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Province Harnessing Health Care Technology to Better Serve Northern Communities

Jun 26, 2017 @ 05:58 Ontario is improving patient care with new technology that provides better access to electronic health records for hospitals, researchers and clinicians across Northern Ontario. The province is supporting research by the Health Sciences North Research Institute (HSNRI) that will help the government build a cloud-based information sharing platform to improve access to patient records and ...

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Men’s Night Golf – June 22

93 Players 1st FLIGHT: Jacob Gauthier, Mitch Cousineau -8 under par 28 2nd FLIGHT: Pat Brunette, Dave Marshall, Max Dechamplain-2 under par 34 3rd FLIGHT: Dave Jennings, Luco Legault, Luc Belanger-4 under par 32 4th FLIGHT: Al MacDonald, James Morden, Jeff Lamon-5 under par 31 5th FLIGHT: Bubba Gagne, Eric Levesque, Jim Oleynik-2 under par 34 6th FLIGHT: Danny Mathias, ...

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Sears Canada to Close Station Mall location

Jun 22, 2017 @ 12:20 Sears Canada has announced the closing of 20 full-line locations, plus 15 “Sears Home” Stores, 10 “Sears Outlet” and 14 “Sears Hometown” locations as well as a reduction in its workforce of approximately 2,900 positions. It is not known yet the details of each store’s closing. The Sears store in the Station Mall is amongst the ...

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Ladies Golf – June 21st

Jun 22, 2017 @ 08:17 Number of players – 69 1st in 1st Flight – Edie Levesque, Evra Levesque, Valerie Levesque – 41 2nd in 1st Flight – Toni Rutland, Brenda Pelletier, spare – 42 3rd in 1st Flight – Stephanie Gauthier, Chantel Cousineau, Colette DeChamplain – 43 1st in 2nd Flight – Vanessa Moynihan, Josee Legault, Chantal Turcotte – ...

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Sir James Dunn School to Close – New JK-12 Facility to be created

Jun 22, 2017 @ 07:53 Based on the Initial Staff Report, School Information Profile feedback, public input and the Senior Administration Final Report, the Algoma District School Board also approved that the JK-8 school population, staff and program currently housed at Sir James Dunn Public School in Wawa, be relocated to a JK-12 facility on the Michipicoten High School site. ...

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Wesdome Elects Directors and Approves 2017 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan

Jun 21, 2017 @ 22:35 Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd.  announces the results of the Company’s annual and special meeting of shareholders held earlier today. A total of 86,641,252 common shares were represented at the Meeting, representing 65.32% of the total issued and outstanding common shares of the Company. All matters presented for shareholder approval at the Meeting were approved, as ...

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Happenings at First United Church – June 21

The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sunday at 11 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church (705) 856-2926. On Sunday, June 11th, members of the Congregation travelled to St. John’s United Church in Marathon. We were made to feel really welcome. Lorna C., helped serve Communion ...

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Between the Covers – June 21

New books – New on the seven-day fiction shelf this week: “Testimony” by Scott Turow, “The Fallen” by Eric Van Lustbader, “The girl who knew too much” by Amanda Quick, and “The Alice network” by Kate Quinn.   Afterschool Programs – Afterschool programs are Tuesday through Friday from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Come on down to the Wawa Public Library and ...

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Swimming Advisory for Havilland Beach

Jun 20, 2017 @ 17:24 Algoma Public Health (APH) has issued a swimming advisory for Havilland Beach, located north of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. The test results of water samples taken on June 19, 2017, exceeded the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s bacteriological guidelines for safe swimming/bathing. It is unsafe to swim at beaches with increased levels of bacteria. ...

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1.45 Million Announced for SSM Solar Panel Manufacturer Heliene Inc.

Jun 20, 2017 @ 07:58 MP Terry Sheehan announced $1.45 million to support clean technology being developed by Heliene Inc. yesterday, June 19th in Sault Ste. Marie. This project is being funded through Sustainable Development Technology Canada, which works with Canadian companies to bring early-stage clean technologies to market. These innovations will lead to well-paying, middle-class jobs and new business ...

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SE OPP Hornepayne Seek help in Theft of Boat Motors

On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at approximately 3:25 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Hornepayne) Detachment responded to a Break and Enter incident to a boathouse located on the Oba River in the Township of Franz approximately 58 km east of Hornepayne, Ontario. The incident took place between May 31, 2017, and June 3, 2017. During ...

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Wawa Goose Monument’s April Donation Drive Raises $11,290!

Jun 16, 2017 @ 11:00 The Municipality of Wawa, Algoma Power Inc. and its parent company FortisOntario Inc. are excited to announce the results of the April Donation Matching Drive. In March, Algoma Power announced their decision to commit to a $40,000 donation toward the rebuild and continued maintenance of the Wawa Goose Monument.   Shortly after that, another announcement ...

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Ladies Night Golf – June 14

Jun 15, 2017 @ 09:43 Number of players – 44 1st in 1st Flight – Toni Rutland, Brenda Pelletier, spare – 37 2nd in 1st Flight – Lise Noel, Margaret Davidson, spare – 38 3rd in 1st Flight – Alexis Alexopoulos, Donna Korytko, Meghan Amos – 40 1st in 2nd Flight – Vanessa Moynihan, Jose Legault, Valerie Levesque – 40 ...

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From the Branch – June 14

Jun 14, 2017 @ 08:21 At the Branch, we had our June meeting and now we will meet again in September. And once again D-Day passed without almost a whisper, because our ranks are really getting small and you need members for a parade. Too bad because I remember that day in 1944 that brought hope to all the occupied ...

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