Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Thanks – Ladies Curling League

Apr 14, 2017 @ 13:28 The Wawa Ladies Curling League would like to thank all of our sponsors for their generous donations to this years 65th Ladies Curling Bonspiel which took place March 31-April 2 2017. • AJ’s Pizza • Algoma Highlands Wild Blueberry Farm & Winery • Avon • Canadian Tire – Wawa • Charm Diamond Centres • Fenlon’s ...

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Algoma Power Inc. répondra aux besoins d’électricité de Dubreuilville

 Apr 14, 2017 @ 11:50 Algoma Power Inc. est fier d’annoncer que la Commission de l’énergie de l’Ontario (CEO) l’a nommé comme l’opérateur intérimaire du système de distribution d’électricité pour le canton de Dubreuilville pour les prochains six mois, selon l’Ordre du CEO EB-201-0153. Algoma Power livre de l’électricité fiable et sécuritaire au district de l’Algoma depuis plus de cents ...

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Algoma Power to meet Dubreuilville Power Needs

Apr 14, 2017 @ 11:47 Algoma Power Inc. (Algoma Power) is pleased to announce that the Ontario Energy Board has named it as the interim operator of the electricity distribution system for the Township of Dubreuilville for the next six months per OEB order EB-2017-0153. Algoma Power has delivered safe and reliable electricity to the District of Algoma for over ...

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Easter Long Weekend Seatbelt Campaign Begins

Apr 14, 2017 @ 10:37 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will begin their participation in the Easter Long Weekend Seatbelt Campaign which runs from Friday, April 14, 2017 to Monday, April 17, 2017. The focus of the provincial traffic initiative is to make sure that all occupants of vehicles are wearing seatbelts. If you wear a seatbelt properly, you are ...

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OPP Investigate Fatal Collision

April 13 @ 12:03 On April 13, 2017 at approximately 4:40 am members of the Superior East (Wawa) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Wawa Volunteer Fire Department were called to the scene of a single motor vehicle collision that occurred on Highway 17, seven kilometers south of Highway 519 (Dubreuilville turnoff). There were ...

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Ultralight lands on Highway 129

  On April 12, 2017 at approximately 8:20 pm Superior East (Chapleau) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an emergency landing of a small Ultra-light plane on Highway 129, twenty seven kilometers south of the town of Chapleau. There was no collision and no injuries to the lone male pilot. The plane had left West Parry Sound ...

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Fatal Collision Closes Highway 17 North of Wawa

  Highway 17 north of Wawa remains closed at this time due to a single vehicle fatal collision. At 4:45 this morning, Algoma EMS and Wawa Fire Department attended the scene of a single vehicle collision about 30 kilometres north of Wawa. Emergency vehicles at the site blocked both lanes of the highway to allow emergency services to work. An ambulance ...

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Thursday Morning News – April 13

Apr 13, 2017 @ 07:46 Weather – Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon. High 10. Roads – Highway 17 is closed 30 kms north of Wawa due to a fatal collision. The highway will remain closed for several hours. Local – Our local Legion is holding a Membership Meeting tonight at 7:00 pm. Nominations will be considered ...

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Letter – Hardeman states that ‘Liberals Blocked Rent Control Bill’

Apr 12, 2017 @ 12:00 Dear Brenda, As PC Critic for Municipal Affairs and Housing, I hear from people all over Ontario who are concerned about the unaffordability of living in Ontario. Over the past few weeks I have been hearing from more and more people who, like the 31 seniors in Sault Ste. Marie, are facing huge rent increases. ...

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NDP raises case of hydro bill topping 50% of income

Apr 12, 2017 @ 11:20 Tuesday, April 11, 2017; during question period, NDP Energy critic Peter Tabuns grilled Premier Kathleen Wynne over her failure to take action on soaring hydro prices, raising the case of Krysta Meecham-Robertson, whose $800 per month income is more than half wiped out by a $450 monthly hydro bill.   “Premier Wynne hasn’t taken a dime off ...

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Dryden & Ignace OPP – Warn of Ice Safety as temperatures warm

Apr 12, 2017 @ 11:18 The members of the Dryden and Ignace Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind the public of the dangers of thin ice.  The warm weather means ice conditions are deteriorating quickly on all bodies of water in the area. The OPP would like to remind people of the following: 1.  Ice begins to be ...

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NDP pushes for action on Thunder Bay’s North Harbour

Apr 12, 2017 @ 11:17 NDP Northern Development and Mines Critic Michael Mantha says the Wynne government has failed to live up to earlier promises to release an action plan for addressing mercury contamination in Thunder Bay’s North Harbour.   “Under the water in Thunder Bay’s North Harbour, there is massive mercury contamination that is the result of decades of ...

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