Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Friday Morning News – July 21

Weather – It is foggy this morning, but Environment Canada says that today will be sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud near noon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 22. UV index 8 or very high. News Tidbits – Liquidations sales begin today at Sears. The Sears in the Station Mall, Sault Ste. Marie is closing.  

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Driver of Car Charged with Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle Causing Death – Motorcyclist Dies from Injuries in Collision

Jul 20, 2017 @ 17:17 On Sunday, July 16, 2017 at approximately 8:40 am, officers from the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Greenstone Fire Service and Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a motor vehicle collision between a car and a motorcycle on Highway 11 at Kenogamisis Dam Road. During this investigation the ...

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Ontario NDP Energy Critic Peter Tabuns statement on Avista Purchase

Jul 20, 2017 @ 16:47 Ontario NDP Energy Critic Peter Tabuns issued the following statement: “The announcement by Hydro One to acquire and merge with American utility giant Avista should raise red flags for every Ontarian who is struggling to pay their unaffordable hydro bills. This move to create a huge multinational utility means less control over our province’s electricity ...

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Ontario to tranform early years and child care system with Dr. Cleveland’s Help

Jul 20, 2017 @ 16:47 The Ontario Provincial government has appointed Dr. Gordon Cleveland to lead a study that will create a child care system that makes child care universally accessible and affordable to all Ontario families. “I’m honoured to be part of Ontario’s plan to transform its early years and child care system – including this study, which will look ...

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EC – Thunderstorm Warning for Chapleau/Missinaibi Lake

Jul 20, 2017 @ 20:51 3:15 PM EDT Thursday 20 July 2017 Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake (ended 7:29) Timmins – Cochrane – Iroquois Falls (ended 8:44) Persons in or near this area should be on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the ...

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World Record Setting Speedboat Confirmed for Sault Poker Run

Jul 20, 2017 @ 08:11 Watch the video to FEEL THE RUMBLE and see what ‘My Way’ can do! Want to see ‘My Way’ and other one of a kind speedboats up close. (Not work safe.)   Poker Runs America Hall of Famer Bill Tomlinson and his crew from Manotick, ON, are bringing big power to the Second Annual Sault Ste. ...

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Ladies Night Golf – July 19

Jul 20, 2017 @ 08:05 Number of players – 84 1st in 1st  Flight – Toni Rutland, Suzanne Lacasse, Johanna Rowe – 36 2nd in 1st Flight – Lise Noel, Margaret Davidson, spare – 42 3rd in 1st Flight – Edie Levesque, Valerie Levesque, spare – 42 1st in 2nd Flight – Julie Valois, Paula Valois, Linda Guindon – 44 2nd ...

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Thursday Morning News – July 20

Jul 20, 2017 @ 07:58 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of showers early this morning. High 23. Humidex 26. UV index 8 or very high. News Tidbits – There are 252 personnel from Ontario in British Columbia. Ontario is scheduling to send another resource deployment of close to 100 personnel to British Columbia today. HydroOne ...

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Glenn Thibeault, Minister of Energy speaks on Avista purchase by HydroOne

Jul 19, 2017 @ 17:53 Glenn Thibeault, Minister of Energy, issued the following statement today in response to Hydro One’s announcement that the utility has agreed to acquire Avista, a utility company in the northwest United States: “Ontario is pleased to see today’s announcement of the proposed acquisition of Avista by Hydro One, as it is expected to deliver clear benefits ...

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Can you find the Bismarck?

Jul 19, 2017 @ 08:45   In 1993, Alex Andrechuk took the newly finished model of the Battleship Bismark out for a sail on Wawa Lake.They carried it along Highway 101 before putting it into the water. Unfortunately, this 2 foot long vessel began to take on water about 60 feet off shore. Sadly he says, “it was spring, and sank ...

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Tim Rochette – 2017 Ontario Conservation Officer of the Year

Jul 19, 2017 @ 08:38 Ontario Conservation Officer of the Year for 2017 has been named. Tim Rochette, a provincial investigator with the Special Investigations Services Unit has demonstrated his strong commitment to protecting natural resources, ensuring public safety, and mentoring fellow officers through his years of outstanding service and extensive community involvement. Some of his notable accomplishments include: Leading and executing many ...

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Create a Logo & Market Your Thoughts

Jul 19, 2017 @ 08:24 Earlier this spring, the Superior East CFDC in partnership with the Northern Ontario Youth Entrepreneurship Initiative delivered two youth entrepreneurship programs called “Create a Logo” and “Market Your Thoughts”. The programs are designed for students in grades 3 to 8 to help promote entrepreneurship. The Create a Logo program asks students in grades 3 to ...

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Créez un Logo & Vendex vos idées

Jul 19, 2017 @ 08:21   Au printemps dernier, la SADC Supérieur Est ainsi que l’Initiative Entreprenariat Jeunesse du Nord ont à nouveau présenté deux programmes d’entreprenariat intitulés ‘‘Créez un logo’’ et ‘‘Vendez vos idées’’.   Ces programmes sont conçus pour les élèves de la 3e à la 8e année à faire un lien à l’entreprenariat. Le programme Créez un ...

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Your feedback on the legislation of cannabis in Ontario

Jul 19, 2017 @ 08:11 The Ontario Government wants your opinion on how to approach the legislation of Cannabis. They are looking for feedback in five key areas: setting a minimum age for having, using and buying cannabis deciding where people can use cannabis keeping our roads safe regulating cannabis sales planning public education In April 2017, the federal government introduced ...

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