Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Fun and problem-solving for students at the Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament

May 4, 2017 @ 06:24   Some 130 young chess masters met in Wawa on April 27 for the 4th Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament. The competition, hosted by Wawa’s École Saint-Joseph, attracted 131 grades 3 to 12 francophone students from the following Northwestern Ontario French Catholic and Public schools: École Saint-Joseph and École l’Escalade (Wawa), École St-Joseph and É.s. l’Orée des bois ...

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Search Resumes for Missing Snowmobiler – John Szczepanik

May 3, 2017 @ 16:19 On May 3rd, 2017 officers with the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service will partner with law enforcement and other associated agencies to resume the search and recovery efforts in regards to missing person John Szczepanik. John Szczepanik, age 45, was last seen in the evening hours of March 5th, 2017 riding his snow machine on ...

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New student trustees elected to the CSCNO board for the 2017-2018 school year

May 3, 2017 @ 13:51 The Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) is proud to announce the election of two new student trustees for the 2017-2018 school year.   For the Algoma and Manitoulin Districts, Emily Fox, a grade 11 student at École secondaire catholique Jeunesse-Nord (Blind River), will succeed Megan Spooner. As for the Sudbury District, Simon Paquette, a grade 11 student ...

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Provincial By-election called in Sault Ste. Marie

May 3, 2017 @ 13:17 A writ was issued today under Section 9.1 of the Election Act for a by-election in the electoral district of Sault Ste. Marie. The byelection will fill a vacancy created in the provincial parliament. Under the Election Act, elections must be called on a Wednesday and held the fifth Thursday after the date of the ...

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More households to get more assistance with electricity bills starting May 1

May 3, 2017 @ 11:02   More help is on the way this spring for more lower-income Ontarians to help manage the cost of their electricity bills. Beginning May 1, eligible consumers will see their monthly rate assistance through the Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) increased by 50 per cent. The assistance boost translates to an additional $180 to $300 ...

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Red Pine Exploration Intersects Visible Gold in New Drill Holes South of Surluga Deposit

May 3, 2017 @ 08:57 Red Pine Exploration Inc. has completed holes SD-17-73 to SD-17-79, that were drilled immediately south of the Surluga Deposit in the Minto Mine area as part of the new 10,000m spring drilling program. The Company anticipates receiving the initial assay results in the coming weeks. Preliminary highlights include (see Figure 1): SD-17-73 to SD-17-79: Visible gold observed ...

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Viking Voices – May 3

May 3, 2017 @ 08:30 Last Thursday afternoon, students of MHS were in the audience for the Rosenath Theatre production of Meet Cute. The actors presented a scenario in which one of the two people expressed liking the other person. Roles were reversed, and then a third scenario was presented in which both showed a liking for each other. The ...

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Happenings at First United Church Wawa – May 3rd

May 3, 2017 @ 08:10 The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sunday at 11:a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church  705-856-2926. Thank you very much to Diane and her many helpers, the shoppers and ALL the people who donate items to make the ...

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Council Proclaims May 2017 as International Building Safety Month

May 3, 2017 @ 08:07 At the Council Meeting of May 2nd, Municipal Council made the following proclamation: Whereas May 201 7 is recognized as International Building Safety Month, And whereas the Municipalities of Ontario are encouraged to support and recognize the critical role their Building Departments and Building Officials play in maintaining and improving public safety, And whereas the ...

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Wednesday Morning News – May 3

May 3, 2017 @ 07:55 Weather – It sure looks pretty outside with all that blue sky! Today it should be mainly sunny with a high of 8. Tonight it will cloud over and temperatures will drop to 2C with a 40% chance of rain. Roads – All the highways are bare and dry with the exception of Hwy 17 ...

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SE OPP – Hwy 631 OPEN

Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advised at 12:02 p.m. that Highway 631 between Hornepayne and White River was re-opened at 11:55 hr. The highway opening was delayed to facilitate the safe removal of two transports in the ditch 20 and 25 kilometres south of Hornepayne.   May 2, 2017 @ 08:19 The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is ...

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Road Conditions – May 2 UPDATED 5:43

May 2, 2017 @ 05:43 The road conditions were updated at 5:32 a.m. Last updated: 2017-05-02 – early morning report Northeastern (file generated at 5:32 AM) 101 Highway 651 to Wawa snow coveredPoor visibility. 17-05-02 5:11 651 Highway 101 to Missinabi partly snow covered 17-05-02 5:22 547 Highway 101 to Hawk Junction snow coveredPoor visibility. 17-05-02 5:11 17 Sault Saint ...

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