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Hundreds of ADSB Teachers sign up for innovative math course

This year, over 250 Algoma District School Board (ADSB) educators will be working with Jo Boaler, taking her groundbreaking course, “How To Learn Math for Teachers and Parents”. Jo Boaler is a Professor of Mathematics Education at Stanford University, and the co-founder of youcubed, a newly designed website created to give teachers and parents the resources and ideas they need ...

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Search suspended for Missing Snowmobiler in St. Mary’s River

Mar 8, 2017 @ 15:53 The search for a snowmobiler that entered the St. Mary’s River Sunday night in the area off Marks Bay near Pointe aux Pins Drive has been suspended. The Sault Ste. Marie Police and the Ontario Provincial Police Underwater Search and Rescue Unit have made several attempts over the past two days to deploy divers at ...

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Hwy 101 CLOSED (Chapleau to Hwy 144)

Mar 8, 2017 @ 09:22 At 9:21 a.m. Superior East (Chapleau) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the following Road Closure: Highway: Highway 101 Location: between Chapleau and Timmins As a result of a motor vehicle collision and due to road and weather conditions.  Hwy has been closed. Mar 8, 2017 @ 09:14 The Superior East Chapleau Detachment of the Ontario Provincial ...

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Victim Identified in Last Night’s Fatal Collision on Hwy 129

Mar 7, 2017 @ 11:48 On Monday, March 6, 2017, at approximately 7:15 p.m., members of the Superior East OPP – Chapleau Detachment responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 129 north of Flame Lake Hill in Deans Township. Preliminary investigation has determined that the vehicle rolled over prior to coming to rest in the north ditch of ...

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News from the Park – New Session of Legislature

Mar 6, 2017 @ 08:11 You may recall that in the first edition of News from the Park since new session of the Legislature opened, I wrote that my colleagues and I were truly eager to get back to business in Queen’s Park to address the concerns of all Ontarians. If you read or watched any news at all, you ...

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US Coast Guard helicopter rescues injured snowmobiler near Chapleau

Mar 5, 2017 @ 21:34 A helicopter crew from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City rescued an injured snowmobiler suffering life-threatening injuries from a remote area in southern Canada Saturday. The name and hometown of the 40-year old man who was rescued are not being released and there is no Coast Guard imagery at this time. Personnel at Canada’s ...

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Essar Steel Algoma Announces Mediation Scheduled

Mar 2, 2017 @ 07:18 Essar Steel Algoma Inc. advised today March 1, 2017 that at the request of the Honourable Mr. Warren Winkler, the mediator appointed by Justice Newbould of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the company has not requested a No Board Report.  Mr. Winkler has scheduled dates later this month for mediation amongst the parties, specifically the company, the ...

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USW Local Union 2251 Members Vote 98% in favour of Strike Mandate

On February 23rd, 2017, the membership of USW Local Union 2251were presented with a synopsis of what has transpired between the Negotiating Committee, a bidder and the employer. The Membership of United Steelworkers Local Union 2251 voted to give a Strike Mandate to the Negotiating Committee from 5:00 am until 8:30 pm today at the Marconi Hall. The members’ have ...

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Ontario Investing in First Nation Communities in the Manitoulin Island Area

Feb 27, 2017 @ 10:26 Ontario is helping to support local economic growth, culture, tourism and infrastructure development for First Nation communities on Manitoulin Island and the surrounding area. Through the Aboriginal Community Capital Grants Program (ACCGP) and the Aboriginal Economic Development Fund (AEDF) the province is investing in:  Architectural drawings for an elders and youth centre for Sheguiandah First Nation on Manitoulin Island ...

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East Algoma OPP Responding to Explosive Device at Elliot Lake Secondary School

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently responding to a threatening phone call complaint that was received at around 7:45 a.m. at the Elliot Lake Secondary School (ELSS) located at 303 Mississauga Avenue. The caller indicated that there was an explosive device in the school.   The OPP Explosives Disposal Unit (EDU) and the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) ...

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OPP Release names of Family members killed east of Chapleau

Feb 24, 2017 @ 11:31 On February 23, 2017 at 10:25 a.m., members from the South Porcupine Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a motor vehicle collision involving a sport utility vehicle (SUV) and a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) on Highway 101, approximately 70 kilometers west of Timmins.   The collision claimed the lives of all four people in ...

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GoFundMe Campaign Launched to aid Family

Feb 24, 2017 @ 08:56 Yesterday, February 23rd, a tragic collision on Highway 101 east of Chapleau claimed the lives of four people. The surviving spouse, Jeff Nakogee and daughter, Paris, have lost spouse and mother, Aynsley MacLeod who was six months pregnant; two sons/brothers Jamaal Nakogee and Kruz Nakogee, and mother-in-law/grandmother Paulette MacLeod. A GoFundMe campaign has been launched in ...

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