Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Conservatives, Wynne’s Liberals block vacation days and sick leave for workers

Wynne’s Liberals and the Conservatives joined together this week, refusing to support the NDP’s labour proposals that would give Ontarians more stability, more vacation time and access to paid sick days when they need them.   “We know the Conservatives aren’t on the side of working Ontarians,” said Horwath. “And Wynne’s Liberals joined those Conservatives in refusing to support better ...

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Qu’on soit dans la chaufferie d’un hôpital ou dans une unité de soins cardiaques de pointe, on donne la priorité au patient

Chers résidents du Nord, Il y a maintenant un peu plus d’un mois que je suis devenue directrice générale intérimaire du RLISS du Nord-Est. Bien que je travaille au RLISS depuis cinq à titre de directrice principale et plus récemment, de vice-présidente du rendement et de la responsabilisation, le rôle de directrice générale m’a apporté plusieurs occasions d’apprendre de première ...

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Sault College Receives Scholarship Funding

Members of the McDougall Energy team along with Esso Reseller Business Advisor Martyn Iles, were on hand August 22nd to make a $2,000 donation to Sault College to aid in scholarships for actively-enrolled students. As part of the Esso Community Investment Program, McDougall Energy has designated these funds towards furthering educational opportunities for students in and around the Algoma district ...

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Wednesday Morning News – August 23

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h late this morning. High 12. UV index 4 or moderate. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 near noon and to northwest 10 this evening. Wind northwest 10 Thursday. –

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Derby Winners!

  The Salmon Derby had reasonably good weather, with anglers only getting a little wet Friday, and a foggy Saturday evening. The fog lifted late Sunday morning to reveal a beautiful afternoon of fishing. There was a little concern at the end as one angler was very late in coming off the lake on Sunday. It turned out that he ...

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Monday Morning News – August 21st

Aug 21, 2017 @ 07:55 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming sunny this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 24. Humidex 29. UV index 6 or high. News Tidbits – Comedian Jerry Lewis died Sunday morning of natural causes in Las Vegas. Eclipse – Wawa is in the path to see 60% of today’s solar eclipse. Start Max ...

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Saturday at the Derby

  Saturday morning was bright and clear with a little sliver of moon visible at dawn. Some anglers grabbed a quick pancake and bacon breakfast before heading out for a day of fishing in Michipicoten Bay. Quite a few anglers brought in fish yesterday, with the largest salmon being caught by Team 44 (Andre Roy and Derek Lamon) – 26.00 ...

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Friday at the Derby

  After the rain on Thursday, and early Friday morning, it looked like it would be a very wet Wawa Salmon Derby this year. The weather cleared for afternoon, and other than a few showers the weather was pretty good.   The anglers attended the Participants Meeting chaired by Chuck Farand, and then everyone headed out to the lake. At ...

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Saturday Morning News – August 19

Weather – Cloudy. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming west 20 km/h this afternoon. High 22. Humidex 25. UV index 6 or high. Marine – Wind northwest 10 knots becoming light early this morning then becoming southwest 10 near noon. Wind increasing to southwest 15 overnight then backing to south 15 Sunday ...

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Diver dies after being injured at technical dive on the Judge Hart shipwreck

Aug 18, 2017 @ 08:46 After extensive medical treatment in Marathon, Thunder Bay and Burlington, the OPP have been informed that Scott Stitt has died in hospital. The OPP are continuing to investigate the cause of the incident. On Wednesday Aug 9, 2017 at approximately 1:00 p.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call at Neys ...

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Impaired Driver forces other driver off road

On August 12, 2017, shortly after 5:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police responded to traffic complaint involving an impaired driver on Tenth Side Road in Jocelyn Township.   Investigation determined a southbound pickup truck with a lone driver entered the northbound lane on the Tenth Side Road and forced a northbound vehicle off the highway. The complainant and the ...

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INOUYE, Donald

Aug 18, 2017 @ 08:15 Passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre peacefully in the arms of his loving wife on Tuesday August 15, 2017 at the age of 96 years. Beloved husband of Irja for 70 years. Loving father of Bob (Pat). Proud grandfather of Bobby (Linda) and Don (Jodi). Great grandfather of Owen, Austin, Ethan, Benjamin, Taylor ...

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Friday Morning News – August 18

Aug 18, 2017 @ 07:49 Weather – Showers with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind becoming north 20 km/h this morning. High 17. UV index 3 or moderate. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind east 15 knots diminishing to variable 10 early this morning then increasing to northwest 15 late this morning. Wind increasing to northwest 20 near noon then diminishing ...

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