Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Labour Day reminds us that hard work is rewarded

How often have you heard someone say they are tired of politics, or that it is all the same and nothing ever changes?  As we approach Labour Day we should remember that so many of the gains we enjoy were hard-fought for and would never have come about if people succumbed to those sentiments.  While people may not consider the ...

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Government of Canada Signals Action to Restore Rail Service to Churchill, Manitoba

The Government of Canada recognizes the important role this rail line plays in connecting communities in northern Manitoba. Today, the Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, signalled the Government’s actions toward restoring rail service to Churchill, Manitoba. The Government of Canada’s top priorities are ensuring that goods and supplies are delivered ...

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Men’s Night Golf – August 31

78 Players 1st FLIGHT: Anders Dereski, Mike Marotta, Mike Lavergne -6 under par 30 2nd FLIGHT: Curtis Brunette, Robert Noel, Levis Bouchard- 3 under par 33 3rdFLIGHT: Butch Terris, Tom Terris, Luke Morden-2 under par 34 4th FLIGHT: Luc Belanger, Dave Jennings, Miles Jennings-1 under par 35 5th FLIGHT: Ron Henson, Larry Wood, Rick Gennaro-3 under par 33 6th FLIGHT: ...

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UPDATE – SE OPP Wawa – Ask for Assistance in locating Rene Savoie

Sep 1, 2017 @ 08:51 The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) had been seeking the assistance of the public in locating a male from Grand Prairie, Alberta. Rene SAVOIE, 41 years of age was last seen travelling on Highway 17 near Wawa, Ontario on August 26, 2017. SAVOIE has since been in contact with police and ...

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Le RLISS du Nord-Est appuie les fournisseurs de soins de santé qui veulent participer à l’aide médicale à mourir

Lorsqu’une personne souffre d’une maladie grave, incurable et en phase terminale – et que s’annoncent d’autres symptômes, le déclin, puis la mort – les soins palliatifs procurent un soulagement. Maintenant, à la suite de la reconnaissance par la Cour suprême du Canada de l’aide médicale à mourir à titre de droit constitutionnel, une autre option s’offre aux personnes qui se ...

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North East LHIN Supports Health Care Providers Wanting to Participate in Medical Assistance in Dying

  When someone is suffering with a serious, incurable terminal illness – and looming ahead is further decline and symptoms, followed by death – palliative care provides relief. Now, following the Supreme Court of Canada’s recognition of Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) as a constitutional right, people who find themselves in this situation have an additional option to manage their ...

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Friday Morning News – September 1

Weather – Sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 15. UV index 6 or high. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind light becoming south 10 knots this morning then increasing to south 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to south 20 this evening and to southwest 30 near noon Saturday. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 Saturday evening. Waves one half metre building to ...

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Ontario Providing Support to Those Affected by Opioid Crisis

Ontario is providing urgent relief to those affected by the opioid crisis, including adding more front-line harm-reduction workers, expanding the supply of naloxone, and creating new rapid access addiction clinics in every region of the province. Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, and Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, were at St. Michael’s Hospital ...

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Ladies Golf – August 30th

Number of players – 56 1st in 1st  Flight – Toni Rutland, Suzanne Lacasse, Guylaine Domich – 34 2nd in 1st Flight – Josee Legault, Chantal Turcotte, Stephanie Gauthier – 37 3rd in 1st Flight- Chantal Cousineau, Carole Guertin, Colette DeChamplain – 40 1st in 2nd Flight – Barb Leschishin, June Hardy, Lynne Zuliani – 41 2nd in 2nd Flight – ...

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Thursday Morning News – August 31st

Aug 31, 2017 @ 07:55 Weather – Mainly sunny. High 16. UV index 6 or high. Marine – Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to north 10 near noon then backing to northwest 10 early this evening. Wind becoming light near midnight then becoming south 10 Friday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 Friday evening. Waves one metre subsiding to one half metre this ...

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Interested in Becoming a Candidate for the Northern Ontario Party?

The Northern Ontario Party will be busy over the next month with a Leadership tour across the North and several information sessions being hosted by the Riding Associations. Also the NOP and its members will finish filling vacant executive board positions through an election process that will occur by mid- September. During the month of September, the NOP is putting ...

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Register at GreenON.ca for a No-Cost Smart Thermostat with Installation

Ontario is helping people across the province save money and fight climate change through the Green Ontario Fund – a new not-for-profit provincial agency that will deliver programs and rebates to help reduce energy costs in homes and businesses. The agency is part of Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan and is funded by proceeds from the province’s cap on pollution ...

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A New Season of Skating is Fast Approaching!

Aug 30, 2017 @ 08:21 The Wawa Figure Skating Club is gearing up for the 2017-2018 skating season and we can’t wait to see what our skaters will achieve this season! Last year the club ran several different programs and trained skaters of many ages and abilities. From CanSkate, which is Skate Canada’s “learn to skate program”, all the way up to ...

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