Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Morning News – October 27

Oct 27, 2021 at 07:56 Weather Cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. High 10. Wind chill minus 5 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy. Low zero. Status of COVID-19 cases in Algoma There are 27 active cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District today.  75.5% of the Algoma District population is fully vaccinated. 84.8% of eligible ...

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Morning News – October 26

Oct 26, 2021 at 07:56 Weather  Mainly cloudy. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 6. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Increasing cloudiness early this evening. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light after midnight. Low minus 3. Wind chill minus 7 overnight. Status of COVID-19 cases in Algoma There are 28 active cases of COVID-19 in the ...

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APH: 6 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#504 – #509)

Algoma Public Health is reporting six (6) new cases­­ of COVID-19 (#504 – #509), all from Sault Ste. Marie and area. Two cases are of International Travel exposure, and the others are close contact. 1 case was tested October 22nd, 2 on Sunday, October 24th, and three were tested today. All are self-isolating. There are now 28 cases of COVID-19 ...

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Sault Ste. Marie Métis Council Awarded Major Federal Grant

The Historic Sault Ste. Marie Métis Council, with support from Know History Inc., has been awarded $200,000 from the Museum Assistance Program – Indigenous Heritage Grant, funded by the Government of Canada. The program supports projects that preserve, manage, and present Indigenous cultural heritage.   The funds will be used to develop an exhibition at the Sault Ste. Marie Métis ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank cancels 2021 Feed the Need

Volunteers at the Wawa Community Food Bank has cancelled the 2021 Feed the Need. The following letter was sent out yesterday, October 24, 2021. Dear Friends of the Food Bank: Due to the ongoing pandemic and current provincial (OVID guidelines, we have made the difficult decision to cancel Feed the Need again for this year. We are hopeful that we ...

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Morning News – October 25

Oct 25, 2021 at 07:56 Weather Cloudy. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High plus 5. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low minus 1. Wind chill minus 7 overnight. Status of COVID-19 cases in Algoma There are 24 active cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District ...

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Rockfall closes Part of Highway 17 in Alona Bay area – Now Open

At 1:30 p.m. the highway was opened fully. Oct 24, 2021 at 07:43 A rockfall at 2 this morning has closed a portion of Highway 17 in the Alona Bay area. The eastbound shoulder and one lane is closed due to rock on the shoulder and lane. Looking at mapping shows the incident at Mica Bay, just before the hill ...

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Hwy17 (West of Mobert Road – White River) – OPEN

Oct 23, 2021 at 18:32 At 8:00 p.m. OPP tweeted that the highway was open. Oct 23, 2021 at 17:16 At 4:40 OPP tweeted “UPDATE: #NorthBayOPP #Hwy17 east of Hwy614 ONE lane is REOPENED. ” ON511 reports “HWY 17 is fully closed just west of Mobert Road due to a collision. Traffic control is in place, please use caution in ...

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APH – 11 new cases of COVID-19 in SSM & Area

Algoma Public Health is reporting eleven (11) new cases­­ of COVID-19 (#489 – #499), all from Sault Ste. Marie and area. Ten are of close contact, one is unknown. One case was tested October 20th, nine cases were tested October 22d, and one on the 23rd. All are self-isolating.

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Additional individuals associated with River View Public School have tested positive for Covid-19

Algoma Public Health (APH) is advising that additional individuals associated with River View Public School have tested positive for COVID-19. Algoma District School Board (ADSB) and APH recognize that receiving this information may be stressful. To understand what actions are being taken and what to expect families are asked to review the following, important information. At this time, APH is ...

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Morning News – October 23

Oct 23, 2021 at 07:56 Weather Mainly cloudy. 70% chance of showers this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High 6. Wind chill minus 6 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy. 60% chance of rain showers or flurries changing to 30% chance of flurries near midnight. Risk of freezing drizzle before morning. Low plus 1. Status ...

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2022 Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) funding allocations announced

The Ontario government has announced the 2022 funding allocations under the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF). This is the Province’s main general assistance grant to municipalities. The OMPF supports 389 municipalities across the province. The funding provided through the program is unconditional and can be used to support the local priorities and specific needs of each community.   Amount per ...

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Morning News – October 22

Oct 22, 2021 at 07:56 Weather Cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. High plus 5. Wind chill minus 5 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Low minus 4. Status of COVID-19 cases in Algoma There are 7 active cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District today. 85,897 people (75.1%) in the Algoma District are fully ...

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