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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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Sault College Annual Open House

Mar 31, 2017 @ 09:56 Do you love to care, nurture, protect, inspire, explore, ride, push, climb, hike, build, create, design, jump, leap, move, play, wrench, shine, cook, run, soar, or the moment you know you are doing what you love?   Let Sault College help you find what you love on Saturday, April 8 from 10 a.m. – 2 ...

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Three Northeastern Ontario Aboriginal Health Leaders Named North East LHIN Healthy Change Champions

The North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) has named the Executive Directors of the region’s three Aboriginal Health Access Centres (AHACs) – Gloria Daybutch, Angela Recollet and Pam Williamson – as Healthy Change Champions for their work in advancing the system of care for Aboriginal Northerners.   Gloria Daybutch is Chair of the LHIN’s Local Aboriginal Health Committee (LAHC) and ...

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Sault Ste. Marie Joins 19 Communties in Receiving Connecting Links Funding

Ontario is helping 19 municipalities across the province make the roads and bridges that run through their communities and connect to provincial highways safer, while fostering economic growth and job creation. Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca was at the Sault Ste. Marie Civic Centretoday to announce that the City of Sault Ste. Marie will receive support through the Connecting Links program to ...

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Wynne Liberals need to stop the hydro ads and raise awareness for fentanyl

Mar 29, 2017 @ 08:42 The Wynne Liberal Government has spent nearly a million dollars on self-congratulatory ads touting a non-existent hydro scheme, while ignoring a growing opioid crisis that’s spreading across Ontario. Today during Question Period, Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown asked the Premier to stop the hydro ads and direct the money into a public awareness campaign on ...

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NDP’s Mantha pushes Liberals to act on Ring of Fire

Mar 29, 2017 @ 07:40 In Question Period Tuesday, March 28, 2017, NDP Northern Development and Mines Critic Michael Mantha called on the Liberal government to make a plan for investing in and developing the Ring of Fire.   “This government has claimed for years to be lobbying Ottawa to match its $1-billion promise to invest in transportation corridor to ...

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Liberals block 30% cut to hydro bills, support privatized hydro

Mar 29, 2017 @ 07:38 Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals voted Tuesday against cutting hydro bills for Ontarians by 30 per cent, and in favour of the privatization of Hydro One.   “Everyday families, businesses, municipalities and hospitals are hurting from the Wynne government’s sky-high hydro bills,” said Horwath. “But, once again, the Wynne Liberals are focused on Premier Wynne and the ...

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11 million dollars in Hydro One Executive Compensation!

“Today’s release of over 11 million dollars in executive compensation at Hydro One shows that selling the company was never about providing value to consumers. In a year where tens of thousands of Hydro One customers were disconnected and hundreds of thousands were found to be in arrears because of uncontrolled hydro prices, executive salaries at Hydro One hit astronomical ...

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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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Traffic Delays Monday and Tuesday at the Nipigon River Bridge

Mar 27, 2017 @ 10:24 The Ministry of Transportation wishes to advise that motorists can expect short-term traffic delays due to ongoing construction at the Nipigon River Bridge on Highway 11/17 on Monday, March 27 and Tuesday, March 28 between 9 am and 8 pm. We apologize for the inconvenience and urge motorists to schedule their travel to minimize any ...

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Deceased Woman Found Located

Mar 27, 2017 @ 10:13 On Saturday, March 18, 2017, at approximately 12:00 p.m. Emily “Chico” Brown was reported missing from her community of Wabigoon Lake First Nation. She was last seen in the City of Dryden. Officers with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Dryden Detachment along with Treaty Three Police Service (T3PS) and Dryden Police Service (DPS) conducted a search ...

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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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Sault College Receives Support from the Ted Nolan Foundation

Mar 21, 2017 @ 09:16   Sault College is honoured to announce that the Ted Nolan Foundation has partnered with the College to continue granting scholarships to deserving First Nations women through The Rose Nolan Scholarship. This support will help many First Nations women accomplish their goal of pursuing a post-secondary education, and is a direct reflection of Ted Nolan’s ...

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