Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Dog goes missing following roll-over

Just at lunchtime, OPP and Algoma EMS were called to the scene of a single vehicle rollover. The white pickup had rolled, losing its cap and coming to rest in the northbound lane, just north of Fenton/Treeby lakes. The highways were snow-packed with icy sections at the time of the incident. The highway was closed for a brief time, then ...

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NDP statement on Grassy Narrows mercury contamination

Feb 28, 2017 @ 16:17 NDP Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Critic Michael Mantha and NDP Environment and Climate Change Critic Peter Tabuns issued the following statement in response to new information suggesting that mercury is continuing to find its way into the English-Wabigoon River:   “It’s quite troubling to hear that mercury continues to leech into the English-Wabigoon River system. ...

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EC – Weather Statement Ends

Feb 28, 2017 @ 16:13 SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR NORTHERN ONTARIO ENDED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 3:20 P.M. EST TUESDAY 28 FEBRUARY 2017. ——————————————————————— SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT ENDED FOR:       MANITOUWADGE – HORNEPAYNE       MARATHON – SCHREIBER       WAWA – WHITE RIVER – PUKASKWA       KAPUSKASING – HEARST – SMOOTH ROCK FALLS. ———————————————————————

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Viking Voices – What’s for Lunch?

Feb 28, 2017 @ 15:33   What’s for lunch on Thursday? It’s a question for the LEAD class! The LEAD class is making use of their new kitchen. The cafeteria kitchen has been transformed into a working area for our students in which all of the cupboards and countertops have been changed and there is a fresh coat of paint ...

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MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. – Newly Staked Claims are Promising

Feb 28, 2017 @ 09:09 MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. announces that it has begun a core sampling program at its Wawa-Holdsworth Project. The Company is also solidifying its position in the Wawa Gold District and has staked 84 hectares, approximately 10 kilometers southwest of the Wawa-Holdsworth Project (Figure 1).   Details of the Core Sampling Program The Company has begun ...

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GoFundMe Launched to help Wawaite Victim of Fire in Sault Ste. Marie

Feb 28, 2017 @ 08:39 On February 25th, around 8:45 p.m. Sault Ste. Marie Fire Services were called to an apartment building in the 200 block of Northern Avenue. At that time flames were seen shooting from the second floor windows on the east side of the building.   Jesse Kertesz was a resident of that building, and as a result of ...

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News from the Park – February 28

Feb 28, 2017 @ 08:09 This week, the Ontario Legislature once again resumed sitting after the winter break.  During the recess I spent a great deal of time travelling from end to end, throughout the riding, meeting with many individuals and organizations on matters of importance to the people of Algoma-Manitoulin. As much as I enjoyed my time back home, ...

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EC – Special Weather Statement

Feb 28, 2017 @ 06:35 6:09 AM EST Tuesday 28 February 2017 Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Marathon – Schreiber Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Local snowfall amounts near 15 cm today for areas northeast of Lake Superior. Snow is expected to develop this morning and persist for much of the day. Local ...

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Tuesday Morning News – February 28th

Weather – Cloudy with snow or rain beginning this morning with 2-4 cm locally, 15 cm over western sections. High of 3C. EC continues to warn with a special weather statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Local snowfall amounts near 15 cm today for areas northeast of Lake Superior. Snow is expected to develop ...

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UPDATE 11:15 – Hwy 17S OPEN One Lane

Feb 27, 2017 @ 22:15 There is one lane open at this time at the Baldhead River Bridge. It had been closed since 8:30 p.m. due to a tractor trailer fire. There is no further information available at this time. Feb 27, 2017 @ 21:37 Highway 17 is closed at this time of the Baldhead River bridge due to a ...

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Ontario Investing in First Nation Communities in the Manitoulin Island Area

Feb 27, 2017 @ 10:26 Ontario is helping to support local economic growth, culture, tourism and infrastructure development for First Nation communities on Manitoulin Island and the surrounding area. Through the Aboriginal Community Capital Grants Program (ACCGP) and the Aboriginal Economic Development Fund (AEDF) the province is investing in:  Architectural drawings for an elders and youth centre for Sheguiandah First Nation on Manitoulin Island ...

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EC – Special Weather Statement – Potential for Heavy Snow Tuesday

At 5 a.m. Environment Canada issued a special weather statement for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Marathon – Schreiber Manitouwadge – Hornepayne There is a potential for heavy snowfall on Tuesday for areas northeast of Lake Superior. Snow is expected to intensify later tonight or early Tuesday morning and persist for much of the day. Snowfall accumulations ...

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