Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Robinson-Huron Treaty Annuities Hearings begin in Thunder Bay

Sep 26, 2017 @ 08:15 First Nations representatives of the Robinson-Huron Treaty (1850) have brought a lawsuit against Canada and Ontario citing their failure to implement the terms of the treaty. The hearing centres on the annuity augmentation. The treaty when signed promised an initial payment of $2 per individual, which would be increased based on the wealth generated by the ...

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Tuesday Morning News – September 26

Weather – Rain. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Amount 10 to 20 mm. High 16. Tonight the rain is expected to end after midnight then cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Low 9. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind north 15 knots increasing to northeast 20 ...

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8th Annual Franco-Ontarian Day Statement

Marie-France Lalonde, Minister of Francophone Affairs, released the following statement today: “As a Franco-Ontarian and, for the first time, as Minister of Francophone Affairs, I am especially pleased and proud to celebrate the eighth annual Franco-Ontarian Day.  Francophones are an integral part of our province’s history and they epitomize the richness and vitality of our society. As we commemorate the ...

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Monday Morning News – September 25

Sep 25, 2017 @ 07:58 Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 24. Humidex 29. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight will be mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers this evening. Showers beginning near midnight. Risk of a thunderstorm this evening. Low 11. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind south 15 knots diminishing to ...

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Sunday Morning News – September 24

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of showers this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 24. Humidex 29. UV index 6 or high. Marine – Wind variable 10 knots becoming south 10 this morning then increasing to south 15 early this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 Monday morning then becoming north 10 Monday evening. Chance of ...

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UPDATE – Thunderstorm Warning

Sep 22, 2017 @ 15:48 SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING ENDED FOR:       WAWA – PUKASKWA PARK       WHITE RIVER – DUBREUILVILLE. 11:16 AM EDT Friday 22 September 2017 Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and ...

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Friday Morning News – September 22nd

Weather – Increasing cloudiness early this morning. 60 percent chance of showers with risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches. High 26. Humidex 34. UV index 3 or moderate. News Tidbits – If you are travelling to the Soo tomorrow (Saturday), and then across to Soo, Michigan you may to keep in mind that the  Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge will be closed to vehicle ...

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Garden River FN – Election Results

Garden River First Nation held its election Tuesday, and incumbent Chief Paul Syrette was re-elected. He defeated Brandi Marie Nolan, 392 votes to 341. Elected as councillors were: Karen Bell – 404 votes Chris Solomon Sr. – 334 votes Caroline Barry – 315 votes Andy Rickard – 312 Darwin Belleau – 305 votes Leslie Zack-Caraballo – 294 votes Susan (Sue) ...

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Thursday Morning News – September 21

Weather – Sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 21. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight it is expected to clear. Increasing cloudiness after midnight then 30 percent chance of showers before morning. Risk of thunderstorms before morning. Low 13. Marine – Wind light becoming southeast 10 knots early this evening then increasing to southeast 15 near midnight. Wind southeast 15 ...

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Between the Covers – September 20

Sep 20, 2017 @ 08:07 New books – New on the seven day fiction shelf this week:  “Dark Rites” by Heather Graham, “Crime Scene” by Jonathan Kellerman, “Fierce Kingdom” by Gin Phillips, & “Deadfall” by Linda Fairstein. New on the seven day non-fiction shelf this week: “Killers of the Flower Moon” by David Grann. After school programs – We will be starting ...

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Wednesday Morning News – September 20

Sep 20, 2017 @ 07:52 Weather – ncreasing cloudiness. 60 percent chance of showers late this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High 22. Humidex 28. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight, a few showers ending near midnight then clearing. Risk of a thunderstorm this evening. Fog patches developing overnight. ...

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Wawa’s Fall Festival

This year’s Fall Festival was the largest yet! The weather was especially nice, and there were over 20 vendors inside, pie eating, Farmer’s Market outside, WAVS BBQ, Wax hands and kids sports! If you missed this, mark your calendar for next year.

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Ontario Government Takes Measures to Make Drug-Impaired driving laws tougher

Sep 19, 2017 @ 08:13 To help keep roads safe, Ontario plans to introduce new measures to make drug-impaired driving laws even tougher. In Toronto today, Premier Kathleen Wynne and Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation, announced that there are plans to introduce legislation that would increase the consequences and costs for those who drive under the influence of drugs, including cannabis. ...

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Tuesday Morning News – September 19

Weather – Cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers early this morning. Clearing this morning. High 20. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight a few clouds are expected. Low 12. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind east 10 knots increasing to east 15 this morning and to southeast 20 overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 Wednesday evening. Waves one half metre building ...

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