Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Safety First when Handling Fireworks!

The North West Region Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Canada Safety Council are reminding all residents to put safety first when handling fireworks.   With Canada Day long weekend approaching many people are getting ready to host firework exhibitions to celebrate. This is a great option to get out and enjoy the festivities, however the OPP wants to remind all ...

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Ontario advancing Mining Technology by Supporting Development of New Mining Products and Services

Ontario is supporting the development of new, innovative mining technologies and helping to create new jobs for residents in the Sudbury area by expanding a state-of-the-art research mine. Glenn Thibeault, MPP for Sudbury, made the announcement on behalf of Minister of Northern Development and Mines Bill Mauro this morning at the Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) Underground Centre in ...

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Red Pine Exploration Results Improve the Hornblende Shear Zone

Jun 29, 2017 @ 08:15 Red Pine Exploration Inc. has received updated results from hole HS-15-31, which was drilled in the Hornblende Shear Zone, at its Wawa Gold Project, during the Fall of 2015. The Hornblende Shear Zone is a parallel shear zone to the Surluga Deposit (inferred resource of 1,088,000 ounces @ 1.71 g/t gold1) of similar strike and ...

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Ladies Night Golf – June 28

Jun 29, 2017 @ 08:07 Number of players – 60 1st in 1st Flight – Anita Kraly, Suzanne Lacasse, Toni Rutland – 36 2nd in 1st Flight – Janet Besner, Norma Kauk, Louise Moran – 39 3rd in 1st Flight – Marcie De La Franier, Tammy Valliere, Carole Moisan – 41 1st in 2nd Flight – Chrissy McRae, Maury O’Neill, ...

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Thursday Morning News – June 29

Jun 29, 2017 @ 07:55 Weather – Showers ending this afternoon then cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating early this morning. High 17.   News tidbits – The creator of Paddington Bear, Michael Bond has died at the age of 91. A Bear called Paddington, was first pubished in 1958, with the ...

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NDP’s Sattler: Liberal school closures hurt communities across Ontario

Jun 28, 2017 @ 21:53 Peggy Sattler, Ontario NDP Education Critic and MPP for London West, issued the following statement:   “This morning’s announcement by the Minister of Education is cold comfort to communities across the province that have been hurt by Liberal school closures. Premier Wynne has done lasting damage by failing to properly fund Ontario’s education system and ...

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Statement from Patrick Brown on Northern & Rural Ontario Schools at risk of Closure

Jun 28, 2017 @ 21:43 Statement from Ontario PC Leader and PC Education Critic Patrick Brown on the government’s announcement about northern and rural Ontario schools at risk of closure:   “The Ontario PCs are proud to have led the charge against the government’s arbitrary and cold-hearted school closures.  But today’s announcement does nothing for schools in cities throughout the ...

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Province Strengthening Education in Rural and Northern Ontario

Jun 28, 2017 @ 21:19 Ontario is taking steps to strengthen the quality and delivery of education in rural and Northern communities, to provide students with the best possible start in life and build a foundation for their future success. Mitzie Hunter, Minister of Education, joined by parliamentary assistants Grant Crack, Granville Anderson and Lou Rinaldi were at Chemong Public ...

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Michael Mantha issues Statement on Grassy Narros & English-Wabigoon River

Jun 28, 2017 @ 20:55 Michael Mantha, NDP Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Critic and Algoma – Manitoulin MPP issued the following statement regarding recently-announced funding for the cleanup of mercury contamination in the English-Wabigoon River: “After forty years and of living with the toxic legacy of the mercury dump into the English-Wabigoon River, New Democrats truly hope that the Grassy ...

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Between the Covers – June 28

Jun 28, 2017 @ 08:52 New books – New on the seven day fiction shelf this week: “No middle name” by Lee Child, “The forever summer” by Jamie Brenner, “Dragon teeth” by Michael Crichton, and “You will pay” by Lisa Jackson. Afterschool Programs – Afterschool programs are Tuesday through Friday from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Come on down to ...

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LDHCF Summer Wine Tasting a Great Success!

  On Saturday, June 24, 2017, the Royal Canadian Legion provided a warm setting for the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation’s 7th annual Summer Wine Tasting. This sold out event was a great success! The annual Summer Wine Tasting has grown significantly since its inception, becoming highly promoted and a recognized social and charitable event “not to be missed”. All ...

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New Goose is set on Base

Jun 28, 2017 @ 08:02 Wawa was without a Goose for a little over a day. By yesterday afternoon (July 27, 2017) the new Goose as created by Research Casting had been installed. The process to install the new Goose was much longer than the removal. After preparing the base, the body sans wings and neck was placed. The left ...

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Ontario Stands with Forestry Workers and Businesses in Face of Unfair Duties

Jun 27, 2017 @ 22:28 Premier Kathleen Wynne and Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry Kathryn McGarry issued the following statement responding to the announcement of new duties on Canadian softwood lumber exports to the U.S.: “The Ontario government will continue to stand alongside forestry workers and businesses — and the communities across the province that depend on it. We ...

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The Goose Has Served Us Well – But Time did take a Toll

  Jun 27, 2017 @ 14:54 We are all saddened to see the second goose go. It was with mixed feelings that I watched via webcam the removal of the Goose from the monument yesterday afternoon. Sad to see something that was a part of my childhood slowly deteriorate over the many years. I remember every time we went to visit ...

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