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MacDonald Mines Updates on Exploration Program at Holdsworth Property

Feb 23, 2017 @ 14:00 MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. has begun exploration programs at both its Wawa-Holdsworth Gold Project near Wawa, Ontario, and its Charlevoix Silica Property located approximately 42 kilometres north of Baie-Saint-Paul, Quebec. The sampling program conducted at Charlevoix suggest that the high purity quartzite unit mined at the Sitec Silica Mine extends on the property. Wawa-Holdsworth Project ...

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Do you have Rentech Stock?

Feb 23, 2017 @ 10:29 The community of Wawa was stunned yesterday by the press release from Rentech, Inc. that its board has decided to idle the Wawa facility due to equipment and operational issues that would require additional unbudgeted capital investment. There is no word locally yet how many employees were employed at the facility, and are affected by ...

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SE OPP – Arrest White River Woman

On Monday February 20, 2017 at approximately 1:15 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a White River Ontario address regarding a possible domestic incident. At the scene police interviewed all involved parties. As a result a 51 years old White River woman was arrested and charged with the following offence: Adult Fail ...

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Legion Ladies Luncheon Today – February 23rd!

Are you looking for something quick and tasty? The Legion Ladies of Branch 429 have got you covered. They are holding their monthly luncheon today from 11:30 to 1 p.m. On the menu is two choices: Chili and Toast or a Loaded Poutine (onions, green peppers, mushrooms and bacon) served with your choice of Beef Barley Soup or Caesar Salad. ...

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Richmont Announces 4th Quarter and 2016 Financial Results

Richmont Mines Inc. announces operating and financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2016, driven by solid results from the Island Gold Mine. The Corporation hosted a conference call and webcast on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. This Conference call will be available for a short time (details below.) (All amounts are in Canadian dollars, unless ...

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Wesdome Announces 4th Quarter and 2016 Financial Results

Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. has announced the fourth quarter (Q4) and full year financial results for the year ended December 31, 2016. All figures are stated in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted. 2016 SUMMARY:  Gold production of 47,737 ounces, (2015: 50,470) in line with the Company’s revised guidance of 45,000 – 50,000 ounces Eagle River Mine underground production of 40,252 ounces ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – February 23rd

Team Rank Wins GP TERRIS, Tom 1 9 12 MOORE, Bruce 2 8 13 YOUNG, Paul 2 8 13 McHARDY, Jim 2 8 14 LESCHISHIN, Mark 5 7 13 HOFFMANN, Jim 6 6 12 DERESKI, Louis 7 5 13 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 7 5 14 RODY, Ron 9 3 14 NEXT GAMES – Monday, February 27, 2017 Ice 1 Ice ...

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Thursday Morning News – February 23rd

Weather – Mainly cloudy this morning with a 70% chance of flurries this morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light this morning. Temperature falling to minus 3 this morning then rising. It is currently -1. Roads –  17 Sault Saint Marie North Limits to Montreal River Bridge bare and wet road with snow covered sections. Poor visibility. 2017-02-23 5:22 17 Montreal ...

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Did you lose this beauty? UPDATE

Feb 22, 2017 @ 17:15 – The owners have been located! Feb 22, 2017 @ 12:28 – We had a beautiful white female dog show up at the Wesdome office this morning. I have her inside as I’m concerned with the business of Mission Road! Could you please post her on the site? I can be reached at 705-856-2718 ext 200 or ...

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OPP Warns people to ‘think’ before they venture out onto the ice

Feb 22, 2017 @ 16:18 The North East Region Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is warning people to think twice before venturing onto any ice surface. Environmental conditions have varied over the past few days and bodies of water that were once safe to walk on, or to travel on with vehicles or machines, are no longer strong enough to hold the ...

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Liberals play politics with winter power disconnections

Feb 22, 2017 @ 16:13 Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals refused Tuesday to support NDP Leader Andrea Horwath’s motion to sever Bill 27 and end winter hydro disconnections – only to introduce the exact same motion on Wednesday.   “It’s painfully obvious that the Liberals are doing what they think is best for the Liberal party – not the people of ...

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Mantha demands answers from Wynne government on Highway 17 closure

Feb 22, 2017 @ 16:02 Today Michael Mantha, NDP MPP for Algoma-Manitoulin, demanded the Wynne government provide answers and solutions for a section of Highway 17 between Wawa and White River that was washed out and closed again, this time for about eight hours.   “Once again, the Wynne government has allowed another northern road to close.  The closure of ...

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Between the Covers – February 22

Feb 22, 2017 @ 16:00 New books – New on the seven day fiction shelf this week: “What’s left behind” by Gail Bowen, “The wrong side of goodbye” by Michael Connelly, “Island of glass” by Nora Roberts, and “The nowhere man” by Gregg Hurwitz. Youth Intern Program – Natasha Bucknell is our new Youth Intern. Natasha is available to help with any computer needs, ...

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Morning News – February 22nd

Feb 22, 2017 @ 07:29 Weather – There is a fog advisory in place from Montreal River Harbour east to North Bay. Today Cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries changing to 60 percent chance of rain showers this morning. Risk of freezing drizzle early this morning. High plus 5. Tonight Periods of rain mixed with snow changing to snow after midnight. ...

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