Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

NDP Statement on Public Inquiry into Long-Term Care Facilities

Aug 4, 2017 @ 08:07 Ontario NDP Critic for Home and Long-Term Care and Seniors’ Affairs Teresa Armstrong has issued the following statement on the public inquiry into the safety of Ontario’s long-term care facilities:   “Today I attended the news conference in London announcing the details of the public inquiry into the safety of long-term care homes. It’s clear ...

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Friday Morning News – August 4

Weather – Periods of rain. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 14. Marine forecast – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind northeast 25 knots backing to north 25 near noon then diminishing to northwest 15 near midnight. Wind backing to west 15 Saturday evening. Showers ending early this evening with a risk of thunderstorms. News Tidbits – Looking for a day trip ...

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Slow Down, Move Over!

Aug 3, 2017 @ 21:41 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) this Civic Day Long Weekend (August 4, 2017-August 7, 2017) will be conducting a Slow Down, Move Over enforcement and education campaign. With heavy traffic volumes expected throughout the province, highways and roads will see a greater presence of roadside emergency vehicles, making it a particularly important time for drivers to ...

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Wahkohtowin Development LP to Invest $4 Million in Hornepayne Sawmill & Cogeneration Facility

Aug 3, 2017 @ 15:19 Wahkohtowin Development LP announced Friday, July 27th, a $4 million equity investment with Hornepayne Lumber LP. These monies create an investment in the form of loans and grants for the Hornepayne Sawmill and Cogeneration Facility, now owned by Frank Dotorri. The Northeast Superior Regional Chiefs Forum (NSRCF) is a political alliance between the communities of Brunswick House ...

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TSB recommends the use of leading indicators to help better focus track inspections following 2015 derailment near Gogama, Ontario

Aug 3, 2017 @ 14:54 Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is recommending that Transport Canada (TC) incorporate predictive data on rail surface conditions to help better focus its targeted regulatory track inspections. The Board’s recommendation (R17-02) was issued as part of its investigation (R15H0021) into the March 2015 derailment and fire involving a Canadian National (CN) freight ...

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Province Providing More Reproductive Choice for Women with Access to Mifegymiso

Aug 3, 2017 @ 10:00 Ontario is giving women more choice over their reproductive health by making Mifegymiso, a safe and effective medical alternative to surgical abortion, available at no cost. Indira Naidoo-Harris, Minister of the Status of Women, on behalf of Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, was at Women’s Health in Women’s Hands Community Health ...

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Ladies Golf – August 2

  Aug 3, 2017 @ 09:36 Number of players – 66 1st in 1st  Flight – Suzanne Lacasse, Toni Rutland, Guylaine Domich – 32 2nd in 1st Flight – Josee Legault, Chantal Turcotte, spare – 40 3rd in 1st Flight – Evra Levesque, Edie Levesque, Valerie Levesque – 41 1st in 2nd Flight – Donna Korytko, Alexis Alexopoulos, Meghan Amos – ...

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Oxide Sands extended 500m along trend on Wawa-Holdsworth Project

Aug 3, 2017 @ 09:23 MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. is pleased to provide an update on the on-going exploration program on the Oxide Sands at its Wawa-Holdsworth Project. Highlights from the trenching Program: Oxide Sands observed in trenches over a strike of 1.1 km between TR-600 and TR-1700, expanding the known trend of Oxide Sands by more than 500 metres ...

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Wesdome Announces Second Quarter Financial Results

Aug 3, 2017 @ 09:18 Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. today announces second quarter 2017 financial results. Mr. Duncan Middlemiss, President and CEO commented, “Over the last year, the operations team has been focused on increasing mined gold grades and developed stope inventory consistently quarter over quarter. The first half of 2017 demonstrates that this work is starting to take effect. ...

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Thursday Morning News – August 3

Aug 3, 2017 @ 07:56 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. High 21. UV index 7 or high. Lake Superior – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind light becoming northeast 10 knots this morning then increasing to northeast 15 this evening. Wind increasing to northeast 20 overnight then diminishing to north 15 Friday afternoon. News Tidbits – On July 15th, 2017 Northern ...

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Happenings at First United – August 2

Aug 2, 2017 @ 09:31 The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sunday at 11:a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering  machine at the Church  705-856-2926. The Congregation of First United wishes to thank St. Paul’s Anglican Church most sincerely for inviting us to share their Morning Worship during the ...

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Save the Date: 2017 Alumni Reunion at Sault College

Aug 2, 2017 @ 08:50 Are you alumni of Sault College? Are you looking to get in touch with old classmates or see how the College has changed? If so, save the date – Friday, September 15, 2017 – when Sault College will welcome alumni back to campus for the 2017 Alumni Reunion. This exciting event is part of a ...

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11th Annual William G. Rose Memorial Golf Tournament

Aug 2, 2017 @ 08:16 On Friday 21 July, 2017 one hundred and twenty-six golfers spent the day on the links in support of the 11th Annual William G. Rose Memorial Golf Tournament. Teams were comprised of Men, Ladies, or Mixed with some participants travelling from Ottawa, Sudbury, Espanola, Sault Ste. Marie, and even North Carolina! With our host Wawa ...

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