Author Archives: Bzat018

Get your bowling fix in today!

  The Roxy Bowling Alley will be closed until the end of June to allow for owners to enjoy a break from the just finished bowling season. The Youth Bowling Council is finishing their season by 2 p.m. Today and then the alleys will be open for play. Be sure to come down this afternoon and this evening to enjoy ...

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Out-of-touch Wynne budget silent on Grassy Narrows contamination

Apr 29, 2017 @ 10:30   NDP Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell issued the following statement regarding the fact that the environmental contamination crisis at Grassy Narrows was not mentioned in yesterday’s provincial budget.     “Once again, we’re seeing that the Wynne Liberals have no plan in place to clean up the English-Wabigoon River. Wynne has no intention of offering anything at all to Ontario’s First ...

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Nursing Week 2017 is May 8 – 14th

Apr 29, 2017 @ 09:47 The Ontario Nurses Association is proud to celebrate and acknowledge Nursing week 2017. This is an annual celebration of our profession which is held in May each year to coincide with the May 12 birthday of Florence Nightingale the founder of modern nursing. It is a time to recognize the year-round dedication of all RNs, ...

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Saturday Morning News – April 29

Weather – Clearing today with a high of 9C. Roads – All road are bare and dry or bare with  wet road sections. Tidbits – It looks like it will be a nice day. Get out and enjoy it. Some ideas: You might want to consider taking a drive down to Sand River and looking at the falls. The high water ...

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Statement from Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown

  The following is a statement from Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown on Budget 2017: “For 14 years this Liberal government has made life harder. Today’s budget is more proof that Ontario families will continue to pay more and get less. This is not a balanced budget. The government is hiding a more than $5 billion dollar operational deficit through ...

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NDP: Wynne’s budget doesn’t undo the damage she’s done

Apr 28, 2017 @ 11:41 Showing how out of touch she is with Ontario families, Kathleen Wynne’s budget fails to undo the damage she has done to affordability for people, or the services they count on. “What’s clear from this budget is that Ontarians waiting for a $15 minimum wage will have to wait for a change in government,” said ...

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33rd annual National Day of Mourning

Apr 28, 2017 @ 10:26 Today, the Canadian flag will fly at half-mast on Parliament Hill and on all federal government buildings. This, the 33rd National Day of Mourning, originally known as Workers’ Memorial Day was started in Sudbury, Ontario in 1984; is dedicated to remembering those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness on the job or due to a work-related ...

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Brookfield Renewable Donates $5 000 to Spring Campaign

  Julie Chagnon, Claude Samson and Bruce Welbourne from Brookfied Renewable recently visited the Lady Dunn Health Centre and made a gift to the Foundation to support the purchase of a Digital Radiography system for the x-ray department. Kadean Ogilvie-Pinter, LDHC CEO, provided the representatives of Brookfield with a tour of the hospital and thanked them for their continued support. ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Attempting to Locate a Wanted Female

Apr 28, 2017 @ 08:48 Members of the Superior East detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are attempting to locate a wanted female. Twenty-six-year-old Melissa WHELAN of SHERBROOKE, QUEBEC is described as a white female, being 5′ 2″ tall, weighing 130 pounds with short dark hair and brown eyes. She has neck tattoos and is in possession of her pet ...

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Wesdome Announces Eagle River Complex Drilling Update

Apr 28, 2017 @ 08:02 Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. is pleased to update drilling results from its Eagle River and Mishi gold mines, Wawa, Ontario. EAGLE RIVER MINE Recent underground drilling results have extended the 300W Zone 250 metres above the 942 metre level drift which averaged 16.54 g/t (cut to 140 g/t) over a length of 141.0 metres with ...

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Friday Morning News – April 28

Apr 28, 2017 @ 06:26 Weather – From a high yesterday of 11C, we are now at at 0C with snow on the ground again. Be careful walking today, as some surfaces could be icy. The radar  is warning of more precipitation today. Environment Canada warns us of flurries with an accumulation of 2 to 4 cm. Wind southwest 20 ...

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ROUSSAIN, Norman Francis

  Apr 27, 2017 @ 22:38 “OFF WE GO”.  This was an oft heard comment cheerfully proclaimed by  Norman Roussain as he headed out on yet another outing with his family. It is with deep love and sadness that Cheryl Roussain Nice, Deanna and Craig Roussain,  children of Norman Francis Roussain and Caroyl Jo (Carson) Roussain announce Norman’s passing on Friday, April 14, ...

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Hwy 17 OPEN at Mile Hill (Sault Ste. Marie)

At 1:12 am, the highway was reopened   Apr 27, 2017 @ 21:40   The Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the following Road Closure: Highway: 17 Location: Mile Hill Brief Description of Event: The OPP have initiated a road closure due to a jackknifed tractor trailer blocking both lanes.

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