District

31 SSM Seniors hit with 31% rent hike

Apr 10, 2017 @ 14:46 On Thursday, Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals and the Conservatives refused to support an NDP bill that would protect renters from unfair, unreasonable rent hikes. Now, 31 seniors in Sault Ste. Marie are appealing to Wynne to change her mind and pass the bill immediately, as they’re facing a 31 per cent rent increase.   “We ...

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MNRF issues Flood Warning for SSM District

Apr 10, 2017 @ 10:53 The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) – Sault Ste. Marie District is advising area residents that a Flood Warning is in effect in the District Residents of the Sault Ste. Marie District should keep a close watch on water conditions, regularly check for updated messages and stay away from fast-moving rivers and streams. ...

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Power Outage – Goulais Bay UPDATE 5:08

Apr 10, 2017 @ 05:08 At 3:30 a.m. – Power restored to customers affected by the #outage in Goulais River area. If you are still without power call 1-844-901-9473 to report. Apr 9, 2017 @ 23:13 Update: Power #Outage in Goulais River area. Crews continue working. Estimated time of restoration 2:00AM. Apr 9, 2017 @ 22:02 At 9:30 p.m. Algoma Power is reporting a ...

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The Great Escape Dream Draw is back for its 21st Year!

Apr 5, 2017 @ 12:11 Algoma Family Services (AFS) Foundation is proud to announce the return of the annual Great Escape Dream Draw throughout Sault Ste. Marie and the Algoma District. This year marks the 21st Anniversary. Tickets are now on sale at multiple outlets in Sault Ste. Marie as well as the Algoma District. For the month of April, ...

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Sault College Celebrates Colleges Week in Ontario

Queen’s Park has officially proclaimed the week of April 3 as Colleges Week in Ontario! Colleges Week provides a unique opportunity to highlight the Ontario College system and the positive impact it has had on many through advanced education, skills training and personal and professional development. Colleges Week activities have been planned across the province as part of a national ...

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Overdose-Reversing Nasal Spray Made Available to Algoma District

The Hep Care Program at Group Health Centre (GHC) is pleased to announce that, starting this week, they will begin to offer a local solution to the nationwide opioid overdose problem. The program will begin community teaching and distribution of intra-nasal naloxone kits to those that are at risk for opioid overdose and their immediate family members. Naloxone (also known ...

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Northern Superior Brewing Co. is now offering cans of beer

Apr 3, 2017 @ 14:04 A Northern Ontario beer staple is launching cans as a part of their popular product line. Now, Northern Superior Brewing Co. enthusiasts will be able to pick up either a six or 12 pack of 355 ml cans, along with old favourites like growlers, the draft ball, and kegs.   With northern life, comes northern ...

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Snowmobiler dies after going through ice on Gordon Lake

Apr 1, 2017 @ 13:25 On Friday, March 31, 2017, shortly after 2:00 p.m. the East Algoma Thessalon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motorized snow vehicle (MSV) that went through the ice on Gordon Lake. Police learned three men on two snowmobiles went ice fishing on Gordon Lake. The lead snowmobile with the lone driver went through the ...

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Maple Syrup Festival goes Green!

Mar 27, 2017 @ 10:32 The Royal Canadian Legion (RCL) Branch 374, Richards Landing, on the occasion of the Golden Anniversary of their Maple Syrup Festival, is going GREEN! You read that correctly – no more styrofoam! We will be using bio-degradable plates and cups to serve up our usual scrumptious St. Joseph Island produced maple syrup; all you can ...

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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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