Author Archives: Trevor Holliday

Northern Ontario Party Speaks about Education

Jun 22, 2017 @ 08:18 As we have travelled across Northern Ontario and talked to new and potential members, businesses, educators, municipal governments and other northerners it has become apparent that there are major problems within our educational system. Many boards are faced with school closures, underfunding, and a declining student base. There are a number of factors causing this ...

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Thursday Morning News – June 22

Jun 22, 2017 @ 07:44 Weather – A few showers ending in the afternoon then a mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating near noon. Wind becoming south-east 20 km/h in the morning. High 17. UV index 7 or high. News Tidbits – Today is the Annual Red Cross Garden Party, should be enjoyable once the showers end. In sad ...

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Sault College Celebrates National Aboriginal Day

Jun 21, 2017 @ 21:4 Today, the Sault College community joined together in honour of National Aboriginal Day. The group united to commemorate this important day with a flag raising ceremony, a Welcome Song drum greeting and inspirational speeches.   Today’s event is a part of wider celebrations going on across Canada recognizing and celebrating the cultures and contributions of ...

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Statement from Minister and Deputy Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation on National Aboriginal Day

Jun 21, 2017 @ 19:01 The Minister and Deputy Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation issued the following statement to mark Canada’s 21st National Aboriginal Day: “Today, on National Aboriginal Day, we celebrate and recognize the accomplishments, contributions and resilience of Indigenous people across Ontario. Despite so much adversity, they continue to inspire us to be a more inclusive and ...

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17th Annual Wawa Black Fly Run

  The 17th Annual Wawa Black Fly Run was held last Saturday. Despite the pouring rain a number of participants went out and ran.   Each participant received a commemorative medal for their efforts, and there was a prize draw as part of the awards ceremony.      

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Wednesday Morning News – June 21

Jun 21, 2017 @ 07:55 Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 18. UV index 8 or very high. News tidbits – Today is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year; and the first day of summer. It is also National Aboriginal Day. Michipicoten First Nation is celebrating today with a Sunrise Ceremony at 8 a.m. ...

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Corporate Planning Meeting tonight – June 20

Jun 20, 2017 @ 08:15 There is a Corporate Planning Meeting scheduled for Council Chambers tonight at 6 p.m. Of interest on the agenda is two presentations. The first is from Algoma Power, and the second from the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines regarding the Macleod Mine Water Treatment Plant. Council will also receive Monthly Reports from Alex Patterson ...

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Be Careful of Wildlife on the Highway

Warm weather conditions are upon us and the Superior East OPP detachments would like to remind motoring public of an increase presence of moose on our highways. The OPP investigated 16 wildlife related traffic collisions during the month of June, 2017.   This means slowing down, giving yourself more time to arrive at your destination and maintaining distance between vehicles. Excess speed ...

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Tuesday Morning News – June 20

Jun 20, 2017 @ 07:44 Weather – Mainly cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers or drizzle. Fog patches dissipating late this morning. High 11. News Tidbits – There is a Corporate Planning Meeting at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers tonight. The Canadian Cancer Society has released new data suggesting that Nearly half of Canadians are expected to be diagnosed with cancer ...

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East Algoma OPP Investigate Child Abduction in Elliot Lake Area

On June 17, 2017, members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) police investigated a non-custodial abduction in the Elliot Lake area. Two people were taken into custody and charged accordingly.  They appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice bail court in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario on June 18, 2017.   In order to protect the identity of the children ...

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EC – Most Rain has fallen UPDATE (Special Weather Statement Ends)

Jun 19, 2017 @ 11:32 Special Weather Statement ends (11:17 a.m.) for: Wawa White River Pukaskawa Agawa Lake Superior Park Jun 19, 2017 @ 09:53 5:47 AM EDT Monday 19 June 2017 Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa Pukaskwa Park White River Dubreuilville Lake Superior Park Rainfall amounts 20 to 40 mm with local amounts to 75 mm. A ...

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Multi-jurisdictional Investigation – 15 people charged; Illegal drugs seized, cash and firearms

Jun 19, 2017 @ 09:52 Several individuals face dozens of charges following a multi-jurisdiction investigation into illegal drug trafficking in northeastern Ontario. Project Stinton was conducted over a six-month period by the OCEB Sudbury Unit in partnership with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Greater Sudbury Police Service and York Regional Police. Members from the OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit ...

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Monday Morning News – June 19

Weather – Periods of rain or drizzle. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 13. The Special weather statement remains in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Rainfall amounts 20 to 40 mm with local amounts to 75 mm. A low pressure system currently just south of James Bay will continue to track slowly northeastwards today. This moist ...

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Our New Goose – in 13 Days…

  Saturday morning… the day looked good, but just after 8 a.m. the skies opened up and it began to rain. Not a drizzly rain, but a full on rain. The only good thing really was that there were no flies!   The rain continued on Sunday, lots and lots of rain; work continued though despite the rain. The new ...

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Lots of Rain Expected over next 24 hours

Jun 18, 2017 @ 11:15 11:01 AM EDT Sunday 18 June 2017 Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Rainfall amounts 20 to 40 mm with local amounts to 60 mm. A low-pressure system currently over Lake Michigan is expected to track slowly northeastwards over the next 24 hours. This moist system is ...

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