County Council passes resolution for independent inquiry of Ottawa River flood


Pembroke -- The secretary of a local citizen's group who has been calling for an independent inquiry into the devastating floods along the Ottawa River earlier this year, praised Renfrew County council last Wednesday for passing a resolution supporting their request. “I’m totally delighted,” Maurice Leger, secretary of the Ottawa River Watershed Flood Committee (ORWFC), said of council’s action. “This is a first in the watershed.” “There’s been no co-ordination of what Ontario does, what Quebec...

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