Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Friday Morning News – October 6

Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 this afternoon. High 14. UV index 3 or moderate. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind northwest 10 knots backing to southwest 10 near noon then increasing to southeast 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to south 20 Saturday morning and to south 30 near noon ...

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Thursday Morning News – October 5

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Wind becoming west 20 km/h this morning. High 13. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight will be partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers early this evening. Fog patches developing overnight. Low plus 3. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind west 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 near ...

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Wednesday Morning News – October 4

Oct 4, 2017 @ 07:54 Weather – Mainly cloudy. Wind becoming west 20 km/h this morning. High 14. Tonight it will be mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers overnight. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low 6. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late this morning then increasing ...

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Wesdome Announces Resumption of Ramp Development at Kiena Complex

Oct 3, 2017 @ 08:07 Yesterday, Wesdome Gold Mines announced that the site investigation investigation in connection with the fatality of a mining contractor has concluded, and all activities at the Kiena Complex have resumed. Roméo Girard, 53 of Malartic was fatally injured on September 9th. Reports are that the worker was found beside his truck (which had struck a wall), seriously ...

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Tuesday Morning News – October 3

Oct 3, 2017 @ 07:57 Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers late this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 20. Humidex 25. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – showers ending after midnight then mainly cloudy. Risk of a thunderstorm this evening and after midnight. Wind southwest 20 km/h ...

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This is Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW)

  In 1992, the Canadian Psychiatric Association established the first Mental Illness Awareness Week. It became an annual national public education campaign designed to help open eyes to the reality of mental illness. The week is now coordinated by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH). One of MIAW’s major initiatives is the Faces of Mental Illness campaign, ...

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Ontario Minimum Wage is now $11.60

Oct 2, 2017 @ 08:06 Ontario has increased the general minimum wage for the fourth consecutive year, bringing the minimum wage up to $11.60 yesterday October 1, 2017. This iss a part of Ontario’s plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs. The general minimum wage will again increase to $14 on January 1, 2018, and to $15 on January 1, ...

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Monday Morning News – October 2

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Wind becoming south 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High 19. UV index 3 or moderate.Tonight will be mainly cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm overnight. Wind south 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light this evening. Low 14. Marine – Strong wind warning ...

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CUPE 4148 & Bill 115

Sep 30, 2017 @ 19:11 If you worked for a school board in Ontario during either the 2012-13 or 2013-14 school year and your union was the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), you are eligible to share in a financial settlement reached by CUPE for the breach of your Charter Rights. This settlement was agreed to following a successful ...

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Principal photography begins for “Brotherhood” on Michipitcoten First Nation Reserve

Principal photography has begun for the feature film Brotherhood on the Michipicoten First Nation Reserve. Written and directed by Richard Bell (Eighteen), the cast includes Brendan Fehr as Robert Butcher, Brendan Fletcher as Arthur Lambden and Jake Manley as George Waller. Based on a true Canadian story, this is the first time a feature film has been permitted to film on the sacred First Nations land near Wawa, Ontario.   ...

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Friday Morning News – September 29

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers this morning. Clearing this afternoon. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 early this morning. High 10. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight, a few clouds. Fog patches developing after midnight. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low zero. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind ...

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Thursday Morning News – September 28th

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming cloudy this afternoon with 60 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming west 20 km/h this morning. High 14. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight showers are expected with a risk of thunderstorms this evening and after midnight. ...

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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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