Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

MacDonald Mines Receives First Gold Assay on Trenching of Oxide Sands

MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. announces that it has received final gold assays on 4 trenches across the Oxide Sands zone. Trenches 725, 750 and 775 produced positive gold (Au) results. No significant results for gold (Au) were detected in trench TR-800 which crossed a road and where only disturbed material (road fill) was encountered. In all cases, where the Oxide ...

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Wednesday Morning News – August 9

Weather – Sunny early this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. High 18. UV index 7 or high. Marine – Wind light becoming southeast 10 knots this morning then backing to east 10 this afternoon. Wind becoming variable 10 near midnight then increasing to east 15 Thursday afternoon. Wind backing to ...

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Heavy OPP Presence in Wawa Trailer Park this Evening – UPDATE

The OPP presence has continued overnight at the Trailer Park on Winston Road. A cruiser has been parked, blocking traffic through the western laneway. The caution tape remains. There has not yet been a press release from the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police Detachment – Wawa.     There is heavy OPP presence in the trailer park on Winston Road. ...

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Statement from Attorney General on Final Report of the Far North Electoral Boundaries Commission

Aug 8, 2017 @ 14:18 Attorney General Yasir Naqvi released the following statement in response to the final report of the Far North Electoral Boundaries Commission: “I would like to thank the Far North Electoral Boundaries Commission for its work to ensure the voices of people living in Ontario’s north continue to be heard in the provincial legislature. Our government tasked the ...

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Scenic High Falls Partnership Project is Announced

Aug 8, 2017 @ 11:36 The Municipality of Wawa is very excited to announce a partnership project between Brookfield Renewable, Rotary Club of Wawa and Municipality of Wawa for the revitalization of Scenic High Falls Park. Scenic High Falls Park has long been a jewel of Wawa’s local destinations. It has been enjoyed throughout the years by locals and tourists alike as a ...

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Wages dropping while costs and unemployment rise in Ontario

Aug 8, 2017 @ 09:24 New data shows that wages for Ontarians are dropping while the cost of living goes up, with full-time working women and young workers taking the hardest hit on their paycheques.   According to Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey for July, the median weekly wage in Ontario was down $15.20 compared to the month before, a ...

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Council Meeting tonight – August 8

Council will hold a regular Council Meeting tonight at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers. Agenda (1) CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT (2) PRESENTATIONS 2.1 Ms. Marnie-Jo LaFleur-Beach, Wawa Figure Skating Club (3) REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA 3.1 Approval of the Agenda (resolution) (4) ANNOUNCEMENTS, GIVING OF NOTICE AND SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS 4.1 Wawa Energy Plan ...

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SSM OPP have two Marine Calls in Three Hours – Marine Safety is Important!

Aug 8, 2017 @ 08:22 On August 6, 2017 at approximately 7:30 pm Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of the Batchewana Police Service, Goulais Fire and Rescue and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a 911 marine distress call from Horseshoe Bay. The caller was a 13 year old female who was floating in a paddleboat with ...

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Monday Morning News – August 7

Weather – Sunny this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. High 21. UV index 6 or high. Marine – Wind light becoming southwest 10 knots this morning then increasing to southwest 15 this afternoon. Wind veering to west 15 this evening then to northwest 15 Tuesday afternoon. News Tidbits – Ernst ...

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AVIS, W. Robert “Bob”

Bob died today – August 4, 2017 after celebrating his 79th birthday on July 26th. He died on his terms. Cancer ended his life but not his spirit. Left behind was his 4th wife, Debra Tomas Avis and his 2 cats, Summer and Sam. He was the son of Anne and Laurier “Larry” LaChapelle. His children, either by birth or ...

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In Memory – Bill Rose

Feb 6, 1945- Aug 6, 2006 In loving memory of my Dear Husband Bill, who passed away 11 years ago today. “In dreams I walk with you In dreams I talk to you” Forever Loved Forever Missed Gerry  

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