for a gravel pit from lands zoned RU-E76; and (ii) a 30 metre buffer area adjacent to the Environmental (EP) Zone to be maintained substantially in a natural vegetated state.
 
Item 3: To rezone lands from Environmental Protection (EP) to Extractive Industrial Reserve (EMR) as shown as Item 3 on the proposed Zoning Map Schedule to better reflect the location of the potential aggregate resources.
 
The lands affected by the Amendment are known municipally as 918 Lubitz Road, and are located in Part 2 on 49R-2700, Part 1 on 49R-4152, and within Part Lot 14, Concession 12, and part of (former) road allowance in Lot 14 between Concessions 12 and 13, in the geographic Township of Alice, in the Township of Laurentian Valley.
 
EFFECT OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON DECISION
No oral submissions were made at the Public Meeting by members of the Public and no written submissions were received from the public. 
 
AND TAKE NOTICE that any individual, corporation or public body may appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) in respect of the By-law by filing no later than 4:00 p.m. on the October 9th, 2019, a notice of appeal with the Clerk of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley, which must set out the reasons for the appeal and must be accompanied by the prescribed fee of $300.00 payable to the Minister of Finance by certified cheque or money order.  The appeal must also be accompanied by the completed LPAT appeal form.  If you wish to appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT), a copy of an appeal form is available from the Tribunal website at http://elto.gov.on.ca/tribunals/lpat/forms/ or by contacting the Township.
 
A COPY of the amendment and any additional information relating to the Zoning By-law Amendment, is available for inspection during office hours at the Township Office.  Any questions related to the By-law should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.
 
Only individuals, corporations and public bodies may appeal a by-law to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT).  A notice of appeal may not be filed by an unincorporated association or group.  However, a notice of appeal may be filed in the name of an individual who is a member of the association or the group on its behalf.
 
No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the by-law was passed, the person or public body made oral submissions at a public meeting or written submissions to the council or, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.
 
Privacy Disclosure: As one of the purposes of the Planning Act is to provide for planning processes that are open and accessible, all written submissions, documents, correspondence, e-mails or other communications (including your name and address) form part of the public record and will be disclosed/made available by the Township to such persons as the Township deems appropriate, including anyone requesting such information.  Please note that by submitting any of this information, you are providing the Township with your consent to use and disclose this information as part of the planning process.
 
DATED at the Township of Laurentian Valley this 19th day of September, 2019

 

 

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<![CDATA[Notice of Passing of Zoning By-Law Amendment Z2019-04]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-passing-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-z2019-04-1043.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-passing-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-z2019-04-1043.htmlWed, 18 Sep 2019 12:01:55 -0700FORM 1
PLANNING ACT, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, AS AMENDED
NOTICE OF THE PASSING OF A ZONING BY-LAW BY
THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY
 
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley passed
By-Law No 2019-06-042 on the 17th of September, 2019, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13.
 
PURPOSE, EFFECT & LOCATION OF ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Application File No. Z-2019-04)
The purpose of the amendment is to rezone the subject lands which are two areas of land being severed as lot additions to further enlarge recently created rural residential lots so that the whole area of the two enlarged lots will be in the same zone.  The concurrent applications for the lot additions filed with the County of Renfrew Land Division Committee are Consent Application File No.s B92/18(1) and B93/18(2).
 
Item 1 is an approximately 1,950 square metre (0.48 acre) area being severed in B92/18(1) as a lot addition to be added to the existing vacant lot described as Part 1 on Plan 49R-18892. Item 2 is an approximately 1.63 hectare (4.028 acre) area being severed in B93/18(2) as a lot to be added to the existing vacant lot described as Part 2 on Plan 49R-18892.
 
The effect of the amendment is to rezone the subject lands identified as Items 1 and 2, from Rural-Exception Nineteen (RU-E19) to Rural Residential (RR).
 
The lands affected by the Amendment are currently part of the property known municipally as 667 Barron Canyon Road (County Rd No. 28), and are located within Part Lot 12, Concession 16, in the geographic Township of Alice, in the Township of Laurentian Valley.
 
EFFECT OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON DECISION
No oral submissions were made at the Public Meeting by members of the Public and no written submissions were received from the public. 
 
AND TAKE NOTICE that any individual, corporation or public body may appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) in respect of the By-law by filing no later than 4:00 p.m. on the October 9th, 2019, a notice of appeal with the Clerk of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley, which must set out the reasons for the appeal and must be accompanied by the prescribed fee of $300.00 payable to the Minister of Finance by certified cheque or money order.  The appeal must also be accompanied by the completed LPAT appeal form.  If you wish to appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT), a copy of an appeal form is available from the Tribunal website at http://elto.gov.on.ca/tribunals/lpat/forms/ or by contacting the Township.
 
A COPY of the amendment and any additional information relating to the Zoning By-law Amendment, is available for inspection during office hours at the Township Office.  Any questions related to the By-law should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.
 
Only individuals, corporations and public bodies may appeal a by-law to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT).  A notice of appeal may not be filed by an unincorporated association or group.  However, a notice of appeal may be filed in the name of an individual who is a member of the association or the group on its behalf.
 
No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the by-law was passed, the person or public body made oral submissions at a public meeting or written submissions to the council or, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.
 
Privacy Disclosure: As one of the purposes of the Planning Act is to provide for planning processes that are open and accessible, all written submissions, documents, correspondence, e-mails or other communications (including your name and address) form part of the public record and will be disclosed/made available by the Township to such persons as the Township deems appropriate, including anyone requesting such information.  Please note that by submitting any of this information, you are providing the Township with your consent to use and disclose this information as part of the planning process.
 
DATED at the Township of Laurentian Valley this 19th day of September, 2019.
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<![CDATA[PUBLIC NOTICE PESTICIDE USE]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/public-notice-pesticide-use-3335.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/public-notice-pesticide-use-3335.htmlMon, 09 Sep 2019 10:27:14 -0700PUBLIC NOTICE PESTICIDE USE

The Township of Laurentian Valley intends to utilize Wagar & Corput Weed Control Inc. to control noxious weeds along Township roadsides.

The contractor will be using the following pesticides:

  •  Clearview Herbicide Reg. #29752; active ingredients include Metsulfuron-Methyl and Aminopyralid, present as potassium salt, under the Pest Control Products Act (Canada) – (S.C. 2002, c. 28).
  • Gateway Adjuvant Reg. #31470, active ingredients Paraffinic Oil and Alkoxylated alcohol non-ionic surfactant, under the Pest Control Products Act (Canada) – (S.C. 2002, c. 28).

The pesticide use is proposed to occur between September 9 and September 30, 2019 (weather permitting).

Please contact the Township of Laurentian Valley Public Works Department if you require more detailed information regarding our spraying program.

For additional information, please contact:

Mark Behm
Public Works Manager 
Township of Laurentian Valley 
mbehm@lvtownship.ca
460 Witt Road 
Pembroke, ON, K8A 6W4
Local: 613-735-6291

Tim Corput
Wagar & Corput Weed Control Inc.
P.O. Box 1986
Cornwall, ON, K6H 6N7
Local: 613-938-2117

 

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<![CDATA[Laurentian Valley's Fall Flavours Festival - TEST]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/contact-us/laurentian-valley-s-fall-flavours-festival-test-3196.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/contact-us/laurentian-valley-s-fall-flavours-festival-test-3196.htmlWed, 04 Sep 2019 12:27:00 -0700<![CDATA[Media Release - $148,000 OFT Grant Helps Build A Splash Pad in Stafford Park]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/media-release-148-000-oft-grant-helps-build-a-splash-pad-in-stafford-park-7329.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/media-release-148-000-oft-grant-helps-build-a-splash-pad-in-stafford-park-7329.htmlTue, 03 Sep 2019 11:46:59 -0700MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                                                                            July 20, 2019
$148,000 OTF Grant Helps Build a Splash Pad in Stafford Park
 
Laurentian Valley – On Saturday, the Township of Laurentian Valley welcomed members of the public to the Grand Opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the completion of its newly constructed splash pad.  Local MPP John Yakabuski and OTF Grant Review Team member Ray Westgarth were on hand to congratulate the Township and hear more about how the $148,000 Capital grant is making a difference for children of all ages and abilities.
 
 
Quotes:                     
“This Splash Pad will offer a wonderful opportunity for children and families to “Cool Off” as they enjoy wet and wonderful times together.  Congratulations to all.”
John Yakabuski, MPP for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke
 
 “When outdoor public recreational facilities are properly designed, located, and maintained, they improve the quality of life of a community. A splash pad will offer an exciting, new play and social opportunity in a safe and enticing way with more accessibility for children of all ages and abilities.” – Steve Bennett, Mayor for the Township of Laurentian Valley
 
 
 
Quick facts:                                                                                               
  • Laurentian Valley has a balance of small urban and rural areas with a beautiful natural heritage found in many forests, rivers and lakes throughout the Township.
  • Laurentian Valley also has an abundance of Crown lands within its boundaries, which border on Algonquin Park and offers easy access to excellent hunting and fishing and recreational trails (snowmobiling, snowshoeing, hiking, mountain biking, etc)
  • The Township has approximately 20 kilometres of Ottawa River frontage and includes the geographic townships of Pembroke, Stafford, Alice and Fraser. Township embodies and encourages an active healthy lifestyle.
  • The family friendly splash pad will feature 16 spray features covering a 2187 sq. ft. area.   The splash pad will include accessible age-progressive play areas throughout the site that will be spaced out in a manner that will allow for greater safety and easier supervision.
  • The Stafford Park splash pad is free to use and will be open 7 days a week from 9 am – 8 pm.
  • For more information, please visit the website or Facebook page.
  • The Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) is an agency of the Government of Ontario, and one of Canada’s leading granting foundations. OTF awarded more than $100 million to some 629 projects last year to build healthy and vibrant communities in Ontario.
 
Media Contact:
Navada Sargent, Project Coordinator
Township of Laurentian Valley
613-735-6291
nsargent@lvtownship.ca
 
Supporting links:

 

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<![CDATA[Laurentian Valley Geo-Gnoming Contest Another Success!]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/laurentian-valley-geo-gnoming-contest-another-success-2388.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/laurentian-valley-geo-gnoming-contest-another-success-2388.htmlFri, 23 Aug 2019 8:17:33 -0700Media Release
Township of Laurentian Valley
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                     August 23, 2019
 
Laurentian Valley’s Geo-Gnoming Contest proved to be another success! The Township received close to 1000 selfies over the 5 week long contest that took place from July 15 to August 19, 2019. 
 
The contest involved getting outdoors to explore 5 different Laurentian Valley parks and recreation centres to find the LV GNOME, taking a selfie with it and sending it by private message to the Township’s Facebook page.  Each Monday the LV GNOME was placed on the grounds of one of Laurentian Valley’s parks or recreation centres for a week with location LV GNOME and its coordinates posted on the Township’s Facebook page.   Participants had a chance to win a weekly prize and a grand prize of a kayak, paddle and life jacket. To enter the draw for the grand prize, participants had to send the Township at least 4 selfies (so find the gnome in 4 different parks or recreation centres).
 
The contest was open to residents and non-residents of all ages.   The weekly winners included:
 
Week 1 – Cole Byers
Week 2 – Destiny Demers
Week 3 – Samm Robinson
Week 4 – Vienna Kerr
Week 5 – Mikayla Matasich
 
For the Grand Prize draw, there were 79 participants who found the LV GNOME at least 4 times.  Paul Tyson was the lucky participant to win the kayak grand prize.  Winner Paul Tyson says “I had a great time finding the LV Gnome with my family, thank you for this fun activity.  My family will make great use of the kayak prize”. Other participants revealed how they enjoyed exploring and discovering the different parks through this fun family activity.
 
 
Mayor Steve Bennett says “I am happy to see that once again the Geo-Gnoming Contest was well received both within and outside our community.  I look forward to next year’s contest and the new locations to discover the LV GNOME.”
 
For more information, visit our facebook page at www.facebook.com/lvtownship.ca or our website at www.lvtownship.ca or call:
 
Navada Sargent, Planning/Administrative Clerk, 613-735-6291 ext. 207
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<![CDATA[Road Closure Notification - HWY 148 (Greenwood/Hazley Bay)]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/road-closure-notification-hwy-148-greenwood-hazley-bay-7445.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/road-closure-notification-hwy-148-greenwood-hazley-bay-7445.htmlThu, 22 Aug 2019 7:00:06 -0700H&H Construction would like to notify that starting Monday, August 26 through September 15, 2019, a portion of Highway 148 between Greenwood Road and Hazley Bay Drive will be CLOSED to all traffic in order to conduct the removal of the existing CPR Overhead Bridge. The traffic will be directed down Greenwood Road towards Beachburg Road, turning left onto Forest Park Road, then left onto Hazley Bay Drive. A copy of the detour route is also attached. 

Our Company also complies with the provisions outlined in the "Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act", AODA 2005. We encourage residents with any disability to notify our company prior to construction start-up so we can address these issues and help minimize any interruptions in your daily 
lives. 

Should you require any information or assistance because of our construction, please call our office at  this number 613-687-8154 Ext 240. As part of our contract, our company is assuming full responsibility for the construction work until it is entirely completed. It would be appreciated if any such calls were  directed to our office in order that we can adjust the difficulty as quickly as possible, 

Yours truly,

Charlotte Witt
Project Manager
H & H Construction
 
DETOUR ROUTE 
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<![CDATA[Consolidated Financial Statements]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/finance/consolidated-financial-statements/http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/finance/consolidated-financial-statements/Thu, 01 Aug 2019 11:26:30 -0700The Municipal Government Act requires that each muncipality prepare annual audited financial statements and a financial information return.

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<![CDATA[Sewage System Fees]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/building/sewage-systems/sewage-system-fees-1355.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/building/sewage-systems/sewage-system-fees-1355.htmlTue, 16 Jul 2019 6:18:01 -0700Schedule B

1) Sewage System fees shall be as follows:

  1. Class 2 systems (grey-water) - $150.00
  2. Class 3 systems (cesspool) - $150.00
  3. Class 4 systems (leaching bed, filter bed) - $187.50
  4. Class 5 systems (holding tank) - $112.50 per year
  5. Investigations - $45.00 per hour


2) For inspections and comments relating to sewage systems and applications under the Planning Act, the fees shall be as follows:

  1. For consents- $150.00 for each lot to be severed
  2. Minor Variance - $37.50
  3. Plan of Subdivision, - $75.00 for each lot or block shown on the proposed plan.


Refunds - Withdrawal of application or abandoned application

90% - No review
75% - plans reviewed
Revoked Permits - no refund

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<![CDATA[Business Hours on Holidays By-law]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/business/business-hours-on-holiday-by-law/http://www.lvtownship.ca/business/business-hours-on-holiday-by-law/Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:09:03 -0700Please see link to By-law 2000-05-039 Authorizing Business Establishments Open on Holidays.

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<![CDATA[Media Release: Stafford Park - Party in the Park]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/media-release-stafford-park-party-in-the-park-4337.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/media-release-stafford-park-party-in-the-park-4337.htmlMon, 08 Jul 2019 10:32:56 -0700FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                             July 8, 2019

 

Come and enjoy a family fun event, Stafford Park - Party in the Park, on Saturday, July 20th, 2019 from 9am – 5pm.  The yearly event has a little something for everyone to enjoy including a vendor show, RY J’s Adventures bouncy castle, a BBQ lunch, euchre tournament, fire department meet and greet as well as the grand opening of the Stafford Park splash pad.

The event will kick off with a ceremonial grand opening of the splash pad at 10:00 am.   The splash pad is thanks to a $148,000 Ontario Trillium Foundation grant that was awarded to the Township in early 2019. The family friendly splash pad features 16 spray features covering a 2187 sq. ft. area and includes accessible age-progressive play areas throughout the site that spaced out in a manner that will allow for greater safety and easier supervision.

The judging of the 3rd Annual Junior Gardeners Competition will follow, a competition that is open to all children who reside in and outside the Township.  Youth ages 16 years of age or younger, put their green thumbs into action by trying to grow a plant over the course of a month. A big thank you to Sunset Nursery, in particular Ross Hugli, who has generously donated the plants and Alistar Hugli, who will be a judge in the competition.

The rest of the afternoon is to enjoy the attractions and festivities.  The Laurentian Valley Township Stafford Committee Volunteers will be on site barbecuing with proceeds being invested back into the park.  “I am excited about the new addition of the Splash Pad at Stafford Park and look forward to seeing it being used by children and bringing new kids out to the park” says Stafford Park Committee Chairperson, Tim Sutcliffe. Stafford Park is located in Laurentian Valley at 341 Third Ave South. 

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<![CDATA[Renfrew 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 areas]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/renfrew-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-areas-5681.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/renfrew-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-areas-5681.htmlTue, 02 Jul 2019 10:11:29 -0700 

Renfrew County and District Health Unit

"Optimal Health for All in Renfrew County and District"

For Immediate Release

(Pembroke, Ontario, April 26, 2019)

Renfrew County and District is currently experiencing localized flooding due to a combination of heavy rains and runoff from melting snow. Rising water levels pose a threat to the health and safety of residents. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has issued a Flood Warning for Pembroke District and Bancroft District; this includes Renfrew County, Township of South Algonquin and Algonquin Park.

Flood water and water ponding around wells can affect the safety of your drinking water. Renfrew County and District Health Unit is recommending residents with wells that are being affected by flood conditions:

1. boil your water for one minute at a rolling boil before drinking, food preparation or brushing teeth with the water,

2. use bottled water or,

3. use water from an alternate potable water source.

Have your well water tested for bacteria when flood waters recede. Water sample bottles can be picked up and dropped off at the Renfrew County and District Health Unit. For more locations, visit https://www.rcdhu.com/healthy-living/safe-water/.

During heavy rains and floods, the ground can become saturated, preventing proper operation of your septic system. If you septic system has been affected reduce the amount of water used by limiting toilet flushing, dishwashing, washing clothes, and showering.

Do not pump your septic system when the ground around it is still saturated. High ground water levels may cause an empty septic tank to float out of the ground, and damage the inlet and outlet fittings.

Flood waters can be contaminated with sewage so be aware these waters can cause illness.

The following tips will help protect your family during flooding events:

• Keep your family safe by keeping family members and pets away from and out of the flood water.

• DO NOT enter areas where electrical systems have been affected by flood water as you may be electrocuted. Always wait for clearance from the electrical authority before entering these areas.

• Building materials, clothing and furniture exposed to flood waters are likely contaminated with sewage and can support the growth of mould. Some items can be cleaned and disinfected; others may need to be thrown out.

For more information visit https://www.rcdhu.com/healthy-living/emergency-preparedness/ or call 1-800-276-1097 X 555.

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For more information:

Melissa Botz, R. Kin

Coordinator, Communications and Emergency Preparedness

Renfrew County and District Health Unit

Tel: 613 735-8654 Ext. 599

Cell: 613-432-0584

Fax: 613-735-3067

media@rcdhu.com

www.rcdhu.com

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<![CDATA[Sandbagging Tips]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/sandbagging-tips-8735.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/sandbagging-tips-8735.htmlTue, 02 Jul 2019 10:10:00 -0700To minimize flood water damage, sandbagging is one of the most versatile flood fighting tools. It is a simple, effective way to prevent or reduce flood water damage. Homeowners who are preparing homemade sandbags need to be aware of the proper steps to take:

  • Two people should be part of the sandbagging process. It will take about one hour to fill and place 100 sandbags, giving you a 1-x-20-foot wall.
  • Make sure you have enough sand, burlap or plastic bags, shovels and time to properly prepare.
  • Contact your local municipality for information on obtaining sandbags.

Fill materials:

Sand is by far the easiest material for filling and shaping sandbags and becomes heavier when saturated from rain or moisture.

  • In emergencies, other materials such as silt, clay, gravel or a mixture of these may be used, but none work as well as sand.
  • When vehicle access is cut off to the flood site, and you have no other choice, use the back side of the levee or an adjacent field to find whatever material is available to fill sandbags.

Proper filling procedure:

  • Always use gloves and avoid touching your eyes and mouth.
  • Filling sandbags is normally a two- to three-person task.
  • One member while crouching with feet apart and arms extended places the bottom of the empty bag on the ground.
  • The opening of the bag is folded outward about 1 to 1.5 inches to form a collar and held open to allow the second team member to only fill with material approximately one-half or twothirds full, and then fold them over and tie them at the top. This allows the bags to conform to each other and make the wall watertight.
  • Don't hurry, haste can result in undue spillage and additional work.
  • The third team member stockpiles or stacks the open sacks.

Proper placement:

  • Remove any debris from the areas where bags are to be placed.
  • Place the bags lengthwise and parallel to the direction of flow if water is moving swiftly.
  • If water is slow moving or from a body of water place bag with the sealed end towards the water.
  • Fill the low spots first before placing bags the full length of the area to be raised.
  • Start at approximately one foot landward from the river or levee's edge.
  • For moving water, fold the open end of the bag under the filled portion. The folded end of bag should face upstream.
  • Place succeeding bags with the bottom of the bag tightly and partially overlapping the previous bag.
  • Offset adjacent rows or layers by one-half bag length to avoid continuous joints.

See the following diagrams for quick reference on estimating quantities needed and site design to ensure safety in large operations.

Safety Equipment

Filling Materials

Filling Methods

Logistics

Example of Sandbag Filling Area

Logistics

How to Build a Sandbag Wall

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<![CDATA[Notice of Application of Zoning By-law Amendment File No. Z2019-03 and Public Meeting of June 18, 2019]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-application-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z2019-03-and-public-meeting-of-june-18-2019-2088.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-application-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z2019-03-and-public-meeting-of-june-18-2019-2088.htmlTue, 02 Jul 2019 10:08:28 -0700THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT

AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

 

TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to the requirements of Section 34(10.7) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended, the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley advises that an application for amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 of the Township of Laurentian Valley has been received and was deemed to be a complete application pursuant to the requirements of the Planning Act.  AND FURTHER, TAKE NOTICE that the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley will hold a PUBLIC MEETING ON TUESDAY, June 18th, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. at the Township Municipal Office at 460 Witt Road, to consider the proposed amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 of the Township of Laurentian Valley.  The amendment has been prepared in accordance with the provisions of Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended.

 

PURPOSE, EFFECT & LOCATION OF ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Application File No. Z-2019-03)

The purpose of the amendment is to rezone the approximately 0.6 hectare subject lands which are being severed as a lot addition so that the lands will be in the same zone as the lands being added to which are occupied by a single detached residential dwelling.  The subject lands are being severed as lot addition from lands known municipally as 10679 Round Lake Road to be added to the existing property known municipally as 2545 Doran Road. The concurrent application for consent for the lot addition filed with the County of Renfrew Land Division Committee is Consent Application File No. B85/18.

 

The effect of the amendment is to rezone the subject lands from Highway Commercial (HC) to Rural (RU).

 

The lands affected by the Amendment are located within Part 1, Plan 49R-18657, within Part Lot 20, Concession 11, in the geographic Township of Alice, in the Township of Laurentian Valley, currently part of the property known municipally as 10679 Round Lake Road as shown on the Key Map.

 

COPIES of the proposed amendment, material provided under Section 34 (10.1) of the Planning Act and any additional information relating to the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment (Application File No. Z-2019-03), are available for inspection during regular office hours at the Township Office.  Questions related to the application should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.

 

ANY PERSON may attend the public meeting and/or make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the amendment aforesaid.

 

If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of Township of Laurentian Valley to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Township of Laurentian Valley before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision.

 

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, or make written submissions to the Township of Laurentian Valley before the by-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

 

Please note the following changes to the Planning Act and its Regulations:

If you wish to be notified of the decision of Township of Laurentian Valley on the proposed zoning by-law amendment, you must make a written request to Township of Laurentian Valley c/o Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.

 

If you are receiving this notice because you are the owner of property in the area of the amendment that contains seven or more residential units, you must also post this notice in a location that is visible to all of the residents of your property.

 

Privacy Disclosure: As one of the purposes of the Planning Act is to provide for planning processes that are open and accessible, all written submissions, documents, correspondence, e-mails or other communications (including your name and address) form part of the public record and will be disclosed/made available by the Township to such persons as the Township deems appropriate, including anyone requesting such information.  Please note that by submitting any of this information, you are providing the Township with your consent to use and disclose this information as part of the planning process.

 

DATED at the Township of Laurentian Valley this 29TH day of May, 2019.

 

 

___________________________________________________________________

Lauree J. Armstrong, MCIP, RPP, Township Planner, Township of Laurentian Valley

460 Witt Road, Pembroke, ON K8A 6W5; Phone: 613-735-6291; Fax: 613-735-5820

larmstrong@lvtownship.ca

 

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<![CDATA[Petawawa, Pembroke and Laurentian Valley - Receiving Waste Collection Schedule Soon]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/petawawa-pembroke-and-laurentian-valley-receiving-waste-collection-schedule-soon-621.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/petawawa-pembroke-and-laurentian-valley-receiving-waste-collection-schedule-soon-621.htmlTue, 02 Jul 2019 10:03:36 -0700NEWS RELEASE                                                                                                                          For Immediate Release 


Petawawa, Pembroke and Laurentian Valley - Receiving Waste Collection Schedule Soon

March 6th, 2019 – The 2019/2020 Collection Schedules are being mailed out the week of March 18th  to residents in Petawawa, Pembroke and Laurentian Valley.  The annual calendar, distributed by the Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre on behalf of the Municipalities, outlines collection days for waste, recycling and green carts as well as special collections such as leaf and yard waste and Spring and Fall large item collection. 

The collection schedules begin April 1st.  The layout and design of the schedules is the same as previous years and there are no significant program changes to note.   Residents are encouraged to review the calendar to ensure they are meeting all the requirements when setting material at the curb or roadside for collection.  The sorting guide, located inside the schedule, contains important information on recycling, compost and garbage.

“It’s important for residents to remind themselves of what goes where when it comes to their yellow bin, blue box and green cart.” Comments Dave Unrau, Director of Public Works for the Town of Petawawa. “You can also find out the dates of special collections such as large item and then review what is accepted and what’s not. Anytime material is set-out incorrectly it won’t be collected.”  

The collection schedules include many features to assist residents in participating in the local waste management programs:

  • 12 month calendar outlining collection days using symbols.
  • A map to determine collection days.
  • A detailed list outlining what is accepted in the yellow bin, green cart, blue box and garbage.  This is detachable from the calendar to be posted in a convenient location for regular review.
  • Information on proper set-out requirements such as clearance around the green cart, weight and size limits of material and proper placement of collection containers.  
  • Details on special pick-ups such as leaf & yard waste and large item collection. 
  • Information on Electronic & Hazardous Waste including the 2019 Environmental Days. 

 

Copies of the schedules will be delivered by March 25th.  You can also download copies from  www.ovwrc.com.   

 

Contact:           Dave Unrau, Director of Public Works, Town of Petawawa, 613-687-5536

                        Brian Lewis, Operations Manager, City of Pembroke, 613-735-6821

                        Mark Behm, Public Works Manager, Township of Laurentian Valley, 613-735-6291

 

Starting March 18th, the 2019/2020 Collection Schedules will be mailed-out via Canada Post on behalf of Petawawa, Pembroke and Laurentian Valley.  Collection Schedules will be delivered to households by March 25th

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<![CDATA[Media Advisory - Algonquin Trail Survey]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/media-advisory-algonquin-trail-survey-5354.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/media-advisory-algonquin-trail-survey-5354.htmlTue, 02 Jul 2019 10:01:34 -0700

From: Terry Lapierre, Chief Administrative Officer, City of Pembroke & Dean Sauriol, Chief Administrative Officer, Township of Laurentian Valley

Date: June 5, 2019

The City of Pembroke and Township of Laurentian Valley are collaborating on a survey for residents and businesses regarding the Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail. This trail is the former CP rail running near Pembroke’s waterfront.

The two municipalities have launched a joint survey to gain a deeper understanding of the preferences of their residents and businesses as they relate to the Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail. The survey is being done jointly to pool resources and save costs, and when complete municipal results will be separated.

We invite businesses and residents to share their personal opinions on the trail. The survey will be open online and available through both municipal websites from June 5, 2019 – June 25, 2019. We ask that individuals fill out the survey once with their opinions. Hard copies of the survey will also be available at Pembroke City Hall, the Pembroke Memorial Centre, the Pembroke Public Library, and Laurentian Valley Municipal Office. Please note that individual responses will be kept confidential.

The Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail is a 269km recreation trail running from Smiths Falls to Mattawa, crossing through Renfrew and Lanark County. This is a separate trail from the existing CN trail that is already leased to recreational clubs.

The survey can be found here: http://bit.ly/OVRecTrailSurvey.

 

Contact:

Terry Lapierre

Chief Administrative Officer

City of Pembroke

tlapierre@pembroke.ca

613-735-6821 ext. 1300

 

Dean Sauriol

Chief Administrative Officer

Township of Laurentian Valley

dsauriol@lvtownship.ca

613-735-6291 ext. 206

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<![CDATA[After the Flood and Mental Health Support]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/after-the-flood-and-mental-health-support-1726.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/after-the-flood-and-mental-health-support-1726.htmlFri, 28 Jun 2019 10:44:27 -0700The impact of a stressful event can be immediate or delayed, and those affected directly or indirectly can feel a range of emotions and reactions. In the wake of stressful events our reactions can affect us physically or emotionally. It can affect our thinking.  Please click on the fact sheet for more helpful informtation. 
 
Stressful events, such as flooding, require communities to come together. If you or someone you know is experiencing feelings of stress, anxiety, grief, worry, anger or suicide, contact a crisis line, 24/7:
 
Ages 18 and under Child 
Youth & Family Crisis Line
www.icrs.ca
1-877-377-7775
 
Ages 16 or older Mental Health Crisis Line
https://www.crisisline.ca/
1-866-996-0991
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<![CDATA[Laurentian Valley Geo-Gnoming Contest!]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/recreation/links/laurentian-valley-geo-gnoming-contest-7741.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/recreation/links/laurentian-valley-geo-gnoming-contest-7741.htmlThu, 27 Jun 2019 7:40:11 -0700The Laurentian Valley Geo-Gnoming Contest is scheduled to begin on Monday, July 15, 2019 at 9:00 am.  

The contest involves exploring 5 different Laurentian Valley parks and recreation centres to find the LV GNOME, taking a selfie with it and sending it to the Township’s Facebook page by private message (www.facebook.com/lvtownship.ca). 

Each Monday the LV GNOME will be placed on the grounds of one of Laurentian Valley’s parks or recreation centres for a week with location LV GNOME and its coordinates posted on the Township’s Facebook page.   Participants have a chance to win a weekly prize and a grand prize of a kayak, paddle and life jacket. To enter the draw for the grand prize, participants must send the Township at least 4 selfies (so find the gnome in 4 different parks or recreation centres).  

The GRAND PRIZE DRAW will be on August 21, 2019 live on the Township’s Facebook page. The contest is open to residents and non-residents of all ages.   

For more information contact:

Navada Sargent, Planning/Administrative Clerk, 613-735-6291 ext. 207, nsargent@lvtownship.ca

 
 
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<![CDATA[Media Release: Laurentian Valley Geo-Gnoming Contest!]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/media-release-laurentian-valley-geo-gnoming-contest-2467.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/media-release-laurentian-valley-geo-gnoming-contest-2467.htmlThu, 27 Jun 2019 7:37:07 -0700It is getting close to that time of year! The Laurentian Valley Geo-Gnoming Contest is scheduled to begin on Monday, July 15, 2019 at 9:00 am.  Last summer saw the launch of Laurentian Valley’s Geo-Gnoming Contest which proved to be a huge success! The Township received close to 1000 selfies over the 5 week long contest.

The contest involves exploring 5 different Laurentian Valley parks and recreation centres to find the LV GNOME, taking a selfie with it and sending it to the Township’s Facebook page by private message (www.facebook.com/lvtownship.ca).  Each Monday the LV GNOME will be placed on the grounds of one of Laurentian Valley’s parks or recreation centres for a week with location LV GNOME and its coordinates posted on the Township’s Facebook page.   Participants have a chance to win a weekly prize and a grand prize of a kayak, paddle and life jacket. To enter the draw for the grand prize, participants must send the Township at least 4 selfies (so find the gnome in 4 different parks or recreation centres).  The GRAND PRIZE DRAW will be on August 21, 2019 live on the Township’s Facebook page. The contest is open to residents and non-residents of all ages.   

Last summer’s lucky weekly winners included: Karyne Carriere, Ella Lee, Nolan Graveline, Taylor and Paige Lee. For the Grand Prize draw, there were 120 participants who found the LV GNOME at least 4 times.  Candace Bohemier was the lucky participant to win the kayak grand prize.  Winner Candace Bohemier said “I am overjoyed! I participated because I have MS and it helps for me to get out and exercise, I never expected to win.” Other participants said how they enjoyed exploring and discovering the different parks through this fun family activity.

Mayor Steve Bennett says “I am thrilled by the success of the contest in 2018. It was a great opportunity for people to discover Laurentian Valley and for past participants to discover new areas. I look forward to this year’s contest and the opportunity for new participants to explore our beautiful parks and recreation areas.

For more information, visit our facebook page at www.facebook.com/lvtownship.ca or our website at www.lvtownship.ca or contact:

Navada Sargent, Planning/Administrative Clerk, 613-735-6291 ext. 207, nsargent@lvtownship.ca

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<![CDATA[Media Release: Laurentian Valley Building a Splash Pad in Stafford Parks thanks to $148,000 OTF Grant]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/media-release-laurentian-valley-building-a-splash-pad-in-stafford-parks-thanks-to-148-000-otf-grant-8349.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/media-release-laurentian-valley-building-a-splash-pad-in-stafford-parks-thanks-to-148-000-otf-grant-8349.htmlTue, 25 Jun 2019 12:14:47 -0700Media Release
Township of Laurentian Valley
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                         June 25, 2019
 
The Township of Laurentian Valley is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $148,000 Capital Grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF). The funds are being used to build a Splash Pad at Stafford Park.  Owned by the Township, Stafford Park is the ideal location for a splash pad being in a neighbourhood of mainly young families.  Being the only splash pad within the municipality, it will benefit residents and neighbouring municipalities.
 
Accessibility and encouraging an active lifestyle for all is an ongoing Township goal.  The Township is excited to soon offer a recreation infrastructure that will be enjoyed by children and their caretakers.  “When outdoor public recreational facilities are properly designed, located, and maintained, they improve the quality of life of a community. A splash pad will offer an exciting, new play and social opportunity in a safe and enticing way with more accessibility for children of all ages and abilities” states Mayor Steve Bennett.
 
Construction of the splash pad by ABC Recreation Ltd. started Monday, June 24, 2019 on the north side of Stafford Park across from the ball diamond.  The family friendly splash pad will feature 16 spray features covering a 2187 sq. ft. area.   The splash pad will include accessible age-progressive play areas throughout the site that will be spaced out in a manner that will allow for greater safety and easier supervision.
 
While contractors aim to minimize the impacts of construction, Stafford Park patrons and nearby residents can expect some dust, noise and truck traffic in the area. Visitors to the park are asked to observe fencing and barriers and ensure children remain a safe distance from the construction site. The play structures and ball diamond will remain accessible during construction.
 
The grand opening of the Splash Pad is scheduled for Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 10:00 am at Stafford Park located at 341 Third Ave South in Laurentian Valley.   The Stafford Park splash pad is free to use and will be open 7 days a week from 9 am – 8 pm.
 
 
 
 
Media Contact:
Navada Sargent, Planning/Administrative Clerk, 613-735-6291 ext. 207, nsargent@lvtownship.ca
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<![CDATA[2019 Budget]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/finance/budget/2019-budget-2567.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/finance/budget/2019-budget-2567.htmlTue, 25 Jun 2019 8:30:12 -0700<![CDATA[Energy Conservation & Demand Management Plans]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/building/energy-management-planning/energy-conservation-demand-management-plans-4325.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/building/energy-management-planning/energy-conservation-demand-management-plans-4325.htmlMon, 24 Jun 2019 7:46:25 -0700Regulation 397/11 requires public agencies to prepare, publish, make available to the public and implement energy conservation and demand management plans.

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<![CDATA[Grandma, Grandpa & Me Ice Cream Party]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/grandma-grandpa-me-ice-cream-party-9721.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/grandma-grandpa-me-ice-cream-party-9721.htmlThu, 20 Jun 2019 11:14:05 -0700 Join us on Saturday, June 29th at 11:00am for Grandma, Grandpa & Me Ice Cream Party

Stories, Crafts, Photos and Delicious Ice Cream!

Registration is Required. Cost is $1.00 per person. Payment is required at Registration.

To Register Please Contact Pembroke Public Library at 613-732-8844 ext 2 or Email:fineprint@pembrokelibrary.ca

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<![CDATA[Giant Book/Yard Sale]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/giant-book-yard-sale-7537.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/giant-book-yard-sale-7537.htmlThu, 20 Jun 2019 11:13:52 -0700 Pembroke Library

Annual Book and Yard Sale

Saturday June 22nd 2019

9:00-2:30 pm

Rain or Shine

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<![CDATA[2019 Development Charges Study and Development Charges By-law Review]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/2019-development-charges-study-and-development-charges-by-law-review/http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/2019-development-charges-study-and-development-charges-by-law-review/Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:09:51 -07002019 Development Charges Study and Development Charges By-law Review

 

The Township of Laurentian Valley is in the process of undertaking review of the existing Development Charges By-law.  A Development Charges Background Study process is underway and as additional information becomes available it will be posted on the Township website and made available for viewing at the Township Office during regular office hours.  Development Charges By-laws expire five years after they are passed so the Township must pass a new By-law to continue to collect development charges.  The new by-law must be supported by a background study.

 

A Preliminary Draft Report and a powerpoint presentation providing an explanation of development charges and the process to be followed are available for download from this website.  A more detailed report will be posted in the near future on the website so interested persons should check the website regularly for updates over in the coming weeks.

 

Once the proposed new Development Charges By-law is finalized it will be brought before the Public at a Public Meeting to be held later this summer.  Notice of the Public Meeting will be posted on this website and in local newspaper at least 20 days prior to the Public Meeting as required by the Development Charges Act.  If you wish to be added to a mailing list to receive notice, you will need to send a request in writing to the Township of Laurentian Valley, 460 Witt Road, Pembroke ON, K8A 6W5 requesting notice and providing your name and mailing address of where the notice should be sent. 

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<![CDATA[Laurentian Valley Business Study: Survey Closes June 30, 2019]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/laurentian-valley-business-study-survey-closes-june-30-2019-1370.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/laurentian-valley-business-study-survey-closes-june-30-2019-1370.htmlWed, 19 Jun 2019 6:39:03 -0700Laurentian Valley Business Study
 
Are you a Business Owner or Manager? We want to hear from you!
Take the online survey by visiting www.lvbre.ca or schedule a phone interview.
Survey closes: June 30th, 2019
 
For information about the Business Study, contact:
Lauree Armstrong
613-735-6291 ext. 203
larmstrong@lvtownship.ca
 
 
 
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<![CDATA[Notice of Construction: HWY 148 CPR Overhead Bridge Removal]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/notice-of-construction-hwy-148-cpr-overhead-bridge-removal-8802.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/notice-of-construction-hwy-148-cpr-overhead-bridge-removal-8802.htmlWed, 12 Jun 2019 11:53:47 -0700Notice of Construction
MTO Contract No. 2018-4021
Highway 148 CPR Overhead Bridge Removal

H&H Construction Inc. would like to advise residents & business owners that construction has begun on MTO Contract No. 2018-4021. This Contract includes the removal of the CPR Overhead bridge located on Highway 148 approximated 230 m west of Hazley Bay Drive and the installation of a trail culvert in its place.  

What you can expect:

  • H&H Construction began installing traffic signage and turtle fencing in mid-May. Vegetation removal and management was completed alongside Highway 148 in May.
  • Temporary ramps and pads will be built alongside Highway 148 to access the CPR Overhead Bridge. The subgrade will be prepared beneath the existing CPR Overhead Bridge for the new trail culvert the first two weeks of June
  • Culvert replacements and paving along Hazley Bay Drive will be completed from late June to early August. Construction of the new trail culvert will begin beneath Highway 148 during this time
  • Highway 148 will be closed for a three-week period in late August for the removal of the existing CPR Bridge. Traffic will be rerouted down Hazley Bay Drive, Forest Park Road, Beachburg Road, and Greenwood Road. Signage will be in place well in advance of the planned closures to notify the public accordingly. Travel delays of approximately 15 minutes can be expect because of the detour
  • The remaining work including paving, shouldering, and cleanup will occur along Highway 148 once the bridge demolition is complete and the highway is reopen. Work is scheduled to be complete in October 2019.

Short duration temporary flagging operations can be expected along Highway 148 throughout the construction season to allow for construction vehicles entering and exiting the work zone. The speed limit will be reduced to 60 km/h during these lane closures. Vehicles and pedestrians are asked to follow traffic control signage when approaching the construction zone. All consideration has been given to implement traffic control measures to ensure minimal disruption to the travelling public. We apologize in advance for this inconvenience and very much appreciate the public’s patience during construction.

Please note that this timeline is subject to change. For construction schedule updates, please visit http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/public-works/capital-projects/weekly-construction-updates-806.html.

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<![CDATA[Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarions Program (DRAO) Information - Program Activated by the Province for Laurentian Valley]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/disaster-recovery-assistance-for-ontarions-program-drao-information-9217.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/disaster-recovery-assistance-for-ontarions-program-drao-information-9217.htmlTue, 04 Jun 2019 10:19:14 -0700The Disaster Recovery Assistance Program for Ontarians (DRAO) has been activated for the Township of Laurentian Valley by the Minister of Municipal Affairs.  The program is administered directly by the Province and not the Township.  For further information on the program and what is eligible visit the Ministry website at the following link: https://www.ontario.ca/page/apply-disaster-recovery-assistance  or contact 1-844-780-8925 or Ontario.ca/DisasterAssistance

As the program has been activated for all of Laurentian Valley, if you have been impacted by flooding from the Ottawa River or other rivers/water bodies in Laurentian Valley or have experienced basement flooding as a result of the higher than normal water table, you may be eligible for some funding through DRAO subject to meeting eligibility requirements.

Please note:

  • Secondary residences and cottages are not eligible for assistance.
  • Flooding related to sewer backup is not eligible for assistance, except for applications that meet the criteria for special provisions for low-income households.

Applicants are required to provide information demonstrating that damage was related to the natural disaster for which the program was activated. Some examples of documentation are:

  • receipts for items purchased to replace damaged property
  • receipts and/or invoices for disaster-related costs
  • photographs of damaged property
  • written logs of time spent on cleanup

Claims adjustors may request to visit an applicant’s property for the purpose of assessing an application.

Please note that failure to produce adequate supporting documentation may result in delayed payment or an unsuccessful application.

As a reminder, it is important to keep as much information, photos, receipts and documentation as possible, even if you are not sure of what is eligible.  Take pictures of damaged items before you dispose of them. Once the disaster has passed you can then take the time to sort out what is eligible or not.

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<![CDATA[Meetings]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/meetings/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/meetings/Fri, 24 May 2019 12:13:59 -0700Regular meetings of Council are held on the 3rd Tuesday from September to June at 5:30 p.m. at the Municipal Office, 460 Witt Road. Council also meets at Council in Committee Session on the first Tuesday of every month from September to June.

During the months of July and August all meetings will be at the call of the chair and considered as Special Meetings. Other Special Meetings may also be set at the call of the chair

If you or a group of people would like to appear in front of Council to discuss an issue, please note the procedures as detailed on this page: http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/council-and-committee-business/delegations-to-council-in-committee-meetings/

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<![CDATA[Renfrew County and District Health Unit - Flood Resources Fact Sheets]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/renfrew-county-and-district-health-unit-fact-sheets-8450.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/renfrew-county-and-district-health-unit-fact-sheets-8450.htmlThu, 23 May 2019 12:08:11 -0700Please find attached fact sheets that pertain to the flooding from the Renfrew County District Health Unit.

  • Private Well Disinfection Instructions
  • What you should know about flooded septic systems
  • Responding to Stressful Events
  • Caring for your water well during and after a flood
  • Food Safety During Emergencies
  • Had Washing in Emergency Situations
  • Staying Safe During a Flood

 

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<![CDATA[Load Restrictions Lifted ~]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/public-works/roads/load-restrictions-7936.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/public-works/roads/load-restrictions-7936.htmlWed, 22 May 2019 6:49:08 -0700Half Load Restrictions have been lifted for Laurentian Valley as of May 22, 2019.

Exceptions remain in place for flood affected areas. Half loads will continue for:

  • Eileen Street
  • Blue Danube Way
  • Hazley Bay Drive
  • Fern Road
  • Forest Park Road
  • Bays End Road
  • Bayview Drive
  • Sullivan Point Road

These will remain in place until conditions improve. Please contact the Township of Laurentian Valley Municipal Office should you have any questions 613-735-6291.

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<![CDATA[Business Directory]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/business/business-directory/http://www.lvtownship.ca/business/business-directory/Tue, 21 May 2019 11:54:23 -0700<![CDATA[2019 Asset Management Priority Projects]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/finance/asset-management-plan/2019-asset-management-priority-projects-8733.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/finance/asset-management-plan/2019-asset-management-priority-projects-8733.htmlWed, 15 May 2019 8:28:15 -0700See attached document. 

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<![CDATA[Local Author Patti-Kay Hamilton]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/local-author-patti-kay-hamilton-3195.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/local-author-patti-kay-hamilton-3195.htmlWed, 15 May 2019 5:56:18 -0700 We are pleased to announce author, former Pembroke resident and CBC radio host, Patti -Kay Hamilton will 

present her new book Trapline to Deadline, Thursday June 6th at 6:30pm.

Patti-Kay will share her stories and adventures from her life in the North.

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<![CDATA[Unicorn Glitter Party]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/unicorn-glitter-party-1185.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/unicorn-glitter-party-1185.htmlWed, 15 May 2019 5:56:01 -0700 Stories, Games, Crafts & Snacks! A magical day is on it's way!

 

Geared Towards ages 3+. Registration is Required. Email: fineprint@pembrokelibrary.ca Call: 613-732-8844 ext 2 or Register Online

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<![CDATA[Laurentian Valley Ride]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/laurentian-valley-ride-2259.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/laurentian-valley-ride-2259.htmlWed, 15 May 2019 5:55:26 -0700 Come out and enjoy in the Laurentian Valley Ride on June 1st, 2019!  The Laurentian Valley Ride is a family-oriented bike ride event on the Algonquin Trail.  The bike ride will begin and end on the grounds of Yantha Cycle Shop. Walkers are also welcome to participate!

 
  • FREE EVENT!
  • Open to All Ages!
  • Explore the Algonquin Trail
  • Family Orientated
  • Free BBQ Lunch at 12:00PM
  • Please Arrive 30 mins Before Start Time
  • Helmets are Required for All Biking Participants
  • Walkers are Welcome to Participate!
  • Vehicle Parking will be Available
 
 
When 
Saturday, June 1st, 2019
9:30am Arrive
10am - 12 pm Bike Ride
12 pm - 1 pm BBQ Lunch & Refreshments
 
2 Courses
7KM Bike/Walk Trail
18KM Bike Trail/Road
 
Where
Please meet at Yantha Cycle Shop at  499 TV Tower Road in Laurentian Valley
 
Contact
Ron Moss
Secretary OVCATA
phone 613-638-3881
 
Suggestions for Bikers
Please wear clothing appropriate for the weather and athletic closed-toe shoes. Please bring sunglasses, sunscreen, camera, lip balm, hat and anything else you may need.
 
This event is organized by Yantha Cycle and Ottawa Valley Cycling and Active Transportation Alliance. 
 
Please register each participant in the event by filling out the form below. Must register to participate in bike or walk. 
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<![CDATA[Community Improvement Plan]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/community-improvement-plan/http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/community-improvement-plan/Fri, 10 May 2019 8:35:13 -0700Please see attached proposed Community Improvement Plan and Application Form.  

The Township of Laurentian Valley’s Community Improvement Plan (CIP) establishes a strategy for the rehabilitation and improvement of privately held lands throughout the Township. The CIP provides incentive programs for improvements to environmental protection, agriculture practices and brownfield sites.

All applicants should consult the Township’s Community Improvement Plan document when preparing an application. 

Projects must be completed by December 31, 2019.

To view the notice follow this link: http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/notice-of-april-2-2019-public-meeting-for-a-community-improvement-plan-for-the-township-of-laurentian-valley-6850.html

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<![CDATA[MAY 6 - OPP WARN OF DOOR TO DOOR SCAM IN THE AREA]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/may-6-opp-warn-of-door-to-door-scam-in-the-area-4135.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/may-6-opp-warn-of-door-to-door-scam-in-the-area-4135.htmlWed, 08 May 2019 7:44:50 -0700 

FROM/DE:  Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                DATE:  May 6th, 2019

                                                                                 

OPP WARN OF DOOR TO DOOR SCAM IN THE AREA
 
 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – The Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to alert home and business owners in the detachment area of a door to door scam that has recently been reported to police.  On May 3, 2019 it was reported to police that an adult female suspect with an ID badge was going to homes in the area and selling chocolate bars on behalf of the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS).  The CCS is currently canvassing for donations until mid-May but they do not sell chocolate bars.  CCS canvassers are equipped with an official name tag and receipt books so tax receipts are provided at the time of donation.  If there is a question as to the legitimacy of the canvasser the local CCS can be contacted directly at 613-735-2571.  Suspicious canvassers and/or salespeople can also be reported to the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.    
 
The public is reminded that before you hear a sales or fundraising pitch and open your door to a salesperson or canvasser, remember:
 
•           ask for photo ID and get the name of the person and the business/charity
•           never share personal information (e.g., an electricity or gas bill)
•           if you ask a salesperson to leave, they must leave right away. If you feel unsafe, call local police
•           look at the company name on the salesperson’s business card and promotional material and see if it matches the company name on the proposed contract
 
The OPP encourage residents to be aware of a resource available to them from Consumer Protection Ontario www.ontario.ca/consumerprotection before they make important decisions like purchasing a home, hiring a contractor or home inspector, renting a water heater and other such transactions. 
 
The Consumer Protection Ontario website also provides consumers with information on their rights when buying from a door to door salesperson and advice to avoid falling victim to shady or unethical contractors or salespeople.
 
In addition to their website, Consumer Protection Ontario may be reached by phone at 1-800-889-9768. 
 
Remember…ask questions and choose carefully!
 
 

 

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<![CDATA[Electrical Safety and Flooding]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/electrical-safety-and-flooding-8997.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/electrical-safety-and-flooding-8997.htmlSat, 27 Apr 2019 10:12:16 -0700Flood Safety Information

There is a heightened risk of electric shock when water makes contact with electrical systems that could seriously injure or kill you. Follow these electrical safety steps; it could save your life, or the lives of first responders and utility personnel working in the area.

Flooding has occurred
 1. Do not enter your basement if you know or suspect water has risen above the level of electrical outlets, baseboard heaters, furnace or is near your electrical panel. Electricity can move through water or wet flooring and cause a severe electrical shock.

2. In the event that flood water has risen above outlets, baseboard heaters or your furnace, covers power cords, or is near the electrical panel, contact your local electric utility immediately and arrange for them to disconnect power to your home.

3. Watch out for downed powerlines in flood-affected areas. If you see one, stay back 10 metres or the length of a school bus and call 9-1-1 and your local electric utility to report it.

Evacuation due to flooding

If you need to leave your home because flooding is imminent and there is no floodwater in your basement:

1. Move electrical appliances and devices out of your home or to an area in the house above the expected level of flood water. Do not attempt to use these products if they have been in contact with flood water.

2. Watch out for downed powerlines in flood-affected areas. If you see one, stay back 10 metres or the length of a school bus and call 9-1-1 and your local electric utility to report it.

Returning home after a flood

If you have water contact or damage to your electrical system:

1. If water in your basement has risen above the electrical outlets, baseboard heaters, furnace or electrical panel, DO NOT enter the basement until the power has been disconnected by the local electric utility.

2. If your electrical system has been affected, your utility may not be able to restore power to your property until damage has been assessed and necessary repairs have been made.

3. Hire a Licensed Electrical Contractor to evaluate your home’s electrical system to determine if it is safe to have the local electric utility restore power to your home.

  • The contractor will file for a permit with the ESA so there is a record of the work;
  • When the contractor completes the work, the contractor will notify ESA and the ESA Inspector will confirm work has been done safely and power can be reconnected;
  • ESA will inform the utility that it is safe to reconnect;
  • The utility will reconnect when it is able to do so.
  • Ask the contractor for a copy of the ESA Certificate of Inspection for your records and insurance.

You may also find further information at the Electrical Safety Authority website at: https://www.esasafe.com/consumers/safety-and-security/storm-safety/flood-safety-info

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<![CDATA[Business Directory]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/business-directory/http://www.lvtownship.ca/business-directory/Thu, 25 Apr 2019 10:06:41 -0700Register your business with Laurentian Valley's Business Directory for free.   Listing here will increase your online presence and allow residents to find you easily.  It's quick and easy.


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<![CDATA[Collection Calendar]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/public-works/landfill-site/collection-calendar-5002.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/public-works/landfill-site/collection-calendar-5002.htmlWed, 24 Apr 2019 10:11:21 -0700Click the link below to view Laurentian Valley's Collection Calendar:

https://ovwrc.com/curbside-collection-calendars/

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<![CDATA[Notice of Adoption of a Community Improvement Plan (CIP) and a Community Improvement Plan Project Area (CIPA)]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/4371.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/current-notices-under-the-planning-act/4371.htmlWed, 17 Apr 2019 8:16:48 -0700NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF A COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT PLAN (CIP) AND A COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT PLAN PROJECT AREA (CIPA)
BY THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley passed By-laws No. 2019-04-019 and 2019-04-020, on the 16th day of April, 2019, under Section 28 of the Planning Act, as amended.

Purpose, Effect and Location of By-Laws 2019-04-019 (CIPA) and 2019-04-020 (CIP)
The purpose of By-law 2019-04-020 is to adopt the Community Improvement Plan (CIP) to guide the Township of Laurentian Valley’s revitalization efforts to encourage the rehabilitation and improvement of privately held lands throughout the Township. The CIP will establish a package of grant programs to stimulate revitalization of the Township’s commercial areas and add value to existing agricultural uses and rural tourism areas. The Community Improvement Plan (CIP) will enable the Township to give financial incentives to property owners for the following purposes: Agriculture Value-Added; Signage Improvements; Façade Improvements; Accessibility Improvements; Landscaping and Parking Improvements; Commercial Accommodation Improvements; Brownfield Restoration; Municipal Fee/Permit Rebates; and Tax Increment Financing. Financial incentives will be in the form of grants and rebates, as made available through the CIP for eligible applicants.

By-law 2019-04-019 establishes the Community Improvement Plan Project Area (CIPA) as all of the lands within the municipal boundaries of the Township of Laurentian Valley and therefore, a Key Map is not attached.

EFFECT OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON DECISION
Oral and written submissions received by the Township prior to the public meeting were considered in the formulation of the CIP and were summarized in the “What We Heard” report. Council considered the written and verbal comments made at the Public Meeting prior to making a decision to pass the by-laws as presented at the April 2, 2019, Public Meeting.

AND TAKE NOTICE that any individual, corporation or public body may appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) in respect of the By-law by filing no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday the 8th day of May, 2019, a notice of appeal with the Clerk of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley, which must set out the reasons for the appeal and must be accompanied by the prescribed fee of $300.00 payable to the Minister of Finance by certified cheque or money order. The appeal must also be accompanied by the completed LPAT appeal form. If you wish to appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT), a copy of an appeal form is available from the Tribunal website at http://elto.gov.on.ca/tribunals/lpat/forms/ or by contacting the Township.

COPIES of the proposed Community Improvement Plan (CIP) and the Community Improvement Project Area (CIPA) By-law and any additional information relating to the proposed Community Improvement Plan are available for inspection during regular office hours at the Township Office. Questions related to the Community Improvement Plan should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.
Only individuals, corporations and public bodies may appeal a by-law to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT). A notice of appeal may not be filed by an unincorporated association or group. However, a notice of appeal may be filed in the name of an individual who is a member of the association or the group on its behalf. No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the by-law was passed, the person or public body made oral submissions at a public meeting or written submissions to the council or, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.
 
Privacy Disclosure: As one of the purposes of the Planning Act is to provide for planning processes that are open and accessible, all written submissions, documents, correspondence, e-mails or other communications (including your name and address) form part of the public record and will be disclosed/made available by the Township to such persons as the Township deems appropriate, including anyone requesting such information. Please note that by submitting any of this information, you are providing the Township with your consent to use and disclose this information as part of the planning process.

DATED at the Township of Laurentian Valley the 18th day of April, 2019.
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<![CDATA[Flood Preparation and Recovery Document Prepared by the County of Renfrew Emergency Services - 2019]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/flooding-information-document-for-residents-prepared-by-the-county-of-renfrew-2019-4094.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/flooding-information-document-for-residents-prepared-by-the-county-of-renfrew-2019-4094.htmlFri, 12 Apr 2019 2:04:32 -0700After the experiences of many municipalities in Renfrew County, including the Township of Laurentian Valley, the County of Renfrew Emergency Services has compiled information and best practices into a "Flood Preparation and Recovery Document".  This is a great resource to review for information on what to do ahead of time to make sure you are prepared in the event of a flood and also what to do afterwards if your property has been impacted by a flooding.

You can view this document or download and print a copy of the document from the Township website.

Remember, it is important to plan ahead and prepare to make sure you are safe during a flood event.

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<![CDATA[Home]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/home/http://www.lvtownship.ca/home/Fri, 12 Apr 2019 6:55:23 -0700Laurentian Valley Township Municipal Offoce

The Township of Laurentian Valley was created on January 1, 2000.  According to the 2016 Census, the Township has a population of 9,387 persons and 3,877 households.

The Township covers an area of approximately 551.43 square kilometres located within the County of Renfrew.  Laurentian Valley is intersected by the TransCanada Highway 17 and Highway 41 and surrounds the City of Pembroke and is south of the Town of Petawawa.

There is a wide range of land use in the Township including residential and commercial development on piped municipal water and sewer systems, rural residential on wells & septic systems, farming and agriculture, agri-business and big box commercial. There are also several blocks of industrial properties in the municipality, a medium density fibreboard plant, regionally significant mineral aggregate resources (gravel pits & quarries) and forestry. Development is controlled through the Official Plan, Comprehensive Zoning By-law and various other municipal by-laws.

Laurentian Valley has a balance of small urban and rural areas with a beautiful natural heritage found in many forests, rivers and lakes throughout the Township. The Township has approximately 20 kilometres of Ottawa River frontage and includes the geographic townships of Pembroke, Stafford, Alice and Fraser.  There are a number of excellent recreation facilities in the Township run by Volunteer Committees.  Laurentian Valley also has an abundance of Crown lands within its boundaries, which border on Algonquin Park and offers easy access to excellent hunting and fishing and recreational trails (snowmobiling, snowshoeing, hiking, mountain biking, etc)

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<![CDATA[Contact Us]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/contact-us/http://www.lvtownship.ca/contact-us/Mon, 18 Mar 2019 8:40:02 -0700OFFICE HOURS: Monday to Friday - 8:30AM to 4:00PM

The office is located at 460 Witt Road (from Highway 41, turn at Saars Store or from B Line Road, the office is kitty corner from Bee Line Wreckers.)

Phone:  613-735-6291
Fax:  613-735-5820
Email: info@lvtownship.ca


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<![CDATA[Tera Hehn]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/municipal-staff/tera-hehn/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/municipal-staff/tera-hehn/Fri, 15 Mar 2019 8:53:49 -0700<![CDATA[Angie Wren]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/municipal-staff/angie-wren/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/municipal-staff/angie-wren/Fri, 15 Mar 2019 8:53:19 -0700<![CDATA[Navada Sargent]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/municipal-staff/navada-sargent/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/municipal-staff/navada-sargent/Fri, 15 Mar 2019 8:52:44 -0700<![CDATA[Colleen Smith]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/municipal-staff/colleen-smith/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/municipal-staff/colleen-smith/Fri, 15 Mar 2019 8:52:13 -0700<![CDATA[Lorne Rathwell]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/municipal-staff/lorne-rathwell/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/municipal-staff/lorne-rathwell/Fri, 15 Mar 2019 8:51:37 -0700<![CDATA[Mark Behm]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/municipal-staff/mark-behm/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/municipal-staff/mark-behm/Fri, 15 Mar 2019 8:50:56 -0700<![CDATA[Dean Sauriol]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/municipal-staff/dean-sauriol/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/municipal-staff/dean-sauriol/Fri, 15 Mar 2019 8:49:32 -0700<![CDATA[Kurtis McGonegal]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/municipal-staff/kurtis-mcgonegal/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/municipal-staff/kurtis-mcgonegal/Fri, 15 Mar 2019 8:36:24 -0700<![CDATA[Laurentian Valley Winter Scavenger Hunt]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/laurentian-valley-winter-scavenger-hunt-8842.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/laurentian-valley-winter-scavenger-hunt-8842.htmlThu, 07 Mar 2019 6:42:53 -0800Media Release
Township of Laurentian Valley
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                              March 6, 2019
 
The Township of Laurentian Valley is excited to announce the launch of Laurentian Valley’s Winter Scavenger Hunt beginning Monday, March 11th, 2019. Play for a chance to win 4 (100 level) tickets to the March 28, 2019 Ottawa Senators game with valet parking donated by H&H Construction Inc.!
 
The hunt will take place over a 5 day period, from March 11-15, 2019, where each day a new item to hunt for will be announced on the Laurentian Valley Facebook page.
 
To enter the draw simply send us a selfie with the item through the Township Facebook page (www.facebook.com/lvtownship.ca).  Each item submission will give you an extra chance to win! (One selfie per item, must be submitted by the end of the day that it is posted on Facebook to qualify as a ballot for the draw). The lucky winner will be announced live on Facebook on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 1:00PM.
 
The hunt is open to anyone and all ages.  You do not have to be a resident of Laurentian Valley to participate.
 
You never know, the Laurentian Valley Gnome may once again make an appearance!
 
“I encourage everyone to join the fun and get out and participate in the hunt this March Break. This is another fun opportunity to explore the Township.“ states Mayor Steve Bennett.
 
For information, please visit the Township’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/lvtownship.ca/ .
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<![CDATA[Volunteer with the Township of Laurentian Valley]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/recreation/volunteer-with-the-township-of-laurentian-valley/http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/recreation/volunteer-with-the-township-of-laurentian-valley/Fri, 01 Mar 2019 8:54:34 -0800<![CDATA[FEB 27 - COCAINE SEIZED DURING TRAFFIC STOP]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/feb-27-cocaine-seized-during-traffic-stop-8338.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/feb-27-cocaine-seized-during-traffic-stop-8338.htmlWed, 27 Feb 2019 7:54:13 -0800

 

FROM/DE:  Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                DATE:  February 27, 2019

 

 
COCAINE SEIZED DURING TRAFFIC STOP
 
 
(PETAWAWA, ON) – In the early morning hours of February 27, 2019 members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop in the Town of Petawawa.  A passenger in the vehicle was found to be in possession of a quantity of cocaine.  As a result, Robert Joseph SUMMERSGILL, age 33 of Laurentian Valley Township, has been charged with the following offence under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA):
 
  • Possession of schedule I substance – cocaine
 
He was released on a promise to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on April 3, 2019. 
 
Contact:  Provincial Constable Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
Phone:    (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - cell
Email:      shawn.peever@opp.ca

                                                                                                                                                                       

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<![CDATA[Shady Nook Recreation Centre]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/recreation/shady-nook-recreation-centre/http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/recreation/shady-nook-recreation-centre/Wed, 27 Feb 2019 7:08:38 -0800

Council Representative: Councillor Brian Hugli 613-638-1288

SHADY NOOK RECREATION CENTRE

Location: 80 Richardson Crescent, Laurentian Valley, ON, Canada  K8A 6W5; Phone: 613-732-0954
Email: shadynookrec@gmail.com.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Executive meetings are held the first Monday of each month, all interested community members are welcome.

Seniors meet the first Thursday of the month (excluding July, August and December).

Organized soccer for children 3-14 is held each summer. All children from the area are welcome.

Organized sponge puck hockey for children 5-16 is held each winter. All children from the area are welcome.

Shady Nook also has a community hall which is available to the public;

SHADY NOOK HALL RENTAL

As of Jan, 2015 the rental fees are as follows:

1. Hall Rental Fee with Bar (Bar closes at 1:00 a.m.)

  • Sunday thru Thursday - $150.00 + $20.50 hst                              $170.50
  • Fridays and Saturdays - $275.00 + $35.75 hst                              $310.75

2. Special Groups                   $75.00 + $9.75 hst                                  $56.50

(Schools, Churches, Disabled, Seniors, Charities)

3. Family Reunions (allows for full use of the facility)

  • All day -                      $300.00 + $39.00 hst                                 $339.00

4. Additional Fees

- Decorating (over 3 hours alloted max) $15.00 +

5. Ice Rink (main hall not included)       $50.00 + $6.50 hst               $56.50

*Depending on length of function and time of day, prices may vary and can change without notice. Prices will remain the same for signed contracts.

Kitchen Use

  • Cooking (oven use) - $50.00 per day
  • Food preparation (ie. use of kitchen area for sandwich preparation, etc.) - $25.00 per day
  • No charge for either storage of food (refrigeration) of foods prepared at home, or use of coffee percolator’s. 
  • Arrangements for hall rentals can be made with the Hall Convenor by calling the Community Centre at 613-732-0954.
  • The hall is licensed by the LLBO and has a capacity of 225 persons.
  • For events with a bar, alcohol will not be served after 1:00 am.
  • Tablecloths are not required but are the responsibility of the Lessee should they wish to have the tables covered.
  • Raffling of alcoholic beverages and gambling is not permitted.

ICE RENTAL

  • Shady Nook offers a maintained outdoor regulation size rink (85’ x 200’) with natural ice surface. The rink is illuminated for night use.
  • Ice rentals are $50.00 per hour and include use of the dressing rooms, hockey nets and a resurfacing of the ice. Discounts are available for tournaments.
  •  Free use of the rink is permitted unless otherwise booked or closed for maintenance.
  • The outdoor rink has a concrete surface and is available for use in the summer for rollerblading, ball hockey, etc.

NOTE: All prices exclude HST. Prices are subject to change. Please contact the Community Centre to confirm.

EXECUTIVE 2015-2016

  • President - Laura Demont
  • Bingo Chair - Jamie Schneider
  • Publicity - Debbie Lariviere
  • ‎Secretary - Elaine Kingsbury
  • Sports – Vacant but a coordinator for soccer is in place
  • Bar/Hall - Brenda Hall
  • Property Chair – Jason Demont
  • Directors - Tammy Nystad, Samantha Gardi, Shawn Buckwald (2 vacancies)
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<![CDATA[Stafford Park]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/recreation/stafford-park/http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/recreation/stafford-park/Wed, 27 Feb 2019 7:07:13 -0800Council Representative: Councillor Jen Gauthier 613-717-5494

Chairperson - TimSutcliffe - 613-735-3817 - jukebox@nrtco.net

Hall Rental - Tim Sutcliffe - 613-735-3817
 

Stafford Park
641 Third Ave. S
Pembroke, Ontario, Canada
K8A7A5
Phone: 613.735.7979

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<![CDATA[Pleasant View Park]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/recreation/pleasant-view-park/http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/recreation/pleasant-view-park/Wed, 27 Feb 2019 7:04:22 -0800Council Representative: Councillor Chris Pleau 613-602-0372

Pleasant View Park
90 Spruce Street West
Laurentian Valley ON, Canada
(Off of Drive In Road)

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<![CDATA[Startup Ottawa Valley - Empowering and Supporting Entrepreneurship in the Ottawa Valley]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/economic-development/startup-ottawa-valley-empowering-and-supporting-entrepreneurship-in-the-ottawa-valley/http://www.lvtownship.ca/economic-development/startup-ottawa-valley-empowering-and-supporting-entrepreneurship-in-the-ottawa-valley/Tue, 26 Feb 2019 12:54:51 -0800Startup Ottawa Valley

To Empower and Support Entrepreneurship in the Ottawa Valley

Founded in 2016, as a community member of Startup Canada, Startup Ottawa Valley is the passionate advocate and voice for the entrepreneurial movement in the Ottawa Valley.

Startup Ottawa Valley exists to inspire and welcome people into our community by facilitating the meeting and inclusion of diverse people, ideas and skills.

By partnering with the best resources in and out of the Ottawa Valley, Startup Ottawa Valley fosters startups, connects founders and supports the local ecosystem with various activities and events.

How Startup Ottawa Valley Can Help You

  • IGNITE EVENTS is a meeting of like-minded people, entrepreneurs, business owners and people with ideas wanting to discuss the trials, tribulations, and success of startups.
  • RESOURCES an online database of support for startups.
  • ASK AN EXPERT SERIES capitalizes on local experts in the fields of legal, insurance, funding, social media and other areas impacting your startup business.
  • SUMMIT in partnership with Algonquin College,  you will experience the highs, lows, fun and pressure that make up life as a startup. Learn how to create a real company, meet local entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, supports and potential cofounders ready to help you get started.
  • COLLABORATE OTTAWA VALLEY- The once a year event that brings the Ottawa Valley together to join all the members of the startup community to celebrate those entrepreneurs taking their ideas and making them a reality.

For more information on what Startup Ottawa Valley click the following website link for more information: https://www.startupcan.ca/ourwork/startup-ottawa-valley/

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<![CDATA[Local author S.G. Reid]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/local-author-s-g-reid-9284.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/local-author-s-g-reid-9284.htmlMon, 25 Feb 2019 7:55:34 -0800 Join us at Pembroke Public Library

 

Saturday February 23rd at 2:30 pm

Local author S.G Reid will share her new book

“Crash Proof”

Books will be available for purchase at $ 20.00 and a signing will follow.

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<![CDATA[The Music Garden ]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/the-music-garden-2919.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/the-music-garden-2919.htmlMon, 25 Feb 2019 7:55:11 -0800Move, sing, and learn together in the next Music Garden Session with Early Childhood Music Educator Sosun Suh! This Program Requires Registration and is $15 per child for all 4 Classes are held upstairs in the Boardroom Every Thursday in February (7th - 28th) at 10:30am for ages 0-2 and 11:10am for ages 2-4 (4 week session)

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<![CDATA[A Human Library Special Event]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/a-human-library-special-event-8574.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/a-human-library-special-event-8574.htmlMon, 25 Feb 2019 7:54:13 -0800 "A World of Neighbours"

Join us Thursday March 28th at 2pm 

Interactive cultural displays from around the world.

Ask questions, explore and celebrate diversity in your own back door!

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<![CDATA[Shady Nook Recreation Committee is Looking for Volunteers!]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/shady-nook-recreation-committee-is-looking-for-volunteers-4584.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/shady-nook-recreation-committee-is-looking-for-volunteers-4584.htmlThu, 21 Feb 2019 10:29:00 -0800Please click on link for more information.

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<![CDATA[JAN 31 - DRIVERS REMINDED OF TRAFFIC LIGHT RULES]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-31-drivers-reminded-of-traffic-light-rules-2902.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-31-drivers-reminded-of-traffic-light-rules-2902.htmlWed, 20 Feb 2019 12:27:50 -0800 

FROM/DE:  Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                DATE:  January 31, 2019
 
 
 DRIVERS REMINDED OF TRAFFIC LIGHT RULES
 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – The Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind drivers of the rules of the road involving flashing and blank traffic lights after a number of complaints and near-collisions were recently reported. 
 
Drivers encountering a flashing red light must come to a complete stop and proceed through the intersection only when it is safe to do so.  Drivers encountering a yellow – or amber – flashing light at an intersection must drive with caution when approaching and moving through the intersection. 
 
Drivers may encounter blank traffic lights during an electrical power loss.  In these situations drivers must yield the right-of-way to vehicles in the intersection and to vehicles entering the intersection from their right.  Drivers are advised to exercise caution and to treat the intersection as they would an intersection with all-way stop signs. 
 
 
Contact:  Provincial Constable Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                Tel# (613) 732-3332
                Cell # (613) 633-3294
                shawn.peever@opp.ca
                                                                                                                                                                     
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<![CDATA[FEB 20 - OPP ARREST RENFREW MAN AT SCENE OF BREAK AND ENTER]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/feb-20-opp-arrest-renfrew-man-at-scene-of-break-and-enter-8526.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/feb-20-opp-arrest-renfrew-man-at-scene-of-break-and-enter-8526.htmlWed, 20 Feb 2019 12:26:53 -0800
 
 
 
FROM/DE:  Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                DATE:  February 20, 2019
 
 
OPP ARREST RENFREW MAN AT SCENE OF BREAK AND ENTER
 
 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – On the evening of February 19, 2019 members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a commercial alarm at a former plywood factory on River Road in the City of Pembroke.  Officers located and arrested an adult male at the scene.  As a result of this investigation 38-year-old Chad Michael ROBERTS has been charged with the following Criminal Code offences:
  • Break and enter with intent
  • Possession of break-in instruments
He was held for a bail hearing on February 20, 2019 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke.
 
Contact:  Provincial Constable Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
Phone:    (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - cell
                                                                                                                                                                       
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<![CDATA[FEB 13 - OPP REMIND RESIDENTS: DO NOT DEPOSIT SNOW ON ROADWAYS]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/feb-13-opp-remind-residents-do-not-deposit-snow-on-roadways-529.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/feb-13-opp-remind-residents-do-not-deposit-snow-on-roadways-529.htmlWed, 13 Feb 2019 8:37:48 -0800
 
 
 
FROM/DE:  Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                DATE:  February 13, 2019
 
 
 
OPP REMIND RESIDENTS: DO NOT DEPOSIT SNOW ON ROADWAYS
 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – With the recent heavy snowfall the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind all residents that the law prohibits depositing snow on roadways. The Highway Traffic Act (HTA) prohibits the depositing of snow or ice on a public roadway and carries a total fine of $110.  Municipal by-laws may also prohibit such action by residents.  Depositing snow or ice on a roadway can create a hazard for all road users.  Be courteous to others and deposit your snow onto your own property.   
 
Contact:  Provincial Constable Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
Phone:    (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - cell
Email:      shawn.peever@opp.ca
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<![CDATA[FEB 12 - COUNTERFEIT $100 AMERICAN NOTES SURFACE IN THE UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/feb-12-counterfeit-100-american-notes-surface-in-the-upper-ottawa-valley-875.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/feb-12-counterfeit-100-american-notes-surface-in-the-upper-ottawa-valley-875.htmlTue, 12 Feb 2019 7:16:55 -0800

 
FROM/DE:  Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                DATE:  February 12, 2019
 
 
COUNTERFEIT $100 AMERICAN NOTES SURFACE IN THE UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY
 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – The Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating after two separate instances of counterfeit $100 American bank notes being used in the City of Pembroke.  The counterfeit notes were used to pay for food deliveries on February 10 and 11, 2019. 
 
The investigation is continuing and anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Pembroke Detachment of the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP at 613-732-3332 or Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or at www.vallleytips.ca    
 
With the discovery of counterfeit money in the area the OPP would like to remind all residents and businesses to perform their due diligence when paying or accepting payment in cash.
 
Contact:  Provincial Constable Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
Phone:    (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - cell
Email:      shawn.peever@opp.ca

            

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<![CDATA[Unofficial List of Nominations - As of 2 pm July 27, 2018]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/unofficial-list-of-nominations-as-of-2-pm-july-27-2018/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/unofficial-list-of-nominations-as-of-2-pm-july-27-2018/Thu, 07 Feb 2019 7:01:53 -0800The unofficial list of nominations for Laurentian Valley as of 2 pm on Friday, July 27, 2018:

Mayor (One Required)

 

Name

Date Filed

Time Filed

Steve Bennett

May 15, 2018

2:30 PM

Danny Janke

June 7, 2018

10:55 AM

Reeve (One Required)

Name

Date Filed

Time Filed

Debbie Robinson

May 29, 2018

11:30 AM

Councillor (Five Required)

Name

Date Filed

Time Filed

Keith Watt

June 4, 2018

11:15 AM

Allan Wren

June 5, 2018

11:20 AM

Jen Gauthier

June 27, 2018

8:40 AM

Chris Pleau

July 9, 2018

4:30 PM

Brian Burger

July 13, 2018

2:30 PM

Joe Brazeau

July 20, 2018

10:50 AM

Brian Hugli

July 25, 2018 3:10 PM


Trustee (One Required)

Renfrew County District School Board

(Laurentian Valley & North Algona Wilberforce)

Name

Date Filed

Time Filed

Michael Guenette

July 20, 2018

9:30 AM

 

Trustee (One Required)

Renfrew County Catholic District School Board

(Laurentian Valley, Admaston/Bromley, North Algona Wilberforce, Bonnechere Valley)

Name

Date Filed

Time Filed

Pat O’Grady

July 19, 2018

12:35 PM

Bob Michaud

July 23, 2018 3:05 PM

Trustee (One Required)

Conseil des ecoles publiques de l'Est de l'Ontario

(Renfrew County, Lanark County, South Algonquin Township)

Name

Date Filed

Time Filed

Colette Stitt

May 24, 2018

10:58 AM

Trustee (One Required)

Conseil des ecoles catholiques du Centre-Est

(Renfrew County & South Algonquin Township)

Name

Date Filed

Time Filed

Robert Lemelin

June 15, 2018

4:25 PM

 

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<![CDATA[Career Fair 2019]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/2018-career-fair-1858.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/2018-career-fair-1858.htmlThu, 07 Feb 2019 6:58:43 -0800Please click on link to to view details. 

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<![CDATA[Councillor Chris Pleau]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/council-members/councillor-chris-pleau-7950.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/council/council-members/councillor-chris-pleau-7950.htmlTue, 22 Jan 2019 2:04:47 -0800

Councillor Pleau is serving his first term of Council after being elected in 2018. Councillor Pleau represents the Township of Laurentian Valley on the following Committees:

  • Friends of the Disabled
  • Alice & Fraser Recreation Association
  • Pleasant View Park Recreation Association
  • Joint Recreation between the Township of Laurentian Valley and the City of Pembroke

Councillor Pleau has been a resident of Laurentian Valley since 2005 and resides with his wife Stacey and three girls. Prior to being elected as Councillor, Councillor Pleau has served as a volunteer on the Ottawa Valley Girls Hockey Association for the last 13 years.

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<![CDATA[Council]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/Mon, 21 Jan 2019 6:48:31 -0800

Laurentian Valley continues to thrive and grow, making it one of the best places to live in Canada.

On behalf of myself and council, I wish to thank each of you for your ongoing support of our endeavors to improve the quality of life in our township. We encourage you to talk to members of council about any issue you may have and contact the appropriate staff who would also be happy to help. It is through this ongoing communication that we can fulfill our mandate of serving the people of Laurentian Valley.

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<![CDATA[Councillor Allan Wren]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/council-members/councillor-allan-wren-9653.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/council/council-members/councillor-allan-wren-9653.htmlMon, 21 Jan 2019 6:46:08 -0800

Cllr Allan Wren was re-elected to council in November 2010. Previously, Cllr Wren served the community as a member of Council for 16 years, losing a bid for re-election in 2006.

Cllr Wren serves as the Chair of the Corporate Services Committee and is a member of the Public Services & Programs Standing Committee, and the Planning & Development Standing Committee. Councillor Wren acts as Council Liaison to the Alice & Fraser Recreation Association and Laurentian Valley representative to the Pembroke & Area Airport Commission.

Cllr Wren is Manager with National Foods, and resides in Laurentian Valley with his wife Cathy.

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<![CDATA[Councillor Keith Watt]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/council-members/councillor-keith-watt-4943.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/council/council-members/councillor-keith-watt-4943.htmlMon, 21 Jan 2019 6:44:44 -0800

Councillor Watt is serving his second term as a Council Member for The Township of Laurentian Valley.

Councillor Watt represents the Township as a member of the Pembroke Public Library Committee and the Ottawa Valley Physician Recruitment Committee. Councillor Watt also serves as Council liaison to the Forest Lea Park Association.

Previous to the 2014 Municipal Election, Watt served as a volunteer member of the Laurentian Valley Community Policing Committee for twelve years and was Chair for the last six years. 

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<![CDATA[Councillor Brian Hugli]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/council-members/councillor-brian-hugli-8035.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/council/council-members/councillor-brian-hugli-8035.htmlMon, 21 Jan 2019 6:43:04 -0800

Councillor Hugli was elected to council in 2014.

He serves as the chair of the Upper Ottawa Valley Community Police Advisory Committee, and is also a member of the Planning and Economic and Development Committee and Personnel Committee.

He also acts as the council’s liaison to Pleasant View Park Committee and the Laurentian Valley Community Policing Committee.

For over 35 years, Brian has owned and operated an Agri-tourism business in Laurentian Valley Township.

He is the past President of the Ontario Farm Fresh Marketing Association and the Kiwanis Club of Pembroke.

For the past 8 years, Brian has enjoyed working the local youth coaching soccer at the Shady Nook Recreation Center and coaches a team from the Ottawa Valley Vikings Volleyball Club. 

Brian and his wife Judy have two children that they enjoy raising in Laurentian Valley with all that it has to offer.

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<![CDATA[Councillor Jen Gauthier]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/council-members/councillor-jen-gauthier-2586.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/council/council-members/councillor-jen-gauthier-2586.htmlMon, 21 Jan 2019 6:41:45 -0800

Cllr Jen Gauthier is serving her thirdterm on municipal Council for Laurentian Valley, having been elected in November 2010.

Cllr Gauthier serves on the Public Services & Programs Standing Committee.  Cllr Gauthier also represents the municipality on the Festival Hall committee, the Shady Nook Recreaiton Association and the Personnel Committee of Council.

Cllr Gauthier is a supervisor at a local establishment, and resides in Laurentian Valley.

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<![CDATA[Reeve Debbie Robinson]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/council-members/reeve-debbie-robinson-9706.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/council/council-members/reeve-debbie-robinson-9706.htmlMon, 21 Jan 2019 6:40:35 -0800

Reeve Debbie Robinson is serving her fourth term as a Council Member for the Township of Laurentian Valley. Robinson has served two terms as a Councillor and in 2014 and 2018 was elected Reeve. Reeve Robinson represents the Township of Laurentian Valley at County Council.

Reeve Robinson serves as Chair of Council's Planning & Development Services Committee, represents the municipality as one of the members of the Municipal Liaison Committee for municipal partnerships and agreements, and also serves as a member of Council's on the Personnel Committee.

Reeve Robinson heads up Council's Strategic Planning Committee, and is responsible for spearheading the implementation of the 2010 to 2015 Strategic Plan. Reeve Robinson also chairs the Pembroke & Area Physician Recruitment Committee, tasked with recruiting physicians to work in the local area.

Reeve Robinson resides in Laurentian Valley with her husband Dale and 2 children.

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<![CDATA[Mayor Steve Bennett]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/council-members/mayor-steve-bennett-7939.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/council/council-members/mayor-steve-bennett-7939.htmlMon, 21 Jan 2019 6:38:27 -0800

Mayor Bennett was first elected to Council of the Township of Laurentian Valley in November 1997. Bennett has served four terms as a Councillor and in 2014 and 2018 was elected Mayor. Mayor Bennett has served the municipality in the following capacities throughout his terms:

  • Chair of the Personnel Committee
  • Chair of the Finance & Administration Committee
  • Chair of the Planning and Economic Development Committee
  • Chair of the Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre Board of Management

During the 2010 to 2014 Term of Council, Cllr Bennett has accepted the following committee appointments:

  • Chair of the Planning & Development Services Committee
  • Member of the Corporate Services Committee
  • Chair of the Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre Board of Management
  • Member of the City of Pembroke/Township of Laurentian Valley Joint Recreation Liaison Committee
  • Member of the Strategic Planning Implementation Committee
  • Chair of the Economic Development Committee
  • Township Representative to the Waste Water Treatment Plant

Mayor Bennett is the owner/manager of a local business in Laurentian Valley with over 30 years of business expertise in a dynamic industry. "My business experience, education and background enables me to make sound, reasonable and practical decisions which are essential when representing ratepayers" says Mayor Bennett.

Mayor Bennett, his wife Kathy and family have resided in Laurentian Valley for 25 years.

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<![CDATA[Request a Streetlight Repair]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/public-works/roads/request-a-streetlight-repair-5421.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/public-works/roads/request-a-streetlight-repair-5421.htmlWed, 16 Jan 2019 11:59:24 -0800<![CDATA[Report a Pothole]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/public-works/roads/report-a-pothole-7683.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/public-works/roads/report-a-pothole-7683.htmlWed, 16 Jan 2019 11:57:10 -0800<![CDATA[Jan 2 - OPP INVESTIGATE SNOWMOBILE THEFT IN PEMBROKE]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-2-opp-investigate-snowmobile-theft-in-pembroke-3601.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-2-opp-investigate-snowmobile-theft-in-pembroke-3601.htmlWed, 02 Jan 2019 9:50:01 -0800

FROM/DE:  Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                DATE:  January 2, 2019
 
OPP INVESTIGATE SNOWMOBILE THEFT IN PEMBROKE
 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – The Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently investigating the theft of a red and black 2000 Polaris XC 700 snowmobile from the yard of a residence on Darcy Street in the City of Pembroke.  The snowmobile was stolen sometime between December 21 and December 24, 2018.   Ontario marker ON875050 is affixed to the snowmobile. 
 
Anyone with information regarding this theft is asked to contact the Pembroke Detachment of the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP at 613-732-3332 or Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or at www.valleytips.ca.  
 
 
 
Contact:  Provincial Constable Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                Tel# (613) 732-3332
                Cell # (613) 633-3294
                shawn.peever@opp.ca
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<![CDATA[Jan 2 - UPDATE: CRIME STOPPERS CRIME OF THE WEEK]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-2-update-crime-stoppers-crime-of-the-week-9946.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-2-update-crime-stoppers-crime-of-the-week-9946.htmlWed, 02 Jan 2019 8:22:53 -0800 

 
FROM/DE:  Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                DATE:  January 2, 2019
 
 
UPDATE: CRIME STOPPERS CRIME OF THE WEEK
Shoplifter Arrested – Guitar Recovered
 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – At approximately 4pm on December 8, 2018 members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a shoplifting incident after a man stole an acoustic guitar from Bob’s Music in downtown Pembroke.  The suspect fled on foot and was briefly followed by customers until he brandished a weapon.
Police identified a suspect and the male was arrested in the early morning hours of December 30, 2018 after being located on foot in Pembroke.  As a result of this incident 22-year-old Benjamin Dalton LECLAIRE of Pembroke has been charged with the following Criminal Code (CC) offences:
  • Theft under $5000
  • Assault with a weapon
He was held for a bail hearing and remains in custody until his next court appearance on January 2, 2019 at the Ontario Court of Justice.  The stolen guitar has been recovered and the OPP would like to thank members of the public for their assistance with this investigation.
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                Tel# (613) 732-3332
                Cell # (613) 633-3294
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<![CDATA[ Free Income Tax Sessions for Seniors]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/free-income-tax-sessions-for-seniors-7753.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/free-income-tax-sessions-for-seniors-7753.htmlWed, 02 Jan 2019 6:45:13 -0800 Free Income Tax Session for Seniors

Pembroke Public Library

Wednesday January 16th at 2:00 pm

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

The session is designed to help educate seniors about filing their income tax returns, answering questions and helping seniors to get the most from their returns.

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<![CDATA[Free Income Tax Session for Students and Teens]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/free-income-tax-session-for-students-and-teens-4110.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/free-income-tax-session-for-students-and-teens-4110.htmlWed, 02 Jan 2019 6:44:37 -0800 Free Income Tax Session for Students and Teens

Pembroke Public Library

Wednesday January 16th at 6:00 pm

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

The session is designed to help educate students and teens about filing their income tax returns, answering questions and helping them to get the most from their returns.

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<![CDATA[Free Income Tax Session for New Canadians]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/free-income-tax-session-for-new-canadians-9852.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/free-income-tax-session-for-new-canadians-9852.htmlWed, 02 Jan 2019 6:42:49 -0800 Free Income Tax Session for New Canadians

Pembroke Public Library

Thursday January 17th at 6:00 pm

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

The session is designed to help educate new Canadians, about filing their income tax returns, answering questions and helping them to get the most from their returns.

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<![CDATA[Yoga with Kim]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/yoga-with-kim-6243.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/yoga-with-kim-6243.htmlWed, 02 Jan 2019 6:40:44 -0800          Yoga with Kim at Pembroke Library

                                       Thurs. Jan. 3 at 6:00 p.m.

Thurs. Jan. 10 at 6:00 p.m.

Wed. Jan. 16 at 6:00 p.m.

Thurs. Jan. 24 at 6:00 p.m.

Thurs. Jan. 31 at 6:00 p.m.

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<![CDATA[DEC 13 - DRIVER CHARGED AFTER COLLIDING WITH AMBULANCE]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/dec-13-driver-charged-after-colliding-with-ambulance-3113.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/dec-13-driver-charged-after-colliding-with-ambulance-3113.htmlThu, 13 Dec 2018 8:03:39 -0800

 


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                        DATE: December 13, 2018
 
 
DRIVER CHARGED AFTER COLLIDING WITH AMBULANCE
 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – On December 11, 2018, at approximately 12 noon, a motorist collided with an ambulance which was enroute to the hospital with a patient.  The ambulance was eastbound on Pembroke Street West near Munro Street in Pembroke when the collision occurred.  The emergency lights and siren were not activated on the ambulance and, as it slowed for traffic, it was rear ended by another vehicle.  No one was injured as a result of the collision and the patient was transferred to an alternate ambulance after the collision.  
 
As a result of this incident a 16-year-old female from Petawawa was charged with follow too closely under the Highway Traffic Act.     
 
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - mobile

 

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<![CDATA[DEC 11 - OPP INVESTIGATE MISCHIEF AND THEFTS FROM VEHICLES]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/dec-11-opp-investigate-mischief-and-thefts-from-vehicles-6765.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/dec-11-opp-investigate-mischief-and-thefts-from-vehicles-6765.htmlThu, 13 Dec 2018 8:02:21 -0800
 

FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                        DATE: December 11, 2018
 
 
OPP INVESTIGATE MISCHIEF AND THEFTS FROM VEHICLES
 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – The Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police is currently investigating after several vehicles were damaged and entered between 10:30pm on December 9, 2018 and 8am on December 10, 2018.  The affected vehicles were parked at the following locations:
 
  • 0-100 block of Pembroke Street West – driver’s window broken – no theft
  • 100 block of Mackay Street – front passenger door window broken – change stolen.  Second vehicle – driver’s window broken, no theft
  • 100 block of John Street – front passenger door window broken – change stolen
 
An OPP Scenes of Crime Officer (SOCO) is assisting with the investigation. 
Anyone with information regarding these incidents is asked to contact the Pembroke Detachment of the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP at 613-732-3332 or Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or at www.valleytips.ca.  
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - mobile

 

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<![CDATA[DEC 11 - CHARGES LAID IN BOUNDARY ROAD COLLISION]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/dec-11-charges-laid-in-boundary-road-collision-9258.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/dec-11-charges-laid-in-boundary-road-collision-9258.htmlThu, 13 Dec 2018 7:59:29 -0800 

 


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                        DATE: December 11, 2018

 

CHARGES LAID IN BOUNDARY ROAD COLLISION

 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – On December 10, 2018, at just after 630pm, members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a motor vehicle collision on Boundary Road in the City of Pembroke.  A westbound passenger vehicle collided with an eastbound pickup truck when the driver of the passenger vehicle attempted a turn.  A third vehicle was struck by debris from the collision.  The drivers of both the passenger vehicle and pickup truck were transported to hospital by paramedics with minor injuries.
 
As a result of the investigation the 17-year-old female driver of the passenger car was charged under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) with left turn – fail to afford reasonable opportunity to avoid collision.  The 22-year-old male driver of the pickup truck was also charged under the HTA with improper tires.  Due to the collision Boundary Road was closed between Paul Martin Drive and Bennett Street for approximately one hour.       
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - mobile
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<![CDATA[DEC 11 - UPDATE: CRIME STOPPERS CRIME OF THE WEEK]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/dec-11-update-crime-stoppers-crime-of-the-week-3479.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/dec-11-update-crime-stoppers-crime-of-the-week-3479.htmlThu, 13 Dec 2018 7:57:15 -0800

 


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                        DATE: December 11, 2018

 

UPDATE: CRIME STOPPERS CRIME OF THE WEEK
Photo Of Suspect Released
 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers and the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) need your help to solve a shoplifting incident in the City of Pembroke.
 
Just before 4pm on December 8, 2018 a male suspect stole a black and yellow Epiphone Les Paul Special acoustic guitar from Bob’s Music in downtown Pembroke.  The suspect fled on foot and was briefly followed by other customers.  The suspect was last observed in the area of the Pembroke Marina.  The suspect is described as follows:
 
  •  Approx. 5ft 9in with a heavy build
  • Short brown hair – buzz cut style
  • Wearing a dark jacket, dark jeans and work boots
 
Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers believes that someone may have information that could assist police in solving this crime.  If you have information on any criminal offence that results in charges being laid, you qualify for an award of up to $2,000.00.  Call Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 735-8477 or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.  You could help solve a crime.  All tips remain anonymous and you will not have to attend court.  Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display.  The telephones are answered 24 hours a day.   Please visit the website www.valleytips.ca.
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                Tel# (613) 732-3332
                Cell # (613) 633-3294

 

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<![CDATA[DEC 10 - DOMESTIC DISPUTE INVESTIGATION LEADS TO CHARGES]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/dec-10-domestic-dispute-investigation-leads-to-charges-9348.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/dec-10-domestic-dispute-investigation-leads-to-charges-9348.htmlThu, 13 Dec 2018 7:53:03 -0800

 


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                        DATE: December 10, 2018

 

 

DOMESTIC DISPUTE INVESTIGATION LEADS TO CHARGES
 
(PETAWAWA, ON) – On December 8, 2018 at approximately 3am officers from the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute at a residence in the Town of Petawawa.  The male suspect had left the scene after pointing a firearm at the female victim and assaulting her.  The suspect also damaged property belonging to her.  The victim sustained minor injuries. 
 
Police located and arrested the 31-year-old male suspect on December 9, 2018.  As a result of the investigation he faces the following Criminal Code (CC) charges:
 
  • Pointing a firearm
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Assault
  • Overcome resistance by attempting to choke, suffocate or strangle another person
  • Mischief under $5000
 
The accused was held for a bail hearing and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on December 10, 2018.  The name of the accused is being withheld to protect the identity of the victim.   
 
If you or someone you know is living in or involved in an abusive relationship help is available.  Contact the Bernadette McCann House 24/7 for support, advice or the safety of a shelter at 1-800-267-4930.  In emergencies for police response call 9-1-1.
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - mobile
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<![CDATA[DEC 10 - CRIME STOPPERS CRIME OF THE WEEK]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/dec-10-crime-stoppers-crime-of-the-week-9225.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/dec-10-crime-stoppers-crime-of-the-week-9225.htmlThu, 13 Dec 2018 7:50:01 -0800 

 


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                        DATE: December 10, 2018
 
CRIME STOPPERS CRIME OF THE WEEK
 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers and the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) need your help to solve  a shoplifting incident in the City of Pembroke.
 
Just before 4pm on December 8, 2018 a male suspect stole a black and yellow Epiphone Les Paul Special acoustic guitar from Bob’s Music in downtown Pembroke.  The suspect fled on foot and was briefly followed by other customers.  The suspect was last observed in the area of the Pembroke Marina.  The suspect is described as follows:
 
  •  Approx. 5ft 9in with a heavy build
  • Short brown hair – buzz cut style
  • Wearing a dark jacket, dark jeans and work boots
 
Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers believes that someone may have information that could assist police in solving this crime.  If you have information on any criminal offence that results in charges being laid, you qualify for an award of up to $2,000.00.  Call Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 735-8477 or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.  You could help solve a crime.  All tips remain anonymous and you will not have to attend court.  Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display.  The telephones are answered 24 hours a day.   Please visit the website www.valleytips.ca.
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                Tel# (613) 732-3332
                Cell # (613) 633-3294
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<![CDATA[DEC 3 - UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY OPP FESTIVE R.I.D.E. PROGRAM – WEEK ONE RESULTS]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/dec-3-upper-ottawa-valley-opp-festive-r-i-d-e-program-week-one-results-6176.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/dec-3-upper-ottawa-valley-opp-festive-r-i-d-e-program-week-one-results-6176.htmlThu, 13 Dec 2018 7:46:57 -0800 
 
 
 

 


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                        DATE: December 3, 2018
 

UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY OPP FESTIVE R.I.D.E. PROGRAM – WEEK ONE RESULTS

 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) 2018 Festive R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) campaign commenced on November 23, 2018 and will run until January 2, 2019.  During the first week of the campaign from November 23 to November 29, 2018 officers from the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the OPP conducted 34 RIDE checks throughout the detachment area.  As a result of a roadside test one driver was issued a three day license suspension.  No impaired driving or over 80mg charges were reported as a result of the RIDE campaign.
 
Criminal Code (CC) driving charges were laid after the OPP received a complaint of a possible impaired driver in the City of Pembroke shortly after midnight on November 23, 2018.   A short time after the call, police located the male driver and vehicle on Nelson Street in Pembroke and found him to be under the influence of alcohol.  As a result of the investigation Christopher Charles PLOURDE, age 30 of Petawawa, was arrested and charged with the following CC offences:
  • Impaired driving – alcohol
  • Driving with more than 80mgs of alcohol in his blood
 
In the late afternoon of November 26, 2018, the OPP received a complaint of a possible impaired driver in the City of Pembroke.  A short time after the call, police located and stopped the suspect vehicle on Moss Drive in the City of Pembroke.  The male driver of vehicle was found to be under the influence of alcohol.  As a result of the investigation Devon GRAHAM, age 26 of Pembroke, was arrested and charged with the following  CC offences:
  • Impaired driving – alcohol
  • Care and control with more than 80mg of alcohol in his blood
 
Each accused had their license suspended for 90 days and their vehicles were towed and impounded for seven days.  Both males were released from police custody and are scheduled to appear on December 18, 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
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<![CDATA[NOV 29 - UPDATE: OPP INVESTIGATE VEHICLE THEFT IN PETAWAWA]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/nov-29-update-opp-investigate-vehicle-theft-in-petawawa-4656.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/nov-29-update-opp-investigate-vehicle-theft-in-petawawa-4656.htmlThu, 13 Dec 2018 7:42:20 -0800

 


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                        DATE: November 29, 2018
 
 
UPDATE: OPP INVESTIGATE VEHICLE THEFT IN PETAWAWA
 
(PETAWAWA, ON) – The Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is continuing to investigate the theft of a black Chrysler minivan from the driveway of a residence on Riverstone Trail in the Town of Petawawa.  The vehicle was stolen sometime between the afternoon of November 17 and the afternoon of November 18, 2018.  The van had been left unlocked with the keys inside. On November 28, 2018, at approximately 3:30pm, the stolen vehicle was recovered after it was found abandoned on Butler Boulevard in Petawawa.  The investigation is continuing with the assistance of an OPP Scenes of Crime Officer (SOCO). Anyone with information regarding this vehicle theft is asked to contact the Petawawa Detachment of the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP at 613-735-0188 or Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or at www.valleytips.ca.  
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                Tel# (613) 732-3332
                Cell # (613) 633-3294
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<![CDATA[ NOV 29 - DRUGS SEIZED AFTER OPP EXECUTE SEARCH WARRANT IN PETAWAWA]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/nov-29-drugs-seized-after-opp-execute-search-warrant-in-petawawa-5541.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/nov-29-drugs-seized-after-opp-execute-search-warrant-in-petawawa-5541.htmlThu, 13 Dec 2018 7:38:46 -0800        

 


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                        DATE: November 29, 2018

                                                                                 

  DRUGS SEIZED AFTER OPP EXECUTE SEARCH WARRANT IN PETAWAWA
 
(PETAWAWA, ON) – On November 28, 2018 members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Crime Unit, Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU), Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence on Gerald Avenue in the Town of Petawawa.  As a result of the search warrant police located and seized a quantity of cocaine, methamphetamines, cash, a pellet gun and drug paraphernalia.
 
33-year-old Tyler GATES and 30-year-old Felicia VALIQUETTE, both of Petawawa, were arrested and are each facing the following charges under the CDSA:
 
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – methamphetamine
 
The accused male is further charged with three counts of failing to comply with a recognizance under the Criminal Code (CC) and the female is further charged with one count of failing to comply with conditions of her undertaking contrary to the CC. 
 
Both parties were held for a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in the City of Pembroke on November 28, 2018.  The male accused remains in custody until his next court appearance on December 3, 2018 while the female remains in custody until her next court appearance on November 29, 2018. 
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                Tel# (613) 732-3332
                Cell # (613) 633-3294
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<![CDATA[Winter Ready? Do You Have an Emergency Car Kit?]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/winter-ready-do-you-have-an-emergency-car-kit-9357.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/winter-ready-do-you-have-an-emergency-car-kit-9357.htmlTue, 11 Dec 2018 11:47:01 -0800Preparing an Emergency Kit for Your Car

Slippery or snow-covered roads, reduced visibility and bitter cold: these are all conditions that can make driving difficult and even dangerous during cold weather months. Winter also brings an increased risk of getting stuck in your car, so dress warmly before heading out.

Follow these tips to learn about winter driving risks and prepare an emergency kit for your car.

Exercise extra caution when driving in these winter road conditions:

  • Blizzards: The most dangerous of winter storms, combining falling, blowing and drifting snow, winds of at least 40 km/h, visibility less than one kilometre and temperatures below -10°C. They can last from a few hours to several days.
  • Heavy snowfall: Refers to snowfalls of at least 10 centimetres in 12 hours, or at least 15 centimetres in 24 hours; accumulation may be lower in temperate climates.>
  • Freezing rain or drizzle: This can lead to ice storms, with ice covering roads, trees, power lines, etc.
  • Cold snap: Refers to temperatures that fall rapidly over a very short period of time, causing very icy conditions.>
  • Winds: They create the conditions associated with blizzards, and cause blowing and drifting snow, reducing visibility and causing wind chill.>
  • Black ice: Refers to a thin layer of ice on the road that can be difficult to see or can make the road look black and shiny. The road freezes more quickly in shaded areas, on bridges and on overpasses when it is cold. These areas remain frozen long after the sun has risen.>
  • Slush: Wet snow can make for slushy roads. Heavy slush can build up in the wheel wells of your vehicle and can affect your ability to steer. Large trucks and buses can blow slush and snow onto your windshield, leading to a sudden loss of visibility.

Follow these tips if you are stuck in the snow:

  • Try to stay calm and don't go out in the cold. Stay in your car: you will avoid getting lost and your car is a safe shelter.
  • Don't tire yourself out. Shovelling in the intense cold can be deadly.
  • Let in fresh air by opening a window on the side sheltered from the wind.
  • Keep the engine off as much as possible. Be aware of carbon monoxide poisoning and make sure the exhaust pipe is not obstructed by snow.
  • If possible, use a candle placed inside a deep can instead of the car heater to warm up.
  • Turn on warning lights or set up road flares to make your car visible.
  • Turn on the ceiling light; leaving your headlights or hazard lights on for too long will drain the battery.
  • Move your hands, feet and arms to maintain circulation. Stay awake.
  • Keep an eye out for other cars and emergency responders. Try to keep clothing dry since wet clothing can lead to a dangerous loss of body heat.

 Prepare an emergency car kit

Always have winter safety and emergency equipment in your car. A basic car kit should contain the following:

  • Food that won't spoil, such as energy bars
  • Water—plastic bottles that won't break if the water freezes (replace them every six months)
  • Blanket
  • Extra clothing and shoes or boots
  • First aid kit with seatbelt cutter
  • Small shovel, scraper and snowbrush
  • Candle in a deep can and matches
  • Wind‑up flashlight
  • Whistle—in case you need to attract attention
  • Roadmaps
  • Copy of your emergency plan

Items to keep in your trunk:

  • Sand, salt or cat litter (non-clumping)
  • Antifreeze and windshield washer fluid
  • Tow rope
  • Jumper cables
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Warning light or road flares
SOURCE: Public Safety Canada, in cooperation with Transport Canada.
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<![CDATA[Pet Winter Weather Care]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/pet-winter-weather-care-8748.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/pet-winter-weather-care-8748.htmlTue, 11 Dec 2018 11:43:25 -0800 
Even with fur coats, pets need to be protected from the cold.  Exposure to harsh conditions can cause serious illness or death to animals, particularly during periods of freezing rain and rapid tempature fluctuations.
 
Ontarios law require that animals receive adequate shelter and care.  Willful failure to do so could lead to prosecution and fine, jail sentence or prohibition from owning animals.
 
Here are some tips to follow to keep your pets safe during the winter months:
  • NEVER LEAVE YOUR PET ALONE IN A COLD CAR. Cars retain cold temperatures, acting like refrigerators, which can cause your pet to freeze to death.
  • KEEP YOUR PETS WARM. If it’s too cold for you to stay outside, it’s too cold for your pet. Although some breeds can withstand colder temperatures, it is important to supply adequate housing. View our Ideal Doghouse brochure.
  • KEEP ANIMALS AWAY FROM PUDDLES. They may contain ethylene glycol found in antifreeze which can be fatal if ingested.
  • KEEP YOUR PETS AWAY FROM BODIES OF WATER. With melting ice and rising water levels, lakes, ponds, and rivers can be extremely dangerous for you and your pet.
  • WIPE YOUR PET’S PAWS AND TUMMY. Salt and ice melt can irritate and burn, and also be fatal if ingested.
  • ANIMALS SEEK WARMTH UNDER VEHICLE HOODS. Try knocking on the hood of your car to scare them away before starting the engine.
  • A WARM PLACE TO SLEEP. Ensure your pet has a thick and, cozy bed or blanket, located off the cold floor and away from drafts.
  • DRESS FOR THE WEATHER. Use pet booties and winter sweaters designed for animals to help keep your pets warm during outdoor excursions.
  • PREPARE AN EMERGENCY PET SURVIVAL KIT. You never know when a storm might prevent you from being able to leave the house for extended periods. Having an emergency pet survival kit could save a life. 

Source: Ontario SPCA

 

 

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<![CDATA[Reindeer Party]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/reindeer-party-1238.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/reindeer-party-1238.htmlWed, 05 Dec 2018 5:47:18 -0800 Join us for Reindeer Games, Reindeer Cupcakes and Writing letters to Santa!

For more information or to register for this program please contact 613-732-8844 ext 2 or email us at fineprint@pembrokelibrary.ca

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<![CDATA[Pembroke Library Craft and Bake Sale]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/pembroke-library-craft-and-bake-sale-4233.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/pembroke-library-craft-and-bake-sale-4233.htmlWed, 05 Dec 2018 5:47:04 -0800 Come to Pembroke Public Library's Annual Craft and Bake Sale

Saturday December 8th from 10:00 am- 3:00 pm
All local vendors and artisans
Something for everyone!
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<![CDATA[Author visit Sean Kerr]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/author-visit-sean-kerr-9584.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/author-visit-sean-kerr-9584.htmlWed, 05 Dec 2018 5:46:52 -0800 Join local author Sean Kerr at Pembroke Public Library

He will be sharing his new novel

Life at the Death House

Saturday November 24th 3:30- 5pm

Book signing to follow

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<![CDATA[Christmas Carol Reading]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/christmas-carol-reading-8936.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/christmas-carol-reading-8936.htmlWed, 05 Dec 2018 5:46:39 -0800 Join us Monday December 10th  at 

Pembroke Public Library

for our annual reading of A Christmas Carol

Reading begins at 12:30 pm

Refreshments to follow.

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<![CDATA[Previous Members of Council]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/council-members/previous-members-of-council-1006.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/council/council-members/previous-members-of-council-1006.htmlTue, 04 Dec 2018 6:16:41 -0800Laurentian Valley (2000 ~ ) 
 

Mayor

Reeve 

Cllr. 

Cllr. 

Cllr. 

Cllr. 

Cllr. 

2014-2018

Steve Bennett

Debbie Robinson

Jen Gauthier

Keith Watt

Jim Sheedy

*George Hodgkinson filled Mr. Sheedy’s seat in 2016 after he announced his retirement

Brian Hugli

Allan Wren

  Mayor Cllr.  Cllr.  Cllr.  Cllr.  Cllr.  Cllr. 
2010-2014 Jack Wilson Steve Bennett Debbie Robinson James Sheedy George   Hodgkinson Allan Wren Jen Gauthier
2006-2010 Jack Wilson Debbie Robinson James Sheedy Steve Bennett Ken Brown Dennis Gauthier George Hodgkinson
2003-2006 Jack Wilson Steve Bennett Dennis Gauthier George Hodgkinson Rick O'Brien Jim Sheedy Allan Wren
2000-2003 Jack Wilson Steve Bennett Dennis Gauthier Rick O'Brien Jim Sheedy Kellard Witt Allan Wren
2000 Amalgamated Kellard Witt Erick Ashick Ken Brown James Loback Jack Van Starkenburg Gordon Richardson  
2000 Amalgamated Jack Wilson Steve Bennett Dennis Gauthier Rick O'Brien Jim Sheedy Dave Waito Allan Wren

 

Alice & Fraser Township (~ 1999)

Year Reeve Councillors 
1858 Thomas Brown  
1859 John Lowe  
1860 Thomas Brown  
1861-1862 John Rowan  William Miller, Richard Edwards, Samuel Hamilton, John Sparling
1863-1864 Samuel Hamilton Richard Edwards, John Rowan, John Sparling, Thomas Heenan
1866 Samuel Hamilton John Sparling, Thomas Heenan, John Ledgerwood, P.J. O'Meara
1867-1868 Samuel Hamilton John Sparling, Thomas Heenan, Samuel Biggs, Alex McLeod
1869-1870 Samuel Hamilton John Sparling, Thomas Heenan, Samuel biggs, James Leitch Jr. 
1871 John Rowan  John Sparling, Ferdinand Michaelis, Samuel Biggs, James Leitch Jr. 
1872-1874 John Rowan  John Sparling, Thomas Heenan, Samuel Biggs, James Leitch Jr. 
1875 John Rowan  John Sparling, Thomas Heenan, Joseph Kennedy, James Leitch Jr. 
1876-1877 Thomas Heenan John Sparling, Alex Myles, Joseph Kennedy, Joseph Biggs
1878 Thomas Heenan John Sparling, Alex Myles, William Miller, Alex Carnegie
1879-1880 Joseph Biggs John Sparling, Fred Biesenthal, William Miller, Alex Carnegie
1881 Joseph Biggs John Sparling, Fred Biesenthal, James Hamilton, Alex Carnegie
1882-1883 Joseph Biggs John Sparling, Fred Biesenthal, James Hamilton, A. Curry
1884 John Rowan  Charles Bucholtz, John Phelan, James Hamilton, A. Curry
1885 Thomas Heenan Fred Biesenthal, John Phelan, James Hamilton, A. Curry
1886 Thomas Heenan Fred Biesenthal, John Phelan, James Hamilton, Thomas Anderson
1887 Thomas Heenan Fred Biesenthal, John Phelan, Alex Cochrane, Thomas Anderson
1888 Thomas Heenan Thomas Anderson, Charles Bucholtz, William Meitz, John Phelan
1889 Thomas Heenan Thomas Anderson, Peter Watson, William Meitz, John Phelan
1890 Thomas Heenan Charles Bucholtz, Fred Biesenthal, William Meitz, Alex Cochrane
1891 Thomas Heenan Charles Bucholtz, Hugh McClelland, William Meitz, Alex Cochrane
1892 Thomas Heenan Samuel Biggs, Hugh McClelland, George Coburn, Alex Cochrane
1893 Thomas Heenan William Meitz, Hugh McClelland, George Coburn, Alex Cochrane
1894 Thomas Heenan William Meitz, Hugh McClelland, Samuel Biggs, Charles Bucholtz
1895 Thomas Heenan William Meitz, Irwin Chrsitink, Samuel Biggs, George Coburn
1896 Thomas Heenan William Meitz, Irwin Chrsitink, George Coburn, Thomas Lowe
1897 Thomas Lowe William Meitz, Irwin Chrsitink, George Coburn, Samuel Biggs
1898 Frederick Biesenthal William Meitz, Irwin Chrsitink, Georgo Coburn, Samuel Biggs
1899 Thomas Lowe William Meitz, Irwin Chrsitink, Hugh McClelland, Samuel Biggs
1900 Thomas Heenan Fred Biesenthal, Duncan McCaushen, George Coburn, William Phelan
1901-1902 Samuel Biggs James Hamilton, William Graham, George Coburn, Charles Zieroth
1903 Samuel Biggs James Hamilton, William Biesenthal, William Meitz, Charles Zieroth
1904 Samuel Biggs James Hamilton, William Biesenthal, George Coburn, Charles Zieroth
1905-1906 Samuel Biggs James Hamilton, William Biesenthal, George Coburn, William Graham
1907-1910 George Biggs James Hamilton, Charles Bucholtz, George Coburn, Robert Lowe
1911 George Biggs James Hamilton, James Carmichel, Herman Biesenthal, Robert Lowe
1912 George Biggs James Hamilton, Michel Heenan, Herman Biesenthal, Robert Lowe
1913 George Biggs James Hamilton, Michel Heenan, Herman Biesenthal, Charles Zieroth
1914-1916 George Biggs William Graham, Michael Heenan, Frank Biesenthal, Frank Remus
1917 Michael Heenan Thomas Sparling, Herman Shultz, Frank Biesenthal, Frank Remus
1918-1919 George Biggs Frank Biesenthal, John C. Browne, J.P. O'Maera, Frank Stressman
1920 Michael Heenan Albert Meitz, Thomas Sparling, J.P. O'Meara, Frank Stessman
1921-1925 George Biggs Albert Bucholtz, John C. Browne, Albert Meitz, Charles Rossow
1926-1927 John O'Meara Albert Bucholtz, John C. Browne, James Biggs, Albert Meitz
1928 John O'Meara Albert Bucholtz, John C. Browne, James Biggs, Herman Schultz
1929 John O'Meara Albert Bucholtz, John C. Browne, James Biggs, Herman Schultz
1930-1931 John O'Meara Albert Bucholtz, John C. Browne, Stanley Hunt, Herman Schultz
1932 John O'Meara Albert Bucholtz, Walter Kidd, Stanley Hunt, Adolph Schultz
1933 John O'Meara Albert Bucholtz, Walter Kidd, John C. Browne, Otto Daber
1934-1937 Stanley Hunt Albert Bucholtz, Water Kidd, John Brown, Otto Daber
1938 Stanley Hunt Albert Bucholtz, Ferdinand Witt, John Brown, Otto Daber
1939-1942 Stanley Hunt Albert Bucholtz, R.W. Biesenthal, John Brown, Otto Daber
1943 Stanley Hunt Albert Bucholtz, R.W. Biesenthal, Walter Hampel, Otto Daber
1944 Otto Daber Albert Bucholtz, Archie Anderson, Adolph Schultz, L. Plummer
1945-1946 Otto Daber Albert Bucholtz, Archie Anderson, Adolph Schultz, J.P. O'Meara
1947 Otto Daber Albert Bucholtz, Archie Anderson, George Schultz, J.P. O'Meara
1948-1949 Otto Daber Maurice Hamilton, Archie Anderson, George Schultz, J.P. O'Meara
1950 Otto Daber Maurice Hamilton, Archie Anderson, Herb Holtz, J.P. O'Meara
1951 Otto Daber Maurice Hamilton, W. Muller, Herb Holtz, J.P. O'Meara
1952 Maurice Hamilton Wallace Krause, Archie Anderson, Herb Holtz, J.P. O'Meara
1953-1955 Maurice Hamilton Wallace Krause, Archie Anderson, Herb Holtz, Otto Daber
1956-1958 Maurice Hamilton Wallace Krause, Archie Anderson, Adolph Mau, Otto Daber
1959-1963 Wallace Krause Elwood Kennedy, Archie Anderson, Adolph Mau, Otto Daber
1964-1965 Wallace Krause Adolph Mau, Archie Anderson, Elwood Kennedy, Kerry Verch
1966-1969 Wallace Krause Adolph Mau, Elwood Kennedy
1970-1972 Adolph Mau Elwood Kennedy, Kellard Witt, Harvey Hammel, Gordon Purvis
1973-1974 Adolph Mau Harvey Hammel, Gordon Purvis, Edwin Karau, Walter Mielke
1975-1076 Adolph Mau Gordon Purvis, Bill O'Meara, Bruce Lloyd, Wilbert Groskleg
1977-1978 Adolph Mau Eric Ashick, Bill O'Meara, Bruce Lloyd, Wilbert Groskleg 
1979-1980 Adolph Mau Eric Ashick, Bill O'Meara, Bruce Lloyd, Wallace Krause 
1981-1982 Eric Ashick William O'Meara, Bruce Lloyd, Wallace Krause, Merill Behm
1983-1985 Eric Ashick Merill Behm, Ken Brown, Wallace Krause, Kellard Witt
1986-1991 Eric Ashick Merill Behm, Wallace Krause, Kellard Witt, Timothy Witt
1992-1994 Eric Ashick Wallace Krause, Ken Brown, Kellard Witt, Judith Krieger
1995-1997 Kellard Witt Judith Krieger, Ken Brown, Jim Loback, Jack Van Stalkenburg
1998-2000 Ken Brown Eric Ashick, Jim Loback, Jack Van Stalkenburg, Ken Brown

 

Pembroke Township

 

Stafford Township

Year Reeve Councillors 
1856 William Kennedy William Brown, Richard Young, Baptiste Thibeau, James Hamilton
1857 William Brown William Kennedy, Richard Young, Baptiste Thibea, James Hamilton
1858 William Brown James Rowan, James Hamilton, Baptiste Thibeau, Richard Young
1859 William Brown James Rowan, George Sparling, William Wright, Richard Young
1860 William Brown James Hamilton, Baptiste Thibeau, George Sparling, Richard Young
1861 William Brown James Hamilton, Baptiste Thibeau, George Sparling, Richard Young
1862 William Brown William Wright, Baptiste Thibeau, George Sparling, William Durrell
1863 William Brown James Hamilton, Baptiste Thibeau, George Sparling, Richard Young
1864 William Brown James Hamilton, Baptiste Thibeau, George Sparling, Richard Young
1865 William Brown James Hamilton, Baptiste Thibeau, George Sparling, Richard Young
1866 William Brown James Hamilton, Baptiste Thibeau, George Sparling, Richard Young
1867 William Brown James Hamilton, Baptiste Thibeau, George Sparling, Daniel Mick
1868 William Brown James Hamilton, Baptiste Thibeau, Richard Young, Daniel Mick
1869 William Brown James Hamilton, Daniel Mick, Baptiste Thibeau, Richard Young
1870 William Brown William Durrell, James Sparling, Daniel Mick, Richard Young
1871 William Brown William Durrell, James Sparling, Daniel Mick, James Hawkins
1872 William Brown Thomas Graham, James Sparling, Daniel Mick, James Hawkins
1873 George Sparling  William Brown, James Sparling, Daniel Mick, Arthur Taylor
1874 George Sparling  William Brown, James Sparling, Daniel Mick, Arthur Taylor
1875 George Sparling  William Brown, James Sparling, William Wright, John Hutton
1876 George Sparling  William Brown, James Sparling, Daniel Mick, John Hutton
1877 George Sparling  William Brown, John Hutton, James Coffee, Aaron Biggs
1878 George Sparling  James Hamilton, John Hutton, James Coffee, William Wright
1879 Frederick Townson William Brown, james Hamilton, James Coffee, William Wright
1880 George Sparling  William Brown, James Sparling, John McDonald, James Hawkins
1881 George Sparling  William Brown, John McDonald, Adam Kennedy, James Hawkins
1882 George Sparling  William Brown, John McDonald, Adam Kennedy, James Sparling
1883 George Sparling  William Brown, James Hawkins, John Leach, James Sparling 
1884 John Leach William Brown, James Biggs, John McDonald, James Sparling
1885 John Leach William Brown, James Biggs, John McDonald, James Sparling
1886 John McDonald William Brown, James Hawking, Armand Lair, James Sparling
1887 John McDonald James Biggs, Frederick Townson, Armand Lair,  Henry Hawkins
1888 James Biggs James Hawkins, Henry Hawkins, Daniel McIntyre, Richard Smith
1889 James Biggs Henry Hawkins, Armand Lair, Daniel McIntyre, Richard Smith
1890 James Biggs James Hawkins, Henry Hawkins, Daniel McIntyre, John McDonald
1891 James Biggs Henry Hawkins, Charles Rath, Daniel McInytre, John McDonald
1892 James Biggs Paul Vaudry, Charles Rath, Daniel McIntyre, John McDonald
1893 John McDonald Thomas Brown, Thomas Bourke, Daniel McIntyre, Henry Hawkins
1894 James Biggs Thomas Brown, Thomas Bourke, Aaron Saar, Henry Hawkins
1895 John Leach Thomas Brown, Benjamin Smith, N.B. Giroux, Henry Hawkins
1896 John Leach Thomas Brown, George Sparling, Thomas Bourke, Henry Hawkins
1897 George Sparling  Thomas Brown, James Coffee, N.B. Giroux, John Witzel
1898 George Sparling  Thomas Brown, James Coffee, James Biggs, W.B. Buttle
1899 George Sparling  Daniel McIntyre, Armand Lair, George D. Biggs, W.B. Buttle
1900 George Sparling  Daniel McIntyre, Armand Lair, Hugh Wilson, W.B. Buttle
1901    
1902 Daniel McIntyre Henry T. Hawkins, Armand Lair, Hugh Wilson, W.B. Buttle
1903 Daniel McIntyre Henry T. Hawkins, Sam Andrews, Hugh Wilson, Sylvestre Johnston
1904 Samuel Andrews  Henry T. Hawkins, James C. Hamilton, Hugh Wilson, N.J. Leach
1905 Sam Andrews N.J. Leach, James C. Hamilton, Edward Langlois, Samuel Sutton
1906 Sam Andrews N.J. Leach, James C. Hamilton, Edward Langlois, Samuel Sutton
1907 Sam Andrews N.J. Leach, James C. Hamilton, Edward Langlois, Samuel Sutton
1908 Sam Andrews N.J. Leach, James C. Hamilton, Edward Langlois, Samuel Sutton
1909 Sam Andrews George Young, James C. Hamilton, Edward Langlois, Sam Sutton
1910 Sam Andrews George Young, W.T. Leach, Edward Langlois, Albert Watchorn
1911 Sam Andrews George Young, W.T. Leach, Edward Langlois, Albert Watchorn
1912 Sam Andrews George Young, W.T. Leach, Edward Langlois, Albert Watchorn
1913 Sam Andrews James C. Hamilton, W.T. Leach, Edward Langlois, John Witzel
1914 Sam Andrews James C. Hamilton, W.T. Leach, Edward Langlois, John Witzel
1915 Sam Andrews James C. Hamilton, W.T. Leach, Edward Langlois, John Witzel
1916 Sam Andrews James C. Hamilton, W.T. Leach, Edward Langlois, J.W. Childerhose
1917 Sam Andrews James C. Hamilton, W.T. Leach, Edward Langlois, J.W. Childerhose
1918 W.B. Buttle James C. Hamilton, W.T. Leach, Edward Langlois, J.W. Childerhose
1919 W.B. Buttle James C. Hamilton, W.T. Leach, Edward Langlois, J.W. Childerhose
1920 Peter Black James C. Hamilton, Ernest Stone, Edward Langlois, William C. Sutton
1921 Peter Black James C. Hamilton, Ernest Stone, H.T. Hawkins, William C.  Sutton
1922 Peter Black James C. Hamilton, Ernest Stone, H.T. Hawkins, Edward Langlois
1923 Peter Black James C. Hamilton, Ernest Stone, H.T. Hawkins, Edward Langlois
1924 Peter Black Michael Lavalee, Ernest Stone, H.T. Hawkins, Edward Langlois
1925 Peter Black Michael Lavalee, Ernest Stone, H.T. Hawkins, Edward Langlois
1926 Peter Black Michael Lavalee, Ernest Stone, H.T. Hawkins, Edward Langlois
1927 Peter Black Michael Lavalee, Ernest Stone, H.T. Hawkins, Edward Langlois
1928 Peter Black Michael Lavalee, Ernest Stone, H.T. Hawkins, Edward Langlois
1929 Peter Black Michael Lavalee, Ernest Stone, Magloire Vaudry, Henry Leach
1930 Peter Black Michael Lavalee, Ernest Stone, Magloire Vaudry, Henry Leach
1931 Peter Black Michael Lavalee, Ernest Stone, Magloire Vaudry, Henry Leach
1932 Peter Black Michael Lavalee, Ernest Stone, Magloire Vaudry, Henry Leach
1933 Peter Black John Wolff, Ernest Stone, Magloire Vaudry, Henry Leach
1934 Peter Black John Wolff, Ernest Stone, Magloire Vaudry, Henry Leach
1935 Peter Black Arnold Saar, Ernest Stone, Magloire Vaudry, Henry Leach
1936 Peter Black Arnold Saar, Ernest Stone, Hugh Clarke, Henry Leach
1937 Peter Black Arnold Saar, Ernest Stone, Hugh Clarke, Paul Langlois
1938 Peter Black Arnold Saar, Ernest Stone, Hugh Clarke, Paul Langlois
1939 Peter Black Arnold Saar, Ernest Stone, Hugh Clarke, Paul Langlois
1940 Peter Black Arnold Saar, Ernest Stone, Hugh Clarke, Paul Langlois
1941 Peter Black Arnold Saar, Ernest Stone, Hugh Clarke, Paul Langlois
1942 Henry Leach Arnold Saar, Ernest Stone, Hugh Clarke, Paul Langlois
1943 Henry Leach Fred Noack, Nat Burgess, Howard Hawkins, Paul Langlois
1944 Henry Leach Fred Noack, Nat Burgess, Howard Hawkins, Paul Langlois
1945 Henry Leach Fred Noack, Nat Burgess, Howard Hawkins, Paul Langlois
1946 Henry Leach Fred Noack, Nat Burgess, Howard Hawkins, Paul Langlois
1947 Henry Leach Fred Noack, Nat Burgess, Howard Hawkins, Paul Langlois
1948 Henry Leach Fred Noack, Nat Burgess, Howard Hawkins, Paul Langlois
1949 Henry Leach Fred Noack, Nat Burgess, Howard Hawkins, Paul Langlois
1950 Henry Leach Fred Noack, Nat Burgess, Howard Hawkins, Paul Langlois
1951 Henry Leach Wallace Bucholtz, Nat Burgess, Haward Hawkins, Paul Langlois
1952 Henry Leach Wallace Bucholtz, Carl J. Lehman, Howard Hawkins, Paul Langois
1953 Henry Leach Wallace Bucholtz, Carl Lehman, Reggie Stone, Paul Langlois
1954 Henry Leach Reggie Stone, Carl Lehman, Norman Antler, Paul Langlois
1955 Henry Leach Reggie Stone, Wallace Bucholtz, Eddie Hampel, Charles Krupp
1956 Norman Antler Reggie Stone, Wallace Bucholtz, Albert Brum, Charles Krupp
1957 Norman Antler Reggie Stone, Wallace Bucholtz, Albert Brum, Charles Krupp
1958 Norman Antler Reggie Stone, Wallace Bucholtz, Lacey Roach, James Johnston
1959 Norman Antler Reggie Stone, Wallace Bucholtz, Lacey Roach, James Johnston
1960 Norman Antler Reggie Stone, Wallace Bucholtz, Lacey Roach, Calvin Hoffman
1961 Wallace Bucholtz Reggie Stone, David Bentley, Lacey Roach, Calvin Hoffman
1962 Wallace Bucholtz Keith Black, David Bentley, Percy Hawkins, Ed Nighbor
1963 Percy Hawkins Keith Black, Ed Mainville, Lacey Roach, Ed Nighbor
1964 Percy Hawkins Keith Black, Ed Mainville, Lacey Roach, Ed Nighbor
1965 Percy Hawkins Keith Black, Ed Mainville, Lacey Roach, Ed Nighbor
1966 Percy Hawkins Ross Sutherland, Gordon Brumm, Frank Lehman, Len Coburn
1967 Percy Hawkins Ross Sutherland, Gordon Brumm, Frank Lehman, Len Coburn
1968 Keith Black Deputy-Reeve Wallace Bucholtz, Charlotte Logan, Carl Reiche, Russel Leach
1969 Keith Black Deputy-Reeve Wallace Bucholtz, Charlotte Logan, Carl Reiche, Russel Leach
1970 Keith Black Deputy-Reeve Wallace Bucholtz, Bertal Grant, Carl Reiche, Russel Leach
1971 Keith Black Deputy-Reeve Wallace Bucholtz, Bertal Grant, Carl Reiche, Russel Leach
1972 Keith Black Deputy-Reeve Wallace Bucholtz, Bertal Grant, Carl Reiche, Russel Leach
1973 Keith Black Deputy-Reeve Wallace Bucholtz, Harold Mau, Earl Saar, Russel Leach
1974 Keith Black Deputy-Reeve Wallace Bucholtz, Harold Mau, Earl Saar, Russel Leach
1975 Keith Black Deputy-Reeve Arlin Raabe, Harold Mau, James Sheedy, Russel Leach
1976 Keith Black Deputy-Reeve Arlin Raabe, Harold Mau, James Sheedy, Russel Leach
1977 Keith Black Deputy-Reeve Arlin Raabe, Harold Mau, James Sheedy, Russel Leach
1978 Keith Black Deputy-Reeve Arlin Raabe, Harold Mau, James Sheedy, Russel Leach
1979 Russel Leach Deputy-Reeve Harold Mau, James Sheedy, Jack Cooney, Bert Schultz
1980 Russel Leach Deputy-Reeve Harold Mau, James Sheedy, Jack Cooney, Bert Schultz
1981 Russel Leach Deputy-Reeve Harold Mau, James Sheedy, Rick O'Brien, Bert Schultz
1982 Russel Leach Deputy-Reeve Harold Mau, James Sheedy, Rick O'Brien, Bert Schultz
1983    
1984    
1985 Russel Leach Deputy-Reeve James Sheedy, Bert Schultz, Earl Saar, Rick O'Brien
1986    
1987    
1988 Russel Leach Deputy-Reeve James Sheedy, Earl Saar, Rick O'Brien, Bert Schultz

 

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<![CDATA[Plan Group Inc. ]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/business/links-to-businesses-in-laurentian-valley/plan-group-inc-6323.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/business/links-to-businesses-in-laurentian-valley/plan-group-inc-6323.htmlMon, 03 Dec 2018 11:32:06 -0800Plan Group is a dynamic construction company that believes working together makes anything possible. Since 1955 we’ve worked with our clients to help design, build, integrate and maintain some of the most innovative and noteworthy spaces in Canada. We started as a boutique electrical firm and today we’re growing into a global player in the electrical, mechanical and ICAT industries. What’s more, we’re expanding into service and facilities management with the help of our friends at Bouygues Energies & Services Canada. By working together—mechanical, electrical, technology and facilities management—we are able to deliver results we all can be proud of.
 
Location: 9 Jordan Street, Laurentian Valley, ON K8A 6W5
Contact:  Peter Mercier
Phone: 613-735-4116
Emailpmercier@plan-group.com
Website: www.plan-group.com 
 

 

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<![CDATA[Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/things-to-do/outdoor-activities/forest-lea-ski-trails/http://www.lvtownship.ca/things-to-do/outdoor-activities/forest-lea-ski-trails/Wed, 28 Nov 2018 11:59:46 -0800For more information on the Forest Lea Ski Trails and the Pembroke and Area Cross Country Ski Club please see the link below.

http://paxc.blogspot.ca/

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<![CDATA[Snowmobiling]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/things-to-do/outdoor-activities/snowmobiling/http://www.lvtownship.ca/things-to-do/outdoor-activities/snowmobiling/Wed, 28 Nov 2018 11:55:11 -0800Laurentian Valley is home to kilometres of pristine trails to explore and discover. Refer to the  Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs website for information on trail maps, trail conditions, Snowmobile clubs and more.

Laurentian Valley is home to the Timberline Snowmobile Club at 2 Henan Road.  
Call (613) 757-2830
timberlinesnowc@gmail.com
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<![CDATA[NOV 5 - COMMUNITY STREET CRIME UNIT ARRESTS WANTED PEMBROKE MAN]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/nov-5-community-street-crime-unit-arrests-wanted-pembroke-man-7393.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/nov-5-community-street-crime-unit-arrests-wanted-pembroke-man-7393.htmlThu, 15 Nov 2018 11:50:43 -0800

 

FROM/DE:  Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                DATE:  November 5, 2018

 

COMMUNITY STREET CRIME UNIT ARRESTS WANTED PEMBROKE MAN

 

(PEMBROKE, ON) – On November 1, 2018 the Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) located a Pembroke man wanted on a bench warrant in relation to drug and weapons charges stemming from an incident in Pembroke from May 2018.  CSCU members located the male on Miller Street in the City of Pembroke.  The male fled on foot from police.  He was located and arrested a short time later at a nearby residence.  

As a result 39-year-old Dion RANGER is charged with the following Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) and Criminal Code (CC) charges:

  • Possession of a schedule I substance – methamphetamine
  • Fail to comply with undertaking
  • Fail to attend court

He also faces the following outstanding CDSA and CC charges from May 2018 in the City of Pembroke:

  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Unauthorized possession of a weapon
  • Possession of a weapon contrary to a prohibition order – two counts
  • Possession of a schedule I substance - hydromorphone

 

He was held for a bail hearing and remains in custody until his next court appearance on November 7, 2018 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke. 

Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever

                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment

                (613) 732-3332 - office

                (613) 633-3294 - mobile

 

 

 

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<![CDATA[ OCT 22 - OPP INVESTIGATE BREAK AND ENTER AT LAURENTIAN VALLEY BUSINESS]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/oct-22-opp-investigate-break-and-enter-at-laurentian-valley-business-9990.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/oct-22-opp-investigate-break-and-enter-at-laurentian-valley-business-9990.htmlThu, 15 Nov 2018 11:39:07 -0800

 


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                        DATE: October 22, 2018
 
 OPP INVESTIGATE BREAK AND ENTER AT LAURENTIAN VALLEY BUSINESS
 
 
(LAURENTIAN VALLEY TWP, ON) –  On the evening of October 18, 2018 members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a break and enter that occurred just after 10pm at Saar’s Store on Highway 41 in Laurentian Valley Township.  The suspect(s) damaged the cash register and stole a quantity of cigarettes and Canadian currency before fleeing the scene. 
 
An OPP Scenes of Crime Officer (SOCO) is assisting with the investigation. Anyone with information regarding this break, enter and theft is asked to contact the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP at 613-732-3332 or Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or at www.valleytips.ca.  
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - mobile

 

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<![CDATA[Zoning By-law]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/zoning-by-law/http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/zoning-by-law/Tue, 13 Nov 2018 10:11:46 -0800Comprehensive Zoning By-law 08-04-391

Comprehensive Zoning By-law 08-04-391, being a By-law to regulate the use of lands and the character, location and use of buildings and structures within the Township of Laurentian Valley pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13.

A copy of Comprehensive Zoning By-law 08-04-391, (maps and text) as adopted by Council on April 9th, 2008, is posted on this website for your convenience.

Please note, an office consolidation is provided for convencience purposes, however you may need to confirm with the Township whether there have been any further amendments made to the Zoning By-law which may affect the property or issue you are reviewing.  You may also wish to refer to the original by-law and amendments as passed by Council.

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<![CDATA[Notice of Application of Draft Plan of Subdivision Approval County of Renfrew Application File No. 47T18005 (Shaw Subdivision) and July 24 2018 Public Meeting]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/planning-act-notices-ongoing-applications/notice-of-application-of-draft-plan-of-subdivision-approval-county-of-renfrew-application-file-no-47t-18005-shaw-subdivision-387.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/planning-act-notices-ongoing-applications/notice-of-application-of-draft-plan-of-subdivision-approval-county-of-renfrew-application-file-no-47t-18005-shaw-subdivision-387.htmlTue, 06 Nov 2018 12:12:43 -0800TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY
NOTICE OF APPLICATION AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING FOR APPLICATION FOR SUBDIVISION APPROVAL
 
In the matter of Sections 51(20)(a) and (b), and 51(21) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P. 13, as amended, the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley hereby gives NOTICE OF THE FOLLOWING:
 
(1) Application for Approval of a plan of subdivision County of Renfrew Application File No. 47-T-18005
(2) A Public Meeting regarding the proposed subdivision.
 
Public Meeting
AT THE REQUEST OF THE COUNTY OF RENFREW (THE APPROVAL AUTHORITY), THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY WILL HOLD A PUBLIC MEETING TO INFORM THE PUBLIC OF THE SUBMISSION OF THE PROPOSED SUBDIVISION APPLICATION ON TUESDAY, JULY 24, AT 5:30 P.M. AT THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY MUNICIPAL OFFICE LOCATED AT 460 WITT ROAD, PEMBROKE ON, K8A 6W5.
 
Description of Application for Plan of Subdivision File No. 47-T-18005
An application for approval of a plan of subdivision, File No. No.47-T-18005, has been filed with the County of Renfrew, for a portion of a lot on Cotnam Island described as part of Part 1, Plan 49R-6796; Lot 58 & Part Lots 57A,57B & 68B, Plan 383; Part Peninsula B, Conc. 4, geographic Township of Pembroke, Township of Laurentian Valley, & located abutting the Ottawa River & Eileen St.
The proposed residential plan of subdivision consists of eight (8) single detached residential lots ranging in size from approximately 0.63 hectares to 1.65 hectares (1.55 acres to 4.07 acres), and a proposed internal road (Street ‘A’) to be dedicated to the Township that connects to Eileen Street.  A 0.3 metre reserve is also proposed along the boundary of additional lands owned by the Applicant which will not be part of the proposed Subdivision.  All of the lots are to be serviced by individual private wells and septic systems. The current County of Renfrew File number for the proposed plan of subdivision is 47-T-18005.
 
Additional Information and Notification of Decision
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION regarding the proposed plan of subdivision is available at the County of Renfrew Administration Building during regular office hours at the address indicated below, or at the Township Municipal Office.  Any questions related to the proposed plan of subdivision should be directed to either Bruce Howarth, Senior Planner, County of Renfrew, or to Lauree J. Armstrong, MCIP, RPP, Township Planner at the addresses below.
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS MATTER, INCLUDING INFORMATION ABOUT Preserving your APPEAL RIGHTS, contact: Bruce Howarth, MCIP, RPP, Senior Planner, Development & Property Department County of Renfrew, 9 International Drive, Pembroke, ON K8A 6W5 – Phone: 613-735-3204, or Lauree J. Armstrong, MCIP, RPP, Planner, Township of Laurentian Valley 460 Witt Rd, Pembroke, ON K8A 6W5; Ph: 613-735-6291; F: 613-735-5820 larmstrong@lvtownship.ca
 
Dated at the Township of Laurentian Valley this 4th day of July, 2018.
Lauree J. Armstrong, MCIP, RPP, Planner, Township of Laurentian Valley
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<![CDATA[Notice of Application for Zoning By-law Amendment File No. Z2018 12 and Public Meeting on November 20th 2018]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/home/notice-of-application-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z2018-12-and-public-meeting-of-november-20-2018-1817-825172.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/home/notice-of-application-of-zoning-by-law-amendment-file-no-z2018-12-and-public-meeting-of-november-20-2018-1817-825172.htmlThu, 01 Nov 2018 2:00:08 -0700THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT
AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
 
TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to the requirements of Section 34(10.7) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended, the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley advises that an application for amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 of the Township of Laurentian Valley has been received and was deemed to be a complete application pursuant to the requirements of the Planning Act.
 
AND FURTHER, TAKE NOTICE that the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley will hold a PUBLIC MEETING ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20th
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<![CDATA[Elections]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/elections/http://www.lvtownship.ca/elections/Thu, 01 Nov 2018 1:52:51 -0700<![CDATA[Are You On The Voters' List? ]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/information-for-voters/are-you-on-the-voters-list-7663.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/information-for-voters/are-you-on-the-voters-list-7663.htmlMon, 29 Oct 2018 7:03:02 -0700Make sure your name is on the voters' list by contacting the Municipal Office at 613-735-6291.

If your name is not on the voters' list, the information is incorrect, or you are no longer eligible to vote in the Township of Laurentian Valley; please fill out the attached Form EL15 Application to Amend the Voters' List and file in person at the Municipal Office or  by mail by including a copy of a government photo ID:

Township of Laurentian Valley
460 Witt Road
Pembroke, ON  K8A 6W5
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<![CDATA[Media Release: Laurentian Valley's Geo-Gnoming Contest - A Huge Success!]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/media-release-laurentian-valley-s-geo-gnoming-contest-a-huge-success-8487.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/media-release-laurentian-valley-s-geo-gnoming-contest-a-huge-success-8487.htmlMon, 29 Oct 2018 7:02:10 -0700Media Release
Township of Laurentian Valley
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                      August 22, 2018
 
Laurentian Valley’s Geo-Gnoming Contest proved to be a huge success! The Township received close to 1000 selfies over the 5 week long contest that took place from July 16 to August 20, 2018. 
 
The contest involved exploring 5 different Laurentian Valley parks and recreation centres to find the LV GNOME, taking a selfie with it and sending it to the Township’s Facebook page or email.  Each Monday the LV GNOME was placed on the grounds of one of Laurentian Valley’s parks or recreation centres for a week with location LV GNOME and its coordinates posted on the Township’s Facebook page.   Participants had a chance to win a weekly prize and a grand prize of a kayak, paddle and life jacket. To enter the draw for the grand prize, participants had to send the Township at least 4 selfies (so find the gnome in 4 different parks or recreation centres).
 
The contest was open to residents and non-residents of all ages.   The weekly winners included:
 
Week 1 – Karyne Carriere
Week 2 – Ella Lee
Week 3 – Nolan Graveline
Week 4 – Taylor
Week 5 – Paige Lee
 
For the Grand Prize draw, there were 120 participants who found the LV GNOME at least 4 times.  Candace Bohemier was the lucky participant to win the kayak grand prize.  Winner Candace Bohemier says “I am overjoyed! I participated because I have MS and it helps for me to get out and exercise, I never expected to win.” Other participants revealed how they enjoyed exploring and discovering the different parks through this fun family activity.
 
Mayor Steve Bennett presenting the grand prize to Candace Bohemier
 
Mayor Steve Bennett says “I am thrilled by the success of the contest. It was a great opportunity for people to discover Laurentian Valley parks and recreation facilities. I look forward to next year’s contest and the new locations to discover the LV GNOME.”
 
For more information, visit our facebook page at www.facebook.com/lvtownship.ca or our website at www.lvtownship.ca or call:
 
Navada Sargent, Planning/Administrative Clerk, 613-735-6291 ext. 207
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<![CDATA[Fall Leaf & Yard Waste Collection]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/fall-leaf-yard-waste-collection-6723.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/fall-leaf-yard-waste-collection-6723.htmlMon, 29 Oct 2018 7:00:04 -0700FALL LEAF & YARD WASTE COLLECTION

October 15th, 2018 –Residents of the Town of Petawawa, City of Pembroke and Township of Laurentian Valley are reminded how to handle the excess amount of yard waste and branches they may have this time of year.


Leaf & Yard Waste
  • Leaf and yard waste includes leaves, garden plants and hedge trimmings.
  • Leaf and yard waste will only be collected on your regular collection day during the designated weeks of October 22nd, November 5th and November 19th. It is collected separately from other materials.
  • Leaf and yard waste must be placed at the curb in reusable containers (lids off), cardboard boxes or paper leaf and yard waste bags.
  • Leaf and Yard Waste in plastic bags will not be collected.
  • Individual bag/container must not exceed 50 lbs (23kgs).
  • Leaf and yard waste can also be dropped off at the Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre for no charge.
Branches
  • Bundled branches will be collected with leaf and yard waste on the dates described above.
  • Individual branches must be no more than 2 inches (5 cm) in diameter or 4 feet (1.2 m) in length.
  • Bundled branches must be no more than 2 feet (0.6 m) in diameter.
  • Bundles must not exceed 50 lbs (23kgs).
  • Larger branches can be dropped off at the Waste Recovery Centre; tipping fees do apply.
Green Carts
  • Green carts ONLY collected on green cart collection days.
  • When placing small, loose branches in your green cart, the lid must be closed. Carts that contain branches that prevent the lid from closing will not be collected.
  • Do not place bundled branches in your green cart as it causes processing issues at the Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre.
Once leaf and yard waste is collected, it is brought to the Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre for composting. Leaf and yard waste is composted separately from regular green cart material.

“It is important that only acceptable materials are set-out for leaf and yard waste collection.” States Mark Behm, Public Works Manager, Township of Laurentian Valley. “This ensures a quality compost is produced at the Waste Recovery Centre.”

Additional information on the Municipal Waste Management programs is available at www.ovwrc.com.

Contact: Mark Behm, Public Works Manager, Township of Laurentian Valley, 613-735-6291
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<![CDATA[Vote Here]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/vote-here/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/vote-here/Mon, 29 Oct 2018 6:57:54 -0700<![CDATA[Check Municipal 511 for Road Closures and Road Construction Projects]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/public-works/municipal-511/http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/public-works/municipal-511/Fri, 26 Oct 2018 12:18:27 -0700Keep up-to-date on road closures and works on roads under the jurisdiction of the Township of Laurentian Valley and the County of Renfrew through Municipal 511 by checking the following link: https://www.municipal511.ca/

Through Municipal 511 you can find road information for many other lower tier municipalities in Renfrew County, the City of Pembroke and some other communities in Ontario who also use Municipal 511 to post road information.  Municipal511 is a comprehensive map-based road information management and communications web application which includes a common public map.   Municipal 511 is also sometimes used to post other emergency information when required so remember to add it to your favourites or bookmark it on your browser.

For information on closures on provincial highways which in Laurentian Valley includes Highway 17, Highway 41 and Pembroke Street East which is also Highway 148, check out Ontario511.  Ontario 511 which is a bilingual digital traveller information service provided by the Ministry of Transportation. The Ontario 511 website has been designed by and for users to help people plan their routes and travel safely and efficiently across the province of Ontario.   You can find it by clicking the following link: http://www.Ontario.ca/511

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<![CDATA[2018 Municipal Election Extended]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/2018-municipal-election-extended/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/2018-municipal-election-extended/Thu, 25 Oct 2018 7:49:10 -0700The 2018 Municipal Election has been extended until 8 pm on October 23, 2018.  Voters will have the option to vote online or by phone as well as paper ballot at the Municipal Office at 460 Witt Road.  Paper ballots will be available from 10am - 8 pm.

See attached Press Release from Dominion Voting Systems.

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<![CDATA[2018 Municipal Election Results]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/2018-municipal-election-results/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/2018-municipal-election-results/Thu, 25 Oct 2018 7:17:12 -0700 

 

 

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<![CDATA[Reminder to Prepare Your Emergency Survival Kit]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/prepare-your-emergency-survival-kit/http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/prepare-your-emergency-survival-kit/Thu, 11 Oct 2018 12:08:34 -0700You should be prepared to take care of yourself and your family for at least the first 72 hours (3 days) of an Emergency.  Start by preparing an emergency kit and an emergency plan for your family.

PREPARE AN EMERGENCY KIT

A kit can easily be prepared by collecting certain items you already have around your house into one bag or container that is in a location that is easy to grab in case you need to leave your home in a hurry.  Many of the other items you can find inexpensively at a dollar store. Emergency kits make great gifts too so you can buy or find a special carry bag or plastic storage container and then head out to a dollar store or other store to find many of the items to fill the kit.

Remember your emergency survival kit should should be unique to your household and what your household needs are.  For example to you have a baby, a person with disabilities or special medical needs, do you have pets?  The Office of the Fire Marshall and Emergency Management Ontario (OFMEM) website contains useful tips and information on what to do to prepare for special situations such as persons with special needs or pets.   Also think about special items that would be important to you or provide comfort to your family members.  Items such as: a book; small toy; colouring book and crayons; a family photo or flash drive with family photos.

Your emergency survival kit should have everything you and your family would need to be safe and take care of yourselves for at least three days immediately following an emergency.

The following list is broken down into the essentials, items you may need to meet your family’s unique needs, and items to have ready in case you have to leave your home.

WHAT TO PUT IN YOUR SURVIVAL KIT

Essentials

  • Food (non-perishable and easy-to-prepare items, enough for 3 days) and a manual can opener
  • Bottled water (4 litres per person for each day)
  • Medication(s)
  • Flashlight
  • Radio (crank or battery-run)
  • Extra batteries
  • First-aid kit
  • Candles and matches/lighter
  • Hand sanitizer or moist towelettes
  • Important papers (identification, contact lists, copies of prescriptions, etc.)
  • Extra car keys and cash
  • Whistle (to attract attention, if needed)
  • Zip-lock bag (to keep things dry)
  • Garbage bags

Special Considerations

  • Items for babies and small children—diapers, formula, bottles, baby food, comfort items
  • Prescription medication
  • Medical supplies and equipment
  • Pet food and supplies
  • Any other items specific to your family’s needs

Extra Supplies for Evacuation

  • Clothes, shoes
  • Sleeping bags or blankets
  • Personal items (soap, toothpaste, shampoo, comb, other toiletries)
  • Playing cards, travel games, other activities for children
  • Flash drive of family photos

Other Tips

  • Pack the contents of your kit in an easy-to-carry bag(s) or a case on wheels.
  • Store your kit in a place that is easy to reach, and ensure that everyone in your family knows where it is.
  • Your kit does not have to be built overnight. Spread your shopping over a few weeks. Purchase a few items every time you go to the store.
  • Your water supply is meant to cover what you would drink as well as what you might need for food preparation, hygiene and dishwashing.
  • Check and refresh your kit twice a year—when the clocks shift to/from daylight savings time is a good time. Check all expiry dates and replace food and water with a fresh supply. Check batteries and replace as needed.
  • Keep your cell phone or mobile device fully charged.
  • Keep the gas tank in your vehicle full.

A weather radio is also a useful investment and there are many inexpensive types that do the job and can keep you aware when severe weather may occur or is about to happen.

You can download a helpful checklist from this website or contact or visit the Township office for more information.  You can also make use of the information on the Province of Ontario's website at http://www.emergencymanagementontario.ca/english/beprepared/beprepared.html and the Government of Canada website at http://www.getprepared.gc.ca/index-eng.aspx

 

MAKE A PLAN

Do you know what do in a tornado, flood or winter storm? Do you have everything you need during a major emergency?

Emergency Management Ontario has an easy online tool that will help you create an Emergency Preparedness Action Plan for your family or household.  Click here to make a plan.   Your completed plan will:

  • List the specific steps you need to take to get prepared
  • Provide tips on hazards that might affect your community
  • Include information related to special needs you may have (for example, information for people with disabilities and pet owners)

Reach out to neighbours, family and friends who may be vulnerable or unable to support themselves during an emergency.  Get to know your neighbours who might need help in an emergency and make sure that you or someone on your street is partnered with them to make sure they are okay in an emergency.

You can't predict an emergency, but you can prepare for one. Take action today!

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<![CDATA[Election Results - Come Join the Fun!]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/information-for-voters/election-results-come-join-the-fun-5887.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/information-for-voters/election-results-come-join-the-fun-5887.htmlWed, 10 Oct 2018 7:26:23 -0700THE CORPORATION OF THE  TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY
ELECTION RESULTS
 
RESIDENTS OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY COME AND JOIN THE FUN!!!!! 
Election Results will be posted at 
The Shady Nook Recreation Centre 
(80 Richardson Crescent, Pembroke, ON) beginning at 8:00 p.m. 
OCTOBER 22nd, 2018 (doors open at 7:00 pm)
 
DON’T FORGET YOUR VOTE 
All Electors should have received a Voter Instruction Letter in the mail which shall include a Personal “PIN” Number that will entitle the person to vote in the 2018 Municipal and School Board Elections. 
With that PIN you can vote online or by way of telephone. 

A Voter Help Center has been set up at Laurentian Valley Municipal Office 460 Witt Road, Pembroke, ON K8A 6W5 where you can Vote by Internet or Telephone during Business Hours: 
Friday, Oct 12th from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
Monday, Oct 15th to Friday, Oct 19th from 8:30 - 4 p.m. 
Election Day Monday, Oct 22nd 8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. 
 
OR 
 
A paper option will be available at Laurentian Valley Municipal Office:
Monday, October 22nd, 2018 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. 

If you have not received a Voter Instruction Letter present yourself to the municipal office or contact the voter help line at 613-735-6291 
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<![CDATA[Sept 26 - OPP INVESTIGATE COMMERCIAL BREAK AND ENTER]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/sept-26-opp-investigate-commercial-break-and-enter-5586.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/sept-26-opp-investigate-commercial-break-and-enter-5586.htmlWed, 26 Sep 2018 11:53:23 -0700

 

FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                         DATE: September 26, 2018

 

 

OPP INVESTIGATE COMMERCIAL BREAK AND ENTER

 

(PEMBROKE, ON) –  On the morning of September 24, 2018 members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to DJL Enterprises on Paul Martin Drive in the City of Pembroke after a break and enter was found to have occurred at the business sometime between the afternoon of September 23 and the morning of September 24, 2018.  A significant quantity of tools and an outboard motor were stolen.  The items stolen include:

  • Campbell-Hausfeld air compressor

  • Assortment of Dewalt, Makita and Milwaukee cordless power tools

  • Wacker-Neusen 2500W generator

  • Paslode nailer

  • Garmin fish finder

  • 9.9hp Johnson outboard motor

 

An OPP Scenes of Crime Officer (SOCO) is assisting with the investigation. Anyone with information regarding this break, enter and theft is asked to contact the Pembroke Detachment of the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP at 613-732-3332 or Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or at www.valleytips.ca.  

 

Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever

                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment

                (613) 732-3332 - office

                (613) 633-3294 - mobile

 

 

 

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<![CDATA[Sept 25 - LOCK IT OR LOSE IT – UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY OPP RESULTS]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/sept-25-lock-it-or-lose-it-upper-ottawa-valley-opp-results-6606.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/sept-25-lock-it-or-lose-it-upper-ottawa-valley-opp-results-6606.htmlWed, 26 Sep 2018 11:48:32 -0700

 

FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                         DATE: September 25, 2018
 
 
LOCK IT OR LOSE IT – UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY OPP RESULTS
 
 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – The Upper Ottawa Valley Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding motorists and passengers to Lock it OR Lose it when it comes to their vehicles and valuables as part of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police’s (OACP) Lock It OR Lose It campaign. 
 
On Sunday September 23, 2018 auxiliary OPP officers conducted checks of vehicles parked at several locations including the Petawawa Market Mall,  Petawawa Civic Centre, Petawawa Point, Pembroke’s West End Mall, Moncion’s Metro and at municipal parking lots in Pembroke including the marina/amphitheatre area and in the downtown core.  Of the 282 vehicles checked, 20 vehicles were found to be unlocked and insecure.  Several unlocked vehicles were observed to have valuables in plain view including building materials, groceries, keys and a wallet. 
During the Lock It OR Lose It campaign, police officers, auxiliary officers, and crime prevention personnel will examine parked vehicles to confirm they are locked and that no valuables have been left in plain view. They place a small notice on vehicles checked indicating what safety precautions were neglected and offer simple prevention tips for drivers to protect their vehicles against theft. The notices also congratulate drivers who have secured their vehicle.  The Upper Ottawa Valley OPP will use Lock It OR Lose It notices throughout the year as part of our on-going crime prevention efforts.
 
Motorists and passengers are also urged not to keep personal documents such as vehicle ownership, liability pink slips, credit card invoices, or other documents containing personal information in their vehicles. Identity thieves are looking for such documents so they can assume identities, secure credit card accounts, lease vehicles for export, and even take out a mortgage against victims’ properties without their knowledge.
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - mobile
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<![CDATA[Sept 25 - OPP NOT SOLICITING FUNDS FOR ITS COMMUNITY BEAR PROGRAM]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/sept-25-opp-not-soliciting-funds-for-its-community-bear-program-7047.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/sept-25-opp-not-soliciting-funds-for-its-community-bear-program-7047.htmlWed, 26 Sep 2018 11:46:25 -0700

 


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                         DATE: September 25, 2018

 

 

OPP NOT SOLICITING FUNDS FOR ITS

COMMUNITY BEAR PROGRAM

 

(PEMBROKE, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is very proud to have a number of key partnerships in place throughout the Province of Ontario that benefit the communities policed by the OPP.

Recently, several OPP detachments, including the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP, received a number of inquiries from residents asking about police related organizations calling to solicit funds for teddy bears. 

While many OPP officers are involved in worthy charities on their personal time, the OPP is advising the public that it does not solicit funds from members of the public for its Community Bear Program or any other OPP program. 

Through sponsorship, the OPP officers give black and white teddy bears to children they encounter when faced with traumatic situations such as motor vehicle collisions.

The OPP is reminding people to verify the legitimacy of any organization that calls to solicit funds from the public.     

For information on how to spot a scam and make sure you do not become a victim, please go to www.opp.ca and find out more on Fraud Prevention.

For information on the OPP Community Bear Program, go to www.opp.ca and find out more on Community Bear Program.

The public is also reminded that any concerns regarding aggressive or inappropriate conduct by persons attempting to solicit funds in any fashion can also be reported to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre by dialing 1-888-495-8501 or through their website at http://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/index-eng.htm .

Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever

                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment

                (613) 732-3332 - office

                (613) 633-3294 - mobile

 

 

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<![CDATA[2018 By-Laws]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/by-laws/2018-by-laws/http://www.lvtownship.ca/by-laws/2018-by-laws/Tue, 25 Sep 2018 12:04:12 -0700<![CDATA[First Aid and CPR for Teens]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/first-aid-and-cpr-for-teens-2599.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/first-aid-and-cpr-for-teens-2599.htmlMon, 10 Sep 2018 7:39:29 -0700This event will be for Ages 10+.All Partcipants will have the opportunity to recieve certification  in CPR, First Aid and Learn about AEDs. This event is $35.00 per person and will be held in the board room of the Library. For more information please contact the Library at (613)732-8844 ext or email fineprint@pembrokelibrary.ca

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<![CDATA[Welcome Babies Party!]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/welcome-babies-party-3833.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/welcome-babies-party-3833.htmlMon, 10 Sep 2018 7:39:13 -0700 There will be guest speakers, Snacks, Prizes and lots of useful information for Parents and Caregivers.To register please call (613) 732-8844 ext 2 or email us fineprint@pembrokelibrary.ca. To register online use the link provided: https://goo.gl/forms/YDcBlWAOOgoZcOMA3

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<![CDATA[How To Vote]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/information-for-voters/how-to-vote-3220.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/information-for-voters/how-to-vote-3220.htmlWed, 05 Sep 2018 6:57:01 -0700The Township of Laurentian Valley will be using alternative methods (internet and telephone) and traditional paper ballots for the 2018 Municipal Elections. Click the title above to see more information on how to vote. 

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<![CDATA[First Aid and CPR for Infants and Children]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/first-aid-and-cpr-for-infants-and-children-7627.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/first-aid-and-cpr-for-infants-and-children-7627.htmlTue, 04 Sep 2018 8:52:24 -0700<![CDATA[Notice of Design and Construction Report Submission - Highway 148 at Greenwood Road to the Quebec Border Detail Design and Environmental Assessment Study]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/planning-act-notices-ongoing-applications/notice-of-design-and-construction-report-submission-highway-148-at-greenwood-road-to-the-quebec-border-detail-design-and-environmental-assessment-study-2329.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/planning-act-notices-ongoing-applications/notice-of-design-and-construction-report-submission-highway-148-at-greenwood-road-to-the-quebec-border-detail-design-and-environmental-assessment-study-2329.htmlWed, 29 Aug 2018 6:45:56 -0700NOTICE OF DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION REPORT SUBMISSION
Highway 148 at Greenwood Road to the Quebec Border Detail Design
and Environmental Assessment Study (G. WP. 239-00-00)
 

The Project: The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) has retained Morrison Hershfield Limited (MH) to undertake the Detail Design and Environmental Assessment Study for the rehabilitation of Highway 148 at Greenwood Road to the Quebec Border in the County of Renfrew. 

This project generally includes: 

• Pavement rehabilitation;
• 2.5 m paved shoulders along the highway;
• New right-turn lane at Hazley Bay Drive;
• Drainage improvements; and
• Removal of the existing CPR overhead structure and replacement with a culvert.
 
In order to facilitate the replacement of the CPR Bridge, a short-term closure of Highway 148 between Hazley Bay Drive and Greenwood Road will be implemented. During this time traffic will be detoured along Hazley Bay Drive, Forest Park Road, Beachburg Road and Greenwood Road. Impacted property owners will be notified prior to the detour. Upon completion of construction, the Hazley Bay Drive and Forest Park Road connection will be closed with a gate to prevent vehicles from using the intersection. 
 
 
The Process: This project has been classified as a Group 'B' undertaking under the Class Environmental Assessment for Provincial Transportation Facilities (2000) with the opportunity for ublic input throughout. A Design and Construction Report (OCR) has been prepared and is now available for review and comment. The OCR provides background information about the study, presents the proposed improvements to Highway 148, describes construction staging and proposed mitigation, and provides an overview of the consultation that has occurred throughout the study. 
The OCR will be available for a 30-day public review starting August 30, 2018, and ending October 1, 2018. Please inform the Project Team members listed below if you have any comments or concerns with the project, or the findings of the OCR. The aspects of the project described in the OCR will be eligible to proceed to construction following the completion of the 30-day review period. The Project Team will respond to all comments generated during the 30- day public review; however there is no opportunity to request a Part II Order ('bump-up') from the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change.

The OCR will be available in hard copy for review at the following locations: 
 
Pembroke Public Library 
237 Victoria Street Pembroke, ON K8A 4K5 
 
Township of Laurentian Valley 
460 Witt Road, RR 4 Pembroke, ON K8A 6W5 
 
Ministry of Transportation Eastern Region 
1355 John Counter Blvd. Kingston, ON K7L 5A3 
 
How to Get Involved: If you have any project related question or concerns, or wish to be added to the project mailing list, please contact: 
 
Chris Belanger, Project Manager 
Ministry of Transportation - Eastern Region 1355 John Counter Blvd., P.O. 4000 Kingston, ON K7L 5A3 
Telephone : 613-540-5187 or 1-800-267-0295 
Fax:  613-540-51 06
Email:  Chris.Belanger@ontario.ca
 
Brad Hewton, P.Eng., Consultant Project Manager Morrison Hershfield Limited 
2440 Don Reid Drive 
Ottawa, ON K1 H 1 E1 
Telephone : 613-739-2910 ext. 1022292  or 1-877-644-7687 
Fax:  613-739-4926
Email:  bhewton@morrisonhershfield.com
 
If you have accessibility requirements in order to participate in this project please contact one of the Project Team Members listed above. 

Sincerely, 
Morrison Hershfield Limited 
Brad Hewton, P.Eng. Consultant Project Manager
 

Comments and information are being collected to assist the MTO in meeting the requirements of the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act. All information received will be subject to the provisions and disclosure requirements of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act R.S.O., 1990, c.F.31. With the exception of personal information, all comments will become part of the public record. 

 
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<![CDATA[2018 Asset Management Priority Projects]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/finance/asset-management-plan/2018-asset-management-priority-projects-2504.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/finance/asset-management-plan/2018-asset-management-priority-projects-2504.htmlTue, 28 Aug 2018 12:37:07 -0700<![CDATA[2017 Asset Management Priority Projects]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/finance/asset-management-plan/2017-priority-projects-4462.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/finance/asset-management-plan/2017-priority-projects-4462.htmlTue, 28 Aug 2018 11:21:16 -0700<![CDATA[Aug 28 - REMEMBER – SCHOOL BUSES ARE RETURNING]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/aug-28-remember-school-buses-are-returning-3123.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/aug-28-remember-school-buses-are-returning-3123.htmlTue, 28 Aug 2018 10:17:36 -0700
 

FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                         DATE: August 28, 2018
 

 

REMEMBER – SCHOOL BUSES ARE RETURNING

 

(PEMBROKE, ON) –  The Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) reminds motorists that school buses are returning to area roads very soon, and in fact in some areas have returned.  Motorists should be aware of the expected increase in pedestrians, cyclists and school buses, and give themselves extra commuting time.  Students will no doubt be excited and may forget many of the safety rules required for safe travels.

 

In accordance with the Highway Traffic Act motorists encountering a stopped school bus that has its overhead red signal-lights flashing shall stop before reaching the bus and shall not proceed until the bus moves or the overhead red signal-lights have stopped flashing.  The minimum fine for failing to stop for a school bus is $400 and 6 demerit points.  This applies whether you are meeting or following a school bus, and includes multi-lane roads.  The only exception is when driving on a road with a median - traffic coming from the opposite direction is not required to stop.   

 

Drivers should also be prepared to yield to student pedestrians and cyclists.  Parents of students who will be walking or cycling to school are encouraged to speak with their children about the rules of the road that apply to them. 

 

Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever

                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment

                (613) 732-3332 - office

                (613) 633-3294 - mobile

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<![CDATA[Aug 9 - OPP APPEAL TO VICTIMS OF THEFT TO IDENTIFY SEIZED PROPERTY]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/aug-9-opp-appeal-to-victims-of-theft-to-identify-seized-property-5542.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/aug-9-opp-appeal-to-victims-of-theft-to-identify-seized-property-5542.htmlTue, 28 Aug 2018 10:14:57 -0700
 

FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                         DATE: August 9, 2018
 
OPP APPEAL TO VICTIMS OF THEFT TO IDENTIFY SEIZED PROPERTY
Items Believed Stolen – Police Seek Owners
 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – On July 6, 2018 the Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) executed a search warrant at a residence in the City of Pembroke.  At the time a 31-year-old man from Pembroke was charged with several drug, weapons and property offences.
 
As a result of the search warrant, police seized a large quantity of property which is believed to have been stolen over the past two years.  At the time police made an appeal to previous victims of theft and break and enter to claim their stolen property.  The list of seized items still in police possession includes:
 
  • Various hand and power tools including routers, sanders, drills and gas trimmers
  • Saws including chainsaws, reciprocating saws, table and mitre saws
  • Electronics including TV’s, computers, tablets, iPads and cell phones
  • Jewellery including men’s and ladies rings, necklaces, and watches
  • Miscellaneous items including USB drives, old coins, binoculars, building supplies, cameras, knives, and shop vacs
 
In a continuing effort to locate the rightful owners of the significant quantity of remaining seized property, the CSCU is again appealing to the victims of property crime to identify their belongings by inviting them to attend the Pembroke OPP Detachment at 77 International Drive in the City of Pembroke on Tuesday and Wednesday August 14 and 15, 2018 between the hours of 9am and 4pm.  Appointments are not required.
 
Those attending will have a chance to identify their stolen belongings.  To assist in proving ownership of their items the victims are encouraged to provide proof of the following items associated to their property:
 
  •   Serial number and/or unique identifying markings on property
  •   Receipt and/or bill of sale
  •   Any other documentation or evidence supporting ownership of the property
 
Anyone seeking further information regarding the seized property and this two-day initiative are asked to contact the Community Street Crime Unit of the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP at 613-732-3332.  
 
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - mobile
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<![CDATA[Aug 8 - PEMBROKE KIN CLUB TO HOST ANNUAL KIDS & COPS FISHING DERBY]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/aug-8-pembroke-kin-club-to-host-annual-kids-cops-fishing-derby-1837.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/aug-8-pembroke-kin-club-to-host-annual-kids-cops-fishing-derby-1837.htmlTue, 28 Aug 2018 10:12:28 -0700 
 

FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                         DATE: August 8, 2018
 
 
 
PEMBROKE KIN CLUB TO HOST ANNUAL KIDS & COPS FISHING DERBY
 
(PEMBROKE, ON)  - Upper Ottawa Valley OPP officers will be helping children learn the joys of fishing this summer during the annual Kin Club of Pembroke Kids, Cops and Canadian Tire Fishing Derby on Saturday August 11, 2018. 
 
Children will join local Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers to go fishing from 9 am until 12 noon at the Pembroke Marina Breakwater. Free to children 12 and under, the catch and release derby is hosted by the Pembroke Kin Club and will feature giveaways and prizes for the largest fish caught in various age categories.  Young anglers are asked to bring their own rods, reels and bait as well as an adult buddy.
 
This event is sponsored by Fishing Forever, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to funding worthwhile fishing, conservation and education projects. It is also supported by the Pembroke Kin Club, the Police Association of Ontario, Canadian Tire, and the Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) Branch 10 North. 
 
According to Bob Izumi, chair of Fishing Forever, there is nothing that puts a smile on a kid’s face faster than catching a fish. “That’s why I love to create opportunities for children and families to go fishing,” states Izumi. “Fishing is one of the very best ways for parents and other adults to establish productive and healthy relationships with children.”
 
To learn more about Kid’s, Cops and Canadian Tire, please visit www.kidsandcops.ca, www.facebook.com/KidsCopsCanadianTire or contact Jessica at events@kidsandcops.ca or 877-822-8881.  
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - mobile
 
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<![CDATA[Aug 8 - TWO AREA DRIVERS CHARGED UNDER THE CRIMINAL CODE]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/aug-8-two-area-drivers-charged-under-the-criminal-code-9393.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/aug-8-two-area-drivers-charged-under-the-criminal-code-9393.htmlTue, 28 Aug 2018 10:09:35 -0700 
 

FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                         DATE: August 8, 2018

 

TWO AREA DRIVERS CHARGED UNDER THE CRIMINAL CODE

 

(PEMBROKE, ON) –  On July 31, 2018, at approximately 1155pm, a member of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Church Street in the City of Pembroke.  The officer was driving an Automatic Licence Plate Recognition (ALPR) equipped police vehicle which alerted the officer that the licence plates of the subject vehicle belonged to a suspended driver.  The driver was found to be suspended and also under the influence of alcohol.   The driver, 37-year-old Braden Kerry ROBINSON of Laurentian Valley Township (LVTP), failed a roadside screening test and was arrested and subsequently charged with the following Criminal Code (CC) offence:

 

  • Driving with more than 80mgs of alcohol in his blood

 

On August 1, 2018, shortly after midnight, a member of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the OPP conducted a traffic stop on Russham Road in LVTP after a possible impaired driver was reported in the area.  The driver, 20-year-old Raegan GOLDBERG of Pembroke, was found to be under the influence of alcohol.  He was arrested after refusing to provide a breath sample and faces the following charge under the CC:

 

  • Fail or refuse to provide sample

 

Both drivers were released on a promise to appear with a court date of September 11, 2018 at the Ontario Court of Justice in the City of Pembroke.  Both men had their licences suspended for 90 days and their vehicles towed and impounded for seven days. 

 

Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever

                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment

                (613) 732-3332 - office

                (613) 633-3294 - mobile

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<![CDATA[Holiday Inn Express Dr. Kim Armstrong Turky Trot 2018]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/holiday-inn-express-dr-kim-armstrong-turky-trot-2018-257.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/holiday-inn-express-dr-kim-armstrong-turky-trot-2018-257.htmlTue, 28 Aug 2018 9:13:02 -0700Visit our website to register and find discounts for families, groups, and pledge raisers: www.prhfoundation.com/turkey-trot

Prizes include:

  • Early bird draw for an Apple Watch Series 3 (sponsored by Roy & Associates) for everyone who registers by Aug 7th 
  • Draw for an Apple Watch Series 1 (sponsored by CUPE Local 1502 - Pembroke Regional Hospital) for everyone who raises pledges
  • Person who raises the most pledges wins an inflatable paddle board (sponsored by the Co-operators, Perri-Rae Boell and Associates)

 

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<![CDATA[Christmas Bake Sale]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/christmas-bake-sale-6372.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/christmas-bake-sale-6372.htmlTue, 28 Aug 2018 9:11:29 -0700 Calling all bakers

Book your table now for our Christmas Bake Sale'

All things Christmas and Delicious.

Tables are $ 15.00 . Spaces is limited

If interested please contact Janet at 613-732-8844 ext 1

or jmorel@pembrokelibrary.ca

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<![CDATA[Pembroke Farmers' Market Fundraiser]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/pembroke-farmers-market-fundraiser-9259.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/pembroke-farmers-market-fundraiser-9259.htmlTue, 28 Aug 2018 9:11:05 -0700 Join us Saturday August 18th at Pembroke Farmers' Market

Pembroke LIbrary will be  hosting a fundraising table.

Sweets, treats and so much more.

Hope to see you there!

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<![CDATA[Mad Hatter Tea Party]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/mad-hatter-tea-party-3673.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/mad-hatter-tea-party-3673.htmlTue, 28 Aug 2018 9:10:41 -0700 Hurry don't be late!
Purchase your tickets for the Mad Hatter Tea Party Saturday September 29th at 1 pm
Tickets are $5.00 per person.

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<![CDATA[Media Release - Fall Large Item Collection]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/media-release-fall-large-item-collection-7333.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/media-release-fall-large-item-collection-7333.htmlTue, 28 Aug 2018 6:10:06 -0700NEWS RELEASE                                                                                                                              For Immediate Release

FALL LARGE ITEM COLLECTION

August 27th, 2018 – Fall collection of large household goods will be happening soon for residents in the Town of Petawawa, City of Pembroke and Township of Laurentian Valley. Acceptable items must not be placed curbside earlier than Sunday, September 9th.
In order for material to be collected it must be properly separated into three different piles:

Large Appliances & Scrap Metal Items

  • BBQ’s, stainless steel sinks, bikes, exercise equipment, microwave ovens, stoves, etc. Small metal appliances (irons, kettles, toasters) should be placed in your yellow bin (remove and discard cords in garbage).
  • Fridges, freezers, air conditioners, water coolers, dehumidifiers. It assists collection when appliances with Freon are kept in a separate pile, as they are picked-up separately.

Acceptable Large Items

  • Artificial Christmas Trees (Remove from cardboard box)
  • Boxsprings and mattresses
  • Carpets and underlay
  • Furniture (desks, couches)
  • Plastic – Large, bulky household plastic items (children’s swimming pools, lawn chairs, outdoor toys)
  • Pool covers

Electronic Waste

  • TV’s, computers, radios, speakers
  • “During the Spring Large Item Collection, we continued to see residents place all items into one pile.” States David Unrau, Director of Public Works for the Town of Petawawa. “Scrap metal, electronics and large garbage items are picked up by separate trucks. If the driver can’t see it because it’s mixed together or underneath, it may get missed.”
  • Residents are reminded of the other set out requirements for Large Item Collection:
  • Small items and material placed out in cardboard boxes or garbage bags or containers WILL NOT be collected.
  • Construction and Renovation material such as toilets, wood, windows and doors, hazardous waste or tires WILL NOT be collected.
  • Acceptable materials must be manageable by two people and cannot exceed 80 lbs, 27 cubic feet or 6 feet long.

Mr. Unrau explains why small items in garbage bags and cardboard boxes cannot be placed out for Large Item Collection. “This collection is intended for larger household items like furniture and mattresses. They are ground up and used in landfill operations as approved cover material at the Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre. Small items must be placed out with your regular garbage in a bag or container, not during large item collection.”
DO NOT place items out earlier than Sunday, September 9th. Collection will occur the week of September 10th on your regular collection day. Additional information on Municipal Waste Management programs is available on your collection schedule or at www.ovwrc.com.

Contact: David Unrau, Director of Public Works, Town of Petawawa, 613-687-5536
Brian Lewis, Operations Manager, City of Pembroke, 613-735-6821, ext. 1410
Mark Behm, Public Works Manager, Township of Laurentian Valley, 613-735-6291
Picture Included.


Appliances, scrap metal and electronics must be placed in separated piles so they can be collected for recycling. Small items and material in garbage bags or cardboard boxes will not be collected.


Material incorrectly set-out for Large Item Collection. Material set-out in cardboard boxes, bags or small items will not be collected. Appliances, scrap metal and electronics must be placed in separated piles so they can be collected for recycling.

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<![CDATA[Pembroke Outdoor Sports Club Open House]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/pembroke-outdoor-sports-club-open-house-5864.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/pembroke-outdoor-sports-club-open-house-5864.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 10:16:17 -0700PEMBROKE OUTDOOR SPORTS CLUB OPEN HOUSE AUGUST 25TH, 2018 9:00am to 4:00pm 2396 Doran Road, Pembroke COME AND SEE WHAT THE CLUB IS ALL ABOUT Activities Include: Trap & Skeet Shooting, Rifle/Target Shooting 150/50M, Hand Gun Shooting 50M, Black Powder Rifle 50M, Archery, Silent Auction, 50/50 Draw, BBQ Lunch Our Experienced Club Members Will be On Hand to Show You Our Club, Shoot a Variety of Firearms and Bows and Have a Great Time!

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<![CDATA[Holiday Inn Express Dr. Kim Armstrong Turky Trot 2018]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/holiday-inn-express-dr-kim-armstrong-turky-trot-2018-5919.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/holiday-inn-express-dr-kim-armstrong-turky-trot-2018-5919.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 8:44:06 -0700The Turkey Trot is held in support of the Pembroke Regional Hospital Foundation and includes a 5K, 10K and Family Obstacle Course; as well as a silent auction and other vendors and fun activities.


For more info & to register:
http://prhfoundation.com/turkey-trot/

Prizes and incentives:

- Early birds who register by Aug 20th will be entered for a chance to win an Apple Watch Series 3 (sponsored by Roy & Associates)
- Raise $200 in pledges and we will waive your registration fee!
- EVERYONE who raises pledges will be entered for a chance to win an Apple Watch Series 1 (sponsored by CUPE Local 1502 - Pembroke Regional Hospital)
- Top pledge earner will win our grand prize - a sweet inflatable paddle board (sponsored by the Co-operators, Perri-Rae Boell and Associates Inc.)

Also, join us at the Holiday Inn Express Turkey Trot Spaghetti Dinner on Friday Sept 28! Purchase your spaghetti dinner tickets when you register for the race.

To sponsor this event, please contact us directly!

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<![CDATA[13th Annual Black & White Gala]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/13th-annual-black-white-gala-3372.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/13th-annual-black-white-gala-3372.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 8:43:34 -0700With October 13th marked for the black tie affair, preparations for the Gala are underway to deliver a dazzling night catered by Ullrich’s and with live music served up by the energetic, Georgian Triangle-based band, Strange Potatoes – who opened for Great Big Sea’s Sean McCann just last year.

Tickets for the Black and White Gala are limited and can be purchased for $175 each. 

Early birds who purchase their tickets by August 30th will be entered in a draw to win two tickets to see Keith Urban live in concert, on September 14th in Ottawa (sponsored by Welch LLP).

Leading up to the Gala, the PRH Foundation is hosting a raffle open to the public. First prize is a Florida getaway package – which includes a one-week stay at a beautiful Orlando villa, a limo ride from the Pembroke area to the Ottawa Airport, a $1,000 airfare voucher, a $300 Orlando car rental voucher, and a $200 gift card to Universal Studios (prize valued at $4,273 and sponsored by Mackinnon Water Solutions, Normandeau’s Car Care, Dean Burchart Royal LePage Real Estate, Marlin Travel, The Insurance Man, Simply Stacie, Travel Only, and Dean Sinclair Chartered Professional Accountants). Second prize is a sparkling white gold 0.7 carat diamond ring (prize valued at $3,390 and sponsored by Star-Set Jewellers). Third prize is two tickets to next year’s Black and White Gala (prize valued at $350 and sponsored by Midas).

 

Draw will take place on the night of the Gala (October 13th) at 10:30pm, with all proceeds supporting the Cutting Edge Campaign for the Orthopaedic Program and reconstruction of the in-patient surgical floor at the PRH. Raffle tickets may be purchased at the PRH Foundation Office, Moncion Metro, Custom Draperies & Blinds, Sandstone Imports, and Star-Set Jewellers for $15 each, 5/$60, or 10/$100.

For more information, for tickets or to sponsor the Black and White Gala, please contact the PRH Foundation at 613-732-2811 x7408 or at www.prhfoundation.com

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<![CDATA[Aug 7 - OPP INVESTIGATE SERIOUS COLLISION ON GREENWOOD ROAD]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/aug-7-opp-investigate-serious-collision-on-greenwood-road-3202.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/aug-7-opp-investigate-serious-collision-on-greenwood-road-3202.htmlWed, 08 Aug 2018 10:05:04 -0700FROM/DE:  Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                DATE:  August 7, 2018
 
OPP INVESTIGATE SERIOUS COLLISION ON GREENWOOD ROAD
 
(WHITEWATER REGION, ON) – Officers from the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle rollover collision at approximately 330am on  August 5 , 2018.  The collision occurred on Greenwood Road near Highway 17 in Whitewater Region Township.  The four-door passenger vehicle was eastbound on Greenwood Road when it left the roadway and rolled onto its roof.  Prior to the collision on Greenwood Road near Highway 17, the vehicle had left the roadway near the intersection of Beachburg Road and Greenwood Road.  The driver, a 42-year-old man from Deep River, sustained serious injuries and was transported to hospital by paramedics.  There were no other occupants in the vehicle.    
 
As a result of the collision a portion of Greenwood Road was closed until approximately 730pm on August 5, 2018.  OPP Technical Collision Investigation (TCI) members are assisting with the investigation.  Police suspect alcohol was a factor in the collision and the incident remains under investigation. 
 
 
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - mobile
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<![CDATA[Notice of Extended Traffic Delays - Boundary Road East]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/notice-of-extended-traffic-delays-6429.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/notice-of-extended-traffic-delays-6429.htmlFri, 03 Aug 2018 10:13:14 -0700City of Pembroke Media Release
Notice of Extended Traffic Delays


For Immediate Release – Friday, August 3, 2018

Boundary Road East Reconstruction
Phase 1: Almira Street South to Bennett Street
Phase 2: Trafalgar Road to Karen Street

Boundary Road East from Almira Street South to Bennett Street (Phase 1) and Boundary Road East from Trafalgar Road to Karen Street (Phase 2) will be paved with top lift asphalt on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 starting at approximately 7:30 a.m. and continuing until approximately 9:30 p.m.

It is anticipated that the road will remain open to local traffic only. This will allow for the continued access to businesses or properties throughout the duration of the paving; however, extended delays can be expected. Traffic control persons will be used to help redirect traffic around the operations.

The City of Pembroke asks the public to respect the posted construction signage and the direction of traffic control persons at all times.

You are also reminded that the businesses within the construction and detour zones remain open for business and the many business owners would be happy to serve you.

We thank you for your patience as the City of Pembroke continues to improve our infrastructure.

For Further Information, Contact:
Brian Lewis, C.R.S.-S
Manager of Operations
City of Pembroke
613-735-6821 Ext. 1410

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<![CDATA[Aug 1 - WHITEWATER REGION MAN FACING ROBBERY CHARGES]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/aug-1-whitewater-region-man-facing-robbery-charges-5487.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/aug-1-whitewater-region-man-facing-robbery-charges-5487.htmlThu, 02 Aug 2018 10:18:53 -0700FROM/DE:  Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                DATE:  August 1, 2018

 

WHITEWATER REGION MAN FACING ROBBERY CHARGES
 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – On the evening of July 24, 2018 members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a robbery, involving violence with an edged weapon, in the parking lot of a business on Pembroke Street East in the City of Pembroke.  The suspect, who stole property from a victim, fled prior to police arrival.  Three victims, an adult female and two adult males, were identified by police.  Property belonging to a victim was damaged and threats were also made to the victims and a pet of one of the victims.  The suspect and the victims were known to each other.  The victim who was assaulted sustained non-life threatening injuries.   
 
As a result of this incident 38-year-old Marty Lowell MATTHEWS, of Whitewater Region Township, is facing the following Criminal Code charges:
 
  • Robbery with violence
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Utter threats to cause death or bodily harm – three counts
  • Mischief under $5000
  • Utter threats to injure/kill animal
 
The accused was arrested on July 31, 2018 and held for a bail hearing.  He remains in custody until his next appearance at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on August 2, 2018.

 

Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever

                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment

                (613) 732-3332 - office

                (613) 633-3294 - mobile

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<![CDATA[Aug 2 - UPDATE: OPP INVESTIGATE COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION ON HIGHWAY 17]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/aug-2-update-opp-investigate-commercial-motor-vehicle-collision-on-highway-17-2232.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/aug-2-update-opp-investigate-commercial-motor-vehicle-collision-on-highway-17-2232.htmlThu, 02 Aug 2018 10:10:53 -0700FROM/DE:  Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                DATE:  August 2, 2018
 
 
UPDATE: OPP INVESTIGATE COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION ON HIGHWAY 17
 
Highway Re-Opened – Driver Charged
 
(LAURENTIAN HILLS, ON) – On August 1, 2018, at just after 1230pm, the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) collision on Highway 17 between Brouse Road and Bass Lake Road in Laurentian Hills.  A westbound tractor trailer lost control and rolled onto its side spilling its load of powdered nickel on to the roadway.  The driver, and lone occupant of the CMV, was not injured.  Local detours were put in place and Highway 17 was closed for almost 12 hours as a result of the investigation and to allow for the removal of the CMV and the spilled cargo, which was removed with the assistance of a vacuum truck. 
 
The 39-year-old driver, Jean Francois GAGNON of Montreal, Quebec, has been charged with careless driving under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA).
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - mobile
 

 

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<![CDATA[ Aug 2 - UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY OPP CHARGE TWO WITH STUNT DRIVING]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/aug-2-upper-ottawa-valley-opp-charge-two-with-stunt-driving-4558.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/aug-2-upper-ottawa-valley-opp-charge-two-with-stunt-driving-4558.htmlThu, 02 Aug 2018 10:06:04 -0700FROM/DE:  Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                DATE:  August 2, 2018

 

 

UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY OPP CHARGE TWO WITH STUNT DRIVING
 
(PETAWAWA, ON) –  On the morning of August 2, 2018 a member of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Highway 17 in the Town of Petawawa after two vehicles, a motorcycle and a passenger car, were found to be travelling 161 kilometres per hour in a posted 90 kilometres per hour zone.  Both drivers from Petawawa, a 31-year-old male and a 37-year-old female, were charged with operating a motor vehicle while performing a stunt – speeding, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act (HTA). 
 
The drivers were issued a summons to appear at the Ontario Provincial Offences Court in Pembroke.  Both drivers also had their drivers licenses suspended and their vehicles towed and impounded, both for a period of seven days.
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - mobile
 
 
 

 

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<![CDATA[2018 Municipal Election ]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/Mon, 30 Jul 2018 12:16:48 -0700Notice of Nomination for Office
Municipal Elections Act, 1996 (s.32)
 
Notice is hereby given to the Municipal Electors of the Township of Laurentian Valley that nomination papers for the 2018 Municipal Election may be filed in person or by an agent with the Returning Officer during regular business hours between May 1, 2018 and July 26, 2018 and between 9 am and 2 pm on July 27, 2018 (Nomination Day).  The Nomination Form must be accompanied by the filing fee:  $200.00 for the Office of Mayor and $100.00 for all other offices.  Payment may be made by cash, debit, certified cheque, or money order.  There is a new requirement that each Nomination (excluding School Board Trustee candidates) be endorsed by at least 25 eligible electors.  Individuals endorsing the candidate must sign a declaration stating they are eligible to vote in the municipality on the day they signed the endorsement.
 
Registration papers for third party advertisers must be signed by a representative and may be filed in the Office of the Clerk in person or by any agent during regular business hours from May 1, 2018 up to and including October 19, 2018.  Registration papers along with a Declaration of Qualification must be certified by the Clerk before such entity becomes a Certified Third Party Advertiser.
 
Positions For Which A Person May File A Nomination Paper For Municipal Office Are As Follows:
 
Mayor - 1
Reeve - 1
Councillor - 5
 
School Board Offices for Which Persons May Be Nominated:
 
English Public School Trustee - 1
English Separate School Trustee - 1
French Public School Trustee - 1 *File with the Town of Petawawa
French Separate School Trustee - 1 *File with the Town of Petawawa
 
For further information, contact Dean Sauriol, Returning Officer
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<![CDATA[Stafford Peewee Fastball Games, Tournaments & Playoffs 2018]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/recreation/links/stafford-peewee-games-tournaments-1156.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/recreation/links/stafford-peewee-games-tournaments-1156.htmlThu, 19 Jul 2018 7:40:15 -0700Games

Dates

Home/Away

Against

Time

May 24th

Home

 

Eganville

7:00

May 31st

Home

 

Douglas

7:00

June 5th

 

Away

Alice #1

8:00

June 7th

Home

 

Beachburg

7:00

June 13th

Home

 

Douglas

7:00

June 14th

 

Away

Alice#2

6:30

June 19th

 

Away

CANCELLED

Lake Dore

CANCELLED

8:00

CANCELLED

June 26th

 

Away

Westmeath

7:45

June 27th

 

Away

Lake Dore

7:00

June 28th

Home

CANCELLED

 

Micksburg

CANCELLED

7:00

CANCELLED

July 3rd

 

Away

Alice #1

8:00

July 4th

Home

 

Micksburg

7:00

July 6th

Home

 

Alice#2

7:00

July 12th

Home

 

Beachburg

7:00

 

Tournaments

June 16th 2018 Weekend

Starts - Friday June 15th at 6:30 pm
Continues - Saturday June 16th at 8:00 am
 

Playoffs

A Championships

GAME 1        July 19 - 7PM at Stafford

GAME 2        July 24 - 7PM at Micksburg

GAME 3 (if needed)    July 26 - 7PM at Stafford

 

 

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<![CDATA[Media Release - Laurentian Valley Geo-Gnoming Contest]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/media-release-laurentian-valley-geo-gnoming-contest-3348.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/media-release-laurentian-valley-geo-gnoming-contest-3348.htmlTue, 17 Jul 2018 10:47:43 -0700FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                             July 16, 2018
 
The Township of Laurentian Valley is excited to announce the launch of Laurentian Valley’s Geo-Gnoming Contest beginning today Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 9:00 am.
 
The contest will take place over a 5 week period, from July 16 – August 20, 2018, where each Monday the LV GNOME will be placed on the grounds of one of Laurentian Valley’s parks and rec centres for a week.
 
The contest involves finding the gnome, taking a selfie with it and sending it to us either through Facebook (www.facebook.com/lvtownship.ca) or by email (info@lvtownship.ca).
 
There will be weekly prize giveaways and a grand prize of a kayak, paddle & life jacket (value of $550). To enter the draw for the grand prize participants must send the Township at least 4 selfies (so find the gnome 4 times). The LV Gnome will be hidden 5 times in total. The GRAND PRIZE DRAW will be on August 20, 2018 live on the Township’s Facebook page.
 
Each Monday the location LV GNOME and its coordinates will be posted on Township’s Facebook page. This week the LV GNOME is located on the grounds of Pleasant View Park. The LV GNOME will be at this location all week from July 16-22, 2018.
 
The contest is open to anyone and all ages.  You do not have to be a resident of Laurentian Valley to participate.
 
“I am very excited for the launch of this fun and engaging initiative.  It’s a unique opportunity to explore Laurentian Valley recreation facilities and encourage a stronger social connection though the Township’s Facebook page. “states Mayor Steve Bennett.
 
For information, please visit the Township’s website at www.lvtownship.ca or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lvtownship.ca/ .
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<![CDATA[July 16 - PEMBROKE MAN CHARGED WITH CRUELTY TO ANIMALS]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/july-16-pembroke-man-charged-with-cruelty-to-animals-705.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/july-16-pembroke-man-charged-with-cruelty-to-animals-705.htmlMon, 16 Jul 2018 12:31:23 -0700
 

FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                         DATE: July 16, 2018
 

PEMBROKE MAN CHARGED WITH CRUELTY TO ANIMALS

 

(PEMBROKE, ON) – On July 15, 2018, at approximately 2am, members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to several 911 calls reporting that a male on Christie Street in the City of Pembroke was physically abusing a dog.  Officers responded and a short time later police located the male and the dog.  As a result of this incident 22-year-old Noah Richard NEUMAN, of Pembroke, is charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • Cruelty to animals

  • Fail to comply with probation

 

He was released on a promise to appear and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on September 4, 2018.  The dog did not require veterinary treatment at the time and it has been removed from the care of the accused.

Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever

                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment

                (613) 732-3332 - office

                (613) 633-3294 - mobile

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<![CDATA[July 13 - FEDERAL INMATE WANTED]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/july-13-federal-inmate-wanted-8421.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/july-13-federal-inmate-wanted-8421.htmlMon, 16 Jul 2018 12:12:04 -0700
 

FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                         DATE: July 13, 2018
 

FEDERAL INMATE WANTED
 
Photo of Stuart GATT attached.
 
(OTTAWA, ON) - The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad is requesting the public's assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as a result of his breach of parole.  
Stuart GATT is a 52 year old caucasian male, 188 cm (6'2"), 77 kg (169 LBS) with brown hair, grey goatee and blue eyes.    
He is serving a three (3) year, three (3) month sentence for Armed Robbery and Robbery related offences.  
The offender is known to frequent Ottawa and Colbourne, Ontario.  
Anyone having contact with this offender or information in regards to their whereabouts is asked to contact the Provincial R.O.P.E. Squad at 416-808-5900 or toll free at 1-866-870-7673 (ROPE) or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or call 9-1-1.    
 
Contact:      Detective Constable Steve Sermet                      
Phone:         (416) 808-5900 or (416) 522-4802

 

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<![CDATA[July 11 - OPP INVESTIGATE SERIOUS COLLISION ON ROUND LAKE ROAD]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/july-11-opp-investigate-serious-collision-on-round-lake-road-7282.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/july-11-opp-investigate-serious-collision-on-round-lake-road-7282.htmlThu, 12 Jul 2018 9:25:57 -0700
 

FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                         DATE: July 11, 2018
 

 

OPP INVESTIGATE SERIOUS COLLISION ON ROUND LAKE ROAD

 

(LAURENTIAN VALLEY TWP, ON) – On July 11, 2018, at just after 6am, the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious two vehicle collision on Round Lake Road between Borne Road and Rahns Road in Laurentian Valley Township (LVTP).  The collision involved an eastbound passenger vehicle and a westbound Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) water tanker truck.  The LVTP Fire Department and the Petawawa Fire Department extricated both drivers who were taken to hospital by paramedics with serious injuries.  There were no passengers in the involved vehicles.

 

OPP Technical Collision Investigation (TCI) members are assisting with the investigation.  The incident remains under investigation and Round Lake Road is currently closed between Buchholtz Road and Doran Road.  The road is expected to re-open in the early evening hours of July 11, 2018.

 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - mobile
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<![CDATA[July 6 - OPP INVESTIGATED FIRE AND DEATH IN LAURENTIAN VALLEY TOWNSHIP]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/july-6-opp-investigated-fire-and-death-in-laurentian-valley-township-5618.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/july-6-opp-investigated-fire-and-death-in-laurentian-valley-township-5618.htmlWed, 11 Jul 2018 8:20:32 -0700
 

FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                         DATE: July 6, 2018
 

 

OPP INVESTIGATED FIRE AND DEATH IN LAURENTIAN VALLEY TOWNSHIP

(Laurentian Valley Township) – On July 6, 2018 at approximately 10:00pm officers from the Upper Ottawa Valley Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment responded to a structure fire of a garage that was threatening its neighboring homes on Round Lake Road in Laurentain Valley Township. The body of 73 year old Darlene HARTWICK was located in the garage. A joint investigation by the Ontario Fire Marshall and the OPP concluded that the death was accidental and that foul play is not suspected in the death of the female.

The Laurentain Valley Fire Department fought the fire along with assistance from the Petawawa Fire Department

 

Contact:  Constable Alda Proulx

                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment

                (613) 732-3332 office

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<![CDATA[July 10 - OPP COMMUNITY STREET CRIME UNIT EXECUTES WARRANT IN CITY OF PEMBROKE]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/july-10-opp-community-street-crime-unit-executes-warrant-in-city-of-pembroke-6766.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/july-10-opp-community-street-crime-unit-executes-warrant-in-city-of-pembroke-6766.htmlWed, 11 Jul 2018 8:18:13 -0700
 

FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                         DATE: July 10, 2018
 
 
OPP COMMUNITY STREET CRIME UNIT EXECUTES WARRANT IN CITY OF PEMBROKE
 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – On July 6th, 2018, as a result of a lengthy investigation, members of the Upper Ottawa Valley (UOV) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), UOV Crime Unit (CU) and the Emergency Response Team (ERT) executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence in the City of Pembroke.  One male was arrested in the residence and various types of drugs and a large quantity of recovered stolen property was seized.
 
Kyle PEPLINSKIE, age 31 of Pembroke, is charged with the following offences:
  • 15 counts of Possession for the purpose of trafficking C.D.S.A. 5(2),
  • Two counts of Possessing prohibited weapons and ammunition, C.C. 92(2),
  • Two counts of Possession of a weapon and ammunition while prohibited, C.C. 117.01(1),
  • Two counts of Possession of property obtained by crime - under $5,000.00, and
  • One count of Possession of proceeds of crime - under $5,000.00, C.C. 354(1)(a), and
  • One count of Possession of weapons for a dangerous purpose, C.C. 88.
The accused is being held for a bail hearing and is scheduled to appear in Pembroke Court on July 23, 2018 and this investigation is continuing.
 
Previous victims of Break and Enters in the area are encouraged to contact the OPP regarding their outstanding personal stolen property.
 
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Pembroke Detachment of the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP at 613-732-3332 or Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at
1-800-222-TIPS (8477).   
 
Contact:  Constable Alda Proulx
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 office
 
 
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<![CDATA[Notice of Study Preliminary Design and Class EA for Highway 148 (East of Greenwood Road to the Quebec Border) - Comments Must be Received by August 10, 2018]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/planning-act-notices-ongoing-applications/notice-of-study-preliminary-design-and-class-ea-for-highway-148-east-of-greenwood-road-to-the-quebec-border-comments-must-be-received-by-august-10-2018-9929.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/planning-act-notices-ongoing-applications/notice-of-study-preliminary-design-and-class-ea-for-highway-148-east-of-greenwood-road-to-the-quebec-border-comments-must-be-received-by-august-10-2018-9929.htmlWed, 11 Jul 2018 6:31:52 -0700NOTICE OF STUDY SUBMISSION 
PRELIMINARY DESIGN AND CLASS ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT 
HIGHWAY 148 (PEMBROKE TO GREENWOOD ROAD) 
COUNTY OF RENFREW (G.W.P. 214-00-00) 

 

PROJECT OVERVIEW 
The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) retained 181 Group to undertake the Preliminary Design and Class Environmental (EA) Study for Highway 148 from 60m west of Angus Campbell Drive in the City Pembroke to immediately east of the Greenwood Road intersection, in the County of Renfrew. The recommended plan includes: 

Highway 148 between Angus Campbell Drive and Drive In Road: 

  • Widen to provide a continuous Two-Way Left-Turn Lane;
  • Urbanize the cross-section (curb with gutter, storm sewer upgrades) and provide for sidewalk on both sides; and
  • Install traffic signals at the Highway 148/Drive-In Road intersection, including intersection improvements and profile changes to the north approach.

Highway 148 between Drive In Road and Greenwood Road:

  • Maintain a two-lane rural cross-section. Rehabilitate the existing pavement and provide 2.5 m wide paved shoulders;
  • Revise the Greenwood Road intersection by tightening the westbound right-turn channel and extending the merge lane;
  • Add a slip around lane to accommodate left turns Old Mill Road; and,
  • Entrance closures

PROCESS 

This study followed the approved planning process for a Group 'B' undertaking in accordance with the Class Environmental Assessment for Provincial Transportation Facilities (2000). The Transportation Environmental Study Report (TESR) documents the proposed work, existing conditions and evaluation of impacts and proposed mitigation measures. The TESR will be available on July 12, 2018 for a 30-day public review period. Interested persons are encouraged to review the TESR and provide comments by August 10, 2018. If, after consulting with MTO Project Team members, you have serious unresolved concerns, you have the right to request a Part II Order (bump-up). A Part II Order can only be requested for the project components addressed in the TESR. Requests should be directed to the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change (77 Wellesley Street West, Floor 11, Toronto, Ontario, M7A 1L5). A Part II Order may lead to the preparation of an Individual Environmental Assessment. A copy of the request should also be forwarded to the MTO Project Team at the addresses listed below. If there are no outstanding concerns at the end of the 30 day review period, the project will be considered to have met the requirements of the Class EA and will move forward into detailed design. 

Copies of the TESR are available for review at the following locations during regular business hours: 
 
Township of Laurentian Valley
460 Witt Road, Clerk's Office
Pembroke, ON K8A 6W5 
 
County of Renfrew 
9 International Drive Clerk's Office
Pembroke, ON K8A 6W5 
 
Pembroke Public Library
237 Victoria Street
Pembroke, ON K8A 4K5
 
COMMENTS 
We are interested in hearing any comments or concerns that you may have with the study. Comments must be received no later than August 10, 2018. Please send any comments or requests to either of the following: 
 
Mr. Chris Belanger 
MTO Project Manager 
Ministry of Transportation 
1355 John Counter Boulevard Postal Bag 4000 
Kingston, ON K7L 5A3 Telephone: 613-540-5187 
Toll-free: 1-800-267-0295 
Fax: 613-540-5106 
E-mail: Chris.Belanger@ontario.ca
 
Mr. Allan Ortlieb 
Consultant Project Manager 
181 Group 
100-175 Galaxy Boulevard Toronto, ON M9W OC9 Telephone: 416-798-5480
Fax: 416-6754620
E-mail: Allan.Ortlieb@ibigroup.com
 
Comments and information are being collected to assist the MTO in meeting the requirements of the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act. Information will be collected in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Access to Information Act. With the exception of personal information, all comments will become part of the public record. If you have any accessibility requirements In order to participate in this project, please contact one of the project team members listed above. 
 
 
 
 
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<![CDATA[July 5 - OPP - OPP REPORT LONG WEEKEND FATALITIES, NUMEROUS AGGRESSIVE DRIVING CHARGES]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/july-5-opp-opp-report-long-weekend-fatalities-numerous-aggressive-driving-charges-9140.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/july-5-opp-opp-report-long-weekend-fatalities-numerous-aggressive-driving-charges-9140.htmlFri, 06 Jul 2018 8:02:25 -0700
 

FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                         DATE: July 5, 2018

 

(ORILLIA, ON) - Seven people died on Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)-patrolled roads over the Canada Day Long Weekend (June 29-July 2, 2018). Five drivers, one passenger and one pedestrian were among the victims in seven separate collisions.  
 
 It also proved to be a tragic weekend off the road, with three people drowning and two people dying in marine incidents in OPP jurisdictions.  
 
  The OPP's Aggressive Driving campaign kept officers busy on roads, with officers laying close to 7,000 speeding charges and more than 170 stunt/racing charges for driving more than 50 kilometers per hour over the posted speed limit.  
 
The OPP is reminding the public to make safety the first priority on roads, waterways and trails over the summer months.   
 
 
Contacts by Region:
 
Highway Safety Division:   Const. Lauren Ball                             Ph: (416) 428-0053
Central Region:                    Sgt. Peter Leon                                  Ph: (705) 330-3713
East Region:                         A/Sgt. Tina Hunt                                Ph: (613) 296-4516
North West Region:             Sgt. Shelley Garr                               Ph: (807) 473-2734
North East Region:              Sgt. Carlo Berardi                              Ph: (705) 845-2738
West Region:                        A/Sgt. Kevin Martin                           Ph: (519) 396-3341
 

 

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<![CDATA[July 4 - POLICE CHARGE MAN WITH SEVERAL OFFENCES AFTER THEFTS FROM VEHICLES]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/july-4-police-charge-man-with-several-offences-after-thefts-from-vehicles-5188.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/july-4-police-charge-man-with-several-offences-after-thefts-from-vehicles-5188.htmlWed, 04 Jul 2018 11:39:27 -0700
 

FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                         DATE: July 4, 2018
 
 
 
 
POLICE CHARGE MAN WITH SEVERAL OFFENCES AFTER THEFTS FROM VEHICLES
Lock It Or Lose It
 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – On July 2, 2018, at approximately 330am, members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a complaint of theft of credit cards from a vehicle on Moffat Street in the City of Pembroke.  The vehicle owner confronted the suspect who fled on foot.  Police searched the area for the suspect with negative results at that time. 
 
Later that same morning, at approximately 1030am, police responded after two more vehicles were entered in the same area.  The suspect fled on foot after again being confronted by a vehicle owner.  Within minutes police located and arrested  the suspect in the area of Mary and Murray Street.  He was found to be in possession of stolen property from the thefts.
 
As a result 24-year-old Chayton Gerald GEOFFREY, of no fixed address, has been charged with the following Criminal Code (CC) offences:
  • Theft of a credit card – two counts
  • Possession of a credit card obtained by crime – two counts
  • Fail to comply with probation – two counts
  • Theft under $5000 – two counts
  • Possession of property obtained by crime
  • Trespassing at night
 
He was held for a bail hearing and remains in custody until his next appearance at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on July 10, 2018
 
With summer here more would-be thieves may be out walking the streets looking for crimes of opportunity and an unlocked door or open window can be an invitation to thieves.  The OPP remind all vehicle owners to take the following steps to reduce their chances of victimization:
 
Roll up your vehicle windows
            Lock the vehicle and pocket the keys
Park in well-lit area if possible
         Never leave valuables in plain view
 
Locking up should also be applied to your home, garage, sheds and out-buildings.  Lock it or Lose it!   
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - mobile

 

 

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<![CDATA[July 4 - COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER CHARGED AFTER COLLISION]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/july-4-commercial-motor-vehicle-driver-charged-after-collision-1024.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/july-4-commercial-motor-vehicle-driver-charged-after-collision-1024.htmlWed, 04 Jul 2018 7:32:27 -0700

 


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                         DATE: July 4, 2018

 
COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER CHARGED AFTER COLLISION
 
 
(LAURENTIAN VALLEY TWP, ON) – The Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) collision in the early morning hours of July 4, 2018.  The collision occurred in the 400 block of Forest Lea Road in Laurentian Valley Township just before 3am.  The tractor-trailer unit was eastbound on Forest Lea Road when it left the roadway, travelled through guard posts and eventually came to rest at the bottom of an embankment.  The CMV sustained extensive damage.
 
The driver, 40-year-old Tim ALEXANDER of Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Quebec, was taken to hospital by ambulance with minor injuries.  As a result of the investigation he has been charged with careless driving under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA).  The CMV, which was transporting paint, began leaking fuel and paint as a result of the collision.  The Ministry of the Environment (MOE) has been contacted to attend. 

 

 

 

Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever

                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment

                (613) 732-3332 - office

                (613) 633-3294 - mobile

 

 

 

 

 

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<![CDATA[July 3 - UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY OPP WRAP UP CANADA DAY LONG WEEKEND PROVINCIAL TRAFFIC SAFETY CAMPAIGN]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/july-3-upper-ottawa-valley-opp-wrap-up-canada-day-long-weekend-provincial-traffic-safety-campaign-2450.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/july-3-upper-ottawa-valley-opp-wrap-up-canada-day-long-weekend-provincial-traffic-safety-campaign-2450.htmlTue, 03 Jul 2018 11:37:45 -0700

 


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                         DATE: July 3, 2018

 
UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY OPP WRAP UP CANADA DAY LONG WEEKEND PROVINCIAL TRAFFIC SAFETY CAMPAIGN
 
(PEMBROKE, ON)The Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has concluded their Canada Day Long Weekend Aggressive Driving Campaign which took place from June 29 to July 2, 2018.  The province-wide effort saw OPP officers focus on speeding drivers and all other forms of aggressive driving – which include following too closely, unsafe passing and lane changes, failing to yield right-of-way, and other dangerous, high-risk driving behaviours.  
 
   Over the course of the traffic safety initiative Upper Ottawa Valley OPP officers laid several charges including 52 speeding charges, 13 hazardous moving violation charges, and five Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act charges.  Officers also laid five impaired driving charges under the Criminal Code and nine charges under the Liquor Licence Act. 
 
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                Tel# (613) 732-3332
                Cell # (613) 633-3294

 

 

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<![CDATA[Jun 28 - WHO ARE ONTARIO'S BIGGEST SPEEDING/STREET RACING OFFENDERS? ]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jun-28-who-are-ontario-s-biggest-speeding-street-racing-offenders-9477.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jun-28-who-are-ontario-s-biggest-speeding-street-racing-offenders-9477.htmlFri, 29 Jun 2018 12:00:16 -0700A new media release has been made by the OPP for Corporate Communications, Central Region Headquarters, East Region Headquarters, Highway Safety Division Headquarters, North East Region Headquarters, North West Region Headquarters, West Region Headquarters.
 
The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) laid close to 213,000 speeding charges and more than 4,800 street racing charges against Ontario drivers last year (2017).
 
  As the OPP gears up for its Canada Day Long Weekend Aggressive Driving Campaign, officers will be watching for drivers who speed and engage in other forms of aggression. 
 
With 75 people dying in speed-related collisions on OPP-patrolled roads in 2017 (a five-year high), the OPP is revealing who their biggest speeding offenders were last year.    
 
  Among last year's speeding charges, close to 148,000 were issued to male drivers, with female drivers drawing over 65,000 charges. Below are the top three male/female age group offenders:  
 
 Speeding charges (males by age group):
25 to 34 years: 37,498 charges
35 to 44 years: 27,959 charges
45 to 54 years: 26,212 charges
 
Speeding charges (females by age group):
25 to 34 years: 17,433 charges
35 to 44 years: 12,817 charges
45 to 54 years: 11,541 charges
 
The youngest male age group (16 to 20 years) accounted for 5,939 charges while their female counterparts drew 2,699 charges.  
Among the street racing charges (for driving more than 50 kilometres per hour over the posted speed limit), males drew more than 4,100 charges, while close to 760 were issued to females. Below are the top three male/female age group offenders:      
 
Street racing charges (males by age group):
25 to 34 years: 1,382 charges
21 to 24 years:   968 charges
35 to 44 years:   622 charges 
 
Street racing charges (females by age group):
25 to 34 years: 260 charges
21 to 24 years: 155 charges
35 to 44 years: 130 charges
Among the youngest age group, 447 street racing charges went to 16 to 20 year-old males, compared to 91 charges laid against females in the same age group.
 
"When you speed, follow too closely, fail to yield right-of-way or engage in road rage behaviour, you are not just breaking the law. You are contributing to preventable road deaths on OPP-patrolled roads every year that are linked to these aggressive driving behaviors. We are urging all drivers to be mindful of this over the Canada Day Long Weekend and throughout the year."
 
- OPP Deputy Commissioner Brad Blair, Provincial Commander of Traffic Safety and Operational Support.
Over and above ground patrols, the OPP will be deploying its fixed-winged aircraft and helicopter resources over the weekend, giving them a bird's eye view of OPP-patrolled roads, waterways and trails. The OPP is counting on Ontarians and tourists to do their part to help make it a zero fatality/injury Canada Day Long Weekend.
 
 Contacts by Region:
 
Highway Safety Division:   Sgt. Kerry Schmidt                            Ph: (416) 460-4701
Central Region:                    Sgt. Peter Leon                                  Ph: (705) 330-3713
East Region:                         A/Sgt. Tina Hunt                                Ph: (613) 296-4516
North West Region:             Sgt. Shelley Garr                               Ph: (807) 473-2734
North East Region:              Sgt. Carlo Berardi                              Ph: (705) 845-2738
West Region:                        A/Sgt. Kevin Martin                           Ph: (519) 385-0605

 

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<![CDATA[Jun 28 - LONGTIME OPP AUXILIARY MEMBER CALLS IT A CAREER]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jun-28-longtime-opp-auxiliary-member-calls-it-a-career-5843.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jun-28-longtime-opp-auxiliary-member-calls-it-a-career-5843.htmlThu, 28 Jun 2018 7:03:32 -0700

 


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                         DATE: June 28, 2018

 

LONGTIME OPP AUXILIARY MEMBER CALLS IT A CAREER

                                                                                       

(PETAWAWA, ON) – Upper Ottawa Valley Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Auxiliary Constable Ernie Lafrance will be stepping down at the end of June 2018 after nearly 16 years of dedicated service to the community as a member of the OPP’s Auxiliary Program.  After retiring from a 32 year career in education he enlisted in the OPP’s Auxiliary Program in November of 2002.  Aux. Cst. Lafrance quickly became a respected and very active member in the unit and at times was among the provincial leaders in volunteer hours dedicated to the Auxiliary Program as a result of his work at the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment.

In addition to accompanying regular uniform members on general patrol duties he regularly took part in All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) and Motorized Snow Vehicle (MSV) patrols throughout the detachment area.  Aux. Cst. Lafrance was also trained in the Safeguard Program to assist victims of break and enter to better protect and safeguard their property.  He also took part in crime prevention initiatives such as the Lock It or Lose It campaigns to help reduce victimization amongst local citizens.  He proudly represented the OPP at countless community events including bicycle safety rodeos, school fun nights, parades, home shows and stuff the cruiser food drives.  He would also shuttle officers assigned to northern deployments to the airport, often in the early morning hours. 

Detachment Commander Stephan Neufeld stated, “Aux. Cst. Lafrance was an extremely dedicated and well-respected member of the OPP’s Auxiliary Program.  Ernie was known as the go-to guy and represented the OPP with pride throughout his lengthy career as an Auxiliary Officer.  His dedication to the OPP’s Auxiliary Program and the communities in our detachment area cannot be overstated.”

Further information on the OPP’s Auxiliary Program can be found by visiting www.opp.ca.  Photos are attached. 

 

Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever

                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment

                (613) 732-3332 - office

                (613) 633-3294 - mobile

 

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<![CDATA[Jun 27 - -UPDATE #3- SEARCH UNDERWAY FOR MISSING SWIMMER IN WHITEWATER REGION]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jun-27-update-3-search-underway-for-missing-swimmer-in-whitewater-region-3320.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jun-27-update-3-search-underway-for-missing-swimmer-in-whitewater-region-3320.htmlThu, 28 Jun 2018 6:41:08 -0700


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: June 27, 2018

 

-UPDATE #3-

SEARCH UNDERWAY FOR MISSING SWIMMER IN WHITEWATER REGION

Police Locate Body of Missing Male

 
(WHITEWATER REGION TWP, ON) – On the afternoon of June 27, 2018, a combined search effort with members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Aviation Unit (OPP helicopter), Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (USRU) and Emergency Response Team (ERT) located the body of a male. 
 
On the evening of June 22, 2018, a swimmer was reported missing after being caught in a section of rapids adjacent to Grants Settlement Road in Whitewater Region.  He was located in the Ottawa River in the same vicinity. 
 
The body has been identified as Samuel Patrick Eli CHRISTIANSEN, 20-years-old, of Petawawa.  An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. 
 
 
Contact:  Constable Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - mobile
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<![CDATA[Jun 26 - SUMMER VACATION AND CRIME PREVENTION]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/5058.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/5058.htmlWed, 27 Jun 2018 12:07:18 -0700


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: June 26, 2018

SUMMER VACATION AND CRIME PREVENTION

 

(PEMBROKE, ON) – With the arrival of summer many people will be travelling and planning summer vacations in the coming months.  It is important to take a few moments to think about crime prevention for your home and property before you go.  The Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind residents to consider the following crime prevention tips while away from their residence:
  • Do not announce your trip/vacation plans on social media.  Advertising your absence could be an invitation to would-be thieves.
  • Arrange for someone to maintain your home so it appears occupied – this includes cutting the grass, picking up mail, flyers and newspapers and placing garbage and recycling containers at the curb for normal pickup.
  • Ask trusted neighbours to keep an eye on your residence while you are away and leave your vacation address and phone numbers with them so you can be reached in an emergency.
  • Use timers for lights, television or radios.
  • Make sure all the locks on the windows and doors function properly and use them.
  • Leave the shades and blinds on doors and windows in a position that you normally would have them.
  • Ask a neighbour to park in your driveway so it will appear as if someone is home
  • Make sure smoke and burglary alarms are functioning properly and armed.
  • Consider taking valuables to a safety deposit box.
 
Your summer vacation should be an enjoyable, relaxing experience.  Following these safety tips will reduce the chance of being victimized and allow travellers to return home to a safe and secure residence.
 
 
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - mobile
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<![CDATA[2017 By-Laws]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/by-laws/2017-by-laws/http://www.lvtownship.ca/by-laws/2017-by-laws/Wed, 27 Jun 2018 11:05:55 -0700<![CDATA[Jun 27 - UPDATE 2: SEARCH UNDERWAY FOR MISSING SWIMMER IN WHITEWATER REGION]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/june-27-update-2-search-underway-for-missing-swimmer-in-whitewater-region-926.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/june-27-update-2-search-underway-for-missing-swimmer-in-whitewater-region-926.htmlWed, 27 Jun 2018 10:36:03 -0700


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: June 27, 2018
 

UPDATE 2: SEARCH UNDERWAY FOR MISSING SWIMMER IN WHITEWATER REGION

Search Continues

(WHITEWATER REGION TWP, ON) – On June 22, 2018 at approximately 830pm members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police were dispatched to an area of rapids on the Ottawa River in Whitewater Region Township after a male swimmer failed to return to shore.  The missing 20-year-old man, from the Town of Petawawa, had entered the water earlier that evening with a second man from Petawawa.  Both men became caught in a section of rapids on the Ottawa River adjacent to Grants Settlement Road and were swept away.  The second male was eventually able to make his way to shore and summonsed for help after the first male was not accounted for.
 
Members of the OPP, Whitewater Region Fire Department, Garrison Petawawa Fire Department and Renfrew County Paramedics responded and were assisted in the initial search by local professionals in the whitewater rafting community.  The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) was notified and two helicopters with Forward-Looking Infrared (FLIR) technology were deployed to the area to assist in the search at the time but were met with negative results.   The search continued on Saturday and Sunday June 23 and 24, 2018 with the assistance of the OPP helicopter and OPP’s Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (USRU).
 
In addition to a ground search, the OPP’s USRU continued the search on June 25 and 26, 2018 with negative results.  Today on June 27, 2018, with the assistance of Hydro Quebec, the water levels on the river are being temporarily lowered to assist OPP’s USRU with their search efforts.  The OPP’s helicopter, members of OPP’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) and military members are also assisting with the search on June 27, 2018. 
 
Updates will be provided as they become available.
 
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - mobile
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<![CDATA[County of Renfrew Seeks Farm Property Owners to Host 2020 International Plowing Match]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/5533.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/5533.htmlFri, 15 Jun 2018 7:20:53 -0700MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                                                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 14th, 2018
 
 
COUNTY of RENFREW SEEKS FARM PROPERTY OWNERS to HOST
The International Plowing Match and Rural Expo May Return to the County in 2020

PEMBROKE, ON: The County of Renfrew has been requested by the Ontario Plowmen’s Association (OPA) to consider hosting a future International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM).

First launched in 1913 this annual outdoor agricultural and rural living festival contributes to agriculture, food, tourism and regional economic development. The IPM provides a unique showcase to the world of local agriculture and food production, lifestyle and culture, wood and building products, crafts and rural living products, and services and tourism experiences. Regions across Ontario have hosted the IPM and it brings both immediate and long-term economic and social benefits attracting visitors, promoting and selling local products, showcasing the best of Ontario agriculture, uniting communities in a major project and even attracting new residents and investment to an area.

Renfrew County last hosted the IPM in 1994 and it attracted close to 100,000 visitors and generated $500,000 in proceeds which were invested in the Renfrew County 911 system and the supporting civic addressing and communications equipment. “The Renfrew County IPM in 1994 was one of the most successful plowing matches ever put in place,” said Petawawa Mayor Bob Sweet, chairman of the County Development and Property Committee. In recent years, IPMs have attracted an average of 80,000 visitors and they continue to provide a premier showcase opportunity for communities and regions and the entire agri-business sector.

To host the IPM 800+ acres of fields are required to host a tented city of displays, vendors and entertainment, competition plowing fields, a recreation vehicle park, and automobile parking area. Ideally 3 phase power is readily available to the site and the fields must be available for IPM set up from late July until the close of the show and site cleanup in late September in the year of IPM. There are various rates of compensation for property owners and ideally the crops planned for the IPM fields would produce a good cover for the various uses intended; ensuring land suitable for exhibits, displays, pedestrian and vehicle traffic and for the plowing competitions themselves.

Property owners interested in hosting the IPM are encouraged to collaborate with neighbours to assemble suitable acreage, if necessary. In order to start planning for an IPM potentially in 2020 we would need to identify a site as soon as possible and we are seeking responses from interested property owners by Friday, July 6, 2018.
 
For additional information and to inform the County of Renfrew of your interest in hosting the IPM, please contact David Wybou at Tel. 613.735.0091 ext. 432 or Email: dwybou@countyofrenfrew.on.ca.

For More Information Please Contact:

David Wybou Business Development Officer, County of Renfrew 613-735-0091 ext. 432
Michael Barber Media Relations/Grants Coordinator, County of Renfrew 613-735-7288 ext. 490
 
9 INTERNATIONAL DRIVE
PEMBROKE, ON, CANADA
K8A 6W5
(613) 735-7288
Toll Free: 1-800-273-0183
FAX: (613) 735-2081
www.countyofrenfrew.on.ca
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<![CDATA[2018 Budget]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/finance/budget/2018-budget-5883.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/finance/budget/2018-budget-5883.htmlThu, 07 Jun 2018 6:43:43 -0700<![CDATA[Silver Chain Challenge]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/silver-chair-challenge-8809.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/silver-chair-challenge-8809.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 1:14:57 -0700NEWS RELEASE
 
This year's Silver Chain Challenge encourages groups, schools, classes, and even families to compete.
 
PEMBROKE: The County of Renfrew is again joining with Mississippi Mills Bike Month, and the Ottawa Valley Cycling and Active Transportation Alliance (OVCATA) to get more people out walking and cycling.  Together, they are spearheading the Silver Chain Challenge, which started six years ago as a friendly competition between Renfrew County and Lanark County to promote healthier communities.
Participants compete online to see which County can log the most kilometres biked or walked over the month of June.
 
Individuals can register and record their daily activity online and the distances get totalled, with adjustment in recognition of population size. From June 1 through 30, residents can log their kilometres - whether walking or biking - by going to www.silverchainchallenge.ca.
 
This is the sixth year of the Challenge, which began as a Mississippi Bike Month initiative in Lanark County. In the past two years, Renfrew has won. This year there are numerous new features. Hastings and Prince Edward Counties are joining the competition. And, with a refreshed website, competitors can now form groups to participate.
Any kind of group can register, including schools, classes, seniors clubs, workplaces, families or municipal councils.
 
A real-time bar graph of kilometres clocked is displayed on the homepage of this website, showing how the counties measures up. There are also displays of group and township participation.
 
"We hope to inspire healthy competition and talk more about healthy, active communities where people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds move more, to build healthier communities, and enjoy healthier and happier lives," said Renfrew County Warden Jennifer Murphy.
 
This year, Challenge organizers are putting special emphasis on involving seniors, children and schools.
 
"The benefits are real," says OVCATA co-chair Ish Theilheimer. "They include improved mental and physical health and an engaged and active community."
 
The health units of all counties involved have become champions of the challenge. Together, they have organized a group called Eastern Ontario Active Transportation Network to coordinate and promote events like this.
 
OVCATA's work on the Challenge is supported, this year, by funding from Ontario's Ministry of Transportation and Senior's Ministry.
 
"It's wonderful to see Renfrew County so actively involved through the help of the Emergency Services department, with its emphasis on safety and health," Mr. Theilheimer said.
 
"We have backed the Silver Chain Challenge from the start, so it's great to have an even more active role in it this year," said Emergency Services director Mike Nolan. His department has been organizing planning meetings, has overseen the website renovations, and is contributing a summer student to help with the project. "It's a positive, effective way to help people in our community to be healthier."
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<![CDATA[Learn to Crochet]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/learn-to-crochet-2270.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/learn-to-crochet-2270.htmlTue, 15 May 2018 8:31:14 -0700 Learn to crochet with Lisa

Pembroke Public Library

Beginner class

Classes run every Thursday from July 5th to July 26th

2:30-3:30pm

All materials wil be provided.

Cost: Donation encouraged.

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<![CDATA[Information Session for Candidates]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/information-for-candidates/information-session-for-candidates-1877.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/information-for-candidates/information-session-for-candidates-1877.htmlFri, 04 May 2018 12:56:17 -07002018 Municipal Election Information Session for Candidates and Third Party Advertisers
The Municipal and School Board Election will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018. Those considering to run in the Election can file nomination papers from Tuesday, May 1, 2018 to Friday, July 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.

With over 100 changes to the Municipal Elections Act, this session would be beneficial for potential candidates, third party advertisers, and anyone interested in learning more about local government.

This information session is free to attend and will provide information regarding:
 Nominations and the eligibility to run
 Candidate and third party advertisers
 General campaign rules and election finances
 Compliance audits and penalties

This Information Session will feature Stephen Seller, Municipal Advisor, for the Ministry of Municipal Affairs. Information about the Municipal Councils for Bonnechere Valley, Laurentian Valley, Pembroke, Petawawa, Renfrew and Whitewater Region will be available at all sessions.

For More Information and to Register for one of the following Sessions being held at the following venues please contact:

Pembroke City Hall – June 26th at 6:00 p.m.
1 Pembroke Street East, Pembroke ON
613-735-6821
hmartin@pembroke.ca

Eagles’ Nest – June 27th at 3:00 p.m.
178 Jane Street, Eganville ON
613-628-3101
bryanm@eganville.com

Petawawa Civic Centre – June 27th at 7:00 p.m.
16 Civic Centre Road, Petawawa ON
613-687-5536
elections@petawawa.ca
COST ~ FREE

If you’re unable to attend these sessions and are looking for additional candidate information:
www.mah.gov.on.ca

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<![CDATA[Knit in Public Day]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/knit-in-public-day-2116.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/knit-in-public-day-2116.htmlWed, 02 May 2018 12:40:06 -0700Please join us

Saturday June 9th from 11 am-4:00 pm

For our fantastic Knit in Public Day

Bring your needlework projects and enjoy all day refreshments, activities,games , prizzes and much more.

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<![CDATA[Giant Book Sale]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/giant-book-sale-3477.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/giant-book-sale-3477.htmlWed, 02 May 2018 12:39:02 -0700 Giant Book and Yard Sale

Pembroke Library

Saturday June 2nd, 2018

9:00 am-2:30 pm

Rain or Shine!

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<![CDATA[Third Party Advertiser Package]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/information-for-third-party-adverstisers/third-party-advertiser-package-136.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/information-for-third-party-adverstisers/third-party-advertiser-package-136.htmlTue, 01 May 2018 8:49:15 -0700<![CDATA[Information for Third Party Advertisers]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/information-for-third-party-adverstisers/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/information-for-third-party-adverstisers/Tue, 01 May 2018 8:47:58 -0700Broadcasters and publishers must comply with new laws on third party advertising during the municipal election
 
The municipal election in the Town of Laurentian Valley will take place on Monday, October 22, 2018.
 
This notice is intended to inform broadcasters and publishers of their new obligations under the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 (the Act) if they broadcast or publish a third party advertisement during the upcoming municipal election.
 
For further information, visit the Government of Ontario’s website or contact the Ministry of Municipal Affairs.
 
Definition of a registered third party advertiser
Under the Act, a registered third party advertiser is an individual, corporation or trade union that has registered with the City Clerk of the municipality where they want to advertise.
 
Third party advertisers must register prior to incurring any expenses for the appearance of a third party advertisement, and must comply with requirements including filing a financial statement(s), spending and contribution limits. A list of registered third party advertisers will be available at www.lvtownship.ca.  A candidate in the election cannot direct a third party advertiser.
 
Definition of a third party advertisement
A third party advertisement is a message in any broadcast, print, electronic or other medium that has the purpose of promoting, supporting or opposing a candidate in the election, or a question on the ballot.
 
 
Third party advertisements must contain the following information:
  1. Name of the registered third party
  2. Municipality where the registered third party is registered
  3. Telephone number, mailing address or email address at which the registered third party may be contacted regarding the advertisement
 
Restricted campaign period
Broadcasters and publishers may only permit third party advertisements to appear between May 1, 2018 and October 22, 2018 (Election Day).
 
 
Legal obligations for broadcasters and publishers in the municipal election
The new requirements for broadcasters and publishers include:
 
  1. Mandatory information
 
A registered third party advertiser must provide the following information to the broadcaster or publisher in writing before the third party advertisement appears:
 
• Name of the registered third party
• Name of the business address and telephone number of the individual who deals with the broadcaster or publisher under the direction of the registered third party
• Municipality where the registered third party is registered
 
  1. Maintaining records
The broadcaster or publisher of a third party advertisement must maintain records for 4 years after the date the advertisement appears. These records must contain:
 
Mandatory information described in section 1 (above), as outlined under section 88.5 (2) of the Act
• A copy of the advertisement, or the means of reproducing it for inspection
• A statement of charge made for its appearance.
 
The public must be permitted to inspect the records during normal business hours.
  1. Charges and contributions
The broadcaster or publisher may not charge a third party advertiser more or less than their normal advertising rate. If less is charged, the difference is deemed to be a contribution to the third party advertiser. Providing free advertising is considered a contribution towards the third party advertiser, unless all third party advertisers are offered the same service.
 
  1. Broadcasters or publishers as registered third party advertisers
Broadcasters or publishers, who wish to conduct third party advertising, must register as a third party advertiser and follow the Act's requirements. A Third Party Advertisers' guide, published by the Government of Ontario, will be provided upon registration.
 
Additional Resources
For more information about requirements under the Act, refer to:
 
Municipal Elections Act, 1996
Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs website
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<![CDATA[Council in Committee Meeting]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/meetings/upcoming-meetings/council-in-committee-meeting-4081.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/council/meetings/upcoming-meetings/council-in-committee-meeting-4081.htmlTue, 01 May 2018 7:36:13 -0700Please note that Council in Committee Meetings take place on the first Tuesday of every month at the Township Municipal Office at 460 Witt Road, Laurentian Valley ON, K8A 6W5.

This meeting is open to the public.

The agenda will be available to the Public on the Monday prior to the meeting:

http://www.laurentianvalleytwsp.on.ca/council/meetings/agendas-minutes/

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<![CDATA[Regular Council Meeting]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/meetings/upcoming-meetings/regular-council-meeting-6530.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/council/meetings/upcoming-meetings/regular-council-meeting-6530.htmlTue, 01 May 2018 7:33:45 -0700Please note, Regular Meetings of Council take place on the third Tuesday of every month at 5:30 pm at the Township Municipal Office at 460 Witt Road, Laurentian Valley ON, K8A 6W5.

This meeting is open to the public.

The agenda will be available to the Public on the Monday prior to the meeting:

http://www.laurentianvalleytwsp.on.ca/council/meetings/agendas-minutes/

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<![CDATA[Information for Candidates ]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/information-for-candidates/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/information-for-candidates/Mon, 30 Apr 2018 11:41:12 -0700Offices for Nominations

Beginning May 1, 2018 nominations will be accepted at the Township of Laurentian Valley for the offices of:

Mayor - 1 position to be elected at large
Reeve - 1 position to be elected at large
Councillor - 5 positions to be elected at large

School Board Trustee Elections:

Trustee for Renfrew County District School Board (English Public) – 1 position elected at large

  • Area: Township of Laurentian Valley & Township of North Algona  Wilberforce

Trustee for Renfrew County Catholic District School Board (English Catholic) – 1 position elected at large

  • Area: Township of Laurentian Valley, Township of Admaston/Bromley, Township of North Algona Wilberforce & the Township of Bonnechere Valley

Eligibility

To run for the position of Mayor, Reeve or Councillor, you must be:

  • A Canadian citizen
  • At least 18 years of age
  • A resident of the Township of Laurentian Valley, or the owner or tenant of property in the Township of Laurentian Valley (or the spouse of an owner or tenant)
  • Eligible to vote in Laurentian Valley
  • Not disqualified to hold office by any legislation

To run for the position of school board trustee, you must be:

  • A Canadian citizen
  • At least 18 years of age
  • A resident in the school board’s area of jurisdiction
  • Eligible to vote for the school board
  • Not disqualified to hold office by any legislation

Nomination

Beginning May 1, 2018 nomination forms will be available and will be accepted by completing and filing, in the Office of the Clerk, on the prescribed nomination form and accompanied by the nomination filing fee of:

Head of Council – $200.00
All other positions – $100.00

The filing fee is payable by debit, cash, and certified cheque/money order.  The candidate must provide proof of qualifying address within the Township of Laurentian Valley.

The nomination form must be signed by the candidate and may be filed in person or by an agent with the Clerk at:

Township of Laurentian Valley
460 Witt Road
Pembroke, ON K8A 6W5

Withdrawal of Nomination

A candidate who wishes to withdraw his or her nomination must notify the Clerk in writing before 2 p.m., Friday, September 12, 2014. The candidate must file his or her withdrawal or statement in person and may be required to provide identification.

The candidate will still be required to submit a financial statement (due no later than March 27, 2015 at 2 p.m.) covering all financial transactions up to the time of the withdrawal.

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<![CDATA[Nomination Package]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/information-for-candidates/nomination-package-8737.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/information-for-candidates/nomination-package-8737.htmlMon, 30 Apr 2018 6:32:16 -0700<![CDATA[Career Jump Start Strategy Session ]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/career-jump-start-strategy-session-6851.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/career-jump-start-strategy-session-6851.htmlThu, 26 Apr 2018 11:21:13 -0700 Career Jump Start Strategy Session

with Lorraine MacDonald,ECPC

Senga Transformational Coaching

Monday April 23rd at 6:30 pm

Perfect for Students. Everyone Welcome

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<![CDATA[Yoga with Kim]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/yoga-with-kim-6880.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/yoga-with-kim-6880.htmlThu, 26 Apr 2018 11:20:49 -0700 Join Kim at Pembroke Public Library for Gentle Yoga

 Bring your own mat for any of these gentle yoga classes ending 
in a Yoga Nidra style meditation.
Wed. April 18th at 6:00 p.m.
Fri. April 27th at 3:00 p.m.
Thurs. May 3rd at 6:00 p.m.
Thurs. May 10th at 6:00 p.m.
Wed. May 16th at 3:00 p.m.
Thurs. May 24th at 6:00 p.m.
Thurs. May 31st at 6:00 p.m.
 
Suggested donation of $5.00 
to Library
 
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<![CDATA[Notice of Study Commencement and Electronic Public Info Centre for Highway 148 (East of Greenwood Road to the Quebec Border) ]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/notice-of-study-preliminary-design-and-class-ea-for-highway-148-east-of-greenwood-road-to-the-quebec-border-comments-required-between-april-16-may-3-2018-3758.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/notice-of-study-preliminary-design-and-class-ea-for-highway-148-east-of-greenwood-road-to-the-quebec-border-comments-required-between-april-16-may-3-2018-3758.htmlMon, 16 Apr 2018 8:44:43 -0700NOTICE OF STUDY

Preliminary Design and Class Environmental Assessment

Highway 148 (Greenwood Road to the Quebec Border)

County of Renfrew (G.W.P. 239-0-00)

 

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) has retained Morrison Hershfield (MH) to undertake the Detail Design and Environmental Assessment Study for the rehabilitation of Highway 148 at Greenwood Road to the Quebec Border in the County of Renfrew. The purpose of this letter is to inform you of the Study and to invite your input. 

This project generally includes: 

• Pavement rehabilitation;
• 2.5 m paved shoulders along the highway;
• New right-turn lane at Hazley Bay Drive;
• Drainage improvements; and
• Removal of the existing CPR overhead structure and replacement with a culvert.
 
In order to facilitate the replacement of the CPR Bridge, a short-term closure of Highway 148 between Hazley Bay Drive and Greenwood Road will be implemented. During this time traffic will be detoured along Hazley Bay Drive, Forest Park Road, Beachburg Road and Greenwood Road. Impacted property owners will be notified prior to the detour. 
 
THE PROCESS
 
This project has been classified as a Group 'B' undertaking under the Class Environmental Assessment for Provincial Transportation Facilities (2000) with the opportunity for public input throughout. A Transportation Environmental Study Report for the Preliminary Design and Class Environmental Assessment for the project was prepared by the Ministry and completed in February 2018. 

Upon completion of this study, a Design and Construction Report (DCR) will be prepared and made available for a 30-day public review period. A Notification of Submission will be published in the local newspapers and letter notification will be sent directly to you. 
 
PROJECT WEBSITE
 
You are invited to visit the Highway 148 website for this Detail Design and Environmental Assessment Study. The website was developed as a method to provide information and to obtain input from those parties or groups with an interest in the project. The website provides information and a PowerPoint Presentation that includes study background, potential impacts, traffic detours associated with the temporary closure of Highway 148 and next steps. You are invited to review the website and submit comments between April 16, 2018 and May 3, 2018. 

The website to a_ccess the online project information can be found at the following address: 

www.highway148rehabilitation.com 
 
COMMENTS

We are interested in hearing any comments or concerns that you may have with the study. Comments must be received (as directed below) no later then December 7, 2017. Please send any comments or requests to either of the following:

Mr. Chris Belanger, MTO Project Manager, Ministry of Transportation; 1355 John Counter Boulevard, Postal Bag 4000, Kingston, ON K7L 5A3; tel: 613-540-5187 toll-free: 1-800-267-0295; fax: 613-540-5106; e-mail: Chris.Belanger@ontario.ca

Mr. Allan Ortlieb, Consultant Project Manager, IBI Group; 100-175 Galaxy Boulevard, Toronto, ON M9W OC9; tel: 416-798-5480;fax: 416-675-4620; e-mail: Allan.Ortlieb@ibigroup.com

Comments and information are being collected to assist the MTO in meeting the requirements of the 'Ontario Environmental Assessment Act. Information will be collected in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Access to Information Act. With the exception of personal information, all comments will become part of the public record. If you have any accessibility requirements in order to participate in this project, please contact one of the project team members listed above.

Notice first posted: November 7, 2017

A pdf copy of the notice is also available for download from the Township website.  For viewing at the Township of Laurentian Valley Municipal Office, please note office hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30 am until 4:00 pm. 

 

 
 
 
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<![CDATA[So You Want to Run for Council? Candidate Information Workshop]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/so-you-want-to-run-for-council-candidate-information-workshop-8808.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/so-you-want-to-run-for-council-candidate-information-workshop-8808.htmlTue, 10 Apr 2018 12:18:20 -0700CANDIDATE INFORMATION WORKSHOP

  • Monday April 23, 2018 at 7:00 pm
  • Ma-te-Way Activity Centre
  • 1 Ma-te-Way Park Drive, Renfrew ON K7V 4J4

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

  • Potential Candidates
  • Spouse or Partner
  • Anyone interested in learning more about local government

This workshop will give you an understanding of Council’s roles and responsibilities. It will also explain how duties and responsibilities of public office will impact your life.

Speaker: Fred Dean is a lawyer who acts exclusively for municipalities across Ontario and municipal associations. He works with elected officials and senior staff giving them tools to make effective decisions on behalf of their communities. He has been one of the facilitators training members of council and heads of council on behalf of the Association of Municipalities since 2002.


FREE EVENT – Registration Required
Please contact Deputy Clerk Charkavi to register or for more information
at 613-432-4848 or info@renfrew.ca

Topics will include:

  • Municipal Powers
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Public’s Role in Local Government
  • Difference between Governance and Administration
  • Municipal Conflict of Interest and other Personal Responsibilities
  • Impact on Family Life

Hosted by:

Town of Renfrew, Town of Arnprior, Township of McNab/Braeside, Township of Bonnechere Valley,
Township of Horton, Township of Whitewater Region, Township of Greater Madawaska

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<![CDATA[Corporation Organizational Chart]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/human-resources/corporation-organizational-chart/http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/human-resources/corporation-organizational-chart/Fri, 06 Apr 2018 11:27:20 -0700<![CDATA[Congratulations to all Laurentian Valley Nominees of the Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce Annual Business Achievement Awards!]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/congratulations-to-all-laurentian-valley-nominees-of-the-upper-ottawa-valley-chamber-of-commerce-annual-business-achievement-awards-9117.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/congratulations-to-all-laurentian-valley-nominees-of-the-upper-ottawa-valley-chamber-of-commerce-annual-business-achievement-awards-9117.htmlWed, 28 Mar 2018 11:30:08 -0700

2018 LAURENTIAN VALLEY FINALISTS 

Das Studio (Laurentian Valley business) - Creative Services
 
Emma Pearl (Laurentian Valley business) - Employee of the Year
 
Hugli's Blueberry Ranch (Laurentian Valley business) - Excellence in Agribusiness, Farming or Rural Achievement
 
Kula Permaculture Farm (Laurentian Valley business) - Excellence in Agribusiness, Farming or Rural Achievement
 
Das Studio (Laurentian Valley business) - Business of the Year: Small
 
Tammy Blackmore (Laurentian Valley resident) - Best Community Impact Award
 
Murphy Ford Sales (Laurentian Valley business) - Business of the Year: Large
 
Crazy Beautiful Dresses(Laurentian Valley business) - Customer Focus Award
 
Discount Car and Truck Rentals (Laurentian Valley business) - Customer Focus Award
 
Wilkies Fresh Baked Bread (congrats to baker Andrew Chenard from Laurentian Valley) - Start up Superstar

 

FOR EVENT DETAILS AND TO PURCHASE TICKETS CLICK THE LINK BELOW:

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ef7en5jr8004aed9&llr=f58ahmjab

 

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<![CDATA[Premium Properties]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/business/links-to-businesses-in-laurentian-valley/premium-properties-9714.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/business/links-to-businesses-in-laurentian-valley/premium-properties-9714.htmlThu, 22 Mar 2018 6:53:44 -0700OWNER
Joel Brown
 
CONTACT
102 Bess St Laurentian Valley, Ont K8B 1B5 
613-717-1906 
joel@premiumproperties.co
 
SERVICES
Professional Property Maintenance
Lawn Maintenance
Gutter Cleaning 
Spring/ Fall Yard Clean up 
Hedge Trimming 
Snow Removal 
Fully Insured & Free Estimates 
Registered with Veterans Affairs 
 
WEBSITE
www.facebook.com/premiumpropertiesmaintenance/

 

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<![CDATA[Information for Voters]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/information-for-voters/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/information-for-voters/Mon, 12 Mar 2018 8:33:32 -0700Beginning May 1, 2018 nominations will be accepted at the Township of Laurentian Valley for the offices of:

·         Mayor - 1 position to be elected at large

·         Reeve - 1 position to be elected at large

·         Councillor - 5 positions to be elected at large

School Board Trustee Elections:

·         Trustee for Renfrew County District School Board (English Public) – 1 position elected at large

Area: Township of Laurentian Valley & Township of North Algona  Wilberforce

·         Trustee for Renfrew County Catholic District School Board (English Catholic) – 1 position elected at large

Area: Township of Laurentian Valley, Township of Admaston/Bromley, Township of North Algona Wilberforce & the Township of Bonnechere Valley

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<![CDATA[Connecting to Care Radiothon]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/connecting-to-care-radiothon-4352.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/connecting-to-care-radiothon-4352.htmlMon, 12 Mar 2018 8:32:09 -0700On Thursday March 1st, 2018 from 11am to 6pm:

Tune into 104.9 myFM and listen to stories from patients, families and Hospital staff.

Make a pledge by calling 613-629-3343 to support the Cutting Edge Campaign - to fund the upgrade and modernizing of the the Pembroke Regional Hospital's Surgical Floor and support our orthopaedic program.

Visit Pembroke Mall, where we will be hosting our Radiothon, to meet PRH nurses, doctors and health care staff and learn about the services available at your hospital.

 

Directly message us for your questions or sponsorship opportunities, or call: 613-732-2811 x 6129

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The Pembroke Regional Hospital serves over 100,000 residents across the Ottawa Valley, delivering health care programs and services to keep them living well and enjoying rural life.

With incredible backing from local families and businesses over the past decade, our hospital has transformed into a centre of health care excellence offering expanded services that include CT, MRI, Dialysis, Chemotherapy, and regional stroke, mental health and orthopaedic programs.

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<![CDATA[Ukrainian Easter Egg Workshop!]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/ukrainian-easter-egg-workshop-8724.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/ukrainian-easter-egg-workshop-8724.htmlMon, 12 Mar 2018 8:31:52 -0700 Learn to make traditional Ukrainian Esater Eggs

Pembroke Public Library

Saturday March 24th

2:00 pm

Registration required.Spaces Limited

$10.00 per person

Ages 8 and up are welcome.

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<![CDATA[Know your Car-Buying Rights!]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/know-your-car-buying-rights-2379.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/know-your-car-buying-rights-2379.htmlMon, 12 Mar 2018 8:31:21 -0700Join us at Pembroke Public Library

for a free seminar presented by Ontario's Vehicle Sales Regulator

Tuseday March 20th at 2:30 pm

 

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<![CDATA[Plant and Vendor Sale]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/plant-and-vendor-sale-3428.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/plant-and-vendor-sale-3428.htmlMon, 12 Mar 2018 8:30:56 -0700 Kick Winter to the Curb!

Join us Saturday April 14th 

10:00am -3:00pm

For our 2nd Annual Plant and Vendor Sale

Fantastic plants and great local vendors to shop.

Something for everyone!

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<![CDATA[Animal Control - New Contractor & Pound Facility]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/animal-control/http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/animal-control/Tue, 06 Mar 2018 9:02:52 -0800Animal Control Services 

The Township of Laurentian Valley has by-laws that regulate the ownership and activity of dogs in the municipality. Please take time to review the municipal by-laws as well as the Provincial legislation that regulates your dog. 
If you have any animal control issues please contact Municipal Law Enforcement Services at 613-281-3773.

Animal Control Services are for domestic animals only.

Pound Services

Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals – Phone: 613-635-7508

Click the link to view pets found in Laurentian Valley: https://www.facebook.com/ospcarcb/photos/?tab=album&album_id=10154339136762937 

Your pet is not to trespass even when on a leash!  “Poop & Scoop” applies in Laurentian Valley!

For nuisance bears, call BEARWISE at 1-866-514-2327.  If it is an emergency, call 9-1-1.


Pet Licences

All residents must purchase an annual licence for their dogs and cats.  Landlords, please notify your tenants.  Pet tags are sold at the Township Office and online [page link] at a discounted rate before the end of March.  Tags can be delivered if you are disabled and unable to attend the office. 

•    Sterilized Pets: before March 31st - $15; after March 31st - $25
•    Unsterilized Pets: before March 31st $20; after March 31st - $30

After March 31st Officials will be going door to door to ensure registration requirements have been met.  The cost will then be $10 more per tag.  If you are unable to register your dog at the door, a notice will be left to purchase tags at the municipal office within a specified time.  Failure to comply will result in a fine of $120 plus full purchase price of the tag.

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<![CDATA[Mar 1 - Update: Threat to Valour School]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/mar-1-update-threat-to-valour-school-1248.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/mar-1-update-threat-to-valour-school-1248.htmlThu, 01 Mar 2018 12:36:22 -0800


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: March 1, 2018
 
UPDATE -THREAT TO VALOUR SCHOOL UNSUBSTANTIATED
 
(PETAWAWA, ON) – On February 28, 2018 at approximately 7:25 a.m. the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were made aware of a threat directed to Valour School in Petawawa.  Police immediately responded and began an investigation.  The threat concern, communicated on social media to a student, has been deemed unsubstantiated by police and there was no known threat to public safety.
 
Police have arrested and charged 19-year-old Colton Blair CLARK of Petawawa with the following Criminal Code offences in relation to this incident:
 
  • Mischief – obstruct, interrupt or interfere with the lawful use, enjoyment or operation of property
  • Personation – with intent to avoid arrest, prosecution or obstruct justice
 
He was held for a bailing hearing on March 1, 2018 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke.  Police are not seeking any further suspects in relation to this incident at this time.
 
 
Contact:  Constable Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - mobile
 
 
 

 

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<![CDATA[Feb 28 - Threat to Valour School Unsubstantiated]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/feb-28-threat-to-valour-school-unsubstantiated-4606.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/feb-28-threat-to-valour-school-unsubstantiated-4606.htmlThu, 01 Mar 2018 6:50:15 -0800


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: February 28, 2018
 
THREAT TO VALOUR SCHOOL UNSUBSTANTIATED
 
 
(PETAWAWA, ON) – On February 28, 2018 at approximately 7:25 a.m. the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were made aware of a threat directed to Valour School in Petawawa.  Police immediately responded to the school and began an investigation.  The school initiated a hold and secure and buses enroute to the school with students were diverted to an alternate location as a safety precaution. 
 
The potential threat concern, communicated on social media to a student, has been deemed unsubstantiated by police at this time and there is no known threat to public safety. The investigation is on-going.  Valour School will resume its regular schedule on March 1, 2018.           
 
Contact:  Constable Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - mobile

 

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<![CDATA[Feb 27 - OPP Charge Walmart Shoplifter]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/feb-27-opp-charge-walmart-shoplifter-7151.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/feb-27-opp-charge-walmart-shoplifter-7151.htmlThu, 01 Mar 2018 6:47:50 -0800


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: February 27, 2018
 
OPP CHARGE WALMART SHOPLIFTER
 
(LAURENTIAN VALLEY TWP, ON) – On the evening of February 15, 2018 members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call regarding a shoplifting incident in progress at the Walmart in Laurentian Valley Township.  A known male was observed  exiting the store with computer accessories that he did not pay for.  The suspect left the scene in a vehicle and he was located and arrested by police later that evening.   
 
As a result Chad Edward CORRIN, age 37 of Pembroke, is charged with the following Criminal Code offences:
  • Theft under $5000
  • Fail to comply with probation – two counts
 
He was held for a bail hearing and subsequently released on a recognizance of bail with a court date on February 27, 2018 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke.
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - mobile

  

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<![CDATA[Feb 27 - OPP Charge Youth After Break and Enter in Pembroke]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/feb-27-opp-charge-youth-after-break-and-enter-in-pembroke-1706.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/feb-27-opp-charge-youth-after-break-and-enter-in-pembroke-1706.htmlThu, 01 Mar 2018 6:41:58 -0800


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: February 27, 2018
 
 
OPP CHARGE YOUTH AFTER BREAK AND ENTER IN PEMBROKE
 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – On the afternoon of February 14, 2018 members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a break and enter that had just occurred at residence on Church Street in the City of Pembroke.  The suspect had fled the scene after stealing a video game console from the home.  Police located and arrested a 17-year-old male suspect later that afternoon and the stolen property was recovered.  As a result a 17-year-old male youth from Laurentian Valley Township was charged with break and enter and theft under $5000 contrary to the Criminal Code.
 
The accused was released on a promise to appear and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Youth Justice Court in Pembroke on March 29, 2018.  The name of the youth cannot be released in accordance with the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA).    
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - mobile
 

 

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<![CDATA[Feb 26 - Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/feb-26-crime-stoppers-crime-of-the-week-9733.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/feb-26-crime-stoppers-crime-of-the-week-9733.htmlTue, 27 Feb 2018 5:50:09 -0800
FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: February 26, 2018         
 
 
 
CRIME STOPPERS CRIME OF THE WEEK
 
(PEMBROKE, ON) – Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers and the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) need your help to solve a break, enter and theft in the City of Pembroke.
 
Sometime between February 1 and February 3, 2018 an unknown suspect or suspects committed a break and enter at a residence on Dunlop Street in the City of Pembroke.  Several items were stolen from the residence including:
  • 50 inch Samsung Smart LED TV
  • PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, Sony PSP, XBOX game consoles including assorted games and controllers
  • Four FOX brand snowmobile helmets  - red, blue, green and red/silver in colour
  • FXR snowmobile suit – size XL
  • Four NHL jerseys – three Ottawa Senators, one Philadelphia Flyers
  • D-Link Wi-Fi router
Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers believes that someone may have information that could assist police in solving this crime.  If you have information on any criminal offence that results in charges being laid, you qualify for an award of up to $2,000.00.  Call Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 735-8477 or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.  You could help solve a crime.  All tips remain anonymous and you will not have to attend court.  Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display.  The telephones are answered 24 hours a day.   Please visit the website www.valleytips.ca.
 
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                Tel# (613) 732-3332
                Cell # (613) 633-3294

 

    

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<![CDATA[Feb 26 - OPP Investigate Serious Collision Between Motorized Snow Vehicle And Passenger Vehicle]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/opp-investigate-serious-collision-between-motorized-snow-vehicle-and-passenger-vehicle-7067.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/opp-investigate-serious-collision-between-motorized-snow-vehicle-and-passenger-vehicle-7067.htmlTue, 27 Feb 2018 5:47:25 -0800


FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: February 26, 2018                                                                         

OPP INVESTIGATE SERIOUS COLLISION BETWEEN MOTORIZED SNOW VEHICLE AND PASSENGER VEHICLE

(PETAWAWA, ON) – The Upper Ottawa Valley Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a serious two vehicle collision that occurred in the Town of Petawawa on February 23, 2018.  The collision between a motorized snow vehicle (MSV) and a passenger vehicle occurred at approximately 10pm at the intersection of Murphy Road and Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) Trail A.  The MSV driver, a 24-year-old male from Petawawa, was transported to hospital by ambulance with serious injuries.  The driver of the passenger vehicle was not injured.  OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) are assisting with the on-going investigation.   

       

Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 – mobile
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<![CDATA[Completing the Building Application]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/building/construction/completing-the-building-application-7482.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/building/construction/completing-the-building-application-7482.htmlThu, 22 Feb 2018 5:49:13 -0800
  • Project Information - complete all boxes; Civic Address if there is one or the lot & concession; Project Value is an estimate for Statistics Canada - that is how they track building activity; Area of Work is the size of the building you are constructing.
  • Purpose of Application - tick the applicable box; indicate the use of the building is it residential, commercial, industrial, etc.; Indicate the use of the existing or proposed buildings, eg. three bedroom dwelling or detached garage. Provide a discription of the proposed work, eg. to construct a detached dwelling, or to construct a detached garage.
  • Applicant - the applicant is to complete by filling in his or her information, this is the person the Municipality will work with to process the application and complete the project.
  • Owner - insert the owners information if the owner is not the applicant.
  • Contractor - insert the contractors information if different from the owner and the applicant.
  • Tarion Warranty Corporation - to be completed for new homes only.
  • Completeness of Application - Tick the appropriate boxes, this section is drafted by lawyers from Toronto that we are not allowed to alter; in english, what they are asking is  i) have you completed the Application and required schedules? ii) have you attached the plans of the project you want the permit for? iii) have you also attached the site plan showing where the project is to be built? iv) Some buildings/projects must also comply with other Provincial regulations, have you ensured that your project will comply with these? (for example, Old age homes and day care facilities have different requirements/regulations they must comply with also)
  • Attachments - Please attach the required documents, as noted on the cover page of the application. The application is not complete until all the required documents have been filed with the Municipality.
  • Declaration - date and sign the application.

  • Schedule 1: Designer Information

    The person who has designed the building should complete this schedule, if you have any questions refer to Division C, Part 3, Section 3.2 of the Ontario Building Code. (1) This Section prescribes, for the purposes of Clause 8(2) (c) and subsection 15.11(5) of the Act, the qualifications for a person who carries out design activities after December 31, 2005.

    When the application is complete and you have your sketches or plans ready, mail or drop at the office.

    If you have any questions or concerns, please call Claus Trost CBCO at 735-6291

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    <![CDATA[Feb 14 - Fraud and Scam Awareness Presentation for Seniors]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/feb-14-fraud-and-scam-awareness-presentation-for-seniors-9147.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/feb-14-fraud-and-scam-awareness-presentation-for-seniors-9147.htmlWed, 14 Feb 2018 12:18:55 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: February 14, 2018
     
    FRAUD AND SCAM AWARENESS PRESENTATION FOR SENIORS
    March 2, 2018
     
    (PEMBROKE, ON) – The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) is the central agency in Canada that collects information and criminal intelligence on such matters as mass marketing fraud (e.g. telemarketing), advance fee fraud, internet fraud and identification theft complaints.  The CAFC is located in North Bay, ON and is jointly operated by the RCMP, OPP and the Competition Bureau of Canada.
     
    Keith Ward, an intelligence researcher and profiler with the CAFC, will offer a 45 minute presentation plus a question period on mass marketing fraud, identity theft, romance and other scams – and how to avoid them.  The presentation will take place on March 2, 2018 at the Senior’s Drop-In Centre at 42 Renfrew Street in Pembroke. 
     
    The doors open at 1130am with a free lunch being served at 12 noon.  The presentation will begin at 1245pm and will be followed by a question and answer session.  Everyone is welcome and those attending are requested to register with the Senior’s Drop-In Centre by calling 613-735-1226. 
     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    (613) 732-3332 - office
                    (613) 633-3294 - mobile
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    <![CDATA[Labour Market Group Renfrew & Lanark]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/business/labour-market-group-renfrew-lanark/http://www.lvtownship.ca/business/labour-market-group-renfrew-lanark/Wed, 24 Jan 2018 11:56:42 -0800About Us

    The Labour Market Group of Renfrew and Lanark Counties represents one of 26 workforce planning areas in the province of Ontario.  Funded by the Ministry of Advanced Education and  Skills Development, the group works to provide accurate and timely labour market information to employers, job seekers and organizations that use labour market data for strategic planning purposes.  The group provides annual labour market reports that outline trends in the local labour force using statistical data from several sources, as well an intelligence gathered from local employers and employment agencies.

    The Labour Market Group of Renfrew & Lanark (LMG) – Who We Are

    Labour Market GroupIn the Province of Ontario there are 26 Workforce Planning areas which receive funding from the Ministry of Advanced Education and  Skills Development, to facilitate a Local Labour Market Planning (LLMP) process that identifies and prioritizes labour market issues. Once issues are identified, the Workforce Development/Training Board or other local organizations responsible for this task work with community partners to develop a plan of action to meet the changing labour market needs of the community.

    Since May of 2007, in lieu of a local board and under the supervision of the 1000 Islands Region Workforce Development Board, the Labour Market Group of Renfrew & Lanark (LMG) has delivered the LLMP process within the Renfrew-Lanark region. On April 1st of 2013 the administration of the contract was transferred to Algonquin College in the Ottawa Valley. The LMG works with two sub-committees (one for Renfrew and one for Lanark) that reflect a wide cross section of industry, employment, training, economic development and governmental agencies. The committees provide local labour market information and feedback on community projects so that we can better serve our communities within the region. The Labour Market Group is a proud member of Workforce Planning Ontario, www.workforceplanningontario.com

    Our Vision & Mission

    Vision: A killed workforce contributing to a prosperous Ontario

    Mission: To work collaboratively with community partners on the creation of innovative labour market solutions that meet local workforce development needs.

    VISIT TO LEARN MORE THE LABOUR MARKET GROUP OF RENFREW AND LANARK: 
    http://www.algonquincollege.com/renfrewlanark/

     

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    <![CDATA[Laurentian Valley Businesses, We Need Your Input by January 31, 2018]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/business/labour-market-group-renfrew-lanark/laurentian-valley-businesses-we-need-your-input-by-january-31-2018/http://www.lvtownship.ca/business/labour-market-group-renfrew-lanark/laurentian-valley-businesses-we-need-your-input-by-january-31-2018/Wed, 24 Jan 2018 11:35:29 -0800

    TO COMPLETE SURVEY GO TO:
    www.surveymonkey.com/r/6C6MHY5
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    <![CDATA[Jan 24 - Ice Conditions Unknown Stay Safe]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-24-ice-conditions-unknown-stay-safe-7863.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-24-ice-conditions-unknown-stay-safe-7863.htmlWed, 24 Jan 2018 11:01:16 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: January 22, 2018
     

    ICE CONDITIONS UNKNOWN STAY SAFE   

    (SMITHS FALLS, ON)- The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind everyone to be aware of changing conditions before venturing out on ice covered bodies of water. Please be aware of your surroundings and check the ice before venturing out. 
    Check the weather before you leave and watch for changing weather conditions. Do not travel on ice alone or in the dark. Always make someone aware of your plans and the routes you will be taking. Make sure to carry a small survival kit with you in case of emergencies this can include but is not limited to; an ice pick, rope, lighter, matches, pocket knife, compass and whistle.  
    Safety first, last and always. Be prepared and stay safe.
    Inspector Paul Bedard Traffic and Marine East Region OPP reminds you to be aware and safe at all times. "We can't control weather, but we can control our actions." 
     
     
    Contact: A/Sergeant Tina Hunt
    Phone: (613)296-4516
    Twitter: @OPP_ER

     

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    <![CDATA[Jan 19 - 2018 NHL Alumni Benefit Tour Presented by Scotiabank!]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-19-2018-nhl-alumni-benefit-tour-presented-by-scotiabank-3010.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-19-2018-nhl-alumni-benefit-tour-presented-by-scotiabank-3010.htmlWed, 24 Jan 2018 10:58:00 -0800PRESS RELEASE


    THE 2018 NHL ALUMNI BENEFIT TOUR PRESENTED BY SCOTIABANK!
    CELEBRATING THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT TORCH
    RUN YOUR FAVORITE FORMER NHL LEGENDS FACE OFF AGAINST THE LAW
    ENFORCEMENT ALL STARS IN SUPPORT OF SPECIAL OLYMPICS


    The Pembroke Memorial Centre will play host to Hockey Night in Pembroke on Saturday
    March 17th, 2018!

    Scotiabank proudly presents the 2018 NHL Alumni Benefit Tour featuring NHL legends from
    Stanley Cup winning teams, classic original 6 hockey teams and local former NHLers
    representing your hometown all in support of Special Olympics Ontario and the Law
    Enforcement Torch Run! The NHL Alumni Tour has proudly hosted hockey legends such as
    Walter Gretzky, Wendel Clark, Curtis Joseph, Tiger Williams, Theo Fleury and many more!

    The Scotiabank NHL Alumni Benefit Tour gives fans a unique experience and an evening to
    remember that showcases top shelf hockey skills, on ice pranks and old fashioned hockey
    nostalgia. This great evening provides something for fans of all ages and gives you an
    exciting opportunity to see a lighter side of these hockey greats while raising money for a
    great cause.

    The Scotiabank NHL Alumni Benefit Tour supports the Special Olympics and Law
    Enforcement Torch Run’s mission “To provide year-round sports training and athletic
    competition for individuals with intellectual disabilities.” Join us for a special night as we
    celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Law Enforcement Torch Run Ontario!
    Doors open at 5:00PM, game starts at 6:00pm at the Pembroke Memorial Centre, 393
    Pembroke Street West, Pembroke, ON.


    For ticket information, please visit www.benefithockey.com. Come out and join in the fun!
    CALL 1-844-363-0500 OR VISIT WWW.BENEFITHOCKEY.COM
    TO BOOK YOUR TICKETS TODAY!

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    <![CDATA[Jan 19 - OPP's Community Street Crime Unit Execute Search Warrant]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-19-opp-s-community-street-crime-unit-execute-search-warrant-6443.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-19-opp-s-community-street-crime-unit-execute-search-warrant-6443.htmlWed, 24 Jan 2018 10:46:42 -0800
    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: January 19, 2018
     

    OPP’S COMMUNITY STREET CRIME UNIT EXECUTE SEARCH WARRANT IN LAURENTIAN VALLEY TOWNSHIP

    (LAURENTIAN VALLEY, ON) – On January 17, 2018 members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and Emergency Response Team (ERT) executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence in Laurentian Valley Township.  A quantity of drugs was seized and as a result of the investigation two Laurentian Valley Township residents are facing Criminal Code (CC) and CDSA charges.
     
    Kellie Marie CUMMINGS, aged 48, faces the following CDSA charge:
    • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine
    Luc Alexandre BROMLEY, aged 20, faces the following CDSA and CC charges:
    • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine
    • Traffick a schedule II substance – cannabis marihuana
    • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000
    Both were released on a promise to appear and are schedule to attend court on February 27, 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
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    <![CDATA[Jan 22 - Crime of the Week]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-22-crime-of-the-week-8918.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-22-crime-of-the-week-8918.htmlWed, 24 Jan 2018 10:43:56 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: January 22, 2018
     

    CRIME STOPPERS CRIME OF THE WEEK

     

    (MCNAB-BRAESIDE TWP, ON) – Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers and the Renfrew Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) need your help to solve the theft of a vehicle in McNab-Braeside Township.

    During the overnight hours of January 17 to January 18, 2018 an unknown suspect(s) stole a four-wheel drive 2004 Dodge Ram 2500 diesel quad cab from a garage at a residential property on Usborne Street in McNab-Braeside Township.  The truck is white in colour and at the time of the theft Ontario license plate 479 1WX was attached to the vehicle.  The truck features a black leather interior, black rims with shiny new hubcaps and a Fisher brand plow harness.  A Stihl brand chainsaw was also stolen from the garage.

    Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers believes that someone may have information that could assist police in solving this crime.  If you have information on any criminal offence that results in charges being laid, you qualify for an award of up to $2,000.00.  Call Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 735-8477 or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.  You could help solve a crime.  All tips remain anonymous and you will not have to attend court.  Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display.  The telephones are answered 24 hours a day.   Please visit the website www.valleytips.ca.

    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
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    <![CDATA[Jan 22 - Several Charges Laid After Domestic Dispute Investigations]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-22-several-charges-laid-after-domestic-dispute-investigations-7444.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-22-several-charges-laid-after-domestic-dispute-investigations-7444.htmlWed, 24 Jan 2018 10:41:06 -0800
    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: January 22, 2018
     

    SEVERAL CHARGES LAID AFTER DOMESTIC DISPUTE INVESTIGATIONS

    (LAURENTIAN VALLEY TWP, ON) – On the morning of January 14, 2018 officers from the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began investigating after a male party reported historical assaults while in a romantic relationship with a female.  As a result of the investigation a 20 year-old female from Laurentian Valley Township has been charged with three counts of domestic assault.
     
    The accused was released on a promise to appear and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on February 27, 2018.  The name of the accused is being withheld to protect the identity of the victim. 
            
    On the evening of January 14, 2018 officers from the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP responded to a report of a domestic dispute that had taken place at a residence in the Town of Petawawa.  As a result of the investigation a 59 year-old male from Petawawa was arrested and charged with domestic assault and uttering threats.    
     
    The accused was released on a promise to appear and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on February 27, 2018.  The name of the accused is being withheld to protect the identity of the victim.   
     
    On the afternoon of January 16, 2018 officers from the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP responded to a report of a domestic dispute that had taken place the previous evening at a residence in the City of Pembroke.  As a result of the investigation a 33 year-old male from Pembroke was arrested and charged with domestic assault, uttering threats, forcible confinement and breach of probation.
     
    The accused was released on a promise to appear and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on March 6, 2018.  The name of the accused is being withheld to protect the identity of the victim.  
       
    If you or someone you know is living in or involved in an abusive relationship help is available.  Contact the Bernadette McCann House 24/7 for support, advice or the safety of a shelter at 1-800-267-4930.  In emergencies for police response call 9-1-1.
     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
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    <![CDATA[Jan 22 - Federal Inmate Wanted]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-22-federal-inmate-wanted-5886.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-22-federal-inmate-wanted-5886.htmlWed, 24 Jan 2018 10:38:27 -0800
    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: January 22, 2018
     

    FEDERAL INMATE WANTED

    Photo of Kyle KEON Attached  
     
    (Ottawa, ON) - The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad is requesting the public's assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as result of being Unlawfully at Large.  
     
    Kyle KEON is described as a Caucasian Male, 29 years of age, 5'10" (178cm), 190 lbs (86kgs). He has a tattoo on his right forearm of a skull and on his left forearm of skull with horns and tentacles.  
    He is serving a two (2) year sentence for Possession of a Prohibited/Restricted Weapon, Possess Weapon Contrary to Prohibition Order,  Possess Schedule I/II Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possess Schedule II Substance, Possess Schedule I Substance and Unauthorized Import/Export of a Scheduled Substance.  
     
    The offender is known to frequent the Ottawa, Pembroke and Renfrew areas.  
    Anyone having contact with this offender or information in regards to their whereabouts is asked to contact the Provincial R.O.P.E. Squad at 416-808-5900 or toll free at 1-866-870-7673 (ROPE) or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or call 9-1-1.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Contact:     Detective Constable Steve Sermet
                        Provincial R.O.P.E. Squad                                         
    Phone:        (416) 808-5900 or (416) 522-4802
    TWITTER: @OPP_News 

     

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    <![CDATA[Jan 23 - OPP Ride Check Results in Driver Being Charged With Over 80MGS]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-23-opp-ride-check-results-in-driver-being-charged-with-over-80mgs-3944.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-23-opp-ride-check-results-in-driver-being-charged-with-over-80mgs-3944.htmlWed, 24 Jan 2018 10:35:12 -0800
    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: January 23, 2018
     
    OPP RIDE CHECK RESULTS IN DRIVER BEING CHARGED WITH OVER 80MGS
     
    (PEMBROKE, ON) – On the evening of Friday January 19, 2018 members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) initiated a R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) checkpoint in the City of Pembroke.  The driver of a motor vehicle was found to be under the influence of alcohol and as a result 49 year-old Scott Iverson HARRIS of Whitewater Region Township was arrested and charged with the following Criminal Code (CC) offence:
    • Driving with more than 80 mgs of alcohol in his blood
    His driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was towed and impounded for seven days.  He was also charged under the Liquor Licence Act (LLA) and Highway Traffic Act (HTA) for driving a motor vehicle with an open container of liquor and driving a motor vehicle with no currently validated permit.  He was served with Provincial Offence Notices (PON) for the LLA and HTA charges.
     
    He was released on a promise to appear on the CC charge and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on February 13, 2018. 
     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
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    <![CDATA[Jan 23 - OPP Arrest Shoplifter After Footchase]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-23-opp-arrest-shoplifter-after-footchase-8077.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-23-opp-arrest-shoplifter-after-footchase-8077.htmlWed, 24 Jan 2018 10:32:44 -0800
    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: January 23, 2018
     
    OPP ARREST SHOPLIFTER AFTER FOOTCHASE
     
    (LAURENTIAN VALLEY TWP, ON) – On the afternoon of January 22, 2018 members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a shoplifting complaint from Walmart in Laurentian Valley Township.  Staff reported that a male suspect stole personal accessories and electronics before leaving the scene in a minivan.  Descriptors of both the suspect and vehicle were provided to police and officers quickly located the suspect vehicle parked at a nearby Sport Chek in Laurentian Valley Township.  The same male suspect was observed exiting Sport Chek with stolen outer wear.  The suspect fled on foot and was arrested by police after a short foot chase.
     
    As a result of this incident Cory Grant Albert LAPIERRE, aged 30 of Pembroke, is facing the following Criminal Code (CC) charges:
    • Theft under $5000  – four counts
    • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000 – four counts
    • Fail to comply with probation – one count          
    • Resist peace officer - one count
    A female passenger in the minivan was also arrested after being found in breach of a court order.  As a result Natalie Anne WALSH, age 31 of Pembroke, is facing the following CC charges:
    • Fail to comply with recognizance – two counts
    Both subjects were held for bail hearings on January 23, 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
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    <![CDATA[A&W Restaurant Franchise Opportunity]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/economic-development/business-opportunities/a-w-restaurant-franchise-420.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/economic-development/business-opportunities/a-w-restaurant-franchise-420.htmlMon, 15 Jan 2018 10:54:56 -0800

    We are looking for qualified applicants who are interested in building a successful business as an A&W franchisee in Laurentian Valley, ON. Maybe you’re an energetic young entrepreneur, an experienced and upstanding member of your community? We give you the support you need to take on a big opportunity.
     
    OUR STORY - YOUR OPPORUNITY
     
    The first A&W drive-in restaurant opened in Winnipeg in 1956. An instant hit, A&W expanded to build restaurants across Canada. We’ve proudly served great-tasting burgers, hand-crafted onion rings and frosted mugs of famous A&W Root Beer to millions of happy customers. 
    A&W changed with the times, as our innovative franchisees pioneered locations in food court malls, drive-thru’s and freestanding restaurants. Today, there are over 850 A&W restaurants from coast to coast – and we’re still growing fast!
     
    OUR COMMITTMENT TO GOOD FOOD - FARMED WITH CARE
     
    Leadership in quality ingredients has been driving A&W's industry-leading growth. In 2013, we embarked on a journey to source simple, great-tasting ingredients, farmed with care. We’re proud to have high standards when it comes to our food and you can taste it in everything we serve. We are the first national burger chain to serve beef raised without the use of hormones or steroids and chicken and pork raised without the use of antibiotics. These positive changes are part of the reason we’re increasing our market share every single month. You’re joining a family that cares about the people and the places we live and work.
     
    TRAINING
     
    Learn everything you need to know about running a successful A&W franchise, from food service to restaurant management. Benefit from the guidance and mentorship of your Opening Team and Operations Specialist.
     
    FOR MORE INFORMATION
    Sam Wootton
    Manager, Franchise Development
    swootton@aw.ca or (647)444-2490



     

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    <![CDATA[Business Opportunities]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/economic-development/business-opportunities/http://www.lvtownship.ca/economic-development/business-opportunities/Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:24:07 -0800<![CDATA[Pets and Emergencies]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/pet-care-5346.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/pet-care-5346.htmlMon, 15 Jan 2018 8:15:07 -0800PETS AND EMERGENCIES

    Pets are part of our families. During an emergency situation, it is important to know how to keep our animal companions safe. Emergencies can happen at any time, so prepare today. Assemble a pet emergency kit and make arrangements for your pet in the event that you must evacuate.

    Pet Emergency Kits

    • Prepare an emergency kit for your pet. Be sure you have:
    • Food, potable water, bowls, paper towel and a can opener
    • Blanket and a small toy
    • Sturdy leash/harness
    • Cat litter/pan (if required) and plastic bags
    • Carrier for transporting your pet
    • Medications and medical records (including vaccinations)
    • Current photo of your pet in case your pet gets lost
    • Information on feeding schedules, medical or behavioral problems in case you must board your pet
    • Up-to-date ID tag with your phone number and the name/phone number of your veterinarian
    • Copy of licence (if required)
    • Muzzle (if required)

    Keep this kit in the same spot as your family emergency survival kit for easy retrieval. Pets need supplies, too.

    Animals get anxious during emergencies. If possible, keep your pet in a carrying cage with a familiar blanket, so your pet(s) feels as secure as possible. Do not leave your pet alone, with strangers or without a leash at any time. During an emergency, your pet may panic, behave in a distressed manner or even run away and end up lost. Or, because of the distressed state, your pet may bite someone. REMEMBER… during an emergency, you are still responsible for your pet.

     

    Pets And Evacuations

    If safety permits, take your pet with you! Pets should not be left behind during an evacuation, as they may be injured, lost or even killed as a result of the emergency. Remember to take your pet emergency kit with you when you evacuate.

    It is important to note that some evacuation centres may not accept pets, with the exception of service animals (e.g., guide-eye dogs). Please do research ahead of time to ensure that you are not separated from your animal:

    • Contact hotels and motels outside your immediate area and check their policy on accepting pets during an emergency.
    • Ask friends and relatives outside your immediate area if they could shelter your pets in an emergency.
    • Prepare a list of boarding facilities and veterinarians who could shelter animals in an emergency (include a 24-hour phone number).
    • Contact local animal shelters and ask if they provide shelter for pets in the event of an emergency. This should only be used as a last resort, as animal shelters have limited resources and will be very busy in an emergency.
    • Record this information on a sheet and keep it in your pet emergency kit. Review it regularly to ensure the information is accurate.

    You may not be at home when an evacuation order is issued. In advance of an emergency, ask a trusted neighbour to evacuate your pet if need be, and meet you in a prearranged location. This individual should have a key to your home, know where the pet emergency kit is located, be comfortable with your pet and, more importantly, know where your pet is likely to be.

     

    Returning Home

    • In the days following an evacuation, don’t let your pet go outside unattended. Familiar scents and landmarks may have changed and your pet may get easily confused or lost. If there has been damage to your property, be aware that there could be sharp materials, electrical wires or other hazards in and around you home. Inspect your property carefully before allowing your pet to enter.
    • Remember, the behaviour of your pet may be different after an emergency. Monitor your pet and contact your veterinarian if you are concerned.

    Source: Ontario SPCA

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    <![CDATA[Jan 11 - OPP Quickly Make Arrest After Vehicle Reported Stolen]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-11-opp-quickly-make-arrest-after-vehicle-reported-stolen-9267.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-11-opp-quickly-make-arrest-after-vehicle-reported-stolen-9267.htmlFri, 12 Jan 2018 10:36:06 -0800

    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: January 11, 2018
     
    OPP QUICKLY MAKE ARREST AFTER VEHICLE REPORTED STOLEN
    Vehicle recovered, suspect remains in custody
     
    (PEMBROKE, ON) – On January 10, 2018 at just after 640am officers from the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a pickup truck that had just been stolen from the parking lot of the Holiday Inn on International Drive in the City of Pembroke.  The vehicle was running and had been left unattended at the time of the theft.  Within minutes of stealing the vehicle the suspect returned the vehicle to the hotel parking lot and was subsequently arrested by police.      
     
    As a result 27-year-old Michael Robert Jerry DEVANEY of Laurentian Hills is charged with the following Criminal Code (CC) offences:
    • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000
    • Theft of a motor vehicle
    • Fail to Appear – Court
    • Fail to Appear – Identification of Criminal Acts
     
    He also faces outstanding charges of driving while ability impaired by drugs and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle stemming from a motor vehicle collision on December 3, 2017 in Laurentian Hills.
     
    He was held for a bail hearing on January 10, 2018 and remains in custody until his next scheduled appearance at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on January 17, 2018. 
     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
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    <![CDATA[Reach Your Goal of Living Smoke Free!]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/reach-your-goal-of-living-smoke-free-4195.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/reach-your-goal-of-living-smoke-free-4195.htmlWed, 10 Jan 2018 8:42:31 -0800
    Renfrew County and District Health Unit
    “Optimal Health for All in Renfrew County and District”

    For Immediate Release
    Reach your goal of living smoke-free!


    (Pembroke, ON: January 8, 2018) Renfrew County and District Health Unit encourages residents to quit smoking for a chance to win cash prizes. Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. If you are looking for support to quit smoking, there are several opportunities available so you can quit smoking your way.
    The Canadian Cancer Society’s First Week Challenge Contest encourages adult smokers to quit smoking for the first week of each month for a chance to win $500. Why is the first week so important? If a person is successful for the first week, they are nine times more likely to quit for good. The First Week Challenge is free to join and participants can take advantage of Smokers’ Helpline support services offered by phone, text or online. Register for the contest by the end of each month at www.FirstWeekChallengeContest.ca or call Smokers’ Helpline at 1-877-513-5333 (or the number on cigarette packages).


    The Walk or Run to Quit program helps people quit smoking and train to walk or run 5 km. Many people struggle with withdrawal symptoms and cravings when trying to quit smoking. Exercise reduces cravings, helps manage withdrawal symptoms and helps people attain better health. Join a free do it yourself program or get extra support by joining a training program. Participants have a chance to win a $1,000 prize! Walk or Run to Quit is a partnership between Canadian Cancer Society and the Running Room and is made possible in part through funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada. Register by January 31st, 2018 at www.RunToQuit.com.


    Leave The Pack Behind offers a six week wouldurather. . . contest to all young adults ages 18-29 who are residents of Ontario. More young adults smoke than any other age group and most young adult smokers say they want to quit. Wouldurather. . . contest is held annually to support young adults in their goals to quit, cut back, party without smoking, or remain smoke-free. This year, there is $10,000 in prizes to be won! Contestants receive regular support emails
    with quit tips from Leave the Pack Behind. Additional support is available through Smokers’ Helpline and contest participants may be eligible to receive eight weeks of free nicotine replacement therapy (gum or patch) to help them quit. Register by January 28, 2018 at www.wouldurather.ca.

    Official program rules are available at: www.FirstWeekChallengeContest.ca; www.RunToQuit.com and www.wouldurather.ca

    For more information on local quit smoking supports and services, call MyQuit at 1-877-376- 1701 or visit myquit.ca.


    For more information:
    Courtney Trombley, RN, BScN, CIC
    Coordinator, Communications and Emergency Preparedness
    Renfrew County and District Health Unit
    Tel: 613 735-8654 Ext. 590
    Fax: 613-735-3067
    media@rcdhu.com
    www.rcdhu.com

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    <![CDATA[Jan 9 - Winter Weather Warning]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-9-winter-weather-warning-2095.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-9-winter-weather-warning-2095.htmlWed, 10 Jan 2018 8:35:49 -0800
    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: January 9, 2018
     
                                                                                      
    UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY OPP RESPOND TO 14 MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISIONS
     
    (PEMBROKE, ON) –On Monday January 8, 2018 members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 14 motor vehicle collisions.  The majority of the collisions occurred in the morning and afternoon during adverse weather conditions in the area.  No serious injuries were reported as a result of the numerous collisions.  Motorists are reminded remove any accumulated snow from their vehicle prior to starting out and to stay alert, slow down and stay in control when winter driving conditions arise.
     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
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    <![CDATA[Jan 8 - Crime of the Week]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-8-crime-of-the-week-5519.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-8-crime-of-the-week-5519.htmlTue, 09 Jan 2018 12:47:10 -0800
    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: January 8, 2018
     

    CRIME STOPPERS CRIME OF THE WEEK

    (LAURENTIAN VALLEY TWP, ON) – Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers and the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) need your help to solve a theft of automotive parts in Laurentian Valley Township.
     
    During the overnight hours of January 4 to January 5, 2018 an unknown suspect(s) stole a quantity of catalytic converters off of new vehicles at Pembroke Nissan in Laurentian Valley Township.     
     
    Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers believes that someone may have information that could assist police in solving this crime.  If you have information on any criminal offence that results in charges being laid, you qualify for an award of up to $2,000.00.  Call Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 735-8477 or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.  You could help solve a crime.  All tips remain anonymous and you will not have to attend court.  Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display.  The telephones are answered 24 hours a day.   Please visit the website www.valleytips.ca.
     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    <![CDATA[Jan 8 - Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Wrap Up Festive R.I.D.E. Program]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/upper-ottawa-valley-opp-wrap-up-festive-r-i-d-e-program-2855.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/upper-ottawa-valley-opp-wrap-up-festive-r-i-d-e-program-2855.htmlTue, 09 Jan 2018 12:45:18 -0800

    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: January 8, 2018
     
    UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY OPP WRAP UP FESTIVE R.I.D.E. PROGRAM
     
    (PEMBROKE, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Festive R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) campaign took place from November 24, 2017 until January 2, 2018.  During this year’s Festive RIDE campaign Upper Ottawa Valley OPP officers conducted 214 RIDE checks in the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP detachment area.  Over the course of the campaign 4 persons were charged with Impaired Driving, Over 80mg or Refusal.   In addition to the criminal code driving charges, two roadside driver’s license suspensions were also issued during the campaign for drivers who registered in the warn range. 
     
    Although the Festive RIDE campaign has concluded the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP is committed to making our roadways safe and RIDE programs will continue throughout the year at any time of the day or night. 
         
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
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    <![CDATA[Jan 8 - OPP Wraps Up Festive Ride Campaign]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-8-opp-wraps-up-festive-ride-campaign-4411.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/jan-8-opp-wraps-up-festive-ride-campaign-4411.htmlTue, 09 Jan 2018 6:02:36 -0800
    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: January 8, 2018
     
    OPP WRAPS US FESTIVE RIDE CAMPAIGN

    (ORILLIA, ON) - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged 587 drivers with impaired driving during its annual Festive Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) campaign (November 24, 2017 - January 2, 2018).

    An additional 366 drivers were issued a Warn Range Suspension and had their driver's licence suspended for having a blood alcohol concentration between .05 and .08. 

    By comparison, the OPP charged 623 impaired drivers and issued 407 Warn Range Suspensions during the 2016-2017 Festive RIDE campaign.

    The OPP remained highly focused on keeping roads safe over the holidays, reflecting on the 44 lives lost in alcohol/drug-related collisions on OPP-patrolled roads in 2017. Officers conducted more than 9,830 RIDE events throughout the province, surpassing the 7,343 RIDE events conducted over the previous season's campaign.

    Over the holidays, OPP Drug Recognition Evaluators (DRE) assisted with the tools and expertise to test for and detect drug impairment in drivers. Of the 587 drivers charged, 29 were charged with drug impairment.     

    While the OPP maintained a heightened focus on impaired drivers during the campaign, officers enforce impaired driving laws around the clock, 365 days a year. In 2017, the OPP charged 4,915 drivers with alcohol-impaired charges and 238 drivers with drug-impaired charges and issued 2,995 Warn Range Suspensions.

    The OPP is again reminding the public to call 9-1-1 if you suspect that someone is driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs. In doing so, you could be saving lives. 

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    <![CDATA[December 29 - OPP Charge Male Youth With Sex-Related Offences]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-29-opp-charge-male-youth-with-sex-related-offences-4620.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-29-opp-charge-male-youth-with-sex-related-offences-4620.htmlFri, 29 Dec 2017 12:24:44 -0800
    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: Decmeber 29, 2017
     
     OPP CHARGE MALE YOUTH WITH SEX-RELATED OFFENCES
     
    (PEMBROKE, ON) – On December 20, 2017 officers from the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began investigating after receiving information that two females under the age of 16 had been sent sexually explicit pictures.  As a result of the investigation a 15-year-old male from the Township of Whitewater Region has been charged with the following Criminal Code offences:
    • Indecent exposure to a person under 16 years of age – two counts
    • Invitation to sexual touching under 16 years of age
    • Luring a person under 16 years of age by means of telecommunications
    The youth was released on a promise to appear and is scheduled to appear in Youth Court at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on January 25, 2018.  The youth’s name cannot be released in accordance with the Youth Criminal Justice Act. 
     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
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    <![CDATA[December 27 - Counterfeit Canadian Notes Surface in the Upper Ottawa Valley]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-27-counterfeit-canadian-notes-surface-in-the-upper-ottawa-valley-6793.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-27-counterfeit-canadian-notes-surface-in-the-upper-ottawa-valley-6793.htmlWed, 27 Dec 2017 11:46:47 -0800
    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: Decmeber 27, 2017
     
    COUNTERFEIT CANADIAN NOTES SURFACE IN THE UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY
     
    (PEMBROKE, ON) – The Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating after the recent discovery of counterfeit $20 and $100 Canadian bank notes in the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment area.  The counterfeit notes were discovered on five occasions between December 16 and December 26, 2017 in the parking lot and on the property of a business on Pembroke Street East in Laurentian Valley Township. The notes feature distinctive blue and/or pink Chinese writing on them.  There have been no reports of the counterfeit money being used, or attempted to be used, in the area at this time.   
     
    With the discovery of counterfeit money in the area the OPP would like to remind all residents and businesses to perform their due diligence when paying or accepting payment in cash.
    Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Pembroke Detachment of the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP at 613-732-3332 or Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).   
     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
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    <![CDATA[December 27 - OPP Festive R.I.D.E. Program - Week Four Results]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-27-opp-festive-r-i-d-e-program-week-four-results-7095.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-27-opp-festive-r-i-d-e-program-week-four-results-7095.htmlWed, 27 Dec 2017 11:44:52 -0800
    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: Decmeber 27, 2017
     
     
    UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY OPP FESTIVE R.I.D.E. PROGRAM – WEEK FOUR RESULTS
     
    (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
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    <![CDATA[December 21 - Vacation Crime Prevention]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-21-vacation-crime-prevention-5253.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-21-vacation-crime-prevention-5253.htmlFri, 22 Dec 2017 10:33:50 -0800 


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: Decmeber 21, 2017

     

    WINTER VACATION AND CRIME PREVENTION

    (PEMBROKE, ON) – With the winter season upon us many people will be travelling for the holidays and planning sunny vacations to the south during the winter months.  It is important to take a few moments to think about crime prevention for your home and property before you go.  The Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind residents to consider the following crime prevention tips while away from their residence:
    • Do not announce your trip/vacation plans on social media.  Advertising your absence could be an invitation to would-be thieves.
    • Arrange for someone to maintain your home so it appears occupied – this includes shovelling the walkways and driveway, picking up mail, flyers and newspapers and placing garbage and recycling containers at the curb for normal pickup.
    • Ask trusted neighbours to keep an eye on your residence while you are away and leave your vacation address and phone numbers with them so you can be reached in an emergency.
    • Use timers for lights, television or radios.
    • Make sure all the locks on the windows and doors function properly and use them.
    • Leave the shades and blinds on doors and windows in a position that you normally would have them.
    • Ask a neighbour to park in your driveway so it will appear as if someone is home
    • Make sure smoke and burglary alarms are functioning properly and armed.
    • Consider taking valuables to a safety deposit box.
     
    Your vacation should be an enjoyable, relaxing experience.  Following these safety tips will reduce the chance of being victimized and allow travellers to return home to a safe and secure residence.
     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294

     

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    <![CDATA[December 19 - Lock It Or Lose It Results]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-19-lock-it-or-lose-it-results-2515.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-19-lock-it-or-lose-it-results-2515.htmlWed, 20 Dec 2017 12:19:41 -0800 


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: Decmeber 19, 2017

     

    LOCK IT OR LOSE IT – UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY OPP RESULTS 

    (PEMBROKE, ON) – The Upper Ottawa Valley Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding motorists and passengers to Lock it OR Lose it when it comes to their vehicles and valuables as part of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police’s (OACP) Lock It OR Lose It campaign.
     
    On Tuesday December 19, 2017 auxiliary OPP officers conducted a check of vehicles parked at the Pembroke Mall and Giant Tiger in the City of Pembroke.  Of the 157 vehicles checked 13 vehicles were found to be insecure including 11 unlocked vehicles and two vehicles with their windows down.  Officers observed several valuables in plain view inside the vehicles including a  wallet, purses, cell phones, parcels, gifts and prescription medication.
     
    During the Lock It OR Lose It campaign, police officers, auxiliary officers, and crime prevention personnel will examine parked vehicles to confirm they are locked and that no valuables have been left in plain view. They place a small notice on vehicles checked indicating what safety precautions were neglected and offer simple prevention tips for drivers to protect their vehicles against theft. The notices also congratulate drivers who have secured their vehicle.  The Upper Ottawa Valley OPP will use Lock It OR Lose It notices throughout the year as part of our on-going crime prevention efforts.
     
    Motorists and passengers are also urged not to keep personal documents such as vehicle ownership, liability pink slips, credit card invoices, or other documents containing personal information in their vehicles. Identity thieves are looking for such documents so they can assume identities, secure credit card accounts, lease vehicles for export, and even take out a mortgage against victims’ properties without their knowledge.
     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
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    <![CDATA[Notice of Passing of Zoning Bylaw Amendment File No. Z2017 08]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/notice-of-passing-of-zoning-bylaw-amendment-file-no-z2017-08-2751.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/notice-of-passing-of-zoning-bylaw-amendment-file-no-z2017-08-2751.htmlWed, 20 Dec 2017 6:54:49 -0800FORM 1
    PLANNING ACT, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, AS AMENDED
    NOTICE OF THE PASSING OF A ZONING BY-LAW BY
    THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY
     
    TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley passed
    By-Law No. 2017-11-050 on the 21st day of November, 2017, under Sections 34 and 36 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13.
     
    PURPOSE, EFFECT & LOCATION OF ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Application File No. Z-2017-07)
    The purpose of the amendment is to rezone lands to permit the construction of a single detached dwelling within 58 metres of lands zoned Extractive Industrial Reserve (EMR).  A minimum 150 metre setback from lands zoned EMR is currently required in the General Provisions of the Zoning By-law.  The subject lands are the proposed severed lot in County of Renfrew Application for Consent File No.B19/17, which has received conditional approval from the County of Renfrew Land Division Committee.   The retained lot is known municipally as 2382 B-Line Road.
     
    The effect of the amendment is to establish a Rural-Exception Seventy-Two (RU-E72) zone with a special provision to permit a residential dwelling to be constructed with a minimum 58 metre setback from lands zoned Extractive Industrial Reserve (EMR), and to rezone the subject lands from Rural (RU) to Rural-Exception Seventy-Two-holding (RU-E72-h).  The holding zone will establish the principle of development for the property but will remain in place until the conditions for removal of the holding symbol as established by resolution of Council have been met.  The conditions would include the finalization of the consent process to create the severed lot and the entering into of an Agreement with the Township to be registered on title to advise future purchasers of the potential for impacts from future aggregate operations in the area including noise, dust and vibration.
     
    The lands affected by the Amendment are located on B-Line Road within Part Lot 23, Concession B, geographic Township of Alice, in the Township of Laurentian Valley, as shown on the Key Map.
     
    EFFECT OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON DECISION
    No oral submissions were made at the Public Meeting.  Written submissions were received on the application prior to the public meeting with the effect being the addition of an additional clause to be added to the Agreement to be registered on title to the property being required as one of the conditions for removal of the holding symbol established by resolution of Council.  The clause requires the owner and future owners to be advised and to acknowledge that Council may approve a reciprocal reduction to the setback to 58 metres for a gravel pit from the proposed dwelling.
     
    AND TAKE NOTICE that any person or agency may appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board in respect of the By-law by filing no later than 4:00 p.m. on WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 13th, 2017, a notice of appeal with the Clerk of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley, which must set out the reasons for the appeal and must be accompanied by the prescribed fee of $300.00 payable to the Minister of Finance by certified cheque or money order.  The appeal must also be accompanied by the completed OMB appeal form.  If you wish to appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board, a copy of an appeal form is available from the OMB website at www.omb.gov.on.ca or by contacting the Township.
     
    A COPY of the amendment and any additional information relating to the Zoning By-law Amendment, is available for inspection during office hours at the Township Office.  Any questions related to the By-law should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.
     
    Only individuals, corporations and public bodies may appeal a by-law to the Ontario Municipal Board.  A notice of appeal may not be filed by an unincorporated association or group.  However, a notice of appeal may be filed in the name of an individual who is a member of the association or the group on its behalf.
     
    No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the by-law was passed, the person or public body made oral submissions at a public meeting or written submissions to the council or, in the opinion of the Ontario Municipal Board, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.
     
    Privacy Disclosure: As one of the purposes of the Planning Act is to provide for planning processes that are open and accessible, all written submissions, documents, correspondence, e-mails or other communications (including your name and address) form part of the public record and will be disclosed/made available by the Township to such persons as the Township deems appropriate, including anyone requesting such information.  Please note that by submitting any of this information, you are providing the Township with your consent to use and disclose this information as part of the planning process.
     
    A FULL COPY OF THE NOTICE IS AVAILABLE FROM THE TOWNSHIP OFFICE OR BY DOWNLOAD FROM THIS WEBSITE.
    Issued by: Lauree J. Armstrong, MCIP, RPP, Township Planner, Township of Laurentian Valley, 460 Witt Road, Pembroke, ON K8A 6W5; Phone: 613-735-6291; Fax: 613-735-5820
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    <![CDATA[December 19 - Move Over. Leave a Lane. It's The Law]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-19-move-over-leave-a-lane-it-s-the-law-7655.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-19-move-over-leave-a-lane-it-s-the-law-7655.htmlTue, 19 Dec 2017 7:55:59 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                     DATE: Decmeber 19, 2017

     

    UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY OPP REMIND MOTORISTS - MOVE OVER.  LEAVE A LANE.  IT’S THE LAW.

    (PEMBROKE, ON) – With the winter driving season fully upon us the Upper Ottawa Valley detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind all motorists of the law that requires drivers to slow down and proceed with caution when approaching an emergency vehicle or tow truck parked on the side of a highway with its lights activated. Drivers are required to move over and leave one lane between their vehicle and the emergency vehicle when it can be done safely.  Failing to do so can result in fines from $400 to $2000 and three demerit points for a first offence.  All drivers need to know the law and do their part to keep our emergency workers in the Upper Ottawa Valley safe.  Slow down and move over when possible as you approach emergency vehicles parked on the side of the highway. 

     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
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    <![CDATA[December 18 - Update: One Person Deceased in Barn Fire]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-18-update-one-person-deceased-in-barn-fire-4536.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-18-update-one-person-deceased-in-barn-fire-4536.htmlMon, 18 Dec 2017 12:37:31 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                     DATE: Decmeber 18, 2017

     
    UPDATE: ONE PERSON DECEASED IN BARN FIRE IN LAURENTIAN VALLEY TOWNSHIP
    Deceased identified
     
    (LAURENTIAN VALLEY TWP, ON) – On October 30, 2017 at 11:42am members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a structure fire on Zanders Road in Laurentian Valley Township.  Firefighters from Laurentian Valley Township were already on scene to extinguish the fire which involved a barn on the property.  The body of a deceased adult female was found in the fire scene.  The deceased female has been identified as 77-year-old Marion TURCOTTE of Laurentian Valley Township. 
     
    The Ontario Fire Marshall’s Office attended the scene to investigate and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.   OPP’s Forensic Identification Services (FIS) unit is also assisting with the investigation.
     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
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    <![CDATA[December 18 - Crime of the Week]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-18-crime-of-the-week-2987.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-18-crime-of-the-week-2987.htmlMon, 18 Dec 2017 10:49:31 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                     DATE: Decmeber 18, 2017

     

    CRIME STOPPERS CRIME OF THE WEEK
     
     
    (LAURENTIAN VALLEY TWP, ON) – Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers and the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) need your help to solve a vehicle theft in Laurentian Valley Township.
     
    Sometime between 5pm and 1130pm on December 1, 2017 an unknown suspect(s) stole a green 2008 Jeep Compass SUV with Ontario license plate BXDK 586 from the driveway of a residence on Brazeau Road in Laurentian Valley Township.  The keys had been left in the vehicle.   
     
    Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers believes that someone may have information that could assist police in solving this crime.  If you have information on any criminal offence that results in charges being laid, you qualify for an award of up to $2,000.00.  Call Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 735-8477 or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.  You could help solve a crime.  All tips remain anonymous and you will not have to attend court.  Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display.  The telephones are answered 24 hours a day.   Please visit the website www.valleytips.ca.
     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294

     

     

     

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    <![CDATA[December 15 - OPP Festive R.I.D.E. Program Week 3 Results]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-15-opp-festive-r-i-d-e-program-week-3-results-594.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-15-opp-festive-r-i-d-e-program-week-3-results-594.htmlMon, 18 Dec 2017 7:01:01 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                     DATE: Decmeber 15, 2017

     

    UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY OPP FESTIVE R.I.D.E. PROGRAM – WEEK THREE RESULTS

     
    (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 third week of the campaign from December 8 to December 14, 2017 officers from the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the OPP conducted 35 RIDE checks throughout the detachment area.  As a result of a roadside test one driver was issued a 3-day license suspension.  No impaired driving or over 80mg charges were reported as a result of the RIDE campaign.
     
     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
     

     

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    <![CDATA[December 15 - Stolen Vehicle Recovered After Search Warrant]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-15-stolen-vehicle-recovered-after-search-warrant-456.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-15-stolen-vehicle-recovered-after-search-warrant-456.htmlMon, 18 Dec 2017 6:57:33 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                     DATE: Decmeber 15, 2017

     
    STOLEN VEHICLE RECOVERED AFTER SEARCH WARRANT EXECUTED IN PETAWAWA
     
    (PETAWAWA, ON) – On the morning of December 12, 2017 members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began investigating after a commercial delivery van was reported stolen during the overnight hours from the gated outdoor storage area of Smitty’s Home Hardware on Pembroke Street West in Laurentian Valley Township.  The van contained a quantity of building supplies.    
     
    On December 13, 2017 the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Crime Unit, with the assistance of the Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU) Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) executed a Criminal Code (CC) search warrant at a residence on Petawawa Boulevard in the Town of Petawawa.  The stolen van and building supplies were recovered by police.
     
    As a result 44-year-old Krista Jeanine FOSTER and 43-year-old Joshua Christopher ATKINSON, both of Petawawa, were arrested and are each facing the following CC and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) charges:
    • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000
    • Possession of a schedule II substance – cannabis marihuana
     
    FOSTER also faces an additional CC charge of failing to comply with her probation order.  She was released on a promise to appear and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on February 13, 2018.
     
    In relation to the incident at Smitty’s Home Hardware ATKINSON also faces the following CC charges:
    • Break, enter and commit an indicatable offence
    • Theft of a motor vehicle
    • Mischief under $5000
    • Theft over $5000
     
    He was also arrested and charged by police for the following CC, Highway Traffic Act (HTA) and Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act (CAIA) offences in relation to a single vehicle collision at Boundary Road and Crandall Street in Pembroke on December 6, 2017:
    • Driving while disqualified (CC)
    • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle (CC)
    • Driving while under suspension (HTA)
    • Fail to remain (HTA)
    • Fail to report accident (HTA)
    • Operate unsafe vehicle (HTA)
    • Drive motor vehicle, no plates (HTA)
    • Drive motor vehicle, no permit (HTA)
    • Operate a motor vehicle without insurance (CAIA)
     
    He was also arrested and charged by police for the following CC charges in relation to an incident at a residence in Pembroke in early November 2017:
    • Assault with a weapon
    • Uttering threats  - two counts
     
    He was held for a bail hearing and remains in custody until his next scheduled appearance at the Ontario Court of Justice on December 20, 2017.
     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294

     

     

     

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    <![CDATA[December 11 - OPP Quickly Recover Stolen Vehicle]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-11-opp-quickly-recover-stolen-vehicle-8422.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-11-opp-quickly-recover-stolen-vehicle-8422.htmlMon, 11 Dec 2017 10:35:34 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                     DATE: Decmeber 11, 2017

     
    OPP QUICKLY RECOVER STOLEN VEHICLE
    Two 18-year-olds facing charges
     
     
    (PEMBROKE, ON) – On December 09, 2017 at just after 330am officers from the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a vehicle that had just been stolen from the driveway of a residence on Metcalfe Street in the City of Pembroke.  The vehicle had been left unlocked with the keys inside.  Approximately two hours later police located and stopped the stolen vehicle on Bennett Street in the City of Pembroke. 
     
    As a result Kelsey ROSS and Vaiden ALLEY, both 18 of Petawawa, were arrested and each charged with the following Criminal Code (CC) and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) offences:
    • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000
    • Possession of a schedule II substance – cannabis marihuana
     
    The female and male were both released on a promise to appear and are scheduled to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on January 16, 2018. 
     
     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
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    <![CDATA[December 11 - Crime of the Week]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-11-crime-of-the-week-9703.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-11-crime-of-the-week-9703.htmlMon, 11 Dec 2017 10:33:09 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                     DATE: Decmeber 11, 2017

     

    CRIME STOPPERS CRIME OF THE WEEK
     
    (PETAWAWA, ON) – Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers and the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) need your help to solve a theft in the Town of Petawawa.
     
    Between November 11 and November 22, 2017 an unknown suspect(s) entered onto property on Doran Road in the Town of Petawawa and stole a 14ft. Legend aluminum fishing boat and a 1977 Suzuki 90cc trail bike.  The boat is silver in colour with a green stripe and the trail bike is yellow.  A photo of a trail bike closely resembling the stolen trail bike is attached. 
     
     
    Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers believes that someone may have information that could assist police in solving this crime.  If you have information on any criminal offence that results in charges being laid, you qualify for an award of up to $2,000.00.  Call Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 735-8477 or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.  You could help solve a crime.  All tips remain anonymous and you will not have to attend court.  Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display.  The telephones are answered 24 hours a day.   Please visit the website www.valleytips.ca.
     
     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294

     

     

     

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    <![CDATA[December 11 - OPP Execute Drug Warrant in City of Pembroke]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-11-opp-execute-drug-warrant-in-city-of-pembroke-6685.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-11-opp-execute-drug-warrant-in-city-of-pembroke-6685.htmlMon, 11 Dec 2017 7:08:53 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                     DATE: Decmeber 11, 2017

     

    OPP EXECUTE DRUG WARRANT IN CITY OF PEMBROKE
     
    (PEMBROKE, ON) – On December 08, 2017 members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and Emergency Response Team (ERT) executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence in the City of Pembroke.  Police seized cannabis marihuana and various forms of cannabis resin.
     
    As a result Eric James YARASKAVITCH, age 20 of the City of Pembroke, was arrested and charged with the following CDSA offences:
     
    • Possession of a schedule II substance for the purpose of trafficking –  cannabis marihuana
    • Possession of a schedule II substance for the purpose of trafficking – cannabis resin – three counts
     
    He was released on a promise to appear and is scheduled to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on February 06, 2018.
     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
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    <![CDATA[December 11 - Operation Safe Trucking]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-11-operation-safe-trucking-608.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-11-operation-safe-trucking-608.htmlMon, 11 Dec 2017 6:12:27 -0800


    FROM/DE: Highway Safety Division                                                                                       DATE: Decmeber 11, 2017

     

    OPP USES INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO DETECT DISTRACTED TRANSPORT
    TRUCK DRIVERS DURING ROAD SAFETY BLITZ   
    OPP Use Unconventional Enforcement Vehicles During "Operation Safe Trucking" (December 11-15, 2017)

     

    (ORILLIA, ON) - Today, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) kicked off Operation Safe Trucking, a province-wide Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) enforcement blitz that is taking an innovative approach to targeting distracted transport truck drivers.            
     
    During the initiative, OPP officers will conduct patrol in truck tractors (transport trucks), giving them a better vantage point for spotting CMV drivers who are distracted or engaged in other dangerous behaviours behind the wheel.        
     
    The trucks are being used for the first time during Operation Safe Trucking, the latest OPP enforcement initiative to support the OPP CMV Mitigation Strategy. The strategy aims to reduce the number of CMV collisions on OPP-patrolled roads.  
     
    During the five-day blitz, OPP officers will be targeting CMV moving violations such as distracted, aggressive and impaired driving, speeding, following too closely, occupant restraint and hours of service violations. CMVs found with mechanical, load security or other safety issues will be subject to inspections and enforcement actions in collaboration with the Ministry of Transportation.
     
    While the focus of the initiative is on transport trucks, officers will also be addressing dangerous behaviours on the part of all drivers.    
     
    QUOTES
    "Every year, collisions that involve commercial motor vehicles are in the thousands and they result in significant loss of life. So far this year, the OPP has responded to more than 6,200 transport truck-related collisions, with 87 people dying in 72 of those crashes. Adding truck tractors to our list of enforcement tools will enhance our officers' observation and investigative skills during Operation Safe Trucking and future initiatives that focus on Commercial Motor Vehicle safety.
    - Commissioner J.V.N. (Vince) HAWKES, Ontario Provincial Police
     
    "Road safety is a priority for the province, and that is why Operation Safe Trucking is so important. It will enhance OPP efforts to catch drivers violating the law and help prevent dangerous behaviour in the future. Safe driving is a shared responsibility."
    - Marie-France Lalonde, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services
     
    DID YOU KNOW?
    Driver inattention leads the list of primary causes in CMV-involved collisions, with close to 27 percent of the crashes being attributed to this driving behaviour.   
    LEARN MORE
    Additional OPP Commercial Motor Vehicle collision data can be found at this link:
     
     
    Contacts by Region:
     
    Highway Safety Division:     Sgt. Kerry Schmidt                            Ph: (416) 460-4701
    Central Region:                     Sgt. Peter Leon                                 Ph: (705) 330-3713
    East Region:                         A/Sgt. Tina Hunt                               Ph: (613) 296-4516
    North West Region:              A/Sgt. Richard Cunningham             Ph: (807) 473-2734
    North East Region:               Sgt. Carlo Berardi                             Ph: (705) 845-2738
    West Region:                        Sgt. Dave Rektor                              Ph: (519) 652-4156    
    TWITTER: @OPP_NEWS

     

     

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    <![CDATA[December 8 - OPP Festive R.I.D.E. Program Week 2 Results]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-8-opp-festive-r-i-d-e-program-week-2-results-8283.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-8-opp-festive-r-i-d-e-program-week-2-results-8283.htmlFri, 08 Dec 2017 11:32:12 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                    DATE: Decmeber 8, 2017

     

    UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY OPP FESTIVE R.I.D.E. PROGRAM – WEEK TWO RESULTS
     
     
    (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 second week of the campaign from December 01 to December 07, 2017 officers from the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the OPP conducted 45 RIDE checks throughout the detachment area.  As a result of a roadside test one driver was issued a 3-day license suspension.  No impaired driving or over 80mg charges were reported as a result of the RIDE campaign.
     
    Criminal Code (CC) driving charges were laid after the OPP investigated a two vehicle collision that occurred on December 03, 2017 at approximately 230pm on Highway 17 in Laurentian Hills.  No injuries were reported. One of the involved drivers was found to be under the influence of drugs.  As a result 27-year-old Michael Robert Jerry DEVANEY of Laurentian Hills was arrested and charged with the following CC offences:
    • Driving while ability impaired – drug
    • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
     
    He was released on a promise to appear and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on January 09, 2018.      
       
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
     

     

     

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    <![CDATA[December 8 - OPP Respond to 19 Motor Vehicle Collisions]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-8-opp-respond-to-19-motor-vehicle-collisions-1628.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-8-opp-respond-to-19-motor-vehicle-collisions-1628.htmlFri, 08 Dec 2017 11:27:42 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                    DATE: Decmeber 8, 2017

     

    UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY OPP RESPOND TO 19 MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISIONS

     

    (PEMBROKE, ON) – From Thursday December 07, 2017 to Friday morning December 08, 2017 members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 19 motor vehicle collisions.  The majority of the collisions occurred on the afternoon and evening of December 07, 2017 during adverse weather conditions in the area.  Minor injuries were reported as a result of the numerous collisions.  With winter weather upon us motorists are reminded to stay alert, slow down and stay in control.

     

    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
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    <![CDATA[December 6 - OPP - Federal Inmate Wanted]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-6-opp-federal-inmate-wanted-6240.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-6-opp-federal-inmate-wanted-6240.htmlThu, 07 Dec 2017 8:03:32 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                    DATE: December 6, 2017

     

    FEDERAL INMATE WANTED

    (TORONTO, ON) - The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad is requesting the public's assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as a result of his breach of parole.  

    Douglas ARCHER is a 65 year old Caucasian male, 173cm (5'8"), 109 kg (241 LBS) with white/blond hair, grey beard and blue eyes.    

    He is serving an eight (8) year, six (6) month sentence for Mischief to Property X2, Arson with Disregard for Human Life, Arson Cause Damage to Property X10, Attempt to Commit Arson, Criminal Harassment, Possession of Incendiary Material and Mischief Under $5000 X2.  

    The offender is known to frequent Kingston, Thunder Bay and Oxford County.  

    Anyone having contact with this offender or information in regards to their whereabouts is asked to contact the Provincial R.O.P.E. Squad at 416-808-5900 or toll free at 1-866-870-7673 (ROPE) or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or call 9-1-1.  

     

      Photo of Douglas ARCHER.

     

    Contact:     Detective Constable Steve Sermet                   
    Phone:        (416) 808-5900 or (416) 522-4802

     

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    <![CDATA[December 6 - Ontario Provincial Police Recognizes Victims of Gender-Based Violence]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-6-ontario-provincial-police-recognizes-victims-of-gender-based-violence-4217.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-6-ontario-provincial-police-recognizes-victims-of-gender-based-violence-4217.htmlThu, 07 Dec 2017 7:58:19 -0800



    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                     DATE: Decmeber 6, 2017  

     

    Ontario Provincial Police Recognizes Victims of Gender-Based Violence

     National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

     
    (ORILLIA, ON) - A candlelight vigil was held today at the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Headquarters, paying tribute to the 14 women who were murdered at École Polytechnique de Montreal, as well as each and every woman in Ontario whose lives have been harmed or lost to gender-based violence.
     
    Attendees heard from guest speaker Priscilla de Villiers. De Villiers is the co-founder and executive director of the Victim Justice Network (VJN) where her work has had a pivotal role in raising public awareness, sharing accurate information and promoting trauma-informed research and resources for victims of crime in Canada.
     
    The OPP is committed to working with various community partners and victim support agencies, such as Ontario Victim Services. These services provide victims with short-term immediate counselling, emergency expenses, transportation, accommodations and other supports. 
     
    In August of this year, the OPP released a Victim Response Support Strategy that outlines the actions the OPP is taking to improve the response to and support for victims. This includes providing more resources and training to OPP investigators and creating new roles and functions to strengthen victim support. 
     
    Gender based violence facts:
     
    • Women are at a 20 per cent higher risk of violent victimization than men when all other risk factors are taken into account.*
    • Young women between the ages of 15 and 24 experience the highest rates of violence.*
    • Indigenous women are more than three times as likely to report being a victim of spousal violence as non-Indigenous women.*
    • Women living in the territories are victimized at a rate eight times higher than those living in the provinces.*
    •  
    (*) - Source: Government of Canada  
    QUOTES
    "It is imperative that the OPP continues to work with and build relationships with our community and regional partners to ensure that all victims are informed, protected and supported"
                        - Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner J.V.N. (Vince) HAWKES  
    Learn more:
    OPP Victim Response Support Strategy
    Contact: Staff Sergeant Carolle Dionne
    Phone:  (705) 329-6878                
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    <![CDATA[December 4 - Stuff a Cruiser Results]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-4-stuff-a-cruiser-results-4673.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-4-stuff-a-cruiser-results-4673.htmlTue, 05 Dec 2017 6:37:36 -0800



    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                    DATE: Decmeber 4, 2017                                                             

    STUFF A CRUISER RESULTS
     
     
    (PEMBROKE, ON) – On Saturday December 2, 2017 the Upper Ottawa Valley Ontario
    Provincial Police (OPP) Auxiliary Unit held their 10th annual “Stuff a Cruiser” event to collect funds, food and toys for those in need.  Auxiliary officers with police cruisers were stationed at Giant Tiger, Walmart, Moncion’s Metro, No Frills, and the Independent Grocers in Petawawa.  With the community’s support and generosity the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Auxiliary Unit were able to raise over $3,500 in cash and approximately $10,000 in food and toy donations.  All donations went directly to the local Pembroke branch of the Salvation Army, St. Joseph’s Food Bank in Pembroke and the Petawawa Pantry food bank in Petawawa.
     
    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment Commander Stephan Neufeld would like to thank the OPP Auxiliary members for their initiative and their efforts towards contributing to the well-being of those in need in our community.  Inspector Neufeld would also like to thank the various businesses that assisted the Auxiliary Unit in this endeavor and the public for their overwhelming support and generosity.
     
    Auxiliary OPP members would like to thank the businesses who allowed them to position Auxiliary officers and police cruisers outside their businesses to accept donations, as well as  Discount Car and Truck Rentals for donating the use of a cube van to transport all the toys and food.  Without this support the event could not take place.  Thank you for helping us “Stuff a Cruiser”!
     
    Attached is a photo of Auxiliary OPP members donating food to the St. Joseph’s Food Bank in Pembroke. 
     
    Back Row left to right: Aux. Cst Chris Graham, Aux. Cst. Mike Gardiner, Aux. Sgt. Antaire Lubitz, Aux. Staff Sgt. Steve Posthumus, and Aux. Cst. Chelsey Schoenfeldt.
     
    Front Row left to right:  Aux. Cst. Melissa Ward and Aux. Cst. Kelsey Michaud
     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
     

     

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    <![CDATA[December 4 - Crime of the Week]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-4-crime-of-the-week-8112.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-4-crime-of-the-week-8112.htmlTue, 05 Dec 2017 6:29:27 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                     DATE: December 4, 2017

     

    CRIME STOPPERS CRIME OF THE WEEK

     

    (PEMBROKE, ON) – Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers and the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) need your help to solve a theft in the City of Pembroke.

    Sometime between November 23 and 24, 2017 an unknown suspect(s) stole an “OOKPIK” brand winter jacket from Town and Country Men’s Wear shop in the City of Pembroke.  The jacket is a men’s size large and is black in colour.  It features fur around the hood and is valued at $825.   Photos are attached.

    Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers believes that someone may have information that could assist police in solving this crime.  If you have information on any criminal offence that results in charges being laid, you qualify for an award of up to $2,000.00.  Call Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 735-8477 or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.  You could help solve a crime.  All tips remain anonymous and you will not have to attend court.  Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display.  The telephones are answered 24 hours a day.   Please visit the website www.valleytips.ca.

    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
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    <![CDATA[December 1 - Lock it or Lose it Results]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-1-lock-it-or-lose-it-result-1215.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-1-lock-it-or-lose-it-result-1215.htmlFri, 01 Dec 2017 12:31:49 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                    DATE: Decmeber 1, 2017

     

     
    LOCK IT OR LOSE IT – UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY OPP RESULTS
    30 vehicles found insecure
     
    (PEMBROKE, ON) – The Upper Ottawa Valley Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding motorists and passengers to Lock it OR Lose it when it comes to their vehicles and valuables as part of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police’s (OACP) Lock It OR Lose It campaign. 
     
    On December 01, 2017 auxiliary OPP officers conducted checks of vehicles parked at several locations including the Pembroke Mall, Petawawa Market Mall and Pembroke’s West End Mall.  Of the 270 vehicles checked 30 vehicles were found to be insecure including 29 unlocked vehicles and one vehicle with the window down.  Valuables, including a wallet, were observed to be in plain view in several of the vehicles checked.     
     
    During the Lock It OR Lose It campaign, police officers, auxiliary officers, and crime prevention personnel will examine parked vehicles to confirm they are locked and that no valuables have been left in plain view. They place a small notice on vehicles checked indicating what safety precautions were neglected and offer simple prevention tips for drivers to protect their vehicles against theft. The notices also congratulate drivers who have secured their vehicle.  The Upper Ottawa Valley OPP will use Lock It OR Lose It notices throughout the year as part of our on-going crime prevention efforts.
     
    Motorists and passengers are also urged not to keep personal documents such as vehicle ownership, liability pink slips, credit card invoices, or other documents containing personal information in their vehicles. Identity thieves are looking for such documents so they can assume identities, secure credit card accounts, lease vehicles for export, and even take out a mortgage against victims’ properties without their knowledge.
     
     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294

     

     

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    <![CDATA[December 1 - OPP Festive R.I.D.E. Program - Week One Results]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-1-opp-festive-r-i-d-e-program-week-one-results-3741.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/december-1-opp-festive-r-i-d-e-program-week-one-results-3741.htmlFri, 01 Dec 2017 7:59:28 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                    DATE: Decmeber 1, 2017

     

    UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY OPP FESTIVE R.I.D.E. PROGRAM – WEEK ONE RESULTS
     
     
    (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 first week of the campaign from November 24 to November 30, 2017 officers from the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the OPP conducted 54 RIDE checks throughout the detachment area.  One roadside test was administered and no license suspensions or impaired charges were reported as a result of the RIDE campaign.
     
    Compliance was observed at the RIDE checks however impaired driving and over 80mg charges were laid after police conducted a traffic stop on the evening of November 23, 2017 in the City of Pembroke. The driver of the vehicle, 41-year-old Corey Ronald BRODERICK of Pembroke, was found to be under the influence of alcohol.  He was charged with impaired driving and over 80mg.  He was released on a promise to appear and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on December 19, 2017.      
            
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
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    <![CDATA[November 30 - OPP Canine Unit Calendar Supports Youth and Heritage]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/november-30-opp-canine-unit-calendar-supports-youth-and-heritage-8421.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/november-30-opp-canine-unit-calendar-supports-youth-and-heritage-8421.htmlThu, 30 Nov 2017 12:41:49 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                    DATE: November 30, 2017

     

    OPP CANINE UNIT CALENDAR SUPPORTS YOUTH AND HERITAGE

     

    The OPP Canine Team has become an elite team of specialized personnel who are highly respected among agencies across North America for their exceptional police work. 

    Members of this Unit provide canine support for search and rescue, tracking wanted persons, detecting narcotics, and are used extensively in searches for explosives, cadavers and physical searches. The officers and their canine partners can often be found in elementary school classrooms educating young people about the OPP and the value of safe communities. 

    When you match up a police officer who is in top physical condition and pair him with a dog that lives to track, you have created a highly effective police partnership. And that partnership is being recognized on a 2018 OPP Canine Unit calendar. Every month will feature a professional photograph of an OPP canine member, each of them highly regarded members of this Ontario Provincial Police specialized team.

    Calendars are selling for $15 each (tax included) and is available online from the OPP Off-Duty Shop.

    About the OPP Youth Foundation

    The OPP Youth Foundation is a charitable organization that operates at arms-length from the OPP. Its mandate is to connect the youth of Ontario to members of the OPP through programs that focus on assisting youth to participate in social, recreational or educational activities that might otherwise not be available to them.

    About the Friends of the OPP Museum

    The Friends of The OPP Museum (The Friends) is a volunteer-based registered charity that supports, promotes and assists in the preservation of OPP history.  The Friends has supported research initiatives, connected with people throughout the province through outreach programming and has contributed to the development and preservation of the OPP Museum collection.  

    Contact: Dave Osborne, OPP Youth Foundation/Friends of The OPP Museum
    Phone:  (705) 329-6280 - c/o OPP Off Duty Shopp
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    <![CDATA[Pembroke Regional Hospital Achieves Silver Status In Healthy Foods In Champlain Hospitals Program]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/pembroke-regional-hospital-achieves-silver-status-in-healthy-foods-in-champlain-hospitals-program-3684.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/pembroke-regional-hospital-achieves-silver-status-in-healthy-foods-in-champlain-hospitals-program-3684.htmlThu, 30 Nov 2017 8:43:20 -0800FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    November 29, 2017
     
    PEMBROKE - Retail food offerings at the Pembroke Regional Hospital have become more enticing with the introduction of a fresh salad bar, new beverages, and oatmeal/yogurt toppings for breakfast, among other things; all part of achieving Silver status in the Healthy Foods in Champlain Hospitals program.
     
    “As a health care facility, it’s important that we lead the way in providing healthy nutrition options where food is sold as well as the information required for people to be able to make informed decisions when it comes to the food that they are eating,” said Sabine Mersmann, Vice-President of Patient Services – Seniors and Community Care.
     
    “While making healthy eating the easy choice is not without its challenges, the behind-the-scenes work that was required in order to meet the Silver level criteria provided both the hospital and the PRH Auxiliary with opportunities to make positive changes and modernize retail food selections,” Ms. Mersmann said, adding that the hospital was awarded Silver status in early November following a successful audit by representatives of the Healthy Foods in Champlain Hospitals program.
     
    In a congratulatory letter from Dr. Andrew Pipe, Chair of the Champlain Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Network, it was noted that PRH is now among a small but growing number of hospitals to reach this impressive milestone in our region.
     
    “Reaching the Silver benchmark is a clear reflection of PRH’s commitment to investing in the long-term health of staff, physicians, volunteers, and the hospital community at large,” said Dr. Pipe, acknowledging the efforts of Dietary Manager Judy Zilney, Auxiliary President Diana Gagne, and Pat Bennett, purchaser for The Sunshine Gift Shop and The Mural Café.  
     
    “The Silver level builds on the tangible changes made at Bronze and includes progressive standards such as expanding the provision of calorie and sodium information at point-of-purchase, reducing processed meats, and phasing out sugary beverages. Sites are also introducing new and delicious meals and snacks which emphasize whole grains, vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds - mainstays of healthy eating,” he said.
     
    At PRH, some of the other healthy yet delicious additions to the menus in The Lunch Box and Mural Café have included fresh fruit grab and go cups, flavoured cottage cheese portions, new beverages, veggie omelettes at breakfast, flatbreads and different vegetarian options at lunch.
     
    In The Sunshine Gift Shop healthier snack options have been introduced.
     
    “Our buyer, Pat Bennett, has worked very hard to research items which are not only appealing to our customers, but also meet the Silver criteria and are easy to source,” said PRH Auxiliary President Diana Gagne.
    “Some of the new items such as the flavoured cottage cheese and fresh fruit have been selling well and we are very pleased to be part of the success of this program, even though we recognize that change is never easy. Being able to offer healthier choices through our retail outlets and being a leader in this respect is something our members are proud of,” Ms. Gagne said.
     
    Each level of the Healthy Foods in Champlain Hospitals program comes with a set of progressively-phased nutrition standards developed by public health and hospital dietitians. With funding from the Champlain LHIN (Local Health Integration Network) and implementation support from the Champlain Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Network, hospitals have worked diligently and creatively to adjust their retail food offerings since the program was launched three years ago. To date, all 20 Champlain-area hospitals including PRH have voluntarily signed on to the program.  
     
    PRH Dietary Manager Judy Zilney acknowledged the engagement and buy-in by the hospital’s Dietary staff, vendors and the Auxiliary and noted that, going forward, her staff are excited to introduce more varieties of healthy menu items and said they welcome food suggestions which could be introduced so long as they meet the Silver level criteria.
     
     
    FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
    Carolyn Levesque, Public Affairs and Communications Coordinator
    Pembroke Regional Hospital
    (613) 732-3675, ext. 6165 / carolyn.levesque@pemreghos.org

     

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    <![CDATA[November 30 - OPP Charge two Pembroke Men After Break and Enter]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/november-30-opp-charge-two-pembroke-men-after-break-and-enter-3730.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/november-30-opp-charge-two-pembroke-men-after-break-and-enter-3730.htmlThu, 30 Nov 2017 8:38:54 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                    DATE: November 30, 2017

     

    OPP CHARGE TWO PEMBROKE MEN AFTER BREAK AND ENTER
     
     
    (PEMBROKE, ON) – On the morning of November 26, 2017 members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a residence on Eganville Road in the City of Pembroke after the homeowner discovered that a detached garage on the property had been broken into during the overnight hours.  Several items were stolen including power tools, toys and video equipment.  The investigation led police to a residence on an adjacent street where police located several stolen items.  Two men at the residence were arrested and charged as a result.
     
    23-year-old Brandon Aaron LAMOUREUX and 21-year-old Benjamin Dalton LECLAIRE, both of Pembroke, are each charged with the following Criminal Code (CC) offences:
    • Break, Enter and Commit Indictable Offence
    • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000
    • Fail to Comply with Recognizance
     
    LAMOUREUX was held for a bail hearing and remains in custody until his next scheduled court appearance at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on December 5, 2017.
     
    LECLAIRE was held for a bail hearing and remains in custody until his next scheduled court appearance at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on December 6, 2017.  
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
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    <![CDATA[November 30 - Stolen Firearms Recovered After OPP Execute Search Warrant]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/november-30-stolen-firearms-recovered-after-opp-execute-search-warrant-4396.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/november-30-stolen-firearms-recovered-after-opp-execute-search-warrant-4396.htmlThu, 30 Nov 2017 8:35:22 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                     DATE: November 30, 2017

     

    UPDATE: STOLEN FIREARMS RECOVERED AFTER OPP EXECUTE SEARCH WARRANT IN PEMBROKE
    OPP lay 21 charges against Pembroke man
     
    (PEMBROKE, ON) – On November 01, 2017 members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Crime Unit, Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU) and Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) executed a Criminal Code (CC) search warrant at a residence on Reynolds Avenue in the City of Pembroke.  As a result of the search warrant police located and seized several firearms that had been reported stolen from a residence in North Algona-Wilberforce Township in October 2017.  Police also seized several types of drugs, ammunition, a chainsaw and several televisions as part of the search warrant.   
     
    As a result of this investigation 28-year-old Kyle Robert Lee BELAIRE of Pembroke is charged with the following Criminal Code (CC) and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) offences:
    • Unauthorized possession of a firearm – three counts
    • Possession of firearm or ammunition contrary to prohibition order – four counts
    • Possession of a firearm, prohibited or restricted weapon obtained by crime – three counts
    • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000 – seven counts
    • Fai to comply with probation order – three counts
    • Possession of a schedule I substance – fentanyl – one count
    He was held for a bail hearing and remains in custody until his next appearance at the Ontario Court of Justice in the City of Pembroke on December 04, 2017.  
     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
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    <![CDATA[November 29 - OPP Execute Drug Warrant in City of Pembroke]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/november-29-opp-execute-drug-warrant-in-city-of-pembroke-5533.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/november-29-opp-execute-drug-warrant-in-city-of-pembroke-5533.htmlWed, 29 Nov 2017 6:12:16 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                     DATE: November 29, 2017

     

     OPP EXECUTE DRUG WARRANT IN CITY OF PEMBROKE

     

    (PEMBROKE, ON) – On November 16, 2017 members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Crime Unit executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence in the City of Pembroke.  Drug paraphernalia, cash and various types of drugs were seized.

    As a result 18-year-old Alyssa CHAPUT and 20-year-old Michael Thomas MCCALLUM, both of Pembroke, have been arrested and both are charged with the following CDSA and Criminal Code (CC) offences:

    • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
    • Possession of a Schedule II Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Marihuana
    • Possession of a Schedule II Substance – Cannabis Resin
    • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose

    MCCALLUM is further charged with two counts of Failing to Comply with Probation contrary to the Criminal Code.  Both subjects were released on a Promise to Appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on January 16, 2018.  

    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
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    <![CDATA[November 28 - Firearm Stolen After Break-In at Residence in Pembroke]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/november-28-firearm-stolen-after-break-in-at-residence-in-pembroke-2672.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/november-28-firearm-stolen-after-break-in-at-residence-in-pembroke-2672.htmlTue, 28 Nov 2017 10:04:11 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                     DATE: November 28, 2017

     

     FIREARM STOLEN AFTER BREAK-IN AT RESIDENCE IN PEMBROKE

     

    (PEMBROKE, ON) – The Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a break, enter and theft at a residence on Moffat Street in the City of Pembroke that was reported on the evening of November 22, 2017.  The suspect(s) are believed to have broken into the residence sometime between 6am and 630pm on November 22, 2017.  The following items were stolen from the residence:

    • Remington .308 Rifle - pump action model 7600 equipped with a Bushnell scope
    • Partial box of .308 rifle ammunition – Hornady brand
    • Sony PlayStation 3
    • Players Rich Regular cigarettes – several packs
    • Quantity of cash

    OPP’s Forensic Identification Services (FIS) unit is assisting with the investigation.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Pembroke Detachment of the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP at 613-732-3332 or Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.valleytips.ca.

    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
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    <![CDATA[November 28 - Update: Poppy Fund Stolen from Pembroke Convenience Stores]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/november-28-update-poppy-fund-stolen-from-pembroke-convenience-stores-7352.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/november-28-update-poppy-fund-stolen-from-pembroke-convenience-stores-7352.htmlTue, 28 Nov 2017 7:33:31 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                     DATE: November 28, 2017

     

     

    UPDATE: POPPY FUNDS STOLEN FROM PEMBROKE CONVENIENCE STORES
    Pembroke man charged with two poppy fund thefts
     
    (PEMBROKE, ON) – Members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested and charged a Pembroke man after money was stolen from poppy sales boxes at two Mac’s Convenience stores in the City of Pembroke in mid-November.  The same man was also charged with a recent theft of merchandise from Staples in the Pembroke Mall.
     
    Cory Grant Albert LAPIERRE, age 30 of Pembroke, is charged with the following Criminal Code (CC) offences:
    • Theft Under $5000 – 4 counts
    • Fail to Comply with Probation – 9 counts
    He was held for a bail hearing and remains in custody until his next appearance at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on November 28, 2017.
     
    A second male suspect who stole candy from the Mac’s Convenience store on Pembroke Street East on November 11, 2017 has been identified by police and the investigation is continuing.
     
    The Upper Ottawa Valley OPP would like to thank the public for their assistance with this investigation.
     
    Contact:
    Cst. Shawn Peever            
    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment              
    Tel# (613) 732-3332              
    Cell # (613) 633-3294

     

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    <![CDATA[November 27 - Crime of the Week]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/november-27-crime-of-the-week-2168.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/november-27-crime-of-the-week-2168.htmlMon, 27 Nov 2017 11:38:26 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                     DATE: November 27, 2017

     

    CRIME STOPPERS CRIME OF THE WEEK
     
     
    (COBDEN, ON) – Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers and the Renfrew Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) need your help to solve an act of mischief and theft in Whitewater Region Township.
     
    During the overnight hours of November 13 to November 14, 2017 an unknown suspect(s) stole an alternator from and damaged a Volvo excavator parked at Highway 17 and McFarlane Road in Whitewater Region Township.  The cost of the damage and stolen alternator is estimated at $10,000.
     
    Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers believes that someone may have information that could assist police in solving this crime.  If you have information on any criminal offence that results in charges being laid, you qualify for an award of up to $2,000.00.  Call Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 735-8477 or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.  You could help solve a crime.  All tips remain anonymous and you will not have to attend court.  Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display.  The telephones are answered 24 hours a day.   Please visit the website www.valleytips.ca.
     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294

     

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    <![CDATA[November 27 - 21st Annual Christmas Angel Program]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/november-27-21st-annual-christmas-angel-program-6754.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/november-27-21st-annual-christmas-angel-program-6754.htmlMon, 27 Nov 2017 11:35:42 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                     DATE: November 27, 2017

     

    21st ANNUAL CHRISTMAS ANGEL PROGRAM
     
     
    (PEMBROKE, Ontario) – The Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is once again participating in the Christmas Angel Tree Program.  Christmas trees in both the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachments at 1913 Petawawa Blvd., Petawawa, and 77 International Drive, Pembroke will have a number of “Angels” on them.  Each “Angel” represents a less fortunate child in our community. 
     
    The following locations are assisting by putting up Christmas Angel Trees in their offices:
    •           Admaston/Bromley Twp. Municipal Office
    •           North Algona/ Wilberforce Twp. Municipal Office
    •           Town of Petawawa Municipal Office
    •           Town of Petawawa Library
    •           Beachburg Post Office Twp. of Whitewater Region
    •           Westmeath Post Office.  Twp. of Whitewater Region
    •           Laurentian Valley Twp. Municipal Office
    •           City of Pembroke Municipal Office
     
    Citizens are asked to attend any of the above locations and pick an “Angel”, purchase a gift and return unwrapped gifts to the offices where they were taken from by December 1, 2017 to ensure that the gifts can be distributed on time.

    Please try and remember the smile that it will bring to someone to have a little something extra under the Christmas tree.

    For further information please contact Constable Janice Harrison at 613-735-0188 or Lindsay McIntyre at Family and Children’s Services 613-735-6866.
     
    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                    Tel# (613) 732-3332
                    Cell # (613) 633-3294
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    <![CDATA[November 27 - 10th Annual Stuff a Cruiser Event]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/november-27-10th-annual-stuff-a-cruiser-event-3480.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/november-27-10th-annual-stuff-a-cruiser-event-3480.htmlMon, 27 Nov 2017 11:30:23 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                     DATE: November 27, 2017

     

    10TH ANNUAL STUFF A CRUISER EVENT DECEMBER 2, 2017
     
     
    (PEMBROKE, ON) – On Saturday December 2, 2017 from 1030am to 3pm the Auxiliary Unit of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be holding their Tenth annual “Stuff a Cruiser” event to collect food and toys for those in need this holiday season. 
     
    Members of the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Auxiliary Unit will be on hand with police cruisers at the following locations:
    • Wal-Mart in Laurentian Valley Township
    •  Giant Tiger, No Frills and Moncion’s Metro in the City of Pembroke
    •  Independent Grocers in the Town of Petawawa.  
     
    A Salvation Army kettle will be on hand at each location and all donations will go directly to the St. Joseph’s Food Bank, the Petawawa Pantry Food Bank and the Pembroke Branch of the Salvation Army for distribution in our community. 
     
    Help Stuff a Cruiser!
     

    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever

                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment

                    Tel# (613) 732-3332

                    Cell # (613) 633-3294

     
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    <![CDATA[November 27 - OPP Investigate Brake an Enter, Robbery and Vehicle Theft]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/november-27-opp-investigate-brake-an-enter-robbery-and-vehicle-theft-335.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/november-27-opp-investigate-brake-an-enter-robbery-and-vehicle-theft-335.htmlMon, 27 Nov 2017 10:04:43 -0800


    FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                                     DATE: November 27, 2017

     

    OPP INVESTIGATE BREAK AND ENTER, ROBBERY AND VEHICLE THEFT
     
     
    (LAURENTIAN VALLEY TOWNSHIP, ON) – On Sunday November 26, 2017 at approximately 1130pm the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a break and enter that had just occurred at an occupied residential home on Round Lake Road in Laurentian Valley Township.
     
    Two occupants in the home were awakened when two disguised male suspects, both armed with firearms, made entry into the residence.  Both occupants of the home were placed in restraints and the suspects stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the residence. 
     
    The suspects then stole the victim’s 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe and fled westbound on Round Lake Road.   Police have recovered the stolen vehicle which was abandoned a short distance from the scene.  One of the victims sustained minor injuries. 
     
    OPP’s Forensic Identification Service (FIS) unit and the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP’s Crime Unit are assisting with the investigation.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP at 613-735-0188 or Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.valleytips.ca
     

    Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever

                    Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment

                    Tel# (613) 732-3332

                    Cell # (613) 633-3294

                                              

     

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    <![CDATA[Ontario Provincial Police ]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/Mon, 27 Nov 2017 9:55:10 -0800<![CDATA[2015 By-laws]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/by-laws/2015-by-laws/http://www.lvtownship.ca/by-laws/2015-by-laws/Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:07:14 -0800<![CDATA[2016 By-Laws]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/by-laws/2016-by-laws/http://www.lvtownship.ca/by-laws/2016-by-laws/Wed, 22 Nov 2017 8:39:42 -0800<![CDATA[Kayla Janke]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/municipal-staff/kayla-janke/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/municipal-staff/kayla-janke/Tue, 21 Nov 2017 7:07:29 -0800<![CDATA[FLOODING INFORMATION]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:27:23 -0800Floods are the most frequent natural hazard in Canada and the most dangerous in Ontario in terms of property damage, civil disruption and even death. Floods are typically caused by seasonal melting snow, ice jams, heavy spring rains and summer thunderstorms. Flash flooding is often caused by violent rain storms or breaking dams, and usually occurs with little or no advance warning. When you are building your family emergency plan review and discuss the safety tips related to flooding with your entire household to make sure everyone understands what to do.

     

    Look under the other pages under Flooding Information to find tipsheets and links to other websites with information and tips for what to do in the event of flood.

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    <![CDATA[Renfrew County & District Health Unit Emergency Preparedness Information]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/renfrew-county-district-health-unit-emergency-preparedness-information-1854.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/emergency-management/flooding-information/renfrew-county-district-health-unit-emergency-preparedness-information-1854.htmlTue, 14 Nov 2017 12:16:40 -0800The Renfrew County & District Health Unit has posted additional flood specific emergency preparedness information on their website at the following link:  http://rcdhu.com/healthy-living/emergency-preparedness/

    Information on the site includes:

    Floods: What You Need to Know

    Electrical Safety and Water Damaged Electrical Equipment – Guidelines on what to do in the event of flooding or water damage

    Flooded Private Sewage Systems

    Caring For Your Water Well During and After a Flood

    Well Disinfection Instruction Sheet

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    <![CDATA[Laurentian Valley Grant Policy/Application]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/laurentian-valley-grant-policy-application/http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/laurentian-valley-grant-policy-application/Thu, 09 Nov 2017 1:00:07 -0800<![CDATA[Yak and Yarn]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/yak-and-yarn-6291.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/yak-and-yarn-6291.htmlTue, 07 Nov 2017 6:05:21 -0800<![CDATA[Pembroke Library Craft sale]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/pembroke-library-craft-sale-5044.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/pembroke-library-craft-sale-5044.htmlTue, 07 Nov 2017 5:56:58 -0800<![CDATA[Night of Christmas at Pembroke Public Library]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/night-of-christmas-at-pembroke-public-library-2789.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/night-of-christmas-at-pembroke-public-library-2789.htmlTue, 07 Nov 2017 5:56:26 -0800 We are so excited to announce this wonderful family event.
    Dai Bassett "The Welsh Guy with the Big Smile"
    will delight our audience with the re-telling of
    A Child's Christmas in Wales 
    Thursday December 14th at 6:30 pm 
    We hope you will join us and make some special Christmas memories!We are so excited to announce this wonderful family event.
    Dai Bassett "The Welsh Guy with the Big Smile"
    will delight our audience with the re-telling of
    A Child's Christmas in Wales 
    Thursday December 14th at 6:30 pm 
    We hope you will join us and make some special Christmas memories!

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    <![CDATA[A Christmas Carol Reading]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/a-christmas-carol-reading-194.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/a-christmas-carol-reading-194.htmlTue, 07 Nov 2017 5:56:09 -0800 A Christmas Classic returns!
    Join us, once again for the full reading of

               A Christmas Carol 
    beginning at 12:30 pm on Monday December 18th
    Can't make it to the library? We will be streaming the entire reading on Face Book!
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    <![CDATA[Local Author Zach Loeks]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/local-author-zach-loeks-1603.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/community-news/local-author-zach-loeks-1603.htmlThu, 02 Nov 2017 11:04:50 -0700<![CDATA[Water Well Resource Links]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/building/water-wells/water-well-resource-links-3777.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/building/water-wells/water-well-resource-links-3777.htmlThu, 02 Nov 2017 11:04:06 -0700The following provides some links to other websites that have a variety of information related to domestic water wells. 

    MOECC - Water Well Records

    If you are trying to locate a copy of the well record for your property you may be able to find it by using the Ministry's mapping tool. This map allows you to search and view well record information from reported wells in Ontario

    https://www.ontario.ca/environment-and-energy/map-well-records

     

     

    www.wellaware.ca - A portal website for private well owners. Includes an online version of the Well Aware booklet.

     

    Ontario Ground Water Association. Membership includes licensed well drillers and pump installers, manufacturers, suppliers, groundwater scientists and engineers. Go to www.ogwa.ca or Phone: (519) 245-7194, Fax: (519) 245-7196, email: ogwa@ogwa.ca

    www.rcdhu.com - The Renfrew County and District Health Unit website, for more detailed information on sampling, testing and what to do if your well water is contaminated.

    www.gca.ca - Rural Water Stewardship

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    <![CDATA[Municipal Water System Financial Statements]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/public-works/water-works/municipal-water-system-financial-statements-3871.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/public-works/water-works/municipal-water-system-financial-statements-3871.htmlTue, 05 Sep 2017 12:12:32 -0700<![CDATA[Official Plan of the Township of Laurentian Valley]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/official-plan/http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/planning/official-plan/Thu, 24 Aug 2017 1:17:54 -0700The Official Plan for the Township of Laurentian Valley was adopted by Council on July 23, 2002, approved by the County of Renfrew with modifications on June 30, 2004 and by the Ontario Municipal Board by oral decision December 10, 2004.

    What is an Official Plan?

    An official plan describes council's policies on how land within the Township should be used. It is prepared with input from the public/ members of the community and helps to ensure that future planning and development will meet the specific needs of your community, and addresses the requirements of the Planning Act and the Provincial Policy Statement (PPS).

    An official plan deals mainly with issues such as:

    • where new housing, business, industry, offices and shops will be located
    • what services like roads, watermains, sewers, parks and schools will be needed
    • when, and in what order, parts of your community will grow
    • where resource areas such as farming, gravel pits & quarries and forestry are located and are to be protected
    • identifying areas of hazard lands such as flood plains, unstable soils or slopes, and contaminated sites
    •  where natural features such as wetlands, lakes and rivers are located.

    The Official Plan:

    • lets the public know what the municipality's general land use planning policies are
    • makes sure that growth is coordinated and meets the community’s needs
    • helps all members of the community understand how their land may be used now and in the future
    • helps decide where roads, watermains, sewers, waste disposal, parks and other services will be built
    • provides a framework for establishing municipal zoning by-laws to set local regulations and standards, like the size of lots and height of buildings
    • provides a way to evaluate and settle conflicting land uses while meeting local, regional and provincial interests
    • shows council's commitment to the future growth of your community.

     A copy of the Official Plan text and map schedules are available for viewing or download from this website.  The documents can also be viewed at the Township Office.  Please note, there have been some amendments to the Official Plan which may not have been consolidated with the document available on the website.  For questions related to the Official Plan you may also contact the Township Planner at 613-735-6291.

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    <![CDATA[LV Business Survey]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/lvbusiness/http://www.lvtownship.ca/lvbusiness/Fri, 04 Aug 2017 6:20:04 -0700Click here to complete the Laurentian Valley Business Survey or copy the link below.

    https://www.esurveycreator.com/s/1f39396

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    <![CDATA[New Residents Brochure]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/new-resident-information/new-residents-brochure-9965.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/new-resident-information/new-residents-brochure-9965.htmlTue, 01 Aug 2017 7:39:04 -0700

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    <![CDATA[Lending Hub - Skate Sizes]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/community-lending-hub/lending-hub-skate-sizes-5764.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/community-lending-hub/lending-hub-skate-sizes-5764.htmlThu, 13 Jul 2017 11:34:59 -0700The Township currently has 14 pairs of skates available to lend out.

    Youth Sizes:

    • Youth Size 8 - Quantity: 1
    • Youth Size 9 - Quantity: 1
    • Youth Size 10 - Quantity: 1
    • Youth Size 11 - Quantity: 1
    • Youth Size 12 - Quantity: 1
    • Youth Size 13 - Quantity: 1

    Junior Sizes:

    • Junior Size 1 - Quantity: 2
    • Junior Size 2 - Quantity: 2
    • Junior Size 3 - Quantity: 2
    • Junior Size 4 - Quantity: 2

    Contact the Municipal Office to ensure the size and quantity is available. Items are loaned out for a maximum of 1 week at a time.

    To take part in the sport equipment lending hub, you must be a resident of Laurentian Valley and must fill out Lending Hub Rental Form. Residents will also be required to provide photo ID to complete the Lending Hub Rental Form. Must be 18 years and older to complete the form.

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    <![CDATA[Meeting Minutes]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/business/pembroke-and-area-airport/meeting-minutes/http://www.lvtownship.ca/business/pembroke-and-area-airport/meeting-minutes/Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:53:48 -0700<![CDATA[2017 Budget]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/finance/budget/2017-budget-8724.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/departments/finance/budget/2017-budget-8724.htmlTue, 27 Jun 2017 12:56:26 -0700The 2017 budget for the Township of Laurentian Valley was passed on June 6th, 2017 at the Special Council Meeting.

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    <![CDATA[Lending Hub - Children's Bicycles ]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/community-lending-hub/lending-hub-children-s-bicycles-1003.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/community-lending-hub/lending-hub-children-s-bicycles-1003.htmlWed, 21 Jun 2017 8:35:47 -0700

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Just in time for summer, we’ve gathered some new additions to LV’s Community Lending Hub. We have four children’s bicycles and four helmets available to lend out free of charge to Laurentian Valley residents. The bikes and helmets can accommodate riders from ages 2-10; they are brand new and ready to hit the road! The Lending Hub is perfect for playdates, visiting family, or for test-driving a new size of bike for your growing little one. 

    The Township currently has the following eqipmnent available to lend out:

    Bicycles: 

    •  12" bike with training wheels (suitable for children ages 2-4)
    •  14" bike with training wheels (suitable for children ages 4-6)
    •  16" bike (suitable for children ages 5-8)
    •  18" 5-Speed bike (suitable for children ages 6-9)

    Helmets: 

    • Toddler helmet - Quantity: 1
    • Child helmet (Ages 4-8) - Quantity: 1
    • Youth Helmet (Ages 7-12) - Quantity: 2

    Contact the Municipal Office to ensure the size and quantity is available. Items are loaned out for a maximum of 1 week at a time.

    To take part in the sport equipment lending hub, you must be a resident of Laurentian Valley and must fill out Lending Hub Rental Form. Residents will also be required to provide photo ID to complete the Lending Hub Rental Form. Must be 18 years and older to complete the form.

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    <![CDATA[Media Releases]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/ontario-provincial-police/media-releases/Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:22:59 -0700<![CDATA[Who Can Vote? ]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/information-for-voters/who-can-vote-3358.htmlhttp://www.lvtownship.ca/council/2018-municipal-election/information-for-voters/who-can-vote-3358.htmlTue, 20 Jun 2017 6:50:40 -0700A person is entitled to vote in the Township of Laurentian Valley municipal election if he or she on voting day:

    • Resides in the Township of Laurentian Valley, or is the owner or tenant of land in the Township of Laurentian Valley, or the spouse of such owner or tenant; and
    • Is a Canadian citizen, and
    • Is at least 18 years old, and
    • Is not prohibited from voting under the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 or otherwise prohibited by law.

    All voters will be required to present a prescribed proof of identity and residence in order to receive a ballot at their voting location. Voters who cannot present an acceptable proof of identity and residence will have to make a statutory declaration.

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    <![CDATA[Community Lending Hub]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/community-lending-hub/http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/community-lending-hub/Tue, 20 Jun 2017 6:46:09 -0700The Township of Laurentian Valley has installed a basketball court and tennis/badminton court on the Shady Nook rink surface for residents to utilize. 

    The Township of Laurentian Valley currently has the following equipment available to lend out:

    • Snowshoes - Assortment of sizes
    • Ice Skates - Assortment of sizes

    This equipment is currently stored at the Municipal Office at 460 Witt Road, Pembroke, ON.

    To take part in the sport equipment lending hub, you must be a resident of Laurentian Valley and must fill out Lending Hub Rental Form (see attached). Residents will also be required to provide photo ID to complete the Lending Hub Rental Form. Must be 18 years and older to complete the form.

    In the spring of 2017 a shed will be installed at the Shady Nook Recreation Centre and at the Stafford Park that will house sports equipment and residents will be able to gain access to the shed through a key signed out at the municipal office.

    For more information or to check availability please contact Kayla Janke.

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    <![CDATA[Capturing our History]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/township-history/township-history/http://www.lvtownship.ca/council/township-history/township-history/Tue, 30 May 2017 12:42:08 -0700

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    <![CDATA[Permits and Licenses]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/new-resident-information/permits-and-licenses/http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/new-resident-information/permits-and-licenses/Tue, 30 May 2017 12:40:24 -0700Pet Tags

    Each Resident living in Laurentian Valley is to purchase an annual pet license for their dog or cat. Pet tags are sold at the Municipal Office and can be delivered if you are disabled and unable to attend the office.

    Setrilized Pets: before March 31st - $15; after March 31st - $25

    Unsterilized Pets: before March 31st - $20; after March 31st - $30

    Building Permits

    Each Resident is required to have a Building permit for all new construction on their property including:

    · Houses, garages, sheds, decks
    · Pools, on site sewage disposal
    · Additions and renovations affecting the structure or plumbing of a building, and change of use on commercial buildings.

    Plan ahead as permits can take up to 2 weeks to process, so consult with us as soon as possible. This permit can be found at the Municipality Office and call Lauretian Valley if you have any questions.

    Burning Permits

    Each Resident is required to have a Burning permit when having a fire on their property. The permits can be purchased the Municipality Office or on our website: http://www.lvtownship.ca/forms-and-applications/burning-forms/

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    <![CDATA[New Resident Information]]>http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/new-resident-information/http://www.lvtownship.ca/residents/new-resident-information/Tue, 30 May 2017 12:38:57 -0700